Jon Batiste tops Grammys; Silk Sonic soars, Rodrigo crowned
Jon Batiste won album of the year honors for “We Are” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, giving him five trophies on a night that saw the ’70s funk of Silk Sonic take record of the year and song of the year and newcomer Olivia Rodrigo take three awards.
Adele Did Not Postpone Concert Over COVID, Caesars Palace Sources Claim
Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesAs Adele continues to issue refunds and FaceTime fans who’d shown up in Las Vegas for her abruptly postponed residency, it appears some insiders want to set the story straight about what really killed the show.In a tearful video last week, Adele said half her crew had contracted COVID-19, forcing the postponement. But reports have begun pouring in from multiple tabloids (grains of salt, etc. etc.) that the singer clashed with her set designer, Esmeralda Devlin, overnews.yahoo.com
A TV host flew 10,000 miles for an exclusive interview with Adele, only to have it cancelled after he admitted he hadn't listened to her new album
Matthew Doran, a TV host, told local media he missed an email with a link to Adele's new album. It was to be her only Australian album interview.news.yahoo.com
Adele concert proposal "definitely a dream," bride-to-be says in "CBS Mornings" interview
Quentin Brunson proposed to his girlfriend of seven years, Ashleigh Mann, in an emotional scene during the concert in Los Angeles' Griffith Park, popping the question in front of cameras and a star-studded audience.cbsnews.com
The four most personal revelations from Oprah’s interview with Adele, from her divorce to weight loss to new boyfriend
Oprah Winfrey's primetime interview and concert special with Adele covered a lot of ground Sunday night, from the singer's divorce to much-discussed weight loss to new boyfriend, sports agent Rich Paul.washingtonpost.com
New this week: Will Smith, 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' and Adele
This week’s new entertainment releases include a much-anticipated album from Adele, a documentary about Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl half-time show and Will Smith playing father and tennis guru to Venus and Serena Williams.
Clips of musicians including Dave Grohl and Adele responding to potentially injured concert-goers resurface after 8 people died during Travis Scott's Astroworld
Following 8 deaths during Travis Scott's Astroworld festival, social media users are highlighting how other musicians have reacted to issues in crowds.news.yahoo.com
Saturday Sessions: Anderson East sings "Hood of My Car"
Growing up in Alabama, Anderson East wrote and performed his first song for his seventh-grade talent show. The Grammy-nominee is now out with his fourth studio album, "Maybe We Never Die." East joins "Saturday Sessions" to perform the song "Hood of My Car."news.yahoo.com
Joint custody of son, no spousal support in Adele divorce
FILE - Adele arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. The singer will share custody of her 8-year-old son and wont be paying child support to her now-ex-husband Simon Konecki. A Los Angeles judge finalized the divorce last week. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Adele will share custody of her 8-year-old son and won't be paying child support to her now-ex-husband Simon Konecki, according to divorce documents obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. Both waived the right to seek spousal support, and both agreed to joint legal and physical custody of son Angelo, who was born in 2012.
Still divisive, Dr. Luke resurges at Grammys — as Tyson Trax
Dr. Luke appeared as Tyson Trax on the Grammy ballot for Doja Cat's Say So," which he produced and co-wrote. But not all of the academy members may have been aware they were voting for Dr. Luke when they completed their ballots this year. Ad“I didn’t know that Tyson Trax was Dr. Luke. AdTogether, Martin and Dr. Luke crafted hits for Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, Pink and Kesha, who he signed in 2005. Eventually Dr. Luke stepped into the forefront, helming successes for Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida, logging 17 No.
New this week: 'Coming 2 America,' Camilo and a dragon movie
(ABC/Paramount+/Amazon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall are back in Queens as Prince Akeem and Semmi in “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1988 film, which is now coming straight to your living room Friday on Amazon Prime Video. Set to becoming the King of Zamunda, Murphy’s character returns to the U.S. to find a son he’s never met. Ad— A more family friendly streaming option this week is the Walt Disney Co.’s computer animated “Raya and the Last Dragon,” featuring the voices of “Star Wars’” Kelly Marie Tran as Raya and Awkwafina as a dragon. The big-voiced Grammy-winning singer self-produced “Baby, I’m Hollywood!” – which is a mix of soul music, piano ballads and funk sounds.
