Hollywood Happenings

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Top 5 stories of the week:

  1. Singer Adele announced her return Oct. 5 via Instagram and Twitter, in which she revealed her new single “Easy On Me” — released Oct. 15.

  2. R&B duo Silk Sonic, which consists of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, revealed their debut album, “An Evening with Silk Sonic,” will be released Nov. 12 via an Instagram post.

  3. According to Deadline Hollywood, actors Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp are set to star in Netflix’s spinoff series of “That 70s Show,” which will be called “That 90s Show.” The actors will reprise their roles of Red and Kitty Foreman. 

  4. According to Variety, there’s a “WandaVision” spinoff series in the works at Disney+ that will star Kathryn Hahn’s character Agatha Harkness.

  5. On Sunday, actor Timothée Chalamet posted the first look of himself as Willy Wonka in the upcoming prequel film “Wonka” on Instagram and Twitter

Recent releases:

“MAMMAMIA” by Maneskin (single)

“Boyz” by Jesy Nelson featuring Nicki Minaj (single)

“Ghost” by Justin Bieber (music video)

“Friends That Break Your Heart” by James Blake (album)

“Justice (The Complete Edition)” by Justin Bieber (album)

“Colors” by Lauren Jauregui (single)

“No Time to Die” (in theaters)

“The Manor (Welcome to the Blumhouse)” (in theaters)

Top 15 charting songs:

  1. “My Universe” by Coldplay featuring BTS

  2. “Stay” by The Kid LAROI featuring Justin Bieber

  3. “INDUSTRY BABY” by Lil Nas X featuring Jack Harlow

  4. “Way 2 Sexy” by Drake featuring Future and Young Thug

  5. “Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes

  6. “Bad Habits” by Ed Sheeran

  7. “good 4 u” by Olivia Rodrigo

  8. “Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat featuring SZA

  9. “Knife Talk” by Drake featuring 21 Savage and Project Pat

  10. “Levitating” by Dua Lipa

  11. “Essence” by Wizkid featuring Justin Bieber and Tems

  12. “Save Your Tears” by The Weeknd featuring Ariana Grande

  13. “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” by Lil Nas X

  14. “Shivers” by Ed Sheeran

  15. “Heat Waves” by Glass Animals

Chart data via Billboard’s The Hot 100 chart.

Award show update: BET Hip-Hop Awards

Hip-hop album of the year: “Call Me If You Get Lost” by Tyler, the Creator

Song of the year: “WAP” by Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

Hip-hop artist of the year: Lil Baby

Best hip-hop video: “WAP” by Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

Best new hip-hop artist: Yung Bleu

Best collaboration: “WAP” by Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

A full list of winners can be found on BET’s website.

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