Dr. Patricia Bragg Named Green Patriot Hero of the Month

The Doctors’ Prescription for Healthy Living magazine (also known as Healthy Living) announced today they have selected Dr. Patricia Bragg as the first Green Patriot Hero of the month for June 2011. Patricia Bragg is the president and CEO of Bragg Live Foods, chairwoman of the Bragg Health Institute, and daughter of the late legendary health crusader Dr. Paul Bragg. Patricia Bragg was selected for her organic leadership, community outreach and pioneering health innovation. Healthy Living will feature an article honoring Patricia Bragg in its July issue available from health food retailers nationwide.

“On the eve of the 100th anniversary of Bragg Live Foods (in 2012), we can’t think of a more worthy person to honor as Green Patriot Hero than Patricia Bragg,” says David Steinman, the publisher of Healthy Living and head of the Green Patriot Working Group. “Patricia has followed in her father Paul Bragg’s footsteps in a way that would have made him extremely proud. She has inspired millions to live long, healthy lives full of energy and joy by teaching The Bragg Healthy Lifestyle, which includes eating healthy organic foods, drinking apple cider vinegar, getting plenty of exercise and sunshine, and positive thinking.”

Because of Patricia’s leadership, the Bragg Health Institute has supported the organic and slow food movement in the U.S. and Australia for many decades. The Institute is headquartered on a 120-acre organic farm near Santa Barbara, California with 300 organic fruit trees and 600 organic rose bushes. The farm is entirely free of pesticides and GMO crops, and practices water conservation. The Institute supports the Santa Barbara and Goleta school districts’ lunch programs by donating certified organic apples and selling low cost organic fruits and vegetables. Accompanied by an organic farmer, Patricia Bragg also visits nearby schools to get children excited about eating organic, wholesome foods. Recently, Patricia was also nominated for the Organic Trade Association’s Organic Leadership Award (results are pending).

Personifying health, perpetual youth and radiant energy herself, Patricia has been an international health crusader and consultant to American presidents, British royalty, and Olympic medalists. The Dalai Lama, the Beach Boys, Katy Perry, Fergie, Megan Fox, Tom Hanks, Tom Selleck, Darryl Hannah, Jane Russell, Clint Eastwood and countless other celebrities attribute their healthy lifestyles to Patricia and Paul Bragg and the Bragg Crusades of Health and Fitness, which have taken Patricia around the world 30 times. On her trips, Dr. Bragg lectures at schools, church groups, women’s groups, prisons, corporate gatherings and numerous other organizations, always extolling the health benefits of eating organic.

Always upbeat and inspirational, Patricia frequently says, “Health is our birthright!” and “You are what you eat, drink, breathe, think, say and do.”

Patricia’s father, natural health pioneer Dr. Paul Bragg, is attributed with opening America’s first health food store and health food restaurant and with introducing a wide variety of health products and foods to the United States. Also a beloved health crusader to millions, Bragg was the personal health and fitness advisor to Olympic athletes, Hollywood celebrities and giants of American business, including J.C. Penney, Dr. Scholl, Conrad Hilton, and Paul Wenner (inventor of the Gardenburger). American Fitness legend Jack LaLanne was an ardent life-long follower of Paul Bragg, and credited Bragg with saving his life when LaLanne was a sick teen.

Similarly, crippled by tuberculosis as a teenager, Paul Bragg had developed his own program of eating, breathing and exercising which restored him to full health and allowed him to excel in running, swimming, biking, weight training and mountain climbing. Bragg made an early pledge to God that, in return for his renewed health, he would spend the rest of his life teaching and inspiring others on the road to vibrant health. Dr. Bragg reached millions worldwide with the Bragg Health Crusades, the Bragg Health Books, and his many radio and TV shows and appearances.

A fifth-generation Californian on her mother’s side, Patricia Bragg was raised using The Bragg Natural Health Method. She became an accomplished musician, dancer, tennis player, and mountain climber and she was the youngest woman ever to be granted a U.S. Patent. After she graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in biochemistry, Patricia’s father asked her to spend one year working with him as a health crusader, and she never stopped. Later, she received her Ph.D. in Health Science in 1973 and her Doctor of Naturopathy degree in 1974 from Bernadean University in Nevada.

Dr. Patricia Bragg is the co-author (with Paul Bragg) of ten books, including The Bragg Healthy Lifestyle: Vital Living to 120!, The Miracle of Fasting, Apple Cider Vinegar: Miracle Health System, Vegetarian Health Recipes and Super Power Breathing: For Super Energy, High Health and Longevity. All are available at www.amazon.com and www.bragg.com.

About Healthy Living Magazine
The Doctors’ Prescription for Healthy Living is a monthly magazine containing scientifically focused articles about natural health products and solutions, available at health foods stores and newsstands nationwide. Healthy Living is published by Freedom Press Media, a cutting-edge publisher of natural health and environmental books located near Los Angeles, California. Look for Healthy Living articles online at www.healthylivingmag.com or by following “healthylivngmag” on Twitter.

Healthy Living created the Green Patriot Awards to encourage and reward individuals, companies and organizations who embrace the call to be socially and environmentally responsible for the benefit of their customers, their employees, America as a whole, and all mankind.

Freedom Press also produces the weekly Internet radio show Green Patriot Radio with David Steinman, in which Healthy Living’s editor (environmental health consumer advocate David Steinman) interviews experts on natural health and the environment. Learn more at www.greenpatriotradio.com.

About Bragg Live Foods
Bragg Live Foods, Inc. is the result of a lifetime of crusading and spreading the word of good health worldwide since 1912. Paul C. Bragg, the originator of Health Food Stores in America, founded the company, now run by his daughter Patricia Bragg, N.D., Ph.D., who continues to spread the gospel of health by providing natural healthy products and a library of self-help books. The company is best known for their Raw Certified Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Liquid Aminos, seasonings, organic olive oil and salad dressings available at health food stores nationwide and from www.bragg.com.

Paul and his daughter, Patricia, have been health pioneers for decades. When “engineered fast food” products of science and industry captured the attention of most Americans, Paul Bragg campaigned for a diet and lifestyle that focused on natural live foods and a healthy regime for a vital and long life. These ideas, based around natural and organic foods, are gaining praise and acceptance worldwide. For more information, visit www.bragg.com or call 800-446-1990.

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Rihanna: Love in a Hopeless Place

"Rihanna: Love in a Hopeless Place (The unauthorized story of her struggle with Chris Brown)" is a compelling, original, and gripping exploration of recording superstar Rihanna's tumultuous relationship, violent split, and potential reunion with Chris Brown, the singer who left Rihanna bruised and battered on the eve of the 2009 Grammy Awards.

Bestselling author and former E! Entertainment Television host Michael Essany recounts Rihanna's emotional break from Brown, their divergent professional courses, the couple's gradual reunion via social media, the peculiar views and involvement of Rihanna's father and Brown's mother, Brown and Rihanna's early 2012 professional collaboration, and the biggest rumor in entertainment today: Rihanna and Chris Brown's widely speculated rekindled romance.

Addressing the potential ramifications of a reunion on domestic abuse awareness and the widespread public concern for Rihanna's physical safety and emotional well-being, this completely unauthorized, first-of-its-kind work tells of the fairy tale romance turned horrific nightmare where the ending, strangely enough, appears yet to be written.

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EMI Group Sold Off and Split into Two Parts to Universal Music Group

There are no longer four major companies in the music world. The infamous EMI Group has been sold off to both Universal Music Group and Sony Corp for a combined to $4.1 billion earlier today. This is about 8% more than what Citigroup had initially asked for. Citigroup took over EMI earlier this year because of Terra Firma, a British private equity firm, didn't lead the company out of debt. That also cost them a major loss, such as The Rolling Stones parting ways with the company.

So how did this deal go down exactly? Universal bought EMI's recorded music for $1.9 billion. Sony bought the publishing division for $2.2 billion. The publishing division sold for a bit more because it's considered more profitable than the recorded music. Since EMI is London based, antitrust regulators in both the U.S. and Europe have to go over this deal before approving it. A few famous artists part of EMI include Coldplay, Pink Floyd, Katy Perry as well as it being the home to The Beatles.

What does this mean for fans? Music is going to be tougher to find because now there are going to be three major companies, Universal Music Group, Sony Corp, and Warner Music Group, controlling the popular tunes.

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Shakira Poster Movie 11x17

Shakira reproduction Approx. Size: 11 x 17 Inches - 28cm x 44cm Style A mini poster print. Pop Culture Graphics, Inc is Amazon's largest source for movie and TV show memorabilia, posters and more: Offering tens of thousands of items to choose from. We also offer a full selection of framed posters. Customer satisfaction is always guaranteed when you buy from Pop Culture Graphics,Inc

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Fashion sCares, the 22nd Annual Fashion Cares Gala and Runway Show

Picture perfect witches, devils swathed in couture, and a fancy costume party extravaganza will be the scene at this year’s annual Fashion Cares Gala in the heart of Toronto on Saturday, November 1st, 2008. The event will feature a silent and live auction that will run simultaneously with an online auction launching tonight, October 24th, 2008 at www.auctionwire.com/fashioncares. Whether you stay at home or come out to party with Toronto’s most fashionable, this is the first year where everyone has access to the hot-ticket auction items that have usually been reserved for event attendees.  

