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The R&B crooner and country star are collaborating for a performance at the Grammy’s nomination concert. The duo will be singing their own rendition of Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine.” Tune in to catch them rock the stage when the show airs tonight on CBS at 10PM ET.
The “Started from the Bottom” rapper will not be performing at Friday’s Grammy nominations performance due to scheduling conflicts with his “Would You Like a Tour?” shows. “He sincerely apologizes to his fans that he can’t be there,” his rep said.
Authorities have arrested 18-year-old Jameson Witty for stealing a piece of wreckage from the Porsche Walker and friend Roger Rodas were killed in. Witty was arrested at his home and is being held on $20,000 bail. Another suspect, a 25-year-old man whose name has not been released, was planning to surrender, according to the statement.
The actor who plays the dragon in the upcoming The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and recited the lyrics to “Genius” off of R. Kelly’s Black Panties album. It was riveting and quite hilarious. Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself.
The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will travel to South Africa next week to pay respects to Nelson Mandela. White House press secretary Jay Carney says the Obamas will participate in memorial events, but didn’t say specifically what day they planned to be in South Africa. The South African government announced that Mandela would be honored with a state burial on Dec. 15.
This Sunday’s episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter is packed with delicious chocolate eye candy: Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael B. Jordan. Oprah will talk to the actors about their powerhouse performances in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, 12 Years a Slave and Fruitvale Station, respectively. Tune in to OWN on Sunday, December 8 at 9/8c to catch these guys in action with Mama Oprah.