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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Adonis Shropshire or Adonis for short, is an American songwriter and record producer.
Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.
The seventh season of American Idol, the annual reality show and singing competition, began on January 15, 2008 and concluded on May 21, 2008.
The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to air the Grammy Awards expired.
Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean.
Antigua, also known as Waladli or Wadadli by the native population, is an island in the West Indies.
Antonio Ramón Villaraigosa (né Villar Jr.; born January 23, 1953) is an American politician who served as the 41st Mayor of Los Angeles, California, from 2005 to 2013.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
The Asia News Network (ANN) is a coalition of 22 leading news organisations from South, Southeast and Northeast Asia.
Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas (AMPROFON) (English: Mexican Association of Producers of Phonograms and Videograms, A.C.) is a non-profit organization integrated by multinational and national record companies in Mexico.
In sound recording and reproduction, audio mixing is the process of combining multitrack recordings into a final mono, stereo or surround sound product.
Audrina Cathleen Patridge (born May 9, 1985) is an American television personality, television presenter, actress, and model.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.
Auto-Tune is an audio processor created by Antares Audio Technologies which uses a proprietary device to measure and alter pitch in vocal and instrumental music recording and performances.
Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.
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 Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
Bellagio is a resort, luxury hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Benny Medina (born January 24, 1958) is the CEO of The Medina Company and son of the jazz drummer Ahmad "Benny" Medina.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
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 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.
Brett Ratner (born March 28, 1969) is an American director and producer.
In music, especially western popular music, a bridge is a contrasting section that prepares for the return of the original material section.
The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
Bryan-Michael Cox (born December 1, 1977) is an American record producer and songwriter who is notable for his extensive work with multiple platinum-selling artists including Usher, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, and Toni Braxton.
The Bundesverband Musikindustrie (English: Federal Music Industry Association), or simply BVMI, represents the music industry in Germany.
Etterlene "Bunny" DeBarge (born March 15, 1955) is an American soul singer–songwriter, best known as the lone female sibling of the Motown family group DeBarge.
Butterfly is the sixth studio album by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, released on September 16, 1997, by Columbia Records.
"Bye Bye" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, taken from her eleventh studio album, E.
Cablevision Systems Corporation was an American cable television company with systems serving areas surrounding New York City.
The Calgary Sun is a daily newspaper published in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
The Canadian Albums Chart is the official album sales chart in Canada.
Canoe.com is an English-language Canadian portal site and website network, and is a subsidiary of Postmedia Network.
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.
CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Charmbracelet is the ninth studio album by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, released on December 3, 2002 through MonarC Entertainment and Island Records.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Crystal Nicole, sometimes credited as Cristyle or Cri$tyle, is an American recording artist, singer, and songwriter who signed her first deal with So So Def/EMI Music in 2007.
Shawneise Harris (born April 14, 1974), better known by her stage name Da Brat, is an American rapper and actress from Joliet, Illinois.
The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
Daily News and Analysis (DNA) is an Indian broadsheet newspaper launched in 2005 and published in English from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jaipur, Bengaluru and Indore in India. It is the first English broadsheet daily in India to introduce an all-colour page format. It targets a young readership and is owned and managed by Diligent Media Corporation.
The Daily Record is a Scottish tabloid newspaper based in Glasgow.
Damian Robert Nesta "Jr.
The Dance Club Songs chart is a weekly chart published exclusively by Billboard in the United States.
Floyd Nathaniel Hills (born February 22, 1982), professionally known as Danja, is an American record producer and songwriter from Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Dannii Minogue (born 20 October 1971) is an Australian singer, dancer, songwriter, model, fashion designer, television presenter and actress.
Daydream is the fifth studio album by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, released on October 3, 1995, by Columbia Records.
Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS; "Germany Seeks the Superstar") is a German reality talent show.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
A diva is a celebrated female singer; a woman of outstanding talent in the world of opera, and by extension in theatre, cinema and popular music.
Aldrin Davis (born August 2, 1969), professionally known as DJ Toomp, is an American record producer, songwriter, and DJ.
Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.
El Universal is a major Venezuelan newspaper, headquartered in Caracas with an average daily circulation of about 150,000.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
The Erie Times-News is a daily morning newspaper in Erie, Pennsylvania.
The European Top 100 Albums chart was the European adaptation of the ''Billboard'' 200 albums chart.
Executive producer (EP) is one of the top positions in the making of a commercial entertainment product.
"Fantasy" is a song by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey from her fifth album Daydream (1995), released on September 12, 1995 by Columbia Records as the lead single from the album.
Fashion Rocks is an annual international charity fundraiser event, which features fashions by the world's top designers presented as live performances by popular music acts.
Fearless is the second studio album by the American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.
A feather boa is a fashion accessory that is usually worn wrapped around the neck like a scarf.
The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) is an umbrella organization that keeps track of virtually all aspects of the music recording industry in Italy.
Snapping (or clicking) one's fingers is the act of creating a snapping or clicking sound with one's fingers.
"Fly Like a Bird" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, first released on February 13, 2006 by Island Records as the sixth single from her tenth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi (2005).
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.
A frisbee (also called a flying disc or simply a disc) is a gliding toy or sporting item that is generally plastic and roughly in diameter with a lip, used recreationally and competitively for throwing and catching, for example, in flying disc games.
Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 British-American war film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick and starring Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio and Adam Baldwin.
GMA New Media, Inc.
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company) is a diversified American conglomerate, best known for formerly owning the newspaper for which it was once named, The Washington Post, and Newsweek.
The Guitar Hero series (sometimes referred to as the Hero series) is a series of music rhythm games first published in 2005 by RedOctane and Harmonix, and distributed by Activision, in which players use a guitar-shaped game controller to simulate playing lead, bass guitar, and rhythm guitar across numerous rock music songs.
"Hero" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey.
Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that aired on NBC in primetime from 1981 to 1987 for 146 episodes.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
A hook is a musical idea, often a short riff, passage, or phrase, that is used in popular music to make a song appealing and to "catch the ear of the listener".
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
"I Stay in Love" is a song by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, taken from her eleventh studio album, E.
"I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, taken from her eleventh studio album, E.
"I'm That Chick" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey from her eleventh studio album, E.
International Federation of the Phonographic Industry Greece, or simply IFPI Greece, is the Greek branch of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) and is the official charts provider and recording sales certification body for Greece.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is the organisation that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide.
The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) is a non-profit association set up in 1999 to manage and control the music industry in the Republic of Ireland.
The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.
Island Records is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group (UMG).
The iTunes Store is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc. It opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the largest music vendor in the United States since April 2008, and the largest music vendor in the world since February 2010.
James Poyser (born January 30, 1967) is an English-born American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, pianist, producer and a member of the hip hop band The Roots.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
Jay Wayne Jenkins (born September 28, 1977), better known by his stage name Jeezy (formerly Young Jeezy), is an American rapper.
Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972), known professionally as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, actor, DJ and television producer.
Johntá Austin (born June 28, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger and rapper, who is signed to Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recordings.
Jonah Hill Feldstein (born December 20, 1983) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and comedian.
Justin Francis is a Los Angeles-based director/photographer.
Keith Harris is an American record producer, songwriter and musician.
Antonio Marquis "L.A." Reid (born June 7, 1956) is an American music executive, musician, songwriter, record producer, author, and former television music competition judge.
Lawrence "Larry" Smith (June 11, 1951 – December 19, 2014) was a pioneering African-American musician and hip hop record producer.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is a major daily newspaper published in Las Vegas, Nevada, since 1909.
Laser tag is a tag game played with guns which fire infrared beams.
The Latin American Newspaper Association (Spanish: Periódicos Asociados Latinoamericanos, PAL) is a press group representing media organizations in Latin America.
Lauren Katherine Tell (née Conrad; born February 1, 1986) is an American television personality, fashion designer, and author.
