Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck announce new joint album, ’18′June 9, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off his legal battle with his ex-wife, Johnny Depp has announced that he and legendary guitarist Jeff Beck will release an album of mostly covers next month.
The duo’s 13-track album is titled “18” and will drop on July 15.
Maine math teacher is back at it on Pi DayMarch 14, 2022 GMT
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — You may have heard through the grapevine that it’s Pi Day. That means a Maine teacher dubbed the “Pi Guy” is back at it.
Biddeford High School math teacher Jon Jacques always tries to make Pi Day fun through goofy antics, including musical parodies posted online.
Review: A revival for Kanye West on divorce album ‘Donda’August 31, 2021 GMT
“Donda” by Kanye West (Def Jam/UMG)
Kanye West donned a full face mask to host three livestreamed listening parties for his 10th studio album. Beyond that, he didn't say a word, or even tweet.
Chloe x Halle, H.E.R part of Apple Music Juneteenth playlistJune 4, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Artists including Chloe x Halle, Black Thought of the Roots and H.E.R. have recorded songs honoring Juneteenth for Apple Music.
Some artists recorded cover songs, while others composed new tracks for the exclusive “Juneteenth 2021 Freedom Songs" playlist, which launches Friday on the streaming platform.
Streaming series shows collision of music, history in 1971May 20, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Chrissie Hynde wouldn't make her own mark in music until a few years later, but her memories of how 1971's daily soundtrack was tied to the times remain vivid.
“Music said something,” the Pretenders' leader and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member says at the start of “1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything,” an eight-part documentary series that premieres Friday on the Apple TV+ streaming service.
Review: Aaron Frazer brings great old school vibes to 2021January 7, 2021 GMT
Aaron Frazer, “Introducing...” (Dead Oceans/Easy Eye Sound)
This year is going to be fine. How can we be so sure? It's starting with the release of Aaron Frazer’s debut solo album. One spin and you'll be spellbound, swaying — and smiling.
Disney recruits Rapsody, others for EP honoring Black livesOctober 13, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-nominated gifted lyricist Rapsody has written “maybe 15 verses this year to reflect the times” — as she put it — about the Black experience...
Part owner of Marvin Gaye song sues Ed Sheeran over hit songJune 29, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A part owner of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" is suing Ed Sheeran for $100 million after getting blocked from a similar lawsuit brought by other copyright owners...
Part of beach motel where black acts once stayed torn downSeptember 13, 2016 GMT
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A section of a South Carolina motel frequented by black entertainers during the days of segregation has been demolished although there are plans to create a museum in some of the remaining rooms on the Myrtle Beach property.