September 21, 2014


Veteran Irie FM broadcaster Ron Muschette is about to launch a World Reggae Top 20 chart countdown. The countdown will be aired during his weekly morning […]
September 20, 2014

iHeartRadio festival kicks off in Las Vegas with Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, surprise guests

LAS VEGAS _ Taylor Swift showed she could get a crowd to their feet with her new single, “Shake it Off,” but she’s not divulging any […]
September 20, 2014

NBC’s ‘The Voice’ returns for a new season Monday with Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams

By Nicole Evatt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. _ Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is […]
September 20, 2014

Actress detained by police defies calls to apologize for claiming racial profiling

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played […]
September 20, 2014

New York memorial for actress Ruby Dee features Alicia Keys and Wynton Marsalis

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a […]
September 19, 2014

Canadian singles chart adds streaming to formula, Drake should benefit

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Taylor Swift’s fizzy smash “Shake It Off” has topped the first-ever Canadian Billboard Hot 100 chart to incorporate […]
September 19, 2014

Leaders of India, Norway to appear at free Global Citizen Festival headlined by Jay Z on Sept. 27 in NYC

NEW YORK _ The leaders of India, Bangladesh, Norway and the United Nations are set to appear at the Global Citizen Festival headlined by Jay Z […]
September 19, 2014

Tracee Ellis Ross stars in ‘black ish,’ a new ABC comedy whose colour lines are blurred

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. _ Tracee Ellis Ross delivers perhaps the funniest line you’ll hear on a sitcom this fall. The […]
September 18, 2014


HOUSTON (AP) _ The trial has begun as a former West Point cadet sues Patti LaBelle for allegedly telling her bodyguard to beat him up at […]
September 18, 2014

12 years after ‘Training Day,’ Washington and Fuqua ride again in ‘The Equalizer’

By Jake Coyle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TORONTO _ It’s been a dozen years since Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua rode the corrupt Det. Alonzo Harris […]
September 18, 2014

Guild study: Women, minority directors largely shut out of TV series work in unchanged pattern

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly […]
September 18, 2014

Dwyane Wade says Stern helped usher in his fashion style; says being flamboyant in dress is OK

By Rob Merrill THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ David Stern might be responsible for the fashionable basketball players in the NBA _ well, at least […]