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at 05:49 on December 01, 2015, EST.

Drake tops Spotify's year-end list; The Weeknd had 2015's most streamed album

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Spotify users are clearly listening to Drake. The rapper was the most streamed artist of the year globally.


at 07:05 on December 01, 2015, EST.

Irreverent newswoman, Nick News chief Linda Ellerbee says she's ending her TV career

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Linda Ellerbee, a veteran newswoman who wrote an irreverent bestseller about her time on television and built a second career at Nickelodeon explaining tough stories to youngsters, says that she's signing off the air for good.


at 06:06 on December 01, 2015, EST.

Luke Bracey says 'Point Break' remake bigger and better thanks to new extreme sports

BEIJING, China - Hollywood actor Luke Bracey said Tuesday the remake of action crime thriller "Point Break" is bigger and better because it's got extreme sports that weren't even invented when the original 1991 hit came out.


at 02:03 on December 01, 2015, EST.

Tom Wolfe, others honour Gay Talese at 21 Club for reissue of his classic Frank Sinatra profile

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A half century after completing a magazine piece that had frustrated and disappointed him, Gay Talese was honoured at the 21 Club for his landmark Esquire story on Frank Sinatra.


at 01:02 on December 01, 2015, EST.

'Spotlight' wins best feature at Gotham Independent Film Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The investigative journalism procedural "Spotlight" won best feature at the 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards, landing the first of what could be a string of awards for Tom McCarthy's acclaimed newsroom drama.


at 00:07 on December 01, 2015, EST.

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 6-12

Dec. 6: Singer Frank Beverly of Maze is 69. Actress JoBeth Williams is 67. Actor Tom Hulce is 62. Drummer Rick Buckler of The Jam is 60. Country singer Bill Lloyd of Foster and Lloyd is 60. Guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M. is 59. Drummer David Lovering of The Pixies is 54. Actress Janine Turner ("Strong Medicine," ''Northern Exposure") is 53. Director Judd Apatow is 48. Keyboardist Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg of Ace of Base is 45.


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