Grammy winner and producer Ben Harper shares struggles and emotions in his music
Los Angeles rocker and multiple Grammy winner Ben Harper has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the music business for nearly 30 years. Recently, the sound of Harper's guitar called out to popstar Harry Styles, who invited him to record and tour with him. Jamie Yuccas recently sat down with Harper at the music store that's been run by his family for generations.news.yahoo.com
Alessandro Michele steps down as Gucci creative director
Alessandro Michele is leaving his role as creative director of the Gucci, the fashion house announced Wednesday, bringing an end to an eight-year tenure that sharply redefined Gucci’s codes with romanticism and gender-fluidity, all the while powering revenues for the Kering parent.
Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde take a break after two years together
News, TMZ and Entertainment Weekly that Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde have split after two years of dating. Many are expressing sentiments of relief hoping the break up will confirm rumors of the relationship being a publicity stunt. Embed from Getty ImagesOn the set of “Don’t Worry Darling,” the two were said to be constantly slipping away, while Wilde was still with ex-husband Jason Sudeikis. Following the rumors, co-parents Sudeikis and Wilde put up a united front shutting down the ex-nanny’s claims as false. Many tracks on Styles’ most recent record, “Harry’s House,” are said to be about Wilde, including “Cinema” and “Late Night Talking.” For now, all that we know is that Styles and Wilde’s relationship is not the same as it was.themiamihurricane.com
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.
New this week: Bruce Springsteen, 'The Big Brunch' and Sonic
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums by Bruce Springsteen and Louis Tomlinson, Olivia Wilde's “Don't Worry Darling” hits HBO Max, and Dan Levy of Emmy-winning “Schitt’s Creek” fame has “The Big Brunch,” a cooking competition he created and hosts.
Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, 'Euphoria' and 'Top Gun: Maverick' get multiple People's Choice Awards nominations
The nominations for the People's Choice Awards were announced and "Top Gun: Maverick" and "Euphoria" saw nominations, while Harry Styles and Taylor Swift took over the music categories.foxnews.com
Olivia Wilde shares salad dressing recipe from book about divorce amid nanny allegations
Olivia Wilde solved the salad dressing mystery with a Nora Ephron recipe amid accusations from her and Jason Sudeikis' former family nanny. Wilde went public with her romance with Harry Styles in January 2021.foxnews.com
Olivia Wilde Posts Cryptic Pic as Ex-Nanny Returns to Dish More Dirt
Jemal Countess/Getty Images for IFPOh, you thought the storm had passed? The more fool you—the nanny’s back, and she hasn’t finished salting the earth beneath the feet of her former employers, Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis. And this time, it’s pawsonal.Without warning, the Daily Mail published what it touted as the second part of its exclusive interview with the disgruntled (and still unnamed) ex-employee on Tuesday, with fresh allegations surrounding Wilde’s behavior in the weeks after she lenews.yahoo.com
“Don’t Worry Darling” should definitely worry
Embed from Getty ImagesThe film’s soundtrack helps to paint the mood, consisting mostly of songs from the 1950s and sporadic high-and-low-pitched chants/screeches. It creates a connection, allowing the viewer to reach the same conclusion as the main character on the big screen. While “Don’t Worry Darling” is not necessarily bad, it’s not great either. “Don’t Worry Darling” premiered on Sept. 23 and is currently available in theaters, including AMC Sunset 24. Featured image: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commonsthemiamihurricane.com
Olivia Wilde at first wouldn't give an answer when Stephen Colbert asked if she is feuding with Florence Pugh and instead steered the conversation toward 'spit-gate'
Wilde implied fans are looking for drama "anywhere they can" in regard to rumors about what happened on the set of "Don't Worry Darling."news.yahoo.com
Everyone’s obsessed with “Don’t Worry Darling’s” Venice premiere: Here’s why
As the stars touched ground in Venice for the pre-premiere press conference, the name cards displayed set the stage for the chaos to come. Wilde and Styles were seated on opposite ends — an unusual set-up since a film’s director and lead actor typically sit together. It feels like a real, like, you know, ‘go to the theater’ film movie,” Styles said to a reporter. “Styles and Pugh aside, the movie looks mysterious and unsettling,” third-year psychology major Julian Villeta said. “I think Florence is going to be amazing as always, she’ll blow it out of the water,” Lozano said.themiamihurricane.com
Harry Styles hits Toronto for 'My Policeman' premiere
With just as much fanfare but a tad less drama, Harry Styles took the Toronto International Film Festival by storm on Sunday, premiering the tragic gay romance “My Policeman” less than a week after the debut of “Don’t Worry Darling” in Venicewashingtonpost.com
Poitras documentary wins top prize at Venice Film Festival
“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” Laura Poitras’s epic documentary about photographer Nan Goldin and her activism against the Sackler family and their art connections has been awarded the Golden Lion for best film at the 79th Venice International Film Festival.
