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Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:00 am


Beyoncé releases live album

Associated Press

Beyoncé has surprised her fans by releasing a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary “Homecoming.”

The 37-year-old superstar debuted “Homecoming: The Live Album” on Wednesday, the same day a Netflix documentary exploring her historic performances at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was released.

She was the first black woman to headline the event in which she paid tribute to America's historically black colleges.

The album features 40 tracks including a special version of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by her oldest daughter, Blue Ivy.

Influential list out

Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual “100 Most Influential People in the World” issue.

The other cover stars also included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actors Sandra Oh and Dwayne Johnson.

Fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton wrote Pelosi “is living proof that when it comes to getting the job done, more often than not, it takes a woman.”

Johnson was praised for establishing a positive work environment, while Oh is cited for her creative life.

Musician Shawn Mendes wrote Swift “makes anyone older feel young again.”

The issue is comprised of short tributes written by fellow global luminaries throughout all industries.

Demi Moore memoir

Nine years after her book deal was first announced, Demi Moore is ready to release a memoir her publisher calls “deeply candid and insightful.”

Moore's “Inside Out” is scheduled for Sept. 24, HarperCollins announced Wednesday. According to the publisher, she will write openly about everything from her “tumultuous relationship” with her mother, from whom she was long estranged, to her three marriages, among them to Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher.

Moore, 56, was a high school dropout who became a television star in her early 20s on the daytime soap opera “General Hospital” and later starred in such hit films as “St. Elmo's Fire,” “Ghost” and “A Few Good Men.”

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today: Actress Hayley Mills is 73. Actor James Woods is 72. Actor Rick Moranis is 66. Actor Eric Roberts is 63. Actress Melody Thomas Scott is 63. Actress Jane Leeves is 58. Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is 57. Talk show host Conan O'Brien is 56. Actor Eric McCormack is 56. Actress Maria Bello is 52. Actor David Tennant is 48. Actress Melissa Joan Hart is 43. TV personality Kourtney Kardashian is 40. Actress America Ferrera is 35. Actress Vanessa Kirby is 31. Actress Alia Shawkat is 30. Actress Chloe Bennet is 27.