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Aretha Franklin Grammy Tribute Concert - Performers & Songs Revealed!

Aretha Franklin is being honored in a major spectacle called Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul on Sunday night (March 10) at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

The star-studded concert will be hosted by Tyler Perry, and will feature appearances by Angela Bassett, Courtney B. Vance, Clive Davis and Smokey Robinson.

The evening will also include performances by superstars like Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monae and Jennifer Hudson.

The legendary Queen of Soul died at the age of 76 in August of 2018.

Find out who will be performing in tribute, and see which songs are being performed inside…More Here! »

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Common Hosts Mahershala Ali & More at Annual Toast to the Arts Party!

Mahershala Ali meets up with event host Common while attending the 5th Annual Toast to the Arts on Friday night (February 22) at Ysabel in West Hollywood, Calif.

The Oscar-winning actor, who is nominated for another Oscar this weekend, was just one of the many stars at the party!

Fellow nominee Regina King was seen hitting the dance floor and mingling with stars like Amandla Stenberg and Rashida Jones, who attended with her famous father Quincy Jones.

Tracee Ellis Ross and brother Evan Ross had a fun siblings night out.

Other celebs at the event included Josh Duhamel, Adriana Lima, Jesse Williams, Winston Duke, Kendrick Sampson, Gayle King, Trevor Noah, Lakeith Stanfield, Lil Rel Howery, Marsai Martin, and the legendary Cicely Tyson.

FYI: Common is wearing Aquatalia footwear. Regina is wearing an Arias look. Mahershala is wearing Oliver Peoples eyewear. Winston is wearing Oliver Peoples eyewear. Amandla is wearing an Alaia dress, By Far shoes and bag, Jennifer Meyer earrings, and Jennifer Fisher bracelets. Guests toasted with Heineken.

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'Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul' Performers & Host Revealed!

Aretha Franklin is getting a superstar tribute!

The late Queen of Soul will be honored by CBS, the Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and Clive Davis with Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration for the Queen of Soul.

The special will include performances from Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Alessia Cara, Kelly Clarkson, Common, Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Patti LaBelle, BeBe Winans, Brandi Carlile, Chloe X Halle, H.E.R., Janelle Monáe and SZA.

Tyler Perry will host the night, with more performances to be announced in the coming weeks.

The live concert taping is on January 13, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. PT at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and will be broadcast later in 2019 on CBS. For ticket information, click here.

Yalitza Aparicio & Marina de Tavira Bring 'Roma' to Los Angeles

Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira looked stunning while stepping out for the premiere of Roma!

The co-stars in the highly anticipated film hit the carpet on Monday night (December 10) at American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.

Other attendees included Diego Boneta, Molly Sims, Karla Souza and Common.

The film, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, is already getting major award show buzz.

Roma chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s and its based partially on writer and director Alfonso‘s childhood.

Roma is now out in limited theaters and hits Netflix on December 14th.

FYI: Yalitza is wearing Maxior jewelry. Molly is wearing a Johanna Ortiz dress.

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Olivia Wilde & Jason Sudeikis Join Dave Franco at 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Screening

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis couple up on the red carpet at a screening of If Beale Street Could Talk on Tuesday night (December 4) at the ArcLight Theater in Hollywood, Calif.

The longtime couple stepped out in style as they arrived at the screening of the highly-anticipated new movie.

Stars of the film Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Brian Tyree Henry, Finn Wittrock, and Dave Franco stepped out for the screening alongside director Barry Jenkins.

Common, Kumail Nanjiani and wife Emily V. Gordon, Ashley Bell, and Topher Grace were also in attendance at the event.

The movie is set to be released in a limited capacity on December 14 with a wide release planned for Christmas Day. Check out the trailer here!

FYI: Dave is wearing a rag & bone X Disney Mickey Mouse shirt.

20+ pictures inside of the stars at the screening…More Here! »

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Serena Williams Teams Up with Common for Creative Minds Talk!

Common happily flashes a smile with Serena Williams by his side while attending their Creative Minds Talk- The Art of Storytelling: Serena Williams & Common at the Civic Opera House on Monday (October 29) in Chicago, Ill.

“So excited to be joining @common on stage in Chicago for a Creative Minds Talk on Oct. 29 at the Lyric Opera House! #creativemindstalks,” the 37-year-old tennis pro tweeted.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Serena Williams

All proceeds from the ticket sales from the event helped benefit the Common Ground Foundation and The Yetunde Price Resource Center, which was founded by Serena and her sister Venus.


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