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Harry Styles, J Balvin and More: Watch the Variety Hitmakers Program

At the end of a year that was far from ordinary, Variety‘s Hitmakers program brought together some of music’s biggest stars to virtually celebrate their accomplishments.

Harry Styles was named Hitmaker of the Year, and was presented the award by comedian Nick Kroll, who co-stars with him in the upcoming film “Don’t Worry Darling.”

“I have gotten to know Harry over the last couple months making the film ‘Don’t Worry Darling,’ and I’ve learned that Harry is not only an incredible musician and a very, very good actor, but he’s a genuinely good dude,” Kroll said. “He brings coffee and donuts to meetings every morning and sent me flowers on my wedding night. And now, he’s in a throuple with me and my new wife! He’s a very generous lover, and folks, he is a manly man if I’ve ever met one.”

Styles humbly accepted the award, calling it

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Watch Lauren Daigle Perform in Exclusive Clip of BYUtv’s Holiday Special (TV News Roundup)

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In today’s TV news roundup, Variety obtained an exclusive clip of Lauren Daigle performing in BYUtv’s holiday special “Christmas Under the Stars,” and CBS announced a premiere date for “The Equalizer.”

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Netflix will release its upcoming drama series “Firefly LaneFeb. 3. The 10-episode hour-long show follows the unlikely duo of the bold Tully and shy Kate who are bonded by a tragedy at age 14. The show, based on the novel of the same name by New York Times bestseller Kristin Hannah, who serves as co-executive producer, the series follows the women as they experience 30 years of ups and downs, some of which threaten their friendship. Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke star as the adult versions of Tully and Kate, respectively. Watch a teaser below.

CBS’ new drama “The Equalizer,” starring Queen Latifah

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Soccer to watch on TV: Chelsea aims to extend unbeaten streak

Chelsea could take its turn atop the Premier League with a win Saturday while Real Sociedad can increase its big lead over Real Madrid and Barcelona in Spain on Sunday, highlighting the top televised soccer action from Europe this weekend.

EPL: The only loss Chelsea (5-1-4) has this season came against defending champion Liverpool in mid-September. It is unbeaten in 15 matches since in all competition, a streak it will put on the line Saturday when it plays Leeds (4-4-2) at Stamford Bridge (NBCSN, Universo, noon). Another win would briefly lift third-place Chelsea, which has welcomed U.S. star Christian Pulisic back from injury, into first pending Sunday’s Liverpool-Wolverhampton and Tottenham-Arsenal matches, neither of which will be televised in the United States.

La Liga: Top-of-the-table Real Sociedad (7-1-3) is threatening to leave traditional powers Real Madrid (5-3-2) and Barcelona (4-3-2) behind in Spain. A win at Alaves (3-4-4) on Sunday

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Wendy Williams’ Relationship Drama Featured in First Trailer for Lifetime Movie — Watch!

The first trailer for Wendy Williams’ upcoming Lifetime biopic is here! The dramatic trailer debuted on Thursday, showcasing the media mogul’s rise to fame, issues with addiction and the demise of her marriage to Kevin Hunter. 

Williams is an executive producer on the biopic, which stars Ciera Payton (The Oval, She’s Gotta Have It) and Morocco Omari (P-Valley, Empire). The script was written by Leigh Davenport (Run the World, Boomerang) and Scarlett Lacey (Magnum P.I., The Royals), and the TV movie was directed by Darren Grant (The Chi, God Friended Me). 

“Before I had you, I had me, and not you, nor anyone else has the power to take away my gifts!” Payton’s Williams yells in the trailer, before declaring she’ll “turn this city out.” 

Watch the trailer in the video player above.

In April 2019, Williams filed for divorce from

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Watch: Billie Eilish says every song on next album is different but ‘cohesive’

Dec. 3 (UPI) — Billie Eilish talked about her next album, alongside her brother and collaborator Finneas, in an interview Thursday with SiriusXM’s Alt Nation channel.

“Everything about every song is very different, but somehow cohesive, and I think that kind of the same with the last album,” Eilish said about her second studio album, which does not have a title or release date.

“We really want a project to be cohesive and make sense, but not just be a repeat and a clone of every other song,” the singer continued.

Eilish released her first album titled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? in March 2019. The bestselling release contained the single “Bad Guy.”

The 18-year-old also discussed with Alt Nation what it was like to become famous at a young age.

