ABBA, Blondie, and the Notorious B.I.G. enter the National Recording Registry

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — ABBA, Biggie, Blondie and Rudolph are entering America’s audio canon. New inductees into the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress include ABBA ‘s 1976 album “Visitors,” The Notorious B.I.G. ‘s 1994 album “Ready to Die,” Blondie ‘s 1978 breakthrough “Parallel Lines” and Gene Autry’s 1949 version of “Rudolph the … Read more

Billie Eilish announces new album: ‘Hit Me Hard and Soft’ arrives next month

[ad_1] Billie Eilish llega a los Oscar el 10 de marzo de 2024, en el Teatro Dolby en Los Ángeles. Billie Eilish, Stevie Wonder, Katy Perry, Smokey Robinson y J Balvin son algunos de los más de 200 nombres que aparecen en una carta abierta presentada por la organización sin fines de lucro Artist Rights … Read more

ABBA fans mark 50 years since ‘Waterloo’ took the world by storm

[ad_1] LONDON — It’s 50 years since ABBA won a major battle with “Waterloo.” A half-century ago on Saturday, the Swedish quartet triumphed at the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with the peppy love song, which opens: “My my, at Waterloo, Napoleon did surrender, and I have met my destiny in quite a similar way.” The … Read more

Glass Animals return this summer with a new album, each song exploring a ‘different side of love’

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Glass Animals’ latest album was born thanks to a massive storm, a house on a cliff and an existential crisis. What emerged from that? A 10-track collection exploring love. The indie-pop band’s frontman, songwriter and producer Dave Bayley found himself in an Airbnb house high on stilts below Mulholland Drive in … Read more

Music Review: Lizzy McAlpine tells intimate folk-pop stories on her third album, ‘Older’

[ad_1] The opening track on folk-pop singer-songwriter Lizzy McAlpine’s third album, “Older,” is only one minute and 40 seconds long. In that time, “The Elevator” carries the listener into McAlpine’s internal world, climbing a steady piano melody toward a drum-led instrumental before the song meets an abrupt end — depositing the listener at the second … Read more

Music Review: Jesse McCartney’s ‘All’s Well’ celebrates adult life after teen pop star fame

[ad_1] Former teen heartthrob Jesse McCartney — best known for his boy band days in Dream Street, his solo hit “Beautiful Soul,” writing “Bleeding Love” for Leona Lewis and an acting career on “Summerland” — is aging like a fine wine on “All’s Well,” his late… Former teen heartthrob Jesse McCartney — best known for … Read more

Solar eclipse playlist: 20 songs to rock out to on your cosmic adventure

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — The total solar eclipse is quickly approaching. While you prepare to hit the road towards the path of total darkness or anticipate hours of traffic coming out of your watch party, you’ll need something to listen to. And we’ve got your back. Across 20 tracks, here’s a comprehensive playlist of total … Read more

What to stream this week: Beyoncé, Steve Martin, J-Hope, Mike Birbiglia, Bill Nighy and ‘Madu’

[ad_1] Beyoncé’s country album and a documentary about a Nigerian boy who dreams of being a professional ballet dancer are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists: Bill Nighy plays an … Read more

What to stream this week: Shakira, Paul Simon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kristen Wiig and Princess Peach

[ad_1] Chef and restaurateur Jose Andrés inviting actors Jamie Lee Curtis, Bryan Cranston and O’Shea Jackson Jr. over for dinner in a new TV special and Jake Gyllenhaal starring in an update of the pulpy cult classic “Road House” are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. … Read more

Music Review: Justin Timberlake returns on nostalgic ‘Everything I Thought It Was’

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — In its better tracks, Justin Timberlake’s first new album in six years, “Everything I Thought It Was,” is a return to form for the musician. In the moments when his immediately recognizable falsetto eases into a familiar kind of future funk, it works. In others, it feels like poorly timed nostalgia. … Read more