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New Official Report Assesses The Beatles' Economic Impact on Liverpool, UK
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesThe Beatles broke up more than 45 years but the band apparently is a gift that keeps giving to its hometown of Liverpool, England. A new study commissioned by Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson and conducted collaboratively by Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool has determined that the Fab Four's legacy annually contributes 89.1 million pounds, or about $118 million, to the local economy and supports 2,335 jobs.

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Grateful Dead Spinoff Group Dead & Company Announces US Summer Tour
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Credit: Danny ClinchAfter recently confirming an appearance at the 2016 Bonnaroo festival in early June, the Grateful Dead spinoff group Dead & Company has announced a series of U.S. summer tour dates running from a June 10 show in Charlotte, North Carolina, through a July 15-16 engagement at Fenway Park in Boston. The band, which includes Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, as well as pop-blues singer/guitarist John Mayer, also will play two-night stands in New York City; Boulder, Colorado; and East Troy, Wisconsin.

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Hollywood Vampires Supergroup to Headline Wisconsin's Rock Fest in July
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Credit: Ross HalfinHollywood Vampires, the hard-rock supergroup featuring Alice Cooper, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and actor Johnny Depp, have confirmed their first U.S. concert of the year, a headlining performance at the 2016 Rock Fest in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival is scheduled for July 14-16, although the exact date of Hollywood Vampires' performance hasn't been revealed yet.

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New Fine Art Book Featuring Photos of The Band's Early Years Available Now
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Elliott Landy/Backbeat BooksA new fine-art book featuring pictures of The Band taken by acclaimed photographer Elliott Landy early in the group's career is available now.

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Elton John Hits the Road with James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke"
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Darren Michaels/CBSElton John was in the passenger seat for the latest installment of James Corden’s popular feature “Carpool Karaoke” during a special edition of The Late Late Show following Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.

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Entertainment

President Obama to Appear on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 8:30 pm

James Devaney/GC Images(NEW YORK) -- President Obama will want to pack his dancing shoes for his trip to California this week, as he is set to make a special in-studio appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday, February 12.

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"Taxi Driver" Turns 40 Today
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Monday, February 8 marks 40 years since Taxi Driver first hit theaters, grabbing us by the throat and dragging us into lead character Travis Bickle's dark, twisted world.

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"black-ish," "Empire" Winners at NAACP Image Awards
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 4:20 pm

"black-ish" star Anthony Anderson; ABC/Bob D’Amico(PASADENA, Calif.) -- ABC's black-ish and the Fox drama Empire won major awards Friday night at the 47th NAACP Image Awards, held Friday night in Pasadena, California.

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Teresa Giudice Talks Finances, Prison, Future in Exclusive "GMA" Interview
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 12:50 pm

ABC/Jeffrey Neira(NEW YORK) -- Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice opened up about her financial situation, her time in federal prison and what her future holds in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Amy Robach.

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu Wins Top Prize at Directors Guild of America Awards
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 11:40 am

"The Revenant" star Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro G. Iñárritu; Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- The Revenant director Alejandro G. Iñárritu won a major award over the weekend.

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