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Wednesday December 12th, 2018 4:43PM

AP Online Recordings News

Rocker Ryan Adams saying covering Taylor Swift's '1989' album was 'incredibly humbling'
NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Ryan Adams said covering Taylor Swift's entire "1989" album was "incredibly humbling" and helped him explore himself more deeply as a musician.Adams' version of "1989" was digit...
1:49PM ( 3 years ago )
Cissy Houston to be honored with lifetime achievement award from Gospel Image Awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning soul gospel singer Cissy Houston, mother of the late Whitney Houston, will be honored at the Gospel Image Awards in Charlotte, North Carolina.Houston will be the...
12:55PM ( 3 years ago )
U2 cancels concert in Stockholm because of security breach; police suspect weapons violation
STOCKHOLM (AP) — U2 canceled a concert in Sweden's capital after a security breach and police were investigating on Monday whether one of their own was to blame.Thousands of disappointed concert-goers...
9:17AM ( 3 years ago )
Notre Dame professor makes Spotify playlist for Pope Francis' visit to the US
NEW YORK (AP) — A soundtrack ranging from Mozart to "Motownphilly" has been created by a Notre Dame professor for Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the United States.The streaming music service Spotify...
3:53PM ( 3 years ago )
Recording contract signed by pre-Ringo Beatles in 1961 sells for over $90,000 at NYC auction
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York auction house says it has sold the first recording contract ever signed by the Beatles for over $90,000.Heritage Auctions says the 1961 contract was for a recording of a roc...
4:45PM ( 3 years ago )
Kanye West shuns spotlight, at first, at variety-filled iHeartRadio Music Festival in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kanye West lives in the spotlight, but on Friday the acclaimed rapper was instead a backlit silhouette barely visible behind smoke for his first few songs on stage at the iHeartRadio...
6:22AM ( 3 years ago )
Aretha Franklin postpones concerts in Oklahoma, citing busy travel schedule
DURANT, Okla. (AP) — Aretha Franklin is postponing two upcoming concerts in Oklahoma, citing a busy travel schedule.The Queen of Soul released a statement Friday saying she was rescheduling her Oct. 1...
4:06PM ( 3 years ago )
The Who postpones 50th-anniversary tour; Roger Daltrey has viral meningitis
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of The Who in North America are going to have to wait to celebrate the band's 50th anniversary.The band announced Friday that it was postponing all 50 dates of "The Who Hits 50!"...
3:36PM ( 3 years ago )
Second 'Orange Is The New Black' soundtrack is a family affair for Jenji Kohan
NEW YORK (AP) — Producing the second soundtrack for the Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" became a family affair for show creator Jenji Kohan.Kohan's 14-year-old daughter, Eliza Noxon, has the...
2:26PM ( 3 years ago )
Jewel details struggles with family, divorce and debt in new memoir, album
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Most people know Jewel's rags-to-riches story — growing up on an Alaskan homestead, getting discovered as a homeless teen in a California coffee shop, going platinum on her deb...
11:36AM ( 3 years ago )