DeGeneres’ comedy honored
Talk show host and comedienne, Ellen DeGeneres was honored with the highest ranking U.S. award for achievement in comedy on Monday.
DeGeneres received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center for the Ellen DeGneres show.
Taylor ranked as highest earning dead celebrity
Forbes reported Wednesday late actress Elizabeth Taylor surpassed Michael Jackson as the highest-earning dead celebrity within the past year. Her estate, pulling in $210 million, along with her jewels, costumes and artwork, are what caused her to surpass Jackson’s fortune.
Swift to perform AMAs
Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and Linkin Park will be performing at the 40th annual American Music Awards Nov. 18, organizers announced on Wednesday.
Minaj and Rihanna recieved the most nominations.
MTV to interview Obama
President Barack Obama will be interviewed on MTV live today from the White House. It will air at 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.
Information and photos from The Associated Press.
Compiled by Anna Taylor, Features Editor.