Entertainment News Summary: “It’s gonna be scary but… fun” – Cardi B on hosting the American Music Awards; Oscar-winning costume designer Emi Wada has died aged 84 – reports and more


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“It’s gonna be scary but… fun” – Cardi B on hosting the American Music Awards

Rapper Cardi B said she was scared but excited to host for her first time when she chairs the American Music Awards on Sunday. The New York native said she knew the job would be a lot of work, but said she wanted to tick it off her bucket list.

Oscar-winning costume designer Emi Wada has died aged 84

Japanese costume designer Emi Wada, who won an Oscar for her work on Akira Kurosawa’s 1985 film “Ran”, has died aged 84, local media reported on Sunday, citing her family. Wada died on November 13 and a service was held with his family and close friends, according to reports, without citing a cause of death.

Bursting with bling, ‘House of Gucci’ tells the story behind the fashion

Bold, beautiful to look at and bursting with star power, “House of Gucci” brings to the big screen the remarkable story of the feuding family behind the Italian fashion label. Starring Lady Gaga as an ambitious stranger who has married into the family to see her spouse killed, the film, which releases next Thursday in the United States and beyond, tells a story of decay, betrayal and of revenge.

Time’s Up advocacy group must be “rebuilt” after missteps discovered

Time’s Up, the group founded in Hollywood nearly four years ago amid an outcry over sexual harassment, said on Friday it would undergo a “major reset” after a report revealed confusion over its mission, poor communication and other missteps. The group, created with big-name stars and a lot of fanfare in January 2018, gave employees no clear direction on their work and was seen as too close to Hollywood and Democratic politicians, according to an outside consultant’s report. . Time’s Up commissioned the study following public criticism.

Cuban protest anthem “Patria y Vida” wins Latin Grammy Song of the Year award

A group of Cuban musicians, including reggaeton duo Gente de Zona, won Song of the Year at the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday for “Patria y Vida,” a provocative hip-hop song that has become the movement’s anthem. of Cuba’s anti-government protest. Gente de Zona, Yotuel from hip-hop group Orishas and singer-songwriter Descemer Bueno collaborated on the song with two rappers in Cuba, Maykel Osorbo and El Funky, who are part of a collective of dissident artists. on the communist island.

Venezuela claims Guinness World Record for largest orchestra

Venezuela’s national system of youth and children’s orchestras – known as “El Sistema” – has set a new Guinness record for the world’s largest orchestra with 8,573 musicians playing together, the government said on Saturday from the country. A week ago, over 12,000 musicians performed a classical piece together for more than five minutes as they sought to break a Russian record set two years ago.

“Emotionally Brilliant”: Singer Adele Releases New Album “30”

Music star Adele released her first album in six years on Friday, winning over critics and fans with the record she said she made to explain her divorce to her young son. The highly anticipated “30” is the Briton’s fourth studio album, whose chart-topping ballads of breakups, regrets and nostalgia have made her one of the most successful singer-songwriter of all. the temperature.

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