Human Rights Campaign to honor Christina Aguilera
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization is honoring Christina Aguilera with its Ally for Equality award.
The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday the...
Outtakes: Linda Perry on Neil Portnow, Adele and ‘Beautiful’
NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Perry — who is the first woman nominated for non-classical producer of the year at the Grammys in 15 years — discusses Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow's "step up" comments and producing for Adele and Christina Aguilera in outtakes from a recent interview with The Associated Press. Read the interview here.
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Christina Aguilera announces Vegas residency
Christina Aguilera to launch Las Vegas residency in May
NEW YORK (AP) — Christina Aguilera is joining the growing number of musicians launching residencies in Las Vegas.
The singer announced Tuesday that "Christina Aguilera: The Xperience" will open at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on May 31.
Aguilera announced 16 performances. Tickets go on sale Saturday.
"I really want to make this as interactive as possible and also explore some new territory, maybe some original material," Aguilera told The Associated Press.
Aguilera rings in new year with old hits
Hello, 2019: Revelry and reflection greet new year
Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including in the realms of politics, trade, alliances and religion.
A look at how the world is ushering in 2019:
A drenching rain couldn't keep crowds from packing Times Square for the traditional crystal ball drop and a string of star performances.
The Latest: Wet throngs welcome 2019 in Times Square
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square (all times local):
Throngs of soggy revelers have greeted 2019 after a rainy night in New York City's Times Square.
Fireworks and the drop of a sparkling crystal ball marked the start of the new year in the eastern U.S.
Christina Aguilera pumped up the crowd, performing in a snow-white dress and coat while partygoers danced in their rain ponchos.
Christina Aguilera headlines New Year’s Eve in Times Square
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square.
Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest."
Aguilera last performed on the show in 2007. It's the second time for New Kids and Bastille. It's Dan and Shay's first appearance.
Christina Aguilera denied song with band at New Orleans bar
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pop star Christina Aguilera says a band at a New Orleans bar denied her a turn on the mic the night before she performed in the city.
News outlets report Aguilera went to Cafe Negril the day before her Nov. 9 tour stop for her latest album, "Liberation." The multi-Grammy Award winner spent hours on the dance floor before offering to sing with the bar's Thursday night act, Claude Bryant and The AllStars.
Opening Ceremony puts on a festive drag show at Fashion Week
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening Ceremony, the label that always seems to find quirkier and more unusual ways to display its clothes during Fashion Week, upped the ante on Sunday with a festive drag show, featuring a surprise performance by Christina Aguilera and an appearance by Nicki Minaj — her first fashion show since a very public altercation with fellow rapper Cardi B.
Teen Choice attendees reveal childhood heroes
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Christina Aguilera, "Liberation" (RCA Records)
It's been some time, but I'm glad you're back.
You lost me a bit on 2012's "Lotus" and threw me for a loop in 2010 with "Bionic."
Not sure if it is because you took six years in between your last album and your new album, or if you're in a different place in your life, but there's something very special about "Liberation," easily one of the year's best albums though it's barely been out for a day.
Ryan Gosling had a crush on Britney Spears.
Christina Aguilera has rediscovered her love of piercing - admitting it leaves her feeling euphoric.
The 'Beautiful' singer - who at one time had as many as 12 body piercings - shared a picture of herself getting a new hole in her right ear lobe with her Twitter followers.
Pittsburgh native Christina Aguilera is known for her over-the-top voice, personality and make-up, typically sporting mounds of teased hair, full, painted lips and several layers of eyelashes in photographs and for performances.
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Christina Aguilera loves to wind down by watching movies so carries an emergency DVD player just in case "something goes wrong with technology.
Christina Aguilera doesn't want to influence her children too much.
The 'Beautiful' hitmaker - who has Max, 10, with Jordan Bratman and Summer, three, with Matthew Rutler - doesn't want to "inject too much" upon her kids but does want to make sure they are "very confident" in themselves.
Christina Aguilera has revealed her song 'Infatuation' is inspired by being heartbroken to find out her ex-lover is gay.
Germany’s Savchenko-Massot win world pairs title
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Olympic figure skating champions Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany set a world record as they claimed their first world title as a pair with a flawless program packed with daring and grace on Thursday.
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Cream of the crop
If you were trying to impress someone with the power of American film, you could do a lot worse than starting with this mind-blowing marathon that kicks off with Sunset Boulevard, followed, in order, by Gone With the Wind, Casablanca and Citizen Kane. Wow.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 10th season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" is set to include high-octane visitors.
VH1 said Thursday that Shania Twain, Kate Upton, Christina Aguilera and Lena Dunham will serve as guest judges.
Among the other guest judges: Audra McDonald, Courtney Love, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, Billy Eichner, Halsey, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Andrew Rannells and Padma Lakshmi .
Stella McCartney hopes fashion can have a ‘Me Too’ moment
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Designer Stella McCartney is ready to see the Me Too movement sweeping Hollywood make its way to the runways.
