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Singles Are Embracing The Belfie Over The Selfie

Singles Are Embracing The Belfie Over The Selfie

When it comes to finding true love online, your profile pictures may go a long way to landing a match. But a new survey suggests prospective mates may be interested in looking at more than just a selfie. A new Dating.com survey finds: More and more singles are embracing the belfie – a selfie of…

What Makes A Cool Mom

What Makes A Cool Mom

There are a lot of cool moms out there. That’s the biggest takeaway from a One Poll and Angara.com poll ahead of Mother’s Day. The biggest reason why seven-in-ten think mom is the bomb is because we can talk to her about anything and she’s as honest as they get. What else makes our moms…

Tween Girl Heads To College To Pursue Dream Of Being NASA Engineer

Tween Girl Heads To College To Pursue Dream Of Being NASA Engineer

Some kids have struggled to keep up with school during this year of distance learning and Zoom classes, but not Alena Wicker. The Texas student will soon be graduating from high school and in May, she’s starting her college career at Arizona State University. And while that may sound standard for a high school senior, Alena is…

New Cookbook Helps People Who Lost Sense Of Smell From COVID

New Cookbook Helps People Who Lost Sense Of Smell From COVID

While the medical community is still figuring out all of the long-term effects of the coronavirus, some people who have come down with COVID have been left with an unfortunate side effect: a diminished or nonexistent sense of smell and taste. Not being able to smell or taste your food can take the fun out…

Concerts/Events

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Sweet 98.5 welcomes Lindsey Stirling! From YouTuber to International TV Personality and award winning Musician, Artist Lindsey Stirling is an all around Entertainer with fans of all ages. As the premiere U.S. singer/songwriter, dancer and Electric Violinist, Stirling’s gold-selling, self-titled 2012 debut album ignited her quiet rise to the forefront of pop culture. Along the…more info »

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

The Weeknd has rescheduled his Omaha show to April 16, 2022 and has announced new dates on his upcoming #AFTERHOURS tour ahead of his historic #SBLV performance this Sunday. Tickets for the new date April 16, 2022 at CHI Health Center Omaha are available now.more info »

AJR

AJR

Sweet 98.5 is excited to welcome AJR to the Baxter Arena on Wednesday, June 8th, 2022!more info »

Entertainment News

Atlanta forever: Production of ‘Black Panther 2’ won’t move over Georgia voting law

Atlanta forever: Production of ‘Black Panther 2’ won’t move over Georgia voting law

Marvel StudiosDays after directors James Mangold and Antoine Fuqua announced they were moving their respective projects out of Atlanta in protest of a controversial voting law, Ryan Coogler says he and Black Panther 2 are staying put.  Mangold was to have directed the fifth Indiana Jones movie in Atlanta, and Fuqua was to call the shots on the Will Smith slavery-themed drama Emancipation. Coogler’s decision does not mean…

Patricia Arquette stresses “trust your instincts” when recalling her most awkward date

Patricia Arquette stresses “trust your instincts” when recalling her most awkward date

Gisela Schober/Getty Images(NOTE LANGUAGE) There is truth behind the phrase “Trust your instincts.”  Actress Patricia Arquette says she’s sure glad she listened to hers when things became uncomfortable during a second date. Responding to a Twitter chain where users spoke about their most awkward dates, the Medium actress recalled the time she dated a future convicted murderer. Arquette, 53, decided that chain was the perfect…

Music News

Oscar-nominated songs by Sam Smith, Whitney Houston & more to be performed on ‘American Idol’

Oscar-nominated songs by Sam Smith, Whitney Houston & more to be performed on ‘American Idol’

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe American Idol top 12 finalists are whisking viewers off to the Academy Awards on Sunday night.  Numbers ranging from classic films including The Wizard of Oz and Dirty Dancing to modern favorites such as The Greatest Showman and La La Land will all be center stage during the broadcast, where the theme is Academy Award-nominated songs.  Billboard reports that Alyssa Wray will perform the empowering “This Is Me”…

Lance Bass says NSYNC was “scared” to release ‘No Strings Attached’

Lance Bass says NSYNC was “scared” to release ‘No Strings Attached’

Rodin Eckenroth/WireImageLance Bass admits that NSYNC went into their blockbuster 2000 album, No Strings Attached, with a sense of trepidation.  In an interview with Us Weekly, Lance reveals that at the time of the album’s release, the band was embroiled in a legal battle with late record producer and manager Lou Pearlman, who was later the subject of the 2019 documentary The Boy Band Con: The Lou…

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