• Pop Superstar Katy Perry to Host 2017 “MTV Video Music Awards” (8/27)

  • Dinner With Jack and Rose: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet Auctioning Off a Date Together For Charity

  • On The Teen Beat: Fifth Harmony To Release Third Album on August 25th

  • The Mac Wire Interview: Micky Dolenz and Mark Lindsay Talk “50 Summers of Love Tour

  • Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry and the Weeknd Lead MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

  • On The Teen Beat: The Weeknd Spends Time With Selena Gomez On Her Birthday

  • ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Girls Trip’ Wage War on Box-Office Expectations, as ‘Valerian’ Disappoints

  • Comic-Con Ovation as Spielberg Previews Sci-Fi Adventure Movie

Pop Superstar Katy Perry to Host 2017 “MTV Video Music Awards” (8/27)

MTV today announced global pop superstar Katy Perry will host the 2017 “MTV Video Music Awards” live from the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Sunday, August 27 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.  In advance of the world tour for her most recent, chart-topping album, Witness, Perry will light up the stage as the first performer […]

On The Teen Beat: Fifth Harmony To Release Third Album on August 25th

    Following last month’s release of their new single “Down,” Fifth Harmony announces their highly-anticipated third album, Fifth Harmony, is set for release on August 25 on Syco/Epic Records. The worldwide multi-platinum group set off a social media frenzy Monday night when they officially announced the album after their debut performance on NBC’s The Tonight […]

The Mac Wire Interview: Micky Dolenz and Mark Lindsay Talk “50 Summers of Love Tour

  Whether you were part of the original 1967 “Summer of Love” time or not, the  “50 Summers of Love” tour featuring Micky Dolenz and Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & the Raiders and The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute delightfully create the music, mood and sound of the love beads and tie-dye era. The […]

Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry and the Weeknd Lead MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

  Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards just made it a lot harder for Kendrick Lamar to stay humble. Announced Tuesday morning on Instagram Live, Lamar and the video for “Humble” scored the most nominations with eight, followed by Katy Perry and the Weeknd, both nabbing five apiece. […]

On The Teen Beat: The Weeknd Spends Time With Selena Gomez On Her Birthday

The Weeknd couldn’t make it on Selena Gomez’s birthday due to prior commitments, but he made sure to make it up to her. On Saturday, Gomez turned 25. Unfortunately, the love of her life was in Paris to headline the Lollapalooza on the same day. However, Abel Tesfaye, a.k.a The Weeknd, immediately jetted back to […]

‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Girls Trip’ Wage War on Box-Office Expectations, as ‘Valerian’ Disappoints

  LOS ANGELES — In a rare weekend tug-of-war among three wildly different original films, the box-office figures are a testament to big-budget risks begetting big-time payoff — at least, if you’re Christopher Nolan. The releases of Nolan’s “Dunkirk,” Malcolm D. Lee’s “Girls Trip” and Luc Besson’s “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” […]

Comic-Con Ovation as Spielberg Previews Sci-Fi Adventure Movie

  LOS ANGELES – Thousands of fans were treated to a first look at Steven Spielberg’s hotly anticipated sci-fi adventure Ready Player One at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday. Starring Tye Sheridan, the movie is based on a 2011 novel about a teenager on a treasure hunt in a virtual reality game, in a world […]

‘Justice League’ Trailer Sparks Fan Debates

        Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Are you the ultimate superhero movie fan? Test your knowledge. Play along with friends and see who is the biggest superhero movie fan of all!   The new “Justice League” trailer reveals all kinds of new things. We see Aquaman underwater, a villain infiltrating Wonder Woman’s home, the […]

Buckingham Palace Marks 20 Years Since Diana’s Death

    LONDON – Buckingham Palace has unveiled an intimate tribute to Diana, the Princess of Wales, marking the 20th anniversary of her death. In one of the palace’s state rooms, curators have carefully recreated a desk the princess worked at in her sitting room at Kensington Palace, complete with family photos, cherished items and […]

The Glorious Corner: Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary Tour, Van Morrison’s New Album, Rolling Stones Heading Back to the Studio and More!

