Bop Shop 2021 Favorites: Songs From Dawn Richard, Wet Leg, IU, And More

Alexander Le’Jo / Getty Images The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn’t discriminate by genre…

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Watch Chance the Rapper Turn Nelly’s ‘Hot in Herre’ Into a Country-Rock Sensation

Chance The Rapper lends a hand to Nelly’s hip-hop-country crossover narrative with his country-rock cover performance of “Hot in Herre.” Chance the Rapper performs onstage during Rolling Loud 2019. Rolling Loud/Henry Hwu/@henryhwu Chance The Rapper lends a hand to Nelly‘s hip-hop-country crossover narrative with the rapper’s country-rock cover performance of “Hot in Herre.” During a sneak…

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Brandi Carlile Is the First Female Songwriter With 2 Grammy Nods for Song of the Year in the Same Year

Dernst Emile II, better known as D’Mile, also has double nods for H.E.R.’s “Fight for You” and Silk Sonic’s “Leave the Door Open.” Brandi Carlile photographed at Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala at The Beverly Hilton on Feb. 9, 2019 in Beverly Hills. Kwaku Alston Brandi Carlile is the first female songwriter to land two Grammy…

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Let’s Go Brandon Cryptocurrency Sponsors the Brandon That Started It All

Photo: Jared C. Tilton (Getty Images)Brandon Brown, the NASCAR driver who unintentionally helped originate the viral rightwing chant “Let’s Go Brandon” (which many people believe means “Fuck Joe Biden”), has decided to partner with a memecoin based on the slogan. LGBcoin.io, the recently launched crypto-token based on the highly partisan catchphrase, announced Thursday that it…

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Donald Trump Jr jokes that Ghislaine Maxwell could die ‘next week or so’ after father’s trips on Epstein plane referenced in trial

NewsWorldAmericasUS politics‘Too soon? Nah, it’s never too soon for a pedos [sic] or their enablers,’ says the former president’s son Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of sex trafficking Donald Trump Jr made a bleak joke on Instagram about convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell, even after his father’s name came up multiple times at her trial.“Ghislaine Maxwell,…

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Nicki Minaj Remembers Former Business Manager Angela Kukawski as ‘Sweetest Person’ After Her Death

Kukawski’s former high-profile clients also include Ye (Kanye West), Offset, the Tupac estate and the Kardashians. Nicki Minaj attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019 in New York City.  Ray Tamarra/GC Images Nicki Minaj honored her former business manager Angela “Angie” Kukawski, who…

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Panchayat Polls: New Reservation List Will Boomerang On BJD: Opposition  

The Odisha government’s new reservation list for different posts of PRIs like Sarpanch, Panchayat Samiti and Zilla Parishad members and chairmen of Blocks and Zilla Parishads will boomerang on the BJD, Opposition parties claimed on Wednesday. Quashing the old reservation list, the BJD-led government recently issued a new list. The new list with several changes is…

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Punyam Academy to Hike Price Of ISO Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor Training Courses from January 2022

Punyam Academy has declared to rise the cost of the chosen ISO Lead reviewer and inside examiner courses in January 2022. Newark, NJ (1888PressRelease) December 28, 2021 – Punyam Academy, an Exemplar Global recognized training provider for online ISO awareness and ISO auditor courses has announced to hike the price of the selected ISO Lead…

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Microsoft’s Triple-Screen Phone Concept Is So Ridiculous, I Need To Try It

Pictured is TCL’s tri-fold conceptPhoto: Sam Rutherford/GizmodoMicrosoft hasn’t quite stuck the landing with its Surface Duo folding smartphone attempts, but the company is already eyeing the next major advancement, and it could be as simple as adding another screen.A patent discovered by Patently Apple suggests Microsoft is toying with the idea of creating a smartphone…

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Congo-Kinshasa: Democratic Republic of the Congo Targets 2 Million in Cholera Vaccination Drive

Kalemie (Tanganyika Province) — The Democratic Republic of the Congo today launched a massive cholera vaccination campaign targeting 2 million people aged one year and above in three provinces in the east of the country to halt an ongoing outbreak. The campaign is being caried out in Haut-Lomami, South Kivu and Tanganyika provinces–the most affected…