Aronofsky, Iñarritu films set for Venice Film Festival
Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” the Marilyn Monroe drama “Blonde,” Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths” and Guadagnino’s “Bones and All,” with Timothée Chalamet, will all have their world premieres in competition at the Venice International Film Festival this fall.
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.
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.
The Latest: Billie Eilish wins record of the year at Grammys
Billie Eilish arrives at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, March 14, 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)NEW YORK – The Latest on the Grammy Awards (all times local):8:45 p.m.Billie Eillish has won the Grammy Award for record of the year for the second straight year. Beyoncé broke the record with her victory Sunday night for best R&B performance for “Black Parade,” surpassing the 27 Grammys won by Alison Krauss. DaBaby says he “feels like it’s going to touch everybody.”Ad— Marcela Isaza at the Grammy Awards (@misaza)___3:15 p.m.Brandi Carlile is excited to perform at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, even if there isn’t an audience. “Jojo Rabbit” and the “Joker” soundtrack also won Grammys in the segment of the show that awarded music created for visual media.
Ladies night: Beyoncé, Swift make history as others win big
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
A peek behind the masks, precautions at the pandemic Grammys
Associated Press entertainment reporter Marcela Isaza poses backstage at the 63rd Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Thursday, March 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)LOS ANGELES – I have covered the Grammy Awards for the Associated Press for 15 years. Built around performances, full of singing and shouting, and with the biggest crowd of any awards show, the Grammys seem uniquely wrong for a world still in the coronavirus pandemic. The AP workspace is set off with high, thick black curtains, and they are constantly replenishing us with masks and hand sanitizer. AdOutside the sprawling building, carpenters and technicians have been building the stages that will be a hub for Sunday’s awards.
For Trevor Noah, Grammy Awards a return to in-person hosting
FILE - Trevor Noah arrives at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. Noah will host the 2021 Grammy Awards on Sunday. “If you get asked to host the Grammys, I don’t think you take long to say ‘yes,’” said the Emmy winner, who will host Sunday's Grammy Awards from downtown Los Angeles. Ad“Unlike most award shows, the Grammys also are about the performances,” said Noah. So far, Noah said venturing out to prepare for his Grammy hosting duties around other people has been “amazing” and “surreal.” While watching rehearsals, he said the performances gave him and others life.
New this week: 'Cherry,' 'Bloodlands' & Kids' Choice Awards
This combination photo shows key art for the Acorn TV series "Bloodlands," premiering March 15, left, key art for the Apple TV+ film "Cherry," center, and key art for Nickelodeons "Kids Choice Awards," hosted by Kenan Thompson and airing on March 13. (Acorn TV/Apple TV+/Nickelodeon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Ad—AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— The 2021 Grammys will hand out 84 awards Sunday, but what’s more exciting? Other performers include Chris Martin, John Mayer, Doja Cat, Maren Morris, DaBaby, HAIM, Lil Baby, Brandi Carlile, Roddy Ricch, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Mickey Guyton and Black Pumas. Ad— Grown-ups don’t have a lock on awards shows, as Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards proves once again.