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ABBA, Blondie, and the Notorious B.I.G. enter the National Recording Registry

ABBA, Blondie, and the Notorious B.I.G. enter the National Recording Registry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABBA, Biggie, Blondie and Rudolph are entering America's audio canon. New inductees into the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress include ABBA 's 1976 album “Arrival,” The Notorious B.I.G.
Beyoncé is bringing her fans of color to country music. Will they be welcomed in?

Beyoncé is bringing her fans of color to country music. Will they be welcomed in?

NEW YORK (AP) — Dusty, worn boots. Horses lapping up water. Sweat dripping from the foreheads of every shade of Black skin as country classics blare through giant speakers.
Music Review: Jazz pianist Fred Hersch creates subdued, lovely colors on 'Silent, Listening'

Music Review: Jazz pianist Fred Hersch creates subdued, lovely colors on 'Silent, Listening'

Jazz pianist Fred Hersch fully embraces the freedom that comes with improvisation on his solo album “Silent, Listening,” spontaneously composing and performing tunes that are often without melody, meter or form.
Judge set to hear motion to dismiss rapper Travis Scott from lawsuit over deadly Astroworld concert

Judge set to hear motion to dismiss rapper Travis Scott from lawsuit over deadly Astroworld concert

A judge in Texas is set to hear arguments Monday in rap star Travis Scott’s request to be dismissed from a lawsuit over the deadly 2021 Astroworld festival in Houston.
Maggie Rogers on 'Don't Forget Me,' the album she wrote for a Sunday drive

Maggie Rogers on 'Don't Forget Me,' the album she wrote for a Sunday drive

NEW YORK (AP) — Maggie Rogers wrote and recorded her new album, “Don’t Forget Me,” over five days last winter. The songs came quickly and chronologically, as if she was writing “different scenes in a movie.
Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe

Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe

MADRID (AP) — Capitalizing on an impressive moment in Spanish-language music, Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe.

Judge dismisses lawsuits filed against rapper Drake over deadly Astroworld concert

HOUSTON (AP) — Hip-hop artist Drake has been dismissed from a lawsuit over the deadly 2021 Astroworld festival in Houston in which 10 people were killed, a judge has ruled.
Jazz composer and educator Phil Nimmons dies at 100 after influencing generations

Jazz composer and educator Phil Nimmons dies at 100 after influencing generations

THORNHILL, ONTARIO, CANADA — Prolific Canadian jazz composer, educator and clarinetist Phil Nimmons has died at the age of 100 after a musical career that included Canada's highest artistic honour.
Punk rock drummer Jon Card dead at 63, played with SNFU, D.O.A. and the Subhumans

Punk rock drummer Jon Card dead at 63, played with SNFU, D.O.A. and the Subhumans

VANCOUVER — Drummer Jon Card, who played stints with Canadian punk rockers D.O.A., SNFU, The Subhumans and Personality Crisis, has died at the age of 63 in Vancouver.
Luke Combs leads the 2024 ACM Awards nominations, followed by Morgan Wallen and Megan Moroney

Luke Combs leads the 2024 ACM Awards nominations, followed by Morgan Wallen and Megan Moroney

Luke Combs leads the nominees for the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards with eight nods to his name, it was announced Tuesday. For a fifth year in a row, he's up for both male artist of the year and the top prize, entertainer of the year.