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, […]

Performance-heavy pandemic-era Grammys begins

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The 63rd Grammys kicked off Sunday with a song from Harry Styles as organizers sought to ditch the virtual pandemic-era awards show format with a series of live appearances from the industry’s biggest stars — socially distanced, of course. Styles delivered his hit “Watermelon Sugar” after host Trevor Noah opened the normally glitzy affair from Los Angeles, joking that it would be the largest outdoor event of 2021 since […]

No holds barred: Meghan and Harry’s historic interview

  by Thomas URBAIN, with Ben SHEPPARD in Washington Agence France Presse NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Meghan Markle opened up about battling suicidal thoughts, Prince Harry disclosed a painful rift with his father — and both settled a fair few scores in their history-making interview with Oprah Winfrey. The gloves came off as the pair lifted the veil on their dramatic exit from royal life, holding little back as they alleged racism in […]

NET25’s romantic drama series ‘Ikaw Ay Akin’ shines with Meg Imperial and Fabio Ide as lead stars

By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS The romantic drama series of NET25 continues with IKAW AY AKIN starting March 6, 2021.  The show’s first season (Book 1) was highlighted by the reunification of the much-loved characters Reina and Romer, played by Ynna Asistio and Geoff Eigenmann. In Book 1, they freed themselves from the past to fight for their love. Aired every Saturday at 8 PM, Ikaw ay Akin will be top-billed by the country’s […]