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Last Update on September 30, 2014 07:20 GMT

TRACY MORGAN-WAL-MART RESPONSE

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Wal-Mart says Tracy Morgan is partially to blame for the injuries he suffered when his limousine bus was slammed into from behind by one of the retailer's tractor-trailers back in June. Wal-Mart says the injuries to those in Morgan's vehicle were caused by the passengers' "failure to properly wear an appropriate available seatbelt restraint device." The company calls that "unreasonable conduct." The Wal-Mart statements are in documents in response to a lawsuit filed by Morgan in July. An attorney representing Morgan and the other plaintiffs hasn't responded to the Wal-Mart filing. Authorities have said that the Georgia truck driver hadn't slept for more than 24 hours before the accident along the New Jersey Turnpike.

AP Entertainment Editor Oscar Wells Gabriel reports Wal-Mart claims Tracy Morgan bears some of the blame for his injuries.

AMANDA BYNES-DUI

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- She says she has retired from acting. But apparently Amanda Bynes hasn't quit her continuing role as a troubled former child star. Bynes has added another to her string of arrests. Authorities in Los Angeles arrested her early Sunday morning on a DUI rap. After finding her car in the middle of an intersection, they took her in -- and found she was under the influence of some kind of drug. She's been released after posting $15,000 bail. Bynes has had a series of arrests while behind the wheel. And back in June, a judge tossed a criminal case after she was accused of tossing a bong out of her 36th-floor apartment in New York City. Bynes' last film credit was in 2010.

AP Entertainment Editor Oscar Wells Gabriel reports this isn't the first time Amanda Bynes' name has shown up on a police blotter.

BEN AFFLECK AFFECTED BY TIME IN DETROIT

DETROIT (AP) -- Ben Affleck said the time he spent in the Motor City has revved his engine for Detroit's efforts at a comeback. The actor says he has been "moved by how American industry is actually employing American workers" in Michigan. In a piece that ran in the Detroit Free Press, Affleck says he got to tour factories where cars are being built -- and was so impressed, he traded in his Japanese cars to show his support for American workers. Affleck was in Detroit filming the next Batman movie.

BEN AFFLECK-GONE GIRL

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ben Affleck says he was so impressed by the novel "Gone Girl," he doubted there'd ever be a movie based on it. He says when he heard about the book, there were whispers it was Hollywood bound. But Affleck says after reading the novel, he didn't think it could be converted into a movie. He says that changed when director David Fincher took on the project. Affleck stars alongside Rosamund Pike in the film, which opens nationwide Friday.

Ben Affleck says he had doubts whether the novel "Gone Girl" could make the transition to Hollywood. ((refers to director David Fincher))

"DANCING WITH THE STARS"

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was perfection times two on "Dancing With the Stars" last night. Janel Parrish got the first round of perfect 10s of the season with her jazz routine. A few minutes later Bethany Mota got another round of perfect scores. So, both are tied at the top of the judges' leaderboard. D-W-T-S is now back to its once a week schedule. That means the performances and the elimination are on the same night. Professional fighter Randy Couture was the star to get the bad news last night. But he says he's glad to have done something challenging and had a good time doing it.

Julianne Hough says Janel Parrish's jazz routine was perfect. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))

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Announcer and judges

The judges give Janel Parrish the first round of perfect scores of the season. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..004 (09/30/14)>> 00:13 "Randy and Karina"

Tom Bergeron

Host Tom Bergeron announces this week's results. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..005 (09/30/14)>> 00:05 "it's been fun"

Randy Couture, contestant voted off

Randy Couture says he's not upset by the results. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))

"THE VOICE"

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's something we often hear on reality shows. Wanna-be contestants are told to keep at it and come back again. Well, it happened on "The Voice" last night. Anita Antoinette didn't get a single chair to turn during the blind auditions of Season 3. But last night, she had all four coaches wanting her. She decided to go with Team Gwen. Tonight, the blind auditions continue.

