New this week: 'Me Time,' DJ Khaled and Sylvester Stallone
This week’s new entertainment releases include fresh music from DJ Khaled and his celebrity pals, an HBO documentary about the unending toll Hurricane Katrina had on New Orleans' children and a film starring Sylvester Stallone as an aged superhero.
New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a fresh album from The Black Keys, Rebel Wilson starring as a popular high school senior who emerges from a coma after 20 years, and the period drama “Operation Mincemeat,” based on a risky and real military operation in World War II.
Blues man: Meet an unlikely Grammy nominee
Blues man: Meet an unlikely Grammy nominee Seventy-three-year-old Jimmy "Duck" Holmes is the last of the old Bentonia bluesmen – a brand of blues known for its haunting, hypnotic style. For decades, Holmes had played mostly at his own juke joint, the Blue Front café, But a couple years ago, his friend and manager brought him to Nashville for a secret purpose: to record a blues album with musician and producer Dan Auerbach. The result: "Cypress Grove," a Grammy nominee for Best Traditional Blues Album. Steve Hartman reports.cbsnews.com
Mississippi bluesman may be the most unlikely Grammy nominee
About 2,000 miles from Los Angeles, where the red carpet turns to dust, we found this year's most unlikely Grammy nominee. Every day, 73-year-old Jimmy "Duck" Holmes welcomes customers to his Blue Front Cafe and juke joint in Bentonia, Mississippi. Holmes doesn't read music. He doesn't write music. He doesn't write lyrics.cbsnews.com
A 'Black Parade' Grammys: Beyoncé leads with 9 nominations
NEW YORK – Beyoncé is bringing her Black parade to the Grammys: The pop star’s anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine. A winner of 24 Grammys, Beyoncé becomes the second-most nominated act in the history of the awards show with 79 nominations. Beyoncé is only behind her husband Jay-Z and Quincy Jones, who have both earned 80 nominations each. Jay-Z picked up three nominations this year for his contributions to Beyoncé’s songs: He co-wrote “Black Parade” and “Savage,” thus earning nominations for song of the year, best R&B song and best rap song. Instead, multiple nominations went to Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Ricch, who each earned six nominations and followed Beyoncé as the second-most nominated acts.
Last Night: The Black Keys at Toyota Center
And in the case of The Black Keys, the opposite might actually be true: They may sound better now than they ever have. Save for the opener, "I Got Mine," The Black Keys buried most of the deep cuts in the middle of their set. Maybe it was the frigid temperatures outside or the fact that it was a school night, but fans just didn't seem very interested in partying with The Black Keys. Which was a real shame because, as the title of their most recent effort indicates, The Black Keys came to Houston to rock. So it wasn't the nightmare Carney had, but the reception his band received on Tuesday night wasn't the stuff dreams are made of either.houstonpress.com
Patrick Carney on The Black Keys Comeback, Nightmares and Baseball
After releasing eight studio albums over a 12-year period, Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach were burnt out. The duo that makes up The Black Keys had cemented their bands standing in the music industry. Fortunately for Carney, his wife Michelle Branch whose fourth studio album he produced helped keep the drummers skills sharp during The Black Keys' hiatus. He isn't giving up on The Black Keys or music at large, but he's excited about spending more time with his friends and family, enjoying life and watching a little baseball. The Black Keys and Modest Mouse are scheduled to perform at 6 p.m. (doors open) on November 12 at Toyota Center 1510 Polk.houstonpress.com
Democratic candidates spar in first night of primary debates
Impact of legal marijuana in ColoradoIt's been five years since recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado. The drug is now an integral part of the state's economy, politics and everyday life. New York Times national correspondent Jack Healy joined CBSN to discuss some of the surprising changes the state has undergone.cbsnews.com
The Black Keys open up about why they haven't toured in years
After playing together for roughly 15 years straight, The Black Keys needed a break. The multi-Grammy Award-winning blues-rock duo comprised of vocalist and guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney, stopped touring in 2015. They didn't play together for more than three years and wouldn't announce their next album for nearly five years. "Us taking a break wasn't 'cause we were sick of playing music. The Black Keys on why they took a break from touring: "It can become 'Groundhog Day'"Auerbach and Carney took a break from the road at the end of their "Turn Blue" world tour.cbsnews.com