New this week: Taylor Swift, 'Descendant' and 'Ghostwriter'
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Babyface, Arctic Monkeys and a Taylor Swift original, a documentary about the last known ship to bring African captives to the American South for enslavement and “Doc Martin” gets a proper farewell on Acorn TV.
Joe and Jill Biden to appear on 'New Year’s Rockin’ Eve'
FILE - In this May 14, 2019 file photo, Ryan Seacrest attends the Walt Disney Television 2019 upfront in New York. This week, he will return to New York's Times Square to host Dick Clark New Years Rockin Eve. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Ryan Seacrest will have a special pair of guests alongside the music stars at this year's New Year's Eve celebration on ABC — the president-elect and the future first lady. President-elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden are scheduled to give “their last interview of the year” in New York’s Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021.”The Bidens will "share an inspiring message as we come together to close out 2020 and look ahead with hope to 2021,” according to a statement by the producers. “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021" will run until 2 a.m. Eastern on Jan. 1.
2019 American Music Awards nominees: See the full list, how to vote
Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish both follow with six each, and Lil Nas X and Taylor Swift each scored five nominations. Billy Ray Cyrus, Khalid and Ella Mai all earned four nominations this year. Scroll down to see the full list of nominees.Fans can vote for their favorite artists until Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at 11:59:59 p.m. PT by visiting goo.gle/AMAsVote or by going to Google.com and using the search terms "AMAs Vote" or "[Nominee Name] AMAs Vote. "Ariana Grande "thank u, next"Taylor Swift "Lover"Halsey "Without Me"Jonas Brothers "Sucker"Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus "Old Town Road"Panic! "Travis Scott "SICKO MODE"Chris BrownKhalidBruno MarsBeyoncLizzoElla MaiChris Brown "Indigo"Khalid "Free Spirit"Ella Mai "Ella Mai"Khalid "Talk"Lizzo "Juice"Ella Mai "Trip"Billie EilishImagine DragonsPanic!abc13.com
2019 BET Soul Train Awards: The winners list
Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIDAL(CNN) - The 2019 Soul Train Music Awards are in the books, ending in a big night for Chris Brown and his song with Drake, "No Guidance," which took home three trophies. Free Spirit, KhalidSong of the Year"No Guidance," Chris Brown feat. Chris Brown, "Easy (Remix)"Lizzo, "Juice"Normani, "Motivation"Teyana Taylor, "WTP"Video of the YearLizzo, "Juice" *WINNERAlicia Key, "Raise A Man"Beyonc, "Spirit"Childish Gambino, "Feels Like Summer"Khalid, "Better"Best Collaboration PerformanceChris Brown feat. Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter, "Brown Skin Girl"Cardi B & Bruno Mars, "Please Me"PJ Morton & JOJO, "Say So"Ty Dolla $ign feat. J. Cole, "Purple Emoji"The-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.
Lizzo Wins Big at 2019 BET Soul Train Awards -- See the Complete Winners List!
Best New ArtistWINNER:Summer WalkerLucky DayeMahaliaNicole BusPink Sweat$YK OsirisRhythm & Bars AwardWINNER:Cardi B, "Money"21 Savage feat J. Cole, "A Lot"DaBaby, "Suge"J. Cole, "Middle Child"Meek Mill feat. Free Spirit, KhalidSong of the YearWINNER: "No Guidance," Chris Brown feat. Smokey Robinson)"No Guidance," written by Christopher Brown, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Josha Lewis, Michee Lebrun, Nija Charles, Teddy Walton, Noah Shebib & Tyler Bryant (Chris Brown feat. Chris Brown, "Easy (Remix)"Lizzo, "Juice"Normani, "Motivation"Teyana Taylor, "WTP"Best Collaboration PerformanceWINNER: Chris Brown feat. J. Cole, "Purple Emoji" Lizzo on Rihanna Sliding Into Her DMs and Collaborating With Justin Timberlake!
American Music Awards 2019 Nominees Revealed -- and Taylor Swift Could Break a Record!
The 2019 American Music Awards nominations are here. This year's awards show will broadcast live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 24, where Taylor Swift could break a big record. It's Post Malone, however, who is nominated for the most awards this year, with seven, including Artist of the Year. Ariana Grande, thank u, nextTaylor Swift, LoverFAVORITE SONG POP/ROCKHalsey, Without MeJonas Brothers, SuckerLil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, Old Town RoadPanic! RELATED CONTENT:2018 American Music Awards' Greatest, Wildest and Most Memorable Moments2018 American Music Awards: The Complete Winners List