EXCLUSIVE: President Donald Trump may be looking for a new walk-off song at his campaign rallies now that the Rolling Stones and BMI have put him on notice and threatened to sue if he ever again uses any of their songs licensed by the giant performing rights organization…
Read more on Deadline:ASCAP Says Donald Trump Campaign Can’t Use Any Rolling Stones Songs In Its Repertory — Deadline
Johnny Mandel, the Oscar- and Grammy-winning songwriter of “The Shadow of Your Smile,” “Emily” and the theme from “MASH,” has died. He was 94. “I was so sad to learn that a hero of mine, Johnny Mandel, passed away,” wrote Michael Buble on Twitter. “He was a genius and one of my favorite writers, arrangers…Johnny Mandel, Composer Who Wrote ‘MASH’ Theme Song, Dies at 94 — Variety
Google is prepping a “new news experience” to launch later in 2020 — for which the internet giant will finally directly compensate some publishers of “high-quality content” under a new licensing program. Google’s move follows actions by antitrust regulatory groups in Australia and France calling on Google to pay for news content, as well…Google Will Pay News Publishers for Content Starting Later This Year — Variety
You could call it the ultimate Weeknd getaway. Nestled in the celebrity enclave of Hidden Hills, north of the Los Angeles sprawl, this sleek, farmhouse-style mansion has been home to Canadian music sensation Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, for the past three years…Home of the Week: Inside The Weeknd’s Gorgeous $25 Million LA Mansion and Its Neon-Lit Car Garage — Robb Report
UPDATED with Obama fundraiser: Former President Barack Obama is making his first foray into presidential fundraising this cycle, as he headlines an event next week with Joe Biden. The June 23 event will be virtual and it’s also being billed as “grassroots,” i.e. open to low-dollar donors. Tickets start at $15 per person…Barack Obama To Headline Fundraiser For Joe Biden, Who Raised $80.8M In May – Update — Deadline
The track comes with 10,000 square feet of modern racing facilities.Always Wanted to Race? You Can Buy Your Very Own 2.3-Mile Race Track for a Cool $10 Million — Robb Report
Greeting guests to the La Quinta Resort & Club in the Coachella Valley near Palm Springs is this beautiful fountain. I feel compelled to photograph it from a different angle on each visit. This view was captured on our last visit during the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournaments held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden last year.
Walter H. Morgan opened the La Quinta Hotel on December 29, 1926. Ninety-four years later, it still holds the classic Old California luxury resort style and vibe.
Fresh off a new mega-contract with Universal Television believed to be worth upwards of $60 million, prolific fantasy series writer/creator/showrunner Julie Plec (“Vampire Diaries,” “The Originals,” “Legacies”) has spread some of her Midas television touch to the real estate industry, forking over $6 million for a colorful, decidedly unique compound in a desirable neighborhood pocket…‘Vampire Diaries’ Creator Julie Plec Goes Green in Whimsical L.A. Farmhouse — Variety
Stockard Channing, treasured mandarin of both stage and screen, has hoisted a secluded home above Laurel Canyon in L.A.’s Hollywood Hills up for sale at almost $2.5 million. The Emmy and Tony winner, nominated for an Oscar in 1995 for “Six Degrees of Separation,” and most recently seen on New York and London stages…Stockard Channing Lists Secluded Home Above L.A.’s Laurel Canyon — Variety