Tag Archives: Tribute

Adam Sandler pays tribute to Chris Farley on SNL: Watch

This evening, former SNL cast member Adam Sandler made his long-awaited return to Studio 8H to serve as host for the first time. Sandler waxed nostalgic throughout the 90-minute episode; during his opening monologue, Sandler was joined by fellow SNL vet Chris Rock to sing a song about their untimely firings from the show. A

St. Vincent performs “Osamu’s Theme” in tribute to Philip Glass: Watch

Jennifer Koh and St. Vincent at the Kennedy Center Honors Composer and pianist Philip Glass was among the honorees at this month’s Kennedy Center Honors, the 41st iteration of the annual celebration of the arts. The broadcast for the event – which also recognized Cher, Reba McEntire, Wayne Shorter, and the creators of Hamilton – aired

James Corden pays tribute to Jeff Goldblum with Ariana Grande parody, “thank u, jeff”: Watch

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” has swept the nation as a modern pop classic about female self-empowerment, coupled with an ode to the singer’s former flames. In the hands of the Late Late Show host James Corden, though, the track becomes a tribute to one of Hollywood’s finest treasures, Jeff Goldblum. On Wednesday night’s episode of

Billy Joel Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Welcomes Bryan Adams

Billy Joel performed one Aretha Franklin’s most famous songs, “Respect,” as a tribute during his concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden last night. And in keeping with his tradition of welcoming guests to the stage, Bryan Adams sat in for the encore. Video of “Respect” hasn’t surfaced, but Digital Journal noted that Joel turned the

Josh Homme, Barack Obama, Iggy Pop, others pay tribute to Anthony Bourdain

The world woke up to sad news today when we all learned of the death of Anthony Bourdain, the beloved TV personality, chef, and author. The 61-year-old died of an apparent suicide in France while filming an episode of his CNN show Parts Unknown. In the wake of his passing, prominent individuals from former political leaders

Bill Murray and Steve Buscemi cover Bob Dylan at New York birthday tribute: Watch

Fun fact: Everyone who’s anyone adores Bob Dylan. How else do you explain the range of guests that came out to New York’s Town Hall on Thursday night to celebrate the guy’s 77th birthday? Laurie Anderson, Emily Haines, Mark Kozelek, Nels Cline, Peter Wolf, Natalie Cressman, The Milk Carton Kids, and many more all hit

Arcade Fire cover The Cranberries’ “Linger” in tribute to Dolores O’Riordan: Watch

Last night, Arcade Fire took the stage at Dublin’s 3Arena, where they paid tribute to Dolores O’Riordan, the Irish singer of The Cranberries who passed away earlier this year. In fan-shot footage, the band covers transcendent Cranberries single “Linger” before transitioning into a version of “Everything Now” and, eventually, the soaring opening vocals of “Wake Up”. Watch