Rhythm and blues

An Emmy statue appears on stage at the 70th Primetime Emmy Nominations Announcements at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
July 12, 2018 - 2:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the nominations for the 70th annual Emmy Awards, which are being announced Thursday by in Los Angeles (all times local): 11 a.m. Globe-trotting food chronicler Anthony Bourdain has received several posthumous Emmy nominations on Thursday. Bourdain's CNN series, "...
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This image released by NBC shows John Legend as Jesus Christ, center, from the NBC production, "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert." Legend was nominated Thursday for an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie. The 70th Emmy Awards will be held on Monday, Sept. 17. (Virginia Sherwood/NBC via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 1:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Music stars in competition for Emmys this year include John Legend, Bruno Mars, Sara Bareilles and Ricky Martin. Legend and Bareilles each earned acting nods for their roles in NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert." Mars, an 11-time Grammy winner, earned a nomination for...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2013, file photo American gospel singer and author Cissy Houston poses for a portrait in New York. Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston’s mother, said allegations that her superstar daughter and her son were molested by her niece are “unfathomable.” In a statement to People magazine on behalf of herself and sister, singer Dionne Warwick, Cissy Houston revealed they first learned of the claims two days before the documentary “Whitney” premiered in May. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File)
July 11, 2018 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Whitney Houston's mother says allegations that her superstar daughter and her son were molested by her niece, Dee Dee Warwick, are "unfathomable." In a statement to People magazine on behalf of herself and niece, singer Dionne Warwick, Cissy Houston revealed they first learned of...
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FILE - This Nov. 29, 2003 file photo shows former South African President Nelson Mandela, kissing U.S. singer Beyonce Knowles, at the Nelson Mandela AIDS Benefit Concert in Cape Town, South Africa. It is announced Monday July 9, 2018, that Beyonce and Jay-Z will headline a special Global Citizen Festival in South Africa to honor Mandela as part of events marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner. (AP Photo/file)
July 09, 2018 - 4:41 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Beyonce and Jay-Z will headline a special Global Citizen Festival in honor of Nelson Mandela in South Africa late this year. The Dec. 2 concert in Johannesburg is part of events marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner...
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Queen Latifah performs at the 2018 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, July 7, 2018, in New Orleans. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)
July 08, 2018 - 3:24 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate "Ladies First" and her 30 years in the trenches. Latifah was one of the headliners on the festival's main stage Saturday and was joined — to the...
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This booking photo provided by Balm Beach County Sheriff's Office shows Chris Brown. The singer walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting sheriff’s deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail. A sheriff’s spokeswoman said the entertainer was released after posting $2,000 bond on the battery charge issued by the sheriff’s office in Hillsborough County. No details about the allegations in the arrest warrant were immediately available. (Balm Beach County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 06, 2018 - 11:29 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Singer Chris Brown walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge involving a nightclub photographer last year. Tampa Police released more details about the battery warrant on Friday...
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July 03, 2018 - 10:26 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — American singer-songwriter Moses Sumney canceled his Tuesday night performance at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, protesting the event's ties to a show on slavery performed by whites. The black entertainer criticized the festival for supporting "SLAV," a theatrical...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2014 file photo, fireworks illuminate the sky over the U.S. Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations in Washington. PBS’ tradition of broadcasting music and fireworks from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol is facing competition from a different live concert in the same city at the same time hosted on the White House’s South Lawn. Though each event will feature competing “American Idol” alums, the PBS’ “A Capitol Fourth” has the bigger stars: The Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffett, Pentatonix, Chita Rivera, Luke Combs, The Temptations, Renee Fleming, CeCe Winans, Joshua Bell and “American Idol” singer Lauren Alaina. It will be hosted by John Stamos.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 03, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fourth of July is usually a time for national unity, when Americans of all political stripes often turn their gaze to Washington as part of a patriotic lovefest. But there promises to be some division this year when it comes to what to watch. PBS' tradition of broadcasting music...
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Protesters gather to demonstrate against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies during the Families Belong Together - Freedom for Immigrants March in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Marchers have gathered in major cities and tiny towns across the U.S. to oppose family separations and push the Trump administration to swiftly reunite them. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
July 01, 2018 - 2:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They carried signs reading: "No more children in cages," and "What's next? Concentration Camps?" In major cities and tiny towns, hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered Saturday across America, moved by accounts of children...
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June 29, 2018 - 2:41 pm
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. Both lawsuits say the British songwriter copied parts of the soul classic for his Grammy-winning hit "Thinking Out...
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