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2011-01-21 14:11:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six-time Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum recording artists The Black Eyed Peas have announced that they will host The Official Black Eyed Peas Friday Night B4 Party in honor of Sunday's Big Game presented by Capital A Entertainment and Grassroots Productions on Friday, February 4th, 2011 at Tower Building in Fair Park, 3809 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210. The event is sponsored by UnderArmour and Bacardi and will run from 9 p.m. - 4 a.m....

2011-01-07 11:33:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in three years, Taylor Swift has been named Billboard & Nielsen SoundScan's top-selling artist of the year, with over 4.4 million albums sold in 2010, according to sales figures released this week. Taylor was also SoundScan's top-selling artist in 2008, and her Fearless album was 2009's biggest-selling CD. For the second consecutive year, Taylor is Billboard's most-played artist, topping their annual all-genre Artist...

2010-12-15 07:05:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain invades South Beach as multi-platinum selling artist and three-time Grammy Award nominee Leona Lewis takes the stage at Orange Drive's New Year's Eve 'Jam on the Sand'. Orange Drive, jointly developed by Union Square Agency (USSE Corp., Pink OTC Symbol: UCRP) and the Orange Bowl Committee, today announces the British pop and R&B singer/songwriter is slated to perform at the inaugural beachside festival. The British beauty, most famous...

2010-12-02 10:05:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Billboard (http://www.billboard.com/) announced today that it is expanding its suite of chart offerings to include a new chart, the Social 50, presented by ZYNC from American Express®, which ranks the most active artists on the world's leading social networking sites. Rihanna becomes the 'only girl in the world' to top the Social 50 chart in its debut week, followed by Justin Bieber, Eminem, Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj, respectively,...

2010-10-28 15:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two separate but related copyright infringement lawsuits were filed today in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against the members of the Black Eyed Peas and their record labels and publishers, including UMG Recordings and Interscope Records. The songs involved in the suits are two internationally acclaimed hit songs that brought the Black Eyed Peas extraordinary profits and iconic success: "I Gotta Feeling" and...

2010-07-30 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For six-time Grammy Award winning multi-platinum megastar group The Black Eyed Peas - will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo and Fergie - it has been a year to remember. This week, as the Peas' worldwide 7.33 million-selling #1 album The E.N.D. moves into its 59th week on the Billboard 200 albums chart (still bulleted inside the Top 20 after more than 13 months out), its landmark single "I Gotta Feeling" (released June 2009) becomes the first digital download ever...

2010-06-01 12:13:00

SAN DIEGO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FLO TV Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), today announced it will offer ESPN's coverage of all 64 matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup((TM)) live from South Africa on FLO TV devices and AT&T Mobile TV capable handsets. FLO TV((TM)) coverage will include a dedicated 24-hour World Cup channel. To ensure soccer fans know they can catch all the action on the go, FLO TV, the mobile television leader,...

2010-03-09 09:29:00

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today six-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum artists The Black Eyed Peas announce a second leg of North American shows for BlackBerry Presents "The E.N.D. World Tour 2010." Supported by BACARDI® Rum, the official spirit of the tour, the summer dates begin with back to back shows on July 27th & 28th at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, and run through August 23rd at the Rexall Place in Edmonton. Tickets for select dates go on...

2010-02-01 14:23:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic superstar Beyonce, took home six Grammy® Awards, including "Song of the Year" (for "Single Ladies"), breaking the record for most Grammy® Awards won by a female artist in a single year, while bringing her career Grammy® total up to 16 (13 as a solo artist and 3 with Destiny's Child.) Beyonce, who tied the record with ten nominations for a female artist in a single year with The Fugees' star,...

2010-01-13 13:12:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop phenom singer/songwriter Ke$ha catapults to the top of the Billboard Top 200 chart with her debut album "Animal" (RCA Records / Kemosabe Entertainment). "Animal", which was released on January 5th, is #1 album in the US, selling 151,942 copies. It is also #1 on the Digital Albums Chart, setting the record for the best ever digital album sales for a new artist and is the 3rd biggest digital album debut by a female, coming in right after Taylor Swift...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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