Hollywood Happenings

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Top 5 stories of the week:

  1. Blink-182 bassist and singer Mark Hoppus announced on Twitter Sept. 29 that he is cancer-free. Hoppus shared his cancer diagnosis in June.

  1. The headliners for the Super Bowl LVI halftime show have been announced. The 2022 performers will include Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar and Eminem.

  1. According to Variety, actor Scarlett Johansson and Disney have settled the Black Widow lawsuit Johansson filed against the corporation two months ago.

  1. The nominees for the Latin Grammys were announced Oct. 1. A full list can be found on the Latin Recording Academy’s website.

  1. Rock icon David Lee Roth announced his retirement, Oct. 1. According to an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, his final performances will take place at Mandalay Bay’s House of Blues on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Jan. 5, 7 and 8, 2022.


Recent releases:

“Love for Sale” by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga (album)

“In These Silent Days” by Brandi Carlile (album)

“Outsider” by Roger Taylor (album)

“Carnegie Hall 1970 [Live]” by Neil Young (album)

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” (in theaters)

“The Addams Family 2” (in theaters)

“Grey’s Anatomy” season 18 (ABC)

“Love” by Grimes (single)

“Diana: The Musical” (Netflix)

“A House on the Bayou” (trailer)


Top 15 charting songs:

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

  2. “Industry Baby” by Lil Nas X featuring Jack Harlow

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

  4. “Bad Habits” by Ed Sheeran

  5. “Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes

  6. “Good 4 U” by Olivia Rodrigo

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

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

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

  10. “That’s What I Want” by Lil Nas X

  11. “Levitating” by Dua Lipa

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

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

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

  15. “Fair Trade” by Drake featuring Travis Scott

Song data from Billboard’s The Hot 100 Chart.

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