U2 dedicates song to Anthony Bourdain at Apollo show
NEW YORK (AP) — U2 frontman Bono honored the late Anthony Bourdain toward the end of the band's special performance at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
Bono spoke of losing a "lot of inspiring, useful people" over the past few years "who gave up on their own life" alluding to the apparent suicides of musicians Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, as well as fashion designer Kate Spade.
Michael Hutchence's half-sister is desperate to reconnect with his daughter.
The INXS frontman took his own life in 1997 when his daughter Tiger Lily was just 15 months old and, following the overdose of her mother Paula Yates in 2000, the youngster was fostered by Bob Geldof, the father of her three half-sisters, Fifi, Pixie, and the late Peaches, with the Boomtown Rats frontman going on to formally adopt her in 2007.
UMG pre-Grammy showcase features Katy Perry, Motown doc
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Music Group's annual pre-Grammy showcase included Katy Perry celebrating her 10-year anniversary with Capitol Records and the debut of trailers for new documentaries about Motown Records and INXS singer Michael Hutchence.
Chart-topping rappers Desiigner, Rae Sremmurd, Big Sean, MGK and others performed at the multi-hour event Saturday, full of music industry players, press and artists.