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Dancing with the Stars 2014 Results Tonight, DWTS Elimination, Who Was Voted Off?

29 September 2014 5:24 PM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Dancing with the Stars 2014 Results Tonight - Check below for a live recap of who is voted off and sent home tonight as another elimination occurs after the third week of performances on Monday (Sept. 29, 2014). Last week, Tavis Smiley and Sharna Burgess were eliminated on Tuesday and this week a couple will be eliminated on Monday night. That means we will have to go back top the scores and dances for last week, so let's review the scores and dances from last week's competition. Michael Waltrip And Emma Slater danced the Samba to “Girls in Bikinis" by Lee Brice and the Judges’ Scores were a lll 6's - 6+6+6+6=24. Sadie Robertson And Mark Ballas danced Jazz to “She’s Country" by Jason Aldean and the Judges’ Scores were 8+7+8+8=31. Randy Couture And Karina Smirnoff danced the Cha-Cha-Cha to “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction" by Otis Redding and the Judges’ Scores were »

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Karina Smirnoff's DWTS Blog: We're Taking No Chances on the Paso Doble

29 September 2014 5:30 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Karina Smirnoff is a former Dancing with the Stars champion, having won the coveted mirror-ball trophy in season 13 with J.R. Martinez. The pro dancer is now in her 16th season on the show and will be blogging for People about competing with actor and retired mixed martial arts fighter Randy Couture for season 19.There were a few things that didn't go according to plan in Week 2. We loved the song choice, "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," but the Otis Redding version took some of the edge needed for cha-cha away. It was something we didn't think through all the way. »

- Karina Smirnoff, @Karina_Smirnoff

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'The Voice' Season 7 Premiere: Find Out Which Coach Has the Best Team So Far!

22 September 2014 8:00 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Get to know the sensational singers that the coaches fought over in the Season 7 premiere of 'The Voice'…

Pull up a chair, because The Voice is officially back for their seventh season!

The Voice veterans, (and founding members of TV’s best bromance) Adam Levine and Blake Shelton are back, and this time they've brought two new faced to the Emmy award-winning series: No Doubt's leading lady, Gwen Stefani, and the man who creates all the songs that get stuck in your head, producer Pharrell Williams.

To kick off the new season and celebrate the first night of blind auditions, the musically-inclined foursome took the stage to gift fans with a cover of Gwen and Pharrell’s 2001 hit, “Hella Good.” All in all it was a pretty good performance, but we wanted to rip our hair out when Gwen kept making the audience sing the obnoxious “Ooo! Ooo!” call-and-answer. Come on »

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The Voice Season 7 Premiere Recap: Do You Si What They Si? [Updated]

22 September 2014 7:23 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

I’m too lazy to Google it, but I’m pretty sure Jim Carrey had movie maybe 10 years ago where his character said “yes” to everything, all the time, immediately.

Somehow, that same madcap spirit seems to have infiltrated Season 7 of The Voice — where Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and newcomers Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani were slapping their buttons and turning their chairs not just from the opening three notes, but in some instances from the first pre-performance throat-clearance.

Related American Idol Judges on Season 14: J.Lo Wants Less Cruelty, Adam Lambert Seeks Artistry, Harry Flinches at ‘Geek’ Label

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Martin Scorsese is Directing a Ramones Film

28 August 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

This last weekend, there was a Johnny Ramone tribute at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery where Rob Zombie played, because apparently the two became friends that time The Ramones were touring around White Zombie (if all of this has been foreign to you, know there's one of your peers feeling really old for knowing exactly what I'm talking about). Anyway, Jeff Jampol, a man whose name you can quickly forget, co-manages the band's estate and with the recent death of Tommy, the last surviving Ramone, Jampol is ready to re-orient the brand around the entire band as a group (rather than honoring the individual members).

