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CHRISTINA AGUILERA WITH A GREAT BIG WORLD, AND ARIANA GRANDE TO PERFORM ON THE 2013 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

November 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Artists Complete Star-Studded Lineup for the AMAs Airing

Sunday, November 24 at 8 PM ET/PT on ABC

 

 

dick clark productions has announced A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera will perform “Say Something,” and Ariana Grande will also perform at the “2013 American Music Awards.” The show will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on ABC. As previously announced, Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Jennifer Lopez, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, TLC and this year’s host, Pitbull, will all perform on this year’s AMAs.

 

The “2013 American Music Awards” is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Michael Mahan are Executive Producers and Larry Klein is Producer.

 

One of the most accomplished performers of the last decade, she has sold more than 43 million albums worldwide, achieved four #1 singles on the Billboard hot 100 chart, and has won five Grammy Awards, as well as three top five albums in the United States. She has collaborated with other legendary artists including Herbie Hancock, Andrea Bocelli, Tony Bennett, Elton John and The Rolling Stones.  Aguilera was also the only artist under 30 to make Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of 100 greatest singers of all time and was named one of Time Magazine’s Most Influential People in 2013.

A Great Big World – This New York-based singer-songwriting duo, featuring Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino, has made quite an impact with their breakout hit “Say Something,” which recently climbed to the #1 spot on iTunes and Billboard’s Digital Songs Chart after an emotional performance of the song with Christina Aguilera on “The Voice.” In January 2013, their viral hit “This Is the New Year,” solidified them as an indie pop presence with staggering YouTube views and was covered by the cast of “Glee.” The duo originally used support from fans to craft a six-song EP funded entirely on Kickstarter, which led them to sign with Black Magnetic/Epic Records. Known for their positive, piano-driven pop songs and heartwarming lyrics, A Great Big World’s debut full-length album, “Is There Anybody Out There?,” is available for pre-order now and features both the original and Christina Aguilera versions of “Say Something.” 

 

ARIANA GRANDE landed at the top with her first full-length album for Republic Records, “Yours Truly.” It debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, Billboard Digital Albums Chart, and iTunes Overall Albums Chart. Moreover, it yielded the game-changing pop smash “The Way” featuring Mac Miller. One of 2013′s defining songs, the single went double-platinum, hit the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and reached #1 on the iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart. GRANDE‘s magnetic charm, impressive voice, and astounding presence have enchanted millions of fans worldwide. However, “Yours Truly” merely starts her journey to legendary.

 

 

Preceding the ABC broadcast for the 5th consecutive year will be the “Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2013 AMAs” pre-show hosted by Lance Bass, Jordin Sparks, Zendaya, Jenna Ushkowitz, Rosie Pierri, Colbie Caillat, Ted Stryker, Jonathan Cheban, Aimee Song, Bonnie McKee and Jake Owen, who is this year’s Dodge Brand correspondent. This year’s pre-show performers will include Kurt Hugo Schneider, Jabbawockeez, Jesse McCartney, Fifth Harmony and Aloe Blacc. Live coverage will stream online for fans worldwide starting at 5:00 p.m., ET / 2:00 p.m., PT on November 24th, and for the first time will be available on Yahoo.com, this year’s official digital distributor of the American Music Awards Experience. The stream can also be watched at TheAMAs.com, ABC.com, Time Warner Cable’s Facebook page, and the websites within the Cumulus Radio Network, the AMAs official radio partner.

 

The “American Music Awards” are voted on by the fans. For the seventh year in a row, winners will be determined by online voting. Voting has closed for all categories except Best New Artist presented by Kohl’s, which ends at 9:00 p.m., ET during the show on November 24th. Fans can continue to vote for this category at AMAvote.com or via Twitter.

