Hawks playoff win pushes Janet Jackson concert back 1 dayApril 26, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are still alive in the playoffs and that will force fans planning to attend Janet Jackson's concert in the city this week to wait a day to see the music star.
The Hawks rallied to beat the Boston Celtics 119-117 in Game 5 of their playoff matchup on Tuesday night, sending the series back to Atlanta for Game 6.
The Rock Hall of Fame opens to Jimmy Jam and Terry LewisNovember 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year will induct Eminem, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon and two guys in sunglasses who have scored more No. 1s on the Billboard Hot 100 than all of those other acts combined.
Janet Jackson front row at Siriano’s glam fashion week showSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — With Janet Jackson resplendent in a black trouser suit on his front row and humongous hats on many of his models, Christian Siriano opened New York Fashion Week at the former townhouse of Elizabeth Taylor, rolling out sexy, slinky looks Wednesday to go with his trademark ballgowns.
Nicki Minaj to get Video Vanguard Award at MTV AwardsAugust 8, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott.
Essence Fest is back in New Orleans after two-year hiatusJune 29, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Black culture, in all its glory, will be on display over the 4th of July holiday weekend in New Orleans as thousands converge on the city for the in-person return of the Essence Festival of Culture.
Man convicted in kidnap, slaying after bones found in yardJune 19, 2022 GMT
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man has been convicted in the kidnap and slaying almost a decade ago of a co-worker whose bones were found buried in his eastern Pennsylvania yard.
A Monroe County judge on Friday convicted Michael Horvath, 55, of criminal homicide, kidnapping, evidence-tampering and abuse of a corpse in the 2013 killing of Holly Grim.
Smith slap another stunning live moment in TV entertainmentMarch 28, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith's Oscars slap wasn't the first time an unexpected moment on a live televised entertainment event left mouths agape. Here other notables:
Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Kevin Hart on tap for EssenceMarch 4, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Janet Jackson, Kevin Hart and Nicki Minaj are among the headliners announced Thursday for this summer's Essence Festival of Culture, which returns to New Orleans after a two-year hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Janet Jackson doc, despite criticism, a hit for LifetimeFebruary 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson's four-part documentary on Lifetime was the network's most-watched non-fiction show since “Surviving R. Kelly” three years ago, and viewership is continuing to grow.
The documentary series debuted Friday and Saturday night on Lifetime and was simulcast on the A&E network.
Oscars invite Steven Yeun, Issa Rae, others to join AcademyJuly 1, 2021 GMT
Steven Yeun, Nathan Lane, Issa Rae, Robert Pattinson, Janet Jackson, Leslie Odom Jr. and Laverne Cox are among the artists being invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The organization that puts on the Oscars said Thursday that 395 film industry professionals, 46% of whom are women and 39% from an underrepresented group, have been invited to join the 2021 class.
Janet Jackson’s ensembles from “Scream” video sold for $125KMay 15, 2021 GMT
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Janet Jackson’s ensembles she wore in the “Scream” music video opposite of her brother Michael Jackson are among the items up for bid in a three-day auction.
Julien’s Auctions says her black circular bubble textured fabric long-sleeve shirt, black patent leather pants and black patent leather over-the-ankle boots sold for $125,000 Saturday.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 16-22May 10, 2021 GMT
Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 16-22:
May 16: Jazz drummer Billy Cobham is 77. Actor Danny Trejo is 77. Actor Bill Smitrovich (“Crime Story,” “Life Goes On”) is 74. Actor Pierce Brosnan is 68...
Recording Registry adds albums by Janet Jackson, NasMarch 24, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Janet Jackson’s socially conscious album “Rhythm Nation 1814,” Louis Armstrong’s jazzy “When the Saints Go Marching In” and Nas’ debut release “Illmatic” are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry...
Timberlake apologizes to Britney Spears and Janet JacksonFebruary 12, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — In a lengthy social media post, Justin Timberlake says that he wants to apologize to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson “because I care for and respect these women and I know I failed...
DJ D-Nice unites during the pandemic, one beat at a timeMarch 24, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — When DJ D-Nice decided to start playing music live on MIAMI (AP) — Regardless of your musical tastes, it seems the Super Bowl halftime show has gone there...
From marching bands to The Boss to Lady Gaga at halftimeJanuary 30, 2020 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Regardless of your musical tastes, it seems the Super Bowl halftime show has gone there...
Elliott recalls crazy moments it took to make iconic videosAugust 28, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — After celebrating her two-decade-plus career at the MTV Video Music Awards with a performance featuring a slew of her hits, Missy Elliott knew she did a great job when the first text she received after the performance was from another musical icon and longtime friend: Janet Jackson...
Jackson, Nicks enter hall with encouragement for womenMarch 30, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Nicks, who became the first woman inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Janet Jackson, the latest member of the Jackson clan to enter the hall, called for other women to join them in music immortality on a night they were honored with five all-male British bands...
Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott nervous about rock hall speechMarch 28, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Elliott has no problem addressing huge crowds at concerts and festivals. But when his band Def Leppard gets inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, it's the speech that will make him uneasy...
Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of FameDecember 14, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard...
Janet Sang & Accepted AwardNovember 5, 2018 GMT
Janet Jackson performed a three-song medley of hits at Sunday’s MTV European Music Awards, where the Rock Hall-nominated singer was honored with the event’s Global Icon Award.
Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nomineesOctober 9, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Nicks, who's already in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has been nominated for inclusion as a solo artist next year, along with other first-time nominees Def Leppard, Todd Rundgren, Devo, John Prine and Roxy Music...
Janet Getting ANOTHER HonorJune 30, 2018 GMT
Janet Jackson is adding to her ever-expanding trophy collection with yet another prestigious honor: the BMI Icon Award, handed out annually by performing-rights organization BMI.
Jackson will receive the award August 30 at the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta.
Joe Jackson, patriarch of musical Jackson family, dies at 89June 27, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Jackson, the fearsome stage dad of Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and their talented siblings, who took his family from poverty and launched a musical dynasty, died Wednesday...
School victims honored at Billboard Awards; Janet, BTS shineMay 21, 2018 GMT
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group BTS.
The Latest: Janet Jackson honored at Billboard AwardsMay 21, 2018 GMT
The Latest on the Billboard Music Awards (all times local):
The youngest of the legendary Jackson musical family, Janet Jackson gave her first televised performance in nine years at the Billboard Music Awards...
Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skatersFebruary 20, 2018 GMT
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned...
Most of crowd at U.S. Bank cheered for EaglesFebruary 5, 2018 GMT
The Super Bowl is a spectacle unlike anything else you could want to see.
Here are a few thoughts on the day as it unfolded Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium:
Review: Jam-packed Timberlake halftime show fails to dazzleFebruary 5, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake ended his Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday with no unintentionally exposed body parts...
Timberlake rules out ’N Sync reunion at Super Bowl showFebruary 1, 2018 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Timberlake was asked about a bromance with Tom Brady, a possible 'N Sync reunion and serenaded with "Happy Birthday," but the superstar didn't get a question about the wardrobe malfunction that rocked the world during a press conference Thursday to promote his return to the Super Bowl halftime show...
Janet Jackson surprises Missy Elliott with Essence honorJanuary 26, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott knew she was being honored by Essence — but not who was giving her the accolade...
Janet Jackson’s gigs celebrate her lifeOctober 13, 2017 GMT
Janet Jackson’s creative director wanted fans to celebrate her life with her world tour.
The 51-year-old singer kicked off her “State of the World” tour last month, and Gil Duldulao was determined for the visuals and lighting not to overshadow the “That’s the Way Love Goes” hitmaker’s presence and vocals when she took to the stage for the concerts.
No Panthers, but plenty of NC connections in SB51February 5, 2017 GMT
Even without the Carolina Panthers on the playing field, the Super Bowl is still a must-see for football fans across North Carolina.
As you indulge in the game, the food and the creative commercials, chew on these Super Bowl facts from the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources:
Comedian Ricky Harris from “Everybody Hates Chris” diesDecember 27, 2016 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian and actor Ricky Harris, who had a recurring role in Chris Rock's "Everybody Hates Chris" sitcom and voiced several characters that appeared in Hip Hop albums, died Monday...
Nasty women joyfully dance at Trump headquartersOctober 28, 2016 GMT
During the final presidential debate, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump referred to Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton as a “nasty woman.”
On Wednesday, Clinton supporters took the comment in jest and hosted a “Nasty Women Vote Dance Party” outside the Trump/Pence campaign office at South and Schell streets.