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Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert lead CMT Music Awards noms

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former tourmates Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris are leading nominees with four each for the 2021 CMT Music Awards, ... continue reading
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Passing on your password? Streaming services are past it

NEW YORK (AP) — Many of us were taught to share as kids. Now streaming services ranging from Netflix to Disney+ want us to stop. That’s... continue reading
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AT&T, Discovery join media brands as cord-cutting encroaches

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. telecom giant AT&T Inc. has signed a deal to combine its media business, including CNN, with Discovery Inc., the own... continue reading
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'American Idol' contestant exits show amid video controversy

A 16-year-old “American Idol” contestant has dropped out of the singing competition after a video circulated of him sitting next to som... continue reading
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Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022... continue reading
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Ellen DeGeneres to end long-running TV talk show next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres is calling time on her long-running talk show. The daytime host, who has seen a ratings hit after allegations... continue reading
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Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Lloyd Price, a New Orleans mainstay and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, has died. Price was known for such hits as “Lawdy ... continue reading
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Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeds vaccine goal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding t... continue reading
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Elon Musk shows humility and hubris as 'SNL' host

Elon Musk showed a combination of humility and hubris as he opened his highly anticipated hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live.” The Tes... continue reading
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Jimmie Johnson to make Indy 500 debut - for NBC Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson will make his Indianapolis 500 debut this season but in the television booth and not on the racetrack. Joh... continue reading
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Kentucky Derby, NFL draft pull in television viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — Two sports events last week, the Kentucky Derby and first round of the NFL draft, pulled in more television viewers than the ... continue reading
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Yankees, Mets to lift capacity limits for vaccinated fans

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees and Mets can increase capacity from 20% to 100% at their ballparks for home games starting May 19 — as alon... continue reading
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Nintendo profits boom as people stuck at home play games

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo’s says its profit for the fiscal year that ended in March jumped 86% on healthy sales of the Switch handheld mach... continue reading
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5 arrested in violent robbery of Lady Gaga's dogs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say the woman who returned Lady Gaga’s stolen French bulldogs was among five people arrested in c... continue reading
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Disneyland opening highlights California's COVID turnaround

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland is reopening after a 13-month closure. The iconic theme park in Southern California that was closed under t... continue reading
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EU accuses Apple of antitrust breach over App Store rules

LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators are accusing Apple of violating the bloc’s antitrust rules, alleging that the company distorts ... continue reading
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The world isolates. A New Zealand band plays to 50,000 fans

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — While much of the world remains hunkered down, the band Six60 has been playing to huge crowds in New Zealand, wh... continue reading
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Lindsay Lohan's dad accused of taking kickbacks from rehab

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The estranged father of actor Lindsay Lohan has been arrested on charges that he illegally took kickbacks for re... continue reading
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Grammy Museum in Los Angeles to reopen on May 21

NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Museum will reopen next month after being closed for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The museum ... continue reading
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Kanye West sneakers fetch record $1.8M at private sale

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of prototype Nikes worn by Kanye West’s during his performances of “Hey Mama” and “Stronger&rd... continue reading
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Netflix scores streaming rights to new top Sony films

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix further beefed up its film catalog on Thursday in a multi-year deal that will make it the new streaming home to Sony ... continue reading
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Disneyland Avengers Campus gets June debut after long delay

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Avengers, reassemble! Disneyland said Thursday that its new Avengers Campus will debut on June 4, nearly a year after ... continue reading
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Bill Owens, uncle and musical mentor to Dolly Parton, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country songwriter Bill Owens, who was a mentor and early songwriting partner to his niece Dolly Parton, has died. Pa... continue reading
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Rodgers gets surprise during 'Jeopardy!' hosting stint

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers got quite the surprise in his first episode as a guest host of “Jeopardy!” Contestant Scott... continue reading
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At Disney World, smiles won't be hidden for much longer

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — At Walt Disney World, the smiles won’t have to be hidden for much longer. Starting Thursday, visitors to the theme... continue reading