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A Christmas Carol is a 2009 American 3D computer animated motion-capture dark fantasy film written, co-produced, and directed by Robert Zemeckis.
A Night in Tuscany is the first DVD released by Italian singer Andrea Bocelli of a concert held in his native Tuscany, in 1997, highlighting the unique blend of Classical, Pop, and traditional Italian songs that made him a crossover success as an internationally acclaimed tenor.
Ability is an American bimonthly magazine founded by Chet Cooper in 1990 and launched as the first newsstand magazine focused on issues of health and disability.
The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Achinoam Nini (Hebrew:; Aẖinóʻam Nini; born June 23, 1969; known outside Israel as Noa), is an Israeli singer.
The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula.
Aida is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Alwin Lopez "Al" Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017) was an American singer and musician.
Alan Gilbert (born February 23, 1967) is an American conductor and violinist.
Albert II – Website of the Palace of Monaco (Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi; born 14 March 1958) is the reigning monarch of the Principality of Monaco and head of the princely house of Grimaldi.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
Alexander Vinogradov (born 1976) is a Russian bass opera singer.
"Amapola" is a 1920 song by Cádiz-born composer José María Lacalle García (later Joseph Lacalle), with Spanish lyrics.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The fifth season of reality television singing competition American Idol began on January 17, 2006, and concluded on May 24, 2006.
Amore is the eleventh studio album by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, released on 31 January 2006, for the Valentine's Day season.
Ana María Martínez (born 1971) is a Puerto Rican soprano.
Anaheim (pronounced) is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Ancona ((elbow)) is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997.
Andrea is the tenth studio album released by Andrea Bocelli, in 2004.
Andrea Chénier is a verismo opera in four acts by Umberto Giordano, set to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica, and first performed on 28 March 1896 at La Scala, Milan.
Andreas Dorschel (born 1962) is a German philosopher.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber Kt (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre.
Angola, officially the Republic of Angola (República de Angola; Kikongo, Kimbundu and Repubilika ya Ngola), is a country in Southern Africa.
An aria (air; plural: arie, or arias in common usage, diminutive form arietta or ariette) in music was originally any expressive melody, usually, but not always, performed by a singer.
Aria: The Opera Album is Andrea Bocelli's fourth studio album, released in 1998.
Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer and actress.
Armenia (translit), officially the Republic of Armenia (translit), is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.
The Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra (ANPO) (Armenian: Հայաստանի ազգային ֆիլհարմոնիկ նվագախումբ) is the national orchestra of Armenia.
Arpa Foundation for Film, Music and Art (AFFMA) is a Los Angeles based non-profit organization, formed in 1995 for the purpose of promoting the arts and enhancing the cultural environment of our community by supporting artists who bridge the cultural divide, unifying diverse people and cultures through the arts.
The “Art, Science and Peace Prize” is awarded every three years.
Assago (Assagh or Sagh) is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Milan, in the northern Italian region of Lombardy.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Astana (Астана, Astana) is the capital city of Kazakhstan.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
"" ("At the back of the holy temple") is a duet from Georges Bizet's 1863 opera Les pêcheurs de perles.
"" ("", D. 839, Op. 52, No. 6, 1825), in English: "Ellen's Third Song", was composed by Franz Schubert in 1825 as part of his Opus 52, a setting of seven songs from Walter Scott's popular epic poem The Lady of the Lake, loosely translated into German.
"Ave Maria" is a much-recorded aria, composed by Vladimir Vavilov around 1970.
Ave verum corpus (Hail, true body), (K. 618), is a motet in D major composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1791.
"" is a globally known Neapolitan song written in 1898.
’O surdato ’nnammurato (in English: "The Soldier in Love") is a famous song written in the Neapolitan language.
Łódź (לאדזש, Lodzh; also written as Lodz) is the third-largest city in Poland and an industrial hub.
A ballot is a device used to cast votes in an election, and may be a piece of paper or a small ball used in secret voting.
The Bambi, often simply called Bambi Awards and stylised as BAMBI, are presented annually by Hubert Burda Media to recognize excellence in international media and television, awarded to personalities in the media, arts, culture, sports and other fields "with vision and creativity who affected and inspired the German public that year," both domestic and foreign.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.
A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.
A bass-baritone is a high-lying bass or low-lying "classical" baritone voice type which shares certain qualities with the true baritone voice.
"Bésame Mucho" ("Kiss me a lot") is a song written in 1940 by Mexican songwriter Consuelo Velázquez.
The BB&T Center (previously known as the National Car Rental Center, Office Depot Center, and BankAtlantic Center) is an indoor arena located in Sunrise, Florida.
BBC Entertainment is an international television channel broadcasting comedy, drama, light entertainment, reality and children's programming (some regions only) from the BBC, Channel 4 and other UK production houses.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
"Because" ("Parce Que") is a song with music and lyrics by Guy d'Hardelot and English lyrics by Edward Teschemacher, originally published in 1902.
"Because We Believe", ("Ama Credi E Vai" in Italian), is a song by Italian pop tenor Andrea Bocelli.
Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.
Bellagio is a resort, luxury hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Belo Horizonte ("Beautiful Horizon") is the sixth-largest city in Brazil, the thirteenth-largest in South America and the eighteenth-largest in the Americas.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.
The Billboard Latin Music Lifetime Achievement Award is an honor that is presented by ''Billboard'' magazine to an artist or a group "for an exceptional career that has taken Latin music to another level globally".
Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck, written by John Altschuler, Jeff Cox, Craig Cox, and Dave Krinsky, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder.
Bocelli is the second studio album by Andrea Bocelli, released in 1995 on the Polydor GmbH label.
Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santafé de Bogotá between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, although often thought of as part of Cundinamarca.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (or; abbreviated B&H; Bosnian and Serbian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH) / Боснa и Херцеговина (БиХ), Croatian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH)), sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
A boys' choir is a choir primarily made up of choirboys who have yet to begin puberty or are in the early to middle stages of puberty and so retain their more highly pitched childhood voice type.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
"Bridge over Troubled Water" is a song by American music duo Simon & Garfunkel.
The British royal family comprises Queen Elizabeth II and her close relations.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Sir Bryn Terfel Jones, (born 9 November 1965) is a Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer.
Bryony Naomi Gordon (born 5 July 1980 in Hammersmith, London) is an English journalist.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Cagliari (Casteddu; Caralis) is an Italian municipality and the capital of the island of Sardinia, an autonomous region of Italy.
Cairo (القاهرة) is the capital of Egypt.
Campeche, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Campeche (Estado Libre y Soberano de Campeche), is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
"Can't Help Falling in Love" is a song recorded by American singer Elvis Presley for the album Blue Hawaii (1961).
Cancer research is research into cancer to identify causes and develop strategies for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure.
"Canto della Terra" is an Italian song which was the second single from Italian pop tenor Andrea Bocelli's 1999 album, Sogno.
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (9 December 1920 – 16 September 2016) was an Italian politician and banker.
Carmen is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet.
Carmen: Duets & Arias is an album released in 2010 by Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli. The album is a collection of arias of Georges Bizet's opera Carmen, including duets with Welsh bass-baritone, Bryn Terfel, Russian mezzo-soprano Marina Domashenko, and Italian soprano Eva Mei, from the French opéra comique.
