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Lil Wayne Sends Touching Birthday Message to Daughter Reginae

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 03:00 PM PST

Lil Wayne took to social media this afternoon with a sweet birthday message for his daughter Regiane.

Related: Drake Sends Happy Birthday Message to Lil Wayne

“Happy Birthday to an angel. A breath of fresh air. A princess in the now, a queen in the future,” Wayne wrote. “My beautiful and amazing Reginae Carter. I love u baby! LITTTTTTTY!!”

Regaine is nineteen years old today, she is the eldest of the rapper’s four children.

See the sweet tweet below.

Ciara Shares Sweet Birthday Message to Husband Russell Wilson

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 02:29 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson turns 29 today (Nov. 29), and his wife, singer Ciara, sent him a very sweet message.

Related: Janet Jackson and Ciara Take Kids to Disneyland for Playdate

“Happy Birthday My Sweet Husband,” she wrote on Twitter along with a video. “I Love You.”

In the video, Ciara elaborated on her sentiments.

“I’m so excited for our special day for you,” she said in the clip. “I hope you feel like every day is your birthday. Or at least it’s my goal to love you that way. May this year be everything you could hope for and more.”

Watch the full message below and realize that we should all aspire to find someone who loves us as much as Ciara loves Russell Wilson.

Selena Gomez on Being Inspired by the Power of Women

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 02:12 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

With 2017 surely to be remembered as the year of #MeToo, Selena Gomez has opened up about being inspired by the power and resilience of women, particularly in the music industry.

Related: Selena Gomez Opens Up About Kidney Transplant Surgery 

“The women have really defined their voices,” Gomez said in a recent interview with Billboard, “and I feel most comfortable because I see all the women I look up to feeling comfortable enough to talk about the struggles or things that they’ve gone through.”

Gomez went on to relate how her recent lupus-related kidney transplant can be her contribution to providing a similar inspiration to others.

“Being able to talk about that confidently… I feel like I can make a positive impact by sharing my story,” the singer said.

Tom Petty, Chuck Berry & Glen Campbell to be Honored During ‘The Year In Memoriam 2017’

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 02:07 PM PST

Tom Petty, Chuck Berry and Glen Campbell will be honored as part of The Year In Memoriam 2017.

The new television program will be hosted by Robin Roberts and was conceived by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel.

Related: Tom Petty Fans Held a 'Vampire Walk' to Celebrate His Birthday

Country stars Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker will pay tribute to Campbell, while Alice Cooper and Hunter Hayes will unite to honor both Berry and Petty.

The program will also honor Mary Tyler Moore, Don Rickles and Jerry Lewis.

“The In Memoriam segments are always the most moving parts of a major awards show. Robin and I thought it would be fitting to pay longer-form and more personal tribute to these American icons with great stories from their friends, colleagues and peers,” Kimmel said in a prepared statement.

The Year In Memoriam 2017 airs Monday, Dec. 18 at 10pm ET on ABC.

Meek Mill’s ‘Fall Thru’ Video is a Love Story

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 01:15 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Meek Mill has shared a love story in his latest music video, “Fall Thru.”

Related: Meek Mill Judge Ordered to Rule on Bail Petition

The clip features Mill courting his love interest over the phone, asking that she “fall thru” after getting off work. The remainder of the video is packed with images of the two being cute and romantic together over the strains of the hip-hop ballad.

Mill is currently serving a controversial two-to-four year sentence for parole violation. The rapper has received an outpouring of support from fans and famous friends including JAY-Z, Drake and Colin Kaepernick.

Check out Meek’s latest, which contains explicit lyrics, below.

George Strait’s Custom Texas Mansion Hits the Market

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 12:51 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

It’s safe to say that we all have an idea of how our dream home would look. George Strait made that dream into a reality.

Related: George Straits Returns to Vegas for Super Bowl Weekend

Strait’s custom-built mansion in San Antonio, Texas, has now hit the market.

The country legend’s dream home sits on 12.2 acres of secluded land in San Antonio, which Strait bought in the 1990s.

