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Musician blends mariachi with country


July 25th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Star de Azlan, faithful to her Mexican-American heritage, is starting to focus on making a musical crossover by fusing mariachi and country.The Texas-born daughter of ... Read more...

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The image of Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexican presidency front-runner, used to promote adultery


June 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Internet site promoting adultery has used the image of Enrique Peña Nieto, front-runner to Mexico’s presidency. Peña Nieto, candidate of the opposition party PRI (Partido Revolucionario ... Read more...

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Shakira notches 50 mn Facebook fans


May 13th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS/EFE) Colombian pop star Shakira set a new record on social networks this week as the number of her fans on Facebook zoomed to 50 million.The ... Read more...

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Nayer grateful to Pitbull for career boost


May 4th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Nayer says she's grateful to rapper Pitbull for putting her in a position to be recording an album with famed producer RedOne.Nayer Regalado, a ... Read more...

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Trinamool workers display minister’s hate speech on billboard


April 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Days after West Bengal Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick's hate speech against Marxists, "inspired" Trinamool Congress workers have endorsed his call to socially boycott the Left party workers ... Read more...

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Jones’ ‘Come away with me’ top-selling album


March 25th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Singer Norah Jones' record "Come away with me" has topped the best-selling Billboard albums chart of the past decade.Jones debut record has sold nearly 11 ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift is top money maker


March 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Taylor Swift is making it rich in the music world. The country music star has been named top money maker of 2011 by a website.The ... Read more...

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15 foot high Kate Moss billboard crushes shoppers on Oxford Street


March 8th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least four people were left needing medical care after a giant billboard, featuring Kate Moss, collapsed on them. The 15-foot wooden structure standing on the ... Read more...

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‘Mad Men falling man’ advert condemned by 9/11 families


March 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some 9/11 victim families have condemned the recent Mad Men advert calling it “tasteless” and “insensitive.” The billboard of the ad has been placed in New ... Read more...

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Ray J distraught over Whitney Houston’s death


February 13th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ray J was reportedly turned down from entering the hotel room where his ex girlfriend Whitney Houston was found dead. The 31-year-old was visibly distraught as ... Read more...

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Adele wins top honours at Grammy


February 13th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) Adele is on a roll. The British singer was in tears after she made a clean sweep by winning all six Grammy awards for which ... Read more...

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Olivia Munn bares all for anti-fur campaign


January 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Olivia Munn has posed in the buff for a campaign by animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).She features in ... Read more...

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Mana reach No. 1 on Billboard Latin Songs


January 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexican rock icons Mana climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "El verdadero amor perdona", featuring bachatero Prince Royce."Promise", Romeo ... Read more...

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Is Adele dating Simon Konecki?


January 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adele was recently spotted with actor Simon Konecki. The singer may not have the reason to sing heartbreaking songs again because she currently seems to be in ... Read more...

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Romeo Santos’ solo debut leads Latin albums chart


December 30th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) The first solo effort by Aventura lead singer Romeo Santos leads Billboard's list of best-selling Latin albums for a fifth consecutive week.Jenni Rivera's "Joyas prestadas: ... Read more...

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Ashley Greene shoots campaign for DKNY


December 25th, 2011 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) "Twilight" actress Ashley Greene says it's "very cool" to appear on a giant billboard for DKNY."This is very cool. There are a lot of firsts for ... Read more...

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Romeo Santos tops Billboard’s Latin songs charts


December 16th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Dominican bachatero Romeo Santos climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "Promise", his collaboration with R&B; titan Usher.Falling one spot ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s ‘Mary and Joseph billboard’ creates controversy


December 15th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The church which caused an uproar in New Zealand two years ago for erecting a billboard showing semi-nude “Joseph and Mary” in bed has done it again ... Read more...

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Santos’ first solo album tops Billboard Latin chart


December 9th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Billboard's list of best-selling Latin Albums is led this week by Dominican bachatero Romeo Santos' first solo disc, "Formula: Vol. 1".Mexico's Jenni Rivera likewise retains her ... Read more...

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Barbie Doll moment for Nicki Minaj


December 4th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Singer Nicki Minaj says she is excited at the fact that toy company Mattel has crafted a Barbie Doll inspired by her looks.The 28-year-old declared that ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift honored with the ‘Songwriter and Artist of the Year’ award at Nashville


October 17th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Taylor Swift has been honored as the songwriter and artist of the year for the 4th time in 5 years. She was also one of ... Read more...

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Ricardo Arjona grabs top spot on Billboard Latin songs


October 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) Guatemalan troubadour Ricardo Arjona's latest single, "El amor", shot from ninth to first place on Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week.Climbing from fourth to second ... Read more...

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No bikini beautiful on billboards in Britain any more


October 11th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Billboards plastered with racy images of scantily-clad models may soon be banned in Britain to prevent sexualisation of children.Sexually explicit images of women will be removed ... Read more...

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This Puja, Kolkata not on billboard high


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) Every year when Durga Puja lights up the scene on the ground, up there, city hoardings tell a story of their own. This time, though, ... Read more...

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Kim helped me during tough times: Lovato


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) Actress Demi Lovato has developed a close bond with reality TV star Kim Kardashian after she helped her while she was undergoing medical treatment."I ... Read more...

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Wisin, Yandel vault to No. 1 on Billboard Latin Songs


September 30th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 30 (IANS/EFE) Reggaeton duo Wisin and Yandel climbed from seventh to first place this week on Billboard's Latin Songs chart with "Tu olor".Pitbull's "Give Me Everything", with ... Read more...

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Usher doesn’t care about awards


September 26th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Singer Usher says he doesn't care about awards and he just wants to be creative.The "OMG" hitmaker has sold more than 65 million albums and has ... Read more...

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Gerardo Ortiz tops Billboard Latin Albums chart


September 16th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) Gerardo Ortiz, nominated in 10 categories for the first Billboard Mexican Music Awards, took the top spot on Billboard's list of best-selling Latin Albums this ... Read more...

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Kutcher goes nude again


September 9th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) After baring all for the "Two And A Half Men" ad, actor Ashton Kutcher has once again gone nude for "The Ellen DeGeneres Show".The actor, ... Read more...

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Gerardo Ortiz releases new album


September 8th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Mexican singer Gerardo Ortiz, the most frequently-nominated artist at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards, has hit the market with his new album "Entre Dios y el ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias retakes Billboard ‘dance king’ crown


August 14th, 2011 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias retook Billboard's No. 1 spot for most dance chart hits by a male solo artist with the success of ... Read more...

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Don Omar tops Latin songs chart with `Taboo’


August 5th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 5 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's Don Omar reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "Taboo", an urban reworking of the lambada."Give Me ... Read more...

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Katy Perry makes history with latest single


August 4th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Pop singer Katy Perry has made history after making it to the top of US pop charts with her fifth single from the album "Teenage ... Read more...

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MJ, Spears top video poll


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London Aug 3 (IANS) Late Pop legend Michael Jackson and singer Britney Spears have topped a video poll conducted by Billboard.com.Contactmusic.com reports that the fans were asked to pick ... Read more...

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Prince Royce reaches top spot on Billboard Latin Albums chart


July 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Luis Fonsi's "Tierra Firme" was bumped to second place.Mexican rockers Mana held on to the No. 3 spot with their latest, "Drama y Luz", while Aventura's "14 + 14" climbed ... Read more...

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