Entertainment News | WRHL http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=507 Entertainment News 2015-03-01T05:26:27Z Entertainment News Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Partial list of Oscar winners Partial list of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. QUICKQUOTE: JENNIFER LOPEZ "As you can see, I read the memo." — Jennifer Lopez, her dress baring just a single shoulder and a single leg, as she commented on the wardrobe guidelines CBS issued to Grammy performers. 'Focus' snatches US box office gold Los Angeles (AFP) - Sexy con-artist flick "Focus" stole the top spot at North American box offices this weekend, vaulting over hit bondage film "Fifty Shades of Grey," industry estimates showed Sunday. Dolce&Gabbana pay sentimental tribute to mothers in Milan MILAN (AP) — Model Bianca Balta won applause of approval as she walked down the Dolce&Gabbana runway in an advanced stage of pregnancy. It was part of the designing duo's early Mother's Day present to women, a collection dedicated to mom. Will Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with $19.1 million NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" dethroned "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star. Disney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reported ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A Disneyland attraction has reopened after a small fire nearby was quickly put out. Finland's disabled rockers earn Eurovision semi-final spot Middle-aged rock band PKN has won the spot to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest after TV viewers strongly backed the rockers with learning disabilities. Their entry song -- a rowdy tirade against the numbing nature of daily chores that clocks only 87 seconds -- earned just 10 percent of the jury vote but soared to 37 percent once viewers had their say, comfortably beating tastemaker favourites Satin Circus, Finnish public broadcaster Yle said. After winning the Finnish qualifiers on Saturday night, the band now heads for the semi-finals in Austria. PKN, short for Pertti Kurikka's Nameday after its frontman, formed in 2009 during an artistic workshop for people with disabilities and have since toured Europe and the United States. Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn made plunges into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Disabled punk rockers to compete in Eurovision Song Contest HELSINKI (AP) — Four punk rockers with learning disabilities will compete for Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal after winning the Nordic country's national qualifying contest. 15 artworks stolen from Chinese museum south of Paris PARIS (AP) — French cultural officials say 15 pieces of art have been stolen from a Chinese museum south of Paris, including a replica crown of the King of Siam given to France's emperor in the mid-19th century. Cops: 2 shot at T.I., Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina club CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were injured after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said. TV drama, plaudits: a cocktail of success for Japan whisky Whisky demand is rocketing in Japan, with producers scrambling to increase production as a period drama about the dram has the country hooked and after a homegrown single malt scooped the honours in a world taste test. Slum girl to silver screen: Uganda's chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi happened upon chess as a famished nine-year-old foraging for food in the sprawling and impoverished slums of the Ugandan capital. Now a chess champion who competes internationally, her tale of triumph over adversity is being turned into a Hollywood epic with Oscar-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o tipped to play her mother. One day, Mutesi discovered a chess program held in a church in the Katwe slum districts in Kampala. The young girl developed a talent for chess, which was only introduced in Uganda in the 1970s by foreign doctors and was still seen as a game played by the rich. Yasar Kemal, Turkey's literary giant, dies aged 92 Yasar Kemal, who was one of Turkey's most celebrated writers, a traditional storyteller with a social conscience and an outspoken champion of the Kurdish cause, died on Saturday at the age of 92, state media reported. Kemal died in an Istanbul hospital where he was being treated for pulmonary complications, respiratory problems and cardiac arrhythmia since January 14, the official Anatolia news agency said. Tributes poured in, including from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who said he was "deeply saddened" to hear of the death of Kemal. He faced several trials in Turkey over his writings and his political activism, particularly his denunciation of brutal government crackdowns against the Kurds, and served time in prison. Femininity gets a rethink during Milan Fashion Week MILAN (AP) — Femininity is getting a rethink in Milan. Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown found LOS ANGELES (AP) — A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's official said. One of Turkey's best-known novelists, Yasar Kemal, dies ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists whose focus on social injustices brought him into conflict with authority, died in Istanbul on Saturday. He was 91. Morocco reports six-fold spike in foreign filming TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) — Morocco saw a six-fold increase in the amount of money foreign film companies spent in the country to make movies, the head of the film commission said Saturday. Spanish police arrest 9 on suspicion of selling fake art MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have broken up a gang that allegedly created and then sold fake works of art purporting to be by renowned artists including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Joan Miro. AP PHOTOS: Germany Young Ensemble BERLIN (AP) — Hoping to demonstrate their posture, agility and strength, a handful of boys and more than 120 girls between ages 7 and 9 tried out for the Young Ensemble of Berlin's Friedrichstadt-Palast theatre in February. Spock's ears: A pointy trademark for Leonard Nimoy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at age 83, likely had the most famous lobes in Hollywood. As the logical half-human, half-alien Mr. Spock in "Star Trek," his pointy Vulcan appendages became a signature — and a nuisance — for the actor. Here's a few facts about those iconic ears: Obama mourns passing of Nimoy: 'I loved Spock' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that Leonard Nimoy, who made the sign for "Live long and prosper" famous around the world, achieved that goal during his 83 years on planet Earth. Tributes pour in for 'Star Trek' legend Leonard Nimoy President Barack Obama joined Leonard Nimoy's co-stars from "Star Trek" to bid adieu to the actor who delighted sci-fi fans worldwide with his iconic turn as the pointy-eared half-human, half-Vulcan Mr Spock in the "Star Trek" television series and films. "Long before being nerdy was cool, there was Leonard Nimoy," said Obama, who recalled meeting the Boston-born Nimoy with the Vulcan salute in 2007. Nimoy, who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, died Friday at the age of 83 at his home in Los Angeles, his family and agent said. Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown recovered LOS ANGELES (AP) — A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's official said. Obama bids farewell again to Attorney General Eric Holder WASHINGTON (AP) — Eyes glistening, President Barack Obama bid an affectionate farewell Friday to Attorney General Eric Holder. It was a sequel to an emotional going-away at the White House last year, but this tribute came with a soulful surprise. Bruce Willis laments sudden end to action-thriller 'Wake' LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Willis is not saying "Yippie-ki-yay" about the cancellation of his latest film. Bryan Cranston becomes a producer of 'Finding Neverland' NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Broadway musical "Finding Neverland" has found a new producer to join its ranks — Bryan Cranston. Bill O'Reilly's partisan critics stepping up attack NEW YORK (AP) — Following several stories questioning Bill O'Reilly's past reporting, a liberal media watchdog has ordered its researchers to comb through years of the Fox News Channel host's writings, radio and television shows and public appearances to find examples of inconsistencies. Lenny Kravitz nixes Asia tour Lenny Kravitz on Friday abruptly canceled a tour of Asia and Australia, with the rocker blaming unspecified scheduling issues. The singer-songwriter, whose mix of rock with soul and funk elements has won him a wide international following, had been scheduled to head in March to Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia before a series of dates in Australia. Osbourne exiting 'Fashion Police' after Zendaya hair flap LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelly Osbourne is exiting "Fashion Police," days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic's comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks. Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers' defamation suit BOSTON (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers asked a federal judge on Friday to throw out a defamation lawsuit filed by three women accusing the comedian of decades-old sexual offenses. Tributes pour in for Leonard Nimoy, aka Mr Spock "Long before being nerdy was cool, there was Leonard Nimoy," said Obama, who recalled meeting the Boston-born Nimoy with the Vulcan salute in 2007. William Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk on "Star Trek," was similarly effusive in his praise. We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love," Shatner said on Twitter and Facebook. So many of us at NASA were inspired by Star Trek. Leonard Nimoy leaves legacy beyond science-fiction LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction world, he also left his mark on science itself. 'House of Cards' dealt Netflix a winning hand SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even if it never wins another award, "House of Cards" already ranks among the most influential series in television history. Biopic of martial arts legend Bruce Lee springs into action LOS ANGELES (AP) — Legendary martial arts star Bruce Lee is getting the official biopic treatment, daughter Shannon Lee announced Friday. Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" — an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him. From westerns to sci-fi: Leonard Nimoy's varied career In his first two decades as a professional actor, he took roles in a raft of classic TV shows including "Dragnet", "Perry Mason" and "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.". Between 1969 and 1971, he appeared in 49 episodes of the spy drama "Mission: Impossible", playing a magician named Paris. Many of Nimoy's journeyman TV gigs were on westerns like "The Virginian" and "Wagon Train" -- but appearances in sci-fi series such as "The Twilight Zone" and "The Outer Limits" foretold his success on the Starship Enterprise. As Spock, Nimoy appeared in some 80 episodes of the original "Star Trek" series from 1966 to 1969. Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: WRHL 2015-03-01T22:26:27Z http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=507