Heroes, on screen and off, win big at MTV Movie & TV Awards show
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero movie "Black Panther' made a killing at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday, winning four trophies in a ceremony that also recognized gays, women and those who stand up to bullying.
U.S. rappers XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo die in separate shootings
(Reuters) - Two up-and-coming U.S. rappers, XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo, were killed on Monday in separate shootings near Miami and in Pittsburgh, police and local media reported.
Album Review: Beyonce & Jay-Z's 'Everything Is Love'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With "Everything Is Love," the three-season musical miniseries about Beyonce and Jay-Z, a.k.a. the Carters, reaches its happy ending. It's a completion of the marriage trilogy that began with Beyonce's 2016 album "Lemonade" and her widely discussed tales of infidelity, continued with Jay's tales of contrition on his "4:44" last summer, and reaches its triumphant denouement here.
Dr. Dre Is Making a Movie About Marvin Gaye (EXCLUSIVE)
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Dr. Dre is working on a movie about the late singer Marvin Gaye, Variety has learned. The rapper, whose film credits include 2015's "Straight Outta Compton," on which he served as a producer and an inspiration for the film, is in the early stages of getting the project off the ground. And rights to use Gaye's music have been secured, according to sources. Sony/ATV Music Publishing is home to Gaye's songwriting credits.
Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others before driving off, police said.
UPDATE 3-Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in
AMSTERDAM, June 18 (Reuters) - A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others before driving off, police said.
Dutch prosecutor: Man who drove into concert-goers turned himself in
AMSTERDAM, June 18 (Reuters) - A 34-year-old Dutchman turned himself in to police hours after driving a delivery van into concert-goers, killing one and critically injuring three others, prosecutors said on Monday.
Apple nabs Oprah as top talent flocks to digital entertainment
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday announced a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programing, a coup in the battle for A-list talent and projects in the booming digital entertainment market.
Album Review: Christina Aguilera's 'Liberation'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - What is Christina Aguilera feeling emancipated from? you may ask, digging into "Liberation," her first album in close to six years. One track offers some tantalizing clues. "I ain't built for no fake shit," she wails, almost gutturally, over rock guitars and faux crowd noise produced by Anderson .Paak.
London gang ordered not to make "drill" music glorifying violence
LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) - Five London gang members have been ordered by a court not to make "drill music," a niche form of hip-hop that glorifies violence and has been linked to a surge in knife crime.
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