Murakami, Malone unite in ‘flower-butterfly’ collaborationNovember 22, 2022 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese artist Takashi Murakami’s visions have spanned colorful smiling flowers, a zany take on Mickey Mouse and huge erotic sculptures of animation-inspired figures that have fetched enormous auction prices.
Review: Post Malone concert doc is all flash, no substanceAugust 11, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a moment in Post Malone’s new concert film when its star confesses to how surreal his life has become: “Sometimes I feel like I’m not a real person.”
Fans will get no clarity on that astounding statement after watching Amazon's “Post Malone: Runaway,” a limp, uninspiring 60 minutes of flash with no substance.
New this week: ‘Interceptor,’ Post Malone and ‘Fire Island’May 31, 2022 GMT
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
— Screenwriter and comedian Joel Kim Booster looked to Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” as the inspiration for his modern romantic comedy “Fire Island,” coming to Hulu on Friday.
EXPLAINER: What will Neil Young’s protest mean for Spotify?February 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Young vs Joe Rogan seems like the strangest of cultural clashes.
Yet the 76-year-old rock star's protest over coronavirus-related content on Rogan's popular Spotify podcast has ignited a hot debate over misinformation and free speech, bruising a streaming service that has become the central way that millions of people around the world experience music.
President of University of Vermont Health Network to retireJanuary 30, 2022 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The president and chief executive officer of the University of Vermont Network, which includes hospitals in Vermont and New York, will retire from the position in September, officials said.
FACT FOCUS: Unfounded theory used to dismiss COVID measuresJanuary 8, 2022 GMT
An unfounded theory taking root online suggests millions of people have been “hypnotized” into believing mainstream ideas about COVID-19, including steps to combat it such as testing and vaccination.
Billie Eilish, J Balvin, A$AP to play NY’s Gov Ball festivalMay 4, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Eilish completed the third stop of her massive tour, and was just two days away from headlining Madison Square Garden, before she had to cancel the trek because of the coronavirus pandemic last year...
Grammy performers: Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B, Billie EilishMarch 7, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and Billie Eilish are set to perform at next week’s Grammy Awards...
Bad Bunny is Spotify’s most-streamed artist of 2020December 1, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The year's most played artist on Spotify? Globally speaking: Bad Bunny.
The Puerto Rican superstar is the music platform’s most-streamed artist of the year with 8...
Post Malone owns Billboard Awards, Legend shines onstageOctober 15, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Walking into the show with 16 nominations, Post Malone won nine honors at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, where John Legend gave a heartfelt performance that was dedicated to his wife...
Billboard Awards: Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Malone to performSeptember 29, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Luke Combs and leading nominee Post Malone will perform at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards...
Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominationsSeptember 22, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.
The multi-platinum 25-year-old star scored 16 nominations, dick clark productions and NBC announced Tuesday...
Perfume brand says cutting Black actor from ad was misstepSeptember 13, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — British perfume brand Jo Malone has apologized to Black actor John Boyega of “Star Wars” fame after cutting him out of the Chinese version of a cologne commercial he helped create...
Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for use of blackface in sketchesJune 23, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel apologized Tuesday for his 1990s blackface impressions of NBA player Karl Malone and other Black celebrities but said his delay in addressing the subject came in part to avoid handing a victory to his foes...
Kisses, cheers, fireworks welcome 2020 in Times SquareJanuary 1, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Couples kissed. Others cheered and waved balloons as fireworks burst into the night sky and confetti fell NEW YORK (AP) — You can ring in the New Year with Post Malone: The rap-pop star will perform at “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020” in New York City on Dec...
Post Malone to headline Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ EveDecember 17, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — You can ring in the New Year with Post Malone: The rap-pop star will perform at “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020” in New York City on Dec...
Okurrr: Cardi B leads with 21 Billboard Awards nominationsApril 4, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B is the leading contender at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with 21 nominations...
He said, she said: AP writers predict 2019 Grammy winnersFebruary 5, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — When the Grammys decided to extend the nominees in the top four categories from five to eight, they didn't consider how much harder it would make our lives as credible prediction experts...
Grammys performers: Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle MonaeJanuary 17, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month's Grammy Awards...
Lamar leads Grammy noms, where women make a comebackDecember 7, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The music of "Black Panther," with Kendrick Lamar in its starring role, officially owns the 2019 Grammy Awards, where women are heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt...
Bishop says top cardinal didn’t ‘check on the facts’October 12, 2018 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, criticized for his handling of alleged abuse by clergy, says a high-ranking U.S. cardinal didn't "check on the facts."
WKBW-TV reports Bishop Richard Malone said Thursday it was unfortunate that Cardinal Sean O'Malley of the Archdiocese of Boston didn't reach out to "hear our side of the story."
Rapper Post Malone’s jet blows 2 tires but then lands safelyAugust 21, 2018 GMT
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A private jet carrying rapper Post Malone blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport on Tuesday but made a safe emergency landing hours later in upstate New York, prompting the rapper to thank fans who prayed for him and diss those who "wished death" on him while he was in the air...
The Latest: Fans say they prayed for rapper on troubled jetAugust 21, 2018 GMT
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a small jet that blew two tires while taking off (all times local):
Fans of rapper Post Malone say they drove to an upstate New York airport as soon as they heard his private jet had blown two tires on takeoff from a small New Jersey airport and would be making an emergency landing there.
Review: MTV VMAs was a shocking event, for the wrong reasonsAugust 21, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — With most of music industry's top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners turned heads — for the wrong reasons...