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  • Oscars winners 2019: The full list of winners
    Oscars_winners_2019-_the_full_list_of_winners 2019-02-25 04:32:29 UTC
    Los Angeles — Sunday night’s Oscars marked a record-breaking year for recognizing the achievement of black artists. Shattering a record set in 2017, the 91st Academy Awards bestowed trophies to seven black winners in six categories. The following is a list of nominees and the winners: ...

  • Golden Globes 2019: The Complete List Of Winners
    Golden_globes_2019-_the_complete_list_of_winners 2019-01-07 07:29:25 UTC
    <p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) &mdash; Complete list of winners at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, presented Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:</p><p>FILM</p><p>Drama: &ldquo;Bohemian Rhapsody&rdquo;</p><p>Actress, Drama: Glenn Close, &ldquo;The W...

  • Golden Globe Awards 2019: Expectations High For Lady Gaga
    Golden_globe_awards_2019-_expectations_high_for_lady_gaga 2019-01-07 01:42:51 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amy Adams, Glenn Close and “Crazy Rich Asians” star Michelle Yeoh walked the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday ahead of the annual Hollywood awards show, where pop singer Lady Gaga looks set to make a splash with her first movie role in “A Star is Born.” Veteran comedi...

  • Taylor Swift endorses Democratic candidates, helps boost voter registrations
    Taylor_swift_helps_boost_voter_registrations_and_endorses_democrat_candidates_in_tennessee 2018-10-09 18:09:58 UTC
    (Reuters) - Pop music luminary Taylor Swift’s decision to wade into electoral politics for the first time on Sunday has driven a spike in online voter registration, particularly among young people, according to the website Vote.org. The nonprofit site, which helps people register online, repor...

  • Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan Dies Suddenly at 46
    Cranberries_singer_dolores_o'riordan_dies_suddenly_at_46 2018-01-15 21:36:39 UTC
    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Dolores O‘Riordan, the lead singer of rock group The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday at the age of 46 during a trip to London for a recording session, her publicist said. The Irish group, which combined indie guitar with O‘Riordan’s distinctive Irish lilt and yoddle, sh...

  • Marlene Dietrich would have been 116 on Wednesday
    Maria_magdalene_dietrich_would_have_been_116_on_wednesday 2017-12-27 09:06:37 UTC
    Described as "a wild original", and hailed as the ninth-greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema, Maria Magdalene Dietrich would have been 116 on Wednesday. In her honor, Google is changing its logo in 24 countries to a doodle. During World War II, Dietrich was a high-profile entert...

  • Harry Belafonte: Hitler is not too far from our door
    Harry_belafonte-_hitler_is_not_too_far_from_our_door 2017-10-23 20:39:44 UTC
    Legendary civil rights activist, singer, and actor Harry Belafonte took the stage over the weekend at what he said would be his last public appearance and issued a stark warning about what he thinks may be in store for America. Ninety-year-old Belafonte, who recently said he thinks "the nation...

  • Political comedy "Veep", "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Saturday Night Live" won the top prizes at the Emmy Awards 2017
    Emmys_2017-_full_list_of_winners_from_the_69th_annual_awards 2017-09-18 04:43:21 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “The Handmaid’s Tale” and political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, where “Saturday Night Live” was also a big winner on a night dominated by jokes about U.S. President Donald Trump. In the first major awards wins for streaming service Hul...

  • French-Armenian Singer Charles Aznavour Gets Hollywood Star
    French-armenian_singer_charles_aznavour_gets_hollywood_star 2017-08-25 03:58:51 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - French singer Charles Aznavour finally got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, capping a more than 70-year career as one of his country’s most popular entertainers. Aznavour, 93, who was born Shahnour Varinag Aznavourian in Paris to Armenian parents, has s...

  • Aretha Franklin announced to return to her hometown of Detroit
    Aretha_franklin_announced_to_return_to_her_hometown_of_detroit 2017-08-19 21:21:55 UTC
    Aretha Franklin, who has reigned as the Queen of Soul for some 50 years, has announced plans to return to her hometown of Detroit and open a nightclub. The chart-toping Motown legend will not have to travel far: she currently lives in a suburb near the Motor City that gave birth to her musical...

  • Miley Cyrus Dedicates Her Performance To Manchester Bombing Victims
    Miley_cyrus_dedicates_her_performance_to_manchester_bombing_victims 2017-05-24 17:41:16 UTC
    Miley Cyrus returned to “The Voice” on Tuesday, singing “Malibu” on the season 12 finale. She dedicated the performance to Ariana Grande and the victims of the Manchester bombing. As Gossip Cop has reported, Cyrus joined “The Voice” as a coach in season 11, which aired last fall. <blockqu...

  • Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest
    Portugal's_salvador_sobral_won_the_eurovision_song_contest 2017-05-14 03:33:41 UTC
    KIEV — Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 on Saturday performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country's history and celebrating with a call to "put emotion back into music". Along with singers from Italy a...

  • Keith Urban, Academy of Country Music Awards, Carrie Underwood - Highlights and Winners
    Keith_urban__academy_of_country_music_awards__carrie_underwood_-_highlights_and_winners 2017-04-03 03:49:10 UTC
    Keith Urban, Academy of Country Music Awards, Carrie Underwood - Highlights and winners - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban and more couples rock ... Country music's king and queen, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, sat front and center at the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Mus...

  • Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for Amy Winehouse
    Bob_dylan_touched_on_his_admiration_for_amy_winehouse 2017-03-24 05:39:53 UTC
    Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for Amy Winehouse. In a wide-ranging interview with the music writer Bill Flanagan, Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for the late Amy Winehouse, calling her "The last real individualist around"; his and George Harrison's abortive bid years ago to record...

  • CHUCK BERRY DIES
    Chuck_berry_dies 2017-03-19 08:46:55 UTC
    By Bill Trott CHUCK BERRY DIES — Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock 'n' roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and as the creator of raucous anthems that defined the genre's early sound and heartbeat, died on Saturday, March 19, 2017 at his Missouri...

  • Singer Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration event
    Singer_jennifer_holliday_pulls_out_of_trump_inauguration_event 2017-01-18 04:06:30 UTC
    By Dan Whitcomb | LOS ANGELES Broadway star Jennifer Holliday said on Saturday she was pulling out of a concert celebrating the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, citing an online article that cast the performance as a "betrayal" of her gay and lesbian fans. The Tony Award-winning ...

  • George Michael dead at 53
    George_michael_never_gonna_dance_again 2016-12-26 06:36:43 UTC
    London (Reuters) - British pop singer George Michael, who shot to fame in the 1980s with Wham! and continued as a solo artist, died on Sunday at his home in England. He was 53. In the mid-1980s, Wham! was one of the most successful pop duos ever, ahead even of Simon & Garfunkel, with singles l...

  • Chicago Police locate singer Sinead O'Connor safe — Erlear: Chicago-area police looking for Sinéad O'Connor, missing since Sunday
    Chicago-area_police_looking_for_sinead_oconnor_missing 2016-05-16 19:30:33 UTC
    UPDATE: Police confirmed Monday afternoon that Sinead O’Connor has been safely located and is no longer considered missing. ________ ORIGINAL STORY: Police in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette said on Monday they are "seeking to check the well-being" of Irish singer Sinead O'Connor, who they s...

  • The life and times of Animals legend Eric Burdon
    The_life_and_times_of_animals_legend_eric_burdon 2016-05-12 08:35:56 UTC
    The singer of "House of the Rising Sun" and founder of the band The Animals is considered one of the greatest white blues performer ever. Following his 75th birthday, Eric Burdon will once again go on tour. Back in 1964, The Animals were storming the charts in Britain, the US, Canada and Austr...

  • Rolling Stones asks Trump to stop using their songs at events
    Rolling_stones_asks_trump_to_stop_using_their_songs_at_events 2016-05-05 05:17:17 UTC
    As Donald Trump sealed up the Republican nomination with a victory speech at the Trump Tower Tuesday night, the music as he exited the stage sent a message about his general election campaign: “Start Me Up.” The Rolling Stones, who wrote the song, would prefer that he stop. “The Rolling Sto...

  • The mystery surrounding Prince's death - No signs of trauma or suicide in his death
    The_mystery_surrounding_prince's_death_-_no_signs_of_trauma_or_suicide_in_his_death 2016-04-23 08:02:12 UTC
    Police found no signs of suicide or obvious trauma in the death of U.S. music superstar Prince, but it could take weeks before autopsy results reveal how the groundbreaking performer died, authorities said on Friday. The intensely private musician, whose hits included "Purple Rain" and "When D...

  • ‘The world lost a creative icon’: Prince dies at 57
    %e2%80%98the_world_lost_a_creative_icon%e2%80%99-_prince_dies_at_57 2016-04-23 08:07:12 UTC
    Prince, the innovative pop superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including "Purple Rain" and "When Doves Cry," died on Thursday in Minnesota. He was 57. His influential, genre-defying music blended jazz, funk, R&B, disco and rock, ...

  • Beyonce's song "Formation" faces backlash from police - #BlackLivesMatter
    Beyonce_formation 2016-02-23 07:10:26 UTC
    US Super Bowl 50 Beyonce beim Auftritt in der Halbzeitshow. After Beyonce's controversial performance at the Super Bowl and her #BlackLivesMatter song "Formation," several police unions are now demanding their members to #BoycottBeyonce and not to work at her upcoming concerts. Several poli...

  • Prince protege Vanity dies at 57
    Prince_protege_vanity_dies_at_57 2016-02-16 07:05:58 UTC
    Denise Matthews, who as Vanity fronted the group Vanity 6 but was best known for her collaboration with Prince, has died at a hospital in Fremont, California. Her death was confirmed by Gisela Hernandez, spokeswoman for Washington Hospital Health Care System. Hernandez did not say when Matthew...

  • Adele doesn't give Trump permission to use her music
    Adele_doesn't_give_trump_permission_to_use_her_music 2016-02-04 00:05:35 UTC
    <h3>Pop star Adele has issued a statement to distance herself from Donald Trump, after he used her music at his rallies.</h3> <hr><a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/16370"><h3>The night in Iowa</h3></a><hr> British singer Adele made clear on Monday that she has not given permission ...