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'So You Think You Can Dance' Down To 18

June 12th, 2009 9:37am EDT
So You Think You Can Dance!
So it's time for the very first elimination round on "So You Think You Can Dance!" Aw, the hardest part of all. It will be a fairly hard one since Wednesday was one of the best first weeks on the show, but there were at least two dances no one really liked. So you have an idea of who will be in the bottom. The elimination night is only one hour and the pairs are all brought up on stage. Each is told whether or not they're safe or dancing for their life. Three couples will have to then dance solos and the judges will decide who stays and who goes home.

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Movie Spotlight: 'Notorious'

January 16th, 2009 11:20am EST
Notorious
In the last few years, biopics, namely music biopics have become a routine. It's only fitting that Notorious becomes this year's first.

Almost twelve years after his death, Christopher Wallace's story gets the big screen treatment. But the journey from story to screen hasn't been easy. Notorious struggled in development and Training Day's Antoine Fuqua was once attached to direct. Many artists, like Sean Kingston, have made it clear that they had an interest in playing Biggie but none of this was proven as fact. Under the guidance of director George Tillman, Jr. the cast and scri...
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Leona Lewis' 'Bleeding Love' Is Best-Selling Single Of 2008

October 22nd, 2008 6:30pm EDT
Leona Lewis
British sensation Leona Lewis has become the fourth best-selling artist worldwide in 2008, thanks to the extraordinary success of her debut album, the R.I.A.A. platinum-certified Spirit, which has sold more than four and a half million copies worldwide. In addition, Spirit has sold more than 1.17 million copies in the U.S according to Nielsen SoundScan, making 23-year-old Lewis the seventh best-selling artist in the country so far in 2008.

Spirit, a mix of fresh pop and R&B, filled with songs with a contemporary edge, features an all-star roster of collaborators including Ryan Tedder ...
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Our Favorite Summer Songs

June 24th, 2008 8:43am EDT
Rihanna
Everyone has favorite summer tunes, and since summer officially arrived over the weekend, what better way to celebrate the end of school, a day at the beach or a road trip than to listen to summer-inspired music?

Four Starpulse contributing writers have compiled lists of their favorite summer tunes (including several that were picked by more than one writer). Whether they are summer inspired, make you feel like summer, or are just cheerful tunes to listen to during the hot sticky months, we're sure they'll get you in the mood for sipping pina coladas, dipping your foot in the pool, or...
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Check Out The First Video From 'iCarly: Music From And Inspired By The Hit TV Show'

May 30th, 2008 9:37am EDT
iCarly
iCarly - Music From and Inspired by the Hit TV Show will debut four original songs performed by iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove, including the iCarly theme song, "Leave It All to Me" (featuring Drake Bell), which recently charted on the Billboard Hot 100.

The album, due to be released on June 10, includes three additional new tracks performed by Miranda Cosgrove, including future singles "Stay My Baby" (written by Max Martin), "About You Now" (written and produced by Dr. Luke) and "Headphones On". iCarly - Music From and Inspired by the Hit TV Show also will feature songs from top artists...
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Miranda Cosgrove Signs With Columbia Records

April 22nd, 2008 5:28pm EDT
Miranda Cosgrove
Columbia Records has signed tween TV sensation & iCarly Star Miranda Cosgrove, star of Nickelodeon's convergent mega-hit iCarly to be a recording artist, as part of the global partnership between Nick and the Sony Music Label Group. First up for Cosgrove is the release of iCarly iPlaylist, the eagerly awaited album that also will feature songs inspired by the popular live-action TEENick series, among other exclusive tracks from multi-platinum popular artists, including Natasha Bedingfield and Avril Lavigne. The album will be available at retail and online on Tuesday, June 10.

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On The Road Again: Music To Make The Trip More Enjoyable

April 16th, 2008 3:38pm EDT
Sum 41
Imagine driving across the country with nothing but the great open road in your future. Going through barely-there towns and the desert, the road is full of possibilities (as well as seedy hotels and exorbitant gas prices). What makes the drive go by quicker? Music. It's essential for any kind of driving - whether you're on your way to the grocery store or to visit your friend's summer place up north. It's important that your playlists and CDs feature a mix of your favorite songs, and the music you pick can set the theme of your entire trip.

Here are just a few songs to add to your ...
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Jesse McCartney's 'Departure' Hits Stores May 20

March 23rd, 2008 10:30am EDT
Jesse McCartney
Jesse McCartney unveiled his new sound with the release of his single, "Leavin'" produced by Tricky Stewart and The-Dream. Now, get a first hand look at Jesse's musical growth in his new video!(below)

"The record is called Departure for a number of reasons," says Jesse McCartney, whose multi-platinum 2004 debut album Beautiful Soul launched his career as an international singing star. "There have been departures in my career, in my personal life. I've learned a lot since doing my first couple of records. I think I've landed in the most comfortable place I've ever been musically as the...
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Sony BMG Music Entertainment Launches Platinum Musicpass Digital Album Cards

January 15th, 2008 2:12pm EST
Celine Dion
SONY BMG Music Entertainment today announced the launch of Platinum MusicPass, a series of digital album cards that enable consumers to download full-length albums, and in many cases special bonus content, in the form of high-quality MP3 files. The first 37 titles in the series, which represent musical genres ranging from Rock and Pop to R&B and Country, will debut on January 15th, 2008 and by the end of the month will be available at 4,500 retail outlets across the United States. In Canada, MusicPass will debut in late January of 2008.

"The introduction of MusicPass is an important p...
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Check Out Sean Kingston's New Internet Only Video, 'Gotta Move Faster'

December 12th, 2007 8:30pm EST
Sean Kingston
Sean Kingston, the 17-year old platinum selling music artist best known for his hit single "Beautiful Girls" and recent chart-toppers "Take You There" and "Me Love," has released a new Internet-only single "Gotta Move Faster" on iTunes just in time for the holidays.

A video for the new web single premiered on MySpace where it's already received over 300,000 views and can also be seen on YouTube and other sites. Directed by Lil' X (Usher, Faith Evans), the video gives an exciting, behind-the-scenes look at Sean's life as a top-selling artist and how he uses technology to make music a...
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Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus & The Jonas Brothers To Rock In The New Year

December 12th, 2007 1:21pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Country Music's hottest performer, Carrie Underwood, TV & recording star Miley Cyrus and teen sensations the Jonas Brothers will rock in the New Year with live performances from Times Square during "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008," airing Monday, December 31 on ABC.

Also performing on the primetime special from Hollywood will be Fergie, who will also host the West Coast party, and OneRepublic. Other musical acts featured on the special from the Hollywood party will be Akon, Natasha Bedingfield, Sean Kingston, Plain White T's, Taylor Swift and will.i.am.

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'NOW That's What I Call Music!' Vol. 26 And 'NOW That's What I Call Party Hits!' Released

November 26th, 2007 11:29am EST
NOW 26
The world's best-selling multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will ring in the holiday season with the November 13 release of two scorching collections of today's hottest tunes. NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 26 features 20 chart-topping Pop, Modern Rock, Rap and R&B smash hits, and NOW That's What I Call Party Hits! celebrates with 20 of the hottest roof-raising tracks from a who's-who of today's top artists.

NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 26 spotlights 20 of today's hottest chart hits, including Soulja Boy Tell'Em's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)," J. Holiday...
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Cavalcade Of Stars To Light Up The Night For 'Christmas In Rockefeller Center'

November 20th, 2007 9:17am EST
Carrie Underwood
NBC heralds the arrival of the holidays on Wednesday, Nov. 28 (8-9 p.m. ET/PT) with a dazzling display of musical talent and the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree during the 10th annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" telecast.

Co-Hosted by Nick Lachey, Al Roker ("Today"), and Ashley Tisdale the star-studded annual tree lighting extravaganza will feature Natasha Bedingfield, Tony Bennett, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Sean Kingston, Taylor Swift, and Carrie Underwood performing current hits and holiday classics from Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Broadcast ag...
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Blake Lewis, America's Favorite Beat Boxer, Releases Debut Single

November 5th, 2007 7:55pm EST
Blake Lewis
Blake Lewis is the popular runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol. Born in Redmond, Washington, Lewis started singing at age five and competed in statewide talent contests while in high school. He became a beat-boxer at 17, inspired by the then Seattle-based a cappella group M-Pact. Lewis was a member of the Pacific Northwest a cappella group Kickshaw for four years. He also recorded several music videos and wrote a number of original songs.

After "American Idol," Lewis signed to 19 Recordings / ARISTA Records and started working on his debut album with a stellar line-up of pr...
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Smash Single 'Cyclone' Makes Baby Bash Top Latin Artist On MySpace, Album Due October 30

October 10th, 2007 6:00pm EDT
Baby Bash
To quote the first track of his upcoming album, Baby Bash is "Numero Uno." Baby Bash is proving to be the surprise digital success story of the season with over 5.1 million profile views, Bash is now the #1 Latin artist on MySpace (and top 50 overall), despite the fact that his third album, Cyclone, is still four weeks from being released.

The album's title track, featuring T-Pain and produced by Lil Jon, has also amassed a combined 750,000 digital single and ring tone sales and is currently the #8 song on iTunes's hip-hop chart (#18 overall).

The "Cyclone" video, directed R. Mal...
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Nickelodeon's 'Yo Gabba Gabba!' Rocks On With New Guest Stars Tony Hawk & Nikki Flores

September 22nd, 2007 8:00am EDT
Yo Gabba Gabba
"Yo Gabba Gabba!" stars host DJ Lance Rock (Lance Robertson) who brings to life four friendly monsters and a robot in a colorful land of music and laughter.

The series highlights simple life lessons for preschoolers, through original song in short thematically linked segments, featuring animation, walk-around puppets and real kids. "Yo Gabba Gabba!" features an eclectic mix of unique music genres for preschoolers including, Pop, 80s, Electronic, New Wave, British Invasion, Hip Hop and more.

Each episode culminates with an original music remix that summarizes the lessons learn...
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Despite Best-Selling Albums, Top 40 Radio Stations Eschew Hit Disney Singers

July 18th, 2007 2:26pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
The week Miley Cyrus debuted on top of the album charts with ''Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus,'' she appeared on national morning television shows, the cover of People magazine, newspaper front pages and other media outlets. The only spot she couldn't be found was the one sure place you would expect a best-selling artist: Top 40 radio.

And she's not alone. A league of tween-leaning acts, including The Cheetah Girls and Aly and AJ, all of whom are current or former stars of the Disney Channel, are routinely mining gold, platinum and multi-platinum CD sales while being virtually locke...
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Reggae 'Triple Threat' Sean Kingston To Release Debut Album Fall '07; Listen To 'Colors'

April 24th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
Sean Kingston
After producing an endless array of hit records for the likes of musical heavyweights such as 50 Cent, The Game, Rihanna and Snoop Dogg, production savant J.R. Rotem has turned his attention to one of the most innovative young talents in music, Sean Kingston, the first signing on his Beluga Heights label.

Kingston, a 17 year old native of Jamaica who now lives in Miami brings his very unique triple threat of talent of rapping, reggae chatting and soulful harmonization with the 2007 release of his debut yet to be titled album.

"As an artist, my whole goal is to make powerful and ...
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