All the coaches want Anita. COURTESY: NBC ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..008 (09/30/14)>> 00:12 "and you're here"

Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Anita Antoinette

The coaches recognize Anita from Season 3. COURTESY: NBC ((mandatory on-air credit))

JANE FONDA-REVELATION

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- It's usually the kind of secret families keep until the grave -- and even beyond. But Jane Fonda says she is telling something of her personal life in an effort to help others. She says her mother had been sexually abused as a child -- and eventually committed suicide at age 42. Speaking to a fundraiser for the Rape Foundation this past Sunday, Fonda said once she realized what happened to her mom, she could understand more about the way she lived and died. Fonda says sexual violence against women is "epidemic" -- and says she will always support places like the Rape Treatment Center.

PATRICK DEMPSEY-CHALLENGE

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- Patrick Dempsey's latest effort to fight cancer has paid off -- in the form of more than $1.1 million for care and support for those who have the disease. Nearly 3,900 people took part in the 6th Annual Dempsey Challenge, organized in honor of the actor's mother, who died in March. Dempsey was one of about 1,000 who took part in cycling events Sunday in Maine. Other participants raised money by walking or running.

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Last Update on September 30, 2014 07:15 GMT

PRINCE LIKES YOUTUBE

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) -- Where has Prince been the most vigilant about people posting his music? YouTube. Where does Prince go when he wants to hear music? YouTube. Prince is notorious for aggressively pursuing what he sees as copyright infringement on YouTube. Prince himself, though, will watch everything from old James Brown clips to songs by new U.K. artist FKA Twigs. Um, irony? Prince's response: "People need to stop tripping." In the meantime, Prince is releasing a new album, "ART OFFICAL AGE." He's also releasing music from his latest protege' act, 3RDEYEGIRL, called "PLECTRUMELECTRUM."

CHER POSTPONES MORE SHOWS

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cher needs more time to recover from the viral infection that affected her kidneys. Her management says Cher is on the mend but her recovery time is taking longer than expected. She is calling off more shows and will resume her tour November 9 in Lubbock, Texas. Cher says in a statement her doctors assure her she will be well by that time.

SNOOP DOGG PROMISES ALASKA SHOW IF VOTERS APPROVE POT BILL

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Snoop Dogg says if Alaska voters approve a ballot measure legalizing recreational use of marijuana, he will play a show in Alaska. He calls it a "wellness retreat concert." Snoop made his comments during his GGN Hood News webcast in which he interviewed Charlo Greene. She's the Anchorage TV reporter who quit on air with an expletive and acknowledged she owned the Alaska Cannabis Club.

ADAM ANT EXPLAINS HOW HE ENDED UP ON "MOTOWN 25" SPECIAL

LONDON (AP) -- Perhaps the oddest performer on the "Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever" special from 1983 is Adam Ant. He says he got the gig because his manager knew Motown founder Berry Gordy Junior, and Gordy and Michael Jackson liked Ant's videos. Ant says Gordy asked him to participate because he wanted Ant to be the "forever" part of "Yesterday, Today, Forever" by doing a Motown cover. Ant says his inclusion in the show was as big a surprise to him as anyone, and he got to play with all his childhood heroes in one night. "Motown 25" comes out on DVD for the first time today.

SOUND:

<<CUT ..022 (09/30/14)>> 00:16 "Jackson through Berry"

Adam Ant, musician

Adam Ant says he ended up on the "Motown 25" special because his manager had the right connections.

<<CUT ..023 (09/30/14)>> 00:15 "into the future"

Adam Ant, musician

Adam Ant says he was part of the "Motown 25" special because Motown founder Berry Gordy Junior asked him.

<<CUT ..024 (09/30/14)>> 00:11 "on the show"

Adam Ant, musician

Adam Ant says Motown founder Berry Gordy Junior wanted Ant to be part of the "Motown 25" special. (refers to singer Michael Jackson)

<<CUT ..025 (09/30/14)>> 00:12 "to be honest"

Adam Ant, musician

Adam Ant says he realizes he didn't really fit with the rest of the lineup for the "Motown 25" special.

