JUSTIN BIEBER’S ENTIRE 2020 TOUR POSTPONED DUE TO GLOBAL HEALTH CRISIS – (04/02/2020)
The current health crisis has forced Justin Bieber to postpone all of his 2020 dates for The Changes Tour.”
“He asks that fans hold on to their tickets, as they will be honored as soon as the dates are rescheduled. Information on rescheduled dates will be forthcoming soon,” a statement on his website read.
“While Justin – along with his band, dancers and crew – has been hard at work preparing an amazing show, he has always put the health and well-being of his fans first and foremost. Justin is anxiously awaiting the opportunity to get back out on the road and perform in a space that is safe for everyone.”
Justin was set to kick off the tour on May 14th and the tour was intended to last until September.
The 26-year-old singer released his fifth studio album Changes – his first album in five years – in February.
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DEMI LOVATO ANNOUNCES NEW FABLETICS LINE WITH A CHARITABLE TWIST – (04/02/2020)
Demi Lovato is launching a new collection with Fabletics today.
She also announced that $5 for every item sold from her new Fabletics collection – up to $125K total – will go towards the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
“I’ve really been going back and forth on if this was the right time… but decided this is a time to provide inspiration for my fans at home and to help those in need,” she wrote on Instagram. “We’ve decided to share it with you soon-with a twist: I’m pleased to announce that for $5 for every item sold will provide crucial gear to frontline workers-pledging up to $125,000 now through June 30th to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, powered by the United Nations Foundation…I hope you’ll join me on our journey to project positivity, build inner strength and boost each other up!”
Lovato added that she hoped her workout gear would help boost shoppers’ moods. “In addition to lifting up those in need right now, it’s so important for us all to feel empowered, invincible and strong from the inside out,” she wrote. “My collection is designed to do just that — uplifting you with bold colors and amazing contouring for the biggest confidence boost.”
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TAYLOR SWIFT HELPS KEEP SMALL NASHVILLE RECORD STORE AFLOAT DURING CRISIS CLOSURES: Taylor Swift has supplied retailer Grimey’s New & Preloved Music, an independent record store in her hometown of Nashville, with a generous contribution to help out their employees during the shop’s pandemic closure. The owners confirmed that Taylor has gifted the store money for each employee and three months’ worth of health care.
DJ KHALED & NICOLE TUCK’S ‘WE THE BEST FOUNDATION’ DONATES $10,000 MASKS, GLOVES & SUPPLIES TO NEW YORK AND MIAMI HEALTHCARE WORKERS: DJ Khaled and Nicole Tuck’s We The Best Foundation has teamed up with Direct Relief and simplehuman to supply over 10,000 masks, gloves and dozens of PPE kits for healthcare workers in New York and Miami. Khaled said in a statement, “Helping our local community when and where we can has always been our mission since we started the We The Best Foundation back in 2018. By partnering with Direct Relief, Nicole and I are able to reach the medical staff who are most at risk in local hospitals in New York and Miami. It’s important to us to take care of those who take care of us.”
J.K. ROWLING LAUNCHES HARRY POTTER AT HOME: J.K. Rowling has launched an online Harry Potter hub for kids, families and fans to tap into during coronavirus. The hub will include “special contributions from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world. We’re casting a Banishing Charm on boredom!” Some content is free, but some is pay-only.
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