singing competition

Indian music driven by films, says Palash Sen


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Palash Sen feels the essence of music in India is fading with an increased focus on film songs. Once the focus changes, all will ... Read more...

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20 Indian geeks to flag innovations at EmTech


March 26th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) About 20 Indian whiz kids will showcase their innovations in diverse fields, including a special shoe for the visually impaired, at the fourth Emerging Technologies (EmTech) ... Read more...

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Rachael Ray: Nick Lachey of ‘The Sing Off’ Stars


October 4th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rachael started today's episode of 'The Rachael Ray Show' off with a recipe for 'Italian Fundido' as a television watching snack, since this is 'Couch Potato Tuesday.” The ... Read more...

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Spanish singer a judge on Mexican TV competition


August 10th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz has arrived in Mexico to serve on the judging panel for "La Voz", a singing competition on Televisa television.Upon his arrival ... Read more...

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I am not judging ‘The X Factor’: Simpson


February 8th, 2011 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpon has shot down reports saying that she has accepted a judging role on the upcoming US version of Simon Cowell's "The X Factor".Cowell's singing ... Read more...

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‘American Idol’ Issues Apology On Behalf Of Judge Steven Tyler


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With reports looming large that the current season of 'American Idol' is receiving low ratings in comparison to its previous editions, it seems that the show ... Read more...

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Lauren Alaina Wows “American Idol” Judges During Nashville Audition


January 28th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For 15-year-old Lauren Alaina, it was just the platform that she needed to showcase her singing talent and bring it in front of the entire world. ... Read more...

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Vani Jayaram Honored At Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru


December 27th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Three time National Film Awards winning playback singer Vani Jayaram has been honored at the annual music festival Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru, which is organized by the popular music troupe Lakshman Sruthi.Following ... Read more...

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Nick Lachey Busy With Wedding Plans and Hosting Gig


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 21, 2010 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nick Lachey returned to NBC recently to host 'The Sing Off' which is the acappella singing competition which is in it's second season. He also just made ... Read more...

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Sara Bareilles And Several Other Celebrities Pumps Up “The Sing-Off” Spirit


December 21st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The acapella singing competition, "The Sing-Off" season 2, concluded yesterday on NBC, after choosing the winner of the competition, "Committed". However, it seemed that more than ... Read more...

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‘The X Factor’ Winner Matt Cardle Bags Christmas Number One Slot


December 20th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the year gradually nears its end, for singer Matt Cardle there is more than one reason to rejoice. Not only has the 27-year-old musical artist ... Read more...

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NBC Reality Show “The Sing-Off” Back With A Bang


December 7th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the viewers who thoroughly loved watching the first season of the NBC reality series "The Sing-Off," had something to look forward to on Monday night ... Read more...

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American Idol Promos: Jennifer Lopez And Steven Tyler Bob Their Heads


December 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This time the punch line is that “Everyone deserves a chance” and “Every voice deserves to be heard”. Previously JLo said that this time the judges will spend a little bit ... Read more...

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Raveena Tandon On Amul Chhote Ustaad


September 4th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Raveena Tandon is a National Film Award winning actress, a movie producer and an ex model. She will return to the small screen on "Amul Chhote ... Read more...

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Sonu Niigaam Turns A Mentor


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Multi - faceted singer and actor Sonu Niigaam mentors the contestants on "Amul Chhote Ustaad - Do Deshon Ki Ek Awaaz' on a special episode ... Read more...

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Saibaba Telefilms Hosts Iftaar Party For Chhote Ustaads


August 31st, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Saibaba Telefilms Pvt Ltd, the television production company, the pioneer of music reality shows in India hosted an "Iftaar Party' for the Pakistani kids from "Amul ... Read more...

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Chhote Ustaads Celebrate 35 Years Of Sholay


August 27th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Amul Chhote Ustaad - Do Deshon Ki Ek Awaaz' celebrates 35 years of the most successful and memorable cult Bollywood film, "Sholay' this Saturday - August ... Read more...

