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MATTHEW KNOWLES TO HOST AUDITIONS FOR NEW FEMALE POP GROUP

Via Music World Entertainment Mathew Knowles, founder, CEO, President of Music World Entertainment and Beyonce’s father/former manager, will host auditions for a new three member female pop group on Thursday, May 12 in Houston. All interested participants must be between the ages of 18-24. Participants must be able to sing and dance simultaneously to a well-known recognizable pop song of their choice for one minute. Participants must bring a performance track along with a photo and resume. When: Thursday, May 12, 2011 []

WARNER MUSIC GROUP TO BE SOLD FOR 1.8 BILLION

  NME Magazine reports today that the Warner Music Group will be sold for £1.8 billion within a matter of days. The group includes the imprints Atlantic Records, Reprise Records and EastWest Records as well as many others. It will reportedly be bought by either the Gores brothers, who own a series of powerful media and communications companies, or by Russian tycoon Len Blavatnik. According to The Independent both parties have submitted bids for the company and they are now being deliberated. Both bids []

UK MUSIC: TIGERLEE ROXX – BAD CHICK

New artist Tigerlee Roxx is hoping to take the UK by storm with her new single Bad Chick. Check it out. ………………………………………………………………. The single -There are no words………………………………. The video – There are no words……………………………….. Click HERE to view Tigerlee’s interview and to listen to her previous single Jamaican Skirty British Flirty. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: XFM SIGNS MARY ANN HOBBS FOR WEEKLY SHOW

Xfm is proud to announce that renowned radio DJ and music journalist Mary Anne Hobbs will be joining its presenter line-up this summer, in a primetime Saturday evening slot.   Hot on the heels of a coast to coast US tour, Mary Anne will be making a return to the station where she launched her career in radio, hosting a weekly Saturday evening show from the 9th of July.  Mary Anne will also present a series of audio and video postcards from []

BEYONCE AND MATTHEW KNOWLES PART WAYS “ON A BUSINESS LEVEL”

Yahoo News reports that superstar Beyonce will no longer be managed by her father Matthew Knowles. The star’s publicist told The Associated Press in a statement yesterday (28 March) that she and her father have parted ways on a “business level”. Beyonce also said in a statement that she is grateful for the role her father has had in her career, and added “he is my father for life and I love my dad dearly.” ………………………………………………………………………… Oh dear I bet Matthew didn’t []

UK NEWS: MOBO AWARDS 2011 TO TAKE PLACE IN GLASGOW

MOBO awards founder Kanya King held a press conference  today and announced that the 2011 ceremony will take place in Glasgow (Scotland). She also confirmed that the event will be held in Glasgow in 2013, and on it’s the 20th anniversary in 2015. I think that this is a good move. When they held the 2009 event in Glasgow it was a huge success. The show was well organised and the audience was hyped up and lively. But last year’s event in []

JANET JACKSON ANNOUNCES HER FIRST UK TOUR DATES IN 3 YEARS

Legendary Icon, singer/actress and five time Grammy award winner Janet Jackson  announces her world tour which takes in two dates at the Royal Albert Hall on June 30th  and July 2nd – her first tour in three years. Get ready for the Janet Jackson Number Ones: Up Close & Personal Tour.     Tickets go on sale Friday 4th March @ 8.00am and in-person at the  Royal Albert Hall from 9.00am.       This tour will differ from her previous concerts as Janet will []