GORILLAZ released their long-awaited Humanz album last year and toured the UK at the end of 2017. The band won the award for Best British Group at the BRIT Awards 2018 . But what else do we know about them? Who are Gorillaz? Gorillaz were formed in 1998 by the Blur frontman and acclaimed solo artist Damon Albarn, and graphic artist Jamie Hewlett. They had been friends for several years but came up with the idea for the cartoon group when watching MTV after moving into a flat together. The band features four fictional members, with Hewlett providing the visual effects. These are: 2D, on vocals and keyboards; Murdoch, on bass guitar and drum machine; Russel Hobbs, on drums and percussion; and Noodle, on guitars, keys and vocals. A 2000 EP, Tomorrow Comes Today, went largely under the radar, but their debut single, the iconic "Clint Eastwood", launched the band into the spotlight. Gorillaz' eponymous first album was a global hit, climbing to number six in the UK … [Read more...] about Who are Gorillaz? Brit Awards 2018 winners and virtual pop band who released new album Humanz
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Camila Cabello's live-action Cinderella film with skip the traditional movie theater release and go straight to the small screen. Deadline reported on Thursday that Amazon Studios is closing in on a deal to acquire worldwide rights to the film from Sony Pictures. There is no premiere date as of yet but it will be available to stream on Amazon Prime later this year. Big news: Camila Cabello's live-action Cinderella film with skip the traditional movie theater release and go straight to the small screen, as she is seen in West Hollywood on Tuesday It was reported last year that the musical reimagining of the film will have a feminist twist. In May 2020, The Sun reported that new cast member Missy Elliott will now be performing a version of the female empowerment song Single Ladies by Beyoncé, dressed as a town crier in one scene. A source tells the publication: 'They want to make her an inspirational figure for young girls who are watching it, showing they … [Read more...] about Camila Cabello’s live-action Cinderella film ‘with a feminist twist’ will skip movie theaters and instead head to Amazon Prime
BRITS will find out where they can go on holiday from May 17 as the UK government is to announce which countries are to be put onto the "green list" later today. The traffic light scheme hopes to restart holidays abroad, by opening up destinations which are deemed low risk depending on their Covid situation and vaccine rollout. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is to hold a press conference tonight at 5pm to reveal the green list of destinations for holidays this summer. Only green countries will be quarantine free, with Brits able to avoid self--isolating for 10 days on their return. Tests will still be required, with a pre-arrival test before returning to the UK, and a second test on day two. However, there may be limited countries on the green list at first, due to the third wave currently sweeping Europe. Malta and Gibraltar, both with vaccine rates higher than the UK, are likely to be on the list, as both countries are also reporting low daily rates of Covid. … [Read more...] about Brits to find out where they could go on holiday today – here’s who could be on the green list
ROYAL Blood have been enjoying a good year, after releasing their second album. We take a look at the lives of the two-piece, what songs they have released and what they're nominated for in the BRIT Awards 2018 ... Who are Royal Blood? Who are Ben Thatcher and Mike Kerr? Royal Blood are an English rock duo formed in Brighton in 2013. They are made up of lead vocalist and bass guitarist Mike Kerr, 28, who was born on June 19, 1989, and drummer Ben Thatcher, 29, born on February 12, 1988. The pair are from West Sussex and met back in 2005, when they were teenagers. Before they hit the big time they were part of four-piece band called Flavour Country. What are Royal Blood's songs? Out of the Black Little Monster Come On Over Figure It Out Ten Tonne Skeleton Lights Out Hook, Line & Sinker I Only Lie When I Love You More TV and showbiz TOMMY TEASER Meet London-born Tommy Mallet, Towie star and boyfriend of Georgia … [Read more...] about Who are Royal Blood’s Ben Thatcher and Mike Kerr and what is the band nominated for at the BRIT Awards 2018?
Arsenal's dismal first full season under Mikel Arteta hit a desperate new low after the Gunners were dumped out of the Europa League by Villarreal at the semi-final stage. The Gunners were 2-1 down from the first leg in Spain, but despite knowing the need for a goal, Arsenal struggled to put their visitors under any real pressure on Thursday night. The defeat will hurt that little bit more given former manager Unai Emery sat in the opposition dugout, who tactically outclassed his successor over both legs. Gunners legend Martin Keown was part of BT Sport's coverage of the tie, and the former Arsenal defender did not hold back on his views surrounding Arteta's management of his younger players. Keown bemoaned the fact there was too much responsibility placed on young shoulders, as the Arsenal icon explained: "Young players do not pick it up quick enough, that’s why at the very big clubs, the likes of Foden take time to settle. "So, you’re asking our top players - … [Read more...] about Martin Keown identifies Mikel Arteta’s big mistake with Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe