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Olympic Soundrack Bounds To Top Of iTunes Chart

July 30th, 2012 8:32am EDT
Dizzee Rascal
The Olympic soundtrack is must-have music as evidenced by its climb to the top of the iTunes chart. The "Isle of Wonder" album features everything from Dizzee Rascal, to the Arctic Monkeys, and the Four Nations Choir.

Filmmaker Danny Boyle masterminded the opening ceremony on Friday night ,and he featured a lot of contemporary music, as well as some classical tunes.

Boyle's collaborators are featured prominently on the album, including his "Slumdog Millionaire" soundman AR Rahman, who is featured on the disc.

The album features music by Mike Oldfield, Emeli Sande, The Chemical Brothers, ...
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Lily Allen Gets Married; Shows Off Baby Bump

June 12th, 2011 10:00am EDT
Lily Allen
British singer Lily Allen is pregnant just months after losing her baby son.

The hitmaker wed her fiance Sam Cooper near their home in the English countryside on Saturday and her new husband reportedly announced the couple's baby news during his speech to guests at the reception.

Cooper reportedly told the 100-strong wedding party his new bride is 16 weeks pregnant, and the news was later confirmed by Allen's dress designer, Delphine Manivet.

During the wedding ceremony, Allen was said to have been sporting a visible baby bump, and Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper quotes Ms Manivet as...
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Lily Allen Loses Her Baby

November 1st, 2010 9:14am EDT
Lily Allen
British pop star Lily Allen has suffered a miscarriage. The Smile singer, who was around six months pregnant by her boyfriend Sam Cooper, was admitted to a hospital on Thursday morning after complaining of stomach pains.

The 25-year-old spent the weekend being treated by doctors, but efforts to save her baby tragically failed, according to British newspaper The Sun.

A statement from the star's representative confirms the news: "It is with great sadness that we have to confirm that Lily Allen and Sam Cooper have lost their baby. The couple ask that their privacy be respected and that they...
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Flo Rida Acts Like A Diva At Singapore Festival

September 29th, 2010 9:37pm EDT
Flo Rida
Rapper Flo Rida turned into a diva at a music festival in Singapore over the weekend when he refused to leave his hotel room for his concert start time and then extended his set.

The "Low" hitmaker was supposed to hit the stage at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center for a midnight performance as part of the two-day Avalon At Large GO! event, which was staged around the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix.

But he kept organisers waiting for over an hour when he refused to leave his hotel room.

A source says, "No one had any idea why he was delaying his performance. His DJ showed up on tim...
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Lily Allen Wants A Baby 'Within A Year'

May 16th, 2010 6:00pm EDT
Allen,_Lily
Lily Allen is planning to use her hiatus from music to start a family - the British pop star wants to have a baby "within a year."

The Smile hitmaker announced last year she is planning a hiatus from recording and performing live to concentrate on launching a designer clothes hire shop and setting up her own record company.

But the 25 year old admits there's another reason for her break from pop - she is longing to have children with her boyfriend Sam Cooper and hopes to use her time off to become a mother.

She tells Britain's News of the World, "I'd like to have a child within a ...
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Coachella 2010 Preview

March 9th, 2010 10:22am EST
Jay-Z
Where else can you see the a-list (and some b-list) celebrities such as Paul McCartney, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhall, David Hasselhoff, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Bosworth, Paris and Nicky Hilton, Brittany Snow, Dita Von Teese and Zach Braff? Along with musical talents like Jay-Z, The Gorillaz, and about 100 other bands of note?

Well travel out to the middle of the California desert about 3 hours from Los Angeles and you can find them all. Surprised? Well you shouldn't be. On April 16-18 in Indio, Calif., you can find all of the above and more at the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music and ...
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The Chemical Brothers Announce 'Brotherhood'-- Best Of Collection Out Sept. 2

August 3rd, 2008 3:00pm EDT
The Chemical Brothers
Following their fifth consecutive UK number 1 album last year, the GRAMMY award winning We Are The Night (Best Electronic/Dance Album), The Chemical Brothers return with Brotherhood a 'Best Of' collection with a kick and a twist, set for release on September 2, 2008.

In a career that to date has spanned 13 years and accrued 9 million record sales Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons have established themselves as true pioneers of electronic music and as The Chemical Brothers they have become one of the most popular dance acts of all time. Now seems the perfect time to take stock of their seminal...
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Commemorate GRAMMY's 50th Anniversary With 'The Ultimate GRAMMY Collection'

January 8th, 2008 2:12pm EST
Classic Pop
In a grand commemoration of the 50th Celebration of the GRAMMY® Awards, Shout! Factory and The Recording Academy®'s GRAMMY® Recordings announce an electrifying 7-CD series encompassing GRAMMY® winners from four of the legendary awards' major genres. With a personal introduction written by 27-time GRAMMY® winner and 50th Celebration Ambassador Quincy Jones, this series is a sumptuous ode to the biggest hits in music history and a must-have for music lovers and collectors alike.

"We look forward to celebrating the past five decades of GRAMMY®-winning music with music fans everywhere thr...
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Kraak & Smaak Release Two-Disc Set 'The Remix Sessions'

June 20th, 2007 7:15pm EDT
Kraak & Smaak
Mark Kneppers, Oscar De Jong and Wim Plug, aka, Kraak & Smaak released their debut CD, Boogie Angst, in 2006 on Quango Music Group, to critical acclaim and, more importantly to fan's delight. The Dutch trio released a collection of rarities and remixes on May 8 entitled The Remix Sessions. Fans everywhere will rejoice as hard-to-find tracks, many of which were only released on vinyl, are assembled in this boogie-licious showcase of remixes from such renowned artists as Jamiroquai, Bitter:Sweet, Dorfmeister vs MDLA, Mark Rae and Skeewiff.

Twenty-eight-year-old Oscar De Jong, the main kn...
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Beck, Fatboy Slim And Others Will Have Music Videos Featured In 'Lumines II'

July 18th, 2006 10:45am EDT
Lumines II
Buena Vista Games, Inc., the interactive entertainment arm of The Walt Disney Company, today announced details of the soundtrack and music videos that will appear in the highly anticipated music-based puzzle game, Lumines II, from renowned developer Q ENTERTAINMENT. As the first handheld video game to feature artists’ actual music videos, Lumines II for the PSP system is a mesmerizing sequel to the popular game, Lumines.

“With some of today’s most popular artists involved, Lumines II is an amazing project,” said Michael Ryder, senior vice president of global production, Buena Vista Gam...
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Madonna Stuns, Green Day Wins At Euro MTV Awards

November 4th, 2005 9:31am EST
Madonna
Madonna stole the show at the star-studded MTV awards in Lisbon last night The 47-year-old star proved she is still the undisputed Queen of Pop when she burst onstage from a giant glitter ball. Wearing a skimpy purple leotard and about $35,000 worth of sparkling diamonds on her eyelashes, the star wowed the crowd with a dazzling performance of 'Hung Up'.

She said after the show: "Being in front of all the people, waiting for it to come up, and waiting to see the audience, my heart was just pumping out of my chest."

Elsewhere, British music acts swept the awards bash, with pop hear...
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