Spike Lee to receive $300,000 Gish Prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee will receive the 20th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, which carries a reward of $300,000. The Gish Prize Tr…

Singer Jackie Lomax dies in England at 69

LONDON (AP) — Jackie Lomax, a singer-songwriter who worked with The Beatles and enjoyed a long solo career, has died at age 69. Lomax died S…

Chris Young takes next step with ‘A.M.’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Young was nervous about his new single “Aw Naw.” The 28-year-old Tennessee native releases his new album “A.M.…

Booker Prize to admit American authors

LONDON (AP) — The Americans are coming to storm Britain’s literary citadel. Organizers of the Booker Prize announced Wednesday that from nex…

Grace Jones memoir planned for next fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Grace Jones, who once vowed she’d never write a memoir, has changed her mind. The model, actress, singer and Studio 54 legen…