The boys of One Direction got the chance to test out their acting abilities, appearing alongside the stars of "Anchorman" on "Saturday Night Live" last night (Dec. 7). The band appeared in two sketches in addition to performing two cuts from new No. 1 album "Midnight Memories."
Following in the footsteps of predecessors Barenaked Ladies and Willie Nelson, Heart has canceled an upcoming performance at SeaWorld Orlando in light of a petition created following the release of documentary film "Blackfish."
Major labels and major commercial releases for the most part dominated the Latin fields for the Grammy nominations, heralding spirited competition in all four Latin categories: pop, regional Mexican, tropical and that hybrid of alternative/Urban/rock.
As most year-end critics' lists will undoubtedly proclaim, 2013 has been a year where newcomer Kacey Musgraves has dazzled with a sound that is both traditional and irreverent. That being said, it's little surprise that the singer finished prominently in the Grammy nominations announcement Friday night.
Culturally resonant singles received their due in the nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards as songs and artists that dominated radio airplay, streaming and social media were represented in the four major categories.