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2011-06-23 06:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GRAMMY Foundation® announced today that 111 talented high school students from 93 cities and 34 states across the United States have been selected as participants in the seventh annual GRAMMY Camp®. The Foundation's signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students will be held in both Los Angeles from July 9-18 at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and New...

2011-03-30 13:14:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) proudly announces an exclusive, intimate concert for ticketed customers by Columbia Records Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and record producer Raphael Saadiq on Friday, April 8, post-security at Terminal 5 (T5) at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York. The Live from T5 concert will be the first to be hosted on a Friday, much to the enjoyment of the customers getting ready to start-off their...

2011-02-16 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy winner Rihanna proved once again that she is an extraordinary live performer after delivering two of the most captivating performances at Sunday night's Grammy Awards telecast with fellow nominees Drake and Eminem. Rihanna today announced that the incomparable Atlanta singer, songwriter, rapper and fellow show stealing performer Cee Lo Green will join her on the highly anticipated LOUD summer tour. The tour, produced by Live Nation, is...

2011-01-06 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and record producer Raphael Saadiq has announced the release of his fifth solo album, Stone Rollin', on March 22, 2011 on Columbia Records. Known for defying the confines of working within one genre, this standard bearer for "old school" R&B returns with a new release that celebrates the classic sounds of 60's and 70's soul with a futuristic twist. Raphael is set to debut the video for the track "Radio"...

2009-12-02 03:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Kelis announced today that she will release her next album through will.i.am Music Group / Interscope Records. Kelis has just given everyone a taste of what's to come with the David Guetta-produced "Acapella," which is now available on her website www.iamkelis.com. The new album features production work by some of today's most influential producers, including will.i.am, David Guetta (Black Eyed Peas), Free...

2009-12-01 18:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Music industry pioneer will.i.am announced today that the First Annual Data Awards will be held on January 30, 2010 at the Regal Cinemas in Los Angeles during Grammy Awards week. Exclusively partnering with lifestyle networking site Dipdive.com and BlackBerry®, the awards show will recognize the growth and importance of the DJ and dance community and its contributions to the music industry. The press conference, held at the iconic...

2009-02-04 05:00:00

iTunes Names Saadiq's The Way I See It 2008's #1 Best Album NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary soul singer Raphael Saadiq has announced the initial dates on his heavily-anticipated 2009 Winter Tour, beginning February 28 at the House of Blues in San Diego (please see full itinerary following). Raphael's upcoming performances mark the artist's first full-length headline concert appearances since a series of highly successful dates opening for his Columbia Records labelmate John...

2008-12-05 19:19:00

iTunes Selects The Way I See It as 2008's #1 Best Album NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a big week for R&B performer Raphael Saadiq, whose critically acclaimed new album, The Way I See It, has just been named iTunes #1 Best Album of 2008. With an average customer rating of four-and-a-half-stars, The Way I See It is praised in an iTunes online review for "inhabit(ing) the atmosphere of late-Sixties Motown and Philadelphia International, incorporating the distinctly echo-laden...

2006-08-03 07:35:38

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Not that they're complaining, but the worldwide success of Gnarls Barkley's hit single "Crazy" and debut album "St. Elsewhere" is forcing the two principals of the soulful collective to alter their schedules. "A lot of things have been pushed on the back burner by the success of Gnarls -- which is a good thing," said rapper Cee-Lo Green, who heads the combo with producer Danger Mouse. "It's bittersweet, a double-edged sword. We didn't plan on touring for ('St....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.