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.
Swift, Lizzo, Miranda Lambert react to Grammy nominations
Here are the reactions to the Tuesday's Grammy nominations:NOMINEE REACTIONS"'All Too Well 10' is the song I'm the most proud of, out of anything I've written. ?," Lizzo, who is nominated for six Grammys including record of the year, tweeted shortly after the nomination livestream concluded. Another first-time nominee Anitta also tweeted, "Wow! Wow Wow Wow... never in life I would imagine this moment coming. Thank you, thank you, thank you... grateful forever.wftv.com
Lizzo calls out criticism she makes 'music for white people': 'I am making music from my Black experience'
Lizzo denied claims that she makes music for a "white audience," which she said was the "biggest criticism" she had received. She explained that she makes music from her "Black experience."foxnews.com
Jack Harlow, Dua Lipa, Demi Lovato headline Jingle Ball tour
NEW YORK — (AP) — iHeartRadio has unveiled a starry rotating lineup for its winter 2022 Jingle Ball tour, including sets by Jack Harlow, Dua Lipa, Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato, Lizzo and Charlie Puth. The tour kicks off at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, on Nov. 29 with Jack Harlow, Black Eyed Peas, Khalid, Lauv, Ava Max, Lewis Capaldi, Bebe Rexha, Lauren Spencer-Smith, Jax, Nicky Youre and Stephen Sanchez. This year, the Madison Square Garden concert on Dec. 9 will feature Dua Lipa, Lizzo, The Kid Laroi, Backstreet Boys, Charlie Puth, AJR, Demi Lovato, Lauv, Ava Max, Dove Cameron and Jax. The Los Angeles concert on Dec. 2 at The Kia Forum features: Dua Lipa, Jack Harlow, Pitbull, Khalid, Bebe Rexha, Lewis Capaldi, Ava Max, Dove Cameron, Jax and Nicky Youre. The Chicago concert on Dec. 5 at Allstate Arena features: Jack Harlow, Pitbull, Khalid, Macklemore, Lauv, Tate McRae, Ava Max, Jax and Nicky Youre.wftv.com
Republicans are mad that the Library of Congress allowed Lizzo — a classically trained flutist — to play James Madison's 200-year-old crystal flute
The Library of Congress lent Lizzo a 200-year-old crystal flute once gifted to James Madison for the Washington D.C. stop of her "Special" tour.news.yahoo.com
Watch: Lizzo twerks on stage while playing crystal flute owned by James Madison
WASHINGTON, D.C. — History rocked in Washington D.C. Tuesday night, when singer and flutist Lizzo took a moment to play a crystal flute once owned by former President James Madison on stage. Be extremely patient.” The text accompanying the video said: “NOBODY HAS EVER HEARD THIS FAMOUS CRYSTAL FLUTE BEFORE. Lizzo plays historic flute Lizzo plays a crystal flute once owned by President James Madison. A flute @lizzo played in the Main Reading Room Monday (with permission from some lucky researchers who were there!) Turns out: It's 100% that [crystal] flute @lizzo played at her D.C. stop on the #SpecialTour tonight.wftv.com
Emmy Moments: A winner's joy — in song — lifts Emmy night
"Succession" and "Ted Lasso," the big winners in drama and comedy, were repeat winners, as were a number of actors. Sometimes it’s not clear early on what the big moment of an awards night will be. “Ted Lasso” repeated last year’s win as best comedy, as did its star, Jason Sudeikis, and supporting actor Brett Goldstein. OR NOT:Matthew Macfadyen of “Succession,” winner for supporting actor in a drama, was also played off, but he didn’t dance. No, this is Tom Wambsgans, so he's no doubt quietly humiliated and enraged and who knows what'll happen next season.wftv.com
Emmys Latest | Winners dance and dine at Governors Gala
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy Awards (all times local):9:20 p.m. “Succession” has won best drama series at the Emmys. The series won four Emmys on Monday night, including best actor in a comedy series for Jason Sudeikis and best supporting actor for Brett Goldstein. Host Kenan Thompson has kicked off the 74th Emmy Awards in a top hat and tails. ___For more on this year's Emmy Awards, visit: https://apnews.com/hub/emmy-awardsCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
'Succession,' 'Ted Lasso' top Emmys; 1st time winners shine
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — The HBO drama “Succession” and comedy “Ted Lasso” took top honors at the Emmy Awards in a ceremony that spread its awards between repeat winners and also honored several first-timers. Ralph stopped the Emmy Awards show by accepting the best supporting actress comedy award for "Abbott Elementary" with a brief but rousing song of affirmation. “Ted Lasso” co-star Brett Goldstein, won comedy supporting actors, while Matthew Macfadyen of “Succession” and Julia Garner of “Ozark” earned drama seires supporting actor honors. Jennifer Coolidge, who won best supporting actress honors for the show, delighted the audience by shimmying to the music intended to cut off her acceptance speech. ___For more on this year’s Emmy Awards, visit: www.apnews.com/EmmyAwardsCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
