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Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder

In this Dec. 15, 2014 file photo, Ariana Grande performs in concert during the Hot 99.5 Jingle Ball at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Grande, Lady Gaga, and John Legend have been added to the group of artists set to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder next month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that the Band Perry will also perform alongside Usher and Chris Martin at "Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life _ An All-Star Grammy Salute" on Feb. 10. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and John Legend have been added to the group of artists set to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder next month.

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William Shatner knows the ups, downs of traveling

Ina Thursday, July 3, 2014 file photo, Calgary Stampede Parade Marshal William Shatner speaks to the media about the upcoming event at a news conference in Calgary, Alberta. Shatner returns as the priceline.com Negotiator in a new ad campaign that launches Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, with Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting again playing the travel pro's daughter. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Shatner is back as a shrewd, unflappable travel expert in his latest TV commercial for an online company.

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Tommy Hilfiger memoir to be published this fall

In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo, Tommy Hilfiger greets the crowd after showing his Fall 2013 collection during Fashion Week in New York. Hilfiger, 63, has a deal with Ballantine Books for a book expected this fall, the publisher announced Thursday. According to Ballantine, an imprint of Random House, Hilfiger will describe “the setbacks, triumphs, and sheer determination” that marked his rise from a little denim shop in Elmira, New York to worldwide fame. The memoir is currently untitled.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion giant Tommy Hilfiger is working on a memoir.

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Kerry Butler to join ‘Clinton: The Musical’ off-Broadway

In this May 23, 2011 file photo, actress Kerry Butler attends the 56th annual Drama Desk Awards in New York. The Tony Award-nominated star of “Xanadu” said Thursday she will play Hillary Rodham Clinton when the irreverent show “Clinton: The Musical” lands at New World Stages. Performances begin March 26. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kerry Butler’s next role will take her to the White House — the Clinton White House, that is.

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Pianist Jason Moran garners Grammy nod with Waller tribute

This undated image released by Blue Note Records shows pianist Jason Moran. Moran received his first Grammy nomination for best jazz instrumental album for his unorthodox tribute to singer-pianist-songwriter Fats Waller ""All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller." The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air live Feb. 8 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It will air on CBS. (AP Photo/Blue Note Records, Clay Patrick McBride)

NEW YORK (AP) — Pianist Jason Moran made it his mission on his latest album to bring a Harlem jazz legend “back into the conversation” in the 21st century. He’s exceeded expectations by garnering his first Grammy nomination for his unorthodox tribute to singer-pianist-songwriter Fats Waller.

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