Tag Archives: Entertainment/Culture

31Mar/15

Chris Martin, Rihanna back new Jay Z streaming music service

Hip hop musician-mogul Jay Z unveils his new streaming video company Tidal, with an all star line-up of investors on hand including Madonna, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, and a credo read out by Alicia Keys of the company that aims to go head to head with competitors including Spotify and Apple’s Beats.

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30Mar/15

Comedian Trevor Noah is named as Jon Stewart’s successor for ‘The Daily Show’

South African comedian Trevor Noah is tapped to take over The Daily Show seat from Jon Stewart.
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24Mar/15

Online praise for James Corden’s ‘Late, Late Show’ debut

James Corden receives online praise for his first show as host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show.”
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23Mar/15

Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) names Pharrell Williams 2015 “fashion icon”

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After Rihanna, Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga, Iman, Kate Moss and Nicole Kidman, the CFDA has this year chosen Pharrell Williams as its “fashion icon”. The Fashion Awards, which are equivalent to the Oscars of American fashion, will honor the famous singer, rapper, songwriter, producer and fashion designer on June 1 with its Fashion Icon Award, recognizing individuals “whose style has made a significant impact on popular culture on an international stage.”