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Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Springsteen

Springsteen pleaded guilty to consuming alcohol in a closed area.

Parton says no (for now) to statue at Tennessee Capitol

Royal occasion: Oprah Winfrey to interview Meghan and Harry

  Hundreds pay respects to actor Cicely Tyson at her viewing

Taylor Swift has finished redoing sophomore album ‘Fearless’

Morgan Wallen tells fans not to defend his racist language

  Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and The Go-Go’s nominated for Rock Hall

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Jason Isbell to donate his share of Morgan Wallen’s sales to NAACP

Album sales surge for Morgan Wallen after racist comment

‘I’m very comfortable being gay’: TJ Osborne of Brothers Osborne comes out

Singer Morgan Wallen suspended from label after racial slur

EA Sports confirms return of college football game

Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian dies at 83

Tyler Perry to recieve Humanitarian Award at this year’s Oscars

Louisiana native and filmmaker, Tyler Perry, alongside the Motion Picture and Television Fund will be honored at the 93rd annual Academy Awards.

IRS says executors undervalued Prince’s estate by 50 percent

The IRS determined that Prince’s estate is worth $163.2 million, overshadowing the $82.3 million valuation submitted by the estate’s administrator.

  Grand Strand theater sells out several showings of Christmas blockbuster ‘Wonder Woman 1984′

The Grand 14 at the Market Common had twelve showings of "Wonder Woman 1984," with next to no tickets left, which caught some moviegoers by surprise.

Bad Bunny is Spotify’s most-streamed artist of 2020

With more than 3.3 billion streams, Bad Bunny’s sophomore solo album “YHLQMDLG” tops Spotify’s list of most-streamed albums globally.

Leslie West, guitarist of rock band Mountain, has died at 75

Mick Jagger gets some shelter, buying Florida mansion

  Justin Bieber, UK health workers team up for charity song

Taylor Swift ‘folklore’ concert film coming to Disney+

New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne meets with Trump, gives endorsement of ‘Platinum Plan’

‘Halloween Kills,’ filmed in Wilmington, drops second teaser trailer

Carowinds reopening, with restrictions, for ‘Taste of the Season’ event

The holiday event will only be open at limited capacity on specific dates, so officials urge attendees to reserve their spots when available.

  FMU Performing Arts Center bringing 'Fresh Air Concert Series’ to Downtown Florence

For the first time in six months, the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center will finally hold a concert.

Taylor Swift breaks Whitney Houston’s Billboard charts record

Taylor Swift tops Whitney Houston's record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

  Market Common movie theater temporarily closes its doors

Less than a month after reopening following the COVID-19 shutdown, a Grand Strand movie theater has closed its doors again.

First permits for ‘Scream 5’ issued, filming to begin Sept. 22

Filming for the next “Scream” movie is set to begin in Wilmington later this month.

Hallmark movie casting director looking for extras for “USS Christmas”

The casting director for the Hallmark movie “USS Christmas” is searching for paid extras for multiple days of filming in Wilmington beginning Monday, September 21.

  Popular Grand Strand attractions reopening Friday after COVID-19 closure

Some popular Grand Strand attractions that have been closed for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic are reopening their doors.

Smile!: Katy Perry gives birth to a baby girl named Daisy

The baby is Katy Perry’s first.

  The Carolina Opry to reopen Labor Day weekend in Myrtle Beach

The show is about to resume at The Carolina Opry.

CASTING CALL: Netflix series ‘Outer Banks’ season 2 looking for extras to portray high school students

The casting will be held on Sept 9 and Sept 10 in Charleston.

Unique, new restaurant in Myrtle Beach expected to be ‘dino-mite’

The Dinoland Café announced on Friday that it will be opening its doors at 3 p.m. Monday at its location at 1012 South Kings Highway.

  ‘We’re all trying to adapt’: Florence-based amusement company brings fair food back, without the fair

Amusements of America decided to partner with the Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair and take their food trucks out of storage.

