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12 items from 2014


Clarkson, McBride's duet out in April

28 March 2014 1:48 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Los Angeles, March 28: Country singer Martina McBride has teamed up with "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson for her new single "In the basement". It will be released April 8.

The track is a cover of the 1966 song recorded by Etta James and Sugar Pie DeSanto.

The collaboration was revealed by Clarkson earlier this year.

The new version of "In the basement" will feature in McBride's forthcoming album "Everlasting". The record will include 12 covers of soul and R&B songs, reports aceshowbiz.com.

McBride has also performed a duet with Gavin DeGraw for the album.

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- Leon David

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Does Hip-Hop Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

19 March 2014 11:17 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is next month, and there's been some controversy swirling over just what kind of genres and artists should be eligible for the honor. Most recently, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons - whose band is being inducted this year - spoke out about the topic in an interview with Radio.com and caused a stir when he said that he doesn't believe pop or hip-hop artists should be considered. Simmons called out the Hall of Fame committee, saying, "A few people decide what's in and what's not. You've got Grandmaster Flash in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Run-d.M.C. in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? You're killing me! That doesn't mean those aren't good artists. But they don't play guitar. They sample, and they talk, not even sing!" He went on to cite the late Donna Summer, who »

- Brittney Stephens

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Muscle Shoals | Blu-ray Review

4 March 2014 10:00 AM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Director Greg Camalier seems to think there is something in the water, the source being the supposed ‘singing’ Tennessee River which runs through the musical enigma that is Muscle Shoals, Alabama. His first feature meditates on the rippling water, the green overgrowth and the surrounding cotton fields as a sort of visual counterpart to the legendary list of hit songs that, to the world at large during the ‘60s, seemed to spring from some kind of southern ether as if the stuff of native folklore. Though occasionally hokey and perpetually shaky in structure, Muscle Shoals soundly, but episodically documents the platinum recording history of the rinky-dink rural town, it’s tragic, hard-headed forefather Rick Hall, and the contentious relationships between his own Fame Studios, big time producer Jerry Wexler and the eventual start up Muscle Shoals Sound Studio just across town.

As is only appropriate for a musically focused film such as this, »

- Jordan M. Smith

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Terry Fator Shares An Exclusive Clip From His New DVD 'Terry Fator: Live In Concert'

20 February 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Terry Fator, master ventriloquist and winner of season 2 of America’s Got Talent (Agt), has shared a sneak peek at his new DVD, Terry Fator: Live In Concert, exclusively to Uinterview readers.

In this exclusive clip, Fator offers his advice to America’s Got Talent hopefuls: “Always do the best thing you have first.”

Fator knows a thing or two about giving a good audition. In 2007, Fator walked onto the Agt stage and wowed judges with his performance, singing Etta James’ “At Last” with his sidekick Winston. That impression, Fator told Uinterview, is his personal favorite.

Terry Fator: Live In Concert is now available at Wallmart.

'America's Got Talent'. Alum Terry Fator Talks His New DVD & Favorite Act [Exclusive] »

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Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa - Live In Amsterdam Blu-ray/DVD/CD Concert Sets to be Released March 25th

19 February 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

[Press Release] Los Angeles, Feb. 19, 2014 -- On March 25, hot on the heels of their Grammy nomination, force-of-nature blues-rock vocalist Beth Hart and guitar hero Joe Bonamassa will deliver Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa – Live In Amsterdam (2Dvd/Blu-ray/2Cd) – the very first live experience from one of music's most powerful female voices and one of the world's greatest guitar players. Against the backdrop of the beautiful, historic Koninklijk Theater Carre in Amsterdam, the performance wows with scorching soul covers from the duo's 2011 debut album Don't Explain and 2013 follow-up Seesaw, originally made famous by artists such as Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Billie Holiday, Tom Waits, Ray Charles, Donnie Hathaway, Lucinda Williams, Bill Withers, Delaney & Bonnie, Buddy Miles, »

- Pietro Filipponi

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'America's Got Talent'. Alum Terry Fator Talks His New DVD & Favorite Act [Exclusive]

13 February 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Terry Fator, the ventriloquist and winner of the second season of America’s Got Talent, recently released Terry Fator: Live in Concert – his second DVD since winning big on the national talent show.

Terry Fator On Post 'America's Got Talent' Career

When Fator won America’s Got Talent, he saw his star power rise, but also felt pressure to produce material quickly. This time around, Fator feels like he’s putting out his own work – and he couldn’t be more proud of the results.

