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Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay lead ACM nominations

Feb. 20, 2019 11:41 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each while Grammy album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves comes in with five nominations. Reba McEntire, who is hosting the show for a record 16th time, announced the nominees in top...

Travelers can retrace 'Green Book' path with some research

Feb. 20, 2019 11:21 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Oscar-nominated interracial road trip movie "Green Book" has spurred interest in the real guidebook that helped black travelers navigate segregated America. With a little research, travelers can find copies of "The Negro Motorist Green Book" online and retrace the route in the...

Costume Designers Guild honors Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

Feb. 20, 2019 10:38 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ruth E. Carter may be receiving Oscar recognition for her costume designer work on "Black Panther," but she told a packed room at the Costume Guild Awards on Tuesday night that she has created wardrobes for other superheroes throughout her illustrious career. "After working on...

AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

Feb. 19, 2019 6:58 PM EST

Ahead of Sunday's 91st Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony that has few sure things. BEST PICTURE The Nominees: "Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''The Favourite," ''Green Book," ''Roma," ''A Star Is Born,"...

Actress Julianne Moore helps unveil sex misconduct policies

Feb. 19, 2019 4:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore has helped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration unveil the governor's series of initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women in New York. Moore joined Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (HOH'-kuhl) on Tuesday at Lincoln Center in Manhattan for an event...

Michael B. Jordan, Michelle Yeoh added to Oscars presenters

Feb. 19, 2019 2:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan, Brian Tyree Henry, Michelle Yeoh and Elsie Fisher may have missed out on Oscar nominations this year, but they will be on stage at the Dolby Theatre during Sunday's ceremony. Producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss said Tuesday that the actors have signed up to...

'Black Panther' costume designer blazes trail to inspire

Feb. 17, 2019 10:29 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her. But through her upcoming career achievement award and Oscar nomination for her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in the superhero film "Black Panther," Carter believes she...

Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars

Feb. 16, 2019 12:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast. All 24 categories will be shown...

21 Savage 'wasn't hiding' being British, feared deportation

Feb. 15, 2019 7:30 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn't talk about his British citizenship before because he didn't want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She'yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3. U.S. Immigration and Customs...

The Latest: 21 Savage surrenders on outstanding warrant

Feb. 15, 2019 7:03 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on saga involving Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage has surrendered to Georgia authorities on an outstanding warrant and been released on his own recognizance. Attorney Abbi Taylor says the Grammy-nominated artist, whose...