DeGeneres apologizes to show’s staff amid workplace inquiry

Steps are being taken to make several staffing changes and implement other steps, Warner Bros. said, without citing specifics.

Celebrations Nitelife at Broadway at the Beach closing after 25 years

Celebrations Nitelife, which is more commonly referred to as Malibu’s Surf Bar and Oz, is closing its current location at Broadway at the Beach after 25 years, staff said.

Drake bests Madonna for most Top 10 hits

Two new collaborations from Drake with DJ Khaled entered the charts at No. 3 and No. 8.

  Florence cinema moves big screen from theater to parking lot

Movie theaters in South Carolina still must remain closed, but one Florence theater has found a way so people can enjoy a night out at the movies again.

Myrtle Beach City Council expected to discuss CCMF at upcoming meeting

With less than two month until this year’s rescheduled Carolina Country Music Festival, it’s unknown whether or not the annual event will happen.

Taylor Swift set to drop 8th studio album

A new Taylor Swift album will be released tonight at midnight.

Casting call for extras for Nexflix series ‘Outer Banks’ a scam, casting director says

A casting call for extras for the Netflix series "Outer Banks" is a scam.

  Florence Center Carnival begins Friday with extensive safety measures in place

Florence Center General Manager, Paul Beard Jr., said they are doing everything possible to bring back some normalcy while also keeping everyone safe for there carnival. The Florence Center Carnival will begin on July 3rd and will last through July 12th.

CCMF monitoring COVID-19 developments closely

With less than 3 months until the 2020 Carolina Country Music Festival, organizer Bob Durkin says he is monitoring COVID-19 developments closely.

Country music reckons with racial stereotypes and its future

The country music industry has long been hesitant to address its long and complicated history with race, but the death of George Floyd in police custody and the protests it sparked in the U.S. and around the world became a sound too loud for the genre to ignore.

Billie Eilish gets 3-year restraining order for trespasser

Prenell Rousseau of Farmingville, New York, can't attempt to contact or come within 100 yards of the 18-year-old pop star or her parents.

`That 70s Show’ actor Danny Masterson charged in 3 rapes

Danny Masterson is charged with raping a 23-year-old woman in 2001, a 28-year-old woman in early 2003 and a 23-year-old woman in late 2003.

Oscars to set best picture noms at 10, commits to new phase of equity and inclusion standards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that there will be 10 best picture nominees beginning with the 94th Academy Awards in 2022.

Kelly Clarkson seeks divorce from husband of nearly 7 years

The singer, talk show host and judge on “The Voice” filed court papers to end the marriage under her married name Kelly Blackstock on June 4 in Los Angeles.

Bonnie Pointer, early member of Pointer Sisters, dies at 69

Pointer died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, publicist Roger Neal said. She was 69.

Garth Brooks’ sold-out Charlotte show rescheduled again, this time for October

Country music superstar Garth Brook is postponing his Charlotte concert for a second time over coronavirus.

‘Scream’ sequel to film in Wilmington later this year

The “relaunch” of the iconic slasher film franchise “Scream” was officially announced on Monday and it will be filmed in the Port City.

Darius Rucker to perform National Anthem before race at Darlington Raceway

South Carolina native Darius Rucker is set to perform the national anthem before Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway, according to information from NASCAR.

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider-Esleben dies aged 73

Florian Schneider-Esleben had been suffering from cancer, German news agency dpa reported.

NASA is working with Tom Cruise to shoot a film in space

Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, says the space agency and actor have teamed up.

Dylan puts out 17-minute ode to Kennedy

The 78-year-old musician released a link to the song, titled "Murder Most Foul," on his website and social media.

Owner of Myrtle Beach Safari expresses ‘disappointment’ over being featured in Netflix series ‘Tiger King’

The owners of Myrtle Beach Safari expressed their disappointment with how their facility was portrayed in the new Netflix series “Tiger King.”

