SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

SAMUEL L. JACKSON has been named the Top-Grossing Actor of All Time. And he’s held that title before.  It doesn’t mean he’s made the most money . . . just that his MOVIES have.

  1. Harrison Ford, $4.963 billion
  2. Robert Downey Jr., $4.960 billion
  3. Tom Hanks, $4.605 billion.
  4. Morgan Freeman, $4.522 billion
  5. Scarlett Johansson, $4.385 billion.
  6. Andy Serkis, $4.357 billion.
  7. Anthony “C-3PO” Daniels, $4.040 billion.
  8. Tom Cruise, $3.989 billion.
  9. Eddie Murphy, $3.811 billion.

 

“Dancing with the Stars” is about to launch its 27th season on September 24 . . . Here’s the list:

Nancy McKeon          She played Jo on “The Facts of Life”.

John Schneider         Bo Duke on “The Dukes of Hazzard”.

DeMarcus Ware       He’s a former NFL linebacker, who played for the Cowboys and the Broncos.

Mary Lou Retton     She’s a former Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast.

Tinashe                     She’s a pop R&B singer

Nikki Glaser             She’s a stand-up comedian

Evanna Lynch          She played Luna Lovegood in the “Harry Potter” movies.

Bobby Bones          He hosts a popular syndicated country music radio show out of Nashville.

“Grocery Store Joe” He was on Becca Kufrin’s season of “The Bachelorette”.

Juan Pablo Di Pace He plays Kimmy Gibbler’s ex-husband Fernando on “Fuller House”.

Alexis Ren               She’s a “social media model.”

Danelle Umstead  A three-time Paralympian in Alpine Skiing, who’s partially blind.

Milo Manheim       He’s 17, and starred in the Disney Channel movie “Z-O-M-B-I-E-S”

 

CARRIE UNDERWOOD says her song “Love Wins” acknowledges that we all live in a “broken world” . . . but the human spirit is able to rise above that.

The CMAs and ACMs effectively shut out women in their Entertainer of the Year category. And it’s more than seeing males dominate the Top 10 Albums of the week chart. Billboard” asked KACEY MUSGRAVES about “Golden Hour” getting a CMA Album of the Year nomination and instead of just basking in the glory, she said, “Though I’m extremely honored, I have to say that the number of females included still doesn’t satisfy me -especially considering the fact that I feel we’re in a current time where more females are making good music.” The frustrating part is their good music isn’t getting the exposure it deserves.  And the reason is the fear that money will be lost if something different doesn’t succeed.  CAM says the people in charge are afraid of change.    Her solution is to recruit more diversity INSIDE the industry.

 

If you owned your own nightclub what cocktail would your bartenders start making as soon as they saw you walk in the place? In LUKE BRYAN’s case, it’ll be an Old Fashioned. The drink is typically made by muddling sugar or syrup with bitters, then adding alcohol, and a twist of citrus.

 

There’s a baby on the way for Bekah Martinez. The Bachelor star, who has been dating Grayston Leonard for seven months, announced her pregnancy Wednesday. Bekah became one of the youngest contestants to compete on the ABC dating series when she vied for Arie heart earlier this year. At just 22, Bekah and Arie’s 14-year age difference caused plenty of drama both during and after the show aired.

 

You can add ALAN JACKSON and the ZAC BROWN BAND to the long list of concerts and events being canceled because of Hurricane Florence.

 

WILLIE NELSON will be headlining a concert and rally for Texas senate candidate Beto O’Rourke. It’s going down September 29th in Austin, Texas.

 

LONESTAR and PHIL VASSAR are hitting the road together. Their Not So Silent Night Tour kicks off November 30th in Biloxi, Mississippi.  They’re also releasing a single together, and that’s called “Not So Silent Night”.  Proceeds from the single will benefit The Salvation Army.

 

“Thursday Night Football” at 8:20 p.m. Eastern on the NFL Network. The Cincinnati Bengals host the Baltimore Ravens.

“Jimmy Fallon” – Carrie Underwood.

Joe Don Rooney is 43.

Stella McCartney is 47.

Zak Starkey is 53.

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

CARRIE UNDERWOOD got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday, and got pretty emotional in her induction speech. She said she wanted to explain how a girl from Oklahoma ended up where she was . . . and got about a sentence in before she started crying. She talked about all the people…

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

The word is that MAROON 5 is doing the Super Bowl Halftime Show. Nobody’s saying it officially yet.  The NFL would only say, “It’s a Super Bowl tradition to speculate about the performers for the Pepsi Halftime Show.”   DICKEY BETTS from the ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND fell and “cracked his head” in a freak accident.…