1. R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on Sept. 17, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for using his R&B superstardom to subject young fans to systematic sexual abuse
  2. Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot performs during St. Pete Pride's concert on Friday.
  3. Dolly Parton, shown in this 2019 photo, is donating $1 million to pediatric infectious disease research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
  4. Toby Keith said on Twitter that he was diagnosed with stomach cancer in the fall.
  5. Britney Spears and Sam Asghari appear at the Los Angeles premiere of "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" on July 22, 2019. Spears has married her longtime partner Sam Asghari at a Southern California ceremony that came months after the pop superstar won her freedom from a court conservatorship. Asghari’s representative Brandon Cohen confirmed the couple’s nuptials.
  6. Chris Brown appears at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. The owner of a pet breeding business in Florida was sentenced Wednesday to five years of probation, including eight months of home confinement, and ordered to pay a $90,000 fine for illegally selling a capuchin monkey to a celebrity in Los Angeles. A federal indictment doesn't name the celebrity, but key details match an Associated Press report that wildlife agents seized singer Chris Brown’s pet monkey after serving a search warrant on his Los Angeles home in early January 2018.
  7. In this Nov. 6, 2006, file photo, Johnny Van Zant, left, arrives with his brother Donnie, at the 40th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. The Florida house where Lynyrd Skynyrd rock legends Ronnie, Donnie and Johnny Van Zant grew up is on the market for $629,000.
  8. Andy Fletcher of the band Depeche Mode performs in concert during their "Global Spirit Tour" at the Capital One Arena, Sept. 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Fletcher, keyboardist for British synth pop giants Depeche Mode for more than 40 years, has died at age 60. Depeche Mode announced the death of founding member Fletcher on its official social media pages. A person close to the band said Fletcher died Thursday.
  9. Grammy-nominated performer Phoebe Bridgers took her sold out Reunion tour to Ybor City's Cuban Club on Tuesday, May 24.
  10. In this Sept. 11, 20201, photo, Rod Wave arrives on stage during his SoulFly tour concert at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. The domestic battery charge against St. Petersburg rapper Rod Wave, whose legal name is Rodarius Marcell Green, has been dropped, according to a filing from the the state attorney's office in the 9th judicial circuit.
  11. Taylor Swift speaks during a graduation ceremony for New York University at Yankee Stadium in New York on Wednesday.
  12. Russian punk band Pussy Riot, shown here in 2012 after the band first came to the attention of Russian authorities when they performed a scandalous protest song in Moscow’s Christ the Saviour Cathedral in 2012. Lead musician Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, in the blue mask, is the only member of the collective confirmed for the June 24 concert for St. Pete Pride.
  13. In this Aug. 1, 2021, photo, Young Thug performs on day four of the Lollapalooza Music Festival at Grant Park in Chicago. The Atlanta rapper, whose name is Jeffrey Lamar Williams, was arrested Monday in Georgia on conspiracy to violate the state's RICO act and street gang charges, according to jail records.
  14. Dolly Parton performs in concert on July 31, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Parton has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
  15. St. Petersburg rapper Rod Wave, whose real name is Rodarius Marcell Green, was booked into the Pinellas County Jail early Monday morning.
  16. Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats performed at 97X Next Big Thing on Dec. 1, 2018 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa.
  17. A screenshot from Old Dominion's Instagram. The band played a pop-up show in Ybor City at Crowbar Thursday. Kenny Chesney joined.
  18. Crowds wait at Rod Wave's gas giveaway event at the Sunoco Gas Station on 34th Street S on Saturday in St. Petersburg. The rap star and St. Pete native gifted $25,000 worth of gas to his hometown.
  19. Jon Batiste is seen in the audience before going on stage to accept the award for best music video for "Freedom" at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas.
  20. A view of the red carpet at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas.
  21. Billie Eilish appears at the world premiere of "'No Time To Die" in London on Sept. 28, 2021.  Eilish is nominated for seven Grammy Awards.
  22. Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters performs at Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival at The Park at Harlinsdale on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Franklin, Tenn. Hawkins, the longtime drummer for the rock band Foo Fighters, has died, according to reports. He was 50.
  23. Feb. 14• Music News
    Sting will present "My Songs" May 21 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa.
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