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Saved By The Bell’s Dustin “Screech” Diamond Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cancer

On January 13, 2021, Diamond was hospitalized in Florida. The following day, it was reported that Diamond had stage four cancer, and was undergoing chemotherapy. Diamond has not announced the type of cancer that he is battling or any other details at this time. Diamond is best known for his role as Samuel "Screech" Powers on the Saved by the Bell TV show that started in 1989. "Saved By The Bell" helped launch the careers of Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Dustin Diamond, Lark Voorhies, Dennis Haskins, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley, and Mario Lopez.

Nu Shooz Releases Video For “Bagtown” That Was Four Years In The Making

Nu Shooz who helped shaped the sound of 80s pop music with their hit "I Can't Wait" has returned with a new video for the song "Bagtown" from their 2016 album of the same name. https://youtu.be/iNeJnvsJLsk For the story behind this video, read on! Valerie opened the utility room door and frowned. "These bags are getting out of hand." John rolled his eyes and said in a flat voice, "I know, I know. I'll put it all in the recycling." It wasn't just the bags. Cardboard boxes were piling up too. "I swear I'll get to it," he said two weeks later. Then one night, as she made the morning coffee, Valerie noticed multi-colored lights flickering under the utility room door. "Hmm." She put her...

Marion Ramsey Who Portrayed Squeaky-Voiced Officer Hooks On Police Academy Has Died

Her death has been reported by her management team and no official cause of death has been released at this time. Ramsey was 73 years old and had reportedly been ill for several days. Best known for her role as Officer Laverne Hooks from the Police Academy movies, she was also a singer/songwriter who appeared in many television shows and movies.  

Breaking News: Actress Tanya Roberts Reported To Be Still Alive After Being Mistaken For Dead!

TMZ, who was one of the first to report Tanya's passing has posted the following unbelievable development: Tanya Roberts death has been greatly exaggerated because her rep now says she's alive, despite the rep not only telling TMZ she died, but sending out a press release with that information.TMZ reported Sunday Tanya had died after collapsing at her home on Christmas Eve and being rushed to the hospital and placed on a ventilator. The rep had told us she died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. He told us Tanya's husband had informed him that Tanya had passed. We even got a quote from the rep from Tanya's husband, Lance, saying, "As I held her in her last moments, she opened her eyes."Now the rep, Mike Pingel, tells TMZ,...

Tanya Roberts Dead At 65

After a premature announcement was made regarding actress Tanya Robert's death on Sunday, January 3rd, 2021. It has now been confirmed that Roberts has indeed died on Monday, January 4th reportedly from complications from UTI infection that reached her bloodstream.   Actress Tanya Roberts got her big break when she was added to the TV show Charlie's Angels in 1980. While her addition to the show did not save the show from cancelation the following year, it placed her in the spotlight and gave her a platform to build from.  During the 80s she starred in the following films: (1982) The Beastmaster, (1983) Hearts and Armour, (1984) Sheena, (1985) James Bond: A View to a Kill, (1986) Body Slam, and (1988) Purgatory.  Her role in...

The 80s Radical Sabbatical Virtual Performance Is Today And Features Bret Michaels, Lita Ford, Sebastian Bach and Kenny Loggins

Isn't it time to escape to a simpler era? Isn't it about time to treat yourself to a full day of fun – ’80s style? The Radical Sabbatical is just what we need right now, so get ready for the party to kick off a brand new year! Your ticket gives you full access to an all-day extravaganza of A-list musical performances, games, arts, prizes, activities, and personal connection! Keep scrolling to see what we have planned and order your tickets below. Artists appearing in this all-day event include Poison's Bret Michaels, Sebastian Bach, Lita Ford, Kenny Loggins, Grandmaster Flash, Ray Parker Jr., and more! ALL DAY ALL-ACCESS PASS: Access the entire day of concerts and activities with this pass. This ticket also gives you...

