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Taylor Swift wins 8 at Billboard Awards; Kanye gets booed

Taylor Swift wins 8 at Billboard Awards; Kanye gets booed

May 18th, 2015 9:38 am by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

Taylor Swift dominated the Billboard Music Awards with eight wins, including top artist, while Kanye West was booed during his performance that closed the three-hour event.

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'Pitch Perfect 2' leaves 'Mad Max: Fury Road' in the dust

'Pitch Perfect 2' leaves 'Mad Max: Fury Road' in the dust

May 18th, 2015 9:38 am by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

The ladies of "Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes opening weekend, amassing a $70.3 million debut, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

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CANNES WATCH: Portman eschews politics, Mara's fashion coup

CANNES WATCH: Portman eschews politics, Mara's fashion coup

May 18th, 2015 9:37 am by Associated Press

The first week of the Cannes Film Festival came to an end this weekend with plenty of buzz. Natalie Portman talked about why her new film in Israel is not political, there was an honor for Jane Fonda and a big deal for Tom Ford.

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Photos: Racks by the Tracks in downtown Kingsport

May 16th, 2015 5:31 pm by Rain Smith

Beer, barbecue and music dominated the senses in Kingsport on Saturday, as 12,000 people were expected to funnel into the eighth annual Racks by the Tracks.

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Kingsporter coming home to celebrate role in film 'Where Hope Grows'

Kingsporter coming home to celebrate role in film 'Where Hope Grows'

May 15th, 2015 7:45 am by Staff Report

Since moving to Los Angeles in 2009, Kingsport native Michael Grant has been steadily building his acting portfolio with appearances on hit network shows such as "Criminal Minds," "Pretty Little Liars" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

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'King of the Blues' legend B.B. King dead at age 89

'King of the Blues' legend B.B. King dead at age 89

May 15th, 2015 7:17 am by KEN RITTER, Associated Press

B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

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A star-studded tribute to blacks on TV, yesterday and today

A star-studded tribute to blacks on TV, yesterday and today

May 14th, 2015 9:29 am by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

When Oprah Winfrey was a youngster, the mere sighting of an African-American on television was occasion to alert all the neighbors, she recalled.

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David Gelb returns to food with 'Chef's Table' on Netflix

David Gelb returns to food with 'Chef's Table' on Netflix

May 14th, 2015 9:28 am by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

Filmmaker David Gelb, who directed the delectable "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," has landed back in the foodie world with a Netflix series covering the lives and cuisines of six top chefs.

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Lucian Freud painting sells for $56.2 million at auction

Lucian Freud painting sells for $56.2 million at auction

May 14th, 2015 9:27 am by Associated Press

In the past three days, Christie's in New York City has sold over $1 billion worth of art, a frenzied spectacle that showcases the world's rising class of uber-wealthy and its appetite for trophy art.

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CANNES WATCH: Watts into feathers; Coens not into TV

CANNES WATCH: Watts into feathers; Coens not into TV

May 14th, 2015 9:26 am by Associated Press

Premieres, parties, pretty people and paparazzi. All come together at the annual Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera. Associated Press journalists are in the mix, too, and here's what they've been reporting

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