June 18, 2015

A look at the new and returning shows hitting TV this summer

By Bill Brioux THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Remember when summer was the time to turn the TV off? This year, between the networks, cable and […]
June 18, 2015

NBC’s new anchor Lester Holt a familiar face to NBC viewers

By David Bauder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ While Lester Holt’s ascension to full-time anchor of NBC’s “Nightly News” came as a result of Brian […]
June 18, 2015

US appeals court in Virginia reinstates songwriters’ copyright lawsuit against Bieber, Usher

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ A federal appeals court has reinstated a $10 million lawsuit claiming Justin Bieber and Usher copied parts of a song written by two […]
June 18, 2015

The stereotype busting teen movie ‘Dope’ moves to the beat of a new generation

By Jake Coyle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CANNES, France _ “Dope” began in the ears of Rick Famuyiwa. The Los Angeles filmmaker was listening to Kendrick Lamar, […]
June 17, 2015

Guess Who rocker Randy Bachman says he’ll write with anyone, anywhere

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Randy Bachman is open for business. Though the 71-year-old Winnipeg native will receive a lifetime achievement honour at […]
June 17, 2015

KILLER MIKE

ATLANTA (AP) _ Killer Mike jumped into the Georgia legislative race only to find out he’s ineligible to do that. Killer Mike had asked fans on […]
June 17, 2015

JASON DERULO

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Jason Derulo jokes he invented dance video games, then he gets spanked while playing the very game he’s been helping to develop. […]
June 17, 2015

WIZ KHALIFA

EL PASO, Tex. (AP) _ Wiz Khalifa has paid a five-hundred dollar fine after pleading guilty to drug possession. The El Paso Times reports Khalifa was […]
June 16, 2015

JANET JACKSON PLANS TOUR

NEW YORK (AP) _ Janet Jackson will spend the fall on stage. Jackson has announced a tour beginning August 31st in Vancouver. Her new album comes […]
June 16, 2015

Taraji P. Henson discusses success of the TV show ‘Empire’ & her character Cookie Lyon

By Luqman Adeniyi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Taraji P. Henson is on a mission: To take her brand global following the success of Fox’s […]
June 16, 2015

Drake, Buffy Sainte Marie, New Pornographers nominated for Polaris Music Prize

TORONTO _ Former winners Patrick Watson and Caribou are once again in the running for the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize. Records from perennial nominees Drake, Joel […]
June 16, 2015

WHITE HOUSE: PRINCE WHO?

WASHINGTON (AP) _ It seems like everyone who saw Prince perform at the White House this weekend was talking about it on social media, except for […]
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