Caroline, Princess of Hanover (Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi; born January 23, 1957), is the eldest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and Princess Grace of Monaco formerly known as American actress Grace Kelly.
Catalonia (Catalunya, Catalonha, Cataluña) is an autonomous community in Spain on the northeastern extremity of the Iberian Peninsula, designated as a nationality by its Statute of Autonomy.
Catania is the second largest city of Sicily after Palermo located on the east coast facing the Ionian Sea.
Caterina Caselli (born on 10 April 1946 in Modena) is an Italian record producer and former singer, bassist and actress.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Cavalleria rusticana (Italian for "rustic chivalry") is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from an 1880 and subsequent play by Giovanni Verga.
Broadcast since 1 May 1958, China Central Television (CCTV) has 17 channels plus an additional five channels of different languages broadcast from China and across the globe.
Cecilia Bartoli, Cavaliere OMRI (born 4 June 1966) is an Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano opera singer and recitalist.
Cecilia Gasdia (born 14 August 1960, Verona) is an Italian operatic soprano.
Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer.
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.
Channel NewsAsia (abbreviated CNA) is a 24-hour television news channel and news agency based in Singapore, broadcasting free-to-air domestically and by cable television and satellite television to 28 territories in Asia, the Middle East and Australia.
Charles-François Gounod (17 June 181817 or 18 October 1893) was a French composer, best known for his Ave Maria, based on a work by Bach, as well as his opera Faust.
Che tempo che fa is an Italian television late-night talk show hosted by Fabio Fazio.
Children in Need Rocks Manchester was a charity music concert held at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, on 17 November 2011.
China Central Television (formerly Beijing Television), commonly abbreviated as CCTV, is the predominant state television broadcaster in the People's Republic of China.
China Daily is an English-language daily newspaper published in the People's Republic of China.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
Christopher Stephen "Chris" Botti (born October 12, 1962), is an American trumpeter and composer.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
A Christmas carol (also called a noël, from the French word meaning "Christmas") is a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, and which is traditionally sung on Christmas itself or during the surrounding holiday season.
Christmas in Washington was an annual Christmas television special that aired for many years on the U.S. TNT network.
Christmas music comprises a variety of genres of music normally performed or heard around the Christmas season.
The Church of the Eremitani (Italian: Chiesa degli Eremitani), or Church of the Hermits, is an Augustinian church of the 13th century in Padua, northern Italy.
Cieli di Toscana (Tuscan Skies) is Andrea Bocelli's eighth studio album, released in 2001.
Cinema is the fifteenth studio album by Italian classical tenor recording artist Andrea Bocelli.
The Cinema of Italy comprises the films made within Italy or by Italian directors.
The Circus Maximus (Latin for greatest or largest circus; Italian: Circo Massimo) is an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome, Italy.
City Life was a Manchester-based news, arts and listings magazine that was published between December 1983 and December 2005.
City Weekend is a free, bi-weekly entertainment event and venue listing magazine based out of China.
The Classic BRIT Awards (previously Classical BRIT Awards) are an annual awards ceremony held in the United Kingdom covering aspects of classical and crossover music, and are the equivalent of pop music's Brit Awards.
Classic FM (stylised as Classic M) is one of the United Kingdom's three Independent National Radio stations.
Claudio Ranieri Grande Ufficiale OMRI (born 20 October 1951) is an Italian football manager and former player.
Claudio Scimone (born 23 December 1934) is an Italian conductor.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The comune (plural: comuni) is a basic administrative division in Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality.
"Con te partirò" ("With you I (will) leave") is an Italian song written by Francesco Sartori (music) and Lucio Quarantotto (lyrics).
Concert for Diana was a benefit concert held at the newly built Wembley Stadium in London, United Kingdom in honour of Diana, Princess of Wales, on 1 July 2007, which would have been her 46th birthday.
Concerto: One Night in Central Park is a live album by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
Credo: John Paul II is the fourth DVD released by Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli, celebrating the life of pope John Paul II.
Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers who appeal to different types of audience, for example (especially in the United States) by appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical styles or genres.
Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.
The Czech National Symphony Orchestra (ČNSO) (Český národní symfonický orchestr) is a symphony orchestra in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Daniela Dessì (14 May 1957 – 20 August 2016) was an Italian operatic soprano, born in Genoa.
Das Erste (The First) is the principal publicly owned television channel in Germany.
David Walter Foster, OC, OBC (born November 1, 1949), is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger.
David Geffen Hall is a concert hall in New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts complex on Manhattan's Upper West Side.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
Delta Lea Goodrem (born 9 November 1984) is an Australian singer, songwriter, and actress.
A demo (from "demonstration") is a song or group of songs recorded for limited circulation or reference use rather than for general public release.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
The Detroit Opera House is an ornate opera house located at 1526 Broadway Street in Downtown Detroit, Michigan, within the Grand Circus Park Historic District.
The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.
Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Dulce José Silva Pontes (born April 8, 1969) is a Portuguese songwriter and singer who performs in many musical styles, including pop, folk, and classical music.
DVD-Video is a consumer video format used to store digital video on DVD discs, and is the dominant consumer video format in Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia.
East Rutherford is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Easy listening (sometimes known as mood music) is a popular music genre and radio format that was most popular during the 1950s to 1970s.
The Echo Klassik, often stylized as ECHO Klassik, is Germany's major classical music award in 22 categories.
Echo (stylised as ECHO) was an accolade by the, an association of recording companies of Germany to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.
Edward Christopher Sheeran, (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor.
El Universal is a major Mexican newspaper.
Elisa Toffoli (born December 19, 1977 in Trieste) is an Italian singer-songwriter, performing under the mononym Elisa.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-born American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian.
Elmo is a Muppet character on the children's television show Sesame Street.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Ericsson Globe (originally known as Stockholm Globe Arena, commonly referred to in Swedish simply as Globen (The Globe) is an indoor arena located in Stockholm Globe City, Johanneshov district of Stockholm, Sweden. The Ericsson Globe is the largest hemispherical building on Earth and took two and a half years to build. Shaped like a large white ball, it has a diameter of 110 meters (361 feet) and an inner height of 85 meters (279 feet). The volume of the building is 605,000 cubic meters (21,188,800 cubic feet). It has a seating capacity of 16,000 spectators for shows and concerts, and 13,850 for ice hockey. It represents the Sun in the Sweden Solar System, the world's largest scale model of the Solar System.
The Espace Léopold (French, commonly used in English) or (Dutch) is the complex of parliament buildings in Brussels (Belgium) housing the European Parliament, a legislative chamber of the European Union.
In the Catholic Church, a Eucharistic Congress is a gathering of clergy, religious, and laity to bear witness to the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, which is an important Roman Catholic doctrine.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
The European People's Party group (EPP Group) is the political group in the European Parliament consisting of deputies (MEPs) from the member parties of the European People's Party (EPP).
Expo 2010, officially the Expo 2010 Shanghai China, was held on both banks of the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, from 1 May to 31 October 2010.
Fabio Fazio (born 30 November 1964) is an Italian television presenter.
Fado ("destiny, fate") is a music genre that can be traced to the 1820s in Lisbon, Portugal, but probably has much earlier origins.