Lori Loughlin Released From Prison After Serving Only Two Months For College Admissions Scandal

80s Actress Lori Loughlin has been released from federal prison after serving a two-month sentence for her role in the college admissions scam, prison spokeswoman Sally Swarts said Monday. Loughlin pleaded guilty to conspiracy in May and admitted to paying the scheme's mastermind $500,000 to get her two daughters into the University of Southern California under false pretenses. Lori Loughlin pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud and received 2 months in prison in the college admissions scam. Loughlin and her husband Giannulli were among the 50 individuals charged by the FBI and U.S. Attorney's Office for fraud and bribery-related offenses on March 12, 2019, in a nationwide college entrance exam cheating scandal. Loughlin appeared in the following movies...

Watch The Newly Released Trailer For Coming To America 2 Starring Eddie Murphy And Arsenio Hall

The sequel to 1988's Coming To America will finally arrive on March 5th, 2021. We've got a sneak peek for you with a 2-minute movie trailer below: https://youtu.be/sY8gUtyeAKE Set after the events of the first film, former Prince Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy) is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street-savvy Queens native named Lavelle (Jermaine Fowler). Honoring his royal father's (James Earl Jones) dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) set off to America once again.

K.T. Oslin, Country Singer of ’80’s Ladies,’ Dead at 78

It has been reported that Oslin was diagnosed with COVID-19, but it is unclear whether this contributed to her death on Monday morning (Dec. 21). Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, she had been living in an assisted-living facility since 2016. Oslin was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018. https://youtu.be/aWqNzbPsD2o K.T. Oslin won the following awards: Academy of Country Music 1987 Top New Female Vocalist 1987 Video of the Year – "80s Ladies" 1988 Album of the Year – "This Woman" 1988 Top Female Vocalist Country Music Association 1988 Female Vocalist of the Year 1988 Song of the Year – "80s Ladies" Grammy Awards 1988 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female – "80s Ladies" 1989 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female – "Hold Me" 1989...

The Griswolds Return In New Ford Mustang Commercial

Chevy Chase and Beverly De'Angelo return as the Griswolds from Christmas Vacation in an all-new Ford Mustang commercial. Watch as they recreate a famous scene from the now-classic Christmas movie below: https://youtu.be/gmAU8MJoJU4 Look, Ellen! it's a Christmas miracle! The one-minute commercial will debut on the Saturday Night Live Christmas Special on December 22 on NBC Network.     In 1989, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, and Randy Quaid was released on December 1st. Written by John Hughes (The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, etc.) this third entry into the series of Vacation movies would become an instant classic.  National Lampoon’s Vacation introduced us to the Griswold family back in 1983.  It was followed up by National Lampoon’s European Vacation in 1985.  But...

Watch The New Acoustic XMAS Concert By Kim Wilde Right Here!

Kim Wilde has just released a free live show on YouTube... just a little Christmas show to get you all in the spirit and to raise awareness for 2 relief funds that are helping out of work musicians and road crew during the pandemic. Kim has stated the following: 2020 has been a difficult year for everybody, but road crew and musicians who make a living from the live music industry have seen their income disappear and many are struggling to keep their homes and families afloat. Please consider supporting them so that we can bring live music back in 2021. Even the smallest donations really help. Both StageHand and Crew Nation are running excellent relief funds that are really helping those most in need....

Harrison Ford Will Return In Indiana Jones 5 Which Will Be His Final Adventure

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that Harrison Ford will return for the fifth and final Indiana Jones movie.  It's currently in pre-production and is set for release in July 2022. It will be directed by James Mangold who is replacing Steven Spielberg.  Harrison Ford will turn 80 on the month that the film is released.  Spielberg directed the previous four Indiana Jones movies, including the first one with 1981's Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Samantha Fox Offers Personalized, Hand Signed Old-Fashioned, Luxury Christmas Card For Both The Naughty And The Nice!

Order your beautifully exclusive Samantha Fox Christmas Card embossed with Gold inside and out,  hand-printed on top quality paper, signed for you personally, or for someone special in your life. Great gift for that person who's been nice all year, as well as those who have been naughty! You can order yours directly from the Official Samantha Fox Online Shop right here: https://samfox.com/product/luxury-christmas-card/ Music was Sam’s first love and secured her first record deal aged 15, however, she was whisked into the glamorous modeling world and her music career was put on hold. During the four year tenure of her extremely lucrative modeling contract, Samantha Fox literally became a household name in the UK overnight and became the nation’s darling. She gave up modeling aged...

