BTS on 1st Grammy nod: 'It’s hard to express in words'
FILE - Members BTS pose for photos during the Golden Disk Awards in Seoul, South Korea, on Jan. 5, 2020. Now, the gift has returned to them — in the form of their first Grammy nomination. “‘Dynamite’ gave us huge success in Korea, of course, a Grammy nomination, a performance, so you know, life is really interesting." “It’s really hard to express in words,” Jimin said of the nomination. They said the Grammy nomination does create some pressure for the next batch of songs they produce, but they’re not letting the success get to their heads.
O'Neal hosting SHAQ Bowl on Super Bowl Sunday
(AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)Fans looking for pregame entertainment before the Super Bowl will have another option this year. Shaquille O'Neal will be holding the virtual SHAQ Bowl on Feb. 7. It's one of the few events taking place in Tampa, Florida, since many parties that traditionally take place during Super Bowl week have been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The SHAQ Bowl takes the place of Shaq's Fun House, which had been held the past two years in Atlanta and Miami. The SHAQ Bowl also has its own halftime show with Migos and DJ Diesel performing.
Police: Pop Smoke's social media led killers to LA home
This aerial photo taken from video provided by Fox11 News KTTV-TV shows the Hollywood Hills home, center, where Pop Smoke, 20, was shot and killed early Feb. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. Authorities say three men and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the home-invasion death of the rising rapper. (Fox11 News KTTV-TV via AP)
Review: Liam Payne stumbles badly with embarrassing debut CD
Liam Payne, “LP1" (Capitol)One Direction fans have reason to rejoice this holiday season: They get not just one, but two full albums from former members — Liam Payne and Harry Styles. Payne's 17-track “LP1" never really gets off the ground, a collection of monotonous club songs that often sound like warmed-over Justin Beiber rejects. There’s a good reason for the first tune being good — it’s co-written by Ed Sheeran and Payne doesn’t try to disguise its origins, mimicking Sheeran vocal tics and flow. For a first album, Payne surprisingly doesn't show up: He had a hand co-writing only four songs and fails to do anything interesting with his voice. While Styles is off making fascinating, intriguing music, Payne is clearly phoning in his debut from the club.
Quavo jokes about selling Popeye's sandwiches for $1,000 each
Joe Raedle/Getty Images(CNN) - From waiting in hour-long lines to hitting up multiple restaurants -- people are going to extreme lengths to find a Popeye's chicken sandwich. Rapper Quavo, of the group Migos, is ready to save the day and make our chicken sandwich dreams come true. Popeye's first announced their new chicken sandwich on Twitter earlier this month, and Black Twitter was all over it, with the sandwich dominating discussions. The Popeye's sandwich is remarkably similar to Chick-fil-A's. It features a fried chicken fillet on a brioche bun, complemented by a few pickles and a slather of mayonnaise.