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White, Lumineers to perform at Grammys

NEW YORK (AP) -- Grammy nominees Jack White, Carrie Underwood and the Lumineers will hit the Grammys stage next month.

The Recording Academy announced Thursday that those acts will join previously announced performers including fun., The Black Keys and Taylor Swift at the Feb. 10 awards show in Los Angeles.

White is nominated for album of the year and the Lumineers are up for best new artist.

U.K. newcomer Ed Sheeran and Elton John will perform together. Sheeran's "The A Team" is nominated for song of the year.

Country singers Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley will also join forces onstage.

The Black Keys, Rihanna and Mumford & Sons are also set to perform.

Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, fun., Kanye West, Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and Mumford & Sons lead with six nominations each.

Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart head to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) -- Serious theater fans now have reason to freak out: Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will team up on Broadway this fall in two of the most iconic plays of the 20th century.

Producers said Thursday that Stewart and McKellen will star in Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" in repertoire under the direction of Sean Mathias.

The theatre, performance dates and schedule will be announced later.

Stewart and McKellen starred in a production of "Waiting for Godot" in London's West End in 2009. Prior to Broadway, "No Man's Land" will play an as-yet-unspecified out-of-town tryout this summer.

They first worked together in 1977 in Tom Stoppard's "Every Good Boy Deserves Favour." They've also starred in the "X-Men" movie franchise as Professor X and Magneto.

Singer Michael Buble, wife expecting 1st child

NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael Buble has something new to sing about: becoming a father.

In an online video posted Thursday by the YouTube account of Buble's wife, Luisana Lopilato, a sonogram with the words "Mini Buble!!!" is shown. The 20-second video ends up with words: "We're having a baby Buble!!!!"

The 37-year-old Canadian singer and his 25-year-old Argentine actress-wife were married in 2011. The couple met in 2009 during a South American concert tour.

A representative for Buble confirmed that the couple are expecting.

Buble is a Grammy-winning pop singer who has sold millions of albums, including "Crazy Love" and 2011's "Christmas." Lopilato made her name as a model and in Argentine sitcoms and soap operas.

Writer Joe McGinniss has cancer, but feels 'terrific'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Author-journalist Joe McGinniss says he was diagnosed in May with advanced prostate cancer but is responding well to treatment and feels "terrific."

The 70-year-old McGinniss is best known for controversial works such as "The Selling of the President" and "Fatal Vision." On Wednesday, he posted on his Facebook page that he had "inoperable, terminal, metastatic prostate cancer." He confirmed the diagnosis in response to an email from The Associated Press and in a subsequent Facebook posting.

McGinniss told the AP that he has no symptoms and is eager to write more books and magazine articles.


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