BEIJING (AP) — David Quinn hears the music coming from the locker room and stops in his tracks. He needs to walk in to talk to his players but doesn't want to interrupt.
“I’ve got to let this song finish,” Quinn thinks to himself.
Sting is selling his music catalog, including hits he made with the Police and as a solo artist, joining a chorus of stars who are cashing in with investors who see value in licensing their songs.
Universal said Thursday that its music-publishing arm bought the catalog, including “Every Breath You Take,” “Roxanne" and “Fields of Gold.” Financial terms were not disclosed.
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
— Ben Affleck has another winning turn in “The Tender Bar,” the George Clooney-directed adaptation of J.R.
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Crosby was 19 when his father, Bing, died in 1977. But when he goes to a shopping mall or party in December, there's a strong chance he'll hear his dad's voice singing “White Christmas.”
NEW YORK (AP) — This time, Barry Manilow didn’t make it through the rain.
Unlike the Grammy-winning recording artist’s 1980 hit, “I Made It Through Rain,” the superstar-laden “Homecoming Concert” in New York City's Central Park was canceled because of dangerous weather as Hurricane Henri approached the Northeast on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A superstar-laden Central Park concert meant to celebrate New York City’s recovery from the coronavirus was cut short because of severe weather as Hurricane Henri approached.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon and Jennifer Hudson will headline an August concert in Central Park, marking the city's comeback from the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, has died at age 78, the group and the government announced Tuesday...
“Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge” (Sarah Crichton Books; Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Sheila Weller
“Star Wars” fans may feel a lump in their throats when Carrie Fisher appears in the finale of the world’s most popular film series.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Barnard College freshman who was fatally stabbed in a New York City park earlier this month was remembered by friends and classmates Saturday at a private memorial service at her high school alma mater in Virginia.
The Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox will present Art Garfunkel in concert on May 16.
Whether performing solo or alongside Paul Simon, Garfunkel’s voice has captivated generations of listeners.
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon ended his final concert tour under a moonlit sky on home turf Saturday, telling an audience in a Queens, N...
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).
NEW YORK (AP) — Farewell tours don't always mean farewell, but are a ripe time for appreciation and appraisal...
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When the International Skating Union made the popular decision to allow lyrics in all performances, the Paul Simon classic "The Sound of Silence" seemed like it would be a natural choice...
Paul Simon is to make his final UK appearance at this year's British Summer Time festival.
The 76-year-old musician has confirmed he is to bring the curtain down on his performing career in the UK with an appearance at London's Hyde Park, where he will be headlining on July 15.
"What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man" (Knopf), by Art Garfunkel
Art Garfunkel once envisioned a simple life as a mathematics teacher. He earned a master's degree and was well on his way to becoming a Ph.D.
Most local musicians know Steve Mayone. Before he moved to New York to make it big, Mayone acted as sideman extraordinaire playing with Bow Thayer, Tim Gearan, Susan Cattaneo, a reformed Treat Her Right and others.
Iconic singer songwriter Paul Simon is performing his first Montana show on Tuesday, June 20 in Billings at Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark.
Tickets are $65 and $85 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 17, at the MetraPark box office, by phone at 406-256-2400 or online at metrapark.com.
Dion DiMucci’s image of America does not include fruited plains or amber waves of grain. “For me God’s country is sirens and subways and all kinds of ethnic groups trying to cross the street all at once,” said the Bronx native and legendary singer known by his first name.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Sondheim and Paul Simon, two longtime New Yorkers and giants of American song, embody two very different musical traditions.
Simon, 72, and a charter member of the rock 'n' roll generation, hated the bland ballads he had to sit through on "Make Believe Ballroom," a longtime radio program that preceded the Yankees games he listened to on the porch of his childhood home in Queens.