NEWS & GOSSIP

Katy Perry Confirmed To Perform At The Super Bowl

The ‘Roar’ hitmaker – who has been rumoured to appear at the half time ceremony since the NFL shortlisted her in August – will take to the stage at the annual sporting event in February 2015, sport bosses have now officially announced. The 29-year-old beauty is excited about the prestigious gig and already has a […]

You Thought You Knew Marilyn Monroe . . . But Never Like This! New Book

 BearManor Media announces the release of Icon: The Life, Times, and Films of Marilyn Monroe Volume 2: 1956 to 1962 & Beyond by Gary Vitacco-Robles. Goddess. Legend. Icon. Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) survived a childhood marked by abuse, neglect, and chaos to become a psychological, cultural, and spiritual phenomenon of the twentieth century. Her remarkable life, brilliant film […]

American Music Awards 2014: The Complete Winners List

  American Music Awards 2014, the 42nd annual awards honouring the best in the music industry, kicked off at the Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles. The popular event was attended by the biggest singers including, One Direction, Iggy Azalea, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Tylor Swift and Ariana Grande. Taylor Swift kicked off the star-studded evening by performing live […]

In Parade: Jon Stewart Gets Real

  This week’s Parade features The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, the king of “fake” news, as he takes on the true story of crusading journalist Maziar Bahari, in his first film, Rosewater.  He also addresses recent reports that he had been offered one of the most prestigious jobs in television—replacing David Gregory as host of Meet the Press.  And, exclusively […]

Taylor Swift To Receive The First Ever Dick Clark Award For Excellence

dick clark productions and ABC announced today that Taylor Swift will be presented with the inaugural “Dick Clark Award for Excellence” at the 2014 American Music Awards.  Swift will be recognized for her historical album sales as the only artist in history to have three albums – “Speak Now, “Red” and “1989” — each debuting […]

On Books: Man Makes History With Belly Punch Base Drum Sound Effect

Discover the missing back-story of the dawn of The Three Stooges in this groundbreaking full-length biography of Ted Healy.   Millions of comedy movie fans still enjoy watching The Three Stooges, but few know the Ted Healy story or the mysterious circumstances that surrounded his untimely death. He began his show business career in Vaudeville […]

Cher Cancels All Shows Through February to Recover From Infection

Cher has been forced to cancel the balance of her Dressed to Kill Tour, including dates through February, to recover from an infection. Most of the dates in 2015 were actually rescheduled from when she was forced to postpone them in October. She had completed the first leg of the tour in July, playing a total […]

Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea to Perform “Booty” at the 2014 American Music Awards

dick clark productions and ABC announced today that international superstar Jennifer Lopez and top-nominated artist Iggy Azalea will perform “Booty” for the first time together on television on the 2014 American Music Awards. They join a line-up of must-see artists including 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, […]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Reviewed: Franchise Slows Down As it Approaches The Finish Line

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Rating: Director: Francis Lawrence Writing Credit: Peter Craig , Danny Strong , Suzanne Collins, based on the novel by Suzanne Collins Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman Rated: PG; violence Genre: Science-fiction Duration: 123 minutes Release date: Nov 21, 2014 Military strategists will tell you that […]

On The Teen Beat: ‘The Hunger Games’ Crew Share Their Favorite Jennifer Lawrence Memory

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1’ hits theaters tomorrow and we are super excited. Before the big, you’re going to want to check out MTV’s interview with some of Jennifer Lawrence’s cast members. The MTV reporter asks cast members such as Elizabeth Banks, Natalie Dormer, Julianne Moore, Donald Sutherland, Sam Claflin, and director Francis Lawrence […]

‘The Voice’ Season 7 Top 10 Results

‘The Voice’ Season 7 sent home two contestants on Nov. 18. The show is now down to the Top 10. The Voice/Facebook After a night of rocky performances, the top 12 were cut down to the top 10 on “The Voice” Tuesday night. After the first week of double eliminations, America learned that a judge’s […]

Katy Perry is Radio’s 2014 Artist of the Year

Katy Perry closes out an extraordinary 2014 as radio’s Artist of the Year. According to Mediabase, she is the only artist with the most spins at three different radio formats. In addition to being the most-played act at Top 40, Hot AC and AC radio, Katy’s single “Dark Horse” (feat. Juicy J) – from her quadruple Platinum album Prism (Capitol Records) […]

Dr. Phil Thinks Mama June Lied During Interview

“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” star Mama June Shannon sat down for an interview with Dr. Phil Monday to try to clear up rumors about her allegedly dating convicted child molester Mark McDaniels, but the psychologist said he did not believe what she had to say. Dr. Phil, whose full name is Phil McGraw, told […]

Disney Reveals New Cinderella Trailer

  The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella’s father unexpectedly […]

Review: Rockers On Broadway Honors Micky Dolenz and Frankie Valli

  Donnie Kehr’s Rockers On Broadway (their 21st annual event) delivered another knockout show Monday night, at Le Poisson Rouge in the Village, this year celebrating Teen Idols. “Everyone had one” says Kehr, as they hosted a terrific ensemble of acts, and honored Micky Dolenz and Frankie Valli with Lifetime Achievement Awards. Radio-personality Bruce Morrow (Cousin Brucie) was also honored with the Ambassador of Rock award. Courtney Reed (Jasmine in Aladdin; Carla from In The […]

Why Did Bob Geldof Just Release “Do They Know It’s Christmas” again?

On Monday, Bob Geldof and his assembled supergroup-of-the-year released the 2014 version of Do They Know it’s Christmas?, a re-recording of the Band Aid mastermind’s record-shattering 1984 charity single of the same name. This year’s version, like its previous incarnations in ’84, 1989 and 2004, will benefit charity efforts in Africa, but this time proceeds […]

Pop Psychology: For the Love of Bowie & McCartney

Join The Fun! Please follow The Mac Wire  on Twitter  and M.A. Cassata  on Facebook. This week is big enough for the both of them. Paul McCartney and David Bowie are both getting career-celebrating albums, McCartney the tribute collection The Art of McCartney, and Bowie the compilation/best of Nothing Has Changed. In honor of both releases, the Post’s David Berry […]

‘Birdman’ Likely To Land Several Oscar Nominations

Most of us remember Michael Keaton’s successful string of comedies in the early 1980s that started off with “Night Shift” and “Mr. Mom”. Afterwards, he starred in Tim Burton’s highly anticipated “Batman” in 1989. By 1992, he once again played the caped crusader in “Batman Returns”, earning Keaton widespread acclaim. Then something happened; Keaton’s movies […]

“So You Think You Can Dance” Returns for 12th Season in Summer 2015

FOX has renewed the Emmy Award-winning SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE for a 12th season. From 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group, and dick clark productions, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will return in the summer of 2015 with a dramatic new twist. Throughout the auditions, the dancers who advance will […]

Bob Geldof Found Calling Band Aid 30 Stars “Exhausting and Embarrassing”

  The 63-year-old singer has been the guiding force behind the charity single, as he was with the original ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ in 1984, and he’s admitted it wasn’t easy to get so many big names to record the track. He reflected: “It’s a song, it’s a track, but it’s an event and […]