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  • Selena Gomez opens up on ‘life or death’ kidney donation

    28 October 2017 7:29 AM 66

    Singer’s friend Francia Raisa volunteered for the procedure Selena Gomez says her friend Francia Raisa saved her life by donating a kidney to the singer earlier this year. Gomez and Raisa sat down for an interview with NBC News. In a preview clip , Gomez says she didn’t want to ask anyone to be a donor, but Raisa “volunteered and did it.” Gomez announced

  • ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a delicious blend of meaty action and sublime silliness

    27 October 2017 11:41 PM 69

    When Cate Blanchett, as Hela the Goddess of Death, strides through the treasure storehouse of her father, Odin, in “Thor: Ragnarok,” she casts her eye about. One by one, the film’s black-antlered villainess assesses the artifacts — which include the highly sought-after blue “infinity stone” — with a series of blunt dismissals: “Fake!” “Weak!” “Smaller

  • Eminem to donate National Party money to hurricane victims

    26 October 2017 9:25 PM 78

    Eminem will donate any money he gets as a result of the National Party using a copy of his music to hurricane victims in the US. A track similar to the rapper's hit 'Lose Yourself' was used by the party in a 2014 election campaign ad and this week a court ruled $600,000 had to be paid to Eight Mile Style over the copyright infringement. In a statement

  • Max Key threatens Eminem diss track

    26 October 2017 3:23 AM 74

    The National Party's week keeps getting worse - they lost the power to govern New Zealand, a court ruled they improperly copied Eminem's music in a campaign ad and now it seems their former leader's son is determined to embarrass them yet again. Sir John Key's son Max says he may release a diss track against Eminem to "avenge" National's defeat over the 'Lose

  • Corey Feldman Announces Plan to Expose Hollywood Pedophile Ring With $10 Million Film

    25 October 2017 9:11 PM 67

    "Ever since I discussed the fact that I have this plan, my life has turned to utter chaos," he reveals, adding, "I've been silenced my whole life, but just over the past few days since I made that announcement, I've been arrested, I had a near death experience last night where I felt like I was almost going to be killed. Two trucks came speeding at me at the same time on a crosswalk

  • Eminem’s Publisher Triumphs in New Zealand Copyright Battle

    25 October 2017 4:00 PM 228

    A political party in New Zealand must pay Eminem’s music publisher $413,000 (600,000 New Zealand dollars) for infringing on the copyright of his hit song “Lose Yourself,” a court in Wellington ruled. The National Party of New Zealand had been sued in 2014 by the publisher, Eight Mile Style, over a song featured in one of its campaign ads that echoed

  • Eminem wins $413,600 copyright case against New Zealand’s political party

    25 October 2017 4:00 PM 58

    New Zealand’s National Party was Wednesday found guilty of ripping off rapper Eminem’s song “Lose Yourself” in a 2014 election campaign commercial and ordered to pay more than NZ$600,000 ($413,600) in damages. National, which won the 2014 election but was tipped out of power last week following the latest ballot, was accused of breaching copyright by using

  • Vodafone Artisan Award winners announced

    25 October 2017 7:00 AM 82

    Some of New Zealand's best and brightest behind-the-scenes stars of the music industry were honoured tonight at the Vodafone Music Artisan awards in Auckland. This year, Henrietta Harris has won the Tui for Best Album Cover for her work on Grayson Gilmour's album Otherness. Harris hand-draws her images, which have appeared in shows all over New Zealand

  • New Zealand National Party Ordered to Pay for Infringing Eminem's "Lose Yourself"

    25 October 2017 6:09 AM 59

    On Wednesday, the Eminem publishing outfit of Eight Mile Style LLC took victory in a copyright lawsuit against the New Zealand National Party for infringing Eminem's "Lose Yourself" in campaign advertisements. The plaintiff was awarded about $414,000 in damages. With interest added, that amounts to an almost $482,000 judgment (in American dollars). The case focused

  • Eminem Wins Damages From Political Party Over 'Lose Yourself' Copyright

    25 October 2017 6:09 AM 90

    Judge awards rapper's publishing company $600,000 after New Zealand's National Party used '8 Mile' track sound-alike in 2014 campaign ad Justice Helen Cull described "Lose Yourself" – one of Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All-Time – as "distinctive," not only due to its melodic content but also its arrangement, "particularly the guitar