NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift just released a new song and now she's ready to perform it live.
The pop star will take the stage at the iHeartRadio Wango Tango concert on June 1 at Dignity...
First Fashion Purchase: Ryan Seacrest
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What’s the Greenprint? Ask Beyonce
NEW YORK (AP) — So, what's all that Greenprint stuff on Beyonce's Instagram feed?
Bey stirred up the beehive Thursday when she advocated plant-based living in a rare social media endorsement. It helped that she also announced to her 123 million followers a sweepstakes for lifetime concert tickets to her shows or those of hubby Jay-Z after she asked the question: "What is your Greenprint?"
New Year’s Eve television viewership takes a dip
NEW YORK (AP) — Television ratings for New Year's Eve celebrations took a tumble this year — and you can probably partly blame the weather.
Contrary to what the soggy celebrants in New York's Times Square might think, it is because of good weather. Last year's ABC's "New Year's Rockin' Eve" had its biggest audience since at least 1991 with much of the country locked in a deep freeze and potential partygoers wanting to stay home and keep warm.
Ring in the new: NYPD drone to oversee Times Square revelry
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square.
The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department's ever-evolving plan to keep revelers — and "Rockin' Eve" host Ryan Seacrest — safe.
2 million in Times Square for New Year’s? Experts say no way
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest and Anderson Cooper will be there. Snoop Dogg, too.
But 1 or 2 million people in New York's Times Square for New Year's Eve? As Snoop would say, you must be sippin' on gin and juice.
Crowd-size experts scoff at those mammoth figures — floated annually by city officials and event organizers — saying it's impossible to squeeze that many of even the skinniest revelers into such a relatively small space.
Christina Aguilera headlines New Year’s Eve in Times Square
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square.
Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest."
Aguilera last performed on the show in 2007. It's the second time for New Kids and Bastille. It's Dan and Shay's first appearance.
Drake drops ‘In My Feelings’ video chock full of cameos
NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities abound as Drake strolls through the streets of New Orleans in his "In My Feelings" video.
The social media challenge associated with the song is featured in the video, which was released Thursday.
La La Anthony plays Drake's love interest and Phylicia Rashad is her mom. Comedian Shiggy, who created the challenge associated with the song, performs "The Shiggy Dance" throughout.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Mariah Carey and Imagine Dragons are among the acts that will play the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this summer.
The festival announced the performers on Tuesday. Jack White, Jason Aldean, Sam Smith and Rae Sremmurd are among the other big-name performers. The two-day festival will be held at the T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 21 and 22.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will get ten new pieces for its permanent collection after a weekend gala raised more than $3 million.
The museum along Wilshire Boulevard west of downtown LA says six of the ten new pieces were created by women.
Among them are "I'll Bend But I Will Not Break," a mixed media work by 91-year-old Los Angeles artist Betye Saar. Also acquired was an untitled hanging work by the late San Francisco sculptor Ruth Asawa.
The woman who accused Ryan Seacrest of sexual harassment has filed an official police report detailing her claims.
Suzie Hardy, who worked as the personal stylist for the television host for five years until 2012, came forward with her allegations against the star last month when she claimed that he had been sexually aggressive towards her when they worked together through TV channel E!.
The Oscars kick off at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC, and we're here to help the more than 35 million of you who will watch, get prepared.
HOW TO WATCH
The show is scheduled to air from 8 to 11 p.m. on ABC, but usually goes a little longer, so set your DVRs accordingly.
Several subscription-based TV streaming services, including Hulu Live, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DirecTV, and PlayStation Vue, will stream the Oscars via ABC.
“Criminal Minds” to feature song by Cleveland singer-songwriter Marina Strah tonight
"Criminal Minds" to feature song by Cleveland singer-songwriter Marina Strah tonight
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Tonight, a little bit of Cleveland will appear in the newest episode of crime drama show, "Criminal Minds."