A lead single is usually the first single to be released from a studio album, by a musician or a band, before the album itself is released.
Lee Louis Daniels (born December 24, 1959) is an American producer, director and writer.
Music recording certifications are typically awarded by the global music industry based on the total units sold, streamed, or shipped to retailers.
The fifth UK series of The X Factor was broadcast on ITV.
Local Media Group, Inc., formerly Dow Jones Local Media Group and Ottaway Newspapers Inc., owned newspapers, Web sites and niche publications in California, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and Pennsylvania.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
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.
Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Manuel Seal Jr. (born September 26, 1960) is an American musician, record producer, composer, singer, songwriter, vocal coach, and arranger.
Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.
Mark "Marty" DeBarge (born June 19, 1959) is an American R&B/soul singer–songwriter, drummer, percussionist,and plays all wind instruments, including the saxophone,flugalhorn,trumpet and flute.
In physics, mass–energy equivalence states that anything having mass has an equivalent amount of energy and vice versa, with these fundamental quantities directly relating to one another by Albert Einstein's famous formula: E.
Media General was an American media company based in Richmond, Virginia.
MegaCharts, since 2008 called GfK Dutch Charts, is a chart company responsible for the composition and exploitation of a broad collection of official charts in the Netherlands, of which the Single Top 100 and the Album Top 100 are the most known ones.
Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
"Migrate" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey from her eleventh studio album, E.
The Mojave Desert is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
MTV News is the news production division of MTV.
Music Canada (formerly Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA)) is a Toronto-based, non-profit trade organization that was founded 9 April 1963 to represent the interests of companies that record, manufacture, produce, promote and distribute music in Canada.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
Music Week is a trade paper for the UK record industry.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.
Newsday is an American daily newspaper that primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk counties and the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, although it is sold throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Nicholas Scott Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American rapper, actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, film producer, entrepreneur, record producer, and radio and television personality.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
"Obsessed" is a song by American singer Mariah Carey from her twelfth studio album, Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel (2009).
"Off the Wall" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson, from his fifth album of the same name (1979).
The Official Charts Company, also referred to as Official Charts (previously known as the Chart Information Network (CIN) and The Official UK Charts Company) is a British inter-professional organisation that compiles various "official" record charts in the United Kingdom, including the UK Singles Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the UK Singles Downloads Chart and the UK Album Downloads Chart, as well as genre-specific and music video charts.
The Official New Zealand Music Chart is the weekly New Zealand top 40 singles and albums charts, issued weekly by Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand).
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
"One Sweet Day" is a song by American singer Mariah Carey and R&B group Boyz II Men.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
The Oricon Albums Chart is the Japanese music industry standard albums popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
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.
A pillow fight is a common game mostly played by young children (but also by teens and adults) in which they engage in mock physical conflict, using pillows as weapons.
Platinum Equity, LLC is an American private equity investment firm founded by Tom Gores in 1995.
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.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
Precious: Base on Nol by Saf (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire), or simply Precious, is a 2009 American drama film, directed and co-produced by Lee Daniels.
The Press-Telegram is a paid daily newspaper published in Long Beach, California.
Rainbow is the seventh studio album by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
The is an industry trade group composed of Japanese corporations involved in the music industry.
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born 20 February 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.
Rodney Lynn "Rod" Temperton (9 October 1949 – September/October 2016) was an English songwriter, record producer and musician.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
Scott Spencer Storch (born December 16, 1973) is a Canadian-born American record producer.
Sentimental ballads, also known as pop ballads, rock ballads or power ballads, are an emotional style of music that often deal with romantic and intimate relationships, and to a lesser extent, war (protest songs), loneliness, death, drug abuse, politics and religion, usually in a poignant but solemn manner.
"Side Effects" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey from her eleventh studio album, E.
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.
Slant Magazine is an American online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.
A slot car (sometimes, slotcar or track car) is a powered miniature auto or other vehicle that is guided by a groove or slot in the track on which it runs.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Stargate is a Norwegian record producing and songwriting team composed of Tor Erik Hermansen (born 14 October 1972) and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (born 10 December 1972), based in Los Angeles.
