New this week: Lizzo, 'Criminal Minds' and 'The Woman King'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an live posthumous album from Tom Petty, the criminal profile spinoff series “Criminal Minds: Evolution,” a documentary about the plucky Mars Rover Opportunity and a TV series that focuses on the backstage melodrama at the Chippendale’s male strip clubs.
Texas Roadhouse CEO Kent Taylor dies amid COVID-19 struggle
“Kent’s kind and generous spirit was his constant driving force whether it was quietly helping a friend or building one of America’s great companies in @texasroadhouse,” Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said on Twitter. “He was a maverick entrepreneur who embodied the values of never giving up and putting others first.”chicagotribune.com
Pent-up demand will boost airline stocks in 2021 and beyond, trader says following JetBlue, United downgrades
The firm maintained its overweight ratings on Delta, Alaska Airlines and Air Canada, suggesting "selective profit-taking" in the newly downgraded plays. "Regardless of what happens with the holiday travel season, 2020's a dumpster fire and there's really nothing we can do about that," Chiavarone told CNBC's "Trading Nation" on Wednesday. He said Federated moved hotel, airline, casino and cruise line stocks to overweight positions within its strategies back in September. "We think 2020 really is a story about not only reopening, but about pent-up demand. "I was actually very surprised when I saw the downgrade this morning," O'Hara in the same "Trading Nation" interview, pointing to a chart of the U.S.cnbc.com
Court rules Led Zeppelin did not plagiarize riff for "Stairway to Heaven"
Led Zeppelin did not steal the opening guitar riff for its iconic song "Stairway to Heaven," a federal appeals court ruled Monday. Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin were accused of plagiarizing the 1968 song "Taurus" by the band Spirit. Led Zeppelin also performed a cover of a Spirit song, 'Fresh Garbage.' But there is no direct evidence that the two bands toured together, or that Led Zeppelin band members heard Spirit perform 'Taurus.'" Page, Plant and Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones all testified at the original trial, although Jones was not involved in the lawsuit.cbsnews.com
Beyonc's Daughter Blue Ivy Gets Her First Writing Credit at 7 Years Old With 'Brown Skin
Titled "Brown Skin Girl," the song features Blue Ivy singing with her famous mama, along with SAINt JHN and WizKid. "Brown skin girl, your skin just like pearls," the eldest Carter kid sweetly sings at the beginning and end of the four-minute track. As if her singing wasn't epic enough, get this... Blue Ivy, who is just 7 years old, received her first-ever writing credit for the song, according to Genius! MY BABY BLUE IVY GOT A WRITING CREDIT ON BROWN SKIN GIRL!!! Queen Bey released the beautiful music video for "Spirit" on Tuesday, along with an extended version on Friday, both which include a cameo from Blue Ivy.
MoneyWatch: Jimmy Choo to go public; Spirit to raise bag fees during holidays
MoneyWatch: Jimmy Choo to go public; Spirit to raise bag fees during holidays High-end shoe maker Jimmy Choo plans to go public on the London Stock Exchange. Plus, Spirit Airlines will raise bag fees by two dollars between December 18 and January 5. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com