'It's an honor': The Hall of Fame's class of 2020 enshrined
Kobe Bryant is in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame now, along with contemporaries Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, headliners of a group of nine who got their delayed and long-awaited enshrinement on Saturday night, more than a year after being announced as the Hall’s Class of 2020.
NE-YO talks World Of Dance semi-finals, sitting next to J.Lo, Derek Houghs Tik Tok obsession
HOUSTON Whether you know NE-YO from his music, his movies, or his role as a judge on NBCs World Of Dance, one thingss for sure - he sure knows great dancers when he seems them! Things have definitely looked a little bit different for season 4 of World Of Dance. Normally, from the beginning, dancers perform on the big, bright stage with a live audience. For this season, the judges and producers have stripped things down to find the best of the best, making the dancers EARN their way onto the big stage. There are two rounds of semi-finals that begin tonight, August 4th, at 9 p.m. The second round will be next Tuesday August 11th, at 9 p.m., and the world final finale airing Wednesday August 12th, at 8 p.m.Watch as NE-YO chats with Lauren Kelly about what fans can expect from tonights episode!
Actress Naya Rivera, who rose to fame in 'Glee,' dies at 33
NEW YORK Naya Rivera, a singer and actress who played a gay cheerleader on the hit TV musical comedy Glee, was found dead Monday in a Southern California lake. What a force you were, wrote Glee co-star Jane Lynch on Twitter. She is survived by her parents, Yolanda and George; a younger brother, Mychal; a sister, Nickayla; and her 4-year-old son. Naya Rivera was a fierce talent with so much more to do and this is such a terrible tragedy. In the preface to her autobiography, Rivera wrote that motherhood had changed her life and given it perspective.
Ne-Yo Explains His 'Sacrifice' Remarks Made at George Floyd's Funeral
Ne-Yo is standing by the remarks he made at George Floyd's funeral. I just want to thank George Floyd for the sacrifice so my kids can be all right. One user commented under a video Ne-Yo posted of his performance at the event, "Murder is not a sacrifice." "I have the utmost respect for George Floyd, his family and the UNWILLING SACRIFICE HE MADE for black people everywhere." RELATED CONTENT:Ne-Yo Breaks Down While Performing at George Floyd's MemorialGeorge Floyd's Brother Asks Lawmakers to 'Stop the Pain' in HearingJoe Biden Praises George Floyd's 'Brave' Daughter in Video MessageCelebrities Attend George Floyd's Houston Funeral
Ne-Yo Breaks Down While Performing 'It's So Hard to Say Goodbye' at George Floyd's Memorial Service
Ne-Yo performed an emotional rendition of Boyz II Men's "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" at George Floyd's memorial service on Tuesday, struggling at times to get through the song as he sang through tears. “I just want to thank George Floyd for the sacrifice so my kids can be all right. The Democratic presidential nominee met privately with Floyd's family one day prior. A burden that is now your purpose to change the world for the better, in the name of George Floyd." RELATED CONTENT:Joe Biden Praises George Floyd's 'Brave' Daughter in Video MessageCelebrities Attend George Floyd's Houston FuneralJennifer Lopez, YG, Madonna & More Protest George Floyd's Death
15 powerful videos you need to see from George Floyd’s funeral in Houston
HOUSTON – George Floyd’s death captured the attention of the world. On Tuesday, all eyes were on Houston as Floyd was honored in a final service before he was laid to rest next to his mother. Family and friends remember George FloydGrammy-winner Ne-Yo gets emotional during his performance at George Floyd’s funeralPhoto and video montage shown at George Floyd’s funeralA Jack Yates alum reads moving poem during funeral service“My Soul’s Been Anchored” is performed at George Floyd’s funeralCivil rights leader, Rev. William Lawson honors life of George FloydPastor Ralph Douglas West speaks at George Floyd’s serviceNakitta Foxx performs powerful rendition of “We Offer Praise"Rep. Al Green presents George Floyd’s family with flag and resolutionPeople give praise, honor George Floyd during performance of “For Every Mountain”Dray Tate performs “A Change is Gonna Come” while an artist paints a portrait of George Floyd. Mother of four shares why this historic moment is personal, important for herGeorge Floyd’s casket is walked out of the church following moving service.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree's 89 years of history
