(LOS ANGELES) -- Danielle Bradbery was named the fourth-season winner of the NBC singing competition The Voice on Tuesday night.
The 16-year-old country artist from Texas, who was coached by Blake Shelton, received more votes than runner-up Michelle Chamuel, the eclectic, bespectacled pop contestant who was a member of Team Usher.
In a brief speech after host Carson Daly made the announcement, Danielle said she was "so thankful" for the experience.
With her victory, Danielle earns a recording contract. She'll also appear on NBC's The Tonight Show on Wednesday night.
This marks the third consecutive season...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Lil Wayne is responding to outrage over a behind-the-scenes clip that shows him stepping on the American flag, during the making of his "God Bless Amerika" music video.
"I didn't step on the flag on purpose!" Wayne says in a tweet, about a behind-the-scenes clip captured during the film shoot. "It's a scene in a video where the flag drops behind me and after it [drops] it's just there as I perform."
In a Facebook post, Wayne further explains,...Read more
(LOS ANGELES) -- Breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge raised some eyebrows with her recent interview in the Washington Blade, in which she stated that Angelina Jolie had made the "most fearful" choice, and not the "brave" choice, by having a double mastectomy. Now, Angelina's partner Brad Pitt has responded to Etheridge's comments. Sort of.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Justin Bieber has been cleared in a possible hit-and-run accident involving a paparazzo Monday night.
Bieber is no longer under investigation for the late-night possible hit-and-run in Hollywood, ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV confirmed with the Los Angeles Police Department.
The incident happened near the Laugh Factory around 11:45 p.m. Monday, police told KABC.
One person was transported from that location to a local hospital, the Los Angeles City Fire Department told KABC. The person’s condition and injuries were unknown.
Bieber, 19, was leaving the Laugh Factory with ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Jay-Z and Beyonce held court Monday night at the 10th anniversary of Jay's 40/40 Club. It's the same club he rapped about on the Black Album's "Dirt Off Your Shoulder," throwing in a line in the 2003 song that he was chilling "at the 40/40 Club, ESPN on the screen."
Little had changed Monday night in New York City. Taking a break from her Mrs. World Carter Tour, Beyonce -- wearing a white Roberto Cavalli dress and bone-straight hair -- sat next to her hubby while sipping champagne, laughing with friends and watching the oversized LED screens lighting the luxury sports bar.
Instead of being isolated ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Fans of The X-Files will be thrilled to hear the series is back -- this time, in comic book form.
The New York Post reports IDW Publishing is introducing a new X-Files comic series this week entitled The X-Files: Season 10. The newspaper says the venture has input from series creator Chris Carter and features former FBI agents Mulder and Scully living in anonymity under assumed identities.
The X-Files starred David Duchovny and Gillian...Read more
(LOS ANGELES) -- Spider-Man will be sticking around in Hollywood for a long while.
According to Deadline.com, Sony Pictures has announced that in addition to The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which will be released next May, it will develop a third and fourth film in the superhero series.
The third Spider-Man movie will debut on June 10, 2016, and the fourth Spidey flick will hit theaters on May 4, 2018.
Andrew Garfield is reprising his role of the Marvel superhero in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
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(LOS ANGELES) -- The world premiere of the Disney-Pixar film Monsters University was held Monday night in Hollywood.
The prequel tells the story of how Mike and Sulley met as college roommates. Billy Crystal, who voices Mike, was thrilled to reunite with his Monsters, Inc. co-star John Goodman, a.k.a. Sulley, for the project.
Crystal remarked at the premiere, "We worked together and we improvise and we laughed and we get teary-eyed together. You know, there's real emotional moments in this movie that are quite beautiful. And to really act with him is very special."
Noah Johnston ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- The Emmy Awards will help CBS kick off its fall schedule this September.
Nearly all of CBS' most popular series will return in the days following its Sept. 22 telecast of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. The major exception is Survivor, which will begin its 27th season on Sept. 18.
Sept. 23 marks the start of the final season of How I Met Your Mother, plus the premiere of two new series: the Anna Faris comedy Mom, and the Toni Collette drama Hostages.
TV's top-rated scripted series, NCIS, returns on Sept. 24.
The Robin Williams-Sarah Michelle Gellar ...Read more
(LOS ANGELES) -- Which name will Kim Kardashian and Kanye West choose for their newborn daughter? Not even the couple knows for sure.
A source tells People magazine, "Kim is being very protective of the baby and she says there is no official name," though the couple is said to be close to a decision. The hot rumor is that the baby's name will begin with the letter "K," as is the tradition in the Kardashian family.
Kardashian and West welcomed their first child on Saturday. People magazine notes that a Cesarean section was not required, even though the baby was born a month earlier than ...Read more
(LOS ANGELES) -- In April, Sharon Osbourne addressed rumors that she was splitting from her husband, Ozzy Osbourne. She told viewers of her daytime program, The Talk, that she and Ozzy were not divorcing, though she said she was "devastated" following Ozzy's admission that he'd relapsed by consuming alcohol and using drugs.
Sharon may be feeling more confident in her marriage these days. On Sunday, the Osbournes attended the Daytime Emmys together. Furthermore, TMZ.com reports, Ozzy and Sharon are currently living together after she reportedly left him and moved into a Beverly Hills, Calif., hotel.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Kim Kardashian gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday and, according to her mother, Kris Jenner, the baby is following in her mom’s footsteps.
“She’s doing great and she’s beautiful,” the Kardashian matriarch, 57, told HLN on Sunday night at the Daytime Emmys. “We’re all fine. We’re all good and extremely happy and thrilled for the new baby.”
Kardashian, 33, and her boyfriend of more than a year, rapper Kanye West, 36, celebrated the impending birth with family and friends at a garden party shower on June 2 – the same day the baby’s gender was revealed ...Read more
(LONDON) -- The photographs of British television star and celebrity chef Nigella Lawson with what appears to be her husband, art and advertising magnate Charles Saatchi, clenching her throat in public were the result of a "playful tiff" between the couple, according to Saatchi.
"There was no grip, it was a playful tiff," Saatchi told London's ...Read more
(LAS VEGAS) -- A recent report shows that in 40 percent of families with children, women are the primary earners, yet they continue to earn less than men -- what does this say about society?
When the 21-year-old Miss Utah Marissa Powell was faced with this question Sunday night during the Miss USA pageant, she responded that it somehow says something about education and the need to make it better because men are leaders. But she did not seem to be sure exactly what.
“I think we can relate this back to education and how we are continuing to try to strive to … figure out how to create jobs right now and that is the biggest problem. ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Cory and Topanga are headed back to television: the Boy Meets World spinoff series, Girl Meets World, has been picked up the by Disney Channel.
Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel will reprise their Boy Meets World roles for the highly anticipated series, which finds the childhood sweethearts grown up and raising their 12-year-old daughter, Riley. Rowan Blanchard, 11, of Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 4D and The Back-up Plan, has been cast to play Riley.
The new series, which is scheduled to premiere next year, will follow Riley and her best friend, Maya, ...Read more