Chevy Chase Announces Live Interactive Christmas Vacation Event

Chevy Chase has just announced the following Christmas Vacation event: Join Mrs. Griswold (Beverly D’Angelo) and I for a live interactive event in celebration of Christmas Vacation. We’ll be answering your questions about the movie, sharing behind the scenes stories, and of course sharing some of our favorite clips from the movie. Bring the eggnog and wear your tacky sweaters, it is going to be an unforgettable evening and I hope that you will join us. Due to popular demand, the producers have added a second date! Join us either Saturday, November 28th or Saturday, December 19th at 8 PM ET. It’s going to be a fun night and I hope that you will join us. Click here: https://passportshows.com/portfolio/christmas/   Light up your holidays and join...

Debbie Gibson Celebrates 30 Years Of Anything Is Possible With New In-Home Performance

Debbie Gibson gives us a surprise message and video to celebrate 30 years of Anything Is Possible Brooklyn in the house! Celebrating 30 Years of the “Anything is Possible” album with this one-take late-night live version of one of my faves produced by the OG Fred Zarr! Still love this song so much and it’s message about keeping your dreams alive and standing up for one another. https://youtu.be/qcuQGMB-cxw Sending it out to all of you who supported my journey as this album found me finding myself as a 20-year-old songwriter, artist, producer, and woman. Transitions aren’t always tied up in neat little bows and the label was actually disappointed when it sold “only” over half a million copies and was certified gold. I was thrilled...

Jim And Tammy Faye Bakker

During the 80s televangelists, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker had one of the highest watched Christian ministry shows on TV.  The Bakkers started The PTL Club in 1974 which continued all the way until 1987.  The show reached a peak in the 80s.  Contributions from viewers have been estimated at over 1 Million dollars a week. The Bakkers turned this into a television empire and even built a Christian Theme Park called Heritage USA which became the third-most-successful theme park in the US at the time.  The Bakkers live a lavish lifestyle of glitz and glamor which even included air-conditioned dog houses for their pets. Tammy Faye Bakker was often spoofed by comedians for wearing lots of makeup and having extremely long fake eyelashes.  However,...

One of the 1980s Most Iconic Bands, Berlin, Return with Strings Attached to Take Your Breath Away

Nearly 40 years after the release of the track with which they have become synonymous, the Los Angeles-based synth pop group, Berlin, returns with an album of their classic tracks…with strings attached. Working with a full philharmonic orchestra, Strings Attached sees the band revisit some of their classic tracks, from their formation in the early 1980s through to today, including, of course, the iconic theme to the movie, Top Gun, Take My Breath Away. Featuring the classic line-up of Terri Nunn, John Crawford, and David Diamond, Strings Attached is perfect for both existing fans of one of the most legendary bands of the 80s and those who are being introduced for the first time. Founded by bassist John Crawford, singer Terri Nunn, and keyboard player...

On This Day, 18 Years Ago, Billy Ocean Received an Honorary Doctorate of Music

On the 11th November 2002 Billy received an Honorary Doctor of Music for his services to the music industry from the University of Westminster. The awards ceremony took place at The Barbican Centre, London, UK. Here's Billy looking dapper and delighted!

Scandal’s Patty Smyth To Perform On The Tonight Show

Scandal's Patty Smyth will be performing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this Wednesday! Tune in at 11:35/10:35c on NBC to watch. For years, whenever she performed a concert, Patty Smyth heard the same question from fans: “People would be like, ‘When are you gonna give us new music? When are you gonna give us new music?’ I kept saying, “I’m gonna do it, I’m gonna do it…’ “Finally I said, ‘Fuck it, man. I’ve just got to do it!'” IT’S ABOUT TIME is Smyth doing it — for the first time in 28 years, not counting the 2015 holiday album COME ON DECEMBER. And on the eight-song set, produced in Nashville by Grammy Award-winner Dann Huff, the veteran songstress is doing it with the same...

