Miley Cyrus signs new deal with Columbia – report – Music News

Miley Cyrus has reportedly landed a major new record deal after signing with Columbia Records. Billboard sources claim Columbia chairman and CEO Ron Perry personally courted the Wrecking Ball star as her three-album deal with fellow Sony Music company RCA was coming to an end. Reports suggest Perry has close links to the pop star’s […]

Founder of LGBTQI center shut down in Ghana says he fears for his safety

Alex Kofi Donkor, who heads the center named ‘LGBT+ Rights Ghana’ in the country’s capital, Accra, told CNN Thursday that he is now concerned for his safety after the raid. “I just contacted our lawyers, there is an unsafe situation right now, and I need to go offline,” Donkor told CNN. The community center — […]

Ian Brown exits festival over vaccination rule – Music News

Ian Brown has pulled out of a festival because he refuses to accept vaccination proof as a condition for entry. The former Stone Roses frontman was due to headline the upcoming Neighbourhood Weekender festival in his hometown of Warrington, England on the first weekend of September, the three-day event’s rescheduled date, but he has withdrawn […]

Why facial piercings could help boost mall traffic

Signet Jewelers (SIG), owner of Zales, Kay Jewelers and Jared, is betting on facial piercings becoming popular during and after the pandemic. The company operates more than 500 Piercing Pagoda “kiosk”-type stores in malls nationwide that sell gold and silver chains, bracelets, rings, and earrings. Until recently, customers could only get their ears pierced at […]

New Zealand 8.1-magnitude earthquake triggers tsunami warning

The 8.1-magnitude quake was the third to strike the area on Friday morning local time, according to the New Zealand National Emergency Management Agency. People near the coast must “move immediately to the nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible. Do not stay at home,” the New […]