Lorde thanks fans for making “Melodrama” #1: “This means so much”

LAVA/RepublicLorde's happy  -- to put it mildly -- that her new album, Melodrama, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard album chart.  She took to Twitter to thank fans in a series of tweets,...

Lorde thanks fans for making “Melodrama” #1: “This means so much”

Lorde's happy  -- to put it mildly -- that her new album, Melodrama, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard album chart.  She took to Twitter to thank fans in a series of tweets,...

On Ariana Grande’s 24th birthday, her boyfriend thanks her for loving him

Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love ManchesterIf you ever wondered whether or not Ariana Grande's relationship with rapper Mac Miller was the real deal, look no further than his Instagram post today,...

Katy Perry among “TIME”‘s 25 Most Influential People on the Internet

AJ NumanConsidering she has more followers, over 100 million, than anyone else on Twitter, it's no surprise that Katy Perry has just made TIME magazine's annual list of the 25th Most Influential People on...

Michael Keaton “gets” his “Spider-Man: Homecoming” baddie

ABC/Heidi Gutman(NEW YORK) -- He redefined Batman for a generation, and is now starring as a villain in Spider-Man: Homecoming -- but Michael Keaton is no comic book fan. "Which is kind of ironic,"...

Sci-fi classic “Blade Runner” celebrates its 35th anniversary

 Getty Images/Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) -- Sunday marked thirty-five years since the influential science-fiction film Blade Runner debuted in the U.S. Harrison Ford starred as Rick Deckard, the hard-boiled cop who hunted rogue replicants -- human-like-androids -- in a...

DJ Khaled picks a favorite from star-studded “Grateful” album

John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCDJ Khaled's tenth studio album, Grateful, has finally arrived, featuring some seriously A-list guest talent. Two of today's biggest music stars, Alicia Keys and Nicki Minaj, appear on one of...

Harry Birthday, Harry Potter!

Author J.K. Rowling in 2007 with the final book in her "Harry Potter" series, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"; SHAUN CURRY/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Happy birthday, Harry Potter!  June 26 marks the 20th anniversary...

“Dancing with the Stars” host Erin Andrews weds Jarret Stoll

ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) -- Congrats are in order for Erin Andrews! The Dancing with the Stars host wed her longtime boyfriend, former NHL player Jarret Stoll, on Saturday in Montana, ABC News has confirmed. The couple began dating in 2012 and...

“Transformers: The Last Knight” wins at the box office with franchise low

Left to right: Mark Wahlberg, Laura Haddock and Director/Executive Producer Michael Bay on the set of TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, from Paramount Pictures.(LOS ANGELES) --Michael Bay's Transformers: The Last Knight grabbed the number-one spot at the...

Lorde has her first number-one album as “Melodrama” debuts atop “Billboard” 200

LAVA/Republic RecordsCongratulations are in order to Lorde whose Melodrama has debuted at number one on the Billboard album chart. Melodrama is Lorde's first U.S. number-one album.  Her 2013 debut, Pure Heroine, peaked at number three. The ...

Michael Jackson remembered by family on 8th anniversary of his death

Tim Whitby/Getty ImagesIt was eight years ago Sunday that Michael Jackson died at 50 at his home in Los Angeles. The King of Pop, known for creating timeless music across multiple genres, died...

Jamie Foxx recalls how an unknown Ed Sheeran blew away an L.A. audience of...

Michael Kovac/WireImage It's a testament to Ed Sheeran's talent as a live performer that he doesn't have a backup band, dancers or costumes, yet he's able to sell out stadiums around the world. ...

Louis Tomlinson admits he didn’t want One Direction hiatus: “It wasn’t necessarily a nice...

Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images Now that four out of five members of One Direction seem to be well on their way to solo stardom, it's time for Louis Tomlinson to do the same.  But the singer...

“Go Crazy” with Prince’s “Purple Rain” Deluxe and Deluxe-Expanded Edition, in stores today

Warner Bros.This Sunday marks the 33rd anniversary of the release of Prince's iconic 1984 album Purple Rain, and today sees the release of the deluxe edition and the deluxe expanded edition of the album.  As previously reported, the Purple...

In honor of “Purple Rain”‘s 33rd anniversary, watch Bruno Mars rehearse “Let’s Go Crazy”

Monty Brinton/CBSOne of the highlights of this year's Grammy Awards was Bruno Mars' tribute to Prince.  Dressed as the late legend, Bruno performed one of Prince's biggest hits, "Let's Go Crazy," with...

Fifth Harmony says their fans are now the fifth member of the group

ABC/Heidi GutmanAfter Camila Cabello left Fifth Harmony, the group went from a five-piece to a quartet, and fans began speculating that perhaps the girls should change their name, since there was...

