Julie Andrews at AFI honor: 'I've been the most lucky lady'
It was a wonderful learning film to start my career with.”A musical adaptation inspired by the beloved P.L. It earned 13 Oscar nominations including best picture, and won in five categories, including best actress for Andrews. On both the arrivals line and at the ceremony, Andrews spoke of “Sound of Music,” but only in general terms. I never expected it to be like that.”Fortunately, the celebrity guests inside the AFI tribute made it clear that “The Sound of Music” and Andrews are among their favorite things. While accepting her AFI Award, Andrews thanked everyone from her directors to a studio security guard for her success.wftv.com
Blake Shelton releases wedding vows song he wrote for Gwen Stefani
Country megastar Blake Shelton was tasked to write his own vows when he married rocker Gwen Stefani, but instead of the traditional pledge to love and honor his wife, he put his feelings into song. >> Read more trending newsNow fans of the country and rock couple can hear the heartfelt tribute Shelton wrote for Stefani. Shelton released “We Can Reach the Stars,” the song he wrote to profess his love for Stefani. Daly responded to an Instagram post where Shelton said he and Stefani “decided” they were going to write their vows. “You didn’t decide to!” Daly wrote.wftv.com
'Voice' stars Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton wed in Oklahoma
People Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2020, file photo, Gwen Stefani, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. “The Voice” coaches Stefani and Shelton celebrated their nuptials over the Fourth of July holiday during a weekend wedding in Oklahoma. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (Jordan Strauss)NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — “The Voice” coaches Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton celebrated their nuptials over the Fourth of July holiday during a weekend wedding in Oklahoma. Shelton, a country singer, and Stefani, a pop star, posted photos on Monday of their wedding including an image of the couple posing over a twilight sky. After Shelton divorced Miranda Lambert and Stefani divorced her husband Gavin Rossdale in 2015, the two later began dating.wftv.com
Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani get married, reports say
Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani get married, reports say Gwen Stefani, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Photo, File)Musicians Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani tied the knot over the Fourth of July weekend, nearly six years after they first starting dating, according to multiple reports. >> Read more trending newsPeople, Page Six and US Weekly reported that Shelton, 45, and Stefani, 51, got married Saturday at Shelton’s ranch in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. >> Related: Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton announce engagement“Yes please!” Stefani wrote in the caption of a photo showing her and Shelton smooching as she held her hand up to show off her engagement ring. “Thanks for saving my 2020… And the rest of my life,” Shelton wrote in a caption of the same image, which he also posted on social media.wftv.com
Ariana Grande joining 'The Voice' for season 21 as a coach
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018 file photo, Ariana Grande attends the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event in New York. NBC said Tuesday that Grande will join the Emmy-winning series "The Voice" for its fall 2021 cycle. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – “The Voice" is switching their positions for Ariana Grande: the pop star is taking her seat in the coach's chair later this year. NBC said Tuesday that Grande will join the Emmy-winning series for its fall 2021 cycle. The 20th season of “The Voice" is currently on air and features those three singers along with Nick Jonas.
Dr. Dre back home after reported brain aneurysm treatment
Peter Paterno, an attorney for the rapper and producer, said Dre was home but offered no other details in an email exchange Saturday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)LOS ANGELES – Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. Peter Paterno, an attorney for the music mogul, said Dre was home but offered no other details in an email exchange Saturday. On Friday, actor and rapper Ice T posted that he had connected with Dre on FaceTime and that he had “just made it home. Dre founded Beats Electronics in 2008 with Jimmy Iovine, and six years later they launched a streaming subscription service, Beats Music.
It was all a dream: Whitney, B.I.G. inducted into Rock Hall
are among the inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – In a normal year, the newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class would have hit the stage and perform the well-known songs that made them famous and helped them enter the prestigious organization. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s all-star group was inducted Saturday night in a taped HBO special that told the stories of Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. As she inducted Houston into the Rock Hall, Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys gave a beautiful, heartfelt speech about one of the best singers in pop history. The Notorious B.I.G.
