Bryan Adams tests positive for COVID-19 for second time in one month

Bryan Adams revealed that he has tested positive for coronavirus for the second time in one month.

The 62-year-old Adams took to his Instagram account to update his fans on his condition while en route to the hospital, captioning a photo of himself:  “Here I am, just arrived in Milano, and I’ve tested positive for the second time in a month for Covid. So it’s off to the hospital for me. Thanks for all your support 🙏🏻 #sohappyithurts.” One of the photos shared by Bryan showed him in an ambulance while going to the hospital.

Adams had previously tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 30, hours before the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at which he was due to perform. At the time Bryan was diagnosed with COVID-19 last month, his rep shared that he was vaccinated against the virus and was not experiencing any symptoms.   Adams updated fans on his current health status over the weekend, saying in a post on social media: “Day three in Milano, thanks to all of you for your support during my Covid. I was symptomatic even though I had been vaccinated but I’m on the mend now.”

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Justin Moore announces ‘Greatest Hits’ vinyl package exclusively at Walmart

Justin Moore has teamed up with Walmart  for the exclusive red vinyl release of his forthcoming Greatest Hits album, due February 25, 2022o. The 13-track project features his 10 chart-topping singles alongside longtime fan-favorites, including “Bait a Hook” and “Backwoods.”

Moore’s recent release “With A Woman You Love”  is currently climbing the country radio charts and serves as the first track off another forthcoming studio album, also expected from Moore in 2022. The Arkansas native wrapped up his extensive headlining tour last weekend, after hitting the stage in Biloxi, MS, and Lake Charles, LA, to play his final shows of the year before heading home to celebrate the holidays with his family.

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Dolly Parton shares throwback photo with husband Carl Dean in celebration of Thanksgiving

Dolly Parton celebrated Thanksgiving by sharing a throwback photo with husband Carl Thomas Dean.  The 75-year-old Parton captioned the photo via Instagram on Thursday, November 25:  “Turkey Time! Thanksgiving Movies to Watch Between Cooking and Feasting. Happy #Thanksgiving from me and mine to you and yours.”

Parton’s throwback photo is the second time this month that the singer has given fans a glimpse at her life with the reclusive Dean, 79. Earlier this month, the Grammy winner sang her husband’s praises while promoting her new apparel launch:  “Find you a partner who will support you like my Carl Dean does!” captioned an edited throwback photo of the pair via Instagram on November 2.

Dolly and Carl have been married since 1966, and her husband has been out of the public eye for the majority of her career. Dolly explained why Carl is so private, telling ET in 2020:  “He’s like, a quiet, reserved person and he figured if he ever got out there in that, he’d never get a minute’s peace and he’s right about that. He said, ‘I didn’t choose this world, I chose you, and you chose that world. But we can keep our lives separate and together.’  And we do and we have. We’ve been together 56 years, married 54.”

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HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ releases teaser and shares premiere date for Season 2 on January 9th

HBO released a teaser  for Season 2 of Euphoria is coming to HBO on Jan. 9. Euphoria, from creator Sam Levinson, follows a group of high school students as they deal with drugs, sex and violence. Euphoria Season 1 wrapped up in August 2019l, and HBO also released a pair of special episodes that aired in December 2020 and January.

The teaser trailer for Season 2 features Rue Bennett (played by series star Zendaya) dancing while listening to “Call Me Irresponsible.” Rue says in the clip: “When you’re younger, everything feels so permanent. But as you get older, you begin to realize nothing is.”

Euphoria also stars include Hunter Schafer, Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Storm Reid, Algee Smith Sydney Sweeney.

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Kevin Spacey to pay $31M for breaching ‘House of Cards’ contract

Kevin Spacey has been ordered to pay nearly $31 million to TV studio Media Rights Capital (“MRC”) for breaching his contract with the TV series ‘House of Cards’, due to behavior leading up to his 2017 termination from the Netflix show amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

MRC filed a petition in Los Angeles County Superior Court revealing the actor was ordered to pay the eight-figure sum after a “confidential,” closed-door arbitration proceeding that ended with the judgment that Spacey failed to overturn on appeal. The new filing is asking the court to confirm the award.  MRC says the secret proceeding included more than 20 depositions and an eight-day evidentiary hearing in front of a neutral arbitrator. The arbitrator found that Spacey “repeatedly breached” his contractual obligations in each of the five House of Cards seasons that he starred in and executive-produced, according to the paperwork. The arbitrator found MRC “had no choice” but to halt production of the show’s sixth season, remove Spacey’s character from the script and shorten the season from 13 to eight episodes “upon the revelations of Spacey’s pattern of harassment.”

