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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 1999 file photo, Danny Federici waves to the crowd as he takes the stage with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band in East Rutherford, N.J. Federici, a longtime keyboard player for Springsteen, died on April 17, 2008 at 58. (Matt Rainey/NJ Advance Media via AP, File)
Outtakes: Springsteen on 1st guitar, touring and TwitterBruce Springsteen, who released his 20th album “Letter to You” last week, discusses trending on Twitter, his first guitar, his first concert and the pain of the pandemic in outtakes from a recent interview with The Associated Press
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FILE - Bruce Springsteen performs during the closing ceremonies of the Invictus Games in Toronto on Sept. 30, 2017. Springsteen's latest album, "Letter To You" will be released on Oct. 23.  (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Remembering his friends, Springsteen pens ‘Letter to You’Death and loss are familiar themes on Bruce Springsteen’s new album and the project took off more than a year ago when The Boss wrote a song about his friend and teenage bandmate George Theiss, who died in 2018
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - The Weeknd performs on day three at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Aug 4, 2018.  The Weeknd was nominated for eight American Music Awards on Monday. The 2020 American Music Awards will air live on Nov. 22 on ABC. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)
The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch lead AMA nominations with 8 eachThe Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are the leading nominees for this year’s American Music Awards with eight apiece
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - Lorde, performs during the Corona Capital music festival in Mexico City, on Nov. 17, 2018. Lorde turns 24 on Nov. 7. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 1-7Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 1-7 include singer Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, rapper Nelly and actor Matthew McConaughey
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - Harry Styles performs on NBC's Today show on Feb. 26, 2020, in New York. Styles is making plans to headline his own arena, one planned to be completed in Manchester, England, in 2023. He is among the investors in the Co-op Live venue, a £350 million pounds ($456.6 million) project that organizers hope will be the biggest in the UK. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Harry Styles investing in new music venue in ManchesterWhile most music stars are rescheduling tour dates to 2021, Harry Styles is looking farther ahead and making plans to headline his own arena — one planned to be completed in Manchester, England, in 2023
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 30, 2005 file photo shows Country singer Jerry Jeff Walker at a campaign fundraiser at Willie Nelson's ranch outside Austin, Texas.  The Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles," has died at age 78. Family spokesman John T. Davis says Walker died Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett)
Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78Texas country singer and songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker, who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles," has died at age 78
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019 file photo Arlo Guthrie reacts after playing a song at the original site of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, N.Y. In lengthy posts on his Facebook page and website, the 73-year-old folksinger announced Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, he is retiring from performance immediately. He's canceled numerous shows next year and says he won't book any new ones. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Arlo Guthrie, citing health, says he's retired from touring "You can get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant," so goes the refrain from Arlo Guthrie's enduring ballad, “Alice's Restaurant.”
The Associated Press2 days ago
Berklee appoints first woman to lead music collegeThe Berklee College of Music has chosen Erica Muhl to serve as the Boston school’s next president, making her the first woman to lead the institution in its 75-year history
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - Charley Pride performs "Kiss An Angel Good Morning" at the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. on Nov. 3, 2016. Pride will get a lifetime achievement award at the CMA Awards in November.  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Trailblazer Charley Pride to get lifetime achievement awardTrailblazing country music star Charley Pride will get a lifetime achievement award at the CMA Awards in November
The Associated Press3 days ago
This combination photo shows comedians, from left, Amy Schumer, Chris Rock and Chelsea Handler, who will take part in various planned events urging Americans to vote. (AP Photo)
Celebrities unite to various get-out-the-vote effortsIn the final days before the U.S. election, celebrities from Kerry Washington to Billie Jean King and Danai Gurira are urging Americans to vote
The Associated Press4 days ago
Ozuna arrives at the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. (Jim Rassol/Invision/AP)
Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee top Billboard Latin Music AwardsBad Bunny and Daddy Yankee triumphed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Wednesday, claiming seven trophies apiece at the pandemic-delayed show
The Associated Press4 days ago
Bad Bunny interpreta "Yo perreo sola" en la ceremonia de los Premios Billboard de la Música, el miércoles 14 de octubre del 2020 en el Teatro Dolby en Los Angeles. (AP Foto/Chris Pizzello)
Bunny llega con ventaja a los Billboard de la Música LatinaBad Bunny y Ozuna llegan a los Premios Billboard con 14 nominaciones cada uno, seguidos por Daddy Yankee y J Balvin, con 12; Anuel AA, con 11, y Farruco, con 10
The Associated Press5 days ago
This cover image released by Alligator Records shows "Uncivil War," a release by Shemekia Copeland. (Alligator via AP)
Review: Shemekia Copeland's take on 2020 turmoil falls shortShemekia Copeland has loads of talent, writes Scott Stroud of The Associated Press, and she's the latest to try to explain 2020 through songs of protest and social commentary
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. on June 11, 2016. Pearl Jam has encouraged fans to vote and asks them to take a pledge to try and mail-in their ballots. Vedder posted step-by-step photos on his Instagram page on how to vote by mail.  (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Given to Vote: Pearl Jam gets political again during hiatusPearl Jam remains politically active as the band is on hiatus from live touring
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this video image provided by CMT,  Jimmie Allen, left, and Noah Cyrus perform "This Is Us" during the Country Music Television awards airing on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (CMT via AP)
Carrie Underwood named top artist at CMT Music AwardsCarrie Underwood needs to make more room on her shelf for her CMT Music Awards
The Associated Press5 days ago
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