"Stay With Me" is a song by DeBarge, issued on their acclaimed album, In a Special Way.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine (born June 18, 1973) is an American music critic and senior editor for AllMusic.
Stephens Media LLC was a Las Vegas, Nevada, diversified media investment company.
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.
The Sun-Sentinel is the main daily newspaper of Broward County, Florida.
The Swiss Hitparade (Schweizer Hitparade) are Switzerland's main music sales charts.
Kasseem Dean (born September 13, 1978), better known by his stage name Swizz Beatz, is an American hip hop rapper, DJ and record producer from New York City, New York.
The National Syndicate of Phonographic Publishing (Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
Faheem Rashad Najm (born September 30, 1985), better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
The Tampa Bay Times, previously named the St.
Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter.
The Teen Choice Awards is an annual awards show that airs on the Fox television network.
The Adventures of Mimi was a 2006 concert tour of arenas by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey.
The Ballads (released in the UK in 2010 as LoveSongs) is a compilation album by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Bryan Times is a daily newspaper based in Bryan, Ohio.
The Buffalo News is the daily newspaper of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area, located at 1 News Plaza in Downtown Buffalo, New York.
The Clutch was an American collective of songwriters and record producers based in Atlanta, consisted of Candice Clotiel "Gg" Nelson, Ezekiel "Zeke" Lewis, Patrick Michael "J. Que" Smith, Balewa Muhammad and Keri Lynn Hilson.
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 Detroit News is one of the two major newspapers in the U.S. city of Detroit, Michigan.
The Emancipation of Mimi is the tenth studio album by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, released through Island Records on April 12, 2005.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The third season of The Hills, an American reality television series, consists of 28 episodes and was broadcast on MTV.
The fourth season of The Hills, an American reality television series, consists of 20 episodes and was broadcast on MTV.
The Hills is an American reality television series that aired for six seasons on MTV from May 31, 2006, until July 13, 2010.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJMG) was an American record label group formed in 1998 by combining the operations of 14+ record labels including Island Records, Def Jam Recordings, and Mercury Records.
The Morning Call is a daily newspaper based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The News & Advance is the daily newspaper of record in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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 Paul O'Grady Show is a British comedy chat show presented by comedian Paul O'Grady, first shown on 11 October 2004.
The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.
The Star is an English-language, tabloid-format newspaper in Malaysia.
The Sunday Night Project is a British comedy-variety show by Princess Productions that first aired on Channel 4 in February 2005 under the title The Friday Night Project.
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.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent.
The X Factor is a British reality television music competition to find new singing talent.
Terius Youngdell Nash (born September 20, 1977), better known by his stage name The-Dream, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
The Times Herald-Record, often referred to as The Record or Middletown Record in its coverage area, is a daily newspaper published in Middletown, New York, covering the northwest suburbs of New York City.
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.
Thomas Daniel Mottola (born July 14, 1949) is an American music executive.
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.
"Touch My Body" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, taken from her eleventh studio album, E.
Christopher Alan "Tricky" Stewart (born January 4, 1974) is an American record producer, songwriter, executive producer, and music publisher.
UBM plc is a global business-to-business (B2B) events organiser headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
"Umbrella" is a song by Barbadian singer Rihanna from her third studio album Good Girl Gone Bad (2007).
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.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
The whistle register (also called the flute register or whistle tone) is the highest register of the human voice, lying above the modal register and falsetto register.
Whitney Eve Port (born March 4, 1985) is an American television personality, fashion designer, and author.
Whodini is a hip hop group that was formed in 1981.
William James Adams Jr. (born March 15, 1975), known professionally as will.i.am (pronounced "will I am"), is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor.
Yahoo! Music, owned by Yahoo!, is the provider of a variety of music services, including Internet radio, music videos, news, artist information, and original programming.
You Don't Mess with the Zohan is a 2008 American political satire comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
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