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On sale: Kane Brown, Illenium, Pierce the Veil, the Wind + the Wave

Our weekly look at new shows to tempt your wallets.

Legend, Grande to record ‘Beauty and the Beast’ theme

The pair will sing the duet first sung by Angela Lansbury in the 1991 animated film and then recorded for the movie’s soundtrack by Celine Dion and Peabo Byson for …

Sailing away: ‘Survivor’ contestant using his ‘life changing’ experience to pursue new dreams

Taylor Lee Stocker pursuing dreams after stint on “Survivor”

Coen brothers to make their first TV series

“Fargo,” the hit FX adaptation of their acclaimed movie doesn’t count as the filmmaking brothers aren’t involved in it.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 6 p.m.

‘Voice’ winner Sundance Head will do it to country songs with Blake Shelton

Sundance Head’s notoriety is relatively new. He was the most recent winner of NBC’s competition series “The Voice,” where Shelton was his mentor. The tour hits Spokane on Feb. 24.

New Jersey university to host Bruce Springsteen’s archives

The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University will feature the Garden State-born rocker’s personal collection of written works, artifacts, photographs and other memorabilia from his …

‘Hidden Figures’ soars past ‘Rogue One’ to top box office

With an ongoing taste for space, moviegoers propelled the NASA drama “Hidden Figures” past “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” at the box office.

17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris

French police arrested 17 people Monday in the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, who was tied up and locked in a …

Cher, America Ferrera, Katy Perry and others set to headline the Women’s March on Washington

The “Artist Table” at the Women’s March on Washington will be chaired by America Ferrera, a staunch supporter of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and will include entertainment heavyweights such …

‘Twin Peaks’ sequel to debut May 21 with two-hour episode

Showtime’s “Twin Peaks” sequel will debut in May with a two-hour episode. Showtime Networks chief executive David Nevins said Monday that the series will be a total of 18 hours.

Meryl Streep overrated? Donald Trump picks a decorated star

Meryl Streep, who took aim at President-elect Donald Trump in her speech while accepting the Globes lifetime achievement award on Sunday night, holds the record for the most Academy Award …

Your guide to ‘The Night Manager,’ ‘Goliath’ and the other surprise Golden Globe winners

In one of the biggest surprises at this year’s Golden Globe ceremony, AMC’s miniseries “The Night Manager” won three awards. To be fair, the Globes are notorious for shockers like …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 3:45 p.m.

U2 to mark ‘Joshua Tree’ anniversary with tour that’s stopping in Seattle

Band will play the entire 1987 Grammy-winning album on its tour, which kicks off May 12 in Vancouver, B.C., and plays CenturyLink in Seattle on May 14.

Ed Sheeran is ‘absolutely buzzing’ to be back

Ed Sheeran’s absence last year – following the huge success of his 2014 album, “x” – cleared a lane for the ascent of Shawn Mendes, an avowed Sheeran nut who …

Golden Globes preview: Out with the snark, in with the Hollywood hokum

Other than a level of obsequiousness unseen in the last seven years with hosts Gervais and the beloved tag team of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who once joked that …

Jimmy Buffett show to stop in New Orleans, Houston, Chicago

The Jimmy Buffett musical making its world premiere this year in California will make stops in New Orleans, Houston and Chicago before docking on Broadway.

Another No. 1 for Prince: He sells more records than any other artist in 2016

Nielsen Music reports that while Adele’s “25” sold the most copies both physically and digitally in 2016, and Drake’s “Views” was the most “consumed” album - which includes streaming - …

State incentives for film production, used by Spokane-based ‘Z Nation,’ are set to expire

An incentive program credited for bringing “Z Nation” to Spokane is set to expire in June, and local leaders are asking lawmakers to extend it for the second time.

Joshua Henry leads ‘Hamilton’ national tour in San Francisco

Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry, who has been playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of “Hamilton,” will take his character on the road in the show’s first national tour.

Stars arrive at Reynolds, Fisher houses for reported funeral

A procession of stars arrived at the next door homes of Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher on a gloomy Thursday afternoon amid reports that a private memorial was …

10 Under $10: Fun to be had for 10 bucks or less

Our weekly roundup of events to check out that won’t break the bank.

Drake leads iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations with 12

Drake leads the nominations for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards with 12, including male artist of the year, while electronic duo the Chainsmokers has 11 nominations, including song of the …

Michael Keaton reveals why he left Batman franchise

In essence: The script sucked, the actor recalls

Janet Jackson, husband welcome son Eissa Al Mana

Janet Jackson’s latest escapade: motherhood. The 50-year-old pop superstar and husband Wissam Al Mana welcomed their son, Eissa Al Mana, on Tuesday, a representative for the singer said.

Singer Kim Burrell off ‘Ellen’ show after anti-gay sermon

DeGeneres’ statement Tuesday on Twitter came several days after Burrell refused to apologize for a sermon in which she referred to gays and lesbians as perverted.

Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for Jan. 1-7

DON’T MISS: “Sherlock” – After a yearlong hiatus, Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Watson (Martin Freeman) make a very welcome return in a three-episode fourth season. Ah, but it comes with …

Cord-cutters dropping cable force networks to make hard choices

At the end of 2016, a big question hangs over the TV industry: What if Jeff Bewkes is right? One of the best-positioned media giants, Bewkes’ Time Warner sold to …

In Hollywood’s golden age, no dancer rivaled Debbie Reynolds’s high-stepping joy

There’s no magic to how Debbie Reynolds outshone her “Singin’ in the Rain” co-stars, Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor, in the blistering tap dance to the song “Good Morning.” Kelly …

With the loss of its celebrities, Gen X ponders mortality

Carrie Fisher and Florence Henderson – and other icons of Generation X’s youth – are now gone, stolen by the cruel thief that is 2016. The year has left the …

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher to be buried together

Debbie Reynolds’ son says his mother and sister, actress Carrie Fisher, will have a joint funeral and will be buried together.