“Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino pleads guilty in tax evasion case

(L-R) Marc and Mike Sorrentino - Photo by David Becker/WireImage(NEW JERSEY) -- Jersey Shore star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has pleaded guilty in a...

Summer Plays On, as Lady A and Darius Rucker hit the road together in...

The GreenRoomGet ready for the show that promises to be the feel-good tour of 2018. Pals Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker are teaming up for the Summer Plays...

Kane Brown keeps a lock on country’s #1 album in 2018

ABC/Image Group LA Kane Brown is kicking off 2018 on top of the world. The “What Ifs” hitmaker is currently spending his second week this year...

Selena Gomez made donation to Time’s Up that “far exceeded” Woody Allen film salary,...

ABC/Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) -- Timothee Chalamet and Rebecca Hall, Selena Gomez’s co-stars in the upcoming Woody Allen film A Rainy Day in New...

“Woman, Amen”: Dierks Bentley’s lead single from “The Mountain” is a shout-out to his...

ABC/Image Group LA Dierks Bentley released the lead single from his forthcoming album, The Mountain, on Wednesday.  Just like his #1 hit, “Black,” the song, “Woman,...

“Fargo” star Carrie Coon and “Lady Bird” lead Tracy Letts have a baby on...

Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Congratulations are in order for Carrie Coon and her husband Tracy Letts -- the couple is expecting their...

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock The uncle of newcomer Jordan Davis, Stan Paul Davis, wrote two major hits for Tracy Lawrencein the nineties. Can you guess which ones they were? ANSWER: ...

“I plan on having a hell of a good time!”: Why Chris Young is...

ABC/Image Group LA Chris Young’s 2018 World Tour may be named Losing Sleep, but the Tennessee native isn’t staying up at night worrying about...

“A Lot of Things Different”: Kenny Chesney leaves longtime label to sign with Warner...

Allister AnnKenny Chesney is leaving his longtime record label, Sony Music Nashville, to sign with Warner Brothers. “It’s a big deal to change labels," the superstar...

Ann Curry speaks: “Not surprised” by Matt Lauer allegations

Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Today anchor and NBC News correspondent Ann Curry spoke out Wednesday morning about her...

Three decades and $750 million later, Randy Owen keeps the promise he made to...

ABC RadioNearly three decades ago, Alabama’s Randy Owen took up the cause of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas, leading the charge for country music to raise money to...

Mila Kunis is Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

ABC/Randy Holmes(BOSTON) -- Mila Kunis has been named the 2018 Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding student theatrical group, according to The...

Alec Baldwin criticizes public “renunciation” of Woody Allen as “unfair”

ABC/Heidi Gutman(LOS ANGELES) -- Alec Baldwin is defending Woody Allen as a spate of actors and actress have come out to express their regret...

Matt Damon apologizes for comments on sexual misconduct

ABC/Heidi Gutman (NEW YORK) -- Matt Damon came under fire in December for suggesting that all men accused of sexual misconduct shouldn't be...

You never know where Keith Urban may pop up: Why the Aussie superstar loves...

ABC/Image Group LA Keith Urban happens to be a superstar who can take on any size venue he likes these days. Still, one of his...

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison, Whitney Houston’s recording of Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You,” and Linda Ronstadt’s 1974 Heart Like a Wheel album are just...

A little bit country, a little bit rock and roll: Lennon Stella charts her...

Jake Niles Getter/CMTRayna Jaymes’ daughter has signed a record deal -- but it doesn’t sound like she’ll be singing a country tune. Lennon Stella -- who’s...

Selena Gomez’s mom tried to warn her about working with Woody Allen, but “it...

Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Selena Gomez’s mom reportedly advised her against working with Woody Allen on the upcoming film A Rainy Day in New...

Faith Hill’s “Pickler & Ben” will be back for season 2

ABC/Image Group LA Faith Hill and Kellie Pickler’s daytime talk show will return for a second season in the fall of 2018. The E.W. Scripps Company...

LANCO books busy days and “Hallelujah Nights” to roll out debut album

ABC/Image Group LA It’s busy days and Hallelujah Nights for the guys in LANCO, as they prepare to release their debut album this Friday. Brandon Lancaster and company will...

Gabourey Sidibe announces she’s taking 2018 off to recover from tonsillectomy

Chuck Hodes/Fox(LOS ANGELES) -- Gabourey Sidibe says she's set on making 2018 about her health and wellness. In a recent tweet, the Empire actress revealed...

Florida Georgia Line is “Meant to Be” on “The Tonight Show” with Bebe Rexha

ABC/Kelsey McNealFlorida Georgia Line’s hit with pop star Bebe Rexha is currently enjoying its sixth week at the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. And “Meant...

Newcomer Jordan Davis invites you to his “Home State” on March 23

MCA NashvilleWith his debut hit, “Singles You Up,” in the top-20, the first album from newcomer Jordan Davis is now officially on the way. The Louisiana native...

“She’s here!” Kanye West and Kim Kardashian-West welcome third child

Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian-West are officially the proud parents of a newborn baby girl, via...

“Call Me By Your Name” & “Lady Bird” star Timothee Chalamet donates salary from...

Timothée Chalamet in "Lady Bird"/Photo: Merie Wallace/A24(LOS ANGELES) -- Timothee Chalamet, the breakout star of Call Me By Your Name, has announced that he...

Arnold Schwarzenegger praises ‘courageous’ “True Lies” onscreen daughter Eliza Dushku

Robert Cianflone/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken to Twitter to praise his onscreen daughter Eliza Dushku, who revealed she was sexually assaulted...

