At 82, Dionne Warwick staying busy with youth musical, moreFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — With a stunning musical career already spanning decades, Dionne Warwick couldn’t be blamed for slowing down a bit at age 82. That is nowhere near happening.
The Grammy-winning, multimillion-selling singer has a soon-to-be released duet with Dolly Parton and a new biographical documentary now streaming on HBO Max.
Burt Bacharach, legendary composer of pop songs, dies at 94February 9, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Bacharach, the singularly gifted and popular composer who delighted millions with the quirky arrangements and unforgettable melodies of "Walk on By," "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" and dozens of other hits, has died at 94.
Burt Bacharach was a hit at the racetrack, tooFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not all of Burt Bacharach's hits were on the charts. The Oscar-winning songwriter and pianist found success at the racetrack, too.
He first got into horse racing in 1968, the year in which he co-wrote hits “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” by Dionne Warwick and “This Guy's in Love with You” by Herb Alpert.
Legend, Carlile, Crow to perform at MusiCares tribute eventJanuary 19, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend, Brandi Carlile, Sheryl Crow and Lionel Richie will be among those performing in tribute to Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson when both are honored as the 2023 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy.
‘Bluey,’ ‘Funny Girl’ set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeNovember 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The debut of a giant “Bluey” balloon, Lea Michele and the Broadway cast of “Funny Girl” and the legendary Dionne Warwick are some of the highlights slated for this year's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Dolly Parton, Eminem, Lionel Richie among Rock Hall nomineesFebruary 2, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton, Eminem, Lionel Richie, Duran Duran and A Tribe Called Quest are among this year's first-time nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 12-18December 6, 2021 GMT
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 12-18:
Dec. 12: Game show host Bob Barker is 98. Singer Connie Francis is 84. Singer Dionne Warwick is 81. Singer-guitarist Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers) is 78.
Dionne Warwick, star of a new documentary, keeps smilingSeptember 14, 2021 GMT
The first standing ovation Dionne Warwick ever received was as a 6-year-old, when her reverend grandfather brought her up to the pulpit of the St. Luke’s AME Church in Newark, New Jersey, where she sang “Jesus Loves Me” for a rapt congregation.
Winfrey, Hearst have Black journalists tell elders’ storiesJune 15, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Magazines are teaming up for interviews that pair young Black journalists with elders who include civil rights activists, celebrities and others sharing some lessons learned in life.
Rock ‘n’ roll’s big night comes to Cleveland — in fallMarch 2, 2021 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that the 2021 induction ceremony will take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on October 30...
The week Harry Belafonte took over TV is subject of new docSeptember 8, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Belafonte made history in early 1968. But it was lost to history.
While the Vietnam War was raging and civil unrest was convulsing American cities, TV talk show host Johnny Carson did something special: He stepped away from “The Tonight Show” perch for a week...
Our dangling conversation with Paul Simon is about to end. At least, as far as live performances go. On Friday, Simon brings his farewell concert tour to Xcel Energy Center. So it’s time to look back on all the Twin Cities concerts by America’s second-greatest songwriter of the rock generation (after Bob Dylan, of course).
Cannes doc: Whitney Houston was molested by Dee Dee WarwickMay 17, 2018 GMT
CANNES, France (AP) — Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a documentary that premiered Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival...