Boston Calling Lineup Announced
Boston Calling released its lineup right after we went off the air yesterday. It’s massive. Eminem, The Killers and Jack White are headlining. Other really big names are Paramore, Tyler the Creator, Khalid, Bryson Tiller and Portugal the Man. TONS of other acts are on the bill. It’s taking place at Harvard Athletic Complex again, May 23rd thru the 27th, which is Memorial Day Weekend.
Golden Globes Presenters Announced
The Golden Globes is slowly rolling out the presenters at its upcoming ceremony, and Jennifer Aniston, Angelina Jolie, Helen Mirren and Emma Stone were just added. Halle Berry, Kelly Clarkson, Gal Gadot, Neil Patrick Harris, Amy Poehler and more are already slated. They’ll air this Sunday and Seth Myers is hosting.
Seth MacFarlane Comments on Kevin Spacey Joke
Remember when Family Guy made the Kevin Spacey joke 12 years ago, about Kevin assaulting boys? Welp, Seth has spoken out about it, saying that he doesn’t remember who pitched the joke and at the time hadn’t heard of the rumor, but plenty of other people in his writers room had. He said the idea that Family Guy is some sort of Ouija Board is a little sensationalized… they just work with whatever topical jokes they can.
Charlie Puth Delays Album, Drops Collab
Charlie Puth gave us good news and bad news yesterday. He said that his album release date has been pushed, because he is producing the album himself and he doesn’t feel like it’s perfect yet. But, to make it up to us, he’s dropping us his song with Boyz II Men called If You Leave Me Now.
Grammys Performers Announced
Lady Gaga, Pink, Childish Gambino and Little Big Town have been announced as performers at the Grammys this year. The Grammys will air January 28th and they’re being hosted by James Corden. BTW, speaking of Lady Gaga — she’s reportedly trying to do the FIFA World Cup song with producer Red One.
Demi Lovato Speaks on Body Empowerment
Demi Lovato posted a beautiful picture of herself yesterday. It was a beach picture, and she said in the caption that she initially didn’t want to post it because she was feeling insecure about the way her legs looked. She said that letting go of her eating disorder has been the most challenging journey of her life, but she’s trying to use 2018 to let go of self-criticism. She said she’s letting go of her perfectionism and wanted to let her fans know that it is possible to recover.
Kendrick Lamar & SZA
Kendrick Lamar has a new song featuring SZA, and it’s called All The Stars. It’s from the upcoming Black Panther soundtrack. Kendrick is curating and producing the album for the Marvel movie which comes out February 16th.
Hulu Reviving Animaniacs
Hulu is bringing back Animaniacs. They’re getting two seasons, and Steven Spielberg will be executive producing again. Hulu is also grabbing old episodes of Animaniacs, Pinky & the Brain, Pinky Elmira & the Brain and Tiny Toons.
Bieber Museum Coming to Canada
Beliebers! Get ready to take a trip to Ontario. A museum in Bieber’s home town is putting together a display called Steps to Stardom. They’re working with his grandparents to make it happen. They gave the museum access to a bunch of items from Justin’s childhood and career. You’ll see microphones, a hockey bag and personal letters, including one from Michelle Obama. It opens February 18th.
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