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Adele postpones Las Vegas residency, citing pandemic impact

Adele has postponed a 24-date Las Vegas residency hours before it was to start, citing delivery delays and coronavirus illness in her crew
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FILE - Singer Adele performs onstage at the Brit Awards 2016 at the 02 Arena in London, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Adele has postponed a 24-date Las Vegas residency hours before it was to start, citing delivery delays and coronavirus illness in her crew. The chart-topping British singer said she was “gutted” and promised to reschedule the shows. In a video message posted on social media, a tearful Adele said: “I’m so sorry but my show ain’t ready.” (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
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Meat Loaf, 'Bat out of Hell' rock superstar, dies at 74

The rock superstar loved by millions for his “Bat Out of Hell” album has died.
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FILE - Meat Loaf performs at a concert in New York's Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, July 18, 2007. Meat Loaf, whose "Bat Out Of Hell" album is one of the all time bestsellers, has died, family said on Facebook, Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Kropa, File)
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Legendary singer Meat Loaf dies at 74

His debut album "Bat Out of Hell" is one of the top-selling albums of all time.
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American singer Meat Loaf performs on stage in Zwolle, Netherlands, on May 11, 2013. The Grammy-winning musician, best known for his "Bat Out of Hell" album, died aged 74 on Jan. 20, 2022, according to a statement posted on his official Facebook page.
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Meat Loaf, whose "Bat Out Of Hell" album is one of the all time bestsellers, has died, family says on Facebook

Meat Loaf, whose "Bat Out Of Hell" album is one of the all time bestsellers, has died, family says on Facebook
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January 21

'Sanford and Son' at 50, 'double-edged' Black sitcom pioneer

It was 50 years ago this month that the sitcom “Sanford and Son” debuted on NBC
January 21
This combination photo shows Comedian Redd Foxx, left, speaking to journalists about the reasons he left the top-rated sitcom "Sanford & Son," March 14, 1974 in New York and actor Demond Wilson participating in a CBS "Face the Nation" discussion on school prayer on May 5, 1984, in Washington. It was 50 years ago this month that the sitcom “Sanford and Son” debuted on NBC. (AP Photo)
January 20

Whitehead, Jeffers among Book Critics Circle nominees

Colson Whitehead’s “Harlem Shuffle,” Honorée Fanonne Jeffers’ “The Love Songs of W
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This combination of book cover images shows "The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois" by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, from left, "Harlem Shuffle" by Colson Whitehead and "Afterparties" by Anthony Veasna So, which are among this year’s nominees for National Book Critics Circle awards. (Harper/Doubleday/Ecco via AP)
January 20

Netflix stock plunges as subscriber growth worries deepen

Netflix delivered its latest quarter of disappointing subscriber growth during the final three months of last year, a trend that management foresees continuing into the new year as tougher competition is undercutting the video streaming leader
January 20
This photo shows the company logo and view of Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif., Jan. 29, 2010. Netflix delivered its latest quarter of disappointing subscriber growth during the final three months of last year, a trend that management foresees continuing into the new year in a that tougher competition is undercutting the video streaming leader. The disappointing news announced Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 caused Netflix's stock price to plunge by more than 19%, deepening a steep decline during the past two months. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
January 20

Review: 'The King's Daughter' is truly a royal, watery mess

January is often where bad films are stashed, but Associated Press critic Mark Kennedy says “The King’s Daughter” isn’t just bad, it’s a cloying, cliched mess that’s not worth even the slightest risk of contacting COVID-19 to see in theaters
January 20
This image released by Gravitas shows Pierce Brosnan, left, and Kaya Scodelario in a scene from "The King's Daughter." (Gravitas via AP)
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Correction: Music Review-The Lumineers story

In a music review published January 14, 2022, about the new Lumineers album, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last name of one of the band's founding members
January 20
January 20

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

Christina Aguilera talks about “LA FUERZA,” her first Spanish-language production in over 20 years
January 20
FILE - Christina Aguilera performs at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Ruben Blades in Las Vegas on Nov. 17, 2021. Aguilera's Spanish-Language EP "La Fuerza" releases on Friday, Jan. 21. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
January 20

