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Lil Wayne sues Quincy Jones’ son


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 8 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne has sued music producer Quincy Jones' son for using his music in a documentary film.According to tmz.com, Wayne claims he never gave ... Read more...

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Aung Suu Kyi to receive highest US award


July 19th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will receive the highest US award, the Congressional Gold Medal, when she visits that country this year.She was expected ... Read more...

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Winfrey receives Oscar statuette


November 13th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey was felicitated with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for her ... Read more...

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Sinatra’s tuxedo shirt bought for $5 at yard sale could earn big at auction


December 29th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): A tuxedo shirt that belonged to late singer/actor Frank Sinatra and which had been bought for just 5 dollars at a yard sale will be sold to ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse announces Brazil tour after two years break


November 21st, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Amy Winehouse has announced her plan to return to the stage after a two-year touring hiatus with four January shows in Brazil.After two years battling legal and ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s new tune leaked online


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse's new song, a rendition of Lesley Gore's 1963 hit "It's my party", has been leaked online.The British star recorded the tune for producer Quincy ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon looking for sponsors to pay $25K for his b’day bash


September 29th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 29 (ANI): Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon is looking for sponsors to pay 25,000 dollars for three tweets from next month's bicoastal bash.The guests will include Mariah ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon wants $25K for his b’day bash


September 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 29 (ANI): Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon is looking for sponsors to pay 25,000 dollars for three tweets from next month's bicoastal bash.The guests will include Mariah ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse apologizes to Mark Ronson for her unflattering tweets


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse has apologized to Mark Ronson for an earlier online rant on the popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter that accused Mark of ... Read more...

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Livid Amy Winehouse says ‘Ronson is dead for me’


September 20th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): One time super team - Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson-have allegedly parted ways and the 'Rehab' singer has claimed that the superproducer is "dead" for her.Apparently the ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse contributes track for Quincy Jones


September 12th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
September 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): latest reports suggest that famous British singer Amy Winehouse is going to contribute a track for the Quincy Jones tribute album. The popular ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse features in the Quincy Jones tribute album


September 12th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse is closely moving to stardom after she featured on Quincy Jones's upcoming tribute album. Amy, who surprised many with her performance at a ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse Contributes Song In Quincy Jones Tribute Album


September 12th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse has gone one step closer to carving her own exclusive niche in the music industry. The 'Rehab' star contributed a song in the upcoming ... Read more...

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MJ ’sacked longtime friend and collaborator Quincy Jones’


September 12th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): Michael Jackson apparently sacked longtime pal and collaborator Quincy Jones after the producer tried to steer the King of Pop's musical style towards hip-hop.The pair worked ... Read more...

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‘Girls Gone Wild’ founder - Joe Francis going to get a civil domestic partnership with Christina McClarty


July 5th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well known bachelor Joe Francis is finally thinking of settling down. The founder of 'Girls Gone Wild' didn’t seem like a believer in marriage, but ... Read more...

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Joe Francis Gets Engaged To Christina McLarty


July 5th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joe Francis has announced his engagement with TV reporter Christina McLarty. The mastermind behind 'Girls Gone Wild' broke the news to a renowned daily and said ... Read more...

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Working with Usher, Dido, but not for my album: A.R. Rahman (Interview)


July 5th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman says contrary to reports, he will not be collaborating with U&B star Usher and pop singer Dido for his next ... Read more...

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CBS Reporter Christina McLarty To Marry “Girls Gone Wild” Creator Joe Francis


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady-loving American entrepreneur Joe Francis is all set to tie the knot with CBS entertainment correspondent Christina McLarty, according to reports. The 37 year old tycoon, ... Read more...

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Campbell ‘facing war crimes court appearance over blood diamond’


May 21st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Super model Naomi Campbell could be summoned before a war crimes tribunal for allegedly possessing a 'blood diamond' given to her by Liberia's former president Charles Taylor. ... Read more...

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Winehouse, Ronson re-team to honour Quincy


April 25th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Pop star Amy Winehouse and music producer Mark Ronson have reunited to record an album in honour of music industry legend Quincy Jones. Winehouse's father Mitch has confirmed ... Read more...

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MJ, Aretha Franklin to be inducted into hall of fame


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin are going to be a part of the hall of fame at New York's Apollo Theatre.Queen of Soul Franklin, 68, is expected ... Read more...

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Jay-Z is not happy with the remake of ‘We Are The World’


February 16th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jay-Z isn’t very pleased with the remake of the classic ‘We Are The World’. He is of the opinion that the song is a masterpiece, ... Read more...

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Jay-Z gives thumbs down to ‘We Are the World’ remake


February 16th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 16 (ANI): Jay-Z isn't happy with the remake of 'We Are The World,' which has been recorded to raise relief funds for Haiti.He thinks that the song shouldn't ... Read more...

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“We Are The World: 25 For Haiti” Video Premiered On February 12


February 13th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Winter Olympics, which is one of the most prestigious sporting events is a major attraction for the sportsmen of different fields. To mark the start of ... Read more...

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New ‘We Are The World’ video features MJ


February 13th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Michael Jackson will be part of a new video for the revamped version of 'We Are The World', Lionel Richie has revealed.In the video, which will make ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga clears the air on ‘We Are the World’


February 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) British pop star Lady Gaga says she wasn't supposed to be part of reworking of charity anthem "We are the World" for Haiti quake victims. "The Bad Romance" ... Read more...

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Stars re-record We Are The World for Haiti victims


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson and Kanye West were among a host of stars who gathered to re-record the 1985 US charity anthem We Are The World.Pink, Natalie ... Read more...

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Miley to sell Grammy dress for Haiti


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Teen sensation Miley Cyrus is stepping up her efforts to help victims of the Haiti earthquake as she's raising money by selling the dress she wore to ... Read more...

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Quincy Jones to re-record ‘We are the World’


January 28th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): American musician Quincy Jones is re-recording charity song 'We Are the World' to help quake-hit Haiti.The 76-year-old legend said musicians are gathering on Feb 1 at a ... Read more...

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African dictator ‘gave Naomi Campbell a blood diamond’


January 15th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, gave a "blood diamond" to charm supermodel Naomi Campbell, according to war crimes prosecutors.A "blood diamond" usually refers to a gem ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg wants to team up with Madonna, Rolling Stones


December 10th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 10 (ANI): Rapper Snoop Dogg has revealed that he would love to team up with the likes of Madonna and Rolling Stones.The 38-year-old singer, who has previously collaborated with ... Read more...

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Is John Mayer dating Rashida Jones?


October 26th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): John Mayer is not reuniting with Jennifer Aniston in the near future, for he is said to be dating actress Rashida Jones.The Grammy Award-winning singer was spotted ... Read more...

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Jackson thought ‘Bad’ album was a flop


August 1st, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson thought his acclaimed album "Bad" was a failure because it didn't match the sales of "Thriller", his friend and collaborator Quincy Jones says. "He ... Read more...

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MJ’s studio life and his set of rules for Jagger revealed


July 17th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Much has been said about late King of Pop Michael Jackson's life, and now his former sound engineer, Bruce Swedien, has decided to share his views on ... Read more...

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Skin ailment was a fib, Jackson didn’t want to be black: Jones


July 5th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson's producer Quincy Jones has claimed that the singer lied about his skin condition and just "didn't want to be black". The music mogul, ... Read more...

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