Madonna, "Madame X" (Interscope)
These days Madonna is wearing an eyepatch for dubious reasons. But it's her ears that seem to have failed her.
The Latest: OKC’s Diallo leaps over Shaq to win dunk contest
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):
Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo is the NBA's slam dunk champion.
Going over Shaquille O'Neal in the first round, then getting a boost from rapper Quavo in the finale, Diallo soared to the crown by topping New York's Dennis Smith Jr.
Diallo topped Smith 88-85 in the finale. Charlotte's Miles Bridges and Atlanta's John Collins went out in the first round.
Famous Los leads Home Team in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Comedian Famous Los scored 22 points and was selected the MVP in the Home Team's 82-80 victory over the Visiting Team on Friday night in the highest-scoring NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.
Quavo, part of the hip-hop trio Migos, scored 27 points for the Visiting Team, and former NBA star Ray Allen added 24 in the game at Bojangles Coliseum that featured 4-point baskets.
Young Thug almost didn’t win Grammy for song of the year
NEW YORK (AP) — Young Thug, a co-writer of "This Is America," made history alongside Childish Gambino when the social-political hit became the first hip-hop track to win the song of the year Grammy, but Young Thug almost didn't make the history books.
When the Recording Academy first announced the nominees for its 2019 show last December, Young Thug was not listed as a co-writer of "This Is America" along with Gambino and Ludwig Goransson.
Quavo on cutting collaborations, solo album, Migos and Drake
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quavo may be one-third of the uber-successful hip-hop group Migos, but he's also a rapper in high demand, appearing as a featured act on Top 10 hits by Post Malone, DJ Khaled, Drake and Liam Payne.
The 27-year-old star said he was collaborating with others so much that he had to turn down work so he could completely focus on his first solo album, "Quavo Huncho," released last week.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — R&B singer-songwriter Ella Mai's meteoric rise up the charts and in fans' hearts brings her to the 2018 Essence Festival in New Orleans.
The 23-year-old London-born singer has never attended the festival, which for 24 years has celebrated all aspects of black culture, but she says she's "super excited to attend and perform" at the coveted event.
Rap trio Migos to receive ASCAP Vanguard Award
NEW YORK (AP) — The streaming juggernauts Migos will receive the ASCAP Vanguard Award for their successful year in music.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers said on Friday the trio of Quavo, Offset and Takeoff will earn the honor on June 21 in Los Angeles at its 31st annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards.
Nicki Minaj feels like she's been "ambushed" by Cardi B.
The 35-year-old rap star has admitted to being "hurt" by the behaviour of her fellow New Yorker, after Cardi suggested that Nicki had re-recorded her verse on 'Motorsport' - their collaboration with Migos - in an effort to one-up her.
Nicki explained: "When I first came in the game, if a female of that stature had done a feature with me on it, I would only be singing their praises and saying, 'Thank you.'
Iggy Azalea’s friends ‘acted like she didn’t exist’ during mental struggle
Iggy Azalea's friends "acted like she didn't exist" while she was battling her demons.
The 27-year-old rapper has admitted she can count the people who have been there for her on one hand - including Demi Lovato, Kesha and Quavo - because a lot of her other showbiz pals dropped her while she was dealing with her mental health issues.
Migos' Offset says that the group's dispute with their former record label is the "biggest hurdle" of their careers.
The chart-topping hip-hop group - which also features Quavo and Takeoff - left 300 Entertainment after a messy dispute in 2016, and Offset has admitted they're relieved to be free of their former label.
Migos star shines in celebrity game, Watson does double duty
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quavo is known for dropping beats and delivering rhymes as one-third of Atlanta's hip-hop trio Migos.
He can also make buckets on the basketball court.
Quavo was named MVP after scoring a game-high 19 points to lead Team Clippers to a 75-66 win over Team Lakers in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday.
Iggy Azalea is set to release new single 'Savior' featuring Quavo on February 2.
The Australian rapper is working on new album 'Surviving The Summer', and announced the new collaboration with the Migos star on her Twitter account on Wednesday (24.01.18).
Alongside the artwork, in she is perched on a television wearing gems encrusted onto her weave and a matching gown, she wrote: #SAVIOR FEB 2nd... The countdown begins! (sic)"
Kanye West's new music is "crazy different".
Migos rapper Quavo has been in the studio with the 40-year-old hip-hop star - who recently welcomed his third child via a surrogate, daughter Chicago, with wife Kim Kardashian West - and says while he's using his old school equipment, he's got all kinds of new beats and vibes in the mix.
The 'Bad and Boujee' hitmaker has revealed he, Kanye and DJ Durel have been getting together to work on tracks.
Steve Mac is to receive the 2018 BRIT Award for Best British Producer.
The 45-year-old studio wizard was responsible for co-writing and producing one of the biggest tracks of 2017, Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You', along with Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid and Ed himself.
The past year also saw him help Clean Bandit and Sean Paul's 'Rockaybe', Liam Payne and Quavo's 'Strip That Down', P!nk's 'What About Us' and Rita Ora's 'Your Song' make it into the top 10.
Celebrate the end of the year with “Best Songs of 2017” Spotify playlist
Celebrate the end of the year with "Best Songs of 2017" Spotify playlist
CLEVELAND, Ohio – It's been a big year for pop music.
This past year saw polished album releases from established musicians like Kesha and Drake. Newcomers like Cardi B and Playboi Carti became highlights in their scenes.
Quavo jokes about tryout with Texans after Heinicke plays
HOUSTON (AP) — Quavo of the Grammy-nominated rap group Migos had some fun on social media this week after it was pointed out that he once held a high school football record that Houston Texans backup quarterback Taylor Heinicke eventually broke.