'Succession' keeps winning all in the family – WFTV
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy Awards (all times local):8:10 p.m. “Succession” has won best drama series at the Emmys. The series won four Emmys on Monday night, including best actor in a comedy series for Jason Sudeikis and best supporting actor for Brett Goldstein. Host Kenan Thompson has kicked off the 74th Emmy Awards in a top hat and tails. ___For more on this year's Emmy Awards, visit: https://apnews.com/hub/emmy-awardsCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Lizzo takes another step toward EGOT status – WFTV
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy Awards (all times local):6:30 p.m.Lizzo has an Emmy to go with her three Grammys. Host Kenan Thompson has kicked off the 74th Emmy Awards in a top hat and tails. Nominees and the rest of the Emmy Awards audience are making their way into the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles with the show just minutes away. ___3:30 p.m.A blast from TV’s past hit the Emmy Awards gold carpet. ___For more on this year's Emmy Awards, visit: https://apnews.com/hub/emmy-awardsCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Emmys crowd brought to feet by rousing Sheryl Lee Ralph win
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Sheryl Lee Ralph stopped the Emmy Awards show Monday by accepting the best supporting actress comedy award for "Abbott Elementary" with a brief but rousing song of affirmation. Brett Goldstein of “Ted Lasso” won comedy supporting actors for “Ted Lasso,” while Matthew Macfadyen of “Succession” and Julia Garner of “Ozark” earned drama seires supporting actor honors. Jennifer Coolidge, who won best supporting actress honors for the show, delighted the audience by shimmying to the orchestra music that was cutting off her acceptance speech. Netflix's "Squid Game," a global sensation, would be the first non-English language drama series to win an Emmy. On the comedy side, ABC's acclaimed newcomer "Abbott Elementary" could become the first broadcast show to win the best comedy award since the network's "Modern Family" in 2014.wftv.com
The 2022 MTV VMAs Was a Nightmare Packed with Johnny Depp, Nicki Minaj, and Bored Apes
Theo Wargo/GettyThe annual nightmare known at the MTV Video Music Awards have come and gone, but the repercussions are still being felt the world over. What we all just endured was darker than any of us could’ve imagined. But fearless, intrepid journalism is all about wading through that darkness to uncover whatever small kernels of light may be shrouded. That’s why The Daily Beast took on the daunting task of watching all fifty—sorry, three—hours of the 2022 VMAs: to hopefully find something wonews.yahoo.com
2022 MTV Video Music Awards: See the complete winners list
NEWARK, N.J. — The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards descended upon the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Sunday with Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award winner Nicki Minaj hosting. >> Read more trending newsMeanwhile, the Red Hot Chili Peppers were honored with the Global Icon Award, according to Variety. Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow and Lil Nas X led the nominations entering the ceremony with seven nods each, while Doja Cat and Harry Styles followed closely behind with six nominations each. Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd each entered the night with five nods apiece, Deaadline reported. See the complete list of categories and nominees below with winners noted in bold italics.wftv.com
Jack Harlow, Johnny Depp make mark at MTV Video Music Awards
Rapper Jack Harlow took flight to open the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, while Johnny Depp made a surprise float above the audience as the Moon Man. During the show, Depp made a surprise appearance nearly three months after the verdict in his defamation trial with his former wife Amber Heard. Both Harlow and Lil Nas X are tied for leading nominees with seven apiece. “This one is for the champions,” said Lil Nas X before Harlow thanked him for the collaboration on the chart-topping single. Minaj will perform hits from throughout her career and accept the show’s video vanguard award, which MTV has said she’s receiving for her artistry, barrier-breaking hip-hop and status as a global superstar.wftv.com
Jack Harlow makes early mark at MTV Video Music Awards
Rapper Jack Harlow took flight to open the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday before coming away with an early victory. Lizzo had Taylor Swift dancing out of her seat while she performed her new single “2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)." Both Harlow and Lil Nas X are tied for leading nominees with seven apiece. “This one is for the champions,” said Lil Nas X before Harlow thanked him for the collaboration on the chart-topping single. Minaj will perform hits from throughout her career and accept the show’s video vanguard award, which MTV has said she’s receiving for her artistry, barrier-breaking hip-hop and status as a global superstar.wftv.com
