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Enrique Iglesias returns to Madrid after 12 years


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Pop idol Enrique Iglesias returns to his native Madrid to offer his first concert in Spain in more than a decade, an event to ... Read more...

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TV shows encourage artist development: Kelly Clarkson


January 1st, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Singer Kelly Clarkson, who won "American Idol" in 2002 believes TV talent shows encourage new talent."There's no money in music now, so if an artist comes ... Read more...

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Saffron group goes green for Ganesh Chaturthi


August 30th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) A saffron group has borrowed a tinge of green this year to drive home the message of a clean and environment friendly Ganesh Chaturthi in Goa ... Read more...

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Today is Michael Jackson’s birthday


August 29th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson would have been 53 years on the 29th of August if he had been alive. That fact was not lost on her family as ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ jacket to be auctioned


June 26th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Michael Jackson's red and black jacket he wore in his famous "Thriller" music video will be auctioned off at the Julien's Auctions Gallery ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell tells Oprah he was kicked out of a US TV network once


January 23rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): TV producer/entrepreneur Simon Cowell has revealed that he was once thrown out of a meeting with US television executives after pitching the format for 'Pop Idol'- his ... Read more...

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Parents Television Councils Slaps ‘Skins’ With Child Pornography Allegations


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The news from Sony Entertainment channel is almost clear though not official. Sony is also doing what England did to its Pop Idol opting in favour of X Factor in ... Read more...

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Now, Indian version of ‘The X Factor’ coming soon!


January 21st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) All aspiring singers who have been waiting to audition for the sixth season of music reality show "Indian Idol", hold on! There's something bigger in store ... Read more...

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Britney Spears ‘inspired’ Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Country Strong’ character


December 17th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 17 (ANI): Britney Spears' struggle with drug addiction was the inspiration behind Gwyneth Paltrow's washed-up alcoholic singer character in 'Country Strong'.Writer and director Shana Feste revealed during a ... Read more...

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Bieber meets fan with progeria


December 7th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Pop star Justin Bieber made the dream of a young British fan with the rapid ageing condition progeria come true by meeting her during his stay in London.Hayley ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift wants motherhood after music career


November 1st, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Pop idol Taylor Swift wants to experience motherhood, but only after her music career ends."Oh, well, kids, yes! Later in life, definitely. I'd love to get to a ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake all set to prove his acting prowess


October 28th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): After ruling the pop charts and winning numerous Grammys - it seems Justin Timberlake now wants Hollywood stardom."People seem to find if you do one thing really ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell To Receive Special Emmy Award


October 7th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Music mogul and former American Idol judge Simon Cowell will be soon conferred with a special prize. He would receive this prize at the soon-to-be-held 38th ... Read more...

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Jailed George Michael ‘at self-harm risk’


September 24th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Incarcerated George Michael is at risk of self-harm, prison officers have been warned.Court staff monitoring the pop idol's moments after his conviction over a drug-fuelled car smash gave ... Read more...

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Katee Sackoff, and Justin Bieber Both Land Roles on ‘CSI Las Vegas’


September 10th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According the ‘EW’, the season eleven cast of ‘CSI: Las Vegas’ will include Katee Sackoff, and reports are also out that Justin Bieber has landed a recurring role ... Read more...

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Record number of women to stand in Afghan parliament polls


August 25th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul Aug 25 (ANI): A record number of female candidates will stand in Afghanistan's parliament elections next month, regardless of the everyday prejudice and death threats from the Taliban.Poll monitors said ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber smacked in the face by water bottle


August 11th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): Justin Bieber was once attacked with a water bottle on stage, a video has shown.The footage shows the teen pop idol carrying on his show after a fan ... Read more...

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Nigel Lythgoe Returns As ‘American Idol’ Executive Producer


August 6th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the official ‘American Idol’ website, Nigel Lythgoe will be returning to the show as executive producer to join Simon Fuller, Cecile Frot-Coutaz, and Ken Warwick on ... Read more...

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U2 world’s highest paid band in 2010 (Lead)


July 18th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Irish group U2 has raked in a staggering $130 million over the last 12 months making the rockers the highest earning band in the world, newly released ... Read more...

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U2 becomes world’s richest band


July 18th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Irish band U2 has raked in a staggering $130 million over the last 12 months making the rockers the biggest selling and the richest band in the ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to receive honorary BAFTA Award


May 29th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): American Idol judge Simon Cowell will be presented with a special honour at next month's British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards.According to The Daily Express, the Bafta committee has ... Read more...

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Mezhgan Hussainy too nice for Simon Cowell, says Louis Walsh


May 12th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Louis Walsh has claimed that Simon Cowell's fiancée Mezhgan Hussainy is 'much too nice' for the music tycoon.Walsh said that Cowell looks good with Hussainy, as she makes ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell’s four weddings


April 20th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): English music executive, television producer and entrepreneur Simon Cowell will be getting married four times this year. Before you spill coffee on the table let just ... Read more...

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Burkha-clad Saudi housewife poised to win Middle East ‘Pop Idol’


March 31st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31(ANI): A burkha clad Saudi housewife has strong chances of winning reality show 'Million's Poet', which is equivalent to Middle East 'Pop Idol'.Hissa Hilal has impressed many with her radical ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell may get married soon: Friend


February 14th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell may soon tie the knot with his new lover Mezhgan Hussainy and have kids, says his close friend "Nasty" Nigel Lythgoe. Lythgoe has revealed that ... Read more...

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Singing last secret to winning X Factor, say Cambridge academics


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Researchers at Cambridge University have uncovered the secret to winning the X Factor - sing last.They've found that contestants are more likely to be voted off if they ... Read more...

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Will Young apologized to Macca for bad rendition of Beatles track


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 03 (ANI): British singer Will Young has revealed that he apologized to Sir Paul McCartney earlier this year, for doing a bad rendition of the Beatles' hit track 'The ... Read more...

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Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is a poet too


July 11th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): There's more to Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe's creative aspects than just acting, the teenage heartthrob is also a published poet, it has emerged.Four poems written by ... Read more...

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Jackson’s doctor unavailable as family seeks answers


June 28th, 2009 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 28 (DPA) Moving vans arrived Saturday at the rented mansion where Michael Jackson died two days earlier, as questions continued to swirl about the cause of his death, ... Read more...

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Girls Aloud tops reality TV show rich list


May 29th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Girls Aloud pop group has topped the new reality TV show rich list with earnings of 25 million pounds.The 'Sound of the Underground' hitmaker who shot to ... Read more...

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‘Good prisoner’ Boy George to be freed soon


May 10th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Boy George will soon be freed from prison after serving just four months of his 15-month sentence.The fallen pop idol will reportedly have an ankle tag and curfew ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias learnt to charm fans from his dad Julio


April 16th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias has revealed that he learnt how to charm fans from his famous father Julio.Iglesias, 33, said that he learnt how to keep his fans ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias learnt charm from dad


April 16th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Singer Enrique Iglesias says his father Julio taught him how to charm fans. Iglesias enjoys talking to fans and posing with his female fans. He claims he learnt that ... Read more...

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Frankie Avalon Sings Venus On American Idol


April 9th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
Frankie Avalon was hot property around the time when Simon Cowell was born in 1959. American Idol brought back the classical singer who was a hot favorite in the 1950s to ... Read more...

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Miss Little Boots


March 6th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by GD
If you think that ‘little boots’ is a ‘what’, then this article is for you. Because when I heard of little boots for the first time I also thought what it was. ... Read more...

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