Carole Baskin isn't happy to see wild cats appearing in Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new music video 'WAP.'
As part of Variety's ongoing tribute to Jerry Garcia, who died 25 years ago today at age 53, musicians, industry veterans and basketball legend Bill Walton, share their thoughts on the Grateful Dead frontman and how they honored his memory on August 9, 1995. Bill Walton The accomplished basketball player, who held positions with the […]
Wayne Fontana, a pop singer best known for the 1965 hit "The Game of Love," died on Thursday, according to his family. He was 74. "The family of Wayne Fontana regret to announce he passed away this afternoon at Steppinghill Hospital, Stockport. His long term partner was by his side," a spokesperson for Fontana's family […]
No one really knew which record store bin to put Collective Soul in when the Atlanta band broke onto the scene — they were labeled everything from “bubblegum grunge” to southern blues-rock to neo-’60s rock. Their breakout occurred in 1993 with the sudden success of “Shine,” a fuzzy, quasi-spiritual anthem that pinged from college radio […]
The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards have decided against holding an indoors event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Instead, it will stage a series of outdoor performances in various NYC boroughs. The show will still be held on Aug. 30. The outdoors shows will take place in front of limited or no audiences. […]
“Feel the Beat,” a track from the Black Eyed Peas’ recent bilingual English-Spanish album, “Translation,” features the group’s first collaboration with Latin music star Maluma. In an interview this week for Variety’s Power of Young Hollywood issue, frontman Will.i.am. reveals that it was the third song that the group tried to pull off with the […]
Cardi B took over Apple Music's "New Music Daily" to discuss the state of women in the music industry and her latest single, "WAP," featuring Megan Thee Stallion. The conversation also included Rubi Rose, Sukihana and Mulatto, who were all in the song's new music video, and moderator Nadeska. Cardi touched on the negative perception […]
A pair of twins listening to Phil Collins for the first time have gone viral for their hilarious reactions.The latest in the “First Time Hearing” video series from 21-year-old YouTube stars Tim and Fred Williams, known by viewers as “TwinsthenewTend”, sees the brothers listening to ”In the Air Tonight”.
Call it a match made in internet heaven. Some six years after JoJo Siwa, 17, first started tinkering with music on her computer and happened upon her pop predecessor JoJo, who, at age 13, had a No. 1 hit with the 2004 song “Leave (Get Out),” the two met IRL at the Variety offices — […]
The dramatic, orchestral 'Dangerous Minds' theme remains a bona fide hip-hop classic, and it has held up better than the film itself.
Incredibly, the Tubes didn't know until they showed up on the set that they'd signed on to be part of a big-band/disco mashup.
A source with knowledge of the situation previously told PEOPLE that "Betty" was named in part for Lively and Reynolds' third daughter
The "Eurovision Song Contest," Europe's popular music competition, one of the world's biggest televised events and the platform that helped launch ABBA, is coming to America. "The American Song Contest" is set to debut during the 2021 holiday season. Hoping to siphon off some of the magic of the beloved six-decade-old show, which draws over […]
Hustlers' Keke Palmer will emcee the 2020 MTV VMAs airing live Sunday, Aug. 30 from New York City's Barclays Center, the network announced Thursday. "We're thrilled to have the multi-talented Keke Palmer as this year's VMAs host," said ViacomCBS Media Networks president of music, music talent, programming and events Bruce Gillmer. "Keke is an energetic […]
Jessie Reyez, Tinashe, and Bebe Rexha are among the artists who've previously spoken out about the producer's behavior.
Saldaña, who was criticized for darkening her skin to play the late soul icon, expresses her regrets in emotional Instagram chat with "Pose" creator Steven Canals.
"I feel like now is the time for me to step forward, pay respect and shine a light on the challenges facing sex workers, especially during these uncertain times," she wrote on Instagram
Black superfans have been erased from the story of pop for decades. Now, in looking for visibility and change, they've found each other
“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” music producer Giovanni Cianci has been fired from the CBS late night show after being accused of sexual harassment, TheWrap has confirmed.Cianci’s exit comes after L.A.-based musician Paige Stark posted a screenshot on Instagram in which she detailed a 2010 incident with Cianci. Stark said Cianci attempted “pushed (her) against the wall and tried to kiss (her)” in an elevator at the CMJ Music Festival and became “aggressive” after she resisted, later following her and a friend to a bar.Cianci, who was employed by Lookout Management at the time, has been a music producer on “The Late Show” since 2017. An individual with knowledge of the situation confirmed that Cianci is no longer with the show.Also Read: Colbert Imagines the Trump Version of 'Good Will Hunting' (Video)“I told several friends and my boyfriend at the time but was too scared to come forward publicly,” Stark wrote in her July 22 Instagram post. “I blamed myself despite the fact that I did nothing to warrant Gio’s advances or aggression. Countless times I have seen men cover each other, call women crazy and shift blame. At the time this happened I felt no one would support or believe me. I was young and scared.”She shared a screenshot of an email she sent to Cianci’s former (pre-Colbert) boss in 2017, at the height of the MeToo movement. “I was surprised to receive no response despite the fact that we had emailed in the recent past,” she wrote.“As I am reading the stories of other survivors of harassment and assault I feel concerned Gio has probably hurt other women, and will again,” Stark wrote.Variety first reported the news.Read original story ‘Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ Music Producer Fired After Sexual Harassment Accusation At TheWrap
The T-shirts, wristbands and more were merchandise that McFarland had originally planned to sell at the festival.