performances

LOS ANGELES | Kendrick Lamar, Cooper and Lady Gaga earn Golden Globe nods

LOS ANGELES  — The Golden Globe nominations recognized Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s talents as actors, but Thursday’s announcement also came with a nod for their soulful duet “Shallow” from “A Star is Born.” They join an impressive roster of music stars who earned Globe nominations Thursday, including Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Dolly Parton, Annie Lennox … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Kendrick Lamar, Cooper and Lady Gaga earn Golden Globe nods

PRINCETON, N.J. | Princeton group cuts ‘Mermaid’ song over ‘toxic masculinity’

PRINCETON, N.J.  — An all-male a cappella group at Princeton University has pulled a Disney movie song from its act following a student newspaper column that suggested the lyrics helped promote “toxic masculinity.” The Princeton Tigertones have performed “Kiss the Girl,” a song from “The Little Mermaid,” for years. During performances at the Ivy League … Continue reading PRINCETON, N.J. | Princeton group cuts ‘Mermaid’ song over ‘toxic masculinity’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. | No. 13 WVU uses 31-point second quarter to beat Baylor 58-14

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — Will Grier threw three touchdown passes and No. 13 West Virginia used a big second quarter to cruise to a 58-14 victory over Baylor on Thursday night. The Mountaineers (6-1, 4-1 Big 12) bounced back from a blowout loss at Iowa State with arguably their best performances of the season on both … Continue reading MORGANTOWN, W.Va. | No. 13 WVU uses 31-point second quarter to beat Baylor 58-14

NEW YORK | ‘First Reformed’ leads Gotham Awards nominees

NEW YORK — Paul Schrader’s religious thriller “First Reformed” is the leading nominee for the 28th annual Gotham Awards, including nods for best feature and best actor for star Ethan Hawke. The Independent Filmmaker Project announced nominations for the 28th annual IFP Gotham Awards on Thursday. The period drama “The Favourite” snagged two nominations and … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘First Reformed’ leads Gotham Awards nominees

CHEMNITZ, Germany | Thousands expected to German concert against far right

CHEMNITZ, Germany — Thousands of people are expected to follow a call by some of Germany’s most popular bands who are staging a concert in the eastern German city of Chemnitz against far-right protests. Monday evening’s performances come in reaction to a week of sometimes violent rallies by far-right groups against migrants — and leftist … Continue reading CHEMNITZ, Germany | Thousands expected to German concert against far right

NEW YORK | MTV VMAs was a shocking event, for the wrong reasons

NEW YORK — With most of music industry’s top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners turned heads — for the wrong reasons. Exhibit A: Camila Cabello beat out Drake, Mars, Cardi B, Ariana Grande and Post … Continue reading NEW YORK | MTV VMAs was a shocking event, for the wrong reasons

NEW YORK | Cardi B wins big at MTV VMA, a show that feels flat

NEW YORK — With most of music industry’s top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners turned heads — for the wrong reasons. Exhibit A: Camila Cabello beat out Drake, Mars, Cardi B, Ariana Grande and Post … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cardi B wins big at MTV VMA, a show that feels flat