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Rihanna Remembers Her Late Cousin Tavon Four Years After His Murder in Barbados: ‘Miss You and Dat Smile’

Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne was killed on Dec. 26, 2017, in St. Michael, Barbados. Rihanna arrives to Bergdorf Goodman on February 7, 2020 in New York City. James Devaney/GC Images Rihanna is paying tribute to her late cousin, Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, four years after his murder in Barbados. The 33-year-old singer and Fenty founder took to…

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Syria condemns Israel’s plans to expand Golan settlements

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria said Monday that Israel’s plans to double the number of settlers living in Israeli-annexed Golan Heights are “dangerous and unprecedented” and only perpetuate its occupation of the territory.Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Sunday a multimillion-dollar plan meant to double the number of settlers living in the region that Israel…

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Demi Lovato Is Getting a ‘Fresh Start’ With Their Newly Shaved Head

“#freshstart,” Lovato wrote on Instagram. Demi Lovato Dana Trippe Demi Lovato is debuting a fresh new hairstyle for the new year. The 29-year-old singer took to social media on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) to show off their edgy buzzcut in a short FaceTime-recorded video by photographer Angelo Kritikos. “Shot on FaceTime by @angelokritikos #freshstart,” Lovato…

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Kate Middleton Performs ‘For Those Who Can’t Be Here’ With Tom Walker for Christmas Concert: Watch

Walker played the new song accompanied by the Duchess of Cambridge on piano. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for a visit to Nower Hill High School on Nov. 24, 2021 in London, England. Kirsty Wigglesworth-WPA Pool/Getty Images Scottish singer Tom Walker praised the piano skills of the Duchess of Cambridge after the pair recorded a…

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Uganda: Suspected Grenade Explosion Injures Five in Kampala

A suspected grenade explosion has left five people injured and admitted to Mulago hospital in Kampala, the police have said. According to the Kampala Metropolitan Area deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, the incident happened at Industrial zone, Kagugube,Central division in Kampala city when an explosive ordinance blasted and injured five people. ADVERTISEMENT “It is alleged…

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Apple Must Let Dating Apps Offer Alternative Payment Options in the App Store, Dutch Regulator Says

Illustration: Chris Delmas / AFP (Getty Images)Apple’s App Store payment policy was just dealt another blow in the Netherlands, where the Authority for Consumers and Markets, or ACM, the country’s top competition regulator, determined the rules violated Dutch competition law by not allowing dating apps to offer users alternative payment options. In a decision published…

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Follow live: Patriots look to lock up AFC East title with Bills in towns

Passing YardsNERushing YardsBUFNEReceiving YardsBUFNE Total YardsTurnoversPossession1st Downs Gillette Stadium Foxboro, MA Line: NE -1.0 Over/Under: 43.5 Attendance: 65,878 100%Capacity: 65,878Referees: Dino Paganelli, Mark Hittner, Bryan Neale, Shawn Smith, Aaron Santi, Dave Hawkshaw, Michael Dolce Josh Allen leads clutch fourth-quarter drive to seal Bills’ winJosh Allen leads clutch fourth-quarter drive to seal Bills’ win1:13Devin Singletary pads…

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COVID-19 | SAMA supports revised contact tracing, quarantine, isolation protocols

JOHANNESBURG – SAMA supports Health Dept’s revised contact tracing, quarantine, isolation protocols. The South African Medical Association says it supports the Health Department’s new contact tracing, quarantine and isolation protocols. All contact tracing no longer applies to individual cases unless there’s been a cluster outbreak. COVID-19 | WATCH | 14,828 new cases, 30 deaths Quarantining…

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‘Licorice Pizza’ Opens Wide, Asian Racism & Pedo Criticism Resurfaces

P.T. Anderson’s ‘Licorice Pizza’ Opens Wide in Theaters … Racism, Pedo Criticism Resurfaces 12/25/2021 2:52 PM PT P.T. Anderson’s newest movie, “Licorice Pizza,” is getting unleashed to the masses this weekend — and with it, so are uncomfortable themes of racism and would-be pedophilia. The esteemed director’s latest offering got a wide release Saturday –…

