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Baby You a Song: Big Machine’s Biggest Hits

Baby You a Song: Big Machine’s Biggest Hits
Related: Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta: What the Hell Happened?

Details are still emerging about what precisely went down between Taylor Swift and Big Machine president/CEO Scott Borchetta prior to news of the label group’s sale to manager Scooter Braun going public on June 30th, but the ownership of Swift’s master recordings is a crucial component. The superstar entertainer’s catalog, six multi-platinum albums packed to the gills with hit singles spanning country and pop, is clearly a huge asset that helped the label’s valuation.
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Frozen becomes biggest-selling soundtrack since Mamma Mia!

Frozen becomes biggest-selling soundtrack since Mamma Mia!
Frozen has become the biggest-selling soundtrack album since Mamma Mia! in the UK.

The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for the Disney film was certified Double Platinum this week.

Frozen is closing in on Now 87 as the biggest-selling album of 2014 to date, with the film having already claimed the accolade for the highest-grossing animated film in history.

'Let It Go', the lead song from the soundtrack, has spent 28 consecutive weeks in the Top 40 on the Official Singles Chart, and has now been certified Gold in the UK.

Six songs from the Frozen soundtrack are still in the Official Singles Chart.

The YouTube video for the Idina Menzel-performed track from the film currently has over 270 million views, while Demi Lovato's version of 'Let It Go' sits at nearly 200m views.

Richard Hinkley, General Manager of Universal Music Catalogue, said: "When we first saw the movie it was evident that this
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10 Best Diana Ross Tracks

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Diana Ross has left her mark on nearly every genre of music including disco, soul, jazz, pop and dance, as well as the mediums of film and television (who could forget The Wiz and trash classic Double Platinum?) With well over one hundred millions records sold, I assume it would be fair play to class Ms. Ross as a legend.

You would be hard pressed to find anyone that was not familiar with at least a couple of her songs – whether it be from her years in Motown girl group, The Supremes boasting such hits as ‘Baby Love’ and ‘Stop! In the Name of Love’ or her diverse and equally successful solo years.

As the legendary Supreme celebrates her 69th Birthday this week, we have taken a look back at her ten finest solo tracks – from some much loved favourites to forgotten classics.

10. Not Over You Yet

Diana’s last UK hit,

Tyler Perry Says He Wants Diana Ross For Film Role

Tyler Perry Says He Wants Diana Ross For Film Role
Well you have to admit that it's a much, much better idea than his casting of Kimmy Kakes in his upcoming film The Marriage Counselor. But Tyler Perry revealed this week that he wants to cast Diana Ross for an upcoming film project. He said: "I have the perfect role for her. (But) I haven't shot that movie yet because I'm waiting for her to say yes...I just wish she would do it." Acccordng to him, the project is his long-ago-announced jazz movie project set in the 1940's, and, in the film, Ross would play a jazz singer who runs a juke joint. When and if she finally does say yes, it would be her first acting role since the 1999 TV movie Double Platinum.
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Perry Pens Comeback Movie For Ross

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Perry Pens Comeback Movie For Ross
Actor/director Tyler Perry is desperate to work with Diana Ross on her big screen comeback, and has penned a movie especially for the Motown legend.

Ross made a successful transition from singing to acting in 1972, when she played Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues, a film which garnered the star a Best Actress Academy Award nomination.

The former Supremes icon has not acted since 1999, when she appeared in TV movie Double Platinum alongside singer Brandy - but Perry hopes to change that.

He has written a leading role for the superstar in another music-focused film - and insists he will not shoot the project until Ross agrees to come onboard.

When asked who his perfect co-star would be, he tells, "Diana Ross. I have the perfect role for her. And I haven't shot that movie yet because I'm waiting for her to say yes.

"It's a jazz movie set in the 1940s, and (Ross) would play a jazz singer who runs a juke joint (music venue), and I just wish she would do it."

Stars To Come Out For Paul McCartney At Charity Gala

An impressive star-studded cast will come together to honor 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year honoree Paul McCartney during a sold-out gala on Feb. 10 in Los Angeles, two days prior to the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.

Hosted by actor/comedian Eddie Izzard, artists set to perform are current Grammy nominees Tony Bennett, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, and Katy Perry; Grammy-winning artists Duane Eddy, Norah Jones, Alicia Keys, Diana Krall, James Taylor, and Neil Young with Crazy Horse; two-time Latin Grammy-winning artist Sergio Mendes; and the cast of Cirque du Soleil’s “Love” Beatles tribute show. The evening will also feature a special performance by McCartney.

The 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year gala, which will celebrate McCartney’s exceptional artistic achievements and philanthropic work, will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction sponsored by the Starkey Hearing Foundation that will offer an exclusive selection of luxury items,
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Paul McCartney To Perform At MusiCares Person Of The Year Event

Legendary singer/songwriter, 14-time Grammy winner and 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year honoree Paul McCartney is set to perform at the sold-out star-studded tribute concert, taking place in Los Angeles during Grammy Week on Feb. 10.

