June 20, 2019
Game of Thrones might be over now, but the prequel is on its way as filming for the new series has just begun. The HBO's spin-off, which is currently untitled, has started filming its pilot on location (reported by Entertainment Weekly) and the location is very familiar to fans of the original series. The place is Northern Ireland, which was the main location for shooting all of Game of Thrones' eight seasons. There are no further details of whether the new series will shoot in other countries too. The prequel is set thousands of years before the events in Game of Thrones, described by HBO as a show that "chronicles the world's descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour". The new series is written by Jane Goldman, and it also brings author George R.R. Martin and Jessica Jones' director S.J. Clarkson. Oscar nominee Naomi Watts was confirmed to be playing a lead role, alongside Josh Whitehouse.
Adele reveals she 'cried, laughed, screamed' and 'got drunk' with the Spice Girls at their final reunion show at Wembley as she praises them as 'British legends'June 17, 2019
The Spice Girls went out in a blaze of glory for their final reunion show in Wembley Stadium on Saturday night. And one superfan who had the time of her life at the gig was none other than Adele, who revealed she 'got drunk' with the group after the show. Adele, 31, has long spoken of her love of the Spice Girls and uploaded an Instagram post following the show where she paid tribute to them as 'British legends'. She wrote: 'Oiii last time I saw the Spice Girls at Wembley was 21 years ago! Tonight with my nearest and dearest I cried, laughed, screamed, danced, reminisced and fell back in love with my 10 year old self. 'It’s no secret how much I love them, how much they inspired me to run for my life and never look back. 'I finally got to meet Ginger, I got drunk with the girls and quite frankly I can’t believe how far I’ve come. 'Thank you for the madness I get to live, I couldn’t have got here without you 5 BRITISH legends! I love you!'
June 13, 2019
Ed Sheeran was the most-played artist in the UK in 2018 - without releasing any new music. Topping the chart for the second year in a row and third year in total, the singer-songwriter finished ahead of Calvin Harris in second and Little Mix in third. His last official single release in the UK was the multiplatinum-selling Perfect, the 2017 Christmas number one. famous for hits including Shape Of You, Photograph and Sing, has held the top spot in three of the last four years - 2015, 2017 and 2018 - and has been in the top five most-played artists five times since his first album + was released in 2011. Nine of the top 10 most-played artists of 2018 were British, with George Ezra and Coldplay - who also had a break from releasing music in 2018 - all making the list. P!nk is the only non-UK artist featured.
June 11, 2019
Part of a New York City street has been named after murdered rapper Notorious BIG. The hip hop star's mother, Voletta Wallace, and rapper Lil' Kim gathered with fans to mark the naming of Christopher "Notorious BIG" Wallace Way in Brooklyn