Dec 07, 2010 12:55 EST
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A love for singing and a lust for stardom pushed 20-year-old Qian Yue to take a break from her university studies to learn music full time at the Lee Wei Song School of Music in Shanghai.
Dec 06, 2010 21:34 EST
SHANGHAI (Reuters Life!) - A love for singing and a lust for stardom pushed 20-year-old Qian Yue to take a break from her university studies to learn music full time at the Lee Wei Song School of Music in Shanghai.
Nov 24, 2010 15:12 EST
LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Scottish singer Susan Boyle's second album "The Gift" held on to the top spot on the Billboard 200 album charts for a second week, beating new releases by R&B artist Rihanna, and Kid Rock.
Nov 18, 2010 10:11 EST
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has become the first female artist to notch up a simultaneous number one album in the US and Britain twice in less than a year, her record company said.
Nov 18, 2010 09:04 EST
Susan Boyle matches success of Beatles in topping both US, UK charts twice in a year. Singing sensation Susan Boyle has a No. 1 album in the United States and the U.K. simultaneously for the second time in a year ? a feat not achieved for more than 40 years.
Nov 03, 2010 06:28 EDT
After singing for the Pope, Susan Boyle is performing for Prince Charles. First she sang for Pope Benedict XVI, and now British singing sensation Susan Boyle is going to perform for Prince Charles.
Nov 02, 2010 18:25 EDT
The 49-year-old performer, who shot to global fame after dazzling judges on television show Britain's Got Talent, will sing her version of Lou Reed's "Perfect Day" at the Pride of Britain charity show in London next Monday.
Oct 19, 2010 19:44 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - British singer Elton John described today's songwriters as "pretty awful," pop music as uninspiring and talent shows like "American Idol" as boring in an interview published on Tuesday.
Oct 19, 2010 10:03 EDT
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Music producer Simon Cowell has signed a deal with ITV that will see the hugely popular "X Factor" and "Britain's Got Talent" remain on the channel until 2013, the broadcaster said.
Oct 18, 2010 19:06 EDT
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - British singer Elton John described today's songwriters as "pretty awful," pop music as uninspiring and reality television talent shows like "American Idol" as boring in an interview published Tuesday.
Oct 11, 2010 09:56 EDT
An armless young man who plays the piano with his toes has won China's version of an internationally popular TV talent show, Chinese media reported Monday.
Sep 16, 2010 11:58 EDT
Scottish pop sensation Susan Boyle dreams a dream: To sing for the pope at Glasgow Mass. Susan Boyle has dreamed a dream and is singing for the pope.
Sep 14, 2010 05:16 EDT
British choir girl blazes trail for female voices in genre dominated by boys. It's "girl power" in Britain all over again, but this time via cassocks and choir music instead of sequins and pop songs.
Sep 08, 2010 21:11 EDT
British journalist Piers Morgan to start in January as Larry King's replacement at CNN. British tabloid veteran Piers Morgan, hired by CNN to start as Larry King's replacement as a prime-time interviewer in January, promised that he "came here to win."
Sep 08, 2010 18:27 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - British television host Piers Morgan is to replace veteran CNN talk show host Larry King in January, bringing what is expected to be a more acerbic tone to the long-running prime time U.S. interview show.
Aug 25, 2010 17:45 EDT
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle said on Wednesday that performing for Pope Benedict during his visit to Britain next month was "her greatest dream come true."
Aug 25, 2010 15:26 EDT
Susan Boyle to sing 'I Dreamed A Dream' for Pope Benedict XVI in Scotland during British tour. British singing sensation Susan Boyle said Wednesday she feels humbled and honored by the opportunity to sing for Pope Benedict XVI during his tour of Britain.
Aug 19, 2010 12:04 EDT
A 23-year-old man who lost his arms in a childhood accident could become China's answer to Susan Boyle after wowing judges and the audience on a TV talent show by playing piano with his toes.
Aug 18, 2010 14:13 EDT
The Vatican on Wednesday unveiled the official programme of Pope Benedict XVI's planned September visit to Britain and sought to clear up the controversy the trip has sparked in some quarters.
Aug 18, 2010 06:21 EDT
A television talent show winner will sing for Pope Benedict XVI at a huge mass during his visit to Britain next month, the Catholic Church in Scotland said Wednesday.