Alex Trebek, Longtime Jeopardy Host Dead At 80 From Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek joined the TV show game show Jeopardy in 1984 but had been a game show host on numerous TV shows for many years. Trebek had shared updates about his very public battle with Pancreatic Cancer throughout the progression of the disease.  He died peacefully at home with his family by his side. Alex Trebek was 80 years old.  

2020 America Salutes You Guitar Legends benefit concert to feature 80s Icons Kenny Loggins, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and Kevin Bacon

The annual Guitar Legends benefit concert is going virtual this year with a show featuring host Billy Gibbons alongside Ashley McBryde, Brothers Osborne, Big and Rich, Tedeschi/Trucks, Mike Love, Kenny Loggins, Julio Iglesias Jr., Keb’ Mo’, the Bacon Brothers, Lindsay Ell, and Larkin Poe. It will air throughout the week of Veteran’s Day (November 11th) on NBC Peacock, Fox, ABC, CMT, MTV Classic, Armed Forces Network, and AXS, along with Youtube, Amazon, and Apple TV. There will also be a soundtrack on Pacific Records. All of the proceeds will benefit non-profits associated with the military, including TAPS, Heart and Armor Foundation for Veterans Health, the McCain Institute Foundation, CreatiVets, Operation Stand Down of TN, Veterans Support Foundation, Patriotic Service Dog Foundation, and Bridging the Gap...

Samantha Fox Releases Retro Calendar For Her Fans

Singer and model Samantha Fox has just released a 2021 retro calendar that's available to order now! Samantha has this to say about the calendar: YEEEAAAH! 🎉🎉🎉 Because of the high demand from you #foxyarmy, I am SOOO excited to announce that we got a unique Retro calendar 2021 in my shop. It includes a lot of your favourite glamour pictures from the early ’80s, original newspaper clippings, and exclusive stories behind each Photoshoot.   The calendar can also be signed and personalized with a birthday message from Sam herself! Go here to Samantha Fox's Official Online Store To order Yours Today: https://samfox.com/product/samantha-fox-a3-calendar-for-2021/?fbclid=IwAR2IVO7t4Jn9IBI3aBdPx2WE9elU5ExZ_SrW90DNpSKLYIse8ZJYzSCtuKA

Culture Club To Perform Live Streaming Concert Event Called “Rainbow In The Dark”

Rainbow in the Dark - A Global Stream 🌈 Culture Club is BACK! Book now to watch their worldwide concert from home! Tickets are now on sale and available for purchase for Rainbow in the Dark - A Global Stream! Head to Ticketmaster.co.uk/CultureClub to tune in on Nov 22 from anywhere in the world! ✨Exclusive Giveaways ✨VIP Access ✨Meet & Greets ✨Limited Edition Merchandise ......And more! https://www.facebook.com/BoyGeorgeOfficial/videos/2772592366393575/?t=22  

Sean Connery Dead At 90

Widely known for his role as James Bond, Connery was a highly in-demand actor until his retirement. During the 1980s he appeared in the following films: Never Say Never Again (His last time to play James Bond), Family Business, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Presidio, The Untouchables (which earned him his only Academy Award), The Name of the Rose, Highlander, Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Five Days One Summer, Wrong Is Right and Time Bandits. Connery passed away in the Bahamas at the age of 90.

David Hasselhoff Goes Heavy Metal?

TV icon David Hasselhoff has recorded a metal song, “Through the Night,” with the two-man metal project CUESTACK, and a Kickstarter campaign to finance the final steps of editing a video and “making-of” documentary on the project is now underway. https://youtu.be/hzJB6-pfcJk The collaboration between Hasselhoff and CUESTACK started in 2018 with many demos and meetings to make what seemed like an impossible idea slowly turn into a reality. As life-long “Hoff'” fans, CUESTACK had the ultimate goal to create a metal project with the most-watched man on TV showing the world his heavy side. Hasselhoff recorded the track with CUESTACK in 2019 in Vienna where they also shot an epic music video together. The band's final mission: Finishing the editing process of the cinematic video that will accompany the song. With a limited budget and schedule, CUESTACK shot the entire...

