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Spike Lee won't use Chrisette Michele over inaugural gig

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 11:51am

Spike Lee says he won't be using Chrisette Michele's music in an upcoming project because of her decision to perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

Graceland Black Lives Matter protest prompts lawsuit

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 11:41am

Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland, saying they were discriminated against at a Black Lives Matter protest during the annual vigil commemorating the singer's death.

Bruce Springsteen gives farewell concert for Obama staffers

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:30am

President Barack Obama's farewell gift to some of his longtime staffers was a private concert from "The Boss."

A rare, unknown photo of Frederic Chopin probably found

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:10am

Poland's culture institute in France says it believes a previously unknown photograph of Polish composer and pianist Frederic Chopin has probably been found by private researchers. If so, it would be only the second confirmed photographic image of him.

Monet, modern classics headline art shows at German museum

Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 9:32am

Some of Claude Monet's famous water lily paintings are among the impressionist and modern art works that went on show Thursday at a faithfully reconstructed 18th century town house in Potsdam, just outside Berlin.

Judge Reinhold pleads no contest in Dallas airport dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 9:21am

Actor Judge Reinhold has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor disorderly conduct in an airport security dispute at Dallas Love Field.

Ellen DeGeneres takes home 3 People's Choice Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:52am

Ellen DeGeneres set a record at the People's Choice Awards , becoming the winningest entertainer in the show's history.

Winged bull, drone-topped ice cream up for Trafalgar Sq spot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:11am

A recreation of an ancient sculpture destroyed by the Islamic State group is among finalists for a place amid the tourists and statues in London's Trafalgar Square.

Spain: Rapper gets 1-yr sentence for tweets praising terror

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:50am

Spain's Supreme Court has sentenced a rapper musician to a year in prison for exalting terrorism and humiliating terrorism victims in Twitter messages.

Fifth Harmony makes quartet debut at People's Choice

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 4:20am

Fifth Harmony has made its debut as a quartet at the People's Choice Awards in the group's first performance since Camila Cabello's departure last month.

Stars of 'Hidden Figures' among SAG Awards presenters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 4:10am

The nominated stars of "Moonlight," ''Hidden Figures," ''Manchester by the Sea" and "Captain Fantastic" will be among the presenters at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

After short hiatus, Lady Antebellum is back with new music

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 4:10am

The short hiatus country vocal trio Lady Antebellum announced in 2015 kept them apart for longer than they had been in a decade. Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley went in different directions on their solo albums, while Dave Haywood honed his skills as a producer.

Obama praised for bridging gap between hip-hop, politics

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 11:10pm

Not only is President Barack Obama the nation's first black president, but it's safe to say he has been America's first hip-hop commander-in-chief.

Bill O'Reilly sticks up for 'Old School' in next book

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 8:01pm

Bill O'Reilly's next book won't be a story of military wars but of the culture wars.

Alanis Morissette manager admits to $4.8M theft from singer

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 8:01pm

The former business manager for Alanis Morissette admitted embezzling more than $7 million from the singer and other celebrities and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Judge revokes bail for hip-hop podcast host in murder case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 6:14pm

A judge has revoked bail for a hip-hop podcast host arrested in connection with a New York City concert venue shooting that left a rapper's bodyguard dead.

Nicole Richie is new kid on block in Tina Fey TV comedy

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 6:12pm

Nicole Richie is the new kid on the comedy block in an upcoming NBC workplace comedy from Tina Fey.

Ray Liotta finds career on upswing with TV police series

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:32pm

Ray Liotta knows that he's firmly cemented in the public's mind as the real-life mobster he played in the 1990 movie "Goodfellas."

Washington U. class focuses on Kanye West

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 3:51pm

A new course at Washington University in St. Louis is focused on the world of Kanye West.

NBC renews hit drama 'This Is Us' for 2 more seasons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 3:40pm

NBC's hit freshman drama "This Is Us" will be sticking around for at least a couple more years.