Local singer-songwriter Marina Strah's song, "Coming Home," will appear in the episode. The song is about Strah's life in Cleveland.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In its heyday, "American Idol" dominated television and online chatter. It even inspired a New Yorker cartoonist.
"The voices in my head want to sing on 'American Idol," a patient confides to his shrink in a 2006 Leo Cullum panel, proof of its cultural imprint.
The red carpet featured lots of nudes, ivories and soft pinks. The interviews were pretty colorless, too.
Oscars 2018 Red Carpet: Stars arrive for 90th Academy Awards
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- With the #MeToo movement in full effect, this year's Academy Awards red carpet should be very interesting.
Sexual harassment in Hollywood is expected to be one of the big topics at the Oscars and should extend into the pre-show with Ryan Seacrest, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, hosing E!'s popular red carpet coverage.
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The red carpet, the stars, the fashion, the acceptance speeches.
It's all going down at the 90th Academy Awards.
Here's what you need to know about the ceremony:
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel will (hopefully) bring the funny again, just as he did at last year's ceremony.
Given his more politically-charged monologues recently on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," there are sure to be some Trump jokes -- and disses.
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Imagine Dragons happy to not be singing in the cold
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Imagine Dragons were happy to perform indoors ahead of Super Bowl 52, unlike their recent outdoor gig for New Year's Eve.
The Grammy-winning rock band headlined the EA Sports Bowl on Thursday in Minneapolis, running through their hits like "Thunder," ''Believer" and "Radioactive."
Lead singer Dan Reynolds said singing outdoors in the cold is "really brutal 'cause it gets tight on your vocal cords, but indoor it's not so bad."
E!: Seacrest inquiry finds insufficient evidence for claim
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The E! channel says an investigation into a misconduct allegation against host Ryan Seacrest found insufficient evidence to support the claims.
In a statement Thursday, the channel said outside counsel conducted the now-ended investigation.
E! says it's committed to providing a safe working environment with respect and dignity for all.
BYU Men’s Volleyball: Fernandez continues Puerto Rico legacy for Cougars
The BYU men’s volleyball program has a long history of great players from Puerto Rico.
Ossie Antonetti, the MVP of the 1999 NCAA Championship match, was inducted into the BYU Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. Hector Lebron was the starting setter on two NCAA champs (1999 and 2001). Joaquin Acosta was an All-American for the Cougars in the early 2000’s and Ivan Perez (2004-08) is third all-time at BYU in kills.
‘American Idol’ says it wants to get back to making stars
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — "American Idol" wants to get back in the business of making stars.
The longtime talent show, which is being revived by ABC starting on March 11, faded in ratings and cultural significance over its last seasons on Fox before ending in 2016.
The memorable talents boosted by the show — Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Adam Lambert and the like — were all a part of the show's heyday a decade earlier.
The Latest: ‘American Idol’ looking for stars
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on ABC's upcoming programming from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local):
"American Idol" wants to get back in the business of making stars.
The longtime talent show, which is being revived by ABC starting on March 11, had faded in ratings and cultural significance over its last seasons on Fox.
Mariah jokes that Aretha would 'not approve' of her singing in the cold
Cold weather a boon for TV’s New Year’s celebrations
NEW YORK (AP) — The cold weather proved a boon for television celebrations of the New Year.
More than 25 million people tuned in to see Ryan Seacrest ring in 2018 from a frigid Times Square, the biggest audience for ABC's venerable "New Year's Rockin' Eve" since at least 1991, the Nielsen company said. CNN and Fox also set standards for their celebratory coverage that night.
Britney Spears is "excited" for what 2018 will bring after she concluded her four-year 'Piece of Me' Las Vegas residency on New Year's Eve (12.31.17).
The superstar singer performed a special set on Sunday night at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Sin City, and she shared some "2018 shenanigans" with her man Sam Asghari as they briefly reflected on the end of the run, with two songs -
Mariah Carey makes it through Times Square set unscathed
NEW YORK (AP) — Happy New Year, Mariah Carey.
