Jennifer Hudson: ‘Remember Me’ Video
Singer Jennifer Hudson is back with the video for her new single Remember Me. The track is the first from the Oscar winner’s upcoming fourth solo album and first under Epic Records and the combined tutelage of Clive Davis and producer L.A. Reid. Jennifer signed with the label back in 2015 and has been hard at work on her debut ever since. She’s reportedly been in the studio with everyone from Diane Warren to Pharrell Williams and is set to release the project sometime this year.
Can You Imagine Jill Scott as Olivia Pope?
With the 100th episode of Scandal set to air this Thursday, cast and crew were recently brought together by the Hollywood Reporter to discuss what it took to bring the controversial political drama to network television. It was of course no shock to hear ABC wanted the part of Olivia Pope to be played by a white woman, despite the character being inspired by real-life African American political fixer Judy Smith. What was a bit shocking, however, were some of the names being thrown about to play Olivia once the network agreed to the casting of a black woman.
Rumor: Chicago Med Renewed + Full Cast to Return
While no official announcement has been made yet, it’s pretty much a given (according to Variety) that Yaya DaCosta’s hit NBC series Chicago Med will be returning for a third season. Among its scripted shows, the hospital-based drama is NBC’s sixth highest rated in demo (avg 1.26), third highest rated in total viewership (avg 6.7 mil.) and is part of Dick Wolf’s always reliable ‘Chicago’ franchise.
Tika Sumpter Shows off Baby Ella on Instagram
Fans hoping to get a glimpse of Tika Sumpetr’s new born daughter Ella-Loren are in luck. The Haves and Have Nots actress recently took to Instagram to show off her bundle of joy as part of Baby Dove’s new #RealMoms campaign.”Happy mommy, happy baby,” Tika captioned the photo above. “Being a working mom in Hollywood can be tough- the long days, the travel. But I’m doing what I love and that makes me a better mom to her. I’m proud to join @BabyDoveUS to celebrate all the #realmoms trusting the choices they make for themselves and their babies.”
Olivia and the team are determined to bring down Peus, but as the Electoral College vote nears, the fight for power claims another victim.
Video: ‘LA’ by Dawn Richard + Redemption Tour
Singer Dawn Richard is heading back out on the road. Via Facebook, the former Danity Kane and Diddy Dirty Money singer announced plans to kick off a short summer tour in support of her 2016 Redemption album. The seven-city excursion kicks off July 13th in Detroit and wraps up July 22nd in Brooklyn. Other stops include Toronto, Boston, Portland, Philadelphia and the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago.
Rihanna Loves Chopard Collection to Debut at Cannes
Shine bright like a diamond; Rihanna to debut Chopard jewelry collection at Cannes Film Festival. Fresh off of her Puma x Fenty showing at Paris Fashion Week, Swiss jewelry brand, Chopard, have announced a new collaboration with the Diamonds singer to be unveiled at next month’s Cannes Film Festival.