Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ dies at 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of “Grease,” has died. She was 73. Newton-John, a longtime resident of … Read more

Forest woman reaches children with educational songs and books | Local News

Forest woman reaches children with educational songs and books |  Local News

Local children’s book author and songwriter Sara Ernst has worked with children nearly her entire life in some way, shape or form since she was a child herself, beginning with babysitting when she was 9 or 10 years old and volunteering in the church nursery. Children’s author and musician Sara Ernst plays the ukulele in … Read more

Here are the top 14 things to do in Houston this weekend

Here are the top 14 things to do in Houston this weekend

This weekend, NRG Stadium will welcome country titan Garth Brooks, which promises to be a massive sellout. Speaking of massive, giant dinosaurs take over Houston; folks can get up close and personal with their favorites. Folks can also get up close and personal with an astronaut this weekend. The symphony celebrates 75 years of India, … Read more

Longtime friend of Blake Shelton shares country music star’s story in new book | books

Longtime friend of Blake Shelton shares country music star’s story in new book |  books

Long ago, a small-town guy with big-time dreams used to tell people he was going to make a living (A) singing country music or (B) picking up cans on the side of the road. Blake Shelton picks up a lot of “metal” — if you count gold and platinum records. The country music superstar from … Read more

Whitlock: Beyoncé is a poor replacement for Aretha Franklin

Whitlock: Beyoncé is a poor replacement for Aretha Franklin

The first words spoken on Beyoncé’s new album are “please, motherf***ers.” She repeats the phrase over and over again, adding “ain’t stopping me.” Please motherf***ers ain’t stopping me. “Renaissance,” her seventh studio album, is explicitly crude and profane. A New York Times reviewer described the 40-year-old singer’s 16-song collection as “steeped in black queer bravado.” … Read more

16 Greatest Replacement Singers in Heavy-Music History

16 Greatest Replacement Singers in Heavy-Music History

Bands switch out members all the time, and while most fans don’t bat an eye when a new bassist or rhythm guitarist gets introduced, replacing the singer is usually a controversial move. The voice is often the component that listeners most identify with a given group’s sound, and swapping in someone new almost always has … Read more

$ucideboy$’ sobriety is a renewal of spirit and promise

$ucideboy$’ sobriety is a renewal of spirit and promise

The sun won’t stop shining on $uicideboy$. With the release of their 47th project, they couldn’t be more proud of how far they’ve come. Aristos “Ruby da Cherry” Petrou and Scott “$crim” Arcenaux Jr. have walked a long road since beginning $uicideboy$ in 2014. The two cousins ​​cemented themselves as heroes of early SoundCloud and … Read more

Maneskin on feeling free, finding fame and embarking on their first world tour

Maneskin on feeling free, finding fame and embarking on their first world tour

CNN — No matter how you pronounce their name, Italian rock group Maneskin may be one of today’s most famous and successful global musical acts. In 2021, the band – made up of vocalist Damiano David, bassist Victoria De Angelis, guitarist Thomas Raggi and drummer Ethan Torchio – won Europe’s biggest song competition, Eurovision, and … Read more

Charli XCX’s “Hot Girl” Proves That She’s Obsessed With Being Hot

Charli XCX’s “Hot Girl” Proves That She’s Obsessed With Being Hot

There was a time not too long ago when influencers were hocking flat tummy teas while showing off their perfectly photoshopped faces and bodies to sell the idea of ​​“hotness.” Some might say that if you were gullible enough to buy the product, drink the tea, and spend all day running to the bathroom, that … Read more