Ringo calling! If he wants you to sing, who could say no?
FILE - Ringo Starr attends Ringo's 11th Annual Peace and Love birthday celebration on July 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, FILE)LOS ANGELES – If Ringo Starr calls to ask if you'll sing on a song for him, who could possibly say no? “Here's to the nights we won't remember, with the friends we won't forget,” they all sing. Ringo won't reveal who, but they must have been REALLY busy. “It was a super-incredible connection of peace and love,” Starr said.
New this week: 'Justice League,' 'Country Comfort' & scandal
This combination of photos shows promotional art for the Netflix series Country Comfort, debuting on Friday, left, "Zack Snyders Justice League," premiering March 18, center, and Operation Varsity Blues, a documentary about the college admissions scandal, premiering March 17 on Netflix. (Netflix/HBO Max/Netflix via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Four years after “Justice League” underwhelmed both critics and audiences, filmmaker Zack Snyder has come back to finish what he started. — Loretta Lynn’s new album is a celebration of women in country music and it features collaborations with Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Margo Price. — Katherine McPhee, of TV’s “American Idol” and “Smash,” plays an aspiring country singer, Bailey, who’s suffered career and personal setbacks in the Netflix series “Country Comfort,” debuting Friday.
After top Grammy win, singer H.E.R. is heading to the Oscars
(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)NEW YORK – A night after winning the top Grammy Award for songwriting, R&B singer H.E.R. Leslie Odom Jr. will also compete for best original song with “Speak Now” from “One Night in Miami...," which he wrote with Sam Ashworth. AdSongs by John Legend, Mary J. Blige, Janelle Monae and Robert Glasper were shortlisted for best original song but didn't make the final cut. The duo of Reznor and Ross have won a number of awards for their scoring work, including an Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Golden Globe. Terence Blanchard (“Da 5 Bloods"), Emile Mosseri (“Minari") and James Newton Howard (“News of the World") round out the best original score nominees.
Odom Jr., H.E.R., Andra Day score Golden Globe music nods
This combination photo shows Leslie Odom Jr. posing for a portrait on Nov. 8, 2019 in New York, from left, H.E.R. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, Leslie Odom Jr., H.E.R. and Andra Day were announced along with Celeste and Diane Warren as the Golden Globe nominees for best original song. Day and Odom Jr. follow the footsteps of Mary J. Blige, Lady Gaga and Cynthia Erivo, who all recently scored acting and music nods in a single year. However, the tracks can compete for best original song at the Oscars.
Robyn Crawford Says She and Whitney Houston Planned to Confront Wendy Williams Over Her Remarks
Robyn Crawford is confronting one of her and Whitney Houston's biggest opponents. Crawford released her memoir, A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston, on Tuesday revealing the details of her relationship with Houston in excerpts. Of the 2003 interview between William and Houston, Crawford says, "That was a cumulative fed up Whitney Houston that I heard," adding, "You had been talking about Whitney and myself for so long." In the contentious 2003 radio interview between Williams and Houston, the host asked if the GRAMMY winner was on drugs, causing Houston to get very upset. RELATED CONTENT: Robyn Crawfords Memoir Sheds Light on Whitney Houstons Alleged Drug Addiction Embed Code RestartRobyn Crawford Recalls When She Realized Whitney Houston Had a Drug ProblemWhitney Houston's Songwriter Says Singer Would be Alive if She Stayed With Robyn CrawfordRobyn Crawford Says 'No One' Knew About Her Whitney Houston Romance
Diane Warren Says Whitney Houston Would be Alive Today if She Stayed With Robyn Crawford (Exclusive)
Diane Warren, Whitney Houston's friend, is opening up about Robyn Crawford telling her story. "I really feel that if Robyn was accepted into Whitney's life, Whitney would still be alive today," he told Us Weekly at the time. According to Crawford, Houston ended the pair's physical relationship in 1982, prior to her rise as a superstar. A Song for You: My Life With Whitney Houston will be released on Nov. 12. RELATED CONTENT: Robyn Crawford's Memoir: All the Whitney Houston Revelations Embed Code RestartRobyn Crawford Says 'No One' Knew About Her Whitney Houston RomanceRobyn Crawford on When Her Whitney Houston Relationship Turned PhysicalBobby Brown Says Whitney Houston Was Bisexual and Had a Relationship With Robyn Crawford