The 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year gala, which will celebrate McCartney’s exceptional artistic achievements and philanthropic work, will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction sponsored by the Starkey Hearing Foundation that will offer an exclusive selection of luxury items, VIP experiences and celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests. The auction will be followed by a gala dinner sponsored by Aeg Live, and a star-studded tribute concert sponsored by Acura/Els. This year’s red-carpet press arrivals will be sponsored by Kinect for Xbox 360 and Dance Central 2. Other event supporters include CenterStaging — A SoundCheck La Company, Classic Wines of California, Delta Airlines, Double Platinum, Gibson, Global Art, Heineken, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Jackson Limo, Korbel,
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Today’s Birthdays 3/26/11

Diana Ross says hello to 67 today. Born Diane Ernestine Earle Ross, the singer’s music has appeared in many films including Happy Gilmore, Why Do Fools Fall In Love and Slaves Of New York. The film Lady Sings The Blues kick-started her acting career. She later appeared in Mahogany, The Wiz, Out Of Darkness and Double Platinum.

Actor Keith Diamond welcomes 49. You’ve seen the New York native on Martin, The Cosby Show, Prison Break, Criminal Minds, Weeds, Charmed, NCIS, The Closer, Burn Notice and Bones.

Teddy Pendergrass would have been 61 today. The soulful singer, who sang with Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, made his acting debut as a night club singer in the movie Soup For One. His songs can be heard in films such as The Nutty Professor, Undercover Brother and Alfie.
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Twilight “Eclipse” soundtrack goes Gold

By Kim Palacios According to the Recording Industry Association of America(RIAA), the “Twilight Saga: Eclipse” Original Soundtrack has gone Gold. The album, featuring artists such as Muse, The Black Keys, and Vampire Weekend was originally released in June of 2010 and won Gold certification in December.

Though the soundtrack follows in the footsteps of its predecessors, the honor was slower to arrive for “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”. “The Twilight Saga: New Moonsoundtrack went Platinum just one month after its release. The “Twilight” soundtrack also went Platinum within a month of its release before going Double Platinum some four months later.

Still to come is a soundtrack for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn”, though it is unclear as to how or whether a soundtrack will be split into two in alignment with the movies. “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” is set to release in the U.S. on November 18th,
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Christina Aguilera: Still Sizzling After All These Years

After over ten years in the biz (fifteen, if you count The Mickey Mouse Club!) Christina Aguilera is still as hot as ever. Last week she made her starring big screen debut in Burlesque alongside fellow Hollywood evergreen Cher, and last night she gave a show stopping performance at the American Music Awards. In honor of her fantastic week, we decided to take a look back and watch Xtina’s transformation from Disney to Diva. Check out her past looks in the list below! [Photo: Getty/WENN Images] Disney Princess: 1998 Genie In A Bottle: 1999 Crimped Chrissy: 2000 Cornrow Cutie: 2001 Gettin’ Dirty: 2002 Dark ‘n’ Stormy: 2003 Curly Top: 2004 Pin-Up Pretty: 2005 Double Platinum: 2006 Swept Away: 2007 Bionic Beauty: 2008 Blonde Bombshell: 2009 Dipped in Bronzer: 2010
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Justin Bieber’s ‘My World 2.0′ goes double platinum Justin Bieber continues his rise to success and now his album is continuing to make it big for the young singing sensation.

Bieber announced that ‘My World 2.0′ went double platinum by posting the news on his Twitter. “[J]ust found out… My World 2.0 is certified Double Platinum!! Wow! Thank u all so much for ur support! Thank U!”

Bieber, of course, continued to thank his fans as he always does because he probably has some of the most hardcore fans out there who will do anything for the young star.

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Dancing With The Stars Announces New Season Cast – Does Anyone Care?

I have to admit from the start that the popularity of Dancing with the Stars completely eludes me. It was an interesting bit of fun the first time around, but mainly for its novelty value. There was a nice combination of showcasing famous people, and giving them something to do that was mildly entertaining without being embarrassing simply for the sake of being embarrassing.

The second and third seasons had a few moments of interest, even if the biggest tune-in sell was watching people who weren’t any good, rather than watching any “talent” take shape. Now, however, I just don’t get it anymore. Much like the Circus of the Stars of days gone by, the novelty is over, “Stars” is becoming more and more loosely defined, and we are thus at a point where we have to come clean and admit we’re watching ballroom dancing. And, much
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The Devil in the Details: An Interview with Joe Hill

Written by Rj Sevin

When I first heard of Joe Hill, some five years ago, my first thought was of the dedication page in one of my favorite novels, Stephen King’s The Shining: This is for Joe Hill King, who shines on. My second thought: Nah. Probably not him.

Pop Art,” a heart-breaking slice of magical realism about a balloon boy, was being discussed in reverential tones among those who had read it, and his short-fiction collection, 20th Century Ghosts, was, some said, a revelation. Despite the accolades, I wasn’t in a mad rush to read Hill’s writing. In small press Horror circles, high praise sometimes comes a little easier than it should, and is not always to be trusted.

“Have you read Joe Hill?” asked a friend of mine, sounding a little like a Sutter Kane convert from John Carpenter’s In the Mouth of Madness.
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