March 23, 2015

‘Scandal’ actress Kerry Washington, German director Roland Emmerich among GLAAD honorees

By Mike Cidoni Lennox THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. _ Actress Kerry Washington, director Roland Emmerich, the film “The Imitation Game” and television shows “Transparent” […]
March 23, 2015

Women accusing Cosby of sex assault respond to his motion to dismiss their defamation suit

By Mark Pratt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON _ Three women who allege Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago say in a court filing that he […]
March 23, 2015

Q&A: John Legend on race, Common’s backlash, Sam Smith collab, ‘Blurred Lines’ and SXSW

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ John Legend says he’s concerned that the “Blurred Lines” verdict could set a scary precedent for artists […]
March 23, 2015

R&B singer Chris Brown finally puts Rihanna attack in rear view mirror after 6 years

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Chris Brown has finally put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him, at least legally. Superior Court […]
March 21, 2015

Fox’s ‘Empire’ ends a record setting first season run with 17.6 million viewers

By David Bauder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ With a standard-setting finale to its first season reaching 17.6 million viewers, Fox’s music business drama “Empire” […]
March 21, 2015

Snoop Dogg says he’s developing HBO series, talks Willie Nelson during keynote address at SXSW

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ Snoop Dogg has cleaned up his image from gangster rapper to multi-format entertainer, but he’s looking to […]
March 20, 2015

SUGE KNIGHT-BAIL HEARING

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suge (SHUG) Knight is due at a bail hearing today in Los Angeles. But prosecutors are giving the judge an earful about […]
March 20, 2015

SALES OF “BLURRED LINES” MAY TEMPORARILY BE HALTED

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you don’t already have a copy of the song “Blurred Lines,” soon you might not be able to buy it. Marvin […]
March 20, 2015

PHARRELL WILLIAMS GETS HAPPY TODAY AND SO SHOULD YOU

NEW YORK (AP) — Today is the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness, and the man right in the middle of it all is “Happy” singer […]
March 20, 2015

R&B singer The Weeknd, in sultry mood, performs at YouTube concert during South by Southwest

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ The Weeknd was in a sultry mood at the South by Southwest festival. The R&B singer performed […]
March 20, 2015

IGGY AZALEA HAS TIME SHE DIDN’T KNOW SHE HAD

AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) — The gift of time fell into Iggy Azalea’s lap. Azalea postponed her tour to the fall for production reasons. She says she […]
March 20, 2015

RUSSELL SIMMONS PLANS HIP-HOP MUSICAL

NEW YORK (AP) — Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons is looking to conquer a new frontier: Broadway. Simmons is producing a stage musical celebrating hip-hop […]
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