In a story Nov. 19 about Billy Joel receiving the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, The Associated Press reported erroneously the spelling of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's first name. The spelling is Sonia, not Sonya.
The Wichita Eagle and Kansas.com are giving away tickets to the men’s basketball game against Newman University on Sunday at Charles Koch Arena. Take our quiz and you'll be entered in a random drawing for tickets.
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.
What's being described as the most significant change in more than two decades to the way Billboard magazine calculates its album chart positions is set to kick in next week: For the first time, digital streams are to be factored in with the retail sales on which the chart has always been based.
LOS ANGELES - There's a pre-concert vibe outside the Ace Hotel theater in downtown Los Angeles, people spilling off the sidewalk into the street as they wait for the doors to open. Once inside, they jam the bar and try to be heard above the din.
There's a common shortcut teenagers can take to adulthood, and it often involves taking in some grown-up experiences or, particularly if you're a rising pop star, taking off your clothes. There are no such aims in the work of Cherry Glazerr, a fast-rising rock trio fronted by two 17-year-old students from L.A.'s posh Westside high school Wildwood.
Before the arrival of his firstborn in February, Andrew McMahon wanted to write a proper musical introduction to his daughter. Eschewing a typical love song, McMahon - a veteran pop-rock singer-songwriter and cancer survivor at 32 - was most interested in portraying "who her dad was before she arrived," warts and all.
A.C. Newman, founding member and primary songwriter in the New Pornographers, had to get a few things off his chest before he and the band could make one of the most exuberant rock albums of the year, "Brill Bruisers" (Matador).
Chicago's scrappy country-punk Bloodshot Records observes two decades in the music business trenches this year. Celebrating that benchmark, the label released the ambitious compilation "While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records" this week.