Director Idris Elba, left, and partner Sabrina Dhowre pose for photographers on arrival at the premiere of the film 'Yardie', in London, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
August 22, 2018 - 7:26 am
LONDON (AP) — Idris Elba stirred fans' hopes, then left them shaken. The British actor helped fuel speculation that he will be the next James Bond last week when tweeted a selfie and wrote "my name's Elba, Idris Elba," echoing the famous 007 catchphrase. Many Elba fans have campaigned for the star...
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Camila Cabello, left, accepts the award for video of the year as presenter Madonna looks on at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 21, 2018 - 8:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With most of music industry's top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners turned heads — for the wrong reasons. Exhibit A: Camila Cabello beat out Drake, Mars, Cardi B, Ariana Grande and Post...
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I Voted Sticker
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August 20, 2018 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is launching its first-ever drive to encourage young people to register and vote during a midterm election year. The youth-centric network will unveil the effort at Monday's Video Music Awards in New York. The drive is aimed at urging fans to make voting a communal effort with...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2014, file photo, Don Henley, left, and Glenn Frey of The Eagles perform on the "History of the Eagles" tour at the Forum in Los Angeles. The Eagles' greatest hits album has surpassed Michael Jackson's "Thriller" as the best-selling album of all-time. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
August 20, 2018 - 7:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time. The Recording Industry Association of America told The Associated Press on Monday that the Eagles' album — "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975" — is now...
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Asia Argento
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August 20, 2018 - 7:38 am
Italian actress Asia Argento — one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment — recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, the New York Times reported.
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Aretha Franklin
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August 17, 2018 - 5:55 pm
Tributes were still pouring in Friday for Aretha Franklin, who died this week at her Detroit home at the age of 76.
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FILE - In this May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin waves as she receives an honorary Doctor of Arts degree as Chilean author Isabel Allende, left, and former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, right, look on during Harvard commencement ceremonies in Cambridge, Mass. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
August 16, 2018 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's easy to forget that "Respect" wasn't originally Aretha Franklin's song. But the Queen of Soul sang it like it was made for her, and for only her. She transformed Otis Redding's song into a classic worldwide anthem — especially for the feminist and civil rights movements —...
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Aretha Franklin remembered at Harlem's Apollo Theater
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August 16, 2018 - 11:31 am
Tributes are pouring in from all corners of the music world and beyond for Aretha Franklin .
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Aretha Franklin
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August 16, 2018 - 10:01 am
Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul'' who sang with matchless style on such classics as ``Think'' and her signature song, ``Respect,'' died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn.
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