Genesis Rehearsing For Upcoming Tour

Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins have reunited in London and started rehearsals for the forthcoming Genesis The Last Domino? Tour which starts in April. The three old friends are playing together again for the first time since the Turn It On Again Tour in 2007. Joined by Nic Collins on drums, and long time lead guitar and bass player Daryl Stuermer, they are sounding incredible.   Genesis are one of the biggest selling recording artists of all time and one of Britain's most internationally renowned bands. The band have gone through several line-up changes but in 2006, Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford reunited for the 'Turn It On Again' world tour. And now are set to tour together again with the Last Domino?...

New Geico Commercial Pays Homage To The 80s

A day out on the lake with friends keeps getting better as they each find their old hairstyles grew back. https://youtu.be/5IiFf_rdFEI

New Elton John Barbie Doll Available Now

Barbie pays tribute to the legendary singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer Elton John. The most successful male solo artist of all time, Elton has amassed numerous gold, platinum, and even one diamond album, plus countless music industry achievements throughout the span of his career. The Elton John Barbie doll shines bright in a glittery top and flared denim embellished with Elton’s sparkling initials. Her “Elton”-embossed bomber jacket features star-printed sleeves and a rainbow-striped hem. Nods to the artist’s iconic style include rainbow-striped platform boots, a purple bowler hat, and sparkly, pink-tinted sunglasses. The Elton John Barbie doll is a bold collaboration that personifies two cultural icons and honors the extraordinary artistry and musicianship of a stellar performer. Includes doll, doll stand, and Certificate of Authenticity....

Watch The Funniest, Most 80s Thing You’re Likely To See All Day!

While they're quite serious about what they're doing, this is one of those 80s moments that was unintentionally hilarious when viewed years later. Also, keep in mind, this is just the intro to the show...Imagine how long the whole thing must have been? https://youtu.be/ozoTzkCeO-A  

Listen To Heart Vocalist Ann Wilson’s New Solo Song “The Revolution Starts Now!”

NEW SONG OUT NOW! "The Revolution Starts Now" is a powerful, uplifting anthem of unity. It’s an incitement to think higher than polarization and derision." - Ann Wilson https://youtu.be/CjSXkO4RXEE  

Breaking News: Tony Lewis, Vocalist And Bassist For The Outfield Dead At 62

Tony Lewis' official website has posted the following statement regarding his death: It is with great sadness and sorrow to announce that Tony Lewis has unexpectedly passed away. He was a beautiful soul who touched so many lives with his love, his spirit, and his music. He loved his fans dearly and enjoyed every opportunity he had when meeting all of you. Please respect the family's privacy during this difficult time. - Team TL https://youtu.be/4N1iwQxiHrs Tony Lewis, musician; songwriter, and record producer is probably best known as co-founder of The Outfield. Together with John Spinks, the two took the 80s by storm with their infectious pop songs, including “Your Love,” “All the Love,” and “Say it isn’t So.” Their debut album, Play Deep, was issued...

Heart’s Nancy Wilson Announces First Solo Album

Nancy Wilson has posted the following regarding her newly announced, first-ever solo album: Excited to announce that I will be releasing my first ever solo album in early 2021 on my new label, Carry On Music! The journey starts with the release of my rendition of Bruce Springsteen’s “The Rising” on October 23. Pre-save by clicking here: https://smarturl.it/NWTheRising Nancy Wilson is celebrated as one of the seminal musicians in the history of Rock n’ Roll. A guitar virtuoso from the age of 10, Nancy, and her sister Ann, led the multi-platinum rock group, Heart. Together they have gone on to sell 35 million records. Nancy is revered as an ingenious guitar player and a gifted vocalist. As a songwriter, Nancy has co-written a collection of indelible songs that...

