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On November 30, Christine McVie, former member of the band Fleetwood Mac, died at age 79. Many paid tribute to McVie on social media, including former bandmate Stevie Nicks, who referred to McVie as her “best friend in the whole world”.
Many artists have announced new album releases in the
coming months. SZA’s sophomore album, SOS, was released on December 9th, and Lana Del Rey has announced that her ninth studio album, Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd, will release in March.
The series Wednesday has broken Netflix’s viewership records previously held by Stranger Things, aka one of the most popular shows of all time. Star Jenna Ortega has been receiving praise for her portrayal of the title character, and the show has launched her into stardom.
As of December 10, the 4 teams advancing to the semifinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup are Argentina, Croatia, France, and Morocco. These four teams have advanced after beating Brazil, Netherlands, Portugal, and England in the quarter finals. Argentina is set to play Croatia on December 13, and France will play Morocco on December 14.