    G.H. Harding  FOREIGNER’S 40th — Thursday night one of rock’s most desired reunions made history last night when Ian McDonald of Honey West joined fellow original Foreigner members Lou Gramm and Al Greenwood for an impromptu appearance with Foreigner on stage for the first time since 1980, at the Jones Beach Theatre for a […]

Review: ‘Game of Thrones’: Hot Pie, Hot Tempers, Girls Interrupted

    Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency (Warning: This contains plot details from Sunday’s episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Read on at your own risk.) It was a dark and stormy night, much like the one on which Daenerys Stormborn Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) was born, she of the perfect curls, the icy […]

BBC America Releases World Premiere Videos for “Doctor Who” at San Diego Comic-Con

  BBC AMERICA released the first-look teaser of the highly-anticipated Doctor Who Christmas Special, as well as a trailer of Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor, during its Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con. In addition, it was revealed that Peter Capaldi’s final episode of Doctor Who this Christmas will feature Pearl Mackie as […]

On The Teen Beat: Grace Vanderwaal Stars In Music Video For ‘Moonlight’

    Grace Vanderwaal just dropped the official music video for her newest single, “Moonlight,” and she actually stars in it! Last year, the “America’s Got Talent” Season 11 winner released an EP titled “Perfectly Imperfect,” which featured five of her original songs. A few weeks after their release, Vanderwaal also dropped lyric videos for […]

2018 She Rocks Awards To Be Held at House of Blues Anaheim

The Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN) announces that the 2018 She Rocks Awards will be held at the new House of Blues Anaheim. The event will take place on Friday, January 26, 2018 during the NAMM Show. “We are so excited to bring the She Rocks Awards to the new House of Blues Anaheim,” […]

On The Teen Beat: Grace Vanderwaal Shares Music Video For “Moonlight”

  Thirteen-year-old singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal unveils the official video for her infectious song “Moonlight” today. Featuring a concept that was visualized by Grace herself, the video was filmed in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and directed by Blythe Thomas. Watch the video below. http://smarturl.it/MoonlightVideo. “Moonlight” is a taste of what’s to come on Grace’s debut album due to release […]

Sad News…Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington Has Died

  Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has died. The 41-year-old singer reportedly took his own life and was found hanged at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estate in Los Angeles just before 9am on Thursday (07.20.17) TMZ reports. Just a few days ago, Chester had been seen at a recording studio with his bandmates. […]

Queen Confirms “Bohemian Rhapsody” Biopic—Rami Malek Stars as Freddie Mercury

  Queen have confirmed that the biopic on the band ‘Bohemian Rhapsody: The Film’ is coming soon. The legendary rock band – comprised of Brian May and Roger Taylor, as well as past member John Deacon and the late great Freddie Mercury – have announced that work on the movie is officially underway, with principal […]

On The Teen Beat: Watch Demi Lovato’s New Video for “Sorry Not Sorry”

Upon release last week, Demi Lovato’s new single “Sorry Not Sorry” hit Top 5 on the iTunes US charts, had multiple trending topics on Twitter, and has garnered over 18 million streams globally in its first week. Today, Demi Lovato is here with her brand new music video for her single, “Sorry Not Sorry.” Directed […]

The Glorious Corner: Freddie Mercury Bio Pic, Fleetwood Mac at Classic West, Megyn Kelly’s New Show and More!

  G.H. Harding  MERCURY BIO PIC A GO — Queen have announced that the long-awaited and highly anticipated official biopic of their late singer Freddie Mercury is “finally happening” after spending years in production hell. And they’ve confirmed that X-Men director Bryan Singer is on board for the film, titled Bohemian Rhapsody, alongside Mr. Robot […]

Mike Love Debuts New Music Video For “Do It Again” Featuring John Stamos And Mark McGrath on Billboard.com

  Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Grammy® Winner, New York Times Best-Selling Author, and Co-Founder of The Beach Boys, Mike Love, debuted a new music video for the 1968 Beach Boys classic, “Do It Again,” today on Billboard.com. The video accompanies the release of his new studio version of “Do it Again,” featuring the vocals of Mark McGrath of rock band […]

Entertainment Author M.A. Cassata Releases Updated Edition Of Fan-Favorite ‘The Elton John Scrapbook’— New Edition Features Detailed Information About The Music Legend’s Life

  Entertainment author M.A. Cassata has announced the release of The Elton John Scrapbook: Revised and Updated eBook Edition. The original book was published in 2002, and over the years, fans have requested that a newly updated version be published. Cassata heard her fans’ requests and went to work on the new version that was […]

Voice Of Muppet Kermit The Frog Fired For ‘Unacceptable Conduct’

Displayed with permission from International Business Times The long-standing voice of Kermit the Frog, Steve Whitmire, was fired for “repeated unacceptable business conduct over a period of many years,” the Muppets Studio, a division of the Walt Disney Co., said in a statement Monday. Whitmire provided the iconic voice for Kermit for 27 years until it […]

Four of The Best TV Shows You Should Be Watching

Displayed with permission In what many critics have deemed the “golden age of television,” TV viewing has never been more popular. Box-office receipts fluctuate, but the small screen attracts more and more eyeballs as the content keeps improving and expands into new territories. With more people watching television on a multitude of devices and platforms, […]

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker Is The 13th Doctor

  Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   After months of waiting to find out who will play the next Doctor Who, fans finally got their answer today as the BBC announced Jodie Whittaker will become the first woman to take on the role. A video aired at the end of the Wimbledon men’s final and posted to the […]