Steve Harvey To Host NFL Honors When AP Awards Are Announced

By The Associated Press TV personality Steve Harvey will host the NFL Honors show on Feb. 2, when The Associated Press hands out its individual league awards. The two-hour prime-time show airing on CBS will be...

Alicia Keys To Host Grammy Awards Next Month

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys usually attends the Grammys, but this year she'll be there as a host. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the R&B star will host the Feb....

Kim Kardashian Confirms She and Kanye Expecting 4th Child

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child. Kardashian confirmed the surrogate pregnancy during an appearance Monday on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen." The...

2019 Songwriters Hall Class: Missy, Cat Stevens, John Prine

By MESFIN FEKADU ,  AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer...

Illinois Refuses Permit For Concert To Be Hosted By R. Kelly

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials say a concert in Springfield that was to be hosted by R. Kelly cannot take place in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations against the R&B star. Illinois...

‘SNL’ Comedian Michael Che Hosts Benefit For Public Housing

NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" funnyman Michael Che hosted a fundraiser for a cause close to home: New York City public housing. Che's "Weekend Update" co-host Colin Jost and fellow comedians Amy Schumer...

Three’s Complicated and Fun on Film

By George Kevin Jordan, Special to the AFRO What would you do? You are 42, divorced and passed over for a promotion. You meet a cute young thing at a bar and have some fun—for once....

Attorneys Prepare Uphill Battle to Win Freedom for Bill Cosby

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Bill Cosby’s lawyers have a date with the Pennsylvania Superior Court on Friday, Jan. 18. While nothing earth-shattering is expected, the briefing counts among the initial steps that the...

Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman, Kevin Hart star in ‘The Upside’

By Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Film Critic On paper, a story about a low-income black health-care aid who’s befriended by a rich white male quadriplegic sounds suspect. Patronizing films like Driving Miss Daisy come...

Cardi B Leads iHeartRadio Awards With 13 Nods, Drake Has 8

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has 13 reasons to celebrate: She's nominated for 13 honors at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards. IHeartMedia announced Wednesday that the rapper is the most nominated...

Executive Producer Dream Hampton Talks “Surviving R. Kelly”

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia For Dream Hampton, who served as executive producer of the much-talked about “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary, the explosive revelations in the film were just the tip of the...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ to Premiere as Opening Film at SXSW

By JAKE COYLE , AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele's "Us," his anticipated follow-up to "Get Out," will make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival. SXSW announced Tuesday that...

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