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Lots Of Buzz Over The Ting Tings; Debut Album Due June 3

April 27th, 2008 11:30am EDT
The Ting Tings
Hailing from Salford, Manchester, England, The Ting Tings are: Jules De Martino (drums, vocals) and Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drum). The band formed in 2006 when Jules and Katie began performing their infectious lo-fi DIY high-spirited sounds at private parties at the Islington Mill, a disused cotton mill where the band lives with lots of other artists (painters, photographers, underground filmmakers, etc).

For the duo's recent limited edition UK single, "Great DJ," a Single of the Week in the NME, The Ting Tings recycled old 7" singles, inverted the covers and relabeled the ...
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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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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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Idina Menzel's Debut Album, 'I Stand,' To Be Released Jan 29

December 25th, 2007 9:00am EST
Idina Menzel
Already a star on Broadway, the charismatic Idina Menzel ("Rent," "Wicked") is ready to star on album. To make that happen, she has enlisted the man responsible for launching, or continuing the phenomenal careers of, other recent major female artists. Glen Ballard, best known for Alanis Morissette's 16-times-platinum Jagged Little Pill and who has worked with Shakira, Christina Aguilera, Annie Lennox and Celine Dion, produced and co-wrote all but one of the songs on I Stand with Menzel.

Idina Menzel's Warner Bros. Records debut album, "I Stand" is a powerful collection of exquisite new...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 25

December 25th, 2007 3:00am EST
Sissy Spacek
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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Nightwish Singer Tarja Turunen To Release Solo Album

December 4th, 2007 7:30pm EST
Tarja
With her unique tones and striking stage presence having played a key role in making Nightwish a major multi-platinum success, Tarja (now signed to Universal Music on an exclusive worldwide basis) is ideally placed to take her career to a whole new level, both in terms of musical ambition and personal profile; to this end, the 30-year-old - originally from the Finnish town of Kitee - has spent the past few months working on her first recordings beneath the 'Tarja' banner, making use of studios in Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Finland and on the US West Coast.

Tarja's debut sing...
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Goo Goo Dolls To Perform Free Concert At Best Buy

November 6th, 2007 5:35pm EST
Goo Goo Dolls
In an exciting promotion for their forthcoming release The Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 -- The Singles, the Goo Goo Dolls, one of the great American rock and roll bands of our generation, will perform a free 30-minute concert on Thursday, November 15th at 7:00pm for customers who purchase their copy of the album from consumer electronics retailer Best Buy on the street date of Tuesday, November 13th.

Beginning that day when The Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 -- The Singles is released by Warner Bros. Records, fans will be directed by the band's website (www.googoodolls.com...
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Annie Lennox Debuts At Number 9 On The Billboard Charts With 4th Solo Release

October 10th, 2007 9:00pm EDT
Annie Lennox
Multi-million selling artist Annie Lennox's critically acclaimed fourth solo album, Songs Of Mass Destruction, (Arista Records) debuts at number 9 on the Billboard charts with 78,354 albums sold.

This is Annie's second Top 10 debut and second best scans debut as a solo artist. "Songs of Mass Destruction" also debuted at #2 on both the Digital Albums Chart and the Internet Albums Chart.

"Songs Of Mass Destruction" showcases an artist who is unafraid of pushing boundaries and challenging herself. Annie delivers thought provoking and intelligent lyrics matched with her distinctive...
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Annie Lennox To Tour In Support Of Latest Album, 'Songs Of Mass Destruction,' Out Oct. 2

September 16th, 2007 12:33pm EDT
Annie Lennox
(NEW YORK) – Iconic artist Annie Lennox will begin a North American headlining tour on October 8th in San Diego, California in support of her new album, Songs Of Mass Destruction, set for release October 2nd on Arista Records.

The tour, 'Annie Lennox Sings' will continue through November 11th with only fifteen intimate performances in as many cities. Performing in smaller venues, this tour, the 3rd of her solo career, will give fans the opportunity to enjoy her new material and beloved classics in a special and extraordinarily rare environment. Annie's exquisite voice and mesmerizing s...
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Annie Lenox Announces Tour Dates

September 12th, 2007 2:34pm EDT
Annie Lennox
Iconic artist Annie Lennox will begin a North American headlining tour on October 8 in San Diego, California in support of her new album, "Songs Of Mass Destruction," set for release October 2 on Arista Records.

The tour, 'Annie Lennox Sings' will continue through November 11 with only fifteen intimate performances in as many cities. Performing in smaller venues, this tour, the third of her solo career, will give fans the opportunity to enjoy her new material and beloved classics in a special and extraordinarily rare environment.

