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Taylor Swift 'folklore' concert film coming to Disney+

Nov. 24, 2020 10:27 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A concert film featuring Taylor Swift performing songs from her new album is coming to Disney+. The singer announced Tuesday that “folklore: the long pond studio sessions” will premiere on the streaming platform on Wednesday. The concert film will include guest appearances...

Egyptian celeb faces backlash over photo with Israeli singer

Nov. 24, 2020 9:30 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian celebrity has sparked an uproar after a photo of him with an Israeli pop star was posted online, prompting angry rants from newscasters and the actor-singer's suspension from a stage and film professionals’ union. The outcry over Mohamed Ramadan’s photograph with...

Cashier Druhan Parker, center, works behind a plexiglass shield Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, as he checks out shoppers at an Ulta beauty store on Chicago's Magnificent Mile. The pandemic has forced people to spend more time with themselves than ever. Along the way, it has reshaped and broadened the way many think about and prioritize how they treat themselves — what has come to be called self-care. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

In pandemic era's isolation, meaning of 'self-care' evolves

Nov. 24, 2020 3:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — These days, with a pandemic raging, this is what life can look like: Staring at your face on Zoom for hours instead of occasionally glimpsing it in the mirror. Living out the days in loungewear. Wearing minimal makeup because no one sees much of you. Considering an investment in home...

This image released by Peacock shows Elizabeth Berkley as Jessica Spano, Mario Lopez as A.C. Slater, Tiffani Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zack Morris who appear in the reboot of

New this week: 'Saved by the Bell,' Miley Cyrus & McCarthy

Nov. 23, 2020 11:30 AM 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 — The Christmas movie, that yuletide evergreen, is subtly changing. “Happiest Season,” which premieres...

This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Nov. 29-Dec. 5 shows Diego Boneta, from left, Chrissy Teigen, Janelle Monae, Britney Spears, Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges and Margaret Cho. (AP Photo)

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Nov. 23, 2020 8:25 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5: Nov. 29: Blues musician John Mayall is 87. Actor Diane Ladd is 85. Musician Chuck Mangione is 80. Country singer Jody Miller is 79. Singer-keyboardist Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals is 78. Actor Jeff Fahey (“Lost,” “The Marshal”) is...

In this screen shot provided by ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, Taylor Swift accepts the award for artist of the year at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (ABC via AP)

Swift wins top prize at AMAs, says she's re-recording music

Nov. 22, 2020 11:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her early music after her catalog was sold. In a video that aired during Sunday's awards show, the pop star said...

The Weeknd accepts the award for favorite soul R&B song for

List of winners at the 2020 American Music Awards

Nov. 22, 2020 11:32 PM EST

A list of the winners at the 2020 American Music Awards, held Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. — Artist of the year: Taylor Swift — New artist of the year: Doja Cat — Collaboration of the year: Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours" — Favorite pop/rock...

Bruce Swedien, Grammy-winning engineer of 'Thriller,' dies

Nov. 22, 2020 4:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Swedien, a five-time Grammy-winning audio engineer who collaborated with Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones, has died. He was 86. His daughter, musician Roberta Swedien, said her father died Nov. 16 in Gainesville, Florida, after battling an illness and complications from surgery....

Members of South Korean K-pop band BTS arrive for a press conference to introduce their new album

BTS says new album 'BE' is a 'letter of hope'

Nov. 20, 2020 1:26 PM EST

SEOUL (AP) — K-pop band BTS on Friday released their highly anticipated new album, which they described as a “letter of hope.” The band held a socially distanced news conference in Seoul to unveil “BE,” their second album this year. It includes their English-language hit...

This combination photo shows Natalia Lafourcade, left, and Rosalia. A year after Rosalia made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show, taking home the album of the year honor on Nov. 19, 2020, for

Ladies' night at Latin Grammys: Lafourcade, Rosalía win big

Nov. 20, 2020 9:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Rosalía made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show. The Mexican singer won album of the year — a category dominated by...