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Tom Petty Wins Co-Writing Credits On Sam Smith Hit

Posted On January 26, 2015

(Undated) -- Sam Smith's breakout hit is taking a royalties hit after a valid complaint from Tom Petty. It seems the British singer's "Stay With Me" sounds just enough like the rocker's 1989 hit "I Won't Back Down" to give Petty and co-writer Jeff Lynne songwriting credits - and royalties - on Smith's hit ballad.…

Miss Universe Hands NBC Sunday Night Ratings Win

Posted On January 26, 2015

(Miami, FL) -- Miss Universe is a ratings winner for NBC. The 63rd annual event averaged seven-point-six-million viewers over three hours to crown NBC the winner of Sunday night's ratings race. That made it the top-rated Miss Universe broadcast since 2009 and the most-watched since 2006. CBS placed second in the coveted 18-49 demo while…

“Birdman” Cast Accepts Top Honors At SAG Awards

Posted On January 26, 2015

(Los Angeles, CA) -- The cast of "Birdman" is celebrating back-to-back wins after Saturday's Producers Guild Awards and Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild honors. Star Michael Keaton led the cast in accepting the SAG Award for Outstanding Ensemble cast.   Other big winners emerging from the SAG ceremony include: Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory of…

Miss Colombia Wins 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant In Miami

Posted On January 25, 2015

(Miami, FL) -- Miss Colombia has been crowned Miss Universe 2015. Paulina Vega, the 22-year-old, Spanish-speaking beauty, won over the judges on Sunday night's 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant, which aired live from the FIU Arena in Miami. She was asked to answer a question about what she believes Colombia contributes to the world.  …

“Birdman,” “Orange Is The New Black” Top SAG Awards

Posted On January 25, 2015

(Los Angeles, CA) -- The Actors have spoken. The cast of "Birdman" is the Most Outstanding Ensemble for a Motion Picture. The movie's acting cast accepted the honor at Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild Awards, just one day after the Producers Guild of America honored "Birdman" with its top prize on Saturday night. Other big…