The pop singer made it through her performance on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" cleanly this year after bungling it last year. She sang her 1990s hits "Vision of Love" and "Hero" on Sunday night in Times Square, where revelers braved frigid temperatures to usher in 2018.
After Carey sang "Vision of Love" she looked on stage for some hot tea she said she was promised, but it wasn't there. She quipped, "Oh, it's a disaster."
Return of ‘The X-Files’ is among the top TV choices for the week (videos)
Return of 'The X-Files' is among the top TV choices for the week (videos)
CLEVELAND, Ohio – New Year's Eve specials and high-profile Fox shows, including the return of "The X-Files," are among the top viewing choies for the week:
Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy are "anxious" about Mariah Carey's comeback at 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'.
Last year Mariah was left humiliated when she was hit with multiple technical difficulties and accused of miming her set but she is looking forward to redeeming herself this year and co-hosts Ryan and Jenny want her to do well.
This afternoon's music news from Music City >>
Seacrest says he’s sure Carey won’t miss NYE gig rehearsal
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey found a way to make her career sparkle after "Glitter." But can the comeback queen find similar success when she returns to "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" after last year's debacle?
She is set to perform Sunday in New York City's Times Square a year after her problematic performance went viral. Carey blamed Dick Clark Productions for technical glitches. They denied the claims and said she didn't show up to rehearsals.
APNewsBreak: Carey returns to ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey is determined to have a better New Year's Eve than in 2016 — she is returning to "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" after last year's debacle.
The Grammy-winning singer's live performance in Times Square on New Year's Eve 2016 was marked by problems. She was visibly upset and at points stopped singing, despite a pre-recorded track playing in the background. The performance went viral for all the wrong reasons.
Celeb birthdays for the week of Dec. 24-30
Dec. 24: Actor Clarence Gilyard ("Walker, Texas Ranger") is 62. Actress Stephanie Hodge ("Unhappily Ever After") is 61. Bassist-synthesizer player Ian Burden of Human League is 60. Actor Anil Kapoor ("Slumdog Millionaire") is 58. Singer Mary Ramsey of 10,000 Maniacs is 54. Actor Mark Valley ("Boston Legal") is 53. Actor Diedrich Bader ("The Drew Carey Show") is 51. Singer Ricky Martin is 46. "Twilight" series author Stephenie Meyer is 44. TV host Ryan Seacrest is 43. Actor Michael Raymond-James ("Once Upon a Time," ''True Blood") is 40. Singer Louis Tomlinson of One Direction is 26.
The Latest: Ryan Seacrest denies inappropriate behavior
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against celebrities and media (all times local):
Ryan Seacrest is disputing an allegation that he engaged in inappropriate behavior with an employee at E! News nearly a decade ago.
In a statement Friday, Seacrest says his former wardrobe stylist made the complaint. Seacrest isn't releasing details of the allegation but says he's "truly sorry" if he made her feel "anything but respected."
Hundreds sing, strum and shine at ‘American Idol’s’ San Antonio auditions
San Antonio’s Hyatt Regency downtown is filled with lots more music than usual today as hundreds of singers continue to queue up for a chance at their dream — to sing on TV’s “American Idol.”
The legendary competition show, which launched many an illustrious career during its long tenure on Fox, is now being rebooted for ABC. The revived show is slated to debut next year, complete with an “Idol” staple as host, Ryan Seacrest.
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Katy Perry's $25 million deal to join 'American Idol' has reportedly caused major drama at the ABC network.
The 'Swish Swish' hitmaker signed an eye-watering contract in May to appear on the TV talent show, where she'll star alongside fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan, but her salary allied to Ryan Seacrest's $15 million deal has cut deep into the show's intended budget.