SAMMY HAGAR RECONSIDERS BEING A ROCK STAR

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sammy Hagar thinks he looks stupid being a rock star at age 66. Hagar says he loves to do it and he wants to make his fans happy, but he finds it "embarrassing." He'd like to continue being a celebrity, but in a different way. Hagar says he'd rather write shows or books and do TV appearances and seminars because he can still meet with fans and bring them happiness. He's ruling one avenue out right away, though. He says he'd be bored doing a reality show.

SOUND:

<<CUT ..015 (09/30/14)>> 00:11 "type of celebrity"

Sammy Hagar, musician

Sammy Hagar says he's not interested in a reality show.

<<CUT ..016 (09/30/14)>> 00:21 "I'm doing it"

Sammy Hagar, musician

Sammy Hagar says he's uncomfortable with being a rock star lately. ((note length of cut))

<<CUT ..017 (09/30/14)>> 00:17 "to do that"

Sammy Hagar, musician

Sammy Hagar says he would like to continue being in the public eye, but not as a rock star. ((note length of cut))

<<CUT ..018 (09/30/14)>> 00:12 "keep me happy"

Sammy Hagar, musician

Sammy Hagar says he wants to branch out into another realm besides music.

TRISHA YEARWOOD ADJUSTS TO ROAD MEALS

NASHVILLE (AP) -- Trisha Yearwood has to be extra careful about what she eats while she's on tour with her husband, Garth Brooks. Yearwood says it's easy on the road to eat garbage and eat at the wrong times. She doesn't like going on stage with a full stomach, and by the time she's finished, it's after 11 p.m. and she's too pumped to sleep. She says the only thing she can get at 2 a.m. is probably a burger. Yearwood lives by the 80/20 rule. She will eat healthfully for 80 percent of the time, and she says, "Twenty percent of the time, I'm going to have that burger, and I'm going to enjoy it."

SOUND:

<<CUT ..019 (09/30/14)>> 00:09 "the wrong times"

Trisha Yearwood, country musician

Trisha Yearwood says she has to watch what he eats on tour. ((note language; cut contains word "crap"))

<<CUT ..020 (09/30/14)>> 00:17 "morning that's awesome"

Trisha Yearwood, country musician

Trisha Yearwood says she can't go on stage with a full stomach, which creates problems with her food choices. ((note length of cut))

<<CUT ..021 (09/30/14)>> 00:17 "to enjoy it"

Trisha Yearwood, country musician

Trisha Yearwood says she's not a saint when it comes to healthy eating on tour. ((note length of cut))

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Rewind Time

September 30, 2014 07:15 GMT

Today is Tuesday, September 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On September 30, 1954, the first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, was commissioned by the U.S. Navy.

On this date:

In 1399, England's King Richard II was deposed by Parliament; he was succeeded by his cousin, Henry of Bolingbroke, who was crowned as King Henry IV.

In 1777, the Continental Congress -- forced to flee in the face of advancing British forces -- moved to York, Pennsylvania.

In 1791, Mozart's opera "The Magic Flute" premiered in Vienna, Austria.

In 1846, Boston dentist William Morton used ether as an anesthetic for the first time as he extracted an ulcerated tooth from merchant Eben Frost.

In 1938, after co-signing the Munich Agreement allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain said, "I believe it is peace for our time."

In 1939, the first college football game to be televised was shown on experimental station W2XBS in New York as Fordham University defeated Waynesburg College, 34-7.

In 1949, the Berlin Airlift came to an end.

In 1955, actor James Dean, 24, was killed in a two-car collision near Cholame, California.

