Joe Hyer Blogs

NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Casts John Legend in Leading Role

John Legend has signed on to play the role of Jesus in NBC's upcoming live musical event, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert . Jesus Christ Superstar first opened on Broadway in 1971. The music was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Phantom of the Opera , Cats & many other hit shows). The... Read More

POLL: Traditional Christmas Lights or Projector "Laser" Lights?

It's the trend in holiday decorating that is sweeping the country. In fact, your neighbor probably is using it. Yet, we've found how polarizing this new trend truly is. We're talking about laser Christmas lights. You know, the Christmas light displays that project green, red and "festive dots" onto... Read More

LISTEN: Ed Sheeran and Beyonce Release 'Perfect' Duet

Can we call this release "Perfect," or would that be too cliché? Actually, we don't care. This collaboration, which Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé just released, IS perfect in every way. Check it out here: Ed sings the first verse of the song, and Beyonce's amazing voice comes for the second verse, which... Read More

WATCH: Rita Ora Does 1THING To Help The Environment

We know that Rita Ora is an awesome musician, but what does she do each day to help the environment? Well, she's helping to make the planet a little bit greener by doing 1THING each and every day. The "Your Song" singer is helping the oceans by "making a wave." Meanwhile, Portugal.The Man (they're... Read More

LISTEN: Bruno Mars Says Tonight's Televised Concert Will Be Special

Bruno Mars wanted to make sure tonight's television special, Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo , wasn’t a traditional video concert. "When this TV special idea happened it would have been much easier for us to just put some cameras up like one of these tour concerts that we're doing, but I... Read More

LIST: Winners from the 2017 American Music Awards

Last night's telecast for the 45th American Music Awards had SO many awesome performances that it was hard to remember they were even giving out awards, right? In fact, it was a BIG night for Bruno Mars , Niall Horan and DJ Khaled . All three added hardware to their collections. Here's a look at... Read More