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Rock ‘n’ roll: Heavy metal fans help man in wheelchair crowd surf

Metal fans at Spain’s Resurrection Fest showed their compassion and inclusive-partying spirit last weekend, hoisting a man in a wheelchair into the air so he could crowd surf.

  Terry Crews looking to be cast as King Triton in live action “Little Mermaid”

  Garth Brooks announces ‘Dive Bar’ tour. Anyone surprised?

‘The Office’ is leaving Netflix for NBC’s streaming service

Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much

  Cardi B hit with new felony charges in strip club brawl

  ‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

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  Woodstock 50 in doubt: Organizers in talks with another venue

Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to a fight on Twitter

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52

  New Orleans musician Dr. John dies at 77

  Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett

  Robert Pattinson will be the next Batman

Singer Leon Redbone dies at 69

Leon Redbone, a singer who reveled in the ragtime music of vaudeville with his gravelly voice, died early Thursday. He was 69.

  Netflix will ‘rethink’ Georgia shoots if abortion law holds

Netflix is rethinking production in Georgia after the state's heartbeat bill was signed by the governor.

Moss Point man returns to appreciative home after competing on The Voice

Rod Stokes inspired South Mississippi with his incredible vocal talent when he competed on the television show The Voice and finished in fifth place.

Adam Levine leaving ‘The Voice’ after 16 seasons

Carson Daly made the announcement Friday morning on the “Today” show.

Thousands sign petition to make Danny Devito next Wolverine

  ‘Stranger Things’: New Coke, from 1985, to make comeback on TV show

  ‘Game of Thrones': Water bottles join coffee cup in guest-starring roles

  Mick Jagger back with Rolling Stones after illness to start North American tour

  Comedy actor Tim Conway dies at age 85

Mr. Ratburn from ‘Arthur’ comes out as gay and gets married on season premiere of PBS Kids show

  Disney takes over Hulu in deal with Comcast

Disney may bundle Hulu with its upcoming kids-focused streaming service, Disney Plus, and its sports service, ESPN Plus, executives said last week.

  ‘Game of Thrones’: What was a Starbucks coffee cup doing on the show?

During the first 20 minutes of Sunday night’s episode, sharp-eyed fans spotted what looks like a Starbucks to-go cup on a banquet table.

  It’s a boy! Meghan Markle gives birth to her first child

The baby boy, weighing 7 lbs., 3oz., was born to Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry.

Jeopardy! episode to re-air Monday, May 6

Your DVR guide may not update to reflect this information, but the episode will run at the given time.

Kids’ suicides spiked after Netflix’s ′13 Reasons Why,' study finds

The study published Monday can't prove that the Netflix show "13 Reasons Why" was the cause, but there were 195 more youth suicides than would have been expected in the nine months following the show's March 2017 release, given historical and seasonal suicide trends, the study estimated.

Highland Village hosts sneak preview of Ballet Magnificat performance

Fans of dance are treated to a special appearance by Ballet Magnificat at Highland Village Friday night.Dancers thrilled the young and the young at heart with a sneak peak of their upcoming performance of Alice In Wonderland.There were also photo ops with the main characters.

John Singleton of ‘Boys N the Hood’ in coma after stroke

In 1992, Singleton became the youngest person, and the first African American, to ever be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.

Unite Mississippi presents “A Night of Unity” at Veterans Memorial Stadium

“A Night of Unity,” will take place at Mississippi Veterans Memorial/Jackson State University Stadium. This event will be a concert/crusade featuring Dr. Tony Evans, Israel Houghton and New Breed, and The Mississippi Mass Choir, Unite Worship Bank and many more.

  Chicago to sue Jussie Smollett for costs of investigation

Nonpayment will likely prompt the city to sue the "Empire" actor, which would mean a civil trial where standards for proving he staged the incident will be lower than in criminal court.

Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested, police say

Eric Holder, 29, had been on the run for two days before he was captured in Bellflower, a Los Angeles-area city about 20 miles southeast of where Hussle was gunned down two days earlier.

April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

It's national Peanut butter and jelly day.

Comedian Bill Bellamy says thieves break into friend’s car, steal Sharpie, leave $42K in safe

Bellamy says the thieves used a brick to smash the front window of the car.

  Smollett saga shook public trust, heightened racial tensions

The decision to drop charges has sparked a backlash that prompted the actor's attorney to issue a statement accusing Chicago officials and police of trying to "smear" his client even after the case is closed.

  Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx defends decision to drop Jussie Smollett charges

Authorities abruptly dropped all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, with his defense attorneys saying his record was "wiped clean" of the 16 felony counts related to making a false report.

  'Bill & Ted 3′ is a real thing! Excellent!

Bill S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winters) and Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) will be making another totally radical movie called “Bill & Ted Face the Music.” It’s slated for release in 2020.

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

The deal helps Disney further control TV shows and movies from start to finish - from creating the programs to distributing them though television channels, movie theaters and streaming services.

  ‘Toy Story 4’ full trailer is out and teaching us about friendship all over again

Get your tissues, even the trailer is tugging on our heart strings.

Luke Bryan coming to Brandon Amphitheater

Red Mountain Entertainment announced that Luke Bryan along with special guests Cole Swindell and Jon Langston will be performing on July 21st on the Sunset Repeat Tour.

  Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying to police

The "Empire" actor is accused of lying to police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack by two men in January.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

Find your new love with help from your refrigerator

It might sound cheesy, but Refrigerdating, unlike traditional apps such as Tinder and Bumble, will help Kraft singles find their soulmate based on the contents of their refrigerator.

Fishing forecast looks great for Mississippi fishermen

Trophy bass over 10 pounds, 15 inch largemouth bass populations, half pound bream, and new threadfin shad additions contribute to excellent fishing conditions in the state

  GAME ON: Fun game for iPhone modeled after Jackson

Welcome to Jackson is an IOS game made by Mike Hardin, a Mississippi native. It features items and street names you would normally see while driving through the city.

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett indicted on 16 felony counts

NBC News is reporting that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a grand jury in Chicago on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime.

  Mississippi judge steps down from case involving R. Kelly’s alleged affair with deputy’s wife

Wooten was asked to step away from the case because Bryant had asked Wooten if she would represent him when she was an attorney while he sought a divorce from his wife and a lawsuit against Kelly. She declined to represent him.

  R Kelly says ex-wife destroyed his name, others stole money

Kelly, who also faces felony charges that allege he sexually abused three girls and a woman in Chicago, shouted and cried as he spoke in an interview. He said his ex-wife was lying when she alleged he'd abused her.

Mother of Dragons! The Game of Thrones Season 8 trailer is finally here

Winter is no longer coming. It is here and so are the White Walkers.

  ‘90210’ star Luke Perry dies at age 52

Perry played construction company owner Fred Andrews, father of main character Archie Andrews, for three seasons on “Riverdale.”

Nathaniel Taylor, who played Rollo on ‘Sanford and Son,’ dies at 80

Nathaniel Taylor, the actor best known as Rollo Lawson, the street-smart best friend of the son on the 1970s sitcom “Sanford and Son,” has died.

  Longest-running TV shows of all time

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ is now the longest-running prime-time medical drama, but it’s nowhere near the top of the list of all TV shows.

  R. Kelly leaves jail after posting $100K in sex abuse case

A spokeswoman for the Cook County Sheriff's Office said the money was posted late Monday afternoon, and Kelly was expected to be freed by early evening. He will be forbidden from having any contact with females younger than 18.

‘Green Book’ wins Oscars best picture award

The "Green Book," which stars Mahershala Ali as a black concert pianist in the 1960s and Viggo Mortensen as his driver, won three Oscars on Sunday, including best picture.

  Jussie Smollett gave detailed instructions for fake attack, prosecutor says

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett gave detailed instructions to two brothers who helped him stage a racist, anti-gay attack on himself, a prosecutor said Thursday.

Giant sword-wielding Trump statue paraded through Italian town

Though the creator of the statue says the the float is intended to mock the president, many Trump supporters are gladly sharing the photo

  Nickelodeon reviving ’90s classics ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ and ‘All That’; ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ spinoffs also on the way

The network on Thursday announced a new slate of shows, some of which should bring back fond memories for millennials.

Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

Attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday he has given Chicago prosecutors new video evidence of R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

  Last day of the Dixie National Rodeo featured bulls, cowboys and talent

The end of the rodeo means we’ll have to wait a whole year until we see the bulls, the cowboys, and the talent on the stage again.

  Women win album of the year, best new artist while rap songs make history at the Grammy Awards

Women like Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B and Lady Gaga had a strong presence in the top categories and among the winners, as rap claimed success after a long losing streak.

  WATCH: ‘Aladdin’ trailer released during Grammys and, yes, Will Smith is blue and floating

Will Smith is blue, people are relieved and underwhelmed.

2019 Grammy Awards: Female nominees, hip-hop artists front and center

Female artists and hip-hop are making a big push in the upcoming Grammy Awards.

  Dixie Rodeo steer wrestler has Mississippi ties

Family from Durant, MS come to watch one of their own in the Coliseum

  MHSAA adding video games as an extra curricular activity

Students in Mississippi will soon be able to represent their schools in a unique way.

Peter Jackson making new documentary of Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’

The Beatles' farewell documentary “Let It Be” is getting an encore, and a reinvention.

  Man sues actress Gwyneth Paltrow over alleged skiing ‘hit-and-run’

The lawsuit alleges the actress was skiing with at least one instructor in 2016 when she lost control and collided with the victim.

  Man saves life with CPR he learned from ‘The Office’

The mechanic didn’t have CPR training, but he had seen “The Office” – and that was enough to save a woman’s life.

Steve Martin parodies Roger Stone in return to ‘Saturday Night Live’

"Saturday Night Live" opened with a play on Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight," which covered political news like Roger Stone's indictment and Wilbur Ross' statements about federal workers.

  ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead with 10 Oscar nominations

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences unveiled nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA

Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

It’s official: Maroon 5 will headline the Super Bowl halftime show

The show is being billed as “the broadest range of musical genres ever seen” at the Super Bowl.

Margot Robbie to star in live-action Barbie film

The maker of the iconic doll is teaming up with Warner Bros. Pictures to officially bring Barbie to the big screen.

  Woodstock 50th anniversary festival coming this summer

The three-day event will take place Aug. 16 through Aug. 18 on a 1,000-acre site at Watkins Glen International in upstate New York.

Boy, 13, who stayed up watching Netflix saves family from fire

Though his mom had sent him to bed, the 13-year-old was still awake and watching Netflix when a house fire broke out in the early morning.

Beyonce and Jay-Z help Louvre to best year ever

The Carters’ video for “Apes**t” was famously shot at the Louvre in Paris, and in a release this week the museum announced it had a record 10.2 million visitors last year.

Netflix: Don’t participate in the ‘Bird Box Challenge’

There's a new internet challenge that Netflix inspired but wants no part of.

  Netflix pulls episode of comedy show in Saudi Arabia after host criticized crown prince

Netflix has pulled an episode of the comedy show “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” in Saudi Arabia after the host criticized the kingdom’s official account of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.

Cosby, Kanye and box-office diversity: The biggest entertainment stories of 2018

Here’s a look back at the highs and lows in entertainment news from 2018.

Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection mark transition to new year

Goodbye, 2018: Revelry, reflection mark the transition to a new year

Louis C.K. mocks Parkland students in audio of stand-up set

Audio has emerged of Louis C.K. apparently mocking the students-turned-activists from the Parkland, Florida, school shooting