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Finneas Earns 100th Week On Billboard’s Hot 100 Producers Chart

Finneas has become the first act to spend 100 weeks on Billboard‘s Hot 100 Producers chart.

The singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor re-entered the chart dated August 6 ranking at No. 16.

Finneas, brother and a frequent collaborator of Billie Eilish, returns to the chart with the help of two new production credits on the Billboard Hot 100, both on songs recorded by Eilish, as “TV” and “The 30th” debut at Nos. 52 and 79, respectively.

Finneas also co-wrote the tracks, alongside Eilish, helping the two talents re-enter the Hot 100 Songwriters in a tie at No. 23.

Olivia Newton-John dies at 73, husband says

Iconic Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton-John has died at 73, according to an Instagram post from her account.

“Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends,” the post said.

“We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.”

Newton-John shot to fame in the 1970s as a singer and actor and starred in the film Grease with John Travolta.

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Anne Heche's Condition Now 'Extremely Critical' Following Fiery Car Crash – Details

According to Anne Heche‘s rep, the actress’ condition following that terrifying car crash is apparently much worse than originally thought.

In a statement to Deadline, the rep says:

“At this time Anne is in extreme critical condition she has a significant pulmonary injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgical intervention. She is in a coma and has not regained consciousness since shortly after the accident.”

More details to come…

13 Celebrity Sisters We Love

CAN ANYTHING EVER TOP THE LOVE OF A SISTER? THEY ARE THERE TO SEE US THROUGH THE BEST AND WORST OF TIMES. SOMETIMES, THEY KNOW US BETTER THAN WE KNOW OURSELVES. AS WE WATCH MARY MARY’S ERICA AND TINA CAMPBELL WORK THROUGH THEIR CHALLENGES WITH LOVE ON THEIR REALITY SHOW, WE’RE TAKING A LOOK AT 13 CELEB SISTERS WHOSE RELATIONSHIPS INSPIRE US.

Lamont Dozier, Motown Songwriter Behind Countless Classics, Dead at 81

Lamont Dozier, the Motown songwriter behind hits for artists such as the Supremes, the Four Tops, and the Isley Brothers, has died at 81.

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Serena Williams announces she will retire after 2022 US Open

Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that she will be retiring from tennis following the 2022 US Open at the end of August.

In a piece she penned for Vogue, as well as in a post on Instagram, the 23-time Grand Slam champion said that while she still loves tennis, she's ready to move on to new things.

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In Vogue, Williams said she plans to expand her family and focus on her other business ventures in her retirement.

The R&B Goat Eric Bellinger Slid ‘In The Comments’ With ESSENCE

If you’re having a bad day, play an Eric Bellinger record, he will be the yin to your yang! The R&B Goat slid ‘ In The Comments’ with Essence giving us the good vibes and a little falsetto!

Essence Get’s The Scoop on “Beast” With Will Packer

Producer Will Packer is back with another summer block-bluster curated especially for the culture! Tune in to hear him in conversation with Idris Elba about their action-packed film, “BEAST.” Monday, August 15th at 12:10pm ET only on ESSENCE Twitter. Drop your questions in the comments. #ESSENCE

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Guess Who This Little Princess Turned Into!

Before this dashing gal dressed in pink turned into one of the most famous socialites and American media personalities known to man, she was just a rambunctious kid getting into trouble with her older sister and younger brother, while growing up in both New York City and Los Angeles.

This cute kid first made her way to your television screen when she and her childhood bestie were on a reality show back in the early-to-mid-2000’s. Her empire of perfumes and purses has brought in billions, and she definitely knows how to spin a beat.

Can you guess who she is?

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Set Your Calendar: Idris Elba Joins Essence for an Exclusive Conversation about “Beast”

SURPRISE! We have our 3x cover-star and favorite box-office chocolate, Idris Elba, joining us for an exclusive conversation about his new movie, BEAST, produced by Will Packer. It’s the ultimate girl-dad thriller so tap in only on Twitter Spaces on Monday, August 15th at 12:10pm ET. #ESSENCE

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