Shelton, Bryan returning as hosts of ACM Awards
2013-12-02 19:00:34 UTC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are returning as hosts of the next year's Academy of Country Music Awards.
The country music stars teamed up last year and things went so well they're coming back for the April 6 awards at th...
Speed a factor in crash that killed action star Paul Walker
2013-12-02 09:02:13 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker erected a makeshift memorial near the site of his fatal automobile crash, as investigators worked to determine the cause of the fiery weekend wreck that also claimed the life of his frie...
Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher finalize divorce
2013-11-28 07:24:35 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are officially divorced.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon finalized the couple's split on Tuesday, roughly a year after Kutcher sought to end the couple's marriage.
Moore and Kutc...
Alec Baldwin blames gay activists for US show being pulled
2013-11-27 06:28:08 UTC
Actor, who reportedly called photographer a 'cocksucking fag', acknowledged he had to take some responsibility.
The actor Alec Baldwin has blamed "the fundamentalist wing of gay advocacy" for the decision by MSNBC, the US cable news channel, to...
Marine Vacth: 'Nudity is a costume too'
2013-11-25 07:29:03 UTC
The English title of the film that launches Marine Vacth as a screen star is Young & Beautiful, which is undeniably an accurate description of the Paris-born model turned actor. But the original French Jeune & jolie, a knowing nod to a now-defunct...
BBC plans birthday bash as 'Doctor Who' turns 50
2013-11-21 19:39:00 UTC
LONDON (AP) — "Doctor Who" is turning 50. So what do you get a time-traveling, galaxy-hopping hero who has everything?
Plenty of new time and space on the airwaves.
The BBC is throwing a broadcasting blowout for the sci-fi show, which began ...
486,750 sign petition to ban an American TV star from South Africa
2013-11-23 22:07:07 UTC
The petition, launched by Cape Town resident Elan Burman, includes a letter addressed to Director General Mkuseli Apleni and other South African officials.
"She is an absolute contradiction to the culture of conservation this country prides its...
Jolie, Martin moved to tears at Governors Awards
2013-11-17 09:39:33 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were moved to tears at the film academy's fifth annual Governors Awards.
Each of the entertainers accepted honorary Oscar statuettes Saturday at a private dinner at the Hollywo...
Bon Jovi, Strait take home Billboard touring wins
2013-11-15 07:38:09 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Road titan Bon Jovi has won top honors at the Billboard Touring Awards and George Strait has been named the 2013 Legend of Live.
Bon Jovi took the top tour award as the highest-grossing tour and the top draw award as the best-se...
Tina Turner and other famous Americans who gave up citizenship
2013-11-14 08:03:28 UTC
What’s citizenship got to do with it? Tina Turner is just one in a long line of folks who have turned their back on the blue passport.
This item just in via an “activity” report from the U.S. Embassy in Bern, Switzerland, headlined “Soul Legend...
Alleged Alec Baldwin stalker found in contempt
2013-11-13 18:47:38 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Before her trial even concluded, Alec Baldwin's accused stalker was ordered to jail for 30 days Wednesday after a series of courtroom outbursts got her declared in contempt of court.
After Genevieve Sabourin's days of sobs, gasp...
Wahlberg shoots down Kardashian comparison
2013-11-13 08:37:48 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mark Wahlberg says his family won't be the new Kardashians.
Wahlberg will appear in a new unscripted A&E series about family-owned restaurant Wahlburgers alongside his mother and brothers Donnie and Paul. But the actor and pr...
Lady Gaga unveils 'flying dress' at NY album fete
2013-11-11 18:39:46 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga's album sales are already stratospheric, so why not her evening wear?
The "Applause" singer unveiled a high-tech, white vehicle she bills as the world's first flying dress. The contraption lifted her up inside a mammot...
'What a total star!' Simon Cowell gushes over Amira Willighagen, 9, as she wows the Holland's Got Talent panel with a flawless operatic rendition
2013-11-11 18:38:27 UTC
<h3>Had more than ten million views on YouTube after being posted last Saturday
Taught herself to sing after watching videos online with her brother
Performed a flawless rendition of Puccini's O Mio Babbino Caro from the opera Gianni Schicch...
Miley Cyrus twerks at MTV Europe Music Awards
2013-11-10 21:36:17 UTC
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Miley Cyrus opened MTV's Europe Music Awards with her hit song "We Can't Stop" — while wearing a space-themed silver spandex suit and twerking with a female dwarf.
To the delight of the crowd in Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome, Cyrus fi...
Viral Video Chart: Morgan Freeman, Miley Cyrus and One Direction
2013-11-08 09:14:05 UTC
Robert De Niro puts his own spin on Wrecking Ball, The Simpsons tackle The Hobbit and Pentatonix sing Beyoncé
Our theme this week is youth and we start with some of the greatest veterans of the silver screen reading the words of some of the mos...
Kanye West pleads not guilty in battery case
2013-11-08 08:21:38 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor battery and attempted grand theft in a case filed over a scuffle with a celebrity photographer earlier this year.
Attorney Blair Berk entered the plea on the rapper's behalf Th...
Swedish cinemas launch feminist movie rating
2013-11-06 11:04:56 UTC
STOCKHOLM (AP) — You expect movie ratings to tell you whether a film contains nudity, sex, profanity or violence. Now movie theaters in equality-minded Sweden are introducing a new rating to highlight gender bias, or rather the absence of it.
British actor says playing Mandela was a gift
2013-11-04 17:30:10 UTC
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — British actor Idris Elba says he wanted to capture the spirit of Nelson Mandela, not impersonate him, while playing the role of the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader in a film.
Elba said Monday that ac...
A man's perspective on why engagement rings are a joke
2013-11-03 07:50:44 UTC
'A diamond is forever' is genius marketing with no basis in relationship reality. My love isn't proportional to a ring size.
Most of us are adult enough to know magic doesn't exist. And yet we're the same species that thinks fat rings are fairy...
New York stops to listen as Lou Reed's public memorial floods city with music
2013-11-15 07:17:21 UTC
<h3>Crowd gathers on chilly day at Lincoln Center to pay tribute to musician with 'just Lou's voice, guitar music and songs'</h3>
The distorted opening chords of Lou Reed’s The Blue Mask blasted at concert volumes in a space better known for cl...
Underwood will star on live TV in 'Sound of Music'
2013-10-23 08:53:46 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — The end of the year looks busy for Carrie Underwood, and she couldn't be happier.
The six-time Grammy winning singer will host the Country Music Association Awards for the sixth time. You can see her every week singing the openi...
Lady Gaga – Do What U Want (Feat R Kelly): new music
2013-10-23 09:32:23 UTC
Let us know what you think of the latest song to emerge from Gaga's forthcoming album.
Lady Gaga has made a new track available via iTunes and YouTube. Do What U Want (feet R Kelly) appears on Gaga's album Artpop, due to be released on 11 Novem...
Kate Middleton Looks Amazing Three Months After Baby's Birth
2013-10-18 18:45:57 UTC
Kate Middleton is having a ball! On Friday, Oct. 18, three months after giving birth to Prince George, her first child with husband Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge attended a SportsAid Athlete Workshop at the Copper Box in London's Queen ...
Julia Louis-Dreyfus: 'Discomfort is a very underrated feeling'
2013-10-18 09:20:41 UTC
The sweet, sixtysomething couple in pastel leisurewear are curious about the room next to theirs in this Santa Monica beachfront hotel. There have been a lot of comings and goings all day. "So much activity!" the woman chuckles to me while her hus...