Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Music

the tenors performing at a concert hall

Selling off personal belongings, inclusive of her Bösendorfer grand piano, potentially much like the one that Franz Liszt used to enthrall Viennese audiences, Jill Ann Siemens forcefully chased a musical ...
In this April 30, 2017, file photo, Beyonce and Jay Z watch during the first half in Game 7 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Utah Jazz in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z and Beyonce are a billion-dollar couple according to one estimate. Forbes puts the combined wealth of the married superstars at $1.16 billion. The magazine ...
In this May 18, 2014 file photo, L.A. Reid poses in the press room at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)

After spending six years at Sony’s Epic Records, L.A. Reid is no longer leading the label. Sony Music Entertainment released a seven-word statement Saturday announcing the exit: “L.A. Reid will ...
In this Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Bruno Mars performs at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

BY MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce dominated last year’s BET Awards with “Lemonade,” but there’s more juice in her cup. The pop star is nominated for seven awards ...
In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017, file photo, Barry Manilow speaks at the 65th annual BMI Pop Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barry Manilow has postponed two concerts in Los Angeles and Chicago on doctor’s orders because of sprained vocal cords. The 73-year-old singer was to perform Sunday ...
In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, Brandy performs at the 2015 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)

BY MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — Platinum-selling R&B singers Tyrese, Brandy, Anthony Hamilton and Kem celebrated Mother’s Day two days early at a concert in front of feverish fans ...
In this March 4, 2015 file photo, Kelly Clarkson poses for a portrait in New York. NBC announced Thursday, May 11, 2017, that Clarkson will serve as a coach on the 14th season of "The Voice," which won't air until after the show's 13th season slated to begin this fall. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson is joining the hit singing competition “The Voice” as a coach, but not for another year. NBC announced Thursday that the “Stronger” ...
In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

BY NICK PERRY WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Turn up the volume, the judge told the lawyers in a case involving an Eminem song: “I’m not shy of loud music.” ...
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 has signed a $200 million, 10-year deal with tour promoter Live Nation. The rap icon announced the deal Thursday that continues ...
In this combination photo, filmmaker Steve McQueen, left, appears at The London Critics Circle Awards, in London, on Feb. 2, 2014 and rapper Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles on Aug. 15, 1996. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, left, and Frank Wiese/AP, File)

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winner Steve McQueen is set to direct a documentary about Tupac Shakur. Shakur Estate trustee Tom Whalley and Amaru Entertainment said Tuesday ...
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