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AP names Nicky Jam and J Balvin's 'X' its top song of 2018

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:14pm

The top 10 songs of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu.

AP's top 2018 albums: Janelle Monae, Kacey Musgraves, J Cole

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:42am

The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu.

Kirk Douglas honored in NY birthplace with historic marker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:36am

Public officials and relatives of Kirk Douglas have unveiled a new historic marker in his upstate New York birthplace to honor the Hollywood legend on his birthday.

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:19am

Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence.

Protesters demanding clemency for woman, interrupt governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:07am

Gov. Bill Haslam told a group of protesters demanding clemency for a Tennessee woman serving life in prison that he's reviewing her case.

Rapper Ty Dolla $ign indicted on felony drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:00am

Singer and rapper Ty Dolla $ign faces drug charges in Atlanta.

Kathie Lee Gifford to leave NBC's 'Today' show in April

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:22am

Kathie Lee Gifford will put aside her morning glass of wine and step away from NBC's "Today" show in April.

Floyd Parton, brother of Dolly Parton, has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:56am

Floyd Estel Parton, the brother of country singer Dolly Parton, has died.

New Golden Globes honor will be named after Carol Burnett

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:24am

The Golden Globe Awards will introduce a new TV special achievement trophy at next month's telecast and name it after its first recipient — comedic icon Carol Burnett.

Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:04am

Juliette Binoche will be the jury president at this winter's Berlin International Film Festival.

Big plans in store for Dav Pilkey's 'Dog Man' series

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:01am

Dav Pilkey and his publisher have high hopes for the next installments of his best-selling "Dog Man" series.

Minneapolis Star Tribune film critic resigns over plagiarism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:43am

The Minneapolis Star Tribune's film critic has resigned in the face of plagiarism accusations, the newspaper reported in an apology to its readers.

Shameik Moore slings webs as 1st biracial Spider-Man in film

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:04pm

A journal entry penned when Shameik Moore was a teenager laid out one of his dreams — to play Spider-Man on the big screen. That dream is now partially realized with Moore serving as the voice of the webslinger in the new animated film, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ."

Study: Social media surpasses newspapers as news source

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:21pm

A survey says Americans today are more likely to get news from social media web sites than newspapers.

Meek Mill, Fat Joe attend DJ Khaled's Miami birthday bash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:08pm

Meek Mill, Busta Rhymes and Fat Joe were among the rappers who came out to celebrate DJ Khaled's birthday at an over-the-top party at the Perez Art Museum to close out Art Basel in Miami Beach.

Crew member of Starz series 'Power' hit, killed at shoot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:37pm

A production assistant on the Starz network drama series "Power" has been struck and killed by a vehicle while setting up traffic cones for a film production in Brooklyn.

'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had second kidney transplant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:04pm

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with another from her brother.

Spice Girl Mel B cancels event after severe injury, surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:26am

Spice Girl Melanie Brown has suffered an unexplained injury in New York that required surgery to prevent her from losing her hand.

'The Favourite' leads film nominees for Critics' Choice

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:04am

"The Favourite" leads the field of films with 14 nominations for the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards.

Massive tuba ensemble blasts its way into record book

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:17am

A massive tuba ensemble has smashed a Guinness World Record in Kansas City and spread some Christmas cheer.