In 1962, James Meredith, a black student, was escorted by federal marshals to the campus of the University of Mississippi, where he enrolled for classes the next day; Meredith's presence sparked rioting that claimed two lives. The National Farm Workers Association, founded by Cesar Chavez and a forerunner of the United Farm Workers, held its first meeting in Fresno, California.

In 1984, the mystery series "Murder, She Wrote," starring Angela Lansbury, premiered on CBS.

In 1986, the U.S. released accused Soviet spy Gennadiy Zakharov, one day after the Soviets released American journalist Nicholas Daniloff.

In 1997, France's Roman Catholic Church apologized for its silence during the systematic persecution and deportation of Jews by the pro-Nazi Vichy regime.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry met at the University of Miami for their first presidential debate, with Kerry accusing Bush of a "colossal error in judgment" in ordering the invasion of Iraq and the president noting that Kerry had voted to authorize the military action. Bombs killed some three dozen children in Baghdad as U.S. troops handed out candy at a government-sponsored celebration. The House followed the Senate in decisively rejecting a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. Vioxx, the heavily promoted arthritis drug, was pulled from the market by its maker after a study found it doubled the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Five years ago: A powerful earthquake rocked western Indonesia, killing 1,115 people. A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Canadian circus tycoon Guy Laliberte (ghee lah-lee-behr-TAY') and two crew mates lifted off from Kazakhstan, headed for the International Space Station.

One year ago: Pope Francis announced during a meeting with cardinals that he would canonize two of his most influential predecessors, John Paul II and John XXIII, the following spring. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implored President Barack Obama during a White House meeting to keep punishing sanctions in place against Iran over its nuclear programs.

Today's Birthdays: Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel (EL'-ee vee-ZEHL') is 86. Actress Angie Dickinson is 83. Singer Cissy Houston is 81. Singer Johnny Mathis is 79. Actor Len Cariou is 75. Singer Marilyn McCoo is 71. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is 69. Pop singer Sylvia Peterson (The Chiffons) is 68. Actor Vondie Curtis-Hall is 64. Actress Victoria Tennant is 64. Actor John Finn is 62. Rock musician John Lombardo is 62. Singer Deborah Allen is 61. Actor Calvin Levels is 60. Actor Barry Williams is 60. Singer Patrice Rushen is 60. Actress Fran Drescher is 57. Country singer Marty Stuart is 56. Actress Debrah Farentino is 55. Rock musician Bill Rieflin (R.E.M.) is 54. Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., is 54. Actress Crystal Bernard is 53. Actor Eric Stoltz is 53. Rapper-producer Marley Marl is 52. Country singer Eddie Montgomery (Montgomery-Gentry) is 51. Rock singer Trey Anastasio is 50. Actress Monica Bellucci is 50. Rock musician Robby Takac (TAY'-kak) (Goo Goo Dolls) is 50. Actress Lisa Thornhill is 48. Actress Andrea Roth is 47. Actor Silas Weir Mitchell is 45. Actor Tony Hale is 44. Actress Jenna Elfman is 43. Actor Ashley Hamilton is 40. Actress Marion Cotillard (koh-tee-YAHR') is 39. Actor Stark Sands is 36. Actor Mike Damus is 35. Tennis player Martina Hingis is 34. Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Moceanu (moh-chee-AH'-noo) is 33. Actress Lacey Chabert (shuh-BEHR') is 32. Actor Kieran Culkin is 32. Singer-rapper T-Pain is 30.

Thought for Today: "If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning." -- Attributed to Catherine the Great, Russian empress (1729-1796).

Rock News

Last Update on September 30, 2014 07:15 GMT

PRINCE LIKES YOUTUBE

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) -- Where has Prince been the most vigilant about people posting his music? YouTube. Where does Prince go when he wants to hear music? YouTube. Prince is notorious for aggressively pursuing what he sees as copyright infringement on YouTube. Prince himself, though, will watch everything from old James Brown clips to songs by new U.K. artist FKA Twigs. Um, irony? Prince's response: "People need to stop tripping." In the meantime, Prince is releasing a new album, "ART OFFICAL AGE." He's also releasing music from his latest protege' act, 3RDEYEGIRL, called "PLECTRUMELECTRUM."

