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New Year's Eve in Times Square still on, with smaller crowd

Dec. 23, 2021 16:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Revelers will still ring in the new year in New York's Times Square next week, there just won't be as many of them as usual under new restrictions announced Thursday as the city grapples with a spike in COVID-19 cases. Viewing areas that normally accommodate about...

AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Rauw Alejandro, higher level

Dec. 17, 2021 09:49 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He started off wanting to be a star soccer player, but instead Rauw Alejandro has become a breakout Latin music sensation. His birth name is Raúl Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz, but growing up in Puerto Rico his friends and family used to call him Raulito, which...

'Return of Jedi,' 'Selena' added to National Film Registry

Dec. 14, 2021 05:08 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s inductees into the National Film Registry include an epic Star Wars and Lord of the Ring films, projects starring Jennifer Lopez and the late Cicely Tyson along with films that took on racially motivated violence against people of color. The...

Britney, Bennifer, Beatles and Broadway: Pop culture in 2021

Dec. 09, 2021 09:52 AM EST

Britney was freed. Bennifer came back. So did Broadway, yay! And actually, the Beatles! As for Bond — James Bond — he said goodbye, at least the Daniel Craig version. Harry and Meghan spoke to Oprah, and boy, we listened. We listened, too, to Taylor Swift, who sang about a failed...

AP PHOTOS: The world of entertainment saw rebirth in 2021

Dec. 08, 2021 13:45 PM EST

After a year of shutdowns and cancellations, 2021 brought rebirth and revival to the entertainment industry. Glamour made a big comeback on runways and red carpets in Europe and the U.S., which saw the return of the Met Gala and major film festivals and award shows. Photographers for...

Man gets 50-year prison term for killing ex-girlfriend

Nov. 24, 2021 08:29 AM EST

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing his former girlfriend and leaving her body at the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. KCRG-TV reports that 22-year-old Richard Forsythe of Galena,...

Hitmakers BTS stamp their authority on American Music Awards

Nov. 21, 2021 23:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards and teamed up with Coldplay for a raucous “My Universe” and...

Times Square is back open on New Year's Eve — with vax proof

Nov. 16, 2021 12:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Crowds will once again fill New York's Times Square this New Year's Eve, with proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for revelers who want to watch the ball drop in person, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. “Yes, we are proud to announce that...

Designer Christopher John Rogers tops starry CFDA awards

Nov. 11, 2021 14:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Christopher John Rogers and Emily Bode-Aujla for BODE took top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, leading a young and diverse slate of honorees on fashion's big night. Rogers, 27, whose bold purple ensemble...

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters welcomed into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Oct. 31, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jay-Z's added another title to a resume that includes rapper, songwriter, Grammy winner, billionaire business mogul, and global icon — Hall of Famer. The self-proclaimed “greatest rapper alive” was inducted Saturday night as part of an eclectic...