Award shows

May 15, 2017 - 7:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce dominated last year's BET Awards with "Lemonade," but there's more juice in her cup. The network told The Associated Press on Monday that the pop star is nominated for seven awards at the 2017 BET Awards. The show will take place June 25 at the Microsoft Theater in Los...
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Miss California USA India Williams, left, and Miss Tennessee USA Allee-Sutton Hethcoat embrace after making the top 10 during the Miss USA contest Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 14, 2017 - 9:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 edition of the Miss USA pageant taking place in Las Vegas (all times local): 6:20 p.m. And then there were five. The finalists for the Miss USA contest in Las Vegas include women representing Minnesota, Illinois, South Carolina, the District of Columbia and...
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May 14, 2017 - 8:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 edition of the Miss USA pageant taking place in Las Vegas (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The 2017 edition of the Miss USA pageant has begun in Las Vegas with a performance from a Cirque du Soleil show based on Michael Jackson songs. Fifty-one women are...
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In this May 11, 2017, photo, People including Miss North Dakota USA Raquel Wellentin, center right, compete during a preliminary competition for Miss USA in Las Vegas. Wellentin emigrated from the Philippines. Five of the contestants vying for the Miss USA title this year were born in other countries and now U.S. citizens. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 14, 2017 - 11:16 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fifty-one women are vying for the title of Miss USA in a decades-old event that features beauties from each state and the nation's capital outfitted in dazzling dresses and swimsuits. A new Miss USA will be crowned Sunday during the two-hour event taking place in Las Vegas for the...
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May 12, 2017 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network is getting in the Christmas spirit with its announcement Friday of "A Christmas Story," a live TV musical scheduled for December. The three-hour special is inspired by the film "A Christmas Story" and the Tony Award-nominated Broadway show, "A Christmas Story: The...
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May 11, 2017 - 6:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson is joining the hit singing competition "The Voice" as a coach, but not for another year. NBC announced the "Stronger" singer will join Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as coaches for the show's 14th season. Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson has been announced...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011, file photo, a yacht is seen behind a logo for the 64th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. After a backlash over programming Netflix films, the Cannes Film Festival said it will, beginning next year, only accept theatrically released films for its prestigious Palme d’Or competition. In a statement Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the French festival said it has adapted its rule to require films in competition to be distributed in French movie theaters. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
May 10, 2017 - 1:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After a backlash over programming Netflix films, the Cannes Film Festival said that it will, beginning next year, only accept theatrically released films for its prestigious Palme d'Or competition. In a statement Wednesday, the French festival announced that it has adapted its rules...
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May 09, 2017 - 6:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winner Steve McQueen is set to direct a documentary about Tupac Shakur. Shakur Estate trustee Tom Whalley and Amaru Entertainment said Tuesday that the film is fully sanctioned by the late hip-hop artist's estate. McQueen is best known for directing "12 Years a...
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May 09, 2017 - 12:38 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kelsea Ballerini, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban lead the 2017 CMT Music Awards nominations with four each, including nods in the video of the year and social superstar categories. CMT announced the nominees Tuesday for their awards show to be held on June 7 in Nashville,...
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FILE - This Feb. 12, 2017, file photo shows a general view of the stage at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday, May 9, 2017, that the 2018 Grammys would return to New York City after spending the last 14 years in Los Angeles. The show will take place at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28, 2018. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
May 09, 2017 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards are in a New York State of Mind. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the 2018 Grammys would return to New York City after spending the last 14 years in Los Angeles. The show will take place at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28, 2018. MSG last hosted the...
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