First Show

The Red Hot Chili Peppers play their first show at the Rhythm Lounge in Hollywood under the name Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem. Although intended to be a one off performance, it is so lively that the owner of the Rhythm Lounge asks the band to return the next week.

Three sex-assault charges, bail set at $1m

Cosby is charged with three  counts of aggravated indecent assault on Constand in 2oo4, including that Cosby assaulted his victim while she was unconscious and without consent. DA Steele: Upon examination of all of the evidence, today we are able to seek justice on behalf of Mr. Cosby’s victim. From the complaint: [Cosby rendered Constand] […]

Frank Gifford tribute

Kathie Lee Gifford and Kotb play tribute to Frank Gifford on the Today Show. The co-hosts watch a video showing highlights from the NFL hall of famer’s appearances on the show, as well as clips of Kathie Lee speaking about her longtime love. Videos include Frank bringing flowers to his wife during the broadcast, Kotb announcing his […]

Good For You

Gomez releases single Good For You. The track is a collaboration with A$AP Rocky and is featured on her album Revival. It’s my time to embrace who I really am. I’m not going to sit down in a chair and talk about something that doesn’t mean anything to me anymore. Good For You isn’t in […]

Hands To Myself music video

Gomez releases the music video for her track Hands To Myself. The video is directed by Alek Keshishian and is available on Apple Music. It’s here! Watch the #HandsToMyselfVideo directed by @AlekKeshishian on @AppleMusic! — Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) December 21, 2015

Good For You music video

Gomez releases the music video for Good For You. The video reworks the track with string instruments and removes A$AP Rocky’s verse in the original release of the audio track. The video is directed by Sophie Muller. There’s no love interest in the video, it’s all me. The reason why I wanted it to feel […]


Gomez releases her album Revival, her second solo record and features singles Same Old Love and Good For You. The album is a collaboration with executive producers Danny D and Tim Blacksmith. I think after four albums, I finally feel a little more like myself than I ever have. I have this confidence and I have […]

Happy Little Pill music video

Sivan releases a music video for Happy Little Pill. The video is written and directed by Koren. Making this video perfectly represent the song and it’s message was super important to me, and I hope you guys connect with it as much as I do.


Sivan releases TRXYE. The EP features his single Happy Little Pill as well as four additional songs, and is a collaboration with producers Tat Tong, SLUMS, and Alex JL Hiew. For me, I’ve seen around a lot on the internet people censoring swear words with an ‘x’ or an asterisk. It was just an interesting concept to […]

Blue Neighbourhood

Sivan releases his debut album Blue Neighbourhood. The album is a collaboration between Sivan and artists including Betty Who, Broods and Jack Antonoff. It was just about keeping it honest and not really holding anything back. Really it’s just things that I thought, things I’ve written about life, things that I’ve thought about doing and […]

Talk Me Down performance

Sivan performs his song Talk Me Down during a Vevo LIFT session. The session is sponsored by McDonald’s and is featured on Vevo’s YouTube channel.

YOUTH performance

Sivan performs his single Youth on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, his debut television performance.

Hands To MySelf/Sorry performance

Sivan performs a medley of Selena Gomez’s song Hands To MySelf and Justin Bieber’s Sorry. The performance is a web exclusive for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

AMAs performance

Gomez performs Same Old Love at the American Music Awards. Same Old Love is the second single featured on Gomez’s album Revival.

Same Old Love

Gomez releases her single Same Old Love, the second single from her album Revival. Same Old Love is a writing collaboration between Gomez, Tor Hermann, Mikkel Eriksen, Benjamin Levin, Charlotte Aitchison and Ross Golan. I think Same Old Love represents a different kind of identity with love. The first people you love in your life are […]

Joins Weight Watchers

In a new advertisement for Weight Watchers, Winfrey says: Inside every overweight woman is a woman she knows she can be. Many times you’ll look in the mirror, and you won’t even recognize your own self because you got lost, buried in the weight that you carry.

How I Wrote That Album

Sivan talks about how he wrote his album Blue Neighbourhood on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. This is a web exclusive for The Tonight Show’s YouTube channel. I wrote it in a lot of places like garages and apartments and bedrooms and hotel rooms and stuff like that. One of the songs the power […]

Happy Little Pill performance

Sivan performs his single Happy Little Pill during a Vevo LIFT session. The session is sponsored by McDonald’s and is filmed in black and white.

WILD performance

Sivan performs his single WILD. This song is the first single featured on the album Blue Neighbourhood. The performance is for Vevo LIFT and is sponsored by McDonald’s.

Happy Little Pill

Sivan releases the single Happy Little Pill,  from his EP titled TRXYE and is a writing collaboration with Brandon Rogers and Tat Tong. I wrote this song during a bit of a rough time for someone super close to me, and for myself, and it still means as much to me as the day I wrote it.

Breaks opening weekend records

The Force Awakens breaks both the domestic and international opening weekend records, earning roughly $517 million in worldwide ticket sales, breaking multiple box office records, even after accounting for inflation. It has the largest opening weekend in North America, with $238 million in ticket sales.


