Actor-singer Jussie Smollett, from the Fox series,

Jussie Smollett finds his voice and builds his own empire

Jussie Smollett marked a breakthrough in 2015 when the TV series "Empire" debuted, launching his career after working in the industry for years, earning Emmy and Grammy nominations, and even getting a record deal with Columbia Records.

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Ed Sheeran performs during the Brit Awards 2012 at the O2 Arena in London. Organizers said Tuesday March 6, 2018, that a concert by Sheeran at Essen airport in western Germany has been moved to nearby Duesseldorf following concern about its impact on the

Skylarks spared Ed Sheeran concert, trees not so lucky

Organizers say a concert by British singer Ed Sheeran at an airport in western Germany has been moved following concern about the impact on the local skylark population.

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Jimmy Kimmel, left, congratulates Guillermo del Toro in the audience after winning the award for best picture for

Oscar ratings plunge to a record low

Viewership for the Academy Awards plunged 20 percent from last year to a record-low 26.5 million, the first time on record the Oscars reached fewer than 30 million people.

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Matthew McConaughey, right, presents Lee Smith with the award for best film editing for

'Dunkirk,' 'Coco' and 'A Fantastic Woman' win at Oscars

Toggling between Hollywood's past sins and its changing future, the 90th Academy Awards confronted the post-Harvey Weinstein era in a ceremony punctuated by political moments and historic wins, including Netflix's first feature-film award and the transgender drama "A Fantastic Woman" winning best foreign language film.

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Jordan Peele accepts the award for best director for

'Get Out' wins for best film, director at Spirit Awards

Jordan Peele's "Get Out" won best film and best director on Saturday at the 33rd Independent Film Spirit Awards, a day before the horror sensation will vie for top honors at the Academy Awards.

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From left, Britain's Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge during the first annual Royal Foundation Forum in London.

Harry, Meghan invite 2,640 folks to help celebrate wedding

Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle, will open up the grounds of Windsor Castle for their May wedding to 2,640 people from all walks of life to help them celebrate their big day, Kensington Palace said Friday.

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Spanish actress Penelope Cruz poses after being awarded the Cesar of Honor during the 43rd Cesar Film Awards ceremony at Salle Pleyel in Paris.

French stars say 'Time's Up,' seek equality at film awards

The French film world may be having its #MeToo moment.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

What would Seiuli look like as Hulk? Check this out

He’s Mr. Good looking and everything young boys would dream of. But what would Seiuli Dwayne Johnson look like if he were the Hulk?

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shows music streaming apps clockwise from top left, Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Pandora and Google on an iPhone in New York. Music-streaming pioneer Spotify will expand its financial arsenal with an initial public offering of stock. The first steps toward IPO

Spotify's music service seeks to drum up $1 billion in IPO

Music-streaming pioneer Spotify is hoping to attract a new crowd of fans on Wall Street to help fend off a growing competitive threat posed by Apple. Spotify will expand its financial arsenal with an initial public offering of stock aiming to raise $1 billion.

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Harvey Schmidt appears at the final performance of

Harvey Schmidt who co-created 'The Fantasticks,' dies at 88

Harvey Schmidt, the composer of "The Fantasticks," which made its debut when Dwight D. Eisenhower was still president and became the longest running musical in history, has died. He was 88.

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A police officer escorts Anastasia Vashukevich from a detention center in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand.

Jailed Instagram model wants to trade secrets for freedom

A Belarusian woman jailed in Thailand for offering sex lessons without a work permit says she has a story to tell involving the Kremlin, Russian billionaires and even the president of the United States.

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British filmmaker Lewis Gilbert poses for a photograph. Producers say Gilbert, who directed dozens of movies including three James Bond thrillers, has died at 97, it was reported on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (William Conran/PA via AP, File)

Lewis Gilbert, director of 3 James Bond films, dies at 97

Director Lewis Gilbert, whose dozens of movies included three James Bond thrillers —"You Only Live Twice," ''The Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker" — and the Swinging London classic "Alfie," has died at 97, colleagues said Tuesday.

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Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, center, arrives for the screening of the film 'Songwriter' during the 68th edition of the International Film Festival Berlin, Berlinale, in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Ed Sheeran is world's best-selling recording artist of 2017

If you think there's no escape from the songs of Ed Sheeran, you may be right. A global music industry group says the British singer-songwriter is officially the best-selling recording artist of 2017.

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This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from

Second weekend for 'Black Panther' is one of the best ever

"Black Panther" scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales, putting it on track to rank among the highest-grossing blockbusters ever.

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Chadwick Boseman, a cast member in

The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try.

Much of what is seen in "Black Panther" is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive click sounds that had some cast members struggling to speak it.

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Tiffany Haddish attends the Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J. Haddish is set to host the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The network announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, that the “Girls Trip” breakout star will ho

Tiffany Haddish to host MTV Movie & TV Awards in June

Tiffany Haddish is set to host the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The network announced Thursday that the "Girls Trip" breakout star will host the ceremony in Los Angeles on June 18.

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Singer Ed Sheeran poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2018 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

Brit Awards adopt white rose symbol to signal 'Time's Up'

Music stars wore white roses on the Brit Awards red carpet Wednesday to support campaigns against sexual harassment and assault. Guests at Britain's biggest music awards show were given white rose pins to wear in solidarity with the "Time's Up" movement.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth, second left, sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour, second right, and Caroline Rush, chief executive of the British Fashion Council (BFC), left, as they view Richard Quinn's runway show.

Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit

Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week.

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Letitia Wright in a scene from

Letitia Wright steals show in 'Black Panther' breakout role

Letitia Wright still can't believe she made the "Black Panther" poster. The 24-year-old actress has an out-of-nowhere star-making turn in the Marvel superhero film as the whip-smart Shuri, teenage sister to T'Challa and top scientist in Wakanda.

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Actress Salma Hayek and husband Francois-Henri Pinault pose for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA Awards 2018 in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

'Three Billboards' wins, women make waves at UK film awards

Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony.

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Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe


Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.


Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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