Drake says his new album, “For All the Dogs,” may drop in “a couple of weeks.” His announcement came during a tour stop at the sold-out Barclays Center Thursday night in Brooklyn, New York.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drake could make an impactful mark at the BET Awards later this month.

The chart-topping performer scored seven nominations at the show airing live on June 25 in Los Angeles.
Drake could have offered Super Bowl week concertgoers just a few songs, but the rapper-singer instead delivered a healthy dose of his hits.
Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott and Lil Wayne were honored at the Recording Academy’s second annual Black Music Collective event during an official pre-Grammy event.
Some audience members leaving a concert by Drake at a Manhattan theater came outside to see a New York Police Department officer filming those filing out.
Lizzo, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles lead the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations with seven nods each. Jack Harlow and Drake are close behind with six each.

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Fans celebrated the musical legacy of slain rapper Takeoff at a memorial service in Atlanta that drew Justin Bieber, Drake and other big names in the music industry.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona’s players will have the owl-shaped logo of Canadian rapper Drake on their jerseys at Real Madrid on Sunday in the first “clásico” of the season in the Spanish league.
Beyoncé is the second artist to remove an offensive term for disabled people from a new song after complaints.
Joel Embiid made a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left in overtime to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 104-101 victory over the Toronto Raptors and a 3-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Weeknd returns as the top finalist at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards for the second year in a row.
Among the stars, Drake still shined the brightest. In an all-white outfit, the multi-Grammy winner had many concertgoers jostling for position to watch him perform at the Super Bowl eve party dubbed “Homecoming Weekend.”
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 9-15:

Jan. 9: Actor K Callan (“Lois and Clark”) is 86. Singer Joan Baez is 81. Guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin is 78.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 24-30:

Oct. 24: Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman is 85. Actor F. Murray Abraham is 82. Actor Kevin Kline is 74.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 27-July 3:

June 27: Singer Bruce Johnston of the Beach Boys is 79. Actor Julia Duffy (“Newhart”) is 70.
One of stars of the popular Nickelodeon children’s show “Drake & Josh” faces criminal charges regarding a girl he had met online and attended a 2017 concert of his in Cleveland when she was 15.
It was a family affair at the Billboard Music Awards: Pink twirled in the air in a powerful performance with her daughter, and Drake was named artist of the decade, accepting the honor alongside his 3-year-old son.
When it’s time to release one of his maximalist albums, DJ Khaled makes it an event. The lavish, exuberant productions are meant to soundtrack loose gatherings at pool parties and sunny barbecues.
Hammer’s attorney denied the allegation.
The number of celebrities who have branched out into wine, whiskey, gin and tequila has exploded. Here’s just a few notables and their spirits.
NEW YORK (AP) — Earning his 21st No. 1 hit on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, Drake has bested a record previously held by icons Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder.
MIAMI (AP) — At LIV, one of the most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs in one of the world’s biggest party destinations, there’s a velvet-roped VIP area, and then there’s a secret VIP area.
NEW YORK (AP) — Drake has landed his 208th song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, setting a new record for most songs on the music chart.
With Mother’s Day around the corner, Drake gave his mom an early gift with a heartfelt speech at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, where the rap star also broke Taylor Swift’s record for most wins.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is not sending Christmas cheer to Drake.

West appeared to reignite a feud with the fellow rapper in a series of tweets on Thursday in which he claimed Drake had called trying to threaten him.
Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections.