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Singer Gibb’s wife pays tribute on funeral


June 10th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb's wife Dwina paid tribute to her husband on his funeral by reciting a poem for him.Gibb, who died May 20 after battling ailments ... Read more...

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How songbirds’ strategy could shed light on helping rehab patients


February 1st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have found that understanding a songbird's strategy to develop an irresistible trill could have implications for rehabilitating people with neuromuscular diseases and injuries.Young male Bengalese finches practice ... Read more...

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Songbirds’ songs ‘may shed light on how humans learn language and speech’


November 9th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Understanding how songbirds sing may provide some insight into how the human brain learns language and produces speech.Dezhe Jin of the Penn State University explained that understanding how ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey fuels pregnancy rumors


October 11th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 11 (ANI): It seems Mariah Carey is doing every bit to keep her pregnancy rumours under wraps.The sexy songbird didn't exactly quash pesky pregnancy rumours or her reputation as ... Read more...

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American study analyses effects of testosterone on birds


May 14th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A new American research demonstrates the costs and benefits of testosterone in birds.Individual male birds can differ dramatically in their behaviour, and this difference is often due in ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle’s debut album named world’s best-selling record of 2009


May 1st, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 01 (ANI): Susan Boyle's debut album, 'I Dreamed A Dream', has been named the world's best-selling record of 2009.The Scottish songbird's album, which reached stores in November 2009, landed the ... Read more...

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Songbirds help cure autism?


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A new study has concluded that a baby songbird can help cure autism and a range of other disorders. "Song learning is an excellent paradigm for all types of ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle ‘planning to sell own tartan design’


March 21st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle is reportedly drawing plans to design and sell her own tartan.The 48-year-old Scottish songbird reportedly wants to create a new design to ... Read more...

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Scientists image brain at point when vocal learning starts


February 18th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 18 (ANI): Scientists have been able to provide fundamental insight into how the brain changes during critical periods for behavioural learning using high-resolution imaging.Experts at Duke University Medical Center observed ... Read more...

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Katy Perry outrages fans after calling emerging minor star ‘fresh meat’


February 9th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 9 (ANI): Katy Perry has been slammed by her Twitter fans after posting a raunchy photograph of an emerging teenager and calling her "fresh meat".The I Kissed A Girl ... Read more...

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Now, Susan Boyle’s cousin stuns Britain’s Got Talent judges


January 26th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 26 (ANI): After Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle, it was the turn of her cousin to stun the judges with her audition.The lass was said to have left jaws ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle to duet with opera singer Andrea Bocelli


December 30th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 30 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle is set to share the stage with acclaimed opera singer Andrea Bocelli.The 48-year-old Scottish songbird pipped the Italian operatic legend in the ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle confesses crush on David Hasselhoff


December 8th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 8 (ANI): Scottish songbird Susan Boyle has confessed she has a crush on former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff.The Britain's Got Talent star revealed her admiration for the actor, a ... Read more...

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50 Cent fancies duet with Susan Boyle


December 7th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): Rapper 50 Cent has revealed he would love to team up with Britain's Got Talent's star Susan Boyle for a record.The hip-hop megastar said he was looking to ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle may sing for dream audience - The Obamas


December 6th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 6 (ANI): Singer Susan Boyle is reportedly being wooed to perform privately for US President Barack Obama and his family at the White House.The Scottish songbird, who shot to ... Read more...

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Flower named after Lilly Allen


November 23rd, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): British songbird Lily Allen can now boast of a flower named after her.The 24-year-old hitmaker was presented with her own lily by Manchester's Key 103 radio station and ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey to croon with Westlife for exclusive single


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Mariah Carey is all set to team up with Westlife to record a new, exclusive number.Carey had last worker with Kian, Nicky, Mark and Shane in 2000 for ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle says she was bullied and beaten at school


November 18th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent sensation Susan Boyle has revealed she was beaten and bullied while growing up over her learning disabilities.The Scottish songbird, who shot to international fame earlier ... Read more...

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Rihanna shocked by public furore over barbed wire image


November 17th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Rihanna is baffled over the huge outcry surrounding her racy artwork for her new track Russian Roulette, because according to the songbird the public should be quite ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle says she promised mum to do something with her life


November 17th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent sensation Susan Boyle has accorded her international success to her late mother.The Scottish songbird revealed she promised mum Bridget, who died at 91, that she ... Read more...

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Alesha Dixon pens new single with Take That’s Gary Barlow


November 16th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): British songbird Alesha Dixon is these days busy promoting her new single "To Love Again".The number has been co-written by Take That's Gary Barlow.And now the 31-year-old ... Read more...

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Club-winged songbird’s vibrating feathers produce courtship song


November 11th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Club-winged manakins might not use their specialised feathers for flying, but when it comes to courting a potential mate they can be music to the ears, say researchers ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle voted Best Panto Snow White


October 27th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle has been voted UK's favourite panto Snow White in a new poll.According to the survey by MSN, the 48-year-old Scottish singer ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle lands in hospital


October 19th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 19 (ANI): 'Britain's Got Talent' star Susan Boyle landed in hospital after suffering stomach pains.The Scottish songbird underwent emergency tests after suffering rippling cramps at her home in the early ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey wants “balancing act” in life


October 14th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 13 (ANI): Pop singer Mariah Carey wants to have a "balanced" life, which gives her the opportunity to make great music as well as lead a "normal" family life ... Read more...

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Islamic students group wants Beyonce’s Malay gig banned


September 29th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kula Lumpur, Sept 29 (ANI): An organisation of Muslim students has urged authorities to ban the soon-to-be held Beyonce concert, because they doubt the songbird would follow the countries dress code.The ... Read more...

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Natalie Imbruglia fears falling in love again


September 15th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Singer Natalie Imbruglia has revealed that she is afraid to fall in love again after her marriage ended in shambles.The Australian songbird, who parted ways with husband of ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle likens fans’ LA reception to Beatles mania


September 14th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 14 (ANI): An overwhelmed Susan Boyle reportedly compared her reception by thousands of delirious fans to Beatles mania as she stepped on the American soil for the first time.The Scottish ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle story set to woo Japan


August 30th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): The story of 'Britain's Got Talent' star Susan Boyle is set to end up in a TV show with a Japanese crew eager to record her fairytale rise ... Read more...

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Janet Jackson eyes personal tell-all book


August 25th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): Janet Jackson is reportedly planning to write a personal tell-all book, in order to help herself cope with the grief of her brother Michael's death.The songbird will purportedly ... Read more...

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Celine Dion expecting 2nd child


August 19th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 19 (IBNS) Titanic-voiced songbird Céline Dion is expecting that her genes like her ‘heart’ would go on and on!It is simply because she is expecting her second child with male ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle shuns Scottish roots for London flavour


August 6th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 6 (ANI): Susan Boyle has said she wants to continue living in London and has no plans to return to her hometown in Scotland.The "Britain's Got Talent" singing sensation was ... Read more...

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Bizarre bald bird discovered in Laos


July 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of Melbourne have discovered an odd songbird with a bald head living in a rugged region in Laos.Dubbed the "Bare-faced ... Read more...

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Leona Lewis turns to mind expert for help


July 27th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) First she hired Michael Jackson's dance guru Travis Payne and now Leona Lewis has turned to mind expert Paul McKenna to overcome a crippling loss of confidence ... Read more...

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Delta Goodrem mourns lifelong mate’s death


July 21st, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): Australian singer Delta Goodrem rushed home from the UK after learning about the sudden death of one of her oldest and best friends.The 24-year-old songbird, who was scheduled ... Read more...

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