Jampol isn't any slouch, he also reps the estates of The Doors, Janis Joplin, Tupac (thank you for the hologram, Mr. Jampol), and Otis Redding, and has a grand plan for the future of the Ramones brand. 

Billboard reports:

“The 40th anniversary of the Ramones is »

- Da7e

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Movie Moments: Proclamations of Love through the Medium of Song

21 August 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

God Help the Girl is a tale of love and despair through the medium of song and dance, starring Emily Brown and Olly Alexander. Written and directed by Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch, the film in part follows Alexander’s bewitched James and his adoration of Eve (Browning,) a troubled, medicated songwriter.

To celebrate the film’s release we take a look at some of the best proclamations of love via the magical form of song in cinema.

Pretty in Pink: Try a Little Tenderness Dir. Howard Deutch, 1986

Admittedly this sequence is mimed, but mimed to Otis Redding and with such panache that Jon Cryer’s Duckie is easily forgiven. Besotted with his best friend and sadly not as bold with his feelings as he is with his sense of fashion, Duckie’s extravagant routine is as a means of impressing his audience; a bewildered Andie (Molly Ringwald)and the quietly impressed Iona. »

- Beth Webb

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Watch: Feel That Memphis Soul With SXSW Award Winning Music Doc 'Take Me To The River'

15 August 2014 11:56 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett, Al Green, Box Tops, Carl Perkins, Big Bill Broonzy, Bobby Womack, Booker T. & The MGs. These soul artists created a body of work that to this day stands with distinction, so what better way to honor them than to team up some of those musicians with.....hip hop artists? That's the central premise of the upcoming documentary "Take Me To The River," that finds director Martin Shore chronicling the making of an album featuring veteran artists like Mavis Staples, Bobby Rush and Otis Clay, teaming with folks like Snoop Dogg, Lil' P-Nut and Yo Gotti. Uh...okay. "Take Me To The River" opens on September 12th, and if you need a little push to see it, the doc scored an Audience Award at SXSW this spring. Watch below. [EW] »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Jake Johnson Is the Greatest Drunk Actor of Our Time

14 August 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Do you know how Drunk History started? Seven years ago, series creator Derek Waters was having a conversation about Otis Redding, and his drunken friend drunkenly tried to explain how Redding "knew he was going to die in a plane crash before he got on it." Waters found this passionate tale to be very engaging and very funny, and the rest is drunk history. That friend — you obviously see where this is going, because no one reads the body of an article before the headline — was Jake Johnson! Lots of people are funny when they're drunk, but Johnson is downright inspirational. Because Jake Johnson is the greatest drunk actor of our time.To be clear, I'm not saying Johnson is the greatest at being drunk and acting (though he probably got close on Drinking Buddies). No, Johnson is greatest at playing drunk people. Drunkenness has been a major component of »

- Jesse David Fox

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Stax Records Story Eyed For Film, Broadway Treatment

13 August 2014 11:44 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

The story of iconic soul label Stax Records is en route to stage and screen with Evergreen Media Holdings and Oscar-winning 20 Feet From Stardom director Morgan Neville. Neville will executive produce a feature adaptation of author Robert Gordon’s 2013 book Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion, tracking the inception of the influential record label that created in 1960s Memphis by a white banker and a black radio DJ amid the civil rights movement.

Evergreen also has inked a separate deal with Rondor Music International, a Universal Music Group company, for rights to use the Stax music catalog that put out such soul classics as Otis Redding’s “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay,” Wilson Pickett’s “In the Midnight Hour,” the Staple Singers’ “I’ll Take You There” and tracks from the likes of Booker T. and the MGs, Sam and Dave, Isaac Hayes and more.

