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New this week: Selena series, 'Shameless' and Shawn Mendes

Dec. 2, 2020 12:22 PM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Film history fans will get a meal out of David Fincher’s “Mank,” about “Citizen Kane”...

This cover image released by Belift Lab shows “Border: Day One” by ENHYPEN. (Belift Lab via AP)

Review: Strong debut from K-pop’s newest septet ENHYPEN

Dec. 2, 2020 12:14 PM EST

ENHYPEN, “BORDER : DAY ONE” (Belift Lab) With a speed and preparedness that would put to shame the world’s largest corporations, K-pop entertainment agencies continue to perfect the formula for success, launching multiple hit songs and albums with multiple acts. Next up is septet ENHYPEN....

In this combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Dec. 6-Dec. 12, Judd Apatow arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, Calif., Ellen Burstyn attends HBO's

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 6-12

Nov. 30, 2020 8:11 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 6-12: Dec. 6: Actor Patrick Bauchau (“The Pretender,” “Carnivale”) is 82. Country singer Helen Cornelius is 79. Actor James Naughton (“Hostages,” “Planet of the Apes”) is 75. Singer Frank Beverly of Maze is 74. Actor...

FILE - Bad Bunny performs a medley at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 25, 2019. Bad Bunny, who has nine nominations at the 2020 Latin Grammys, will also perform at the awards show on Nov. 19. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)

Bad Bunny caps week of awards and Grammy-noms with new album

Nov. 27, 2020 3:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of Bad Bunny are used to expecting something different each time he releases new music. He's done it since his first studio album, 2018's “X 100pre” ("Forever"); then with “Oasis”, his collaboration with J Balvin in 2019, and last February with his...

Jeezy poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 in Atlanta. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP)

Jeezy evolves from 'Trap or Die' mantra to empowerment

Nov. 27, 2020 1:57 PM EST

Self-improvement can be a difficult journey. It’s often an arduous process that takes time to work through and move toward. But Jeezy, who burst onto the national music scene in meteoric fashion 15 years ago with his accounts of street life and drug dealing, is relaying a new message on his latest album:...

FILE - The Weeknd attends the LA premiere of

The Weeknd criticizes Grammys over nominations snub

Nov. 25, 2020 12:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weeknd angrily slammed the Grammy Awards, calling them “corrupt” after the pop star walked away with zero nominations despite having multiple hits this year. The three-time Grammy winner criticized the Recording Academy on Tuesday after he was severely snubbed despite...

FILE - Members of BTS perform at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration in New York on Dec. 31, 2019. The K-pop band is nominated for a Grammy Award for best pop duo/group performance with “Dynamite,

BTS band members, fans welcome its first Grammy nomination

Nov. 25, 2020 9:13 AM EST

SEOUL (AP) — K-pop band BTS has earned its first Grammy nomination, a long-awaited feat for the South Korean act that has been reshaping the global pop landscape with record-breaking songs and well-mobilized fans. Critics say the boy band's nomination Tuesday demonstrates its growing presence and impact...

FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The pop star scored multiple Grammy nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine nominations. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

A 'Black Parade' Grammys: Beyoncé leads with 9 nominations

Nov. 24, 2020 8:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé is bringing her Black parade to the Grammys: The pop star’s anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine. Beyoncé picked up song and record of the year bids with “Black Parade,” which she...

FILE - The Weeknd performs on day three at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Aug 4, 2018. The Weeknd, who was nominated for eight American Music Awards, was completely shut out of the Grammys, earning zero nominations despite having a No. 1 album. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)

12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out

Nov. 24, 2020 5:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Twelve things worth noting about Tuesday's nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to posthumous nominees to famous folks competing for awards. ___ SNUBBED SINGERS The Weeknd sings about being a “star boy" but the Grammys' response to his latest album? Bye boy....

This Nov. 24, 2019 file photo shows Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, left, and Dua Lipa at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Ricch each earned six Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo)

2021 Grammy Awards: List of nominees in top categories

Nov. 24, 2020 2:58 PM EST

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. — Album of the year: “Chilombo,” Jhené Aiko; “Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition),” Black Pumas; “Everyday Life,” Coldplay; “Djesse Vol....