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Fox Reveals the Stars of 'Celebrity Duets'

August 15th, 2006 3:11pm EDT
Hal Sparks
WWE World Champion Chris Jericho, actress Lucy Lawless, actor Cheech Marin, 2004 Olympic Gold Medal-winning gymnast Carly Patterson, actor/director Alfonso Ribeiro, pop culture guru Jai Rodriguez, actor/comedian Hal Sparks and actress Lea Thompson are the eight celebrities who will compete weekly on "Celebrity Duets" premiering Tuesday, Aug. 29 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Wayne Brady will host the show.

Each week, the celebrity competitors as long as they remain in the competition will be paired with a different recording superstar among Grammy Award-winning and No. 1 artists Clint ...
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Superstars Chosen for FOX's 'Celebrity Duets'

July 24th, 2006 4:21pm EDT
Macy Gray
Cyndi Lauper, Smokey Robinson, Dionne Warwick, Randy Travis, Brian Mcknight, Macy Gray, Patti Labelle, Kenny Loggins, Chaka Khan, Richard Marx, Michael Bolton, Clint Black and Aaron Neville are among the Grammy-winning and number-one artists scheduled to perform on Celebrity Duets this fall on Fox.

Celebrity Duets pairs recording superstars with celebrities not famous for singing in hopes of their making beautiful music together. Each week, celebrity participants - as long as they remain in the competition - will be paired with a different recording superstar. The show will follow the ...
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Sarah Chalke To Star in Lifetime's 'Why I Wore Lipstick To My Mastectomy'

July 20th, 2006 10:44am EDT
Sarah Chalke
Sarah Chalke and Jay Harrington will star in the Lifetime Original Movie “Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy,” based on the delightfully feisty memoir of the same name by Geralyn Lucas, breast cancer survivor and Lifetime’s Director of Corporate Communications who works on the network’s breast cancer awareness campaign.

The movie includes a special cameo appearance by superstar Patti LaBelle as a fellow cancer patient. “Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy” will premiere in October on Lifetime Television during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“Why I Wore Lipstick to ...
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Rare and Unreleased Music Highlights "Soul Sisters" and "Soul Brothers" Discs

June 16th, 2006 12:31pm EDT
Aretha Franklin
Atlantic Records was home to many of the legendary singers, songwriters and producers who defined the sweet sound of the early 1960s and '70s soul. Rhino Records uncovers forgotten classics drawn from Atlantic's vast library and brings them together for a pair of single-disc compilations, Atlantic Unearthed: Soul Sisters and Atlantic Unearthed: Soul Brothers. Both albums feature remastered versions of hard-to-find singles---some making their CD debut, B-sides of hits, and previously unreleased music by the kings and queens of soul. The albums are available June 20.

Soul Sisters include...
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Hip-Hop/Gospel Film "Preaching To The Choir" On DVD June 6th

May 29th, 2006 10:00am EDT
Preaching To The Choir
Estranged since the death of their parents years ago, twin brothers, Teshawn and Wesley Tucker, have taken radically different paths in life. Wes (Darien Sills-Evans) has become a minister in a Harlem gospel church while Te (Billoah Greene) perpetrates the gangster lifestyle as Hip Hop star Zulu. They are forced into reconciliation when Te flees from LA to his childhood home in Harlem to hide from his enraged record producer, Bull Sharky ("Lost" star Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje).

Te tries to disappear in his preacher brother’s world of the gospel church but becomes entrenched in the c...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 24

May 24th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Bob Dylan
Happy Birthday to country singer Billy Gilman (1988), basketball star Tracy "T-Mac" McGrady (1979), rapper Heavy D (1967), "Boogie Nights" star John C. Reilly (1965), "The English Patient" actress Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), country singer Rosanne Cash (1955), "The Da Vinci Code" actor Alfred Molina (1953), "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe" actor Jim Broadbent (1949), actress Priscilla Presley (1945), Lady Marmalade singer Patti LaBelle (1944), "M*A*S*H" actor Gary Burghoff (1943), legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan (1941), and Canadian actor/comedian Tomm...
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New CDs This Week (Nov. 22)

November 22nd, 2005 11:15am EST
System of a Down
This week is a big one for CD releases with a number of new albums coming out in time for the holiday shoppping blitz. Some of the notable discs include new ones from System of a Down, Jamie Foxx, Chamillionaire, Enya and Juelz Santana; live albums from John Mayer, John Legend, Michael Buble, Bouncing Souls and Queens Of The Stone Age; some interesting collections from Notorious B.I.G., Britney Spears and Big Boi; and whole lot more. Check out this list of noteworthy releases for Tuesday, November 22nd...

Alexisonfire/Moneen - Split EP

Ana Bárbara - Dos en Uno

Bee Gees - Love Songs...
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Patti LaBelle Tribute To Air Nov. 8 on UPN

October 25th, 2005 1:49pm EDT
Patti LaBelle
UPN just announced that Tracee Ellis Ross (Girlfriends) will host "An All-Star Salue to Patti Labelle: Live From Atlantis," a one-hour special event celebrating Grammy Award-winning artist Patti LaBelle's 45 years in the music industry, to be broadcast Tuesday, Nov. 8.

As a tribute to LaBelle on this exceptional night, her hits will be performed by Nelly, Kelly Rowland, Ashanti, Michael McDonald, Boyz II Men, Mario, Gerald Levert and Yolanda Adams, all from Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort, in the Bahamas.

LaBelle will also take part in a special performance of "Lady Marmalade...
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Patti LaBelle To Peform on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

October 17th, 2005 2:51pm EDT
Patti LaBelle
Ty Pennington and the gang will help turn the hazardous home of Veronica Ginyard and her eight children in Capitol Heights, MD, into “home sweet home,” on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Sunday, Oct. 30 on ABC. In addition, Grammy-winning singing superstar Patti LaBelle makes an appearance and performs at a candlelight vigil outside the Ginyards’ new home.

Veronica and her family have had a life of adversity and struggle. Having bought the first and only home she could afford, Veronica raises her eight children – including two sets of twins – in a home that would be cramped for a fam...
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