The Chainsmokers and Coldplay Team Up for New Single ‘Something Just Like This

At Wednesday’s BRIT Awards, unstoppable DJ duo The Chainsmokers and British rockers Coldplay debuted a collaboration in the form of a new single, “Something Just Like This.” The surprise live performance convened the musicians for a track that meshes Coldplay’s tendency towards soaring, instrumental stadium rock and The Chainsmoker’s sweet spot for electronic drops. The…

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Lana Del Rey Takes a Journey to a New Planet Through Song in This Music Video

Retro music ingenue Lana Del Rey is back in all her winged-eyeliner glory with “Love,” a surprise new single and accompanying music video that sees her return to form in a slow-burning, mystical track. Longtime Lana fans will be reminded of the breathy, pared-down romance and grainy Americana aesthetic that launched her career with “Video…

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Tom Hanks Is Releasing a Short Story Collection

Tom Hanks, Oscar-winner, director, and all-around beloved person, has played countless characters throughout his career — but now, he’s creating his own. Hanks will publish his debut collection of short stories with Alfred A. Knopf, EW can announce exclusively. The actor will also narrate the audiobook, forthcoming from Random House Audio. Titled Uncommon Type: Some…

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How Actor Theo James’ Family History Turned Him Into an Activist

Theo James wants to help share the stories of Syrian refugees who have been displaced from their homes. The British actor, known for his work on The Divergent Series and the Underworld movies and currently starring in the London play Sex With Strangers, says he is driven by a personal connection to their plight: his…

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Celebrities Rally Behind Adele After She Restarts Her Grammys Tribute to George Michael

They’re making Adele feel their love. After re-starting her tribute to late music icon George Michael during the Grammys on Sunday, celebrities and fans were quick to rally behind the clearly emotional star on social media. “@Adele, you get every do over you ever need. Ever. #GRAMMYs,” wrote Ellen DeGeneres. Echoed Bette Middler, “#Adele taught…

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Bruno Mars Pays Perfect Tribute to Prince at Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars paid tribute to musical icon Prince during the 2017 Grammy Awards. The tribute began when The Time (a member of the Purple One’s Minneapolis musical family) warmed up the audience with “Jungle Love” and “The Bird” (both penned by Prince). Dressed in a purple suit, with a touch of eyeliner and mimicking Prince’s…

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