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Sreeram Chandra Wins “Indian Idol” Season 5


August 16th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mumbai, Aug 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sreeram Chandra, the 24-year-old boy from Hyderabad was declared as the winner of the fifth season of the hit reality singing competition on Sony Entertainment ... Read more...

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Anti-ragging campaign on bus in Delhi University


August 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) With the flagging off of a special bus, a national campaign against ragging will be launched in Delhi University (DU) Wednesday. The campaign titled 'Bus Aur Nahin' will ... Read more...

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Paula Abdul To Make A Comeback on “American Idol”? Doesn’t Seem So


August 6th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the fans of much acclaimed musical artist Paula Abdul have been pitching their hopes high after producer Nigel Lythgoe revealed that he would welcome the ... Read more...

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“American Idol” Sacks Kara DioGuardi?


July 31st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If recent reports are to be believed then noted singer/songwriter Kara DioGuardi has been sacked as a judge on the popular Fox singing reality series "American ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle Introduces Singing Competition To Find Her Duet Partner


July 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scottish vocalist Susan Boyle who rose to fame in a television talent show held last year is in search for a duet partner. Reportedly, she ... Read more...

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Cuban Singer “Bolero Queen” Olga Guillot Dies At 86


July 13th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Queen Of El Bolero" Cuban singer Olga Guillot breathed her last on Monday at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. The singer was 86 years old ... Read more...

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Alexis Cohen’s Killer Indicted By Ocean County Jury


July 11th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The man who was accused of being responsible for the hit-and-run case that resulted in the death of former "American Idol" contestant Alexis Cohen has been ... Read more...

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“American Idol” Reduces Minimum Age Limit To 15


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fox musical reality series "American Idol" has reduced the age limit for participating in the singing competition to 15 for the upcoming tenth installment of the ... Read more...

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Fox Announces Milwaukee As One Of The Locations For “American Idol” Auditions


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some real good news for all the music aspirants in the city of Milwaukee as America's most popular television singing competition "American Idol" is ... Read more...

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John Stamos Joins Cast of ‘Glee’


June 10th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Formerly known as 'Uncle Jesse' on the long running television series 'Full House', John Stamos will soon be joining the cast of Fox Television's hit show, 'Glee'. The television show's executive producer, ... Read more...

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Annie Lennox Spreads The Message With ‘HIV Positive’ T-Shirt


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wednesday night's episode of the Fox musical reality series "American Idol" turned out to be huge delightful watch for more reasons than one. The latest episode ... Read more...

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Kelly Clarkson Decides To Go Ahead With Jakarta Concert Despite Protests


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jakarta, Indonesia, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former "American Idol" contestant Kelly Clarkson has found herself amidst widespread controversy owing to the fact that one of her upcoming concert in Indonesia ... Read more...

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Idol Gives Back 2010 Raises Huge Funds By Celebrity Performances


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Fox singing competition "American Idol" is known for it high entertaining elements for the past nine seasons. This fact was reinforced once again last night ... Read more...

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American Idol: Top 9 Perform


April 7th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Nine contestants remain in the American Idol singing competition after Didi Benami went home last week. This week the contestants will perform songs written by Paul McCartney and John ... Read more...

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Who will stand out in the ladies competition tonight on American Idol?


March 10th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katie Stephens was the first to perform in the ladies competition tonight on American Idol and after her performance of the Kelly Clarkson song “Break Away” ... Read more...

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“American Idol” Contestant Crystal Bowersox Enthralls With Her Performance Despite Health Concerns


March 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Medical issue is not something that can cause much loved "American Idol' contestant Crystal Bowersox to shrug away from the singing competition as the 24 year ... Read more...

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Ishqiya on Music Ka Maha Muqabla


January 28th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Stars of upcoming movie "Ishqiya'- Arshad Warsi, Vidya Balan will be seen promoting their film on the Star Plus show "Music Ka Maha Muqabla'.According to sources, "After Shahrukh Khan and Karan ... Read more...

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Talent hunt for promising dancers, singers in Sikkim


December 29th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi PradhanNamchi (Sikkim), Dec 29 (ANI): A state-level dancing and singing talent hunt show named Sikkim Rock Star began at Namchi to provide youth of the state to showcase their ... Read more...

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