Kilmeade, Jones get Fox News Saturday shows in shuffle

Fox News Channel has shuffled its Saturday night lineup, giving new hourlong shows to network veteran Brian Kilmeade and newcomer Lawrence Jones
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Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares dies at 91

Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares has died in her Rio de Janeiro home at the age of 91
January 20
FILE - Brazilian singer Elza Soares performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Elza Soares has died on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
January 20

After 2-year hiatus caused by COVID-19, Jazz Fest returns

After a two-year hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns this spring with headliners The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lionel Richie, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Nelly and Willie Nelson
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Fans cheer at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, May 2, 2019. After a two-year hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns this spring with headliners The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lionel Richie, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Nelly and Willie Nelson. Festival organizers announced the lineup for the festival Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 20

Former Dutch talent show producer apologizes amid scandal

The former producer of Dutch talent show “The Voice of Holland” has apologized after allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct linked to the ratings blockbuster were aired
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FILE- President of Dutch television production company Endemol, John de Mol, gestures while answering a question at his private office in Hilversum, Netherlands, Jan. 23, 2001. De Mol, the former producer of Dutch talent show "The Voice of Holland" apologized Thursday Jan. 20, 2022, after allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct linked to the ratings blockbuster were aired. Police and prosecutors called reports of the alleged abuse "disturbing" and urged victims to come forward with their experiences. (AP Photo/Serge Ligtenberg, File)
January 20

'Peril' co-author Robert Costa moves from Post to CBS News

CBS News announced the hiring of Robert Costa of The Washington Post as the network's chief election and campaign correspondent
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This 2021 image shows journalist and author Robert Costa, who was named chief election and campaign correspondent for CBS News. (Lisa Berg via AP)
January 20

Rey Mysterio flying high as cover star for WWE 2K22

Rey Mysterio was revealed Thursday as the cover star of the WWE 2K22 video game
January 20
FILE - Professional wrestler Rey Mysterio poses at the premiere of the HBO documentary film "Andre the Giant" at the ArcLight Hollywood on Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Los Angeles. Mysterio was revealed Thursday, Jan 20, 2022, as the cover star of the WWE 2K22 video game. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 20

Tina Turner, husband snap up vast $76M estate on Lake Zurich

Rock ‘n’ roll icon Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly bought a 70-million Swiss franc ($76 million) estate with 10 buildings, pond, stream, swimming pool and boat dock on Lake Zurich
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Publisher of 'The Firm,' 'Fire and Fury' has deal for memoir

The publisher of such blockbusters as Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code” and John Grisham’s “The Firm” has a memoir coming out next year
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Review: ‘Delta Man’ spotlights Allison-Spehar partnership

The new album “Delta Man” collects 15 songs by Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar, an under-the-radar partnership now in its fifth decade
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This cover image shows "Delta Man," an independent release by Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar. (LCMedia via AP)
January 20

Jamie Dornan talks 'Belfast', TV and going behind-the-scenes

Jamie Dornan, whose latest film “Belfast” is being recognized with award nominations, says he looks to the movie's director, Kenneth Branagh, as an example of a career to aspire to
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FILE - Jamie Dornan arrives at the premiere of "Belfast" on Nov. 8, 2021, in Los Angeles. Dornan stars in The BBC series “The Tourist” which will air in the U.S. on HBO Max later this year. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
January 20

Review: 'Yinka, Where is Your Huzband' funny and big-hearted

“Yinka Where Is Your Huzband” is the first novel written by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn
January 20
This cover image released by Pamela Dorman Books shows "Yinka, Where is Your Huzband" by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn. (Pamela Dorman Books via AP)
January 20

German actor Hardy Kruger, star of adventure movies, dies

Hardy Kruger, considered one of post-war Germany’s best actors, has died at 93
January 20
File---File picture taken April 12, 2018 shows German actor Hardy Kruger in Hamburg, Germany. Kruger die Wednesday. (Axel Heimken/dpa via AP,file)
January 20

Review: A generic modern fairy tale in 'The Royal Treatment'

