Lady Gaga - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Lady Gaga Legendary crooner Tony Bennett cancels concert over illness BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Legendary singer Tony Bennett has canceled a concert in Pennsylvania due to what his publicist calls a mild flu virus. Bennett was scheduled to perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday night. The venue announced Friday the show was postponed. The announcement says the 90-year-old Bennett has been advised... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:22:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:22:00Z In the US's crosshairs, Assange gets his close-up in 'Risk' NEW YORK (AP) — Laura Poitras announces early in her Julian Assange documentary "Risk": "This is not the film I thought I was making." "I thought I could ignore the contradictions," the Oscar-winning "Citizenfour" filmmaker says in a voiceover. "I thought they were not part of the story. I was so wrong. They are becoming the story." Dec... Thu, 04 May 2017 17:50:00 GMT 2017-05-04T17:50:00Z Daddy Yankee says his music success online isn't a surprise NEW YORK (AP) — Daddy Yankee feels streaming his music online has finally revealed a hidden reality about Latin artists' popularity. The reggaeton icon, who this week reached the No. 4 spot in Billboard's Hot 100 with a new version of his and Luis Fonsi's megahit "Despacito" featuring Justin Bieber, also saw it land on Spotify's No. 12 global hits and No. 2 on its Viral 50 c... Thu, 04 May 2017 16:33:00 GMT 2017-05-04T16:33:00Z Review: Timing couldn't be better for Poitras doc on Assange With all the weighty and momentous issues raised in "Risk," Laura Poitras' fascinating, thorny, and remarkably timely documentary on Julian Assange, one of the more subtly illuminating scenes is about something as inconsequential as a haircut. The WikiLeaks founder is getting his locks trimmed, and the rapt, loving attention being paid to this process by ... Wed, 03 May 2017 19:57:00 GMT 2017-05-03T19:57:00Z The Met Gala: Rihanna encased in petals, Zendaya in parrots NEW YORK (AP) — The color red made a dramatic show Monday night in the grand parade of fashion at the Met Gala, including co-chair Katy Perry's look, as did glittery gold and blue feathers on the back of Blake Lively. But many of the evening's highlights were courtesy of luminaries who channeled honoree Rei Kawakubo, including Rihanna encased in fluttery petal-like pieces by... Tue, 02 May 2017 01:59:00 GMT 2017-05-02T01:59:00Z Lady Gaga, 'Pokemon Go,' Women's March snag Webby Awards NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, "Pokemon Go" and January's Women's March among the winners of this year's Webby Awards. Gaga won a pair of Webbys for her high-tech tribute to David Bowie at last year's Grammys, which was produced in partnership with Intel. "Pokemon Go" was picked as best game and won two other awards after becoming a smartphone sensation last summer. The Women's ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:25:00 GMT 2017-04-25T13:25:00Z Lady Gaga will make history as female headliner at Coachella NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga will make history when she performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival this weekend, marking a decade since a solo woman has been billed as a headliner on the prestigious musical stage. Beyonce had been slated to headline the festival in Indio, California, but backed out because she's pregnant with twins. Bjork was t... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:19:00 GMT 2017-04-14T16:19:00Z Lady Gaga ex-manager Troy Carter named Prince estate adviser MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trust company overseeing Prince's estate has picked Spotify executive Troy Carter, the former manager for Lady Gaga and Meghan Trainor, as its entertainment adviser. Carter told Billboard and Variety about his Comerica Bank & Trust appointment this week. The company confirmed it in a separate statement to the trade publications. Carter says he's humble... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 20:23:00 GMT 2017-04-12T20:23:00Z Review: For Father John Misty, doomsday is 'Pure Comedy' Father John Misty, "Pure Comedy" (Sub Pop) Father John Misty, Josh Tillman's alias, makes his bleak, wordy account of today's human condition sound like a long-lost Elton John album from the early '70s. Drenched in piano and strings, "Pure Comedy" offers small measures of comic relief amid the misery, virtual reality and hopes of keepin... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:29:00 GMT 2017-04-10T18:29:00Z Roland founder, digital music pioneer Ikutaro Kakehashi dies TOKYO (AP) — Ikutaro Kakehashi, the Japanese engineer who pioneered digital music and founded synthesizer giant Roland Corp., has died, his company ATV Corp. said Monday. He was 87. Kakehashi, reputed to have devoted his life to the pursuit of live entertainment, had a definitive impact on shaping the sound of electronic, hip hop and dance music. ... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:30:00 GMT 2017-04-03T10:30:00Z Lady Gaga to headline Coachella in place of Beyonce INDIO, Calif. (AP) — Attention Little Monsters: Lady Gaga is coming to Coachella. The diva announced Tuesday night she will be performing at the music festival for both weekends in April. Gaga will take the headlining spot that had been Beyonce's; pregnant with twins, the superstar announced last week that her doctors recommended she bow out. She rescheduled her performance ... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:26:00 GMT 2017-03-01T18:26:00Z How stars spend a month getting ready for Oscars' red carpet LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like prom for movie stars, the Academy Awards is Hollywood's most glamorous night. It's also the most photographed celebrity event of the year, its starry images beamed instantly around the world and endlessly reproduced in fashion magazines. That's why it takes about a month and a team of specialists to get an A-list actress red-carpet... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:00:00 GMT 2017-02-24T17:00:00Z What is wearable? Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, art SALEM, Mass. (AP) — They are outfits you might expect to see in Lady Gaga's closet: a flamingo pink Fiberglas frock and a wooden one-piece replica of Notre Dame Cathedral. But these wild and whimsical ensembles are part of the "WOW — World of Wearable Art" exhibition opening Saturday at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. The quirky show... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:31:00 GMT 2017-02-17T16:31:00Z Metallica's James Hetfield 'livid' over Grammy mishap LOS ANGELES (AP) — Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich says lead singer James Hetfield was "livid" over the technical mishap that left him without a working microphone for the band's Grammy duet with Lady Gaga. Hetfield's verses weren't audible for the first half of the Sunday performance of "Moth Into Flame." He eventually moved over to share Gaga's microphone... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:37:00 GMT 2017-02-15T17:37:00Z Lady Gaga, Jimmy Kimmel condemn Texas 'bathroom bill' AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Musicians Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys along with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence are among more than 140 artists and celebrities condemning a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people. Britney Spears and late-night host Jimmy Kimmel also signed a letter Tuesday criticizing the Republican-backed efforts as a "denial of basic huma... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:07:00 GMT 2017-02-14T19:07:00Z Adele wins top Grammys, but pays tribute to Beyonce In an extraordinary moment between the music industry's top female artists, Adele beat Beyonce for three of the top Grammy Awards — then said her competitor deserved at least one of them. The Grammys featured memorable performances by the likes of Bruno Mars and A Tribe Called Quest, big victories by Chance the Rapper and David Bowie, and some unusual flubs Sunday, but they ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:10:00 GMT 2017-02-13T20:10:00Z Joy Villa's 'Great Again' dress boosts album sales LOS ANGELES (AP) — The attention-grabbing "Make America Great Again" dress Joy Villa wore at the Grammys appears to have led to a bump in sales for her music. Villa's 2014 album, "I Make the Static," was leading Amazon's top paid albums chart over albums from Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga. The use of President Donald Trump's campaig... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:10:00 GMT 2017-02-13T18:10:00Z The Latest: Adele sweeps record, album of year Grammy honors LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 59th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Adele's "25" has won the album of the year Grammy Award, capping a huge night for the singer, who moments earlier had won for record of the year. ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:57:00 GMT 2017-02-13T13:57:00Z Lady Gaga to Adele: Grammy fashion moments Though unusually staid, fashion-wise, the Grammys had a few memorable moments. CeeLo Green showed up Sunday in Los Angeles as a metallic gold something with a strange headpiece and tunic to match. And Lady Gaga, fresh from the Super Bowl, donned tiny black leather shorts and top, looking fierce in her thigh-high boots. Other than that, ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:55:00 GMT 2017-02-13T13:55:00Z Grammys fashion: CeeLo goes gold, Lady Gaga goes bitty CeeLo Green looked part Tin Man, part big gold statue with a strange, monsterish headpiece while Lady Gaga showed up in bitty black leather shorts and an underbreast-baring top, a pair of towering, thigh-high boots to match, for the anything-goes parade of wacky fashion at the Grammys on Sunday. Green's message, including a full tunic to the ground, was u... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:41:00 GMT 2017-02-13T05:41:00Z Adele starts over during George Michael tribute at Grammys LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adele wanted her performance of "Fastlove" during the George Michael tribute at Sunday's Grammy Awards to be perfect. So when it wasn't, she cursed, then started over on live TV. "I'm sorry. I can't mess this up for him," she said to the audience. "Can we start again?" The second performance was flawless and heartfelt... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 03:53:00 GMT 2017-02-13T03:53:00Z UMG pre-Grammy showcase features Katy Perry, Motown doc LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Music Group's annual pre-Grammy showcase included Katy Perry celebrating her 10-year anniversary with Capitol Records and the debut of trailers for new documentaries about Motown Records and INXS singer Michael Hutchence. Chart-topping rappers Desiigner, Rae Sremmurd, Big Sean, MGK and others performed at the multi-hour event ... Sun, 12 Feb 2017 05:42:00 GMT 2017-02-12T05:42:00Z Tommy Hilfiger leans on model Gigi Hadid for new collection LOS ANGELES (AP) — The thick fog hanging over Venice Beach did little to disrupt Tommy Hilfiger's carnival-esque runway show co-created by and featuring supermodel Gigi Hadid. Hadid helped pick out the models, the music and the clothes for the TommyXGigi collection — and she walked the beachside runway first and last Wednesday, cheered by her family and Lady Gaga along the way. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:55:00 GMT 2017-02-09T16:55:00Z Lady Gaga tells critics 'I'm proud of my body' Lady Gaga has a message for critics of her body: "I'm proud of my body and you should be proud of yours too." Gaga responded on Instagram on Tuesday night to those who took shots at her physical appearance during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. She included a picture of herself in a bare midriff in her post. In the caption she writes: "I could give you a million reasons w... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 19:13:00 GMT 2017-02-08T19:13:00Z Grammys to pay tribute to Prince, George Michael LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sunday's Grammy Awards will include special tributes to pop music icons Prince and George Michael. Organizers announced Wednesday that the program will include two performances in honor of the stars who died last year. The announcement didn't say who would perform the tributes. Previously announced performers for this... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:40:00 GMT 2017-02-08T15:40:00Z Lady Gaga's Super Bowl appearance spurs huge digital sales NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl was a triumph for fans of the New England Patriots but it also became very lucrative for Lady Gaga. The superstar singer who performed at the halftime show sold about 150,000 digital albums and songs in the U.S. on Sunday, a 1,000 percent increase over the day before, according to Nielsen Music. Sales of L... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:31:00 GMT 2017-02-07T19:31:00Z Fox draws audience of 111.3M for Super Bowl, down slightly NEW YORK (AP) — Fox drew an audience of 111.3 million viewers for the first Super Bowl to go into overtime, a smaller audience than the game has had in the last two years but still ranking among the biggest for a television program in the United States. The top Super Bowl audience — and the biggest for any American TV show — was the 114.4 million viewers ... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 23:03:00 GMT 2017-02-06T23:03:00Z Lady Gaga follows up Super Bowl show with tour announcement HOUSTON (AP) — Fresh off a high-wire, crowd-pleasing halftime performance at the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga has announced plans for a world tour kicking off this summer. Gaga posted news of the tour on Twitter late Sunday night. The 48-date tour includes stops in North America, Europe and Brazil. Several of her U.S. dates include performance... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:36:00 GMT 2017-02-06T13:36:00Z 'Hamilton' actress, Luke Bryan reflect on Super Bowl moments HOUSTON (AP) — Super Bowl 51 may be about football, but celebrities matter, too. Here's a breakdown of what is happening with entertainers on Sunday in Houston. LUKE BRYAN DIDN'T PARTY TO PREPARE FOR SUPER BOWL Luke Bryan, one of country music's top party boys, said he toned down his lifestyle in preparation of his p... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT 2017-02-06T05:00:00Z Lady Gaga delivers a show big on flash and inclusiveness NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga dropped from the top of Houston's NRG Stadium to open her halftime show and dropped the mic at the end, offering a program that delivered high-energy hits and an inclusive theme. With the nation on edge politically, the NFL had little taste for a show that would ruffle feathers, as Beyonce did in some circles last year with the B... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 02:51:00 GMT 2017-02-06T02:51:00Z