#The411: Preakness InfieldFest Line Up, R. Kelly Update, & Oscar Ratings

Preakness InfieldFest Line Up Announced

  • Preakness announced their line up for InfieldFest which includes a slew of producers, DJs, rappers and singers-- Kygo, Logic, Diplo, Juice WRLD, FISHER, and Frank Walker
  • Kygo, a Norwegian DJ, producer, and songwriter holds the world record for the fastest one billion streams on Spotify
  • Joining him is three-time Grammy nominated artists Logic, global superstar Diplo, Toronto native DJ Frank Walker, breakout rapper Juice WRLD, and Australian House and Techno producer FISHER
  • Preakness is May 16-18 this year and tickets are now on sale starting at $59

 

R. Kelly Out of Prison

  • Former singer R. Kelly is out on $100,000 bail after pleading not guilty to 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in court
  • Last week he was charged in 4 separate cases of sexual abuse, 3 of which involved minors
  • He spent the weekend behind bars in Chicago until he could scrape the money together and is due back in court on March 22nd

Oscar Ratings Went Up

  • Ratings for the 91st annual Academy Awards went up…but they still weren’t good, per say
  • 29.6 million people tuned in to the telecast on Sunday, up from 26.5 million in 2018
  • Despite the increase, the 2019 telecast had the second smallest audience in the show's history

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