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k.d. lang's Domestic Partnership Dissolved

September 27th, 2012 9:19am EDT
k.d. Lang
k.d. lang is officially single again after her domestic partnership was legally dissolved.

The singer met Jamie Price in 2003 and they went on to file papers to make their domestic set-up official in California, giving the pair rights over each other's properties and allowing them to make healthcare decisions for each other.

After they split, Lang took action to have the partnership dissolved earlier this year - and the judgment was officially entered last week, according to TMZ.com.

Both women have waived partner support and have agreed to a clean division of property.
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k.d. Lang Files To Dissolve Domestic Partnership

January 10th, 2012 11:32am EST
k.d. Lang
Musician k.d. Lang has launched legal action to dissolve her domestic partnership with longtime girlfriend Jamie Price.

The pair met in 2003 through a Buddhist teacher and went on to file papers to make their domestic set-up official in California, giving the pair rights over each other's properties and allowing them to make healthcare decisions for each other.

However, the country star has recently moved to dissolve the domestic partnership, according to TMZ.com.

The pair had not commented on the split as WENN went to press.
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: February

January 1st, 2011 11:00am EST
Jessica Simpson
February was marked by tragedy when celebrated fashion designer Alexander Mcqueen was found dead after hanging himself at his London home. Meanwhile, investigations into Michael Jackson's death in June, 2009 loomed as coroner's officials determined acute intoxication of powerful anaesthetic Propofol was the cause. The ruling prompted prosecutors to file involuntary manslaughter charges against his former doctor Conrad Murray.

Officials also ruled Brittany Murphy's death in December, 2009 was accidental and caused by pneumonia, aided by anemia and drug intoxication. Andrew Koenig's family c...
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Celine Dion Skipped Olympics Ceremony Because She Thought She'd Be Pregnant

February 16th, 2010 9:13am EST
Celine Dion
Celine Dion skipped the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in her native Canada because she thought she'd be too pregnant to perform.

Dion's absence raised questions because many fans expected her to be part of the spectacular in Vancouver on Friday. Instead, Sarah McLachlan, Nelly Furtado, Bryan Adams and k.d. Lang took top billing.

Dion's representative has since cleared up the confusion, explaining that the singer was forced to pull out of a planned performance when she got pregnant last year. The singer suffered a miscarriage just weeks after confirming the baby news.

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Canadian Celebrities Dazzle At Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

February 13th, 2010 9:42am EST
Donald Sutherland
Canada's brightest stars including Bryan Adams, Nelly Furtado, k.d. Lang and Joni Mitchell teamed up to help launch the Winter Olympics in the country on Friday, putting on a stellar show at the opening ceremony.

The games kicked off with a spectacular show in Vancouver and the ceremony brought together the nation's best-loved musicians to perform at the BC Place stadium.

The event was narrated by legendary actor Donald Sutherland, and opened with a duet by Adams and Furtado, who sang Bang The Drum to the crowd.

Lang, Mitchell and singer Sarah McLachlan also took to the stage durin...
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Spotlight On Celebrities Who Practice The Vegan Lifestyle

November 19th, 2009 10:15am EST
Celebrity Vegans
Whether you practice the vegan lifestyle (consuming no animal products) or not, it is a craze that is more common than you think. Here are a few celebrities that choose to eat leafy greens instead of our furry friends.

Alicia Silverstone would definitely rather go naked than wear fur- literally. This hot vegan bared it all in PETA's first-ever naked veggie testimonial PSA. Alicia has followed a strict vegan diet for ten years and told PETA that is has made her feel physically and spiritually better than she could have ever imagined.

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Alyssa Mila...
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Pulse Patrol: The Weakly Round-Up Of User Comments

January 13th, 2009 11:15am EST
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week's most stirring and humorous remarks were made on the latest stories on Paris Hilton’s unfilled Love life as well as her musical prowess, the hottest of Alyssa Milano and the Golden Globes’ Fashion.

Topic Highlights = There were some friendly and pleasant commentary made about Mary Louise Parker, John Lithgow and singer Sarah Brightman however, there was no love or affection for the movies “The Ninth Gate” ...
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Slideshow: Putting The 'F' In 'Fugly'

November 14th, 2008 10:30am EST
Celeb Fuglies
So this morning I decided to make myself feel better about... myself. All these slideshows of beautiful people got me thinking, "gee, how do all the ugly stars feel about all the hotties getting slideshows all the time?" So I did something about it... and this is probably just the beginning...

Clay Aiken

Seriously, Clay Aiken looks like the female version of k.d. lang. Remember that banjo scene in Deliverance? Need I say more?

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More Clay Aiken Pictures to torture your eyes with.

