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The Eagles' Greatest Hits Dethrones Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' as Best-Selling Album

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The Eagles's Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) has officially been certified as the best-selling album in USA chart history. That officially puts it ahead of Thriller , which has been certified 33x platinum. Now, with streaming and downloads included, this sum blends the sale of entire albums (one album sold equals one unit), sales of track equivalent albums (ten tracks sold equals one unit) and streaming (1,500 streams equals one unit sold). Read More »

Nicki Minaj has a Twitter meltdown after underperforming first week sales

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After Nicki's tweets about Travis , he has moved to the opposite side of the room. I spoke to him. Why, Onika Why? Was the general response on the Twitterverse after worldwide rapper superstar Nicki Minaj had a Twitter meltdown on Sunday following the official announcement that " Queen " will bow in at number 2 on the Billboard 200 charts this week. Read More »

First lady Melania Trump speaks out against cyberbullying

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Mrs Trump made no reference to her own husband's online habits and outbursts, which have seen him branded the world's biggest cyberbully. The first lady's audience Monday included representatives of social media companies, federal agencies, educational organizations, youth programs and law enforcement. Read More »

Elon Musk says changing the way he (over)works is not an option

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The YouTube interview came a day after Musk spoke to NYT about "excruciating" times at Tesla, noting that he "nearly missed his brother's wedding this summer and spent his birthday holed up in Tesla's offices as the company raced to meet elusive production targets on a crucial new model". Read More »

Why Winona Ryder thinks she's married to Keanu Reeves

Ryder admitted. "No, I swear to god I think we're married in real life". For their wedding scene Coppola reportedly called in a real Romanian priest to preside over their nuptials, prompting the Stranger Things actress to believe they are married in real-life. Read More »

Asia Argento reportedly paid off a sexual assault accuser

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Bennett was two months past his 17th birthday at the time of the alleged encounter while Argento was 37. The age of consent in California is 18. Argento played Bennett's mother in the 2004 film " The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things ", when Bennett was aged eight. Read More »

Paul Scholes hits out at Paul Pogba after Brighton defeat

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Paul Pogba's penalty in second-half stoppage time was too little, too late for disjointed United . Mourinho accused City of lacking respect on Friday, claiming the club "can buy all the top players, but (they) cannot buy class". Brighton manager Chris Hughton said his side's tempo was key to the 3-2 home win over Manchester United and praised striker Glenn Murray , whose superb flick opened the scoring. Read More »

WWE SummerSlam 2018 matches, card, location, date, start time, PPV rumors, predictions

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The Beast is expected to defend the title at SummerSlam on August 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York against Roman Reigns . Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Raw results for July 30, 2018. Drew Gulak (Kickoff Show): Alexander has been virtually unstoppable as the top man on 205 Live, and his next challenge comes in the form of submission specialist Drew Gulak. Read More »

Tempo was key to beating Manchester United - Brighton boss Chris Hughton

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From the start we knew it was a hard game to play playing against a smaller club than Manchester United but the attitude that we had is not like we wanted to beat them. Speaking after his side's 6-1 thrashing of Huddersfield on Sunday, Guardiola said: "That is true, you can not buy class". I thought Jose's stuff on city was.that's what I expect from Jose. Read More »

Kevin Spacey Film 'Billionaire Boys Club' Earns $126 on Opening Day

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The film " Billionaire Boys Club " ― the first movie featuring Kevin Spacey to be released since the 59-year-old actor was accused by multiple people of sexual misconduct ― reportedly made less than $130 on its first day in theaters. Billionaire Boys Club could serve as a final act for Spacey , who has no additional projects in the works. That's only $12.60 per cinema - the average cinema ticket price is the USA is around $9, suggesting some screens had only one person, or even none, see ... Read More »

In ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ mahjong isn’t just a game

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Director Jon Chu says that " Crazy Rich Asians " is "not just a movie, it's a movement". Fresh Off The Boat star Constance Wu stars as Rachel Chu, and all-American NYU professor who finds her world turned upside down when she discovers that her doting boyfriend Nick ( Henry Golding ) is actually Asia's most eligible bachelor. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas Share Photos from Engagement Party in India!

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The couple shared identical photos from the ceremony on their respective Instagram pages , with Jonas calling Chopra the " future Mrs Jonas". Parineeti flew down this morning from Lucknow especially to be a part of her sister's big day. Early June, 2018: Other than at the airport, Priyanka was snapped with Nick during their attendance at the latter's cousin Rachel Tamburelli's wedding in Atlantic City. Read More »

Ronda Rousey could be booked to face a WWE icon at Evolution

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It's worth noting that the graphic did not have Bliss with her title, indicating a possible SummerSlam title change for Ronda Rousey . Also prior to the show tonight, a graphic was displayed promoting the pre-sale for WWE Evolution tickets, and former Divas Champion Michelle McCool was pictured in the ad, confirming she will also be appearing at Evolution . Read More »

Kevin Spacey's New Movie Grosses Just $126 on Opening Day

Actor Anthony Rapp, 14 at the time, made the first allegations against Spacey - claiming that the actor made sexual advances on him when Rapp was barely a teenager. The stunningly low revenue generated from the film breaks down to an average of under $13 per location where the movie was shown - which in many places is less than the price of a single movie ticket. Read More »

