Headlines: Cardi B to Host AMAs, Janet Jackson Set for DWTS

Cardi B To Host the ‘2021 American Music Awards’ – MRC Live & Alternative and ABC today announced that global superstar Cardi B will host the “2021 American Music Awards” (AMAs) live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 8:00 p.m. EST/PST on ABC and streaming next day on Hulu. For the first time ever, the rapper will take the stage in her hosting debut to usher in music’s hottest night of the year, which will feature showstopping performances and moments representing music’s vibrant community. “When I received the invite to host the AMAs, I was so excited,” stated Cardi B. “I’m ready to bring my personality to the AMAs stage! Thank you to Jesse Collins, ABC and MRC for making this happen.” – Read more at DGEPress.com

Janet Jackson To Make Rare Appearance On Dancing With the Stars For Special Theme Night – Because next week’s DWTS theme is 10s across the board: That’s right, the Nov. 8 episode will be Janet Jackson night. The couples will be moving and grooving to some of her most iconic hits, including “Nasty,” “That’s the Way Love Goes” and “Together Again.” And to make it even better? The legendary singer herself will be involved in the episode, E! News can exclusively reveal. – Read more at EOnline

The Voice Mega Mentor Ed Sheeran is out of COVID-19 Quarantine and Will Perform on Saturday Night Live

Ed Sheeran tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Now, he’s on the mend and will perform on Saturday Night Live this weekend to promote his new album “=”.

How ‘AGT’ Champion Shin Lim Adapted His Magic Act for Pandemic-Era Audiences (Guest Blog) – Lim said he learned to approach his magic act from a different perspective. “When I was creating this show, it wasn’t as much about the tricks as it was about the emotion of the show,” he said. “There’s just so much visual stuff that you can do. Once you’ve made a card vanish, or someone vanish and then reappear at the back of the theater that’s as far as you can really take it. This show had to be more about the artistry and how magic is the tool or gimmick that is used to portray and give the audience an emotional experience.” – Read more at The Wrap

Rock Hall 2021: Watch Jennifer Hudson Cover Aretha Franklin’s “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” – Jennifer Hudson performed Aretha Franklin’s “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” at the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The performance was a tribute to Carole King, who wrote the song and is being inducted to the Hall as a solo artist; in her induction speech, King shouted out Franklin, the first female artist inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Check out the performance and speech below. – Read more at Pitchfork

Isaiah Firebrace says he was ‘worked to the bone’ after X Factor win – His life changed overnight when he won The X Factor five years ago [on Team Adam Lambert], but it’s only recently that Isaiah Firebrace has begun to reflect on the massive heights he’s achieved in his career. The 22-year-old singer has opened up to Yahoo Lifestyle about what it was really like winning the Channel Seven reality competition in 2016 and why he’s “nervous” about returning to the spotlight post-lockdown. “I literally went from high school to working as a full-time artist. I was worked to the bone. I was exhausted,” he reveals. “COVID came at that exact time when I needed a break because I was starting to feel a bit drained and my mental health was going down and I know I needed that time just to be back with my family.” On top of releasing his new single, More Than Me, on November 12 and performing at Melbourne Fashion Week this month, Isaiah was recently announced as a contestant in next year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides competition. If selected, it will be his second time representing Australia on the Eurovision stage after coming ninth place in 2017 with his song, Don’t Come Easy.- Read more at Yahoo Lifestyle

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