Listen To New Debbie Gibson Song “This Is Me Not Loving You”

80s pop icon Debbie Gibson has decided to share a sneak peek of her new song with all of her fans. Debbie had this to say about the song: It’s so much fun to share my musical process with you guys in real-time! My hope is that millions will hear the final version of this song so I give this sneak peek of a Lil’ part of it to you all who faithfully support me. I don’t want to spoil too many surprises for the upcoming albums (yes…plural) but, I’m like a kid on Christmas with this one! I proclaimed I would be resting and then …this happened! It’s just my songwriting demo … twice through total, not overly produced or perfected. Written and demoed...

Weird Al Returns With Parody About The Presidential Debate

Weird Al, known for his parody songs of many superstars of the 80s has decided to release a new video of his take on the recent Presidential Debate called "We're All Doomed". https://youtu.be/un9x-DjTMT0 "Weird Al” Yankovic is the most successful comedy recording artist of all time, best known for hit song parodies such as “Amish Paradise,” “Eat It” and “White & Nerdy.” A three-time Grammy Award winner, Yankovic caught his first big break after sending in an unsolicited tape to the Dr. Demento Radio Show. The song, a parody of The Knack’s “My Sharona” called “My Bologna” (recorded in the bathroom of Al’s college campus radio station), was a smash on the good Doctor’s show and became Al’s first national record release. Inspired by the...

Rick Moranis Attacked In NYC, “Honey, I Was Punched By Some Kid”

Numerous outlets are reporting that actor Rick Moranis, famous for roles in Ghostbusters, Honey, I Shrunk The Kids, and Strange Brew has been punched in the head by what appears to be a random stranger. Moranis went to the hospital complaining of pain in his head, neck, and hip.  Moranis has since been released from the hospital.  Police are currently looking for the offender. Strangely, Moranis has stayed out of the limelight for many years and preferred to live a quiet life but recently has made new appearances again.

Olivia Newton John’s Smash Hit Single “Physical” Was Released 39 Years Ago On This Day

"Physical" spent 10 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 after it was released on September 28th, 1981. It was the most successful single on the 80s Billboard Chart. It was considered controversial by some at the time for the implied sexual content. It was Olivia Newton-John's biggest single of her career. https://youtu.be/vWz9VN40nCA I'm saying all the things that I know you'll like Making good conversation I gotta handle you just right You know what I mean I took you to an intimate restaurant Then to a suggestive movie There's nothing left to talk about Unless it's horizontally Let's get physical, physical I want to get physical Let's get into physical Let me hear your body talk, your body talk Let me hear...

Elton John To Release 8 CD Box Set Called “Elton: Jewel Box”

We are delighted to announce ‘Elton: Jewel Box’, an in-depth exploration of Elton John's extensive catalog including rarities from 1965-1971, lesser-known B-Sides, and deep cuts personally curated by Elton. Released on November 13th via UMC / EMI, Elton: Jewel Box is an unrivaled collection containing 148 songs spanning 1965 to 2019 on 8CD, 4LP, 3LP, 2LP, digital download, and streaming formats. https://youtu.be/74PNORDK8lo           The ultimate exploration into Elton’s extensive back catalog, Elton: Jewel Box covers deep cuts, rarities from the earliest stages of his and Bernie Taupin’s musical journey, B-sides spanning 30 years, and songs discussed in his best-selling, critically acclaimed 2019 memoir Me. The 8 CD boxset of buried treasures comes in a beautiful hardcover book with the discs housed in the back, all wrapped in...

Drew Barrymore Reunites with Her Ex Tom Green for the First Time in 15 Years On Her New Talk Show

Drew and Tom reflect on their past together. Drew checks in with her ex-husband Tom Green for the first time in nearly two decades, reflecting on how Charlie's Angels kicked off their relationship, their first dates, and their mutual respect for each other - and The Chad. Watch the video segment here: https://www.thedrewbarrymoreshow.com/videos/drew-barrymore-reunites-with-her-ex-tom-green-for-the-first-time-in-15-years https://youtu.be/TrdLhCTvStE

Watch The Premiere Of The Vault Recording Of Prince – Sign O’ The Times (Live at Paisley Park 12/31/87)

