Apple reportedly paid $25 Million for Billie Eilish documentary
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According to 'Billboard,' the tech giant paid for the rights to stream the film on Apple TV+. The documentary follows the pop star after the release of her debut album, ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’. Directed by R.J. Cutler, the film will feature behind-the-scenes footage of Eilish in public and private moments.
Music show: Franck Amsallem's jazzy tribute to the Big Apple and the USA
Franco-American jazz pianist Franck Amsallem is back with a tenth album called "Gotham Goodbye". It features nine original compositions and pays tribute to New York City and the years he spent in America. He tells FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot what it feels like to have his compositions in the bible of score music for jazz musicians. Also, French musician and composer Yann Tiersen releases an analog gem called "Portrait" and Muse celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album "Showbiz".
Suicides of K-pop singers spark soul-searching in South Korea
In the span of just six weeks, two beloved K-pop singers have ended their lives in South Korea. The suicides have sparked soul-searching in the country, where female stars are expected to adhere to puritanical expectations. Those who don't become victims of online attacks, which can take a mental toll. We take a closer look.
Migrant choir to perform Mozart's Idomeneo, King of Crete at Rome Opera
About 30 migrants will step onto the stage of the Rome Opera as extras in Mozart's opera "Idomeneo, King of Crete". Arriving in boats from Libya or through the Catholic community of Sant'Egidio, these refugees play themselves or the role of soldiers in this production, which hopes to raise awareness about war and migration.
Celine Dion tops 'Billboard' 200 for first time in over 17 years
'Courage' is Dion's fifth album to reach No. 1 on the 'Billboard' 200. It is her first No. 1 album since 2002's 'A New Day Has Come.'. The 17 years between No. 1s is the longest gap ever for a woman. 'Courage,' released on Nov. 15, earned 113,000 equivalent album units for the week ending Nov. 21.
Dr. Dre didn't want to appear on his classic '2001' LP
Despite their success, the rapper and producer has insisted he only intended to produce the record and his solo debut. The album features the likes of Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Xzibit, Eminem and the late Nate Dogg. Dr. Dre, during Apple Music Q&A Dr. Dre, during Apple Music Q&A