Armed with the Stax musical library, »

- Jen Yamato

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Lawsuit Explores Who Owns Rights to a Stax Records Musical

11 August 2014 1:45 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Just last month, Concord Music Group announced that it was developing a Broadway musical about the iconic music label Stax Records, which launched the careers of such soul artists as Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes and Booker T. & the Mg's amid the racial tension of the civil rights era. Stuart Benjamin, the Academy Award nominated producer of Ray, is co-developing the musical, and the plan is to launch by spring of 2016. Is it possible though that the producers lined up the wrong rights to make this happen? That's what a lawsuit filed by Tony DeRosa-Grund's Evergreen Media

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Glee Season 6 To Feature 5 New Sophomore Characters,New Spoilers

7 August 2014 11:50 AM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

According to a recent report from TV Line, the Glee season 6 peeps are introducing 5,new characters for some added drama. They will all be sophomores at McKinley High. And without any further ado, let's describe exactly who they are and what they're about. Roderick is "chubby and shy with a voice like Otis Redding, his looks don’t match with his talent. Described as, “a true goober.” He’s the show’s new underdog." Spencer is "the new resident “football stud” who just so happens to possess an incredible voice. He’s also gay. But, per the casting notice, “he’s post-Glee gay — no one messes with him about his sexuality because he will kick their asses if they do.” Jane is "Righteous, ambitious and unconventionally pretty, she’s funny because she doesn’t have much of a sense of humor. She wanted to be a Warbler but tradition »

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'Glee' Cast Growing In Season 6

6 August 2014 12:04 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

McKinley High is gearing up to welcome new faces in its halls.

According to TV Line, "Glee" is adding five new characters for the Fox series' final season.

The website noted twin Cheerios – boy Mason and girl Madison -- will join the show's ranks.

Photos: Gorgeous 'Glee' Gal Lea Michele

Jane, who is described as "righteous, ambitious and unconventionally pretty," by TV Line, is ready to join the New Directions (as she can't join the Warblers).

Roderick is described by the site as a chubby and shy boy with Otis Redding-esque pipes, while Spencer is ...

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Glee Adding Five Major New Characters in Season 6 (Including Gay Football Stud and Twin Cheerios)

6 August 2014 3:57 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The repopulation of McKinley High has begun!

Glee is set to introduce at least five new characters — all of them McKinley sophomores — in its sixth and final season, TVLine has learned exclusively. The recurring newbies include:

Related Glee Boss Ryan Murphy Takes Us Inside the ‘Painful’ Rachel Romance Debate

Roderick | Chubby and shy with a voice like Otis Redding, his looks don’t match with his talent. Described as, “a true goober.” He’s the show’s new underdog.

Spencer | He’s the new resident “football stud” who just so happens to possess an incredible voice. He’s also gay. »

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'Glee' Final Season To Feature 5 New Characters, Set In Lima

5 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Glee’s sixth and final season will shift the focus back to Lima, Ohio and McKinley High – and will feature five new faces.

Glee Season 6 News

Glee’s five new characters will all be high school sophomores, navigating the halls of McKinley, according to TVLine, which has the breakdown of the new characters.

The show’s new underdog will be a chubby introvert named Roderick, who has the vocal chops of Otis Redding. On the outside with Roderick is Jane, who possesses something of a type-a personality and joins New Directions after learning she can't join the Warblers.

“Football stud” Spencer has a voice to match his prowess on the football field and also happens to be gay, but “he’s post-Glee gay — no one messes with him about his sexuality because he will kick their a--es if they do.” Also in the popular sphere are Cheerio twins Mason and Madison. »

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'American Idol' Alum Michael Johns Dies Suddenly At 35

2 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Former American Idol contestant Michael Johns died unexpectedly on Friday. He was 35.

Singer Michael Johns Dies

Johns’ death was apparently caused by a blood clot in his ankle, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Johns competed in American Idol’s seventh season in 2008. The judges gave him a ticket to Hollywood after hearing him sing Otis Redding’s “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long.” Johns continued to pass through the rounds and made it to the singing competition’s live shows. He ended up finishing in eighth place. David Cook was the season’s winner.

American Idol and former Idol judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson have reacted to the news of Johns' death on social media.

