NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna and Colombian singer Maluma will bring their new collaboration to life when they perform at next month's Billboard Music Awards.
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Janet Jackson to launch Las Vegas residency in May
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson is heading to Las Vegas.
The pop icon announced Tuesday that she's launching a residency in Sin City later this year. Jackson will have 15 shows in May, July...
Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mariah Carey, one of the world's most celebrated artists, is performing in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for the first time, but there's a growing chorus of Saudi women calling on her to cancel the concert to show support for detained women's rights activists.
Country music singer Jake Owen to perform before Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Country music singer Jake Owen will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500.
Owen will take the stage ahead of the 61st running of the "Great American Race" at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 17.
A native Floridian, Owen featured Daytona Beach in his 2013 hit "Beachin.'"
Mariah Carey’s Christmas classic sets new record on Spotify
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey's 24-year-old Christmas classic is so popular it set a new one-day streaming record on Spotify on Christmas Eve.
Chart Data reported that "All I Want for Christmas Is You," released in 1994, was played 10.8 million times on Spotify on Monday. The song bested the record set by rapper-singer XXXTentacion, who logged 10.4 million streams with "SAD!" a day after his death in June.
AP-NORC Poll: Christmas carols favored over Billboard hits
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is the highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 holiday hit in 60 years, but Americans still prefer hearing carols such as "Silent Night" and "Jingle Bells," a new poll shows.
Review: Ace of Cups, 60′s all-women band, make timely debut
Ace of Cups, "Ace of Cups" (High Moon Records)
The all-female Ace of Cups was part of the late '60s psychedelic scene in San Francisco, opening for Jimi Hendrix and The Band but without ever recording an album. Until now, over 50 years later.
"It's Bad for You but Buy It!" — a collection of old demos, rehearsals and live performances — was issued in Britain in the 2000's but this self-titled double album is their studio debut and it's an emotional, absorbing experience.
APNewsBreak: Elliott, Hynde and Gill up for Songwriters Hall
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, one of rap's greatest voices and also a songwriter and producer who has crafted songs for Beyonce and Whitney Houston, is one of the nominees for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Elliott is the first female rapper nominated for the prestigious prize and could also become the third rapper to enter the organization following recent inductees Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri.
Newark’s Grammy museum to host Whitney Houston exhibit
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's Grammy museum will host an exhibit honoring hometown favorite Whitney Houston beginning next month.
The exhibit at the Grammy Museum Experience at Newark's Prudential Center arena will feature Houston's childhood Bible and various stage costumes along with scrapbooks, rare photographs and footage from her family's collection.
315K tourists expected in Las Vegas during Labor Day weekend
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials expect 315,000 people to travel to Las Vegas during Labor Day weekend.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says it expects those visitors to spend $237.3 million during their trip.
The agency responsible for promoting the destination says 96 percent of the city's more than 147,000 hotel rooms will be booked during the weekend.
Beyoncé honors ailing Aretha Franklin at Detroit concert
DETROIT (AP) — Queen Bey dedicated her performance with husband, Jay Z, to the Queen of Soul drawing a thunderous roar from Aretha Franklin's hometown of Detroit.
The Detroit Free Press reports the moment came early in the show Monday night at Ford Field with Beyoncé saying, "We love you" and thanking the ailing 76-year-old for her "beautiful music."
AP Source: Soul icon Aretha Franklin is seriously ill
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, offered prayers and well wishes to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who is seriously ill.
A person close to Franklin, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to publicly talk about the topic, told The Associated Press on Monday that the singer is seriously ill. No more details were provided.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Elvis Presley's Rolls Royce, the suits the Beatles wore on their first tour of America, Bruce Springsteen's sleeveless faded denim jacket and colorful headband, and Michael Jackson's famous glove are among the items of music memorabilia on display at Atlantic City's new Hard Rock casino.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On his new album, Drake appears to confirm he is a father.
The 31-year-old rapper from Canada released "Scorpion" on Friday. In two songs on his fifth album, he seems to address rumors that he fathered a son with a former French adult-film star.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards are extending the number of nominees in its top categories from five to eight.
The Recording Academy told its members in a letter released Tuesday that the nominee increase "will better reflect the large number of entries in these categories and allow voters greater flexibility when selecting this year's best recordings."
NEW YORK (AP) — When Jermaine Dupri gets inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, he will be only the second hip-hop creator honored after Jay-Z. It's not something he takes lightly.
"No matter what you want to say about my records that I created, no matter what you want to say about the artists that I've put out, I'm going into the Hall of Fame, and you can't do nothing about it," Dupri said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Mariah Carey and Imagine Dragons are among the acts that will play the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this summer.
The festival announced the performers on Tuesday. Jack White, Jason Aldean, Sam Smith and Rae Sremmurd are among the other big-name performers. The two-day festival will be held at the T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 21 and 22.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say two people were shot and one person was stabbed outside a popular Atlanta recording studio.
Atlanta police Capt. Andrew Senzer tells news outlets the victims were leaving Patchwerk Recording Studio around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when they were ambushed by three armed suspects in a secured area behind the building.
Two men were shot multiple times in the legs, and a third was stabbed in the hand.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has discussed his battle with depression. Mariah Carey recently revealed she has bipolar disorder. Prince Harry said he needed counseling to deal with years of grief and anger following the death of his mother, Princess Diana. And "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds has acknowledged dealing with anxiety disorder.
Celebrities bring awareness to mental health issues
Nick Cannon is in "awe" of his ex-wife Mariah Carey after she opened up about her secret battle with bipolar.
Mariah recently revealed she was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder - which causes hypomanic episodes as well as low, depressive ones - in 2001, and her ex-husband Nick, whom she was married to from 2008 to 2016, couldn't be more proud of her.
The lawyer of Mariah Carey's ex-manager has accused the singer of being "addicted to alcohol, prescription pills, and marijuana".
Stella Bulochnikov - who has hired lawyers Pierce O'Donnell and Bert Fields ahead of a possible lawsuit against the singer for breach of contract and other issues - has claimed in documents filed in New York that Mariah is a "train wreck" who still owes her former manager millions of dollars.
Mariah Carey is facing legal action from her former manager.
The 'Hero' hitmaker parted ways from Stella Bulochnikov in November 2017 and now the businesswoman has filed a summons in a New York court, which revealed she is planning to sue the 48-year-old singer for alleged breach of contract, violation of the U.S. Civil Rights Act, and a violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act.
Ex-manager says Mariah Carey sexually harassed her
'Touch My Body' hitmaker Mariah Carey is writing a memoir.
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Mariah Carey battles bipolar disorder, no longer in denial
NEW YORK — Mariah Carey says she’s no longer living in isolation after seeking treatment for a bipolar disorder.
In a People magazine article due on newsstands Friday, the singer says she didn’t believe it when she was first diagnosed after she was hospitalized for a physical and mental breakdown in 2001.
The 48-year-old says she lived in denial and isolation and feared someone would expose her.
Mariah Carey says she's no longer living in isolation after seeking treatment for a bipolar disorder.
In a People magazine article due on newsstands Friday, the singer says she didn't believe it when she was first diagnosed after she was hospitalized for a physical and mental breakdown in 2001.
The 48-year-old says she lived in denial and isolation and feared someone would expose her.
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Celebrities at Kids’ Choice Awards praise youth marches
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The power of the youth rallies against gun violence that were held across the U.S. this weekend impressed many of the celebrities who turned out at the Kids' Choice Awards.
Stars including former couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon voiced their support for the hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters who spent Saturday marching for gun control.
The year is going to the dogs. And that's a good thing, for the most part.
The Year of the Dog started Feb. 16 on the Lunar calendar, which is dictated by the moon's cycle and falls between mid-January and mid-February.
If you are as loyal as man's best friend, this is your year.
Mariah Carey has urged Fergie to ignore the criticism she has received for her rendition of the US national anthem at the NBA All-Star game on Sunday (18.02.18).
