Netflix is working with Wyclef Jean on a CG animated feature film that reimagines his life story.
Greg Silverman’s entertainment media company, Stampede, is partnering with the three-time Grammy Award-winning musician to producefilm, which will be written by Justin Marks (The Jungle Book, Counterpart)
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker of NBC’s “Today” will host the broadcast of the 91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
98 Degrees, Lauren Alaina, Cam, Sabrina Carpenter, Andra Day & Common, Sara Evans, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, Flo Rida, Goo Goo Dolls, Kat Graham, Andy Grammer, Angelica Hale, Olivia Holt, Nicky Jam, Wyclef Jean, Bravo’s Top Chef stars Padma Lakshmi & Tom Colicchio, Dustin Lynch, Miss America 2018 Cara Mund, Leslie Odom Jr. and the cast & Muppets of Sesame Street, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, Jojo Siwa and more will be on board one of Macy’s signature floating stages at Herald Square.
The 91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will air live on NBC on Thursday, November 23rd (9am/8C) and will encore alter the same day (2pm/1C)).
Watch out, talk show hosts! You have competition that may even win you over! Complex’s Pigeons & Planes’ new series, Hounded, finds high profile musical artists interviewed by adoptable puppies. The interviewers might be cute, but their questions hit hard and bring real revelations.
For the series premiere, the puppies interview Wyclef Jean.
Hounded is posted bi-weekly on Pigoens & Planes’ YouTube channel Wednesdays (1:30/12:30C).
If you’re a ZZ Top fan, you’re gonna love this tribue album. ZZ Top: A Tribute From Friends has many guest artists including: Steven Tyler, Jonny Lang, Wolfmother, Coheed & Cambria, Daughtry, Jamey Johnson, Wyclef Jean, and Nickelback to name a few. This album contains eleven of ZZ Top’s classic songs and every song is worth listening to. Here’s the track listing: Continue reading ZZ Top: A Tribute From Friends rocks all the way!→
For those that are fans of ZZ Top’s music from past material to current material, there’s a tribute album to the famous southern rock/blues band that will be released next month by Show Dog-Universal Music. Here’s the Press Release with additional details: Continue reading ZZ Top Tribute album to be released in October→
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief [dozens of networks, and online, Friday, 8/7C], today announced its lineup of superstar musical performances. The global telethon will feature performances by Wyclef Jean, Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, and Sting in New York City; Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift and a group performance by Keith Urban, Kid Rock, and Sheryl Crow in Los Angeles; and Coldplay, and a group performance by Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna in a newly added London location. All musical performances will be available for purchase for $.99 per song through the Apple® iTunes® Store beginning Saturday, January 23, with all proceeds benefiting Haiti relief funds managed by "Hope for Haiti Now" charities.