The Faenol Festival (Gŵyl y Faenol) is a music festival organised by Welsh singer Bryn Terfel, originally held annually on the Faenol Estate (Welsh: Y Faenol), near Y Felinheli in Gwynedd, north Wales.
The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) is an umbrella organization that keeps track of virtually all aspects of the music recording industry in Italy.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Florianópolis is the capital and second largest city of the state of Santa Catarina, in the South region of Brazil.
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
Fort Lauderdale (frequently abbreviated as Ft. Lauderdale) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, north of Miami.
Forte dei Marmi is a sea town and comune in the province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany (Italy).
Forum Copenhagen (italic) is a large multi-purpose, rentable indoor arena located in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Fox & Friends is a daily morning conservative news/talk program that airs on Fox News Channel, hosted by Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Franco Corelli (8 April 1921 – 29 October 2003) was an Italian tenor who had a major international opera career between 1951 and 1976.
Franco Zeffirelli, KBE Grande Ufficiale OMRI (born 12 February 1923) is an Italian director and producer of operas, films and television.
Franz Lehár (italic; 30 April 1870 – 24 October 1948) was an Austro-Hungarian composer.
Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 179719 November 1828) was an Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras.
"Frazione" (pl. frazioni) is the Italian name given in administrative law to a type of territorial subdivision of a comune; for other administrative divisions, see municipio, circoscrizione, quartiere.
Fredrik Skavlan (born 2 September 1966) is a Norwegian journalist, cartoonist and TV personality.
The Freedom Square or Liberty Square (Ազատության հրապարակ, Azatut'yan hraparak), also known as Opera Square and Theatre Square (Թատերական հրապարակ, T'aterakan hraparak) until 1991, is a town square located in Kentron (Center) district of Yerevan, Armenia.
Fresno (Spanish for "ash tree") is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Fresno County.
Galilee (הגליל, transliteration HaGalil); (الجليل, translit. al-Jalīl) is a region in northern Israel.
Public Joint Stock Company Gazprom (Публи́чное акционе́рное о́бщество «Газпром», Publichnoe Aktsionernoe Obshchestvo Gazprom, abbreviated PAO Gazprom, ПАО «Газпром») is a large Russian company founded in 1989, which carries on the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Georges Bizet (25 October 18383 June 1875), registered at birth as Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer of the romantic era.
Gerardina Trovato (born 27 May 1967) is an Italian singer-songwriter.
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".
Gianna Nannini (born 14 June 1956 in Siena) is an Italian female singer-songwriter and pop musician.
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as some sacred music, songs, chamber music, and piano pieces.
Gladiator is the original soundtrack of the 2000 film of the same name.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song was awarded for the first time in 1962 and has been awarded annually since 1965 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
A golden jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 50th anniversary.
The Goldene Europa award is the oldest German Television award for artists and entertainers.
The GOLDENE KAMERA (English: GOLDEN CAMERA) is an annual German film and television award, awarded by the FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance was a Grammy Award recognizing superior vocal performance by a male in the pop category, the first of which was presented in 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best New Artist has been awarded since 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals was an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality pop songs on which singers collaborate.
The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album is an award presented to recording artists at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
TCL Chinese Theatre is a movie palace on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, United States.
The Great Hall of the People is a state building located at the western edge of Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
The Great Lawn and Turtle Pond are two connected features of Central Park which are located in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The Great Sphinx of Giza (translit,, The Terrifying One; literally: Father of Dread), commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human.
In terms of nuclear explosions and other large bombs, the term "ground zero" (also known as "surface zero") describes the point on the Earth's surface closest to a detonation.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Hamburg (locally), Hamborg, officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Friee un Hansestadt Hamborg),Constitution of Hamburg), is the second-largest city of Germany as well as one of the country's 16 constituent states, with a population of roughly 1.8 million people. The city lies at the core of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region which spreads across four German federal states and is home to more than five million people. The official name reflects Hamburg's history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League, a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, a city-state and one of the 16 states of Germany. Before the 1871 Unification of Germany, it was a fully sovereign state. Prior to the constitutional changes in 1919 it formed a civic republic headed constitutionally by a class of hereditary grand burghers or Hanseaten. The city has repeatedly been beset by disasters such as the Great Fire of Hamburg, exceptional coastal flooding and military conflicts including World War II bombing raids. Historians remark that the city has managed to recover and emerge wealthier after each catastrophe. Situated on the river Elbe, Hamburg is home to Europe's second-largest port and a broad corporate base. In media, the major regional broadcasting firm NDR, the printing and publishing firm italic and the newspapers italic and italic are based in the city. Hamburg remains an important financial center, the seat of Germany's oldest stock exchange and the world's oldest merchant bank, Berenberg Bank. Media, commercial, logistical, and industrial firms with significant locations in the city include multinationals Airbus, italic, italic, italic, and Unilever. The city is a forum for and has specialists in world economics and international law with such consular and diplomatic missions as the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the EU-LAC Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. In recent years, the city has played host to multipartite international political conferences and summits such as Europe and China and the G20. Former German Chancellor italic, who governed Germany for eight years, and Angela Merkel, German chancellor since 2005, come from Hamburg. The city is a major international and domestic tourist destination. It ranked 18th in the world for livability in 2016. The Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 2015. Hamburg is a major European science, research, and education hub, with several universities and institutions. Among its most notable cultural venues are the italic and italic concert halls. It gave birth to movements like Hamburger Schule and paved the way for bands including The Beatles. Hamburg is also known for several theatres and a variety of musical shows. St. Pauli's italic is among the best-known European entertainment districts.
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is an American orchestra based in Hartford, Connecticut.
Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987) is a New Zealand singer, classical crossover artist, songwriter, and UNICEF Ambassador.
Hélène Ségara (born Hélène Aurore Alice Rizzo on 26 February 1971 in Six-Fours-les-Plages, Var) is a French singer who came to prominence playing the role of Esmeralda in the French musical Notre Dame de Paris.
Heart (Cuore) is a children's novel by the Italian author Edmondo De Amicis who was a novelist, journalist, short story writer, and poet.
Heather Headley (born October 5, 1974) is a Trinidadian-American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Henry Maske (born 6 January 1964, in Treuenbrietzen, Brandenburg) is a German former professional boxer, and one of Germany's most popular sports figures.
Hollywood Boulevard is a major east–west street in Los Angeles, California.
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
The Honda Center (formerly known as the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim) is an indoor arena located in Anaheim, California.
The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) is one of the two major convention and exhibition venues in:Hong Kong, along with AsiaWorld-Expo.
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.
I Solisti Veneti is one of the first rank of small Italian chamber orchestras with modern instruments.
"Il Canto degli Italiani" ("The Song of the Italians" or "The Chant of the Italians") is the national anthem of Italy.
Il Divo is a multi-national classical crossover vocal group.
Il mare calmo della sera is the debut album by Italian tenor singer Andrea Bocelli, following his win of the Sanremo Festival in 1994, singing his first single and the leading single of the album of the same name.
"Il mare calmo della sera" is a song written by Zucchero Fornaciari, Giampiero Felisatti and Gloria Nuti, for Andrea Bocelli.
Il Tempo (meaning Time in English) is a daily Italian newspaper published in Rome, Italy.
(Italian for "The Troubadour") is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto largely written by Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play El trovador (1836) by Antonio García Gutiérrez.