 

Keep up with all-things American Music Awards related through “AMAs On Demand.” AMAs On Demand” is available now with breaking news, artist spotlights, fashion retrospectives, interviews, and viewer generated content. Follow the AMAs on Twitter @theamas and on Facebook at Facebook.com/AMAs, as well as Instagram, tumblr and Vine. “AMAs On Demand” is updated every Thursday at TheAMAs.com

 

In collaboration with Twitter, Twitter Mirrors will be placed in select backstage areas. The “selfie stations” will provide a candid look into the backstage scene. Also this year, the AMAs and Twitter will debut the first-ever VINE 360 FASHION BOOTH placed right in the middle of the red carpet. Fashion buffs around the world will have a front row seat to an unparalleled close look at celebrity red carpet fashion – on REAL TIME.

 

Viewers will also get a second-screen experience jam-packed with “snack-able” videos, photos, GIFs, memes, “Insta-Fashion Pops,” “Thank You Cam” shout outs, and much more across every major social platform.

The “2013 American Music Awards” partners include Cumulus, Time Warner Cable, Yahoo and Music Choice.

 

For up to date information about the AMAs, performers, presenters, and AMA history visit TheAMAs.com or dickclark.com. Join the conversation at #AMAs.

Archived footage and photography are available upon request.

 

About the American Music Awards

The American Music Awards features performances from today’s hottest artists and presents fan-voted awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM, Soundtrack, Single of The Year, New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, and Artist of the Year. The American Music Awards pays tribute to today’s most influential and iconic artists. The show is produced by dick clark productions and is seen in more than 160 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.theamas.com, www.dickclark.com or abc.go.com/shows/american-music-awards.

 

About dick clark productions 

dick clark productions is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised events. dcp produces perennial hits such as the “American Music Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” and “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including “So You Think You Can Dance,” and owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of dcp’s award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming.   For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.

 

 

Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart and Billboard 200 Album Chart (Top 10 Singles and Albums in the USA): Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera takes the #1 spot for singles and Game takes the #1 spot on the album charts (Issue Date: September 10, 2011)

September 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The following are the top 10 songs in the United States from the Billboard Hot 100 Music Charts:

NOTE: Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera at #1, LMFAO takes the #2 spot and Foster the People takes #3.

  1. Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera – Moves Like Jagger
  2. LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – Party Rock Anthem
  3. Foster the People – Pumped Up Kicks
  4. Bad Meets Evil feat. Bruno Mars – Lighters
  5. Katy Perry – Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
  6. Nicki Minaj – Super Bass
  7. Lil Wayne – How to Love
  8. OneRepublic – Good Life
  9. Pitbull feat. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer – Give Me Everything
  10. Gym Class Heroes feat. Adam Levine – Stereo Hearts

The following are the top 10 albums in America from the Billboard 200 Album Charts:

NOTE: Game takes the #1 spot, Jay Z Kanye West at #2 and Adele takes #3.

  1. Game – The R.E.D. Album
  2. Jay Z Kanye West – Watch the Throne
  3. Adele – 21
  4. Barbara Streisand – What Matters Most
  5. Pistol Annies – Hells on Heels
  6. Various Artists – NOW 39
  7. Luke Bryan – Tailgates & Tanlines
  8. Various Artists – Muppets: The Green Album
  9. Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party
  10. Eric Church – Chief

NBC’S ‘THE VOICE’ DEBUTS TO THE HIGHEST 18-49 RATING FOR ANY SERIES PREMIERE THIS SEASON

April 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

‘THE VOICE’ DELIVERS THE TOP 18-49 RATING FOR ANY SERIES PREMIERE ON THE BROADCAST NETWORKS SINCE ‘UNDERCOVER BOSS’ DEBUTED AFTER SUPER BOWL XLIV IN FEBRUARY 2010

‘THE VOICE’ IS THE #1 SHOW OF THE NIGHT IN ADULTS 18-49, WINNING ITS TWO-HOUR TIME PERIOD IN ALL KEY DEMOGRAPHICS

NBC WINS TUESDAY NIGHT IN ADULTS 18-49 AND OTHER KEY DEMOGRAPHICS WITH ITS TOP TUESDAY AVERAGES OF THE SEASON WITH ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING

THE VOICE -- On-Air Promo -- Pictured: (l-r) Cee Lo Green, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton -- Photo by: Michael Desmond/NBC

 

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – April 27, 2011 – Last night, the premiere of NBC’s“ The Voice” delivered the highest 18-49 rating for a series premiere on a major broadcast network since “Undercover Boss” debuted after the Super Bowl in February 2010, according to “fast affiliate-based” “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.