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Follow live: Packers look for fourth straight win with Browns in town

Passing YardsGBRushing YardsCLEN. Chubb17&nbspCAR, 126&nbspYDS, 1&nbspTDGBReceiving YardsCLEGB Total YardsTurnoversPossession1st Downs Lambeau Field Green Bay, WI Line: GB -7.5 Over/Under: 47.0 Attendance: 77,901 96%Capacity: 81,441Referees: Jeff Bergman, Duke Carroll, Rich Hall, Scott Helverson, Dale Shaw, Alex Kemp, John Jenkins, Mike Carr Favre congratulates Rodgers after breaking his Packers recordFavre congratulates Rodgers after breaking his Packers record0:39Browns…

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JoJo Siwa Nearly Gets ‘Trampled’ by Phoenix Suns Player While Sitting Courtside at L.A. Lakers Game: Watch

“I just saw my life flash before my eyes,” Siwa said after the game. JoJo Siwa Eric Charbonneau/Shutterstock JoJo Siwa got a little scare while sitting courtside at a recent Los Angeles Lakers game. Sporting a Lakers jersey with matching purple and yellow socks, the 18-year-old pop singer and dancer was nearly trampled by Phoenix…

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Red Cross urges quick response from Australian Government to get aid into Afghanistan

Afghanistan is facing a humanitarian and economic crisis which has been exacerbated by the sanctions and practically frozen aid.Last night, this was recognised by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as they unanimously adopted resolution 2615 (2021). This resolution will help save lives by ensuring that neutral and impartial humanitarian actors like Red Cross can…

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Greeicy & Mike Bahia Are Expecting Their First Baby: Watch the Sweet Video Reveal

The Colombian power couple revealed the exciting news with a new collaboration called “Att: Amor.” Mike Bahia and Greeicy attend the 21st Annual Latin Grammy Awards at American Airlines Arena on November 19, 2020 in Miami. Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images for The Latin Recording Academy Congratulations are in order for Greeicy and Mike Bahia, who revealed…

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Nuevo Elemento, Sech & More: Here’s the Ultimate Noche Buena Playlist

From Los Dos Carnales”http://www.billboard.com/”Rodolfo El Reno” to Sech’s “Carta Navideña,” here are 10 new Christmas songs for your Noche Buena playlist. Nuevo Elemento Piero F Giunti If you’re looking to add new Christmas songs to your Noche Buena playlist or new versions of the classic songs you already love, we’ve got you covered. Panamanian artist…

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Uganda: Government to Expose Politicians, Leaders Who Misuse Covid-19 Cars

The minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng has expressed concern over misuse of the Covid-19 response cars by some distracts officials and politicians who use them for personal purposes. The government through the Covid-19 response donations procured 282 double cabin vehicles to support the response. ADVERTISEMENT The vehicles were strictly purchased to carry out surveillance…

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Tesla Will Block Drivers From Playing Games It Provided While Their Car Is Moving

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images)Days after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, opened a preliminary investigation into Tesla’s “Passenger Play” feature—which allows drivers to play certain games on the car’s center touch screen while the vehicle is moving—the automaker has decided to modify the feature to prevent this incredibly dangerous and potentially fatal…

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D Smoke Provides Gifts & Caroling to L.A. Foster Youth Ahead of War & Wonders Tour: ‘It Was Magical’

“Visibility is extremely important because when people see you within arm’s reach, the things you’ve accomplished become possible,” he says. D Smoke goes caroling and provides gifts to South Central LA foster youth alongside his family and Crete Academy student singers in collaboration with CASA of Los Angeles and Cancel The Contract Antelope Valley on…

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Weverse Fandom Report 2021: BTS, BLACKPINK Dominate as Subscriber Count Passes 36M

With 23 new artists joining in 2021, the total number of posts on the global fan platform approximately doubled from last year’s count. BTS Kevin Winter On Thursday (Dec. 23), HYBE’s global fan community platform Weverse revealed its second annual 2021 “Weverse Fandom Trend,” which breaks down the year’s most popular topics, hashtags, keywords and…

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Success of online medical portal Doctolib highlights the French state’s failure to digitise

