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Bruno Mars' Bruno Mars' "24K Magic" Named Album Of The Year At Grammys
- January 30, 2018

On Sunday morning, after CNN had aired an interview during which Jay-Z critiqued President Trump's poor word choices, Trump lobbed a tweet in the rapper's direction: "Somebody please inform Jay-Z that because of my policies, Black Unemployment has just been reported to be at the LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!" Kendrick Lamar's Grammys-opening medley was one of his greatest performances yet, as he was joined by Bono and Dave Chappelle . (more...)
Tom Hanks starring as Mr Tom Hanks starring as Mr
- January 30, 2018

Marielle Heller ( Diary Of A Teenage Girl ) is directing the film about Rogers, so keep your eyes out for trailers! It hasn't been announced who will play him in the film, though a quick glance showcases a strong resemblance to Joaquin Phoenix if you ask us. (more...)
Ronda Rousey Joins WWE, Refuses to Confirm UFC Retirement Ronda Rousey Joins WWE, Refuses to Confirm UFC Retirement
- January 30, 2018

Suddenly, Joan Jett's " Bad Reputation " blared through the PA system and Rousey's name appeared on the screen. What followed were a few awkward looking points to the WrestleMania sign, a stare-down involving all the women in the ring, an attempted handshake which was denied by Asuka and a begrudging handshake with Stephanie McMahon . (more...)
Analysts See $1.00 EPS for Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)
- January 29, 2018

During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.27 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Boston Scientific Corporation will post 1.26 EPS for the current fiscal year. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 20.46 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 46.63. Also, Encana Corporation (ECA) needs to expand a 1.4% increase it experienced over the past twelve months. (more...)
Brooke Fraser wins Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Brooke Fraser wins Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music
- January 29, 2018

Fraser has performed for the church under her married name, Brooke Ligertwood , since her wedding to Scott Ligertwood in 2008. The song has had 112 million views on YouTube, making it more popular than anything she recorded under her own name. (more...)
Netanyahu, Polish PM Vow To Resolve Holocaust Row Netanyahu, Polish PM Vow To Resolve Holocaust Row
- January 29, 2018

The bill was approved this week in the lower house of the Polish parliament. Still, it marks a dramatic step by the nationalist government to enforce its official stance that all Poles were heroes during the war. More than three million Polish Jews died during World War II . Poland's Deputy Justice Minister Patryk Jaki, who authored the bill, said Israel's objections were "proof" it was needed. (more...)
Kate Middleton Anonymously Donated Her Hair to a Children's Cancer Charity
- January 29, 2018

The Duchess is reported to have donated her locks after having her hair cut from its signature long, blow-dried waves to a long bob over the summer at the suggestion of her hairdresser, Joey. The charity makes wigs for children who are receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy and have lost their hair during treatment. "We hope that this donation will encourage others to consider supporting the charity in the same way". (more...)
Bruno, Kendrick win big at Grammys Bruno, Kendrick win big at Grammys
- January 29, 2018

That's not what happened Sunday night. Jay-Z, the leading nominee with eight, walked away empty-handed. Alessia Cara won best new artist over SZA, a disappointing choice that still managed to be the only award a female artist would take home during the telecast. (more...)
Khalid Looks Sharp on the Red Carpet at Grammys 2018 Khalid Looks Sharp on the Red Carpet at Grammys 2018
- January 29, 2018

In light of recent attacks in Las Vegas, Manchester, and Paris, the Grammys have added a new component to the ceremony - a counterterrorism briefing for musicians. The decision to wear a white rose according to the mail sent out was because "white rose historically stands for hope, peace, sympathy and resistance". (more...)
Two More WWE Hall of Fame Names Possibly Revealed *Spoilers Two More WWE Hall of Fame Names Possibly Revealed *Spoilers
- January 29, 2018

The pair briefly reunited for legends spots on the independent circuit before D-Von retired and returned to WWE in 2016 behind the scenes. They first became a team in 1996 in ECW, where they were eight-time ECW tag team champions. D-Von recently announced his retirement from in-ring competition and works backstage for the WWE, while Bubba (now "Bully Ray") signed with Ring of Honor . (more...)
Bruno Mars Sweeps the 2018 GRAMMYs With 7 Awards Bruno Mars Sweeps the 2018 GRAMMYs With 7 Awards
- January 29, 2018

