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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.

  Disney Plus racks up 10 million subscribers, adds warning to some older shows

Country music icon Alan Jackson brings 2020 tour to Columbia, S.C.

  Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars

It’s a Halloween miracle: My Chemical Romance announces reunion show

‘Don’t stop believing!’ Journey announces Charlotte stop on 2020 tour

Casting call: New movie starring Russell Crowe needs extras

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  Jeers for Harvey Weinstein at NYC actors showcase

Brunswick County first grader creates impressive Edward Scissorhands costume

Netflix announces it will crack down on password sharing in the future

Guy at Tool concert asks Eddie Van Halen to take his picture; he has no idea who it is

Feature film selects Wilmington as its filming location

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

  Vinyl records expected to outsell CDs in 2019 for the first time since 1980s

The co-owner of Roundabout Music Company said many people from various generations visit her store to buy old records.

Country artists bring tears, prayers to CMT awards show

Country music artists cried together and prayed together at an emotional CMT Artists of the Year awards show on Tuesday.

Killing of Loris father, son in 2012 to be focus of episode of true crime series

A woman convicted of killing her Loris husband and stepson in 2012 will be profiled in an upcoming episode of a true crime series.

Hootie & The Blowfish go crazy for UofSC’s upset over Georgia

Hootie & The Blowfish tweeted their gathering for the game and the moment the Gamecocks secured their victory.

Jamie Lee Curtis highlights Wilmington non-profit in Instagram post

  Jamie Lee Curtis announces arrival in Wilmington for ‘Halloween Kills’

Eagles announce ‘Hotel California’ tour with orchestra and choir

Alex Trebek says he’s not afraid to die as he faces stage 4 cancer

.38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Larry Junstrom dies at 70

Wedding crasher Rod Stewart sings at couple’s Las Vegas nuptials

Jessye Norman, international opera star, dead at 74

Jessye Norman died Monday morning from septic shock and multi-organ failure secondary to complications of a spinal cord injury she had sustained in 2015.

Metallica’s James Hetfield enters rehab; tour dates canceled

Three of the heavy metal band's members posted a statement on Twitter Friday announcing the decision and apologizing to fans.

Third man charged with drug counts in Mac Miller’s death

Court documents show Stephen Walter is suspected of selling counterfeit oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl that Miller possessed before he died last September.

Company paying $1,300 to watch 13 scary movies by Halloween

If Halloween is your favorite holiday, there’s a job out there for you that’s so perfect for you it’s terrifying.

New NBC streaming service promises reboot of ‘Saved By the Bell’ alongside favorites like ‘The Office’

Many will have something to be happy about on NBC Univerisal’s new streaming service, Peacock.

Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman ‘under doctor’s care’ after health scare in Colorado

Duane “Dog” Chapman is “under doctor’s care and is resting comfortably” after a health scare over the weekend, according to a spokesperson for the reality TV star.

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney recently had learned that his cancer had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

Kurt Cobain royalty check from 28 years ago found in record store

Record store owner Matt Vaughan said the check was tucked into a box of Nirvana tour itineraries he bought back in 1993.

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico crash

Kylie Rae Harris was on her way to Taos when the crash happened Wednesday night along State Road 522. She was scheduled to take the stage Thursday afternoon at the annual Big Barn Dance Music Festival.

Freeform to air Hocus Pocus 27 times during 31 Nights of Halloween marathon

Freeform has released the schedule for the highly anticipated 31 Nights of Halloween.

Maker of one of Prince’s most-iconic guitars fights to keep his design

The estate of Prince's record label is fighting for the trademark of one of Prince's most famous guitars.

Actor McConaughey named professor at University of Texas

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey will join the University of Texas as a professor who this fall will teach in the university’s Department of Radio-Television-Film.

Disney announces EPCOT overhaul

The theme park is undergoing "the biggest transformation of any park we've ever accomplished," said Bob Chapek, Disney's chairman of parks, experiences and products.

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

More vacationers opting into travelers insurance during hurricane season

It’s been nearly a year since Hurricane Florence damaged thousands of homes and condos throughout the Carolinas.Now realtors are noticing those vacationing this time of year are taking precaution and investing in travelers insurance.

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

Cook County Judge Michael Toomin's appointment of former U.S. attorney Dan Webb raises the possibility that the special prosecutor could bring new charges against the former "Empire" actor.

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

When the InSight Mars lander touched down back in November, its landing thrusters blew the rock about 3 feet - the farthest a stone has ever rolled during a landing on another planet.

Alabama postpones 50th Anniversary Tour due to lead singer’s health

Rescheduled dates for the tour will be announced in the coming weeks, the band said.

Dale Jr. planning to compete in upcoming Darlington race despite recent plane crash

Despite suffering minor injuries in a plane crash, Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he’s still planning to compete at an XFINITY series race at Darlington Raceway’s ‘Too Tough to Tame’.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Swift said she plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista

Amber Galloway Gallego has some lightning-fast moves to go along with the rapper’s high-speed lyrics.

Days after canceling Myrtle Beach show, country star Drake White reveals battle with debilitating brain condition

Country music star Drake White is breaking his silence on a medical condition that led to his canceling a weekend show in Myrtle Beach.

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

The service dogs were in training to help their handlers navigate a theater.

