Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies at 54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley and a singer-songwriter dedicated to her father’s legacy, died Thursday after being hospitalized for a medical emergency. She…

Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies at 54

LOS ANGELES – Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley and a singer-songwriter dedicated to her father’s legacy, died Thursday after being hospitalized for a medical emergency. She…

Iconic Brazilian singer Gal Costa dies at 77

RIO DE JANEIRO – Singer Gal Costa, an icon in the Tropicalia and Brazilian popular music movements who enjoyed a nearly six-decade career, died on Wednesday. She was 77. Her…

Joanna Simon, acclaimed singer, TV correspondent, dies at 85

NEW YORK – Joanna Simon, an acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Emmy-winning TV correspondent and one of the three singing Simon sisters who include pop star Carly, has died at age 85. Simon,…

Opera singer flees Belarusian oppression to revive career

BOSTON – Ilya Silchukou was a cultural icon in his native Belarus, the lead soloist at the State Opera Bolshoi who represented his nation at official government functions at home…

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…