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Lady Gaga Set to Appear on Barbra Streisand’s Duet Album


Lady Gaga
is set to appear on Barbra Streisand’s duet album, set to come out later this year!

What an exciting time for music & WallyWorld Studios. Currently producing, arranging and working with some of the biggest names in music business. Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Michael Bolton, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Lionel Richie, Babyface, Blake Shelton, Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban, Michael Bublè, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Andrea Bocelli, Beyoncè, Billy Joel, John Mayer.
New Duets Album

Co producing with Kenny “babyface” Edmonds the new Barbra Streisand duets album. Which will feature singers and musicians like Lionel Richie, Babyface, Blake Shelton, Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban, Michael Bublè, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Andrea Bocelli, Beyoncè, Billy Joel, John Mayer and many others…

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Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, NE-YO and OneRepublic to Perform on Fall Finale of "The Voice"

Lady Gaga will perform her current single “Do What U Want,” from her latest release, “ARTPOP.” R. Kelly is originally featured on the song, and he and Lady Gaga shared the stage when she appeared on the Nov. 16 telecast of “Saturday Night Live.” Dion will duet with NE-YO on the song “Incredible” from her new album, “Loved Me Back to Life.” OneRepublic will perform the song “I Lived” from its recent album, “Native.”

Other high-profile performers are set to be announced over the next few days.

An original single by OneRepublic founder Ryan Tedder, who serves as the in-house songwriter-producer on “The Voice,” will be written specifically for the new champion and sung at the show’s conclusion.

Lady Gaga is a musical and cultural icon, having sold more than 27 million albums and 130 million singles worldwide. She has won five Grammy Awards and 13 MTV Video Music Awards. In addition to “ARTPOP,” which was released in November, Lady Gaga’s albums have been huge successes, spawning major tours and TV specials. Her debut album, “The Fame” (2008), sold more than 15 million albums and “Born This Way” broke the iTunes record for the fastest rise to No. 1 on its release day.

In 2013, Time magazine named Lady Gaga the second most influential person of the decade. She is one of the biggest forces in social media with more than 60 million likes on Facebook and over 40 million followers on Twitter. She is also a global activist and philanthropist, having been an outspoken supporter of many important issues including LGBT rights, HIV/AIDS awareness, body image issues and youth empowerment.

Dion has sold more than 220 million albums around the world and is one of the most successful performers in pop music history. She has been awarded five Grammy Awards, including record of the year and best female pop vocal performance for “My Heart Will Go On” in 1998, and album of the Year and Best Pop Album for “Falling Into You” in 1996.

“Loved Me Back to Life,” which has been a top seller across the globe, is Dion’s first English-language album in six years. She recently booked 35 more dates for the spring/summer of 2014, continuing her long-standing residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Dion is well known for selling out the Colosseum in an historic initial five-year run where sold more than 3 million tickets.

NE-YO is a three-time Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, producer and actor who has sold over 10 million records worldwide and earned three Billboard No.1 albums over the past five years. NE-YO has written songs for Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie, amongst others. With roles in “Stomp the Yard,” “Battle” Los Angeles” and “Red Tails,” NE-YO continues to build his brand not only as a musician but as an actor. He currently serves as VP of A&R at Motown Records.

OneRepublic took the world by storm in 2007 with their debut release “Dreaming Out Loud.” The album included the smash single “Apologize,” which shattered digital sales and airplay records worldwide. The band’s sophomore album, 2009’s “Waking Up,” produced three singles: “All the Right Moves,” “Secrets” and “Good Life.” OneRepublic released their third studio album, “Native,” in March where it debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The set includes hits “If I Lose Myself,” “Feel Again” and new single “Counting Stars,” which is currently at No. 3 in Top 40 radio.

The band has toured the world, headlining dates in the U.S. and Europe and opening for Bon Jovi and U2.

Monday’s edition of “The Voice” is the season’s #1 reality show and #4 series overall on the broadcast networks in adults 18-49 with a 5.0 rating, 13 share (rankings exclude sports pre- and post-game show). In total viewers, Monday’s “Voice” is averaging 14.8 million persons, an increase versus one year ago (13.6 million) of 8% or 1.2 million persons, while Tuesday’s edition is up 14% or more than 1.7 million viewers (14.0 million vs. 12.3 million). “The Voice” has led NBC to adult 18-49 victories among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox on 10 of 11 Mondays so far this season.

