Entertainment News Archive - June 20, 2011

TOKYO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yamaha Corporation (Head office at 10-1, Nakazawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka, Japan; President: Mitsuru Umemura ) announced on June 20 that it would begin mass production and shipments of its new Audio and Voice Hub CODEC IC (1) for Smartphones and Tablet PCs in October 2011.

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe (EURONEXT Paris: FR0000130577) announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Genedigi Group, one of China's largest independent public relations and marketing communications agencies.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A&M Octone recording artists VIVA BROTHER return to the US with a new name but the same attitude. "We have just about recovered from our last trip to the States so we figured it's about time to return," said Lee Newell, frontman.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a trio of Top 3 R&B/Hip-hop albums and hits such as "You," "Get It Shawty" and "Southside," smooth and seductive singing sensation Lloyd deals a fresh hand with King Of Hearts, his first album in partnership with award-winning producer Polow Da Don's Interscope-distributed Zone 4 Records.

LONDON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Lady Gaga takes the title of Fashion Icon at the Council of Fashion Designers Awards,farfetch.com says her love of wearing luxury fashion brands is influencing many to ditch the high street and shop in designer boutiques. There were many winners at the CFDA Fashion Awards, but the biggest victor would undoubtedly be whoever took the coveted "Fashion Icon" award. Lady Gaga walked away with it in ten-inch black platforms, a teal wig and very little else; despite Lady Gaga's penchant for wearing as little as possible as often as possible, her name has become synonymous with stunning, daring fashion.

BRUSSELS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France increased 0.3 percent in April to 114.5 (2004 = 100), following a 1.0 percent increase in March, and a 0.5 percent increase in February.

LONDON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBC, the leading global tradeshow for professionals engaged in the content creation, management and delivery of broadcasting media and entertainment has announced that Joanna Shields, vice president & managing director EMEA, Facebook, is to present the convention keynote address at IBC2011.

NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), celebrating 50 years of innovation in 2011 as a leading designer and manufacturer of award-winning consumer and mobile electronics, today announced it will showcase some of its newest and most innovative new consumer electronics devices as a sponsor of gdgt live in NY, a high energy gadget showcase which kicks off the CEA's CE Week in New York City.

PRINCETON, N.J., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Resound Marketing, a PR agency focused on helping clients "make some noise,"(SM) today announced that it has been selected as the agency of record by California's leading large-format packaging printer Superior Lithographics (www.suplitho.com).

DURHAM, N.C., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International distributor Hemisphere Beverages recently inked a new deal naming Raleigh, North Carolina-based V.K.

Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.