Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala
France Cannes 2022 amfAR Arrivals Christina Aguilera poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 75th Cannes international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 26, 2022. Tom Hanks who stars in the new "Elvis" movie from Baz Luhrmann attended with the director. Another guest paid 1.2 million euros ($1,288,860) for an exclusive evening with tenor Andrea Bocelli and his family only to have his bid matched by another guest for another 1.2 million euros and a 2nd evening was offered by the family. Other lots included diamond jewels, exclusive luxury holidays and original artwork including a Jeff Koons sculpture that will be permanently installed on the moon paired with a unique NFT which fetched 2.1 million euros ($2,255,518). The amfAR Gala Cannes has raised $245 million for amfAR’s lifesaving AIDS research programs.wftv.com
Q&A: Aguilera picks up Spanish full force with "LA FUERZA"
The Sony Music Latin release includes the singles “Pa’ Mis Muchachas” with Becky G, Nicki Nicole and Nathy Peluso, “Somos Nada” and the newly released “Santo” with Ozuna. “It’s something that I wanted to do for a very long time, but to be honest, I really wanted to wait for the right moment," Aguilera said Thursday in an interview from Los Angeles. “LA FUERZA” is the first installment of a trilogy that Aguilera plans to release in 2022. Was it important for you to showcase different Latin rhythms? I just wanna do things that I love, do things that fans I hope love and appreciate and inspire them.wftv.com
Ariana Grande joining 'The Voice' for season 21 as a coach
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018 file photo, Ariana Grande attends the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event in New York. NBC said Tuesday that Grande will join the Emmy-winning series "The Voice" for its fall 2021 cycle. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – “The Voice" is switching their positions for Ariana Grande: the pop star is taking her seat in the coach's chair later this year. NBC said Tuesday that Grande will join the Emmy-winning series for its fall 2021 cycle. The 20th season of “The Voice" is currently on air and features those three singers along with Nick Jonas.
Russian win rhythm dance to extend command at skating worlds
Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker of the USA perform during the Ice Dance - Rhythm Dance at the Figure Skating World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, Friday, March 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)STOCKHOLM – Russia extended its dominance at the World Figure Skating Championships on Friday when Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov took the rhythm dance. Already, the Russians have won pairs — they almost always do — and have the lead in the women's event. Another of the favorites, Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin of Russia, struggled with some footwork and turns, finishing fifth. Later Friday is the women's free skate, with Anna Shcherbakova of Russia in the lead.
Demi Lovato reveals she has brain damage from 2018 overdose
FILE - Demi Lovato performs the national anthem before the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs in Miami Gardens, Fla., on Feb. 2, 2020. Lovato reveals publicly for the first time details about her near-fatal drug overdose in 2018 in Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil, a four-part docuseries debuting March 23, 2021, on YouTube Originals. Lovato reveals publicly for the first time details about the near-fatal incident in “Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil,” a four-part docuseries debuting March 23 on YouTube Originals. “I was left with brain damage, and I still deal with the effects of that today,” she said in a video call on Wednesday. As long as I continue to tell my truth, I'm going to make music that resonates with people."
Health contractors vetted stars' politics for US virus ad
This photo combination shows from left: musician Christina Aguilera in Los Angeles, March 29, 2012, comedian George Lopez in Los Angeles, Dec. 25, 2012, and actor Jack Black in Las Vegas, April 25, 2012. Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted the political views of hundreds of celebrities, including Aguilera, Lopez, and Black, for a health education advertising campaign on the coronavirus outbreak. That's according to documents released Thursday by a House committee.
Health contractors vetted stars' politics for US coronavirus ad
Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted the political views of hundreds of celebrities, including Aguilera, Lopez, and Black, for a health education advertising campaign on the coronavirus outbreak. “I have ordered a strategic review of this public health education campaign that will be led by our top public health and communications experts to determine whether the campaign serves important public health purposes,” Azar told the subcommittee, which is investigating the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. Because public health policy around the coronavirus pandemic has become so politically polarized, it’s unclear how well a confidence-building campaign from the government would play. And Trump has alienated much of the medical establishment with his dismissive comments about basic public health measures, such as wearing masks. Antony and Quaid were among just a few celebrities who were approved for the campaign, according to the documents.
10 wealthiest Latin celebrities
But which Latin celebrities have the most net worth? These 10 are the kings and queens of the wealthiest Latin celebrities, according to LETNetworks. Enrique IglesiasCopyright (c) 2018 CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. Bruno MarsCopyright (c) 2018 CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. ShakiraCopyright (c) 2018 CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Christina Aguilera celebrates 20th anniversary of her debut album
(CNN) - What a girl wants is to celebrate 20 years of making hit songs ...Christina Aguilera marked the 20th anniversary of her self-titled debut album with a fun tweet on Saturday. "Guys... Today is the 20th anniversary of my debut album!!!! The album was released on August 24, 1999, when Aguilera was only 18 years old. It skyrocketed to the top of the charts, thanks to hits such as "Genie in a Bottle," "What a Girl Wants" and "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)." One, who goes by "Leticia in a bottle," said the singer's music helped her cope with an anxiety disorder.
Britney Spears through the years
Spears got her first taste of fame along with several other future stars on the sixth season of the Disney Channel's "The All-New Mickey Mouse Club" in 1993-94. Among her co-stars on the show were future stars in Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake. Pictured here is Spears' autographed cast T-shirt from the show up for auction in July 2008. Hide Caption