The 62-year-old Spacey was filming the sixth and final season of the show in Oct. 2017, when accusations arose that Spacey attempted to have sex with actor Anthony Rapp at a party at his house in 1986 when Rapp was only 14 years old. Days later, allegations from eight anonymous House of Cards crew members were released, accusing Spacey of “predatory” behavior. Spacey said he didn’t recall the alleged incident with Rapp, but if it did occur, it was “deeply inappropriate drunken behavior.” He later said he was seeking treatment and has largely withdrawn from public life.

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The Eagles announce 2022 ‘Hotel California’ tour

The Eagles have announced that they will extended their popular Hotel California Tour into 2022 with a new leg that will visit various U.S. cities, kicking off February 19th in Savannah, GA at the Enmarket Arena and wrapping up on May 19th in Austin, TX at the Moody Center ATX.

The tour features the band, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill, joined by an orchestra and choir for a performance of the entire classic album, followed by a set of the band’s hits.

Tickets for all eight shows go on sale Friday, December 3 at 10 a.m. local time via LiveNation.com. Head to this link for pre-sale and more info.

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WILLOW drops “t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l” remix featuring Kid Cudi and Travis Barker

WILLOW and Kid Cudi have collaborated to reimagine her hit single “t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l” from her fifth album, lately I feel EVERYTHING. Travis Barker is also featured on drums for the track.

WILLOW says in a press release:  “I am so grateful for this song because it was created during such an introspective time during quarantine. The solitude allowed me to introspect and really let go of the insecurities I had about making a project in this genre. I am humbled and grateful that Kid Cudi is now able to bring his magic to this remix.”

After recently wrapping a run of U.S. shows, WILLOW is set to return to the road in February 2022 to support Billie Eilish. Check out the t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l remix – here.

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2022 Grammy Nominations: Chris Stapleton, Mickey Guyton, Jimmie Allen and more lead the country music nominees

Nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards were revealed on Tuesday by the Recording Academy via a Livestream from Los Angeles. Jimmie Allen, Chris Stapleton and Mickey Guyton are among country music’s top nominees. Allen, who is up for Best New Artist, is country music’s only nominee in the all-genre category.

Guyton earned 3 nominations, including for Best Country Album. She is also the first African-American artist nominated in that category since its inception. Stapleton also earned 3 nominations, in the Best Country Album, Song and Solo Performance categories.

Kacey Musgraves made headlines recently when members of the Recording Academy banned her 2021 album “Star-Crossed” from the Best Country Album category (because it was not ‘country enough’), but the project’s “Camera Roll” received nominations for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song.

You can see the full list of nominees here. The 64th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on January 31, 2022, live on CBS.

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Sam Hunt & friends heading to Cancun, Mexico for ‘Casa Fiesta’ experience in March 2022

Sam Hunt is heading to Cancun, Mexico for spring break next March, along with Parker McCollum, Nelly, The Band Camino, Surfaces, Tai Verdes, Lily Rose, Shy Carter and Connor Smith, for “Casa Fiesta Featuring Sam Hunt and Friends,” set for March 14-18, 2022.

The five-day experience, presented by tech company Pollen, will include performances on the beach near Cancun’s hottest clubs, activities, pool parties, add-on excursions and much more. Dan Merker, Head of Country & Rock Content for Pollen, said in a statement:  “We’re excited to work with Sam to curate such a unique and intimate experience for his fans, especially with a line up of contrasting genres that brings everyone together for a fun party on the beach.”

Local COVID protocols and guidelines will be observed. More information can be found here.

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Good Morning America’s Michael Strahan to fly to space on Blue Origin

Good Morning America co-host and NFL legend Michael Strahan announced that he will fly to space on Jeff Bezos’ ‘Blue Origin’ on its next flight, to take place on December 9.  It will be the rocket’s third human flight this year, and marks the first flight with a full astronaut manifest of six crew members in the capsule. Liftoff is set to take place at 9 a.m. CT on Dec. 9 at the “Launch Site One” facility in the West Texas desert.

Strahan said that one of the reasons he wants to travel on Blue Origin is the opportunity to be part of space exploration: “I believe that this is the way of being innovative, creative, pioneers in aviation, now space travel. And it’s going to take a while but I do believe that it will bring a lot of technological breakthroughs and also innovations to us here on Earth, and I just want to be a part of it.”

Joining Strahan on the mission will be Laura Shepard Churchley, the eldest daughter of Alan Shepard, who is the first American to fly to space and the namesake of New Shepard on the space flight. They will also be joined by Space industry executive and philanthropist Dylan Taylor, investor Evan Dick, and Bess Ventures founder Lane Bess and his child, Cameron. Lane and Cameron will be the first parent-child pair to fly in space.

Strahan began preparing for the mission two weeks ago, and has spoken to his fellow crew members via Zoom. The crew members will meet in Texas to begin training and undergo safety briefings soon.

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