Ron Howard “beyond grateful” to helm Han Solo movie

Getty Images/Richard Bord(LOS ANGELES) -- Ron Howard is as psyched as many fans are by the news he's taken the reigns of the still-untitled Han Solo stand-alone film. "I'm beyond grateful to add my voice to...

Halsey calls Iggy Azalea a “moron,” but apologizes for collaborating with Quavo

Brian ZiffHalsey is nothing if not outspoken. In an interview with the U.K. paper The Guardian, the singer dismisses rapper Iggy Azalea as a "f***ing moron." The comment came up as part of a discussion...

Johnny Depp says “assassination” comment about President Trump was a “bad joke”

ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) -- Hours after actor Johnny Depp made it sound like he'd be interested in killing President Trump, he's saying he's sorry. The Pirates of the Caribbean star seemingly referenced Abraham Lincoln's assassin, actor John Wilkes Booth, while Depp...

Adam Lambert announces new song, “Two Fux,” coming next Friday

Neal Preston/Queen Productions Ltd.Adam Lambert kicks off a tour with Queen tonight, but he hasn't forgotten about his solo career. The singer has announced that he has a brand-new single coming next Friday, called "Two...

The Chainsmokers release kaleidoscopic new video for Coldplay collabo

Disruptor/Columbia/ParlophoneColdplay will release a new EP called Kaleidoscope on July 14, so it's only fitting that a kaleidoscope would play a big part in a new video for the group's collaboration with The Chainsmokers,...

Twenty One Pilots’ “Stressed Out” video hits one billion views

Image Group LA/ABCTwenty One Pilots has one billion reasons to not care what you think. The video for the duo's breakthrough hit, "Stressed Out," has reached one billion views on YouTube. The nostalgic...

Lady Gaga raises $250K with Starbucks; teams with Staples for $50K scholarship contest

BusinessWireLooks like a lot of people were inspired to shell out money at Starbucks for colorful, Lady Gaga-approved drinks.  Her #CupsofKindness charity initiative -- which involved sales of four custom drinks she created --...

Ed Sheeran doesn’t like festivals, but Sunday, he’ll headlines the UK’s biggest one

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteAnother career milestone for Ed Sheeran is scheduled for this weekend: Sunday night, he'll be headlining the U.K.'s most prestigious festival: Glastonbury.  But he shouldn't be nervous, considering that, according to Ed,...

Josh Duhamel returns in “Transformers: The Last Knight”

ABC Radio - 2017(NEW YORK) -- Actor Josh Duhamel has starred in all but one film in the money-minting Transformers franchise -- the previous installment, Transformers: Age of Extinction. Speaking to ABC Radio's Good Morning...

At British appearance, Johnny Depp jokes about assassinating president

ABC/Randy Holmes (SOMERSET, ENGLAND) -- Johnny Depp was on hand at England's Glastonbury Festival to introduce a screening of his 2004 film The Libertine, on Thursday, when he decided to talk American politics during an audience question-and-answer...

As Queen + Adam Lambert hit the road again, Adam says he still has...

Xavier VilaAdam Lambert has been singing with British rock legends Queen on and off since 2011, and they've done a number of tours together.  But as Queen + Adam Lambert kick off a...

Bill Cosby planning speaking engagements about sexual assault, rep says

Gilbert Carrasquillo/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Bill Cosby is planning speaking engagements to educate people about the sexual assault allegations made against him, his publicist, Andrew Wyatt, told ABC News Thursday. Wyatt said he'd been contacted by...

“Transformers: The Last Knight” leads this week’s new releases

qParamount Pictures/Bay F - © 2017 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.(LOS ANGELES) -- Opened nationwide on Wednesday: Transformers: The Last Knight -- Humans and Transformers are at war and Optimus Prime is gone in this...

Camila Cabello sings #SummerSongs on “The Tonight Show”

Andrew Lipovsky/NBCCamila Cabello was Thursday night's musical guest on The Tonight Show, and she pulled double duty, lending her voice to some of host Jimmy Fallon's #SummerSongs. Fallon's weekly "Tonight Show Hashtags" usually features...

Katy Perry shares behind-the-scenes video from One Love Manchester concert

Rony AlwinKaty Perry has been giving her KatyCats a lot of up-close-and-personal time via the internet lately, first with her days-long "Witness World Wide" livestream, and now with a behind-the-scenes look at her appearance...

Camila Cabello says friendship with Taylor is “crazy”; plans Spanish collabo with Ed Sheeran

Christopher Polk/NBC/NBC via Getty ImagesLorde may have described her relationship with Taylor Swift has being like having "a friend with an autoimmune disorder," but Camila Cabello says for her, being friends with Taylor is...

