Taylor Swift releases Christmas song, complete with cute home movie compilation

(CNN)Taylor Swift has released a Christmas song — but it’s not just the music people are talking about. More than anything, the video seems to serve as an ode to Swift’s strong Christmas fashion choices — the movies show the infant Swift in an array of winter gear, from cute knitted hats to retro patterned sweaters and an array of padded ski suits.

Controversial YouTuber Onision banned from Patreonhe then went into hysterics

One of YouTubes most controversial figures has been banned from Patreon after he reportedly tweeted out another YouTubers phone number. Gregory Onision Jackson, who the Kernel once termed YouTubes most troubled star, tweeted screenshots of private messages between him and Billie Dawn Webb, according to the Verge. Webb had recently accused Jackson of pressuring her into having sexmultiple women have now accused him of sexual harassment and abuseand after her phone number was revealed in his screenshot, Twitter removed the tweet. Even though the doxing occurred on Twitter, Patreon removed Jackson from its platform. Yes, we removed Onision from Patreon as he violated our Bullying and Harassment as it relates to doxing, a Patreon spokesperson told the Verge. Jackson, 34, …

Scooter Braun breaks six-month silence on Taylor Swift dispute

(CNN)Music manager Scooter Braun has finally broken his silence on Taylor Swift’s public statements of displeasure with him, his company and her former record label. The saga began in July, when the singer’s early music catalog was sold to a company owned by Braun in a deal worth roughly $300 million, according to Billboard. Swift called the agreement a “worst case scenario” upon its announcement. Her discontent split members of the music community, with each party finding their defenders. “The only good thing for me is that when you get knocked down on some stuff, you get to find out who your real friends are real quick,” Braun, who never mentioned Swift by name, said. “And watching some people in …

Grammy nominees revealed

(CNN)The nominations for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday. She was joined by singer Bebe Rexha and CBS’s Gayle King. Here’s a list of some of the Grammy nominees. The complete list of more than 80 categories can be found on Grammy.com. Record of the Year “Hey, Ma” — Bon Iver “Bad Guy” — Billie Eilish “7 Rings” — Ariana Grande “Hard Place” — H.E.R. “Talk” — Khalid “Old Town Road” — Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus “Truth Hurts” — Lizzo “Sunflower” — Post Malone & Swae Lee Album of the year “I,I”- Bon Iver “Norman F***ing Rockwell” — Lana Del Rey “When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go” — Billie Eilish “Thank U, …

‘Frozen 2’ soundtrack to feature Panic! at the Disco and more

(CNN)“Frozen 2” will feature some very interesting music choices. Other artists on the soundtrack include Kacey Musgraves singing “All is Found” and Weezer singing “Lost in the Woods.” Additional songs include titles, “Some Things Never Change,” “When I Am Older,” and “Show Yourself.” The sequel’s soundtrack will be released on Nov. 15. Disney has also released new footage from the movie Menzel’s Elsa, Kristen Bell’s Anna, Jonathan Groff’s Kristoff, and Josh Gad’s Olaf. In the sequel, Elsa is drawn to her past, wondering where her ice powers come from. “Frozen 2” will premiere in theaters on Nov. 22 Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Elton John is not a fan of the new ‘Lion King’

(CNN)You won’t be able to feel the love tonight from Elton John. The popular soundtrack from the 1994 “The Lion King” contains such classics by John as “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “Circle of Life.” The film remake, released in July, stars the voices of Donald Glover and Beyoncé, the latter of whom did a curated album titled “The Gift” based on the project. John told British GQ the new soundtrack “hasn’t had nearly the same impact in the charts that it had 25 years ago, when it was the bestselling album of the year.” “The new soundtrack fell out of the charts so quickly, despite the massive box office success,” he said. “I wish I’d been invited …

Gloria Estefan joins politicians and celebrities to pay tribute to legendary Mexican singer Jos Jos

(CNN)The sudden death of Jos Jos shocked celebrities, politicians and generations of fans from across the world. Canadian entertainer Paul Anka called him a friend as he recalled sharing the stage to perform a bilingual rendition of his 1973 song, “Let Me Get To Know You.” Meanwhile, famed TV personality Don Francisco said José José was simply a gigantic figure in the music industry and his “impressive legacy would make him eternal.” He was admired by succeeding generations of Latino singers Spanish singer and songwriter Alejandro Sanz shared his grief during a brief break in his US tour. “Prince of the songs … you created your own kingdom capable of going around the world and hearts. A sincere hug to …

Heres whats coming and going on Netflix in September 2019

Whats that? A Sturgill Simpson anime? Thats rightin September, will releaseSound & Fury, an anime movie written by Simpson that serves as a companion piece to the alt-country singers new album of the same name. September will also see the release ofJeff Dunham: Beside Himself, the second Netflix special from the superstar ventriloquist and comedian. Elsewhere,Hip-Hop Evolutionreturns for a third season to explore the work of Tupac, Biggie, Lil Kim, Jay-Z, and other rappers who revolutionized the rap game in the 90s. Check out the full listings below to see whats new on Netflix in September. Whats new on Netflix:Editors picks In the wake of several high-profile television seasons ranging from disappointing to downright miserable, its a small miracle that …

