Tim McGraw, CeCe Winans to perform during NFL Draft

Football 03/18/19, 14:44

The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee, in April.The NFL announced Monday that Grammy-winning country star Tim McGraw will perform a free outdoor concert on April 26 and Grammy-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans will sing the National ...

Review: Steve Poltz’s album not as much fun as his concerts

Entertainment 02/28/19, 13:16

Steve Poltz, "Shine On" (Red House)Steve Poltz entertained recent concert audiences by impersonating Don Pardo and Harry Caray, reliving a backstage encounter with a naked Flea, and stage-diving and crowd-surfing while performing "My Generation."Poltz's new album is not nearly as much fun, nor the breakout he has long seemed poised ...

Russian choir draws fire for satirical song about nuking US

Europe 02/26/19, 10:30

A choir in the Russian city of St. Petersburg has defended its decision to sing a satirical Soviet-era song about a nuclear attack on the United States after critics said the performance was a poor choice amid heightened tensions between Moscow and Washington.A video of the St. Petersburg Concert Choir's ...

German arena cancels concert after R. Kelly charges

Europe 02/26/19, 07:30

A German concert arena canceled its contract Tuesday with the organizer of an R. Kelly tour, days after the R&B star was charged in the United States with sexually abusing four people, including three underage girls, dating back to 1998."Regarding the new and objective facts, we have decided to cancel ...

R. Kelly’s European concerts in doubt after new charges

Europe 02/22/19, 18:02

R. Kelly's hopes of doing a tour of Europe in April have been all but dashed now that he is facing new criminal charges.Kelly defiantly scheduled concerts in two locations in Germany and one in the Netherlands in April despite a cloud of legal issues in the wake of the ...

Battle of the bands: Venezuela power struggle turns to music

America 02/22/19, 00:10

Venezuela's power struggle is set to become a battle of the bands Friday when musicians demanding President Nicolas Maduro allow in humanitarian aid and those supporting his refusal sing in rival concerts being held at both sides of a border bridge where tons of donated food and medicine are stored. The ...

A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela

America 02/19/19, 17:12

Dueling concerts are being staged this week on both sides of Venezuela's border with Colombia. After billionaire Richard Branson announced an aid concert in Colombia on Friday to benefit Venezuelans suffering from the country's humanitarian crisis, Nicolas Maduro's government ordered up a rival concert of its own.Maduro denies any economic ...

Imagine Dragons to perform at Pro Football Hall of Fame

Football 02/19/19, 10:16

Imagine Dragons will perform at the Pro Football Hall of Fame to help kick off the NFL's 100th season.The Hall announced Tuesday that the alternative-rock band will headline the Concert for Legends on Aug. 4.Previous featured acts for the concert include Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith and Maroon 5.Imagine Dragons ...

Stevie Wonder, John Legend headline Motown tribute concert

Entertainment 02/13/19, 04:57

Stevie Wonder jammed with his harmonica, John Legend crooned while playing the piano and Ciara pranced onstage dressed like Rick James at Motown Records' 60th anniversary concert.Wonder closed out the all-star lineup performing more than a half-dozen songs at the "Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration" at the Microsoft Theater on ...

Nicki Minaj pulls out BET concert after network’s tweet

Entertainment 02/11/19, 19:27

Nicki Minaj says she's canceling her appearance at the BET Experience Concert after the network tweeted about her and fellow rapper Cardi B.Minaj said Monday on social media that she won't perform at the concert or BET Awards. It comes after BET tweeted Sunday that Minaj was "being dragged by ...

Izzy Young, who organized Dylan’s first big concert, dies

Entertainment 02/06/19, 15:06

Izzy Young, a businessman, political activist and founding patron of the Greenwich Village folk music scene who organized Bob Dylan's first major New York concert and devoted decades to supporting other musicians, has died at age 90.Young's daughter, Philomene Grandin, said Wednesday that her father died of natural causes late ...

Bruno Mars puts on stellar concert show ahead of Super Bowl

Football 02/03/19, 03:59

Bruno Mars may have wrapped up his massive "24K Magic World Tour" last year, but the singer gave one more glimpse into his stellar show the night before the Super Bowl.It seemed like everyone appreciated his show.Some concertgoers danced down the aisles, others threw their hands up high and the ...

Jussie Smollett opens act with emotion: Attackers won’t win

California 02/03/19, 01:36

Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett has opened a Southern California concert with an emotional speech, saying he had to play the show because he couldn't let his attackers win. The long-planned concert at the Troubador in West Hollywood on Saturday night was Smollett's first public appearance since he reported ...

Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert

Entertainment 01/31/19, 05:33

Mariah Carey is performing in Saudi Arabia for the first time, but there's a growing chorus of Saudi women calling on her to cancel the concert in support of detained women's rights activists.It's a dilemma that other celebrities could face as they ink multimillion dollar deals to perform in Saudi ...

Dutoit to conduct French orchestra after sexual abuse claims

Entertainment 01/30/19, 14:32

A Swiss conductor who has faced multiple accusations of sexual assault will conduct a concert by the National Orchestra of France on Sunday, his highest profile performance since the allegations were first revealed by The Associated Press.Charles Dutoit was chosen to conduct Berlioz' "The Damnation of Faust" at the Paris ...

Super Bowl week to feature Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Migos

Football 01/30/19, 12:25

Music artists like Travis Scott and Jermaine Dupri have been criticized for taking part in Super Bowl-related events, but their shows — and many others — will still go on.Dupri is hosting a concert series called Super Bowl Live, while Scott is expected to perform at the Pepsi Super Bowl ...

Cardi B, Nicki Minaj to headline BET Experience concerts

Entertainment 01/30/19, 10:03

Cardi B and Nicki Minaj will headline concerts at the 7th annual BET Experience at L.A. LIVE, held days before the 2019 BET Awards.BET announced Wednesday that concerts will be held June 20 through June 22 at the Staples Center. The 2019 BET Awards will take place June 23 in ...

Loretta Lynn plans 87th birthday all-star tribute concert

Entertainment 01/14/19, 11:52

Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White, Garth Brooks, George Strait and many more.The "Coal Miner's Daughter" singer on Monday announced details of the April 1 show in Nashville, Tennessee, at the ...

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