Rhythm and blues

FILE - In this June 28, 2015, file photo, Janet Jackson accepts the ultimate icon: music dance visual award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Jackson, will be honored with the prestigious ICON Award at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 07, 2018 - 8:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson's icon status is being confirmed at the Billboard Awards. The superstar is set to get the Billboard Icon Award at the May 20 ceremony in Las Vegas, hosted by Kelly Clarkson. She'll also reward fans with a performance on the live telecast, her first televised...
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May 07, 2018 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson's icon status is being confirmed at the Billboard Awards. The superstar is set to get the Billboard Icon Award at the May 20 ceremony in Las Vegas, hosted by Kelly Clarkson. She'll also reward fans with a performance on the live telecast, her first televised...
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May 06, 2018 - 1:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story May 5 about the New Orleans Jazz Fest, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an Aerosmith song as "Sweet Misery." The band's song "Cryin'" includes the phrase "sweet misery." A corrected version of the story is below: Aerosmith packs 'em in at New...
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David Shaw, lead man for The Revivalists, engages the crowd as he performs with the band at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, May 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 05, 2018 - 9:45 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Aerosmith and Cage the Elephant, Delbert McClinton and Anita Baker and a rousing mix of other musical acts drew huge crowds on the final day of the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Once a relatively small affair, the festival now in its 49th year drew hundreds of...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. R. Kelly says the media are attempting to distort and destroy his legacy by reporting allegations that he sexually mistreats women. The R&B artist says in a statement Friday, May 4, 2018 that he's "heartbroken" by the accusations.(Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
May 04, 2018 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly's management says a statement sent out on his behalf wasn't authorized by his team. An early Friday-morning email sent by Katie Thompson on behalf of R. Kelly Tours claimed the media was trying to distort and destroy his legacy by reporting allegations that he sexually...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. R. Kelly says the media are attempting to distort and destroy his legacy by reporting allegations that he sexually mistreats women. The R&B artist says in a statement Friday, May 4, 2018 that he's "heartbroken" by the accusations.(Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
May 04, 2018 - 9:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly says the media are attempting to distort and destroy his legacy by reporting allegations that he sexually mistreats women. The R&B artist says in a statement Friday that he's "heartbroken" by the accusations. Calling himself "a God-fearing man, a son, a brother, and...
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FIEL - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, musical artist R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. R. Kelly says boycotting his music because of the sexual misconduct allegations against him amounts to a "public lynching." Bill Cosby's people say the comedian's conviction was a lynching, too. And Kanye West has been tweeting lynching imagery to assure fans he won’t be silenced. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 04, 2018 - 1:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — R. Kelly says boycotting his music because of the sexual abuse allegations against him amounts to a "public lynching." Bill Cosby's people say his conviction was a lynching, too. Kanye West, in trying to defend his inflammatory comments about slavery, has been tweeting lynching...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2013, file photo, Blues music legend B.B. King performs on Frampton's Guitar Circus 2013 Tour at Pier Six Pavilion, in Baltimore. The maker of the Gibson guitar, omnipresent for decades on the American music stage, is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. A pre-negotiated reorganization plan filed Tuesday, May 1, 2018, will allow Gibson Brands Inc. to continue operations with $135 million in financing from lenders.. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 11:14 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gibson guitars have been such a fixture in music history that Chuck Berry was laid to rest with his, B.B. King affectionately named his "Lucille," and Eric Clapton borrowed one from George Harrison to play the solo on the Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps." The maker of...
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File- This April 9, 2017, file photo shows a Gibson ES-335 is attached to the lid of Chuck Berry's casket during a celebration of life for the rock 'n' roll legend in St. Louis. The maker of the Gibson guitar, omnipresent for decades on the American music stage, is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. A pre-negotiated reorganization plan filed Tuesday, May 1, 2018, will allow Gibson Brands Inc. to continue operations with $135 million in financing from lenders. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
May 02, 2018 - 10:40 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gibson guitars have been such a fixture in music history that Chuck Berry was laid to rest with his, B.B. King affectionately named his "Lucille," and Eric Clapton borrowed one from George Harrison to play the solo on the Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps." The maker of...
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File- This April 9, 2017, file photo shows a Gibson ES-335 is attached to the lid of Chuck Berry's casket during a celebration of life for the rock 'n' roll legend in St. Louis. The maker of the Gibson guitar, omnipresent for decades on the American music stage, is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. A pre-negotiated reorganization plan filed Tuesday, May 1, 2018, will allow Gibson Brands Inc. to continue operations with $135 million in financing from lenders. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
May 02, 2018 - 9:52 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gibson guitars have been such a fixture in music history that Chuck Berry was laid to rest with his, B.B. King affectionately named his "Lucille," and Eric Clapton borrowed one from George Harrison to play the solo on the Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps." The maker of...
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