MUMBAI: Shikhar Dhawan, the 32-year-old Indian left-hand opening batsman has signed a three-year contract with KWAN Entertainment for managing the cricketer’s off-field professional associations including endorsements, live appearances, digital activations, and potential business opportunities. Dhawan will join the sports portfolio of KWAN, which also includes cricketers such as Dinesh Karthik and Shubman Gill, tennis star Sania Mirza and squash sensation Dipika Pallikal. “Sports is a key focus area for KWAN Entertainment, and our portfolio expansion is aimed at catering to the growing market demand in this space,” said Indranil Das Blah, founding partner and Co-CEO, KWAN Entertainment. “Shikhar is an established, bankable superstar who has several accomplishments at both club and country levels. We are delighted to have him on board as part of the KWAN family, and look forward to driving mutual growth for each other.” Shikhar plays for the Indian … [Read more...] about Kwan Entertainment to manage Shikhar Dhawan’s commercial associations
Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate says, if elected, he would ensure that Nigeria ratifies international treaties in the entertainment sector. Buhari, Osinbajo’s position on restructuring deceitful — PANDEF One of such treaties include the European Convention on Cinematographic Coproduction which aims to safeguard creation and freedom of expression and defend the cultural diversity of the various European countries. It is open for signature by member states and for accession by non-member states and the European Community. Nigeria is currently not a signee on the treaty which was revised on June 29, 2016 and opened for signatures on January 20, 2017. Atiku who listed this as one of his plans for the entertainment industry in his policy document, stated that the industry suffers from “absence of incentives and benefits under the Convention, due to Nigeria’s non signatory to the treaty and lack of quality control.” To … [Read more...] about Atiku to ensure ratification of intentional treaties in entertainment sector
By & by Samantha Schnurr | Thu., 21 Nov. 2019 4:00 AM Share Tweet Email There's always love at the American Music Awards—but it doesn't always last. With the 2019 show just days away, fans can expect some of Hollywood's most famous pairings to make their way to Los Angeles to step out on the red carpet on Sunday in honor of one of music's biggest nights.Keep your eyes peeled for a joint appearance from "Señorita" duo and behind-the-scenes couple Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, who are up for an award together for Collaboration of the Year. Meanwhile, will Artist of the Year nominee Taylor Swift show up alongside British beau Joe Alwyn? And can we count on the J Sisters to accompany their famous husbands, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonasand Kevin Jonas, to the show this year? Photos American Music Awards Wildest Looks of All Time While we just have to wait and see which couples turn the American Music … [Read more...] about Look Back on These Unforgettable Former Couples at the American Music Awards
By & by Jess Cohen | Thu., 21 Nov. 2019 3:00 AM Share Tweet Email Taylor Swift is set to be honored at the 2019 American Music Awards this weekend!On Sunday, the 29-year-old "Lover" star will be receiving the Artist of the Decade Award at the ceremony, where she's also nominated for five more awards, including Artist of the Year. But before she steps inside to the ceremony, T.Swift is likely to hit the red carpet, where she'll show off her signature style.Last year, the superstar singer turned heads in a silver Balmain dress, paired with matching boots. Along with the gorgeous ensemble, Swift donned Ofira Jewels earrings, as well as rings by Lorraine Schwartz and Ofira Jewels. After striking a pose on the red carpet, Swift did a wardrobe change into a fierce bodysuit for her performance of "I Did Something Bad" off of her Reputation album.Going into this weekend, Swift's fans can't wait to see what she'll wear on the red carpet and on the … [Read more...] about Revisiting Taylor Swift’s
By & by Jake Thompson | Thu., 21 Nov. 2019 4:30 AM Share Tweet Email We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. For the first time ever, Goop will be having a Black Friday sale this holiday season! If you've ever wanted to get your hands on the iconic luxury brand founded by actress and philanthropist Gwyneth Paltrow...now's the time to take a little bit of the tastemaker's lifestyle brand home with you for the holidays.From next-level self-care products—like this Himalayan salt scalp scrub at $34 marked down from $42—to romantic perfumes and candles—like this dreamy orchard scented keepsake at $132 marked down from $165—to fashion-forward must-haves—like this fitted cardigan or turtleneck dress—you'll be able to score 20% off select Goop products! Goop … [Read more...] about Shop Goop’s First-Ever Black Friday Sale!
The creators of Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen tell BBC News why depression, loneliness and "grief tourism" are suitable subjects for a West End musical.For something which is often well-intentioned, "grief tourism" is a particularly crude term.It was first assigned to those who attend memorial services or visit home towns of people who have died, despite having no personal connection to the deceased.In the age of social media, however, its meaning has expanded.Nowadays, with celebrities in particular, many of us post online tributes when someone dies, expressing sorrow as if the famous figure was a close friend or family member.Often, if a member of the public feels they've grown up with a particular pop star or broadcaster, the personal connection may well feel very real indeed.Dear Evan Hansen, a Tony-winning musical that has just opened in London's West End, takes this idea to its extreme.The show's title character struggles to fit in and make friends at school. So when a classmate, … [Read more...] about Dear Evan Hansen: The musical tackling ‘the agonies of youth’