National Entertainment

Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

Published Feb. 19 2019

Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic couturier whose designs at Chanel and Fendi had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry,...

Chicago police investigating tip that Jussie Smollett, 2 brothers were together in elevator

Published Feb. 19 2019

Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked...

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

Published Feb. 15 2019

The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn't talk about his British citizenship before...

Cardi B headlining Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis

Published Feb. 14 2019

Rapper Cardi B, blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr., and rock mainstays The Killers and the Dave Matthews Band are...

Review: Memoir of Northern Appalachia tackles regional myths

Published Feb. 13 2019

Since the 2016 election of President Donald Trump and the publication of J. D. Vance's memoir "Hillbilly Elegy" that same...

Lawyer: Rapper 21 Savage granted immigration bond

Published Feb. 12 2019

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody,...

No chaser: Bourbon tops Whiskey in Westminster whippet upset

Published Feb. 12 2019

Straight up, this was a Westminster Kennel Club surprise: Bourbon over Whiskey.

Rap artists and women take center stage at Grammy Awards

Published Feb. 11 2019

Rap artists and women have felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they both took...

From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': film star Albert Finney dies at 82

Published Feb. 8 2019

Albert Finney, the charismatic Academy Award-nominated British actor who starred in films from "Tom Jones" to "Skyfall," has died. He...

Spotify takes a big jump into the podcasting game

Published Feb. 7 2019

Spotify is making a bigger bet on podcasts as it looks to bring a Netflix-like model of original programs to...

George Klein, Elvis Presley's friend, radio host, dies

Published Feb. 6 2019

George Klein, the deep-voiced radio personality who became friends with Elvis Presley in high school and stayed close to the...

Here are the best and worst ads from the Super Bowl

Published Feb. 4 2019

This year some of the Super Bowl ads that grabbed the greatest buzz were surprises, like Bud Light's "Game of...

Country Music Hall of Fame guitarist Harold Bradley dies

Published Feb. 1 2019

Country Music Hall of Fame guitarist Harold Bradley, who played on hundreds of hit country records including "Crazy," ''King of...

Police: Video shows 'Empire' actor arriving home with rope around his neck

Published Jan. 31 2019

Detectives have recovered more surveillance footage of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett walking in downtown Chicago before and after he says...

James Ingram, Grammy-winning R&B singer, dead at 66

Published Jan. 31 2019

James Ingram, the Grammy-winning singer who launched multiple hits on the R&B and pop charts and earned two Oscar nominations...

Police: No footage yet showing 'Empire' actor being attacked

Published Jan. 31 2019

Detectives have reviewed surveillance footage of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett walking to his downtown Chicago apartment after a visit to...

Maroon 5 cancels Super Bowl halftime news conference

Published Jan. 30 2019

Maroon 5 has canceled its news conference to discuss the band's Super Bowl halftime performance, choosing to not meet with...

Film Review: 'Serenity' now? No thank you [trailer]

Published Jan. 30 2019

The elevator pitch for Steven Knight's "Serenity" would be: "'Key Largo' meets 'Westworld.'" And it's every bit as ridiculous as...

'Empire' cast member Jussie Smollett attacked and had a rope put around his neck in possible hate crime

Published Jan. 29 2019

A cast member on the hit television show "Empire" alleged he was physically attacked by men in Chicago who shouted...

Coroner: Model and actress Kim Porter died from pneumonia

Published Jan. 25 2019

Coroner office officials say former model and actress Kim Porter died last year from pneumonia.

Entertainers address social injustice issues at Super Bowl

Published Jan. 25 2019

Big-name entertainers believe social injustice needs to be addressed during the Super Bowl and are ensuring the topic that ignited...


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The fallout from 'Surviving R. Kelly' was immediate. Will fans renounce him for good this time?

Published Jan. 25 2019

The fallout from "Surviving R. Kelly" was immediate and the backlash unmistakable. In the wake of the six-hour Lifetime documentary...

Bryan Singer keeps directing gig following allegations

Published Jan. 24 2019

Following an expose that claimed Bryan Singer has seduced and molested several underage men, the film production company Millennium Films...