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Celebrity Birthdays, May 23

May 23rd, 2007 3:00am EDT
Jewel
Happy Birthday to "Dancing With The Stars" winner Kelly Monaco (1976), folk singer Jewel (1974), Radiohead drummer Phil Selway (1967), "Dumb and Dumber" actress Karen Duffy (1961), actor/comedian Drew Carey (1958), "Murphy Brown" actor Charles Kimbrough (1936), "Dynasty" star Joan Collins (1933), English actor Nigel Davenport (1928), singer/actress Rosemary Clooney (1928; d. 2002), bandleader Artie Shaw (1910, d. 2004), "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" actor Scatman Crothers (1910; d. 1986), and "Zorro" actor Douglas Fairbanks (1883; d. 1939),
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Freddie Highmore Leads An Incredible Line-Up Of Talent In 'Arthur And The Invisibles,' On DVD May 15

May 3rd, 2007 11:39am EDT
Arthur And The Invisibles
A magical tale of a young boy's courageous journey to save his grandfather's home from demolition, Arthur And The Invisibles soars onto DVD May 15th from Genius Products LLC. and The Weinstein Company.

Using a brilliant combination of live-action and ground-breaking 3D-CG animation, Arthur And The Invisibles features heartwarming performances by talented young actor Freddie Highmore (Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Finding Neverland) and Hollywood legend Mia Farrow (The Omen, Hannah and Her Sisters) along with the vocal talent of such superstars as Madonna, David Bowie, Snoop Dog...
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Celebrity Racing Show To Premiere June 7

April 11th, 2007 10:24am EDT
Serena Williams
Celebrities including Jewel, Tony Hawk, Serena Williams and William Shatner are dreaming of life in the fast lane as they race to the finish in the new reality show, Fast Cars & Superstars -- Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, a 7-episode series to air on ABC primetime beginning Thursday, June 7 (8:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET).

Twelve celebrity drivers will partner with the Gillette Young Guns -- six of stock car racing's most talented and popular drivers -- to learn what it takes to win on the race track.

The show will explore the interaction of top young stock car drivers with stars fro...
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Shannon Moore's 'Evaporate' Is 10 Spot Label's Debut Release

March 19th, 2007 5:30pm EDT
Shannon Moore
While i-Tunes set the standard by offering tracks for just $.99 each, the 10 Spot label has been launched with the digital download customer in mind. Believing in the mantra "10 Tracks, 10 Bucks, Every Time" 10 Spot stands firm with their new price point.

"10 Spot gives the consumer ten good reasons to buy physical product. Offering ten tracks for ten dollars while getting the benefit of the CD package, the look, the feel, liner notes, artwork and artist information, it's like a free gift with purchase!" states Brad Pressman, President of The Water Music Records Group of labels.

T...
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Miranda Lambert Returns To 'Nashville Star' Along With Little Big Town, The Wreckers

January 12th, 2007 2:23pm EST
Miranda Lambert
Nashville Star, the nation's top-rated country music series, has announced a lineup of Grammy-nominated guest star performers, including first season's Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town and The Wreckers. “Nashville Star” debuted last night with a supercharged 75-minute episode that saw two contestants eliminated in the tough competition.

"Once again, ‘Nashville Star’ continues to exceed all expectations," said Wachtel. "With an amazing roster of performers including Miranda's first return to 'Nashville Star' since the show's premiere, we're in for a very exciting season."

On Thur...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 2)

December 31st, 2006 1:00pm EST
Billy Corgan
...In April, Billy Corgan announced that Smashing Pumpkins will reunite and begin recording a new album... Rihanna released her sophomore disc, Unfaithful, featuring the single S.O.S., which includes a sample of Soft Cell's Tainted Love... and Cee-Lo and DangerMouse's collaboration, Gnarls Barkley took the U.S. by storm, as their hit single Crazy stormed the charts and took off as one of 2006's most popular tunes.

Bands that released new albums include: The Flaming Lips, Daft Punk, Gorillaz, Blue October, Lacuna Coil, Lamb Of God, Pink, Queensryche, The Vines, Eagles Of Death Metal, Qu...
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Newcomer Lisa Palleschi Releases Her Debut Album, "Released"

November 24th, 2006 10:00am EST
Lisa Palleschi
"I think this album has two personalities," Lisa Palleschi says of her debut, Released. "Half the songs are really pretty ballads, love songs, and the other half are more in-your-face, rock songs."

