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  • Cops: 2 shot at T.I., Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina club

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were injured after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said. The Charlotte…

  • AP PHOTOS: Germany Young Ensemble

    BERLIN (AP) — Hoping to demonstrate their posture, agility and strength, a handful of boys and more than 120 girls between ages 7 and 9 tried out for the Young Ensemble of Berlin’s Friedrichstadt-Palast theatre…

  • Bryan Cranston becomes a producer of ‘Finding Neverland’

    NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Broadway musical “Finding Neverland” has found a new producer to join its ranks — Bryan Cranston. Lead producer Harvey Weinstein said Friday that the Tony Award-winning former “Breaking Bad”…

  • New York exhibits mark centennial of Frank Sinatra’s birth

    NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra’s birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive. “Sinatra: An…

  • After 7 seasons, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ not slowing down

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks like a drag queen aquarium. Beyond a wall of two-way mirrors, a hurricane of wigs and dresses swirl around as over a dozen female impersonators don towering hairpieces, slip…

  • Alan Cumming, Lena Hall heading to Cafe Carlyle this spring

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award winners Alan Cumming and Lena Hall are leaving their Broadway shows, but you can still catch them live. The Cafe Carlyle said Friday that Hall will make her debut…

  • UN says limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day

    BERLIN (AP) — People who use personal audio players should consider limiting their use to one hour a day and turn down the volume to prevent permanent hearing loss, the World Health Organization said Friday.…

  • Big Sean leans on Kanye West more than ever with new album

    ATLANTA (AP) — Big Sean didn’t think his single “I Don’t F— With You” would become a hit. But Kanye West, the rapper’s mentor, convinced him during a recording session that he had a smash…

  • Madonna: Hit my head, got whiplash in Brits stage tumble

    LONDON (AP) — Madonna says she hit her head and suffered whiplash when she was yanked backward down some steps while performing live at the Brit Awards. The dramatic tumble occurred Wednesday as the 56-year-old…

  • Former pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years in prison

    LONDON (AP) — Former pop star Gary Glitter has received a 16-year prison sentence after being convicted of sexually abusing three young girls in the 1970s. The 70-year-old singer, whose real name is Paul Gadd,…

  • Rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp

    ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota band camp is giving baby boomers and younger musicians a chance to prove they are never too old to rock and roll. Since 2009, Rock Camp for…

  • Madonna denounces rise of far right in Europe

    PARIS (AP) — Madonna is lamenting a rise in anti-Semitism and far right politics in France and Europe, re-igniting the anger of France’s increasingly popular National Front party. The singer said on France’s Europe-1 radio…

  • Kanye West tweets apology to Beck for Grammys disruption

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is saying he’s sorry to Beck on Twitter. The incendiary 37-year-old hip-hop artist took to the social media site Thursday to publicly apologize to the 44-year-old musician who won…

  • Celeb birthdays for the week of March 1-7

    March 1: Actor Robert Clary (“Hogan’s Heroes”) is 89. Singer Harry Belafonte is 88. Actor Robert Conrad is 80. Singer Mike D’Abo of Manfred Mann is 71. Singer Roger Daltrey is 71. Actor Alan Thicke…

  • Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

    The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication…