Hollywood Happenings

Illustration by Madison Cohen

Top five stories of the week:

  1. The annual MET Gala took place Monday, Sept. 13 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This year’s theme was “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” and celebrities who were invited didn’t fail to show off their best interpretations.

  2. Singer Elton John postponed his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour in Europe and the United Kingdom due to a hip injury. He announced the delay in an Instagram post on Sept. 15.

  3. Comedian Norm Macdonald, who was known for hosting the “Weekend Update” segment on "Saturday Night Live," died at the age of 61 on Sept. 14.  

  4. E! News reported Sept. 14 that rapper Macklemore and his wife Tricia Davis had their third child. The news was announced via Davis’s Instagram

  5. Deadline Hollywood reported director Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming reboot of the film “Dune” has made over $8 million during the first two days at the international box office. The film is set to arrive in theaters in the U.S. on Oct. 22 and stars actors Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac and Jason Momoa, just to name a few. 

Recent Releases:

“MONTERO” by Lil Nas X (debut album)

“DIE4U” by Bring Me the Horizon (single)

“Who’s In Your Head” by The Jonas Brothers (single)

“Altar” by Kehlani (single)

“Sex Education” season three (Netflix original series)

“Cry Macho” (in theaters)

“Blue Bayou” (in theaters)

“The Eyes of Tammy Faye” (in select theaters)

“Copshop” (in theaters)

Award show update: Emmy Awards

Outstanding comedy series: “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV+)

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series: Jason Sudeikis as Ted Lasso (“Ted Lasso”)

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series: Jean Smart as Deborah Vance (Hacks)

Outstanding drama series: “The Crown” (Netflix)

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series: Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles (“The Crown”)

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series: Olivia Coleman as Queen Elizabeth II (“The Crown”)

Outstanding limited or anthology series: “The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix)

Outstanding lead actor in a limited or anthology series or movie: Ewan McGregor as Halston (“Halston”)

Outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie: Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan (“The Mare of Easttown”)

A complete list of Emmy Awards winners can be found on its website.

Top 15 charting songs:

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

  2. “Girls Want Girls” by Drake featuring Lil Baby

  3. “Fair Trade” by Drake featuring Travis Scott

  4. “Champagne Poetry” by Drake 

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

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

  7. “In the Bible” by Drake featuring Lil Durk and Giveon

  8. “Papi’s Home” by Drake

  9. “TSU” by Drake

  10. “Love All” by Drake featuring Jay-Z

  11. “No Friends In The Industry” by Drake 

  12. “N 2 Deep” by Drake featuring Future

  13. “Bad Habits” by Ed Sheeran

  14. “Pipe Down” by Drake 

  15. “Good 4 U” by Olivia Rodrigo

Song data from Billboard’s The Hot 100 Chart

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