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2010-11-23 05:01:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN ALOUD, the award-winning, smash hit singing ensemble from the UK, are about to make their mark upon the shores of North America thanks to their first television special, "Men Aloud: Live From Wales" which has been chosen as the premiere Public Television pledge drive program to be aired nationally in November and December. Major market holiday airings beginning Thanksgiving and continuing through December include New York (WLIW), Los...

2010-10-29 08:19:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN ALOUD, the award-winning, smash hit singing ensemble from the UK, are about to make their mark upon the shores of North America thanks to their first television special, "MEN ALOUD: Live From Wales" which has been chosen as the premiere PBS pledge drive program to be aired nationally beginning November 26th. The group has achieved superstar status for several years in the UK having won the prestigious BBC1 top-rated show "Last Choir...

2010-07-30 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif:, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN ALOUD, the award-winning, multi-platinum singing ensemble from the UK, are about to make their mark upon the shores of North America thanks to their first performance special, "Men Aloud: Live From Wales" which has been chosen as the premiere Public Television pledge drive program to be aired nationally beginning August 1st. Winners of the BBC1 hit show "Last Choir Standing," the 20 immaculate young singers have taken the UK by storm...

2008-10-11 18:00:21

By Katie Bodinger ONLY Men Aloud! have just 24 hours left to record their first album. And with their sights set firmly on a Christmas Number One - the pressure is on. The winners of BBC talent show Last Choir Standing are on the verge of worldwide fame and are currently buried away in London's legendary Air Studios, where greats such as the Beatles have performed. The 18-strong choir from Cardiff and the South Wales Valleys have put in 12-hour days for the past four days and have...

2008-09-27 03:00:00

By Tina Junday TALENTED singer Adam Wallis wants more youngsters to get involved in music in Coventry. Adam is a member of the ACM Gospel Choir, who were semi- finalists on BBC's Last Choir Standing talent show this summer. And now the 20-year-old is looking to bring a handful of the 28- strong choir to his former schools: Potters Green Primary in, Ringwood Highway, Potters Green, and former Woodway Park (now Grace Academy), in Wigston Road, Woodway Park. Adam met his former teachers...

2008-09-06 18:00:16

By Len Robinson Gabalfa WHEN I read Peter Collins' view of the BBC competition Last Choir Standing, I wondered whether he was born with a bad attitude or whether he cultivated it as he grew up (Echo, August 23). He says that as he writes, he is listening to Bach's Mass in B Minor. I don't knowhow somebody can write a serious column if they are listening to classical music, they cannot concentrate on both. Mr Collins moans about the music in the competition and also that the BBC has...

2008-07-30 18:00:37

By Jade Wright MILLIONS of viewers around the country have been dancing in their armchairs to the soulful harmonies of Liverpool's Sense of Sound choir. The 40-strong group has been heaped with praise after impressive performances on BBC1's Last Choir Standing, winning a place in the final. The choir was originally set up to redress the lack of provision for women in music. Today, three of its members - Jetta John-Hartley, Rachel Awork and Perri Alleyne-Hughes - talk about their...

2008-07-21 18:00:32

By carolyn hitt NOW, if there's one thing we know how do to in Wales it's choirs. From a rousing Mendelssohn's Elijah to a fabulously mawkish Myfanwy, the ability to warble in four parts is transmitted in our mother's milk. The mental toughness to withstand cut-throat musical competition has been honed through two centuries of eisteddfodau. And we were the nation that brought bass baritones and blazers together in perfect harmony, inventing the entire concept of the male voice choir....

2008-07-05 18:00:15

By Alison Young The Charlotte Church Show Channel 4, Thursday 10pm The nation's favourite crazy chick returns for a third series of her hit show, and sure isn't going to slow down despite being pregnant with her second child. The show is another eclectic mixture of comedy, sketches, chat and song in which the voice of an angel turned TV chat show queen presides over in her own inimitable style. The Undercover slot sees cheeky Charlotte pretending she's a member of the Welsh...