NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake's songwriting chops will be honored next month.
The pop star will receive the Contemporary Icon Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 13 at the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Louis XIV and Oscar Wilde, meet Bjork and Lady Gaga.
What quality do they share, across the centuries? An innate sense of camp — the aesthetic that's being celebrated in the...
23rd Annual Webby Award nominees announced
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple, Spotify, Instagram and some of the year's most talked-about personalities are among those nominated for the 23rd annual Webby Awards for lighting up the internet through...
PARIS (AP) — Fashion rebel and designer Hedi Slimane returned to Paris Fashion Week to present his sophomore womenswear show Friday for storied brand Celine that riffed on the 70s.
Lady Gaga: Bradley Cooper duet was acting, not love
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was acting, not love, when Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper sang a duet Sunday at the 91st Academy Awards.
Gaga discussed the emotional performance of "Shallow" from their...
Correction: Oscars-The Latest story
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Feb. 25 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one of the Oscar winners for live action short film. Her name is Jaime Ray...
Encore run of ‘A Star Is Born’ features more footage, songs
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Can't stop watching Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Oscar-night performance of "Shallow"? You're in luck: Warner Bros. is bringing a special encore version of "A Star Is Born"...
Janet Jackson to launch Las Vegas residency in May
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson is heading to Las Vegas.
The pop icon announced Tuesday that she's launching a residency in Sin City later this year. Jackson will have 15 shows in May, July...
Nielsen: 29.6 million viewers for Oscars, up from 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars ended its four-year streak of dwindling viewership, reaching 29.6 million on Sunday to beat last year's audience by 12 percent, but it still represents the...
Backstage at the Oscars: Sing-a-longs and Champagne for Gaga
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right off-stage from where the Oscars are handed out, there's a whole mini-show happening in the wings with a cast of busy production people, anxious stars and dazed winners...
Oscar moments: Record night for women; Wakanda makes history
Spike Lee bounding into the arms of Samuel L. Jackson, and trading shout-outs to Brooklyn (and hats!) with Barbra Streisand. A weeping Lady Gaga in her elegant up-do, extolling the virtues of hard...
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Pinks and warrior metallics among Oscar fashion highlights
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga sported the Tiffany Diamond around her neck and Glenn Close wore 40 pounds of gold dress to the Oscars. Charlize Theron rocked a bob in transformative dark brown and...
Close but it’s Olivia Colman for best actress at Oscars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turns out Olivia Colman, not Glenn Close, was "The Favourite" at the Oscars.
The British actress was a surprise winner as best actress on Sunday night for her role as...
Lady Gaga gives heartfelt message after ‘Shallow’ Oscar win
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga offered a heartfelt message to those watching the Oscars after "Shallow" from the film "A Star Is Born" won an Academy Award for best original song.
Regina King stuns in white and Glenn Close dons queenly gold
NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King brought Old Hollywood alive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday in a romantic white gown with a touch of sparkle and a long train, while Jennifer Lopez stunned in silver...
The final list of winners at the 91st Academy Awards
The final list of the winners at the 91st Academy Awards:
AP Source: Kendrick Lamar, SZA not performing at Oscars
NEW YORK (AP) — "All the Stars" are not performing at the Academy Awards, including Kendrick Lamar and SZA.
A person familiar with the decision, who spoke on the condition of anonymity...
Oscars: A record year for women, but is it progress?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the glad-handy Oscar nominees luncheon earlier this month, film academy president John Bailey proudly told the 171 nominees in the room that there were a record number of...
Lady Gaga, fiance Christian Carino no longer together
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga and her fiance, talent agent Christian Carino, have split up.
A representative for the singer-actress confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Tuesday. No more...
Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.
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Michelle Obama’s Grammy appearance did not impress mom
PHOENIX (AP) — It appears Michelle Obama received a reality check from her mom following her appearance at the Grammys.
The former first lady took to Instagram Wednesday to share a text exchange with mom Marian Robinson. Obama had received a standing ovation opening Sunday's awards show with Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Christian Cowan brings London club vibe to New York runway
Christian Cowan brings London club vibe to New York runway
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Cowan was finding it hard to stand still backstage after his high-energy show on Tuesday, practically jumping up and down in place.
The British designer, at 23 already a favorite of celebs like Lady Gaga and rapper Cardi B, presented a new collection that harked back to his days as a London club kid but also channeled New York-style energy.
New Jersey becomes first US state to take legal Oscars bets
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Perhaps you weren't sure — or didn't care — if Gisele Bundchen's husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why "The Favourite" is a favorite to win an Oscar for best costume design and you're willing to bet on Lady Gaga snagging some hardware for her performance in "A Star is Born."
Now, for the first time in the United States, you can legally bet on one of pop culture's biggest nights.
ShowBiz Minute: Grammy Awards, BAFTAs
Brandon Maxwell’s mom joins him for his NY Fashion Week bow
NEW YORK (AP) — Tears flowed at the New York Fashion Week show of Brandon Maxwell when his mom accompanied him on the runway for his bow.
Pam Woolley has had a rough go of it lately. She was diagnosed with breast cancer after her son's show last season. This time around, he dedicated the show to her and strong women everywhere.
Rap artists and women take center stage at Grammy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rap artists and women have felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they both took center stage.
Childish Gambino's disturbing look at race relations, "This is America," won record and song of the year on Sunday's telecast. It was the first time a rap-based song won both of those awards, considered — with album of the year — the recording industry's most prestigious.
Stars shimmer and shine on Grammys red carpet
Female acts, rap songs win big at the Grammy Awards
Female acts, rap songs win big at the Grammy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and rap triumphed at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts took home top prizes including album of the year and best new artist, and Childish Gambino made history when his hit "This Is America" became the first rap-based track to win record and song of the year.
Grammys fashion include sparkles, sequins and statement hats
NEW YORK (AP) — Sparkly, studded and strutting in designer looks, the Grammys parade of often out-there fashion kicked off in a downpour Sunday, but that didn't dampen spirits as the music industry's best showed off their myriad outfits.
List of top winners at the Grammy Awards
A list of top winners at the 61th annual Grammy Awards.
Album of the year: "Golden Hour" by Kacey Musgraves
Record of the year: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino
Song of the year: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino and Ludwig Goransson
Best rap/sung performance: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino
Best music video: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino
Michelle Obama gets raucous applause at Grammy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance to help open the Grammy Awards with host Alicia Keys.
The former first lady appeared onstage with Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Jada Pinkett Smith and Keys to say how music has impacted their lives.
Obama's initial comments were interrupted by raucous applause and many in the Staples Center crowd stood. She smiled and eventually re-started her comments.
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Gaga, Cooper arrive at Oscars Luncheon
Gaga, Malek, Cooper star in Oscar class photo
Grammys launch initiative aiding women producers, engineers
NEW YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy's Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion is launching a new initiative to create and expand more opportunities to female music producers and engineers.
The academy on Friday announced the Producer & Engineer Inclusion Initiative, which asks that musicians, record labels and others consider at least two female producers or engineers when working on a project, whether it's a song or an album.
For 25 years, the SAG Awards have been ‘the actors’ party’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards turns 25 on Sunday and executive producer Kathy Connell has shaped every one.
And while the milestone anniversary offers a chance to reflect on the show's growth and impact, Connell says not to expect too many flashbacks on the telecast, which will be broadcast on TNT and TBS beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern.
"We're going to have some lookbacks but we only have two hours, our show is very tight," Connell said.
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper among SAG Awards presenters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Rami Malek are among the first presenters announced for Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Other presenters announced Wednesday by the actors union include Chadwick Boseman, Sam Elliott, Constance Wu, John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Michelle Yeoh.
Ken Jeong, Henry Golding, Angela Bassett, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee and Joe Mazzello round out the list of first presenters.
Oscar music nods: Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Diane Warren
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a double nominee at the Academy Awards, where rapper Kendrick Lamar is nominated for the first time while songwriter Diane Warren is also vying for her first win with her 10th nomination.
Gaga scored best actress and best original song nominations Tuesday for her work in "A Star Is Born" — repeating the success Mary J. Blige achieved last year when she became the first person to compete for both acting and songwriting awards in the same year.
The list of nominees for the 91st Academy Awards
The list of the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards:
Best picture: Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''The Favourite," ''Green Book," ''Roma," ''A Star Is Born," ''Vice."
Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, "Roma"; Spike Lee, "BlacKkKlansman"; Pawel Pawlikowski, "Cold War"; Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Favourite"; Adam McKay, "Vice."
Reports: Sony drops R. Kelly after furor over allegations
NEW YORK (AP) — Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster.
The announcement comes two weeks after the popular documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly" drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against R. Kelly, which have dogged him most of his career. The #MeToo and #MuteRKelly movements have held protests, demanding his music be dropped from streaming services and beyond.