Garth Brooks reschedules upcoming Charlotte stadium concert

Country superstar Garth Brooks announced Tuesday he is rescheduling his upcoming stadium concerts.

  Coronavirus can’t stop them; Artists perform for fans online

From country to rock to opera, livestream shows are popping up everywhere.

'There were moments of great pain’: Alex Trebek reflects on 1 year since pancreatic cancer diagnosis

One year after “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he described in frank terms his battle with the disease.

Two S.C. natives make names for themselves on NBC’s The Voice

Two South Carolina natives are making names for themselves, showcasing their talents on NBC’s The Voice.

Carolina Beach Boardwalk set as filming location in ‘Lost Boys’ pilot

With filming set to begin next month, new details about where the new ‘Lost Boys’ TV show is planning to shoot are becoming available.

Darius Rucker’s “Wagon Wheel” keeps rolling, certified eight times platinum

Country singer Darius Rucker was surprised to learn that his song “Wagon Wheel” is now among the top five most popular country songs ever.

Governor McMaster presents proclamation to rock band KISS

Before the iconic rock band KISS took the stage in Columbia on Tuesday, they were greeted by Gov. Henry McMaster with a very special gift.

Rockers 311 coming to House of Blues in April

The rock band 311 is coming to the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach in April.

Backstreet Boys coming to Charlotte this fall

The Backstreet Boys DNA 2020 World Tour will come to Charlotte’s PNC Music Pavilion on September 22, following last year’s sold out North American tour.

Chapin Intermediate School student to appear on Food Network baking competition

A Chapin Intermediate School student took her talents to the Food Network to pursue her passion for baking.

Lowcountry Gullah folk band wins big at the Grammy Awards

A Charleston-based Gullah folk band is bringing a Grammy back to the Lowcountry.

Yang campaign now selling tickets for Dave Chappelle comedy shows in S.C.

The legendary comedian is coming to Columbia.

  Lowcountry native Darius Rucker among 6 educators, grads being honored

Darius Rucker is one of six people being honored in March for outstanding achievement as an educator or a South Carolina Public School graduate, according to the South Carolina Foundation for Educational Leadership.

Brooks & Dunn bringing ‘REBOOT 2020’ tour to N.C.

Famed country duo Brooks & Dunn are returning to the road with their REBOOT 2020 Tour, which kicks off May 15 in St. Louis.

Wilmington restaurant to be featured on ‘Best Thing I Ever Ate’ on Monday

A one of a kind burger made in the Port City will be featured on the Cooking Channel.

Rapper Mac Miller’s posthumous album ‘Circles’ to be released

Mac Miller’s posthumous album ‘Circles” will be released on Jan. 17.

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band coming to the Palmetto State

Parrotheads will get to see the legend himself in concert in Columbia during the Slack Tide Tour 2020.

Justin Bieber to bring tour to Columbia in 2020

Justin Bieber is coming to Columbia in 2020.

Adam Sandler to bring stand up comedy tour to S.C. in 2020

So far, only eight U.S. cities have been announced as part of the tour.

  Country music network Circle to launch with 16 shows, including ‘Opry Live’

Circle is also bringing back Hee Haw, a venerable music and comedy sketch show that aired from 1971 to 1993 and from 1996 to 1997.

Garth Brooks’ Charlotte show sells out in 90 minutes

Country music fans wasted no time buying up tickets to superstar Garth Brooks’ May concert in the Queen City.

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison and more bringing ‘The Stadium Tour’ to Charlotte in 2020

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are bringing their star-studded tour to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte in the summer of 2020.

Diana Ross to perform at Township Auditorium in February 2020

One of the most successful recording artists of all time will be performing at the Township Auditorium in February.

Dream Job Alert: Get paid $1,000 to watch Hallmark Christmas movies

One Christmas aficionado will get $1,000 to watch 24 Hallmark movies by Christmas Day.