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  • 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…

  • Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley’s home away from home yet again. Officials with Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. and the Westgate Las Vegas…

  • Popular Mexican singer Ariel Camacho dies in car crash

    CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Ariel Camacho, a young, up-and-coming Mexican singer, was killed in a car crash after leaving a concert in Mexico, his record company confirmed Thursday. Camacho, already popular in his home state…

  • Tea Leoni in a happy state as star of ‘Madam Secretary’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Wednesday was Tea Leoni’s birthday. But when referring to her age recently, she realized she wouldn’t be turning 50 this time, but 49 instead. “I keep doing this!” she laughed, meaning…

  • Book review: Kim Gordon is more than just a ‘Girl in a Band’

    “Girl in a Band” (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy…

  • Tree planted in LA park in memory of George Harrison

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tree has been planted in a Los Angeles park in memory of George Harrison to replace one that was killed by a beetle infestation. City News Service says a yew…

  • Madonna takes a tumble at the Brit Awards

    LONDON (AP) — Madonna has given music fans a shock when she tumbled down several stairs at the Brit Awards. The 56-year-old queen of pop was closing Wednesday’s ceremony in London with a performance of…

  • Smith and Sheeran win, Kanye stirs it up at UK’s Brit Awards

    LONDON (AP) — Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran each won a pair of prizes Wednesday at Britain’s leading music awards — but it took Kanye West to introduce some edge, with a song that proved…

  • McCartney to headline Firefly music festival in Delaware

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Organizers of the Delaware’s Firefly Music Festival say former Beatle Paul McCartney will headline this year’s event. Wednesday’s announcement comes a week after festival organizers announced a partial lineup led by…

  • Cliff Richard sex assault probe has expanded, says lawmaker

    LONDON (AP) — A police investigation of veteran pop star Cliff Richard relating to claims of sexual assault has “increased significantly in size,” a British lawmaker said Wednesday. Police said in August they questioned the…

  • Lady Gaga joining the cast of FX’s ‘American Horror Story’

    NEW YORK (AP) — TV is Lady Gaga’s new platform: After an impressive performance at the Oscars, the singer announced she will join the cast of “American Horror Story.” FX confirmed Wednesday that the pop…

  • Lenny Kravitz, Paramore top Beale Street festival lineup

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lenny Kravitz, Paramore, Ed Sheeran, The Avett Brothers and John Fogerty are among the acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis. Festival organizers announced the lineup…

  • Firefly Music Fest reveals mystery headliner: Paul McCartney

    WASHINGTON — It’s official. Paul McCartney is coming to Delaware. Today, the Firefly Music Festival revealed the Beatles and Wings legend as the secret headliner for its concert at The Woodlands in Dover from June…

  • Paris named host city for International Jazz Day 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz musicians from around the world will gather this April in Paris for International Jazz Day, an event UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock hopes will bring an uplifting “positive message” to…