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  1. Ed Sheeran Set For Another Week of U.K. Singles Chart Dominance

    January 17, 2017 1:26 AM EST Ed Sheeran’s record-breaking comeback tracks are on course for another lockdown of the top tier on the U.K. singles chart while the xx's   new album is an early leader for the albums chart title. Sheeran’s “Shape of You” (Asylum) and “Castle ...

  2. NYPD Arrests 2nd Man in Connection to Fatal Shooting at Irving Plaza

    January 16, 2017 3:41 PM EST Police have arrested a second man in connection with a fatal shooting at a popular Manhattan concert venue. Authorities say 31-year-old Daryl Campbell, of Brooklyn, was arrested Monday (Jan. 16) on a charge of criminal possession of a weapon. The ...

  3. UTA Signs Singer-Turned-Chef Kelis

    January 16, 2017 2:09 PM EST “Milkshake” singer Kelis has signed with UTA. The Grammy-nominated artist, who released her sixth and most recent album, Food , in 2014, trained at Le Cordon Bleu and was the 2016 curator for Los Angeles’ Taste Talks festival. Her cookbook My Life ...

  4. Orlando Nightclub Shooter's Widow Arrested, US Official Says

    January 16, 2017 1:37 PM EST The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested by the FBI on Monday (Jan. 16) in connection with the attack, a U.S. law enforcement official told The Associa ...

  5. As Michael Lynton Exits, Will Sony Double Down on Hollywood or Sell?

    January 16, 2017 12:25 PM EST It’s a rare thing for an executive who presides over a corporate disaster to remain on the job and even get promoted. But departing Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton managed to do exactly that. Two years have passed since the Sony hack was not ...

  6. David Bowie, Rihanna, Little Mix Score Nominations for 2017 Brit Awards

    January 16, 2017 3:24 AM EST With three nominations each , Little Mix , Rihanna and  Skepta are the frontrunners leading up to the 2017 Brit Awards, while the late British legend David Bowie and Canadian rapper Drake are in the chasing pack of artists with two nods apiece. No ...

  7. Ed Sheeran Creates Chart History Down Under

    January 16, 2017 12:52 AM EST Ed Sheeran has made history Down Under by becoming the first artist to have simultaneous debuts at No. 1 and No. 2 on the ARIA Singles Chart , while three soundtracks manage a feat never seen before on the national albums chart.  Sheeran sets a ne ...

  8. Chita Rivera & Kelli O'Hara Among Broadway Stars to Play NYC Inauguration Day Concert

    January 15, 2017 11:07 PM EST Some of Broadway's biggest stars - including Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Betty Buckley, Jessie Mueller and Billy Porter - will be spending Inauguration Day at a concert in New York City that raises money for human ...

  9. 'La La Land' Soundtrack Dances to No. 2 on Billboard 200 Chart, Weeknd Spends Third Week at No. 1

    January 15, 2017 4:00 PM EST The Weeknd ’s Starboy stays steady at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, collecting a third nonconsecutive week on top. Meanwhile, following La La Land’ s big night at the Golden Globe Awards , the film’s soundtrack flies from No. 15 to No. 2. Star ...

  10. 'Portlandia' Renewed for Eighth and Final Season

    January 15, 2017 2:30 PM EST It's official: IFC is ending Portlandia . IFC president Jennifer Caserta announced Saturday that the comedy starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein has been renewed for an eighth and final season in 2018. Season seven returned this month. ...

  11. Ringling Bros. Circus to Close After 146 Years

    January 15, 2017 11:04 AM EST After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told the Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. The iconic American spectacle ...

  12. Jimmy Iovine Addresses Apple Music Expansion Reports

    January 14, 2017 3:45 PM EST Days after the Wall Street Journal 's report that Apple plans to expand into original TV series and movies, Apple executive Jimmy Iovine hinted at what that might look like. "At Apple Music, what we're trying to create is an entire ...

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