You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Entertainment

  • Chalk walls let communities share the love
    What makes Fort Wayne so special? Well, the writing’s on the wall.
  • Track tweet yanks reins on hearing
    A horse racing tweet prompted prosecutors to halt a court hearing at which a lawyer for ’70s heartthrob David Cassidy was supposed to accept a plea deal on the singer’s behalf.
  • Harambee festival keeping vision alive
    It's not an easy task to be responsible for a tradition more than 20 years old, but as the annual Harambee Festival enters its 21st year on Saturday, board President Damion Chapman is prepared to build off the original vision.
Advertisement
Briefs

Americana Awards announce nods

Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbell and Robert Ellis are the top nominees at this year’s Americana Honors & Awards.

Nominees were announced Monday during a live SiriusXM concert event in Nashville, Tenn. Cash, Isbell and Ellis are each nominated for top honors artist, album and song of the year at the Sept. 17 awards show at Ryman Auditorium. Rodney Crowell, Cash’s ex-husband, rounds out the artist of the year category.

Cash’s 2013 album “The River and The Thread” is her follow-up to 2010 Americana album of the year “The List.”

Spears extends Las Vegas residency

Britney Spears is going to hit you one more time, Las Vegas. A bunch more times actually.

Caesars Entertainment said Sunday that the singer is adding more than 30 dates to her Las Vegas residency. “Britney: Piece of Me” will now play shows in October through December and February. Shows have also been added in August and September.

Tickets to the new shows go on sale Friday.

The Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino says the first round of shows in August and September sold out.

Eminem apologizes to mom in video

Eminem gave his estranged mom quite the Mother’s Day gift, releasing a music video for an apologetic song that depicts her struggles raising the rebellious rapper.

The Detroit rapper released the video for “Headlights” featuring fun.’s Nate Ruess on Sunday. The song, released on Eminem’s 2013 album “The Marshall Mathers LP 2,” is an extended apology to his mother Debbie for the difficulties he caused her over the years.

Eminem has had a very public feud with his mother since early in his career.

Advertisement