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Are Shinedown America’s Most Popular Rock Band?

Filter bubbles are real. Particularly in the social media era, we are all trapped inside a likeminded feedback loop of our own making. I think we all recognize this on an intuitive level, but sometimes a reminder that you inhabit a bespoke cultural silo will come along and smack you in the face. Recently I … More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, David Bowie, Sia, Selena Gomez, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Halsey, Busta Rhymes, Gucci Mane

2020 BET Awards (Performances)

With Public Enemy, Nas, John Legend, DaBaby, Jay Rock, Anderson .Paak & more.
Tags: Videos, Nas, Alicia Keys, Yg, Jazz, John Legend, Sir, Questlove, Jay Rock, Anderson .paak, Rapsody, Black Thought, Masego, DaBaby, Roddy Ricch, Megan Thee Stallion

5 powerful performances from the 20th annual BET Awards

For two decades, the BET Network has celebrated Black culture with its annual awards ceremony. While the event usually takes place inside Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, Sunday’s awards ceremony was carried out virtually due to the continued spread of coronavirus. Not only was BET commemorating the 20th anniversary of its awards show, but 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the BET Network itself. Inglewood-born actress and comedian Amanda Seales hosted the broadcast from ...
Tags: Music, Texas, Microsoft, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Gigi, Alicia Keys, Nba, Lebron James, Ferguson Missouri, Lil Wayne, Public Enemy, Black Lives Matter, Richard, Bet

The BET Awards celebrate 20th anniversary amid pandemic and protests against systemic racism

Back in April, BET Networks’ president Scott Mills and the producers of the annual BET Awards recognized they’d have to cancel its popular four-day BET Experience and free fan fest at L.A. Live due to the continued spread of coronavirus, but they were adamant that the actual awards ceremony would be presented in some capacity. The crew swiftly pivoted the BET Awards, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, to a virtual broadcast without a live audience. The show will be hosted by comedi...
Tags: Music, TV, Beyonce, Microsoft, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, Cbs, Jamie Foxx, Drake, Missy Elliot, Kansas City Chiefs, Angela Bassett

Alicia Keys – “Perfect Way To Die”

A mother's pain from losing a child is unmatched.
Tags: Alicia Keys, Jazz, Songs

Lust auf Inspiration? Dann folge diesen Schwarzen Celebrity-Hairstylist*innen

In der folgenden Liste stelle ich dir zehn der bekanntesten, erfolgreichsten Schwarzen Hairstylist*innen vor, die Instagram als Plattform für ihre Kreationen nutzen. Sie zeigen, wie vielseitig Haare gestylt werden können und geben uns tonnenweise Inspiration mit auf den Weg. Zu ihren Musen und Kundinnen zählen Größen wie Zendaya, Zoë Kravitz, Logan Browning und Solange. Wenn du die Styles dieser und anderer Celebritys also schon lange bewundert hast und dich gefragt hast, wer hinter den atembera...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Rihanna, Brooklyn, Alicia Keys, Jamaica, Solange, Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jourdan Dunn, Naomi Campbell, Stephen, Zendaya, Hamilton, Thompson

Alicia Keys Graces NPR’s Tiny Desk Stage

A 4-song performance from the legendary songstress.
Tags: Videos, Alicia Keys, Jazz, Npr, Alicia Keys Graces

What do the Houseparty app, Katy Perry and Buffy the Vampire Slayer have in common?

Houseparty, a face-to-face social networking app, is throwing a three-day In The House virtual event May 15-17 with a variety of video content coming from over 40 musicians, celebrities, chefs and pro athletes. Fans can download the Houseparty app for free to tune into the In The House videos, which include everything from cooking demos and workouts to musical performances and dance parties. Oh, and actress Sarah Michelle Gellar will reprise her role as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and share her #qu...
Tags: Music, Football, NFL, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Brooklyn, Katy Perry, House, Alicia Keys, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews, Snoop Dogg, Concerts

Watch Billy Joel Play “Miami 2017″ On Broadway Jumbotrons For Rise Up New York! Benefit

Livestreams -- and, increasingly, benefit livestreams -- have long since become our norm now. Tonight brought us another one. Rise Up New York! was the latest effort to gather A-List talent to raise funds for aid intended for those most affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It was organized by iHeartMedia and Robin Hood, a … More »
Tags: Video, Music, New York, Robin Hood, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel, Miami, Idina Menzel, Sting, Mariah Carey, Lin-manuel Miranda, Jon Bon Jovi, New York Benefit, Billy Joel Play

Jay-Z’s Team Roc Demands Swift Justice For Ahmaud Arbery

Team Roc, the social justice arm of Jay-Z's Roc Nation management company, has published an open letter calling for swift justice for Ahmaud Arbery, the 25-year-old man who was shot and killed by two men while jogging in Georgia two months ago. A video appearing to show the shooting surfaced last week, sparking … More »
Tags: Music, News, Taylor Swift, Jay-z, Georgia, Alicia Keys, Meek Mill, Roc Nation, Yo Gotti, Ahmaud Arbery, Team Roc Demands Swift Justice For Ahmaud Arbery