"It's about time the fashion industry spoke up a little more," said McCartney during an interview Tuesday at a Los Angeles concert event showcasing her autumn collection.
Pink will sing the national anthem at this year's Super Bowl.
From the music to the floats to the marching bands, on up to the arrival of Santa Claus, holiday parades put their viewers in a festive mood.
The WPXI Holiday Parade is back for the 37th year, beginning at 9 a.m. Nov. 25.
Pink: Christina Aguilera ‘killed it’ with AMA performance
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pink is shooting down any suggestion that she was critical of Christina Aguilera's tribute performance of Whitney Houston hits during Sunday night's American Music Awards.
Tracee Ellis Ross to host the American Music Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Tracee Ellis Ross will be close by when her mom, Diana Ross, is honored at Sunday's American Music Awards because she'll be hosting the show.
The "black-ish" actress says she's excited to be named the host but is "especially thrilled" to do it the year that her mother is getting the Lifetime Achievement award.
Christina Aguilera to perform Whitney Houston medley at AMAs
NEW YORK (AP) — Christiana Aguilera will perform a medley of the late Whitney Houston's hits at the American Music Awards next month to mark the 25th anniversary of Houston's film, "The Bodyguard."
Aguilera will perform songs from the film's soundtrack, which included one of Houston's signature numbers, a cover of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You."
Kelly Clarkson has stopped putting pressure on herself to be skinny, because it was way too much for her.
Pink has "made amends" with Christina Aguilera.
The moment Kristia Garcia saw her first Houston Texans game in 2002, she knew she had to become a Houston Texans Cheerleader.
Smart Rating: 46.45Genre: Drama, MusicalStarring: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Eric DaneDescription: Ali (Christina Aguilera), a small-town gal with a great voice, leaves a troubled life behind and follows her dreams to Los Angeles. She lands a job as a cocktail waitress at the Burlesque Lounge, a once-majestic theater that houses an inspired musical revue led by Tess (Cher), the proprietor. Ali vows to perform there and, with the help of a savvy stage manager and a gender-bending host, she makes the leap from bar to stage, helping restore the club's former glory.
Azoff’s company signs Prince estate for performing rights
NEW YORK (AP) — Prince's estate has signed a deal with Global Music Rights, founded by entertainment industry powerhouse Irving Azoff, to represent songs written by the icon.
Prince was signed to performing rights company ASCAP until 2014. His catalog includes hits like "Purple Rain," ''When Doves Cry" and "1999."
Gosling dances into stars with Golden Globe for ‘La-La Land’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It may have taken singing and dancing to launch Ryan Gosling into Hollywood's acting elite.
Gosling has long been a major star and respected actor, but entry into the upper echelon of award-winners and legends-in-the-making has thus far eluded him.
Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan headline Prince tribute show
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan had the crowd partying like it was 1999 all over again at a tribute concert to Prince, nearly six months after his death.
Wonder, Khan wow crowd at Prince tribute show
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan had the crowd partying like it was 1999 all over again at a tribute concert to Prince Thursday night, a show fans and his family hoped would provide closure after his death nearly six months ago.
John Mayer withdraws from lineup for Prince tribute concert
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Pop star John Mayer won't be performing at a tribute concert honoring the late rock icon Prince on Thursday.
Concert promoter Randy Levy told the Minneapolis Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/2dk1MtK ) late Tuesday that Mayer had a "change of schedule" and had to withdraw from the concert at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Ex-wife Mayte added to Prince tribute concert in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia has joined the lineup for this week's tribute concert honoring the late "Purple Rain" megastar in St. Paul.
Other performers announced Tuesday include former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger; Portuguese fado singer Ana Moura, whom Prince would feature in international performances; and Prince's former bandmate Andre Cymone.
Fans snap up tickets for Prince tribute concert in St. Paul
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Fans have snapped up tickets to next month's Prince tribute concert in St. Paul.
Tickets to the Oct. 13 concert went on sale at 10 a.m. Monday via Ticketmaster and the box office at Xcel Energy Center. The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/2cDG1HJ ) reports tickets were gone instantly. The tickets ranged from $19.99 to $152.50.
Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan top Prince tribute show lineup
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stevie Wonder and members of Prince's inner circle will highlight a family-sanctioned Prince tribute concert in St. Paul on Oct. 13, organizers announced Thursday.
The Latest: Stevie Wonder tops Prince tribute show lineup
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on plans for a family sanctioned tribute concert for the late rock superstar Prince (all times local):
Stevie Wonder and members of Prince's inner circle will highlight a family-sanctioned Prince tribute concert in St. Paul on Oct. 13.
Sean McConnell, "Sean McConnell" (Rounder Records)
One of the freshest new voices coming out of Nashville has actually been around for a while.
His name is Sean McConnell, and though he's barely on the senior side of 30, he's been putting out indie records since he was 15. He's also made a mark as a songwriter, covered by the likes of Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Christina Aguilera.
But his earlier material never touched down with this much force. With his...