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Tarzan actor Joe Lara among 7 presumed dead in US plane crash

    WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — All seven passengers aboard a plane, including Tarzan actor Joe Lara and his diet guru wife, are presumed dead after it crashed in a lake near the US city of Nashville, authorities said. The small business jet crashed at around 11:00 am local time on Saturday, shortly after taking off from the Smyrna, Tennessee airport for Palm Beach, Florida, Rutherford County Fire & Rescue (RCFR) said on Facebook. […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos” director Cuevas, actor JC Sabenorio wins in Int’l Filmfest Manhattan NY

2 other nominees – actor Art De Guzman, actress Mia Suarez – cited as “honorable mentions”   (Eagle News) — Director Carlo Cuevas and young actor JC Sabenorio won the best director and best actor in a featured film respectively for EBC Films’ “Guerrerro Dos: Tuloy ang Laban” in the recent awarding ceremonies of International Film Festival Manhattan New York (IFFMNY) Spring 2021. Cuevas bested other directors for films all over the world that were […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos” receives nominations at Int’l Filmfest Manhattan New York

  (Eagle News) — The film “Guerrero Dos: Tuloy Ang Laban (The Fight Continues)” of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) has received five nominations from the International Film Festival Manhattan New York (IFFMNY) Spring 2021, including best director, best actor, best actress, the “Jury Feature Global” and “Best Film Festival Grand Prize Performance.” This EBC movie is one of the featured films in the IFFMNY Spring 2021 which will have virtual showings of films from around […]

Prince Harry and J-Lo lead ‘Vax Live’ concert in Los Angeles

  by Andrew MARSZAL Agence France Presse Britain’s Prince Harry joined pop royalty including Jennifer Lopez at a star-studded concert in Los Angeles Sunday to urge faster and more even global vaccinations, as he voiced support for India during its devastating Covid outbreak. “Vax Live: The Concert To Reunite The World” featured video messages from the pope and President Joe Biden and in-person appearances from Hollywood stars such as Ben Affleck and Sean Penn. The […]

PHL “Jukebox King” Victor Wood passes away at 75

  (Eagle News) – The country’s “Jukebox King” Victor Wood, one of the pillars of Philippine music, passed away on Friday, April 23. He was 75. The legendary singer of the 1970s who turned hit songs one after the other such as “I’m Sorry My Love,” “Eternally,” “Carmelita,” and a string of popular American songs, as well as Visayan and Filipino love songs, gained fame and popularity for his singing style, voice, and good looks. […]

International singer David Pomeranz to guest in Eagle FM 95.5 Live Chat tonight, 8PM

  By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS David Pomeranz makes history as the first international artist who will guest at the Eagle FM 95.5 Live Chat, the online show of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’ FM radio station. The Live Chat with David Pomeranz will be at 8 PM tonight, April 22, 2021, on Eagle FM 95.5’s official Facebook page. Pomeranz’s classic hits include the songs “King and Queen of Hearts,” “The Old Songs,” and “Got to […]

Stalker-plagued Taylor Swift has break-in at New York home

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — An alleged stalker of pop superstar Taylor Swift was arrested after she suffered a break-in at her New York apartment, police said Monday. Hanks Johnson, 52, was charged with criminal trespassing after police responded to an emergency call on Saturday, reporting that someone was breaking into Swift’s home in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. Johnson was released on his own recognizance following an arraignment in Manhattan criminal court Sunday […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos” wins SoCal Film Award of Excellence for Best Feature film in the US

  (Eagle News) — EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos: Tuloy ang Laban (The Fight Continues)” bagged the Award of Excellence for Best Feature film at this year’s SoCal Film awards in the United States. This is the film’s first win in a foreign filmfest.  It also came after “Guerrero Dos” became the Philippines’ official entry for Foreign Language Film at the 78th Golden Globe Awards. It also reached the official selection level at the 2020 Montreal […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos” nominated in 8 categories in 36th PMPC Star Awards for Movies

  (Eagle News) – EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos: Tuloy” ang Laban has been nominated in eight categories in the 36th Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards for Movies. The movie itself has been nominated as “Indie Movie of the Year, while its director Carlo Ortega Cuevas was nominated in the category Indie Movie Director of the Year, Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year, and Indie Movie Musical Scorer Of The Year along with Abet […]

Beyonce breaks record for most Grammy wins by female artist

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Beyonce made Grammys history Sunday by becoming the winningest woman in the history of the music industry’s top awards gala, and its most decorated singer with 28 career wins. She secured the record after winning Best R&B Performance for her hit “Black Parade,” a single celebrating Black culture and activism that dropped in the wake of mass protests ignited by the death of George Floyd in police custody in […]

Taylor Swift wins Grammy for Album of the Year for ‘folklore’

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Pop powerhouse Taylor Swift won the Grammy for Album of the Year for “folklore,” her first of two quarantine records — the third time she has won the coveted trophy, putting her in rarefied company. Swift bested contenders including Post Malone, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, sister act Haim and the Black Pumas to win the award. Only three other artists have won Album of the Year three times — Stevie […]

H.E.R. wins Song of the Year Grammy

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The soulful 23-year-old R&B performer H.E.R. pulled an upset in scooping the Grammy for Song of the Year on Sunday for her justice-minded song “I Can’t Breathe,” which tackles Black pain and police brutality. The guitar virtuoso’s single — which debuted in June 2020 in the wake of mass anti-racism protests following the death in police custody of a Black man, George Floyd — bested competition from Taylor Swift, […]