Pop music

Singer Dua Lipa poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2018 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
February 21, 2018 - 3:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brit Awards (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Liam Gallagher has performed at the Brit Awards in tribute to victims of last year's Manchester Arena bombing. Twenty-two people were killed when a bomber blew himself up as concertgoers were leaving an Ariana Grande show in...
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Maxim Noreau (56), of Canada, celebrates with Christian Thomas (92) and Chay Genoway (5) after scoring a goal against Finland during the third period of the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 21, 2018 - 8:26 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Canada has advanced to the Olympic men's hockey semifinals for the third consecutive time after shutting out Finland 1-0. Canada will face the winner of Sweden and Germany. The two-time defending...
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Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres of France perform in the pair skating short program team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 13, 2018 - 5:06 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When the International Skating Union made the popular decision to allow lyrics in all performances, the Paul Simon classic "The Sound of Silence" seemed like it would be a natural choice. The folk tune is light and airy and fits neatly within the confines of...
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A member of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school performs on a float during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
February 12, 2018 - 9:03 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's top samba schools danced and sang hard Monday as millions of other Brazilians did the same during nationwide Carnival celebrations that ridiculed local and world leaders, called for tolerance and pushed the boundaries of just about everything. Instead of the...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2015 file photo, South Korean girl group Girls' Generation pose for the media during a presentation to promote their new reality TV program "Channel Girls' Generation" in Seoul, South Korea. The clothes, the hair, the confidence , the look of Korean pop-music, or K-pop, can either feel like high fashion or just plain quirky. But that’s what draws in fans to South Korea’s most famous export. It will be hard to bypass this cultural phenomenon during the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 06, 2018 - 12:37 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The clothes, the hair, the confidence — the look of Korean pop music can feel like high fashion or just plain quirky. But that's what draws fans to South Korea's most famous musical export. As much as the music and lyrics themselves, the perfectly symmetrical stars and the meticulous...
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FILE - In a Sept. 22, 2016 file photo, musician Paul Simon performs during the Global Citizen Festival, in New York. On Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, Simon took to social media to say his upcoming tour will be his last, citing the personal toll of touring and the death of his lead guitarist, Vincent N'guini. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
February 05, 2018 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Only a few days after Elton John announced he will retire from touring in three years, another venerable music figure is throwing in the touring towel — Paul Simon. Simon took to social media Monday to say his upcoming tour will be his last, citing the personal toll of touring and...
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Musician Sheila E. appears ahead of her Super Bowl tailgate performance at Nomadic Live at The Armory, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. Sheila E, a close friend of the late musician Prince, said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn’t want to be hologrammed and said she wants “people to know there was no hologram.” TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance Sunday. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
February 04, 2018 - 3:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sheila E. says Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and says she wants the public to know that there won't be one used during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to...
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FILE- In an undated file photo, The Temptations singing group is pictured. From left are; Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin and Glenn Beonard. Back row from left, Richard Street and Dennis Edwards. Edwards, a former member of the famed Motown group has died. He was 74. Rosiland Triche Roberts, his longtime booking agent, says Edwards died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 in Chicago after a long illness.(AP Photo/Lennox McLendon_File)
February 03, 2018 - 10:11 am
DETROIT (AP) — Dennis Edwards, a Grammy-winning former member of the famed Motown group The Temptations, has died. He was 74. Edwards died Thursday in Chicago after a long illness, said Rosiland Triche Roberts, his longtime booking agent. Edwards replaced founding member David Ruffin in 1968, and...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, Lady Gaga performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl, in Houston, USA. Lady Gaga has canceled 10 concerts of her current Joanne World Tour, in Europe and South America because of severe pain, the tour's promoter Live Nation said Saturday Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, FILE)
February 03, 2018 - 5:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Lady Gaga has canceled 10 concerts in Europe because of severe pain, the tour's promoter said Saturday. Live Nation said the musician is "suffering from severe pain that has materially impacted her ability to perform live." In a statement posted on social media, Lady Gaga said she was...
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Pink performs at The Armory on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
February 03, 2018 - 2:50 am
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...
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