Shock-a-lock-a, boom!... what was that? Aftershock! The full vault recording of Prince's historic concert December 31, 1987 at Paisley Park will premiere on Prince's official YouTube channel tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET. The New Year's Eve benefit concert was the final time Prince and his band performed their Sign O' The Times Tour stage show, and also included the only on-stage collaboration between Prince and Miles Davis. Starting at 7 p.m. ET, join Maya Rudolph and Prince collaborators Susannah Melvoin Artist Page, Dr. Fink, Eric Leeds, and Levi Seacer, Jr. for a special pre-show conversation. On Thursday, September 24th, The Prince Estate in partnership with Warner Records and YouTube, will Premiere a vault recording of Prince’s celebrated 1987 New Year’s Eve Benefit Concert for fans across the globe. The concert...

Wang Chung To Stream Free Classic Concert “Back To The Ritz” Tonight

For those wondering how to watch Wang Chung The Band "Back to the Ritz" concert and Q&A, all you have to do is tune in to this Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Abductedbythe80s on Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 pm est. The stream will launch right from this page. You can also get some great limited edition merch to celebrate the event by going to https://abductedbythe80s.com/ Proceeds from the sale of the merch will benefit a charity of Nick and Jack's choosing. We will have more details about that tomorrow.

Relive The 80s With The Martha Quinn Show on iHeartRadio

Relive The 80s With The Martha Quinn Show on iHeartRadio. Martha is on every weekday from 6 AM To 10 AM. Listen to Martha on the iHeartRadio app @103.7 80sRadio.iHeart.com/listen You can listen by pressing play on the player below: Martha attended NYU, where she worked at WNYU, the college station. She was the former intern for a major radio station in NY when she got the call to interview for a new venture, a cable channel called MTV. Martha was hired two days later and the rest is history. Her presence on MTV ran through 1991. She followed this up with a variety of TV appearances. She joined Ed McMahon as a co-host for Star Search in 1994. She was also a featured spokesperson...

Laura Branigan “Self Control” 2 CD Expanded Edition Released

The late Laura Branigan, is getting her "Self Control" album re-issued as a special expanded edition CD.  Other Half Entertainment enjoyed working with Cherry Red Records/Cherry Pop as consultant and collaborator on the recent "Self Control" 2CD Expanded Edition reissue release. For title details and to order your copy of “Self Control” 2CD Expanded Edition, please visit LB’s Boutique, the official Laura Branigan online store, at http://www.laurabraniganonline.com/store/index.php We are glad that Laura’s fans around the world are enjoying this addition to her great legacy! Kathy Golik Legacy Manager Other Half Entertainment The Laura Branigan Management And Production Company

Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold Tour Coming To A Movie Theater Near You!

Stevie Nicks has announced the following information regarding her cinema premiere of her 24 Karat Gold Tour Film: The 24 Karat Gold Tour was one of my favorite tours I’ve ever done. It’s a trip. It’s a journey. Come with me!‬ https://youtu.be/J02RTLFYVlM   ‪24 Karat Gold The Concert will be in movie theaters exclusively on October 21 & 25. Tickets on sale September 23. Visit stevienicksfilm.com for more info. #24KaratConcert Stevie's album "24 Karat Gold - Songs From The Vault" is now available at stevienicksofficial.com I began thinking about making this record in February of this year because I had about five months before Fleetwood Mac rehearsals started in August.   We didn’t have a year to hang out and work on music like I usually do.  I had about...

American Girl Releases 80’s Themed Doll Announced By The Go-Go’s

The Go-Go's announced the new 80's themed doll, Courtney by American Girl; The Go-Go's had this to say about it: We are so honored to announce the new American Girl Doll, Courtney, an 80's themed doll who is an inspiration to us all. She's a video-game lover with a totally rad style who dreams to make games of her own. We became who we are in a time when women challenged the status quo, and that's exactly what Courtney represents! Thank you to Today Show and American Girl for this opportunity! Courtney Moore is growing up in California’s San Fernando Valley. She’s a total ’80s girl whose favorite place is Smiley’s Arcade because she loves playing video games. Courtney likes being in control of what...

