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Billie Lourd Pays Tribute to Late Mother Carrie Fisher on Sixth Anniversary of her Death

  Billie Lourd wrote a tribute post to her late mother Carrie Fisher six years after Carrie’s death. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the Ticket to Paradise star acknowledged the six-year anniversary of her mother Carrie Fisher’s death. Captioning a photo of herself and her late mother together, Billie wrote, “It has been 6 years since my Momby died (feels like 2 but also like 705 at the same time?). And unlike most other years since she’s died, this year, these past two weeks have been some of the most joyful of my life.” Billie and her husband Austen Rydell welcomed their second child, Jackson, on 12 December. They also share two-year-old Kingston. “My mom is not here to meet either of them and isn’t here to experience any of the magic. Sometimes the magical moments can also be the hardest,” the actress shared in her post. “For anyone out there experiencing the reality of grief alongside the magic of life, I see you. You are not alone.” She advised anyone experiencing both “magical” and

BTS Reportedly Leaves Columbia Records For Universal Music Group

 

According to reports Billboard, the boyband, will no longer be working with Columbia Records and The Orchard. BTS were apparently on a month-to-month contract with the latter company, and only needed to notify Sony Music of their intent to end their partnership.


This marks the end of the group’s three-year partnership with Sony Music, which had been signed in 2018. The boyband’s move to UMG is expected to come into effect from December 1 onwards.


Billboard claims that Columbia chairman and CEO Ron Perry had never met HYBE founder and chairman Bang Si-hyuk throughout their entire partnership despite the former having flown to South Korea on numerous occasions to work on BTS’ music. Notably, Perry had co- written and produced the act’s English language hit ‘Butter’ which was released earlier this year.


Meanwhile, Bang and his team have allegedly formed a close relationship with UMG CEO Lucian Grainge over the years. Record executive Scooter Braun — who had merged his company Ithaca Holdings with HYBE in April — reportedly played a role in the deal with Universal due to his close relationship with both Grainge and HYBE America co-CEO Lenzo Yoon.


Earlier in February, HYBE and UMG had announced their new strategic partnership, which also includes an upcoming joint-venture label to debut a global K-pop boyband. “I strongly believe that UMG and Big Hit, two companies that endlessly pursued innovation, will create a synergy that will rewrite global music history,” said Bang at the time.

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