“The Voice” is a presentation of Mark Burnett’s One Three Inc., Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who executive produces along with Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Stijn Bakkers and Lee Metzger.

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Celine Dion Announces Special New York City Performance October 29th

(pr)—Celine Dion has announced a very special New York City engagement later this month with Pandora (NYSE: P), the leading personalized radio service. Pandora will present an intimate evening with the multi-platinum-selling and five-time Grammy Award-winning musical icon as the latest performer for Pandora Presents, the company’s series of live, personalized concerts. The performance will be brought to passionate fans that have added a Celine Dion station on Pandora, are located in the New York Tri-State Area and are age 21 and over. The special event will be free of charge and will take place on October 29 at the Edison Ballroom.

Pandora Head of Music Partnerships, Tommy Page, said, “Connecting artists with their fans is a central part of our mission at Pandora and with more than 70 million people listening to more than a billion hours of music every month, we offer unique capabilities through our immense pool of data and listener insights. We are thrilled to host this special evening with Celine Dion in anticipation of her Loved Me Back To Life album, where we will bring together a group of her biggest fans for an intimate first listen.”

Pandora Presents is a free concert series designed to connect fans with artists they love in a live, intimate setting. To date, the series has taken place in a variety of cities across the country. Pandora has the unique ability to determine the artist for each city by analyzing the musical preferences of local listeners, such as stations they have created and songs they have thumbed-up. Invitations to the events are then extended to a group of Pandora listeners who have demonstrated an affinity for the identified artist and in some cases, similar artists as well, for an added element of music discovery.

U.S. fans of Celine Dion who do not receive an invitation from Pandora can also visit CelineDion.com to enter for a chance to attend the special performance. Five winners of this sweepstakes will be chosen to receive a two-night trip to New York City and a pair of tickets to the concert.

Loved Me Back To Life, Dion’s first English-language album in six years, will be released in the U.S. Tuesday, November 5 on Columbia Records. The album’s pulsating, upbeat first single, also titled “Loved Me Back To Life,” is available digitally here. Pre-order the album through CelineDion.com, iTunes, and Amazon.

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Marie Osmond: ‘Britney Spears Will Feel Right At Home In Vegas’

Veteran entertainer Marie Osmond is confident Britney Spears will settle in Las Vegas in no time when she starts her residency at the Planet Hollywood resort in December (13) – because it’s like a “stay-at-home” job.

The Paper Roses hitmaker is currently performing with her brother Donny at the Flamingo Las Vegas hotel and casino, and she admits juggling her career with motherhood has been made all the more bearable by working and living in one place.

Speaking on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America, Osmond says, “I have loved Vegas actually because, being a mum, I have eight children – four at home still, and you know, it’s a nice stay-at-home job.

“Celine (Dion), myself, we live there and there’s something nice about not being on the road, not being at different venues. I tour for Christmas shows and things like that, but there’s some stability and I can understand why she (Spears) wants to do that.”

Dion is currently in residence at the Caesars Palace resort in Sin City.

Britney Spears To Get $15 Million a Year for 2-Year Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood

Britney Spears is gearing up for her upcoming Las Vegas residency, putting in a lot of time at the gym to make sure she gives her fans the show they pay for. Spears has signed a two-year deal with Planet Hollywood and it’s now being revealed how much she will be making.

The singer, whose new single “Work Bitch” leaked a day early, will get paid a whopping $310,000 per show, putting on 48 shows a year. That amounts to about $15 million per year.

Spears’ residency will begin in December, and producers want it to be more modern than other Vegas shows. A source told TMZ they want it to be a “cool, hip club-like show.”

Although Spears will make about 60 percent of the projected $508,514 profit, Celine Dion reportedly earns $476,000 per show for her Vegas residency. She also does about 70 shows a year.

Highly Anticipated Celine Dion Love Me Back To Life Album To be Released November 5th

Columbia Records is thrilled to announce the release of Loved Me Back To Life, the highly anticipated new album from multi-platinum-selling and five-time Grammy Award-winning musical legend Celine Dion. Loved Me Back To Life, Dion’s first English-language album in six years, will be released in the U.S. Tuesday, November 5 on Columbia Records (see track list below).