“I’ve definitely talked to a lot of people about this [expletive] and especially, you know,

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Watch Chris Cornell’s Daughter Lily Make Her Debut Public Performance

Lily Cornell Silver, elder daughter of late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, made her debut public performance during a tribute to Alice in Chains on Tuesday night.

The 20-year-old singer paid homage to the event’s honorees with a version of their 2009 song “Black Gives Way to Blue,” accompanied by fellow Seattle native Chris DeGarmo of Queensryche on guitar.

Cornell Silver, whose mother is longtime Alice in Chains and Soundgarden manager Susan Silver, performed as part of the MoPOP Founders Award ceremony honoring the group. The long-running event, which often recognizes the Seattle and Northwestern music community, is normally an exclusive benefit dinner featuring unique performances, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s two-and-a-half-hour-long ceremony was livestreamed for the world to see.

A stellar roster of artists came together in a virtual or socially distanced fashion to cover the band’s songs: Metallica, Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil, Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, Guns N’

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Kelly Clarkson’s Got ‘No Tears Left to Cry’ With Rockin’ Ariana Grande Cover: Watch

Kelly Clarkson’s got no tears left to cry! On Thursday (Dec. 3), the talk show host delivered a rock-tinged take on Ariana Grande’s “No Tears Left to Cry” for her latest Kellyoke cover.

“Right now, I’m in a state of mind/ I wanna be in like all the time/ Ain’t got no tears left to cry/ So I’m pickin’ it up, pickin’ it up/ Lovin’, I’m livin’, I’m pickin’ it up/ I just want you to come with me/ We’re on another mentality/ Ain’t got no tears left to cry/ So I’m pickin’ it up, pickin’ it up/ I’m lovin’, I’m livin’, I’m pickin’ it up,” the superstar wails on the upbeat chorus over churning electric guitars and drums, with back-up from her house band Y’All.

The lead single of Grande’s 2018 studio set Sweetener, “No Tears Left to Cry” peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard

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Watch Ryan Reynolds and Taylor Swift’s new ad about 2020

Taylor Swift and Ryan Reynolds are teaming up to create a very funny Match.com commercial that perfectly tells the story of 2020. The new advertisement also has another significance: It’s the first time re-recorded music from Swift’s old albums has been shared with the public. More on that later.

Reynolds first tweeted the ad, writing, “A match made in hell is still a @match. Latest work from @MaximumEffort #2020LoveStory.”

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Maximum Effort is the 44-year-old actor’s creative company and is described in its Twitter bio as a company that makes “movies, TV series, content and cocktails for the personal amusement of @VancityReynolds. We occasionally release them to the general public.”

In the ad, viewers see a larger-than-life Satan bored in what appears to be hell. The demonic creature gets a notification alerting him that he

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Watch: Viola Davis plays blues singer in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ scene

Dec. 2 (UPI) — Netflix is giving a glimpse of the new film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

The streaming service shared a preview of the movie Wednesday featuring Viola Davis as blues singer Ma Rainey, known as the “Mother of the Blues.”

In the scene, Davis delivers a monologue as Rainey, who died at age 53 in 1939.

“They don’t care nothing about me. All they want is my voice,” Rainey (Davis) says. “Well, I done learned that. And they gonna treat me the way I want to be treated no matter how much it hurt ’em.”

“They back there right now calling me all kinds of names. Calling me everything but a child of God. But they can’t do nothing else ’cause they ain’t got what they wanted yet,” she adds.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is based on the August Wilson play of the same name. The

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Watch: Carly Rae Jepsen shares ‘It’s Not Christmas Till Somebody Cries’ video

Dec. 2 (UPI) — Carly Rae Jepsen is back with a new music video.

The 35-year-old singer released a playful video Wednesday for her holiday single “It’s Not Christmas Till Somebody Cries.”

The video shows the song’s lyrics play out at a family Christmas celebration, including Jepsen’s vegan boyfriend being fed fish and grandpa accidentally eating weed gummies.

“Well, it’s not Christmas ’til somebody / Breaks into an argument / Ooh, I used to fight it / We get emotional too / I won’t deny it / I used to hide in my room but now I like it / ‘Cause it’s not Christmas ’til somebody cries,” Jepsen sings.

Jepsen previously said the song pokes fun at the expectation versus reality of Christmas gatherings.

“I love the old fashioned movies and the family traditions and the excitement of gifting presents and decorating the tree and and and.. my list is

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