New this Week: 'Tina,' 'Runaway Bunny' & 'City on a Hill'
This combination of photos shows key art for "The Runaway Bunny," premiering March 25 on HBO Max, left, "Tina," a documentary about Tina Turner premiering March 27 on HBO Max, center, and "City on a Hill," a new series premiering March 28 on Showtime. He has grasped, at least for a proud man like Anthony, how one’s ego keeps fighting a battle it doesn’t know is already lost.”Ad— In Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin's revealing documentary “Tina,” Tina Turner surveys her tumultuous and extraordinary life. The film, which debuts Saturday on HBO and HBO Max, includes intimate interviews with the 81-year-old “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll," along with previously unseen footage, audio tapes and personal photos. The piercing Romanian documentary “Collective” was nominated for both best documentary and best international film — something only one previous film ( "Honeyland," in 2020) — has ever managed to do. Ad— AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Carrie Underwood’s upcoming album features gospel hymns important to the "American Idol" winner.
Jamaica Joins Forces With Ziggy Marley & Moon Palace for Promotion
[KINGSTON, Jamaica] – Jamaica has joined forces with reggae icon Ziggy Marley, and accommodation partner Moon Palace Jamaica for an exclusive promotion and special acoustic concert. The limited-time offer Ziggy Marley concert premiered on March 1. All consumers are encouraged to watch the intimate acoustic Ziggy Marley concert whether or not they enter the sweepstakes. Two runner-up winners will receive an exclusive Marley Gift Pack from Tuff Gong Records containing vinyl albums and other collateral items from both the Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley collection. Moon PalaceMoon Palace Jamaica, nestled in Ocho Rios is a 704-room AAA Four Diamond resort.sflcn.com
Natiruts, Marley, Aparicio sing for unity of the Americas
This image released by Sony Music Brazil shows cover art for the single for America Vibra, a trilingual song featuring Ziggy Marley and the Academy-Award nominated actress Yalitza Aparicio. “América Vibra” was released Wednesday — the day of President Joe Biden's inauguration — as a nod to a new beginning. We are bridges,” recites the Oscar-nominated actress in Spanish before Marley and Natiruts vocalist Alexandre Carlo sing about social justice and environmental protection in English and Portuguese, respectively. “The purpose was the same, the unity of the Americas,” Carlo said. For the Spanish part of the song, they wanted a woman, and Aparicio, an actress and activist of Mixtec origin, provided even greater representation.
Bob Marley Limited-Edition LP Series to be Released December 11
Produced entirely by Bob Marley & the Wailers and mixed by longtime Marley associate Errol Brown , this Jamaican version will be on vinyl for the first time. On December 4, the long-awaited CD version of the iconic Complete Island Recordings LP box, which includes all nine Bob Marley & The Wailers studio albums recorded for Island Records, plus two live albums, Live! Released on October 13, in continued celebration of the late musical and cultural icon’s 75th birthday— Rizzoli published Bob Marley: Portrait of the Legend, a celebration of the life and influence of the forefather of reggae, and the first book authorized by the Bob Marley Foundation. Originally released on Bob Marley & The Wailers’ 1971 album Soul Revolution, “Sun Is Shining” is one of Marley’s most critically acclaimed tracks. Lastly, Eagle Records and the Bob Marley Estate recently announced the release of Uprising Live, in celebration of Bob Marley 75.sflcn.com
New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys
This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Alicia" the latest release by Alicia Keys. The album, out Friday, features several guest stars, including Jill Scott, Miguel, Khalid, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote the single Underdog. (RCA Records via AP)
New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys
This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Alicia" the latest release by Alicia Keys. The album, out Friday, features several guest stars, including Jill Scott, Miguel, Khalid, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote the single Underdog. (RCA Records 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. It lands on HBO and HBO Max on Saturday at 8 p.m.— AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Piano-playing pop star Alicia Keys is putting out her seventh album on Friday. — Kim Cattrall is at the center of Fox’s “Filthy Rich,” a prime-time soap opera loaded with money and betrayal that debuts 9 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 21.
Toots Hibbert, beloved reggae star, dead at 77
FILE - In this May 3, 2018 file photo, Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. Hibbert, frontman of Toots & the Maytals, had been in a medically-induced coma at a hospital in Kingston since earlier this month. Grammy nominations for Hibbert included best reggae album of 2012 for “Reggae Got Soul” and best reggae album of 2007 for “Light Your Light.” Hibbert was ranked No. Married to his wife, Doreen, for nearly 40 years, Hibbert had eight children, including the reggae performers Junior Hibbert and Leba Hibbert. Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert ("Toots" was a childhood nickname) was born in May Pen, Parish of Clarendon.