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Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash at age 41

Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesNBA icon and Oscar-winner Kobe Bryant was killed Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles, ABC News has confirmed. He was 41.According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office, there were five people on board the helicopter and no one survived the crash, which happened at around 10 a.m. local time…read more »

“It doesn’t feel real”: H.E.R. can’t believe she’s performing in the Grammy Awards tribute to her idol, Prince

Recording AcademyPrince is one of H.E.R.’s idols, so when she was selected to perform in the Grammy Awards tribute to the Minneapolis icon, it was a surreal moment. “I can’t believe it — it doesn’t feel real,” the two-time Grammy winner tells Billboard. H.E.R. will be among the artists featured in a two-hour special, titled Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy…read more »

Gabrielle Union seemingly calls out Terry Crews in new tweets: “Where the hell is all the diversity…homie?”

ABC/Lou RoccoAfter Terry Crews weighed in on the controversy surrounding Gabrielle Union’s America’s Got Talent firing — which came following her claims of a toxic work culture — Union is now seemingly calling out Crews for his comments. In a series of tweets on Friday, Union appeared to react to an interview Crews did on the third hour of NBC’s Today show,…read more »

Two Feet announces debut album “Pink,” new tour dates

Republic RecordsAfter releasing a string of new songs, singer/songwriter Two Feet, aka Bill Dess, has released details of his full-length debut album, Pink. The album will be out March 13, and is currently available for pre-order.  A new track, “Grey,” is also available. In a statement, Dess says, “For a lot of these lyrics, I’m…read more »

First-time nominees The Cranberries will “Linger” at the Grammys: “Dolores would have been really excited”

BMGFollowing the unexpected 2018 death of frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan, The Cranberries released their final album, In the End, last year.  Featuring vocals Dolores recorded before her death, the well-received album unexpectedly earned the Irish band their very first Grammy nod: It’s up for Best Rock Album at Sunday’s ceremony.  Cranberries drummer Fergal Lawler tells ABC…read more »

New Juice WRLD music to be released; public tribute planned in Chicago

Paras Griffin/Getty ImagesFollowing the coroner’s report that Juice WRLD’s death was the result of an accidental drug overdose, his estate announced it plans to share unreleased music.   “You guys meant the world to Juice and by listening to his music, watching his videos and sharing your stories about him, you are keeping his memory alive forever,”…read more »