Singer Taylor Swift, shown in 2018, says she may not perform at the American Music Awards because the men who own her old recordings won’t allow her

Swift says AMAs performance in jeopardy over music dispute

Taylor Swift said Thursday that she may not perform at the American Music Awards and may have to put other projects including a forthcoming Netflix documentary on hold because the men who own her old recordings won't allow her to play her songs.

Tense TV: CNN's Blitzer asks Kellyanne Conway about husband

November 14
Wolf Blitzer and Kellyanne Conway.
Kellyanne Conway told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counselor to respond to her husband's criticism of President Donald Trump on television.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' star answers call to adopt 2 abandoned pit bulls

November 14
Dave Bautista
A Florida animal shelter sent out a desperate plea after someone had abandoned two pit bull dogs. But volunteers never expected the post would catch the attention of "Guardians of the Galaxy" actor Dave Bautista.
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Pierce Brosnan's sons named Golden Globe Awards ambassadors

Pierce Brosnan's sons have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony.
National
November 14

In DC, face scans peg a lawmaker - and a long-dead singer

Privacy advocates who strapped cameras to their heads and walked around Capitol Hill Thursday say Amazon's facial recognition technology successfully recognized a congressman - but also claimed to spot singer Roy Orbison, who died in 1988.
Music
November 13

The Latest: Garth Brooks wins CMA's Entertainer of the Year

The Latest on the 2019 Country Music Association Awards, being presented Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena (all times local):
Celebrities
November 13

Jury recommends death for man guilty of killing 2 officers

Jurors have recommended the death penalty for a Florida man convicted of fatally shooting two police officers.
Celebrities
November 13
Actress Jane Fonda was arrested at the Capitol during a climate change protest in Washington, D.C.

At 81, Jane Fonda still protesting

The actress is staging weekly Fire Drill Fridays to fight inaction on climate change.
Celebrities
November 13

Maya Angelou, RuPaul among California Hall of Fame class

Author Maya Angelou and performer RuPaul are among the inductees for the next class of California Hall of Fame.
Music
November 13
Placido Domingo performs during a concert in Szeged, Hungary.

Domingo to sing at 100th anniversary Salzburg Festival

Plácido Domingo is scheduled to sing two concert performances in Verdi's "I Vespri Siciliani (The Sicilian Vespers)" next summer as part of the 100th anniversary…
Music
November 13

Rapper Kodak Black gets prison sentence in weapons case

Rapper Kodak Black was sentenced Wednesday to more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May.
Music
November 13

BMI honors Dwight Yoakam, top country songwriters

Country music singer, songwriter and actor Dwight Yoakam was honored by performing rights organization BMI for his trailblazing and highly unique style of California country rock.
Celebrities
November 13
FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin speaks at a rally in Montgomery, Ala. An appeals court has r

Sarah Palin says she learned of divorce plans from husband's attorney

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told a Christian broadcaster she learned her husband was seeking a divorce in an email from his attorney.
Music
November 13

New award to honor arts and activism named after Lena Horne

The venerated Times Square concert venue The Town Hall has created a new award to honor arts and activism, a prize to be named after Lena Horne.
Music
November 12
FILE - This Nov. 2, 2019 file photo shows John Legend at the 2019 LACMA Art and Film Gala in Los Angeles. People magazine has named Legend as the sexi

People magazine names John Legend as 2019 Sexiest Man Alive

R&B crooner John Legend has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.
Music
November 12

New baby and new music: Ricky Martin hosts the Latin Grammys

Between a household with four children, the release of a new single and his debut as host of the Latin Grammys, Ricky Martin hasn't gotten much sleep lately. But it's all good.
Celebrities
November 12
FILE - In this April 30, 2017, file photo, "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Trebek has r

Alex Trebek moved almost to tears after 'Jeopardy!' contestant makes sweet gesture

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek got choked up when he read the final response from a Brown University student who wanted to show support as he battles pancreatic cancer.
Music
November 12

New baby and new music: Ricky Martin hosts the Latin Grammys

Between a household with four children, the release of a new single and his debut as host of the Latin Grammys, Ricky Martin hasn't gotten much sleep lately. But it's all good.
Music
November 12

Rapper Eric B, jailed on 17-year-old warrant, released

Rapper and actor Eric B. has been released from a New Jersey jail after spending two weeks behind bars on a 17-year-old warrant.
Celebrities
November 12
FILE - In this Thursday, March 7, 2019, file photo, Ricky Gervais attends a screening of Netflix's "After Life" at the Paley Center for Media in New Y

Ricky Gervais returning to host the 2020 Golden Globe Awards

Look out Hollywood, Ricky Gervais is returning to host the Golden Globe Awards.
Celebrities
November 12

Cena related to character pursuing NFL dreams in new series

When John Cena was offered an audio series about a former college football star chasing an NFL dream, he felt a personal connection to it right away.
Stage & Arts
November 12

Review: 'Life Isn't Everything' toasts director Mike Nichols

"Life isn't everything: Mike Nichols, as remembered by 103 of his closest friends," Henry Holt and Co., by Ash Carter and Sam KashnerThe subtitle of…
Music
November 11

He said, she said: Will female acts win big at CMA Awards?

The lack of women on country radio is as tired as a bad country song cliche, but the Country Music Association Awards is trying to set the stage for them to reign, both as the hosts, as performers and perhaps the night's biggest winners.

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