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Luke Bryan to host 55th Annual CMA Awards on ABC

Luke Bryan will host his first CMA Awards as the 55th annual show takes place on ABC on November 10. Country music's biggest night will feature one of their biggest stars in Bryan, who is a two-time CMA Entertainer of…

Elton John adds dates to final tour, including stadium shows

Elton John has announced the final dates for his farewell tour, which includes stops at big stadiums in the U.S. “Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour” will visit Frankfurt, Germany, on May 27, 2022, and will make several stops throughout Europe, including Milan, Liverpool and Paris. John also announced dates in North America, kicking off those shows on July 15, 2022 in Philadelphia. He will wrap the North American trek with two shows in Los Angeles on November 19 and 20, 2022. In 2023 he will play in New Zealand and Australia before wrapping up the tour, which began in 2018.

Lady Gaga says rape at 19 led to a 'total psychotic break'

Lady Gaga says she got pregnant at 19 after being raped by a music producer early in her career, a trauma that triggered a “total psychotic break.” The singer-songwriter opened up about the ordeal on Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry’s Apple TV+ show, “The Me You Can’t See,” which focuses on mental health. Lady Gaga, whose hits include “Born This Way” and “Shallow,” recalled having a “total psychotic break” years after she was raped. “For a couple years, I was not the same girl,” she said. The singer refused to name the producer, explaining she doesn’t “ever want to face that person again.”

Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies

Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died. He was 86. Grodin’s son Nicholas says the actor died Tuesday at his home in Wilton, Connecticut, from bone marrow cancer. Grodin appeared in a string of notable films from the 1970s onward, including “Midnight Run,” “The Woman in Red” and “Heaven Can Wait.” On Broadway, he starred with Ellen Burstyn in the long-running 1970s comedy “Same Time, Next Year.” He first gained wide notice in the 1972 Elaine May comedy “The Heartbreak Kid,” as a newlywed who abandons his bride on their honeymoon for beautiful Cybill Shepherd.