Grammy nominations to be announced, with 5 new categories

The Recording Academy will announce nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards on Tuesday with some significant additions.

Art from Microsoft founder Paul Allen sells for $1.5 billion

Works by artists including Cézanne, Seurat, and van Gogh sold for a record-breaking $1.5 billion during the first part of Christie’s two-day auction of the late Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen’s masterpiece-heavy collection.

Holiday arrival: Rockefeller tree ushers in Christmas season

An iconic sign of Christmas arrived in New York City on Saturday as a crane hoisted an 82-foot (25-meter) Norway spruce into place at Rockefeller Plaza, where the 14-ton tree will be festooned with thousands of lights and topped with a star encrusted with millions of crystals.

Taylor Swift wins most prizes at MTV Europe Music Awards

Taylor Swift walked away with four prizes at MTV’s Europe Music Awards on Sunday, including best video for her 10-minute “All Too Well”.

New this week: Spirited, Pokemon, Nope and Slumberland

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.

Pope lunches with poor at the Vatican

Pope Francis has celebrated the Catholic Church’s World Day of the Poor by inviting 1300 migrants and homeless people to a special lunch at the Vatican.

Miami Beach hotel that hosted JFK, Beatles imploded

A once-luxurious Miami Beach hotel that hosted the Beatles and President John F. Kennedy during its 1960s heyday was imploded Sunday after falling into disrepair and abandonment in recent years.