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Life&Culture Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx Cozy at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party
Author: 0 Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx Cozy at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party

Since their debut as a couple , the former Dawson's Creek star attended Jamie's 50th birthday party in December (17), and was later spotted that same month at his Prive Reveaux eyewear flagship store launch in NY. The pair have been dating since 2013 but have managed to keep their relationship very much under the radar. Foxx and Holmes have been linked for years, but have yet to officially confirm their romance.

Life&Culture Grammys 2018 Red Carpet: Stars arrive at 60th Annual Awards
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The first award of the televised portion of the Grammys , best rap/sung performance, went to Lamar and Rihanna for their single "Loyalty". "It's not just going in Hollywood", Monae announced during the show. On the heels of John's major announcement that his next tour will be his last, the singer is sure to give a knockout performance at the Grammys . Charles Moniz of Burlington, Ont.

Life&Culture Vandals Tried To Ruin Banksy's New Mural, Residents United To Save It
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The artwork on Hull's Scott Street Bridge features a young boy wearing a tin helmet and wielding a sword accompanied by the command: "Draw the raised bridge!" The British city of Hull has been abuzz this weekend over the sudden appearance of a mural by Banksy , which was criticized, vandalized, and subsequently saved by a local window cleaner.

Life&Culture Rose McGowan to Appear on 'The View' in First Daytime TV Interview
Author: 0 Rose McGowan to Appear on 'The View' in First Daytime TV Interview

In a review of McGowan's courageous the New York Times says the actress refers Weinstein as "the Monster" only in her book. "That was a mistake the press made, and actually a mistake that I made for a long time ", she said. During the Television Critics Association panel on 9 January, the former Charmed star told reporters: "It's really scary, I'm having to sell my house right now to pay legal bills fighting off the monsters".

Life&Culture Lorde Apparently Wasn't Offered Solo Grammys Performance
Author: 0 Lorde Apparently Wasn't Offered Solo Grammys Performance

Instead of blaming women, the Recording Academy needs to look in the mirror and reflect on what role they have in the systemic exclusion of women and people of color in the industry. "These shows are always a matter of choices". "She did that tour with that fantastic production which would be great to see On TV, you could also put her with just a guitar and a keyboard and she would also knock 'em dead".

Life&Culture Elton John loves Miley Cyrus
Author: 0 Elton John loves Miley Cyrus

After singing a verse of his single, " Tiny Dancer ", solo, Elton introduced his duet partner, the 25-year-old "Malibu" singer , to the stage. Speaking ahead of the ceremony, he told E! Miley Cyrus broke her no-red-carpets rule once again to attend the Grammys tonight, but she did so for a good reason: to draw attention to the #TimesUp movement against sexual harassment.

Life&Culture Grammy Awards back in NYC for its 60th anniversary
Author: 0 Grammy Awards back in NYC for its 60th anniversary

They will be joined on stage by a group of suicide attempt and loss survivors, which should make for emotional viewing. The music industry's biggest stars are in the city Sunday for the much-anticipated return of the Grammy Awards . The names of the victims were displayed behind them as they performed. Lady Gaga donned a custom Armani Privé black lace jumpsuit with black skirt, while two-time nominee Cardi B made her Grammy debut in a ruffled white dress and her signature bloody ...

Life&Culture Diane Keaton Defends Woody Allen:
Author: 0 Diane Keaton Defends Woody Allen: "I Continue To Believe Him"

He continued to support Allen and denounce Farrow in a Twitter rant on Sunday (28Jan18) after The New York Times published an article questioning whether the director can work in Hollywood again. "If my defense of Woody Allen offends you, it's real simple". Dylan has since responded to Baldwin's tweets and has said that "The Departed" actor has not considered that "all evidence" in the case was reviewed, and that perhaps he is not looking at the finer details, considering it ...

Life&Culture Watch Blue Ivy Tell Beyonce to Stop Clapping at Grammys 2018!
Author: 0 Watch Blue Ivy Tell Beyonce to Stop Clapping at Grammys 2018!

He stayed away, upset at the lack of recognition for hip-hop, until 2004, when he showed up with wife-to-be Beyonce . "We can pretend we don t care, but we really care", he said of Grammy recognition. Lamar closely trails Jay-Z with seven nods. "The same year, he had released two albums, and he wasn't nominated for any Grammys". Newly named Today co-anchor Hoda Kotb wasn't rooting for anyone in particular, but admitted a deep fondness for "Marry Me", off Thomas Rhett's best country ...