12 last-minute Halloween costume ideas that are perfect for 2020
(Photo by APEX/MEGA/GC Images) (2020 MEGA)Who: The other star of Netflix’s irresistible “Tiger King." What you’ll need: Your hair pulled back in a bun, glasses, a judge’s robe and a fancy white collar. What you’ll need: A banana costume and a loaf of bread to carry around. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)Who: A video conferencing program that became very popular once the pandemic started in early 2020. What you’ll need: A piece of cardboard cut with a whole in the middle to look like a screen.
A look at artists who've objected to Trump using their songs
FILE - Pharrell Williams attends the world premiere of "The Black Godfather," in Los Angeles on June 3, 2019. Dozens of artists have objected to Donald Trump using their music in his two presidential campaigns. Williams sent a cease-and-desist letter after his song Happy" was played at a Trump rally in 2018. He was especially angered that the event was hours after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)
A look at artists who've objected to Trump using their songs
Dozens of artists have objected to Donald Trump using their music in his two presidential campaigns. Williams sent a cease-and-desist letter after his song Happy" was played at a Trump rally in 2018. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)From classic American rockers to British artists to the estates of late legends, here's a look at some of the musicians who have objected to Donald Trump using their songs at campaign events. JOHN FOGERTY, PHIL COLLINS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEENSome classic rockers say not only do they oppose Trump using their music, the choice of songs is ironic or downright wrong. Eddy Grant sued Trump in September over the use of his 1980s hit “Electric Avenue” in a Trump campaign animated video that mocked his opponent Joe Biden.
Why Adele Fans Are Convinced She's Dating Rapper Skepta
Many fans seem to think that the celebrated artist has sparked a romance with rapper Skepta, and are presenting what they claim is evidence to back up their relationship speculation. Over the weekend, the "Hello" singer and the British rapper exchanged some seemingly flirty messages on Instagram, which sent fans into a frenzy. Adele and Skepta are chatting on Instagram pic.twitter.com/NcGI7yiVLh Adele Media (@mediapabr) June 27, 2020Still cant believe Adele and Skepta are a couple emily (@emroseoneill) June 28, 2020HOLD THE FUCKING PHONE ADELE AND SKEPTA???!!!! #adele and #skepta trolling everyone is what we need in this shitshow of a year! In an interview with ES Magazine in November 2016, the rapper said, "Adele texts me all the time and keeps me in check."
Adele Tells Fans to Be 'Patient' for New Music Because 'Corona Ain't Over'
The "Someone Like You" songstress had some fun on Instagram on Saturday, sharing a couple of photos of herself and telling fans to be "patient" for new music. In one post, Adele is seen squatting next to the TV, fanning herself as she wears gray sweats and an oversized white tee. The next photo in her slideshow shows her watching her 2016 Glastonbury performance and wearing the same exact dress. In the past months she's supported the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as thanked fans in May for their birthday wishes. "Thank you for the birthday love," the "Send My Love" songstress captioned the cute pic.
Adele Urges Fans to Be Angered but Focused Following George Floyds Death
Adele made a rare social media post on Monday to share her thoughts on the death of George Floyd. George Floyds murder has sent shockwaves around the world, there are countless others that havent, the 32-year-old musician wrote alongside a photo of Floyd on Instagram. The singer is one of many celebrities who have expressed their feelings on Floyds death on social media in recent days. See more on how celebrities have reacted to Floyds death, below. RELATED CONTENT:Nick Cannon Explains Why He Had to Attend George Floyd ProtestsGeorge Clooney Pens Essay Following Death of George FloydKatherine Heigl Ponders How to Talk About George Floyd With Daughter