Entertainment industry

July 08, 2018 - 11:02 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Tencent, China's most valuable tech company, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange. Tencent Holdings Ltd., in a statement issued through the Hong Kong stock exchange, said share price and other details of the stock offering in Tencent Music...
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Queen Latifah performs at the 2018 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, July 7, 2018, in New Orleans. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)
July 08, 2018 - 5:55 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate "Ladies First" and her 30 years in the trenches. Latifah was one of the headliners on the festival's main stage Saturday and was joined — to the...
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Queen Latifah performs at the 2018 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, July 7, 2018, in New Orleans. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)
July 08, 2018 - 3:24 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate "Ladies First" and her 30 years in the trenches. Latifah was one of the headliners on the festival's main stage Saturday and was joined — to the...
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July 08, 2018 - 3:15 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate "Ladies First" and her 30 years in the trenches. Latifah was one of the headliners on the festival's main stage Saturday and was joined — to the...
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July 08, 2018 - 3:15 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate "Ladies First" and her 30 years in the trenches. Latifah was one of the headliners on the festival's main stage Saturday and was joined — to the...
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July 07, 2018 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A new agreement reached in the sale of Harvey Weinstein's movie studio won't leave Hollywood stars like Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep holding the bag. Lantern Capital Partners said Friday it's agreed to make payments to unsecured creditors, such as actors seeking residuals, as...
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July 07, 2018 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A new agreement reached in the sale of Harvey Weinstein's movie studio won't leave Hollywood stars like Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep holding the bag. Lantern Capital Partners said Friday it's agreed to make payments to unsecured creditors, such as actors seeking residuals, as...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows a scene from the upcoming "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." (Universal Pictures via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 2:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" dinosaurs ruled the box office for a second weekend in a row, but also left a little room for more modest newcomers like "Sicario: Day of the Soldado" and the basketball comedy "Uncle Drew" to over-perform in the crowded marketplace. Studios...
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June 27, 2018 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A California movie producer convicted of defrauding investors of over $26 million was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday by a judge who said his crimes needed to be punished severely. David Bergstein, 55, of Hidden Hills, California, also was ordered to pay a $250,000 fine...
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June 27, 2018 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A California movie producer has been sentenced to eight years in prison after he was convicted of defrauding investors of over $26 million. David Bergstein was sentenced Wednesday in Manhattan. U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel (kass-TELL') also fined Bergstein $250,000 and...
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