November 13, 2014

No joke: In ages old ceremony, City of London makes actor Morgan Freeman a freeman

LONDON _ The City of London has given Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman the Freedom of the City award. The time-honoured ceremony makes Freeman a freeman in […]
November 13, 2014

Rihanna, Metallica energize huge crowd at Veterans Day concert on National Mall

By Ben Nuckols THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Military veterans and active-duty service members were among the swarm of music fans who packed the National Mall […]
November 13, 2014

CHRIS BROWN, TREY SONGZ, TYGA ANNOUNCE TOUR

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Trey Songz jokes the backstage area might be more exciting than onstage some nights on the “Between the Sheets” tour with Chris […]
November 12, 2014

AMERICAN IDOL – RANDY JACKSON

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Randy Jackson is leaving “American Idol.” Word of his departure comes from Fox and the company that produces the singing competition. His […]
November 12, 2014

NICKI MINAJ APOLOGIZES FOR “ONLY” VIDEO IMAGERY

UNDATED (AP) _ Nicki Minaj is apologizing after a Jewish group complained her video for “Only” evokes Nazi imagery. The Anti-Defamation League had issued a statement […]
November 12, 2014

BIG BANK HANK OF SUGARHILL GANG DIES

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) _ Big Bank Hank of Sugarhill Gang has died. Funeral director Aree Booker of Eternity Funeral Services in Englewood, New Jersey, confirms Hank […]
November 11, 2014

COMMON WILL HOST FURNITURE-DESIGNING SHOW

NEW YORK (AP) _ Spike TV will run a reality series about a furniture design competition and the host will be Common. “Framework” will premiere January […]
November 11, 2014

ICE-T WILL RIDE WITH DOGS IN VETERANS DAY PARADE

NEW YORK (AP) _ Ice-T will pay tribute to the four-footed members of the military today. He will appear on a float with military dogs and […]
November 10, 2014

YUNG BERG DROPPED FROM “LOVE AND HIP-HOP HOLLYWOOD”

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ VH1 has fired Yung Berg from the show “Love and Hip-Hop Hollywood.” VH1 says in a statement the termination comes in connection […]
November 10, 2014

STEVIE WONDER DENIES HE’S GOING TO BE A DAD TO TRIPLETS

NEW YORK (AP) _ Contrary to what you may have heard, Stevie Wonder is not having triplets. Wonder himself told the audience at his New York […]
November 10, 2014

Maureen O’Hara, Harry Belafonte, Hayao Miyazaki, Jean Claude Carriere accept early Oscars

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ The first Oscar statuettes of the season were presented Saturday night at the film academy’s Governors Awards. […]
November 8, 2014

James Earl Jones to receive Voice Icon Award; reflects on characters he voiced during career

By John Carucci THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   NEW YORK _ James Earl Jones will be recognized this weekend for his voiceover career. The 83-year old actor […]
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