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2021 Grammy Awards: See the full list of winners

The 2021 Grammy Awards, hosted by Trevor Noah, were held last night at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The televised presentation of the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards airing on CBS saw Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Megan Thee Stallion making history with big wins. 

31-year-old Swift became the first woman to win Album of the Year three times, picking up the award this year for her latest album Folklore.  Beyoncé surpassed Alison Krauss to become the most awarded female act in Grammy history, earning her 28th Grammy on Sunday. Beyoncé won for Best R&B Performance for “Black Parade”, Best Music Video for “Brown Skin Girl”, as well as Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “Savage” with Megan Thee Stallion. Beyonce is now tied with Quincy Jones for the second-most Grammy wins. The late conductor Georg Solti is the most decorated Grammy winner with 31 wins. Megan Thee Stallion also made history, winning three awards including Best New Artist and also becoming the first female rapper to win Best Rap Song.

For the full list of winners, see the link below. 

Beyoncé makes history with 28th Grammy and more award show highlights

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New trailer for ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ is released

On Sunday, HBO Max released a new 2 1/2 minute trailer for its upcoming superhero ensemble picture, Zack Snyder’s Justice League. The film is a new version of the 2017 Justice League movie finished by filmmaker Joss Whedon, after director Zack Snyder left the project following his daughter’s death.

A synopsis read: “Determined to ensure Superman’s (Henry Cavill) ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) aligns forces with Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions. The task proves more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each of the recruits must face the demons of their own pasts to transcend that which has held them back, allowing them to come together, finally forming an unprecedented league of heroes. Now united, Batman (Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Cyborg (Ray Fisher), and The Flash (Ezra Miller) may be too late to save the planet from Steppenwolf, DeSaad, and Darkseid and their dreadful intentions.”

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is set for release on the streaming service this Thursday.  Take a look at the trailer – here.

‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Final Trailer: Darkseid and Superman Take the Spotlight (Video)

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Disturbed cancels 20th anniversary ‘The Sickness’ 2021 tour

Disturbed have announced that their 20th anniversary The Sickness tour is officially cancelled. 

The tour, celebrating the 2000 release of their debut album, also included Staind and Bad Wolves on the bill  It was originally scheduled to kick off in July 2020 before getting postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was then rescheduled for this coming summer. However, in a statement the brand wrote: “Unfortunately, as the tour takes us to different cities and states with a variety of unclear restrictions, it becomes unfeasible to move forward. We felt waiting any longer and canceling last minute, especially after you all have waited this long, would be unfair.”

Refunds will be issued at point of purchase. For more info, visit Disturbed1.com.

Disturbed Cancel ‘The Sickness’ 20th Anniversary 2021 Tour

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The Strokes Win Best Rock Album Grammy for ‘The New Abnormal’

The Strokes won the Best Rock Album Grammy for The New Abnormal, beating out Grace Potter (Daylight), Sturgill Simpson (Sound and Fury), Fontaines D.C. (A Hero’s Death) and Michael Kiwanuka (Kiwanuka). This was The Strokes first-ever Grammy win. 

In other rock Grammy Award categories, Fiona Apple won for Best Alternative Music Album and for Best Rock Performance. Brittany Howard won Best Rock Song for “Stay High.”

For a full list of 2021 Grammy Award winners, click the link – here.

The Strokes Win First Grammy For Best Rock Album

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Matthew McConaughey says he’s ‘considering’ running for governor of Texas

Matthew McConaughey announced on an episode of “The Balanced Voice Podcast” that he’s seriously considering a gubernatorial run in Texas. After host Rania Mankarious mentioned the actor running for governor in his home state, McConaughey replied, “It’s a true consideration. I’m looking into now again, what is my leadership role?”  The 51-year-old Oscar winner added: “Because I do think I have some things to teach and share, and what is my role? What’s my category in my next chapter of life that I’m going into?” 

McConaughey didn’t share details of a possible run; however the Texas gubernatorial election will take place in November 2022 so he would need to make a decision to run soon. Back in November, McConaughey told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt: “I would say this: Look, politics seems to be a broken business to me right now.” McConaughey has not publicly acknowledged his political affiliation, though he has called for a need for “aggressive centrism” in the past.