French company Doctolib’s website and app allow users to book medical appointments through an online portal. They boomed in popularity during the Covid-19 pandemic – allowing many to access both vaccinations and consultations with relative ease – and the company now plans to expand to Italy and Germany. But the emergence of a private firm…

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Tanzania: Govt Assures Effective Participation of People With Disabilities in Census

THE government has assured effective involvement of people with disabilities in the 2022 Population and Housing Census. Equally, it said their participation will help the government especially in provision of social services to the people with disabilities. The 2022 Population and Housing Census Commissioner, who is also former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Anna…

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5 Seconds of Summer Hit with $2.5M Breach of Contract Suit by Former Management Firm

YM&U Group claims the band has refused to pay commissions owed the company for negotiating multiple deals, including a $10 million recording contract with BMG. 5 Seconds of Summer Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for iHeartMedia 5 Seconds of Summer’s former management company, YM&U Group, is suing the Australian pop-rock band for breach of contract, according to…

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Archaeology breakthrough as 5,700-year-old Cotswolds tomb reveals oldest-ever family tree

Stonehenge: Historian details mystery of charred ’Neolithic lunch’ Sign up HERE for science breakthroughs in health, business and more that matter Invalid emailWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You…

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Challenge Baby: Kam Williams And Leroy Garrett Expecting First Child

Kam Williams and Leroy Garrett received the “greatest gift” this holiday season: The Challenge couple is expecting their first child! “Our greatest gift,” Leroy captioned the heartwarming album above. “Thank you God for this blessing, I’m beyond grateful. His timing is always right. I can’t wait to be a daddy 🙌🏽🖤 👶🍼Coming June 2022.” The…

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Britney Spears Lawyer Calls Jamie Spears’ Request for Singer to Pay His Legal Fees ‘Shameful’

The singer’s father has petitioned for her estate to cover the costs of his legal representation and fees “to ensure the Conservatorship can be wound up quickly and efficiently,” according to the… Britney Spears performs at 102.7 KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball 2016 at Staples Center on December 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic…

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Zimbabwe: Govt Pressuring South Africa to Reverse Permit Suspension

Reports from South Africa indicate that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is fighting hard to keep Zimbabweans domiciled in South Africa there despite Tswane threatening to send them packing. The South African government has indicated it will not be renewing the temporary work permits given to Zimbabweans based there, implying hundreds of thousands will have to…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Cinderella’ Cancels All West End Shows Until February Over Omicron

The West End impresario said he was “absolutely devastated” by the decision. Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber, attends the world premiere of “Cats” at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on December 16, 2019 in New York City. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical adaptation of Cinderella has been forced to temporarily shutter in London’s West End due…

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Nigeria: Covid-19

The centre noted that Monday’s new cases raised Nigeria’s total infections to 225,255 while the fatality toll now stands at 2,985. The fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has continued its rage in Nigeria as the country, on Monday, recorded 1,368 new infections. The latest statistics released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)…

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Russian Businessman Taken By U.S. Accused of Swiping Earnings Reports From Tesla, Others

The Kremlin in Moscow, Sept. 29, 2017.Photo: Ivan Sekretarev (AP)Swiss authorities in Zurich put Vladislav Klyushin, a Russian businessman widely noted for his Kremlin ties, on a flight bound for the U.S. on Saturday, ending a months-long extradition fight that cast a pall over this summer’s Putin-Biden talks in Geneva.Swiss reporters first confirmed Klyushin’s extradition…

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Follow live: Rams look to keep winning ways going with Seahawks in town

Passing YardsLARRushing YardsLARReceiving YardsSEALAR Total YardsTurnoversPossession1st Downs SoFi Stadium Coverage: FOX SoFi Stadium Inglewood, CA Line: LAR -7.0 Over/Under: 47.0 Attendance: 71,565 100%Capacity: 71,500Referees: Ed Camp, Tom Hill, Greg Bradley, Rich Martinez, Shawn Hochuli, Chad Hill, Terry Killens Jr. DeeJay Dallas furious after controversial non-call thwarts Seahawks’ comeback attemptDeeJay Dallas furious after controversial non-call thwarts…