Lady Gaga went for intimate and striking: her behind a grand piano (covered in Bjork's swan costume) doing a medley of the "Joanne" title track and "A Million Reasons". "It seems to be the best, you know". "Oh my God. Thank you guys so much. I'm at the Grammys right now!" Mars cleaned up in four other categories as well: Best R&B Performance , Best R&B Album , Best R&B Song , Best R&B Performance and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, making him the year's most decorated ... (more...)
'Unsane' Trailer: Steven Soderbergh's New Horror Film, Shot Entirely on an iPhone 'Unsane' Trailer: Steven Soderbergh's New Horror Film, Shot Entirely on an iPhone
- January 29, 2018

It seems like all he needs to be drawn out of retirement is some new piece of technology or filmmaking idea he wants to explore. The plot, from a script penned by Jonathan Bernstein and James Greer, centers on a young woman who "is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear - but is it real or is it a product of her delusion?" There's a little current social resonance in Unsane's premise, where a woman says a man is abusing her, but she's ... (more...)
Kendrick Lamar wins early Grammy award in race against Jay-Z Kendrick Lamar wins early Grammy award in race against Jay-Z
- January 29, 2018

The Grammys , taking place in NY after 15 years in Los Angeles, marked the first time that hip-hop has dominated the nominations after years of uneven recognition for the genre. Carrie Fisher won a posthumous award for best spoken word album for The Princess Diarist, her journals kept during the filming of Star Wars. - Best R&B performance: Bruno Mars . (more...)
Star Wars 9: Gwendoline Christie Really Wants Phasma to Return Star Wars 9: Gwendoline Christie Really Wants Phasma to Return
- January 29, 2018

As if that wasn't exciting enough, Star Wars: A New Hope will also tour the United Kingdom following its United Kingdom premiere. "We're delighted that Star Wars fans will have the opportunity to experience the music of the movie performed live to picture in Ireland for the first time". (more...)
Partial list of winners in top categories at the Grammys Partial list of winners in top categories at the Grammys
- January 29, 2018

And there was way too much U2. "Black is lovely, hate is ugly", he said at the song's conclusion. Sure, there were some memorable moments - most notably, Kesha's emotional version of " Praying ", Elton John's duet with Miley Cyrus on " Tiny Dancer ", SZA wowing with "Broken Clocks" and several political moments that resonated with the times. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar Scores 5 Grammy Wins At 2018 Awards Kendrick Lamar Scores 5 Grammy Wins At 2018 Awards
- January 29, 2018

Lady Gaga performed a couple of her songs in visually spectacular fashion with "Joanne" and "Million Reasons". The Grammys , taking place in NY after 15 years in Los Angeles, marked the first time that hip-hop has dominated the nominations after years of uneven recognition for the genre. (more...)
Brady Doing His Best To Shut Out 'Distractions' Ahead Of Super Bowl
- January 29, 2018

Brady is the most experience player on either team ahead of Super Bowl LII , a game that will once again test the patience and nerves of those who haven't been to that stage before. Tom Brady's new documentary "Tom vs Time" is at the forefront of the discussion surrounding the Patriots quarterback. The simulation predicts Brady to finish with 342 yards passing compared with 241 yards for Foles. (more...)
We GoT a date We GoT a date
- January 29, 2018

As it does comes from Arya herself, it is quite easy to believe. In an interview with Metro , Williams revealed that they wrap filming in December, and then the show will air in April. The cast members of " Game of Thrones " are so excited this time around that they seem to be giving out information well before the official announcement. (more...)
Lady Gaga Performs 'Joanne' & 'Million Reasons' at Grammys 2018 Lady Gaga Performs 'Joanne' & 'Million Reasons' at Grammys 2018
- January 29, 2018

Showing her support for the Time's Up campaign, she added the words to her song and received a standing ovation at the end of her powerful performance. The Poker Face singer was first rumored to be engaged to talent agent beau Christian Carino in November (17), when Us Weekly reported that she had accepted his proposal over the summer. (more...)
Kate Winslet Has Kate Winslet Has "Bitter Regrets" Over Working with Certain Men in Power
- January 29, 2018

After pausing to regain her composure, she continued: "It has become clear to me that by not saying anything, I might be adding to the anguish of many courageous women and men". As the actor in the film, you just have to step away and say, I don't know anything, really, and whether any of it is true or false. "I had an extraordinary working experience with both of those men, and that's the truth". (more...)
Jonathan Coachman Is Returning To WWE And The Raw Announce Team Jonathan Coachman Is Returning To WWE And The Raw Announce Team
- January 29, 2018

Well, you may have noticed that last night, Booker T disappeared from the RAW announce team to make way for Stephanie McMahon to join Michael Cole and Corey Graves for the Women's Royal Rumble Match. As for Booker T, he will move back to serving as an occasional contributor on Raw and as a panelist on WWE pay-per-view kickoff broadcasts. The Coach began life with WWE way back in 1999 as an interviewer during the Attitude Era, having many run-ins with The Rock, before joining the ... (more...)
Hull Banksy Mural 'Should Be Cleaned Off' Hull Banksy Mural 'Should Be Cleaned Off'
- January 29, 2018

