MUSIC NEWS// Beyonce Shines in Her Return to the Stage, Michael Jackson’s Bad Album Gets 25th Anniversary Reissue, Jay-Z to Oversee Remake of Annie Starring Willow Smith & MorePublished by Blair Bedford on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 10:15 am.
1. Beyoncé Shines in Her Return to the Stage
The reviews are in and critics agree; Beyoncé was phenomenal in her first live concert since giving birth to Blue Ivy Carter in January.
The Grammy Award-winning superstar hosted a four-night extravaganza at the newly open Revel casino and hotel during the Memorial Day weekend. The plush resort’s state-of-the-art Ovation Hall was packed every night with over 5,000 revelers who came to see Queen B put on her usual first-class performance. [MORE]
2. Jay-Z to Oversee Remake of Annie Starring Willow Smith
A big budget remake of the classic film Annie produced by Will Smith and starring Willow Smith is in the works and Jay-Z is expected to write new songs for the film reports All Hip Hop. [MORE]
3. Michael Jackson’s Bad to Get 25th Anniversary Reissue
Michael Jackson’s classic Bad album is reaching its 25th anniversary. According to the LA Times, Jackson’s estate in collaboration with Epic/Legacy Recordings will reissue the album with new music and never before seen video footage in commemoration of the multi-platinum selling recording. [MORE]
4. John Legend Defends Fiancée Against Chris Brown Fans
John Legend is ready to defend his fiancée Chrissy Teigen against Chris Brown’s most threatening fans.
In the four days since Teigen criticized Brown for lip-synching his performance at the Billboard Music Awards, the swimsuit model has been getting all kinds of hate-filled tweets and even death threats from Team Breezy, Brown’s rowdy but loyal fan base. [MORE]