Jussie Smollett Addresses Attack at Concert: 'I Will Always Stand For Love'

Jussie Smollett made his first public appearance on Saturday in the wake of a horrific attack in Chicago that police are investigating as a hate crime. The Empire star went ahead with a previously scheduled concert at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif., where he addressed the assault, as well as his aggressors. “The most important thing I […]

Illinois officials are refusing to allow a concert hosted by R. Kelly to take place

Invision/Frank Micelotta via Associated Press Illinois officials are refusing to allow a concert hosted by R. Kelly to take place. The move follows a slew of sexual misconduct allegations against the R&B star, detailed in the six-part Lifetime documentary series, “Surviving R. Kelly.” Kelly has denied all allegations of wrongdoing. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois […]

Taylor Swift concert used facial recognition tech to identify stalkers

You’re probably used to the presence of facial recognition cameras at airports and other transport hubs, but what about at concerts? That’s the step Taylor Swift’s team took at her May 18th show at the Rose Bowl, in a bid to identify her stalkers. According to Rolling Stone, the camera was hidden inside a display […]

James Bond 2019: Casino Royale Secret Cinema and Skyfall in Concert at Royal Albert Hall

Next March Craig starts shooting his fifth and final James Bond movie for a February 2020 cinematic debut. Sadly the release date of Bond 25 was pushed back from October 2019 after Danny Boyle left the film as director. However, there are two big events for Bond fans who are missing Craig’s 007 next year […]

Rapper's delight: 50 Cent 'bought 200 seats' to rival Ja Rule's concert …so they can sit empty

The feud between 50 Cent and Ja Rule is ‘Outta Control,’ with the two unlikely to kiss and make up ‘In da Club’ anytime soon. 50 Cent says he’s purchased 200 seats to Ja Rule’s upcoming concert, just so they can sit empty. 50 Cent, who has been sparring with his arch rival since at […]

Spandau Ballet first concert with NEW singer tonight: Watch LIVE stream here

After a rather mysterious parting of the ways last year, Spandau Ballet will unveil new frontman Wild at a major London concert tonight. From 7.45pm fans will be able to tune in and watch a live backstage stream. Hosted by Pips Taylor this unique event will give global fans a VIP backstage pass to Spandau […]

I tested Sony’s new noise-cancelling headphones — they turned my hour-long commute into a private concert

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Sony Sony recently released a new pair of $ 350 noise-cancelling headphones, dubbed the WH-1000XM3s. The WH-1000XM3s look, feel, and sound like a more refined version of the headphones Sony released […]

Mariah Carey UK concert confirmed as she joins Blackpool Livewire Festival – tickets info

The singing superstar will be at the Livewire Festival in the North of England, where she will play on Friday, August 24. Also on the bill so far are Boyz II Men and Matt Goss on the previous day, Thursday 23. The festival continues on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 August, with headliners and additional […]

Tribeca 2018: Patti Smith Rips Off the Roof With the Concert Doc ‘Horses’

“Can’t mess with a 69-year-old broad!” announces Patti Smith in her new concert film Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band, and though it’s a follow-up to rather a devastating burn on an audience member who dares holler “take it off” when she futzes with her vest (“Oh, yeah for you, right– honey, I got better […]

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Live Concert Casts Zooey Deschanel as Belle

Disney’s live-action adaptation of its animated classic Beauty and the Beast was a huge hit last year, but it didn’t satisfy all the fans out there. Some were particularly disappointed with the obviously enhanced vocal work of Harry Potter franchise star Emma Watson when singing as the charming, sharp, bookworm villager Belle. But they might […]