Seen a lot of Weird Al videos shared on social media lately? No surprise. Weird Al released a video a day starting last Monday to mark the release of his new album, "Mandatory Fun." The videos did their job: The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts with more than 80,000 units sold.In case you missed any of the eight, here's a look.
The hauntingly beautiful theme music for HBO's "Game of Thrones" has been covered plenty of times, and a new video capturing yet another take on the recognizable instrumental has gone viral.A YouTube video uploaded last week by Omer Barnea shows the Queen's Guard performing the song during a Changing of the Guard outside London's Buckingham Palace.
James Garner, who was found dead over the weekend at age 86, was no one-trick pony. You might've remembered him from "Maverick," or his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," or his Polaroid commercials with Mariette Hartley. But for many of us, Garner will forever be associated with one role: Jim Rockford on "The Rockford Files.
Country star Tim McGraw is speaking out about an incident in which he swatted a female fan on the head after she grabbed at him from the audience during his July 13 concert in Atlanta."Sometimes things can lose context and perspective. I reacted in an instinctive, defensive way from my perspective of what was going on," McGraw told "ET Canada" on Sunday.
"Ghostbusters" fans, get ready for some more sliming: Dan Aykroyd told TODAY on Monday that the third installment in the classic franchise is gearing up for an early 2015 start."It looks like we'll be in pre-production in the spring now, from what I'm hearing," he told Carson Daly during his visit. "It should be good.
For months, "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans have been panting for a glimpse at the upcoming movie adaptation of the erotic novel read 'round the world. On Saturday night, Beyoncé threw them a bone with a brief Instagram video that strongly hinted at her involvement in the film's soundtrack.Granted, there's not much to the clip.
There's almost too much great programming on TV to keep up with. Each Sunday, we suggest whether to watch some of the week's best bets live or let the DVR do its job so you can enjoy shows at your leisure.SUNDAY, JULY 20'The Lottery'When to watch: It's late. Save it for Monday night.No, it's not another show about winning a big financial jackpot.
Adam's found his Angel!Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo are married. The couple tied the knot in a tent at Flora Farms in Los Cabos, Mexico on Saturday, July 19, Us Weekly can confirm. PHOTOS: Celebrity weddings 2014 The bride and groom were feted by about 300 guests for the special day, including Jonah Hill, Jason Segel, Erin Heatherton and Candice Swanepoel.
How could something as world-shaking as the moon landing not reverberate through popular culture? It was 45 years ago that Neil Armstrong took that giant leap for mankind, and every detail of Apollo 11 has been relived, recreated and fictionalized, in everything from movies to song.Here are some of our favorite moon-inspired moments.
What’s not to like about Shakira?Not much, apparently. The Colombian singer set a new world record on Friday by becoming the first person to reach over 100 million likes on Facebook. “That is incredible,” Shakira said in a video uploaded to her Facebook page soon after she made social media history. “Thank you so much for your support, for your loyalty, for your love. It’s really unbelievable.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are partners in life, and now they'll be working partners again. Universal Pictures announced Friday that the A-list acting couple will appear on the big screen together in "By the Sea," which Jolie will also write and direct.
Fans rarely get the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite celebrities, but when they do, some try to take advantage. Country music superstar Tim McGraw was performing at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta on Sunday when a female fan grabbed him, ripping his jeans in the process.
David Beckham wows his fans whether he's dressed to the nines or stripped to his skivvies. On Thursday night at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards, the soccer stud and two of his sons were the ultimate golden boys.
Just months after a little boy with leukemia rose to fame as Batkid, a documentary is being planned about the phenomenon. Miles Scott, in remission last November after spending half of his five years fighting cancer, quickly captured hearts around the world when he became Batkid for a day and saved Gotham from ruin.
Jason Mraz hit the TODAY plaza Friday and performed a few of his of his classic, peppy hits and some new tunes from his album "Yes!" But it wasn't just the music that moved the audience.In between sets, Mraz revealed that he keeps his grandmother close to his heart … and even closer to his ear. The singer-songwriter has a photo of the beloved woman glued to the small earpiece he wears onstage.
It's no secret that Johnny Depp harbors rock 'n' roll dreams behind his eccentric movie star pose. As he wraps up filming "Black Mass" in Massachusetts, the guitar-slinging actor has made do by crashing big-time area concerts, including Aerosmith's Thursday night.
"The Voice" contestants who lean toward country tunes are going to want to really impress coach Blake Shelton during their blind auditions. That's because not only will the members of Team Blake get to work with the country superstar, they'll also get advice from Little Big Town. NBC announced Thursday that the Grammy-winning country quartet will be the mentors for Shelton's team in season seven.
The past year has been a full and difficult one for Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. While the singer-songwriter juggled professional duties, including the Stones "14 on Fire" tour and production on the soon-to-be released James Brown biopic "Get On Up," he also suffered a tremendous personal loss when his girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott, died in March.
Oh "Jaws," thanks a lot. The 1974 Peter Benchley novel and its 1975 hit movie taught us that swimming in the ocean equals human buffet for great white sharks. But it wasn't the first or the last movie to try to put a scary shine on ordinary things. Here are 7 films that gave us phobias. (Spoilers ahead.)Movie: 'Psycho' Scared us away from: Showers, motels in the middle of nowhere.
One of Broadway's brightest lights dimmed Thursday. Elaine Stritch, the wonder of the Great White Way who went on to find further fame in film and television, died at age 89."Unfortunately, she passed away earlier this morning after a long illness," Stritch's attorney, Joseph Rosenthal, confirmed to TODAY. "She was seriously ill for a long time.
Johnny Winter, the Texas blues guitarist who added his own unique current of electricity to songs like "Highway 61 Revisited," "Johnny B. Goode" and "Jumpin' Jack Flash" in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, died Wednesday in his hotel room in Zurich, according to his publicist. He had been on tour in Europe and most recently had played in Wiesen, Austria. Winter was 70.
TODAY’s special week of #SharkWatch coverage has been one of bites, frights and incredible sights. We've gone swimming with sharks. We've shared survivors' harrowing tales of being attacked by sharks. We've examined the pop-culture legacy of "Jaws," the book and film that left us permanently (if irrationally) terrified of sharks.Now it's time we told you: You actually are a shark.
When Captain America fans last left the iconic comics character, things weren't looking so good. Steve Rogers (Cap's civilian identity) had been sapped of the serum that has kept him youthful since World War II, and was no longer able to keep the years at bay.So what's a suddenly senior and not so super hero supposed to do? Pass the mantle (or in this case, the shield) on to a worthy successor.