Taylor Swift performs for first time since Scooter Braun post

(CNN)Every move Taylor Swift makes is dissected by her fans. Audience members say that during the spoken section of the song, “Just think while you’ve been getting down and out about the liars and the dirty, dirty cheats of the world, you could have been getting down to this sick beat,” the singer heavily enunciated, “the liars and the dirty, dirty cheats of the world.” “You could see the absolute disgust and anger when she yelled THE LIARS AND THE DIRTY DIRTY CHEATS and then she f—ing STEPPED INTO THE DAYLIGHT AND SHOOK IT OFF,” one supporter wrote on Tumblr. “LIARS AND THE DIRTY DIRTY CHEATS YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE,” wrote another. Another person tweeted, “Me when @taylorswift13 just …

BET Awards both entertained and moved

(CNN)The most popular group at Sunday night’s BET Awards has never had a record deal. The 19th annual event celebrates the best in African-American culture. The show kicked off with a performance by the most-nominated artist of the night, Cardi B. 2019 BET Awards winners: The complete list The rapper kept it hot with a lap dance for her husband, fellow artist and Migos member, Offset, as she and a host of dancers turned it out. There were several buzz-worthy moments during the show. Rapper Snoop Dogg had Twitter scratching its head with his win for the Dr. Bobby Jones gospel award. Yes, Snoop won the gospel category at the BET Awards Billy Ray Cyrus sealed his invitation to the …

‘Batman’ turns 30: How a superfan got Hollywood to redefine the Dark Knight

(CNN)Three decades after director Tim Burton’s 1989 “Batman” film became a box office blockbuster and pop culture phenomenon, the decision to bring the Dark Knight to the big screen seems like it should have been a no-brainer. But in the years leading up to the film’s release, it was as hard to breach the barriers to Hollywood as it was to break into the Batcave.

Cardi B performs in a bathrobe after suffering a wardrobe malfunction at Bonnaroo

(CNN)Cardi B didn’t let a little wardrobe malfunction stop her performance at Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival on Sunday night. Her Bonnaroo performance is one of the first few planned gigs the 26-year-old has played after being forced to postpone multiple concerts to spend proper time recovering from liposuction and breast augmentation procedures. Cardi told followers in May on Instagram that she is quitting plastic surgery. “I’m a money addict, and I get paid a lot of money, a lot of money for these shows … like I’m cancelling millions of dollars in shows,” she said. “But like, health is wealth, so I have to do what I have to do.” Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: …

The Jonas Brothers sing to Sophie Turner and Priyanka Chopra in their first album in a decade

(CNN)Happiness Begins… again for the Jonas Brothers as they release their highly anticipated first studio album in almost a decade. View this post on Instagram “This is an important song. I wrote it for my significant other, Sophie, and it’s one of those love letters that you write to your partner saying, ‘I’ll be there no matter what.’” Joe Jonas said to Apple Music about “Hesitate.” “I Believe” alludes to Nick Jonas’ whirlwind romance and subsequent marriage with Chopra. The pair had been dating only two months before Nick Jonas popped the question last July. “And people saying that we move too fast/ But I’ve been waiting for a reason, ain’t no turning back,” Nick Jonas sings in the intro. …

A country singer and a historian team up to look at all the songs that shaped America

(CNN)What do a country singer and a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer have in common? Well, for starters, they wrote a book. “Their perspectives combine to create a unique view of the role music has played in uniting and shaping a nation,” said Penguin Random House in a description of the new book. It won’t just focus on big moments iIf the book sounds broad, that’s because it is. According to Penguin, the book will begin with hymns from the Revolutionary War, then go through the Civil War, women’s suffrage, both world wars, the Great Depression, and so on until the present day. Meacham and McGraw aren’t just focusing on big moments in history. They’ll also analyze the role music played in …

We made that scene from ‘The Shining’ a lot less scary with bad foley

Your horror opinions? Garbage. My horror opinions? THE PERFECTION.Image: netflix The following is a spoiler-free review of Netflix’s The Perfection. After months of critic hype and fervent fan speculation, Netflix’s mysterious and controversial The Perfection finally began streaming on Friday — and already, it’s tearing the horror community apart.  As vast and as varied as the many things that scare us, horror fans are a unique bunch. Whether you’re dealing with a pack of Conjuring stans or an offbeat group of indie pushers, nailing down exactly what will (and what won’t) satisfy any given audience can be tricky.  So, The Perfection just tried all of it. Without getting into any spoilers, here’s a simplified premise: Charlotte Willmore (Allison Williams), a …

HBO admits Starbucks cup in ‘Game of Thrones’ episode was a ‘mistake’

The old Daenerys can't come to the phone right now. Her dragons are dead!Image: mashable composite/shutterstock/hbo “I had the time of my life fighting dragons with you” Taylor Swift sang years ago. But it seems the Game of Thrones references run deeper than just dragon imagery. In a new interview, Swift explains that the HBO juggernaut was definitely in her head while writing reputation.  “A lot of the songs [on reputation] were influenced by the show,” she told Entertainment Weekly. Swift has always written semi-autobiographical music, but between 1989 and reputation she became a Thrones fan and couldn’t shake the show’s impact. “These songs were half based on what I was going through, but seeing them through a Game of …