New information released in Dale Earnhardt Jr. family plane crash

Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his family were on board an airplane that crashed near an airport in Tennessee Thursday afternoon.

Still recovering from health scare, country music artist cancels Myrtle Beach show

On the heels of a recent health scare, a country music artists has called off a Saturday show in Myrtle Beach.

‘I can’t sing:’ Rookie Renfrow booed by teammates after singing struggles on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

Fans are getting an up close and personal look at this year’s Oakland Raiders team as a part of the HBO show “Hard Knocks.”

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

Company seeks ‘Friends’ super fan to watch 25 hours of classic sitcom for $1,000

Could there BE an easier way to earn some cash??!!

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them

Eight singers and a dancer have told the AP that they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Spanish-born superstar in encounters that took place over three decades beginning in the late 1980s, at venues that included opera companies where he held top managerial positions.

‘Friends’ is coming back (in theaters) for its 25th anniversary

They’ll be there for you, like they’ve been there before.

  Willie Nelson concert in Florence officially canceled

The Florence Center has formally announced the cancellation of Monday’s concert featuring Willie Nelson.

White Sox, Yankees to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in 2020

The Chicago White Sox will play the New York Yankees next summer at the site in eastern Iowa where the movie "Field of Dreams" was filmed.

Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection mark transition to new year

Goodbye, 2018: Revelry, reflection mark the transition to a new year

Louis C.K. mocks Parkland students in audio of stand-up set

Audio has emerged of Louis C.K. apparently mocking the students-turned-activists from the Parkland, Florida, school shooting

Judge denies Kevin Spacey's request to skip court appearance

A Massachusetts judge has denied Kevin Spacey's request to skip his appearance in court on accusations that he groped a young man.

Rooms near 50th anniversary Woodstock venue are a hot ticket

Finding a place to stay for next year's 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not be a groovy experience for anyone hoping to score a room near the venue

South Africa's Zuma will head to recording studio in 2019

Driven from office by scandal, former South African president Jacob Zuma plans to record music in 2019

Throngs to pack Times Square for mild, rainy New Year's Eve

Sting, Christina Aguilera and revelers from around the world are set to welcome 2019 in New York City's Times Square

Lopsided games, schedule drag down CFP television ratings

Television ratings for College Football Playoff on ESPN drop from last season, dragged down by lopsided games and not being playing on New Year's Day

'Aquaman' still rules, and others see a post-Christmas bump

'Aquaman' still rules the box office, but other films enjoy a post-Christmas bump too

Longtime British comedy star June Whitfield dies at 93

Longtime British actress and comedic star June Whitfield has died

Note says Britain's queen 'naturally' wanted new royal yacht

A newly discovered note in the U.K.'s National Archives shows Queen Elizabeth II let government officials know she would welcome a replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia once it was decommissioned

UK honors cave rescue divers, Twiggy, Monty Python's Palin

British divers who came to the rescue of young soccer players trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain's New Year's Honors List

Federalist writer, Fox News guest Bre Payton dies at 26

Bre Payton, a writer for the conservative news site The Federalist and a frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and other media outlets, has died suddenly at the age of 26.

UK honors cave rescue divers, Twiggy, Monty Python's Palin

British divers who came to the rescue of young soccer players trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain's New Year's Honors List

Kevin Spacey asks to skip Massachusetts court appearance

Lawyers for Kevin Spacey are asking a judge to allow the actor to skip his arraignment on sexual assault charges in a Massachusetts courthouse next month

Grande cancels show due to 'unforeseeable health reasons'

Ariana Grande has canceled a Las Vegas performance days before New Year's Eve 'due to unforeseeable health reasons'

Chris Brown charged with monkey-related misdemeanors

Chris Brown has been charged with monkey-related misdemeanors

Acclaimed author Amos Oz dies at 79

Israeli media say renowned Israeli author Amos Oz has died at the age of 79. Oz, author of novels, prose and a widely acclaimed memoir, had suffered from cancer

Angelina Jolie doesn't rule out move into politics

Angelina Jolie has not ruled out a move into politics _ and has joked that she might be tough enough to take the rough and tumble that comes with it

Report: Actor Frank Adonis, known for 'Goodfellas,' has died

Frank Adonis, an actor best known for his roles in Martin Scorsese films including "Goodfellas," "Raging Bull" and "Casino," has died

Forest Whitaker files for divorce from Keisha Nash-Whitaker

Forest Whitaker has filed for divorce from his wife of 22 years Keisha Nash-Whitaker

Franklin attorney: $3 million in back taxes paid to IRS

An attorney says Aretha Franklin's estate has paid at least $3 million in back taxes to the IRS since her death in August

Nielsen's top programs for Dec. 17-23

A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Dec. 17-23

'The Voice' finale helps NBC to weekly ratings win

The season finale of NBC's "The Voice" helped boost the network to a weekly ratings win

Aretha Franklin to be honored with tribute show next month

The Queen of Soul will get a royal tribute from Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Kelly Clarkson and more: The Recording Academy and Clive Davis will put on the special concert _ "Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul" _ on Jan. 13 in Los Angeles

Montana lawmaker proposes state rock and roll song

For goodness sake, Democratic Rep. Jacob Bachmeier of Havre would like to see the 2019 Legislature declare the "Hippy Hippy Shake" Montana's official rock and roll song