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Stories with person: Taylor Swift
  • New sports uniforms level the playing field for Muslim girls story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-01-15 12:19 pm

    MINNEAPOLIS - Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs, lacrosse sticks and boxing gloves. Finally, the big reveal: the Lady Warriors community traveling basketball team takes the stage in their cardinal red uniforms.

  • Retired construction worker spends weekends singing karaoke 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 10:10 am

    CASPER, Wyoming - It was just after 8 on a Saturday night and Tom Nolasco was right where he wanted to be.

  • Vance Joy builds US momentum while opening for Taylor Swift 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 8:55 am

    ATLANTA - Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy - still riding the wave of success of his double platinum single, "Riptide" - has two things working in his favor these days. First, he pens very catchy songs with heartfelt lyrics.

  • Marriott, Universal Music form partnership 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 8:37 am

    NEW YORK - Marriott is getting into the music business, so to speak.

  • Marriott, Universal Music form partnership 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 8:26 am

    NEW YORK - Marriott is getting into the music business, so to speak.

  • Independents line up behind Apple Music 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 2:34 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Several independent music label groups, including those representing Adele, Arcade Fire and Radiohead, say they can now support Apple Music after Apple reversed a decision not to pay royalties during the 90-day free trial period and adjusted other terms.

  • Apple's decision to pay artists a win for indies, Swift 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 11:28 am

    NEW YORK - Independent record label founder Allen Kovac had planned to remove the music by his artists from iTunes a week ahead of the launch of Apple Music.

  • Apple's about-face reveals cracks in music industry story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 8:14 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry.

  • James Taylor: Streaming businesses should pay artists half story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 3:57 pm

    NEW YORK - James Taylor is OK with the booming streaming music business, but he believes artists deserve 50 percent of the profits.

  • Budget plan has governor's job creation tools, but no toll 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 1:58 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The House Finance Committee is poised to unveil a budget plan that has the job creation tools the governor wants, but not the toll she proposed on large commercial vehicles to fund bridge repairs.