The lineup was fluid until hours before airtime, with new talent coming on board. The special, which aired commercial-free on Fox as well on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and via the iHeartRadio app, has already raised more than $8 million for the two charities. It continues to be available on Fox and iHeartRadio’s digital platforms and is streaming for several days on YouTube, so the final tally is expected to be higher. … [Read more...] about Fox’s Charlie Collier On Mounting Coronavirus Live Relief Special In 10 Days With ‘The iHeart Living Room Concert For America’
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Alicia Keys kicked it off with a scaled-down version of her new track, "Underdog." The Backstreet Boys followed by beaming in from their own homes with "I Want It That Way." It was interesting seeing all five of them singing individually, but ultimately getting edited together. Pretty seamless. … [Read more...] about Elton John’s iHeart Living Room Concert Goes Off Without a Hitch
Inevitably, it became a show about seeing where these people were trapped — the quarantine equivalent of real-estate porn. The Backstreet Boys sang “I Want It That Way” from their five different houses — Brian Littrell has the most Backstreet-tastic of pads, with a gigantic chandelier and a couch full of impressively fluffy throw pillows. Kevin Richardson (always the coolest Boy, don’t @ me) got his kids into the act — one played drums, one played guitar, both wore BSB T-shirts. It made quite a contrast with Dave Grohl, who sang a touching acoustic “My Hero” in a dreary white cell that looked like an authentically claustrophobic dad-cave hideout. McGraw sang his 1999 country hit, “Something Like That,” from the diving board of his swimming pool. … [Read more...] about Elton John’s Living-Room Concert: Corona You Feel the Love Tonight?
Your parents both lived very, very long lives. There’s no reason to think you’re going to be slowing down any time soon.Laughs] Please! When my mom turned 100, we were all trying to plan her birthday party because we always had. One year, she wanted only desserts and I swear there must have been 90 people there and she took a bite of everything. For her 100th I said, “Mom, what do you want to do for your 100th?” She said, “Drop dead.” One week later, she went. One week after her birthday. So she orchestrated it. I hope I can orchestrate something like that. … [Read more...] about Joan Baez Reflects on the End of Her Farewell Tour and What’s Next
Jay and Bey announced the surprise release Friday night during their London concert, and fans immediately started streaming and downloading. Count Common in that group, as he told us the couple's managed to bring 2 great things together. … [Read more...] about Common Says Beyonce and Jay-Z’s Album Celebrates Love and Creativity