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3 hrs ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer

The 5 Most Damning Things We Learned From Robin Thicke's Deposition

If you've been living under a rock, don't own a radio or a television, or have somehow been lucky enough to remain blissfully ignorant of the recent shenanigans of singer Robin Thicke , you've been missing out on some truly bizarre behavior. In March 2013, Thicke's song "Blurred Lines" hit the radio airwaves and quickly rose to the top of the Billboard charts, eventually becoming the second best-selling song of 2013.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, MTV Video Music Awards

6 hrs ago |

Make the official video for George Harrison's song 'What Is Life'

To celebrate the release of the "George Harrison: The Apple Years '69 - '75" box set, Olivia and Dhani Harrison, in association with Genero.TV , are running a competition for filmmakers to make a video for the song "What Is Life." Five finalists will be chosen by Universal Music and and will win a copy of "The Apple Years" box set.


Related Topix: Short, Pop/Rock, George Harrison

8 hrs ago | Billboard

Yoko Ono Brings the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus to...

"I love you and I'm so glad that I'm here today," Yoko Ono told an auditorium full of elementary schoolers, teachers, and special guests at New York City's Patrick Henry Prep this morning. The 81-year-old visited the East Harlem school along with the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a mobile studio that's gone around the world since 1998, letting kids learn about songwriting, recording, and music videos, with many getting the opportunity to lay down their own tracks.


Related Topix: Short, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Family, Kids, Berklee College of Music

8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

George Clooney will receive the honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes next January. The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.


Related Topix: The Descendants, Short, Comedy Movies, Er, Drama Movies, ER, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Thriller, Crime Movies, Golden Globe Awards, Family, Syriana, Adventure, O Brother, Where Art Thou?

11 hrs ago | Billboard

Gucci Mane Pleads Guilty to Assault

Gucci Mane arrives at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Fulton County District Attorney's spokeswoman Yvette Jones says the 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Radric Davis, pleaded guilty Monday to hitting a man in the head with a vodka bottle March 16, 2013, in a nightclub's VIP section.


Related Topix: Gucci Mane, MTV Video Music Awards

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Tune in for live coverage of NBJ's inaugural Women in Music City Awards

The corridor connecting the Country Music Hall of Fame to the Omni Nashville Hotel has clothing items of famous musicians on display. The Nashville Business Journal newsroom is heading downtown tonight to cover the NBJ's inaugural Women in Music City awards, a night dedicated to local business women making a difference in Nashville's $9.8 billion music industry.


Related Topix: Billboard Music Awards

11 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

X Factor Platt: I'm scared of Scary

X Factor hopeful Lauren Platt has confessed Scary Spice Mel B was the judge who made her the most nervous. The 16-year-old from Essex impressed at the arena auditions with her rendition of Whitney Houston's How Will I Know with the former Spice Girl telling her "I'm so excited right now I could slap you.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hairspray, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

12 hrs ago | 104.7 WTUE

Bmannzzz Rock Buzzz

Ringo Starr and some of his All Starr Band members will perform at a special free event on September 21st outside of the John Varvatos store in The outdoor performance will be part of a two-hour celebration scheduled to coincide with the International Day of Peace. The All Starr Band's brief set will feature one hit by each main member of the group who will be on hand, including Toto's Steve Lukather and Mr. Mister's Richard Page.


Related Topix: Ringo Starr, Pop/Rock, Steve Lukather, Fashion, Fall, The Rolling Stones, Sympathy for the Devil, U2

13 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

1965 'Cinderella' star to attend Broadway version

In this May 31, 2013 file photo, actress Lesley Ann Warren arrives at the 10th Annual Inspiration Awards in Los Angeles. Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of A a A"CinderellaA a A is slated to attend the Broadway production of A a A"Rodgers & HammersteinA a a s CinderellaA a A and join the cast during the curtain call for an encore performance of A a A"Ten Minutes Ago.A a A Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of "Cinderella," is slated to attend the Sept.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, In Plain Sight, Entertainment, Television, Lesley Ann Warren, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews

14 hrs ago |

Flash Special: a Streetcar Named Desire Brings Its Magic To Movie Theaters

Magic One of the most iconic and oft-revived plays of all time, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE has been entertaining audiences around the world for nearly 70 years, thereby proving the timelessness of the tale and the prescient nature of the eloquent, evocative poetry populating the Tennessee Williams text. Without a doubt, audiences from the very start have warmed to the abundant charms of the passionate, complex story of a Southern belle on the verge of a nervous breakdown, her compassionate sister and the imposing, magnetic brute who enraptures them both.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Magic, Horror Movies, Thriller, Theater, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, Arts, Vocal, Ann-Margret

18 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Washington talks domestic violence, motherhood

In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 photo, actress Kerry Washington, right, poses for a photo with Vicky Dinges, senior vice president of corporate responsibility at Allstate, in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Kerry Washington, Los Angeles, CA

18 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Artist wants credit for Rolling Stones logo

LIPS LOGO: Original artwork of the Rolling Stones 'Tongue' logo is displayed at the Proud Galleries in London, Tuesday, Nov 29, 2005. The band's frontman Sir Mick Jagger is believed to have dreamed up the symbol with art student John Pasche in the early 1970s, but Sid Maurer claims he is actually behind the design.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Sympathy for the Devil

22 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Hudson delight at 'blended family'

US actress Kate Hudson has spoken of her delight at establishing a "happy blended family" despite divorcing Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson. The pair have a 10-year-old son, Ryder, while she also has a three-year-old boy, Bing, with fiance Matt Bellamy, the lead singer of Muse.


Related Topix: The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Comedy Movies, Almost Famous, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Kate Hudson, Pop/Rock, Chris Robinson

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma pens his musical journey

Legendary santoor exponent Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, believes in the purity of music while discussing his newly released book, Shiv Kumar Sharma: The Man & His Music As he strides into the room, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma has already commanded everybody's attention with his imposing presence. And the fact that he has been learning music since the age of five adds to his aura.


Related Topix: Meditative, Short


Kate Hudson Keeps Romance Alive With Two-Week Rule And Date Nights

The "Almost Famous" star tells the new issue of Women's Health magazine that the couple often jumps on a plane so they can spend a little quality time together, and she never worries about the distance between them. Hudson says, "We are not that long distance.


Related Topix: Almost Famous, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Kate Hudson, Family, Kids, Entertainment


Bob Marley's 'Legend' Album Finally Cracks Billboard Top 10

Billboard's album sales chart has a new entry in its No. 5 spot: Legend , the greatest hits record by Bob Marley and the Wailers.


Related Topix: Reggae, Bob Marley, Bob Marley & the Wailers, The Wailers, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Purple Rain, Drama Movies

Post and Courier

Things to Do for Sunday, September 14, 2014

What: To raise awareness for childhood cancer, Chase After a Cure has teamed up with Blackbeard's Cove for a 'Hole Lot of Fun.' This family friendly event includes unlimited golf, Go-Karts, jump castles and the climbing wall.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, John Densmore

Jay-Z's change of lyrics fuels speculation Beyonce may be pregnant

Beyonce smiles with Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy after accepting the Video Vanguard Award on stage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California. The Crazy in Love performer's husband Jay Z ignited rumours his wife is carrying their second child when he reportedly changed lyrics to his song Beach Is Better.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Entertainment

Detroit News

'The Beatles' mono catalog returns to vinyl LP

In one sense, Tuesday's release of the complete mono catalog of the Beatles on vinyl LPs is the most technologically ambitious attempt yet to take what is arguably the most significant body of recorded music in the pop era and do ... absolutely nothing. 'This is a lot different than many other projects,' said Steve Berkowitz, the lead producing engineer on the 14-LP 'The Beatles in Mono' set.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, George Harrison

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sunday Herald

When two tribes went to war

'Now, personally I wouldn't mind going to an Eighties disco, all Smiths records and Coal Not Dole badges, Go-Betweens B-sides and Red Wedge banners ... 'Now, personally I wouldn't mind going to an Eighties disco, all Smiths records and Coal Not Dole badges, Go-Betweens B-sides and Red Wedge banners ... That was my Eighties, maybe yours, too, but it's not the official version of the decade, is it? The official version is - yawn - spandex leggings and Duran Duran, puffball skirts and mullets, shoulder pads, Dynasty, yuppies and Tories, Tories, Tories!" In 1983 I had a grey overcoat, the original 7" of The Smiths' What Difference Does It Make? and a guilty secret. The guilty secret was that I didn't really hate Duran Duran.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Go-Betweens, Live Aid, Duran Duran, New Order