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Swift to receive Dick Clark award for excellence

In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" in Times Square in New York. Swift is getting a special, and new, award from the American Music Awards. Dick Clark productions announced Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 that Swift would receive the Dick Clark Award for Excellence at Sunday’s show. Swift is receiving the honor for her record-setting sales. Titled “1989,” her fifth album that was released last month, became the singer’s third album to sell more than 1 million units in its debut week. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift is getting a special — and new — award from the American Music Awards.

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Matt Czuchry says ‘Good Wife’ arc is at right time

In this Nov. 10, 2012 file photo, actor Matt Czuchry attends "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To Cure Parkinson's" Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons Research benefit in New York. Czuchry stars in the legal drama, The Good Wife," airing Sundays at 9 p.m. on CBS. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mothers always know when something is wrong with their kids.

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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

In this Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 file photo, trade show attendees compete at a water game called Stinky Feet at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions convention and trade show in Orlando, Fla. The annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo is a massive industry trade show. the real buzzword at the show is “interactivity.” It seems that every vendor and park owner is seeking to somehow merge thrill rides with video games. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.

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ABC to celebrate Disney on Broadway in TV special

In this undated image released by Disney Theatrical Productions, the cast performs a number from the touring musical "Newsies" in Waterbury, Conn. Disney will celebrate 20 years of making Broadway magic with a primetime, hour-long special next month on ABC that highlights many of its musicals, including “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “Aida,” “Tarzan,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Mary Poppins,” “Newsies” and “Aladdin.” (AP Photo/Disney Theatrical Productions, Deen van Meer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney will celebrate 20 years of making Broadway magic with a prime-time, hour-long special next month on ABC that highlights many of its musicals, including “Beauty and the Beast,” ”The Lion King,” ”Aida,” ”Tarzan,” ”The Little Mermaid,” ”Mary Poppins,” ”Newsies” and “Aladdin.”

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Calle 13 is top nominee at the Latin Grammys

Rene Perez Joglar, left, and Eduardo "Visitante" Cabra, of the musical group Calle 13, perform on stage at the 15th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Enrique Iglesias picked up his first Latin Grammy in more than a decade Thursday, winning three trophies including song of the year for his platinum hit, “Bailando,” while Calle 13 set a record for most Latin Grammy wins with 21.

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