Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show scores a record six Emmy nods

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime performance back in February got great reviews, and the NFL claimed it was the most-watched musical event of all time.  Now Fox, the NFL Network, Gaga and the creative team behind the production have nabbed six Emmy nominations. The show is nominated for Outstanding Special Class Program, where it will compete against the likes of the Academy Awards telecast, the Tony Awards and Hairspray Live!  It also received nominations for production design, […]

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David Cook talks “eerier, darker and moodier” new music and “bringing fans along for the ride”

David Cook‘s back with a new single, “Gimme Heartbreak,” from a new EP due this fall.  He’s playing it on his current tour, and says it’s a good indication of his new musical direction, which he describes as “eerier, darker, sexier and moodier.” “It’s certainly a departure. It’s different than anything that I’ve done before, which is exciting for me,” the season seven American Idol champ tells ABC Radio. “It’s certainly nerve-wracking, [coming] out with something that […]

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Katy Perry reportedly selling her Hollywood Hills compound for $15 million

Katy Perry is juggling a few properties in Los Angeles, including the California convent she earned the right to purchase after a two-year legal battle with a couple of nuns. But now it appears she’s letting one go. According to Variety, the singer has quietly listed her Hollywood Hills compound for around $15 million. The compound contains two houses, set on four sprawling acres at the top of Runyon Canyon Park. The smaller residence features gardens and […]

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Not cool for the summer: Trespasser at Demi Lovato’s house

While Demi Lovato was in Boston promoting her new single “Sorry Not Sorry,” someone was trespassing on her Hollywood home. A trespass report was taken at a home on Laurel View Drive in the Hollywood Hills; sources confirm to ABC that the house belongs to Demi.  Officers responded to a burglary call just before midnight; when they arrived, there was no evidence of a break-in, but they interviewed someone who works at the house and took a […]

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Oops…Britney wants to play the Super Bowl again

Remember back in 2001, when Britney Spears, ‘N SYNC, Aerosmith, Nelly and Mary J. Blige all teamed up to perform “Walk this Way” at the Super Bowl?  Well, Britney apparently wants to do it again…solo. A source tells the New York Daily News reports that Britney’s team has had “secret discussions” with TV and advertising execs about plans for Super Bowl LII (52), which takes place February 4 in Minneapolis. An insider tells the paper, “Britney has made it clear to her […]

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This is thriller, thriller night: Michael Jackson to be animated for new fall Halloween TV special

A new animated Halloween special featuring the music of Michael Jackson will premiere on CBS this fall…and it sounds like quite a “Thriller.” Michael Jackson’s Halloween is an hour-long musical adventure featuring characters voiced by such stars as Jim Parsons, Christine Baranski, Brad Garrett, Lucy Liu, Alan Cumming and CSI actor George Eads. The show tells the story of two millennials, Vincent and Victoria — voiced, respectively, by Lucas Till and Kiersey Clemons — who meet on Halloween night.  Accompanied by a dog named Ichabod, they wind up at a mysterious hotel […]

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Sophie Turner says dating Joe Jonas is like “living in a fishbowl”

What’s it like to date a Jonas?  Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner knows: she and DNCE Joe Jonashave been together since last year and have even met each other’s parents.  Overall, she says it’s cool, but the media attention gets her down at times. “I am very happy,” she tells Marie Claire for the magazine’s August cover story.  But, she adds, “You do feel like you’re living in a fishbowl… It’s frustrating [that] it’s the most mundane things that make the news – […]

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Andy Grammer says his impending fatherhood has brought new meaning to “all of the words in the dictionary”

Andy Grammer and his wife Aijia are expecting their first child, a girl, later this month.  Andy says that his impending fatherhood has made him look at everything in a completely different way — even the English language. “Even just with the [song]writing process, words feel brand new,” he tells ABC Radio. “‘Cause I’ve been writing some love songs to this prospective daughter.  You can write a love song to your wife, and it’s like, those words used […]

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Ed Sheeran talks Adele, Game of Thrones and Twitter with Megyn Kelly

Ed Sheeran sat down with Megyn Kelly in a revealing interview on this weekend’s edition of NBC’s Sunday Night in which he discussed everything from Twitter, why you shouldn’t mess with Adele, to his much-hyped, upcoming cameo on Game of Thrones. During a “Lightning Round,” where Kelly poses a series of rapid-fire questions, Sheeran was asked that rumored Game of Thrones cameo was true.  Ed responded with an emphatic, “Yes,” but warned: “It’s one of those things that’s been really built up…and I guarantee when […]

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See Christina Aguilera’s “outrageous” Emoji Movie character

Christina Aguilera‘s been somewhat out of the spotlight lately, but she’ll be hitting movie screens later this month. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to see her — she’s providing the voice for an animated character in The Emoji Movie. The movie is about the emojis who live in “Textopolis” inside your phone. Each one has its own facial expression, but Gene, an emoji born without a filter, has more than one.  He tries to become “normal” […]

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