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.
Two of Hollywood's biggest studios went head-to-head at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday in an epic battle to demonstrate which has the best upcoming superhero movies. Warner Brothers -- still smarting from the lukewarm reception for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" -- presented a star-studded lineup ahead of Marvel's showcase later in the day. Its first exclusive of the session was a sneak peek at "Wonder Woman," which saw Gal Gadot's Amazonian princess leaving her lush island to stop the First World War.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvel Studios took a year off from Comic-Con, but it came back with a pow on Saturday with a spectacle and star-filled presentation offering exclusive looks at "Spider-Man: Homecoming," ''Doctor Strange" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."
Warner Brothers pulled back the curtain on its slate of upcoming blockbusters on Saturday at a star-studded presentation to thousands of die-hard San Diego Comic-Con fans. The studio took over the fanfest for two hours, with Conan O'Brien as host, to premiere its hotly anticipated DC Comics movies and non-superhero offerings.
DALLAS (AP) — A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a well-known Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia.
US Border Patrol agents spotted the pair illegally walking from Canada into the US on Thursday evening, the agency's office in Sweetgrass, Montana said in a statement. "Both juveniles were so captivated by their Pokemon Go games that they lost track of where they were.
Germany's legendary Bayreuth opera festival dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner opens Monday, but security fears and off-stage drama threaten to cast a long shadow over the 140-year-old event. Bayreuth is just a two-hour ride from both incidents. Tighter security on Bayreuth's mythic Green Hill -- on which stands the Festspielhaus festival theatre -- has been in place since the start of rehearsals in June.
The horror television series "Bates Motel" has cast pop star Rihanna in its final season, the show revealed during its panel at the Comic-Con fan convention on Friday. The 28-year-old diva will play Marion Crane, the role made famous by Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," executives revealed. The series is set before the events of the 1960 horror thriller, in which motel owner Norman Bates murders Crane in one of movie history's most memorable moments.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — "South Park" co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have been getting the same question over and over on the eve of the premiere of the show's 20th season: When are they going to do a Pokemon Go episode?
Many people walk by the homeless without looking but in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, street dwellers became the stars as they stood outside the Olympic city's main theater and sang. Standing on the steps of the ornate Municipal Theater, about 60 homeless people -- some who live in shelters and others who sleep rough -- charmed the public. With two weeks to go until the Summer Games open in Rio, a few of the city's homeless -- who number 5,500, according to City Hall -- are again being given a chance to shine with concerts, theater and artists' workshops.
DENVER (AP) — Ben Higgins, the most recent star of ABC's "The Bachelor," announced Friday he had abandoned a campaign for public office in Colorado, just two days after filing the required paperwork to run.
San Diego (AFP) - "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot shared the first poster of the movie on Friday, ahead of its highly anticipated introduction before fans at the San Diego Comic-Con convention. "A dream come true! Happy to finally share this with you all," the Israeli actress and model wrote alongside a post of the image on Twitter. "Wonder Woman" is the first modern superhero movie to focus exclusively on a female protagonist.
LONDON (AP) — Champagne socialites Eddie and Patsy are back onscreen in a movie spin-off of the hugely popular BBC television series "Absolutely Fabulous." The film comes 24 years after the self-absorbed duo, played by Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, first hit TV screens in 1992. The pair sat down to talk about the transformation to the big screen, convincing supermodel Kate Moss to film in the Thames and the possibility of more movies. The interview has been edited for clarity and brevity:
Don McLean, the singer of the classic song "American Pie," has pleaded guilty to hitting his now ex-wife, reports said Friday. The 70-year-old artist entered a plea deal Thursday in a Maine court in which he agreed to pay $1,000 each for several misdemeanor counts including domestic violence assault, several local news outlets reported. Under the agreement, he will also undergo a mental health evaluation and have to stay away from his ex-wife, photographer Patrisha McLean.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Defense lawyers for Marion "Suge" Knight will not be given addresses and other information about confidential informants and key witnesses in the murder case against the former rap mogul, a judge ruled Friday after a closed-door meeting with a prosecutor and police detective.