Life&Culture Tom Hanks To Play Mister Rogers In Upcoming Biopic
Author: 0 Tom Hanks To Play Mister Rogers In Upcoming Biopic

Rogers . "In the story, a cynical journalist begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved icon and finds his perspective on life transformed", Variety reports . "I'm thrilled to be making You Are My Friend ". Welcome to the neighborhood, Tom Hanks! That article, which you can read here, is a winding deep dive profile that approaches Rogers through a dark yet loving lens.

Life&Culture Barcelona send Deulofeu on loan to Watford
Author: 0 Barcelona send Deulofeu on loan to Watford

Deulofeu burst onto the scene at Everton under Roberto Martinez but fell down the pecking order following the £30million arrival of Yannick Bolasie. Watford will take responsibility for Deulofeu's wages and could end up paying a Barca a potential €1 million in performance-related variables.

Life&Culture Bruno Mars wins record of the year
Author: 0 Bruno Mars wins record of the year

Nominations spread across 84 categories have been lauded this year for more closely reflecting the most relevant performers and sounds in today's pop music, something the Grammy Awards haven't always been able to claim. He also paid tribute to his album of the year rivals - Jay-Z, Lamar, Childish Gambino and Lorde - saying: "Thank you, guys, for blessing the world with your music".

Life&Culture Former UFC star Ronda Rousey joins WWE
Author: 0 Former UFC star Ronda Rousey joins WWE

Ronda Rousey has officially kicked off her new career with World Wrestling Entertainment. When I first met with Triple H, I told him: "'There are other things that I can do with my time that'll make way more money, but I won't enjoy almost as much'".

Life&Culture Donald Glover Still Retiring 'Childish Gambino' But He's Working on 'Another Project'
Author: 0 Donald Glover Still Retiring 'Childish Gambino' But He's Working on 'Another Project'

The "Redbone" artist, also known as actor Donald Glover , confirmed the news backstage at the Grammys Sunday night, after winning his first Grammy trophy for Best Traditional R&B performance. As previously reported, Glover hinted about his retirement from music during his performance at the Governors Ball music festival in NY. He was joined onstage by JD McCrary , who's set to play Young Simba in the upcoming live-action Lion King film (Glover will be playing older Simba).

Life&Culture Commemorating Holocaust: Europe Remembers Millions that Perished
Author: 0 Commemorating Holocaust: Europe Remembers Millions that Perished

An effort by the Polish parliament to ensure Poland isn't tarred with responsibility for helping Germany commit the Holocaust during World War II exploded into a Polish-Israeli war of words over the weekend. He renewed his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day to honour the millions murdered by the Nazis as well as those who survived and work tirelessly to educate young people today.

Life&Culture Sharp drop in ratings for Grammy Awards this year
Author: 0 Sharp drop in ratings for Grammy Awards this year

Best pop solo performance: "Shape of You", Ed Sheeran. The night was also about female empowerment with many celebrities wearing white roses for the "Times Up" movement. "I am honoured to win an award, finally, and I wanted to thank everyone at Netflix, at 'Saturday Night Live, ' at 'The Chappelle Show, '" he said. The furry fortune tellers unanimously chose Mars' " 24K Magic " as the top dog.

Life&Culture Songwriters to get larger cut from streaming services
Author: 0 Songwriters to get larger cut from streaming services

Even so, that still represents "the most favorable balance in the history of the industry", said David Israelite, president of the music publishers association. That last did not come about, but the Cupertino tech firm signaled artistic sympathy that could play out in interesting ways going forward. "The CRB was a long and hard process but songwriters and music publishers together presented a powerful case for higher streaming royalty rates".

Life&Culture Bruno Mars Sweeps Major Categories At 2018 Grammy Awards
Author: 0 Bruno Mars Sweeps Major Categories At 2018 Grammy Awards

Lauryn Hill's "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" won the album of the year Grammy in 1999, and Outkast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" won in 2004. Lamar, 30, regarded as one of the most innovative rappers of his generation, won five prizes mostly in rap categories for his album " DAMN ." and single " Humble ".

