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Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

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Sam Ryder is ‘ignoring the hype’ as the UK’s odds improve

UNITED KINGDOM - After two years of finishing in last place, and more than a decade since we made the top 10, Sam Ryder is second favourite to win with his uplifting power ballad Space Man. But Ryder is trying to ignore the mounting excitement. "I don't want to get to a point where I start believing the hype," he says. "I just want to do everyone proud, and do the best job I possibly can." Former winner Conchita Wurst is more willing to speculate on his chances. "The buzz in the Eurovision community is, 'Oh, the UK is participating again,'" she...

Florence and the Machine: Dance Fever – A walk on the weird side

ENGLAND - To anyone else, a pop album inspired by the “tragic heroines of pre-Raphaelite art” might come across as eccentric. For Florence Welch, who has built her career on a stage persona that’s part Stevie Nicks, part Kate Bush and part Victorian ghost, it’s par for the course. The difference between her previous work and her fifth album, however, is in the minor details. On first listen, Dance Fever –...

Dakota Johnson stars in trailer for Cha Cha Real Smooth

GLOBAL - Apple TV+ has released the first trailer Cha Cha Real Smooth, the acclaimed Sundance comedy-drama from writer-director Cooper Raiff who also stars in the film as Andrew, a 22-year-old college graduate who feels like he has no clear path in life until he strikes up a friendship with Domino (Dakota Johnson) and her daughter Lola (Vanessa Burghardt). Fresh out of college and without a clear life path going forward,...

Why is Mahesh Babu rejecting Bollywood offers?

Hyderabad, India (CU)_ Popular Telugu actor Mahesh Babu is the son of Telugu actor Krishna. He began his career as a child actor in the 1989 film Poratam, starring his father. Further, he acted in some of his father's films such as Sankharavam and Bazaar Rowdy. Mahesh Babu’s silver screen debut was with Preity Zinta in the 1999 film Raja Kumarudu. Recent comments made by superstar Mahesh Babu during the...

For Vignesh Shivan, it’s a delight to watch his girlfriend…

Chennai, India (CU)_ Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara's recent Instagram post is illuminating their Instagram page. The filmmaker posted on his Instagram account a lovely snapshot of himself staring at his girlfriend Nayanthara. In the stunning photograph, he is seen adoringly gazing at her while she poses joyfully for the camera. The duo looks lovely together. Nayanthara is wearing a white blouse with brown slacks, while Vignesh is wearing an all-black...

A sneak peek into Katrina Kaif And Vicky Kaushal’s New York vacation!

Mumbai, India (CU)_ This latest post from New York is winning the internet and the Bollywood fans. Yes, it is a photograph of Vicky and his lovely wife, actress Katrina Kaif. This ideal couple are once again making waves on the internet. The candid photograph has stolen many hearts. Sharing the picture, Vicky captioned it as, "Sugar rush". The image is circulating rapidly on social media. Fans are over...

Angelina Jolie meets the children and volunteers of Ukraine

California, USA (CU)_ The top Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie paid a visit to the war-affected Ukrainian city of Kviv this week, stopping by a bakery and then heading to the railway station to meet some of the people relocated by Russia's war. The 46-year-old actress is a special ambassador for the UN refugee agency. According to the organization, over 12.7 million people have escaped their homeland in the last...