Governor Brown gives Downey a full and unconditional pardon for his drugs conviction in 1996. Downey was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle with a prior conviction, driving under the influence and use of a controlled substance. He served one year and three months in prison, two years on […]

Catalog available on streaming

The Beatles catalogue becomes available on nine streaming services: Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Prime Music, Tidal, Deezer, Microsoft Groove, Napster/Rhapsody and Slacker Radio.

Defends casting

Rowling defends Dumezweni’s casting as Hermione Granger. Other Harry Potter actors, including Jason Isaacs and Matthew Lewis, also lend their support. Canon: brown eyes, frizzy hair and very clever. White skin was never specified. Rowling loves black Hermione ? — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) December 21, 2015

Amnesty claims Russian airstrikes kill 200 civilians

A report by Amnesty says Russian airstrikes have killed at least 200 civilians. The group accuses Russia of using cluster bombs in civilian areas and says such attacks could constitute war crimes.Russia’s defence ministry dismisses the report as containing “fake information” and “trite cliches”.

Iraqis push through Ramadi

Iraqi forces are fighting Islamic State (ISIS) fighters as they try to reach the center of Ramadi. Six hundred to 1,000 Islamic State fighters were said to have been in Ramadi when the overall offensive began two weeks ago, but several hundred of them have been killed in fighting and airstrikes since then.  Iraqi forces face heavy fire […]

Joint venture self-driving car

Ford and Google have joined together for a non-exclusive joint venture to create self-driving cars with the technology created by Google. The venture will be legally separate from Ford, in part to shield the automaker from liability concerns.

Christmas kiss

Stefani and Shelton were seen kissing and being affection inside the Gonzalez restaurant in Shelton’s hometown. The couple later sends out a Christmas message. Merry Christmas ???gx — Gwen Stefani (@gwenstefani) December 22, 2015

Tests password-free logins

Google is testing a password-free login for users. To login to a Google account, users enter their email address. A notification is then sent to the user’s phone asking them to confirm the sign-in.


Pu is released early from Beijing’s number One Detention Centre after serving 19 months for “inciting ethnic hatred” and “picking quarrels” on social media post. He was originally going to be detained for three years. He is released under “residential surveillance”, and has 10 days to decide whether to appeal against his conviction and sentence.

Headlight recall

Ford recalls 313,000 Crown Victorias and Mercury Grand Marquis after the headlights fail. The headlight problem, caused by cracked solder joints in the lighting control module, has been known to cause 11 crashes. The recall includes vehicles from the 2003-2005 model years.

Admits Hemsworth kiss

Lawrence admits on Watch What Happens Live that she made out with Hemsworth. Liam and I grew up together. Liam’s real hot. What would you have done? Yeah…

Clinton’s comments ‘terrifying’

In response to Clinton’s debate comments about tech and national security: I would hope that, given the extraordinary capacities that the tech community has and the legitimate needs and questions from law enforcement, that there could be a Manhattan-like project — something that would bring the government and the tech communities together to see they’re […]

Six airmen killed

Six airmen are killed in Afghanistan, including four OSI agents and two security forces, when they are targeted by Taliban forces as they moved through a village near Bagram Airfield. One of the women killed was the first openly lesbian woman in the armed forces. Army spokesperson: Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the families and friends of […]

Join to save whales

Cyrus and Anderson join together at Cyrus’s last show on her Milky Milky Milk Tour, holding signs saying “Save The Whales!”

Becomes A&F president

Horowitz is promoted to president of Abercrombie & Fitch. Executive Chairman Martinez: Fran’s merchandising skills and her exceptional leadership, which has inspired associates to focus all their efforts on an intense understanding and commitment to our customers, has ignited a turnaround at our Hollister brand. This promotion provides Fran the opportunity to play an even greater role […]

Proposes $2 billion Alzheimer’s cure program

Clinton proposes the government spend an extra $2 billion a year to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease before 2025. A briefing on her website says she came up with a proposal to find a cure after consulting with “leading physician-scientists to understand what it would take to rapidly accelerate the progress we are making.” Top researchers […]

Killer whale dies

An 18-year-old killer whale, called Unna, dies in San Antonio Sea World, of a resistant strain of the Candida fungus. Umma is the third whale to die at the location in the past six months. While there were some indications that the treatment was having a positive effect, Unna had remained in serious condition and under 24/7 care/

3,200 prisoners released prematurely

Governor Inslee announces that over the past 13 years, an estimated 3,200 convicted felons were released early from Washington state prisons because of errors in calculating good time credit. The median number of days that inmates were mistakenly released early is 49 days. The governor has hired two retired federal prosecutors to conduct an independent review of how the […]

Drives car on sidewalk, kills one, injures 37

Holloway kills one person and injures 37 others when she drove through a sidewalk in Las Vegas Strip. Three victims are in critical condition and two other victims in serious but stable condition. Police: She would not explain why she drove onto the sidewalk but remembered a body bouncing off of her windshield, breaking it.  

Not interested in dating Bieber

In an interview on Watch What Happens Live, Lawrence is asked by a caller if she would sleep with Bieber. Justin Bieber recently told a radio station that you’re so sexy and so cute. So my . . . question for you is, ‘Would you ever tap that?’” Lawrence: Uh, I’m gonna say a hard no . . . […]