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Pete Seeger, Folk Legend, Dead at 94

Pete Seeger, a seminal figure in American music who kept folk music alive and influenced generations of musicians from Bob Dylan to Bruce Springsteen, died Monday of natural causes in New York, his grandson confirmed to The New York Times. Seeger was 94. As a solo performer, songwriter, interpreter, and member of the legendary folk band the Weavers, Seeger brought traditional and political songs to the mainstream over the course of his 70-year career. He wrote or co-wrote "If I Had a Hammer" (a hit for Peter, Paul and Mary) and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" (made famous by…
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Scarlett Johansson is ‘saving the world’ in sexy Super Bowl ad for SodaStream

Touchdown! SodaStream scored big by nabbing Scarlett Johansson as the star of their sexy Super Bowl commercial. The 29-year-old beauty professes how she loves "helping people" in the ad that aims to shed some light on an eco-friendly alternative to soda cans. "Like most actors, my real job is saving the world," ScarJo says at the beginning of the commercial. "Look, a soda that's better for you and all of us." She's first seen wearing a white robe as she demonstrates just how easy the SodaStream system is to use and describes its health and environmental bonuses, "Less sugar, less…
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Romeo Santos debut single a duet with Drake

Romeo Santos released the single "Hate",  a duet with rapper Drake, this Sunday. The single is part of the new album by singer Caribbean origin, "Romeo Formula Vol 2," which will premiere on February 25. "Hate" is a song completely bachata rhythm,  which Drake is not at all familiar with and  who, to the surprise of his followers, sings in Spanish. In this new album Romeo Santos, former leader of the bachata group Aventura, will feature collaborations with Carlos Santana, Tego Calderon, Nicki Minaj and Marc Anthony
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Theater owners want shorter, later movie trailers

Ever sat through a lengthy movie trailer and felt you now had no need to see the movie it advertises? Or watched a trailer and felt eager to see the promised film, only to learn it won't be out for another year? You're not the only one to notice. The National Association of Theatre Owners, a trade organization representing more than 31,000 movie screens, wants future trailers to be shorter and to come out closer to the release date of the film they're advertising. The group issued new guidelines Monday urging trailers to be limited to two minutes and not…
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Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker over leaked script

LOS ANGELES - Quentin Tarantino sued the news and gossip website Gawker on Monday over a post that directed readers to a leaked copy of the Oscar-winning screenwriter's latest movie. Tarantino's lawsuit accuses Gawker Media LLC of copyright infringement for posting a link to the 146-page script for a planned film titled "The Hateful Eight" last week. A link to the script was posted on Gawker's Defamer blog and remained active on Monday afternoon, despite demands from Tarantino's lawyers to take it down, the lawsuit states. "There was nothing newsworthy or journalistic about Gawker Media facilitating and encouraging the public's…
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Jay Leno does not exactly rule out CNN as his next stop

Over the past two days, there have been two major television interviews with Jay Leno -- first, Sunday night on "60 Minutes," and again Monday morning on the "Today" show. In both instances, he more or less rules out a return to late night. But what about other times of the day? That subject --- if not exactly that question -- came up in his exit interview with the Hollywood Reporter, posted Monday morning. It's a good and far-ranging interview, and once again, Jay expresses a sense that the transition is fine with him, and adds a little supporting evidence…
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Justin Bieber in serious trouble

The young Canadian artist Justin Bieber, which was to appear today before a Court of Miami (USA) for participating in an illegal car race supposedly under the influence of intoxicating substances, remains in Panama with his family and friends. Canadian star has been in Panama since this weekend, on advice of his mother and the American singer Usher, who chose the Panamanian Pacific beaches to try to convince him that he must leave "astray" that, has him in trouble with the law. In Chame, the artist already met his mother, Pattie Mallette, his handler Scotter Braun and the singer Usher,…
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Trespasser Arrested Outside Selena Gomez’s California Home

A 19-year-old was arrested Saturday by the LAPD on suspicion of illegally breaking into the home of Selena Gomez. According to official statements Rosario Herrera, a relative of the singer called 911 Saturday morning when detected the presence of a stranger in the house in San Fernando Valley. The agent explained that Juan Daniel Garcia was booked on suspicion of invasion of private property. Recall that in 2011, the singer and her family got a restraining order for three years, for a man who threatened to kill the young singer.
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More than 40,000 people sign petition to deport Justin Bieber from the US

More than 40,000 signatures have been added to the online petition, which is on the White House's We The People website, and it seems the Canadian singer's arrest for drag racing and driving under the influence is the last straw for many. The petition reads: "We the people of the United States feel that we are being wrongly represented in the world of pop culture. We would like to see the dangerous, reckless, destructive, and drug abusing, Justin Bieber deported and his green card revoked. He is not only threatening the safety of our people but he is also a…
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Grammys 2014: Jesse & Joy, Gloria Estefan To Perform Tribute To Carole King For MusiCares ‘Person Of The Year’ Award

Mexican duo, Jesse and Joy, will pay tribute to legendary singer Caroline King and will share the stage with Lady Gaga, Steven Tyler and more. Photo: GettyImages Jesse & Joy are set to perform during the tribute homage to Carole King for MusicCares Person of The Year Award, which is an event that leads up to the 2014 Grammys to be celebrated this weekend. The Mexican duo has never officially sung in English, and being invited to this event is a recognition to their work. "We are more than honored to be a part of this special night that commemorates the…
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