Life&Culture Mars and Lamar steal early Grammy thunder, Times Up movement gets support
Author: 0 Mars and Lamar steal early Grammy thunder, Times Up movement gets support

Kendrick Lamar is the king of the Grammy Awards - so far - picking up five awards, including best rap album for " DAMN ." and best rap/sung performance for " Loyalty ", with Rihanna. Oh, that was U2, you say? That left the year's most nominated artists - rappers and - and hip-hop once again shut out of recognition in the Grammys' most prestigious categories.

Life&Culture Lady Gaga's heavenly Grammys 2018 performance
Author: 0 Lady Gaga's heavenly Grammys 2018 performance

The 31-year-old hit the stage , sitting at a white piano covered in feathers, and there was not a dry eye in the house. She was nominated in two categories at the Grammys 2018 - Best Pop Vocal Album for Joanne and Best Pop Solo Performance for Million Reasons .

Author: 0 Gronkowski (concussion) returns to practice

Data from a 2014 Frontline study indicates that 49.5 percent of players diagnosed with a concussion do not miss a game. In addition, Tom Brady practiced without a glove on his throwing hand on Saturday in Foxboro's relatively comfortable 50-degree weather.

Life&Culture Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar top winners at Grammy Awards
Author: 0 Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar top winners at Grammy Awards

And so it goes, another disappointing year where the Grammys reveal themselves to be toothless and stuck in their old ways. Lamar won a total of five - best rap album , music video, rap song, rap performance and rap/sung performance, defeating fellow rapper Jay-Z and leaving him empty-handed despite going into the show with a leading eight nominations.

Life&Culture Bruno Mars '24K Magic' wins Record of the Year at 2018 Grammys
Author: 0 Bruno Mars '24K Magic' wins Record of the Year at 2018 Grammys

Alessia Cara won the Grammy for best new artist , and remembered the time when she would "win" Grammys in her dreams while singing in the shower. And then of course it was followed up by host James Corden , who joked that he was the "least diverse" host imaginable. In the middle of Lamar's explosive performance of " XXX ", comedian Dave Chappelle chimed in with some commentary.

Life&Culture Chris Stapleton Claims Best Country Album at 60th GRAMMY Awards
Author: 0 Chris Stapleton Claims Best Country Album at 60th GRAMMY Awards

LiveNation announced Monday morning that the five-time Grammy victor will perform June 28 along with special guests Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb . Tickets for his Charlotte concert will go on sale at 10 a.m. Stapleton took home the award at Sunday night's (1/28) 60th GRAMMY Awards celebration. On Thursday, pop megastar Justin Timberlake released the music video for his new song, "Say Something", which prominently features Stapleton and has since been viewed more than 7 million times.

Life&Culture Pink introduces daughter Willow to Rihanna at Grammys
Author: 0 Pink introduces daughter Willow to Rihanna at Grammys

My husband looked awesome and made me a flask of old fashioned. The 38-year-old singer took the stage at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, and per usual, left the audience in awe. She left the normally glitzy costumes (and shoes!) at home, instead opting for a white, off-the-shoulder T-shirt, which she paired over a white tank top with baggy blue jeans.

Author: 0 Lady Gaga Kisses Fiance Christian Carino Backstage at the 2018 Grammys

See pictures of Lady Gaga performing at the Grammys 2018. After her wonderful performance of Joanne and Million Reasons , to open the Grammys, Lady Gaga caught herself in a good romance with her hunky lover, rumored fiance Christian Carino , as the pair smooched for the cameras inside the Madison Square Garden during the 2018 Grammys .

Author: 0 Grammys 2018: Red Carpet Fashion

Kelly Clarkson carried a stemmed rose and Lady Gaga pinned hers to her shoulder. The group includes over a dozen women in entertainment including Meg Harkins, senior vice president of marketing at Roc Nation, and Karen Rait, head of rhythmic promotion at Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records.

Life&Culture Rihanna's Three Fashionable Looks at Grammys 2018
Author: 0 Rihanna's Three Fashionable Looks at Grammys 2018

The debate is still on, and many have called on Rihanna herself to settle it by letting the world know which dance move inspired her New York Grammy performance. Kendrick was sure to give Rihanna a shoutout during his acceptance speech. She responded with gratitude. Rihanna took the mic and said, "Thank you, Kendrick, for giving me this incredible opportunity for being on such a great record".

