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Jazzy 'Charlie Brown Christmas' swings on after 57 years

Dec. 05, 2022 22:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mendelson family would love to find the envelope where their father, Lee, scribbled some lyrics to jazz musician Vince Guaraldi's composition “Christmas Time is Here” for an animated TV special featuring the “Peanuts” gang in 1965. The producer always...

Bidens entertain more than 330 guests at 1st state dinner

Dec. 02, 2022 00:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first White House state dinner of President Joe Biden's administration drew big names Thursday from fashion, entertainment, politics and business who turned out to help celebrate French President Emmanuel Macron and the return of large social events after the pandemic. ...

Drexler surprises with 6 Latin Grammys; Rosalia best album

Nov. 18, 2022 00:22 AM EST

Uruguay’s Jorge Drexler was nominated for seven Latin Grammys and on Thursday he took home six, surprising those who took Bad Bunny’s triumph for granted. The second surprise was Rosalía winning album of the year for “Motomami (Digital Album).” “You have no idea how...

Beyoncé ties Grammy record after leading nominations with 9

Nov. 15, 2022 18:54 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé has propelled herself into the highest Grammy echelon: The star singer claimed a leading nine nominations Tuesday, making her tied — with her husband Jay-Z — as the most nominated music act in the history of the awards show. Beyoncé's “Break My...

Partial list of nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards

Nov. 15, 2022 13:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A partial list of nominees in the top categories at the 65th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. — Album of the year: “Voyage,” ABBA; “30,” Adele; “Un Verano Sin Ti,” Bad Bunny; “Renaissance,” Beyoncé; “Good...

Chris Evans named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine

Nov. 08, 2022 00:36 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Evans may have put down Captain America's shield but he's got a new badge of honor: he's been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive. People's selection was announced Monday night on Stephen Colbert's late night show and on the magazine's website. Evans,...

Ralph Lauren draws A-list Hollywood crowd for sumptuous show

Oct. 14, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — Bronx-born Ralph Lauren, a quintessential New Yorker, had never staged a runway show on the West Coast before. So clearly, with his first show in sunny California, he was going to go big — or, well, stay home. Big he went, staging a sumptuous display of...

An anchor again: Ted Koppel hosts show on US divisions

Oct. 13, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — At age 82, Ted Koppel is equipped to take the long view when discussing what divides Americans. The former “Nightline” anchor, now an occasional contributor to “CBS Sunday Morning,” takes over from Jane Pauley for the first time this weekend to host a...

Blake Shelton, last of original 'The Voice' judges, to leave

Oct. 12, 2022 09:35 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Shelton, the last of the original panel of judges on “The Voice,” will leave the megahit U.S. version of the singing competition show after next season. “This show has changed my life in every way for the better and it will always feel like home to...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 11, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Confidence Man by Maggie Haberman, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy, narrated by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio) 3. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin...