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Eric Church dedicates song to Las Vegas mass shooting victims

Eric Church dedicates song to Las Vegas mass shooting victims

The couple had travelled all the way from Tennessee to Las Vegas to see Church's final, full-length performance of the year on Friday (Sept. 29). He described how he made a decision to mark his last show by jumping down into the crowd, shaking hands and interacting with fans.


Jackie Chan confirms 'Rush Hour 4' is in development

Jackie Chan confirms 'Rush Hour 4' is in development

The original Rush Hour grossed $244 million worldwide for New Line Cinema and cemented the Hong Kong-born Chan as an English-language action star, after he had broken through in the US with 1994's Rumble in the Bronx . Rush Hour was released in 1998 and spawned two sequels, with Brett Ratner directing all three films in the franchise, earning a combined $849 million worldwide.


English novelist Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in literature

English novelist Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in literature

Yesterday morning, the world waited in baited breath to find out which wordsmith would be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature following singer Bob Dylan's controversial win past year. Alfred Nobel, the Swedish industrialist and inventor whose will established the prizes, said he wanted the literature award to honour "ideal" work, without defining the term.


Halep wins Kasatkina grudge match to reach China Open semis

Halep wins Kasatkina grudge match to reach China Open semis

Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation (L) and Simona Halep of Romania (R) shake hands at centre court after their women's singles match in the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing. Sharapova agreed with Halep's assessment of the pair's second meeting in six weeks after not playing the Romanian for nearly two years. The 30-year-old said: "I think she played an incredible match, probably the best she's played against me in all of our previous meetings".


Sam Smith's 2018 North American Tour includes United Center stop

Sam Smith's 2018 North American Tour includes United Center stop

Check out Smith's website for more information. Prices haven't been announced but online ticket orders will include a copy of the new album. Smith will stop at Chaifetz Arena on August 17, 2018. Smith will likely perform two songs from his new album when he serves as musical guest on this weekend's Saturday Night Live . It's something of a confessional, with Smith singing, "I'm young and I'm foolish, I've made bad decisions/I block out the news, turn my back on religion".


Lin-Manuel Miranda releases star-studded 'Almost Like Praying' for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda releases star-studded 'Almost Like Praying' for Puerto Rico

Proceeds from the single will benefit the Hispanic Federation UNIDOS Disaster Relief Fund to aid those impacted by recent storms in the island region. The lyric is a nod to " Maria " from " West Side Story ". Miranda , who wrote the song, called legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim to ask him for permission to use the line " almost like praying " in the track.