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Grammy-winning 1970s soul singer Betty Wright dies at 66

MIAMI (AP) - Betty Wright, the Grammy-winning soul singer and songwriter whose influential 1970s hits included “Clean Up Woman" and “Where is the Love,”...

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Rosalía rule at pre-Grammy Spotify gig

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lizzo screamed at the top of her lungs, Lil Nas X brought out Billy Ray Cyrus for “Old Town Road”...

‘Lemonade’ by Beyoncé is named the AP’s album of the decade

NEW YORK (AP) - The top 15 albums of the decade by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu:1. Beyoncé, “Lemonade”: At the beginning of...

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ is named AP’s album of the decade

NEW YORK (AP) - The top 15 albums of the decade by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu:1. Beyoncé, “Lemonade”: At the beginning of...

The First Finale: Stevie Wonder in the 70s – Part 2

At the Grammy Awards in 1976, Paul Simon would walk up to the stage to accept his award for album of the year (received...

Music Of My Mind: Stevie Wonder in the 70s – Part...

There’s never been quite a musical run like Stevie Wonder had in the 70s. From 1972 to 1976 Wonder released five albums, all of...

The eternal summer of the 70s: a retrospective of forgotten music

Maybe it’s just me, but I seem to have an image of a shirtless Ned Doheny stuck in my head. If that name doesn’t...

Kool & The Gang to be honored with Marian Anderson Award

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Funk-soul band Kool & The Gang is being honored with an award named for pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson.Kool & The...

Music history: Today in 1970 “War” by Edwin Starr battles for...

Today in music history, soul singer Edwin Starr's most famous single, "War" began a three-week run at No. 1. The year was 1970. The...

The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

NEW YORK (AP) - The clarity and the command. The daring and the discipline. The thrill of her voice and the truth of her...