The Benevolent Celebrity Livestream Parade Is So Bleak

Livestreams suck. Livestreams have always sucked. There are exceptions -- when your favorite artist logs on, when something incredibly charming and unexpected happens -- but in general, watching musicians perform onscreen from home is underwhelming and sometimes depressing. By necessity, the format has become a mainstay of the music industry during the coronavirus pandemic, which … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Foo Fighters, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Charli Xcx, Sam Smith, Elton John, Dave Grohl, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Jordin Sparks, Naughty By Nature, Avril Lavigne, Hailee Steinfeld, New Kids On The Block

Alicia Keys – “Good Job”

An ode to the difference makers of the world.
Tags: Alicia Keys, Jazz, Songs

Elton John will host televised benefit concert to support medical workers amid coronavirus pandemic

While the remainder of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is on pause due to the global spread of COVID-19, Sir Elton John has announced he’ll host a televised benefit concert to support and pay tribute to medical staff in America who are on the frontlines battling coronavirus. The commercial-free hour-long special, dubbed “Fox Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America,” will air at 6 p.m. PST (9 p.m. EST) on FOX on Sunday, March 29 and will also be broadcast on iHeartMedia radio stat...
Tags: Music, America, Sport, Fox, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, Elton John, Tim McGraw, Concerts, Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Rogers, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB

Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey Headlining Coronavirus Charity Concert On Sunday

The iHeartRadio Music Awards were supposed to happen this weekend, and like everything else, the ceremony has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, iHeartMedia is hosting the TV-special equivalent of all these livestreams we've been seeing lately. More »
Tags: Music, News, Alicia Keys, Elton John, Mariah Carey, Tim McGraw, Backstreet Boys, Billie Joe Armstrong, Billie Eilish, Billie Eilish Mariah Carey

Alicia Keys hosts an evening at Theatre at Ace Hotel in support of her book ‘More Myself: A Journey’

Before she hits The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Sept. 8-9 in support of her new album, “Alicia,” which drops on March 20, singer-songwriter Alicia Keys is coming to the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown L.A. on April 7 to talk about her new book, “More Myself: A Journey.” The book hits shelves on March 31 and goes through Keys’ life from early childhood to present day. Through the chapters, Keys touches on heartache, the loss of privacy that comes with fame, the oppressive expectations of fem...
Tags: Books, Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, Concerts, ALICIA, Jenny Offill, Ariana Reines, Top Stories LADN, Music + Concerts, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN, Top Stories SGVT

What Happened Hazel Scott? Meet the Brilliant Jazz Musician & Activist Who Disappeared into Obscurity When She Was Blacklisted During the McCarthy Era

Women in the entertainment business who have taken a stand against racism and state violence and oppression have often found their careers ruined as a result, their albums and performances boycotted, opportunities rescinded. This, according to Nina Simone, is what happened to her after she began her fight for Civil Rights with the ferocious “Mississippi Goddam.” She continued performing in Europe until the 1990s, but her cultural stock in her own country declined after the 60s. She was l...
Tags: Google, Europe, Music, New York, Hollywood, College, New York City, America, History, Fbi, Paris, Alicia Keys, Smithsonian, Jazz, Nina Simone, Mccarthy

Fuse Media and Genius Partner on New Series

Fuse Media, a cross-platform entertainment media brand serving a multicultural millennial and Gen Z audience, and  Genius , the leading song lyrics destination and media company that delivers music knowledge to over 100 million people monthly, have announced a partnership that will bring Genius’s popular digital content to Fuse. Genius x Fuse (10×30) will premiere on March 18. The collaboration between Fuse and Genius brings the world’s biggest collection of song lyrics and music knowledge to ...
Tags: Television, Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Genius, Chainz, Rob Markman, J T Ladt, Fuse and Genius, Joshua Asen Genius

Genius content is coming to TV for the first time

Genius are taking their shows about artists and songs like Verified, Deconstructed, and For the Record to television. In a partnership with Fuse, the massive lyrics and music site Genius will bring their popular shows to broadcast TV. Their most popular shows feature interviews with artists, lyrics breakdowns, deconstructing how songs were creating and general music analysis. Their artist-based content like Verified, Deconstructed and For the Record and other shows will start airing nex...
Tags: Music, TV, Television, Analysis, Alicia Keys, Artists, Kendrick Lamar, Broadcast, Record, Breakdown, Genius, Lyrics, Songs, TV Show, Digital Music News, FUSE

Dierks Bentley’s Hot Country Knights will bring its One Knight Stand Tour to Southern California

Here’s the story of this band: After spending years as the support act for country music star Dierks Bentley, struggling ’90s country music band Hot Country Knights finally hit it big and are hitting the road on their own headlining tour in clubs across the country this year. But that’s just a story. The band is actually made up of Bentley and members of his touring band: Bentley is the group’s Douglas “Big Rhythm Doug” Douglason, the over-the-top, mullet wig-and tight jeans-wearing frontman. Th...
Tags: Music, Alabama, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, San Diego, Garth Brooks, Bentley, Nascar, Dierks Bentley, George Michael, Livenation, Southern California, Concerts

