Let’s call a spade a spade: 2016 sucks. It was a veritable pile of garbage for everyone, so at the very least it was an equal opportunity year. No one was left out of the bulls–t. See what we did there finding the positive?
But anyways, it’s time to look forward into 2017. It has to be a good year, solely because there is nowhere to go but up. That being said, we do have high hopes for what the next twelve months will bring. It’s going to start off with a bang thanks to the stellar lineup of award … read more
Since George Michael’s untimely, tragic death from heart failure on Christmas Day, there has been an outpouring of love for his life and work from his family members and celebrities alike. Close friend Mariah Carey is one of the many struggling to come to terms with the 53-year-old’s passing. After tweeting about how he was an “inspiration,” the “All I Want For Christmas Is You” singer penned a lengthy letter on her website about all the ways the legendary musician affected her singing career. “George … read more
New details surrounding George Michael’s death have been revealed.
The “Careless Whisper” singer’s boyfriend, celebrity hairstylist Fadi Fawaz, announced on Twitter Monday that was the one who discovered the 53-year-old pop icon’s dead body in his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day. “ITs a xmas i will never forget finding your partner dead peacefully in bed first thing in the morning..” Fawaz tweeted. “I will never stop missing you xx.”
Fawaz opened up to the U.K.’s The Daily Telegraph Tuesday in … read more
British singer Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally as George Michael, died at his home in England on Sunday, Dec. 25. He was 53.
Michael’s longtime manager, Michael Lippman, told The Hollywood Reporter that he “passed away peacefully at home,” and according to Lippman, the cause of death was heart failure.
The Thames Valley Police told the publication that Michael’s death was “unexplained but not suspicious,” and released a statement saying, “Thames Valley Police were called to a … read more
George Michael was really ahead of his time.
Before Carpool Karaoke became the hit segment it is today, there was James Corden’s British sitcom Gavin and Stacey. Corden opened up to The Late Show’s Stephen Colbert earlier this year about the origins of The Late Late Show’s hit segment, and revealed it all began in a 2011 skit for the British charity Comic Relief. In the video, Corden played his Gavin and Stacey persona while driving around with the late singer.
“My original idea was to pick George … read more
Before Carpool Karaoke became a sensational segment on The Late Late Show, George Michael — who died of heart failure at the age of 53 “over the Christmas period” — starred in an early version with James Corden in 2011. Corden, now 38, appeared alongside the “Faith” singer in a sketch for the charity Comic Relief. In the 13-minute clip, which you can watch above, the late-night host (playing his character Smithy from the British sitcom Gavin & Stacey) rides around in a car, singing … read more
James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” is a runaway success with fans and celebrities alike. What many don’t know is that pop star George Michael, who died on Sunday at the age of 53, was Corden’s first-ever partner in the schtick ― way before it was even on “The Late Late Show” from when Corden took over as host in 2015.
The debut of the winning partnerships that would later feature star turns from A-listers including Adele, Mariah Carey, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Elton John … read more
Gone too soon. Celebrities from all over the world are taking to social media to pay tribute to singer George Michael, who died at his home in England on Christmas Day at the age of 53.
“Uptown Funk” producer and musician Mark Ronson, posted several of the former Wham! Singer’s songs on Twitter, praising Michael’s songwriting and explaining that his music was what made him want to make music when he grew up. “Other than a global pop phenom, George Michael was one of the true British soul greats. … read more
Hold up! Beyoncé and Adele are both set to perform at the 2017 Grammy Awards, according to the award show’s executive producer Ken Ehrlich. In a roundtable discussion for Billboard magazine, Ehrlich was asked whether the “Sorry” songstress, who led this year’s nominations with nine nods, and the “Hello” crooner, who nabbed five nominations, will take the stage. He replied, “Very few people say no to the Grammys. Over all of the years I’ve been doing the show, there have been three … read more
We’re not here to deny it. It’s been a rough year.
Though it’s hard to pinpoint when 2015 ended and 2016 began, existentially speaking, 2016 itself fast got a reputation for being a singularly awful year, particularly if you were in any way keeping up with what the Internet had to say. At least now you know half of what you read wasn’t true…
Sure, happy things occurred, as they always do, even amid disaster. People enjoyed time with their families, got married, brought babies into the world, got … read more
Two decades ago, Toy Story gave a glimpse on what goes on inside a child’s room when they’re not around.
But since most children nowadays entertain themselves via their parents’ smartphones, now we’re blessed with films like The Emoji Movie!
The first teaser of the Sony Animation film is launched with the help of Mel Meh (Steven Wright), father of the lead character whose faux-excitement probably reflects how most people feel about this movie concept.
While the teaser doesn’t give away much, the … read more
All Mariah Carey wants for Christmas is friends, food and flowers—roses to be exact. The trifecta was present Saturday night at New York City’s Bagatelle, a Big Apple hotspot in the Meatpacking District where Carey enjoyed a “lively group dinner.”
After wrapping up her final Christmas concert at the Beacon Theatre, the Grammy winner headed over to the A-list haunt surrounded by a large entourage, including Empire star Jussie Smollett and backup dancer beau Bryan Tanaka, a source tells E! News. … read more
James Corden and Mariah Carey’s Christmas Carpool Karaoke was everything you needed to start getting into holiday spirits!
While no one holds a candle to Carey’s rendition of “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” Corden’s super cut of previous segments might just bring this classic tune to the next level. Who doesn’t love finding out that Adele, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Elton John and more planned ahead and secretly recorded Carey’s hit?!
But, like any Carpool Karaoke, if you pay close … read more
You’ve seen it in the passenger seat of James Corden’s car, SNL’s stage, it accompanied her on every leg of her Dive Bar Tour, and now it’s front and center on the cover of her Joanne album.
Lady Gaga’s hat is famous.
So who made it? Good question.
Gladys Tamez is no newcomer to the industry. After pulling the plug on her clothing line when the economy crashed in 2009, she and her then-fiancé found themselves at a hat maker’s shop in “a very tiny town” in Spain. “They made the hats for cardinals, … read more
And then there was one celebrity left standing.
After four days of polls and thousands of votes, you have narrowed it down to THE Celeb of the Year for 2016. The tournament started with 16 of the hottest and most-talked about stars from the past 12 months, including Beyoncé, Dwayne Johnson, Taylor Swift , Kim Kardashian and Gigi Hadid – but they were no match for the final two, Adele and James Corden. In the battle of the Brits, you guys decided 2016 was the year of… The Late Late Show host James … read more