Pets of the week: Fergus will steal your heart. Adele is curious and playful
JACKSON, MI -- The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption. Fergus is a favorite at the shelter, as his heart-warming ways have won over those who meet him. He is a large black, mixed breed male with white markings. Fergus is crate trained, likes other dogs is house trained, loves car rides and is a random kisser. See more pets available for adoption at Petango.com.mlive.com
Jon Batiste tops Grammys; Silk Sonic soars, Rodrigo crowned
Jon Batiste won album of the year honors for “We Are” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, giving him five trophies on a night that saw the ’70s funk of Silk Sonic take record of the year and song of the year and newcomer Olivia Rodrigo take three awards.
How to Watch ‘An Audience with Adele’ London concert special
“An Audience with Adele” airs tonight at 9/8c on NBC. Watch the special live with a FuboTV subscription, or stream tomorrow on Peacock. Tonight’s concert special is an additional broadcast of Adele’s previously aired UK performance set in the legendary London Palladium. Tune in tonight at 9/8c on NBC to watch this soulful concert special, “An Audience with Adele.”Where to watch:About the special, from NBC:In front of a star-studded audience at the world-famous London Palladium, Adele will perform a collection of her original songs in the two-hour NBC special, An Audience with Adele, set for Sunday, March 20 at 9/8c. In addition, Adele has won 15 Grammy Awards, 18 Billboard Music Awards, two IVORs, five American Music Awards, an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a People’s Choice Award.mlive.com
Swartz Creek school officials cover Adele’s ‘Hello’ in parody announcing snow day
SWARTZ CREEK, MI -- Two of Swartz Creek Community Schools’ best performers are back. Superintendent Ben Mainka and High School Principal Jim Kitchen produced a parody cover of Adele’s “Hello” renamed to “Due to Snow” to celebrate a snow day on Thursday, Feb. 17. The viral parody, “Hometown Road,” was posted to promote the first day of a new school year, but it wasn’t their first performance. Mainka and Kitchen also covered “Hallelujah” and “Let It Go” from “Frozen” to announce snow day closures in 2018 and 2019. Read more on MLive:Swartz Creek school officials appear on ‘Good Morning America,’ ‘Fox & Friends’ for ‘Old Town Road’ parodySinging Swartz Creek school officials ‘Let It Go’ in final snow day videoFlint school board member announces resignationmlive.com
Kid Rock’s profanity-laced ‘We The People’ skyrockets to No. 1 on iTunes
About the song reaching number one on iTunes, Rock wrote on this Twitter page, “I just got off the phone with our 45th President (hopefully 47th) and he expressed how proud of me he was over “We The People” being the #1 song on iTunes! Joe Biden does, the media embraces. (Hey-yeah Hey-yeah). (Hey-yeah Hey-yeah).”After all of the bashing, Rock does call for unity in the song. ER doctor on myths vs. factsNighttime glowing snow tubing hill with colorfully lit lanes opens for season in Michiganmlive.com
Adele Did Not Postpone Concert Over COVID, Caesars Palace Sources Claim
Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesAs Adele continues to issue refunds and FaceTime fans who’d shown up in Las Vegas for her abruptly postponed residency, it appears some insiders want to set the story straight about what really killed the show.In a tearful video last week, Adele said half her crew had contracted COVID-19, forcing the postponement. But reports have begun pouring in from multiple tabloids (grains of salt, etc. etc.) that the singer clashed with her set designer, Esmeralda Devlin, overnews.yahoo.com
Ask Amy: Why won’t my daughter-in-law call me by my first name?
Or, when the grandkids are not around, my daughter-in-law might say, “Oh, what your Dad said was funny” – never using my name! My point is that your daughter-in-law won’t know that this bothers you if you aren’t brave enough to gently tell her. Dear Amy: I’ve recently become good friends with a woman and have begun to develop romantic feelings for her. Dear Amy: I really identified with the situation described by “The Wedding Singer.” Like this singer, I too became paralyzed by stage fright. You can email Amy Dickinson at email@example.com or send a letter to Ask Amy, P.O.mlive.com
A TV host flew 10,000 miles for an exclusive interview with Adele, only to have it cancelled after he admitted he hadn't listened to her new album
Matthew Doran, a TV host, told local media he missed an email with a link to Adele's new album. It was to be her only Australian album interview.news.yahoo.com
Adele concert proposal "definitely a dream," bride-to-be says in "CBS Mornings" interview
Quentin Brunson proposed to his girlfriend of seven years, Ashleigh Mann, in an emotional scene during the concert in Los Angeles' Griffith Park, popping the question in front of cameras and a star-studded audience.cbsnews.com
The four most personal revelations from Oprah’s interview with Adele, from her divorce to weight loss to new boyfriend
Oprah Winfrey's primetime interview and concert special with Adele covered a lot of ground Sunday night, from the singer's divorce to much-discussed weight loss to new boyfriend, sports agent Rich Paul.washingtonpost.com
How to Watch “Adele One Night Only” for free online
Tonight at 8:30pm on CBS, watch “Adele One Night Only.” Stream this special performance event for free with a FuboTV subscription. “Adele One Night Only” features an exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey, as well as stellar performances from the superstar’s new album. Where to watch:You don’t want to miss “Adele One Night Only.” Stream tonight’s special for free when you register for FuboTV (7-day free trial). “Adele One Night Only” is also available on Paramount+ (try it free). Start your Paramount+ free trial here.mlive.com
New this week: Will Smith, 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' and Adele
This week’s new entertainment releases include a much-anticipated album from Adele, a documentary about Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl half-time show and Will Smith playing father and tennis guru to Venus and Serena Williams.
