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Carrie Underwood, NFL and NBC sued over ‘Sunday Night Football’ song

Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC have been hit with a lawsuit that accuses them of plagiarizing the “Sunday Night Football” theme song. Singer Heidi Merrill and three songwriting collaborators filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan, claiming she created a song in 2016 called “Game On” and pitched it to Underwood’s producer,…MORE

New stripped-down Freddie Mercury tune is unearthed from 1985

Before recording the final version of “Time,” Freddie Mercury sang a stripped-down version for singer/producer Dave Clark, accompanied only by a piano. Clark met the Queen frontman in 1985, when the two recorded music at London’s Abbey Road Studios. There, they recorded “Time,” the title track from Mercury’s sci-fi rock musical. But before recording the…MORE

‘Avengers,’ ‘Riverdale’ and Lil Nas X lead Teen Choice Awards nominations

The nominations for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards were announced Wednesday and could mean there’s another big night ahead for “Avengers: Endgame.” The blockbuster Marvel movie leads the film category with nine nominations followed by “Aladdin” with five. ‘Avengers: Endgame’ getting re-release in bid to dethrone ‘Avatar’ “Captain Marvel,” “Aquaman” and “Crazy Rich Asians” earned…MORE

Granger Smith shares details of son’s drowning in emotional video

Granger Smith and his wife shared an emotional video as they opened up about the recent drowning death of their 3-year-old son, River. The country star and his wife, Amber, posted an almost 28-minute video Wednesday on YouTube titled “Finding Light In Our Darkest Time.” The couple said they wanted to let everyone know how…MORE

Cassius’ Philippe Zdar: French music producer dies in fall from building

French electronic music pioneer Philippe “Zdar” Cerboneschi died Wednesday in an accidental fall from a building in Paris. A spokesman for the Paris prosecutor’s office told CNN that an investigation has been opened into the cause of Zdar’s death. The musician was one half of the group Cassius, and died at the age of 50,…MORE

Angelina Jolie is Time magazine’s newest contributing editor

Actress Angelina Jolie is joining Time magazine as a contributing editor. The magazine’s editor in chief and CEO, Edward Felsenthal, announced the Academy Award winner’s new position on Wednesday. Jolie’s pieces will appear each month and focus on topics including displacement and human rights, the magazine said in a statement. Time cited Jolie’s experience working…MORE

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos need to lock their door

TMI, mom and dad. Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos had the kid in some of us cringing after they shared a personal story Monday on “Live With Kelly and Ryan.” Turns out that Father’s Day was also their daughter Lola’s 18th birthday, and the teen walked in on her parents as they were … celebrating.…MORE

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