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BTS score a first for Korean band on Billboard chart with ‘Dynamite’

BTS score a first for Korean band on Billboard chart with ‘Dynamite’

Published 01/09/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - K-Pop band BTS roared to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts in the United States on Monday, becoming [more…]

‘Rave on’: Irish president helps celebrate Van Morrison’s 75th birthday

‘Rave on’: Irish president helps celebrate Van Morrison’s 75th birthday

Published 31/08/2020

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish President Michael D. Higgins joined a virtual celebration of Van Morrison’s 75th birthday on Monday, namechecking U.S. civil rights champion John [more…]

Lone revellers brighten Notting Hill’s empty streets on carnival day

Lone revellers brighten Notting Hill’s empty streets on carnival day

Published 31/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Notting Hill Carnival, a highlight of the British summer, may have been cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but a [more…]

Custom masks, coronavirus and Black lives dominate VMA show

Custom masks, coronavirus and Black lives dominate VMA show

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - Lady Gaga dominated the MTV Video Music Awards show on Sunday, with a series of visually arresting outfits, masked performances and four wins, [more…]

Factbox: Key winners at the MTV Video Music Awards

Factbox: Key winners at the MTV Video Music Awards

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) were held as a mostly virtual event on Sunday, with some performances in front of a limited [more…]

The Weeknd wins video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards

The Weeknd wins video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - Canadian singer The Weeknd on Sunday won the video of the year award, the top prize at the MTV Video Music Awards. The [more…]

K-Pop group BTS’ label Big Hit posts profit as it prepares for IPO

K-Pop group BTS’ label Big Hit posts profit as it prepares for IPO

Published 15/08/2020

(This August 13 story corrects to show that 2019 and 2020 H1 results are based on different accounting standards in paragraph 3, changes percentage change [more…]

London’s Notting Hill Carnival goes from street party to screen festival

London’s Notting Hill Carnival goes from street party to screen festival

Published 14/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - This year’s Notting Hill Carnival will swap the streets of West London for computer screens around the world, as the event turns [more…]

MTV’s Video Music Awards drops plans for indoor show due to coronavirus

MTV’s Video Music Awards drops plans for indoor show due to coronavirus

Published 08/08/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - MTV has abandoned the idea of holding its Video Music Awards show at an indoor venue in New York because of [more…]

U.S. record producer Detail charged with raping five women

U.S. record producer Detail charged with raping five women

Published 07/08/2020

(Reuters) - Grammy Award-winning producer Detail, who once worked with Beyonce, has been charged with raping five women and sexually assaulting a sixth, the Los [more…]