Ildikó Komlósi (Békésszentandrás, 1959) is a Hungarian mezzo-soprano.
Incanto is the twelfth studio album by Classical Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, released November 4, 2008, coinciding with his 50th birthday.
Football Club Internazionale Milano S.p.A., commonly referred to as Internazionale or simply Inter and colloquially known as Inter Milan outside Italy, is a professional Italian football club based in Milan, Italy.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
iReport is CNN's citizen journalism initiative that allows people from around the globe to contribute pictures and video of breaking news stories.
Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Italia 1 is an Italian commercial television channel on the Mediaset network.
This is the chart of Italian Music Artists listed by estimated sales according to the most important Italian newspapers, national television channels and music magazines.
The Italian Music Awards were an accolade established in 2001 by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry to recognize the achievements in the Italian music business both by domestic and international artists.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Italy–USA Foundation (Italian: Fondazione Italia USA) was established to promote the friendship between Italians and Americans plus American culture in Italy.
ITV is a commercial television channel in the United Kingdom.
Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
The Jakarta Globe is a daily online English language newspaper in Indonesia, launched on November 12, 2008.
Jake Zyrus (born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco; May 10, 1992), who performed under the mononym Charice until his gender transition to male, is a Filipino singer who rose to popularity through YouTube.
Jamsil Students' Gymnasium is an indoor sporting arena located in Seoul, South Korea.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Jesolo (or Iesolo) is a seaside resort town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy.
"Jingle Bells" is one of the best-known and commonly sung American songs in the world.
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 47th Vice President of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (formally called the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is the United States National Cultural Center, located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., named in 1964 as a memorial to President John F. Kennedy.
José Carreras, is the stage name of Josep Maria Carreras i Coll (born 5 December 1946), a tenor who is particularly known for his performances in the operas of Verdi and Puccini.
Joshua Winslow "Josh" Groban (born February 27, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Josephine Victoria "Joy" Behar (née Occhiuto; born October 7, 1942) is an American comedian, writer, and actress.
Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (12 May 184213 August 1912) was a French composer of the Romantic era best known for his operas, of which he wrote more than thirty.
K-1 began in 1993 and is a kickboxing platform and martial arts brand well-known worldwide mainly for its heavyweight division fights.
Kallen Esperian, born in Barrington, Illinois on, is an Armenian-American lyric soprano.
Kate Aldrich (born October 31, 1973, Damariscotta, Maine) is an American mezzo-soprano.
Katharine Hope McPhee (born March 25, 1984) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.
Katherine Maria Jenkins (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh lyric mezzo-soprano singer and songwriter.
Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan,; kəzɐxˈstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Respublika Kazakhstan), is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of.
Kenneth Bruce Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American saxophonist.
Khan Shatyr ("Royal Marquee") is a transparent tent located in Astana (the capital city of Kazakhstan).
The King Power Stadium (also known as the Leicester City Stadium due to UEFA sponsorship regulations and formerly known as the Walkers Stadium) is a football stadium in Leicester, England.
The Knights’ Square is a landmark in Pisa, Italy, and the second main square of the city.
Košice is the largest city in eastern Slovakia and in 2013 was the European Capital of Culture (together with Marseille, France).
Kurt Laurenz Metzler (born 26 January 1941), Signature "KLM", is a Swiss sculptor.
L'amico Fritz is an opera in three acts by Pietro Mascagni, premiered in 1891 from a libretto by P. Suardon (Nicola Daspuro) (with additions by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti), based on the French novel L'ami Fritz by Émile Erckmann and Pierre-Alexandre Chatrian.
La 2 (La Dos, The Two) is Spain's second state-owned television channel for the public broadcasting service.
La bohème is an opera in four acts,Puccini called the divisions quadro, a tableau or "image", rather than atto (act).
"" ("Woman is fickle") is the Duke of Mantua's canzone from the beginning of act 3 of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Rigoletto (1851).
Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix") is an opera house in Venice, Italy.
La Nazione is one of the oldest regional newspapers in Italy being established on 8 July 1859.
Lajatico is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pisa in the Italian region Tuscany, located about southwest of Florence and about southeast of Pisa.
Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada, refers to a artificial lake and the developed area around the lake.
Lang Lang (born 14 June 1982) is a Chinese concert pianist who has performed with leading orchestras in Europe, the United States, Canada and his native China.
Larry King Live is an American talk show that was hosted by Larry King on CNN from 1985 to 2010.
The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard in Clark County, Nevada that is known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos.
The Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year is an honor presented annually at the Latin Grammy Awards, a ceremony that recognizes excellence and creates a wider awareness of cultural diversity and contributions of Latin recording artists in the United States and internationally.
Latin pop (Spanish and Portuguese: Pop latino) refers to pop music that contains sounds or influence from Latin America, but it can also mean pop music from anywhere in the Spanish-speaking world.
Laura Pausini, (born 16 May 1974) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter, record producer and television personality.
Lauryn Noelle Hill (born May 26, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre pendente di Pisa) or simply the Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt.
Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (born August 28, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and author.
Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.
Leicester City Football Club is an English professional football club based in Leicester.
Leicester Square is a pedestrianised square in the West End of London, England.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
Count Lyov (also Lev) Nikolayevich Tolstoy (also Лев) Николаевич ТолстойIn Tolstoy's day, his name was written Левъ Николаевичъ Толстой.
Leonel Antonio Fernández Reyna (born December 26, 1953) is a Dominican lawyer, academic, and was President of the Dominican Republic from 1996 to 2000 and from 2004 to 2012.
Lettre International is the title of a number of cultural magazines published in various languages in Europe.
The Zecchino d'Oro International Festival of Children's Song has been held every year since 1959, first as a national (Italian) event, and after 1976 as an international one.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
The Lord's Prayer (also called the Our Father, Pater Noster, or the Model Prayer) is a venerated Christian prayer which, according to the New Testament, Jesus taught as the way to pray: Two versions of this prayer are recorded in the gospels: a longer form within the Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew, and a shorter form in the Gospel of Luke when "one of his disciples said to him, 'Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.'" Lutheran theologian Harold Buls suggested that both were original, the Matthaen version spoken by Jesus early in his ministry in Galilee, and the Lucan version one year later, "very likely in Judea".
Lorin Varencove Maazel (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014) was an American conductor, violinist and composer.
The Music Center (officially named the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County) is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States.
Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 19356 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.
Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxembourg, Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.
Macbeth is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi, with an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and additions by Andrea Maffei, based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name.
Lord Macduff, the Thane of Fife, is a character in William Shakespeare's Macbeth (c.1603–1607).
The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, the world's largest parade, is presented by the U.S.-based department store chain Macy's.
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago situated in the north Atlantic Ocean, southwest of Portugal.
Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Sara Magdalena "Malena" Ernman (born in Uppsala, Sweden) is a Swedish opera singer (Lirica mezzo-soprano).
Malibu is a beach city in western Los Angeles County, California, situated about west of Downtown Los Angeles.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
The Manchester Arena is an indoor arena in Manchester, England, immediately north of the city centre and partly above Manchester Victoria station in air rights space.
Manon Lescaut (L'Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut) is a novel by French author Abbé Prévost.
A mansion is a large dwelling house.
Marco Tutino (born May 30, 1954) is an Italian composer.
Maria Luigia Borsi is an Italian opera singer.
Marne-la-Vallée is a new town located near Paris, France.
Marta Sánchez López (born 8 May 1966) is a Spanish vocalist.
Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.
Masada (מצדה, "fortress") is an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau, akin to a mesa.
Massimo Ranieri (born in Naples, Italy Giovanni Calone, 3 May 1951), is an Italian pop singer, film and stage actor.
A master class is a class given to students of a particular discipline by an expert of that discipline — usually music, but also painting, drama, any of the arts, or on any other occasion where skills are being developed.
Mauro Malavasi (born 21 March 1957) is an Italian pianist, songwriter and producer.
The Mayor of the City of New York is head of the executive branch of New York City's government.
Meadowlands Arena (formerly Brendan Byrne Arena, Continental Airlines Arena and IZOD Center) is an indoor venue located in the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States.
The Mediolanum Forum (originally the Forum di Assago, formerly the FilaForum, DatchForum) is an indoor sports arena that is located in Assago, near Milan, Italy.
The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.
Međugorje, or Medjugorje, is a town located in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, around southwest of Mostar and close to the border of Croatia.
A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the European Parliament.
Messa di Gloria is a nine movement mass, composed by Gioacchino Rossini for the Arciconfraternita di San Luigi.
Messina (Sicilian: Missina; Messana, Μεσσήνη) is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina.
Metropolis is a 32-to-48-page free monthly city guide, news and classified ads glossy magazine published by Japan Partnership KK targeting English-speaking foreigners in Tokyo, Japan.
The Metropolitan Opera is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
The Meuse (la Meuse; Walloon: Moûze) or Maas (Maas; Maos or Maas) is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.
The MGM Grand Garden Arena (originally known as the MGM Grand Garden Special Events Center) is a multi-purpose arena located within the MGM Grand Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip.
The MGM Grand Las Vegas (formerly Marina and MGM-Marina) is a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Michael Radford (born 24 February 1946) is an English film director and screenwriter.
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer and writer who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
The Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. Live) is a music and theatre venue in downtown Los Angeles, California at L.A. Live.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano; Lombard: Domm de Milan) is the cathedral church of Milan, Lombardy, Italy.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.
Modena (Mutna; Mutina; Modenese: Mòdna) is a city and comune (municipality) on the south side of the Po Valley, in the Province of Modena in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy.
Monte Carlo (Monte-Carlo, or colloquially Monte-Carl; Monégasque: Monte-Carlu) officially refers to an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco, specifically the ward of Monte Carlo/Spélugues, where the Monte Carlo Casino is located.
Montenegro (Montenegrin: Црна Гора / Crna Gora, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.
The Moscow Kremlin (p), usually referred to as the Kremlin, is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
Naples has played an important and vibrant role over the centuries not just in the music of Italy, but in the general history of western European musical traditions.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
My Christmas is the thirteenth studio album and first Christmas album released by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
The Andrea Bocelli & David Foster Christmas Special, is the PBS Great Performances Christmas special of Andrea Bocelli's first ever Holiday album, My Christmas, produced by multiple Grammy Award winner David Foster.
"My Way" is a song popularized in 1969 by Frank Sinatra.
Myung-whun Chung (born 22 January 1953, Seoul) is a South Korean pianist and conductor.
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, commonly known as the Nassau Coliseum, and branded as NYCB Live: Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for naming rights reasons, is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Uniondale, New York.
Natalie Maria Cole (February 6, 1950 – December 31, 2015) was an American singer, voice actress, songwriter, and actress.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Orchid Garden, located within the Singapore Botanic Gardens, was opened on 20 October 1995 by Singapore's Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew.
The National Prayer Breakfast is a yearly event held in Washington, D.C., usually on the first Thursday in February.
The National Basketball Association All-Star Weekend is a weekend festival held every February during the middle of the NBA regular season that consists of a variety of basketball events, exhibitions, and performances culminating in the NBA All-Star Game held on Sunday night.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The Negev (הַנֶּגֶב, Tiberian vocalization:; النقب an-Naqab) is a desert and semidesert region of southern Israel.
Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH (born December 2, 1978) is a Portuguese-Canadian singer and songwriter.
"" (English: "None shall sleep") is an aria from the final act of Giacomo Puccini's opera Turandot and one of the best-known tenor arias in all opera.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
The New Symphony Orchestra is one of the best-known orchestras in Bulgaria.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The New York Philharmonic, officially the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc., globally known as New York Philharmonic Orchestra (NYPO) or New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, is a symphony orchestra based in New York City in the United States.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.
Nicola Piovani (born 26 May 1946) is an Italian light-classical musician, theater and film score composer, and winner of the 1998 Best Original Dramatic Score Oscar for the score of the Roberto Benigni film La Vita è bella, better known to English-speaking audiences as Life Is Beautiful.
Nicole Scherzinger (born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente; June 29, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and television personality.
Night of the Proms is a series of concerts held annually in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark, Poland and the United States.
, often shortened to simply Budokan, is an indoor arena located in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
Nordstjernan (in English The North Star) is a mostly English-language newspaper for Swedish Americans and Swedish citizens in the United States.
North Miami Beach (commonly referred to as NMB) is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.
Norwegians (nordmenn) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Norway.
Notte Illuminata is an album released in 2011 by Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli.
NRK (an abbreviation of the Norwegian: Norsk rikskringkasting AS, generally expressed in English as the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) is the Norwegian government-owned radio and television public broadcasting company, and the largest media organisation in Norway.
Nuccia Focile (born November 25, 1961 in Militello in Val di Catania), is an Italian operatic soprano.
Nursultan Ábishuly Nazarbayev (born 6 July 1940) is a Kazakh statesman serving as President of Kazakhstan since the office was created on April 24, 1990.
"O Come, All Ye Faithful" (originally written in Latin as) is a Christmas carol that has been attributed to various authors, including John Francis Wade (1711–1786), John Reading (1645–1692) and King John IV of Portugal (1604–1656), with the earliest manuscript of the hymn bearing his name, located in the library of the Ducal Palace of Vila Viçosa.
Oberhausen is a city on the river Emscher in the Ruhr Area, Germany, located between Duisburg and Essen. The city hosts the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and its Gasometer Oberhausen is an anchor point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is a stone theatre structure located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.
Okto, stylised as okto, is a television channel in Singapore, managed by Mediacorp and caters to the youths and young adults of Singapore, similar to Channel U. It was formerly known as MediaCorp TV12 Central and airs on the frequency 495.25 MHz.
Olympiastadion is a stadium located in Munich, Germany.
"" is the opening aria from the 1738 opera Serse by George Frideric Handel.
An open-air concert is a concert taking place outside a hall in the open air.
Opera is the first compilation album of opera arias by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
Operatic pop or popera is a subgenre of pop music that is performed in an operatic singing style or a song, theme or motif from classical music stylized as pop.
Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
The Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France is a French radio orchestra, affiliated with Radio France.
The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.
The Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella) is the principal order of the Dominican Republic.
The Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana) was founded as the senior order of knighthood by the second President of the Italian Republic, Luigi Einaudi in 1951.
The Italian honours system is a means to reward achievements or service to the Italian Republic, formerly the Kingdom of Italy including the Italian Social Republic.
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
Oxford Street is a major road in the City of Westminster in the West End of London, running from Tottenham Court Road to Marble Arch via Oxford Circus.
Padua (Padova; Pàdova) is a city and comune in Veneto, northern Italy.
Pagliacci (literal translation, Clowns)The title is sometimes incorrectly rendered in English with a definite article as I pagliacci.
Panama City (Ciudad de Panamá) is the capital and largest city of Panama.
Parco della Musica is a large public music complex in Rome, Italy, with three indoor concert halls and an outdoor theater in a park setting, hence its name.
Passione is the fourteenth studio album by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, released on 29 January 2013.
The Paul VI Audience Hall (Aula Paolo VI) also known as the Hall of the Pontifical Audiences is a building in Rome named for Pope with a seating capacity of 6,300, designed in reinforced concrete by the Italian architect Pier Luigi Nervi and completed in 1971.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
The People's Daily or Renmin Ribao is the biggest newspaper group in China.
"Perfect" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran from his third studio album, ÷ (2017).
Gioachino Rossini's Petite messe solennelle (Little solemn mass) was written in 1863, possibly at the request of Count Alexis Pillet-Will for his wife Louise to whom it is dedicated.
Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα), originally known to its inhabitants as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan.
Pharyngitis is inflammation of the back of the throat, known as the pharynx.
Philips Records is a record label that was founded by the Dutch electronics company Philips.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Piazza del Campo is the principal public space of the historic center of Siena, Tuscany, Italy and is regarded as one of Europe's greatest medieval squares.
Piazza del Duomo ("Cathedral Square") is the main piazza (city square) of Milan, Italy.
It is named after the plebiscite taken on October 2, 1860 that brought Naples into the unified Kingdom of Italy under the House of Savoy.
The Piccolo Coro dell'Antoniano (English: Little Choir of Antoniano) is an Italian children's choir from Bologna.
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas.
Pisa is a city in the Tuscany region of Central Italy straddling the Arno just before it empties into the Ligurian Sea.
José Plácido Domingo Embil, (born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Pope Benedict XVI (Benedictus XVI; Benedetto XVI; Benedikt XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger;; 16 April 1927) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013.
Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II; Jan Paweł II; born Karol Józef Wojtyła;; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.
Praça Rui Barbosa (also called Praça da Estação--Station Square in English) is a square in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system.
Primary juvenile glaucoma is glaucoma that develops due to ocular hypertension and is evident either at birth or within the first few years of life.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.
Prudential Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the central business district of Newark, New Jersey, United States.
Puerto Ricans (Puertorriqueños; or boricuas) are people from Puerto Rico, the inhabitants and citizens of Puerto Rico, and their descendants.
Quest for Camelot (released in the United Kingdom as The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot) is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film directed by Frederik Du Chau and based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman.
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
Radio Italia Solo Musica Italiana is an Italian music radio station based in Cologno Monzese, Italy, entirely devoted to Easy listening Italian music and is the first to do it in Italy.
Rai 1 (until May 2010 known as Rai Uno) is the flagship television channel of Rai, Italy's national public service broadcaster, and the most watched television channel in the country.
Rai 3 is part of Rai, the Italian government broadcasting agency, which owns other channels, such as Rai 1 and Rai 2 (amongst others).
Regent Street is a major shopping street in the West End of London.
Reggio Emilia (also; Rèz, Regium Lepidi) is a city in northern Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region.
Religious music (also sacred music) is music performed or composed for religious use or through religious influence.
Renée Lynn Fleming (born February 14, 1959) is an American opera singer and soprano.
The Messa da Requiem is a musical setting of the Catholic funeral mass (Requiem) for four soloists, double choir and orchestra by Giuseppe Verdi.
Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi.
Roberta Angelilli (born 1 February 1965 in Rome) is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament for Central with the Alleanza Nazionale, part of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
Roberto Bolle (born March 26, 1975 in Casale Monferrato) is an Italian danseur.
Rodeo Drive is a two-mile-long street, primarily in Beverly Hills, California, with its southern segment in the City of Los Angeles.
Romanza is the first compilation album by Italian singer Andrea Bocelli, released internationally in 1997.
Roméo et Juliette (Romeo and Juliet) is an opera in five acts by Charles Gounod to a French libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
Romeo Montague (Romeo Montecchi) is the protagonist of William Shakespeare's tragedy, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.
The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which has held the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is a UK charity offering information, support and advice to almost two million people in the UK with sight loss.
The Royal Variety Performance is a televised variety show held annually in the United Kingdom to raise money for the Royal Variety Charity (of which Queen Elizabeth II is life-patron).
RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg is the main television channel in Luxembourg, broadcasting in Luxembourgish.
Rudolph William Louis Giuliani (born May 28, 1944) is an American politician, attorney, businessman, public speaker, former mayor of New York City, and attorney to President Donald Trump.
Ruggero (or Ruggiero) Leoncavallo (23 April 18579 August 1919) was an Italian opera composer and librettist.
Sabina Cvilak (born 1977) is a Slovenian operatic soprano, who has appeared internationally, mostly at opera houses in Europe and the United States.
Sacred Arias, is the sixth studio album by Andrea Bocelli.
Sacred Arias: The Home Video is the second DVD released by Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.
The Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, commonly known as San Siro, is a football stadium in the San Siro district of Milan, Italy, which is the home of A.C. Milan and Inter.
Sandy Leah Lima (born January 28, 1983), known mononymously as Sandy, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter and actress.
The Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo (in English: Italian song festival of Sanremo) is the most popular Italian song contest and awards, held annually in the town of Sanremo, Liguria, and consisting of a competition amongst previously unreleased songs.
Santa Maria sopra Minerva (Saint Mary above Minerva, Sancta Maria supra Minervam) is one of the major churches of the Roman Catholic Order of Preachers (better known as the Dominicans) in Rome, Italy.
Sarah Brightman (born 14 August 1960) is an English classical crossover soprano, actress, musician, songwriter, conductor, and dancer.
Sarah, Duchess of York (born Sarah Margaret Ferguson; 15 October 1959), also referred to by the nickname "Fergie", is a British writer, charity patron, public speaker, film producer and television personality.
Save Mart Center at Fresno State is a multi-purpose arena, on the campus of the California State University, Fresno, located in Fresno, California.
São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.
Sølvguttene ("The Silver Boys") is a boys' choir founded by Torstein Grythe in June, 1940.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Scotiabank Arena, formerly named Air Canada Centre, is a multi-purpose indoor sporting arena located on Bay Street in the South Core district of Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Scuola Grande di San Rocco is a building in Venice, northern Italy.
The Senate of the Republic (Senato della Repubblica) or Senate (Senato) is a house of the bicameral Italian Parliament (the other being the Chamber of Deputies).
Sentimento is the ninth studio album released by Andrea Bocelli.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Serbia (Србија / Srbija),Pannonian Rusyn: Сербия; Szerbia; Albanian and Romanian: Serbia; Slovak and Czech: Srbsko,; Сърбия.
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry.
Sesame Workshop (SW), formerly Children's Television Workshop (CTW), is an American non-profit organization which has been responsible for the production of several educational children's programs—including its first and best-known, Sesame Street—that have been televised internationally.
The seventh European Parliament was elected in the 2009 elections and lasted until the 2014 elections.
The Shanghai Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Shanghai, China.
