NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard.Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies will also be ushered in next spring at the 34th induction ceremony. It will be held March 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.Jackson's induction comes after her third time as nominee and many saw it as overdue, given her prowess as a hitmaker with "All For You," ''That's the Way Love Goes," ''Nasty," ''Together Again" and "What Have You Done For Me Lately."Her career has suffered from the fallout after the infamous 2004 Super Bowl appearance where her bare breast was briefly exposed. Jackson became eligible for the rock hall in 2007 and wasn't nominated until 2016.The Roots' Questlove, in a social media post earlier this year, said her exclusion had been "highly criminal." He cited the influence of her 1986 album … [Read more...] about Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame
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World Wrestling Entertainment is set to return with WWE 2K19 this October, boasting a huge playable roster with over 180 wrestlers to choose from. Wrasslin’ fans of all ages will be able to choose their favourites and style their own character after them by choosing their own entrance music, actions and signature moves. 2K has revealed a bunch of new names for the roster over the last few weeks, including some legendary wrestlers, such as introducing Ted DiBiase who has so far only been available as a manager in previous games, as well as introducing classic stars like Booker T and Scott Hall; Razor Ramon was one of my favourites, so I’m personally very excited to see him in WWE 2K19. AJ Styles is also this year’s box art star and the headline act on the new roster. Showcase Mode will be returning in WWE 2K19, this time focusing on Daniel Bryan and his feuds with The Miz. There’s also a bunch of new modes coming to WWE 2K19, such as the Million Dollar Challenge … [Read more...] about WWE 2K19: Release date, pre-order, gameplay, AJ Styles and more.
After news broke that Aretha Franklin passed away on Thursday, tributes to the Queen of Soul started pouring in from fans and celebrities.Celebs post tributes to Aretha Franklin on social mediaDonald Trump attempted to pay his respects to the late legend, and he messed up the tribute by suggesting Franklin once worked for him.Watch the above.Folks quickly caught wind of the ridiculous statement and went in on POTUS on social media.BITCH I THINK THE FUCK NOT https://t.co/RyU5fjaLbz— andi zeisler (@andizeisler) August 16, 2018He tweeted a different tune so we’re guessing he had some help.“The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is dead. She was a great woman, with a wonderful gift from God, her voice. She will be missed!,” he posted.The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is dead. She was a great woman, with a wonderful gift from God, her voice. She will be missed!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 16, 2018While we’re certain Aretha Franklin never … [Read more...] about Trump slammed for suggesting Aretha Franklin worked for him in tribute to Queen of Soul
(WXYZ) - Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died at the age of 76, the Associated Press reports WATCH COVERAGE HEREIt was reported that Franklin had been gravely ill overnight Sunday, Aug. 12. Born in Memphis, she got her start singing at New Bethel Baptist Church on the city’s west side, just blocks from Motown Museum.An 18-time Grammy Award winner, Franklin was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005, the nation’s highest civilian honor.“When Aretha Franklin recorded the song, ‘Respect,’ it became the No. 1 hit in America and she won the first of 17 Grammy awards,” then President George W. Bush said. “The Queen of Soul has been a singer all of her life, thanks to the encouragement of her mother, Barbara, and her father, the Rev. C.L. Franklin. They raised their daughter to be a woman of achievement, deep character and a loving heart. And I know they would be filled with pride as our nation honors Ms. Aretha … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, dies at 76
Fans of WWE 2K18 have had a rollercoaster few months, with the fight sim still exhibiting critical bugs months after release – but there’s a bit of good news for them today with its final DLC pack now available for download. The pack, entitled Enduring Icons, delivers five additional stars to 2K18’s already colossal roster, the biggest of which are Matt and Jeff Hardy. The Hardy Boyz returned to Vince McMahon’s wrestling circus in April after a successful stint in rival company TNA, and in both cases its their first WWE game appearance for some time. Matt last featured in WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011, while Jeff exited the series – until now – after predecessor Smackdown vs Raw 2010. Also back following a considerable absence is Beth Phoenix, AKA The Glamazon. A four-time WWE Champion, Phoenix was inducted into the company's Hall Of Fame last year, and this represents her sixth videogame appearance – the last in WWE 13. She’s also the … [Read more...] about Hardy Boyz and Beth Phoenix return to WWE 2K18 as part of final DLC pack