Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
Mayer among Rock Hall acts
John Mayer, Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Hudson are among the stars set to perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.
Mayer will perform in honor of Albert King with Gary Clark Jr., then induct the late bluesman. Aguilera and Hudson will salute Donna Summer.
Foo Fighters Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins will induct Rush, and hall of fame member Don Henley will induct Randy Newman at the April 18 ceremony in Los Angeles.
Public Enemy and Heart also will enter the hall of fame, along with lifetime achievement award winners Quincy Jones and Lou Adler. More performers and presenters will be announced later.
Tickets for the ceremony go on sale to the public Feb. 1. It will be broadcast May 18 on HBO.
Within hours of Shakira's baby boy being born, people were asking about his future career.
Will Milan Pique Mebarak be a famous pop singer liker his Colombian mother, or an international soccer star like his Spanish father, Barcelona defender Gerard Pique?
"Welcome Milan Piqu' Mebarak and congratulations to Shakira and Gerard Pique. What would you prefer as a present for the baby, a microphone or some (soccer) boots?" Manchester City striker Sergio "Kun" Aguero wrote Wednesday on Twitter.
Shakira, 35, gave birth to her first child Tuesday in Barcelona in northeastern Spain. Both the boy and mother were said to be in fine health.
Congratulatory messages rained down on the couple from both sides of the Atlantic.
Best Buy Co. has enlisted actress and comedian Amy Poehler to get its brand message across in a humor-focused spot during Super Bowl XLVII.
The Minneapolis-based electronics chain said Wednesday it will air a 30-second spot featuring Poehler, fresh off her gig co-hosting the Golden Globes earlier this month, in the first quarter of the big game, which airs Feb. 3 on CBS.
The ad will convey a branding message and comes as the electronics retailer works on a turnaround plan to combat tough competition from online retailers and discounters.
The spot will be supported by a social media component, and a second ad will air after the game detailing several special offers.
A Best Buy executive said Poehler's frank humor dovetails with Best Buy's marketing message.