John Legend working to ‘resuscitate’ Black Wall Street series – Music News

John Legend is lobbying streaming service officials at Hulu to reconsider optioning his planned Black Wall Street drama series because the topic couldn't be more timely.The All of Me hitmaker, who has also found success as a film...

Famous birthdays for July 2: Margot Robbie, Larry David

Margot Robbie arrives for the 92nd annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on February 9. The actor turns 30 on July 2. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License...

Long Division Festival has been postponed until 2021

Long Division Festival has been postponed until next year, organisers have confirmed. The Wakefield event’s 2020 edition was initially set to take place between June 4-7, but was pushed back to November due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The Futureheads,...

TV Execs Talk New Advertising Strategies in the Variety Streaming Room – Variety

With shelter-in-place and social distancing regulations in place, consumers have been watching more content than ever. With the huge audience influx, advertisers have had to adapt with new strategies in the changing market. LiveRamp execs and other industry leaders...

Amazon Prime’s ‘The Boys’ announces Sept. 4 release date for Season 2

June 26 (UPI) -- The Boys, Amazon Prime's adult-oriented comic book super hero series, will return for a second season Sept. 4, the show's producers announced on social media. The show's official Twitter account announced Friday that new episodes...

Rapper J. Cole’s new song pushes back on Noname criticism

Rapper J. Cole has joined the conversation about racial inequality and ongoing protests sparked by violence against Black Americans after a fellow artist questioned why rappers weren’t weighing in on the timely issues. Cole released the song “Snow...

Rita Indiana Celebrates Pride Month With New Reggaeton Song ‘Miedo’: Listen

Plus, check out Rita Indiana's ultimate Pride playlist. Queer Dominican singer-songwriter Rita Indiana is celebrating Pride month with "Miedo," a new reggaeton track with which she pays homage to the LGBTT community. "For the LGBTT community, fear (miedo) is something...

Rufus Wainwright to perform new album via livestream this Saturday

Rufus Wainwright will perform his upcoming album in its entirety at a livestream concert this Saturday (June 27). Wainwright’s performance of ‘Unfollow The Rules’ will commence at 7pm BST on All Arts’ Facebook page. Wainwright has dubbed the performance...

Hugh Downs, television pioneer at ‘Today’ and ’20/20,’ dies

Hugh Downs, a television pioneer who became one of the medium’s most enduring, likable and reassuring presences in a five-decade career that included serving as Jack Paar’s late-night announcer-sidekick, and hosting NBC’s “Today” and ABC’s newsmagazine “20/20,”...

Charlie Puth still in awe of Elton John collaboration – Music News

Charlie Puth is still in disbelief at landing the opportunity to work with Elton John.The Attention hitmaker first teased fans about the "really special" collaboration back in May, when he posted a photo of himself with the Rocket...