“America’s Got Talent” will launch its 14th season this summer, and TERRY CREWS will replace TYRA BANKS as the host . . . and there will be two new judges: GABRIELLE UNION and JULIANNE HOUGH. They’re taking over for MEL B and HEIDI KLUM. SIMON COWELL and HOWIE MANDEL, will be back.
Don’t expect the OLSEN TWINS to show up on the final season of “Fuller House”. CANDACE CAMERON-BURE says, “They will never come back! . . . They don’t want to be on the show. The answer’s NO!”
KACEY MUSGRAVES’ won four wins at Sunday’s Grammys. “Golden Hour” won Album of the Year and Best Country Album. “Space Cowboy” took home the Best Country Song trophy. And “Butterflies” was named Best Country Solo Performance. Well, those are the SAME four awards that TAYLOR SWIFT won back in 2010 with “Fearless” and “White Horse”. Kacey is now the FIRST female solo artist to win Best Country Album twice. “Same Trailer Different Park” also won it back in 2016. Kacey will definitely get a sales bump from the Grammy exposure.
REBA MCENTIRE revealed the details of a brand new album. It’s called “Stronger Than The Truth”, and it’ll be out April 5th. There’s a preview of the title track at Reba.com. Plus she’ll be hosting the “54th Academy of Country Music Awards” on April 7th. They’re being held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Vegas, and will air on CBS. It’ll be her 16th time hosting the show. She’s also going to announce the first round of nominees on the February 20th edition of “CBS This Morning”.
RICHARD GERE and his wife are the proud parents of a brand new baby boy. Gere is 69.
JOHN GRISHAM says he gets book ideas from reading obituaries in the “New York Times”.
GARTH BROOKS is playing baseball at spring training again. This time he’s in a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform down in Florida. It’s part of his Teammates for Kids Foundation. He also did spring training with the San Diego Padres in 1998 and 1999, the New York Mets in 2000, and the Kansas City Royals in 2002.
CARLY PEARCE cast her fiancé MICHAEL RAY to play the love interest in her “Closer to You” video. He’s the guy in the passenger seat “distracting her” as she’s trying to drive.
DIERKS BENTLEY has added 31 dates to his 2019 Burning Man Tour. Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes, and Hot Country Knights are the openers . . . with newcomer Caylee Hammack jumping in on the final weekend.
In a new documentary, DR. RUTH admits she scarred her grandson for life. She says, “I came to his classroom in the fourth grade in New York and did a sex talk and he says – now he’s 27 – he hasn’t recovered since.”
Amazon was founded in 1994 in the garage of Jeff Bezos’ parents’ house. More than two decades later, Bezos is the richest man in the world and said house is for sale. The 1,540 square-foot house features 3 bedrooms, 1.75 baths, hardwood floors, skylights, a 10×20 storage shed and a hot tub on the back porch. The property last sold in 2009 for $620,000. The house is listed for $1.5 million.
Pink was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album for “Beautiful Trauma,” but lost to Ariana Grande. That doesn’t mean the star isn’t still a winner. Her kids, Willow and Jameson, made a homemade version of the trophy. Pink tweeted, “Thanks Kids 🙂 my favorite kind of award.” The “award” made from aluminum foil loosely resembles the real thing.
One of the biggest complaints about the Oscars every year is the show’s length. This year — fingers crossed — the show will be a bit shorter because there will be four fewer categories announced live. The awards for cinematography, film editing, live action short and the category of makeup and hairstyling will now all be given off camera and announced at some point on the show.
“Ellen’s Game of Games” at 8:00 p.m. on NBC.