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Louie Anderson, comic, Emmy winner for 'Baskets,' dies at 68

Jan. 21, 2022 19:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68. Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from...

Miranda talks about Bruno, and the 'Encanto' phenomenon

Jan. 21, 2022 17:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A month after “Encanto” debuted in theaters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the movie's Colombia-inflected songs, took a long vacation. By the time he returned, something almost as extraordinary as the enchanted home of the movie had transpired. “Encanto”...

Q&A: Aguilera picks up Spanish full force with "LA FUERZA"

Jan. 20, 2022 17:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christina Aguilera doesn't pick up exactly where she left 22 years ago with her Latin Grammy winning Spanish album “Mi Reflejo.” The superstar singer comes full force as a “grown woman and a mother” to showcase her Latino roots in the EP “LA FUERZA”, out Friday. And...

‘Harder They Fall,’ 'Insecure,' H.E.R. nab NAACP awards noms

Jan. 19, 2022 00:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix could be a dominant force at next month’s NAACP Image Awards. The streaming giant on Tuesday emerged with a leading 52 nominations including the film “The Harder They Fall.” The movie — featuring a large starry cast including Regina King, Jonathan...

Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

Jan. 18, 2022 17:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to rising COVID-19 cases because the omicron variant. The awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, according...

Mississippi city names street for blues artist Bobby Rush

Jan. 18, 2022 16:14 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital is renaming one of its major streets for a Grammy-winning blues singer who lives in the city. The Jackson City Council voted Tuesday to rename Ellis Avenue to Bobby Rush Boulevard, WLBT-TV reported. The north-south corridor provides a...

Actor-comedian Louie Anderson undergoing cancer treatment

Jan. 18, 2022 15:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson is being treated for cancer in a Las Vegas hospital, a spokesman for the actor and comedian said. Anderson, 68, was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and “is resting comfortably,” his longtime publicist Glenn Schwartz said Tuesday. ...

Will Smith, Lady Gaga, Ben Affleck score SAG nominations

Jan. 12, 2022 18:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscar race may be missing in-person glitz this year, but it doesn't lack for star power. Will Smith, Lady Gaga and Ben Affleck landed individual nominations for the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, while the casts of “Belfast” and “CODA” were among those...

List of nominees for the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Jan. 12, 2022 11:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the 28th annual Screen Actor Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Feb. 27: FILM Ensemble: “Belfast”; “CODA”; “Don’t Look Up”; “House of Gucci”; “King Richard." Male actor in a leading role:...

List of winners at Sunday's 79th Golden Globe Awards

Jan. 09, 2022 23:13 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — List of winners at Sunday's 79th Golden Globe Awards, which were announced via social media after the ceremony lost its broadcaster due to issues with its host, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. MOVIES Best picture, drama: “The...