- 'Sound of Music' actress Eleanor Parker dies at 91
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eleanor Parker, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at 91.
- MTV declares Miley Cyrus its artist of the year
NEW YORK (AP) — Here's something to wag a tongue at: MTV says Miley Cyrus is the best artist of the year.
- 'Blackfish' prompts Heart to cancel SeaWorld gig
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing the recent documentary "Blackfish," which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.
- Berlin Philharmonic in NYC for 6 October concerts
NEW YORK (AP) — The Berlin Philharmonic will open Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 season with four concerts in October and will give two performances of Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" directed by Peter Sellars at the Park Avenue Armory.
- Subjects of '20 Feet' to sing anthem at Rose Bowl
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On New Year's Day, they'll finally travel that last 20 feet.
- Report: Kremlin amnesty could apply to Pussy Riot
MOSCOW (AP) — A proposed Kremlin amnesty could pardon jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band and Greenpeace activists who are awaiting trial, a Russian newspaper reported Monday.
- Fran Drescher heading to Broadway's 'Cinderella'
NEW YORK (AP) — Cinderella's evil stepmom is about to be replaced by "The Nanny."
- Former 'X Factor' judge Tulisa to be charged in UK
LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors say they are charging singer and former U.K. "X Factor" judge Tulisa Contostavlos for allegedly helping supply cocaine to an undercover journalist.
- 3 headliners cancel music performances at SeaWorld
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three headliners have canceled their performances at a SeaWorld music series, citing a recent documentary that raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.
- Danica Patrick revs up for ACAs hosting gig
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When her agent pitches a new project, Danica Patrick usually makes her decisions on the spot — yes or no — with little hesitation. When the producers of the American Country Awards called and asked if she'd co-host the show, the NASCAR driver took her foot off the gas pedal.