Easton Corbin is definitely “A Little More Country Than That,” but he’s willing to...

ABC/Image Group LA With hits to his credit like “A Little More Country than That” and “Roll with It,” Easton Corbin is definitely in touch with...

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock1988 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year K.T. Oslin made it to #1 on the country chart in March of that same year with this collaboration...

Ava DuVernay is Entertainer of the Year; “Get Out”, “Power”, “black-ish” and “Girls Trip”...

"Get Out" - Universal Pictures(LOS ANGELES) -- The NAACP Image Awards were handed out Monday night in a ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium...

Jimmy Fallon channels James Taylor in “Fire and Rain” parody called “Fire and Fury”

NBC/Andrew Lipovsky(NEW YORK) -- James Taylor made a surprise appearance on Monday's Tonight Show -- or at least spot-on impersonation of the legendary singer/songwriter. Fallon...

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Country-Music-Hall-of-Famer Vince Gill is a grandfather once again. His daughter Jenny Gill Van Valkenburg gave birth to her second child, a daughter named Everly June, on Friday. Jerrod...

Carrie Underwood creates “The Champion” as part of a super-secret assignment from NBC

ABC/Image Group LA In addition to her regular gig opening Sunday Night Football, NBC gave Carrie Underwood a special assignment this season:  creating a new sequence to...

“The Bachelor” recap: hard goodbyes for Lauren S., Annaliese and Bibiana

ABC/Heidi Gutman(LOS ANGELES) -- After last week’s tense confrontation between Latina dynamo Bibiana and real-life Fitness Barbie, Krystal, Bibiana was determined to make a...

50 Cent admits he refused to take his 84-year-old grandfather to a strip club

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- Believe it or not, 50 Cent has morals. On Monday, the rapper told talk show hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest on Live with Kelly and Ryan that...

Miranda Lambert will be Livin’ Like Hippies with Jon Pardi this winter

ABC/Image Group LA Miranda Lambert kicked off this week rehearsing for her Livin’ Like Hippies Tour. “Ya’ll... it does take ‘All Kinds of Kinds’ to get...

“Kimmel” confession leads to Groupon Super Bowl commercial for Tiffany Haddish

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- As she recently told Jimmy Kimmel, Tiffany Haddish is addicted to Groupon, and her love of the e-commerce discount service is...

Watch now: Keith Urban teams up with the Fisk Jubilee Singers for “Female”

ABC/Image Group LA You may’ve seen Keith Urban’s year-ending musical tribute to the artists we lost in 2017, but there’s another performance from his New...

Dierks Bentley stages a star-studded Sunday night sing-along to welcome Whiskey Row

John Shearer for GettyAfter close to a year of preparation, Dierks Bentley’s signature honky tonk is now open in downtown Nashville. Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Jon Pardi, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren...

Katie Couric breaks silence about Matt Lauer scandal: “The whole thing has been very...

Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Disgraced former Today show host Matt Lauer's longtime colleague Katie Couric has broken her silence about Lauer's...

Jordan Peele, Idris Elba, Tiffany Haddish among early NAACP Image Awards winners

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Idris Elba, Tiffany Haddish and Jordan Peele were multiple winners in the non-televised categories for the NAACP Image Awards. Elba was named Outstanding Supporting Actor in...

Michelle Williams responds to “All the Money” pay gap with Mark Wahlberg

Photo Credit: Fabio Lovino, ©2017 ALL THE MONEY US, LLC.(LOS ANGELES) -- Michelle Williams is responding to the controversy over a pay gap in...

I Could Use a #1: Maren Morris marks a career first

Columbia NashvilleMaren Morris marks the first #1 of her career this week -- as both an artist and a songwriter -- as “I Could Use...

Aziz Ansari responds to charge of sexual misconduct

Netflix(NEW YORK) -- Master of None actor Aziz Ansari is responding after a woman accused the actor of pressuring her into sex on a...

Country Cares for St. Jude: This genre saves lives — and the shirt does,...

St. Jude Children's Research HospitalIf you pay attention to social media, you’ve probably spotted your favorite country stars sporting “This Shirt Saves Lives” tees....

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockWillie Nelson recalls writing these three country classics during a road trip from Houston to Nashville. Can you guess which ones they were? ANSWER:  "Crazy,"...

James Cameron, Jamie Lee Curtis respond to Eliza Dushku’s claim of being sexually assaulted...

Eliza Dushku at the 1994 world premiere of "True Lies"/Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Director James Cameron and actress Jamie Lee Curtis...

Good Mooooorning, Vietnam! Robin Williams movie turns 30 today

Photo by Buena Vista/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- On this day in 1988, Good Morning, Vietnam hit theaters. The film, loosely based on the exploits...

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” repeats at #1 during MLK weekend with $27 million

Frank Masi - ©2016 CTMG/Sony Pictures Entertainment(LOS ANGELES) -- Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle topped the box office for the second straight week with...

Billy Murray returns to “SNL” as Steve Bannon

Will Heath/NBC(NEW YORK) -- After being portraying former Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon as a masked grim reaper last season, Saturday Night Live...

Sam Rockwell drops f-bomb on “Saturday Night Live”

Rosalind O'Connor/NBC(NEW YORK) -- The Twittersphere lit up Saturday night after guest host Sam Rockwell accidentally dropped the F-bomb during a Saturday Night Live...
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