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Four Bills adopted in Assembly

The Legislative Assembly on Tuesday adopted four Bills, including the Karnataka State Civil Services (Regulation of Transfer of Teachers) (Second Amendment) Bill that seeks to ensure transparency and equitable opportunities in transfers of principals or lecturers of PU colleges.The Bill piloted by Primary and Secondary Education Minister B.C. Nagesh also seeks to ensure availability of…

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Rwanda: Visually Impaired Persons Try Their Hand At Offering Massage Therapy

When Covid-19 broke out in Rwanda, different businesses halted operations consequently affecting sources of income for many people who had jobs including Visually Impaired people. Massage therapy business is among the most affected businesses as it was restricted severally yet the business has been increasingly viable for visually impaired people. Beth Gatonye, founder of Seeing…

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Boomplay & Merlin Expand Licensing Deal to 47 Additional African Countries

Leading African music streaming service Boomplay has expanded its licensing agreement with Merlin, which represents licensing rights for more than 20,000 independent labels and distributors, to 47 additional countries on the continent, the companies tell Billboard. Merlin and Boomplay’s first licensing deal, reached in 2019, covered 11 African countries, including Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya,…

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Elton John Taps Dua Lipa, Stevie Wonder, Miley Cyrus and More for ‘Ultimate Zoom’ Call

The veteran singer gathers his all-stars from ‘The Lockdown Sessions’ for “The Ultimate Zoom” call. Elton John Gregg Kemp* The Rocket Man really fired things up in 2021.  First, with the single “Cold Heart,” a mashup of several Elton John songs, featuring vocals from Dua Lipa and remixed by Australian electronic trio Pnau, the Hall…

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Log4j Vulnerabilities Are Piling Up as Companies Scramble to Patch

Photo: PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP (Getty Images)The gargantuan crisis spurred by log4j isn’t over yet—not even close. Over the past week, new vulnerabilities have been discovered in the unfortunate Apache logging library (whose ubiquitous vulnerability is dubbed “Log4Shell” in the infosec world) but, according to experts, there’s no need to outright panic. Here’s a quick look at…

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Police Reviewing Video in Drakeo The Ruler Stabbing, Mom Plans to Sue Over Killing

“I want justice for my son,” Darrylene Corniel said about Drakeo’s violent death at Saturday’s Once Upon a Time Festival in L.A. Drakeo the Ruler performs during Rolling Loud at NOS Events Center on December 12, 2021 in San Bernardino, California. Timothy Norris/WireImage Los Angles police detectives are reviewing video and security footage from the…

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‘Jagged Little Pill’ Musical Closes Permanently on Broadway Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases

The Tony and Grammy award-winning show, inspired by the music of Alanis Morrisette, played its final performance on Dec. 17. The cast of “Jagged Little Pill” Nathan Johnson Jagged Little Pill, the Tony and Grammy-winning musical inspired by the music of Alanis Morrisette, has closed for good on Broadway amid an increase in COVID-19 cases driven by the…

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Follow Live: Depleted Browns turn to 3rd-string QB with AFC North lead at stake

Passing YardsLVD. Carr25-38, 236&nbspYDS, 1&nbspTD, 1&nbspINTCLERushing YardsLVCLEReceiving YardsLVCLE Total YardsTurnoversPossession1st Downs FirstEnergy Stadium Cleveland, OH Line: LV -3.0 Over/Under: 41.5 Attendance: 67,431 100%Capacity: 67,431Referees: Terry Brown, Jim Mello, Craig Wrolstad, Gary Cavaletto, Steve Woods, Tripp Sutter, Grantis Bell Raiders cash in game-winning FG to keep season aliveRaiders cash in game-winning FG to keep season alive0:39Nick…

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Africa: How Trade Can Reverse the ‘Colonial Model’, Spur Growth and Reduce Poverty

“Africa imports excessively from the rest of the world, manufactures exceedingly too little and hence trades too little,” Wamkele Meme,  who heads Africa’s free-trade agency, said during a visit to Washington, DC last week. “Africa is increasingly being left behind by the rest of the world in virtually all aspects except poverty and despair,” he…

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