Michael Johns was an incredible talent and we are deeply saddened by the news of his passing," read a statement on American Idol's official Facebook page. "He was a part »

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‘Drunk History’ Creator Derek Waters Describes 3 Phases of Being Wasted and the Funniest Way to Censor Hitler

1 July 2014 1:28 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sometimes you just want to get drunk and talk history with your friends — or at least Derek Waters does. In anticipation of Tuesday night's Season 2 premiere on Comedy Central, the actor and co-creator of “Drunk History” spoke about the, err, history of his boozy-spoof show with TheWrap. Waters recalled the wasted night he shared with “New Girl” actor Jake Johnson, telling tall tales about Otis Redding and unintentionally kicking off what would become one of the most popular underground comedy shows among celebrities. He also praised the Michael Cera effect and shouted-out Jack Black for giving his silly idea »

- Tony Maglio

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'Weird Al Is Hitler': Derek Waters on 'Drunk History's New Season

1 July 2014 6:30 AM, PDT | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Contrary to popular belief, Derek Waters – the mastermind behind the Comedy Central show Drunk History — does not always take his work home with him. "People usually think I'm drunk, but it's just how I talk," says the series host and co-creator in his friendly, languid Baltimore drawl (which does, indeed, share the slight slur of some of his more inebriated guests). "But I'm not drunk right now. This is iced coffee."

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Waters hasn't had much time for benders lately; when he calls Rolling Stone from Los Angeles, »

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Album Review: Sam Smith's 'In The Lonely Hour' is this year's most promising debut

17 June 2014 6:17 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Sam Smith has already been declared the next big thing in his native U.K., where he has proved to be a superstar in the making. Will he similarly be able to conquer America with his debut full-length album, “In The Lonely Hour?” In a word, yes. While Adele works on a new album, there’s a hole for a torch-y singer who delivers emotional, gut wrenching ballads that are steeped in traditional song structure, but are produced in a thoroughly contemporary way and with enough of a hipness quotient to land on radio. Smith was very smartly introduced to many U.S. music fans as a guest on Naughty Boy’s “La La La” and Disclosure’s “Latch” (both are included here, “Disclosure” in an acoustic version), and then through his lauded appearance on “Saturday Night Live” this Spring. Those moves primed the pump for his first single, the gospel-tinged “Stay With Me, »

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The Best Dance Scenes in Movies

13 June 2014 12:36 PM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Nothing spices up a movie quite like an amazing dance scene. In honor of the rad moves on display in Think Like a Man Too, here are some of our favorite dance scenes from movies.   Napoleon Dynamite Not everyone needs a dance partner, as Jon Heder proves at the end of this high school comedy about an awkward loner who definitely marches to the beat of his own drum.   Pretty in Pink Jon Cryer attempts to impress his dream girl by sliding and gliding through a record shop to the tune of Otis Redding's "Try a Little Tenderness." Molly Ringwald wasn't all that impressed, but we were!   Grease In a movie full of memorable dance numbers, it's this adorably sexy dance-off between John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John that...

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Britain's Got Talent final as it happens: Live blog

7 June 2014 10:59 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

A salsa dancing 80-year-old, judges throwing water at each other and a controversial Golden Buzzer act, this series of Britain's Got Talent has had it all. But after many weeks of some brilliant and some, erm, not quite so brilliant acts, it's time to find out who will take the crown, the £250,000 prize money and a spot at The Royal Variety performance.

Who will win? Will Simon Cowell make someone cry? Will Darcy Oake take his shirt off? Join Digital Spy at 7pm to find out all the answers.

21:26Well that's it for another year! Thanks for following us!

21:26Was it the result you wanted?

21:23Expect their rendition of the Les Mis soundtrack later this year.


21:21And the winner is...

21:20So it's between Lucy Kay and Collabro.

21:20I really didn't want them to win. I don't care if that seems harsh.

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