The mansion was designed by world-renowned architect Bill Tull, who relocated to Texas for 2 years to build it. It features 14 hand-crafted fireplaces, stained glass windows, a copper-top bar, and an infinity pool and spa.

If you’re wondering how much it will cost to make Strait’s mansion your own, well, he’s not saying.

“He doesn't want to flaunt what he has,” said listing agent Tamara Strait of Sotheby's International Realty, who also happens to be the singer’s daughter-in-law (via Mansion Global). “He doesn't like to be in the limelight, that's why we weren't advertising it as his house.”

It didn’t take long for word to get out that Strait’s home was on the market, with Tamara Strait receiving a flood of calls from prospective buyers quoting rumored asking prices, including the home's property tax value of $3.9 million. Ms. Strait says the actual price is more like “like three times that.”

Check out some footage of the amazing estate below.

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Paramore Reveal Lineup for ‘Parahoy! Deep Search’ Concert Cruise

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 12:20 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Paramore is ready to set sail on the high seas, and they’re bringing along some good friends for the ride.

Related: Hayley Williams Wanders Through NYC in Paramore’s ‘Fake Happy’ Video

Hayley Williams and the band have revealed the lineup for the third Parahoy! Deep Search! concert cruise, with the interactive four-day festival set to launch from Miami, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas from April 6-10, 2018.

Local Natives, Judah & The Lion, mewithoutYou, Now, Now, HalfNoise, and Mija are all scheduled to join Paramore for the cruise, as well as comedians Jordan Rock and Ryan O'Flanagan.

The cruise will also feature Q&A sessions, theme nights, and the always-popular “Paraoke” with the band.

While the 2018 cruise is already sold out, fans can get a head start by jumping on the wait-list for 2019 here.

Kane Brown Lives His Best Life in ‘Found You’ Video

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 11:46 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Life is good for Kane Brown these days.

Related: Go Inside Kane Brown’s Tour Bus

The breakout country star has shared a new music video, “Found You,” which follows Brown as he hops a private jet to a massive festival gig. The slow-motion clip is an apt reflection of the contemplative track, packed with concert imagery and a few clips of the singer enjoying a little downtime in the city.

“Found You” is one of the four bonus tracks included on the deluxe edition of Brown’s self-titled full-length debut.

Check out the new clip below.

N.E.R.D Recruit Future for New Song ‘1000’

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 11:38 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D are have recruited Future for the band’s latest song, “1000.”

Related: N.E.R.D Reveal Cover Art and Release Date for Comeback Album

The dense, chaotic track finds Williams chanting over a raucous beat, with Future jumping on the second verse with a signature Autotuned rap.

The cut is the latest from N.E.R.D’s upcoming full-length, No One Ever Really Dies, due out on Dec. 15. It follows lead single, “Lemon,” featuring Rihanna.

Check out the new track, which contains explicit language, below.

Sara Bareilles to Join Jason Mraz on Broadway for ‘Waitress’

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 11:16 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Sara Bareilles will return to her Broadway musical, Waitress, to share the stage with Jason Mraz.

Related: Sara Bareilles Talks Broadway Acting Debut in ‘Waitress’

Mraz is currently starring in the show with the role of Dr. Pomatter, and recently revealed that he’s extending his originally scheduled ten-week run in the show to twelve. Those last two weeks will overlap with Bareilles’ return to Waitress in the role of Jenna, resulting in the two pop stars leading the cast Jan. 16 through Jan. 28 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York.

The pair’s shared history with Waitress dates back to originating the voices for their respective characters for What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress prior to the show’s opening. Bareilles wrote the original songs and music for the production.

“A dream is the best place to land. @SaraBareilles returns to @WaitressMusical in January – and we’ll be performing together for 2 weeks,” Mraz wrote by way of announcement. “See us Jan 16 through Jan 28 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre!”

Radiohead Won’t Attend Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 10:46 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Radiohead have made it perfectly clear: the band won’t be attending the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Related: Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien Doesn’t ‘Understand’ Rock Hall Nomination 

At this point, the band is only nominated. But should they be inducted they would not be available for the April 14 ceremony, the group’s recently revealed South American tour dates have them in Buenos Aires, Argentina on that date.