Ryan Seacrest cancelled GMA appearance ‘because he feared upsetting Kelly Ripa’
Ryan Seacrest reportedly cancelled a planned appearance on 'Good Morning America' because he feared upsetting Kelly Ripa.
The 42-year-old star was due to appear on the ABC show that is hosted by Michael Strahan - who used to sit alongside Kelly on her morning talk show 'Live!' - but Ryan belatedly decided to back out of his on-screen chat because he knew it would upset Kelly.
Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan join judges panel for ABC’s ‘American Idol’
Say hello (is it me you’re looking for?) to your new “American Idol” judges.
Country singer Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie will officially be joining the judges table when “American Idol” makes its debut on ABC, the network has confirmed.
The two join previously announced judge Katy Perry and returning host Ryan Seacrest.
“I’m so excited and proud to announce that I will be one of the three judges on ABC’s ‘American Idol,’” Bryan said in a video posted to his social media account confirming the news.
Luke Bryan has confirmed he and Lionel Richie will complete the judging panel on the upcoming season of 'American Idol'.
The 41-year-old country singer and the 'Hello' hitmaker had been rumoured to be joining the ABC revival of the hit Fox talent competition as judges alongside previously announced Katy Perry, and Luke has now confirmed the news in an Instagram video posted on Friday (29.09.17).
Rob Kardashian is "doing great".
The 30-year-old sock designer was notably absent from the 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' 10th anniversary special show on E! - which aired on Sunday night (24.09.17) - but his mother Kris Jenner insists he is doing well.
Asked by host Ryan Seacrest how Rob was doing, Kris said: "Rob's great. He's working on a new clothing line, and I see him every day because he lives down the street."
Kim Kardashian West's marriage to Kris Humphries made her "figure out" she wanted Kanye West.
The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star was married to the basketball player for just 72 days back in 2011 before she called time on their romance but she doesn't regret the short-lived relationship as she believed it helped her work out what she really wanted.
Scott Disick says Kourtney Kardashian is the only woman he’s ever loved
Scott Disick admits Kourtney Kardashian is the "only person" he's ever loved.
The 34-year-old reality TV star - who is now believed to be dating Sophia Richie - has been spotted with a number of women over the past few months, but he admitted he's never felt for anyone the way he did about his former girlfriend, with whom he has children Mason, seven, Penelope, five, and two-year-old Reign.
means more to him than any other woman in his life.
Megyn Kelly hopes for a Trump-free zone with new show
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly says she left Fox News Channel to bring more joy to her life. NBC hopes that starting Monday, she can spread some to the network and its viewers.
The former Fox News Channel star and Donald Trump foil debuts her talk show at 9 a.m. EDT, nestled into the four-hour "Today" show block and competing in most of the country with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest's "Live!"
Luke Bryan has reportedly been offered a seat on the 'American Idol' judging panel.
The 41-year-old country singer is thought to be joining Katy Perry in the ABC revival of the long-running Fox talent competition - which came to an end on the network in 2016 - after he was previously in the running alongside names such as Lionel Richie and Charlie Puth.
Easy does it: Kelly and Ryan kick off a new ‘Live’ season
NEW YORK (AP) — On his first appearance on the soon-to-be-rechristened "Live with Kelly and Ryan," Ryan Seacrest had something rare for someone who seems born to be on TV: butterflies.
Stepping on camera after Kelly Ripa broke the news of her new co-host last May 1, Seacrest was seized by an odd, intrusive notion: a desire "to just get invited back tomorrow."
Robert Pattinson used to live with Dustin Diamond.
The 31-year-old actor shared an apartment with the former 'Saved by the Bell' actor, who played Screech in the '90s TV series, and the 40-year-old comedian was the first person to introduce the 'Twilight' star to microwaveable pastry snacks Hot Pockets.
He said: "I was with Screech, Dustin Diamond. I loved it. I really miss it. Dustin was the first person to introduce me to Hot Pockets."