Watch Don Cheadle Relive the Time Mark Ruffalo Spoiled Infinity War

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The interview in question was with Good Morning America , prior to Avengers: Infinity War hitting theaters last April. The first half of this video features Stratman's wonderful 16-bit treatment of this winter's biggest blockbuster, but the second half compares it side-by-side to the actual film so you can see how true it is to the original - save for the incredibly limited colour palette he had to work with. Read More »

Fans injured in pavilion collapse at Backstreet Boys concert

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Two people had already been released from the hospital by 8:30 p.m. While Thompson said patrons were asked to move and keep shelter from the storm, about 150 patrons waiting in line did not heed to their warning. Everyone who was injured was treated at the scene, according to reports. He later tweeted that safety inspectors were checking "the structural integrity of the stage before any of our crew can get on the stage to assess the damage to our lights, sound and production elements". Read More »

Netflix May Start Running Ads Between Episodes

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There are a lot of different TV shows available to stream on Netflix, and the service is testing out a way to maximize promotions while you binge away. Is this Netflix test a signal that they could be preparing to do the same thing? 'Hey @netflix I can tolerate the ads at the top of my list of shows but between every episode I watch is getting stupid, ' chimed in a user. Read More »

Shocking! Deepika Padukone not invited to Priyanka Chopra’s engagement!

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There's no word yet on when Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas plan to officially get hitched, but according to a "source" who spoke to E! The highly-anticipated bash was a celeb-spotting extravaganza, boasting a guest list of actors Alia Bhatt and Parineeti Chopra, as well as industrialist Mukesh Ambani with wife Nita and daughter Isha Ambani. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri and Unai Emery look for positives after chaotic derby

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After the break the Blues has more control, and the double introduction of Eden Hazard and Mateo Kovacic turned the game in their favour. In his post-match news conference Sarri praised Chelsea's best moments, but warned that their first-half collapse underlined just how much work they have to do to close the gap on Premier League champions Manchester City . Read More »

Argument over Aretha Franklin biopic leads to shooting

According to police, 44-year-old Michael Jermell Hatton pulled out his firearm and shot 47-year-old Tony Jonathan Lundy , who is now in critical condition at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. For the record, Halle Berry never played Aretha Franklin in a film, but she was asked to do so. "I can't sing!" Berry said in 2011. "Someone should tell Aretha that I can't do her justice". Read More »

Nobel Prize victor V S Naipaul passes away

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Awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 2001, the committee said Sir Vidia had "united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories". The jury awarding the Nobel prize lauded his 1987 work " The Enigma of Arrival ". As his literary stature grew, so did his reputation as a hard, irascible personality. Read More »

Independence Day releases ‘Gold’, ‘Satyameva Jayate’ storm the box office

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It was a magnum collision at the box office this year, as Gold locked horns with the other Independence Day release, John Abraham-starrer Satyameva Jayate , which also opened to a phenomenal response at the box office. Trade analysts say prospects for both films are positive given the long extended weekend ahead, with Independence Day to be followed by the Parsi New Year on Friday. Read More »

Amazon Working On DVR For The Streaming Era

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Users will be able to record live TV and stream the video to a smartphone so it can be watched later. TiVo shares fell as much as 10 per cent in afternoon trading in NY. Amazon is also working to better highlight live content to Fire TV users. Google's $130 (£105) Home speaker is triggered by the phrase "Hey Google" while Amazon's Echo uses "Alexa". Read More »

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Friend Who Found Her OD'd Suffers The Same Fate

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Lomas was reportedly rushed to a nearby MS hospital, where he later passed away. Lomas' death comes almost four years after he found Brown unconscious in her Georgia home, from an apparent overdose. Lomas was accused of supplying Bobbi with the drugs that caused her death, but he was never officially charged. I called for Nick [Gordon, Bobbi's boyfriend] and called 911'. Read More »

Priyanka and Nick Jonas' engagement festivities kick off in Mumbai

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While PeeCee's family and friends are still making their way to her house for the grand ceremony later tonight, Jonas' parents arrived in India on Thursday evening. Nick had met Priyanka's family in June and even spent quality time with her family in Goa. Priyanka Chopra flashed her engagement ring at a recent party hosted by fashion designer Manish Malhotra in B-town, where she posed with actress Raveena Tandon and the diamond ring on her left hand was visible. Read More »

Tesla's stock falls sharply after Elon Musk's tearful interview

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Taking Tesla private would finally put an end to short-sellers - you can't freely sell and buy private company stock - and allow Musk to finally get some much needed sleep. Musk, Tesla's chief executive officer and chairman, typed the tweet as he drove himself to the airport on August 7, the newspaper reported , citing Musk. Read More »

Aretha Franklin was also a big fan of golf … and Tiger Woods

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As is customary, King didn't know that Franklin would be there to honor her. I often danced to her albums, taped onto cassettes in my Sony Walkman, for solace, in the privacy of my living room. As could be expected, Aretha Franklin fans weren't happy, taking to social media to say that Trump was essentially belittling Franklin's legendary career by effectively referring to her as an employee. Read More »