Ryan Seacrest says hosting “American Idol” is “doable,” show doesn’t have to “reinvent the...

ABCSeacrest out...or in?  Right now, there's no confirmation as to whether or not Ryan Seacrest will return as the host of American Idol when it debuts on ABC next year.  But Seacrest appears to...

Nick Jonas plans more “uptempo” music: “It’s time for some positivity”

Getty Images via ABCNick Jonas' most recent album, Last Year Was Complicated, detailed his split with his girlfriend.  But now, the singer says he's ready to lighten the mood a bit. Billboard reports that during...

Marisa Tomei talks “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” looks back at “My Cousin Vinny”

Getty Images/Monica Schipper(NEW YORK) -- After making her debut as the character in Captain America: Civil War, Marisa Tomei is back as Peter Parker's Aunt May in the upcoming film Spider-Man: Homecoming. Appearing on ABC's Good Morning America on Thursday, the...

Rihanna encourages broken-hearted fan: “You will find love again”

Getty Images via ABCIf there's one girl who can help a guy get over a breakup, it's Rihanna. The "We Found Love" singer recently gave some valuable advice to a male fan brave enough to send...

Ariel Winter trashes tabloid for claiming she bankrolls her boyfriend

 ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Ariel Winter is not giving her new boyfriend a free ride and she took to her Instagram account on Wednesday to shoot down the rumor. The Modern Family star was responding to a story...

Katy Perry is first artist ever to have three Diamond-certified songs

Capitol RecordsYet another milestone for Katy Perry.   Following the news that she's the first person ever to amass 100 followers on Twitter, Katy has now become the first artist ever to have...

All-star charity single for London fire victims smashes sales records

Artists for GrenfellThe all-star rendition of "Bridge Over Troubled Water," featuring stars including Leona Lewis, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne of One Direction, James Blunt, Jessie J, James Arthur and more, is headed for...

You’ll never guess whom Ed Sheeran wants to be his on-screen love interest

Greg WilliamsEd Sheeran has mentioned in the past that he wants to do a movie, as well as that movie's soundtrack.  Now, he's revealed who he wants to play his love interest...

Will Arnett says “The Gong Show” is “about having a good time”

ABC/Greg Gayne (NEW YORK) -- If you ask Will Arnett why he decided to executive produce a reboot of the campy '70s game show The Gong Show, and the Arrested Development star will smile.  "Anytime you say the name The Gong...

Harry Styles single again, but mourning his beloved stepdad

Jamie-James MedinaLooks like Harry Styles is back on the market. The British tabloid The Sun reports that Harry's relationship with chef, food blogger and cookbook author Tess Ward is over, because Tess has gotten back together...

Ron Howard tapped as new “Han Solo” film director

Getty Images/J.B. Lacroix(LOS ANGELES) -- The Millennium Falcon has a new pilot: Ron Howard has stepped in to direct the upcoming untitled Han Solo film, Lucasfilm announced Thursday. The news comes two days after The LEGO Movie co-directors Phil Lord and Chris...

Machine Gun Kelly is the newest face of Reebok

Courtesy REEBOKIn addition to being a rapper, Machine Gun Kelly is also a sometime actor and model.  His latest gig?  Fronting Reebok's new Club C sneaker campaign. Originally offered in 1985 as a tennis shoe,...

Fall Out Boy drops new “Mania” track, “Champion”

ABC/Fred LeeAs promised, Fall Out Boy has delivered a new song from their forthcoming album, Mania. The track is called "Champion," and is available now on digital outlets. Like the previously released Mania track "Young...

Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres and Dwayne Johnson make “Most Powerful People” list

OWN - 2017(LOS ANGELES) -- Industry trade The Hollywood Reporter has released its list of the 100 Most Powerful People in Hollywood, and while many of the names on the list are people working behind the scenes...

Two Cosby holdouts prevented guilty verdict, juror says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- In an exclusive interview with ABC News, a juror in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case said that after dozens of hours of grueling deliberations in a tiny room, 10 of the 12...

ABC’s “Boy Band” premieres tonight with a Backstreet Boy, a Spice Girl & 30...

ABC/Eric McCandlessNow that One Direction is on permanent hiatus and the Backstreet Boys are no longer boys, fans need a hot new boy band, and ABC's going to give it to them.  The...

Kelly Clarkson helps man propose to his partner, then scolds him: “It’s about damn...

ABC RadioOnly Kelly Clarkson could get away with helping a man romantically propose to his partner, and then yell at the guy for taking so long to pop the question. A fan named Alex...
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