New this week: Lizzo, 'Criminal Minds' and 'The Woman King'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an live posthumous album from Tom Petty, the criminal profile spinoff series “Criminal Minds: Evolution,” a documentary about the plucky Mars Rover Opportunity and a TV series that focuses on the backstage melodrama at the Chippendale’s male strip clubs.
BET Awards 2022: See the complete winners list
See the complete list of nominees and winners (in bold and italics) below:Best Female R&B/Pop ArtistARI LENNOXCHLÖEDOJA CATH.E.R. The singer, who took home the first award of the night for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist at the 2022 BET Awards on Sunday, has been recognized in nearly every award show. https://t.co/Z6c9oRf6Lo — HuffPost (@HuffPost) June 27, 2022Best Male R&B/Pop ArtistBLXSTCHRIS BROWNGIVĒONLUCKY DAYETHE WEEKND - WINNERWIZKIDYUNG BLEUThe Weeknd won “Best R&B/Pop Artist” at the BET Awards! NICKI MINAJWizKid, Justin Bieber and Tems accept the award for Best Collaboration at the BET Awards 2022 for their song "Essence." pic.twitter.com/oBRpeQVnmR — Zendaya Updates (@Zendaya_Updated) June 27, 2022YoungStars AwardAKIRA AKBARDEMI SINGLETONMARSAI MARTIN - WINNERMILES BROWNSANIYYA SIDNEYMarsai Martin won the “Youngstars Award” at the BET Awards!wftv.com
BET Awards return Sunday with Doja Cat as leading nominee
BET Awards FILE - Doja Cat performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Indio, Calif. The BET Awards return Sunday, June 26, with a live show that could see Doja Cat, Drake and Ari Lennox snag some trophies. Doja Cat enters the show as the leading nominee with six. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File) (Amy Harris)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — The BET Awards return Sunday with a live show that could see Doja Cat, Drake and Ari Lennox snag some trophies. Doja Cat enters the show as the leading nominee with six.wftv.com
Doja Cat, Drake, Ari Lennox lead BET Awards nominations
Doja Cat scored six nominations for the BET Awards. The BET Awards will be held on June 26 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo) (Uncredited)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Doja Cat could make the BET Awards her world later this month. Doja Cat is up for best female R&B-pop artist, best female hip-hop artist, album of the year for her No. Doja Cat will face off against Cardi B, Latto, Megan Thee Stallion, Nicki Minaj and Saweetie for best female hip-hop artist.wftv.com
New this week: 'Interceptor,' Post Malone and 'Fire Island'
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Post Malone and Drive-By Truckers, “Fast & Furious” alum Elsa Pataky leading her own action picture with “Interceptor,” and the modern romantic comedy “Fire Island,” set in the iconic LGBTQ vacation spot.
2022 Billboard Music Awards: See the complete winners list
2022 Billboard Music Awards Sean "Diddy" Combs arrives at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 15, 2022. (Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)LAS VEGAS — Olivia Rodrigo, Kanye West and Drake are already big winners as the Billboard Music Awards officially kicks off. >> Read more trending newsRodrigo and West, known as Ye, both have taken home the most awards with six during a non-televised ceremony on Sunday. Drake was named top artist, male artist, rap artist, rap male artist and rap album for “Certified Lover Boy.” The rapper extended his record as the most decorated winner in the history of the awards show with 34 wins. Hosted by Sean “Diddy” Combs from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the 2022 Billboard Music Awards will air live beginning at 8 p.m.wftv.com
Dolly Parton, Doja Cat to pay tribute to Taco Bell Mexican Pizza in TikTok musical
Dolly Parton: What you need to know Dolly Parton grew up alongside 11 brothers and sisters in a one-room cabin in Appalachia, Tennessee. (NCD)Country music legend Dolly Parton and rapper Doja Cat will sing the praises of Taco Bell’s newly revived Mexican Pizza in an upcoming TikTok musical. >> RELATED STORY: Viva la pizza: Taco Bell brings back Mexican Pizza“We’re telling the Mexican Pizza fan story – in song!” reads an event preview on Taco Bell’s TikTok page. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 46 Dolly Parton NASHVILLE - 1965: Country singer Dolly Parton poses for a portrait in 1965 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) (Michael Ochs Archives)Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 11 Photos: Doja Cat through the years Here are some memorable photos of rapper Doja Cat through the years.wftv.com
Viva la pizza: Taco Bell brings back Mexican Pizza