The album’s pulsating, upbeat first single, also titled “Loved Me Back To Life,” is available digitally today here. Pre-order the album through CelineDion.com, iTunes, and Amazon. Dion will perform “Loved Me Back To Life” live on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this Friday, September 6 and on The Ellen DeGeneres Show next Wednesday, September 11. Listen to “Loved Me Back To Life” on CelineDion.com now.

Loved Me Back To Life offered Dion the chance to work with a team of exceptional producers and songwriters including Ne-Yo, Diane Warren, Tricky Stewart, Stevie Wonder, Eg White, Daniel Merriweather, Babyface, Audra Mae Butts, Play Production, Eman, Janis Ian, Danny Mercer, Andrew Goldstein, Shaffer Smith, Jessi Alexander, Tommy Lee James, Corparal, Sauce, Kyle Townsend, Dana Parish, Andrew Hollander, Aaron Pearce, Kuk Harrell, and Walter Afanasieff. The album’s single and title track was written by Sham & Motesart and Sia. In addition, Ne-Yo and Stevie Wonder lend their incredible talents as Dion’s duet partners.

In December of 2007, Dion concluded an unprecedented concert engagement in Las Vegas—five consecutive years of sold-out shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, a $100 million venue built exclusively for her performances. This historic, original show, entitled “A New Day…”, was one of the highest grossing concerts in music history, selling more than 3 million tickets in its run and helping make Dion the highest-grossing touring artist in the world from 2000 to 2010. In 2011, Celine returned to The Colosseum with a brand-new critically-acclaimed show, simply entitled “Celine,” playing to sold-out audiences since opening night. This spectacular show, which will continue for several years to come, features Dion’s greatest hits, some surprising covers, and a few songs featured on Loved Me Back To Life, including the title track.

Having sold more than 220 million albums around the world, Celine Dion is one of the most immediately recognized, widely respected and successful performers in pop music history. In addition to numerous U.S. and international gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications, Celine Dion has seen two of her albums—Falling Into You and Let’s Talk About Love—each achieve RIAA Diamond status in recognition of sales of more than 10 million copies in the U.S. alone (each selling more than 30 million worldwide). She has been awarded five Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for “My Heart Will Go On” in 1998, Album of the Year and Best Pop Album for Falling Into You in 1996, and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for “Beauty and the Beast” in 1992. Both “My Heart Will Go On” and “Beauty and the Beast” received Best Song Academy Awards for their respective years of release.

Celine Dion, Elton John Solidify Vegas As Marquee Destination For Superstars

(Las Vegas)—The reigning queen and king of the Strip, Celine Dion and Elton John, reinvented Las Vegas entertainment as a marquee destination for superstars rather than a dumping ground for has-beens.

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, home of their respective productions, turned a decade old in March, and the venue remains the chief draw in Las Vegas, with a lineup that now includes hit-list veterans Rod Stewart and Shania Twain.

Prior to the arrival of the classic rock stud and the pop-country darling, a double dose of divadom in the blissfully flamboyant forms of Cher and Bette Midler shared Colosseum space as well, solidifying the venue’s stature among acts with intense drawing power.

“We touched a nerve of what Vegas once was, but in a modern fashion,” said Jason Gastwirth, senior vice president of marketing and entertainment at Caesars Entertainment Corp. “When the Colosseum rolled out, it changed the paradigm of headliners coming to Vegas at the height of their careers.” When Dion opened the $95 million venue in March 2003 with her “A New Day” production, it was a gamble, so to speak. Even with her international fan base, would enough tourists pour into the 4,300-capacity venue several nights a week during her four-year residency to justify her reported $100 million paycheck? Considering that the show sold out 723 times and grossed more than $400 million, it turned out to be a good bet. Dion is back for a renewed residency through next year with her revamped “Celine” show, which features almost as many covers as originals and spotlights the Canadian songbird’s love of music.

John, meanwhile, also kept the Caesars Entertainment coffers stuffed with revenue from his 243 shows between 2004 and 2009. That “Red Piano” spectacle, designed by David LaChapelle, was a garish overload of colorful inflatables that often swiped the focus from the singer’s stellar pop gems. But John and ostentatious are frequently synonymous, so that hardly deterred fans from flocking.