Indeed, Released is chock full of humanity: Its songs map the extreme ups and downs that every person experiences. It's full of love (the sensuous, lush cover of The Cure's classic "Just Like Heaven") and heartbreak (the scornful "I Wanna See You Cry"). And the big-voiced Long Island, N.Y. born siren wouldn't have it any other way.

Ranging from the sweeping to the sweet, the beautifully...
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'American Idol' Season Six Kicks Off Jan. 16

November 6th, 2006 1:48pm EST
American Idol
American Idol returns for its sixth season with more talented singers than ever before and more of the outrageous auditions that have everyone talking in a special two-night, four-hour season premiere Tuesday, Jan. 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesday, Jan. 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Starting Jan. 23 and Jan. 24, the audition shows will air in their regular time periods, Tuesdays (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesdays (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

The search for the next superstar began last summer, as "American Idol" traveled to Los Angeles, San Antonio, Birmingham, Memphis, Minne...
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Jewel To Co-Host New Season of 'Nashville Star'

September 27th, 2006 11:48am EDT
Jewel
Nashville Star, USA Network's original grassroots talent search to find America's next great country music star and the nation's top-rated country music program, will return on its new night, Thursday, January 11, at 10 p.m. ET with Grammy-nominated host Jewel.

Joining Jewel for the record-breaking fifth season will be season four co-host Cowboy Troy. Jewel succeeds five-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Wynonna Judd, who co-hosted season four with Cowboy Troy, as host for season five.

"I grew up on a ranch in Alaska, and my favorite memories are of sitting around a camp fire w...
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Tonight's TV Highlights: '7th Heaven,' Runaway' & 'Heroes'

September 25th, 2006 8:00am EDT
Jewel guest stars on 7th Heaven
7th Heaven enters it's eleventh season tonight on the CW and features a cameo by Jewel. Having lost her pregnancy over the summer, an emotionally unstable Lucy convinces Eric to let her deliver the Sunday sermon, but she ends up publicly blaming Kevin and everyone in her family for what happened.

Meanwhile, Martin expresses his romantic intentions to Sandy, who may still have feelings for Simon, and tells her that he wants to spend more time with her and their infant son. Sandy reveals that she has recently switched majors and wants to become a minister, a prospect that upsets Lucy ...
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Jewel, Lifetime TV Urge Congress To Stop 'Drive-Through' Mastectomies

September 22nd, 2006 11:08am EDT
Jewel
Yesterday, as part of Lifetime Television's "Stop Breast Cancer for Life" public awareness campaign, Lifetime Television and three-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jewel delivered more than 12 million online petition signatures to Washington to urge Congress to pass the bipartisan Breast Cancer Protection Act of 2005.

The bill would end the practice of "drive-through" mastectomies, where women are sometimes forced to leave the hospital sometimes just hours following their physically and emotionally difficult surgeries even if they and their doctors feel they are not ready to go...
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Carbon Leaf's Latest Album, "Love, Loss, Hope, Repeat" Is In Stores Today!

September 12th, 2006 10:32am EDT
Carbon Leaf
Carbon Leaf's Love, Loss, Hope, Repeat, the long-awaited follow-up to their 2004 label debut, Indian Summer, and seventh album, is set for release Sept. 12th. The album was recorded in Nashville with producer Peter Collins (Bon Jovi, Jewel, Lisa Loeb, Queensryche).

The band's songwriting and musicianship takes another great leap forward on this record with compelling new tunes. Barry Privett, singer/lyricist for the Richmond, VA based band, states the disc's eleven songs deal with "the unseen forces that drive our lives-the seasons of the year as well as the human cycle of love and los...
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A Great Compilation CD From Rhino, "Women & Songs 2," Coming August 8

August 1st, 2006 2:44pm EDT
Women and Songs 2
From Madonna to Enya, from Brandy to k.d. Lang, from Joss Stone to Kylie Minogue and more, Women & Songs 2 is tailor-made for America’s female population. Following up 2004’s best-selling debut collection Women & Songs, this smash-heavy disc’s combined star wattage has collectively sold close to 200 million albums. Together exclusively for Rhino’s all-hit package, these top artists are indeed a righteous testament to the power of women in song. The compilation includes stellar newcomers and proven legends alike.