Alicia Keys adds second night at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Fresh off of hosting the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, R&B singer-songwriter, pianist and body-positive activist Alicia Keys has announced a second show at The Greek Theatre on Sept. 9. Tickets are $69.50-$169.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7 at 800-745-3000 or There are still tickets available for the Sept. 8 show as well, starting at $128. The 39-year-old multi-Grammy Award winner who is known for hits like “Fallin,’” “If I ...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, Staples Center, Dierks Bentley, George Michael, Concerts, Irvine, ALICIA, Jauz, Top Stories LADN, Music + Concerts, Top Stories Breeze

Grammys 2020: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

What a sad, fraught, fucked-up night of television. The week before this year's Grammy Awards, the show had already become a vast neon-lit symbol of everything that has always been wrong with the entertainment industry. In the days just before the show, Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan was kicked out of office, and … More »
Tags: Music, Usher, Bonnie Raitt, Nas, List, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Fka Twigs, Yg, Gwen Stefani, Diplo, Demi Lovato, John Legend, Misty Copeland, Grammys, Tyler The Creator

Alicia Keys Didn’t Just Host The Grammys, She Made A Clear Reference To Issues In The Industry

Keys was not playing the “sweep this mess under carpet for the awards show” game: “I’t’s a new decade,’ she said. ‘It’s time for newness. And we refuse the negative energy. We refuse the old systems. You feel me on that?’ … ‘We want to be respected and safe in our diversity,’ Keys continued. ‘We want to be shifting to realness and inclusivity.'” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, Alicia Keys, 01.26.20

When The Party’s Over: Unpacking An Exceptionally Grim Grammys

Just when it seemed this year's Grammys would be defined by scandal, they were defined by death instead. More »
Tags: Music, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Fka Twigs, Gwen Stefani, Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Party, Kobe Bryant, Prince, Grammys, Tyler The Creator, Vampire Weekend, Aerosmith, Tool, Blake Shelton

When The Party’s Over: Unpacking An Exceptionally Bleak Grammys

Just when it seemed this year's Grammys would be defined by scandal, they were defined by death instead. More »
Tags: Music, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Fka Twigs, Gwen Stefani, Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Party, Kobe Bryant, Prince, Grammys, Tyler The Creator, Vampire Weekend, Aerosmith, Tool, Blake Shelton

Grammy awards 2020: Billie Eilish wins big, Kobe Bryant tributes pour in

Eighteen-year-old Billie Eilish took home the Grammys’ biggest awards on a night marked by tributes to Kobe Bryant, Nipsey Hussle and more. Billie Eilish reigned supreme at the Grammys on Sunday night, winning five awards including best new artist, album of the year and song of the year for Bad Guy – a high point for Generation Z on a night otherwise defined by solemnity for those who have passed too soon.The shadow of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash with his 13-yea...
Tags: Music, Culture, Alicia Keys, Kobe Bryant, Grammys, Los Angeles Lakers, Staples Center, Lizzo, Bryant, Gianna, Billie Eilish, Kobe Bryant Nipsey Hussle

Billie Eilish lets her vocals take center stage at the 2020 Grammy Awards

For her Grammy Awards debut, 18-year-old singer-songwriter Billie Eilish toned it down a bit, opting to sing “When the Party’s Over” versus songs like “Bad Guy” or “You Should See Me in a Crown.” Eilish grew up and was homeschooled in Los Angeles, just miles from the Staples Center in Los Angeles where the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards are held, as host Alicia Keys noted. Eilish racked up six nominations this year including nods in the top four categories. She’s up for song and record of the year fo...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato, Party, Prince, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Gucci, Aerosmith, Concerts, Inglewood

The Grammy Awards kick off with Kobe Bryant tributes from Lizzo, Alicia Keys

Lizzo began her performance at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles by shouting out “Tonight is for Kobe,” before launching into her nominated song, “Cuz I Love You.” Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning. The 31-year-old singer-songwriter is nominated for a total of eight Grammy Awards including record and song of the year for “Truth Hurts,” album of the year with “Cuz I Love You” and best new artist. She ch...
Tags: Music, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Kobe Bryant, Grammy Awards, Staples Center, Lakers, Concerts, Lizzo, Bryant, Kobe

Grammys Host Alicia Keys & Boyz II Men Pay Tribute to Kobe Bryant by Singing “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye”

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards are being held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, just hours after the world learned of the tragic and unexpected passing of LA Lakers legend, Kobe Bryant. Host Alicia Keys welcomed the solemn audience and viewers with heartfelt words to honor Bryant “in the house that Kobe Bryant built.” She said in part: “We’re all feeling crazy sadness right now because earlier today Los Angeles, America and the whole wide world lost a hero. And we’re literally standing here, ...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Alicia Keys, Jazz, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Grammys, Staples Center, Lakers, Boyz Ii Men, Bryant, LA Lakers, Kobe, Gianna, Los Angeles America, Grammys 2020

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