Following is a abstract of present leisure information briefs.
Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X take prime prizes at Video Music Awards
Rapper Lil Nas X and pop star Justin Bieber gained the highest prizes at MTV’s annual Video Music Awards (VMA) present on Sunday, in a ceremony filled with shock appearances, reside performances, and hundreds of masked followers. Newcomer Olivia Rodrigo and Ok-pop band BTS had been additionally among the many massive winners on the first main awards reveals in New York to be held with a full viewers of followers and celebrities for the reason that coronavirus pandemic
Byrne sees a eager for an ‘American Utopia’ as his present heads to cinemas
Whereas Americans have fought over masks and vaccines in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, musician David Byrne mentioned he believes the well being disaster confirmed that folks truly yearn for a greater society as he envisions in his Broadway present “American Utopia.” A filmed model of the stage manufacturing, recorded in early 2020, will play in U.S. cinemas for one night time solely on Wednesday.
Factbox – Universal to checklist as music streaming picks up
Vivendi, the French media conglomerate, is spinning off Universal Music Group, the biggest a part of its enterprise and the label behind singers equivalent to Taylor Swift, in an inventory on the Euronext inventory alternate in Amsterdam. Listed below are details about Universal and its flotation:
Purple, silver, and blue dominated the Metropolitan Museum of Art steps at a youth-driven Met Gala on Monday in a celebration of one of the best of American vogue. There have been show-stopping outfits from rapper Lil Nas X, carrying a Versace go well with of gold armor and supermodel Iman in a surprising feathered gold and beige headdress and cage skirt as actors, singers, sports activities stars and social media influencers embraced the theme of “American Independence.”
Making queer tales common: ‘All people’s Speaking About Jamie’ premieres in London
Stars and forged members walked the pink carpet in London on Monday for the premiere of the movie adaptation of the musical “All people’s Speaking About Jamie.” The musical is predicated on the true story of Jamie Campbell, a 16-year-old boy from the small British city of Sheffield who goals of turning into a drag queen. Central to the storyline is Jamie’s sturdy relationship together with his mom.
Jessica Chastain transforms into televangelist Tammy Faye in a brand new biopic
Actor Jessica Chastain takes on the position of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner in a brand new drama trying on the rise and fall of the late American televangelist. “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” tells the story of Messner and her former husband Jim Bakker, who lead a tv ministry within the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties earlier than their huge empire crumbled in a intercourse and monetary scandal.
In style Netflix collection sparks new debate over S.Korea’s navy conscription
A success Netflix collection is reigniting a debate in South Korea over the nation’s large navy, its historical past of abuse scandals, and the necessary conscription that fills its ranks with younger males. “D.P.”, quick for Deserter Pursuit, has been among the many prime Netflix reveals in South Korea because it premiered on the finish of August.
Tears, pleasure and shock company as Broadway’s massive musicals return
Broadway’s greatest musicals roared again to life on Tuesday, banishing the eerie silence of the final 18 months in New York’s pandemic-hit theater district with screams, tears, and standing ovations. Feelings had been giddy because the curtain rose once more on prime musicals “Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and “Wicked” earlier than packed audiences welcoming again reside theater after the coronavirus shutdown.
Sylvester Stallone film memorabilia headed for public sale
From “Rocky” boxing gloves to “Rambo” headbands, memorabilia from motion film star Sylvester Stallone’s Hollywood profession are going beneath the hammer in a December public sale anticipated to boost round $1.5 million. Almost 500 objects from Stallone’s private archives are being bought, together with costumes, props, scripts, notebooks and different memorabilia from the actor’s greatest movies, together with the “Rocky” and “Rambo” franchises, “Cliffhanger”, “The Expendables” and “Demolition Man,” Julien’s Auctions mentioned on Tuesday.
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