Madonna To Write And Direct Film Based On Her Life

Madonna is Co-Writing the Original Screenplay with Academy Award® Winner Diablo Cody, and the Project will be Produced by Three-Time Academy Award® Nominee Amy Pascal Universal Pictures today announced that the studio is developing an ALL-NEW untitled project based on one of the world’s most influential icons, Madonna, who over an indelible five-decade career has had a groundbreaking impact as a musician, actress, director, author, and entrepreneur who informs every aspect of global culture, transforming our understanding of art, sexuality, feminism and the role of women in entertainment. Madonna will direct the project and is co-writing the script with Academy Award® winner Diablo Cody (Juno, Tully).  Three-time Oscar® nominee Amy Pascal (Little Women, The Post, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and the Academy Award®-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse),...

Chicago To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award With “Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends®”

Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. They have recorded 37 albums, sold over 100,000,000 records, and are one of the longest-running and best-selling music groups of all time. Recording Academy® to honor 2020 Special Merit Award recipients with an eclectic lineup of performers and presenters in “Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends®” Special October 16 on PBS. The Recording Academy® will honor its 2020 Special Merit Awards recipients with “Great Performances: GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,” an awards ceremony and tribute concert hosted by Jimmy Jam on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/gperf and the PBS Video app. Announced earlier this year, the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Chicago,...

Annie Lennox’s Daughter, Lola Lennox Sounds Like Her Mom In New Single “Back At Wrong”

Watch and listen to Lola Lennox's new video for "Back At Wrong" https://youtu.be/aTHIKj5leiY   Lola’s mother is Grammy and Academy Award-winning artist Annie Lenox. Her father is filmmaker/producer Uri Fruchtmann. Lola never felt her parents were different, however. “I don’t think I ever thought my parents were unusual, but I knew they had ‘inspiring’ jobs. “I remember going to the Roundhouse in London where my mum was shooting a music video for “A Whiter Shade of Pale.” I knew there was something exciting and fun going on.” Now living in Los Angeles by way of London, and working alongside top songwriters such as Eg White (Florence & the Machine, Sam Smith), Dan Wilson (Adele), and Dan Muckala (Leona Lewis, LeAnn Rimes), Lola is creating songs...

On This Day In 1984 MTV Aired The First Video Music Award Show

The 1984 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on September 14, 1984, honoring the best music videos from May 2, 1983, to May 2, 1984. The show was hosted by Dan Aykroyd and Bette Midler at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Herbie Hancock was the night's biggest winner, taking home five awards, followed by Michael Jackson, who won three. The night's main award, though, went to The Cars for "You Might Think," making this the first of a very small number of times in which the winner of Video of the Year did not take home any other awards that night. In terms of nominations, Hancock's "Rockit" and The Police's "Every Breath You Take" were the year's most-nominated videos, with each...

Watch And Listen To Bruce Springsteen’s New Song “Letter To You”

Bruce’s new studio album with the E Street Band, Letter To You, will be released on October 23. A rock album fueled by the band's heart-stopping, house-rocking signature sound, the 12 track Letter To You is Bruce’s 20th studio album and was recorded at his home studio in New Jersey. Listen to the album's title track and watch the new video here.     “I love the emotional nature of Letter To You,” says Bruce. “And I love the sound of the E Street Band playing completely live in the studio, in a way we’ve never done before, and with no overdubs. We made the album in only five days, and it turned out to be one of the greatest recording experiences I’ve ever had.” Letter to You includes nine...

Kool & The Gang Singer And Co-Founder, Ronald Bell Dead At 68

Ronald Bell wrote and composed some of the band's biggest hits like "Celebration", "Cherish" and "Jungle Boogie".  He died at his home with his by his side. The cause of death has not been reported. Kool & the Gang have influenced the music of three generations. Thanks to songs like Celebration, Cherish, Jungle Boogie, Summer Madness and Open Sesame, they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums. Kool & the Gang has performed continuously for the past 43 years, longer than any R&B group in history. Their bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled band of all time. https://youtu.be/3GwjfUFyY6M   In 1964, Khalis...

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