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Monkees to miss Davy Jones’ private funeral


March 7th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The family of Davy Jones have chosen to have an ultra private funeral for the late singer. Her former Monkees band mate Micky Dolenz told reporters ... Read more...

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Gaga to feature on 7×5 foot magazine cover


November 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is going places. After her superhit performance in India, she is now set to appear on the cover of art magazine Visionaire's ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift is Billboard Woman of the Year


October 12th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has been named Billboard magazine's Woman of the Year. She is said to be the youngest recipient ever for the award."Taylor has shown ... Read more...

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Popular music promotes sexual aggression


September 7th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Popular music promotes sexual aggression among adolescents, says a research. "Popular music can teach young men to be sexually aggressive and treat women as objects while ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga ends deal to sell new album to big-box retailer


March 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): Pop icon Lady Gaga has reportedly pulled out of a deal to sell an exclusive version her new album, 'Born This Way' at big-box retailer Target over ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s latest single is 1,000th number one on Billboard’s Hot 100


February 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga has made history after her latest single became the 1,000th number one on Billboard's Hot 100.'Born This Way' is 24-year-old Gaga's third US ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias’s new album goes double platinum


February 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias Tuesday received a double platinum certification in the US and Puerto Rico for his album "Euphoria", which has been one of the top-selling releases ... Read more...

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Slash And Usher Execute An Emergence At The Super Bowl On February 6


February 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Slash is a prominent British American songwriter as well as musician. Slash has procured critical credit as a guitarist. In August 2009, Time Magazine ... Read more...

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Bon Jovi tops Billboard’s touring chart for 2nd time in 3 years


December 14th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Hard rock band Bon Jovi has topped Billboard's annual tours chart once again, making it twice in three years.Billboard magazine revealed they were the most successful live act ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga named Billboard’s Artist of the Year


December 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Pop icon Lady Gaga has been named Artist of the Year by Billboard magazine editors.In the end-of-year honours, the official U.S. chart publication has hailed the 'Poker Face' ... Read more...

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Rihanna tops ‘Most Active Music Artists On Social Media Websites’ list


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 3 (ANI): Rihanna has landed the top spot on a new list of the most active music artists on social media websites.Justin Bieber and Eminem are ranked second and ... Read more...

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Beatles sell over 2 million songs in first week on iTunes


November 24th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): The Beatles sold over two million individual songs and 450,000 albums since their music appeared on Apple's iTunes last week.Billboard Magazine reported that the best-selling album in the ... Read more...

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No nine to five for Nicki Minaj


November 15th, 2010 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Singer-rapper Nicki Minaj has confessed to being fired an amazing 15 times in other jobs before making it big in music."The last job I had was as an ... Read more...

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How Bret Michaels kept warm during his naked photo shoot with Billboard


October 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 5 (ANI): Bret Michaels has revealed how he kept himself warm when he had to shed his clothes for the cover shoot of Billboard magazine.The 47-year-old rocker appears butt-naked-save ... Read more...

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Contest on John Lennon cover song


September 21st, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The late great John Lennon can well be described as a well of inspiration in the whole rock 'n' roll world. He had been a part ... Read more...

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Katy Perry trashes ex in ‘Teenage Dream’ track


August 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 9 (ANI): American singer and songwriter Katy Perry has trashed her ex-boyfriend Travis McCoy in a song of her soon-to-be-released album 'Teenage Dream.'The pop singer dated McCoy ... Read more...

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MJ has ‘earned $1bn’ since his death


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's estate has earned more than a billion dollars since the singer died, says Billboard magazine.According to the magazine, Jackson's album sales ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus hates pop music


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 02 (ANI): Teen pop star Miley Cyrus has confessed that she doesn't like to listen to pop music and thinks its strange as she produces it herself."I listen to ... Read more...

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David Byne Sues Fla Gov Charlie Crist For 1M Over Song Use


May 26th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Talking Heads' musician, David Byrne has filed a lawsuit against the governor of Florida for his use of the band's song "Road To Nowhere", without permission in his ... Read more...

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Bono’s injury puts tour on hold


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bono, lead singer of rock band U2 has been hospitalized after undergoing an emergency back surgery.The band posted an online message on Friday, saying that Bono ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift Donates $500,000 for Nashville Flood Relief


May 8th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Country singer and actress, Taylor Swift has donated $500,000 to the flood relief effort in Nashville, Tennessee. The destruction caused by flood killed 20 people in ... Read more...

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U2 top Billboard’s Money Makers list


February 27th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Irish superstars U2 are music industry's top money makers after raking in more than 108 million dollars in 2009.The band landed at the top of Billboard magazine's ... Read more...

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First Michael Jackson song since his death released


October 12th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York (DPA) Michael Jackson's "This Is It" was launched online Monday and is the first song to be released after his death. "This Is It", a ballad about unexpectedly falling in ... Read more...

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Beyonce wants to turn dad’s life into a movie


October 7th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles has revealed that she wants to bring her father's life story to the big screen.The singer said she was in awe of manager-father Mathew's success ... Read more...

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Jay-Z And Beyonce Mum About Mathew Knowles Facing Paternity Suit


October 5th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The star celebrity couple of rapper Jay-Z and R&B diva Beyonce Knowles never seem to make it away from the media for too long a time ... Read more...

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Beyonce’s dad lands in paternity suit


October 3rd, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles' father has landed in a paternity suit filed by a woman in Los Angeles.Alexsandra Wright, who is due to give birth in December, has named ... Read more...

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Beyonce claims Billboard mag’s Woman of the Year award


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Popstar Beyonce Knowles has been named Billboard magazine's 'Woman of The Year'.The annual event recognizes the year's top 30 women in the music business.The Bootilicious singer received ... Read more...

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Destiny’s Child to reunite next year


August 30th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): All-girl band Destiny's Child is set to reunite next year."It definitely will happen. We're sisters, we love each other and we want to work on the future ... Read more...

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Beyonce voted Billboard woman of the year


August 26th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Hollywood singer-actress Beyonce Knowles has been named Woman of the Year by Billboard magazine. The "Crazy In Love" hitmaker has enjoyed another year of stellar successes after last ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan may release Christmas album


August 10th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): Bob Dylan may release an album of Christmas songs, if music websites are to be believed.Isis magazine website, devoted to the veteran musician, first reported the existence of ... Read more...

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Mercy Me: Tour Bus Accident


August 9th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
Mercy Me, the famous christian pop band's tour bus met with an unfortunate accident when a car crashed with it. In this bus-car crash tragedy at Fort Wayne Indiana, a woman and ... Read more...

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Fans grab 2M Jacko songs and 300K albums in 3 days post his death


July 1st, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 1 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's fans have bought almost 300,000 to 400,000 copies of his albums and 1.8 million individual digital tracks in the three ... Read more...

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Black Eyed Peas get drunk before recording songs for new album


May 27th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): American hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas decided to get drunk before recording tracks of their new album 'The E.N.D'.The group wanted to get into the mood before recording ... Read more...

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Celtic Woman to dance with the stars!


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
The Irish band Celtic Woman is slated to make a special appearance on ABC's hit show "Dancing With The Stars" tonight. The international ensemble was named #1 Top World Music Artist by ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus says she cant be Hannah Montana forever


March 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Miley Cyrus has said that the release of Hannah Montana: The Movie does not mean the end of her hit TV show, however, insisted she cant play ... Read more...

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