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2009-02-15 13:24:28

Singer Barry Manilow thanked New York Friars Club members not only for accepting him into their group but not targeting him for their traditional roasts. The singer, known for such soft rock hits as Mandy, was made an honorary member of the private club this weekend, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. Thank you so much for not roasting me, Manilow said at Saturday's luncheon. I've been roasted every day since 'Mandy' came out. Manilow also took time to recognize how his past hits, such...

2009-01-26 03:00:00

New Rollbacks provide for a menu under $50, and $100 savings on select HDTVs BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To get football fans primed for the big kickoff Feb. 1, Walmart is passing along new savings starting this week on the most popular food and electronics purchases made this time of year. Walmart announces $50 to $100 Rollbacks on select HDTVs - savings that can help pay for the entire football party menu and more. Even in a tough economy, Americans still love...

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2008-12-24 09:54:56

New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen says recording a Greatest Hits album with his E Street Band has been a longtime goal. This is something I've always wanted to do, he wrote on his Web site. Greatest Hits will be sold exclusively in the United States at Wal-Mart stores starting Jan. 13, Billboard.com reported Tuesday. Two weeks later, a new studio album, Working on a Dream, will hit U.S. store shelves. Greatest Hits will feature 12 hits including Born to Run, Thunder Road, Glory Days and...

2008-12-09 10:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 16 of Glen Campbell's most popular hits have been remastered by Capitol/EMI for Glen Campbell: Greatest Hits, a new CD and digital collection to be released February 10. Campbell's triple Grammy-winning 1967 single, "Gentle On My Mind," is included, as well as his first Top 10 hit, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," the title track from his 1968 Grammy winner for Album of the Year, and the #1 smash singles "Rhinestone Cowboy," "Wichita Lineman" and...

2008-10-14 21:00:15

U.S. country music star Tim McGraw says he's displeased the new greatest hits album bearing his name was released by Curb Records without his input. "I am saddened and disappointed that my label chose to put out another hits album instead of new music," People magazine quoted McGraw as saying in a statement. "I've only had one studio album since my last hits package. It has to be just as confusing to the fans as it is to me." McGraw said he has been working on a studio album for more than a...

2008-09-23 09:00:40

WAR: What is it good for? Just the most memorable hits of all time, including "Cisco Kid,""Low Rider" and "The World is a Ghetto." On October 14, 2008, War will release three special commemorative packages, containing their greatest hits live in concert. Distributed by Rhino Records/Warner Music Group, this Avenue Records multi-disc onslaught will include a live DVD, a Blu-Ray DVD and a double CD. These three packages mark the band's first live releases. Just nominated for induction into...

2008-09-04 21:00:23

NEW YORK - Christina Aguilera has become the latest musical act to release an album exclusively through one retailer. The multiplatinum singer announced Wednesday that her greatest hits CD "Keeps Gettin' Better - A Decade of Hits" will be released only at Target. The CD, out Nov. 11, will feature two new songs as well as rerecorded versions of two other hits, "Genie in a Bottle" and "Beautiful." "I can't believe it's been over 10 years since my first album and it was really exciting to put...

2008-08-12 18:00:20

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- When you are not only a Grammy(R) Award-winning and multi platinum-selling artist, but also have three best-selling Christmas CDs while selling over six million Christmas albums overall, what do you do? If you are Amy Grant, you hand-pick your favorites, record four new songs, and put them all together in one special CD and digital release. Such is the case with Grant's THE CHRISTMAS COLLECTION, which will release nationwide on September 30th...

2008-08-05 15:00:32

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol Records will release Dave Koz - Greatest Hits on September 16th. It's a fitting time for a career retrospective of the renowned instrumentalist/composer, with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce recently announcing that Koz will be honored with a star in the sidewalk on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame in 2009. Dave has had numerous No. 1 singles and No. 1 albums and been honored with six GRAMMY nominations and an NAACP Image award nod....

2008-07-31 09:00:55

NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer 2008 is turning into a banner season for pop music icon Billy Joel, who's enjoying a run of high-profile sales and concert success. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) With the artist making history for his pair of sold-out concerts at New York's Shea Stadium on July 16 and 18, the newly compiled 30th Anniversary Legacy Edition of Billy Joel's "The Stranger" (originally released in September 1977) entered the...