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2009-12-10 08:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The baby boomer generation has grown up with Donny Osmond, one of the most popular stars in pop music history. Now, a new generation has discovered him after his recent win on this season's hit TV series Dancing With The Stars and a recent reunion with sister Marie resulted in a wildly successful Las Vegas show that continues its run. Donny Osmond - The Definitive Collection (Polydor/UMe), released December 15, 2009, is a reminder of his hit-making...

2009-11-17 10:27:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines and Apolo Ohno today unveiled a specially themed Boeing 737-800 adorned with a larger-than-life image of the celebrated speed skater and "Dancing With The Stars" winner. The unique design features the Seattle native on the aircraft's fuselage and invites travelers to "Follow Apolo" at www.followapolo.com as he pursues winter gold in Vancouver, British Columbia. "Apolo is one of the most decorated Olympians in history, and we're...

2009-09-30 07:30:00

Model Kathy Ireland became the latest celebrity booted from the U.S. dance competition series, Dancing with the Stars, Tuesday night. Previously eliminated from Season 9 of the show were singer Macy Gray and actor Ashley Hamilton. I wouldn't change a minute of it, Ireland, who had been partnered with professional dancer Tony Dovolani for the show, told People magazine after learning their fate. To be able to work with Tony the past six weeks has changed my life forever. I can do so many...

2009-09-29 15:02:43

Australian film and stage director Baz Luhrmann is filling in for judge Len Goodman on U.S. TV's Dancing with the Stars this week. Luhrmann's movie credits include Strictly Ballroom, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet and Moulin Rouge! The BBC said he appeared on Monday's edition of the U.S. reality competition show and is expected to return for Tuesday's installment, as well. Goodman usually travels back and forth between Los Angeles and London where he also serves as judge on...

2009-09-24 09:43:55

Singer Macy Gray and actor Ashley Hamilton were the first two contestants eliminated from Season 9 of the U.S. competition series Dancing with the Stars. Wednesday night's results show also featured a tribute to Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze, who died of cancer last week. Professional dancers Chelsie Hightower and Dmitry Chaplin performed to She's Like the Wind, which Swayze had sung for the Dirty Dancing soundtrack, E! News said. Real-life husband and wife dancers Jonathan Roberts...

2009-09-22 14:25:25

Former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas shook up the dance floor during his debut on ABC's Dancing With the Stars. The 52-year-old conservative leader cut loose with a hip-shaking, lip-syncing version of the rock classic Wild Thing, dancing the cha-cha with two-time DWTS Champion professional Cheryl Burke. I know that if I want to do well in the cha-cha, I'm going to have to vote with the Republicans and party with the Democrats, DeLay said in a pre-dance taped interview....

2009-09-21 21:59:52

Singer Mya said on her Twitter page she suffered a deep cut on her hand shortly before she was to debut on Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles. Went2the hospital late last night2get stitches, Mya wrote on her Twitter page Monday. Deep cut from glass. Only caught 2hours of sleep but feel great. Must be adrenaline. She went to grab a glass for something to drink late last night and it just broke and shattered in her hand, a source told People.com. She went right to the hospital and got...

2009-09-21 08:55:59

Former couple Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff argued before and after their dance performance at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday, a witness said. The Dancing with the Stars professional dancers, who also recently appeared together in the stage show Burn the Floor, announced this month they had ended their engagement. They were going at it, screaming at each other, an eyewitness told E! News. He said she was taking too long in hair and makeup. It got kind of loud. However,...

2009-09-19 03:01:43

Ten professional dancers are to perform a tribute to the late U.S. movie star Patrick Swayze on Dancing with the Stars, ABC said. Swayze, the star of Dirty Dancing and Ghost, died Monday of pancreatic cancer at the age of 57. He had made a guest appearance on 'Dancing with the Stars in its first season. In the tribute, the dancers will perform a three-song medley featuring Swayze's She's Like the Wind, 'Unchained Melody from the hit film Ghost and the classic Time of My Life from Dirty...

2009-09-15 17:04:34

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he injured his foot rehearsing for Season 9 of Dancing with the Stars. The latest edition of the dance competition series is to premiere Monday. Old age is catching up to me. May have a stress fracture in my foot. No worries, it'll take more than that to keep me off the dance floor, People.com quoted DeLay as saying in a Twitter posting Tuesday. No stress fracture. It's a pre-stress fracture. I live for another day, DeLay said in an update...

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