Kanye West drops out of Coachella

CNN — Kanye West has backed out of headlining Coachella, a source close to the artist confirmed to CNN Monday. West, who now goes by Ye, had been set to be one of the headliners of The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival along with Billie Eilish and Harry Styles. The source said that West … Read more

Grammys winners 2022: The full list

CNN — The 2022 Grammy Awards were presented on Sunday. A list of nominees in several major categories follows below, with winners indicated in bold. You can see the full list of nominees and winners in more than 80 categories here. “I Still Have Faith In You,” ABBA “Freedom,” Jon Batiste “I Get A Kick … Read more

Grammys live: Olivia Rodrigo wins first Grammy Award

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 64th annual Grammy Awardsbeing presented Sunday in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Olivia Rodrigo has won her first career Grammy in what could be the beginning of a big night. The 19-year-old won the award Sunday for best pop solo performance for her viral hit … Read more

Chris Rock’s 1st show since Will Smith slapped him begins

BOSTON (AP) — Comedian Chris Rock is performing in public Wednesday for the first time since Oscar-winning actor Will Smith slapped him for a joke about Smith’s wife during the Academy Awards show. The nighttime performance in Boston comes just three days after Smith slapped Rock on the Oscars stagestunning the crowd at the 94th … Read more

Eric Church cancels San Antonio concert to attend North Carolina, Duke basketball Final Four game

Country music star Eric Church is trading in his shades for Carolina blue this weekend. Church announced the last-minute cancellation of his upcoming concert in Texas so he could watch the No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels at the NCAA Tournament on April 2. The Tar Heels are set to face rival No. 2 Duke … Read more

Music Is Just as Powerful at Improving Mental Health as Exercise, Review Suggestions

The next time you’re not able to get out to the gym, maybe spin some records instead: new research suggests the positive impact on mental health from singing, playing, or listening to music is around the same impact experienced with exercise or weight loss . That’s based on a meta-analysis covering 26 previous studies and … Read more

Jessica Chastain, Saniyya Sidney beam on Oscars red carpet

By LEANNE ITALY March 28, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-oscars-entertainment-business-lifestyle-fcc066744632ebbccf87d352944f127d NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Chastain hits the Oscars red carpet in a purple and copper sparkle gown, while the 15-year-old Saniyya Sidney twirled and beamed in a floral-adorned princess look and her “King Richard” castmate Demi Singleton reads up in soft purple Sunday. Chastain’s Gucci ombre … Read more

2022 Oscars live coverage: Updates on 94th Academy Awards

The Latest on the Oscars (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Hans Zimmer has won his second Oscar, nearly 30 years after his first. Zimmer won the Academy Award for best original score on Sunday night for his music from “Dune.” He won his first Oscar in 1995 for the score of “The Lion King.” The … Read more

Jeff Carson, country music singer and police officer, dies at 58

CNN — Award-winning country music singer Jeff Carson has died at the age of 58, according to a statement from the singer’s publicist. The singer, whose real name was Jeffrey Lee Herndon, died of a heart attack at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin Tennessee, the release stated. Carson was best known for his chart-topping singles … Read more

Phil Collins bids emotional farewell to fans at final concert

Music legend Phil Collins held his last concert ever amid his ongoing health issues. Collins was joined by Genesis bandmates Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks for their last show ever at London’s 02 Saturday evening. Collins, 71, performed the show sitting down and quipped to the crowd he will now need to find a real … Read more