Here is Annie Lennox's current itinerary, with addi...
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Stars Join Oxfam's Global Ambassadors Program

July 23rd, 2007 10:42am EDT
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson has become the latest celebrity to join Oxfam's Global Ambassador program, officially launched today. Johansson joined following a trip to India and Sri Lanka with Oxfam where she visited a school for girls, and survivors of the tsunami.

She joins an influential group of international artists and public figures including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Djimon Hounsou, Colin Firth, Gael Garcia Bernal, Annie Lennox and Helen Mirren, who support the international humanitarian and development agency

"I want to be a part of the great work that Oxfam is doing, and am glad t...
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Annie Lennox's 'Songs Of Mass Destruction' To Be Released October 2

July 18th, 2007 11:30am EDT
Annie Lennox
Multi-million selling, iconic artist Annie Lennox will release her fourth solo album, "Songs Of Mass Destruction," on October 2 through Arista Records. The album was recorded in London, Los Angeles and Miami with veteran producer Glen Ballard.

In a career that has spanned over 25 years, including the 15 years since Annie released her first solo album, Diva, no other British female artist has achieved so much recognition. Over 78 million in global sales, and 33 hit singles compliment the 4 Grammies, 11 BRITS, 5 Ivor Novellos, the Oscar, and the 2 Golden Globes amongst other accolades.

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Annie Lennox To Play Global Peace Concert

June 18th, 2007 1:39pm EDT
Annie Lennox To Play Global Peace Concert
Annie Lennox is set to headline London global peace concert "Peace One Day." The concert will be held at London's Royal Albert Hall on September 21 and will also feature performances from Corinne Bailey Rae and James Morrison.

The former Eurythmics star says, "Something that is of common interest to every man, woman or child on the planet must surely be the notion of peace. I'm thrilled and delighted to be part of it, and to contribute to making Peace One Day a reality. Without peace we cannot survive."

Soccer star David Beckham and actor Jude Law will also record special video messa...
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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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Pop Stars & Other Celebrities To Appear On 'Idol Gives Back' April 24 & 25 On Fox

April 6th, 2007 9:41am EDT
Kelly Clarkson
The original American Idol, Kelly Clarkson, along with Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Forest Whitaker, Helena Bonham Carter, Daniel Radcliffe, Teri Hatcher and Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson), are scheduled to appear on Idol Gives Back, a two-night special airing Tuesday, April 24 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesday, April 25 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

Idol Gives Back will raise awareness and funds for organizations that provide relief programs to help children and young people in extreme poverty in America and Africa.

These celebrities join previously announced talen...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 25

December 25th, 2006 3:00am EST
Annie Lennox
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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Danny Elfman's Original Score For Charlotte's Web Hits Stores Dec. 5; Features Sarah McLachlan; Win It!

December 6th, 2006 4:37pm EST
Charlotte’s Web
Three-time Oscar nominee and Grammy Award-winning composer Danny Elfman’s inspiring score for the motion picture Charlotte’s Web will be released December 5 on Sony Classical’s original soundtrack recording, which will also introduce the original song “Ordinary Miracle,” performed by Sarah McLachlan and written by acclaimed songwriter/record producer Glen Ballard and music legend Dave Stewart.

In the classic tale of Charlotte’s Web from writer E.B. White, someone very small finds that the most powerful force in the world is friendship. In the big-screen adaptation, the characters embar...
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Check Out "Dream," The First Single From Alice Smith's Soulful Debut, "For Lovers, Dreamers, and Me"

July 11th, 2006 5:27pm EDT
Alice Smith
Alice Smith is one of those extraordinarily rare artists who simply cannot be categorized. Her commanding, 4-octave voice, dripping with soulful emotion, brings to mind such historic and iconoclastic artists as Annie Lennox, Dinah Washington, Sade and Billie Holiday. She can hopscotch genres like a girl skipping stones, slipping and sliding through pop, jazz, soul, rock and even a hint of Broadway.

VIBE Magazine (March 2006) says, ""Passionate soundscapes that evoke Fiona Apple's finest material while showcasing her penchant for approaching pop rock with the conviction of a bluesy sou...
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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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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Dec. 25

December 25th, 2005 3:00am EST
Jimmy Buffett
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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Annie Lennox Snubs Orlando Bloom

December 14th, 2005 9:59am EST
Orlando Bloom
Annie Lennox reportedly snubbed Orlando Bloom - because she thought he was an obsessed fan.

The singer was at a screening of Woody Allen film, 'Annie Hall', in London when hunky Orlando asked for her autograph. She allegedly told him: "I just want a quiet night. Please leave me alone and get a life."

A source told Daily Star newspaper: "It was like watching a car crash unfold. Nobody could understand why she was being so rude to Orlando of all people. It was difficult to believe she didn't know who he was. He's been in almost every blockbuster this year. But it turns out she genui...
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