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Kristy Frank Is Ready To Storm The Music Industry With Her Debut CD, "Freedom"; Listen To "Girls Like Me"

July 19th, 2006 4:05pm EDT
Kristy Frank
Introducing Kristy Frank, the 16-year-old alternative pop/rock sensation from the city of Vacaville, California. For her first CD, Kristy has recorded with acclaimed producers Eddie Kramer (Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles), Jimmy Harry (Kelly Clarkson's last two CDs), Ron Harris (Christina Aguilera's first CD and Spanish CD), Jon Ingoldsby (Elton John, Madonna, Britney Spears), Stebe McNerney (Yuki-Japan, Dekko) and Shelley Peiken (Celine Dion, Meredith Brooks, LeAnn Rimes). "I've been so blessed to be able to work with so many well-established writers and producers," she says. "I have a special ...
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Listen To Jewel's New Single, "Good Day," Or Watch The New Video

June 29th, 2006 5:04pm EDT
Jewel
From the remote tundra of her Alaskan youth to the triumph of international stardom, Jewel has traveled a singular road as an acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet, actress and painter. The three-time Grammy nominee, nevertheless remains a unique and authentic artist, exploring fresh musical avenues for more than a decade that have taken her from the simplicity of acoustic-driven folk to the embrace of rock, pop, country, blues, jazz and classical influences.

To date, Jewel has sold over 25 million albums worldwide, enjoying career longevity rare among her generation of artists. Her la...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 23

May 23rd, 2006 3:00am EDT
Jewel
Happy Birthday to "Dancing With The Stars" winner Kelly Monaco (1976), folk singer Jewel (1974), Radiohead drummer Phil Selway (1967), "Dumb and Dumber" actress Karen Duffy (1961), actor/comedian Drew Carey (1958), "Murphy Brown" actor Charles Kimbrough (1936), "Dynasty" star Joan Collins (1933), English actor Nigel Davenport (1928), singer/actress Rosemary Clooney (1928; d. 2002), bandleader Artie Shaw (1910, d. 2004), "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" actor Scatman Crothers (1910; d. 1986), and "Zorro" actor Douglas Fairbanks (1883; d. 1939),
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Jewel To Perform on 'The Young & The Restless'

May 9th, 2006 2:58pm EDT
Jewel
Three-time Grammy Award nominee Jewel will appear on The Young And The Restless Wednesday, May 31, on CBS. Jewel will appear at a fundraiser thrown by Nick and Sharon Newman (Joshua Morrow and Sharon Case) to commemorate the first anniversary of their teenage daughter, Cassie's, death in a drunk driving crash. The singer/songwriter will perform two new songs, "Again and Again" and "Good Day," from her new CD Goodbye Alice in Wonderland.

At the end of the episode, Jewel will do a PSA for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), explaining how to contact the organization for more informa...
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Watch Exclusive Video Of The Making Of Jewel's New Album

April 24th, 2006 8:00pm EDT
Jewel
From the remote tundra of her Alaskan youth to the triumph of international stardom, Jewel has traveled a singular road as an acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet, actress and painter. The three-time Grammy nominee, nevertheless remains a unique and authentic artist, exploring fresh musical avenues for more than a decade that have taken her from the simplicity of acoustic-driven folk to the embrace of rock, pop, country, blues, jazz and classical influences. To date, Jewel has sold over 25 million albums worldwide, enjoying career longevity rare among her generation of artists. Her latest r...
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Jewel's New Album "Goodbye Alice in Wonderland" Hits Stores May 2

March 9th, 2006 11:01am EST
Jewel
From the remote tundra of her Alaskan youth to the triumph of international stardom, Jewel has traveled a singular road as an acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet, actress and painter. The three-time Grammy nominee, hailed by The Times of London as “the most sparkling female singer-songwriter since Joni Mitchell,” nevertheless remains a unique and authentic artist, exploring fresh musical avenues for more than a decade that have taken her from the simplicity of acoustic-driven folk to the embrace of rock, pop, country, blues, jazz and classical influences. To date, Jewel has sold over 25 mi...
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Jewel Finishes Work On New Album

January 23rd, 2006 12:58pm EST
Jewel
Jewel has wrapped up work on her new album, entitled Goodbye Alice In Wonderland. The album is set to be released on May 2nd. Produced by Rob Cavallo and Jewel, this marks her first album since 2003's 0304 (click for review), and her sixth since making her recording debut in 1995.

For the first time in her career, Jewel has created a special sneak preview for her fans - in the form of a uniquely personal, homemade video of the title track, 'Goodbye Alice In Wonderland.' Jewel is making the clip available exclusively via the Internet, beginning with its premiere on her fan club websit...
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