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Grammys performers: Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:44am

Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month's Grammy Awards.

Study of Leonardo's 1st landscape finds he had 2nd thoughts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:38am

The first-ever scientific study of a drawing Leonardo da Vinci did in his youth shows he added details to an earlier sketch.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver dies at 83

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:09am

Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83.

Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield sell items in estate sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:02am

An estate sale in Michigan sold more than 200 items belonging to "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Gilbert and her husband, Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield.

Q&A: Maroon 5's PJ Morton on Super Bowl and Grammy noms

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:28am

PJ Morton is prepping for the biggest week of his life: He's set to perform at next month's Super Bowl halftime show as a member of Maroon 5, and seven days later, he'll attend the Grammy Awards, where he's nominated for four honors — including three for his work as a R&B singer.

And the nominees won't be (but should be) ...

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:12am

By its nature, awards season tends to winnow a field of films and performances until many of the same names are read week after week, award show after award show, leading up to the Academy Awards. It's a process that always leaves deserving nominees left out for lack of buzz, awareness or box office.

Maren Morris starts 2nd album with uplifting "GIRL" single

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:48am

Maren Morris knew the importance of selecting the first single she released from her much-anticipated second record, but as soon as she heard the demo of "GIRL," she knew this was the song she wanted to lead off the album.

AP Exclusive: A peek at how Disney resort shows are made

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:04am

With excitement building over a new "Star Wars" land opening later this year at Walt Disney World, as well as at its California cousin, it's easy to forget a slew of new entertainment shows also are debuting in the biggest year for the Florida theme park resort in two decades.

Mitchell Zuckoff is writing book about 9-11 terror attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:48am

A best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter is completing a project about the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:20am

Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell.

'Project Runway' works with human trafficking survivors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:14am

A Florida-based company featured on the television show "Project Runway All Stars" is kicking off a new line of leather accessories as part of an effort to help survivors of human trafficking.

Chicago inspectors find code violations at R. Kelly's studio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:16pm

Chicago building inspectors have found code violations at R. Kelly's recording studio, including evidence the industrial space was used as a residence.

Horror movie release moved from school shooting anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:40pm

A horror movie called "Happy Death Day 2U" is getting a new release date following complaints its original release date coincided with the Florida school shooting anniversary.

New Orleans police arrest man after rapper was gunned down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 2:18pm

New Orleans police have arrested a man accused of being involved in the slaying of rapper Young Greatness outside of a Waffle House.

Harmony Korine's latest, Beto O'Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 1:02pm

Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," Olivia Wilde's directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O'Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival.

Carell, 'Office' producers reteam for 'Space Force' comedy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:48pm

Steve Carell is starring in a new workplace comedy that could be out of this world.

Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:36pm

Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press at Valentino's display that channeled the darkly depths of monochrome.

TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:39am

A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials.

Colbert, Maddow are coveted slots for presidential wanna-bes

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:38am

Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow.

Show calls boy who stayed up for TV and saved family 'hero'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:57am

A 13-year-old Delaware boy credited with saving his family from a house fire when he stayed up late to watch TV has received a special delivery from the show's writers.