Beyoncé to remove offensive word from new song
Music Review Beyoncé FILE - Beyonce appears at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, on March 14, 2021. Beyoncé has been reborn again; this time it’s on a shimmering dance floor. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) (Chris Pizzello)Beyoncé is removing an offensive term for disabled people from a new song on her record “Renaissance,” just weeks after rapper Lizzo also changed lyrics to remove the same word. “The word, not used intentionally in a harmful way, will be replaced,” a spokeswoman for Beyoncé wrote in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday. Lizzo also removed the word from one of her songs, "Grrrls," in June after disability advocates complained about the lyrics.wftv.com
New this week: 'Black Bird,' Lizzo' and 'The Rehearsal'
The Stream This combination of photos shows promotional art for "Black Bird," a series premiering on Apple TV+, left, "The Rehearsal," a series premiering on HBO Max, center, and "Don't Make Me Go," a film premiering on Prime Video on July 15. The film also introduces audiences to Cosmo Jarvis in a star making turn as Anne's first love, Captain Frederick Wentworth. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— Lizzo returns with her fourth album, "Special," on Friday. The Apple TV+ series, with episodes out Friday through Aug. 5, also features Greg Kinnear and, in one of his last performances, Ray Liotta. Those unfamiliar with his work and open to something oddly revelatory and at times unsettling can check out "The Rehearsal," debuting Friday on HBO and HBO Max.wftv.com
New this week: 'Black Bird,' Lizzo' and 'The Rehearsal'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Lizzo, the crime drama “Black Bird” from the mind of novelist Dennis Lehane, and a tearful roadtrip when a single father played by John Cho drives his teenage daughter across the country in “Don’t Make Me Go.”.
Sean 'Diddy' Combs receives lifetime honor at BET Awards
APTOPIX 2022 BET Awards Sean "Diddy" Combs arrives at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) (Richard Shotwell)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — With a speech about his own inspirational dream for the Black community, Sean “Diddy” Combs channeled the spirit of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. while accepting the BET Awards' highest honor Sunday night. The BET Awards celebrate the contributions that people of color have made through the entertainment realm, highlighting winners in 19 categories, including film and sports. “He broke down so many doors of classism, taste, culture, swag.”Combs’ honor came on the same night when other big stars used the BET Awards to strongly criticize the Supreme Court’s recent decision to strip away women’s constitutional protection for abortion.wftv.com
Stars use BET Awards stage to criticize Roe v. Wade ruling
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Jazmine Sullivan were some of the big stars using the BET Awards stage to strongly criticize the Supreme Court’s recent decision to strip away women’s constitutional protection for abortion. Henson took the stage as the show’s host on Sunday with an uplifting message about “Black excellence” before she launched into the court’s overturning of the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling last week. We need y’all to stand up, stand up for us, stand up with us. The chart-topping performer is up for best female R&B-pop artist, best female hip-hop artist, album of the year for her No. The winners in the 19 categories, including film and sports awards, are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, comprised of entertainment professionals and fans.wftv.com
Big dreams for new Warner Bros. Discovery in ad presentation
In what was essentially a public debut on Wednesday, leaders of the new Warner Bros. Discovery portrayed the media giant as effectively a fifth U.S. broadcast television network, with even bigger aspirations. “I'm a little nervous,” said Zaslav, name-checking celebrities like Mike Rowe and Chip and Joanna Gaines that he spotted in the audience. “It's a big moment for us.”Yet in a forum known for bravado, Zaslav wasn't shy. The presentation to advertisers may have been new to Warner Bros.wftv.com
New this week: Harry Styles, 'Angelyne' and 'The Valet'
This week’s new entertainment releases include Harry Styles' third solo album, a reboot of “Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers” that has attracted some top “Saturday Night Live” alums, and Emmy Rossum stars in a series about media personality Angelyne.
