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R. Kelly conviction offers measure of justice for long-silenced Black women
by Maggy Donaldson - September 29, 2021 - 10:05am
For decades women and girls, most of them Black, sounded the alarm over R. Kelly's web of abuse, only to hear their voices silenced.
WATCH: Stars arrive at Met Gala 2021 red carpet
by Maggy Donaldson - September 14, 2021 - 2:48pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute relies on the Met Gala to fund its work, including exhibitions and acquisitions, and the cancellation of last year's event badly damaged its finances.
In Photos: What stars wore at 'surreal' Met Gala 2021
by Maggy Donaldson - September 14, 2021 - 11:41am
"It's so surreal," US rapper Megan Thee Stallion, attending the Gala for the first time and dressed by designer Coach to evoke old Hollywood glamor, told AFP.
Israel's Netanyahu ousted as 'change' coalition forms new govt
by Maggy Donaldson - June 14, 2021 - 8:27am
Bennett, a tech millionaire and former special forces commander, was sworn in at the helm of an ideologically divided eight-party bloc united only by disdain for the country's longest-serving prime minister.
Israel lawmakers to vote Sunday on anti-Netanyahu govt
by Maggy Donaldson - June 8, 2021 - 9:15pm
If the crunch vote hands a majority to the coalition, which is united only by hostility to Netanyahu's rule, it would spell the end of an era.
Beyonce, Megan Thee Stallion win early Grammys ahead of main gala
by Maggy Donaldson - March 15, 2021 - 8:16am
Beyonce captured her first trophy of the day for Best Music Video, an award she shared with her eldest daughter, Blue Ivy, who was in the clip for "Brown Skin Girl."
Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her
by Maggy Donaldson - February 2, 2021 - 4:12pm
"Westworld" star Evan Rachel Wood on Monday accused goth industrial rocker Marilyn Manson of being a "dangerous man" who subjected her to years of abuse starting when she was a teenager. 
Fil-Am singer H.E.R. nominated at Grammys 2021; Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa lead nods
by Maggy Donaldson - November 25, 2020 - 10:42am
Pop queen Beyonce on Tuesday led the Grammys pack with nine nominations, as music prepares to celebrate its hitmakers in a year that saw the coronavirus crisis deal devastating blows to the industry. 
Grammy nominations 2021: Snubs, quirks, twists
by Maggy Donaldson - November 25, 2020 - 9:24am
British anthemic pop-rock band Coldplay -- whose songs are perennial favorites of television show soundtracks and political campaigns -- scored a surprise Album of the Year nomination for its eighth studio work,...
Ellen DeGeneres apologizes over toxic workplace allegations
by Maggy Donaldson - September 22, 2020 - 4:40pm
Ellen DeGeneres on Monday opened the 18th season of her talk show that's been mired in controversy for months with a broad apology that addressed allegations of a toxic workplace culture under her watch.
Fight the Power: The soundtrack of US anti-racism protests
by Maggy Donaldson - June 14, 2020 - 11:35am
Anti-racism protesters have rolled out a creative batch of chants to soundtrack the ongoing US demonstrations, but both fresh music and timeless classics are also front and center.
American actress to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
by Maggy Donaldson - May 22, 2020 - 2:00pm
The star of the 1980s-90s sitcom "Full House" along with her husband, designer Mossimo Giannulli, were among 50 people indicted in an elaborate scam to secure spots for privileged children at prestigious US uni...
COVID-19 survivor Idris Elba joins mega-concert tribute for frontliners
by Maggy Donaldson - April 20, 2020 - 7:03pm
A virtual concert packed with A-listers -- from The Rolling Stones to Taylor Swift to Billie Eilish -- entertained fans around the world with a show celebrating health workers, as billions shelter at home due to...
'Superheroes': Coronavirus survivors donate plasma hoping to heal the sick
by Maggy Donaldson - April 3, 2020 - 2:37pm
Convalescent plasma, the fluid in blood teeming with antibodies post-illness, has proven effective in small studies to treat infectious diseases including Ebola and SARS.
Global virus cases near million as governments expand lockdowns
by Maggy Donaldson - April 1, 2020 - 8:29am
As governments expanded lockdowns that have affected half the planet, global agencies warned that parts of the world could face food shortages if authorities fail to navigate the crisis properly.
Billie Eilish dominates Grammys 2020 as music world mourns Kobe
by Maggy Donaldson - January 27, 2020 - 3:45pm
Pop iconoclast Billie Eilish cleaned up at the Grammys on Sunday, winning five awards, as the music world mourned the loss of LA's hometown basketball hero Kobe Bryant with a series of emotional tributes.
Grammys gala begins with love letter to late NBA star Kobe Bryant
by Maggy Donaldson - January 27, 2020 - 11:25am
The 2020 Grammys kicked off Sunday with an emotional tribute to the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant, whose sudden death in a helicopter crash left Los Angeles in tears on music's marquee night.
The 2010s in entertainment: Binge TV, Disney and music moguls
by Maggy Donaldson - December 20, 2019 - 9:19am
Every year brings an avalanche of lists about pop culture — best films, best books, best albums. Attempting to define a decade in the world of entertainment is, at best, daunting.
Rising US rap artist Juice WRLD dies at 21
by Maggy Donaldson - December 9, 2019 - 5:42pm
Chicago-born rapper Juice WRLD, one of a wave of young artists who earned attention on streaming platforms before breaking out as chart-toppers and social media celebrities, died Sunday at the age of 21, according...
Taylor Swift-label feud underscores tensions over music ownership
by Maggy Donaldson - November 16, 2019 - 11:05am
Unleash the Swifties: Taylor Swift has tapped her millions-strong social media fan base to pressure the heads of her former label, who she says are wielding "tyrannical control" over her music.
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