Day: February 3, 2021

Anuel AA & Ozuna Celebrate ‘Los Dioses’ Debuting at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums Chart

“We produced the album exactly for that, to debut at No. 1,” Anuel tells Billboard of chart-topping joint project.

Anuel AA and Ozuna’s first collaborative effort is an immediate success as Los Dioses arrives at No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart (dated Feb. 6). The 12-track set is the first to debut atop the chart in 2021.

“This is the third album I’ve released in my life and working with Ozu has been so much fun, a perfect flow,” Anuel AA tells Billboard. “We produced the album exactly for that, to debut at No. 1. When you put so much effort and dedication into something the end result is always big.”

As Los Dioses launches at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums, Anuel secures his third straight leader, while Ozuna clocks his fifth consecutive No. 1. Beyond its Top Latin Albums coronation, Los Dioses also starts at

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Broadway At DPAC Has A Brand New Name

DPAC and TRUIST Financial Corporation announced today that DPAC’s signature Broadway series will be renamed TRUIST Broadway at DPAC. Truist Broadway at DPAC will maintain the legacy of SunTrust Broadway, which since 2008 has brought the biggest new Broadway productions from New York and London stages to the Triangle.

“SunTrust has been a valued partner since DPAC’s inception, and we look forward to beginning this next chapter with them as Truist,” said Rachel Traversari, Senior Director of Marketing at DPAC.

As part of a long-term sponsorship agreement, Truist Broadway Season Seat Members, along with Broadway fans and DPAC guests will see the TRUIST logo and signature color of Truist purple on all future communication and marketing.

“DPAC has been such an extraordinary community partner, continuing to raise the bar by bringing world-class theatrical productions to our community” said Gray Reed, Truist Region President for the Triangle Market. “At Truist, our

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Nathaniel Rateliff Performs ‘Redemption’ From ‘Palmer’

The streaming premiere of Justin Timberlake’s “Palmer” was touted by Apple TV Plus as powering its ‘“most-watched weekend” since the platform debuted just over a year ago. The film has Timberlake playing Eddie Palmer, who returns home from prison and bonds with a boy from a troubled home.

However, it’s singer Nathaniel Rateliff’s end-credits song, “Redemption,” garnering awards buzz for as the race for best original song continues. Variety has the exclusive premiere of his solo acoustic rendering of the theme song (below).

 

Says Rateliff, “For me, the song is about what I saw in the film, and what I see out there in the world, of continuing to struggle until we find some kind of peace and some kind of answer. It’s about hope and connection. At the end of the song, there’s the line ‘we keep running until we learn to find peace’.” Rateliff says. He drew inspiration

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Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Takes Top Documentary Prizes at Sundance

“Summer of Soul” took both the audience prize & grand jury prize in the U.S. documentary section.

CODA has won the top award at the Sundance Film Festival, taking this year’s U.S. Grand Jury prize, while Questlove’s Summer of Soul won both the audience and grand jury prize in the U.S. documentary section.

CODA, which made headlines earlier in the fest for its record-breaking $25 million sale to Apple, took the dramatic audience award with Sian Heder taking the directing award for U.S. dramatic competition. “I hope that this opened the door to people getting that audiences want to see these kinds of stories,” said Heder of the title, which centers on a hearing teenage girl that is a child of deaf adults. “I hope that this means that more stories that center on deaf characters and characters with disability get put front and center.”

“I really wish there

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