Pop singer Shakira to face trial over tax fraud in Spain

BARCELONA – A Spanish judge on Tuesday approved a trial for Colombian pop singer Shakira on charges of tax fraud. Spanish prosecutors accused the entertainer in 2018 of failing to…

Hollywood intersection to be dedicated to late singer Sumac

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A Hollywood intersection will be dedicated Thursday as Yma Sumac Square in honor of the record-setting Peruvian singer and one of the best known performers of…

Boyle Heights street renamed in honor of singer

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A street east of Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights has been renamed for Mexican musician Vicente “Chente” Fernández, who sold more than 50 million albums worldwide and…

Singer uses music to call attention to social issues

LOS ANGELES — Every song Nancy Sánchez sings is inspired by her own life. “I truly believe that everybody has a story to tell, everybody has a unique experience,” Sánchez…

Delfonics lead singer William ‘Poogie’ Hart dead at 77

NEW YORK – William “Poogie” Hart, a founder of the Grammy-winning trio the Delfonics who helped write and sang a soft lead tenor on such classic “Sound of Philadelphia” ballads…

Things to do in Orlando, June 22-28: The Masked Singer Live!, Hot in the City Makers Market, Florida Music Conference | Things to Do | Orlando

Our selections of the best stuff to do this week. Friday-Saturday, June 24-25Florida Music ConferenceThe Florida Music Festival had an unmatched 18-year run as Orlando’s flagship music festival and conference.…

Singer Nick Cave confirms son Jethro Lazenby has died at 31

CANBERRA – Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave has confirmed the death of his son Jethro Lazenby at age 31. “With much sadness, I can confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed…

Ranchera singer to help kick off Dodgers home opener

LOS ANGELES — With every note he belts out, Julian Torres isn’t just sharing his powerful voice but his culture. Inspired by his father, who is also a singer, he…

Country music singer Jeff Carson dies in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music singer and songwriter Jeff Carson, who scored hits with “Not On Your Love,” and “The Car” before becoming a police officer, has died in Tennessee,…

Singer Traci Braxton of ‘Braxton Family Values’ dies at 50

NEW YORK – Singer Traci Braxton, who was featured with her family in the reality television series “Braxton Family Values,” died at age 50 on Saturday. Her sister, Toni, and…