Some of the must-have items in the silent and online auction include trips provided by Via Rail Canada, exquisite jewelry from Bejewel by Trudy Gallagher Ltd., Experimental Inc., Barclay Jewelers, and Gucci Group Watches, tickets for a night out at the theatre to watch two of the most talked-about Broadway shows, “Dirty Dancing” and “The Sound of Music”, romantic overnight stays with benefits at the plush Sutton Place Hotel, Suite at 1 King West, and the Cosmopolitan Toronto Hotel, high-end Oscar de la Renta and Lambertson Truex ladies evening clutches, gift certificates to popular restaurants, relaxing days at the spa, gift baskets, make-up consultations, and many more indulgent must-have items to ward away the winter blues!

If you’re ready to leave the cold behind and travel to exotic countries for adventures you’ve only dreamed of, the live auction will tempt you to bid on exclusive trips to Tokyo for a seven-night stay at the beautiful Hotel Nikko Tokyo, a 5-night stay in the glittering city of Hong Kong with guided tours of the island, get lost in the luxurious villa’s of the Karma Sumai Resort where your private pool overlooks the vast clear-blue ocean, or enjoy a 3-night whirlwind of Italian festivities with 2 tickets to the “Life Ball”, the spectacular annual charity event in Vienna where celebrities and the rich come together to celebrate the diversity of the world and support the fight against HIV and AIDS. If you prefer to take a shorter vacation however, you can bid on a chance to win a personal tour and custom designed piece of jewelry from renowned jeweler Richard Booth of Richard Booth Fine Jewelry or enjoy an LG “Scarlett” Package which comes with a full home entertainment system, so enjoy any of your favorite movies theatre-style!

The gala will feature outstanding performances, high fashion, and an amazing runway show during the dinner theatre evening. The fancy dress costume affair is a marvelous excuse to dress up and show you care for Fashion Cares. This 20-year tradition of providing a night of entertainment and fundraising helps benefit the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT). So come down in your fancy dress and enjoy a night of spooky frivolities for a Fashion Cares scare-a-thon and know that you’re supporting a worthy cause!

About the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)
Founded in 1983, the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) provides information, as well as practical, emotional and social support services to men, women and youth living with HIV/AIDS in Toronto. We also help people with HIV/AIDS to re-enter the work force. That's why it's time to act.

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MARIAH CAREY BEST OF Easy Guitar with Notes

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Glee “Teenage Dream” and “Hey Soul Sister”

The top Fox show “Glee” added to its hit-making track record via its November 9th episode, scoring its first #1 iTunes single ever with its cover of Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream." Robert L. Smith of Defy Recordings recorded and mixed the project, helping to make the daring choral version into a radio-ready smash in its own right.


Tommy Faragher produced the track, with Smith recording the show’s newest star Darren Criss and Tufts’ famed Beelzebubs men’s choir at NYC’s Avatar Studios. “The scene this song appears in is empowering and socially-minded,” Smith says. “An amazing choir presenting a great pop/dance song in this way really captured something special.”

Smith oversaw a fast-paced but meticulous recording session that recorded each vocal performance one at a time, an intensive process that yielded over 140 tracks. “’Teenage Dream’ was about getting it super-clean – the best, tightest recording possible,” he explains. “People keep asking me, ‘Where did you get that bass drum sample?’ but in fact there’s not a single instrument on the track. The drums, synth parts, and everything else on the original were reproduced vocally by The Beelzebubs. It’s a 12-man choir, and each guy has his role in the ‘band’ they create. We all took the same approach for Glee’s version of ‘Hey Soul Sister’ by Train, which also made Top Ten on iTunes.” 


A highly experienced producer, engineer and mixer (Lady Gaga, Aerosmith, David Bowie), Smith made sure that “Teenage Dream” was coming together as it was captured. “You have to mix as you record, making parts into stereo pairs immediately on the console,” says Smith. “That way, when you’re done recording, you have a rough mix already constructed.

“When I was mixing on the SSL 4000G+ at Avatar’s Studio G, I went to work with my proven mix system. It’s a basic template with a couple of delays, a couple of reverbs, and an Eventide Harmonizer – some of the best mixes ever made have been done with that simple combination of tools.”     
With the show’s first #1 resulting, “Teenage Dream” accomplished its mission and then some. “The goal was to make a real pop record,” Robert L. Smith says. “Katy Perry gave us all the inspiration to match her creativity with a just-voices version of her song. When you compare the two, they match up extremely well.”

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The biggest selling female artist of the 1990s invites her fans to join her onstage and backstage as she travels around the world on a concert tour with stops in Australia, Hawaii, Japan and glittering Manhattan. Through the magic of Dolby Digital multi-channel Surround Sound, you'll experience the full power of some of Mariah's biggest hits and revel in a series of very special exclusive performances. Songs: Butterfly Intro/Emotions, Fantasy, Dreamlover, My All, I Still Believe, I'll Be There (with Trey Lorenz), Hopelessly Devoted to You (with Olivia Newton-John), Whenever You Call (with Brian McKnight), Honey, Hero. Also includes the bonus videos: Butterfly, Breakdown (with Krayzie Bone & Wish Bone), and the DVD-exclusives The Roof and My All.

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Hollywood Photo Booth Rocks The Samsung EMI Grammy Party At The W Hotel

Hollywood Photo Booth set up one of their popular green screen photo booth studios with custom props - the result being exciting and vivid pictures of the guests rocking out on a "concert stage" in front of thousands of adoring fans. On hand to enjoy the festivities until the wee hours were the likes of Dave Navarro, Jamie Langford, Katy Perry and Russell Brand, Slash, Herbie Hancock, Cypress Hill, Nikka Costa, Taryn Manning and more. Even Joe Jonas of Jonas Brothers fame got in the booth a snapped a few.

Hollywood Photo Booth began in 2007 as a small company providing actual photo booths to weddings and bar mitzvahs and has since grown by leaps and bounds. Serving all of Southern California and Vegas they now provide brand marketing solutions to companies via green screen photography and photo booth rentals for movie premieres, corporate events, product launch, store openings and consumer fairs. Recent events include James Cameron Birthday bash, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bebe, Nobu, Juicy Couture and last nights EMI Grammy Award party.

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Music of the Sun

There's nothing like the warm spirit of the caribbean, to re-energize a dry, stale season of the same old song & dance. Introducing Rihanna, a stunning 17-yr-old from barbados who's poised & positioned to take the music world by storm. Already on teen peoples's hot list, Rihanna's powerful singing voice conjures up feelings & experiences way beyond her years....while still maintaining her youthful spirit. Besides ripping traditional reggae tracks like a seasoned dancehall Queen, she exudes the kind of energy that solidifies her as one of 05's top emerging artists. Her debut album Music Of The Sun, includes the mega summer hit 'Pon De Replay' as well as the sultry ballad 'last time', & the track masters produced 'If It's Lovin That You Want'. Island. 2005.

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Icon News TV Host Lew Marklin Talks About Katy Perry, Santa Barbara, Christianity

Though Icon News host Lew Marklin was born in Cerritos California, He has spent more than half of his life in and around Santa Barbara California where he attended school at Santa Barbara City College and briefly at University of California Santa Barbara.  Recently Icon News visited the VMA's and Marklin made remarks about Katy Perry, who he called his third favorite star on the red carpet in 2011 after mentioning her as a fellow Santa Barbara alumn.

It turns out that Marklin and Perry share many similarities and have crossed interesting paths, many times.  Both left high school in the 9th grade to pursue music careers and recieved their GED in Santa Barbara, only Marklin recieved his at the Marge Schott center, quite a bit later.  Marklin recorded his first record, in 1990, at the age of 14, at Master Tracks Recording Studio in Santa Barbara and started his record label, Project Records, that would later turn into Atomic Lawn Entertainment in 2000.  

Marklin acquired legendary music attorney Brian Rohan and manager Todd Singerman (Motorhead) at the age of 16 and performed on The Arsenio Hall Show and Into the Night With Rick Dees, but after losing his father, at the age of 17, Marklin who was known to the world as Mark-E, decided to walk away from music to become a Christian and pursue a life of ministry.  Mash, attended bible college and was licensed with the Assemblies of God, where he would become a Youth Pastor, Worship and Music leader and travel preaching as an evangelist, before returning to entertainment in 1997.

