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Drake is king of Billboard’s 2018 year-end charts, as the superstar leads the year-end Top Artists ranking, thanks in large part to his Billboard 200-topping album Scorpion and its bevy of hit singles on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 chart, including the No. 1 Hot 100 song of the year, “God’s Plan.” Drake leads both year-end tallies for the first time. -Billboard

Priyanka Chopra, 36, walked down the aisle toward a teary Nick Jonas, 26, with the most dramatic 75-foot tulle veil for a truly jaw-dropping moment at the couple’s Western wedding ceremony held on Saturday in Jodhpur, India.

As the beautiful bride walked down the aisle alongside her mother Madhu, five people helped carry her long veil, which could be seen from an aerial shot video captured during the ceremony according to People magazine. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' wedding reception in New Delhi on Tuesday, which was held at the Taj Palace Hotel. Priyanka and Nick got married in a two-part wedding ceremony in Jodhpur over the weekend.

Sole DXB, a three-day lifestyle festival

returns to Dubai Design District (d3) from December 6-8. Don’t miss the stellar performances on the bill- from Sho Madjozi, a South African rapper and poet, British rapper Giggs, Lion Babe- an experimental New York City neo soul duo, fronted by singer Jillian Harvey, the daughter of actress Vanessa Williams all the way to Nas. Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, will be holding a talk on Saturday as the creative director of South African fashion brand Unknown Union.

Spacetoon Pictures, the specialized company in distributing and publishing cartoon and animation movies in MENA, launched “Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer” will be available in GCC movie theaters. Spacetoon Picture has always been eager to bring the most successful and recent anime cartoons into the Arab world. As a result, it released “Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer” movie to MENA on November 29, after only a few months of the official release in Japan, because Detective Conan has been a very popular anime series in the Arab world for almost two decades now. In the Arab world, the popularity of Detective Conan dates back to 2000, as it was broadcasted for the first time on Spacetoon T.V, and gained a remarkable success in no time. Viewers enjoyed watching mysterious vague cases -which seemed to have no solution- being exposed by a clever boy, who also has his own share of problems and secrets. “Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer” is about Conan’s mission to expose the person behind many legal violations and a large-scale explosion, in addition to proving the innocence of the main suspect. A mission that is full of intense conflicts, confusion and surprising plot twist, all coming to an end when the insightful and quick-witted detective unravels all the mysteries. The movie has achieved a huge success in Japan, it gained US$ 80 million total profits, becoming the highest grossing movie in the series. In addition, more than 5 million tickets were sold in one day. Most importantly, the movie is now ranked among the top ten best-selling movies of all time in Japan.

Fine jewelry designer and celebrity piercing expert, Maria Tash, announced the opening of her new store in The Dubai Mall’s Fashion Avenue. Maria Tash Dubai is the Middle East’s first Luxury Piercing destination in a permanent location, featuring four custom piercing rooms and a VIP lounge, spanning over 2100 square feet. It is the brand’s second freestanding location after the global flagship located in New York City.

"I'm delighted to bring my designs and expertise to Dubai, which is an exciting luxury destination with an outstanding global reputation. Working with clients from many countries in the Middle East has been a source of inspiration, and has allowed me to grow as a jewelry designer. I am very excited to be opening a flagship in the heart of the region, surrounded by its gorgeous architecture, at the new Fashion Avenue extension within The Dubai Mall," said Maria Tash.

Mixcloud, the audio streaming platform that’s fostering a global community for audio culture, has launched Mixcloud Select, a pioneering fan-to-creator subscription service that brings listeners closer to the creators they love. Listeners can subscribe to a Select creator’s channel to directly support them, and the music played in the shows they upload. Once subscribed, they can enjoy an enhanced listening experience that includes downloading shows to listen offline and viewing upfront tracklists. Mixcloud offers listeners access to a unique collection of over 15 million radio shows, DJ mixes and podcasts produced and uploaded by over 1.3 million tastemakers and curators around the globe. “Mixcloud Select is our pioneering move toward building a fair and sustainable ecosystem that works for audio creators, artists and listeners. We want to enable fans to get closer to the culture and communities they care about, while ensuring that everyone involved in the creative process is recognized and rewarded accordingly,” said Nico Perez, Co-Founder at Mixcloud.


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