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Aretha Franklin Tribute Out Now By Celebrity Author Mark Bego

    Celebrity author Mark Bego had only days to update his in-depth biography, “Aretha Franklin:  The Queen of Soul” / “Tribute Edition,” and it has hit Number One on Amazon.com’s Best Seller lists!  The moment Bego heard that Aretha was “gravely ill,” he started work on a new beginning and a new ending to […]

The Glorious Corner: The 70th Emmy Awards, “Killing Eve”, “Saturday Night Live”, Paul Simon and More

      G.H. Harding  EMMY FEVER — Television’s Golden-Statue Extravaganza is finally here. Yes, that’s correct; the 2018 Emmy Awards are upon us… tonight. There’s a lot at stake in this year. Game of Thrones garnered an impressive 22 nominations, trailed by Westworld with 21. Nominees also include surprise hits like Killing Eve. And […]

Will & Grace: The Groundbreaking LGBT Sitcom

  Will & Grace, the groundbreaking US sitcom, has been lauded with shifting the country’s attitude towards the LGBT community. Starring Eric McCormack as gay lawyer Will Truman and Debra Messing as straight interior designer Grace Adler, it was the first prime-time TV series to feature openly gay lead characters on American terrestrial television. Speaking […]

Dolly Parton Releases “Here I Am” Remake With Sia

  Music News Desk Dolly Parton has re-recorded ‘Here I Am’ with Sia. The country music legend has released a brand new version of the 1971 track, from her LP ‘Coat of Many Colors’, with the Australian pop star for the soundtrack of the forthcoming musical comedy ‘Dumplin”. Announcing the song on Twitter, the ‘9 […]

The Cranberries To Retire After Final Album

Music News Desk By Celebretainment The Cranberries will retire after the release of their final album featuring the late frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan. The ‘Linger’ hitmakers – Fergal Lawler and Noel Hogan – have confirmed they have finished their follow-up to 2017’s ‘Something Else’ and teased it’s “very strong lyrically”. Following the devastating loss of Dolores […]

John Mellencamp To Embark on 2019 Tour: “The John Mellencamp Show”

    (via official press release)—Set to coincide with a highly anticipated new album release, JOHN MELLENCAMP will embark on a 2019 tour of “The John Mellencamp Show” which will feature the rock icon’s classics plus some new material.  Hailed by critics and fans alike as one of music’s most authentic and crowd pleasing concert […]

Cher Credits Make-Up For Her Youthful Appearance

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Cher says “five pounds of make-up” is the secret to her youthful appearance in ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’. The 72-year-old icon appeared alongside a star-studded cast in the Ol Parker-directed musical romantic comedy, and Cher has now revealed her secret […]

Jimi Hendrix Experience’s Electric Ladyland 50th Anniversary Re-Issue

    By Celebretainment The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s iconic final album ‘Electric Ladyland’ is being reissued to mark its 50th anniversary on November 9. The deluxe boxset – which is being released by Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. and Sony’s Legacy Recordings – edition of the late rock legend’s band’s 1968 masterpiece will feature demos, live recordings […]

Movie Review: Glenn Close Makes ‘The Wife’ Engaging, Draws Oscar Buzz

  By Michael Smith/Tulsa World To think of the acting of Glenn Close is to recall scenery-chewing roles in films like “Fatal Attraction” and “Dangerous Liaisons,” or her Broadway-by-storm turn as Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard.” But to see her work in the new movie “The Wife” is to be reminded how subtle she can […]

Photo Alert: Reba McEntire at Broadway’s “Aladdin”

    The other night, the Queen of Country Music, Reba McEntire, took in a performance of Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway.  After the show, Reba join the cast backstage for a quick photo.

Emmys 2018: The Most Memorable Moments From 70 Years of Ceremonies

  Just ahead of the 70th Annual Emmy Awards (Monday, Sept. 17, on NBC, hosted by SNL’s Michael Che and Colin Jost), Parade spotlights milestone moments, timeless trivia, beloved winners and surprising statistics of TV’s biggest night. (Plus, we reveal what Che and Jost love to binge-watch—and binge-eat—and their suggested ending for the Game of […]

The “American Music Awards” Announces Nominees For 2018

(Via official press release)—As the kick-off to this year’s highly anticipated “2018 American Music Awards,” chart-topping artists Kane Brown and Ella Mai, singer and American Music Award winner Normani and award winning singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha today announced the nominations LIVE from YouTube Space LA.  The event was livestreamed on the official American Music Awards YouTube […]

Great Performances: “GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®” Honors Recording Academy™ Special Merit Awards Recipients

  Special to Air Oct. 5 on PBS Will Pay Tribute to Tony Agnello and Richard Factor, Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, The Meters, Queen, Seymour Stein, Tina Turner and John Williams; Featuring Performances by Yolanda Adams, Herb Alpert, Micky Dolenz, Sammy Hagar, Ledisi and Trisha Yearwood; Joined by Presenters Gustavo Dudamel […]

The Glorious Corner: Elton John “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” Tour, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Gene Cornish of The Rascals, Rockers On Broadway and More

  G.H. Harding  HOZIER RETURNS — Late last week, multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Hozier released “Nina Cried Power” on Columbia Records. The 4-track EP is the first collection of new music he has shared since the 2014 release of his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. In addition to vocals from legendary multi-Grammy Award-winning artist and performer Mavis Staples, […]

Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon Come Together

By Celebretainment Sir Paul McCartney and the Beatles had very unique bonding sessions. The 76-year-old star has confessed there were times early in their career when him and his Beatles bandmates – John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr – used to sit on chairs and masturbate together. He shared: “What it was … was […]

Our First Look At Captain Marvel – Everything We Know So Far

Movies News Desk Nicole Cameli @nicolecameli Earth’s mightiest hero is finally getting ready to answer that infamous call, thanks to Entertainment Weekly and actress Brie Larson, who is starring as Captain Marvel; Marvel Studio’s next and most important film and hero to date. Captain Marvel is set to be a stand alone film, but will […]

Eminem Breaks UK Chart Record

  By Celebretainment Eminem has set a new record with his ninth consecutive chart-topping album in the UK. The 45-year-old rapper surprised everyone when he dropped his latest record ‘Kamikaze’ out of nowhere this month, and he has broken a 36 year UK Official Chart record which he previously held with ‘Mamma Mia’ hitmakers Abba. […]

Halloween Delivers Amazing Responses At TIFF

Movies News Desk Nicole Cameli @nicolecameli The latest installment of the “Halloween” franchise made its way to the Toronto International Film festival this past weekend, and critics are calling it the best sequel in the entire franchise. The film was screened for various critics the past Saturday evening. Movie-goers were greeted by a masked Michael […]

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper Had ‘Instant Connection’

  By Celebretainment Lady Gaga felt an “instant connection” to Bradley Cooper. The 32-year-old singer bonded with her ‘A Star is Born’ co-star over a pasta dinner and her piano and she knew straight away there was “no other” person who could have made the movie than the 43-year-old actor. She recalled to ‘Entertainment Tonight’: […]

Sir Elton John Pays Tribute to Mac Miller

  By Celebretainment Sir Elton John dedicated a song to the late Mac Miller at his concert in Allentown, Pennsylvania on Saturday (08.09.18). The ‘Donald Trump’ rapper passed away from an apparent overdose at the age of 26 on Friday (07.09.18), and the 71-year-old music legend performed his hit single ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go […]