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2006-09-03 20:22:13

By Geoff Mayfield LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - In case you missed lessons learned in recent years from "American Idol," awards shows and the career path of Josh Groban, the top 10 of the latest Billboard 200 albums chart makes an obvious marketing mantra abundantly clear: TV exposure sells music. You see that in the bows at No. 2 and No. 6 by, respectively, OutKast and Paris Hilton. You see it in the 169,000 units that "The Cheetah Girls 2" soundtrack has sold during its two chart...

2006-08-23 01:11:54

By Nyay Bhushan NEW DELHI (Hollywood Reporter) - Paris Hilton is too hot for Indian censors. The country's Central Board of Film Certification has issued an "Adult" certification for her new music video "Stars Are Blind," which means it cannot be broadcast on any channel. An official at her local label, EMI Virgin India Ltd., reported that the board said the clip had sexual connotations. "In fact, we had edited the video and sent a fresh copy, but they weren't happy with that," said...

2006-07-20 15:57:28

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - With her single unexpectedly doing well on the Billboard charts, Paris Hilton will release her self-titled album on August 22. Hilton's "Stars Are Blind" is currently No. 16 this week on the Billboard Pop 100 singles chart; its accompanying video is in rotation on MTV and VH1. Among the tracks on the Warner Bros. album is a cover of Rod Stewart's "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy," as well as "Fightin' Over Me," featuring rappers Jadakiss and Fat Joe....

2006-07-12 18:37:11

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's been more than a year since they went from best buddies to bitter enemies, but Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie have agreed to renew their TV partnership for another season of "The Simple Life." Cable channel E! Entertainment Television, the show's new home since it was canceled after three years on the Fox broadcast network, said on Wednesday the feuding "celebutantes" will return for a fifth season of their series in 2007. The half-hour...

2006-04-18 07:16:58

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Munching on a creamy pink cupcake, Paris Hilton arrives late at the studio for a day of hawking her latest wares -- projects she hopes will make her famous for something more than just being famous. A small army of make-up artists attend her every need. One combs her long blond hair to make sure that not a single strand crosses her face, another applies makeup under her eyes and a third acts quickly to avert a crisis: She sends for a...

2006-02-07 18:30:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hotel heiress Paris Hilton was ordered on Tuesday to stay away from a Los Angeles party planner who claimed she called him a "lazy Mexican" and bombarded him with threatening phone calls. Promoter Brian Quintana, who says he introduced Hilton to her current boyfriend Greek shipping heir Stavros Niarchos, won a restraining order in Los Angeles Superior Court against the socialite known for her "The Simple Life" TV reality show and for an Internet sex video made with a...

2006-02-04 01:00:00

LOS ANGELES -- Lawyers for Paris Hilton are in talks with a broker of celebrity porn in a bid to recover private diaries and photos of the celebrity heiress that were put up for sale for $20 million, both sides said on Friday. The broker, David Hans Schmidt of Phoenix, Arizona, told Reuters he was seeking $20 million for material he claims includes 18 personal diaries recounting sexual escapades and risqu© photos of Hilton. Schmidt said the items were sold for $2,775 last November by the...

2006-01-11 09:35:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Britney Spears on Tuesday topped an annual Hollywood worst-dressed list compiled by a fashion designer who called her an "over-the-hill Lolita." Mr Blackwell's list, which also slammed starlets Mary-Kate Olsen, Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton, summed up 2005 as a particularly bad year for "couture chaos, wardrobe wrecks and stylistic sleaze." Spears, who gave birth to her first child last year, has been a favorite on Blackwell's list for the...

2006-01-11 00:50:00

LOS ANGELES -- Pop singer Britney Spears on Tuesday topped an annual Hollywood worst-dressed list compiled by a fashion designer who called her an "over-the-hill Lolita." Mr. Blackwell's list, which also slammed starlets Mary-Kate Olsen, Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton, summed up 2005 as a particularly bad year for "couture chaos, wardrobe wrecks and stylistic sleaze." Spears, who gave birth to her first child last year, has been a favorite on Blackwell's list for the past...

2005-12-07 19:46:52

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Reality TV star Nicole Richie and her fiancee, club disc jockey Adam Goldstein, have called off their wedding, her publicist said on Wednesday. "They've broken off their engagement," publicist Cindy Guagenti said, adding that the decision was mutual. She declined to give further details or say if the couple was still romantically linked. Richie, who stars alongside her former best friend, heiress Paris Hilton, in the TV hit "The Simple Life," and Goldstein...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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