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Alternative Artists Make Strong Showing In 2017 Latin Grammy Nominations

Alternative Artists Make Strong Showing In 2017 Latin Grammy Nominations

The lines seem to be blurring between Latin Alternative and the pop mainstream, judging by the Latin Grammy nominations announced this morning in Los Angeles.Reflecting that alternative/pop duality were former Calle 13 frontman Residente and Colombian pop/urban vocalist Maluma, who both earned 7 nominations. While Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, the duo behind the year’s […]

Singer Gayle McCormick Dies

Singer Gayle McCormick Dies

Gayle McCormick, the lead singer of the group Smith, which recorded the 1969 top-10 song “Baby, It’s You,” has died in suburban St. Louis. McCormick died Tuesday of cancer. Her death was confirmed Friday by the Alexander-White-Mullen Funeral Home in St. Ann, Missouri. She attended Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri near St. Louis […]

Diddy Avoids Assault Charges “So What Did That Cost Him?”

Diddy Avoids Assault Charges “So What Did That Cost Him?”

Rapper Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs will not face assault charges following an incident last month involving a kettlebell weight, officials have said. The 45-year-old was arrested on 22 June on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon at the University of California. He was held in jail before being released on $160,000  bail. I think of […]

There Goes My Baby Ben E. King Who Sang His Last Note

There Goes My Baby Ben E. King Who Sang His Last Note

Ben E. King, best known for his 1961 R&B hit “Stand By Me”, has passed away at the age of 76 after suffering from coronary problems according to his agent.King, who was born Benjamin Earl Nelson in 1938, started his singing career as a member of the Five Crowns, shortly to be folded into the […]

MTV MOVIE AWARDS POPS CORN

MTV MOVIE AWARDS POPS CORN

It wouldn’t really be an MTV award show without a bit of booty, now would it? Despite being peppered with accolades for the serious teen drama “The Fault in Our Stars” and its thoughtful star Shailene Woodley, the MTV Movie Awards still managed to provide several moments of silliness Sunday, including a rump-shaking Channing Tatum […]

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical To Be A Feature

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical To Be A Feature

The musical about the life of Carole King, featuring many of the songwriting legend’s most famous tracks, is already a hit on Broadway, and after conquering the Great White Way and London’s West End, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is heading to Hollywood for a big screen makeover. Sony Pictures announced plans to turn King’s stage show […]

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