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Taylor Swift to Kick Off the Grammy Awards with Performance

Taylor Swift will open the 58th annual Grammy Awards with a performance from her nominated album, "1989," while Alabama Shakes, Miguel and 12-year-old jazz pianist Joey Alexander will also perform. The Recording Academy on Thursday announced the final round of performers for Monday's awards show in Los Angeles...


  • Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton, left, talks to Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning (18) after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Super Bowl Gets 111.9 Viewers, Down from Last Year

    Denver's victory over Carolina in the Super Bowl reached an average of 111.9 million viewers, a number down from the last two years. Still, it represents the third most-watched television event in U.S. history. The Super Bowl had set viewership records for six of the past seven years...

  • This image provided by Mountain Dew shows a Super Bowl 50 Advertising Winners and Losers

    The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 - and there were clear winners and losers off the field, too. Advertisers pulled out all the stops to woo the 114 million-plus viewers during the Big Game. With 30-second ads costing up $5 million, it's a huge gamble to advertise during the game...

  • Beyoncé, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Bruno Mars perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday in Santa Clara, Calif. Review: Coldplay Lets Beyonce, Bruno Mars Overshadow Band

    Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show. The British band invited Beyonce and Bruno Mars to share the spotlight Sunday for the halftime extravaganza, which evolved into a 50th anniversary tribute to Super Bowl shows of yore...

  • Beyonce performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Beyonce to Perform at TCF Bank Stadium in May

    Beyonce is working overtime this weekend: After releasing a new song Saturday and performing at the Super Bowl on Sunday, she's announced a new stadium tour...

  • This image provided by Anheuser-Busch shows actors Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen in the company's Bud Light Party campaign spot for Super Bowl 50. The Super Bowl Ad Game: Celebrities, Animals and Humor

    Watch out for celebrities, cute animals and humor. Super Bowl advertisers are turning to a mix of tried-and-true crowd pleasers for the game's 50th anniversary...

  • 'Inside Out' Sweeps Annie Awards, Wins Best Animated Picture

    The 43rd annual Annie Awards were a joyous affair for "Inside Out." The Pixar release won the Annies' top honor and 10 awards altogether at the ceremony Saturday evening at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles...

     

     

     

  • Michael Skupin appeared on two seasons of Survivor. Former 'Survivor' Contestant Charged With Possessing Child Porn

    Michigan authorities have charged a former "Survivor" contestant with possessing child pornography and running Ponzi scheme. Michael Skupin was arraigned Friday in Oakland County on a dozen felony charges, including child porn possession, larceny by conversion and racketeering. His bond was set at $350,000...

  • Benedict Cumberbatch Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson Named Oxford Fellows

    Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University. The actors are among 11 non-academics to have accepted appointments at Oxford's Lady Margaret Hall...
      

  • Linus Van Pelt Man Who Gave Name to 'Peanuts' Linus Dies at Age 90

    Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend Charles Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's sidekick in his "Peanuts" comic strip, has died. Maurer's longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak said Friday that Maurer died Jan. 29 at age 90 in Sonoma, California. She said Maurer had suffered from Parkinson's and heart trouble...

  • Jonny Buckland, left to right, Guy Berryman, Chris Martin and Will Champion of Coldplay answer questions during a halftime news conference for the upcoming NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in San Francisco. Coldplay to Honor Past, Present and Future at Super Bowl

    Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin says the band's Super Bowl halftime show will try to honor the past, present and future. At a press conference Thursday, the band said that they will have the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles there to represent the future and Beyonce - whose 2013 performance they adore - for the past...

  • Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey Animal Rights Group Protests Cowboy Monkey Scheduled to Perform in St. Paul

    An animal rights group wants "Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey" pulled from a weekend rodeo in St. Paul. The Minnesota Federated Humane Societies believes the 27-year-old Capuchin monkey is at risk for head trauma...

  • In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Halftime at the Super Bowl is Among the Top Culture Moments

    Warren Duncan has something in common with Madonna, Beyonce, Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and Prince and doesn't hesitate to let his grandchildren know about it every year about this time. All performed at the Super Bowl halftime show, although it wasn't quite the spectacle in Duncan's time that it is now...

  • Warner Bros. Buys Zach Sobiech Story Movie Rights

    The story of Minnesota teen Zach Sobiech is heading to the big screen. Zach died in 2013 from a rare form of bone cancer. He wrote the song "Clouds" as his farewell song...

  • Bernie Sanders in Iowa during the caucuses. Iowa Caucus Coverage a Hit for News Networks

    Much like the presidential debates, coverage of the Iowa caucus set new standards for television viewership. An average of 10.2 million people watched the results of the year's first presidential contest Monday on CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC, the Nielsen company said...

  • NFL said, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, that Gaga will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., where the Carolina Panthers will take on the Denver Broncos. Lady Gaga to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl

    Lady Gaga is set to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday. The NFL told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Gaga will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, where the Carolina Panthers will take on the Denver Broncos...






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