CHER POSTPONES MORE SHOWS

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cher needs more time to recover from the viral infection that affected her kidneys. Her management says Cher is on the mend but her recovery time is taking longer than expected. She is calling off more shows and will resume her tour November 9 in Lubbock, Texas. Cher says in a statement her doctors assure her she will be well by that time.

SNOOP DOGG PROMISES ALASKA SHOW IF VOTERS APPROVE POT BILL

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Snoop Dogg says if Alaska voters approve a ballot measure legalizing recreational use of marijuana, he will play a show in Alaska. He calls it a "wellness retreat concert." Snoop made his comments during his GGN Hood News webcast in which he interviewed Charlo Greene. She's the Anchorage TV reporter who quit on air with an expletive and acknowledged she owned the Alaska Cannabis Club.

ADAM ANT EXPLAINS HOW HE ENDED UP ON "MOTOWN 25" SPECIAL

LONDON (AP) -- Perhaps the oddest performer on the "Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever" special from 1983 is Adam Ant. He says he got the gig because his manager knew Motown founder Berry Gordy Junior, and Gordy and Michael Jackson liked Ant's videos. Ant says Gordy asked him to participate because he wanted Ant to be the "forever" part of "Yesterday, Today, Forever" by doing a Motown cover. Ant says his inclusion in the show was as big a surprise to him as anyone, and he got to play with all his childhood heroes in one night. "Motown 25" comes out on DVD for the first time today.

SOUND:

<<CUT ..022 (09/30/14)>> 00:16 "Jackson through Berry"

Adam Ant, musician

Adam Ant says he ended up on the "Motown 25" special because his manager had the right connections.

<<CUT ..023 (09/30/14)>> 00:15 "into the future"

Adam Ant, musician

Adam Ant says he was part of the "Motown 25" special because Motown founder Berry Gordy Junior asked him.

<<CUT ..024 (09/30/14)>> 00:11 "on the show"

Adam Ant, musician

Adam Ant says Motown founder Berry Gordy Junior wanted Ant to be part of the "Motown 25" special. (refers to singer Michael Jackson)

<<CUT ..025 (09/30/14)>> 00:12 "to be honest"

Adam Ant, musician

Adam Ant says he realizes he didn't really fit with the rest of the lineup for the "Motown 25" special.

SAMMY HAGAR RECONSIDERS BEING A ROCK STAR

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sammy Hagar thinks he looks stupid being a rock star at age 66. Hagar says he loves to do it and he wants to make his fans happy, but he finds it "embarrassing." He'd like to continue being a celebrity, but in a different way. Hagar says he'd rather write shows or books and do TV appearances and seminars because he can still meet with fans and bring them happiness. He's ruling one avenue out right away, though. He says he'd be bored doing a reality show.

SOUND:

<<CUT ..015 (09/30/14)>> 00:11 "type of celebrity"

Sammy Hagar, musician

Sammy Hagar says he's not interested in a reality show.

<<CUT ..016 (09/30/14)>> 00:21 "I'm doing it"

Sammy Hagar, musician

Sammy Hagar says he's uncomfortable with being a rock star lately. ((note length of cut))

<<CUT ..017 (09/30/14)>> 00:17 "to do that"

Sammy Hagar, musician

Sammy Hagar says he would like to continue being in the public eye, but not as a rock star. ((note length of cut))

<<CUT ..018 (09/30/14)>> 00:12 "keep me happy"

Sammy Hagar, musician

Sammy Hagar says he wants to branch out into another realm besides music.

