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Region’s top honor musicians; vocalists perform at Northeast Community College

Region’s top honor musicians; vocalists perform at Northeast Community College

Special to the Viewpoint

October 29, 2019

NORFOLK, NE – The Norfolk campus of Northeast Community College was filled with the sound of music earlier this week as a number of the region’s top high school musicians and vocalists had the opportunity to participate in an honors program through the institution’s music department. The 110 s...

What’s trending? On Twitter!- October 17th

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2019

MUSIC- Selena Gomez hints at new music coming soon. I saw the signs and I ignored it. @spotify pic.twitter.com/AdWcp34vt2 — Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) October 17, 2019 #NationalPastaDay- The Twitterverse shares their love of pasta all day long. All types of accounts participate in sharing p...

Nick Jonas is in, Gwen Stefani is out. This will be ‘The Voice’ in 2020

Nick Jonas is in, Gwen Stefani is out. This will be ‘The Voice’ in 2020

MCT Campus

October 8, 2019

Nick Jonas has landed a new gig as a coach in the forthcoming season of “The Voice,” with No Doubt’s lead singer Gwen Stefani stepping down. Jonas, one-third of the Jonas Brothers, announced Monday that he’d be joining the singing competition for its spring 2020 season. He was on “The Ell...

Review: Avril Lavigne, on her first tour in five years, proves she is still pop’s punk princess

Review: Avril Lavigne, on her first tour in five years, proves she is still pop’s punk princess

MCT Campus

October 1, 2019

CHICAGO — With a toss of her hair and pop of her hip, Avril Lavigne smirked at her audience. “Don’t pretend, I think you know I’m d--- precious,” she sang, delivering her “Hey Mickey”-esque 2007 single “Girlfriend.” “And hell yeah, I’m the (expletive) princess!” She’s still a “prince...

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ had a historic run, but now Billie Eilish is No. 1

MCT Campus

August 20, 2019

Step aside, Lil Nas X. There’s a new sheriff in town, and her name is Billie Eilish. Billboard announced on Monday that the rising pop star’s summer smash “Bad Guy” has hit No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart, ending “Old Town Road’s” unprecedented 19-week ride at the top. After lurking consistent...

Why the perfectly reasonable Grammy nominations feel like something of a letdown

Why the perfectly reasonable Grammy nominations feel like something of a letdown

December 11, 2018

One of the most nominated songs at the 61st Grammy Awards first reached many listeners as part of the 60th Grammy Awards. A three-way pileup involving a young country singer, an established EDM star and an up-and-coming dance-pop production team, “The Middle” premiered during January’s annual telec...

What ‘A Star is Born’ says about love, addiction and the insidious power of music

What ‘A Star is Born’ says about love, addiction and the insidious power of music

October 18, 2018

Twelve days after opening in the U.S., director Bradley Cooper’s remake of “A Star is Born” already has grossed $100 million. The people, collectively, have spoken, and they love it. (I liked it.) They’re crying on the way into the theaters. The soundtrack debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 alb...

Rihanna, pop star and fashion icon, now has an even fancier title

Rihanna, pop star and fashion icon, now has an even fancier title

September 25, 2018

Rihanna — aka Robyn Fenty — has a fancy new title courtesy of her home island of Barbados: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Announced Thursday, the new distinction means she now has official power to promote education, tourism and investment in the 21-mile-long country. Rihanna has ...

Remembering Mac Miller, a young rapper who never stopped growing up

Remembering Mac Miller, a young rapper who never stopped growing up

September 11, 2018

Mac Miller was undeniably a child of the internet. As a teenager in the early 2000s, he went online to study the hip-hop stars working hundreds or thousands of miles from his home in Pittsburgh. Later, after he started rapping himself, he used YouTube and social media to build a following with little in...

Review: Ariana Grande exudes an ecstatic calm on new album ‘Sweetener’

Review: Ariana Grande exudes an ecstatic calm on new album ‘Sweetener’

August 28, 2018

You can imagine how Ariana Grande’s new album might’ve turned out. The pop singer’s first record since the terrorist bombing that killed 22 people last year as they left a concert of hers at England’s Manchester Arena, “Sweetener” would likely have surprised few if it had arrived Friday as...

Netflix Acquires Global Rights to Jonathan Demme’s Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids

September 13, 2016

Beverly Hills, Calif, September 9, 2016 - Starting on October 12, 2016, Netflix will offer its members the chance to spend a night with Justin Timberlake. The entertainment streaming company has acquired global rights to the performance film, Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids, which will ...

Get Ready for Beat Bugs! Netflix Announces New Guest Artists, Renews Series for Second Season

September 13, 2016

Rod Stewart, Jennifer Hudson, Aloe Blacc, Robbie Williams, Frances, Wesley Schultz (of the Lumineers) and Tori Kelly join other all-star musicians as featured cover artists in the original animated series inspired by the music of The Beatles Beverly Hills, CA - July 27, 2016 - Netflix, G...

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