In the new Netflix movie “The Royal Treatment,” Laura Marano plays Izzy, the owner of a rundown hair salon in the Bronx who gets an unexpected client in Prince Thomas of Lavania one day
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This image released by Netflix shows Laura Marano in a scene from "The Royal Treatment." (Kirsty Griffin/Netflix via AP)
January 19

Spears case drives California bid to limit conservatorships

Disability rights activists and advocates for Britney Spears are backing a California proposal to provide more protections for those under court-ordered conservatorships, while promoting less-restrictive alternatives
January 19
FILE - This April 12, 2018, file photo shows Britney Spears at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.Disability rights activists and advocates for Britney Spears backed a California proposal Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2022, to provide more protections for those under court-ordered conservatorships, while promoting less-restrictive alternatives. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 19

Football games send viewers to TV on cold weekend

Viewers parked themselves in front of their televisions to watch football and stay out of the January chill
January 19
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt, center, celebrates with fans after returning a fumble for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
January 19

Biden's news conference takes abrupt, lengthy turn

For about half of President Joe Biden's news conference, it was a traditional, organized affair, with the president calling on reporters from a pre-arranged list
January 19
President Joe Biden listens to a question from a reporter during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 19

San Francisco Opera will debut Adams' 'Antony and Cleopatra'

John Adams’ version of “Antony and Cleopatra” will have its world premiere on Sept. 10 on the opening weekend of the San Francisco Opera’s 100th season
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Alec Baldwin sued for defamation by family of slain Marine

The widow and two sisters of a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan are suing Alec Baldwin
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French actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, dies after ski accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel has died at 37 after a skiing accident in the Alps
January 19
FILE- Gaspard Ulliel attends the final day of the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival, in Marrakech, Morocco, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, has been hospitalized after a ski accident in the Alps, according to the regional prosecutor's office.(AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy, File)
January 19

Singer Fred Parris of the Five Satins dead at age 85

Fred Parris, the lead singer of the 1950s harmony group the Five Satins and composer of the classic doo-wop ballad “In the Still of the Night,” has died at age 85
January 19
January 19

The Sundance Film Festival is back and online once more

The 44th annual Sundance Film Festival is back, and entirely online once more
January 19
This image released by the Sundance Institute shows John Boyega in a scene from "892," an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. (Chris Witt/Sundance Institute via AP)
January 19

Yvette Mimieux, '60s starlet of 'Time Machine,' dies at 80

Yvette Mimieux, the blond and blue-eyed 1960s film star of “Where the Boys Are,” “The Time Machine” and “Light in the Piazza,” has died
January 19
FILE - Actress Yvette Mimieux appears at the premier of "Dead Mean Don't Wear Plaid" in Los Angeles on May 9, 1982. Mimieux, the 1960s film star of “Where the Boys Are,” “The Time Machine” and “Light in the Piazza,” died in her sleep of natural causes early Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 80. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac, File)
January 19

Jon Stewart to receive Mark Twain lifetime award for comedy

Comedian, talk show host and political influencer Jon Stewart has been named the 23rd recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy
January 19
FILE- Jon Stewart presents the Pat Tillman award for service on July 18, 2018, at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. Stewart has been named the 23rd recipient of the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP, File)
January 19

'As We See It' portrays young adulthood on autism spectrum

Some TV characters have lofty goals
January 19
This combination of images shows, cast members, from left, Rick Glassman, Albert Rutecki and Sue Ann Pien in separate scenes from the new Amazon Prime ensemble series “As We See It,” which follows three young people on the autism spectrum as they negotiate daily life. (Ali Goldstein/Amazon via AP)
January 19

HBO leads GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ representation

HBO and HBO Max have beaten Netflix to be the top contender at the GLAAD Media Awards with 19 nominations, landing the bulk of its nods for TV shows like “Hacks,” “The Other Two” and “The Sex Lives of College Girls.”
January 19
This image provided by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. shows game show champion Amy Schneider on the set of "Jeopardy!" Schneider is the first trans person to qualify for the show's Tournament of Champions. (Jeopardy Productions, Inc. via AP)
January 19

Review: Mellencamp album reflects on life and wasted time

Rocker John Mellencamp's latest studio album, “Strictly a One-Eyed Jack," reflects on the past, the future and in many cases regret
January 19
This cover image released by Republic Records shows "Strictly a One-Eyed Jack" by John Mellencamp. (Republic Records via AP)
January 19

