NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country group Lady A, which dropped the word "Antebellum," from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed as Lady A for years.
Thursday, July 09, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon handed in the book they had toiled on for eight years -- a satirical "anti-memoir" about Carrey's life but with increasingly extreme flights of absurdity -- to Sonny Mehta, the late Knopf publisher said he would put it out as a novel. Carrey a…
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Since contracting COVID-19 in March, Tom Hanks has been, by most measures, busy. He and his wife, Rita Wilson, flew home after recuperating in Australia, where he had been shooting Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley film. He hosted a from-home episode of "Saturday Night Live," an…
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When Denise Richards returned to the set of CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" last week after the pandemic shutdown filming for three months, a detailed, specific plan was in place to keep everyone safe.
Monday, July 06, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with "Devil Went Down to Georgia," has died at 83.
Friday, July 03, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Grammy-winning country singer Kacey Musgraves and her musician-husband, Ruston Kelly, have filed for divorce.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress Christina Ricci has filed for divorce Thursday from her husband of seven years and is asking for sole custody of their son.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Vanilla Ice has indefinitely postponed a Texas concert that drew fierce criticism due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Harvey Weinstein and his former studio's board have reached a nearly $19 million settlement with dozens of his sexual misconduct accusers, New York state's attorney general and lawyers in a class-action lawsuit said Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
A tell-all book by President Donald Trump's niece cannot be published until a judge decides the merits of claims by the president's brother that its publication would violate a pact among family members, a judge said Tuesday.
Monday, June 29, 2020
LONDON (AP) -- The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives.
Friday, June 26, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kanye West is bringing his Yeezy brand to Gap.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- With cries for equality and justice ringing in the streets, a petition drive to rescue a canceled television series may seem inconsequential.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The couch is still in storage, but the morning team on "Fox & Friends" returned for the first time Monday to the midtown Manhattan studio vacated in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Comedian D.L. Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing onstage during a performance in Nashville.
Monday, June 22, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Singer and actor Harry Connick Jr. has spent a lot of his life on tour buses and traveling from city to city, but even when the pandemic shut down the country, he couldn't sit still.
Friday, June 19, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The nation's largest movie theater chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a target on social media for saying it would defer to local governments on the issue.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Raven-Symone says she's single no longer.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Drake is the leading nominee at the 2020 BET Awards, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary later this month.
NEW YORK (AP) -- John Legend has formed a musical version of The Avengers to help his new album marvel.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jimmy Kimmel will host the first major Hollywood awards ceremony of the coronavirus pandemic -- but just how the Emmys will be held remains cloudy.
Monday, June 15, 2020
For the fourth time in its history, the Oscars are being postponed. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network said Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards will now be held April 25, 2021, eight weeks later than originally planned because of the pandemic's eff…
Friday, June 12, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country superstar Garth Brooks is holding a concert that will be played at 300 drive-in theaters in June across the country.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Grammy-winning country group Lady Antebellum is changing its name to Lady A, with members saying they are regretful and embarrassed for not taking into consideration the word's associations with slavery.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Recording Academy is making changes to several Grammy Awards categories, including the often-debated best new artist title, and having nomination review committee members sign disclosure forms to prevent conflicts of interest.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Best-selling author Emily Giffin is apologizing for recent negative comments she made about Meghan Markle.
Monday, June 08, 2020
Believe it or not, a lot of new films have been released since movie theaters were shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic -- and a lot of good films.
Friday, June 05, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Gabrielle Union filed a complaint Thursday with the state of California against NBC and the producers of "America's Got Talent," the latest move in a fight over her allegations that she was fired for objecting to an on-set environment that tolerated racism.
Thursday, June 04, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country stars highlighted the heroic work of citizens and communities around the country who were coming together to help each other in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic during the "CMT Celebrates Our Heroes" TV special.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Six of America's late-night television comedy hosts -- five of them white men -- turned serious after the nation's weekend of unrest following the death of George Floyd to suggest they and others need to do more than talk about racism.
Tuesday, June 02, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The funny papers this Sunday will have more than laughs.
Monday, June 01, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not the first time that Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" has been freshly urgent, but Lee's 1989 film has again found blistering relevance in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Friday, May 29, 2020
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Prince William has admitted he's found being a parent overwhelming at times and that the "life-changing" experience of having children brought back the trauma he experienced following the death of his mother, Princess Diana.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- When country singer Kip Moore wasn't performing, he was traveling the world to places like Iceland and Costa Rica looking for the next great wave to surf, or a cliff to climb or a remote trail to hike. But when the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Georgia-born globetrot…
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The state of California filed a lawsuit Tuesday against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series "Criminal Minds," alleging that the show's cinematographer engaged in rampant sexual misconduct against crew members for years.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
LONDON (AP) -- J.K. Rowling is publishing a new story called "The Ickabog," which will be free to read online to help entertain children and families stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Friday, May 22, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- After co-writing the best-selling adult novel of 2018, Bill Clinton and James Patterson have teamed up for another political thriller.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Norma McCorvey loved the limelight. Better known as "Jane Roe," her story was at the center of the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide. At first she was an abortion rights advocate, but, in a twist, she became a born-again Christian in 19…
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Daytime Emmy Awards are skipping a theater ceremony because of the coronavirus but the honors will be presented on a TV broadcast.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Beyonce has been added to the list of guest speakers for YouTube's virtual commencement ceremony that will also feature the Obamas.
Monday, May 18, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Elvis Presley's Graceland says it will reopen Thursday after it shut down tours and exhibits due to the new coronavirus outbreak.
Friday, May 15, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country star Keith Urban is used to playing massive stages full of lights, speakers and screens in front of tens of thousands of screaming fans, but his latest gig was mostly just him and two other musicians playing on a flatbed truck in front of about 125 cars.
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS All Access is bringing back Spock for its third full live action show in the "Star Trek" universe, ordering a new series set in the years before Capt. James T. Kirk helmed the U.S.S. Enterprise.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- In 2014, songmaster Dr. Luke had logged his 16th No. 1 with Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," solidifying his place as pop music's reigning prince of hits, a throne that could only be challenged by one another person -- his mentor Max Martin. He seemed unstoppable.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The new Amazon series about everyday people who are making an impact in the fight against the coronavirus is getting an assist of its own -- from Kevin Hart and Nick Jonas.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The character Beverly Goldberg on ABC's hit comedy series "The Goldbergs" can elicit laughter before she even speaks, thanks to the over-the-top outfits that are a love letter to the mother of the show's creator and to 1980s fashion.
Monday, May 11, 2020
This week comes an encouragement to go way back to watch a great movie -- all the way to 1926. Buster Keaton's "The General" is considered ahead-of-its-time and it counts Quentin Tarantino as a fan.
Friday, May 08, 2020
A federal judge refused Friday to dismiss charges against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and other prominent parents accused of cheating the college admissions process, siding with prosecutors who denied that investigators had fabricated evidence.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The History channel says former President Bill Clinton will help shape and be a part of an upcoming documentary series on the American presidency.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sports Illustrated is branching out into movies and television.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Tom Hanks says graduates of an Ohio university that named a film center after him are "the chosen ones."