A spokesperson for the band made the point even clearer, confirming to Consequence of Sound that “they're not attending.”

“It's in our DNA to be a little ambivalent with award ceremonies,” Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien told Esquire earlier this month. “We haven't had great experiences. I would never want to disrespect anything because obviously some amazing artists have been nominated. But if I'm honest I don't understand it. It's just kind of a British person going, 'Okay, thanks, what does this mean?'”

Radiohead will spend much of the month of April in South America, with additional shows in Chile, Peru, Brazil and Columbia.

A Tribe Called Quest’s Q-Tip Enraged at GRAMMY Snub

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By Robyn Collins

A Tribe Called Quest did not get nominated for a GRAMMY and Q-Tip is not pleased.

Related: Q-Tip Calls NYC Show a Tribe Called Quest's 'Last'

The hip-hop group's final album with the late MC Phife Dawg, We Got it From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service, was released last November, making it eligible for the 2018 awards presentation.

In a series of Instagram posts, Tip expressed his displeasure with the lack of recognition in no uncertain terms, especially after the group had closed out last year’s ceremony. “Y'all f—– busted y’all a– to try and get us out there and perform! You think a n—- wanted to f—– go out there and perform after I lost my man? We closed y’all show and we don't get no f—— nominations? The last Tribe album? My man is gone! We been doing this s— for f—— years!”

“Y’all think it’s some sort of caveat because this is the first time that no white man was nominated in no major categories and s—? We were the most black cultured group out. That’s all we stood on. That’s what we represented. This f—– album we just dropped. This the last Tribe album. It stands with everyone else’s s— that’s up there.”

You can see all Q-Tip’s videos, which contain explicit language, at this official Instagram account.

Rob Zombie Narrates Charles Manson Documentary

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 09:59 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

“I’m not only the most famous person that is alive, but the most famous human being that ever lived.” These are the words of mass murderer Charles Manson.

In the last year of his life, the cult leader collaborated on a documentary about his infamy, which is narrated by rocker Rob Zombie.

Related: Rob Zombie Releases Trailer for New Film '31': Watch

The film includes an examination of the 1969 Tate-LaBiana murders, new interviews with Manson family members as well as clips of phone conversations with Manson from jail during the last year of his life.

Charles Manson: The Final Words, originally scheduled for a 2018 premiere, will now be released Dec. 3 on REELZ.  Manson passed away of natural causes on November 19 of this year at the age of 83.

ON DEMAND: ‘Count on Country’ – Dedicated to Las Vegas Victims

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 09:54 AM PST

By Lauren Hoffman

Did you Count on Country with us on Giving Tuesday? On November 28, we broadcasted a nation-wide and commercial-free special dedicated to raising awareness and aid for the Las Vegas Victims' Fund.

The Mayor of Las Vegas, Carolyn Goodman, heroic first responders, and performers from the Route 91 Harvest Festival, joined us and our hosts, Big & Rich, to #CountonCountry. Throughout the program, your favorite country stars continued to help heal all of us affected by the tragedy.

Count on Country featured exclusive interviews with Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Chris Janson, Brothers Osborne, and many more of your favorite country stars. They all discussed how music plays a significant role when bringing communities together, and they share the many tales of heroism that took place after the life-altering event in Las Vegas.

Listen to the broadcast below anytime, on demand:

Blake Shelton and Jennifer Hudson Duet on ‘I’ll Name the Dogs’

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 09:52 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Looks like Blake Shelton has found another great duet partner.

Related: Gwen Stefani Reveals How Blake Shelton Shaped Her Christmas Album

Shelton and fellow The Voice coach Jennifer Hudson linked up to perform a version of his hit song, “I’ll Name the Dogs” on last night’s (Nov. 28) episode of the singing competition show.

The performance began with just Shelton and his band through the first verse of the song, with Hudson emerging to join him on the rousing chorus.

