Aladdin turns 30: Alan Menken is on the classic animated ride

CNN – It may be hard to believe, but this weekend marks 30 years since the release of “Aladdin” — the animated classic that paved the way for multiple sequels, a live-action reimagining released in 2019 and even a Broadway musical. To mark the occasion, the eight-time Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menckenwho picked up two … Read more

Opinion: Prom mom takes Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster

Editor’s note: Amy Bass (@ bassab1) is Professor of Mathematical Studies at Manhattanville College and authorOne goal: a coach, a team, and the game that divided the city together” And the “Not Victory, but Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete,” among other titles. The opinions expressed herein are her own … Read more

Grammy Nominations 2022: See the list of nominees

CNN – The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards were revealed on Tuesday. Beyoncé led the nominations with nine nods for her album, “Renaissance.” Kendrick Lamar has scored eight nominations, while Adele and Brandi Carlile each have seven. Joining the announcement are Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr., Dan + Shay, Smokey Robinson, Machine Gun … Read more

Take-off memorial: Drake and Justin Bieber among dignitaries celebrate rapper’s life

Atlanta CNN – The State Farm Arena was converted into a church on Friday where family members and fans gathered to celebrate the departure of the land Take off from Migos. The three-hour farewell was a stellar affair, featuring performances from Justin Bieber, Chloe Bailey, and Yolanda Adams, as well as a poem by Drake, … Read more

Bono’s new book is more than just a rock star’s memoir. It’s also a strong tribute to America

CNN – While Bono was touring the US after the release of his fifth U2 album, he stopped by the Nashville home of country music icon Johnny Cash, whom he invited with his wife June to lunch. Cash was a popular performer in Bono’s native Ireland, and the two singers had already formed a friendship, … Read more

Loretta Lynn, the daughter of a coal miner turned queen of the country, has died at the age of 90

CNN – Loretta Lynn, the “coal miner’s daughter” whose bold lyrics and gentle vocals made her the queen of country music for seven decades, is dead. She was 90 years old. Lynn’s family said in a statement to CNN that she passed away Tuesday at her home in Tennessee. “Our dear mother, Loretta Lynn, passed … Read more

How political candidates target you on social media based on your music tastes, shopping habits and favorite TV shows

CNN – Marco Rubio hopes to sway voters interested in Chick-fil-A, Ram Trucks and Duck Dynasty. John Fetterman is looking for fans of microbreweries, Teslas and Dave Matthews Band. And Michael Bennett wants to reach people who love Taylor Swift and Lizzo — while shunning Jason Aldean’s loyal listeners. Candidates in some of the most … Read more

Police said BNP Rock was shot dead at Roscoe Chicken and Waffles in Los Angeles

CNN – Los Angeles Police Chief Michael Moore said Tuesday that rapper BNP rock was shot dead during a robbery in Los Angeles on Monday. Police responded to a possible burglary at the Roscoe House of Chicken in Waffles on West Manchester Avenue at 1:15 p.m. by finding a victim with multiple gunshot wounds, LAPD … Read more