Katy Perry, also has roots in church, of Perry, Marklin remembers "When I was first introduced to Katy and her music it was 2005 and she was known as Katy Hudson.  Her father was a pastor and a friend told me I needed to hear his pastors daughter sing.  I thought she was great, but at the time I was transitioning from music to television.  I was not interested in doing anything with music anymore.  The next time I would hear Katy's music, it was I kissed a girl.  She had changed her name, hair color and music and though I liked the song, I was initialy in shock because I had only known her as a Christian artist."  Marklin, who has faced his fair share of criticism for his work on ADHDtv, adds "I am sure that it must have been a strange and rough transition, at first for Katy.  

I have been down that road myself, and I think that she is an amazing artist and a force to be reckoned with.  I am very amazed by her and proud of her for all that she has achieved."  Marklin who now produces a weekly Christian TV show and is on staff at his church as the head of the televsion media department in his spare time, remembers that his first editing project as an SBCC intern was for Music Academy of the West, where Perry attended as a 9 year old and says "I love reminiscing stuff like this because it reminds me that this is a very small world we live in, which makes it that much easier for us to change it!  God works in mysterious ways.  

The entertainment industry has been borrowing great performers and artists from the church for a long time, names like Little Richard, Elvis Presly, Reggie White, Evander Hollyfield, Whitney Houston, R. Kelly, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Alice Cooper and now Katy Perry.  It's a breeding ground for practice, teaching, love and attention which nurtures talent and confidence in artists at a very young age, when they are impressionable enough to absorb it."  Marklin's personal take on Devil worship in the music industry "I just think that it's silly.  

I don't believe in it personally, I just think that it is a group of very immature, selfish individuals trying to get attention through shock value and showing their utter disrespect for humanity by worshipping any dark force that would promote suffering, death and destruction of another living thing.  They are simply counter productive to the causes of humanitarianism that we fight for because they are too lazy to apply their time, powers and energy towards fighting for anything or anyone other than themselves and their freeloading frenzy to party like idiots until they drop.  

The only devil is the one within themselves, and the demons are their actions.  Am I scared of them?  Why would I be scared of a bunch of out of shape drug addicts, alcoholics and smokers who are still in bed at noon when the rest of us have been to the gym and are now out circling the globe ten times over.  Halloween is for children."

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ICON NEWS: On the Red Carpet with Eric Roberts, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Katy Perry,Russell Brand

Icon News has released a new video, via You Tube and is flexing some muscle as the show nears airing.  The video includes red carpet footage of Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Katy Perry and Russell Brand at the VMA's along with Sheri Nadel's exclusive interview with Eric Roberts (Dark Knight, Expedables), where Roberts all but gropes the beautiful carpet reporter.   Later, Lew Marklin shows a clip of his interview with Australian actress Georgia Van Cuylenburg (Final Fantasy XIII, Jimmy Kimmel Live) and introduces viewers to the two new Android Apps for the show.

Of these A list events, Lew Marklin, the show's host spoke on the Josie Radio Show nationally Friday night that "It is beautiful what some of today's celebrities are doing for humanity and not enough people are talking about those things.  Now, more than ever we need to and I hope that this TV show (Icon News) is able to accomplish that.  This is a big world, there is so much to do and just not enough time in the day, I mean 75% of our world is without clean water, living in diseased living conditions and we are really trying to put a dent in that, but so many negative shows are painting a picture, like all celebrities are laying next to Lindsay Lohan, drunk in a gutter outside a Hollywood night club yelling obsenities at paparazzi, and it's just not the case." Icon News airs nationaly in October on Dish Network, TUFF TV and other networks to be named.

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Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel

Limited U.S. two CD edtion in three panel softpack includes a bonus enhanced CD featuring the 'Obsessed' video, a remix video, and three remixes. In addition, the package includes a 36 page Elle mini-magazine that serves as an inside look at Mariah. 2009 release, the 12th album from the biggest-selling female recording artist in history. Featuring `Obsessed' and `I Want To Know What Love Is' (a cover of the Foreigner classic ballad), Memoirs... is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to Mariah's multi-platinum-selling album E=MCý, and her worldwide 10 million selling The Emancipation of Mimi. Mercury.

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Ingenuity engine and Katy Perry has "Wide Awake" 3D music video

Ingenuity engine-an artist driven and owned by the Visual effects studio-ready with a wide range of work in a 3D music video for "Wide Awake," which was written for the 3D "Katy Perry: part of Me" in the movie, which opened July 5. The video was directed by Tony t. kai production company DNA.

Ingenuity engine delivers a wide range of shots in 2D and 3D video, which takes you to develop fantasy Perry journey through his imagination.  "Wide Awake" starts Perry completing the video for "California Gurls." When he gets to his dressing room, he falls into another world. A magical place he meets himself and two face obstacles, together with the younger version, even if they do develop a 3D labyrinth.

"All of the graphics, we have created the" Wide Awake "was to start in the 3D elements," explains that David Lebensfeld, ingenuity engine, Creative Director. "A fast-paced music videos such as this, we are usually a lot of 2D elements and spend most of our time, composition, but the" Wide Awake "all smoke, particle effects and matte paintings were created in 3D and rendered in both eyes, which require considerably more work at the same time, the tight schedule."

Ingenuity engine delivered more than 140 shots in less than three weeks, matte paintings, set extensions, various smoke, fog, Fireworks and sparks effects and CG elements, such as the flock of CG butterflies that are flying off Perry's dress.

"To create a flock can be modeled by a series of unique butterflies, a number of unresolved reference photography," says Lebensfeld. "Then these individual butterflies were rigged and animated the original during the flight, which was complemented by the particle system to give each a butterfly, its own unique animation and flight path. The hero of the foreground of butterflies were hand animated the transition to the next scene and take advantage of we were working with a 3D depth "

For the layout of the "Wide Awake" was made in Foundry's NUKE and NUKEX, Andersson Technologies SynthEyes and tracking was completed (tm). The CG was created in 3ds Max from Autodesk (r) (r) Sitni Sati smoke and Thinkbox software Krakatoa (tm).

"We are fortunate to have a long history of DNA. Working closely with Tony and the DNA team allowed us to visualize and realize they imagined, it seems, "adds Grant Miller, ingenuity engine, Creative Director. "The music video industry, due to the nature of the fast pace of speed is of the essence. We are very proud of, that could not only gives a message of this caliber and very tight schedule, but also the amount of work on the stereo. Talking about that, "Wide Awake" is going to set the benchmark for 3D music videos and I think you're taking that set the bar really high. "

A Video running around the world and can be seen at http://www.katyperry.com. Panasonic introduces 3D version of "Wide Awake," the consumer electronics trade fairs such as the IFA in Berlin, also in the shops is the Panasonic VIERA TV on display around the world, will begin this fall.

Artist: Katy Perry
Song: "Awake"
Label: Capitol Records
Video: Danny Lockwood
Directed by: Tony T, I guess
Production Company: DNA
Producer: Dawn Rose and Danny Lockwood
Director of photography: Stéphane Vallé
Stereographer: Glen Macpherson
Consultant For Panasonic: Ray Hannisian
Production designer: Benjamin Bamps
Editor: Jarrett Fijal Bonch
Telecine: company 3
Colorist: Dave Hussey
Visual Effects: Ingenuity engine
: Creative Grant Miller and David Lebensfeld
VFX Producer: Oliver Taylor
Executive Producer: Matthew Poliquin
Lead Compositor: Nicholas Sorenson
Compositor: Nicholas Daniels
Lead CG artist: John Martini
Lighting TD: Ryan Lathey

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Katy Perry -- I Kissed A Girl -- Remake by Youtube-Allstars !

There have been 30 million clicks alone to YouTube and the list of fans gets longer by the day. This has inspired a completely new idea from a German filmmaker. Under the label "Youtube-Allstars," the 28 year-old author and creative event organizer, M. Bryan, arranged a compilation which consists primarily of unique, totally original videos from the Katy Perry fan community. Internet users of many different origins and nationalities were called on to sing Katy Perry's number 1 hit, "I Kissed a Girl" and film the performance. Even a singing Che Guevara responded and got in on the action.

Some of the candidates sing even better live than the original version and, according to the British-German creator who currently works on films in Cologne, many were sent "completely uncensored." Out of interest in a snapshot that mirrors contemporary global youth culture, he put it all together in one night and then put it on the Internet.

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Katy Perry Karaoke

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Katy Perry Prism Tour just around the corner

Mega-pop star, Katy Perry has been dropping hints lately, and his upcoming album, "Prisma", as well as clues to the supporting Tour news.  Katy Perry-the album is due to be published on 22 October, 2013 and if you live in the Los Angeles area, you may have seen the gold giant truck "KATY PERRY • Prism • 13/22/10" the massive, black characters.  The car is very hard to leave, not gold, such as yellow, it is gold as gold!

Katy Perry recently tweeted "to find #PRISM in the semi, take a picture and I'll RT you. Don't worry, Los Angeles is only the first stop on the map. "  The official announcement is made, the Prism tour dates, places, cities, dates or times, however, Katy Perry was quoted as saying that he can't wait to get back on the road.  The truck has to do it his way across the country, and has been seen in Los Angeles, Missouri, Colorado, Kansas, Tennessee, Arizona, Nevada, California, and other cities.

Katy Perry tour would be his only tour.  His last tour in 2011 was wildly popular, and brought him around the world (Europe, Austrailia, Asia, North America and parts of South America).  Every concert was sold out in minutes, and the 2011 fans packed in every arena tour schedule.  Some cities doubled to accommodate more fans.

Katy Perry is currently scheduled to perform in a concert at the music festival Friday September 20, iHeartRadio, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

When the official Katy Perry Prism Tour announced the dates, times, venues, venues and ticket information can be found here: http://www.ticketwebsitehq.com/katy-perry-concert-tickets ...

Katy Perry has also released a teaser video for "the ROAR", which indicates that this is an entirely new Katy Perry.  He stopped a snippet on YouTube #ROAR and date of August 12.  Katy Perry told the Billboar, "" I know exactly the record you want to do next. I know that a work of art, coloring and tone. Even know what the tour will do next. I would be very happy if I am in my head the vision becomes reality ".

You can also keep track of Katy Perry on Twitter to see more she is dropping hints and you can keep up with the latest news.  You can also read more about the Katy Perry official website.

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Mariah Carey - Biography of a Pop, R&B, Soul Singer

She's sold millions of records, has had a string of number one hit records and received a number of awards. She's a singer, songwriter, actress and model. Most importantly, she's a mommy, wife and philanthropist.

While, Mariah Carey has achieved what many only dream of, she has gone through many real life experiences that you may be able to relate to including a divorce, caring for a sick loved one (spouse) among many other things and yet she continues to preserver.

Her notable career achievements make her iconic and she isn't done yet. This is a biographical account about the life and times of Mariah Carey, singer and songwriter of R&B, Soul and Pop Music.

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Katy Perry and the Jetset-magazine

When she walked to center stage, a typical day in the life of a world famous superstar pop music and pop culture icon Katy Perry gave a small sample of the Jetset is about him that makes it so successful, so famous, so sympathetic and so fresh: the abnormal ability to appear normal.

Can be nothing normal in his talent and his ability to charm the microphone directly from the heavens, and the audience, combined with his ability to create mind-blowing fun to listen to, the radio, the groove-inducing music. And the gift he or she must use the cash registers sing and iTunes downloads, the music industry is not the ping is seen before. Simply put, Katy Perry sells songs and move the product.

As he explained that part of his magical Jetset syndicated Entertainment Show "Extra methods he launched her new perfume Meow (appropriate for someone whose cat is on my own blog), it was an easy person to understand how Perry has basically gone to that unknown up-and-comer three recording much of the failures of the globetrotting chart topper, who travels the world with his entourage Gulfstreams. And what's really amazing, he's done at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Which brings up another point Katy Perry-phenomena to help explain what all the success has come from and where it seems to be going on: he is still grounded enough to know how magical things had his events — while also smart and savvy, knows he has to keep working hard to keep the machine humming.

Changing hair color may attract more buzz on the Internet and tabloid headlines, Perry achieved record sales is, well, the Rams, off the charts. His second album, Teenage Dream, has produced five no. 1 hits. The Feat has only happened once, when Michael Jackson to crank out as many of his legendary album, Bad. For Perry, who is yet to understand the book.

"Listen, I don't know if it's going to happen," he told the Jetset. "We'll See. I have had such a crazy ride this year, that does not need to be on top of anything. I'm good at. If it works, it would be great, but I've just had a good year, so I feel that I am pleased with myself, and I am so happy with the fans giving me support and that the people have decided to come onboard for the entire view. It feels good. "

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Jetset Magazine defines luxury in a reader and have a significant influence on purchase decisions. Has high expectations to deliver a superior level of the latest trends. Reviews on topics such as real estate, tourism, fashion, jewelry, cars, aviation, boating and Jetset walks you through the virtual shopping experience in print and online.

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Katy Perry Wears Akillis Jewellery

Pop sensation American singer and songwriter Katy Perry captivated onlookers in California recently and created a huge impact at the VH1 Divas Salute the Troops series of concerts in California, by sporting the diamond encrusted, bullet-inspired “Bang Bang I shot you down” ring and pendant from avant garde French jeweller AKILLIS.

The “Bang Bang I shot you down” range of rings and pendants from AKILLIS, was especially appropriate for the occasion, as Perry, who has recently released her new album Teenage Dreams, had a hit single in it called Firework, which is getting a lot of airtime nowadays. The singer set the style and AKILLIS added the sparkle to Perry’s entry at the event held to support American troops serving abroad.

Created by master designer Caroline Gaspard, who is also CEO of AKILLIS, “Bang Bang I shot you down” is one of the many trend-setting creations of the French manufacturer of luxury jewellery making headlines worldwide and changing the way fine jewellery is made. Looking firmly into the future, AKILLIS’ racy image and unique style is representative of the spirit of today, symbolizing adventure and excitement coupled with exquisite style.

Designed to stand out from the ordinary, the AKILLIS range of jewellery does not follow characteristic jewellery designs used by leading jewellers around the world. Staying away from the old school models of using hearts, small animals and floral patterns, the range sets new trends in design that are making connoisseurs take notice.

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The Unauthorised Biography of Kylie Minogue

On the back of her highly successful recording career in the United Kingdom, Kylie Minogue has just hit the big time stateside. Her latest album Fever debuted at number three on the Billboard charts, and she is currently achieving massive television exposure in the United States with appearances on programs such as Saturday Night Live and David Letterman. Charting the full and unauthorized story from her early acting career in an Australian soap to her current chart-topping hit singles, this audiobiography gives the complete picture of this internationally successful pop diva.

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Katy Perry brings California Dreams to Berlin

Berlin hotels (http://www.laterooms.com/en/k12936832_berlin-hotels.aspx) are set to welcome hordes of Katy Perry fans when the singer's California Dreams tour arrives in the city later this year.

The US pop sensation is due to perform at the Max-Schmeling-Halle on Friday March 4th, giving her devoted German followers a chance to hear all the hits from her recent album Teenage Dream.

Last month, Perry announced that the venue for her Berlin performance had been changed from the Columbiahalle.

Tickets for the original show are still valid, but additional tickets are now available for €35.20 (£29.80) as a result of the switch to the Max-Schmeling-Halle.

Following her domination of the charts in 2010, Perry is touring all over the world this year.

She may have tied the knot with comedian and actor Russell Brand a few months ago, but the 26-year-old shows no signs of settling down for a quiet life at home just yet.

As well as dates across continental Europe, the UK and Ireland, she is set to perform in Australia and Japan during the first half of the year.

Fans heading to Perry's concert in Berlin will no doubt be hoping to hear tracks like Firework and California Gurls, which reached number three on the German charts and number one in the UK.

Songs from the star's 2008 album One of the Boys are also likely to make an appearance, including her breakthrough hit I Kissed a Girl and the follow-up single Hot n Cold.

Doors will open at 18:30 local time, with the show due to begin at 20:00.

For more information on this event, visit the Katy Perry website.

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ECLIPSE CANDLE COMPANY to provide Beloved Character Candles for the Latin GRAMMY® Awards

ECLIPSE CANDLE COMPANY is thrilled to announce that we have been selected by Distinctive Assets to be the exclusive candle company for the Talent Gift Bags at the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards held on November 11, 2010 at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center and broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8 – 11 p.m. EST/PT (7 Central).  Eclipse Candle Company will provide Beloved Character candles for the Presenters and Performers of this year’s Latin GRAMMYs.  Eclipse Candle Company is blessed to have this amazing opportunity to launch our new Beloved Character fragrance, Renesmee.  

ECLIPSE CANDLE COMPANY has developed a candle made from premium blended waxes, fragrance oils, wicks, and containers to create the finest of hand-crafted candles.  Our meticulous research and development has been extensive over the years, and the results are our reward.  We are able to bring our customers the best scented candles available today.  Our candles do not require over-the-top packaging or trendy gimmicks.  

We have painstakingly crafted a candle made from the best performing wax blend, to burn cleanly and evenly without wasted wax.  We choose only the most extraordinary scents for you to treasure, and we bring you all of this for a fantastic price. At Eclipse Candle Company, we promise never to charge you more than we would be willing to spend on our own product.  We value our customers, we adore our country and communities and we always aim to greatly exceed your expectations.

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Lisa Cera, Stylist-to-the-Stars, Joins ‘The Balancing Act’ on Lifetime Television

Ford Stylist, Lisa Cera, is joining The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television to provide an array of fun-filled fashion segments. Lisa has been one of the country’s premier fashion experts for over 15 years, styling numerous celebrities, magazine editorials and advertising campaigns.  Her first Balancing Act segment featuring affordable Spring trends will air on May 26th during the show's second half starting at 7:30 AM.

“I am thrilled to be working with the dynamic team from The Balancing Act,” says Lisa, who has styled for such clients as Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian; Stana Katic; Shakira; Meagan Good; Jamie Foxx; Jon Bon Jovi; Mickey Rourke, and more. “This is an energetic and informative show that really provides women with useful information in an upbeat entertaining way.”

For her first segment, Lisa showcases some of the flirty, colorful, and sassy looks currently available at all stores, from high-end retailers to the discount stores.

“Keeping your wardrobe fresh each season is important,” she explained. “You don’t want your clothes looking dated, but at the same time, if you want to watch your expenses, you need to know the best shopping tips."

 For each of her segments, Lisa will be sharing her celebrity style tips, hot picks, and everyday advice for looking more fashionable no matter your budget. In addition, she will be blogging on The Balancing Act's website about a variety of similar subjects while providing a glimpse into the day-to-day frenzy of being a fashion stylist!

“Everyone sees the finished product of a fashion stylist’s work,” explains Cera. “The star on the red carpet, the beautiful fashion spread, the exciting commercial, but most people really don’t realize the work that it takes to make every look that good! So I will be bringing viewers behind-the-scenes for special sneak peeks!”

“We are delighted to be working with Lisa,” says Kelly Owens, PR/Brand Champion Manager for The Balancing Act. “She has an amazing way of interpreting the stars’ style and helping all us make the look our own.”

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Tamed By You; A Laurel Heights Novel

A Laurel Heights Novel, Book 7

First rule of matchmaking: Don't fall in love with your client.
Second rule of matchmaking: Don't fall in love with your client!

Valentine Jones has never been good at following rules, especially the one that matters most: following the family tradition of being a matchmaker. She's tried, but she happens to suck at it. So when her mother swoops in to help, Valentine is determined to prove she doesn't need a babysitter.

Enter Ethan "The Predator" Hunter, ex-fighter and all-around hunk. Career on hold because of injury, his sole focus is to get back in the ring. He has no interest in the people--until Valentine sets her matchmaking sights on him. Suddenly Ethan's world is filled with nonstop commotion and lessons on attracting women. Only Ethan doesn't want a random woman. He wants his matchmaker--rules be damned.

The rest of Kate Perry's fun, sexy Laurel Heights series is available now:

Fans of Bella Andre, Rachel Gibson, and Kristan Higgins will love this quirky romance series with strong, independent woman and sexy alpha heroes.

"Perry's storytelling skills just keep getting better and better!" -Romantic Times Book Reviews

"Can't wait for the next in this series...simply great reading. Another winner by this amazing author." -Romance Reviews Magazine

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"Kate Perry is on my auto buy list." -Night Owl Romance

"A winning and entertaining combination of humor and pathos."

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Save Me A Ticket.com Have Shakira Tickets Available The UK Tour

Shakira - This Grammy Award winning Latin American pop princess is best known for her belly dancing moves and hit single Whenever, Wherever, which sold over 13 million copies worldwide in 2001. The Columbian's most successful song to date is Hips Don't Lie; she is the second most successful female Latin singer having sold over 50 million albums worldwide. If you want to see this Latino diva belt out her classic hits and strut her famous belly dancing moves live, then get your Shakira tickets today. Don't miss out go on Save Me A Ticket.com to get your tickets today.

Shakira is performing across venues in the UK as part of her UK Tour in 2010.

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Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection

Deluxe expanded version of the Pop diva's massively successful album features seven bonus tracks including three new songs, a megamix and versions of "E.T" featuring Kanye West, "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" featuring Missy Elliott, and a moving acoustic version of "The One That Got Away" produced by Jon Brion. 2010 sophomore album from the American Pop princess. After scoring four smash singles off her five million selling 2008 debut album One of the Boys, two-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Katy Perry returns with her second album Teenage Dream. Featuring the world record breaking summer smash 'California Gurls' (with Snoop Dogg). EMI.

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Shakira Laundry Service? Spin Spa Answered: Fluff and Fold Commercial and Self Laundry Service

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Shakira Tickets Available From Save Me A Ticket.com

Shakira - This Grammy Award winning Latin American pop princess is best known for her belly dancing moves and hit single Whenever, Wherever, which sold over 13 million copies worldwide in 2001. The Columbian's most successful song to date is Hips Don't Lie; she is the second most successful female Latin singer having sold over 50 million albums worldwide. If you want to see this Latino diva belt out her classic hits and strut her famous belly dancing moves live, then get your Shakira tickets today. Don't miss out go on Save Me A Ticket.com to get your tickets today.

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Ten Reasons Why Kids Love Beyoncé Knowles

Have you ever wondered why some kids are so in love with certain celebrities, actors, actresses, and singers? - Well, you can learn at least ten.

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Barry M Celebrates 30 years Of Colour: Still A Celebrity Favourite

Barry M celebrates 30 years in the industry this year and continues being the UK’s No1 fashion cosmetics company. Renowned for it’s extensive 400 colour ranges and its on-going dedication to keeping the collections fun, affordable and fabulously fashionable.

Barry M’s award winning range is also a favourite amongst many celebrities, with fans of the brand including:

Rihanna – “loves Barry M lip and eye colours”

Alexa Chung – “I love Barry M Nail Paint in Red glitter – it looks like Dorothy’s shoes!”

Paloma Faith –“Barry M has the most exciting range of colours and glitters EVER! I can’t live without my new number 52 lipstick. It’s so joyful.”

Tulisa – “I love the lipstick in 147 – it’s a beautiful pale peach shade and is very matte which I really like. It looks great with a smoky grey or brown eye, or a classic flicked black eye line. And I’m really excited that Barry M features in my first solo music video. I’m loving the colours - the lip gloss is popping!”

Christina Aguilera – “Barry M Cosmetics are fabulous, they’re the only way to glam up an outfit”

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That's the Way It Is/I Met an Angel

Because You Loved Me ? If You Asked Me To ? Love Can Move Mountains ? Next Plane Out ? No Living Without Loving You ? Nothing Broken But My Heart ? Real Emotion ? Water from the Moon.

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Billboard-Charting Producer, Don Corleon, Partners with BFM Digital for Worldwide Distribution

Don Corleon, acclaimed Jamaican producer/co-producer for such A-list recording artists as Sean Paul, Rihanna and Vybz Kartel, has signed on with BFM Digital to handle digital distribution for his label, Don Corleon Records. BFM Digital (http://www.bfmdigital.com) is a leading digital music aggregator and distributor of independent music.

This important partnership aids in making the vastly expanding market of Jamaican music, such as Don Corleon Records, available throughout the rest of the World. It also continues the distribution strategy for Don Corleon Records, as Don looks to strengthen the presence of his label’s music outside the main markets of Jamaica and the U.S.

Don has produced his first major album, Mad Ants featuring Bounty Killa and Sizzla, in 2002. Since then, he has produced or co-produced on Billboard Hot 100 Hits like Sean Paul and Keyshia Cole’s hit single, Give It Up To Me, Elephant Man’s Pon Di River, Pon Di Bank, TOK’s Footprints, and one of Sizzla’s best-selling albums, Soul Deep.

“BFM is pleased to be working with such a respected and highly acclaimed producer as Don and we look forward to expanding the digital reach of his catalogue.” says Steven Weber, President of BFM Digital.

All content from Don Corleon Records, and new specially created compilations, are now available online through all major music services, including his latest release, Feelings Riddim, featuring Jah Cure, Wayne Marshall, TOK, Gentlemen amongst others.

About BFM Digital, Inc.
BFM Digital is a global digital music company committed to serving the independent music community and delivering quality music, spoken word and video content to leading online retailers worldwide. Representing a diverse catalog of indie labels, artists and publishers, BFM distributes to all of the major music services including iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, eMusic, Napster, Walmart, Nokia and many more. With an unparalleled commitment to personalized service, BFM works closely with their content providers from around the world to ensure maximum exposure of their catalog by customizing marketing efforts and building strong relationships with BFM's digital store partners.

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The Abbey Road Sessions

To close out 2012, the year she celebrated K25, her 25 years as a recording artist, Kylie releases The Abbey Road Sessions, featuring many of her best-known hits "I Should Be So Lucky," "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" and "Locomotion" as well as rarities and collaborations, most notably a re-recording of her 1996 duet "Where The Wild Roses Grow" with Nick Cave. With breathtaking, cinematic new arrangements for orchestral ensemble, we hear the full range of Kylie's beguiling voice, as well as explore a new side to the magical songs that have catapulted her to international acclaim. Think of it as Kylie's intimate "best of" collection . . . up close and personal, with hand on heart.

Limited Edition Deluxe Casebound Book CD with 24-page booklet featuring new photos, graphics and liner notes.

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Check out Rihanna's Paris gig

People staying in Paris hotels (http://www.laterooms.com/en/k12835253_paris-hotels.aspx) may be planning to see Rihanna perform live at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy next month.

The 22-year-old R&B sensation is set to play at the venue on Wednesday April 28th as part of her latest European tour, which gets underway in Antwerp on April 16th.

Fans heading to the concert can expect to hear recent hits such as Rude Boy and Russian Roulette, as well as Rihanna's debut release Pon de Replay and the 2007 smash Umbrella.

The Barbados-born singer released her fourth album, Rated R, in November last year and is now established as one of the music world's biggest female stars.

Earlier this month, Rude Boy reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, giving Rihanna the sixth number-one single of her career in the US.

Tickets for the show, which is due to get underway at 20:30 local time, are priced between €46.60 (£41.50) and €73.

The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy is located in the city's 12th arrondissement and may be familiar to those regularly visit the city, as it hosts concerts and sporting events.

Other artists set to perform at the venue this year include Mika, Michael Buble, Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys.

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The Ballads

2009 collection of heart-tugging musical moments from one of the most successful female vocalists of all time. Mariah Carey has sold in excess of 200 million albums worldwide. She made her recording debut in 1990 with Columbia Records becoming the first recording artist to have her first five singles top the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. For the first time on one CD, Mariah Carey - The Ballads contains many instantly recognizable tracks including 'Hero', 'Without You' and 'Vision Of Love'. Hear 'em and weep!

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Rihanna and Pharrell Lend Support For Bone Marrow Donation

Stars are leveraging the power of social media to spread the word about one-year-old Ayelet who has a rare bone marrow failure disorder and will not survive if she doesn’t have a transplant soon. On Wednesday, Leighton Meester rallied her fans, "We need to find a donor for Ayelet. She will not survive if she doesn't find a bone marrow donor. I urge everyone to get swabbed, so Ayelet can find her perfect match."

Rihanna and Pharrell took to their Twitter accounts urging their fans to get swabbed, "Can you help me find a lifesaver for baby Ayelet and other patients? #Getswabbed because maybe YOU can save a life! http://bit.ly/dkmskit."  

50 Cent posted to his Twitter and Facebook, "Help baby AYELET http://bit.ly/swabbed. She deserves to live u can save her n others get swabbed ya heard @getswabbed."

Ayelet is not alone. Leukemia and other blood cancers are the number one disease children die of in the U.S. Sadly no one in Ayelet’s family is a match so she has to rely on the kindness of strangers to save her life. Ayelet's mom added, “Every time my baby gets a tiny cold, I wonder if she will be able to fight it off. Please help us find a match for little Ayelet and for so many others who are in need of a lifesaving act. We are beyond grateful for this help!”

To view this very special girl in need, visit: http://bit.ly/swabbed
To register as a bone marrow donor: http://bit.ly/register4ayelet  

About DKMS
DKMS is the largest bone marrow donor center in the world with over 2.7 million registered donors. DKMS Americas is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information about DKMS and to learn more about registering as a bone marrow donor, visit www.GetSwabbed.org. For updates on Ayelet and other life-saving drives, follow DKMS on Facebook and Twitter (@getswabbed).

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The Celine Dion Songbook: Piano/Vocal/Chords

Celine's first published folio provides an excellent encapsulation of the songs that propelled her to stardom. Titles are: Beauty and the Beast
* If You Asked Me To
* Love Can Move Mountains
* Misled
* Only One Road
* The Power of Love
* Think Twice
* Unison
* Water from the Moon
* When I Fall in Love
* Where Does My Heart Beat Now.

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Dance Music Festival to Electrify Barbados for Independence

On 29 November at 5:00pm, the doors will open on Barbados’ first ever Pop, Dance and House Music festival – ‘The Music Factory’ – bringing together 20 top DJ’s from around the world on two stages, in one venue.

This DJ-based concert promises to be an experience unlike anything ever seen in Barbados, as the phenomenon of Pop/Dance/House Music festivals which is currently sweeping the globe finally reaches these shores.

Set on a peninsula overlooking the breathtaking Carlisle Bay, The Music Factory will showcase twenty top DJ’s from Barbados, Trinidad, Jamaica, New York, Miami, London and even further afield, performing on TWO stages simultaneously.  The DJ’s will be playing the biggest tracks rocking dance-floors at the world’s leading clubs, blending wicked remixes of mainstream Pop music with the funky beats and massive drops of the Dance and House music scenes.

Following in the footsteps of the major festivals around the world such as Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, Creamfields and Global Gathering in the UK, Tomorrowland in Belgium, The Music Factory promises to deliver an awesome combination of fantastic music, spectacular lighting, amazing special effects and an incredible ambience in one package.

Hosts, Illusions Entertainment, spearheaded by Director Craig Corrie, are the recognized leaders of the dance music movement in Barbados and will be working closely with the phenomenal design team at Barbados’ leading special event design house Events Unusual.  Director Emma Corrie has previously created extraordinary settings for Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, Gloria Estefan and promises to deliver a multi-sensory treat for attendees.

In addition to the global PR which The Factory is set to receive via its partnership with Ministry of Sound, the festival is also being promoted through the Virgin Holidays Music Festival (VHMF), which is being held from November 24th to 30th at Surfer’s Bay in Christ Church.

The VHMF is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and includes reggae veteran Dawn Penn in this year’s lineup, along with a very long list of talented acts from Barbados, Trinidad, the US, Canada and the UK.

Tickets will be available at Ticket Central box offices and online at ticketcentralbb.com.  For further information please visit www.barbadosmusicfactory.com

Ticket Central is the premier online and box office ticketing solution for events in Barbados.Ticket Central works with promoters to provide reliable and up to date information about events happening in the region.

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The Colour of My Love

"The Power of Love" was Celine Dion's first chart-topping song in America, but it was a career-defining moment in more ways than one. It established her as a dependable hitmaker and also fixed the pattern of her biggest successes to come--songs that begin with delicate melodies and spare instrumentation and build into big, powerful productions over which Dion's incomparable vocals hit stratospheric heights. Dion attempts other directions on The Colour of My Love, such as the light dance-pop of "Misled" and "Everybody's Talkin' My Baby Down," but they don't ring as true as her duet with Clive Griffin in "When I Fall in Love" (from the film Sleepless in Seattle) and the title track. --Daniel Durchholz

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Gospel Artist Deanna Ransom Featured on Soul Train Awards

Award winning gospel artist Deanna Ransom is featured on the 2011 Soul Train Awards compilation mixtape CD along with several multi-award winning artists including Rihanna, Tyrese, Mary J. Blige, Drake, Lil Wayne, Monica, Keri Hilson and Ludacris. Ransom is also featured on the CD cover with Cee Lo Green, Chris Brown, Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild and Samantha Cardwell.

Ransom’s velvety vocals are showcased on track 6, You Bring Me Joy. The Delaware-based singer, songwriter is one of four gospel artists selected to appear on the compilation CD. Gospel vocalist Samantha Cardwell and Holy Hip Hop artists Double and  Lil Prophet are also included.

The 18-track promotional CD, Party Train: The Mixtape Of The Soul Train Awards, is distributed to the first 5000 attendees of the Soul Train Awards audience.

Hosted by Cedric “the Entertainer,” the 2011 Soul Train Awards performers include the Original 7ven, The Group Formerly Known As The Time, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Robin Thicke, Melanie Fiona, Keith Sweat, Bebe Winans, Joe, Lalah Hathaway and Kenny Lattimore.

Presenters include basketball hall of famer and entrepreneur extraordinaire Earvin "Magic" Johnson, singer Valerie Simpson and actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner. Melissa De Sousa, Lance Gross, Demetria McKinney, Nelsan Ellis, Amber Rose, DJ Just Blaze, Kel Mitchell and Shaunie O'Neal are also presenters.

Taped November 17 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA, the 2011 Soul Train Awards is scheduled to air Sunday, November 27 at 9 p.m. (EST) on BET and CENTRIC.

For more information visit http://3hprecords.ning.com. For interviews and media inquiries for Deanna Ransom, contact Louise Moore at LTLMediaPR@gmail.com.

LTL Entertainment is an Atlanta-based public relations firm specializing in inspirational entertainment publicity and marketing. LTL optimizes exposure for its client through use of unconventional media elements and SEO.

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The Complete Kylie, 25th Anniversary Edition

The Complete Kylie Minogue gives the most definitive overview of the performer's career ever published. From her days as a young TV actress and movie star through to her worldwide domination of the music charts as one of the globe's best-selling, and best-loved, pop stars. 

More so than any performer, Kylie has been an expert at changing her look, from innocent, fresh-faced teenager to confident, sexy showgirl. But Kylie is more than just an image, she is a worldwide phenomenon. The book is the very first to catalogue Kylie's multi-faceted career and her three decades of unparalleled success.

Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of her first single The Loco-Motion, this gorgeous hardcover is a must for any Kylie fan! 

Price: $24.95

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Island Def Jam Music Artist Daniel Gray to Release New Single “For The Sake Of Fame”

Dance/Pop music artist Daniel Gray has been hard at work writing and recording the follow up to his critically acclaimed album “INVICTUS”, which yielded the hit singles “Lost & Found”, “Cast Away” and “Automatic”.

This time around the “Bombastic” singer is back with his new highly anticipated electro/dance single “FOR THE SAKE OF FAME”. The single will premiere simultaneously on radio stations and be available immediately on all digital music platforms Tuesday, October 11th at 12AM EST, with a video release to follow in November 2011.

“For The Sake Of Fame” is produced by new Daniel Gray collaborator DJ Dirty Boy and is the official lead single from his forthcoming album. The as-yet-untitled sophomore album is slated for release in the first quarter of 2012.

Daniel Gray says of his new single, “For The Sake Of Fame”, “The song is a trip-pop, fun thesis statement for my new album. I’m very excited for everyone to hear it because I have worked so hard on this new collection of songs.” The single is said to have the sound of dance/pop artist Robyn mixed with digital distribution label mate Rihanna and a dash of Ke$ha and Lily Allen for lyrical content.

Daniel Gray has also finalized two huge deals. He has signed on for digital distribution with the ISLAND DEF JAM (Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, and Justin Bieber) digital portal, as well as a new management deal with New York superstar manager, STEPHEN SCHULMAN (The Glamazons, Josh Zuckerman and Athena Reich).

Daniel Gray looks forward to the release of his new album and single on his new digital distribution label and with his new management.

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The Emancipation of Mimi - Platinum Edition

Platinum edition will recap all 14 tracks on the Emancipation Of Mimi CD, whose original version has sold more than 4 million copies in the U.S. and over 6 million worldwide to date. The new CD will add four tracks: 'Don't Forget About Us', which was #1 most-added at Pop, Rhythm and Urban radio formats; 'So Lonely (One and Only Part 2)', Mariah's collaboration with Twista (with a new extra verse written by Mariah); the remix of 'We Belong Together' featuring Jadakiss and Styles P. (previously only available digitally online); and 'What It Look Like', featuring Jermaine Dupri. Island. 2005.

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J Brand’s new Coated Collection Arrives at Paulie

Celebrity favourite J Brand has launched their ultra sleek Coated jeans which are available to buy at Paulie. Following hot on the heels of J Brand’s coveted Jodhpur jeans favoured by the likes of Emily Blunt, the new Coated J Brand jeans have already had their celebrity seal of approval with the uber sexy Rihanna spotted in a glossy red pair of 901 skinnies.

The coated jeans celebrated its official launch at Fashion Night Out in New York’s trendiest districts and its edgy look is sure to be a hit this winter.

“We are really looking forward to the eminent arrival of the new J Brand collection of Coated Jeans at Paulie. J Brand epitomizes everything Paulie stands for; style, luxury and seduction. J Brand is one of the more popular designer brands at our store and as far as denim goes they’re one of the market leaders,” said Paul Davies, founder of Paulie.

The black coated leggings are currently on sale at http://www.paulieclothing.com with the charcoal and purple shades available to pre-order.

Curious on how to rock the super sleek skinnies?  Just team with a loose fitting earthy toned vest top and a studded biker jacket should help toughen up the look.

Paulie is a luxury women’s wear boutique with an online ecommerce site aimed at fashion forward 28-45 year olds. Founded in 2006, Paulie was the brain child of Paul Davis who wanted to fulfil his long standing ambition to create and build a contemporary shopping experience as once was the norm in the late fifties and sixties. The first shop was opened in Temple Fortune and due to its success two more were opened in Marylebone and Maida Vale with an ecommerce site following in 2010. Paulie sells it’s own label (designed by Paul Davis) alongside a number of well-known and niche brands from across the globe, including JBrand, Citizens of Humanity, Hogan, Hale Bob, Notify and Gold case.

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The Essential Mariah Carey (2 CD)

2012 two CD collection from the Pop/R&B diva containing her biggest hits and fan favorites. 28 tracks including 'Vision Of Love', 'Emotions', 'One Sweet Day', 'Dreamlover', 'Butterfly' and many more.

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Lasers light up the stage for Rihanna, Chris Brown, David Guetta and Lil Wayne at the Grammy's

Special effects and lighting are an important aspect for any major musical production and there was no exception at this year’s 2012 Grammy Awards. While a variety of different lighting mediums were used, spectators from around the world are all still talking about the amazing performances by given by Rihanna and also by Chris Brown (featuring David Guetta and Lil Wayne) which incorporated an amazing array of laser light into the special effects mix.

When Rihanna took the stage, to sing her hit single “We Found Love”, the reaction from the audience was overwhelming. A dazzling array of beautiful white laser light was projected above the crowd, and added a powerful yet complimentary touch to Rihanna’s sumptuous dance moves and elegant voice. Behind the lasers was veteran special effects company Pyrotek and their sister company Laser Design Production. The team at Laser Design Production used three 30W OPS laser systems positioned mid stage. In addition they used four more 25W systems placing two of them on top of the video wall and the other two positioned on stage left and right. To control the laser projectors, they used Pangolin’s awards winning LD2000 systems, inside of the QM2000.NET Laptop Box. To add a little more excitement to the mix, the team decided to use the LivePRO software from Pangolin to trigger laser cues “live” for the performance.

When Chris Brown took the stage for his performance alongside David Guetta and Lil Wayne, the crowds went wild. In this tribute to the new style of electronic dance music that has been sweeping the world, the artists used a fascinating array of green laser beam effects to capture the excitement and rhythm that the electronic style of music has brought to the music scene. The lasers for this performance were programmed and operated by Marty Canavan at YLS Entertainment. Marty is no newcomer to doing lasers at high profile events like the Grammy’s. His unique style of programming produced multiple beam patterns and chases which perfectly complimented the upbeat and fast pace style of the music. Marty did all of the programming using Pangolin’s LD2000 System.

William R. Benner Jr.; President and CTO of Pangolin Laser Systems was at the 2012 Grammy Awards this year. In an interview with the press, Mr. Benner was quoted saying “It is such an honor for us at Pangolin to see our control systems being used at amazing events like this year’s Grammy Awards. We also would like to recognize the outstanding work done by our colleagues at Laser Design Production and YLS Entertainment, who take the tools we provide and make some of the world’s best laser light shows. Our hats go off to them, and we are excited as more and more high profile events are turning to lasers to add that “WOW” factor to the performance. These are all positive signs for the future.”

About Laser Design Production

Laser Design Productions, Inc. specializes in creating spectacular laser lighting effects for the touring industries, corporate presentations, TV/ film productions, and theme parks. With over 30 years of experience they offer an inventory consisting of a full range of state-of-the-art systems, which include our New Air Cooled Full Color OPS Laser, Air Cooled high Power Red DPSS Laser, Yag Green Lasers. You can find more information about Laser Design Production on their website at http://www.laserdesignproductions.com.

About YLS Entertainment.

YLS Entertainment is known for providing their clients with state of the art laser light show productions. They provide laser effects for a variety of settings, including television, commercials, movies, corporate and sporting events, theme parks and casinos. Marty Canavan, the lead laser programmer for YLS entertainment learned the laser business by working with numerous laser companies, and then touring with Ronnie James Dio, Motley Crue, and a Rap tour that included LL Cool J, and Iced T. Marty's musical ability was highlighted when he programmed laser beams and scans for the VH1 Rock Honors, a tribute to "The Who".  You can find out more about YLS Entertainment by visiting their website: http://www.ylsentertainment.com/

About Pangolin Laser Systems and company president William R. Benner, Jr.

Since 1986, Pangolin has amassed over 16,000 clients in 63 countries firmly positioning themselves as the world leader; providing software and hardware solutions to the laser display and text message industries. The company, with offices in the USA, Central Europe, and Mainland China, has received more than 20 awards for technical achievement and product quality, and their software has contributed to more than 350 Artistic Awards for its users. Pangolin has products being used by some of the largest events, companies, and brands currently known, including major theme parks such as Disney World, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, and Six Flags; major motion picture companies such as 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks pictures; high-tech companies such as PC Magazine, Boeing, and Lawrence Livermore Labs; popular brands such as Mountain Dew, T-Mobile, and Motorola; major sports teams and events such as the Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Eagles, and Super Bowl XLIV; and top-named musical talent including Madonna, Drake, Usher, Metallica, the Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Jean Michel Jarre, Justin Timberlake and many others.

For more information on Pangolin and their award winning line of products, visit their website at http://www.Pangolin.com.

