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Deshaun Watson Says ACL Injury Is Part of God’s Plan

Deshaun Watson ACL Injury Is Part of God’s Plan 11/3/2017 11:28 AM PDT Breaking News Deshaun Watson has broken his silence about his devastating season-ending knee injury — but says he knows it’s all part of God’s plan. The Houston Texans rookie QB phenom tore his ACL during Thursday’s team practice — which SUUUUUCKKKKS for football fans … especially in Houston.  “They say you never miss it until it’s gone and even though it’s not gone for long, I already miss it,” Watson wrote. “Yesterday I felt like I let my teammates, my fans and my family down. However, as a child of God, I understand that everything happens for a reason. He DON’T make mistakes!” Watson thanked all his fans, teammates and other pro athletes w...

Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres Cut Divorce Deal

Laurence Fishburne Strikes Divorce Deal w/ Gina Torres 11/3/2017 11:35 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres hashed out a divorce deal before he went to court to make it official … TMZ has learned. Laurence filed divorce docs and they confirmed what TMZ reported Thursday — Laurence and the “Suits” star likely spent the last year divvying up assets. They announced their split last September but list October 14, 2016 as the date of separation. In docs obtained by TMZ … Laurence says, “the parties have entered into an agreement in disposition of property which will be submitted for approval” … as in waiting for the judge to sign off on it. Laurence cites irreconcilable differences for why he wants out. They were married on Septembe...

EXO’s Chen Joins Forces With 10cm for Performance of ‘Bye Babe’: Watch

K-pop meets indie on the upbeat “Bye Babe,” a new song released today (Nov. 3) featuring popular Korean indie icon 10cm and Chen, a member of the boy band EXO. The funky pop/rock track has a bubbly folk vibe, and was co-written by the pair of singers, whose mix of sweet and emotive vocals blend together over the sweet melody. It was released as part of SM Entertainment’s on-going SM Station project. “Bye Babe” came about after Chen commented on a radio show that his dream collaborator would be 10cm, a folkpop band featuring Kwon Jungyeol, who the EXO member had listened to since high school. (Former member Yoon Cheoljong left the former duo in July.) After hearing about Chen’s desire, 10cm reportedly reached out through Instagram to make the idea a reality. The pair of singers released the...

Watch Dillon Francis Field Questions From Twitter on Tour Pranks, Live Show Bathroom Breaks & More

In the current dance music scene, there are artists who thrive on anonymity and private personas (think Marshmello or Alan Walker), and then there’s Dillon Francis, the Los Angeles hitmaker who loves to talk. Thankfully, Francis has shown through a string of recent video segments — not to mention his hilarious music video for recent track “Hello There” — that he’s got a sharp sense of humor, and the class clown proved that even further on Thursday (Nov. 2) during a video interview with WIRED. Over the 11-minute video, Francis fields common questions from Twitter users about DJing, from hardware recommendations to whether he throws down for his friends’ sets. But Twitter being Twitter, things get weird, with more daring fans asking everything from w...

Tidal Begins Adding Liner Notes to Albums and Songs

Nothing beats plopping down on a rug, opening an LP gatefold and poring over liner notes the old fashioned way, but shoot, time’s have changed. For the audiophile on the go, Tidal has begun adding in-depth credits — including composers, musicians, vocal breakdowns, mastering, production, mixing, label info and even album artwork credits — to millions of albums and tracks. A lack of detailed album and/or track information on streaming services has long been a major complaint among users, and also content creators seeking, you know, proper recognition for their work. Tidal subscribers can access the digital liner notes by clicking on the “Show Options” icon and selecting “Album Info” or “Track Info,” depending on what you’re listeni...

Taylor Swift’s Boyfriend Joe Alwyn is the Face of Prada’s Newest Campaign

It turns out we’ll be seeing a whole lot more of Taylor Swift’s beau Joe Alwyn and no, not just through the singer’s subtle references in her “Ready for It” music video. WWD reports the British actor is now the face of Prada’s Men’s Spring/Summer 2018 campaign. The photos were released on the same day as Swift’s new song “Call It What You Want,” which fans speculate is about Alwyn. Are these simply coincidences or is everything part of an elaborate plan? Only time will tell, but for now it’s great to see Alwyn front and center in the sleekest looks from the luxury Italian fashion brand, instead of him hiding from the paparazzi.

