Elvis Costello
Tony Bennett, the eminent stylist and last of the great saloon singers whose devotion to classic American songs and knack for creating new standards such as “I Left My Heart In San Francisco” graced a decadeslong career, has died at 96.
Bob Dylan has a new book coming out this fall, a collection of more than 60 essays about songs and songwriters he admires, from Stephen Foster to Elvis Costello.
NEW YORK (AP) — Elvis Costello’s 32nd album rings with the sound of a tight rock ‘n’ roll combo sweating together on a tiny stage, feeding off each other to produce a joyful noise.
This week’s new entertainment releases include new albums from Elvis Costello and The Lumineers, and John Cena reprises his “The Suicide Squad” role in the DC universe spin-off series “Peacemaker.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Santana, LL Cool J and Barry Manilow are among the performers who will join previously announced headliners Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Jennifer Hudson at next month’s Central Park concert to celebrate New York City’s recovery from COVID-19, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tue
In one of the year’s odder musical ideas, Elvis Costello is releasing a Spanish-language version of his 1978 classic album ‘This Year’s Model.’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners so far in top categories at the 61th annual Grammy Awards.

Record of the year: “Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 25-31:

Aug. 25: Actor Sean Connery is 89. Actor Page Johnson (“Finnegan’s Wake”) is 89. Talk-show host Regis Philbin is 88.
Today’s top celebrity birthdays list for August 25, 2018

Celebrities Gene Simmons and Elvis Costello share a birthday today.
Elvis Costello revealed Friday that he recently went underwent cancer surgery and has cancelled a half-dozen tour dates to recuperate.
Elvis Costello revealed that he was recently diagnosed with a “small but very aggressive cancerous malignancy” and canceled the final six dates of his ongoing European tour.
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.