Singer Tim McGraw arrives at the "50 Years of Beautiful" television event celebrating the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's 50th Anniversary at the Dolby Theatre on in this Jan. 14, 2014, file photo taken in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
TV personality Kim Richards arrives at the 20th annual Race to Erase MS event"Love to Erase MS" in Los Angeles in this May 3, 2013, file photo. Richards, one of the Bravo series, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," was arrested Thursday, April 16, 2015, on suspicion of being drunk in public. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
"Ex Machina" marks the directorial debut of British screenwriter/novelist Alex Garland, whose script mines not only the themes explored by forbearers Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov and others, but also the ancient stories infused in the human genome.
Director and writer Rupert Goold poses for a portrait to promote the film, "True Story," at the Eddie Bauer Adventure House during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)
"Music inspired me from an early age, and I was naturally drawn to lyrics that tell great stories. I loved concept records like those of The Beatles. It's in my nature to know how songs work and how to rhyme in a poetic way," Rosanne Cash said. (ontourpr)
Percy Sledge poses for photographers as he arrives for the 2005 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at New York's Waldorf-Astoria on March 14, 2005. Sledge was among this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. (Associated Press) **FILE**
Luke Bryan, winner of the award for favorite country male artist, poses in the press room at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP)