Daily Archives January 13, 2011

The BRIT Awards 2011 nominees

Tinie Tempah, Plan B and Cheryl Cole leading with nominations
Justin Bieber will be hoping to score his first BRITs win, as he is set to go head-to-head with Bruno Mars, the cast of Glee, The National and The Temper Trap for the International Breakthrough Act Award.

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST
Mark Ronson
Paul Weller
Plan B
Robert Plant
Tinie Tempah

BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
Cheryl Cole
Ellie Goulding
Laura Marling
Paloma Faith
Rumer

BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT
Ellie Goulding
Mumford & Sons
Rumer
Tinie Tempah
The xx

BRITISH GROUP
Biffy Clyro
Gorillaz
Mumford & Sons
Take That
The xx

BRITISH SINGLE
Alexandra Burke featuring Pitbull – All Night Long
Cheryl Cole – Parachute
Florence & The Machine – You’ve...

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Christina Millian’s hellish experience

It seems that these old myths about marriage being like Hell just won’t ever die. Even Christina Millian is subscribing to them. This is what the singer had to say about her brief marriage with The Game that ended last year: “I feel brand new. I’ve been to hell and back, but I’ve survived. I’m stronger for it and now I’m ready for the next phase of my life. I learned a lot about myself this year. I learned what I can handle. I learned how much I can take.” Funny thing about how much one can take… it always seems to be able to go a notch higher than previously expected. Hopefully Christina Millian won’t have the chance to verify that myth as well.

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Elvis Presley Estate Suing Music Publisher

Elvis Presley Enterprises has filed a lawsuit against music publisher Chrysalis Music Group, claiming that they owe them as much as $5 million in royalty payments. EPE, which owns a 50% interest in the King of Rock n Roll’s music, filed the lawsuit last week and claim that Chrysalis breached an agreement by “failing to properly collect, account for and pay its owed money”. It sounds like the estate has a long and boring court battle in the future. This is something that the Michael Jackson estate is likely to deal with in the future too so those guys better take some notes.

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