TRISHA YEARWOOD ADJUSTS TO ROAD MEALS

NASHVILLE (AP) -- Trisha Yearwood has to be extra careful about what she eats while she's on tour with her husband, Garth Brooks. Yearwood says it's easy on the road to eat garbage and eat at the wrong times. She doesn't like going on stage with a full stomach, and by the time she's finished, it's after 11 p.m. and she's too pumped to sleep. She says the only thing she can get at 2 a.m. is probably a burger. Yearwood lives by the 80/20 rule. She will eat healthfully for 80 percent of the time, and she says, "Twenty percent of the time, I'm going to have that burger, and I'm going to enjoy it."

SOUND:

<<CUT ..019 (09/30/14)>> 00:09 "the wrong times"

Trisha Yearwood, country musician

Trisha Yearwood says she has to watch what he eats on tour. ((note language; cut contains word "crap"))

<<CUT ..020 (09/30/14)>> 00:17 "morning that's awesome"

Trisha Yearwood, country musician

Trisha Yearwood says she can't go on stage with a full stomach, which creates problems with her food choices. ((note length of cut))

<<CUT ..021 (09/30/14)>> 00:17 "to enjoy it"

Trisha Yearwood, country musician

Trisha Yearwood says she's not a saint when it comes to healthy eating on tour. ((note length of cut))

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Urban News

Last Update on November 16, 2012 08:15 GMT

KATT WILLIAMS: COMEDIAN ARRESTED

OAKLAND, California (AP) -- He is to perform tonight in Oakland, California. But it's an incident that took place Wednesday that has Katt Williams in the news today. He's has been arrested after a man told Oakland police Williams whacked him upside the head with a bottle. Authorities say the comedian was taken into custody on suspicion of assault -- but later released after he and several witnesses were questioned. The victim says he was attacked aboard a tour bus that was parked outside a downtown hotel. The man was treated at a hospital for a cut to his head. Williams is 41 and is known for his HBO comedy special and movie roles including "Friday After Next" and "Norbit.."

PARTIAL LINEUP FOR SANDY BENEFIT CONCERT ANNOUNCED

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sandy was a super storm. And some musical superstars are teaming up to help fight back against it. Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen and others will be among those who will perform at New York's Madison Square Garden for next month's benefit concert. The arena says Billy Joel and The Who will also take part in the event, called "12-12-12." Other performers will be added to the list. The show -- set for December 12 -- will benefit a fund that helps those affected by Sandy, which pounded the New York City and New Jersey areas.

Online:

Madison Square Garden site: http://www.thegarden.com

RIHANNA: CONCERT SERIES STARTS WITH PARTY

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Usually showing up late for a date will get you a less-than-warm reception. But Rihanna got cheers -- even though she was two hours behind schedule for her performance in Mexico City the other night. She started what's known as her "777" tour with an exclusive party for about 2,000 fans. She thanked fans for their patience, saying their hanging in there until she showed up Wednesday night really made her "feel loved." The concert swing will see Rihanna perform seven shows in seven days in seven different cities. Stops on the tour include Toronto, Paris, Berlin and London before ending up in New York City.

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nicki Minaj has already won a lot of awards during her career. But she says her career isn't about collecting hardware to put in her trophy case. She says the biggest draw for her being awards shows is performing before a live audience at the venue and on TV. She says that's what she will be looking forward to at the American Music Awards on Sunday. She says she has been at awards shows where she totally forgot she was up for a nomination -- until her name was read off as a winner. The way she sees it, if she keeps making good music, the awards will take care of herself. If you should happen to run into Nicki between now and Sunday, you can remind her she's up for four nominations at the AMAs.

Nicki Minaj says she's more excited about performing at award shows than she is at winning trophies.

<<CUT ..024 (11/16/12)>> 00:10 "really stress it"

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj says she doesn't do music for awards, but figures if she's good enough during her career she'll get her share.

RIHANNA/NICKI MINAJ: LEAD GOING INTO SUNDAY'S AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rihanna and Nicki Minaj lead the way when it comes to nominations at Sunday's American Music Awards. Each singer has four nods going into the event. Other multiple nominees include two guys who have been reportedly fighting for Rihanna's attention lately -- Drake has three while Chris Brown has two nods. Other multiple nominees include Justin Bieber, Usher, Pitbull, Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson. The ceremony will be broadcast on ABC.

