Broadway-bound revival of 'The Wiz' finds its next Dorothy, thanks in part to TikTok
A 24-year-old triple threat who toured in “Hairspray,” competed on “American Idol” and came to the attention of casting agents with her TikTok videos has landed the plumb role of Dorothy in the Broadway-bound production of “The Wiz.”.
New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Imagine Dragons, the reuniting of “Home Improvement” sitcom buddies Tim Allen and Richard Karn for “More Power” and the return of Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez as unlikely crime-solving New York City neighbors in Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building.”.
Mary Wilson, founding member of The Supremes, dies at 76
FILE - Mary Wilson, founding member of The Supremes, appears during a portrait session at Capitol Records in Los Angeles on June 12, 2014. Wilson died Monday night at her home in Nevada and the cause was not immediately clear, said publicist Jay Schwartz. Mary Wilson of the Supremes has died suddenly. Steven Van Zandt said he spoke to Wilson before the world went on lockdown because of the coronavirus, tweeting Tuesday: “RIP Mary Wilson. AdFollowing the Supremes' disbandment, Wilson released the New York Times best-selling book, “Dreamgirl: My Life as a Supreme," in 1986.
The Weeknd vows to tone it down for his Super Bowl show
The three-time Grammy winner criticized the Recording Academy on Tuesday after he was severely snubbed after having one of the years biggest albums with After Hours and being tapped as the Super Bowl halftime headline performer. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)The Weeknd may be known for his graphic music videos and performances featuring blood and violence, but the three-time Grammy winner says he will tone down his act during the Super Bowl halftime show. The pop star said he will “keep it PG” during his headliner slot on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium as the reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Florida. The 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show will be different this year due to the pandemic and The Weeknd said he will use different parts of the stadium, the field and a “little bit" of the famously massive pirate ship. AdWhen asked for his favorite Super Bowl halftime show, The Weeknd cited Diana Ross' 1996 performance.
You won’t believe these 10 artists have been passed over for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
That’s why we decided to round up a list of artists that are not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but absolutely deserve to be one day. Tina TurnerThe legendary singer is already inducted in the Rock Hall of Fame, alongside her ex-husband Ike Turner, but Tina Turner hasn’t been inducted as a solo artist yet. The B-52′sIt’s a travesty that The B-52′s have never even been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. While the Rock Hall doesn’t have a ton of country artists inducted, legends Johnny Cash and Brenda Lee are in the Hall of Fame, so there really isn’t an excuse for Parton’s absence. OutKastRap artists have slowly but surely been getting recognized by the Rock Hall, so it’s only a matter of time before OutKast gets its due.