It has been revealed there will be a surprise tribute performance for the victims of the Manchester bombing.
Ariana Grande has pulled out of the 2018 Brit Awards tribute to Manchester that she was scheduled to perform at during the awards ceremony. The singer was allegedly supposed to give an emotional performance dedicated to the victims of the Manchester terror attack, which would have been one of the highlights of the evening. It was revealed this month by Grande's manager Scooter Braun that she cried for days following the attack.
Jennifer Lawrence has been left “extremely offended” by the “controversy” surrounding her Versace gown at a photo call in London. The US actress, 27, was pictured in a plunging black dress with a thigh high slit as she posed with her Red Sparrow cast members at the Corinthia Hotel on Tuesday. Lawrence said reports of her wearing a “revealing dress in the cold” were “sexist” and created “silly distractions from real issues”.
Breakthrough Australian act City Calm Down have unveiled their beautiful new video for "Joan, I'm Disappearing" which you can watch for the first time via The Independent.
Ariana Grande is reportedly no longer on the bill for tonight’s BRIT Awards, despite rumours she was set to perform a tribute to the Manchester terror attack victims. Liam Gallagher has reportedly stepped in to perform, and is expected to sing Live Forever. The pair previously performed at a benefit concert in Manchester weeks after 22 people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated a device during Grande’s concert at Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017.
Brit Awards chairman Jason Iley has defended the line-up at this year’s ceremony after Paloma Faith called out the lack of female performers. The singer made her comments last month when only Dua Lipa was on the bill, but Rita Ora and Jorja Smith had since been added. The others confirmed are Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Rag’N’Bone Man, Sam Smith and Justin Timberlake.
The Brit Awards 2018 are upon us; some of the biggest and best artists from the UK are battling it out for awards including Best British Male, Best Breakthrough Act, Best International Female and Best Album.
Former Oxfam ambassador Minnie Driver has said that stepping down from the charity after 20 years following the Haiti sex scandal “broke my heart”. Oxfam is accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims that staff used prostitutes while delivering aid to victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which left 200,000 dead. The Hollywood actress last week became the first celebrity ambassador for Oxfam to step down, saying she was “nothing short of horrified” by the allegations.
Kim Kardashian has posed naked on cars and mud covered hills – and now she’s struggling to keep her clothes on during phone calls. The reality TV star, 37, stripped off for a FaceTime chat with famed photographer Mert Alas to wish him a happy birthday. Kardashian posted a topless screengrab from her video call with Alas who celebrated turning 47 at a star studded bash in London on Monday night.
The Diana Tapes tells how journalist Andrew Morton received secret cassette recordings from the princess.
Natalie Portman shut down a conversation about Woody Allen, opting instead to talk about representation in film. The critically-acclaimed actress dismissed the line of questioning about Allen and allegations surrounding him during an interview with Buzzfeed. Asked if “time may be up for the director”, Portman said: “I don't think that's what the conversation should be about.
Fresh off the back of the NME Awards, the music industry is gearing up to celebrate the best home-grown talent – and some from overseas – at tonight’s BRIT Awards. Stars from Ed Sheeran to Liam Gallagher, who rejected calls to 'set the tables', will battle it out to get their hands on one of this year’s Anish-Kapoor-designed trophies. This year’s BRIT Awards will take place tonight at London’s O2 Arena.
It’s a relief to finally arrive at the warm hotel in central Paris when LeGrow greets me enthusiastically, glass of champagne in hand. As concepts for debut albums go, LeGrow’s is certainly intriguing. Rather than creating an album of original work, she has instead taken on one of the most formidable back catalogues in music history – Chicago’s Chess Records – re-imagining songs by some of the greatest blues, soul and R&B singers in history.