“Bohemian Rhapsody” was released in October last year, and it immediately met a lot of criticisms. However, fans couldn’t help but be in awe of Rami Malek who impersonated Freddie Mercury and brought Queen’s 1985 Live Aid performance back to life.
Now, Malek has been named best lead male of the year by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The actor won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture Drama with his work in “Bohemian Rhapsody,” beating out Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born”), Willem Dafoe (“At Eternity’s Gate”), Lucas Hedges (“Boy Erased”), and John David Washington (“BlacKkKlansman”).
Rami Malek Malek attended the awards ceremony along with Queen band members Brian May and Roger Taylor, who he thanked in his speech after being announced the Best Actor winner.
He also dedicatied the award to arguably one of the greatest singers of all time, Freddie Mercury.
“To you, Brian May, to you, Roger Taylor, for ensuring that authenticity and inclusivity exist in the music and in the world and in all of us.
Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime. I love you, you beautiful man. This is for and because of you, gorgeous.”
According to Box Office Mojo, “Bohemian Rhapsody” has raked in $743,706,115 worldwide to date. It’s the highest-grossing music biopic of all time, and with viewings still being held as well as a sing-along experience set to hit cinemas soon, that number is sure to keep rising.
The film also stars Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech, and Mike Myers.
“Bohemian Rhapsody” follows the life of Mercury as he joined Queen in 1970 to the high-point for the band when they performed at Live Aid in 1985, described as the “best concert ever” by many musicologists. The film was also awarded best picture at the Golden Globes.
Watch Rami Malek’s Golden Globe Best Actor Acceptance Speech For “Bohemian Rhapsody” here:
“Generation Snowflake Is Pulling Our Society Backwards,” Says Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
“So many good people fought for freedom and equality – but this generation are looking for a reason to be offended.”
Do you smell what The Rock is cooking? Well whatever it may be, it's definitely not for the faint of heart!
The former WWE wrestler turned Hollywood star didn't shy away from bashing people who are "looking for a reason to be offended," even labeling them as Generation Snowflake "or whatever you want to call them," he said.
6 Musicians Explain How They Got Their Unique Stage Names
#3 is downright funny.
Have you ever wondered why some of your favorite music artists prefer using stage names rather than their real names? While others have done it to make their name more memorable or that because their name is already known/taken from another artist, the musicians found on this list have done it for unexpected reasons - like avoiding being labeled as a stereotype or getting a lawsuit from a famous candy company.
Check out the list below and see 6 of the most well-known musicians who actually go by pseudonyms, plus the stories behind why they chose to forgo their birth names.
1. Nicki Minaj
People Are Calling Netflix’s ‘You’ The ‘Creepiest Show Out There’
The Penn Badgley series has just been confirmed for a second season!
Netflix is currently on a roll with terrifying films like Bird Box and the interactive phenomenon Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. However, people are getting chills down their spines while watching the new series You. In fact, it's being called the "creepiest show ever" to air on the streaming service.
There is little doubt that post-apocalyptic films like Bird Box can make anyone fearful of the future. At the same time, Bandersnatch viewers find themselves going down a rabbit hole with the Choose-Your-Own-Adventure premise. However, You hits the right spots for its simple concept and the eerie feeling that the same thing can happen to you because of what you actually share on social media.
Be careful about what you post on social media!