McCartney to play Bonnaroo, Mumford & Sons top Billboard
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 01:22
Feb. 20 - The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Paul McCartney to play Bonnaroo, Mumford & Sons top Billboard 200 after Grammy success, and Oscar nominated filmmaker detained at L.A. airport. Lindsay Claiborn reports.
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Paul McCartney will perform at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee in June along with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Mumford & Sons, Bjork and Wilco, festival organizers said on Tuesday (February 19). The 2013 concert lineup announced also included R. Kelly, Wu-Tang Clan, and ZZ Top.
British folk band Mumford & Sons jumped to number 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday (February 20) after their album "Babel" won a top Grammy honor. "Babel," which won the coveted Album of the Year prize at the Grammy awards, sold 185,000 copies. The band also performed twice on the TV broadcast, which was watched by 28 million people.
Oscar nominated Palestinian filmmaker Emad Burnat and his family were detained at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday night (February 19). The creator of documentary "5 Broken Cameras" said in a statement that he was held by immigration officials for about an hour over the purpose of his visit. Officials were looking for proof that Burnat was indeed nominated for an Oscar. Outspoken filmmaker Michael Moore also tweeted about the incident.
Late night talk show host and comedian Conan O'Brien will be spending a late night with President Barack Obama. The White House Correspondents' Association has chosen O'Brien as the featured act for its annual dinner on April 27. The association dinner is traditionally attended by the president and first lady, government officials and journalists.
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