“This thing was many many years in the making. The first DVD, I was pressured into making and I didn’t feel like I was quite ready,” Fator told Uinterview exclusively. “I was pressured into doing a lot of the material, and the new DVD is all me 100%. I wrote it from beginning to end. I approved everything. Worked on it for »

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U Q&A: Terry Fator Answers Fan Questions On His New DVD, 'America's Got Talent,' His Old Band

12 February 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Terry Fator, the ventriloquist extraordinaire and season 2 winner of America’s Got Talent, is even more excited than usual these days — this time about the release of his new DVD. "This thing was many, many years in the making and the first DVD, I was pressured to making I didn'€.t feel like I was quite ready," Fator told Uinterview exclusively answering fan questions collected in Uinterview's Facebook app. “It’s got tons of great impressions, tons of great comedy, and I’ve never been more proud of anything in my entire life.”

Fator gained notoriety for the first time after wowing the audience with his puppet Winston's tuneful performance Etta James’ classic "At Last" on Agt. "All of a sudden that puppet opens its mouth and I gotta say all of the expectations were very low because they didn’t expect much from ventriloquists," he told Uinterview. "That really »

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Back to the Future: The Musical - the songs and music we want to hear

31 January 2014 7:56 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Back to the Future: 28 reasons why we love the '80s classic

Great Scott! We were beginning to think the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future would pass by without much fuss and then this happened. Yes, in 2015 (also the future year in Bttf 2) Marty McFly and Doc Brown will storm onto the West End stage in their DeLorean for a musical based on Robert Zemeckis's and Bob Gale's cherished '80s classic.

There will undoubtedly be brand new songs in the mix, but it would be criminal to omit some of the classic songs that soundtracked Marty's trip back to 1955. Here are 8 tracks we want to hear in Back to the Future: The Musical...

'The Power of Love' - Huey Lewis and the News

A Bttf musical wouldn't feel quite right without this hit from Huey Lewis and the News, and fortunately Alan Silvestri »

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American Idol: An Air Force Singer and 'Chipmunk' Country Crooner Soar

31 January 2014 4:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The final tickets to Hollywood were handed out on Thursday's American Idol, and the last singer to book a seat on the plane reminded Harry Connick Jr. of … Barbara Mandrell? Referring to the popular '70s and '80s country singer and TV star, Connick told Tessa Kate, a 25-year-old from Branson, Mo., that she had the same timeless "vibe." Kate sang "Folsom Prison Blues" by Johnny Cash and although Jennifer Lopez said the guitar-playing performer "almost went into chipmunk territory" with her high-pitched notes, Keith Urban said, "You've got your own lane." Air Force band specialist Paula Hunt, 20, certainly had her own lane. »

- Wade Rouse

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'American Idol' Recap: Auditions Wrap Up In Nebraska With Standouts Tyler Marshall And Paula Hunt

30 January 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

American Idol finished the audition rounds with a last stop in Omaha, Neb., where judges Keith Urban, Harry Connick, Jr., and Jennifer Lopez found stars in Tyler Marshall and Paula Hunt.

Quaid Edwards, 21, was the first to find himself in front of the judges. He and Keith had a bit of a history – his mother opened for Keith way back when with her country band Jolene and the Wanted. Quaid got some negative feedback for his excessive use of runs, and he promised to work on it. “Well, you’ve got raw talent, and that’s part of the journey,” Keith said, and the other judges agreed giving him three yeses. But the best part of the audition was Quaid’s exit from the audition room. He was immediately pounced upon by his giant entourage, all wearing matching “Q Crew” t-shirts, and Ryan Seacrest had to dive to get out of the way. »

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American Idol: Harry Connick Jr.'s Hilariously Bad Audition

23 January 2014 3:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

There have been a lot of awful auditions over the past 13 seasons of American Idol, but there was one so bad Wednesday night that it might even top William Hung's infamous performance. And it was from "contestant" Harry Connick Jr. When Jennifer Lopez left the room, Connick decided to audition for Keith Urban, and launched into an off-key version of the "Star Spangled Banner." "They're not laughing at you, they're laughing near you," Urban told him. "It's a no from me." Though Connick didn't receive a golden ticket, 40 singers did, showing why Detroit is Hitsville U.S.A. "You »

- Wade Rouse

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‘American Idol’ Recap: Tristen Langley Shocks The Judges

16 January 2014 7:11 PM, PST | HollywoodLife | See recent HollywoodLife news »

What was your favorite audition from the second night of ‘Idol?’ Were you surprised by Tristen Langley’s backstory? See our top five picks, then drop a comment with yours!

American Idol continued its 13th season Jan. 16, bringing us the second night of auditions from around the country. And while the judges – Jennifer LopezKeith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. – remained their typical charming selves, the contestants were full of surprises! Certainly, the biggest surprise of the night was that we are officially on our second generation of American Idols! That’s right, the son of a former AI runner-up, Tristen Langley, performed in front of the judges! (We’ll give you a hint — his parent was from Kelly Clarkson‘s season.) See below if he made it to Hollywood and to see our five favorite performances of the night!

American Idol’: Our Top 5 Auditions From Jan. 16

1. Megan Miller, »

- Hollywood Life Staff

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