Saturday, February 25, 2017

Music

This Feb. 12, 2017 file photo shows Beyonce performing at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

BY MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018. In a statement ...
In this Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, Ronnie DeVoe attends a ceremony honoring New Edition with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)

New Edition member Ronnie DeVoe has announced he and his wife, Shamari, are expecting a baby. DeVoe made the announcement Wednesday with an Instagram picture of himself and Shamari, who’s ...
In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump listen to the singing of the national anthem by Jackie Evancho during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a month after performing at President Donald Trump’s inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender ...
In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Jay Z performs during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

BY MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z will become the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame when he enters the prestigious organization in June. ...
In this Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Karrueche Tran arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her. The Grammy ...
Journalists watch a TV screen that shows the virtual memorial, during a press conference to announce a permanent memorial in Brixton to the late Ziggy Stardust singer David Bowie in London, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

LONDON (AP) — Artists and activists want to create a permanent memorial to David Bowie in the London neighborhood where he was born. Plans were unveiled Tuesday for a three-story-tall ...
In this Oct. 15, 2016, file photo, Frances Bean Cobain attends the 5th Annual Hilarity for Charity Variety Show: Seth Rogen's Halloween in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Kurt Cobain’s daughter has paid tribute to the late Nirvana frontman on what would have been his 50th birthday. Frances Bean Cobain posted a brief note on Instagram on Monday. ...
In this Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Country music singer Eric Church performs at halftime during an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)

BY KRISTIN M. HALL NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But ...
In this Feb. 8, 2017 photo, the farmhouse where abolitionist John Brown launched his ill-fated, 1859 seizure of a Harpers Ferry, W.Va., federal armory stands in Dargan, Maryland. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BY DAVID DISHNEAU DARGAN, Md. (AP) — From John Brown’s raid to James Brown’s wail, a stream of hot-blooded American history runs through a 19th-century farmstead in the Appalachian foothills ...
In this Oct. 23, 2013 photo, legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield, is pictured with his wife Jody Hannon, in their Madison, Wisconsin. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73. His wife, Jody ...
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