Shanghai Television is a TV station based in Shanghai, China.
Sicilians or the Sicilian people (Siciliani in Italian and Sicilian, or also Siculi in Italian) are a Southern European ethnic group from or with origins in the Italian island of Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea as well as the largest and most populous of the autonomous regions of Italy.
Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
Siena (in English sometimes spelled Sienna; Sena Iulia) is a city in Tuscany, Italy.
"Silent Night" (italic) is a popular Christmas carol, composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria.
Silvio Berlusconi (born 29 September 1936) is an Italian media tycoon and politician who has served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments.
Sing-along, also called community singing or group singing, is an event of singing together at gatherings or parties, less formally than choir singing.
The Singapore Botanic Gardens is a 158-year-old tropical garden located at the fringe of Singapore's Orchard Road shopping district.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Skavlan is a Norwegian-Swedish television talk show hosted by Norwegian journalist Fredrik Skavlan.
Sogno (Dream) is the fifth studio album by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
"Somos Novios (It's Impossible)" is a song originally written and recorded by Mexican songwriter Armando Manzanero by 1968.
Songs of Praise is a BBC Television religious programme that presents Christian hymns that first aired in October 1961.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Spinto (from Italian, "pushed") is a vocal term used to characterize a soprano or tenor voice of a weight between lyric and dramatic that is capable of handling large musical climaxes in opera at moderate intervals.
The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco), commonly known as Saint Mark's Basilica (Basilica di San Marco; Baxéłega de San Marco), is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern Italy.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.
The Papal Basilica of St.
The Stadio Olimpico is the main and largest sports facility of Rome, Italy.
Staples Center, officially stylized as STAPLES Center, is a multi-purpose arena in Downtown Los Angeles.
Statehood Day (Montenegrin: Дан државности / Dan državnosti) is a holiday that occurs every year on 13 July in Montenegro to commemorate the day in 1878 on which the Berlin Congress recognized Montenegro as the twenty-seventh independent state in the world.
The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World; La Liberté éclairant le monde) is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States.
Steel Aréna – Košický štadión L. Trojáka (English: Steel Arena – Ladislav Troják Stadium in Košice) is the home arena of the ice hockey club HC Košice.
Steven Mercurio is an Italian American conductor and composer.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Strasbourg (Alsatian: Strossburi; Straßburg) is the capital and largest city of the Grand Est region of France and is the official seat of the European Parliament.
Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly) is a British television dance contest, featuring celebrity contestants, with professional dance partners competing in a ballroom and Latin dance competition.
Sugar (also known as Sugar Music) is an Italian record label based in Milan.
Sveti Stefan (lit. "Saint Stephen"; Cyrillic: Свети Стефан, Santo Stefano) is a small islet and 5-star hotel resort on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, approximately southeast of Budva.
Syracuse (Siracusa,; Sarausa/Seragusa; Syrācūsae; Συράκουσαι, Syrakousai; Medieval Συρακοῦσαι) is a historic city on the island of Sicily, the capital of the Italian province of Syracuse.
Tabloid television, also known as teletabloid, is a form of tabloid journalism.
Taichung, officially known as Taichung City, is a special municipality located in center-western Taiwan.
Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").
The Taipei Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Songshan District, Taipei, Republic of China.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Taiwan News was founded 6 June 1949 by James Wei as China News, offering news reports and editorials printed on a stencil press.
TD Garden, often called Boston Garden the second or simply, The Garden, is a multi-purpose arena in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Teatro Carlo Felice is the principal opera house of Genoa, Italy, used for performances of opera, ballet, orchestral music, and recitals.
The Teatro del Silenzio (or Theatre of Silence) is an Italian open air amphitheatre which is located in Lajatico, Tuscany — the hometown of Andrea Bocelli.
The Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Rome Opera House) is an opera house in Rome, Italy.
The Teatro Municipale (also since the 1980s called the Teatro Municipale Valli due to being named after the actor Romolo Valli) is a theatre in Reggio Emilia, Northern Italy.
Telegatto (a composition of tele(visione) and gatto which means "cat", since the prize for winners is a little statue representing a cat) is an Italian television award first given out in 1971 following the contest "Gran Premio internazionale dello Spettacolo", sponsored by the weekly magazine TV Sorrisi e Canzoni and aired on Canale 5.
Telenor Arena, sometimes referred to as Fornebu Arena, is a multi-purpose indoor arena located at Fornebu in Bærum, outside Oslo, Norway.
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Alan Titchmarsh Show was a British daytime chat show presented by Alan Titchmarsh.
The Augusta Chronicle is the daily newspaper of Augusta, Georgia, and is one of the oldest newspapers in the United States still in publication.
The Best of Andrea Bocelli: Vivere is the first greatest hits album released by Italian pop tenor Andrea Bocelli.
"The Christmas Song" (commonly subtitled "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire" or, as it was originally subtitled, "Merry Christmas to You") is a classic Christmas song written in 1945 by Bob Wells and Mel Tormé.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel is a historic hotel located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California.
The Jay Leno Show is an American talk show created by and starring Jay Leno.
The Korea Times is the oldest of three English-language newspapers published daily in South Korea.
The Land of Smiles (German) is a romantic operetta in three acts by Franz Lehár.
The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) is an operetta by the Austro-Hungarian composer Franz Lehár.
The Muppets are an ensemble cast of puppet characters known for their self-aware, burlesque, and meta-referential style of variety-sketch comedy.
The Music of Silence (La musica del silenzio is a 2017 Italian biographical film directed by Michael Radford, based on the 1999 novel of the same name written by the tenor Andrea Bocelli and freely inspired by his childhood life until the beginning of his great career. Bocelli is played by Toby Sebastian with the alter ego of Amos Bardi. The Italian tenor physically appears in a scene of the film and his presence accompanies the entire film in the form of a first-person narrative.
"The Music of the Night" (also labeled as just "Music of the Night") is a song from the 1986 musical The Phantom of the Opera.
The New York Times International Edition is an English-language newspaper printed at 38 sites throughout the world and sold in more than 160 countries and territories.
The O2 Arena (temporarily the sponsor-neutral "North Greenwich Arena", during the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the centre of The O2 entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in south east London.
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986 to May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
The Phantom of the Opera is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe.
"The Prayer" is a popular song written by David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager, Alberto Testa and Tony Renis.
The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.
The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.
The South Bank Show is a television arts magazine show.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Tonight Show is an American late-night talk show currently broadcast from the NBC studios in Rockefeller Center in New York City (and previously from various studios in the Los Angeles region) and airing on NBC since 1954.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that first aired from May 25, 1992, to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010 until its ending on February 6, 2014.
The Vancouver Sun is a daily newspaper first published in the Canadian province of British Columbia on 12 February 1912.
The View is an American talk show that was conceived by broadcast journalist Barbara Walters and television producer Bill Geddie.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
The ancient Greek drama was a theatrical culture that flourished in ancient Greece from c. 700 BC.
These Are Special Times is the sixth English-language studio album and the first English-language Christmas album by Canadian singer Celine Dion.
The Ticketpro Dome (previously known as the Coca-Cola Dome and MTN Sundome) is an event venue located in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Filippina Lydia Arena (born 1 November 1967), commonly known as Tina Arena, is an Italian-Australian singer-songwriter, musician, musical theatre actress, and record producer.