Tori Spelling

Tori named her recent book 'sTORI ...
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Watch Sheena Easton's 'For Your Eyes Only' From 'The Best Of Bond… James Bond'

November 11th, 2008 5:00pm EST
Quantum of Solace
As 007 fans eagerly await the November 14 U.S. opening of MGM's new James Bond film, Quantum Of Solace, Capitol/EMI announced that an expanded CD, CD/DVD and digital release of 'The Best Of Bond… James Bond' was released on October 28. The CD and digital album both feature 23 musical standouts from the Bond franchise's 46 years plus a previously unreleased bonus track, and the CD/DVD includes five music videos, a filmed concert performance and more.

Sheena Easton "For Your Eyes Only":

Just as James Bond has evolved over time, so have the films' memorable themes. 'Th...
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Pulse Patrol: The Weakly Round-Up Of User Comments

November 11th, 2008 10:30am EST
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week's most rousing and funny comments were made on the latest stories on an incontinent Rapper, a seldom heard of reality star, and a story about two plastic surgery addicts, as well as The latest Starpulse Story about someone’s Placenta.

Topic Highlights = There were some wise and astute comments made about Katie Couric's journalistic credibility and Jillian Barberie's shocking comment as well as, nine reasons ...
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Anne Murray Releases All-Star Collaborative Album, 'Anne Murray Duets: Friends & Legends'

January 18th, 2008 8:00pm EST
Anne Murray
Music icon Anne Murray has sold more than 50 million albums in a distinguished career that spans four decades. On January 15th, Manhattan/EMI will release Anne Murray Duets: Friends & Legends, an exceptional 17-track collection of her top hits and favorites, newly recorded as duets with some of the world's top female recording artists.

Anne Murray Duets: Friends & Legends showcases a wide variety of Anne's favorite female vocalists. Among the album's tracks and collaborating artists are "Snowbird" with Sarah Brightman, "You Needed Me" with Shania Twain, "Nobody Loves Me Like You Do"...
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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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Celebrity Birthdays, November 2

November 2nd, 2007 3:00am EDT
Nelly
Happy Birthday to Country music star Erika Jo (1986), Hip-Hop artist Nelly (1978), Canadian singer k.d. lang (1961), Hart to Hart actress Stefanie Powers (1942), politician Pat Buchanan (1938), actor Burt Lancaster (1913), 29th President of the United States Warren G. Harding (1865), 11th President of the United States James K. Polk (1795), Queen of France Marie Antoinette (1755), and frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734).
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Tony Bennett's 'The Ultimate American Songbook Vol 1.' And Christmas Album Reissue

September 13th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
Tony Bennett
The Ultimate American Songbook Vol. 1 is a dream project for Tony Bennett, who personally chose the 15-song program from his Columbia repertoire. Literally hundreds of singers have recorded versions of these songs over the years, but Tony Bennett is in the rare class of artists who actually took part in many of the original presentations. The songs on this definitive collection of popular standards cover three distinct decades of recording by Tony Bennett on Columbia:

The 1950s: 1958's "Ev'ry Time We Say Good­bye" originally from the 1944 Cole Porter Broadway musical, Seven Lively Ar...
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Heart's Ann Wilson To Release First Solo Album Sept. 11

September 3rd, 2007 9:00am EDT
Ann Wilson
Heart singer Ann Wilson has recorded her first-ever solo effort Hope & Glory, due September 11th on Zoë/ Rounder Records. The arresting vocalist branches out with a socially conscious and thought-provoking album of songs she selected to inspire the appropriately titled Hope & Glory. Produced by Ben Mink (K.D. Lang, Feist), Hope & Glory features guest appearances from iconic artists Elton John, Gretchen Wilson, Alison Krauss, Rufus Wainwright, Ann's sister Nancy Wilson and others on unique renditions of songs made famous by Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Neil Young and more.

Hope...
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Stars Praise Ella Fitzgerald With 'We All Love Ella: Celebrating The First Lady Of Song'; Out June 5

May 29th, 2007 12:47pm EDT
Ella Fitzgerald
A sensational assemblage of stars honors the incomparable songstress Ella Fitzgerald on the Phil Ramone-produced 'We All Love Ella: Celebrating The First Lady Of Song' (June 5, Verve Records). These stars' love of Ella shines through on their musical performances, but they also cite Ella's artistry and music as moving and influential to their own careers.

You can almost hear Natalie Cole smile as she sings Ella's famous hit "A Tisket A Tasket." This was the first jazz song Cole ever learned and she practiced it so she would sound exactly like Ella. "When I was seven, I was singing like...
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Prince, Bjork, Elvis Costello And More Honor Joni Mitchell On New Tribute CD

May 10th, 2007 8:15pm EDT
A Tribute to Joni Mitchell
A Tribute to Joni Mitchell, the first major US tribute album to the legendary artist, was released April 24. Musicians from many genres are represented on the 12 tracks of both rare and quintessential songs from the revered and influential singer/songwriter's expansive career.

