Cydney Henderson USA TODAY Published 10:54 PM EST Feb 20, 2019 Spoiler alert! This story contains details from "The Masked Singer" Season 1, Episode 8, including the identity of the eliminated celebrity. "The Masked Singer" semifinals are here! For the first time ever, Fox's hit show revealed two celebrities during Wednesday's episode as the final five competitors – Peacock, Monster, Bee, Rabbit and Lion – put on their best performances. Peacock kicked off the show with a lively rendition of Calvin Harris and Ne-Yo’s "Let's Go." Jenny McCarthy said he's "going to make it to the end." Robin Thicke agreed, adding that the masked singer "really brought the crowd alive." Peacock revealed that he sampled Thicke's "Blurred Lines" on one of his albums, prompting Thicke to instantly guess "Weird Al" Yankovic. Peacock also let it slip that he knows Nicole Scherzinger, who guessed Neil Patrick Harris. "Deep … [Read more...] about ‘The Masked Singer’ recap: 2 celebrities revealed in the semifinals
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Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is finally released on 24 October and Rami Malek‘s central performance as frontman Freddie Mercury is set to be a major talking point. Impersonating so eccentric and larger-than-life a character as Mercury is no easy feat for any actor and Malek certainly has a job on his hands. Biopics of era-defining musicians have been a part of cinema since at least James Stewart in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), with some interesting recent examples including Andy Serkis as Ian Dury in Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010), Outkast singer Andre Benjamin as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All is By My Side (2013) and Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in Miles Ahead (2015). Click through the gallery below to see our 10 favourite examples from a rich and varied genre. 10. I’m Not There (2007) Todd Haynes followed his glam rock pseudo-biopic Velvet Goldmine (1998) with this inventive exploration of the many sides … [Read more...] about Hollywood biopics of iconic musicians, from Bohemian Rhapsody to Straight Outta Compton
Movie fanatics are in for a real treat this fall as more than 40 highly anticipated films head to the silver screen. This year has been a big one for movies, with 12 of the highest grossing films in history coming out in the introductory part of the year, and it’s about to get even bigger. A Star Is Born, Beautiful Boy, Halloween, the Hate U Give and Bohemian Rhapsody are just a few of the titles that will premiere during fall 2018. A Star Is Born, out October 5, is already receiving a plethora of positive reviews. Roger Ebert said of the remake ‘[Bradley] Cooper and [Lady] Gaga find a way to make this feel fresh and new’. A Star Is Born is one of many films due to release this fall garnering serious buzz ahead of the 2019 Oscars The film, which Bradley directed and stars in, is the first of many Fall 2018 films garnering Oscar buzz. A Star Is Born – October 5 A Star Is Born is about a seasoned musician called Jackson Maine who discovers and subsequently … [Read more...] about All the must-see movies coming to theaters Fall 2018
HE might be controversial but there’s no denying that Kanye West is one of the most successful artists of his time. From 21 Grammy awards, to six platinum albums to a lucrative clothing line and being one half of one of showbiz’s power couples, he’s made quite a career for himself. But who is Kanye and how did he get so famous? Here’s what we know. Born to rap Kanye was born in Atlanta on June 7 1977 to Ray and Dondra West, who divorced when he was three-years-old. He and his mother then moved to Chicago, where Kanye became involved in the hip hop scene from a young age. The rapper started making music when he was 13 after he persuaded his mother to pay for him to use a recording studio. When he was 15 he met hip-hop and R&B music producer No. I.D. who quickly became his mentor. Kanye received a scholarship to Chicago's American Academy of Art but dropped out when he was 20 to pursue his music career. Early work Kanye started out in the music industry as a … [Read more...] about Who is Kanye West, what are his best-known songs and will he be running for President?
Rock City's little brother, the Rescue Rooms, turns 15 this month and so to celebrate we thought we'd take a wander down memory lane and look back at the hundreds of gigs to have taken place there over the past decade and a half. From The Killers to The Libertines, the venue has hosted some seriously big bands on their journey to fame and fortune. How many of the below have you been to? If you are on a desktop computer press ctrl+f to search for your favourite act. February 2003 Sat 22 – Echoboy Sun 23 – Longwave Mon 24 – The Immortal Lee County Killers Tues 25 – The Libertines Wed 26 – Ex-models Thurs 27 – The Majesticons 15 years of the Rescue Rooms - in pictures View gallery March 2003 Sat 1 – Part Chimp Tues 4 – Hrvatski Sat 8 – Boom bip, doseone Sun 9 – The black madonnas Tues 11 – Numbers Wed 12 – Athlete Sat 15 – The Thrills Tues 18 – Tybalt Wed 19 – Antihero Wed 26 – Foreign … [Read more...] about The definitive list of every act to headline the Rescue Rooms