Media contact:
Justin Perry
Phone: (407)-299-2088

Pangolin is a global corporation, that specializes in creating software and hardware solutions for the laser display and text messaging industries. Products allow users to create award winning laser light shows, and run text message marketing solutions.

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The Sims 3: Showtime

Live the rags to riches story with your Sims while being connected to your friends! Experience the rise to stardom as your Sim performs on stage from one venue to the next. And for the first time, The Sims 3 Showtime introduces social features, including Passport, an all-new feature that lets you send your Sims to a friend's game! There, your Sim can perform at your friend's venue in front of your friend's Sims! You will also be able to chat with friends and post messages and screenshots on your friends' walls.

Price: $19.99

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Rihanna bringing Last Girl On Earth tour to Brisbane

Demand for Brisbane hotels (http://www.laterooms.com/au/k11465223_brisbane-hotels.aspx) is set to rocket next month as Rihanna brings her Last Girl On Earth tour to the Queensland capital.

The Barbadian R'n'B sensation is due to play at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on February 25th 2011 in what will be the first date of the Australian leg of her busy schedule of gigs.

Levels of demand for tickets and hotels (http://www.laterooms.com.au) in the area are sure to be high, given that the singer sold out her recent European tour.

Those who are lucky enough to get hold of passes can look forward to witnessing Rihanna's spectacular stage show, which features acrobats, dancers, a full band and her usual array of outrageous outfits.

Concert-goers are likely to be treated to material from her latest album Loud, the follow-up to Rated R, which shifted more than 2.5 million units worldwide.

Her recent tracks include the likes of Only Girl (In The World) and What's My Name, while fans will also no doubt be hoping to hear previous hits like Disturbia, SOS and Pon de Replay.

Prospective cheap accommodation Brisbane (http://www.laterooms.com/au/k11465223_brisbane-hotels.asp...) customers can snap up tickets for between AU$99.90 and AU$450, with the most expensive package offering people the chance to meet the star. The gig is scheduled to get underway at 19:30 local time.

For more information on this event, visit the Brisbane Entertainment Centre website or contact the venue on (+61) 7 3265 8111.

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LateRooms.com offers customers a saving of up to 70 per cent off the normal room rate for a variety of independent and branded hotels. Customers can book online or by phone 24/7, whether booking 12 months or 12 minutes in advance – whatever time, whatever day. No other accommodation site offers this flexibility.

LateRooms.com arms customers with information to help them choose the right hotel. Users can read from over 540,000 true hotel reviews, written by customers who have booked through LateRooms.com and actually stayed at the hotel.

LateRooms.com is the first online site to use VisitBritain’s official national classification system to rate its hotels, bed and breakfasts and guest houses. This ensures customers know the standards of quality they can expect when making a reservation.

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The French Album

Behind the scenes and performance footage from 21 of Celine's greatest hits with an additional hour of extra footage previously unseen in the original two hour theatrical release. Also includes an eight page booklet of new, never before seen photos from the Taking Chances World Tour.

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Macy's Welcomes Rihanna at Lakewood Mall to Introduce Reb'l fleur by Rihanna

WHAT:   Meet Rihanna, the chart-topping, Grammy award-winning superstar known for her glamorous, audacious, fashion-forward style as she celebrates the launch of her first fragrance, Reb'l Fleur, at Macy's Lakewood Mall.

MORE:   The first 300 customers who purchase the Reb'l Fleur Fragrance Package for $138.00 which includes a 3.4 oz. Reb’l Fleur EDP Spray, 1.7 oz. Reb’l Fleur EDP Spray, 6.7 oz. Body Lotion and glamorous clutch bag, will meet Rihanna and receive a complimentary photograph with her. Limit one photograph per person, as time permits. Purchases must be made at Macy’s Lakewood store between
February 7 and February 18, 2011.  

WHEN:   Friday, February 18th

WHERE:   Macy’s Lakewood Mall
 5100 Lakewood Blvd, Lakewood, 90712
Level 1, 5:30 p.m.  

Press Check-In: 5:00 p.m. (all media must be credentialed in advance)

CONTACT:   Macy’s Media Relations, Martha Gil de Montes
626-755-9534 / Martha.Gildemontes@macys.com
Padma Media for Macy’s, Ana Lydia Ochoa
310.403.5299 / alo@padma-media-marketing.com


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Vcase The Charming Hot Mariah Carey Black Hard Printed Case Cover Protector

The Smurfs are back in an all new dancing video game, based on the best-selling Wii games, Just Dance & Just Dance 2. Kids and parents will dance to popular, top of the chart songs in this fun, high-energy game with their favorite Smurfs characters. The Smurfs' game is based on Sony & Columbia Pictures’ upcoming hybrid live-action/CGI blockbuster movie releasing July 29, 2011.

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Is Chris Brown Insane or Simply Stupid?

What I know about Chris Brown or Rihanna you could fit on the end of a pin and have room to spare but there are things I know about relationships and kindness and compassion that requires me to know nothing about either of them.  I consume news, all news, and so I am aware of their break up and the altercation that ensued and how he was rightfully ostracized by his peers, but seemingly Chris Brown is a man who neither appreciates his talent, can learn from his past nor shows any willingness to mature and move on with his life.

Basically Chris Brown made an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America and during an interview with anchor Robin Roberts, Brown’s past indiscretions were discussed, as anyone would expect, and in an effort to discuss recent news that the restraining order that Brown had placed on him to stay away from Rihanna was “relaxed”.   The exchange should have been simple, but Brown apparently didn’t want to discuss it and in a Media Training moment he could have just simply said that he was glad it was finally being resolved, and maybe that he had some regret over the situation to begin with, I mean he did hit her after all, so some remorse and a quick, positive response and it’s over, right?

Not for Chris Brown.  He defaulted to his promotion of his new album, emphasizing that was why he was there and that was his focus, and he did that twice in the interview and then he performed a song.  Ok, no big deal until…

After he performed he stormed off the set, a ruckus was overheard and security was called when a loud noise was heard from his dressing room where it was discovered that a window was broken, glass rained to the ground outside the building and Brown was a no show at the next appointment at ABC disappearing never to be seen again in their building.

Now there is no proof that he broke the window, but someone did.  It’s clear in the interview I posted he was getting a little testy about the questioning, and it’s clear that as he stormed off the set after performing that he was not happy with the way it went.

Media Tony says, hey Chris, be dignified.  You beat a popular and beautiful woman, which is wrong no matter what or who she is.  Your behavior is deplorable toward woman and you have had to deal with a plethora of legal issues since this happened and even after court ordered anger management classes it seems clear to me that you have not learned how to process your feelings.  It’s time to grow up dude.

There is no excuse for what he did to get him in trouble to begin with.  No matter his celebrity status he should feel fortunate that a judge gave him an opportunity to right this wrong.  He has had two years or make amends and according to accounts I read this morning many felt that he was making progress and acting more mature and behaving in a manner that is acceptable, so why let a question that a journalist is sure to ask bother you to the degree that you are now suspect again as a healthy, agreeable adult?  

Chris Brown has talent I’m told and he obviously has money.  He has opportunity and privilege many never will.  He has made profound mistakes and has to live with them but he also needs to make the choice to live with them maturely and honestly.  Just deal with it.  Answer the questions with some humility, and move on.

I’m bothered by the simplicity of how easy this problem is to solve and disturbed that his inability to deal with his reality is tolerated by an entertainment consuming audience that allows him to be rewarded by buying his music and attending his concerts.  He has not learned his lesson and should not be let off the hook for this behavior.  

Chris, some simple advice from a guy that wants all people to live happy, healthy, purposeful lives:  get help, make amends, stop thinking that just because you legally did what was required of you that this is done and over with because it will always be a stain on your life.  But Chris, if you learn to help yourself that will help others.  Living as if you are sorry is much harder than saying you are sorry.  Expressing your frustration through anger and violence tells me and many others that you believe there should be different rules for you and there should not.  

Part of being a celebrity is dealing with the public ridicule you ask for, as you have.  It also comes with great reward, so what do you want?  Make that choice wisely or you will end up being that guy that many will say “what a shame” if they aren’t already.  I know I am but what do I know?

As the host of his own nationally syndicated radio programs for 15 years, Tony has interviewed over 25,000 guests and appeared as a guest on over 800 radio and national television shows. He founded of his own public relations firm and he went on to author two books and became a “go to” authority on a myriad of issues from weight loss to self empowerment; from politics to pop culture. His list of media training clients number over 2000, many of them well known celebrities and authors. He and enjoys of the challenge of helping people discover their voice.Tony is respected and well known for his honesty and willingness to do what it takes to get to a core message. He works tirelessly with his clients and advocates for his clients in finding the most passionate and profound tenets of their message and then giving them the tools to deliver that message. http://www.mediatraining.me

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