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2009-05-08 08:00:00

will.i.am Grants First Four Recipients on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' LOS ANGELES, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer/Songwriter/Actor/Activist will.i.am has just announced the establishment of his "i.am scholarship" fund. The fund, administered by Scholarship America, will annually provide at least one graduating high school student with full tuition, books, and fees to a four year accredited college or university. Will introduced his new program on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" earlier this week where...

2009-03-26 05:00:00

FIRST SINGLE FROM MULTI-PLATINUM GROUP'S FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM THE E.N.D. WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD BEGINNING MONDAY, MARCH 30TH 'BOOM BOOM POW' HAS BEEN CLIMBING THE TOP 40 AND RHYTHM CROSSOVER CHARTS FOR TWO WEEKS NEW YORK, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming demand from fans, the digital release of "Boom Boom Pow," the new single from three-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum Interscope recording artists The Black Eyed Peas, has been moved up to Monday, March...

2009-02-17 04:00:00

The E.N.D. set for June 9th release on Interscope - first new studio album in four years, since worldwide 9 million-selling Monkey Business 'BOOM BOOM POW' FIRST NEW SINGLE - GOES TO TOP 40, RHYTHM CROSSOVER AND CLUBS NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- After a four-year break between studio albums, three-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum Interscope recording group The Black Eyed Peas are back with The E.N.D.. The Black Eyed Peas' fifth studio album is set to arrive June 9, 2009....

2009-02-11 08:01:00

Sonsgtress wins 1st Grammy for 2009 Best Urban/Alternative Performance "Be Ok" featuring Will.i.am New album EPIPHANY out March 31st features writing & production by Ne-Yo, Chuck Harmony, Claude Kelly & Rodney Jerkins amongst others; follows-up 2007 certified Gold debut album I AM featuring hits "If I Have My Way" & "Be OK" ft. Will.i.am NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy winner Def Jam recording artist Chrisette Michele debuts her new single, "Epiphany" off her...

2009-02-04 23:01:00

Partnership to Help At-Risk Youth Develop Creative Skills Through Video, Dance, Music and Art SAN JOSE, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adobe Foundation, the Black Eyed Peas and the Entertainment Industry Foundation today announced a new partnership to help underserved youth access and learn to use multi-media production tools, including those for video, dance, music and art, to comment on critical issues and spark social change in their communities. The collaboration will...

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2009-01-20 13:24:07

Demi Moore, Usher and then-Vice President-elect Joe Biden appeared on a special edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show taped in Washington, D.C. Monday. Winfrey took her Chicago-based talk show to Washington this week in honor of Barack Obama's inauguration as the 44th -- but first black -- President of the United States. God bless America, Winfrey said in the episode that aired live Monday afternoon from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. On this very special Martin Luther King Jr....

2009-01-17 13:30:50

Oprah Winfrey is bulking up the celebrity quotient for her TV talk show the days before and after U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration. The Chicago Sun-Times said Friday that Winfrey will broadcast her weekday talk show Monday from Washington. Obama will be sworn in as U.S. president in the nation's capital Tuesday. The special show will include inauguration messages from actor Ashton Kutcher and actresses Demi Moore and Scarlett Johansson. Monday's show will also feature musical...

2008-10-21 06:00:17

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- will.i.am, frontman and producer of the multi-platinum three-time Grammy Award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas, takes a giant step forward teaming with famed Oscar winning composer Hans Zimmer for DreamWorks Animation's new Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. In addition to completing his first full-length motion picture soundtrack album collaboration, penning four brand new original songs (and the instrumental score), will.i.am will also be doing double-duty as...

2006-01-19 23:55:35

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Justin Timberlake is working with a trio of producers on his second solo album, which is expected sometime this year via Jive Records. In addition to uber-producer Rick Rubin, Timberlake has logged time with hip-hop veteran Timbaland as well as the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, with whom he's formed the musical partnership Jawbreakers. "It stands for Justin and Will breaks," will.i.am told Billboard.com of the pair's moniker. "It's Justin and...

2006-01-13 21:34:40

By Leila Cobo MIAMI (Billboard) - The most obvious question to ask Black Eyed Peas leader will.i.am about starting his own label is, what took him so long? Turn on the radio to virtually any pop station and you are likely to hear the sounds of will.i.am. He produced and appears on Mary J. Blige's "About You" and co-wrote and produced the Pussycat Dolls' "Beep." He co-wrote John Legend's Grammy Award-nominated "Ordinary People" and remixed the Rolling Stones' "Rain Fall Down" and Bob...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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