The 42-year-old singer performed the 'Star-Spangled Banner' at Los Angeles' Staples Center over the weekend ahead of the annual exhibition basketball match, and was slammed for the rendition by celebrities and viewers alike.
APNewsBreak: Mellencamp, Dupri heading to Songwriters Hall
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame class will include John Mellencamp, Alan Jackson, Kool & the Gang and Jermaine Dupri, who will become the second hip-hop act inducted into the prestigious organization.
Nick Cannon wants his kids to know he has "unconditional love" for his ex-wife Mariah Carey.
The 37-year-old star - who shares six-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe with Mariah - thinks it is important that their kids know how much they respect each other despite them having split up in 2016.
Bruno Mars has a magical night at Grammys, winning 6 for 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album "24K Magic," winning all six awards he was nominated for at a show where hip-hop was expected to have a historical night.
Jay-Z, the leading nominee with eight, walked away empty handed Sunday — a year after his wife lost album of the year to Adele, causing fans and peers to criticize the Recording Academy for not properly rewarding Beyonce's bold "Lemonade" project.
Jay-Z, Beyoncé celebrate NY Grammy weekend atop Trade Center
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z is on top of the music world this weekend as the leading Grammy nominee. So it was fitting that he held his annual Roc Nation brunch on the top of the World Trade Center.
With stunning views of New York City as the backdrop, the superstar hosted a lavish five-hour soirée of food, booze and music with stars including Diddy, Susan Sarandon, Iggy Azaela, DJ Khaled, Remy Ma and more.
A Grammy curse? Milli Vanilli’s Fab Morvan, others reflect
NEW YORK (AP) — Winning the best new artist Grammy is a goal for most breakthrough performers, but for some of its recipients, it can create pressure to match previous success or surpass it.
That's why some feel that winning the award is a slight curse.
Mariah Carey was reportedly "all over" Kit Harington at a Golden Globes after-party - in a bid to get him to reveal spoilers.
The 'Hero' singer cornered Kit - who plays Jon Snow in the hit HBO fantasy show - and tried all her charms of persuasion to find out what will happen in the final season.
An onlooker told The Sun newspaper: "Mariah was touching Kit's arm and shoulder and they were talking really intensely for a while.
Meryl Streep offered to sit on Mariah Carey's lap after the singer "stole" her seat at the Golden Globes.
The 'We Belong Together' hitmaker was incredibly apologetic when she found herself in the award winner's seat at the event in Beverly Hills on Sunday (07.01.18) but Meryl insists she isn't worried about what happened.
Speaking on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, she quipped: "B***h stole my seat! There she was next to Spielberg, sucking up. I said, 'No, no, stay there.' I said I'll sit on your lap."
Pink will sing the national anthem at this year's Super Bowl.
The 38-year-old singer has agreed to take on the big task at the forthcoming sporting event, which will be televised live before the game kicks off, on February 4 at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, the NFL and NBC have confirmed today (08.01.18).
Mariah Carey wants to be a "consultant" to help bring the Time's Up initiative to the music industry.
Mariah jokes that Aretha would 'not approve' of her singing in the cold
Principal parodies Mariah Carey to announce school’s out
FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — Sometimes a snow day calls for a song.
That's what a Kentucky principal did, posting a musical message for parents to let them know classes were canceled due to icy roads.
Benj Pasek, Justin Paul continue winning streak at Globes
Songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are continuing their winning streak at the Golden Globes.
The Oscar- and Tony-winning duo won their second best original song Golden Globe on Sunday for "This Is Me" from "The Greatest Showman," beating out well-known stars like Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige and Nick Jonas.
They won the honor on the same day Billboard said "The Greatest Showman" has hit the No.1 spot on its main albums chart.
Mariah Carey does not need your redemption talk, s’il vous plait et merci. But admittedly, her New Year’s Eve performance Sunday was infinitely better than the lip-synching disaster of 2016, and it was just weird enough to provide us with our very first meme of 2018.