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Remo’s dream comes true, ‘ AnyBody Can Dance’ goes on the floor


March 6th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Remo D'Souza's ambitious project, "AnyBody Can Dance" (ABCD), India's first dance film in 3D, has gone on the floor and the choreographer-turned-filmmaker says it is ... Read more...

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Alesha Dixon gets proposed by Takomborerwa Mnzarura during BGT


February 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Studio audience attendees say Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon looked uncomfortable when she got a proposal from an unlikely place – one of the contestants of ... Read more...

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JLo dances on Uruguayan beach


December 9th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Singer Jennifer Lopez practiced a bit of "capoeira" - a type of Brazilian martial arts dancing with African roots - Thursday on the Montevideo beach ... Read more...

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Regis Philbin planning a TV talent show


November 29th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TV personality Regis Philbin has announced that he plans to come out with a television talent show just weeks after he stepped down from his iconic ... Read more...

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Marc Antony seeking new talent in Costa Rica


October 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) Salsa singer Marc Anthony arrived at the Costa Rican city of Limon to hold auditions for the television talent search program "Q' Viva! The ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue to stay in Australia


August 18th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Singer Dannii Minogue says she is not ready to leave the comfort of her native country Australia as she feels "anchored" there with boyfriend Kris Smith ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole donates gown for charity


June 10th, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has donated 20 of her favourite gowns to raise money for the Cheryl Cole foundation.Cole, who recently dropped from upcoming US television ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg plans to launch talent show


May 19th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg is planning to launch his own television talent show.Dogg, who turned down a role as judge of the US version of "The X ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to quit UK ‘X Factor’ for US version


April 13th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): Singer Cheryl Cole is reportedly quitting UK 'X Factor' to concentrate on breaking her career in the United States with its US version.It was Simon Cowell, who apparently ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell hits back at Sir Elton John


March 10th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Music mogul Simon Cowell has hit back at Sir Elton John for his criticism of Cowell’s talent hunt shows.The 51-year-old reacted angrily to Elton John’s criticisms ... Read more...

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Rihanna To Join Simon Cowell On Television!


December 30th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Singer Rihanna may soon turn judge for television talent hunt show ‘The X Factor’. According to reports in the media, the singer had a lovely time with Simon Cowell on ... Read more...

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Armless Chinese pianist to take his skill on a world tour


November 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): An armless Chinese pianist is set to take his unusual skill on a world tour, showing off to the world his dexterity with his toes.Liu Wei, a ... Read more...

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Television To Face Challenge From E-Serials


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Television channels are going to face a tough challenge from August onwards, when the first e-serial of India will be launched for the 60 million netizens ... 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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Simon Cowell once blasted the idea of kids taking part in talent shows


April 14th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell is said to have once blasted the idea of children taking part in talent shows.Cowell, 50, had made the statement in an interview ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle sings again


June 14th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Susan Boyle, the frumpy Scottish church volunteer who shot to fame on the British talent show Britains got talent before succumbing to stress has wowed audiences again.Just days after being released ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle comeback


June 9th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle, who shot to world-wide stardom with her appearance on the British television show Britain’s Got Talent is set to make a return after being treated for ... Read more...

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Diversity Wins Britain’s Got Talent 2009


May 31st, 2009 - 4:12 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Diversity, an 11-member dance group from Essex has won the hotly contested finale of the popular British television talent program Britain’s Got Talent.Diversity’s high energy dance routine proved to be a ... Read more...

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Controversy dogs Kris Allen’s American Idol win


May 27th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Controversy overshadows the win by Kris Allen in the popular American television talent show American Idol, following revelations employees of communications carrier AT&T helped his supporters vote in the finale. The accusations ... Read more...

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Egyptian politician Hisham Moustafa gets death sentence for pop diva lover’s murder


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): High-level Egyptian politician Hisham Talaat Moustafa, who also happens to be a friend of the country's President, has been sentenced to death in connection with the murder of ... Read more...

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Kris Allen wins American Idol 2009 crown in controversial finish


May 21st, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Kris Allen, a 23-yer-old married college student from Conway Arkansas has won the coveted crown of American idol on the popular American television talent show of the same nameIn announcing Allen ... Read more...

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Cowell tells Boyle ‘get yourself together’ after makeover


April 25th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell has told the show's star Susan Boyle to "get herself together" if she wants to win the competition.Cowell, 49, who is apparently ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle’s web-savvy fans turn to cybersquatting


April 24th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Fans of Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle are registering unofficial domain names in an effort to cash in on her new-found popularity.Internet users in the UK, France, ... 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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Cheryl Coles mentored singer wins X-Factor


December 14th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Alexandra Burke, mentored by Cheryl Cole, has claimed the X-Factor title along with bagging herself a million pound contract.The Londoner, who had been the bookies favourite and ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue faces X-Factor sack over no longer serving purpose


November 5th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 5 (ANI): Dannii Minogues fading popularity on X-Factor might just cost her judge job, as the shows chiefs believe shes no longer serves a purpose, it has emerged.Kylie Minogues ... Read more...

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Sanjay, Akshay escape underwater mishap (Snippets)


July 13th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood actors Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar and cameraman Peter Zuccarini narrowly escaped a mishap while filming an underwater sequence in the Bahamas for their forthcoming film "Blue". ... Read more...

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Take That, Mika, Leona Lewis lead Brit award nominations


January 15th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Pop group Take That, Beirut-born pop singer Mika and television talent show winner Leona Lewis are leading the field in the nominations for this year's Brit Awards.All three ... Read more...

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Mackintosh replaces Lloyd Webber as most influential figure in British theatre


December 28th, 2007 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Sir Cameron Mackintosh has topped The Stage magazines list of the most influential figures in British theatre, pipping stage mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber.The magazine said that Mackintosh's deal ... Read more...

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