Wires  >  AP Music

AP Music

Iggy Azalea: I have more belief in myself as a trendsetter

As Iggy Azalea readies the release of her sophomore album, the rapper says she's feeling more self-assured and less worried about being or sounding cool. Read more

Beyonce releases new song day before Super Bowl appearance

New Beyonce Song

Photo by Evan Agostini

Another Beyonce surprise project has lit up social media and caused a frenzy of excitement a day before the superstar's planned Super Bowl performance. Read more

300 rare and famous guitars coming to NYC auction

About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction. Read more

Wife says singer and band leader Dan Hicks dies at age 74

Obit Dan Hicks

Alan Dep

Dan Hicks, a musician whose work in the 1960s helped define San Francisco's psychedelic sound, has died. He was 74. Read more

Instrument made from old agave plant starring in concert

A concert of original music composed for a flute made from the stalk of an 80-year-old agave plant is taking place at the University of Michigan. Read more

Miami-Dade County attempts to block Duran Duran concert

The band Duran Duran is facing opposition in its bid to play in Key Biscayne from the government of Miami-Dade County. Read more

Band's frontman: No Super Bowl halftime show for Metallica

While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn't seem to mind. Read more

Miami-Dade County attempts to block Duran Duran concert

The band Duran Duran is facing opposition in its bid to play in Key Biscayne from the government of Miami-Dade County. Read more

Super Bowl ads go for the safety

Super Bowl Ads WeatherTech

WeatherTech via AP

Talking animals, celebrity cameos and crowd-pleasing rock songs: This year's Super Bowl advertisers are sticking to the classics in their efforts to win over Big Game viewers on Sunday. Read more

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Feb. 4, 2016: Read more

Bruno Mars finally confirms Super Bowl performance

Bruno Mars has finally officially confirmed he would perform at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show with Coldplay and Beyoncé. Read more

Meek Mill gets 3 months house arrest for parole violation

Meek Mill

AP Photo

A Philadelphia judge is giving Robert Williams at least three months to earn back his status as rapper Meek Mill. Read more

Solange Knowles loses her wedding ring in New Orleans parade

Solange Knowles lost her wedding ring while riding in a New Orleans parade an as honorary member of the Krewe of Muses. Read more

Puddle of Mudd singer pleads not guilty in vandalism case

People-Wes Scantlin

AP Photo

Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin has pleaded not guilty to a felony vandalism charge filed after his arrest at a home he recently lost in foreclosure. Read more

Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards

47th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Press Room

Photo by Chris Pizzello

It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity. Read more

Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials

Casinos Millennials

AP Photo

Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele. Read more

Hope College inaugurating concert hall amid arts expansion

Hope College-Concert Hall

AP

Hope College's new $35 million Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts includes an 800-seat concert hall, a recital hall with seating for up to 125, rehearsal rooms and a dedicated organ studio. Read more

Moscow exhibition free for women wearing high heels

Russia High Heels

Photo via AP

A music video with more than 33 million views online has inspired organizers of a Moscow art exhibit to offer free admission to women who turn up wearing high heels. Read more

Soul diva Rihanna to perform at Grammy Awards

Grammys-Rihanna

Photo by Rich Fury

Rihanna is joining the list of performers at the Grammy Awards later this month. Read more

Page 4