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Susan Choi, Sarah M. Broom win National Book Awards

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:54pm

Susan Choi’s novel “Trust Exercise,” in which a high school romance is spun out into a web of memories and perspectives, has won the National Book Award for fiction.

Andrew’s journey took him from ‘party prince’ to pariah

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:18pm

Known for dating models and actresses, Prince Andrew earned a nickname as the “party prince.” But as charities and businesses sought distance from the scandal-tainted royal, some tabloids recently dubbed him the “pariah prince.”

Review: ‘Waves’ explores the ebb, flow of a family’s love

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 3:18pm

only to be rescued by a gentle, soothing flow of warm surf that arrives in the nick of time.

Ariana Grande, Miranda Lambert, Shelton react to Grammy noms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 12:57pm

Reactions from some of the nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards:

Film Review: ‘21 Bridges’ puts New York on lockdown

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 12:52pm

putting Manhattan on lockdown — is laughably implausible, Kirk (who has largely worked in television) nevertheless invests his movie with some genre muscle and noirish atmosphere. The whole film takes place at night, as Davis and the narcotics officer he’s paired with (Sienna Miller) hunt their shooters.

In Musgraves’ Christmas special, her grandma steals the show

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:46am

Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves knows who the real star is in her family — her grandmother. That's why the singer put the woman she calls Nana in her upcoming holiday special, “The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show."

Tanya Tucker ‘beyond shocked’ by Grammy nominations

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:05am

The first time Tanya Tucker was nominated for a Grammy Award, it was 1972, it was for her breakout country hit, “Delta Dawn,” and she was just a teen. Now more than 45 years later, Tucker finds herself nominated for four Grammys, including song of the year for “Bring My Flowers Now,” competing against the likes of Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift.

Singer-rapper Lizzo scores a whopping 8 Grammy nominations, while Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X earn six nominations each

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 6:41am

Singer-rapper Lizzo scores a whopping 8 Grammy nominations, while Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X earn six nominations each .

New acts rule Grammys as Lizzo, Lil Nas, Eilish lead in noms

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 6:28am

The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act.

Series of books planned, based on NYT’s “1619 Project”

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 6:00am

The New York Times’ acclaimed “1619 Project” will be the basis for a series of books, for readers of all ages.

SuperM, BoA to perform at 2020 Global Goal in South Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 6:00pm

K-pop supergroup SuperM and singer BoA will perform at a Global Citizen event in Asia as part of a massive multi-continent concert next year.

Molly Solomon promoted to lead NBC Olympics coverage

Joe Reedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 1:07pm

Molly Solomon will lead NBC’s Olympics coverage, becoming the first woman to be an executive producer for a network sports division.

Book about Jack the Ripper’s victims wins nonfiction prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 11:17am

A book that seeks to restore the humanity of the women murdered by Jack the Ripper has won Britain’s leading nonfiction literary award.

Pinkett Smith has a lot more to share with ‘Red Table Talk’

Gary Gerard Hamilton, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:26am

“Red Table Talk” garnered an Emmy nomination for best talk show, but Jada Pinkett Smith doesn’t see it through that lens.

Kelly Clarkson on new music, family life and cruise ships

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:21am

Kelly Clarkson already has a stacked resume — singer, songwriter, talk-show host, “Voice” coach, children’s book author and mother of four. Now she’s adding travel to the mix.

Lady Antebellum get honest, vulnerable on new record ‘Ocean’

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 8:22am

Country vocal group Lady Antebellum know how to move people to tears with their songs and their newest record “Ocean” feels as vulnerable and honest as a therapy session.

Baby Shark run continues with new tour dates

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 8:00am

Most viral videos have a finite shelf life, but the “doo doo doo” of “Baby Shark” shows no sign of abating.

Meet the man picked to be host of the ‘Blue’s Clues’ reboot

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 7:50am

Joshua Dela Cruz has gone from having a genie as a sidekick to a bright blue puppy — and he couldn’t be happier.

First time novelist Ian Williams Wins Giller Price

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:33pm

Frist-time novelist Ian Williams has won Canada’s Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel "Reproduction."

Chang says his new Netflix show honors Bourdain

Michael Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:23pm

“Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner” host David Chang says he understands why critics are making comparisons to work done by his late friend and colleague Anthony Bourdain.