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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018 file photo, singer Carrie Underwood poses with her husband Mike Fisher, and their son Isaiah Michael Fisher as they attend a ceremony honoring Underwood with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in Los Angeles.  Underwood's son provided the adorable vocals on “Little Drummer Boy,” one of the 11 tracks on the country superstar’s new Christmas album, “My Gift,” out Friday, Sept. 25, 2020.  (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Q&A: Underwood on holiday album and her little drummer boy

Sep. 25, 2020 10:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Award for cutest collaboration of the year goes to Carrie Underwood and her 5-year-old son Isaiah. He’s the little singing boy providing the adorable vocals on “Little Drummer Boy,” one of the 11 tracks on the country superstar’s new Christmas album,...

FILE - This Friday, Aug. 23, 2019  file photo shows the Instagram app icon on the screen of a mobile device in New York. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are taking part in a 24-hour “freeze” Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 on Instagram to protest against the failure of the social media platform's parent company, Facebook, to tackle misinformation and hateful content.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Celebs join Instagram 'freeze' to protest Facebook inaction

Sep. 16, 2020 9:52 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio and other celebrities are taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” on Wednesday to protest against what they say is parent company Facebook's failure to tackle violent and hateful content and election misinformation....

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Review: New doc chronicles chilling tale of Pepe the Frog

Sep. 2, 2020 5:12 PM EDT

“I didn’t even know what a meme was,” confesses cartoonist Matt Furie in the documentary “Feels Good Man,” demonstrating just how ill-equipped he was to resist the dark forces that engulfed him and his creation, Pepe the Frog, during the brutal election season of 2016. “I...

FILE - This Aug. 21, 2019 file photo shows Orlando Bloom, right, a cast member in the Amazon Prime Video series

Smile!: Katy Perry gives birth to a baby girl named Daisy

Aug. 27, 2020 9:22 AM EDT

Katy Perry has given birth to a baby girl named Daisy Dove Bloom. The pop superstar and her partner, actor Orlando Bloom, got UNICEF to announce the news on its Instagram account. Both Perry and Bloom are goodwill ambassadors for the United Nations agency that helps children. UNICEF posted a black and white...

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Review: Katy Perry acknowledges missteps in downer album

Aug. 24, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

Katy Perry, “Smile” (Capitol Records) Katy Perry has two very personal projects being released this summer — the 12-track album “Smile” and a baby. Only one will really make people grin. “Smile” comes three years after the dismal release of...

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New this week: Surfing dolphins and 'Love Island' return

Aug. 24, 2020 2:25 PM EDT

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 — A different kind of Brighton Beach story, “Lingua Franca” follows an undocumented trans Filipina immigrant...

FILE - Katy Perry performs during the B96 Jingle Bash in Rosemont, Ill., on Dec. 7, 2019. Perry's latest album

Letting go of being No. 1, Katy Perry finds her 'Smile'

Aug. 24, 2020 10:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A decade ago, Katy Perry could sing the alphabet and top the music charts. Her name was synonymous with being No. 1 on the Billboard chart, as the pop star logged hit after hit after hit with anthems like “Teenage Dream,” “Firework,” “Roar” and...

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New this week: Selena Gomez, Jason Sudeikis & Gloria Estefan

Aug. 10, 2020 11:50 AM EDT

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 — “ Boys State”: One of the biggest sales from this year’s Sundance Film Festival, this documentary...

Editorial Roundup: US

Jul. 29, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 25 The New York Times on political conventions and President Donald Trump canceling the Republican National Committee’s nominating convention in Florida: President Trump announced on Thursday that, in deference to the pandemic, he...