The pair seemed to genuinely enjoy performing together, with Hudson even throwing in a little air-guitar.

Check out their performance below.

Logic Teams with Rag’n’Bone Man for ‘Broken People’

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 09:38 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

Logic has teamed with Rag'n'Bone Man for the new track “Broken People.”

Related: Logic Thanks Drake for 'Paving the Way' to His Success

The collaboration will be featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming Netflix film, Bright, which stars Will Smith.

“We’re broken people now, we’re burning out,” Rag’n’Bone Man sings on the hook. “So cold and bleeding now, now, now, gonna let you down, we’re broken people now, we’re broken people now.”

“I do it for the people,” Logic raps. “I’m fighting so we be equal, for my son and my sequel.”

Bright‘s soundtrack features other big-name artists including Bastille, Machine Gun Kelly, Ty Dolla $ign, Camila Cabello, Migos, Marshmello, Future, Lil Uzi Vert, A$AP Rocky, Portugal. The Man and more.

Bright: The Album drops on Dec. 13. The film will premiere on Netflix on Dec. 22.

Check out the new track, which contains explicit language, below.

JAY-Z Says ‘4:44’ and Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Started as a Joint Album

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 09:13 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

According to JAY-Z, his GRAMMY-nominated album, 4:44, and Beyoncé’s smash Lemonade started out as a joint collaboration between the two artists.

Related: Watch JAY-Z Tell Young Girl at Concert She Can Be the Next President 

The revelation was made during a new JAY-Z interview with the New York Times, where the rapper said that their marital issues spilled over into studio sessions.

“We were using our art almost like a therapy session. And we started making music together,” the rapper revealed. And then the music she was making at that time was further along. So her album came out as opposed to the joint album that we were working on.”

JAY-Z went on to say that the songs the pair worked on together eventually became a jumping off point for both albums.

“We still have a lot of that music. And this is what it became,” he explained. “There was never a point where it was like, ‘I'm making this album.’ I was right there the entire time.”

The rapper added that listening to each other’s final product was hard, but ultimately beneficial.

“It was uncomfortable. And we had a lot of conversations,” JAY-Z said. “[I was] really proud of the music she made, and she was really proud of the art I released. And, you know, at the end of the day we really have a healthy respect for one another’s craft. I think she’s amazing.”

Gwen Stefani Reveals How Blake Shelton Shaped Her Christmas Album

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 08:19 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Christmas time has officially arrived for Gwen Stefani with the release of her first-ever holiday album, You Make It Feel Like Christmas.

Related: Adam Levine on Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani: ‘They’re So in Love it’s Disgusting’

The pop star has revealed how her holiday duet with boyfriend Blake Shelton came to be.

“He was sitting on his bus, I guess, and he began writing (the song) "You Make it Feel Like Christmas," which he sends to me in a voice text,” Stefani shared in a recent interview with KYXY 96.5’s AJ in the Morning in San Diego recently. “I had no idea that he was going to be working on anything. It was a shock and when I listened to the song, it was incredible. I was like, ‘You just wrote a hit, like this song, what do you do, you just sit around on your bus, writing hits? What a jerk!' I was jealous, you know what I mean? I want to do that.”

Stefani went on to reveal how Shelton’s voice text was crafted into a track for her Christmas album: “I took the song and we finished it and I made him do a duet, because I wanted to get as much out of him as I can because he's so unbelievably talented and such a sexy babe.”

 

 

Sam Smith Debuts ‘One Last Song’ Video

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 08:16 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Sam Smith has revealed the music video for “One Last Song,” the latest track from his triumphant new album, The Thrill of It All.

Related: 5 Best Songs on Sam Smith’s ‘The Thrill of It All’ 

The video, shot on location at the Palladium in London, finds Smith exploring the iconic venue. Opening with the singer on stage, the clip follows him as he walks through various parts of the building as dancers and musicians rehearse. When he strolls through the lobby, hordes of paparazzi are outside fighting to get pictures of the singer as he walks by.