Coachella 2022: Lizzo joins Harry Styles for One Direction favorite during music festival
Coachella 2022: Fans enjoyed the music as Coachella 2022 began its second weekend on Friday. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)INDIO, Calif. — Lizzo took the stage at Coachella during the music festival’s second weekend on Friday, joining headliner Harry Styles for a pair of favorite songs. In 2020, Styles joined Lizzo at a performance in Miami for a duet on her hit, “Juice.”>> Coachella 2022: Harry Styles’ duets with ‘star-struck’ Shania Twain delight fansLizzo released her new single, “About Damn Time” last week, according to Variety. harry styles bringing out lizzoTHIS DUO IS ICONIC #harrychella pic.twitter.com/PZVHTBc3Vh — elizabeth ♡ (@xelizabethmxx) April 23, 2022Last week at Coachella, Styles teamed with Twain to sing two of the country singer’s pop-crossover hits, “Man! >> Harry Styles, Billie Eilish to headline Coachella 2022Coachella 2020, originally scheduled for April, was postponed until October 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic before being canceled, Billboard reported.wftv.com
Lizzo shares 2 nude Instagram posts: ‘If you love me, you love all of me’
Maybe she’s teasing a John Legend collab. Lizzo shared two fully nude Instagram posts Saturday and encouraged more people to practice self-love. ”If you love me… you love all of me,” she wrote. “You don’t get to pick and choose. We should be unconditionally loving of one another, starting with being unconditionally loving to ourselves.” The “Truth Hurts” singer, 33, continued with more ...news.yahoo.com
The joy of music returns for Grammy winners, performers
Beyonce, left, and Megan Thee Stallion accept the award for best rap song for "Savage" at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, March 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish made history at the Grammy Awards. Just as joyously, dozens of creators largely sidelined for a year due to the pandemic got to make music again. 's topical “I Can't Breathe” won song of the year and Megan Thee Stallion was named best new artist. ___This story has been corrected to show the ceremony was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, not Staples Center.
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.
Billboard: Interscope Geffen A&M named No. 1 label of 2020
Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA), the home to Eilish, Lady Gaga and Lamar, has been named the No. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – Interscope Geffen A&M — the home to Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga — has been named the No. Billboard announced Thursday that the label, which is also known as IGA, tops its year-end chart for the first time since 2013. IGA is also the top Billboard 200 label with 68 albums released during the tracking period, 25 of which hit the Top 10. Warner Music Group’s Atlantic Records was 2019’s top Billboard 200 label.
Out magazine names Lizzo, Monae, Maddow to its Out100 list
NEW YORK – Award-winning singers Lizzo and Janelle Monae, Apple CEO Tim Cook and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow have made Out magazine’s 2020 Out100 list. Honorees will be celebrated Saturday at the first 2020 Out100 Virtual Honoree Induction Ceremony, which will stream live at 8 p.m. EDT at Out.com/Out100Live. Others who made this year’s list include Donald Trump’s niece, the psychologist and author Mary Trump, former baseball player Billy Bean, teen rapper Kidd Kenn and actors Lili Reinhardt, Cheyenne Jackson, Jonathan Bennett and Dashaun Wesley. Several members of President-elect Joe Biden’s team made the Out100 list, including Jamal Brown, Reggie Greer and Karine Jean-Pierre. ___This story corrects the spelling of André Leon Talley.
Post Malone, Kelly Clarkson, BTS set for Billboard Awards
Malone, who is nominated for 16 2020 Billboard Music Awards, will perform at the awards show airing Wednesday night on NBC at 8 p.m. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Post Malone will celebrate his 16 whopping nominations at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards with a performance. Kelly Clarkson is hosting the show, where Malone is up for honors including top artist, top male artist, top rap artist and top streaming songs artist. Malone's competition for the show's biggest prize, top artist, include Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Khalid and Jonas Brothers. The 2020 Billboard Awards were originally supposed to take place in April but was postponed because of the pandemic.
Rihanna wants to cheer up a troubled world with fashion show
This image released by Savage X Fenty shows designer Rihanna on the set of The Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2 Presented by Amazon Prime Video in Los Angeles. The lingerie fashion show, with musical performances, dancers and models, will drop Friday exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories. Its the lines second turn on the streaming platform. (Dennis Leupold/Savage X Fenty via AP)
Rihanna wants to cheer up a troubled world with fashion show
This image released by Savage X Fenty shows designer Rihanna on the set of The Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2 Presented by Amazon Prime Video in Los Angeles. The lingerie fashion show, with musical performances, dancers and models, will drop Friday exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories. Rihanna has quickly made a name for the company, launching Savage X Fenty in 2018 with splashy, performance-based shows before large (very excited) live crowds. Savage X Fenty, Rihanna said, is “one of those spaces” where “inclusivity is part of the brand, always."
Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations
Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. Malones nominations include top artist, top male artist, top rap artist and top streaming songs artist. (Photo by Ben Hider/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. Malone’s nominations include top artist, top male artist, top rap artist and top streaming songs artist. The 2020 awards show was originally supposed to take place in April but was postponed because of the coronavirus.
