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Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Published 19/01/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - In geography and in culture, the rice paddies of northeastern Thailand are thousands of miles away from the birthplace of hip hop [more…]

Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

Published 15/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners’ absence, after finding that nearly 74% of [more…]

Rapper Dave and singer Capaldi lead BRIT Award nominations

Rapper Dave and singer Capaldi lead BRIT Award nominations

Published 11/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Rapper Dave and Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi lead the nominations for this year’s BRIT Awards with four nods each, in a new, [more…]

Justin Bieber says he has been fighting Lyme disease and mono

Justin Bieber says he has been fighting Lyme disease and mono

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - Canadian pop superstar Justin Bieber revealed on Wednesday that he had been battling Lyme disease and a serious case of mononucleosis but said [more…]

Ballerina Francesca Hayward leaps from stage to screen in ‘Cats’

Ballerina Francesca Hayward leaps from stage to screen in ‘Cats’

Published 12/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British ballerina Francesca Hayward is getting ready to take a leap from stage to the silver screen, with a star turn in [more…]

Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field, and Sesame Street feted at Kennedy Center Honors

Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field, and Sesame Street feted at Kennedy Center Honors

Published 09/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Singer Linda Ronstadt, actress Sally Field, and music group Earth, Wind & Fire received the United States’ top awards for the arts [more…]

‘Tosca’ with a touch of cinema enthrals Milan’s La Scala at opening night

‘Tosca’ with a touch of cinema enthrals Milan’s La Scala at opening night

Published 07/12/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - “Tosca”, Giacomo Puccini’s opera about a diva prepared to do anything for love, was given a cinematic flavor as it opened La [more…]

‘Super Trouper’: ABBA exhibition opens in London

‘Super Trouper’: ABBA exhibition opens in London

Published 06/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From a superfan’s shrine to a replica of the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest stage where they triumphed with “Waterloo”, a new exhibition [more…]

Singer Camila Cabello says ‘Romance’ album is all about falling in love

Singer Camila Cabello says ‘Romance’ album is all about falling in love

Published 06/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Camila Cabello is making up for lost time. The 22 year-old singer has been on a roll since joining girl band [more…]

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the world’s youngest self-made billionaire to celebrities in court, the world of entertainment produced a wide array of headlines this year. [more…]