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2008-08-08 00:00:27

Capitol/EMI said it is planning to release the new benefit album, "Olivia Newton-John & Friends: A Celebration in Song," next month. The newly recorded CD and digital collection features 12 songs, pairing the Australian pop singer with various musical friends like Cliff Richard, Keith Urban, Barry Gibb, John Farrar, Melinda Schneider, Delta Goodrem, Sun, Jann Arden, Amy Sky, RyanDan and Richard Marx. The album is to be released Sept. 2, Capitol/EMI said. "I'm so delighted to bring...

2008-07-24 15:00:45

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Goodrem has officially arrived in the U.S. with her debut CD, Delta. The disc has landed at the top of Billboard's coveted Top New Artist/Heatseekers Chart, sitting comfortably at #1. The Australian beauty, who has sold millions of albums around the world, is now poised for stardom stateside with a slew of high-profile appearances and rave reviews in support of her new disc, in-stores now on Mercury/Decca. The buzz on Delta Goodrem continues to...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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