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Outtakes: Sam Smith on George Michael, Rihanna and drinking
Sam Smith, whose new album "The Thrill of It All" debuted at No. 1 this week, discusses George Michael, recording bad songs and his goal to cut down smoking and drinking
Critics say deck was stacked against Beyonce for album of the year
Adele was the first to say that Beyonce should have won album of the year for her critically acclaimed "Lemonade." As Adele was accepting the top prize of the night, she said it should have been Beyonce up on stage. "I can't possibly accept this award," she said, fighting back tears. "And I'm very
President Obama: How He Celebrates His Birthday
As President Barack Obama quietly celebrates his 54th birthday at the White House today, he may have already had a low-key gathering with family and friends at Camp David last weekend. The Presidential retreat in Maryland seems to be a favorite place for him to ruminate about getting older. He
Grammy Awards 2015: What to Expect From Tonight's Show
The Grammy telecast this evening will be all about those "Grammy Moments" -- musical mash-ups featuring odd collections of artists that you won't see anywhere else. The show's executive producer, Ken Ehrlich, says there are so many of these this year, he really can't pinpoint which one people will
The Social Climber: UFC's Anderson Silva Snaps Shin, 'Duck Dynasty' Clan Excited for New Shows
quicklist: 1 title: UFC Title Fight Ends With Broken Bone text: Oh, snap! A hotly-anticipated UFC middleweight fight in Las Vegas between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva ended with a snapped shinbone for Silva and a defended title for Weidman. According to ESPN, Silva fell to the ground in pain
Leann Rimes New iPhone Music Vid, New Toilet Will Change the Way You... Sit.
quicklist:1 title: Leann Rimes Debuts iPhone Video text: Leann Rimes: she's just like us! When it came time for Rimes to film her latest music video, she turned to the same device the rest of us do when we take video of ourselves singing in the mirror (what? you don't do that The iPhone! Rimes's
President Obama Hosts Kennedy Center Honorees, Quips on Santana's 'Altered State of Mind'
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Several of of the country’s biggest figures from film and music were recognized at the White House today for their mark on the performing arts. Actress Shirley MacLaine, along with musicians Carlos Santana, Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock and opera soprano Martina Arroyo...
Instant Index: Stars of Stage and Screen Honored In Nation's Capital
Our "instant index" here on a sunday night and a soccer game going viral after breaking out into a riot. Take a look at this. The video is ugly. The brawl between fans. People charging at each other, punching and kicking. Police firing rubber bull lets into the crowd. A chopper landing on the field
Ronald Shannon Jackson, Drummer Who Fused Funk, Rock, Free Jazz, Dies at 73
Ronald Shannon Jackson, the drummer whose furious fusion of free jazz, rock, funk and punk broke musical barriers, has died in Fort Worth, Texas, after a battle with leukemia. He was 73. He performed with jazz giants Charles Mingus, Betty Carter, Jackie McLean, Joe Henderson,...
Vinyl Record Day: Dust Off Your Turntables!
Pull out your albums and dust off your record players. It’s Vinyl Record Day. After the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors in California adopted a proclamation declaring Aug. 12 Vinyl Record Day in 2002, the Vinyl Record Day Co. was formed as a...