Each performer's distinct takes on A Tribute to Joni Mitchell are true to their own artistry, proving Mitchell's universal appeal and versatility as a songwriter. Mitchell becomes the thread linking together these otherwise very different musical styles into a cohesive and brilliant creation.

Executive pro...
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 2

November 2nd, 2006 3:00am EST
Nelly
Happy Birthday to Country music star Erika Jo (1986), Hip-Hop artist Nelly (1978), Canadian singer k.d. lang (1961), Hart to Hart actress Stefanie Powers (1942), politician Pat Buchanan (1938), actor Burt Lancaster (1913), 29th President of the United States Warren G. Harding (1865), 11th President of the United States James K. Polk (1795), Queen of France Marie Antoinette (1755), and frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734).
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"Tony Bennett – Duets: An American Classic" In Stores Sept. 26; Preview Some Of It Here

September 18th, 2006 12:54pm EDT
Tony Bennett
Treasured jazz singer, Tony Bennett has continued to win over new generations of fans with his classic style every decade since he released his first record in the mid 1950s. After more than 60 releases in his career, his music has never gone out of style.

"Tony Bennett: Duets / An American Classic" features new versions of Tony's classic songs recorded with such legendary artists such as Barbra Streisand, Bono, The Dixie Chicks, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder. The album will feature a total of eighteen duets with eighteen of pop’s biggest names.

This newest addition to ...
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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.

Watch & Listen:

Natalie Merchant - Carnival

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T-Bone Burnett Releases First New Album In 14 Years Along With Retrospective

April 27th, 2006 10:00pm EDT
T Bone Burnett
T-Bone Burnett is an American original. A songwriter and performer steeped in our nation's deep musical heritage, T Bone has emerged from a self-imposed 14 year hiatus as a recording artist to release two highly-anticipated collections of music simultaneously: The True False Identity, his first album of new original songs since 1992, and 20/20: The Essential T Bone Burnett, a 40-song retrospective spanning Burnett's entire career of music-making. T Bone says of his extended break, "After the last record (1992's The Criminal Under My Own Hat), I felt I could write some new songs and go ar...
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k.d. lang Returns To Her Country Roots on "Reintarnation"

April 27th, 2006 5:11pm EDT
k.d. lang
In 23 years as a celebrated singer and songwriter, k.d. lang has navigated a diversity of material to consistent acclaim. Audiences, critics and the Recording Academy have warmly embraced her through collaborations with Tony Bennett, self-penned albums such as Ingenue and All You Can Eat, and, most recently, her creation of a Canadian songbook with the critically lauded Hymns of the 49th Parallel.

Produced by lang and her longtime collaborator Ben Mink, the forthcoming collection, Reintarnation--named after a neologism defined by The Washington Post as "coming back to life as a hillbi...
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Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute To Cole Porter Re-release To Benefit AIDS Research & Relief

April 19th, 2006 11:05am EDT
Cole Porter
Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute To Cole Porter is an eclectic musical homage to the legendary songwriter benefiting AIDS research and relief. On April 25th Shout! Factory will release the videos from this successful benefit project on DVD for the first time, combined with a newly remastered CD in the same package. Red Hot + Blue brings together a diverse group of A-list artists including U2, The Neville Brothers, Sinead O'Conner, Tom Waits, David Byrne (who also directs one of the videos) and more to cover Cole Porter gems such as "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Too Darn Hot," "I Get A Kick Out ...
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Nellie McKay Returns With 'Pretty Little Head'

November 14th, 2005 8:11am EST
Nellie McKay
Nellie McKay returns with a new album on January 3 entitled "Pretty Little Head." Featuring a kaleidoscopic selection of tracks culled from 23 new songs written by McKay for the album, Pretty Little Head premieres duets with Cyndi Lauper ("Beecharmer") and k.d. lang ("We Had It Right") as well as an assortment of provocative new compositions including "Columbia Is Bleeding" ("...it's turned into a real rock tune..."), "Cupcake" ("...about gay marriage..."), and "The Big One" ("...about a tenant's rights activist...").

Working with a group of "wonderful musicians," Nellie McKay sings an...
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 2

November 2nd, 2005 9:22am EST
Nelly
Happy Birthday to Country music star Erika Jo (1986), Hip-Hop artist Nelly (1978), Canadian singer k.d. lang (1961), Hart to Hart actress Stefanie Powers (1942), politician Pat Buchanan (1938), actor Burt Lancaster (1913), 29th President of the United States Warren G. Harding (1865), 11th President of the United States James K. Polk (1795), Queen of France Marie Antoinette (1755), and frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734).
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