Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Sour’ Takes U.K. Chart Crown

The rock legends’ career retrospective enjoys a spike thanks to a 40th anniversary reissue campaign. According to the charts compiler, 78% of Queen’s final total during the week was made up of physical sales (vinyl, CD and cassette) with Greatest Hits the best-selling vinyl album of the chart week. Elsewhere on the tally, Jack Savoretti’s Europiana (EMI) is the week’s […]

Why Do English Soccer Fans Sing ‘Sweet Caroline’?

That changed in 2002, when a new executive vice president of public affairs, Charles Steinberg, convinced the control room to put the song on regular rotation. “That song may have transformative powers,” Dr. Steinberg, who is now the director of sports communication at Emerson College and president of the Worcester Red Sox, recalled saying at the time. “It may be […]

Justin Timberlake Sinks an Unexpected Shot on the Golf Course

Justin Timberlake made an impressive shot across the golf course. Although he was there to play golf — as part of a celebrity charity event, the 2021 American Century Championship, in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada — the pop star apparently took a moment to shoot a basketball straight into a hoop from quite a far distance, to wild applause. “Shots […]

Prominent Lawyer Makes Moves to Represent Britney Spears

A prominent Hollywood lawyer has had discussions in recent days with Britney Spears about representing her in her conservatorship battle, and he plans to attend a hearing in Los Angeles on Wednesday to begin the process of taking over as her counsel, according to a person briefed on the matter. For the past 13 years, under a strict legal arrangement […]

Higher Love, Kygo & Whitney Houston

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La bohème, Act I: Io resto, Rolando Villazón, Boaz Daniel, Stéphane Degout, Vitalij Kowaljow, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bertrand De Billy

By Rolando Villazón, Boaz Daniel, Stéphane Degout, Vitalij Kowaljow, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bertrand De Billy Listen to Rolando Villazón, Boaz Daniel, Stéphane Degout, Vitalij Kowaljow, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bertrand De Billy on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi […]

BTS’ ‘Permission to Dance’ Is This Week’s Favorite New Music

BTS’ “Permission to Dance” will be included on the CD single of “Butter,” which is currently spending its sixth week atop the Billboard Hot 100. The four-track CD single, featuring both songs and their instrumental versions, was released on Friday. The new track was written by Sheeran and Snow Patrol singer Johnny McDaid, along with frequent Sheeran collaborator, British producer […]

Stephen Colbert Adds a Dash of Comedy to Branson’s Space Launch

In this billionaire space race, slipping the surly bonds of Earth apparently isn’t enough — not without some glitz and a bevy of celebrities. Richard Branson combined private spaceflight with show business on Sunday as he completed his highly-anticipated Virgin Galactic flight high above the New Mexico desert. He enlisted “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert to introduce segments of […]

Barack Obama’s 2021 Summer Playlist

In keeping with past tradition, Barack Obama is sharing some of his favorite summer tunes as we head into the blistering season. On Saturday (July 10), the former U.S. president shared his annual “Summer “Playlist,” featuring music by Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak‘s Silk Sonic, Bob Dylan, Migos, H.E.R., The Rolling Stones, SZA, Stevie Wonder and many more. “With so […]