Terry Morrow: Six classic Dolly Parton songs probed for Ovation series
Published 3/8/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
On the same day more than 40 years ago, lightning struck twice for Dolly Parton. She wrote “I Will Always Love You” and “Jolene,” two of her signature songs.
Grammy audience down, still second highest since 1993
Published 2/11/2013 at 1:56 p.m. 0 comments
NEW YORK (AP) — While the Grammy Awards couldn't come close to the freakishly high ratings generated in 2012 because of Whitney Houston's death and Adele's smashing success, this year's show had the second-largest audience for the program since 1993.
Adam Lambert to host 'VH1 Divas' show
Published 11/8/2012 at 11:13 a.m. 0 comments
"VH1 Divas" will be getting some testosterone this year: Adam Lambert is joining in.
Weekend box office: 'Expendables 2' brawls to No. 1 with $28.8M
Published 8/19/2012 at 3:54 p.m. 0 comments
Sylvester Stallone and his beefy buddies have muscled their way to the top of the weekend box office.
Review: Musical remake 'Sparkle' sometimes painfully off-key
Published 8/16/2012 at 1:32 p.m. 0 comments
"Sparkle," the remake of the 1976 film starring Irene Cara, is like a great song with a bad chorus. Just when it looks like it's settling into a smooth groove, it hits a sour note.
A fitting tribute: 'Sparkle' cast, filmmakers fondly remember Whitney Houston
Published 8/15/2012 at 6:06 p.m. 0 comments
Whitney Houston was on the minds of the cast and filmmakers as they promoted their new movie "Sparkle," the story of a young singer-songwriter living in the shadow of her more glamorous sister and under the ever-watchful eye of her ...
'Sparkle' soundtrack: All that glitters isn't gold
Published 8/14/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Various artists, "Sparkle: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (RCA Records)
Tabloids siding with Holmes in divorce with Cruise
Published 7/9/2012 at 11:45 a.m. 0 comments
Tabloids are taking sides in the Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes divorce and Holmes is coming out on top.
Houston tribute, obscenities highlight BET Awards
Updated 7/2/2012 at 10:24 a.m. 0 comments
With all the star power at the BET Awards — Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Samuel L. Jackson, to name a few — the most stirring moment came...
Mary J Blige delivers Justice in 'Rock of Ages'
Published 6/11/2012 at 5:55 p.m. 0 comments
Grammy winning music artist Mary J. Blige was the first performer filmmaker Adam Shankman thought of when he was casting his newest big screen musical adaptation “Rock of Ages.”
Jazz and R&B singer Rachelle Ferrell stays true to her identity
Published 5/8/2012 at 5:31 p.m. 0 comments
ATLANTA — Half the wonder of a Rachelle Ferrell performance is watching her face.
Avengers, Spidey, Batman lead a super summer movie lineup
Published 5/3/2012 at 4:40 p.m. 0 comments
As superhero summers go, this one is truly super.Amid one of the most-promising box-office seasons Hollywood has ever served up, three movies stand above the rest.
Terry Morrow: Former Knoxville resident nurtures his 'October Baby'
Published 4/12/2012 at 11:21 a.m. 0 comments
When former Knoxville resident Cecil Stokes got involved in the controversial film "October Baby" as a writer and producer, he didn't have a political agenda in mind.
Police say no crime occurred in Whitney Houston's death
Published 4/11/2012 at 6:00 p.m. 0 comments
LOS ANGELES — Beverly Hills police say they have concluded Whitney Houston's death investigation and found no signs that a crime occurred.
Whitney Houston death report details drug signs, last day
Published 4/5/2012 at 4:10 a.m. 0 comments
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hotel room where Whitney Houston died bore the hallmarks of a traveler — suitcases and room-service food and drinks. But it also contained something tragically...
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