Award Shows

Pink to get Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at MTV VMAs

Aug 15, 2017

Pink will be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 27. The awards will be presented at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

AP Exclusive: MTV, record label debate 'Despacito' video

Aug 14, 2017

MTV says the uber-popular video for "Despacito" didn't earn a nomination at its Video Music Awards because it wasn't submitted for consideration, but Universal Music Latin Entertainment says MTV didn't ask the label to submit the video until last week.

Glen Campbell, 'Rhinestone Cowboy' singer, dies at age 81

Aug 9, 2017

Glen Campbell, 'Rhinestone Cowboy' and 'Wichita Lineman' singer, dies at age 81 in Nashville

Books And Literature

Historical thriller takes readers back to turbulent era

Aug 22, 2017

Book Review: In his World War II thriller, "The Saboteur," Andrew Gross takes readers back in time to a turbulent and terrifying era.

Game of Thrones: Can Night King win with top-down economy?

Aug 22, 2017

Game of Thrones: Can the White Walkers' command-and-control economy beat Westeros?

The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 dies

Aug 22, 2017

Authorities say two women watching the eclipse while standing on a sidewalk in Kentucky were struck by a car, and one has died

Documentaries

Princes William and Harry speak candidly about Diana's death

Aug 23, 2017

Princes William and Harry have spoken candidly about the death of their mother, Princess Diana

Ex-bodyguard: Diana would have 'loved' candid documentary

Aug 3, 2017

Princess Diana's former bodyguard says she would have loved a new documentary that included candid recordings from her about her strained marriage

BlackStar Film Festival to highlight themes of resistance

Aug 3, 2017

Filmmakers will join the national conversation about race, policing and social protest this week in Philadelphia

Movies

RZA, Lou Ferrigno, others celebrate Stan Lee's creativity

Aug 23, 2017

Stan Lee was the subject of a love fest Tuesday night that was broadcast into more than 150 movie theaters across the country

Joss Whedon's ex-wife alleges infidelity in scathing essay

Aug 22, 2017

The ex-wife of director Joss Whedon writes in a scathing essay that the filmmaker known for holding up feminist ideals "is not who he pretends to be."

Russian theater director detained in embezzlement case

Aug 22, 2017

Russia's top investigative body says it has detained one of Russia's most prominent theater directors and is pressing charges against him

Music

Billy Joel dons Star of David jacket during NYC show encore

Aug 22, 2017

Billy Joel wore a bright yellow Star of David on his black suit during an encore at Madison Square Garden

John Hiatt's daughter Lilly follows her own musical path

Aug 22, 2017

Lilly Hiatt, daughter of singer-songwriter John Hiatt, forges her own path with confessional music _ and an Eddie Vedder obsession

The Latest: Cosby jury could come from Philly area

Aug 22, 2017

A judge has delayed the start of Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial to allow his new lawyers to get up to speed on the case

Performing Arts

Russian director put under house arrest; fans see censorship

Aug 23, 2017

Moscow court puts revered theater director under house arrest on charges of embezzling $1.1 million in government funds

Thomas Meehan, Tony-winning story writer of 'Annie,' dies

Aug 22, 2017

The three-time Tony Award-winning book writer best known for transforming the Little Orphan Annie cartoon strip into the smash Broadway musical "Annie" has died

Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91

Aug 21, 2017

Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood

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