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Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much

Jacob Bryan, the 5-month-old baby of singer Carrie Underwood and former NHL player Mike Fisher, clearly prefers one parent to the other when it comes to singing.

  Unusual plane featured in South Plains Airshow has Lubbock roots

  Woodstock 50 in doubt: Organizers in talks with another venue

Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to a fight on Twitter

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52

  Moonlight Musicals to put on ‘Annie’ throughout June

Country singer Granger Smith’s son dies in ‘tragic accident’

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  Dolly Parton wears her makeup to bed: Here’s why

  Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett

  Robert Pattinson will be the next Batman

Singer Leon Redbone dies at 69

  Netflix will ‘rethink’ Georgia shoots if abortion law holds

Tribute to Merle Haggard coming to Plainview on June 1

Thousands sign petition to make Danny Devito next Wolverine

Lots of folks are getting a good laugh at signing a petition to make Danny Devito the next Wolverine.

  ‘Stranger Things’: New Coke, from 1985, to make comeback on TV show

Season 3 of the show will take place in the summer of 1985, when Coca-Cola changed its formula for Coke. New Coke was considered one of the biggest marketing blunders of all time.

  ‘Game of Thrones': Water bottles join coffee cup in guest-starring roles

The series finale of “Game of Thrones” treated fans to another visual faux pas as two modern-day water bottles showed up in one of the scenes.

  Mick Jagger back with Rolling Stones after illness to start North American tour

Tickets sold for the original dates will be honored, but those who can't attend can get refunds by accessing their Ticketmaster accounts.

  Comedy actor Tim Conway dies at age 85

Mr. Ratburn from ‘Arthur’ comes out as gay and gets married on season premiere of PBS Kids show

  Disney takes over Hulu in deal with Comcast

J Balvin to make stop in Lubbock during Arcoiris tour

  ‘Game of Thrones’: What was a Starbucks coffee cup doing on the show?

  It’s a boy! Meghan Markle gives birth to her first child

Kids’ suicides spiked after Netflix’s ′13 Reasons Why,' study finds

The study published Monday can't prove that the Netflix show "13 Reasons Why" was the cause, but there were 195 more youth suicides than would have been expected in the nine months following the show's March 2017 release, given historical and seasonal suicide trends, the study estimated.

John Singleton of ‘Boys N the Hood’ in coma after stroke

In 1992, Singleton became the youngest person, and the first African American, to ever be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.

  ‘Signature wall’ coming down with Lubbock Coliseum, Auditorium

Hidden behind the stage and away from the audience, Lubbock's musical history lines the walls of the Municipal Auditorium and Coliseum. But that history will soon come down.

‘Back the Bluebonnet’ challenge has Texas law enforcement playing in meadows, frolicking in fields

The #BacktheBlueBonnet challenge has public servants and emergency responders pausing to smell the flowers

  Chicago to sue Jussie Smollett for costs of investigation

Nonpayment will likely prompt the city to sue the "Empire" actor, which would mean a civil trial where standards for proving he staged the incident will be lower than in criminal court.

Josh Abbott performing Apr. 6 to benefit Lubbock Cooper Foundation

Get your boots shined and ready for An Evening with Josh Abbott Band on Saturday, April 6th at the United Supermarkets Arena.

Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested, police say

Eric Holder, 29, had been on the run for two days before he was captured in Bellflower, a Los Angeles-area city about 20 miles southeast of where Hussle was gunned down two days earlier.

  Smollett saga shook public trust, heightened racial tensions

The decision to drop charges has sparked a backlash that prompted the actor's attorney to issue a statement accusing Chicago officials and police of trying to "smear" his client even after the case is closed.

Luke Combs to make Lubbock stop in December

Noted country music artist Luke Combs will make a stop in Lubbock on Dec. 6 inside the United Supermarkets Arena alongside Morgan Wallen and Jameson Rodgers.

  Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx defends decision to drop Jussie Smollett charges

Authorities abruptly dropped all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, with his defense attorneys saying his record was "wiped clean" of the 16 felony counts related to making a false report.

Buddy Holly to go on ‘tour’ of Europe

Lubbock’s most famous son will be appearing on the stages of Europe this fall. Buddy Holly, who died a little more than 60 years ago, will ‘perform’ as a hologram with fellow Texan Roy Orbison as part of the Rock 'N' Roll Dreams Tour starting early October in Dublin.

  'Bill & Ted 3′ is a real thing! Excellent!

Bill S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winters) and Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) will be making another totally radical movie called “Bill & Ted Face the Music.” It’s slated for release in 2020.

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

The deal helps Disney further control TV shows and movies from start to finish - from creating the programs to distributing them though television channels, movie theaters and streaming services.

  ‘Toy Story 4’ full trailer is out and teaching us about friendship all over again

Get your tissues, even the trailer is tugging on our heart strings.

  Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying to police

The "Empire" actor is accused of lying to police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack by two men in January.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

  R Kelly says ex-wife destroyed his name, others stole money

Kelly, who also faces felony charges that allege he sexually abused three girls and a woman in Chicago, shouted and cried as he spoke in an interview. He said his ex-wife was lying when she alleged he'd abused her.

Mother of Dragons! The Game of Thrones Season 8 trailer is finally here

Winter is no longer coming. It is here and so are the White Walkers.

  ‘90210’ star Luke Perry dies at age 52

Perry played construction company owner Fred Andrews, father of main character Archie Andrews, for three seasons on “Riverdale.”

  Tickets on sale for Maines Brothers Memorial Day concert, dance

Tickets are on sale for a Memorial Day concert and dance featuring The Maines Brothers Band that will take place May 25 inside the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Exhibit Hall.

Nathaniel Taylor, who played Rollo on ‘Sanford and Son,’ dies at 80

Nathaniel Taylor, the actor best known as Rollo Lawson, the street-smart best friend of the son on the 1970s sitcom “Sanford and Son,” has died.

  Longest-running TV shows of all time

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ is now the longest-running prime-time medical drama, but it’s nowhere near the top of the list of all TV shows.

Viva Aztlan Festival celebrates 25th Year of Ballet Folklorico Competitions & Mariachi Concert

Viva Aztlan Festival (VAF) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary of Ballet Folklorico Dance Workshops, Competition, Showcase/Mariachi Concert on March 8-9, 2019 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

  R. Kelly leaves jail after posting $100K in sex abuse case

A spokeswoman for the Cook County Sheriff's Office said the money was posted late Monday afternoon, and Kelly was expected to be freed by early evening. He will be forbidden from having any contact with females younger than 18.

Richie McDonald of Lonestar, Caldwell Kids to host concerts, seminar in March

Richie McDonald, lead singer of the country group Lonestar, will headline and host two concerts with the Caldwell Kids at 7:30 p.m. March 22 and 23 inside the Cactus Theater at 1812 Buddy Holly Ave.

‘Green Book’ wins Oscars best picture award

The "Green Book," which stars Mahershala Ali as a black concert pianist in the 1960s and Viggo Mortensen as his driver, won three Oscars on Sunday, including best picture.

The Iron Orchard, exploring the drama, history of West Texas oil premieres Friday

A film dedicated to the history of the oil industry in West Texas will premiere at Lubbock Premiere Cinemas at South Plains Mall on Friday afternoon.

  Jussie Smollett gave detailed instructions for fake attack, prosecutor says

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett gave detailed instructions to two brothers who helped him stage a racist, anti-gay attack on himself, a prosecutor said Thursday.

  Nickelodeon reviving ’90s classics ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ and ‘All That’; ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ spinoffs also on the way

The network on Thursday announced a new slate of shows, some of which should bring back fond memories for millennials.

Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

Attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday he has given Chicago prosecutors new video evidence of R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

  Women win album of the year, best new artist while rap songs make history at the Grammy Awards

Women like Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B and Lady Gaga had a strong presence in the top categories and among the winners, as rap claimed success after a long losing streak.

  WATCH: ‘Aladdin’ trailer released during Grammys and, yes, Will Smith is blue and floating

Will Smith is blue, people are relieved and underwhelmed.

2019 Grammy Awards: Female nominees, hip-hop artists front and center

Female artists and hip-hop are making a big push in the upcoming Grammy Awards.

  Lubbock to remember Buddy Holly on the 60th anniversary of “The Day the Music Died”

This Sunday marks the 60th anniversary of “The Day the Music Died.” Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “the Big Bopper” Richardson died after their plane crashed shortly after takeoff, but their influence is still being felt after all these years, drawing people from all over the world to Lubbock

  Interactive Buddy Holly Story Map goes live a week before the 60th anniversary of Holly’s death

On Monday, the City of Lubbock’s GIS and Data Services Department released a live interactive map on their website called the ‘Buddy Holly Story Map.’

Peter Jackson making new documentary of Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’

The Beatles' farewell documentary “Let It Be” is getting an encore, and a reinvention.

  Man sues actress Gwyneth Paltrow over alleged skiing ‘hit-and-run’

The lawsuit alleges the actress was skiing with at least one instructor in 2016 when she lost control and collided with the victim.

  Man saves life with CPR he learned from ‘The Office’

The mechanic didn’t have CPR training, but he had seen “The Office” – and that was enough to save a woman’s life.

  Buddy Holly Center to honor 60th anniversary of ‘The Day the Music Died’

Join the Buddy Holly Center Feb. 1 through Feb. 3, 2019 in remembering the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, and pilot Roger Peterson. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the tragedy and the Buddy Holly Center will be comm

Steve Martin parodies Roger Stone in return to ‘Saturday Night Live’

"Saturday Night Live" opened with a play on Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight," which covered political news like Roger Stone's indictment and Wilbur Ross' statements about federal workers.

  ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead with 10 Oscar nominations

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences unveiled nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA

Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

It’s official: Maroon 5 will headline the Super Bowl halftime show

The show is being billed as “the broadest range of musical genres ever seen” at the Super Bowl.

Margot Robbie to star in live-action Barbie film

The maker of the iconic doll is teaming up with Warner Bros. Pictures to officially bring Barbie to the big screen.

  Woodstock 50th anniversary festival coming this summer

The three-day event will take place Aug. 16 through Aug. 18 on a 1,000-acre site at Watkins Glen International in upstate New York.

Boy, 13, who stayed up watching Netflix saves family from fire

Though his mom had sent him to bed, the 13-year-old was still awake and watching Netflix when a house fire broke out in the early morning.

Beyonce and Jay-Z help Louvre to best year ever

The Carters’ video for “Apes**t” was famously shot at the Louvre in Paris, and in a release this week the museum announced it had a record 10.2 million visitors last year.

Netflix: Don’t participate in the ‘Bird Box Challenge’

There's a new internet challenge that Netflix inspired but wants no part of.

  Netflix pulls episode of comedy show in Saudi Arabia after host criticized crown prince

Netflix has pulled an episode of the comedy show “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” in Saudi Arabia after the host criticized the kingdom’s official account of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.

Cosby, Kanye and box-office diversity: The biggest entertainment stories of 2018

Here’s a look back at the highs and lows in entertainment news from 2018.

Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection mark transition to new year

Goodbye, 2018: Revelry, reflection mark the transition to a new year

Louis C.K. mocks Parkland students in audio of stand-up set

Audio has emerged of Louis C.K. apparently mocking the students-turned-activists from the Parkland, Florida, school shooting

Judge denies Kevin Spacey's request to skip court appearance

A Massachusetts judge has denied Kevin Spacey's request to skip his appearance in court on accusations that he groped a young man.

Rooms near 50th anniversary Woodstock venue are a hot ticket

Finding a place to stay for next year's 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not be a groovy experience for anyone hoping to score a room near the venue

South Africa's Zuma will head to recording studio in 2019

Driven from office by scandal, former South African president Jacob Zuma plans to record music in 2019

Throngs to pack Times Square for mild, rainy New Year's Eve

Sting, Christina Aguilera and revelers from around the world are set to welcome 2019 in New York City's Times Square

Lopsided games, schedule drag down CFP television ratings

Television ratings for College Football Playoff on ESPN drop from last season, dragged down by lopsided games and not being playing on New Year's Day

'Aquaman' still rules, and others see a post-Christmas bump

'Aquaman' still rules the box office, but other films enjoy a post-Christmas bump too