Several of the suspects have records for armed robbery, reports the Guardian. Many were arrested in Paris, as well as Normandy and the French Riviera, and two men have been identified from fingerprints left at the apartment in which Kardashian West had been staying. Additionally, money and documents stolen from Kardashian West were found during the police raids.
Kardashian West was alone at the apartment while her German bodyguard, Pascal Duvier, was at a club with her sisters. Previous reports indicate the five men threatened the night porter with a knife, forcing him to show them where she was staying. Read morehere.
Sheeran has broken Spotify's 'day 1' streaming record with "Shape Of You" (6,868,642 streams) and "Castle On The Hill" (6,168,395 streams) topping One Direction's 2015 record for "Drag Me Down" (4,759,698 streams.)
The new comeback songs popularity hasn't been limited to streaming platforms with the tracks holding the No. 1 and 2 spots on iTunes in 77 markets across the world including the US and UK. If you have not already done so, you can check out the songshere.
"Kurt really liked Ozzy [Osbourne]," said Grohl. "Growing up in a town like Aberdeen (in Washington State) and hearing a band like Black Sabbath - it's a sweet release. Suddenly there's something outside your small-town world you can relate to when you can hear that in someone else's music."
The former Nirvana drummer went on to say that Sabbath's influence is especially detectable on Nirvana's debut album, Bleach. ""The first Nirvana record … which I don't play on but I love, you listen to some of those songs and it's a guitar line, a bass line, a vocal and thundering drums. There's lot of Black Sabbath in that, for sure."
Grohl himself is a devotee of Black Sabbath, and indeed he has written songs for Osbourne. Read morehere.
"It's not practical for a singer to sing live and be able to hear themselves properly in the middle of Times Square," she explains in her lengthy message.
"I haven't really addressed the situation that happened on New Year's Eve, and in time I will," she said in the recording. 'But for now, I want everyone to know that I came to New Year's Eve in New York in great spirits and was looking forward to a celebratory moment with the world."
Then she blamed the production team for the debacle. "It's a shame that we were put into the hands of a production team with technical issues who chose to capitalize on circumstances beyond our control. It's not practical for a singer to sing live and be able to hear themselves properly in the middle of Times Square with all the noise, the freezing cold, the smoke from the smoke machines, and thousands of people celebrating, especially when their ear monitors were not working at all," she further explained. Read more and listen to the full statementhere.
Inventory compiled by Bremer Trust, the special administrator handling Prince's estate in the wake of his death, reveal that Prince had 67 10-ounce gold bars amounting to nearly $840,000, according to The Star-Tribune.
Besides gold, Prince's companies held over $6 million in cash and the musician owned over $25 million in real estate. And that's only the tip of the iceberg. According to the report, there are countless guitars, costumes and more that have yet to be valued. Read morehere.
Host Chris Thile introduced them onstage at Seattle's Paramount Theater. In addition to the new song, the band performed "Saint Simon" and "Gone For Good," from their second studio album, 2003's Chutes too Narrow.
Regina Spektor also appeared on the broadcast, performing tracks from Remember Us to Life. Heartworms is the Shins' fifth studio album and marks their first in five years. It is scheduled for release on March 10. Listen to the full episode via American Public Mediahere.
In a candid sitdown with ESPN's Highly Questionable, Mane opened up about the PTSD that made him paranoid and agitated. "I felt like I was going to kill somebody for trying to kill me," explained Main of his anxiety. The rapper detailed his fear of killing someone else in self defense, not of being killed himself. "I felt that it was inevitable that I was going to hurt somebody."
Because criminal charges loomed over his early success, Mane said he struggled to enjoy his career highs. Since his release from prison, Mane has undergone a new health and fitness routine and sobriety, and the rapper says he feels much better. In the interview, Mane discusses the process of detoxing from "lean," the codeine beverage also known as "purple drank."
'I'm blessed, man, to even be here today," he said. 'I'm proud of what I did. I'm proud that I'm still here. I'm proud that I got past all of it." Watch the full interviewhere.
"So, it's confirmed. I just got off the phone with Frenchy and Chris Brown. I'm training Chris. He chose me as his trainer to take on Soulja Boy. And Soulja Boy, what the f— are you talking about? Only think I'm gonna teach him is to bite somebody's ear. Yeah, that's right. I'm gonna teach him every dirty trick in the book to knock you out, cause I'm not gonna teach him how to run!"
The news that Tyson would serve as Brown's trainer was revealed last week by 50 Cent. 50 was so confident that Brown would pummel Soulja Boy that he reportedly bet Floyd Mayweather $100,000 that he'd win. However, Mayweather is not only serving as the fight promoter, but he will also train Soulja Boy.
50 Cent, though, was unhappy with Mayweather playing double duty — promoting the fight and training one of the fighters — so he countered by recruiting Mike Tyson to train Chris Brown. He explains in an instagram videohere.
