Bullock top winner at People's Choice Awards
2014-01-09 10:41:36 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners of the 40th annual People's Choice Awards:
Movie: "Iron Man 3"
Movie actor: Johnny Depp
Movie actress: Sandra Bullock
Movie duo: Sandra Bullock and George Glooney, "Gravity"
Action movie: "Iron Man 3"
Action movie star: Robert Downey Jr.
Hudson: The emotional highlight at People's Choice
2014-01-09 10:29:23 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Hudson held back tears when she accepted the favorite humanitarian award at the 2014 People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night.
Accompanied on stage by her sister Julia Hudson, the Oscar-winning actress became choked up as she said, "My mother always taught us witho...
Phil Everly and brother were architects of harmony
2014-01-06 07:57:34 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Art Garfunkel answered the door to his Manhattan apartment holding a framed black-and-white picture of two smiling men. It was a test.
Correctly identifying Phil and Don Everly in the picture would reveal me as a journalist knowledgeable about music and the roots of Garfunkel's...
Phil Everly dies at 74; half of vocal duo the Everly Brothers
2014-01-06 07:55:52 UTC
<h3>The Everlys charted nearly three dozen hits in the late '50s and early '60s, among them 'Bye Bye Love' and 'When Will I Be Loved.' Their harmonies influenced the Beatles and Beach Boys.</h3>
Phil Everly, who with his brother, Don, made up the most revered vocal duo of the rock-music era, the...
'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco gets married
2014-01-01 23:18:31 UTC
SANTA SUSANA, Calif. (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco (KAY-lee KWOH-koh) is starting off 2014 as a Mrs.
Cuoco's representative, Melissa Kates, says the actress wed tennis pro Ryan Sweeting in a New Year's Eve ceremony at a ranch in Santa Susana, Calif.
Afterward, the 28-year-ol...
NASA responds to Beyonce's Challenger sample use
2013-12-31 23:55:28 UTC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NASA officials say the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger accident "should never be trivialized" in response to a new song from Beyonce that features an audio sample recorded just after tragedy struck.
The space agency issued a statement late Tuesday after the pop star began...
Vegas' New Year's Eve about big names, big bashes
2013-12-31 09:59:39 UTC
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City is set to ring in 2014 with big-name concerts, celebrity-hosted parties and an eight-minute rooftop fireworks display billed as the nation's largest.
John Legend is performing at Haze nightclub at Aria, Ne-Yo is welcoming the new year at Pure nightclub at Caesars Pala...
Balloting begins! Oscar nominations voting starts
2013-12-28 07:49:28 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar voters, start your ballots.
Voting begins Friday for 2014's Academy Awards nominees. Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are invited to cast secret ballots for their favorite film work from the past year until Jan. 8, 2014.
The academy is offe...
Hollywood poised for best-ever box-office year
2013-12-28 07:44:14 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever. But because of higher ticket prices, actual attendance at North American theaters remained flat after a...
Marcus “the Magnificent” Malone & Santana
2020-06-18 02:44:19 UTC
<h3>Carlos Santana Reunites With Marcus “the Magnificent” Malone</h3><p>The local news reporter for KRON4, Stanley Roberts, was filming a segment called “People Behaving Badly,” and interviewing people about illegal dumping in an Oakland neighborhood. He interviewed Marcus...
Carlos Santana Reunites With Homeless Bandmate
2020-03-30 02:55:06 UTC
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A news reporter for a San Francisco television station has reunited rock guitarist Carolos Santana with a former bandmate he hadn't seen in decades and who now lives on the streets of Oakland.
Reporter Stanley Roberts ran into percussionist Marcus "The Magnificent" Malon...
Lord Infamous, rapper with Three 6 Mafia, has died
2013-12-22 22:31:08 UTC
Groundbreaking rapper Ricky Dunigan, who rhymed under the name Lord Infamous, passed away on Friday night at his mother’s home in Memphis. He was 40 years old. The cause of death is currently unknown.
Dunigan helped form the Memphis-based rap collective Three 6 Mafia in 1991 alongside DJ Paul ...
