The Hot List 7.16.19
Big Changes are coming for James Bond
Lindsay Lohan has been announced as an addition to the judging panel for “The Masked Singer” in Australia. She recently teased that she might have new music coming, so this may be part of the hype machine to get her back in the public eye.
Blake Shelton has admitted that he didn’t even listen to the song before signing on for the Garth Brooks duet “Dive Bar”. He says he was out hunting when his manager called to ask if he would talk to Garth about a collaboration. He and Garth spoke on the phone a few minutes later and Blake said yes without even hearing what the song was about.
Jordan Davis and his wife Kristin are expecting a baby. They married in 2017 and say that the baby is due by the end of this year. But they have not learned the gender of the baby yet.
Lil Nas X has now set the record for the longest running #1 single by a debut artist. He passed the previous record of 15 weeks set by “The Macarena” back in the 90’s. He is closing in on the all time record holder, Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men’s “One Sweet Day”
Daniel Craig has already announced that “Bond 25” will be his last time playing James Bond. Producers have now announced that Lashana Lynch will be taking over the role. It will be the first time 007 will be played by a woman or a person of color. Lynch was previously known from her work in Captain Marvel. Lynch will not be playing James Bond himself, but will be another agent who is taking over the role of 007 after Bond steps down.
Granger Smith’s son River recently passed away after drowning in the singer’s backyard. Smith’s wife wrote an emotional post about donating River’s organs and having two people’s lives already saved by transplants.
Cameron Boyce’s recent death has also yielded something positive. A charity which he worked with called “Thirst Project” has received over $15,000 in donations in the days following Adam Sandler posting a link to it in Boyce’s name on Facebook
Thomas Rhett was challenged by Hoda Kotb of the Today Show to do the “Dance or Donate” challenge which is set to raise money for Cancer research. He did the dance at his Pittsburgh show and then passed the challenge forward to Luke Combs, Bruno Mars and Charlie Puth
Brad Paisley found out about Chris Lane wanting to propose to his girlfriend Lauren Bushnell because he was discussing it on their tour together, and initially recommended against doing it. But he now says it was a good idea to get down on one knee during a song at a live show because she said yes
A couple who had a wedding planned on 5th avenue in NYC during the black out on Saturday didn’t let the lack of power stop them. They had all their guests light the ceremony with their cell phones and the musicians played live so the wedding could go on as scheduled.