New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a fresh album from The Black Keys, Rebel Wilson starring as a popular high school senior who emerges from a coma after 20 years, and the period drama “Operation Mincemeat,” based on a risky and real military operation in World War II.
Artists sing social anthems for United Nations anniversary
That sentiment is something that Skip Marley, a third-generation musician and grandson of reggae icon Bob Marley, has grown up knowing as well. “Music is music. The event will raise money for the Playing for Change Foundation, the United Nations Population Fund, Sankofa, Silkroad and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. It’s a spiritual experience to sing his grandfather’s songs, Marley said. “Those are the songs I first hear and the songs I first sing,” said Marley.
'Chicken Noodle Soup challenge' is a thing now
(CNN) - Chicken noodle soup. Chicken noodle soup. Chicken noodle soup with a soda on the side. And if you want to take things up a notch, there's a dance challenge you can get involved in, too. "Chicken Noodle Soup," the long-awaited collaboration between BTS star J-Hope and American singer Becky G, has been released -- and it's been accompanied by a viral call to arms.
Taylor Swift headlining Amazon Prime Day concert
Amazon Music has announced its first ever Prime Day Concert to be headlined by Taylor Swift. The event will stream live on Prime Video at 9 p.m. ET on July 10, exclusively for Prime members. "Hosted by award-winning actress Jane Lynch ("The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Glee"), the Prime Day Concert presented by Amazon Music will be available to Prime members to stream on-demand after the live show for a limited time on Prime Video, which will include select songs from each performance." Amazon Prime Day is a big deal for shoppers and this year they will have 48 hours to try and rack up the best deals from the online retailer.