Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 6-12
Sept. 6: Comedian JoAnne Worley is 84. Country singer David Allan Coe is 81. Singer-bassist Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) is 77. Actor Swoosie...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mel Gibson spent a week in a Los Angeles hospital in April after testing positive for COVID-19, his representative said Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The singer Pink had tested positive for COVID-19, she said Friday, also announcing that she is donating $500,000 each to two emergency funds.
NEW YORK (AP) — The spreading coronavirus canceled several touring performances from A-list musical artists, but those acts have found a new venue to sing: their living rooms.
SYDNEY (AP) — American pop singer Pink says she is donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Sara Gilbert has filed for legal separation from her wife of five years, singer and songwriter Linda Perry.
Gilbert filed the separation documents in Los Angeles...
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Two collectors said you're the one that I want to Olivia Newton-John's iconic "Grease" leather jacket and skintight pants at an auction Saturday in Beverly...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-nominated songwriter-producer busbee, who co-wrote Maren Morris' breakout hit "My Church" and also crafted songs for Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Pink, Shakira and...
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 8-14:
Sept. 8: Ventriloquist Willie Tyler (with Lester) is 79. Actor Alan Feinstein is 78. Singer Sal Valentino of The Beau Brummels is 77. Actress...
Fred Gaudelli knew NBC would have to come up with something grand for this season's "Sunday Night Football" opener since the NFL is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Danish media are reporting that a small aircraft carrying the management team for the American singer Pink crash landed and burst into flames in Denmark. No one was...
NEW YORK (AP) — A benefit gala honoring Linda Perry will include a performance by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick and appearances from Oscar-nominated actress Juliette Lewis and Perry's...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The pop star Pink added another member to her family this week when she adopted a puppy while in Tennessee on her "Beautiful Trauma" tour.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ariana Grande won her first Grammy Award on Sunday, but the singer didn't collect it after deciding to skip the ceremony following a public dispute with the show's producer.
Grande won the best pop vocal album trophy for "Sweetener," beating Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello. Grande was not in attendance at the pre-telecast ceremony, but she wrote on Twitter that her win was "wild and beautiful."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nobody pokes more fun at Dolly Parton — all hair, sequins, nine-inch nails and five-inch stilettos — than the country superstar herself.
Parton was celebrated for her musical achievements and philanthropic work as MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday night. She's the first country artist to be saluted in the tribute's 29-year history.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Don Henley and Mavis Staples will perform in tribute to Dolly Parton when she's honored as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy.
The academy announced the latest additions to the lineup Thursday for the tribute concert and gala to be held in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, two days before the Grammy Awards.
CINCINNATI (AP) — An opera based on Pink Floyd's album "The Wall" has made its U.S. debut in Cincinnati.
"Another Brick in the Wall" opened Friday at Music Hall. It premiered in Montreal last year. Pierre Dufour's production follows a rock singer named Pink, who relives pivotal moments in his life during a stay at a mental health clinic.
CINCINNATI (AP) — An opera based on Pink Floyd's "The Wall" album has made its U.S. debut in Cincinnati.
"Another Brick in the Wall" opened Friday at Music Hall. The opera premiered in Montreal last year. Pierre Dufour's production follows a rock singer named Pink who relives pivotal moments in his life during a stay at a mental health clinic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Portnow will step down as president and CEO of The Recording Academy and the Grammy Awards next year.
The organization announced Thursday that Portnow chose not to "seek an extension on his current contract," which ends next year.
He has led the academy since 2002.
Portnow was criticized at the Grammys this year when he said women need to "step up" when asked about the lack of female winners backstage. Only two female performers won awards during the live telecast.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pink is on the cover of People magazine's beauty issue, and she's got some adorable company — her young children.
The magazine has rebranded its "Most Beautiful" issue as "The Beautiful Issue" and features dozens of celebrities, including some posing with their best friends, their rescue pets and without makeup.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a fatal stabbing this week near the TD Garden sports arena.
Police say 55-year-old Mark Love faces arraignment Thursday on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday just outside a federal building next to the arena.
The victim was identified Thursday as 53-year-old Darryl Noles, of Medford.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police are investigating a fatal stabbing that took place outside a federal building and not far from the TD Garden sports arena just as a concert was letting out.
Police say a man in his 50s was stabbed at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in the area of 10 Causeway Street, which is the Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Federal Building.
The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull is heading to the United Nations to discuss the global water crisis on World Water Day.
The organization Clean Water Here announced on Monday that the international pop star will be named Clean Water Here Ambassador on March 22, when he visits the U.N. in New York City.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Battling the flu, pop star Pink powered through a pre-Super Bowl concert, still hitting high notes, flying in the air and dancing onstage days before she will sing the national anthem at the big game.
Pink skipped some of the words during the songs, relying on her backup singers Friday at Nomadic Live at the Armory in Minneapolis. But she was still energetic and spirited, ending the set with her signature high-flying athleticism while singing the pounding hit, "So What."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Recording Academy chief Neil Portnow said Thursday the organization is creating a task force to uncover unconscious biases and other barriers that impede women's success in the music industry.
The announcement comes days after Portnow claimed his comments on women needing to "step up" in the music industry were taken out of context. The remarks have been criticized by several prominent musicians, including Sheryl Crow, Katy Perry, India.Arie and Pink.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars and Cardi B, who recently collaborated on the upbeat song "Finesse," will perform together at the Grammy Awards.
The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that "Despacito" hit makers Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, SZA and Kesha will also take the stage at the Jan. 28 show at New York's Madison Square Garden.
NEW YORK (AP) — Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town and Pink will perform at the 60th Grammy Awards, which will also feature Broadway musical tributes by Patti LuPone and Ben Platt in honor of the show's return to New York City.
The Recording Academy announced Thursday the first round of performers for the Jan. 28 awards show, held live from Madison Square Garden.
This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pink is shooting down any suggestion that she was critical of Christina Aguilera's tribute performance of Whitney Houston hits during Sunday night's American Music Awards.
Pink, "Beautiful Trauma" (RCA Records)
Things are not as perfect as they might seem in the land of Pink. The three-time Grammy winner may have loads of money, two kids and an 11-year marriage, but her new album is filled with unease and regret.
"Freeze frame, pause, rewind, stop," she sings on "Beautiful Trauma," a 13-track CD that taps into what could be called soccer mom angst. Success hasn't made Pink happier: "Now I'm here and all I wanna do/ Is go back to playing Barbies in my room."
The MTV Video Music Awards are known for creating viral moments meant to shock or amaze. But this year's show was a much more grown-up affair that was full of important speeches, exciting performances and pop culture events.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rod Stewart will perform a reworked version of his hit "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" remotely from Las Vegas at the MTV Video Music Awards, to be held in California.
MTV announced Wednesday that Stewart will perform the 1978 song with pop band DNCE on Sunday. The network said Demi Lovato will also perform remotely from Vegas.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pink's 17-year-old music career will be honored at the MTV Video Music Awards with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
The Grammy-winning singer will receive the honor Aug. 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, California, MTV said Tuesday. She will also perform at the awards show.
The Vanguard award honors musicians who have had an impact on pop culture with their songs, fashion and music videos. Past winners include Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake.
After spending six years at Sony's Epic Records, L.A. Reid is no longer leading the label.
Sony Music Entertainment released a seven-word statement Saturday announcing the exit: "L.A. Reid will be leaving the company."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pink and her motocross-champ husband got a bundle of joy for the holidays.
The Grammy winner announced on Instagram that her second child with her husband, Carey Hart, was born Dec. 26.
Pink posted a photo of herself cradling her newborn son, Jameson Moon Hart.