Natalie Portman and Janelle Monáe to Be Honored at the Hollywood Film Awards

Natalie Portman has been announced as the winner of the Hollywood Film Award’s Best Actress trophy for her role in Pablo Larraín’s Jackie while Janelle Monáe is being honored with the Spotlight award for her supporting turn in Hidden Figures.

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Kesha Denied By Dr. Luke To Perform At The Billboard Music Awards


Update: Dr. Luke’s imprint Kemosabe Records has granted the ‘ok’ for Kesha to perform at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards, after being reassured that “Kesha nor her supporters would use the performance as such a platform.”

Read the full story at Spin Magazine.

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“Lemonade” Is Looking At A Huge First Week Of Sales

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Beyoncé is back. On Saturday night, she dropped her stunning HBO special entitled Lemonade, based on the album of the same name. The album/short film is a continuation of B’s visual album release strategy she implemented with her self-titled fifth album released almost three years ago. Only with Lemonade, it is presented as a whole rather than separate music videos. Though thought to be released exclusively through TIDAL (the streaming service owned by husband Jay Z), the album has dropped on iTunes and, in typical Queen B fashion, is already tearing up the charts.

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