PEOPLE: Twain to headline opening night at U.S. Open tennis

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Twain to headline opening night at U.S. Open tennis

Shania Twain will headline the opening-night ceremony at the U.S. Open.

She will perform Aug. 28 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The top-selling country artist will sing some of her biggest hits and songs from her upcoming album "NOW."

King and U.S. Tennis Association chair Katrina Adams will kick off the 20th anniversary celebration of Arthur Ashe Stadium, which opened in 1997.

Twain's album will be released Sept. 29.



Tony club finally admits Brady, Bundchen

An exclusive club in the tony town where Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen live has finally admitted the celebrity couple.

The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2tjfRwi ) that The Country Club in Brookline, a leafy and affluent Boston suburb, quietly approved membership for the New England Patriots' star quarterback and his supermodel wife.

Brady and Bundchen own a multimillion-dollar mansion next door. But their application languished for two years while other members debated whether they might be a little too high-profile for the privacy-minded club founded in 1882 on Chestnut Hill.

Club amenities include access to two golf courses, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a curling rink, an Olympic-size pool, skeet shooting, trails for cross-country skiing and a pond for ice skating.



Hip-hop stars get Emmy love

Hip-hop acts are getting real love from the Television Academy this year: Chance the Rapper, Common, Snoop Dogg and LL Cool J are among the musicians nominated for Emmys.

Chance the Rapper is nominated for outstanding original music and lyrics for "Last Christmas" from "Saturday Night Live." He shares the nomination with Eli Brueggemann, Kenan Thompson and Will Stephen. Common, a Grammy and Oscar winner, is nominated in the same category for "Letter to the Free," a song from Ava DuVernay's documentary "13th."

Snoop Dogg shares a nomination with Martha Stewart for outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program for their VH1 show, "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party." LL Cool J earned a nomination for outstanding structured reality program as a producer of Spike TV's "Lip Sync Battle."



Today's birthdays:
Actor Donald Sutherland is 85. Actor David Hasselhoff is 65. Actor Andre Royo ("The Wire") is 49. Country singer Luke Bryan is 41. Actor Mike Vogel ("Under the Dome," ''The Help") is 38. Actor Tom Cullen ("Downton Abbey") is 32. Actor Brando Eaton ("Dexter") is 31. Singer Jeremih is 30.

— The Associated Press






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