Life&Culture Kendrick Lamar Kicks Off Grammys with Politically-Charged Performance
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar Kicks Off Grammys with Politically-Charged Performance

On a night when male artists dominated the winners list, R&B newcomer SZA , the most-nominated woman with five nods, left empty-handed. Three artists who performed at a country music festival that became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in US modern history honored those music fans lost at deadly concert attacks with a tearful performance at the Grammy Awards .

Life&Culture The Internet Reacts to Cardi B's Dress: 'Looks Like Toilet Paper'
Author: 0 The Internet Reacts to Cardi B's Dress: 'Looks Like Toilet Paper'

Cardi B was perfection in every way as she graced the red carpet of the 2018 Grammy Awards in NY last night. Yup. "Butterflies in [her] stomach and vagina". Carter hinted that Cardi B's on-stage look will also include some colorful pieces by Jeremy Scott for Moschino "because it's super-'90s and colorful and fun" or the L.A.

Life&Culture Day, Noren unable to break tie
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From there it was all downhill, as the Spaniard made just two birdies, four bogeys and a disastrous double-bogey 7 at the par-5 18th to finish with a three-over 75. "It's a lot of fun to be back in the action". Yet he was "very pleased" with only his second PGA Tour event since he tied for 10th in the Wyndham Championship in August 2015.

Life&Culture Kendrick Lamar During Grammys Speech -
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar During Grammys Speech - "Jay-Z for President!"

It was a night of surprises, politics and performances. "Those songs were written with nothing but joy. and that's all I wanted to bring with this album". "I've been pretend-winning Grammys since I was a kid in my shower", she said, accepting the award. The show, hosted by James Corden , was dominated by live performances by Mars, Lamar, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Alessia Cara, Pink, Sting, U2, Kesha, Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and Eric Church, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee , DJ Khaled, ...

Life&Culture Ronda Rousey Officially Signs With WWE; Appears at
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey Officially Signs With WWE; Appears at "Royal Rumble"

The concept of the Royal Rumble is foreign to Nakamura as one-on-one competition is prided over all others in his native Japan. Cross in the women's rumble is still a possibility, which makes it the more interesting match overall. It is not so much about the victor, but the reaction of the fans and performance of the athletes. Ultimately though the match will be remembered for its victor and that this will likely be a turning point in Nakamura's WWE fortunes.

Life&Culture Bruno Mars' 24k Magic named the Record of the Year
Author: 0 Bruno Mars' 24k Magic named the Record of the Year

Alessia Cara won for best new artist . - Best pop duo/group performance: "Feel It Still", Portugal. GUY CLARK JR. and NEW ORLEANS native JOHN BATISTE from STEPHEN COLBERT's late-night band then paid tribute to CHUCK BERRY and FATS DOMINO with spirited versions of "Maybelline" and "Ain't That A Shame".

Life&Culture Kendrick Lamar makes political statement with Grammy act
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar makes political statement with Grammy act

While most of the show's performances featured dancers, costumes and dramatic lights, P!nk stripped everything back, stepping out in just jeans, a white t-shirt and barely even a spotlight. Also nominated for the trophy were 6LACK ("PRBLMS"), Goldlink ("Crew" featuring Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy), JAY-Z ("Family Feud" featuring Beyoncé) and Kung Fu Kenny's own Top Dawg Entertainment labelmate, SZA ("Love Galore" featuring Travis Scott).

Life&Culture Alessia Cara Earns Grammy For Best New Artist
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As you'll recall, Trump was recently accused of allegedly calling African countries "shitholes" during a private meeting, saying he didn't want immigrants from those nations coming into America. Hate is ugly. Women are as precious as they are stronger than any other man than I have met. Thanks.' And I'd give them a hug and shit but in my mind, I'm like, 'What the fuck?' And they're really serious.

Life&Culture Jolie urges UN Security Council to solve Syria war
Author: 0 Jolie urges UN Security Council to solve Syria war

The activist said that the dignity and the human rights of Syrian families were "not negotiable" in the negotiation for the end of what she defined as a "senseless war". She noted that the Syrian crisis has been out of control for years and the UNHCR does not have enough funds to provide in full even the most basic necessities to the refugees.

