Topic 1 Taylor Swift Is Rich Beyond Her ‘Wildest Dreams'
Forbes magazine lists the highest-paid celebrities each year. It puts the singer-songwriter at the top of its 2016 list.
Topic 2 Putting Namibia on the World Music Map
A young singer wants people around the world to recognize Namibia as a source for good music.
Topic 3 Fearless Girl' Statue Appears on Wall Street
One investment group in New York City, however, celebrated in a different way. It put up a symbolic statue on Wall Street, the city’s financial center.
Topic 4 Fans Donate to Wish Harry Styles Happy Birthday
Fans of Harry Styles have also donated $11,849 to support the oldest gay and lesbian telephone help line in the United Kingdom.
Topic 5 Handsome Pakistani Tea Seller Catches Eyes
People on social media are reacting to photographs of a blue-eyed tea seller from Pakistan.
Topic 6 American Teenager's 'Domino' Artwork Goes Viral
A teenager from the northeast state of New Hampshire has one of the top trending YouTube videos this week.
Topic 7 Elvis Still Creates Excitement Long After His Death
A new area, called “Elvis Presley’s Memphis,” just opened on the grounds of the estate. It includes new stores, a hotel, two restaurants and new exhibition center.
Topic 8 Dog or Bread?' Question Takes Over Twitter
They are asking what, at first, might seem like a strange question: “Is this a photograph of a dog or a photo of a kind of food?”
Topic 9 Hollywood Recognizes Iranian Film Director
Political statements are not new to the Academy Awards ceremony. A number of award-winning actors and movie directors have made such comments over the years.
Topic 10 Feelings and Fashion at MTV's Video Music Awards
The MTV network held its Video Music Awards, or VMAs, Sunday night. Social media users are still talking about the stars and performances at the ceremony.
Topic 11 Moonlight' Wins Best Picture at Mixed-Up Oscars Ceremony
And with those words, producer Jordan Horowitz of “La La Land,” told the cast and crew of a competing film that it had won the Oscars’ biggest award.
Topic 12 Texas Teenager Rocks the Blues On New Album
That praise comes from old-time blues musicians and music lovers in Texas. Venable has the stage presence of a long-time performer, they note. But she is only 17 years old.
Topic 13 2016: A Hard Year in Entertainment
The music industry lost a lot of its stars in 2016, beginning in January with David Bowie’s passing, and continuing through December with the death of George Michael.
Topic 14 Tom Hanks Surprised Bride and Groom
Elizabeth Murphy and Ryan Barclay were posing for wedding photos along a path in New York City’s Central Park.
Topic 15 Jon Bon Jovi: Wedding Singer?
After all, there was already a band playing music for guests. However, the band’s singer, local jazz musician Lourdes Valentin, knew that Bon Jovi was among the wedding guests.
Topic 16 Patriots, Brady and Lady Gaga Impress at Super Bowl
The New England Patriots football team defeated the Atlanta Falcons in the 51st Super Bowl on Sunday. It was the Patriots’ fifth Super Bowl win.
Topic 17 Stranger Things' Wins Actors' Group Award
People on social media are talking about the 2017 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards show. The event took place Sunday night in Los Angeles, California.
Topic 18 ‘Star Wars’ Actress Carrie Fisher Dies
The American actress Carrie Fisher, who became famous around the world for her part as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” movies, has died.
Topic 19 What Stars Do When They Are Caught in Bad Behavior
Television star Billy Bush is the latest well-known person to lose his job after reports of bad behavior.
Topic 20 “Finding Dory” Movie Audience Surprised in California
The movie “Finding Dory” is one of the most popular currently playing in the United States. It is the sequel to the successful film from 2003, called “Finding Nemo.”