He added: "I think that should be cleaned off". The stencilled artwork - depicting a child carrying a wooden sword with a pencil attached, under the text "Draw the raised bridge" - was whitewashed on Sunday night leading to outraged residents demanding Hull City Council clarify why this "work of global significance wasn't protected". (more...)
Kendrick Lamar backs Jay-Z for president as he dominates Grammys Kendrick Lamar backs Jay-Z for president as he dominates Grammys
- January 29, 2018

Sting's performance was somewhat political as he sang his 1987 song, "Englishman in NY", which includes the lyrics, "Oh, I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien, I'm an Englishman in NY". And "1-800-273-8255", a chart-scaling single about suicide prevention from Montgomery County native Logic , was nominated for song of the year , but lost to Mars. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar Performs Kendrick Lamar Performs "XXX." and "DNA." at 2018 Grammy Awards
- January 29, 2018

Year after year, you wonder how the Grammys are going to screw things up ; in 2018, we got a familiar answer. The rapper , who took home five awards this year, performed a medley of his hits from his latest project, " Damn ". Other notable winners included American singer-songwriter and guitarist Chris Stapleton for Best Country Album; the HBO documentary " The Defiant Ones " about the lives and intertwining careers of producer/record executive Jimmy Iovine and hip-hop legend Dr. (more...)
#BBNaija : Six Housemates Evicted From Big Brother House #BBNaija : Six Housemates Evicted From Big Brother House
- January 29, 2018

The victor of this year's 78-day contest will be given N25 million cash prize and a brand new SUV. Others are Bito, BamBam, Leo, Khloe, Angel and Ifu-Ennada, Anto, Tobi Bakare, Cee-C and Lolu. The housemates were given their first task of finding bed spaces as those available were limited. Big Brother Naija kicked start yesterday, the show which is one of the most watched show in the country and the continent and the presence of top celebrities at the premiere with former house members ... (more...)
Bruno Mars Wins Big At Award at Grammy 2018 & We're Hype! Bruno Mars Wins Big At Award at Grammy 2018 & We're Hype!
- January 29, 2018

Cara , who was shaking as she accepted the award for best new artist , beat out SZA , Julia Michaels , Khalid and Lil Uzi Vert . The actress won posthumously for best spoken word album for her audiobook recording of her 2016 memoir, 'The Princess Diarist '. (more...)
Bruno Mars cleans up at Grammy Awards Bruno Mars cleans up at Grammy Awards
- January 29, 2018

Yet, with Mars earning nominations for album, song and record of the year , Grammys voters may be signaling an Adele-style domination for the singer, whose That's What I Like is up for best song. "It's not just going on in Hollywood". ERIC CHURCH, MAREN MORRIS and the BROTHERS OSBORNE paid tribute to those who died at the LAS VEGAS massacre last summer with " Tears In Heaven ", ERIC CLAPTON's GRAMMY WINNER . (more...)
Anushka Sharma learns sewing as she prepares for 'Sui Dhaaga' Anushka Sharma learns sewing as she prepares for 'Sui Dhaaga'
- January 29, 2018

The reason for the delay in anyone taking notice of this look from Sui Dhaaga can be accorded to how different and unrecognizable Anushka Sharma looks. Adds producer Maneesh Sharma: "For the female part, we wanted someone who could effortlessly transform herself into a character who is intelligent, strong and expressive even in her silence". (more...)
Grammy Awards back in NYC for its 60th anniversary
- January 29, 2018

It may have been the 60th anniversary of the Grammy Awards , but Bruno Mars brought the show back to the '90s with a colorful performance of his song " Finesse ". "This country was built by dreamers for dreamers", said Cabello, who introduced the rock band U2. Like the pre-recorded skit with Clinton, all were meticulously planned. (more...)
Elton John & Miley Cyrus Just Blew Everyone Away With Their Grammys Performance! Elton John & Miley Cyrus Just Blew Everyone Away With Their Grammys Performance!
- January 29, 2018

The duo kept to the classic version of " Tiny Dancer "-no remixes here-a song which has become an anthem since it first debuted in 1972, perhaps with the help of its appearance in the movie Almost Famous ". Sir Elton is to be honoured at the Elton John: I'm Still Standing concert in NY being hosted by the Grammys on Tuesday. "I've loved every moment I've spent with you over the years & will cherish each second of your kindness", she wrote. (more...)

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