Banner night: Harry Styles honored by Madison Square Garden after 15-night run
NEW YORK — It was a banner night for singer Harry Styles. For the final show in the Big Apple, Madison Square Garden left feather boas in every seat. Styles, overcome with emotion, told the crowd, “Any time that you come to Madison Square Garden and you see that, remember it’s because of you. Lil Nas X holds the record with “Old Town Road,” which topped the charts for 19 weeks, according to Rolling Stone. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 15 Photos: Harry Styles through the years Here are some memorable photos of former One Direction singer Harry Styles through the years.wftv.com
Olivia Rodrigo joins Billy Joel for ‘Deja Vu,’ ‘Uptown Girl’ at Madison Square Garden
NEW YORK — You bet that she knows Billy Joel. The singers performed Rodrigo’s “Deja Vu,” which has a lyric that references Joel and his 1983 hit, “Uptown Girl,” Variety reported. Joel then segued into “Uptown Girl,” a song that was No. Olivia Rodrigo performs "deja vu" alongside Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden https://t.co/0mBVBoEib1 pic.twitter.com/yUFTrH7ySE — Variety (@Variety) August 25, 2022The MSG crowd did not know about Rodrigo’s appearance until Joel, 73, introduced her midway through his 82nd consecutive sellout at the venerable entertainment venue. As his band began to play the intro to “Deja Vu,” Joel told the crowd he was bringing out a young musician.wftv.com
Get ready to rock: Camping World Stadium set to host six major concerts this year
ORLANDO, Fla. — Workers at Camping World Stadium are ready for operations to ramp up. READ: Popular Vegas attraction AREA15 announces Orlando locationMusic legend Billy Joel is scheduled to perform at the stadium on Saturday. Joel is the first of six major concerts at the venue this year. Photos: Camping World Stadium set to host six major concerts this yearExpand Autoplay Image 1 of 5 Camping World Stadium set to host six major concerts this yearGarth Brooks is set to perform on March 26 and Paul McCartney will return to Orlando on May 28. “It’s great to be in Florida,” said Orlando Venues Chief Venues Officer Allen Johnson.wftv.com
Billy Joel is coming to Orlando this weekend: 9 things to know about the Piano Man
Billy Joel will perform a special New Year’s Eve concert in Orlando at the Amway Center. ORLANDO, Fla. — One of the most prolific and popular singer/songwriters of any generation will be in an Orlando state of mind. Billy Joel returns to Orlando Saturday for a rocking night at Camping World Stadium. READ” This major artist will perform at Camping World Stadium in 20222. He also played the final rock concert ever at New York’s Shea Stadium before it was torn down in 2008.wftv.com
Music Review: Prince's 'America' vault release stunning
Music Review - Prince This image released by Sony Music Entertainment shows "Welcome 2 America" by Prince. (Sony Music Entertainment via AP) (Uncredited)Prince, “Welcome 2 America” (Legacy Recordings)Anyone who feared that Prince's vault was filled with nothing but Billy Joel covers, as the satirical website The Onion joked shortly after his death, need not worry. “Welcome 2 America” is the first complete, previously unreleased record to come out since Prince died in 2016. Incredibly, “Welcome 2 America” manages to be as relevant, or maybe even more relevant, today than when it was recorded, and promptly shelved, in 2010. It's almost as if Prince knew “Welcome 2 America” would mean more in 2021 than it might have when first recorded.wftv.com
Twyla Tharp, nearing 80, isn't slowing down. Next question?
NEW YORK – The new PBS documentary on dancer-choreographer Twyla Tharp is called “Twyla Moves.” In retrospect, that sounds a bit weak. AdGiven all that, it would seem obvious that something like a global pandemic wouldn't force Tharp off course, or keep her on the sofa binge-watching Netflix. Tharp explains it simply: "Part of the adventure for me has always been a physical challenge." In one old clip, TV host Dick Cavett asks Tharp what she does to relax after a long period of work. Tharp didn’t want the film, directed by Steven Cantor and part of the American Masters series, to feel like a biography.
Delayed Kennedy Center Honors to be rescheduled for mid-May
(Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)WASHINGTON – Five months after they were postponed because of the coronavirus, the annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming back in May, possibly in a series of small events, organizers announced Wednesday. The centerpiece event for Washington’s Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts normally happens in December, but it was postponed last year amid the pandemic. But even with COVID-19 vaccines gradually rolling out across the country, Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter knew the usual concert would not be possible in May. “It's normally such a festive event, and I'm sure that will come across.”Brooks is no stranger to the Kennedy Center Honors process. Trump and first lady Melania Trump generally stayed away from Kennedy Center events, but Rutter hopes to get President-elect Joe Biden involved this year.
"Rise Up New York!": Star-studded virtual telethon raises $115 million for New Yorkers
Tina Fey hosted a "virtual telethon" Monday night that raised $115 million for those in New York impacted by the coronavirus, which has killed nearly 15,000 people there since the outbreak began. A-listers from across the entertainment world made appearances during the one-hour broadcast put on by Robin Hood, the state's largest poverty-fighting organization, and iHeartMedia. Local TV stations, including WCBS-TV, and radio stations simulcasted "Rise Up New York!" #NY4NY https://t.co/0gkVaS73Jx Robin Hood (@RobinHoodNYC) May 12, 2020New York State had 488 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in the past 24 hours along with 161 deaths related to coronavirus-related illness. Donations to Robin Hood can still be made online here.cbsnews.com