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2021 Grammy nominations announced: Beyoncé leads among nominees

2021 Grammy nominations announced: Beyoncé leads among nominees

Nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday, with Beyoncé leading among the nominees with nine. Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Rich followed Queen Bey with six nominations each. The Grammys announced “The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah will host the event in January. “Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that…

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ turns J.D. Vance’s memoir into a dreary movie

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ turns J.D. Vance’s memoir into a dreary movie

“Hillbilly Elegy,” J.D. Vance’s 2016 memoir, won praise for its insight into the forgotten folk whose poverty and hopelessness prompted them to embrace Donald Trump as a political force. That sociology aspect is mostly lost in Netflix’s dreary movie adaptation, which focuses on one family trapped in a circular pattern of dysfunction, and how the…

Jennifer Grey talks ‘Dirty Dancing 2’ without Patrick Swayze

Jennifer Grey talks ‘Dirty Dancing 2’ without Patrick Swayze

The “Dirty Dancing” sequel is special to star Jennifer Grey, but she’s well aware it won’t be the same without Patrick Swayze. “All I can say is there is no replacing anyone who’s passed — you never try to repeat anything that’s magic like that,” Grey told People. “You just go for something different.” Swayze…

Taylor Swift ‘folklore’ sessions debuting on Disney+

Taylor Swift ‘folklore’ sessions debuting on Disney+

Thanksgiving is coming early for the Swifties. Disney+ will start streaming Taylor Swift’s “folklore: the long pond studio sessions” on Wednesday. Filmed in upstate New York in September 2020 and directed by Swift, it will feature performances of the 17 songs from her latest album while sharing the stories behind them. “Taylor Swift, Aaron Dessner…

‘Dancing with the Stars’ crowns a new champ

‘Dancing with the Stars’ crowns a new champ

One celebrity dancer has a new Mirrorball Trophy headed for their mantel. “Dancing with the Stars” on Monday crowned “Bachelor” alum Kaitlyn Bristowe and Artem Chigvintsev the new champions. Bristowe and her partner performed a repeat of their Argentine Tango to “Toxic” by Britney Spears and another dance to “Sparkling Diamonds” from “Moulin Rouge” on…

Bad Bunny tested positive for Covid-19 and had to skip AMA performance

Bad Bunny tested positive for Covid-19 and had to skip AMA performance

Bad Bunny performing at the American Music Awards had been eagerly anticipated, but he had to cancel after he tested positive for Covid-19, his rep told CNN Monday. The Reggaeton superstar was scheduled to perform his hit “Dákiti” with Jhay Cortez live for the first time at Sunday’s AMAs. Bad Bunny is feeling fine and…

The best of Netflix’s charmingly bad holiday romcoms

The best of Netflix’s charmingly bad holiday romcoms

Coronavirus, lockdowns, economic woes and a dramatic political divide have all made 2020 pretty unbearable. So, let’s thank Netflix for a few winter romcoms to take our minds off real life. The streaming service even kicked off this year’s holiday line up before Halloween. With a bar of expectations set way below “Love Actually,” and…