Megan Thee Stallion says she was shot, expects to recover
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Megan Thee Stallion arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Newark, N.J.. The rapper says she was shot multiple times, but expects to fully recover. The 25-year-old said in an Instagram post Wednesday that she had gunshot wounds from a crime committed against her Sunday with the intent to harm her and feels lucky to be alive. She did not say who shot her or why, and Los Angeles police had no immediate comment. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Megan Thee Stallion says she was shot, expects to recover
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Megan Thee Stallion arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Newark, N.J.. The rapper says she was shot multiple times, but expects to fully recover. The 25-year-old said in an Instagram post Wednesday that she had gunshot wounds from a crime committed against her Sunday with the intent to harm her and feels lucky to be alive. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES Rapper Megan Thee Stallion said Wednesday that she was shot multiple times on Sunday, but expects to fully recover. Lee said the Instagram post has been pointed out to the detectives in the case, who are looking into it.
DaBaby, Roddy Ricch to help BET celebrate awards virtually
The three-hour show will be jam-packed with heavy hitters currently dominating the pop charts and streaming services, including DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Summer Walker, Kane Brown and Chloe x Halle. The three-hour show will be jam-packed with heavy hitters currently dominating the pop charts and streaming services, including DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Summer Walker, Kane Brown and Chloe x Halle. Comedian, actress and TV personality Amanda Seales will host the 2020 BET Awards, which will air on CBS for the first time. Drake is the leading nominee: Hes up for six honors, including video of the year and best male hip-hop artist. Ricch and Megan Thee Stallion follow Drake with five nominations each.
Impatience grows for cops' arrests in Breonna Taylor's death
(AP Photo/John Locher)LOUISVILLE, Ky. The outcry has reverberated for weeks online and at demonstrations nationwide: Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor. Calls for action against the officers have gotten louder during a national reckoning over racism and police brutality following George Floyd's death in Minneapolis. That has left people, from protesters to celebrities, wondering why justice is slow to come in Taylor's case. It's definitely taking too long, it's definitely frustrating, said Kirstia Drury, 32, who joined street protests in Louisville after Taylor's death. He's executive director of advocacy group Christopher 2X Game Changers and has often served as a conduit between the Black community and Louisville officials during conflicts.
Music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at Grammys award show
Host Alicia Keys speaks at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. “We are standing her literally heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built.”Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others were killed in the crash on a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California. Music artists including Billy Ray Cyrus, Rick Ross and Kirk Franklin paid tribute to Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star and five-time champion. Long live Kobe Bryant. “If you’re from Los Angeles, depending on which sector you’re in, that (expletive) is really heavy," the rapper continued.
Who will win big on Grammy night? Vote for your favorites now
Music’s biggest night is just around the corner, and fans everywhere are putting their bets on who will win the top prizes at this year’s Grammy awards. It wasn’t a commercial success, but neither was last year’s winner, Kacey Musgraves’ “Golden Hour.” Look for Vampire Weekend or Ariana Grande spoil Del Rey’s chances of winning. Taylor Swift was shut out of the bigger categories besides song of the year, so this could be her once chance to win a Grammy for the night. If the Grammy isn’t going to Beyoncé, chances are it’s going to Ariana Grande or Lizzo. Make sure you vote in the polls and let us know your thoughts on this year’s Grammy awards in the comments below.
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Aerosmith to perform at Grammy Awards
FILE - This June 9, 2019 file photo shows Billie Eilish performing during the "When We All Fall Asleep" tour in Chicago. Eilish and Lizzo, both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards, are slated to perform at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 26 event, airing live on CBS. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Aerosmith to perform at Grammy Awards
FILE - This June 9, 2019 file photo shows Billie Eilish performing during the "When We All Fall Asleep" tour in Chicago. Eilish and Lizzo, both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards, are slated to perform at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 26 event, airing live on CBS. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK, NY – Billie Eilish and Lizzo, both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards, are slated to perform at the live show later this month. Aerosmith — to be named 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year days before the Grammys — will perform a medley of their hits during the awards show. Eilish and Lizzo, the leading nominee with eight, will compete for album of the year, song of the year, record of the year and best new artist.
These celebrities are donating money to the Australian bushfires
The bushfires in Australia are still ravaging parts of the country and are wreacking havoc on small communities and rural towns. The damage has been devastating and news of the bushfires has spread overseas with many activists and celebrities sharing photos of the devastation on social media. There are many different places where you can donate money to help with relief, and many celebrities have shared donation links and even donated themselves. I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. Another Australian actor, Russell Crowe, who is in Australia right now, posted that he donated $105,000 to firefighters.