IRVINE, Calif. — Taco Bell is crediting an online petition and rapper Doja Cat, in part, for its decision to bring back the Mexican Pizza to its menu. >> Read more trending newsIn a news release, Taco Bell announced Mexican Pizza would be returning to restaurants on May 19. Mexican Pizza was discontinued in November 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the chain moved to simplify its menu, CNN reported. The Mexican Pizza features a tortilla shell filled with a choice of beans or ground beef, with pizza sauce and another tortilla shell smothered with sauce, cheese, and chopped tomatoes, CNN reported. Mexican Pizza will be available in the United States, Aruba, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic on May 19.wftv.com
The Weeknd, Doja Cat lead artists at Billboard Music Awards
Music-Billboard Music Awards The Weeknd performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game in Tampa, Fla. on Feb. 7, 2021, left, and Doja Cat performs at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas, on Oct. 2, 2021. The Weeknd returns as the top finalist, up for 17 awards, at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards for the second year in a row, while Doja Cat has nods in 14 categories fresh off her first Grammy Award win. (AP Photo) (Uncredited)The Weeknd is the top finalist at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards for a second year in a row, up for 17 awards, followed by Doja Cat, who is up for 14 awards. The Weeknd picked up nods in top artist, top 100 artist and top streaming songs artist and his duet with Ariana Grande on “Save Your Tears (Remix)” is up for six awards. But Drake is also up for 11 awards, including top Billboard 200 Album, top rap artist and top streaming songs artist.wftv.com
Lady Gaga Is Being Praised For Getting On The Literal Floor To Make Sure SZA’s Dress Looked Perfect When She Beat Her At The Grammys A Week After Her Sweet Oscars Display With Liza Minnelli
Gaga also paid an emotional tribute to Tony Bennett at the ceremony as she was forced to perform their duet without him due to his “continuing struggle with Alzheimer’s.”View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Grammys live | Jon Batiste wins album of the year
Earlier Sunday, Foo Fighters won Grammys for best rock performance, best rock song and best rock album. The group won Grammys for best rock performance, best rock song and best rock album. The Mexican singer, actor and cultural icon Fernandez won best regional Mexican music album for “A Mis 80s.”Fernandez died in December at age 81. Mitchell won best historical album on Sunday afternoon for “Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. The song won best performance by a country duo or group Sunday afternoon.wftv.com
2022 Grammy Awards: See the complete winners list
64th Annual Grammy Awards - Show Anderson .Paak, left, and Bruno Mars of Silk Sonic accept the award for record of the year for "Leave the Door Open" at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas. The night’s big winners included Silk Sonic, Jon Batiste and Olivia Rodrigo. “sour,” Olivia Rodrigo“Evermore,” Taylor Swift“Donda,” KanyeSong of the Year“Bad Habits,” Ed Sheeran“A Beautiful Noise,” Alicia Keys & Brandi Carlile“drivers license,” Olivia Rodrigo“Fight For You,” H.E.R. 8, ‘Symphony of a Thousand’”Producer of the Year, ClassicalJudith Sherman – WINNERBlanton AlspaughSteven EpsteinDavid FrostElaine MartoneBest Orchestral Performance“Price: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3″: Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra) – WINNER“Adams: My Father Knew Charles Ives; Harmonielehre”: Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony Orchestra)“Beethoven: Symphony No.wftv.com
Wild-and-wacky Grammys red carpet does Las Vegas proud
64th Annual Grammy Awards - Arrivals Olivia Rodrigo arrives at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss)NEW YORK — (AP) — The music crowd didn't disappoint on the Grammys red carpet Sunday, doing Las Vegas proud in wild, whimsical and meaningful looks with lots of bright color and plenty of skin. Victoria Evigan smooched her husband, Jason, in a peach and yellow dress with "Love is the Weapon" at the back. Elle King showed up resplendent in red, a bell-bottom trouser suit with an ultra-wide brim hat to match. ___Associated Press writers Gary Hamilton and Marcela Isaza in Las Vegas contributed to this story.wftv.com
Jon Batiste tops Grammys; Silk Sonic soars, Rodrigo crowned
Jon Batiste won album of the year honors for “We Are” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, giving him five trophies on a night that saw the ’70s funk of Silk Sonic take record of the year and song of the year and newcomer Olivia Rodrigo take three awards.
Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo lead iHeartRadio nominations
Music-iHeartRadio Nominations FILE - Justin Bieber attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala on Sept. 13, 2021, in New York. Bieber leads the iHeartRadio Music Award nominations. The iHeartRadio Music Awards honor the most played artists of the year on their stations and app, and fans can vote in several categories including Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song and Best Music Video. Rodrigo is nominated for female artist of the year, alongside Grande, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift. The iHeartRadio Music Awards will be aired on Fox from the Shrine Auditorium and aired on iHeartRadio stations and the app.wftv.com
Justin Bieber leads nominees for 2021 MTV Video Music Awards
Music MTV VMA Nominations FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020, file photo, Justin Bieber arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Justin Bieber: Seasons." Justin Bieber leads this year’s list of nominees at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, followed closely by Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and first-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo. Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion will compete with Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift for artist of the year. The show will simulcast across CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land, VH1 and The CW Network. The best new artist nominees are: 24kGoldn, Giveon, The Kid LAROI, Olivia Rodrigo, Polo G and Saweetie.wftv.com
New this week: Whales, 'LFG,' 'Mysterious Benedict Society'
The Stream This combination of photos shows promotional art for "LFG," o documentary premiering June 24 on HBO Max, left, "The Mysterious Benedict Society," a series on Disney Plus premiering June 25 and "Fathom," a documentary premiering June 25 on Apple TV Plus. (HBO Max/Disney+/Apple TV+ via AP) (Uncredited)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Debuting on HBO Max on Thursday, "LFG" features interviews with Megan Rapinoe, Jessica McDonald, Becky Sauerbrunn and Kelley O'Hara. — Or, for something a little more natural and scenic, Apple TV+ has the new humpback whale documentary "Fathom" on Friday. The Emmy-winning "Veep" actor stars in "The Mysterious Benedict Society," arriving Friday on Disney+.wftv.com
Justin Bieber, Lil Baby to headline Made in America festival
Music Made in America Festival Lil Baby appears in the press room at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021in Los Angeles, left, and Justin Bieber appears at the Los Angeles premiere of "Justin Bieber: Seasons" on Jan. 27, 2020. The pair are set to headline Jay-Z's Made in America festival in Philadelphia. Organizers announced Monday that Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Roddy Ricch, Bobby Shmurda and A$AP Ferg will also perform at the two-day event on Sept. 4-5 over Labor Day Weekend. (Photos by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Uncredited)NEW YORK — (AP) — Justin Bieber and Lil Baby are set to headline Jay-Z's Made in America festival in Philadelphia. Other performers include Moneybagg Yo, Lil Durk, Freddie Gibbs, Tinashe, Baby Keem, Morray, 42 Dugg and EST Gee.wftv.com
NASA releases stunning new pic of Milky Way's 'downtown'
NASA has released a stunning new picture of our galaxy’s violent, super-energized “downtown.” A radio telescope in South Africa also contributed to the image, for contrast. Astronomer Daniel Wang of the University of Massachusetts Amherst said Friday he spent a year working on this while stuck at home during the pandemic.news.yahoo.com
Fashionable Grammys: Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles' boas
Doja Cat arrives at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, March 14, 2021. He was on hand in person but earlier created an Instagram red carpet moment with his daughter since no kids were allowed at the Los Angeles show. “I actually created a step and repeat and a red carpet,” she told reporters during a virtual news conference before the show. AdDue to pandemic precautions, the “red carpet” was not the usual mass of cameras and TV crews. AdAll three wore Gucci.
Ladies night: Beyoncé, Swift make history as others win big
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
A peek behind the masks, precautions at the pandemic Grammys
Associated Press entertainment reporter Marcela Isaza poses backstage at the 63rd Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Thursday, March 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)LOS ANGELES – I have covered the Grammy Awards for the Associated Press for 15 years. Built around performances, full of singing and shouting, and with the biggest crowd of any awards show, the Grammys seem uniquely wrong for a world still in the coronavirus pandemic. The AP workspace is set off with high, thick black curtains, and they are constantly replenishing us with masks and hand sanitizer. AdOutside the sprawling building, carpenters and technicians have been building the stages that will be a hub for Sunday’s awards.
New this week: 'Cherry,' 'Bloodlands' & Kids' Choice Awards
This combination photo shows key art for the Acorn TV series "Bloodlands," premiering March 15, left, key art for the Apple TV+ film "Cherry," center, and key art for Nickelodeons "Kids Choice Awards," hosted by Kenan Thompson and airing on March 13. (Acorn TV/Apple TV+/Nickelodeon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Ad—AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— The 2021 Grammys will hand out 84 awards Sunday, but what’s more exciting? Other performers include Chris Martin, John Mayer, Doja Cat, Maren Morris, DaBaby, HAIM, Lil Baby, Brandi Carlile, Roddy Ricch, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Mickey Guyton and Black Pumas. Ad— Grown-ups don’t have a lock on awards shows, as Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards proves once again.