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2009-09-18 10:43:34

Host Paula Abdul opened the VH1 Divas concert in New York by performing a medley of her own hits, such as Forever Your Girl and Cold Hearted Snake. Headlining Thursday night's event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music were Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson, Leona Lewis and Jordin Sparks. The evening also featured guest performers such as Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, India.Arie, Cyndi Lauper, Martina McBride and Stevie Wonder. Introducing the acts were Corbin Bleu, Toni...

2009-09-16 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- After a four year hiatus, "VH1 Divas" is officially back and better than ever! With a new crop of fresh, young, and talented female artists, "VH1 Divas" is gearing up to be an unforgettable night of girl-power at its best. For the first time ever Adele, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis and Miley Cyrus will perform together live on the same stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New...

2009-09-08 16:12:17

Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson has joined the lineup for this month's VH1 Divas concert lineup in New York, the network announced Tuesday. Previously announced Divas include Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks and Miley Cyrus. We are excited that Jennifer Hudson will share her award-winning talent with our 'VH1 Divas' audience next week. Adding Jennifer to our roster of young yet hugely successful performers guarantees that the show will truly be a night to remember, Tom...

2009-08-05 13:10:13

Rosie O'Donnell's publicist is denying a tabloid report claiming the U.S. comedienne has split up with her wife, Kelli Carpenter-O'Donnell. The couple married in 2004 and are the parents of four children. Rumors claiming they broke up several months ago and are living apart have been swirling recently. There is no truth to this -- at all, O'Donnell's representative told People magazine exclusively. This is ridiculous, the publicist added. I get this rumor every time Rosie travels for work....

2009-05-20 21:10:00

Kris Allen was declared the winner of the singing competition show American Idol in Los Angeles Wednesday night. He beat out finalist Adam Lambert for the honor. It feels good, man, but Adam deserves this ... I'm sorry. I don't even know what to feel right now. This is crazy. Thank you so much, Allen said upon learning his fate. The two-hour season finale featured performances by Cyndi Lauper, Lionel Richie, Rod Stewart, Steve Martin, Carlos Santana, Kiss and Queen. Nearly 100 million votes...

2009-04-21 16:27:06

Don Rickles, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the cast of M*A*S*H were among those honored at the 2009 TV Land Awards show in Los Angeles. The event, which also paid tribute to the ensembles of Married with Children, ER, Home Improvement, Magnum P.I., Two and a Half Men and Knots Landing, is to air on the network Sunday. The show was taped last weekend. Other honorees included the funk group Earth, Wind & Fire and TV icons Sid and Marty Krofft. Making appearances on the show were Will Ferrell,...

2009-04-14 15:45:00

Will Ferrell, Teri Hatcher, Amy Poehler, Jimmy Kimmel, Jamie Lee Curtis and Dr. Phil Named as Presenters With More To Be Announced Grammy(R) Winner Cyndi Lauper and Pop Icon David Cassidy To Pay Tribute to The Kroffts LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that legendary producers Sid and Marty Krofft will receive the Pop Culture Award at the "2009 TV Land Awards," and Will Ferrell, star of the upcoming film Land of the Lost (Talladega Nights, Anchorman), Teri Hatcher...

2009-04-07 14:42:43

Here and There, a movie featuring pop star Cyndi Lauper, is to have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York this month. Co-starring David Thornton, Mirjana Karanovic, Branislav Trifunovic, Jelena Mrdja, Antone Pagan and Max King, the film has been entered in the festival's narrative competition, representatives for the movie said. Written and directed by Darko Lungulov, Here and There is about a jaded middle-aged New Yorker, who goes to Serbia to make some money by...

2008-12-22 16:31:23

VH1 Classic plans to kick off the new year with its 2,009 for 2009 Music Video Marathon, the U.S. music television network said Monday. Mark Goodman will be the host of the event, during which a marathon of VH1 Classic's 2,009 favorite videos are to air. Goodman is to ring in 2009 at midnight ET Jan. 1, with the first video on the countdown, 1-2-3 by Gloria Estefan. He will close the marathon seven days later with David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust. Videos by Van Halen, Madonna, Guns N' Roses,...

2008-09-05 12:00:24

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomingdale's rocks this fall with a comprehensive campaign that brings fashion and music together and to life in stores and online. The campaign, which began in August and lasts through the Holiday season, will be the longest running and most cohesive multi-media campaign in Bloomingdale's history. More than 840 catalog pages, 800 newspaper and magazine impressions, 650 in-store events, signage, and email blasts, will reflect the fashion-music connection...

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  • 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.
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