Rocco Spaziani/Archivio Spaziani/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images After announcing a one-off stadium show in São Paulo, Brazil, The Weeknd has dropped a video teasing new music, which appears to be the final installment of a musical trilogy that started with his 2020 album, After Hours. He captioned the video, “There areRead More →

Courtesy IGT Whitney Houston fans will want to be saving all their coins for this: a new Whitney-themed slot machine is hitting casino floors nationwide. Whitney Houston Slots, created with the cooperation of Whitney’s estate, features the late superstar’s hits, including “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” “So Emotional” and “How WillRead More →

Costner and Houston at ‘The Bodyguard’ premiere; Kypros/Getty Images Kevin Costner was one of only eight speakers at Whitney Houston‘s 2012 funeral, and he recently revealed that he refused to cut his eulogy short, despite being asked to do so. Appearing on Dax Shepard‘s podcast Armchair Expert, Costner says heRead More →

CNN Films/OWN Films Luther: Never Too Much, a documentary about late singer/songwriter Luther Vandross, will premiere next year on CNN, OWN and Max, it was announced Wednesday. The film, directed by Dawn Porter, premiered at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival in January. It tells the musician’s story through interviews with hisRead More →

Samir Hussein/WireImage The Weeknd is once again pitching in with his XO Humanitarian Fund. The artist, born Abel Tesfaye, is donating $2 million from the charitable fund to the United Nations World Food Programme’s humanitarian response efforts in Gaza. That money will buy over 1,500 metric tons of wheat flourRead More →

Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images Fantasia Barrino says she’d love to replace Katy Perry as a judge on American Idol. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight released Thursday, April 25, Fantasia said she wasn’t aware Katy was exiting the singing competition show at the end of this season, but sheRead More →

Disney/Randy Holmes Jennifer Hudson is sharing a reminder to “never give up on your dreams” on the 20th anniversary of her American Idol elimination. The 42-year-old singer, who has gone on to be one of the most celebrated voices of her generation, came in seventh on season 3 of the singingRead More →

Fred Lee/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images Singer Mandisa, who reached the top 10 on American Idol season 5 and later became a Grammy-winning Christian artist, has died, ABC Audio has confirmed. She was 47. “We can confirm that yesterday [April 18] Mandisa was found in her home deceased,”Read More →