LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.
May 31: Actor-director Clint Eastwood is 85. Singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary is 77. Keyboardist Augie Meyers of the Texas Tornadoes and the Sir Douglas Quintet is 75. Actress Sharon Gless ("Cagney and Lacey") is 72. Actor Tom Berenger is 65. Actor Gregory Harrison is 65. Actor Kyle Secor ("Homicide: Life on the Street") is 58. Comedian Chris Elliott is 55. Actress Lea Thompson is 54. Singer Corey Hart is 53. Rapper DMC of Run-DMC is 51. Actress Brooke Shields is 50. Country bassist Ed Adkins of The Derailers is 48. Actress Archie Panjabi ("The Good Wife") is 43. Actor Colin Farrell is 39. Trumpet player Scott Klopfenstein of Reel Big Fish is 38. Drummer Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy is 35. Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is 29. Actor Curtis Williams Jr. ("Parent'Hood") is 28. Singer Normani Hamilton is 19.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing viewers more of the Good Book.
Country star Carrie Underwood will headline at the 2013 STARS Scholarship Fund Extravaganza on Friday, Sept. 6 at State Farm Arena. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z's got 99 problems and the Billboard chart is one.
ROME (AP) — A friend of "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini said Thursday the actor was discovered by a family member in his hotel room in Rome before he was pronounced dead of cardiac arrest at a hospital.
NEW YORK (AP) — He really is more than a businessman.
NEW YORK (AP) — It helps to have a singer portray a singer, of course. The onstage scenes came naturally to Jewel when she played the role of June Carter Cash in the new Lifetime movie, "Ring of Fire."
With a flawless voice that recalled past "American Idol" finalist Jennifer Hudson and a sense of determination after not making it in previous seasons, Candice Glover did the one thing Hudson wasn't able to do: She won the title of "American Idol."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When the producers of the Academy of Country Music's annual television special approached Tim McGraw about the 2013 edition, the country music star immediately flashed on the program's format.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.
George Strait, "Love Is Everything" (MCA Nashville)
NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Upton has gone from a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover model to the front page of Vogue.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood will take over the theme song for "Sunday Night Football," with NBC sticking to the formula of a female country music star for its intro.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokeswoman for Catherine Zeta-Jones says the actress has "proactively" checked into a mental health facility for treatment of her bipolar condition.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When it comes to country music, George Jones was The Voice.
NEW YORK (AP) — Annette Funicello, who became a child star as a cute-as-a-button Mouseketeer on "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, then teamed up with Frankie Avalon on a string of '60s fun-in-the-sun movies with names like "Beach Party Bingo" and "Bikini Beach," died Monday. She was 70.
NEW YORK (AP) — Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda Morgenstern on television's "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff, "Rhoda," has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The drummer for country music star Kellie Pickler was in serious condition Sunday as one of five people hospitalized in two crashes that happened within minutes at the same spot on Interstate 65 in central Kentucky and killed six.
Authorities say the bassist for country music star Toby Keith has been killed in a two-car crash in Oklahoma.
SHERMAN, Texas (AP) — Randy Travis has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in a case that began last summer when the naked country music star crashed his Pontiac Trans Am.