Taraji P. Henson to host Black Girls Rock honoring Issa Rae, Roberta Flack &...

ABC Image Group(LOS ANGELES) -- Taraji P. Henson has been tapped to host BET's 2017 Black Girls Rock Award. The annual event, created in 2010 by DJ Beverly Bond, highlights black excellence and specifically black women who...

Report: Hollywood chasing film rights to upcoming novel from Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Getty Images/Nicolas Hunt(LOS ANGELES) -- The President is Missing -- the forthcoming novel from former President Bill Clinton and best-selling author James Patterson -- isn't due out until next year, but a bidding war apparently already is brewing in Hollywood...

John Mayer tests friends’ bar etiquette in new Dive Bar Tour promo

Getty Images/Kevin Mazur for Bud LightJohn Mayer is putting friends to the test in a new promo for his Bud Light Dive Bar Tour concert.In a hidden-camera setup, a guy and a girl...

James Cameron prepping “Titanic” special for movie’s 20th anniversary

Getty Images/David J. Hogan(LOS ANGELES) -- Director James Cameron is returning to Titanic. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his film, Cameron and the National Geographic network will partner on an hour-long documentary that will look not only at...

Usher joins James Corden for “Carpool Karaoke” on Tuesday’s “The Late Late Show”

Terence Patrick/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.(LOS ANGELES) -- Usher made a surprise visit to The Late Late Show with James Corden on Tuesday night for the latest edition of “Carpool Karaoke.” The segment,...

Ryan Tedder says Camila Cabello’s new solo music blew him away

Getty Images via ABCFifth Harmony may have just announced their new album title and release date, but former member Camila Cabello is busy readying her own solo material. She’s working with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on...

“America’s Got Talent” recap: DJ Khaled is a guest judge as seven acts advance

NBCUniversal Media - 2017(LOS ANGELES) -- The Judge Cuts continued on Tuesday’s edition of America’s Got Talent, with seven more of the 20 acts that made it through the auditions advancing to the Live Rounds. Sad, singing...

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ is UK’s biggest-selling entertainment product of 2017

Atlantic RecordsIs Ed Sheeran more popular than Star Wars? Sort of. The singer’s Divide album has been named the U.K.’s biggest selling entertainment product in the first half of 2017, beating out even...

Katy Perry geeks out with Neil deGrasse Tyson on “Star Talk”

Olivia BeeKaty Perry is exploring her nerdy side. The singer will be joining astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on the fourth season of his science talk show, Star Talk. We catch a glimpse of her appearance...

Julia Michaels flirts with a cute boy in “Uh Huh” video

Meredith TruaxJulia Michaels has released the flirtatious new music video for her song, “Uh Huh.”The video starts with Julia getting to know a cute boy. The two flirt and laugh as he...

Lupita Nyong’o glad fans “spoke up” about Twitter-inspired buddy movie

Getty Images for Disney(LOS ANGELES) -- Remember that Rihanna/Lupita Nyong'o action movie everyone was having fun fantasizing about a few months ago on Twitter?  Nyongo'o's thanking fans for making that happen.  “You know, what’s really cool is...

Backstreet’s back!… in a new “CMT Crossroads” special with Florida Georgia Line

CMTIt’s already been a big summer for Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line. They’re playing stadiums together, and FGL helped BSB score their first #1 country hit with “God, Your Mama and Me.” Now they’re...

“Simpsons” creator Matt Groening to bring animated “Disenchantment” to Netflix

Fox - 2017(LOS ANGELES) -- Matt Groening , whose acclaimed series The Simpsons changed television and who followed it with the animated Emmy-winning Futurama, is coming to Netflix.  Groening has landed a 20-episode deal for Disenchantment, an animated series set in...

Justin Bieber apologizes to fans for canceling tour; John Mayer commends him

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCIs it too late now to say sorry? Justin Bieber is doing it anyway.TMZ cameras caught up with Justin following his tour cancellation announcement, and he had an...

Katy Perry, The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar lead MTV Video Music Awards nominations

Rony AlwinKaty Perry, The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar lead the nominations this year for the MTV Video Music Awards.Kendrick snagged the most nods, with eight, for his video for “HUMBLE.,” while Katy...

Anne Hathaway in talks to replace Amy Schumer in Barbie movie

ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) -- Is there a Barbie Dream House in Anne Hathaway‘s future? The Oscar-winner reportedly is in talks to star in Sony’s live-action Barbie movie, based on the iconic Mattel toy line. She would replace Amy Schumer,...