For his re-imagined “Million Dollar Piano” showcase, which opened in September 2011 and will keep the sometime-Atlanta resident there on select dates through 2014, John, like Dion, is concentrating on the music. (John’s recent bout with appendicitis won’t affect his upcoming Colosseum shows, Caesars says.) Casual fans can gape at the elegant gold hounds wearing John Lennon-style shades that flank the stage as John belts out “Bennie & the Jets,” “Rocket Man” and “Tiny Dancer.” But serious Elton-philes will raise an eyebrow in happy surprise when he dovetails into his homage to New York City, “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters,” and breaks out “Better Off Dead” backed only by mesmerizing percussionist Ray Cooper.

Dion’s show also presents plenty of familiar dramatic balladry (“Where Does My Heart Beat Now,” “Because You Loved Me,” “Beauty and the Beast”). But far more interesting are her frequent forays into unexpected covers such as Janis Ian’s “At Seventeen,” Billy Joel’s “Lullaby (Goodnight My Angel)” and an exhilarating tribute to James Bond themes.

“Both us and (concert promoter) AEG will choose an artist with a certain vision in mind, but ultimately it’s the artist and creative director who refine that vision,” Gastwirth said. “I’ve never seen a scenario where there hasn’t been perfect alignment. These are some of the biggest names in the industry. Each of these shows has a distinctive nature to them; there is no formula.” Those artistic visions range from a pair of horses joining Twain onstage to John’s new toy, a $1 million piano (nicknamed “Blossom” in honor of jazz pianist Blossom Dearie), which literally lights up with scenes of him singing with KiKi Dee. And then there’s Dion’s show-closing “My Heart Will Go On,” performed under a rising platform and cascading water in a nod to the song’s “Titanic” roots. Most shows run a Vegas-friendly 90 to 120 minutes.

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Celine Dion Returning To Recording Studio

Celine Dion has been given the go-ahead by doctors to start recording her new album after recovering from a nasty viral infection.

The superstar was forced to scrap a series of shows in LasVegas earlier this year after medics ordered her to undertake several weeks of complete vocal rest.

She flew to Los Angeles on March 12th to see a specialist doctor and he has advised her she will be able to get back to the studio in the next few weeks ahead of a comeback concertin Sin City in June, according to the Las Vegas Sun.

Dion says in a statement, “During this recovery period, so many fans, many of whom were inconvenienced by the canceled shows, have posted kind words of encouragement on my website. I’m so grateful for their thoughts and their support… more than they’ll ever know.”

Dion is expected to start recording her new album early next month and her first show at Caesars Palace will take place on June 9th.

Beauty and The Beat in 3D: Celine Dion Poses Pretty With Belle and Beast

Disney Enterprises

 Disney’s beloved Belle, and the Beast from “Beauty and the Beast,” flank internationally acclaimed singing superstar Céline Dion (center, left) and her family (center left to right) Nelson, René-Charles, Eddy, and husband René Angélil, backstage at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, on the occasion of The Walt Disney Studios’ Academy Award®-nominated classic animated feature being released for the first time in 3D on January 13. Céline Dion won a GRAMMY® Award (with Peabo Bryson) for her chart-topping recording of the title song.

Celine Dion Can Have Work and Parenthood



The 43-year-old singer – who has 10-year-old son Rene-Charles and five-month-old twins Eddy and Nelson with husband Rene Angelil – wanted to give up performing after the birth of her first child but since returning to work recently, she enjoys being on stage more than ever.
She said: “With Rene-Charles I wanted to quit singing, honestly. Now I know what it is to be a mother and I see that I can have it all.
“Performing as a mum is what I enjoy most.”
The ‘My Heart Will Go On’ hitmaker – who recently began a three-year residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas – also revealed she thinks she is performing better than ever before at the moment.
She said: “As a performer I think I am at my best right now. And as a mum I can’t wish for anything better. I don’t need to do it but I love to do it.
“I feel like a wine that has gotten better with age. I know I’m not going to be able to sing like this forever. But as long as I can, I will.”