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Naomi Campbell welcomes first baby

In an Instagram post on Tuesday, supermodel Naomi Campbell shared new that she is a mother, posting a photo of her hand holding a newborn baby’s tiny feet. Campbell wrote: “A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother. So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you my angel. There is no greater love.”  Campbell will celebrate her 51st birthday on Saturday, May 22nd. Read full article >>

Coldplay to livestream performance on TikTok

On Monday, May 24th, Coldplay will perform a four-song concert that will be livestreamed on TikTok. The show is in support of Red Nose Day, an annual campaign to end child poverty in the United States. Coldplay previously played in support of Red Nose Day in 2015. That year, they also used TikTok to create Game Of Thrones: The Musical, a comedy sketch that featured the actors from the series. It was viewed over 30 million times. Read full article >>

BTS, Bebe Rexha, and more to perform on ‘GMA’ summer concert series

The 2021 Good Morning America summer concert series was announced, and will feature performances by K-pop group BTS and singers Bebe Rexha and Karol G. GMA announced a lineup for the series of shows Monday as well as posted on social media.  BTS will kick off the event with a virtual performance May 28 on GMA. The South Korean boy band are also releasing a new English-language single, “Butter,” on Friday. Read full article >>

Willard Freedom Fest Parade June 26th

Freedom Fest returns to Willard June 26th.  You can now sign up for the Willard Freedom Fest Parade.  The parade is on Saturday June 26th starting at noon. Parade line-up begins at 11:00 at Willard Middle School along Tiger Alley and the parking lots there.  The parade is free.  For more information click here.  If you would like to sign up for the parade click here. Read full article >>

Jay-Z joins Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 inductees

The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced, and the six honorees are: The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Tina Turner, Todd Rundgren, Foo Fighters and Jay-Z. The Go-Go’s are the first inductee that’s an all-female band where they played their own instruments, and Turner and King join Stevie Nicks as the only women ever to be inducted into the Rock Hall twice. Read full article >>

NBC’s ‘This Is Us’ to end after Season 6

NBC’s top-rated family drama This Is Us will end after the upcoming sixth season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, an official announcement of This Is Us‘ final season likely will come Friday when NBC unveils its official 2021-22 television schedule. The news about the popular series ending is not surprising, as creator Dan Fogelman, the writers and various cast members have hinted at a six-year plan for the show. Read full article >>

BTS to perform ‘Butter’ for first time at Billboard Music Awards

South Korea’s BTS is all set to perform their new song “Butter” at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards. The group made the announcement on their official Twitter handle on Tuesday: “We can’t hold it in any longer! Our debut performance of ‘#BTS_Butter’ will be at this year’s @BBMAs! Watch on Sunday, May 23rd at 8pm ET/5pm PT on @nbc,” they wrote on their official page, with the hashtags #BTS and #BBMAs. The song is set to be officially released on May 21 at 1 p.m. KST (9:30 am IST). Read full article >>