Ariana Grande joining 'The Voice' for season 21 as a coach
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018 file photo, Ariana Grande attends the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event in New York. NBC said Tuesday that Grande will join the Emmy-winning series "The Voice" for its fall 2021 cycle. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – “The Voice" is switching their positions for Ariana Grande: the pop star is taking her seat in the coach's chair later this year. NBC said Tuesday that Grande will join the Emmy-winning series for its fall 2021 cycle. The 20th season of “The Voice" is currently on air and features those three singers along with Nick Jonas.
People magazine names Michael B. Jordan as Sexiest Man Alive
FILE - Michael B. Jordan arrives at the Hollywood Film Awards on Nov. 4, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jordan has been crowned as 2020's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. Known for his critically-acclaimed performances in "Fruitvale Station," "Creed" and "Black Panther," he was revealed as this year's winner Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Actor Michael B. Jordan has been crowned as 2020's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. “When my grandmother was alive, it was something that she collected, and then my mom naturally reads it a lot and my aunts as well,” Jordan said. Jordan has been active in the Black Lives Matter movement and vocal about early voting registration for this year’s election.
It was all a dream: Whitney, B.I.G. inducted into Rock Hall
are among the inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – In a normal year, the newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class would have hit the stage and perform the well-known songs that made them famous and helped them enter the prestigious organization. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s all-star group was inducted Saturday night in a taped HBO special that told the stories of Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. As she inducted Houston into the Rock Hall, Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys gave a beautiful, heartfelt speech about one of the best singers in pop history. The Notorious B.I.G.
Trump administration vetted political views of 274 celebrities for botched $265 million Covid ad campaign, House lawmakers say
Actor Dennis Quaid and singers CeCe Winans and Shulem Lemmer taped their PSAs before withdrawing their consent to participate. Newly released documents and emails between a contractor for HHS and agency officials shed light on the extent to which political interference shaped the public health campaign. The work on the project continued even after HHS announced that Caputo was taking a 60-day leave of absence. The "PSA Celebrity Tracker" used by HHS details the political views of more than 200 celebrities considered for the campaign, according to an internal HHS document dated Oct. 23 that was produced by contractor Atlas Research. "Yet, documents produced by the contractors indicate that the Trump Administration vetted spokespeople based on their political positions and whether they support President Trump."cnbc.com
Diddy, Springsteen among rock hall of fame guest list
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2020, file photo, Sean Combs accepts the 2020 Industry Icon award at the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in Beverly Hills, Calif. Combs will be among a star-studded guest list for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)CLEVELAND – Sean “Diddy” Combs, Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys will be among a star-studded guest list for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction. The prestigious organization announced the guest list Thursday for the ceremony, which will debut Nov. 7 on HBO. Other guests will include Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson, Gwen Stefani, Charlize Theron, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adam Levine and Brad Paisley. The special guests will speak on how this year’s inductees impacted their personal life and careers.
Maroon 5 Pays Tribute to Late Manager in Heartfelt 'Memories' Music Video
The band dropped the music video for their latest track, "Memories," on Tuesday and dedicated the melancholy song to their late manager, Jordan Feldstein. In the stripped-down video, Adam Levine stands as the camera, which starts with an extreme closeup of his face, slowly pans out to reveal his shirtless shoulders and chest. I wanted to make sure I could personalize it and have it be about our manager... he passed away very recently. "I am here because of me, and I am here because of the band, but I am here because of Jordan," Levine said. RELATED CONTENT:Adam Levine Opens Up About Late Manager Jordan Feldstein Ahead of Super Bowl (Exclusive)Jonah Hill's Brother Jordan Feldstein's Cause of Death RevealedJordan Feldstein, Music Manager and Jonah Hill's Brother, Dies at 40
Adam Levine Reveals He's a Stay-At-Home Dad, Says Daughter Dusty Doesn't Like His Voice
Adam Levine is loving his family time now that he's not a coach on The Voice. "I do miss it, but also I don't miss how much I had to work. Levine notes that he's very appreciative of the opportunity, but he's also soaking up lots of family time with his daughters, Dusty, 3, and Gio, 1. "I mean, I know that's a good thing because they're my children, but like, that's why I don't do much because I love hanging out [with them]. Though he's smitten with his daughters, his eldest, Dusty Rose, isn't exactly wild about her musician dad's performances.
Blake Shelton Reacts to Gwen Stefani Returning to 'The Voice' After Adam Levine's
Adam Levine isn't onThe Voice this season, but Blake Shelton still has a message for his longtime competitor. While he doesn't have Levine by his side this season, Shelton's girlfriend, Gwen Stefani, is returning as a coach just in the nick of time. That being said, Shelton admitted that he's way more competitive than Stefani in "any kind of game," not just The Voice. Back in June, Stefani reacted to returning to The Voice without Levine. RELATED CONTENT:Darius Rucker to Mentor Team Blake Shelton on 'The Voice' (Exclusive)Gwen Stefani Is Back on 'The Voice' and Thrilled to Be With 'Best Friend' Blake SheltonGwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Have a Pillow Fight With 'The Voice' Coaches
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani 'Better Than Ever' as They Reunite on 'The Voice'
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are still going strong! A source tells ET that "Gwen and Blake have been having the best time while shooting The Voice. They laugh so much on set and backstage, and arent shy about showing their affection and are better than ever." Their relationship is so different from when they first started dating on The Voice," the source explains. RELATED CONTENT:Blake Shelton Admits It's 'Hard' to See Adam Levine Leave 'The Voice' After 16 Seasons TogetherGwen Stefani Says Its Bittersweet to Rejoin Best Friend Blake Shelton on The Voice Without Adam LevineBlake Shelton Talks Marriage and How He'll Break the News