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Juneteenth: Usher, Pharrell Williams and more advocate for date to become national holiday

Juneteenth: Usher, Pharrell Williams and more advocate for date to become national holiday

Juneteenth: Usher, Pharrell Williams and more advocate for date to become national holiday Juneteenth: Usher, Pharrell Williams and more advocate for date to become national holiday The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Usher and Pharrell Williams are among several public figures to have advocated in favour of …

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As Other Stars Waver, Serena Williams Says She’ll Play in the U.S. Open

As Other Stars Waver, Serena Williams Says She’ll Play in the U.S. Open

As Other Stars Waver, Serena Williams Says She’ll Play in the U.S. Open As Other Stars Waver, Serena Williams Says She’ll Play in the U.S. Open As the tennis tours laid out their road maps on Wednesday for a return to play in August, Serena Williams confirmed her desire to be a major part of those comeback plans and to …

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Matthew Williams Takes Over Givenchy

Matthew Williams Takes Over Givenchy

Matthew Williams Takes Over Givenchy Matthew Williams Takes Over Givenchy Change is coming for Givenchy. The French brand is going to emerge from coronavirus confinement with not just new social distancing rules, but a whole new look. Two months after Clare Waight Keller stepped down as creative director, the house announced that it had named a new designer, and he …

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Beatriz Williams at Home in Lyme, Conn.

A Historical Novelist’s Decorating Scheme: ‘Books and Dog Hair’

Beatriz Williams at Home in Lyme, Conn. Beatriz Williams at Home in Lyme, Conn. Beatriz Williams, the best-selling author of historical novels including “The Golden Hour,” “Summer Wives” and “A Certain Age,” had not quite bargained for 11 years in Greenwich, Conn. But her husband, Sydney Williams, had grown up in Greenwich, and when the couple returned to America in …

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‘Rage is a quiet thing’: How Hayley Williams and other female artists are writing their way out of trauma

‘Rage is a quiet thing’: How Hayley Williams and other female artists are writing their way out of trauma

‘Rage is a quiet thing’: How Hayley Williams and other female artists are writing their way out of trauma ‘Rage is a quiet thing’: How Hayley Williams and other female artists are writing their way out of trauma The opening track of Petals for Armor, the debut solo record from Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams, feels like a deep sigh. “Rage …

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Hayley Williams Lays Down New Roots on Her First Solo Album

Hayley Williams Lays Down New Roots on Her First Solo Album

Hayley Williams Lays Down New Roots on Her First Solo Album Hayley Williams Lays Down New Roots on Her First Solo Album “Second chances, they don’t ever matter, people never change,” Hayley Williams sang, decisively, at the wizened age of 18. Since “Misery Business” propelled her power-emo band Paramore to stardom, the ever-evolving singer and songwriter has proved that maxim …

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Hayley Williams review, Petals for Armor: Distorted, disorienting funk that charts singer’s evolution towards peace

Hayley Williams review, Petals for Armor: Distorted, disorienting funk that charts singer’s evolution towards peace

Hayley Williams review, Petals for Armor: Distorted, disorienting funk that charts singer’s evolution towards peace Hayley Williams review, Petals for Armor: Distorted, disorienting funk that charts singer’s evolution towards peace Early Paramore was full of purgative teenage fury. Hayley Williams, just 16 when the emo-rock band’s debut album came out, described her music as “like word-vomit put to guitars”, its …

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Lucinda Williams: ‘I’m here to show people all the good stuff can happen to older women’

Lucinda Williams: ‘I’m here to show people all the good stuff can happen to older women’

Lucinda Williams: ‘I’m here to show people all the good stuff can happen to older women’ Lucinda Williams: ‘I’m here to show people all the good stuff can happen to older women’ You can’t rule me!” roars Lucinda Williams from her sofa in Nashville, where she is quarantined with her husband and manager Tom Overby. Other artists of her vintage have …

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Now Hear This: Victoria Monet, Lucinda Williams, Jessie Ware and Alaina Castillo

Now Hear This: Victoria Monet, Lucinda Williams, Jessie Ware and Alaina Castillo

Now Hear This: Victoria Monet, Lucinda Williams, Jessie Ware and Alaina Castillo Now Hear This: Victoria Monet, Lucinda Williams, Jessie Ware and Alaina Castillo It’s Friday, the sun is shining, and there are so many great new songs and albums to enjoy this weekend. Forget the lockdown and switch on your speakers. Let’s start with Joesef’s dreamy “The Sun is …

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Lucinda Williams Is Raw, Riled Up and Ready to Speak Her Mind

Lucinda Williams Is Raw, Riled Up and Ready to Speak Her Mind

NASHVILLE — In more than four decades of making music, Lucinda Williams has learned to roll with sizable disruptions. Seated in front of a laptop for an early April video interview in a conspicuously empty room, she quickly dispensed with her latest two challenges: a March tornado that left its mark on her roof, and the self-quarantine that’s kept her …

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