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Entertainment News Archive - February 09, 2006

Kelly Clarkson beat out singers including Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow and Paul McCartney to become the first contestant from "American Idol" to win a Grammy on Wednesday but she failed to thank the wildly popular reality TV show that made her famous.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Reclusive funk music pioneer Sly Stone stole the show in bizarre fashion at the Grammy Awards on Wednesday, surprising everyone by making his first major public appearance in almost 13 years.

By Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kelly Clarkson beat a few superstars -- Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow and Paul McCartney -- to become the first contestant from "American Idol" to win Grammy awards on Wednesday, but she forgot to thank the wildly popular TV talent show that made her famous.

Irish rockers U2 took time out from saving the world to bask in Grammy glory on Wednesday, but pop star Mariah Carey suffered a disappointing coda to her big comeback year.

Oscar nominee Terrence Howard, who enjoyed a breakout year in 2005 with four notable film projects, including "Crash" and "Hustle & Flow," appears headed for another busy year as he lines up two new features.

By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - No sooner were the Academy Award nominations announced last week than the studios began slotting nominees for DVD release, in the hopes that an Oscar win March 5 would translate to higher sales.

By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Corpse Bride" was anything but a stiff in the home video arena, as the Tim Burton-directed fantasy topped the preliminary national DVD sales chart for the week ending February 5.

By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Report

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - CBS and its soap opera "The Young & the Restless" led the nominations on Wednesday for the Daytime Emmy Awards, which will be bestowed April 28 in Hollywood.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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