The organization announced the first in a series of 2017 exhibits on Monday (Jan. 9), and Jason Aldean tops the calendar. Aldean's exhibit will open May 26 and run until early November.
It will involve photographs, videos and items culled from his home, myriad tours and music career, and will also focus on the success he achieved when he relocated from Georgia to Nashville, Tennessee.
"I am extremely honored to be invited to have an exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum," Aldean said in a statement. Read morehere.
Additional performers for the 2017 festival include A Tribe Called Quest, Solange, Alt-J, MGMT, Future Islands, Justice, Spoon, Tyler, The Creator, Belle & Sebastian, Nicolas Jaar, Angel Olsen, Girl Talk, Vince Staples, and Mitski, among others.
Nine Inch Nails' festival performance is the first for the band since August of 2014. The band recently released their new EP, Not the Actual Events. Read morehere.
He invited him Lamar to contribute a verse for "Love Game," which eventually appeared on his 2013 album The Marshall Mathers LP 2. In an interview with The Zach Sang Show, Ed Sheeran--of all people--recounted a story Rick Rubin told him about the unwitting exam Lamar went through.
"Eminem heard that Kendrick Lamar was the best rapper and he invited him to the studio to get him on a song," Sheeran said. "He arrived and Kendrick came with all his mates and Eminem said, 'I just want you in the studio, just you on your own and then my engineer is gonna come in and then record you doing it, but your mates aren't allowed in."
Eminem left Lamar alone in the studio to work, and work he did. "Kendrick did it, wrote a sick verse, and then everyone came in to listen to it," Sheeran explained. Read morehere.
At one point he looks directly at the camera and says, "Lil Wayne can eat my a--" It's not clear what prompted the comment, but DJ Akademiks captured the video and shared it on Twitter.
Since being released from prison, Black seems like he's trying to start something with Lil Wayne. In late December, he called out Weezy's 2005 track "Best Rapper Alive" by claiming he was "the best f—ing rapper alive." But the "beef" between the two hasn't exactly escalated because Lil Wayne has yet to respond. Watch the latest insulthere.
The first round of tracks are set to be released on January 20th; their titles are: "Moving on and Getting Better," "Changing," "You're gonna Live Forever in Me."
The previously released first single "Love on the Weekend" will also be included. Check out Mayer's full post , which includes a look at what may very well be his new album's artworkhere.
Drake performed the song live for the last time during a New Year's Eve performance in Las Vegas. "If people do the most left field, f—ed up s— to try and tear you down, you still gotta win no matter what," he explained to the crowd, referencing the way Meek came at him in 2015 and provoked his response. "That's the whole key about this s—. So Imma do this song, and this is the last time I'm ever going to do this song."
Drake originally released "Back to Back" in 2015 after Meek Mill accused him of hiring ghostwriters to pen his rhymes. Drake came back with several accusations on his freestyle, not least of which compared Meek's fame and success to his girlfriend Nicki Minaj's. "Is that a world tour or your girl's tour?" Drake asked in one of his verses.
A fan in the audience captured the supposedly last ever performance of "Back to Back." Watch ithere.
Those in attendance even got a special appearance and performance from Urban's wife, Nicole Kidman, when she joined the singer on stage for his medley.
"2016 has been a crazy year for extreme highs and extreme lows, spiritually, emotionally, and I want to take just a second to give my thanks to a few of the artists that we lost in 2016 and that have left an incredible mark on music," Urban said. "By no means this is everybody, but I put this medley together. If you know any of the words, please join in."
Urban kicked off his medley with Michael's "Careless Whisper," before he segued into Cohen's "Hallelujah." Later, he'd sing a snippet of the Eagles' "Take It Easy" honoring Glenn Frey, Bowie's "Heroes" and Haggard's "Mama Tried" all on acoustic guitar. Mid-performance, Kidman graced the stage to screams as she walked up behind Urban and joined in to sing "Heroes." She'd stay on stage for the remainder of her husband's medley too, dancing along to Urban's full-band interpretation of Prince's "Purple Rain." Watch Keith Urban's performancehere.
Between gigs, Noelle finds time to enjoy her new surroundings and unearth some discoveries, especially enjoying local restaurants and writing about them. "I have a blog called Adventures with Scaggs, and it's mostly food and travel," says Scaggs. 'I basically use my touring schedule to undertake some adventures. Often we're just going from the venue back to the bus, doing the sound check and press and never get the opportunity to figure out a city. To remember each new place, I decided to really discover restaurants there, mainly because I love eating so much."
One of her recent favorite finds has been Copley's in Palm Springs. "The seafood there is insane. When in the area, be sure to visit Copley's and have the scallops and all of the fish and make sure to polish it off with the basil ice cream!"Read morehere.
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