Entertainment Tidbits

Ariana DeBose will host and produce the 77th Annual Tony Awards in June. It will be her third time hosting, and she will also choreograph the opening number. It’ll be broadcast on CBS and Paramount+.

Martin Scorsese will host and produce an 8-episode docudrama series for Fox Nation called Martin Scorsese Presents: THE SAINTS. Each episode will focus on a different saint. It debuts November 16.

Lea Michele, known for Glee, announced on Instagram that she is pregnant and expecting her second baby with husband Zandy Reich. They already have a son named Ever, who has faced health issues.

Ice Cube’s Big3 league offered NCAA college star Caitlin Clark a guaranteed $5 million deal for playing in eight regular season games and two playoff games, with additional compensation from merch.

Lily Gladstone, the Indigenous star known for Killers Of The Flower Moon, received a stand-up headdress from elders of the Blackfeet Reservation as a rare honor. Thousands gathered for the ceremony.

Disney and allies of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis have settled a two-year legal battle over the “Don’t Say Gay” law. The company opposed the anti-queer legislation and pledged support to LGBTQ+ groups.

Spotify is testing an expansion into educational videos, in categories like music, creativity, business, and wellness. Free video lessons are now available to UK users, with pricing and demand being tested.

The Recording Industry Association Of America reports that music streaming accounted for 84% of total recorded music revenue in 2023, reaching $14.4 billion. Paid subscriptions contributed $11.2 billion.