Watch J-Pop Dance Trio Perfume’s Virtual Reality Music Video Ad for Panasonic

Since earlier this year, Perfume‘s song “Everyday” and the J-pop dance trio’s effervescent choreography inspired by “awa” (bubbles) have been featured in the campaign for Panasonic washing machines.  The latest video in the AWA campaign is a virtual reality version called “Everyday: AWA DANCE 360° VR ver.” that allows viewers to virtually stand in the center of the trio and watch them dance from all sides.  The video can be viewed on YouTube and Panasonic’s website, which says the VR visuals work on the latest versions of Chrome, Opera, Firefox and MS Edge on computers and on the latest version of the YouTube app on smartphones. The Panasonic Center showrooms in Tokyo and Osaka have also set up a VR corner equipped with goggles to allow...

Caroline Wozniacki Engaged to NBA Star David Lee with Huge Ring!

Caroline Wozniacki Engaged to NBA Star David Lee … Huuuuuge Rock! 11/3/2017 9:24 AM PDT Breaking News Tennis superstar Caroline Wozniacki is engaged again … to another athlete!  The former #1 player in the world said, ‘Yes’ to NBA star David Lee … 8 months after going public with their relationship.  “Happiest day of my life yesterday saying yes to my soulmate,” Wozniacki said … while posting a photo of her MASSIVE engagement ring.  FYI, Lee has reportedly made more than $92 MILLION during his NBA career — so … not bad!  Wozniacki was previously engaged to golfer Rory McIlroy — but things ended terribly in 2014 when he called things off AFTER they sent out the wedding invitations.  They’ve both moved on … and Lee...

Justin Timberlake Re-Enters Social 50 Chart After Super Bowl Announcement

After announcing his performance via social media, Timberlake re-enters the chart at No. 34. Recently announced Super Bowl LII halftime show performer Justin Timberlake returns to Billboard’s Social 50 chart, re-entering at No. 34 on the Nov. 11-dated ranking after announcing his performance via social media on Oct. 22. The Social 50 is powered by data tracked by music analytics company Next Big Sound and ranks the most popular artists on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Wikipedia and Tumblr. The chart’s methodology blends weekly additions of friends/fans/followers along with artist page views and engagement. The chart’s latest tracking week ended Oct. 26, and BTS is No. 1 for a 46th week. I DO have the time. Half the time…#PepsiHalftime #SBLII @Pepsi @NFL @JimmyFallon @F...

CMA Rescinds Media Restrictions, Apologizes After Host Brad Paisley Speaks Out

The Country Music Association is apologizing after trying to impose media restrictions on questions about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun rights or political affiliations at their awards show next Wednesday. A statement from the CMA on Friday says the restrictions on topics in their media guidelines have been lifted following a backlash, including from the co-host for the awards show Brad Paisley. “CMA apologizes for the recently distributed restrictions in the CMA Awards media guidelines, which have since been lifted,” the statement reads. “The sentiment was not to infringe and was created with the best of intentions to honor and celebrate Country Music.” Paisley tweeted Friday morning that the restrictions were “ridiculous and unfair.” The associat...

Sam Feldt Talks China, ‘Sunrise’ and His Upcoming U.S. Tour: Interview

Dutch DJ and producer Sam Feldt finally released his highly anticipated first studio album, Sunrise, on Spinnin’ Records on Oct. 6, which also features Akon, Inna, Jake Reese and more.  Fresh off the stage at Ultra China, Feldt caught up with Billboard Radio China to talk about performing, paying more attention to the Chinese music market, his debut album and his upcoming U.S. tour.  At Ultra China, “The crowd had a lot of high energy. I was actually a bit tired before I got onstage, because I didn’t sleep last night, but these guys helped me get back on my feet again. What makes it different is really the crowd. From the very first song I played, everybody was going crazy with so much energy, and it was only 2 in the afternoon, so for me, it was so cool and surprising.&#...

Watch Kris Jenner Skirt Khloe and Kylie’s Pregnancy Rumors on Ellen

Leave it to Ellen DeGeneres to try to figure out once and for all which Kardashian-Jenner sister is really pregnant. Though Kendall and Kourtney confirmed on the show a few days earlier that they are not, in fact, expecting, mom Kris didn’t exactly deny anything for the other women in their family. “You have lots of pregnant children right now. You do, you have a whole bunch of them,” DeGeneres jokingly said as she sat down with Kris for her namesake talk show. The reality TV star then went on to explain, “Oh here, I can feel where this is going. She’s trying to trick me into confirming pregnancies.” A few moments later, Kris steered the conversation away from the pregnancy rumors and opened up about their $150 million deal to continue Keeping Up With The Kardashians for five more years.  ...