Weeks later R. Kelly’s Twitter account released a statement about a planned tour, that tweet was eventually deleted. So what does the future hold for the singer and songwriter? Variety Chief Correspondent Elizabeth Wagmeister and Senior Music Editor Jem Aswad discuss.
Sony Music has decided to dissolve its working relationship with R. Kelly. Sony’s move comes after years of public calls, and even a petition from members of the #MuteRKelly movement, for the company to part ways with Kelly. Those calls intensified in the wake of Lifetime documentary “Surviving R. Kelly,” in which multiple women accuse him of sexual [...]
Variety film critics Owen Gleiberman and Peter Debruge pick some of their favorite films from the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, from Adam Driver’s “The Report” to Michael Jackson abuse documentary “Leaving Neverland.” Watch the full video above.
Oscar nominations were unveiled on Tuesday, and Variety editors sat down to discuss this year’s biggest snubs and surprises. “A Star Is Born” picked up eight nods, including an acting nomination for Bradley Cooper. However, Cooper wasn’t recognized for directing the musical drama. On a promising note, after years of being overlooked by the Academy, Spike [...]