Portrait of Farrah Fawcett belongs to Ryan O'Neal
2013-12-20 05:36:36 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For most of the last 33 years, an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett has hung in the home of her longtime lover, Ryan O'Neal, and a jury's verdict Thursday ensures that is where it will stay.
For nearly a month, O'Neal has been in a courtroom as lawyers for the Universit...
'The Voice' season 6: Shakira, Usher to return in 2014
2013-12-18 07:57:26 UTC
As speculated, Shakira and Usher will return as coaches on the NBC show "The Voice" for season 6 in spring 2014, once again replacing veteran stars Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green, the network confirmed on Tuesday, Dec. 17.
The new season, with Shakira, Usher and veteran coaches Adam Levine...
'Lawrence of Arabia' star Peter O'Toole dead at 81
2013-12-16 00:38:23 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Known on the one hand for his starring role in "Lawrence of Arabia," leading tribesmen in daring attacks across the desert wastes, and on the other for his headlong charges into drunken debauchery, Peter O'Toole was one of the most magnetic, charismatic and fun figures in British ac...
Beyonce sells 617,000 albums in 3 days on iTunes
2013-12-16 23:53:14 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce's surprise album has sold surprisingly well: Her fifth solo effort sold more than 600,000 units in its first three days, setting a record for first-week domestic digital sales.
Beyonce's self-titled album was released early Friday morning exclusively on iTunes unbeknown...
Judge finalizes divorce of Jack White, Karen Elson
2013-12-13 19:35:21 UTC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville judge has finalized the divorce between Jack White and British model and singer Karen Elson.
Court records show the final divorce agreement was signed by a judge on Nov. 26. The agreement names Elson as the primary residential parent for the couple's two chi...
'12 Years a Slave' tops SAG Awards with 4 noms
2013-12-12 08:17:49 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
John Wells' dysfunctional family adaptation "August: Osage County," w...
Van Dyke and Andrews Celebrate Mary Poppins
2013-12-10 19:08:32 UTC
Los Angeles - After earlier premieres at the London Film Festival in October and the AFI Film Fest at the Chinese Theatre in November where the original Mary Poppins premiered in 1964, Saving Mr. Banks, Walt Disney Studio’s big awards contender, finally had its official Los Angeles premiere on a ...
'Gravity,' 'Her' tie for LA Film Critics top honor
2013-12-09 00:38:05 UTC
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association split between the space odyssey "Gravity" and the futuristic romance "Her," lending no more certainty to an awards season that's so far been full of contenders.
The two films shared best picture in the awards announced Sunday by the L.A. critics, but "G...
Paris Hilton's brother assaulted at Miami party
2013-12-09 00:25:08 UTC
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the brother of socialite Paris Hilton was assaulted at a Miami Beach party.
A police report says 24-year-old Barron Hilton told authorities a man struck him in the face after the two had an argument at a party Friday in a Miami Beach home. Hilton suffer...
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis get Grammy respect
2013-12-08 01:57:30 UTC
A song about the joy of thrift shops put Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on the charts, but it's their musical attack on homophobia that's earning Grammy nominations.
When the Recording Academy revealed nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards Friday night, the hip-hop duo was named in seven categories, i...
Rush Limbaugh: Pope is preaching 'pure Marxism'
2013-12-02 18:33:28 UTC
(CNN) – Pope Francis: Successor to St. Peter ... the people's pontiff ... Marxist?
That's what conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh suggests, calling the Pope's latest document "pure Marxism."
Limbaugh blasted the pontiff on Wednesday, a day after Francis released "Evangelii Gau...
Speed a factor in crash that killed action star Paul Walker
2013-12-02 09:02:13 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker erected a makeshift memorial near the site of his fatal automobile crash, as investigators worked to determine the cause of the fiery weekend wreck that also claimed the life of his friend.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department...
Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher finalize divorce
2013-11-28 07:24:35 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are officially divorced.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon finalized the couple's split on Tuesday, roughly a year after Kutcher sought to end the couple's marriage.
Moore and Kutcher were married in September 2005 and the actress...