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  • This photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows the bright yellow guitar used by Prince to perform such tunes as Prince Guitar to be Auctioned in Beverly Hills

    A bright yellow, uniquely shaped guitar used by Prince to perform such tunes as "Cream" and "Gett Off" is going up for auction...

  • In this Sept. 4, 2012 file photo, Michael Strahan, right, joins Kelly Ripa on 'Live! with Kelly and Michael' on his first day as an official co-host. Michael Strahan Exiting as Kelly Ripa's Talk Show Partner Friday

    Michael Strahan wrapped co-host Kelly Ripa in a giant hug in the final moment of their talk show, his exit on Friday accelerated by awkwardness surrounding the announcement of the former football star's new job at ABC's "Good Morning America." ...

  • In this July 27, 2012 file photo, Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere attend the 'Nashville' panel at the Disney ABC TCA Day 2 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. ABC Cancels Country Music Drama 'Nashville' after 4 Seasons

    ABC said it's canceling the country music drama series "Nashville" after four seasons. The network's decision Thursday drew an immediate lament from the city of Nashville's mayor, Megan Barry...

  • The original cast of Roots, Sandy Duncan, John Amos, Ben Vereen, Louis Gossett Jr., Leslie Uggams, Georg Stanford Brown and Lynne Moody pose for a portrait. 3 Veteran 'Roots' Stars Look Back on Making This TV Classic

    ABC bosses weren't sure anyone would watch. Their ambitious miniseries "Roots" was an eight-part epic based on Alex Haley's best-seller that told the saga of his family tree, beginning with Kunta Kinte, a West African teen captured by slave raiders then shipped to America in the mid-1700s, and continuing through the Civil War...

  • Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Kelly Ripa: Host Search Behind Michael Strahan's Early Exit

    Kelly Ripa says Michael Strahan is leaving their morning talk show earlier than originally planned so a search for his replacement can begin. It was announced last month that Strahan would depart "Live with Kelly and Michael" to join ABC's "Good Morning America" full-time in September. But that timeline was moved up to Friday...

  • Jason Isbell poses in the press room with the awards for best americana album for “Something More than Free” and best American roots song for “24 Frames” at the 58th annual Grammy Awards Jason Isbell Leads Americana Music Nominations

    Americana darling Jason Isbell leads the nominations for the Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards with three nods for album of the year, artist of the year and song of the year...

  • U.S. Bank Stadium Prince Was in Talks to Play US Bank Stadium Before He Died

    Before Prince was found dead April 21 at his home and recording studio in Chanhassen, he was in talks about playing at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said the musician's staff was talking to stadium officials about a concert...

  • State Fair Features More Than 900 Free Shows

    More than 900 free shows are planned at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair. The acts will perform for the price of admission to the fair at the various free stages throughout the fairgrounds...

  • Former 'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart. Jon Stewart Labels Donald Trump a 'Man-Baby'

    Jon Stewart has been on the sidelines for one of the wildest campaign seasons in memory. But he's weighing in with a new dig at old foe Donald Trump, labeling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee a "man-baby."
        
    The comments came in a Monday taping of a podcast with President Barack Obama's former aide, David Axelrod, at the University of Chicago.

  • Megyn Kelly A Trump Truce? He's a Guest on Megyn Kelly's Fox TV special

    When Megyn Kelly sits down with Donald Trump for her prime-time special on the Fox broadcasting network, the Fox News Channel host hopes to call a truce to the war waged by the presumptive Republican nominee since he began slamming her after last August's Republican debate, where he was galled by her tough questioning as one of its moderators...

  • Cruz Campaign Sued Over Use of Music in Videos

    Sen. Ted Cruz's now-defunct presidential campaign is being sued over the background music it used in two videos... 

  • Christian Borle Borle to Play Wonka in 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'

    Two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle has gotten the golden ticket: He'll star as Willy Wonka in the musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" when it comes to Broadway in the spring of 2017. he show, which has songs by "Hairspray" writers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, opened in London in 2013 starring Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka. The adaptation of Roald Dahl's much-loved children's novel got mixed reviews but has done good box office business...

