Arts and entertainment

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 12:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a scene from their Showtime documentary, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are rehearsing for their elaborate Soul2Soul tour, one of the biggest tours of their careers. Hill is on top of the stage singing "Devil Calling Me Back," while McGraw is at the bottom of an opening on the...
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This combination photo shows rapper Jay-Z appears at a NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles on Dec. 7, 2016, left, and Mary J Blige attends the HFPA and InStyle Celebrate the 2018 Golden Globe Awards Season in West Hollywood, Calif., on Nov. 15, 2017. Blige and Jay-Z are the most-nominated artists with five each at the upcoming NAACP Image Awards. The winners will be announced during a two-hour show on Jan. 15 hosted by Anthony Anderson of “black-ish” and broadcast live on the TV One network. (AP Photo/File)
November 20, 2017 - 12:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z are the leading nominees with five apiece for January's NAACP Image Awards, the group announced Monday. Blige's nominations are for songs and videos off her album "Strength of a Woman," while Jay-Z was nominated for his "4:44" album and songs on it, as...
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November 20, 2017 - 11:37 am
LONDON (AP) — A British camera operator has died on the set of the BBC/Netflix miniseries "The Forgiving Earth." Agent Sarah Prince says Mark Milsome died in Ghana over the weekend while filming a night-time stunt sequence for the thriller. She said Monday that an investigation is underway. Prince...
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Pink, left, and Kelly Clarkson perform "Everybody Hurts" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 10:47 am
The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics. Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the three-hour show Sunday with a performance honoring...
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This cover image released by Crown shows "Artemis," by Any Weir. (Crown via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 10:10 am
"Artemis" (Crown), by Andy Weir Andy Weir, author of "The Martian," takes readers to another desolate world, but instead of the Red Planet it's the moon, in his new novel, "Artemis." Weir takes readers on an exploration of the colonization of Earth's nearest neighbor in outer space, and it's not...
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Diana Ross performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 9:56 am
This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts were in contention. Only six female artists or...
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This image released by Disney-Pixar shows a scene from the animated film, "Coco." (Disney•Pixar via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 9:32 am
At first, Disney-Pixar's latest, "Coco ," sounds a lot like the 2014 Fox film "The Book of Life." Both are animated features steeped in the aesthetics and customs of Day of the Dead: the Mexican tradition of creating elaborate altars, painted skulls and paths of marigolds to welcome the spirits of...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:31 am
CAIRO (AP) — Security officials say prosecutors have ordered an Egyptian female pop singer detained for a week on accusations of promoting debauchery in a racy video clip. Shaimaa Ahmed, a 25-year-old singer better known by her stage name Shima, appears in the video in her underwear singing while...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 1980, file photo, John Lennon, right, and his wife, Yoko Ono, arrive at The Hit Factory, a recording studio in New York City. German police said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries which were stolen from Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, in New York in 2006. (AP Photo/Steve Sands, File)
November 20, 2017 - 9:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries. Berlin police said the 58-year-old suspect, whom they didn't identify, was arrested in the German capital on Monday. They said another suspect lives in...
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Pink arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 6:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pink is shooting down any suggestion that she was critical of Christina Aguilera's tribute performance of Whitney Houston hits during Sunday night's American Music Awards. A cutaway shot to Pink's reaction during Aguilera's medley on the ABC broadcast had Twitter users buzzing...
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