“Modern Family” kids ink two-season deal with big pay raise

ABC/Richard Cartwright (LOS ANGELES) -- The young stars of ABC's Modern Family will be staying put for a while. The sitcom's core kid stars -- Rico Rodriguez, Nolan Gould, Sarah Hyland and Ariel Winter -- all have  gotten "significant" pay bumps, sources tell Variety. The shows...

“Somebody That I Used to Know” singer Gotye turned down millions in royalties

Shirlaine Forrest/WireImageSome musicians like to say they’re not in it for the money. In Gotye’s case, that may really be true.  According to Australia’s News.com.au, the singer -- who had a Grammy-winning monster hit...

Watch: Showtime releases new teaser for “Whitney. ‘Can I Be Me'”

Courtesy of SHOWTIMEAhead of its Showtime premiere on Wednesday, the network has debuted a new teaser for its upcoming Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney. "Can I Be Me." The trailer features archival footage of Whitney, as a voice is...

Johnny Depp reportedly slams lawsuit claim he has “psychological issues”

ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) -- Johnny Depp has reportedly fired the latest salvo in his ongoing lawsuit against his former business managers. Britain's Daily Mail claims that it has obtained court documents in which the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men...

Justice League reshoots causing problems for Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. - 2017(LOS ANGELES) -- Some of DC comics' biggest superheroes team up for the upcoming Justice League movie, but rounding up its stars for last-minute reshoots is proving to be a headache -- and...

“The Bachelorette” recap: Rachel Lindsay brings her last three suitors home

ABC/Paul Hebert(LOS ANGELES) -- The tables were turned on Monday night's episode of The Bachelorette. Instead of bachelorette Rachel Lindsay visiting her suitors' homes, they visited her home in Dallas. Lindsay's father was missing in action, but the guys...

Fifth Harmony reveals album title and release date on ‘Tonight Show’

Andrew Lipovsky/NBCFifth Harmony stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday night.  The group performed their current single, "Down," with featured guest rapper Gucci Mane joining them.  But the big news was...

Goo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik enjoying first-time fatherhood

Bob MusselGoo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik is currently touring the country, but his greatest pride and joy is back at home.  Back in December, the singer became a dad for the first time at...

Louis Tomlinson says it’s only a matter of time before One Direction reunites

ABC/Phil McCartenJust because the guys of One Direction are all finding solo success, doesn’t mean the band will never reunite. At least, that’s what Louis Tomlinson thinks.During an interview with U.K.’s morning show Lorraine,...

“Despacito” dominates “Billboard” Hot 100 chart for 11th week

Universal Music Latino / Raymond Braun / SchoolBoy / Def Jam / UMLE / Republic Records“Despacito” is still going strong. The Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee hit, featuring Justin Bieber, is number one on...

Laurence Fishburne cast in Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp”

ABC/Bob D'Amico(SAN DIEGO) -- The Marvel Universe has tapped Laurence Fishburne for a supersized role in their upcoming superhero film. At San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend, Marvel announced Fishburne is joining the cast of Ant-Man and the...

Justin Bieber cancels rest of Purpose World Tour “due to unforeseen circumstances”

Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABCJustin Bieber is scrapping the rest of his Purpose World Tour dates.The singer’s rep confirms in a statement, “Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber will cancel...

Paula Patton says her new ABC drama “Somewhere Between” is quite a “ride”

ABC/Fred Lee(NEW YORK) -- In the new ABC limited-run drama Somewhere Between, Paula Patton plays a journalist and mom whose young daughter is murdered. However, the grieving mother is given a second chance when she's catapulted back in...

Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez enjoy sweet birthday celebrations

Image Group LA/ABCIt was a weekend of birthday celebrations for both Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez. Selena turned 25 on Saturday and celebrated with a low-key gathering with friends. She posted some...

Pink teases new music coming next month

ABC/Randy HolmesPink has been hinting that she has new music on the way. Now, we know it’s coming sooner, rather than later.The singer shared an Instagram post of what appears to be a song...

Hilary Duff’s L.A. home burglarized while she and son vacationed in Canada

ABC Radio(NEW YORK) -- Hilary Duff got quite a scare last week when she returned home from a vacation with her son and discovered that her Los Angeles home had been burglarized."This is a...

Jimmy Kimmel’s 3-month-old son “doing great” after open-heart surgery, shares 1st photo since emotional...

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter Friday to provide an update on his three-month-old son Billy and to share a photo of the infant, the first since Kimmel's emotional opening...

“Star Trek: Discovery,” “Ready Player One,” and “Stranger Things Season 2” trailers premiere at...

