No One Wanted Trevor Noah to Talk to Them at the Grammys
REUTERS/Mario AnzuoniIt’s not often people want to sit farther from the stage at an awards show, but you could practically hear the seats scooting backward at the Grammys Sunday night as host Trevor Noah made his way through the crowd. After an energetic introductory performance from Bad Bunny, Noah—now on his third consecutive year as Grammys emcee—handled his duties confidently. And yet, the energy in the room felt vaguely like the end of a Zoom meeting. As the comedian worked the crowd, strolnews.yahoo.com
Trevor Noah returns as Grammy host with comfort, nervousness
Trevor Noah says he feels more comfortable hosting the Grammy Awards for a third-straight year, but the former “The Daily Show” host still has some nervousness about leading the ceremony with big-time acts like Beyoncé, Adele and Harry Styles looking on.
Sam Smith called for BRIT Awards to go gender-neutral, now says it's a 'shame' no women nominated this year
A British award show went gender-neutral for its "Artist of the Year" category, which singer Sam Smith advocated for but now calls it a "shame" that no female artists were nominated.foxnews.com
Adele revealed she walks with a "wobble" because of "really bad sciatica." Here's what to know about the condition.
The 34-year-old singer previously said that she has suffered from back issues for more than half of her life, starting with when she slipped a spinal disc at 15 "from sneezing."cbsnews.com
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
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.
Who has the best Grammy-winning album? Vote in our bracket
Taylor Swift accepts award onstage during The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)The 2021 Grammys are on this year, and while it’s exciting for all the award-winners, nothing is more exciting than seeing who takes home Album of the Year. Winners have included Adele, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and the Chicks, just to name a few. But who really had the best of the best album? The pop divas like Adele and Taylor Swift prevailed, and some of the less popular acts aren’t going to be seen past round two.
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.
Which is your favorite album from Grammy winners? Weigh in
The 2021 Grammys are on this year, and while it’s exciting to see who wins all the awards, nothing is more exciting than seeing who wins Album of the Year. Winners have included Adele, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and the Chicks, just to name a few. But who really had the best of the best album? Artists will go head-to-head, and in the end, only one album will come out as supreme. You can vote in round one right now, and make sure come back every day to vote in the other rounds.
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