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2010-03-02 10:00:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dunking Oreo cookies in milk is a time-honored tradition, but when it comes to Oreo Cakesters, the Oreo of snack cakes, the question remains "to dunk or not to dunk." The dilemma has sparked a "dunker's debate" among Oreo fans on Facebook who are declaring their dunking or non-dunking allegiance. Singing idols Anoop Desai and Matt Giraud, no strangers to friendly competition, have teamed up with Oreo Cakesters to feed the debate and...

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2009-07-02 12:41:01

Fans of the U.S. television talent show American Idol are about to get the chance to see some of the top contestants live and performing extended song lists. The 50-city Idols Live tour kicks off Sunday at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. Danny Gokey told USA Today performing before 10,000-15,000 people will take it up a notch for the 10 performers. Fans who attend the three-hour concert will be treated to songs the singers performed on the Fox series and new material. Gokey was already...

2009-06-27 14:54:09

The all-star cast of this summer's American Idol U.S. tour say the pressure is off and they can focus on fun. The tour includes Adam Lambert and the other runners-up of this year's American Idol competition, who say they don't have to worry about winning and can let it all hang out. To not have to worry about where the camera's going be or where you're standing is so liberating, said Anoop Desai. Rolling Stone reported Saturday that this week's preview performance in Burbank was capped off by...

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2009-04-22 21:15:17

Lil Rounds and Anoop Desai became the latest contestants bounced from American Idol in Los Angeles Wednesday night. The double elimination came a week after the Idol judges opted to use their one-time-per-season save to keep Matt Giraud in the competition after viewers voted him off. I am so really disappointed ... I mean I really am. This is all of our dreams, but I have to look on the bright side, I'm going back to Chapel Hill, Desai said upon learning his fate. Asked at the end of the show...

2009-04-16 11:51:00

The top 10 contestants from American Idol Season 8 are expected to begin their North American summer tour in July, 19 Entertainment Ltd. said. 19 Entertainment founder and chief executive officer and American Idol creator Simon Fuller, along with AEG Live, announced Thursday that tickets for the American Idols Live! Tour will go on sale May 9. This season's American Idol top 10 contestants -- Adam Lambert, Allison Iraheta, Anoop Desai, Danny Gokey, Kris Allen, Lil Rounds, Matt Giraud, Megan...

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2009-03-13 22:51:59

American Idol contestant Anoop Desai says he wanted to compete in the U.S. TV talent show to honor the memory of his slain friend, Eve Carson. Desai, 22, is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina and one of the 11 finalists on the current season of Idol. It's been a tough day. We're all thinking of Eve, and I love you, Chapel Hill, ABC News quoted Desai as saying on Wednesday night's episode. Carson, the student body president of UNC at Chapel Hill, was 22 when she was...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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