Rhythm and blues

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, Prince presents the award for favorite album - soul/R&B at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Prince died at his home in Chanhassen, Minn. on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
April 21, 2017 - 1:20 am
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Prince fans will mark the anniversary of his sudden death by gathering at Minnesota sites made famous by the "Purple Rain" superstar. Paisley Park, the suburban Minneapolis recording complex where Prince lived, will be the epicenter of events celebrating his life and music...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2006, file photo, songwriter Sylvia Moy arrives for the 2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. Moy, who wrote or collaborated on a number of hits for Motown recording stars like Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at a Detroit-area hospital hospital from complications from pneumonia. She was 78. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
April 20, 2017 - 12:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Motown songwriter Sylvia Moy, who penned or collaborated on several hits by recording stars like Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye, has died in suburban Detroit. She was 78. Her brother, Melvin Moy, tells The Associated Press his sister died Saturday at hospital in Dearborn from...
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April 20, 2017 - 9:54 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a sound engineer from releasing unpublished music by Prince after the late superstar's estate objected. George Ian Boxill worked with Prince on five tracks in 2006, and made at least one recording — called "Deliverance" — available Wednesday for online...
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Barry Manilow, left, and Clive Davis attend the world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives" at Radio City Music Hall, during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
April 20, 2017 - 1:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Clive Davis celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life, along with performances from artists he helped become icons, during the opening night of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Davis, 85, said it was a dream come true to launch "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack...
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April 19, 2017 - 11:12 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's estate is claiming a sound engineer who worked with the musician on five tracks in 2006 is threatening to release the unpublished material and has no right to do so. The estate and Paisley Park Enterprises have sued George Ian Boxill, alleging he's trying to exploit the...
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Billy, a male Asian elephant, roams in his habitat at the Elephants of Asia exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Councilman Paul Koretz said Tuesday during a news conference he will introduce a plan for moving the elephant at Wednesday's council meeting. Koretz and the group Voice For The Animals claim Billy's habitat is constrained and his habit of bobbing his head is a sign of trouble. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
April 18, 2017 - 5:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city councilman wants to move an Asian elephant from its longtime home at the Los Angeles Zoo to a sanctuary where it can roam more widely, but zoo officials say its habitat is state of the art. Councilman Paul Koretz said Tuesday he will introduce a plan for moving Billy the...
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This April 6, 2017, photo, shows cars parked outside Paisley Park Museum, former home and recording studio of the late megastar Prince in Chanhassen, Minn. Affidavits and search warrants were unsealed in Carver County District Court Monday, April 17, 2017, as the yearlong investigation into Prince's death continues. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
April 18, 2017 - 1:23 am
Before his death, Prince abused opioid pain pills, suffered withdrawal symptoms and received at least one opioid prescription under his bodyguard's name, according to search warrants and affidavits unsealed Monday. Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at Paisley...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. A year after Prince died of an accidental drug overdose, his Paisley Park studio complex and home is now a museum and concert venue. Fans can now stream most of his classic albums, and a remastered "Purple Rain" album is due out in June 2017 along with two albums of unreleased music and two concert films from his vault. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing, File)
April 17, 2017 - 6:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents unsealed in the investigation into Prince's death suggest a doctor and a close friend helped him improperly obtain prescription opioid painkillers, but they shed no new light on how the superstar got the fentanyl that killed him. The affidavits and search warrants...
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April 17, 2017 - 3:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network says it has picked up "Showtime at the Apollo" as a one-hour weekly series set to debut next season. The show will feature as its host Steve Harvey, who presided over two "Apollo" specials earlier this season. Performers on those specials included John Legend, Ja...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2017 file photo, Lady Gaga performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots in Houston. Lady Gaga will make history when she performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival this weekend, marking a decade since a solo woman has been billed as a headliner on the prestigious musical stage. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 14, 2017 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga will history when she performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival this weekend, marking a decade since a solo woman has been billed as a headliner on the prestigious musical stage. Beyonce had been slated to headline the festival in Indio, California, but...
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