Matthew McConaughey is considering Texas governor run

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Natalie Portman & Lupita Nyong’o to co-star in Apple TV+ limited series ‘Lady in the Lake’

Oscar winning actresses Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong’o will co-star in an upcoming limited series for Apple TV+ titled “Lady in the Lake.”  The series, an adaptation of author Laura Lippman’s novel of the same title, will be directed and co-written by Alma Har’el of Honey Boy fame.

Lady in the Lake takes place in the 60s in Baltimore and finds Maddie Schwartz, played by Natalie Portman, leaving her peaceful life of being a housewife and mother behind and reinvent herself as an investigative journalist to solve a murder. She sets on a collision course with Cleo Sherwood ( Lupita Nyong’o), who is a hard-working woman juggling motherhood, different jobs and a commitment to advancing Baltimore’s Black progressive agenda.

Portman and Nyong’o will also serve as executive producers on the series, alongside Sophie Mas. 

Natalie Portman & Lupita Nyong’o to Star in Apple Series ‘Lady in the Lake’!

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Members of Testament, Anthrax and Metal Allegiance cover Stevie Nicks’s ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’

Guitarists Alex Skolnick of Testament and Randy McStine (McStine/Minnemann), drummer Charlie Bentante of Anthrax, vocalist Jennifer Cella (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), bassist Mark Menghi of Metal Allegiance, and keyboardist Harry Waters have teamed up for a cover of Stevie Nicks’ “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around”. 

Said Skolnick on his YouTube channel: “Just in time for #internationwomensday, a classic song that’s quite relevant today in which a woman tells it like it is (sometimes we need to just stfu & listen, amirite?). Originally by Stevie Nicks from her 1981 debut solo album Bella Donna, where she was joined by all of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (except for the great session bassist Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn who played bass just on this one track)” 

Check out the cover version of Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around at the link: here.

TESTAMENT And ANTHRAX Members Cover STEVIE NICKS’s ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’

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Yungblud Recruits Machine Gun Kelly, Avril Lavigne for YouTube Benefit Livestream

Yungblud recruited Tommy Lee, Machine Gun Kelly, Dave Navarro, Avril Lavigne, and more for The Yungblud Show Live, which was livestreamed on Thursday, March 11th as part of YouTube’s Music Nights series. The performance benefits the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA)’s Emergency Relief Fund.
The show was streamed live from Yungblud’s YouTube page and featured appearances KSI, Renforshort, and Lil Huddy. Navarro and Lee performed alongside Yungblud during the livestream, and Lavigne performed a duet with the artist. 
You can watch a replay of the livestream of The Yungblud Show on YouTube – here.

“The Yungblud Show Live” – One Year Anniversary Livestream Set For Thursday, March 11 From An Independent Venue In LA

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“The Queen’s Gambit” being adapted into a stage musical

A stage musical based on the popular novel The Queen’s Gambit is in development. Level Forward studios has acquired the theatrical rights to The Queen’s Gambit novel from author Walter Tevis. The popular Netflix limited series of the same name starring Anya Taylor-Joy was also based on the novel.

The Queen’s Gambit follows fictional chess prodigy Beth Harmon as she competes while dealing with addiction and sexism. Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit was watched by 62 million households in its first month of release, and Joy won her first Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Limited Series, Miniseries or TV Movie for her role as Beth.

Level Forward CEO Adrienne Becker and producer Julia Dunetz said in a statement:  “It is a privilege for Level Forward to lead the charge of bringing The Queen’s Gambit to the stage through the beloved and enduring craft of musical theater. Told though a brave and fresh point of view, audiences are already sharing in the friendship and fortitude of the story’s inspiring women who energize and sustain Beth Harmon’s journey and ultimate triumph. The story is a siren call amidst our contemporary struggles for gender and racial equity, and we’re looking forward to moving the project forward.” Level Forward has not announced any writer, director or cast for the musical.

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Getting Turned Into Stage Musical

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Watch the Trailer for HBO Max’s Tina Turner documentary “Tina” set to premiere on March 27th

Tina Turner will be the subject of a new HBO Max documentary titled TINA set to premiere the film on March 27th.

Directed by Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin, TINA will chart the artist’s “improbable rise to early fame, her personal and professional struggles throughout her life and her even more improbable resurgence as a global phenomenon in the 1980s.” The documentary will feature interviews with Angela Bassett, Oprah Winfrey, journalist Kurt Loder, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical playwright Katori Hall as well as Turner’s husband Erwin Bach and more.

Watch the trailer for Tina at the link – here.

Tina Turner Makes Platinum Comeback After Ike Divorce in New Doc Trailer

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