Life&Culture WWE Odds: Here Are Current Favorites To Win Royal Rumble 2018
Author: 0 WWE Odds: Here Are Current Favorites To Win Royal Rumble 2018

Having nothing special to celebrate this week, SmackDown Live had a more proper go-home program before the Royal Rumble as it gave previews on what might happen on Monday morning, Philippine time . The last woman standing is the victor, and earns a shot at the women's champion of their choice at WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans. Finn Balor would benefit from one of the biggest wins of his career but Smackdown Live is going to take the win again.

Author: 0 Gaga among stars wearing white roses on red carpet

If you're watching the 2018 Grammy Awards tonight, you might see a lot of artists wearing a white rose with their looks. Time's Up is a campaign against sexual misconduct and gender inequality being spearheaded by more than 1000 women in entertainment.

Life&Culture Sofia Richie meets Scott Disick's brood
Author: 0 Sofia Richie meets Scott Disick's brood

The insider also told the publication that "everyone was interacting and looking happy during the meal", and claimed Sofia "seemed comfortable with Scott's kids". Seems like the family loves the young ones, which is really only a problem if they're underage. However, not everyone is supportive of their relationship - which began in May a year ago - as Sofia's father Lionel is believed to be concerned that Scott's "playboy ways" could mean heartbreak for his daughter in the future.

Life&Culture Mann ki Baat: Padma award selection process transformed, says Modi
Author: 0 Mann ki Baat: Padma award selection process transformed, says Modi

Modi spent a considerable part of his speech on the present and past achievements of women in several fields and said that, if one possesses the will, determination and firm resolve, "nothing is impossible". Modi will also be stopping in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, both top oil exporters and home to large Indian expatriate communities. Modi lauded this year's Padma awardees and said common people were being earlier cited for the awards "without any recommendation".

Life&Culture 'Tears in Heaven' as Grammy performers remember Las Vegas victims
Author: 0 'Tears in Heaven' as Grammy performers remember Las Vegas victims

With the names of the victims highlighted on a big screen behind them, the three country acts sang a twangy version of Eric Clapton's tearjerker "Tears in Heaven". "Unfortunately, it takes a tragedy like Vegas to start that conversation, but I'm hoping it impacts positive change from now on, so we never have to see this again", Morris continued.

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Author: 0 "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" overtakes "Jumanji"

However, the movie finally had to settle for second place this week thanks to the new release of Maze Runner: The Death Cure . While down from the $30 million-plus openings of the previous two films, the tally is enough for a first place bow.

Life&Culture Grammy Awards kick off with Lorde nominated for Album of the Year
Author: 0 Grammy Awards kick off with Lorde nominated for Album of the Year

Minutes later, he picked up the first award of the telecast ceremony when the honor for best rap/sung performance was awarded to "Loyalty", featuring Rihanna . "Thank you to my parents and my brother for believing in me", she said, also urging the crowd to "support real music and real artists because everyone deserves the same shot".

Author: 0 Kesha's Grammy performance brings message of hope, healing amid Time's Up reckoning

I'll just say this is 'I wish you farewell.'" The song, from her third studio album, was released a year ago amid an ongoing and publicly messy breach-of-contract lawsuit in which Kesha alleged producer Lukasz "Dr. The "Tik Tok" singer accused Dr. Luke of sexual, verbal and mental abuse in a 2014 lawsuit. Dr. Luke has repeatedly denied Kesha's allegations.

Life&Culture Bruno Mars almost sweeps R&B categories before Grammys go live
Author: 0 Bruno Mars almost sweeps R&B categories before Grammys go live

News that she had butterflies in her nether regions. She said she felt "good", "nervous", and "overwhelmed" at being there tonight and being nominated for both Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for " Bodak Yellow ". When asked about their musical influences at tonight's awards ceremony, Bruno's producer James Fauntleroy says R&B legends like Babyface and Jimmy Jam all inspired their sound.

Life&Culture Grammys Kicks Off With Giant, Politically Charged Kendrick Lamar Performance
Author: 0 Grammys Kicks Off With Giant, Politically Charged Kendrick Lamar Performance

The pair will face off at the 60th ceremony, being held in New York City, with Jay-Z leading the way for nominations with eight. "Not just those in the music industry". Reggae music icon Damian Marley has also won in the "Best Reggae Album" category for his 18-track album "Stony Hill" while British singer Ed Sheeran has won the Grammys in the "Best Pop Vocal Album" category for his third studio album; DIVIDE .