  • Rita Moreno raps her commencement address during Berklee College of Music commencement ceremonies in Boston, Saturday, May 7, 2016. Rita Moreno Busts a Rhyme at Berklee Commencement Ceremony

    Rita Moreno's got rhymes. The award-winning actress and singer showed off her rapping skills while delivering the commencement address at Boston's Berklee College of Music on Saturday...

  • A star honoring Prince, now painted gold, stands out on the wall Thursday, May 5, 2016 at a memorial for the singer at First Avenue in Minneapolis, a venue where he often performed. Prince's Family Planning Memorial Service to Late Music Superstar

    Prince's family members say they are planning an official memorial service to say goodbye to the late music superstar. Prince's six surviving siblings said in a statement Friday that, contrary to reports, no public memorial, funeral or tribute service has been organized or authorized by his family or Paisley Park representatives...

  • Stevie Wonder, Eric Benet, More Honor Prince in Los Angeles

    Stevie Wonder, Faith Evans, Aloe Blacc and Eric Benet paid tribute to Prince with words and music at a public memorial Friday in Los Angeles. Thousands of Prince fans gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall for the celebration, where the entertainers performed songs from Prince's vast catalog...

  • Dr. Howard Kornfeld Investigators Want to Interview Doctor about Prince Case

    A law enforcement official says investigators want to interview a California doctor and his son about a prescription drug the son brought for Prince before the singer was found collapsed in an elevator at his Minnesota home. The official told The Associated Press investigators also want to know if Dr. Howard Kornfeld and son Andrew Kornfeld had a longer-term medical relationship with Prince...

  • Arsenio Hall Arsenio Hall Sues Sinead O'Connor for Libel After Prince Post

    Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O'Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with drugs.
    The comedian's libel lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court calls O'Connor's accusations fabricated lies. The lawsuit states O'Connor, who scored a hit in 1990 with her rendition of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U," barely knew the superstar and despised him...

  • Ellie Goulding performs at the X Ellie Goulding's Delirium Tour Falls Flat at Xcel Energy Center

    British pop singer, Ellie Goulding came out bouncing, singing, and very high energy on Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul but unfortunately that energy did not last. It seems like Ellie may need a break once her Delirium tour ends later this year...

  • Dancers are a blur of color as they perform during Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Cinco de Mayo Festivities Include Puebla Menu at White House

    The calendar says May 5, but it's Cinco de Mayo for anyone celebrating all things Mexican. President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold his final Cinco de Mayo reception at The White House Thursday afternoon. San Antonio chef Johnny Hernandez tells KSAT-TV that he will cook Mexican cuisine for the event including food from the city of Puebla..

  • Sir Paul performs Sir Paul McCartney Rocks Night 1 of 2 in Minneapolis

    Sir Paul McCartney was fashionably late to his own party last night at Target Center, but when the party goes three hours strong, it doesn't matter. It's been two years since the legendary rocker last visited the Twin Cities. He played to a sold out crowd al fresco at Target Field on Aug. 2, 2014...

  • Beyonce Statement Calls for Equality in North Carolina

    Beyonce is supporting efforts to overturn a North Carolina law limiting legal protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The entertainment icon did not directly speak out against House Bill 2 on her website Wednesday, but she did display a photo of a person wearing a T-shirt displaying the slogan "Y'all means all" followed by the Internet address of Equality NC...

  • Fans dressed as movie Star Wars characters to cerebrate the Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. May 4 is known as Star Wars Day to fans worldwide since the date is similar to the franchise's slogan, It's Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You

    It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one. May the Fourth, as in "May the Fourth Be With You" has become a day to celebrate all things Star Wars, especially following last year's revival of the series with "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."..

  • This image released by The Public Theater shows Lin-Manuel Miranda, foreground, with the cast during a performance of 'Hamilton' in New York. 'Hamilton' Leads Tony Nods, Sets Record with 16 Nominations

    The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history. Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored biography about the first U.S. treasury secretary on Tuesday broke the 15-nominations record...

  • Former Prince bassist Larry Graham talks about Prince on Monday. Graham, a famous bassist and longtime friend of pop megastar Prince says the artist found 'real happiness' in his faith and could stay up all night talking about the Bible. Bassist: Prince Found 'Real Happiness' as Jehovah's Witness

    A famous bassist and longtime friend of pop megastar Prince says the artist found "real happiness" in his faith and could stay up all night talking about the Bible...
      



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