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Culture&Arts Jennifer Hudson tapped to star in upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic
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Before Hudson took the stage, guests were entertained by Barry Manilow , Luis Fonsi, Ben Platt , Alicia Keys , Khalid, and Logic . " Straight Outta Compton " producer Scott Bernstein and music producer Harvey Mason Jr ., who worked on the movie " Dreamgirls ", are attached to the the film that MGM is acquiringand will finance.

Culture&Arts Lady Gaga Goes Retro For Piano Version of 'Joanne' Video
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Producer Mark Ronson joined the singer on guitar, and together, they captivated the audience with her powerful song - in honor of her late aunt, Joanne . Gaga's make-up artist Sarah Nicole Tanno created a jet black cat eye, "inspired by a dark starry night" using Marc Jacobs. Her hairstylist Frederic Aspiras created what he called "romantic, seductive, Victorian-inspired corseted braided hair", by pulling Gaga's platinum hair into three fishtail braids and weaving a black ribbon ...

Culture&Arts Kevin Hart to perform in Buffalo this May
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Tickets go on sale Friday at 12 p.m. on Live Nation, Boardwalk Hall's website or at 1-800-736-1420. There is a four-ticket limit per household. The massive Kevin Hart comedy tour has added Saratoga Performing Arts Center to its schedule.

Culture&Arts Lady Gaga Performs 'Joanne' and 'Million Reasons' at the 2018 Grammy Awards
Author: 0 Lady Gaga Performs 'Joanne' and 'Million Reasons' at the 2018 Grammy Awards

Hosted by the hilarious James Corden , Gaga's Grammy performance was just one during a show full of huge stars. During her performance, she played a piano, covered in white feathers, which made it look like an angel wing. Lady Gaga , is that an engagement ring we see? "#GRAMMYs", Gaga tweeted along with photos of her colorful look on Saturday. Fans showed their love for the singer and her performance all over social media .

Culture&Arts Grammy Awards: Cardi B addresses rumor about working in studio with JLo
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Opening up looking straight out of the In Living Color credits, Cardi gave "Finesse" a whole new definition, kicking Bruno Mars' song off with her degular-Bronx swag. I'm excited and nervous, then I saw the seating and right in front of the stage is Beyoncé and JAY-Z... News host Giuliana Rancic . Hey, the woman's living proof, so how can you argue with her wisdom? Sometimes, a little too real.

Culture&Arts 'The Shining' Sequel 'Doctor Sleep' Sets Mike Flanagan as Director
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Mike Flanagan has been tapped as the director for the project reports Deadline . Flanagan already caught the attention of King fans with his excellent adaptation of Gerald's Game past year on Netflix. He'll be joined on Doctor Sleep by Trevor Macy , the producing partner who worked with him on Gerald's Game . Flanagan also directed horror films " Oculus ", "Hush" and " Before I Wake ".

Culture&Arts Maze Runner sequel No. 1, adding to Fox box office bonanza
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Sony's Jumanji , which had held the North American lead for three weeks, took in $16.4 million over this three-day weekend. The opening had been delayed for a year following injuries O'Brien suffered on the set. With six weeks to go until the Oscars, there is plenty of time to catch up on the best picture nominees, but they won't be without competition - the third installment of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" franchise opens February 9 and on February 16 the highly anticipated "Black Panther" ...

Culture&Arts Bruno Mars wins Album of the Year denying Lorde at Grammy Awards
Author: 0 Bruno Mars wins Album of the Year denying Lorde at Grammy Awards

That speech capped a night when Mars managed a rare sweep of the major awards, a feat also accomplished past year, when Adele beat Jay Z's wife, Beyoncé, in each of the major categories. "We come in peace but we mean business". "To those who would dare try and silence us, we offer you two words: Time's Up!" "The show itself began with Lamar giving a politically charged performance - a "satire" as he called" - in front of an American flag and with men dressed in military uniform.

Culture&Arts #Grammys 2018: Here Are The Biggest Winner's So Far
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Lamar beat Jay-Z to best rap performance and best rap song with HUMBLE . and best rap album with DAMN . While the unspoken theme at last year's Grammys was timidly political , the elephant in the room this year dissolved early in the night into the form of dainty white roses as many on the Grammys red carpet - Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Lana Del Ray and more - wore flowers with their Grammy ensembles to show solidarity and compassion for victims of sexual harassment and the #TimesUp ...

Culture&Arts Chrissy Teigen Chopped Her Hair for the Grammys 2018 Red Carpet
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Stepping out at the 2018 Grammys red carpet with her husband John Legend , the model mama shut it down in a skin-tight glittering silver gown that looked like something straight out of Studio 54 . Earlier the two looked fantastic on the red carpet ahead of the NY ceremony. Earlier this month, the 32-year-old explained that she wasn't ready to reveal the sex of her baby just yet.

Culture&Arts White Roses Weren't the Strongest Statement at the Grammys
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The Golden Globes saw attendees dressed in black to support the Time's Up movement , with stars also wearing the Time's Up pin on the red carpet . Her white rose was long stemmed. The white rose will stand as a symbol for peace, resilience, and hope. "Let's treat each other like we want to be treated".

Culture&Arts WWE Royal Rumble 2018
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WWE has been known to swerve the audience if the outcome is too expected, but with Reigns dropping the Intercontinental Championship to The Miz on Raw , he's is the best bet on the Raw brand to win the Rumble. She could be 29 or 30 since she will probably be a bit bruised from her match at NXT Takeover. There are some others who might be worth a side-bet or two including Sasha Banks, Bayley, Nia Jax, and Becky Lynch , but most fans portray Asuka as the woman to to beat.

Author: 0 Janelle Monae and Kesha deliver the Grammys' most powerful moment

Kesha , 30, explained what the song meant to her in an essay on Lenny Letter , the website run by actress Lena Dunham . "And to those who would dare silence us, we offer you two words: Time's Up ". Rainbow and " Praying " were nominated for best pop solo performance and best pop vocal album , respectively. Kesha , backed by an army of female singers and songwriters all wearing white, sang " Praying " Sunday night at the 60th annual Grammy Awards .

Culture&Arts Kendrick Lamar Bags His First Grammy Award Of The Night
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar Bags His First Grammy Award Of The Night

Lamar's most recent album, " DAMN ." has been another critical and commercial success. The 21-year-old from suburban Toronto won the closely watched award in a field that included fellow young singer Khalid , with whom she collaborated on the suicide prevention song "1-800-273-8255".

Culture&Arts Vanity Fair removes Franco from cover
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However both Oprah and Reese were characteristically unfazed by the entire scenario, and chose to poke fun at the hilarious photoshop fails. Witherspoon joked about the image, writing on Twitter, "I guess everybody knows now.... Here's what the magazine tweeted: "As for, how can we expect her to juggle it all with just two hands?" " We made a decision not to include James Franco on the Hollywood cover once we learned of the misconduct allegations against him ", a Vanity Fair ...

Culture&Arts Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar, Grammy favorites
Author: 0 Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar, Grammy favorites

The pair will face off at the 60th ceremony, being held in New York City, with Jay-Z leading the way for nominations with eight. On Sunday, seven-time Grammy victor Kendrick Lamar is nominated for seven more awards at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards , including Album of the Year , Record of the Year and Best Rap Song .