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Beyonce dominates MTV video nominations, Taylor Swift shut out

NEW YORK Beyonce's critically-praised visual album "Lemonade" on Tuesday earned the R&B singer a career-best 11 nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards, in a list that included multiple nods for Adele and rapper Kanye West but nothing for Taylor Swift. | Video

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'Magnificent Seven' remake to be featured at Toronto film fest

TORONTO Director Antoine Fuqua's remake of the 1960s Western "The Magnificent Seven" is expected to kick off the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 8, which will include movies about whistleblower Edward Snowden and former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson among the usual Oscar hopefuls. | Video

Film Jul 26 2016

Pandora Media details plans to enter ticketing business

Online radio giant Pandora Media Inc on Wednesday detailed its plans to market concert tickets to listeners, broadening the company's business as it strives to become profitable.

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Streaming activity helps keep Drake's 'Views' atop Billboard 200

LOS ANGELES Strong streaming activity helped keep Canadian R&B artist Drake at the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday for an 11th non-consecutive week. | Video

Music Jul 25 2016

Harry Potter's 'Cursed Child' story already a U.S. best-seller

NEW YORK Harry Potter is casting a spell, again, over the publishing industry

Jul 25 2016

EU accepts Paramount's concessions over movie licensing

BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday accepted Paramount Pictures' concessions to end anti-competitive movie-licensing deals with British pay-TV group Sky UK, but said the case against five other Hollywood studios would continue.

Jul 26 2016

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video