NEW YORK (AP) — From helping others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 92nd Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre (all times local):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The singers from five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live at next month's Academy Awards.
Producers said Thursday that best actress nominee Cynthia...
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the brightest signs of the holiday season has come to light. The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was officially turned on Wednesday night, at an event featuring...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Idina Menzel first started performing “Let It Go” live in concerts, she thought the lyrics and soaring vocals would empower all those young girls in the audience dressed up...
NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning "Pose" actor Billy Porter, Latin singer Ozuna and Grammy-winning performers Black Eyed Peas, TLC, Chicago and Kelly Rowland will be among the stars celebrating at...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Rent" fans will get an extra treat Sunday night during Fox's live broadcast when stars from the original Broadway musical enjoy cameos, including Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp and Taye Diggs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen years ago, one of the top films in the land was "Finding Nemo" and Shania Twain played the Super Bowl halftime show. 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" was a hit album and a couple of witches-to-be took over Broadway.
The musical "Wicked" shook off some tepid reviews to roar into Broadway history and this Monday is celebrating its coming-of-age with a Halloween-themed NBC special starring its original stars Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, as well as Ariana Grande.
‘Wicked’ celebrates 15 years on Broadway
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey is joining some of Broadway's biggest stars — including Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel and Chita Rivera — for a concert being livestreamed Saturday to benefit migrants on the Mexican border.
It's being organized by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, who were prompted to act after seeing photos of children separated from their families. They began texting as many stars as they could think of.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway are among the newest group of celebrities who will be honored by a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame selection committee on Monday announced the class of 2019.
"Murphy Brown" star Candice Bergen, chef Guy Fieri and Alvin and The Chipmunks were among those selected for their work in television.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Super Bowl is more than a week away, but host city Minneapolis is kicking off a long run of special events and activities ahead of one of the world's most watched events.
Security measures are ramping up downtown, where a series of free attractions will begin Friday afternoon. A long list of musical acts will perform over several days, with Broadway star Idina Menzel singing "Let It Go" as a kickoff feature.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A series of free, outdoor concerts during the 10-days leading up to the Super Bowl will include a Prince tribute and plenty of Minnesota flavor.
Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis announced their concert lineup for Super Bowl Live on Friday.
The festival will include a "Prince night," during which Sheila E., the Revolution and Morris Day & the Time will pay tribute to the Purple One.
Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie honor Kenny Rogers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Frozen" star Idina Menzel has married actor Aaron Lohr.
Menzel posted wedding pictures to her Facebook page on Monday, writing: "Wanted to let you know... married the love of my life Aaron Lohr this weekend at our home. Dad & son walked me down the aisle. It was magical."
Her off-the-shoulder lace gown was designed by Carolina Herrera.
Gad talks up ‘instant classic’ songs of Olaf film
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two of country music's biggest stars, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, whose onstage chemistry spawned hit duets like "Islands in the Stream" and "Real Love," will be making their final performance together this year.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — For Idina Menzel and Nia Long, director Garry Marshall's 1988 melodrama "Beaches," starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey, is a four-hankie treat.
So why do a remake?
"Why not?" replied Long ("The Best Man Holiday"), pointing to the story's timeless elements. "It really is a film about friendship and girl power and just living your truth."
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Idina Menzel prefers creating roles rather than following in someone else's footsteps. Yet when it came to a remake of "Beaches," the Broadway veteran couldn't turn it down.
Menzel tackles the role played by Bette Midler in the 1988 theatrical film for the Lifetime TV version co-starring Nia Long that airs Jan. 21. She also recorded Midler's No. 1 hit from the movie "Wing Beneath My Wings," a 1990 Grammy Award winner.
Holiday battle: Pumpkin spice vs. hot cocoa
Musicians go online for last-minute shopping
Coming on the heels of a divisive political election, the American Music Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles became a platform for strong, and sometimes foul, political language. Here's a look at some of the top moments from the American Music Awards show:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars at the American Music Awards are still thinking about the "Hamilton" cast's statement to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, for which President-elect Donald Trump is demanding an apology.
Broadway star Idina Menzel said the theater is the perfect place to provoke thought, as the "Hamilton" cast did when they told Pence after a recent show that they hoped it would inspire him to work for all Americans.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's only five letters — just her first name, unadorned. All in lowercase, with a period at the end.
"Frozen" and Broadway star Idina Menzel has a new introspective album out this month after a tumultuous few years and its simple title — "idina." — is as stripped-down as it gets.
"I guess I want people to feel like they really get to know me on a first-name basis," she says. "The period says some kind of confidence but the lowercase is like not completely arrogant."