Month: October 2018

Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inducts Five New Members

Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inducts Five New Members

Songwriters K.T. Oslin, Ronnie Dunn, Byron Hill, Joe Melson and Wayne Kirkpatrick were inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Sunday, Oct. 28 at Music City Center. Many famous acts performed their classic hits — Runaway June performed “Do Ya,” Oslin’s 1987 chart topper, Jon Pardi performed Dunn’s “Neon Moon,” Shawn Camp delivered Hill’s “Born […]

Midland Extend Their “Electric Rodeo Tour” Into 2019

Midland Extend Their “Electric Rodeo Tour” Into 2019

The trio of Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson ,who comprise the country group “Midland”, just announced they will be extending their headlining “Electric Rodeo Tour” into 2019 with a dozen new dates. The new tour will make stops in L.A., Detroit, Nashville, Austin and more. Tickets go on sale on Nov. 2 at […]

Boston Gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Killed In West Virginia Prison

Boston Gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Killed In West Virginia Prison

James “Whitey” Bulger, one of Boston’s most notorious mobsters in addition to a secret FBI informant, was killed after being transferred to a federal prison in West Virginia. Bulger, 89, was serving a sentence of life in prison, and had recently been transferred to the high-security Hazelton penitentiary in West Virginia. The cause of death […]

President Trump Planning Executive Order To End Birthright Citizenship For Some U.S.-Born Babies

President Trump Planning Executive Order To End Birthright Citizenship For Some U.S.-Born Babies

President Donald Trump said in an interview that he plans to use an executive order to end citizenship rights for babies born in the U.S. to parents who aren’t citizens. However, the idea that he could do so by executive order was immediately opposed by Democrats, legal scholars and even House Speaker Paul Ryan. Trump […]

Golden State Warriors Warriors Guard Klay Thompson Sets NBA Record For Most 3-Pointers In A Game

Golden State Warriors Warriors Guard Klay Thompson Sets NBA Record For Most 3-Pointers In A Game

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson broke teammate Stephen Curry’s NBA record for 3-pointers in a game with his 14th. With just under five minutes remaining in the third quarter Monday night against the Chicago Bulls, Thompson set the mark. Golden State led 92-50 at halftime, the second highest point total for a half in […]

“A Wrinkle In Time” Director Ava DuVernay Partnering With Netflix On Prince Documentary

“A Wrinkle In Time” Director Ava DuVernay Partnering With Netflix On Prince Documentary

A Wrinkle in Time and 13th director Ava DuVernay is partnering with Netflix for a feature-length documentary on the late musical icon Prince. The documentary will chronicle Prince’s entire life and career. DuVernay tweeted about the project, saying “Prince was a genius, a joy, and a jolt to the senses. He was like no other. He shattered […]

Actress Hilary Duff And Boyfriend Matthew Koma Welcome A Baby Girl

Actress Hilary Duff And Boyfriend Matthew Koma Welcome A Baby Girl

Actress Hilary Duff and boyfriend Matthew Koma shared on Instagram that their new baby girl had officially arrived. Duff shared the baby’s name, posting “Banks Violet Bair, this little bit has fully stolen our hearts! She joined our world at home on Thursday afternoon and is absolute magic” alongside a photo of the couple cradling […]

Pharrell Sends Cease & Desist Letter To President Trump For Playing “Happy” At Rally After Synagogue Shooting

Pharrell Sends Cease & Desist Letter To President Trump For Playing “Happy” At Rally After Synagogue Shooting

Shortly after the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 27, President Trump spoke at an Illinois rally and used Pharrell’s song “Happy” during the event. Now, Pharrell has issued a cease and desist letter to the President, asking him to stop from ever using it again. Attorney Howard King wrote in […]

“Mac Miller: A Celebration Of Life” Concert To Be Livestreamed On Various Platforms

“Mac Miller: A Celebration Of Life” Concert To Be Livestreamed On Various Platforms

Mac Miller’s family announced earlier this month that they were putting together a memorial concert, featuring the likes of ScHoolboy Q, SZA and Travis Scott amongst others. Now Miller’s family is revealing that tonight’s Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life event will be livestreamed on various streaming platforms including Youtube, TIDAL, Facebook, LiveXLive, Twitter, and WAV. In addition […]

American ISIS Suspect Freed After Being Held For Over A Year

American ISIS Suspect Freed After Being Held For Over A Year

United States officials said on Monday that the administration has freed an American citizen whom the military imprisoned without trial for more than 13 months as a suspected Islamic State member.  The man, a dual American and Saudi citizen, was captured in September 2017 by a Kurdish militia in Syria. The Kurds turned him over […]