Rhythm and blues

Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, left, drives around Portland Trail Blazers' Jake Layman during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 112-96. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 17, 2018 - 12:01 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett showed up courtside, and that wasn't the only surprise in Minnesota on Friday night. In their first week without erstwhile defensive stalwart Jimmy Butler, the new-look Timberwolves locked down one of the Western Conference's top teams. Andrew Wiggins scored 23...
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Elton John, left, and David Furnish attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 17th annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
November 06, 2018 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John says he stood by the stage and sobbed as Aretha Franklin gave her final public performance at his AIDS foundation gala last year. On the red carpet this time around, John called her show "one of the greatest performances of our lifetime." Franklin died in August at age 76...
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FILE - In this March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York. More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” is finally being released. “Amazing Grace” will premiere Monday at the DOC NYC film festival. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
November 05, 2018 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film "Amazing Grace" will finally be released, ending one of the most tortured and long-running sagas in documentary film. The late gospel singer's estate and film producers said Monday that "Amazing Grace" will...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 file photo, British band 'The Spice Girls' perform during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. The Sun newspaper said Saturday Nov. 3, 2018, that the 1990s girl group is about to announce a new tour, but without original member Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
November 05, 2018 - 11:15 am
LONDON (AP) — The Spice Girls are coming back for a British stadium tour next summer. The band plans to take the stage without fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who performed as "Posh Spice" during the group's 1990s pop heyday. The band said Monday that Beckham would not take part because of...
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Singer Camila Cabello accepts the Best Artist award during the European MTV Awards in Bilbao, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
November 04, 2018 - 7:35 pm
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was the big winner at the MTV EMAs gala in Spain on Sunday, while Janet Jackson used her acceptance speech for a life-time achievement award to take a stand for women's rights. Jackson was honored with the Global Icon Award for her four-...
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October 31, 2018 - 11:24 am
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The suburban Detroit home of the late "Queen of Soul" is for sale. Aretha Franklin's 4,148-square-foot (385-square-meter) brick Colonial-style house in Bloomfield Township is listed for $800,000 . It offers five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and access to the gated...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2017. file photo, Beyonce sits at court side during the second half of the NBA All-Star basketball game in New Orleans. Beyonce is in a 1990’s mood as she salutes singer Toni Braxton for Halloween. Beyonce appears on Instagram in a pixie wig, leather jacket, white tank top and jeans to re-create Braxton’s 1993 album, which she labeled Phoni Braxton. (AP Photo/Max Becherer, File)
October 31, 2018 - 10:10 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyonce is in a 1990's mood as she salutes singer Toni Braxton for Halloween. Beyonce appears on Instagram in a pixie wig, leather jacket, white tank top and jeans to re-create Braxton's 1993 album, which she labeled Phoni Braxton. In the last of the three images, Beyonce writes...
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October 12, 2018 - 4:41 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce paid homage to a high-profile music executive being honored at a charity event to raise money for cancer research. The singer's vocals soared as she performed three ballads including her 2009 smash hit "Halo" and "Ava Maria" after saluting the character of Warner...
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In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, singer Roberta Flack poses for a portrait in New York. The 81-year-old music legend will be honored Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, with a lifetime achievement award by the Jazz Foundation of America. (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP)
October 12, 2018 - 3:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Once a week, Roberta Flack gives a musical performance for an exclusive group. The lucky audience consists of a musical director, who works with the legend to keep her instrument — her voice — in top form. It would be an important exercise for any singer, but even more critical...
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Taylor Swift performs "I Did Something Bad" at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
October 10, 2018 - 6:54 am
Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift won four honors including artist of the year at the fan-voted show on Tuesday in Los...
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