The clip ends with Smith on the roof of the building, where more dancers are twirling under a grey and rainy sky.

Check out Sam’s latest visual below.

Brett Eldredge Announces Headlining Tour Dates for 2018

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 07:58 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Brett Eldredge has some big plans for 2018. The country star has revealed that he’s set to embark on his first headlining tour.

Related: Brett Eldredge Shares Romantic ‘The Long Way’ Video 

The Long Way Tour launches April 5 in Garden City, Idaho, with shows lined up through May 5, when Eldredge lands in New York City.

The shows will feature special guest and labelmate Devin Dawson, as well as up-and-coming country artist Jillian Jaqueline as opening acts.

“I have been very fortunate to be on some massive tours in my career, but my first major solo headlining tour is something I have wanted to give to my fans for a long time! I cannot wait!,” Eldredge said in a press release.

Fans can purchase tickets beginning December 8 (except where noted) at 10am local time by clicking here.

Check out Brett’s full run below.

April 5 – Garden City, Idaho @ Revolution Concert House*
April 6 – Missoula, Mont. @ Adams Center*
April 19 – Louisville, Ky. @ Palace Theatre^
April 20 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ Egyptian Room^
April 21 – Kansas City, Mo. @ Uptown Theater^
April 26 – Hampton Beach, N.H. @ Hampton Beach Casino^
April 27 – Boston, Mass. @ Orpheum Theatre^
April 28 – Uncasville, Conn. @ Mohegan Sun Arena^
May 3 – Toledo, Ohio @ Stranahan Theatre*^
May 4 – Bethlehem, Pa. @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center^
May 5 – New York, N.Y. @ Hammerstein Ballroom^

*On sale December 15
^With Jillian Jaqueline

Never miss a tour date from Brett Eldredge with Eventful.

Blink-182 Perform at Steve Aoki’s 40th Birthday Party

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 07:06 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

Blink-182 took a playful jab at Steve Aoki by switching up a line from their 1999 single "What's My Age Again?" during an acoustic set for the DJ’s 40th birthday.

Related: Celine Dion and Steve Aoki Team for 'My Heart Will Go On' Remix

Mark Hoppus changed the chorus from, “Nobody likes you when you’re 23,” to, “Nobody likes you when you're 40, Steve,” which got a big laugh from the exclusive crowd that filled Ron Burkle's Green Acres Estate living room.

The birthday party doubled as a fundraiser for the Aoki Foundation, raising $500,000. Aoki will turn 40 tomorrow (Nov. 30).

Watch the acoustic performance below, courtesy of TMZ:

Chance the Rapper Hits the Studio with Swizz Beatz

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 06:47 AM PST

By Hayden Wright

Chance the Rapper has collaborated with everyone from Madonna to Kanye West—and it looks like he has  another guest spot up his sleeve. Swizz Beatz shared an Instagram post from inside a studio where he and Chance were hanging out. Presumably, the two were working on some new music.

Related: Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Trade Sweet Anniversary Messages

Swizz wrote: “I told y’all I’m in Mode!!!!! Happy Monday” with lightning emojis and the hashtag #albummode.

There’s more evidence that Swizz is recording new material with high-profile guests. Last week, he was pictured with J. Cole, reports Fader. A full decade has passed since Swizz released the critically acclaimed studio album One Man Band Man. Since then, he has started a family with wife Alicia Keys, attended Harvard Business School and released nine non-album singles.

See the photo of Chance and Swizz here:

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Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Photo is the Biggest Instagram Post of 2017

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 06:27 AM PST

By Hayden Wright

Selena Gomez may be the queen of Instagram (130 million followers and counting) but Beyoncé earned her own Insta-superlative in 2017. Her pregnancy announcement photo (when she revealed that she and JAY-Z were expecting twins) is the most-liked image of the year. 11.18 million fans hit the heart button when Bey debuted her pregnancy news in a stunning, heavily art-directed shot (via The Verge).

Related: Beyoncé Revealed as the Richest Woman in Music

Later in 2017, Bey shared a similar photo with newborns Sir and Rumi, who were one month old at the time. That photo came in fourth place in 2017’s most-liked photos, with 10.27 million likes.

