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Metro Boomin Previews ‘Heroes & Villians’ With Fiery Short Film Featuring Morgan Freeman, LaKeith Stanfield, Young Thug and Gunna

Metro Boomin has delivered the first look at his highly anticipated sophomore album “Heroes & Villains,” slated for release this upcoming Friday (Dec. 2), with a short film…

Apple Music Reveals Top Songs of 2022, Launches Redesigned Replay Experience

Apple Music unveiled its year-end charts ranking 2022’s top songs, top Shazams, top fitness songs and tracks with the most-read lyrics. The service also announced the launch of…

Drake gifts DJ Khaled $20K toilets for birthday: ‘This is not no regular bowl’

“This might be the best gift ever,” he raved. “That’s when you meditate and reflect on life! When you sit down and do the theory, that’s when you reflect on life, ideas be coming.”

What the Variety Staff Is Thankful for in Entertainment in 2022

Tom Cruise revived movie theaters with the blockbuster hit “Top Gun: Maverick,” Taylor Swift broke the internet (and Ticketmaster) with her “Midnights” album and “Eras” tour and Michelle…

New Docs Boards ‘Long Distance Swimmer: Sara Mardini’ That Begins Where Toronto Opener ‘The Swimmers’ Ends (EXCLUSIVE)

Germany based New Docs, an international sales agency specializing in documentaries, has boarded sales on documentary “Long Distance Swimmer: Sara Mardini,” written and directed by Charly Wai Feldman…

Taylor Swift’s ‘Anti-Hero’ Holds at No. 1 For Fourth Week; David Guetta/Bebe Rexha Track Enters Top 10

Taylor Swift‘s “Anti-Hero” keeps its grip atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week, marking its fourth consecutive run at the summit since its Oct. 21 release. “Anti-Hero,”…

Dua Lipa and Elton John, Future, Lizzo, Selena Gomez Among Variety’s 2022 Hitmakers; Annual Brunch to Honor Top Songs in Music

Variety is pleased to announce the honorees for its sixth annual Hitmakers celebration. The Nov. 30 issue and accompanying event looks back at the year in music and…

AMAs 2022 winners list: Live updates with all the nominees

Bad Bunny leads the nominees with eight, while Beyoncé, Drake and Taylor Swift have six nods each. Adele, Harry Styles and The Weeknd earned five noms each.

How to watch the 2022 AMAs: Time, channel and what you need to know

This year’s ceremony will gather the hottest young musicians and the top legends in the biz for a magical night of great music, show-stopping fashions and memorable awards moments.

American Music Awards 2022: Full Winners List (Updating Live)

The 2022 American Music Awards air live Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, hosted by Wayne Brady. Bad Bunny leads the pack of nominees with eight…

Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ Overtakes Drake, Returns to No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

One week after being overtaken by Drake and 21 Savage’s “Her Loss,” Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” has returned to the No. 1 spot atop the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Nov. 26), claiming…

American Music Awards Host Wayne Brady Talks Beyoncé and Explains Why He’s ‘Not a Swiftie’

Wayne Brady didn’t hesitate when he was asked to host this year’s American Music Awards. “That’s kind of a no-brainer,” he tells me just days before the big…