Congratulations are in order for Gabourey Sidibe and her partner Brandon Frankel.
For, the ‘Precious’ actress has announced that she is pregnant with twins.
Full story below…
With nearly 40 years in the music industry, Babyface (born Kenneth Edmonds) has enjoyed millions records sold (that he’s written and/or performed), 13 GRAMMYs won, countless Billboard hits, and more.
Yet, even with all of those achievements to his credit he’s still managing to find “firsts.”
The latest uncharted territory the legend is treading comes courtesy of a trip to Sin City for a limited engagement.
Ariana Grande is strutting forward with gusto to the release of her new album ‘eternal sunshine.’
Due via Republic Records on March 8, the ‘yes, and?’ led project serves as the chart-topper’s first studio LP in four years.
With its arrival rapidly approaching, Grande has unveiled the project’s official tracklist.
Teased in earnest ever since the 30-year-old announced the album, the full tally of songs that make up the LP has been revealed.
What are you waiting for? Check it out below…
Wendy Williams has long been renowned for delivering Hot Topics, however recent times have seen the star’s life serve as the headline grabber in and of itself.
From the infidelity-driven implosion of her marriage to battles with addiction to erratic behavior to the end of her long-running talk show, the later years of Williams’ journey have been a rollercoaster; one that has spun oh so publicly.
This past week saw fresh chapters of controversy added to her narrative in the wake of the premiere of Lifetime‘s ‘Where Is Wendy Williams?’ documentary, the shock disclosure from the host’s healthcare team that she is battling dementia, and the last-minute legal moves her guardian actioned to seemingly prevent the broadcast of the four-hour special.
Now, amidst ample discourse about whether the documentary ought to have aired in the first place in light of Williams’ visible condition, producer Mark Ford has opened up about the process of piecing together the project.
He also shared behind-the-scenes insights, which paint a much more layered picture of the reality of Williams’ predicament, the family’s goal in signing off on the venture, and the hopeful outcome.
More than anything, he is emphatic in his stance that had the dementia diagnosis been made apparent beforehand, there never would have been a documentary.
Full story below…
Beyonce‘s foray into Country music has been nothing short of historic.
Beyond watching the single ‘16 Carriages‘ ride her into history books for being one of few female singers with over 50 top 40 hits, the Killah B-produced ‘Texas Hold ‘Em‘ took hold of the Hot 100’s top spot this week – a feat that made her the first Black woman to occupy the hitlist’s summit with a Country tune.
As if that’s not enough to boast, she joins Taylor Swift as the only women to top the all-genre chart with a Country hit this century.
And, while her beloved fanbase – affectionately call the #Beyhive – continue to buzz over the aforementioned triumphs, there may be an even bigger reason to celebrate.
After Lifetime watched their made-for-TV movie ‘Single Black Female‘ march to historic ratings in 2022 (coming as the year’s #1 original non-holiday movie), the women’s network is undoubtedly hoping to repeat the feat with its sequel: ‘Single Black Female 2: Simone’s Revenge.’
Seeing stars Raven Goodwin, Amber Riley, and K. Michelle reprise their roles, the new film takes place three years later and shows Monica (Goodwin) ready to start life anew in Seattle. Unbeknownst to her, Simone (Riley) is cooking up a murderous plot of revenge.
Will she succeed this time?
Find out when the Shari L. Carpenter-directed film storms to screens on March 2. Ahead of its arrival, peep the official trailer inside.
All roads lead to March 8 for Ariana Grande.
For, the songbird will hatch her new studio album ‘eternal sunshine’ on said date.
Hitting the promotional trail, the chart-topper’s latest stop was the Zach Sang Show on the Amazon Music Channel on Twitch.
In the first part of the lengthy sit-down, the ‘yes, and?’ singer opened up in earnest about the process of putting together the LP – one she says wasn’t in the plan to release for a few years.
Watch below, where quotes also await…
The promo campaign mounted for Jennifer Lopez‘s latest album, ‘This Is Me…Now,’ was nothing short of impressive.
The combined potency of the exposure helped ‘Now’ soar to be the week’s best-selling album, defeating the likes of Billboard top-sellers like Yeat‘s ‘2093,’ Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign‘s ‘Vultures 1,’ Usher‘s ‘Coming Home,’ and Taylor Swift projects.
Yet, in a polarizing twist, the figures that lifted it to #1 on the pure Album Sales chart were barely enough to land it in the Billboard 200’s top 40.
Usher‘s electrifying halftime show at the 2024 Super Bowl may have boasted a who’s who of guests including GRAMMY winners H.E.R., Will.i.am, Ludacris, Lil Jon, and more, but the standout definitely came when he called on Alicia Keys to share the Allegiant Stadium stage to perform their #1 hit ‘My Boo.’
Madonna may be speeding through her critically and commercially acclaimed ‘Celebration Tour‘ quicker than a ray of light, but – as we reported here – it’s still taking her too long to get to the stage to crank out her hits.
So long, in fact, a group of concertgoers announced intent to take the ‘Take a Bow‘ singer to court for her excessive tardiness.
Look inside to see how Madge responded to the news.
Jennifer Lopez‘s promotional promenade in support of her latest album, the February 16-released ‘This Is Me…Now,’ culminated with a high-octane concert on the legendary stage of the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles.
When not showcasing fan favorites from the new project including its title track as well as ‘Rebound,’ ‘Hearts and Flowers,’ and more, the GRAMMY-nominated diva cranked out electrifying performances of previous hits like ‘If You Had My Love,’ ‘Love Don’t Cost a Thing,’ ‘Jenny from the Block,’ and others.
Did you miss the action when it first aired exclusively on Apple Music Live? No worries; we’ve got you covered.