Major personal news dominated the year-end list: In second place, Christiano Ronaldo’s announcement about the birth of his baby daughter earned 11.02 million likes. Placing third was Selena Gomez’ hospital bed photo following her kidney transplant surgery; that photo received 10.31 million likes.

See Bey’s big posts here:

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Bono, Chris Martin Team for Charity Duet on ‘Kimmel’

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 06:20 AM PST

By Hayden Wright

Bono appeared on last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!  and performed a special duet with Coldplay’s Chris Martin in support of Project (RED), the AIDS relief charity founded by the U2 frontman. The pair sang “One For My Baby,” a song made popular by Frank Sinatra.

Related: Bono Reveals Health Scare Inspired U2's 'Songs of Experience'

The stage was set to look like a bar, and Oscar-winner Sean Penn served as “bartender.” The clip was mostly shot in black-and-white, with special effects that gave Bono's martini glass a pop of red. Midway through, Martin appeared at a red piano and helped bring the song home as the world around him bloomed in color.

(RED) is offering a variety of celebrity experiences bids as low as $10, including the chance to play miniature golf with Bono. On Kimmel's show, Bono explained that he swore never to play the game in his youth.

For a full list of experiences, click here. Watch Bono's performance with special guests below.

The Killers Perform New Order Classic with Bernard Sumner

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 06:01 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

New Order's Bernard Sumner joined The Killers onstage for a stirring version of New Order’s 1986 classic “Bizarre Love Triangle” during their concert at the O2 Arena in London yesterday (Nov. 28).

Related: The Killers Honor Tom Petty with Covers of 'American Girl,' 'The Waiting'

The band played the song during its encore and Sumner’s distinctive vocals solidified The Killers’ already-authentic post-new wave vibe.

It wasn't the first time the artists joined forces. Sumner has performed with The Killers on multiple occasions, including at a show in Manchester in February 2013, reports NME.

The Killers are touring to support their fifth studio album, Wonderful Wonderful, which was released in September.

Watch fan-shot footage of The Killers performing “Bizarre Love Triangle” with Sumner below:

Bruno Mars Discusses Capturing the Vibe of the Apollo for First TV Special

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 05:38 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

Bruno Mars wanted to make sure his television special Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo, wasn’t a traditional video concert.

Related: Watch Bruno Mars Perform 'Just the Way You Are' in Spanish

“We didn't want this to be just a television show where the Hooligans and I sing three songs and go to commercial then sing three more songs and go to another commercial,” he told Billboard.

Instead, Mars and his production team worked hard to ensure the hour-long program captured the spirit of the historic venue.

“The band and I wanted to create a vibe that translates what we felt at the Apollo Theater,” Mars said. “As soon as we walked in there, we said this is the only place to do this special. Hopefully, the audience will feel that vibe at home.”

In addition, Mars, who was the co-executive producer of  Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo, strived to make sure the audience was filled with a diverse array of people.

“We wanted everybody in the community to come out to the show,” he said. “So we passed out tickets as we met people in different locations. You'll see them in the audience at the Apollo.”

Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo airs tonight (Nov 29) at 10 p.m. EST on CBS.

 

Pearl Jam Release Online Home Run Derby Video Game

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 04:56 AM PST

By Jon Wiederhorn

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder is a well documented Cubs super fan.

The band recently released the new documentary film and accompanying soundtrack, Let’s Play Two, in celebration of the band’s two sold-out shows at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs’ historic 2016 season which culminated in a World Series championship.

Related: Pearl Jam Play a Chicago Rooftop in 'Let's Play Two' Teaser

To celebrate the film, the band has created an 8-bit online video game. The game is basically a home run derby and fans begin by choosing which member of Pearl Jam they’d like to be. And there are prizes!

“Try to top the scoreboard for your chance to win an autographed baseball and custom Pearl Jam baseball bat,” reads a message on the game site.

Fans can play the Pearl Jam Home Run Hitting Contest here.