TNT is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC.
Victoria Loren Kelly (born December 14, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Toyota Center is an indoor arena located in downtown Houston, Texas.
Traditional pop (also classic pop or pop standards) is music that was recorded or performed after the Big Band era and before the advent of rock music.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is an American rock band founded around 1993 by producer, composer, and lyricist Paul O'Neill, who brought together Jon Oliva and Al Pitrelli (both members of Savatage) and keyboardist and co-producer Robert Kinkel to form the core of the creative team.
TROS (originally an acronym for Televisie Radio Omroep Stichting) was a Dutch television and radio organization part of the Dutch public broadcasting system.
Turandot (see below) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, completed by Franco Alfano, and set to a libretto in Italian by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
Tuscan Skies (Cieli di Toscana) is the third DVD released by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
Tuscany (Toscana) is a region in central Italy with an area of about and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013).
The UEFA Champions League Anthem, officially titled simply as "Champions League", is the official anthem of the UEFA Champions League, written by English composer Tony Britten in 1992.
The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, also known as Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship, which is held every four years and organised by UEFA, association football's governing body in Europe.
Under the Desert Sky is a live album and DVD of a classical - pop concert by classical Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.
Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.
The University of Pisa (Università di Pisa, UniPi) is an Italian public research university located in Pisa, Italy.
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Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
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Vaynol or Y Faenol (Welsh) is a country estate dating from the Tudor period near Y Felinheli in Gwynedd, North Wales.
Veneto (or,; Vèneto) is one of the 20 regions of Italy.
Verónica Villarroel González is a Chilean soprano.
Verdi is Andrea Bocelli's seventh studio album and fourth classical album, of Verdi's most famous arias, released in 2000.
Verona (Venetian: Verona or Veròna) is a city on the Adige river in Veneto, Italy, with approximately 257,000 inhabitants and one of the seven provincial capitals of the region.
The Verona Arena (Arena di Verona) is a Roman amphitheatre in Piazza Bra in Verona, Italy built in the first century.
The Versilia is a part of Tuscany in the north-western province of Lucca, and is named after the Versilia river.
Verve Records, founded in 1956 by Norman Granz, is home to the world’s largest jazz catalogue and includes recordings by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Stan Getz and Billie Holiday, among others.
Viaggio Italiano is Andrea Bocelli's third studio album and first classical album.
Viareggio is a city and comune in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
There are fourteen vice-presidents of the European Parliament who sit in for the president in presiding over the plenary of the European Parliament.
A villa was originally an ancient Roman upper-class country house.
Villa Madama is a prominent rural house or villa built during the Renaissance.
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Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (3 November 1801 – 23 September 1835) was an Italian opera composer,Lippmann and McGuire 1998, in Sadie, p. 389 who was known for his long-flowing melodic lines for which he was named "the Swan of Catania".
Vingis Park is the largest park in Vilnius, Lithuania.
"Vivere" is a song written by Italian singer-songwriter Gerardina Trovato with Angelo Anastasio and Celso Valli.
Vivere Live in Tuscany is a live album and DVD of a pop concert by classical Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
"Vivo per lei" (English: "I Live for Her") is a 1995 song recorded by Italian artist Andrea Bocelli as duet with Giorgia Todrani (under the stage name of "Giorgia" only) for his album Bocelli.
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VTM or Vlaamse Televisie Maatschappij (English: Flemish Television Company) is the main commercial television station in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking north of Belgium and forms part of a network of channels owned by MEDIALAAN (formerly VMMa).
Walt Disney Studios Park (French: Parc Walt Disney Studios) is the second of two theme parks built at Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallée, France, which opened on March 16, 2002.
The Washington Hilton, which was officially known as the Hilton Washington for a period in the early 21st century and is sometimes referred to colloquially as the Hinckley Hilton by locals, is a hotel in Washington, D.C. It is located at 1919 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., roughly at the boundaries of the Kalorama, Dupont Circle, and Adams Morgan neighborhoods.
The Washington National Opera (WNO) is an opera company in Washington, D.C., USA.
The wedding between Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and Charlene Wittstock took place on 1 and 2 July 2011 at the Prince's Palace of Monaco.
Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London, England, which opened in 2007, on the site of the original Wembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002–2003.
Werther is an opera (drame lyrique) in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann (who used the pseudonym Henri Grémont).
Westminster Choir College is a residential conservatory of music located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.
Wetten, dass..? (German for "Wanna bet, that..?") was a German-language entertainment television show.
"White Christmas" is a 1942 Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting.
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.
The Wiener Singakademie is a choir in Vienna, Austria.
The success of World Book and Copyright Day, launched in 1996, encouraged UNESCO to develop the concept of World Book Capital City, selecting Madrid as the Capital for 2001.
The World Music Awards is an international awards show founded in 1989 under the high patronage of Albert II, Prince of Monaco and is based in Monte Carlo.
Yahoo! News is a news website that originated as an internet-based news aggregator by Yahoo!.
Yerevan (Երևան, sometimes spelled Erevan) is the capital and largest city of Armenia as well as one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities.
Ynetnews is the online English-language Israeli news website of Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel’s most-read newspaper, and the Hebrew news portal, Ynet.
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Zadok the Priest (HWV 258) is a British anthem which was composed by George Frideric Handel for the coronation of King George II in 1727.
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Second German Television), usually shortened to ZDF, is a German public-service television broadcaster based in Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate.
Zecchino d'Oro (meaning "Golden Sequin") is an international children's song festival that has taken place every year since 1959.
Adelmo Fornaciari Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (born 25 September 1955), more commonly known by his stage name Zucchero Fornaciari or simply Zucchero, is an Italian singer-songwriter and musician, with an Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
The 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards were held on November 17, 2016 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.
The Closing Ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics took place on 26 February 2006 beginning at 20:00 CET (19:00 UTC) at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, Italy.
The 2006 (18th annual) World Music Awards were held in London, England and hosted by Lindsay Lohan on 15 November 2006.
The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final was played on 27 May 2009 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup Final (also known as the Battle of Johannesburg) was a football match that took place on 11 July 2010 at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa, to determine the winner of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
The 2010 Haiti earthquake (Séisme de 2010 à Haïti; Tranblemanntè 12 janvye 2010 nan peyi Ayiti) was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest), approximately west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.
The 2010 Shanghai Expo opening ceremony (中国2010年上海世界博览会开幕式) occurred on April 30, 2010 at the Shanghai World Expo Cultural Center in Shanghai, People's Republic of China, a day before the opening of the Expo 2010.The opening ceremony was planned and designed by ECA2`s founder,Yves Pepin.
The 2010 (21st annual) World Music Awards took place in Monte Carlo, Monaco and it was hosted by Michelle Rodriguez and Hayden Panettiere on May 18, 2010.
The 2015 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at the Mediolanum Forum in Assago, near Milan, Italy, on 25 October 2015.
The 2016 UEFA Champions League Final was the final match of the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League, the 61st season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 24th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League.
The 3Arena (originally The O2) is an indoor amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Dublin, Ireland.
The 41st Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.
The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2000 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
The 50th Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on February 10, 2008.
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards took place on January 31, 2010, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The 52nd Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 10, 2000.
The 56th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1998, were held on January 24, 1999, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on February 12, 2017.