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Michael And Freddie Duets Set For Release

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Three duets that Michael Jackson recorded with Queen singer Freddie Mercury 30 years ago will finally see an official release later this year.

According to The Times of London, the demos were recorded in 1983 at Jackson’s home studio, but a larger project never came to fruition due to...

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Eric Whitacre conducts a virtual choir of nearly 6,000

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

I first came across Eric Whitacre’s work through the wonderful and inspiring Ted Talks (ideas worth spreading).  The concept is fascinating and a wonderful way of using the internet to bring singers together. Eric Whitacre’s most recent virtual choir performance involved 6000 singers...

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Mick Farren Dies At 69

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Author, journalist and Deviants singer Mick Farren has passed away at the age of 69. He’s reported to have collapsed on stage while performing at London’s Borderline venue on Saturday night.

He co-founded the band in 1967 and they released three albums over the following two years. Later...

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Tina Turner gets married at 73

Monday, July 29th, 2013

‘It’s a wonderful Place to Be.’ Tina turner has just tied the not with her long term partner of 27 years Erwin Bach at a private ceremony in Switzerland over the weekend.

I’m pretty sure that we’re...

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Aretha Franklin To Be Honored

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Aretha Franklin will be honored at the 2013 Major League Baseball Beacon Awards Luncheon next month alongside former baseball (and football) star Bo Jackson. The singer will be recognized in Chicago on August 24th before the MLB’s annual Civil Rights Game, which features the Chicago White Sox...

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Debbie Harry Calls Time On Blondie

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

With her peroxide hair and trademark miniskirts, Debbie Harry will always be the ultimate pin-up for a certain generation of men. But at the age of 68, she is ready to quit legendary pop group Blondie.

After nearly 40 years since they formed, the band are planning a swansong world tour next...

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Justin Bieber Spits On Fans

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Justin Bieber was last night under fire again after appearing to spit on his own fans from a hotel balcony.

Pictures published by US website TMZ showed the troubled teen star spitting from the top of his Toronto apartment.

Hordes of dedicated fans were gathered underneath his window. The...

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Singer Ian Dury’s Artwork Goes On Display

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Ian Dury was better known as a pivotal figure in punk rock, but now a new art exhibition puts the spotlight on his talent as an artist.

The show, called More Than Fair, is being held at London’s prestigious Royal College of Art (RCA), of which Dury was an alumnus.

It features more...

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Join in a Virtual Gospel Choir with London Community Gospel Choir

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Modern technology has allowed for a new wave in virtual choirs. Following on from Eric Whitacre’s virtual choir where over  200 singers from around the world took part in a virtual choir London Community Gospel Choir are giving singers the opportunity to join in with a virtual gospel choir.

‘As...

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Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty To Hit And Run

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Chris Brown pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge yesterday in an L.A. court in connection with a May hit-and-run crash.

According to Reuters, two lesser charges of driving without a valid license and proof of insurance were dropped in the case, in which the singer allegedly hit a woman’s...

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An etiquette guide to the Opera for beginners

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Opera doesn’t have to be for the rich and over 50s. Anybody can go to enjoy an evening out with twisting plots, high emotion, dramatic music and beautiful singing.

Here are some tips for anyone that is a little worried about what to expect.

 

Five tips for newbies

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Beyonce Left Embarrassed On Stage

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Beyonce was left embarrassed and most likely fuming when her hair got trapped in a wind machine during a concert on her Mrs. Carter Show world tour recently, prompting her security guards to make a drastic attempt to free her locks.

The ‘Grown Woman’ singer is currently on the US...

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American Gospel duo Mary Mary stand with Stevie Wonder to Boycott Florida

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

A recent article that proves the political power of musicians.

After Stevie Wonder announced his plans to no longer perform in the state of Florida following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, sibling gospel duo Mary Mary announced their...

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Teen Singer Hopes For Success On TV Talent Show

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

An aspiring teenage country singer has made it through to the second round of vocal talent show The Voice after impressing the judges in the trial auditions.

Frankie Loveridge, 16, from Cricklade, was taken aback by the news when he got an email informing him he had made it onto the shortlist...

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Lauryn Hill Updates Her Condition From Prison.

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Lauryn Hill reported to a minimum security federal prison earlier this month to serve a three month sentence for tax evasion, and just a few weeks in, she’s updating fans and those who’ve written her that she’s doing well via a short letter on Tumblr. In the note, she thanks the well-wishers...

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