Sonequa Martin-Green as Lt. Commander Michael Burnham; CBS Interactive/Jan Thijs(SAN DIEGO) -- San Diego Comic-Con wrapped up this weekend and as is standard, the entertainment industry rolled out new trailers for some...

Ed Sheeran teaming with Amnesty International for concert supporting refugees

Greg WilliamsEd Sheeran is teaming up with Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds for their global concert series, Give a Home. The concert aims to unite people in solidarity with refugees. “We all deserve a home,...

Taylor Swift’s brother, Austin, acts opposite Billy Ray Cyrus in “Still the King”

Christopher Polk/ACMA2014/Getty Images for ACMWhile Taylor Swift is taking some time away from the spotlight, her brother seems to be stepping into it. Austin Swift has landed a role on the CMT show, Still the...

Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Black Panther” steal the show at Comic-Con

The cast and director of “Thor: Ragnarok” at Comic-Con in San Diego, CA; Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney(SAN DIEGO) -- The Marvel panel was one of the highlights of San Diego’s...

“Game of Thrones” recap: “Stormborn”

HBO/Helen Sloane(LOS ANGELES) -- (SPOILERS AHEAD) On episode two of Game of Thrones' seventh season, Daenerys, Cersei and Jon Snow meet with their respective allies, Samwell Tarly tries to help Jorah Mormont out...

“Dunkirk” victorious at the box office with $50.5 million weekend

(L-R) JAMES D'ARCY as Colonel Winnant and KENNETH BRANAGH as Commander Bolton -- Warner Bros. Pictures 2017(NEW YORK) -- Dunkirk marched to the top of the weekend box office with an estimated $50.5 million debut....

Liam Payne feels “really lucky” to work with Zedd & Ed

ABC/Heidi GutmanAt this point, all the members of One Direction have solo singles out, but Liam Payne has two: his collabo with Zedd, "Get Low," and his hit "Strip That Down," co-written with Ed...

The Barefoot Contessa cooks to Taylor Swift

Daniel Zuchnik/WireImageIf you're a Taylor Swift fan, you probably know she's a huge admirer of Ina Garten, the TV chef know as the Barefoot Contessa.  Well, Ina's a fan of Taylor's too, and...

Ben Affleck disputes rumors he’s giving up on Batman

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Ben Affleck surprised the comic world's biggest fans at Saturday's Comic-Con International in San Diego. The actor, who debuted as Batman in last March's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, appeared alongside his Justice League co-stars,...

‘Home Alone’ and ‘Sopranos’ actor John Heard dead at 71

Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Actor John Heard , perhaps best known as the dad in the first two Home Alone movies, and for an Emmy-nominated role in TV’s The Sopranos, died...

Zedd talks “Stay” success, shock over Chester Bennington’s death

ABC/Heidi GutmanZedd spent Friday morning onstage in New York City's Central Park, rocking ABC's Good Morning America Summer Concert Series with his hits.  He was joined by Liam Payne, his collaborator on the new...

Creators of HBO’s “Confederate” respond to backlash

(L-R) David Benioff and D. B. Weiss -- Getty Images/Steve Granitz(LOS ANGELES) -- When HBO announced it would be producing a new series, Confederate, involving an alternate timeline in which the south has seceded and...

“Insecure” cast says the HBO series hits close to home

HBO/Anne Marie Fox (LOS ANGELES) -- With the second season of Insecure set to premiere on Sunday, the cast of the hit HBO series is weighing in on their connection to their characters. In addition to sharing...

Louis Tomlinson and Bebe Rexha can’t escape the drama on new duet, “Back to...

Jordan GreenLouis Tomlinson's new duet with Bebe Rexha, “Back to You,” has officially arrived. On the catchy pop jam, the two sing about a drama-filled relationship they just can’t seem to quit. “You got me so...

Judge keeps Madonna’s personal items off the auction block until September

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCMadonna's panties are still safe -- for now. Thursday, two days after the New York Supreme Court stopped an auction house from selling off some of Madonna's personal...

The Script announce new album, “Freedom Child,” due September 1

Columbia RecordsFollowing the release of their new single, "Rain," the Script have announced that their new album, Freedom Child, will be here September 1.  A U.S. tour will kick off September 28. If you...

Bubble blows up: Rihanna invades your multiplex today in “Valerian”

(L-R) "Valerian" director Luc Besson, Rihanna -- Credit: Eric Charbonneau (LOS ANGELES) -- Rihanna Navy, get hyped: your girl is landing at your local multiplex this weekend. The singer stars in Valerian and the City of a Thousand...
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