J. Cole and Meek Mill to headline NBA All-Star Game
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper J. Cole will headline the halftime show at the NBA All-Star Game.
The seven-time Grammy Award nominee will return to his home state to perform a medley of hits at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Feb. 17. He released his latest single, "Middle Child," on Jan. 23.
The National Basketball Association also announced on Wednesday that Meek Mill will open the game and perform an introduction of the All-Star teams.
Welcome to 2018.
For 12,000 young fans, it began Wednesday at the AT&T Center with pop star Katy Perry’s “Witness: The Tour” and her opening act, Carly Rae Jepsen.
It was the first concert of the year at the venue and a joyful escape from start to finish.
Charli XCX has teased a new star-studded mixtape.
One of the best Houston albums of the year was recorded on an iPhone.
Boston has launched a handful of superb electropop acts (see Passion Pit, Bearstronaut, Orchids). But none of them embraces the panache of new romanticism that makes Lifestyle so amazing.
The person named most dangerous online might surprise you
NEW YORK (AP) — One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory — she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet.
Ava DuVernay, Chelsea Manning to attend New Yorker Festival
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's New Yorker Festival has attracted a diverse group of artists and leaders, including Ava DuVernay, Nathan Lane, Glenn Close, Preet Bharara, Sen. Al Franken and Chelsea Manning.
The annual three-day gathering offers fans of the magazine a chance to hear their favorite authors, actors, directors, artists and politicians interviewed, as well as screenings and panel discussions. Some 20,000 attend each year.
Carly Rae Jepsen leaps into animation
Katy Perry changes tour dates due to ‘production delays’
NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry says she's pushing back the start of her new tour because of "unavoidable production delays."
The pop star's "Witness: The Tour" will now begin Sept. 19 in Montreal. Perry said in a statement Thursday that "major elements of my tour stage design could not be available for me to rehearse on until this week."