Clips of musicians including Dave Grohl and Adele responding to potentially injured concert-goers resurface after 8 people died during Travis Scott's Astroworld
Following 8 deaths during Travis Scott's Astroworld festival, social media users are highlighting how other musicians have reacted to issues in crowds.news.yahoo.com
Joint custody of son, no spousal support in Adele divorce
FILE - Adele arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. The singer will share custody of her 8-year-old son and wont be paying child support to her now-ex-husband Simon Konecki. A Los Angeles judge finalized the divorce last week. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Adele will share custody of her 8-year-old son and won't be paying child support to her now-ex-husband Simon Konecki, according to divorce documents obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. Both waived the right to seek spousal support, and both agreed to joint legal and physical custody of son Angelo, who was born in 2012.
Still divisive, Dr. Luke resurges at Grammys — as Tyson Trax
Dr. Luke appeared as Tyson Trax on the Grammy ballot for Doja Cat's Say So," which he produced and co-wrote. But not all of the academy members may have been aware they were voting for Dr. Luke when they completed their ballots this year. Ad“I didn’t know that Tyson Trax was Dr. Luke. AdTogether, Martin and Dr. Luke crafted hits for Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, Pink and Kesha, who he signed in 2005. Eventually Dr. Luke stepped into the forefront, helming successes for Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida, logging 17 No.
New this week: 'Coming 2 America,' Camilo and a dragon movie
(ABC/Paramount+/Amazon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall are back in Queens as Prince Akeem and Semmi in “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1988 film, which is now coming straight to your living room Friday on Amazon Prime Video. Set to becoming the King of Zamunda, Murphy’s character returns to the U.S. to find a son he’s never met. Ad— A more family friendly streaming option this week is the Walt Disney Co.’s computer animated “Raya and the Last Dragon,” featuring the voices of “Star Wars’” Kelly Marie Tran as Raya and Awkwafina as a dragon. The big-voiced Grammy-winning singer self-produced “Baby, I’m Hollywood!” – which is a mix of soul music, piano ballads and funk sounds.
12 last-minute Halloween costume ideas that are perfect for 2020
(Photo by APEX/MEGA/GC Images) (2020 MEGA)Who: The other star of Netflix’s irresistible “Tiger King." What you’ll need: Your hair pulled back in a bun, glasses, a judge’s robe and a fancy white collar. What you’ll need: A banana costume and a loaf of bread to carry around. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)Who: A video conferencing program that became very popular once the pandemic started in early 2020. What you’ll need: A piece of cardboard cut with a whole in the middle to look like a screen.
A look at artists who've objected to Trump using their songs
FILE - Pharrell Williams attends the world premiere of "The Black Godfather," in Los Angeles on June 3, 2019. Dozens of artists have objected to Donald Trump using their music in his two presidential campaigns. Williams sent a cease-and-desist letter after his song Happy" was played at a Trump rally in 2018. He was especially angered that the event was hours after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)
A look at artists who've objected to Trump using their songs
Dozens of artists have objected to Donald Trump using their music in his two presidential campaigns. Williams sent a cease-and-desist letter after his song Happy" was played at a Trump rally in 2018. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)From classic American rockers to British artists to the estates of late legends, here's a look at some of the musicians who have objected to Donald Trump using their songs at campaign events. JOHN FOGERTY, PHIL COLLINS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEENSome classic rockers say not only do they oppose Trump using their music, the choice of songs is ironic or downright wrong. Eddy Grant sued Trump in September over the use of his 1980s hit “Electric Avenue” in a Trump campaign animated video that mocked his opponent Joe Biden.
Nicki Minaj made up story about collaborating with Adele
(CNN) - Nicki Minaj has some imagination. After saying she was collaborating on a song and a video with Adele, it turns out she made the whole thing up. The "Monster" rapper told Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday that she was working with Adele on a song, adding that she was super excited about the two hooking up. "Adele made me swear to secrecy that I'm not allowed to tell anyone that I'm working with her," Minaj said. "Omg guys," Minaj tweeted Wednesday with laughing emojis, "I thought everyone could clearly see I was being sarcastic."
Nicki Minaj, Adele collaborating on song
(CNN) - Nicki Minaj has revealed she and Adele have teamed up on a song. "Yes and yes, yes and yes, wooo hoo!" Minaj told "Entertainment Tonight" when asked if she and Adele were working on anything or considering collaborating in the near future. "But Adele made me swear to secrecy that I'm not allowed to tell anyone that I'm working with her. Minaj didn't share any more information about the song or video, but the collaboration could be part of Adele's upcoming album.
Adele and Beyonc duet report a 'joke'
The internet was all abuzz this weekend with news that Adele and Beyonc had apparently collaborated on a song with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. It all started when One Republic frontman Ryan Tedder told radio station Z100 New York that it was happening on the band's new album. "We have one song featuring Beyonc and Adele with a Chris Martin piano solo on the bridge," Tedder said. But a rep for Tedder told CNN Monday that he was just joking. But my artist of my life is Beyonc," Adele said tearfully.
14-Year-Old Bitten by Mosquito Contracts Rare Illness
A mosquito bite has left a 14-year-old extremely sick after she developed a rare mosquito-borne disease. Since her diagnosis, the Michigan native has been put on a ventilator and can no longer communicate, according to a Facebook page created by her mother. Her brain is trying to heal itself and she cant do anything until that happens, Kerri Dooley, Savannahs mother, told WOOD-TV. Dooley also told the station that Savannahs symptoms started as just a headache but quickly progressed. Savannah's family has set up a Facebook page to give updates about her condition.