'Voice' co-stars Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani engaged
FILE - Gwen Stefani, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. Shelton and Stefani posted a picture on Tuesday announcing their engagement.A representative for Shelton confirmed the couple recently got engaged while in Oklahoma, where Shelton lives. The two stars met as judges on the singing competition show years ago. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
'Voice' co-stars Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani engaged
FILE - Gwen Stefani, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. Shelton and Stefani posted a picture on Tuesday announcing their engagement.A representative for Shelton confirmed the couple recently got engaged while in Oklahoma, where Shelton lives. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – “The Voice” co-stars Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are engaged and sharing the good news on social media. Shelton and Stefani posted a picture Tuesday announcing the engagement between the country star and the pop singer. A representative for Shelton confirmed the couple recently got engaged while in Oklahoma, where Shelton lives.
Carrie Underwood named top artist at CMT Music Awards
In this video image provided by CMT, Carrie Underwood accepts the female of the year award for Drinking Alone during the Country Music Television awards airing on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (CMT via AP)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Carrie Underwood already had the most CMT Music Awards of any artist, but she'll need to make more room on her shelf. The superstar picked up two more trophies for video of the year and female video of the year in a remotely shot awards show. "I am so proud to be a part of this legacy of women in country music with you. Singer Granger Smith won for his on-the-nose music video called “Don't Cough On Me!"
Orlando singer Chloé Hogan secures a Team Gwen spot on NBC's 'The Voice'
click to enlarge Photo by Chris Haston, courtesy NBCMuch like life, reality television will, uh, find a way. And so the 19th season of NBC's singing competition The Voice is off and running, even in the middle of a pandemic. Orlando's Chloé Hogan wowed the judges on Tuesday night's preliminary "Blind Audition" episode with an admittedly show-stopping take on Jackie DesShannon's "What the World Needs Now Is Love." Hogan's performance had judge Blake Shelton bopping his head arrhythmically and, more crucially, Gwen Stefani selecting Hogan for "Team Gwen" less than 20 seconds into the song. The 20-year-old Hogan hails from the City Beautiful but currently resides in Nashville and is studying at Belmont University.orlandoweekly.com
Diddy, Springsteen among rock hall of fame guest list
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2020, file photo, Sean Combs accepts the 2020 Industry Icon award at the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in Beverly Hills, Calif. Combs will be among a star-studded guest list for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)CLEVELAND – Sean “Diddy” Combs, Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys will be among a star-studded guest list for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction. The prestigious organization announced the guest list Thursday for the ceremony, which will debut Nov. 7 on HBO. Other guests will include Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson, Gwen Stefani, Charlize Theron, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adam Levine and Brad Paisley. The special guests will speak on how this year’s inductees impacted their personal life and careers.
Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs top CMT noms
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett top the 2020 CMT Music Awards nominations with three each. In nominations announced Wednesday for the pandemic-delayed show, 14 videos are vying for the top prize of video of the year. The fan-voted show will air on CMT and other networks on Oct. 21 with outdoor performances. The Highwomen, a group made up of Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby and Amanda Shires, also got their first nomination for group video. Electronic producer and DJ Marshmello also earned a nomination in collaborative video for the crossover hit “One Thing Right" with Kane Brown.
Country's night to party sobers up amid pandemic
This combination photo shows, from left, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood, nominees for entertainer of the year at the 55th ACM Awards. (AP Photo)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a pre-pandemic world, the Academy of Country Music Awards advertised itself as country music’s night to party with gambling, after-parties and a Las Vegas-style attitude. This year the red carpet, crowds and gambling are all r eplaced with COVID-19 tests, temperature checks and face masks. Swift, who makes her first return to the ACM stage in seven years, was the last female artist to win ACM entertainer of the year in 2011. “I certainly believe that she’s been an entertainer of all entertainers and brought so much grace and class and elegance to country music,” said Bryan.
New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys
This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Alicia" the latest release by Alicia Keys. The album, out Friday, features several guest stars, including Jill Scott, Miguel, Khalid, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote the single Underdog. (RCA Records via AP)
New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys
This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Alicia" the latest release by Alicia Keys. The album, out Friday, features several guest stars, including Jill Scott, Miguel, Khalid, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote the single Underdog. (RCA Records via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. It lands on HBO and HBO Max on Saturday at 8 p.m.— AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Piano-playing pop star Alicia Keys is putting out her seventh album on Friday. — Kim Cattrall is at the center of Fox’s “Filthy Rich,” a prime-time soap opera loaded with money and betrayal that debuts 9 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 21.
