Rhythm and blues

June 24, 2017 - 9:46 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — John Legend's work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. A 1989 story in The Springfield News-Sun ( http://bit.ly/2sQ6VSD ) proclaimed, "Product of home teaching wins bee...
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In this June 20, 2017 photo actress and singer Rita Ora poses for a portrait in New York to promote her new show "Boy Band" which premieres Thursday on ABC. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
June 21, 2017 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For British singer Rita Ora, this week is both emotional and exciting. Ora is one of the 50 artists singing Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water," a charity music single to help the victims of the fire at Grenfell Tower that killed at least 79 people last week. The song...
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June 16, 2017 - 7:41 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — The Monterey International Pop Festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from a half century ago. Back in 1967, the Monterey festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." The...
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June 16, 2017 - 6:59 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — The Monterey International Pop Festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary with another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from a half century ago. Back in 1967, the Monterey festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." The June 16-18, 1967 event...
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Kid Rock, right, presents the award for video of the year to Keith Urban at the CMT Music Awards at Music City Center on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
June 08, 2017 - 5:22 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 CMT Music Awards (all times local): 11 p.m. After walking away empty-handed at the Grammy Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards earlier this year, Keith Urban found redemption at the CMT Music Awards. The country star picked up four awards on...
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson greets Usher, right, before Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 07, 2017 - 8:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:45 p.m. There hasn't been a Rihanna sighting at Game 3 of the NBA Finals. But there are a few celebrities in the building, including Usher and the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Golfers Bubba Watson and Jason Day were also among the...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Usher performs with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue in New Orleans. Usher will attend the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame event inducting Jay Z and Berry Gordy on June 15 in New York. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
June 07, 2017 - 8:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi, Whoopi Goldberg and Usher are set to attend the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame event inducting Jay Z, Berry Gordy and others. The Songwriters Hall announced Thursday that Irving Azoff, Benny Blanco, Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff also will appear June 15 at the New York...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, and Juventus' Dani Alves battle for the ball during the Champions League Final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday, June 3, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
June 03, 2017 - 4:11 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The latest from the Champions League final (all times local): ___ 9:09 p.m. GOAL: Cristiano Ronaldo scores for Real Madrid in the 64th minute. Real Madrid leads Juventus 3-1 in the Champions League final. ___ 9:05 p.m. GOAL: Casemiro scores for Real Madrid in the 61st minute...
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Juventus' Dani Alves fights for the ball against Real Madrid's Isco during the Champions League Final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday, June 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 03, 2017 - 2:55 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The latest from the Champions League final (all times local): ___ 7:53 p.m. Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain put two balls on target in the opening minutes of the Champions League final. Higuain first sent a header toward the net that Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas easily...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo watches the ball during a training session at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales Friday June 2, 2017. Real Madrid will play Juventus in the final of the Champions League soccer match in Cardiff on Saturday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 03, 2017 - 1:25 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The latest from the Champions League final (all times local): ___ 6:20 p.m. The bus carrying Cristiano Ronaldo and his Real Madrid teammates has arrived at the Millennium Stadium for the Champions League final. Madrid will take on Juventus in its quest to win a 12th European...
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