Carol Channing was one of many celebrities – including Merle Haggard, Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani and James Taylor – invited to perform at the Kennedy Center Honors, and we’ve got the pictures to prove it! In the pictures below, you can see Carol Channing as she arrived for the Kennedy Center Honors dinner. In addition, we’ve got a video clip of Carol Channing with Angela Lansbury and Chita Rivera doing some pre-performance warm-up. Check it out!
Elton John and David Furnish expanded their family with a son, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, born on Christmas Day. Elton John and David Furnish confirmed the adoption Monday from an unidentified surrogate mother.
Yes, the Aretha Franklin death story is not real. Despite rumors of Aretha Franklin being dead, she is definitely still alive. However, the Aretha Franklin death story is not going away easily.
The Ramones, widely seen as the epitome of punk rock music, are to be honored with a Lifetime Acheivement Award at the Grammy Awards at the 2011 ceremony. Unfortunately, the band’s three founding members (Joey, Johnny and Dee Dee) all passed away before they could be honored with this award. In fact, there is only one remaining member still alive from the original Ramones lineup – Tommy. He, along with the other members who collectively formed The Ramones over the years they were active, will be accepting the award on their behalf when the time for the ceremony is upon us.
If you’re waiting to hear what The Maine’s upcoming digital box set holds, check out the acoustic version of “Saving Grace” below! “Saving Grace” is one of the Maine’s most underrated songs, and the acoustic version of the track is haunting and emotional, with sparse instrumentation and subdued vocals. Listen to the “Saving Grace” acoustic track below!
As we reported earlier, Natalie Portman is now pregnant and engaged to Benjamin Millepied. The two met on the set of Portman’s latest film, Black Swan, as Benjamin Millepied is a dancer who choreographed the film. Given that not many readers had heard of Benjamin Millepied prior to his engagement to Natalie Portman, we felt compelled to provide some information.
Talk about two big Christmas presents! Natalie Portman has been blessed with a child and a future husband this holiday season. In addition to Natalie Portman being pregnant, a representative for the Black Swan star revealed that she and Benjamin Millepied are engaged.
Teena Marie, who broke barriers as the first successful white act in Motown history, died Sunday. She was 54. Teena Marie was known as the “Ivory Queen of Soul” because of her success in soul music, where her expressive voice and uplifting energy made her a star.
Landon Donovan has made plenty of headlines before, but this time, the news isn’t so good. Donovan filed for divorce from his wife, actress Bianca Kajlich, Tuesday. Donovan cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split from Kajlich, from whom he has requested legal fees and spousal support.
You might have caught that post last week about Paramore having “bittersweet” feelings about their latest album Brand New Eyes, and planning to make it into the studio sometime soon to work on a new album – if not, read it RIGHT HERE. While that still may be the case, it looks like the band will have to do so sans the Farro brothers – Josh and Zac. For those unfamiliar with the band, Josh plays lead guitar and provides backing vocals, while Zac plays drums.
In what could be an early Christmas present for Enrique Iglesias fans, Bloginity is bringing you the premiere of Enrique Iglesias’ “Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You)” video – check it out below! The track features Ludacris and is pretty spicy, so get to watching!
DJ Cipha Sounds is a favorite on-air personality in the New York area, but he made plenty of enemies recently with an insensitive comment about Haitian women. However, it sounds as though Cipha Sounds got off easy, as many leaders of the Haitian community were calling for Cipha Sounds to be fired. All of the controversy surrounds a broadcast in which Cipha Sounds said, “the reason I’m HIV negative is because I don’t mess with Haitian girls.”