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Actor Ron Leibman dead at 82

Dec. 6, 2019 10:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Ron Leibman, who appeared in movies, theater and television in a career that spanned six decades and won a Tony award for Tony Kushner's iconic play ”Ängels in America," has died after an illness. He was 82. Leibman's agent, Robert Attermann, said the actor died Friday. He...

AP’s top albums of 2019: Ari Lennox, Summer Walker, Anitta

Dec. 6, 2019 3:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu: 1. Ari Lennox, “Shea Butter Baby”: A message to the Grammy Awards, in the words of pop music philosopher Mariah Carey: “Them chickens is ash and I'm lotion.” Them is the Grammys, and...

'Irishman' named best picture by National Board of Review

Dec. 3, 2019 3:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese's sprawling crime epic “The Irishman” has been named best picture by the National Board of Review. The awards, announced Tuesday by the National Board of Review, handed Netflix its second major honor in Hollywood's quickening awards season. On Monday evening,...

Charges against Remy Ma in assault of castmate are dropped

Dec. 3, 2019 2:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan prosecutors have dropped their case against Remy Ma. The Grammy-nominated rapper was arrested in May on charges of punching her “Love & Hip Hop New York” castmate Brittney Taylor in the face at a New York City concert venue on April 16. The rapper's lawyer denied...

Eilish, Lizzo, Lil Nas X named 1st Apple Music Award winners

Dec. 3, 2019 12:12 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billie Eilish will be the first recipient of the Apple Music Award for global artist of the year, one of three honors for the pop singer. Apple announced Monday that Eilish’s “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” has been named album of the year. Eilish and her...

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Nov. 30, 2019 2:33 AM EST

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes a helicopter dropping water on a fire from above Santa Barbara, California;...

Latin star Ozuna says he worked hard to make ‘Nibiru’ great

Nov. 29, 2019 12:41 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ozuna set a record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Latin albums chart by a male artist with his 2017 debut album, “Odisea.” The superstar reggaeton and Latin trap singer, who has sold-out New York’s Madison Square Garden, is also the first artist to have...

Ohio State’s Young, LSU’s Burrow up for 2 major awards

Nov. 25, 2019 3:38 PM EST

Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and Ohio State defensive end Chase Young are finalists for two major college football trophies to be presented at ESPN’s awards show next month. Finalists for the nine major awards to be handed out Dec. 12 at the College Football Hall of...

Swift moonwalks past Michael Jackson’s record at AMA Awards

Nov. 24, 2019 11:44 PM EST

Taylor Swift has moonwalked past Michael Jackson’s record at the 2019 American Music Awards, taking home six honors including artist of the year and artist of the decade. The pop star, who walked into Sunday night’s show with 23 AMAs, surpassed the King of Pop’s 24 wins at the fan-voted show....

List of winners at the 2019 American Music Awards

Nov. 24, 2019 11:44 PM EST

A list of the winners at the 2019 American Music Awards, held Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. — Artist of the year: Taylor Swift — New artist of the year: Billie Eilish — Collaboration of the year: Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, “Senorita” — Favorite...