NEW YORK -- Each year, thousands of spectators pack into New York City's Rockefeller Center for one of the grandest displays of the holiday season -- the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.In recent years, the tree has been topped with a huge Swarovski crystal star, and before the COVID-19 pandemic, its lighting was celebrated with celebrity performances and large crowds.Yet originally, gathering around the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree wasn't such a grand affair. A famous photo from 1931 shows construction workers gathering around a decorated spruce, the plaza's first festive tree.At the first official light two years later, the tree was decorated with only 700 lights, and at the time, Rockefeller Center was only eight months old, according to AccuWeather The ceremony got an upgrade in 1936 with an ice-skating pageant at its brand-new rink.During World War II, there were three trees at Rockefeller Center -- one in red, one in white and one in blue -- to show support for the troops.The holiday lighting was first broadcast in 1951 and has aired on TV ever since.The largest tree in Rockefeller's history was 1999's 100-foot-tall tree from Connecticut.The tree has made history as recently as 2017: For the first time ever, it was lit with energy-efficient LED lights powered by hundreds of solar panels on top of 30 Rockefeller.abc13.com
'Tis the season: Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights up
One of the brightest signs of the holiday season has come to light. The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was officially turned on Wednesday night, at an event featuring celebrities including Idina Menzel, Lea Michele and Ne-Yo among the performers.chicagotribune.com
New music to add to your holiday playlist
It's officially time for holiday music and the queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey, is all about it. This is the first Christmas song from the Jonas Brothers in more than ten years.There's also new holiday music from Alessia Cara with her single "Make It To Christmas. "Ne-Yo welcomes the holiday season with his new album, "Another Kind Of Christmas." "Idina Menzel is also spreading the holiday cheer with her sophomore Christmas album, "Christmas: A Season of Love. Idina reveals, "It's sort of about inclusivity and acceptance, forgiveness and family...It felt like a really great holiday song, a song that we needed at this time.abc13.com
Becky G, Ne-Yo, Isabela Moner & More Best Dressed at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards
The artists did not disappoint at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards. Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesDora and the Lost City of Gold star Isabela Moner looked angelic in a lilac cut-out dress. Getty ImagesDynamic duo Zion & Lennox also pulled out all the stops in their snazzy suits for the awards show. RELATED CONTENT:Latin American Music Awards 2019: Winners ListEmilia Mernes Addresses Dating Rumors and Confirms She's Still Single! (Exclusive)Pitbull Tears Up the Stage at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards
Pitbull Tears Up the Stage at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards
Mr. Worldwide tore up the stage at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards on Thursday, getting the entire Dolby Theatre in Hollywood out of their chairs as he jammed out to his new song, "Me Quedar Contigo." Among the special guests supporting Pitbull on stage were Lenier, El Micha and Ne-Yo, who sang in Spanish for the first time. "I'm going to be honest, it feels incredible [to be here]. "If I'm going to do it, Mr. 305 is the person to do it with," Ne-Yo added. RELATED CONTENT:Marc Anthony Performs Passionate Tribute to Jos Jos After Winning Big Latin American Music Awards HonorLatin American Music Awards 2019: Winners List
Latin American Music Awards 2019: How to Watch, Who's Hosting, Presenters, Performers and More
The 2019 Latin American Music Awards are almost here, and ET will be on the scene with the biggest stars for the night's biggest moments! : Follow along on ET Live, by downloading the ET Live mobile app from the Google Play store or Apple App Store. Or stream ET Live on your Roku, Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV device. Marc Anthony will be honored with the International Artist Award of Excellence and Becky G will receive the Extraordinary Evolution award. RELATED CONTENT:2019 Latin AMAs Nominations: Ozuna, Daddy Yankee, Becky G, Rosalia, Bad Bunny and MoreBecky G Wins Two Top Awards at 2018 Latin AMAs: 'Juntos Somos Ms'