Here's Rihanna performing "We Found Love."

<<CUT ..022 (11/16/12)>> 00:49 ""

Nicki Minaj

Here's Nicki Minaj performing "Starships."

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS: NOMINEES LIST

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Here is the full list of nominees for Sunday's American Music Awards. The event will aired live on ABC from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

-- Artist of the year: Justin Bieber, Drake, Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Rihanna.

-- New artist of the year: J. Cole, fun., Gotye, Carly Rae Jepsen, One Direction.

-- Male artist, pop/rock: Justin Bieber, Flo Rida, Pitbull, Usher.

-- Female artist, pop/rock: Kelly Clarkson, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Rihanna.

-- Band, duo or group, pop/rock: fun., Maroon 5, One Direction, The Wanted.

-- Album, pop/rock: Justin Bieber, "Believe"; Maroon 5, "Overexposed"; Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded"; One Direction, "Up All Night."

-- Male artist, country: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric Church.

-- Female artist, country: Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood.

-- Band, duo or group, country: Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts.

-- Album, country: Luke Bryan, "Tailgates & Tanlines"; Lionel Richie, "Tuskegee"; Carrie Underwood, "Blown Away."

-- Artist, rap/hip-hop: Drake, Nicki Minaj, Tyga.

-- Album, rap/hip-hop: J. Cole, "Cole World: The Sideline Story"; Drake, "Take Care"; Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded."

-- Male artist, soul/R&B: Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Usher.

-- Female artist, soul/R&B: Beyonce, Mary J. Blige,,Rihanna.

-- Album, soul/R&B: Chris Brown, "Fortune"; Rihanna, "Talk That Talk"; Usher, "Looking 4 Myself."

-- Artist, alternative rock: The Black Keys, Gotye, Linkin Park.

-- Artist, adult contemporary: Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Train.

-- Artist, Latin: Don Omar, Pitbull, Shakira.

-- Artist, contemporary inspirational: Jeremy Camp, Newsboys, tobyMac.

-- Artist, electronic dance music: David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Skrillex.

THE SUPREMES: FORMER HOUSING PROJECT IN DETROIT TO BE RAZED

DETROIT (AP) -- They most recently were known as the Frederick Douglass Homes in Detroit. But back in the day they were known as the Brewster projects. And that was the place where Diana Ross and the Supremes grew up. Now, the housing project is about to become another memory. Detroit mayor Dave Bing says the demolition of the massive high rise apartment buildings could start early next year. The city has no set plans for redevelopment of the complex where Diana Ross, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson lived before signing with Berry Gordy's Motown Records in the early 1960s. Bing says he knows the former Brewster projects have "a lot of history" -- but has since "become an eyesore."

WILL SMITH/USHER: AMONG NOMINEES FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) -- The People's Choice Award nominations are out. And Usher and Will Smith are among the nominees. Usher is up for best R&B act while Smith is among the male actors up for honors. Other nominees include Nicki Minaj, Drake, Pitbull and Jay-Z. Fans vote for the winners -- and you can vote on any of the 48 categories through December 13. Winners will be announced at a ceremony set for January 9, 2013 -- and broadcast on CBS.

Online:

People's Choice Awards site: http://www.peopleschoice.com

Sound of Adam Levine and Maroon 5 performing "One More Night," nominated for Favorite Song.

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Sound of Justin Bieber

Sound of Justin Bieber singing "Boyfriend," from Favorite Album nominee "Believe."

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Sound of Taylor Swift

Sound of Taylor Swift singing "We are Never Ever Getting Back Together," up for Favorite Song.

THE X FACTOR

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rappers Lyric 145 were the first to go on last night's "X Factor." Lyric Da Queen says they didn't get an opportunity to do what they do best -- including rap. But she says you have to take the good with the bad. Later in the show, Paige Thomas and Jennel Garcia had a sing-off. Simon Cowell cast the deciding vote, sending Jennel home. Thirteen-year-old Diamond White is still in the running. And the top three on the leaderboard remain unchanged: Tate Stevens, Carly Rose Sonenclar and Vino Alan (ah-LAHN').

Lyric Da Queen says they had a lot more to show the world. COURTESY: Fox ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..003 (11/16/12)>> 00:05 "home is Jennel"

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell casts the deciding vote, after the sing-off between Paige Thomas and Jennel Garcia. COURTESY: Fox ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..004 (11/16/12)>> 00:07 "you so much"

Tate Stevens, contestant

Tate Stevens thanks his fans for keeping him in the top spot. COURTESY: Fox ((mandatory on-air credit))

GABBY DOUGLAS: MEETS WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Fierce Five and other members of the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team got a personal audience with President Barack Obama. The gymnasts met with the president in the Oval Office before huddling together in the chill outside to watch his helicopter lift off. Obama was headed to New York to tour storm damage. The gymnasts, including Gabby Douglas -- won gold at the summer Olympics. They signed leotards to give to the president's daughters, Sasha and Malia.

CHAMIQUE HOLDSCLAW: FORMER NBA STAR ARRESTED IN DISTURBANCE

ATLANTA (AP) -- Former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw is in custody after what appears to be a case of domestic violence. She is accused of shooting into a woman's car after using a bat to break its windows. Police in Atlanta says the incident happened after Holdsclaw followed Jennifer Lacy to her car. Lacy plays for the WNBA's Tulsa Shock. Lacy identifies Holdsclaw as an ex-girlfriend. The two were teammates with the Atlanta Dream in 2009. Holdsclaw was in custody last night under $10,000 bond on charge each of aggravated assault, second-degree criminal damage and reckless conduct.

LUTHER VANDROSS: LOOKING BACK

UNDATED (AP) -- On this date in 2003, Luther Vandross won two American Music Awards. He won for favorite soul/R&B male artist and soul/R&B album for "Dance With My Father." The album came out about a month after Vandross suffered a massive stroke. His mom accepted for the singer and apologized that her son couldn't be there in person. Vandross died earlier this year from complications from the stroke. Other winners included Aaliyah and 50 Cent.

MISSY ELLIOTT: LOOKING BACK

UNDATED (AP) -- On this date in 2003, Missy Elliott won an American Music Award but lost her ride to the show. She won for favorite rap/hip-hop female artist but wasn't there to pick it up. She showed up later and told the audience her limo was stolen from her hotel and she had to get to the show on her own. She went on to tell the audience she needed to bum a ride back to her hotel.

MICHAEL JACKSON: LOOKING BACK

UNDATED (AP) -- On this date in 1989, Michael Jackson made a surprise appearance on "The Arsenio Hall Show." The singer popped on stage to present an MTV viewers' poll award to comedian and actor Eddie Murphy. Murphy reciprocated by presenting Jackson with the video award from the same poll.

O.V. WRIGHT: LOOKING BACK

UNDATED (AP) -- On this date in 1980, R&B singer O.V. Wright died in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 41. He had many hits for the Back Beat label in the 1960's and 70's, the biggest of which was "Ace of Spades."

LISA BONET/LENNY KRAVITZ: LOOKING BACK

UNDATED (AP) -- On this date in 1987, actress Lisa Bonet (boh-NAY') and musician Lenny Kravitz got married. They separated in 1990 and divorced in 1993.

LISA BONET: BIRTHDAY

UNDATED (AP) -- Actress Lisa Bonet (boh-NAY') has a birthday today. She's 45. She first rose to fame as one of the Cosby kids on "The Cosby Show." In the show, she left home to go off to college and ended up on a spinoff show, "A Different World," which she left after just a year. She also starred in the 1987 movie "Angel Heart."

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