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At 79, Rod Stewart shows no signs of slowing down, with a new swing album with Jools Holland

At 79, Rod Stewart shows no signs of slowing down, with a new swing album with Jools Holland

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Rod Stewart will not be slowed. At 79, he continues full-throttle with a busy year. Highlights in 2024 include his 200th show at his Las Vegas residency, an ongoing world tour and a new swing album.

Music Review: Ex-Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley is back with another great solo album

No shock here: Ace Frehley has still got the power. The former Kiss guitarist whose vocal debut came on 1977's “Shock Me” is back with “10,000 Volts,” a new solo album that's crackling with energy and personality.

Music Review: MGMT's 'Loss of Life' is a nostalgic return full of hope and heart

They say trends make a cyclical comeback every 20 years. We saw it recently in the revival of Y2K style that emerged with Gen-Zers returning to parties post-pandemic wearing claw clips, mini skirts and baby tees.
Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to claim top spot on Billboard's country music chart

Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to claim top spot on Billboard's country music chart

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé made history once again: The superstar singer has become the first Black woman to top Billboard's country music chart. The Grammy winner achieved the feat after her new single “Texas Hold 'Em" reached No.
Montreal duo Chromeo says music industry has been failing their funk heroes

Montreal duo Chromeo says music industry has been failing their funk heroes

TORONTO — Two decades into their mission to funk up the world, Chromeo says they've still got lots of juice left in their tank.
Music Review: Jennifer Lopez returns to her pop music throne with new album, 'This Is Me... Now'

Music Review: Jennifer Lopez returns to her pop music throne with new album, 'This Is Me... Now'

On “This Is Me....Now,” Jennifer Lopez's first solo album in a decade , the singer takes back her rightful place on the throne of pop music.
Nickelback sets two-night theatrical premiere of 'Hate to Love' documentary

Nickelback sets two-night theatrical premiere of 'Hate to Love' documentary

TORONTO — Nickelback is going to the movies. Canada'slove 'em or hate 'em rockers say they're bringing their feature-length documentary to cinemas worldwide for a two-night run on March 27 and 30.
Ben Affleck inspired J.Lo's first album in a decade. She's using it to poke fun at her romantic past

Ben Affleck inspired J.Lo's first album in a decade. She's using it to poke fun at her romantic past

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Throughout her career, Jennifer Lopez has been hailed as an epochal, prolific and hard-working artist . One adjective not often associated with the pop icon-turned-actor and movie producer, however, is self-deprecating.
Pam Grier on her love of Canadian hip-hop and her Toronto Black Film Festival tribute

Pam Grier on her love of Canadian hip-hop and her Toronto Black Film Festival tribute

Many know Pam Grier blazed a trail for female action heroes, but not everyone knows about her affinity for Canadian hip-hop. “I love Moka Only,” the 73-year-old film icon says on a video call from Santa Fe, N.M.
Song by late Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala debuts at No. 9 on Billboard Canada

Song by late Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala debuts at No. 9 on Billboard Canada

TORONTO — Nearly two years after his shooting death, a new single by Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala has debuted at No. 9 on the latest Billboard Canada Hot 100 chart.