September 8, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The Weeknd’s new album makes a big debut on the Billboard 200 album chart. “Beauty Behind The Madness” has sold 412,000 units […]
September 7, 2015

Filmmaker Tyler Perry donates $200,000 to build home for Tanzania children with albinism

ATLANTA – Tyler Perry recently met with a group of Tanzanian children with albinism who are living in a home the filmmaker helped fund. Perry representative […]
September 6, 2015

Beyonce offers themes of female empowerment at Made In America festival in Philadelphia

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ Beyonce sang her usual hits, changed multiple times and hit high notes at the Budweiser Made In America […]
September 4, 2015

Maya Angelou’s art collection is headed to NY auction; it includes quilt commissioned by Oprah

By Ula Ilnytzky THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP)_ The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is heading to a New […]
September 4, 2015

EDM act Major Lazer has global song of the summer, while The Weeknd owns summer in US

NASHVILLE (AP)_ Spotify has named EDM act Major Lazer’s “Lean On” as the global song of the summer. The thumping, bass-heavy song featuring M? and DJ […]
September 4, 2015

First time actor impresses in ‘Beasts of No Nation’; Tucci enjoys his food

VENICE, Italy (AP) _ The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here’s what […]
September 4, 2015

Jennifer Hudson, George Takei and Bruce Willis are the highlights of new Broadway season

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The new Broadway season hasn’t yet started in earnest and already there’s a front-runner for the Tony […]
September 4, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ An organization that sponsored two anti-cigarette ads during the M-T-V Video Music Awards is blasting M-T-V for the show’s many marijuana references. […]
September 2, 2015

A longtime collaborator, Ruby Amanfu takes a deep dive into covers in solo spotlight

By Kristin M. Hall THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE _ Ruby Amanfu knows how to share the stage, but during a recent dinner party in Nashville, Tennessee, […]
September 2, 2015

Concert goers injured after crowd rushes stage at music festival; 10 12 people are injured

TEMPE, Ariz. _ Ten to 12 people were injured after a crowd rushed a stage during a music festival Saturday night at a park near the […]
September 2, 2015

‘Concussion’ director defends film, says no compromises were made for NFL

By Jake Coyle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theatres, the Will Smith football […]
September 2, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ Rihanna says work on her new album is going great and she can’t wait to finish it. If she puts it out […]