Taylor Swift returns to ACM Awards for "Folklore" premiere
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country-turned-pop star Taylor Swift is coming back to her roots with a performance at this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards. The nine-time ACM award winner will perform from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, where the awards show will be broadcast Wednesday on CBS. Swift will perform “betty” from her new album “Folklore,” which has held the top spot on for six weeks on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. 6 on Billboard's Hot Country song chart. This marks the first time in seven years that the two-time ACM entertainer of the year has performed at this awards show and will be her world premiere performance for any song from her “Folklore” album.
Blake Shelton announces drive-in concert at theaters across Central Florida
Blake Shelton is coming to drive-ins across Central FloridaThe country superstar will host a drive-in concert July 25 at over 300 locations across the United States. The locations hosting the concert across Central Florida are as follows: Epic Theater Mt. Dora, Epic Theatres Clermont, Epic Theatres West Volusia and Ocala Drive-In Theatre. Presented by Encore Live, the concert will be pre-taped and feature Shelton’s longtime girlfriend, Gwen Stefani and fellow country star, Trace Adkins. Drive-in concerts have been popping up in the wake of the pandemic.
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Aerosmith to perform at Grammy Awards
FILE - This June 9, 2019 file photo shows Billie Eilish performing during the "When We All Fall Asleep" tour in Chicago. Eilish and Lizzo, both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards, are slated to perform at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 26 event, airing live on CBS. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Aerosmith to perform at Grammy Awards
FILE - This June 9, 2019 file photo shows Billie Eilish performing during the "When We All Fall Asleep" tour in Chicago. Eilish and Lizzo, both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards, are slated to perform at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 26 event, airing live on CBS. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK, NY – Billie Eilish and Lizzo, both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards, are slated to perform at the live show later this month. Aerosmith — to be named 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year days before the Grammys — will perform a medley of their hits during the awards show. Eilish and Lizzo, the leading nominee with eight, will compete for album of the year, song of the year, record of the year and best new artist.
People magazine names John Legend as 2019 Sexiest Man Alive
FILE - This Nov. 2, 2019 file photo shows John Legend at the 2019 LACMA Art and Film Gala in Los Angeles. People magazine has named Legend as the sexiest man alive in their special double issue on newsstands nationwide on Nov. 15. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
2020 Met Gala theme revealed
Gwen Stefani, Jeremy Scott, Bella Hadid, Stella Maxwell, Maluma, Sarah Paulson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Denek K, and Violet Chachki attend The 2019 Met Gala "Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion" at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New(CNN) - The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City has announced the theme of the 2020 Met Gala and the accompanying Costume Institute exhibition: "About Time: Fashion and Duration." The exhibition itself will run from May 7 to Sept. 7, while the gala will be held the evening of May 4. "Fashion is indelibly connected to time," Andrew Bolton, curator of the exhibition, said in a statement. Through a series of chronologies, the exhibition will use the concept of duration to analyze the temporal twists and turns of fashion history." The gala will be co-chaired by Nicolas Ghesquire of Louis Vuitton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, and Anna Wintour.
Gwen Stefani sold her Beverly Hills mansion for $21.65 million take a look inside
Gwen Stefani, star of "The Voice" on NBC, sold her Beverly Hills, California estate for $21.65 million. Stefani first listed the home in 2017 for $35 million, according to Realtor.com, but reduced the price to $25 million earlier this year. Built in 1998 and renovated in 2003, the 15,018-square-foot estate has seven bedrooms and 10 full bathrooms. Stefani is known for her bold style, which can also be seen in the home. A black-and-white foyer leads to a living and dining room, separated in the center by a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace.cnbc.com
Gwen Stefani on her "miracle" relationship with Blake Shelton
In this preview of an interview to be broadcast on "Sunday Morning," singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani tells Lee Cowan how her relationship with fellow "Voice" coach Blake Shelton, who was going through a breakup with wife Miranda Lambert, helped her bounce back from the dissolution of her own marriage.cbsnews.com
Gwen Stefani: How I climbed up from "rock bottom"
In this preview of an interview to be broadcast on "Sunday Morning," singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani tells Lee Cowan how she turned to creating new music as a way to channel the pain from her broken marriage. Her new solo album, "This Is What The Truth Feels Like," is her most emotional, and personal, yet.cbsnews.com