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Former actress says Weinstein groped, propositioned her

A costume designer and former actress told jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial on Wednesday that the former producer groped her under her skirt and later propositioned her for sex in exchange for movie contracts.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 1:16 pm

Billie Eilish sweeps Grammy Awards with top four prizes

Teen sensation Billie Eilish swept the Grammy Awards on Sunday, winning all four top prizes - album, song, record of the year and best new artist - in a rare feat at the music industry's highest honors.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 5:21 am

Director Matsoukas says 'Queen & Slim' debut tells story of 'my people'

Director Melina Matsoukas said making the jump from directing music videos for Beyonce to directing "Queen & Slim" for the big screen has given her the chance to tell what she calls a "necessary" story about "black people, my people."

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 6:53 pm

Weinstein accuser's ex-roommate backs up sexual assault allegation

The former roommate of Mimi Haleyi, one of the women who has accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, took the stand on Tuesday in the former Hollywood mogul's rape trial.

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 5:03 pm

Grammy winner Cara bags most nominations in Canada's 2020 Juno Awards

Grammy award-winning artist Alessia Cara picked up six nominations for the 49th annual Juno Awards, celebrating Canadian music, with stars including Shawn Mendes, Bryan Adams and Sum 41 among those also nominated on Tuesday.

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 1:56 pm

UK broadcaster Nicholas Parsons, host of 'Just a Minute,' dies aged 96

British broadcaster Nicholas Parsons, who hosted BBC radio 4's "Just A Minute" game show for more than 50 years, has died at the age of 96 after a short illness, his agent said on Tuesday.

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 7:22 am

Accuser Mimi Haleyi says Weinstein 'lunged' at her in SoHo apartment

Mimi Haleyi, one of the woman former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is charged with sexually assaulting, told a jury on Monday he "lunged" at her in his New York City home in 2006, backing her into a bedroom and forcing oral sex on her.

Posted on 27 January 2020 | 6:13 pm

Grammy Awards show television audience dips to 18.7 million

The television audience for the annual Grammy Awards show dipped to 18.7 million viewers, a 6% drop from 2019, ViacomCBS's broadcaster CBS said on Monday.

Posted on 27 January 2020 | 4:45 pm

Rapper Nipsey Hussle wins two posthumous Grammys, honored in tribute performance

Rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was slain in March of last year, won two posthumous Grammy Awards on Sunday and was remembered at the Awards with a tribute medley that had audience members on their feet, dancing and in tears.

Posted on 27 January 2020 | 8:26 am

Factbox: Key winners at the 2020 Grammy awards

The Grammy Awards, the highest honors in the music industry, were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in Los Angeles hosted by Alicia Keys.

Posted on 26 January 2020 | 11:59 pm