The singer died on Sunday 11 January, 18 months after being diagnosed with liver cancer. Figures from global streaming service Spotify show there was a jump of 2,822% in Bowie songs played in the hours after his death was announced. He said the singer told him of his illness in private by added that in mid-2015, it seemed Bowie was improving. Former Beatle Paul McCartney and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger were also among the artists who remembered him.
Jordan for Creed and Idris Elba for Beasts of No Nation failing to get a nod. Meanwhile, none of Straight Outta Compton's stars received acting nominations, having been bypassed in favor of actors in more traditional Oscar biopics like Steve Jobs , The Danish Girl , and Joy .
Sequels will typically open bigger and fall faster. The film remained in 3,822 locations this week, down just 312 theaters from last week. Ride Along 2 is taking place in Miami. Daddy's Home rounded out the top five, earning an estimated $9.3 million. The trailers for the movie looked extremely low quality when compared with standard animated fare.
The SNL tribute to David Bowie featured not only Armisen's remembrance - including references to a unusual choir of backup singers and a stuffed dog with a television monitor in its mouth - but the tribute also featured the music video at the beginning of this article.
We first noticed the country singer's aesthetic rubbing off on Gwen early last month, but it appears as things heat up between the pair, her fashion sensibility also becomes decidedly more laidback. Now, however, Gwen Stefani and her main squeeze are often seen enjoying all that Los Angeles has to offer, including the top restaurants around town.
Last year, Sharpton called for a boycott of the Oscars proceedings, but was then discouraged at the last minute by Ava DuVernay, the director of the critically-acclaimed film Selma , which was up for several nominations (the movie won nothing in the acting or movie categories).