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Entertainment News Archive - July 08, 2006

By Phyllis Stark NASHVILLE (Billboard) - Last year Big & Rich found themselves crouching by a hole they had dug in Vietnam, drinking shots of Crown Royal, then throwing the shot glasses on top of a pair of bloody combat boots already nestled in the ground.

By Leila Cobo MIAMI (Billboard) - By now, many people are aware that La Oreja de Van Gogh translates as Van Gogh's Ear. But not everyone may realize that the Spanish quintet has become one of Latin music's most popular acts, selling more than 5 million albums worldwide.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.