The Voice of Holland talent show hit by #MeToo scandal

Dutch talent show “The Voice of Holland” has been taken off air in the Netherlands amid a sexual misconduct scandal
January 19
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Bronx native Cardi B offers to pay fire victim burial costs

Cardi B has offered to pay the burial costs for all 17 people killed in a fire in a New York City high-rise
January 19
FILE - Cardi B performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., on June 16, 2019. New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced Wednesday that Cardi B had offered to the financial relief for victims of the Bronx fire. The Grammy-winning artist grew up in the Bronx. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
January 19

Mexican millionaire builds controversial replica of mansion

A Mexican multi-millionaire is building a replica of his northern Mexico mansion to serve as a museum for his art collection, an endeavor criticized because it is funded in large part with public money
January 19
Mexican multi-millionaire Mauricio Fernandez stands inside a replica of his northern Mexico mansion, “La Milarca,” being built as a museum for his art collection in municipality of San Pedro Garza Garcia in the metropolitan area of Monterrey, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. While the endeavor is criticized because it is funded in large part with public money, 71-year-old former Mayor of San Pedro Garza Garcia said he wants to give the public access to his collections of art, historic artifacts and fossils. (AP Photo/Marcos Martinez Chacon)
January 19

Pioneering fashion journalist André Leon Talley dies at 73

André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died
January 19
FILE - Vogue magazine editor at large André Leon Talley attends a post-Fashion Week panel discussion on the lack of black images in the current fashion output Sept. 14, 2007, in New York. Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died. He was 73. Talley's literary agent confirmed Talley's death to USA Today late Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 19

Amazon's untitled 'Lord of the Rings' forges itself a name

Amazon’s “The Lord of the Rings” series has forged a name for itself
January 19
January 19

AARP to honor Lily Tomlin with Movies for Grownups Award

Lily Tomlin is this year’s recipient of AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor
January 19
FILE - Lily Tomlin appears at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2017. Tomlin is this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups® Awards Career Achievement Award. The 20th anniversary virtual event, hosted by Alan Cumming, will be telecast on “Great Performances” on PBS on March 18 . (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 19

Dutch cultural sector protests pandemic lockdown measures

Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw orchestra has played second fiddle to a pair of hairdressers
January 19
People get a haircut during a rehearsal at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, as Dutch museums, theaters and concert halls played host Wednesday to businesses that are allowed to open to customers as a protest against their own continuing lockdown closures. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 19

Review: Bride saved from a brutal husband in 'The Runaway'

In “The Runaway,” Peter Ash stops to help a pregnant woman stranded by the side of a rural Montana road
January 19
This cover image released by Putnam shows "The Runaway" by Nick Petrie. (Putnam via AP)
January 19

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

Netflix could be a dominant force at next month’s 53rd NAACP Image Awards
January 19
This image released by Netflix shows Regina King, center, from the film "The Harder They Fall." (David Lee/Netflix via AP)
January 18

Microsoft buys game maker Activision Blizzard for about $70B

Microsoft is paying nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and Call of Duty
January 18
FILE - The Activision Blizzard Booth is shown on June 13, 2013 the during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, for $68.7 billion to gain access to blockbuster games including Call of Duty and Candy Crush. The all-cash deal will let Microsoft accelerate mobile gaming and provide it building blocks for the metaverse, or a virtual environment. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 18

Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to growing concerns with the rise of the omicron variant
January 18
FILE - A decorative grammy is seen before the start of the 63rd annual Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, March 14, 2021. The upcoming Grammy Awards have been postponed due to what organizers called "too many risks" due to the omicron variant. The ceremony had been scheduled for Jan. 31st in Los Angeles with a live audience and performances. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
January 18

Actor-comedian Louie Anderson undergoing cancer treatment

A spokesman for Louie Anderson says the actor and comedian is being treated for cancer in a Las Vegas hospital
January 18
FILE - Actor-comedian Louie Anderson appears at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016. A spokesman for Anderson says he is being treated for cancer in a Las Vegas hospital. Anderson's publicist says he was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and “is resting comfortably.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)