Last night from 9-11 p.m. ET, the premiere of “The Voice” (5.1 rating, 13 share in adults 18-49, 11.8 million viewers overall) was the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49. That 5.1 rating in adults 18-49 is the top score for any series premiere on a major broadcast network since CBS’s “Undercover Boss” debuted following Super Bowl XLIV on February 7, 2010.

“The Voice” won its two-hour time period in all key demographics – adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49, 25-54, as well as teens 12-17. In the key demographic of adults 18-49, “The Voice” prevailed in head-to-head competition over Fox’s “Glee” (4.6 vs. a 3.4 for “Glee” from 9-9:30 p.m. ET) and ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” (4.9 vs. a 3.5 for “Dancing” from 9-10 p.m.), pending updates.

Versus NBC’s season average for the time period, “The Voice” last night was up 89 percent in adults 18-49 (with a 5.1 rating vs. a 2.7, live plus same day) and 60 percent in total viewers (11.765 million vs. 7.347 million).

Last night from 8-9 p.m. ET, “The Biggest Loser: Couples” (2.7/8 in 18-49, 6.6 million viewers overall) weighed in with its heftiest results in the 8-9 p.m. hour in five weeks (since March 22). “Biggest Loser” ranked #2 among ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CW in adults, men and women 18-49 and adults, men and women 18-34. From its first half-hour to its second, “Loser” gained 21 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 2.9 from a 2.4) and 13 percent in total viewers (7.9 million vs. 7.1 million).

NBC ranked #1 for the night among ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CW in adults 18-49 and all other key demographics, with the network’s highest Tuesday averages of the season with entertainment programming in adults 18-49 (4.3/11), total viewers (10.3 million) and other key measures.

Preliminary 18-49 averages for Tuesday night are: NBC, 4.3/11; Fox, 3.0/8; ABC, 2.7/7; CBS, 1.9/5; CW, 0.6/2. In overall total viewers, April 26 preliminary results are: ABC, 14.3 million; NBC, 10.3 million; CBS, 9.8 million; Fox, 7.6 million; CW, 1.3 million.

Note that all national ratings are “live plus same day” unless otherwise indicated. Read more

Christina Aguilera arrested for public intoxication

March 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Another unfortunate situation in Christina Aguilera’s tough 2011. This time, she and her boyfriend were arrested early this morning in West Hollywood.

Aguilera was arrested for public intoxication, her boyfriend Matthew Rutler was arrested for driving under the influence.

TMZ reports that Aguilera was “extremely intoxicated” and “unable to take care of herself”.

TMZ is also reporting that a source close to the singer has said they have been trying to get Aguilera into a rehab program for weeks.

Christina Aguilera waves after singing the National Anthem before Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on February 6, 2011. UPI/Brian Kersey

YOLANDA ADAMS, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, JENNIFER HUDSON, MARTINA MCBRIDE AND FLORENCE WELCH WILL JOIN TOGETHER IN A ROUSING CELEBRATION OF THE QUEEN OF SOUL, ARETHA FRANKLIN, ON “THE 53RD ANNUAL GRAMMY(R) AWARDS”

February 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ESPERANZA SPALDING JOINS STUDENTS FROM THE GRAMMY® JAZZ ENSEMBLES AND GRAMMY® CAMP FOR A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE

Marc Anthony, Jamie Foxx, Jewel, John Mayer, Pauley Perrette and Donnie Wahlberg Added to the Star-Studded Lineup as Presenters

As a “Valentine” and “get-well card” to Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award and GRAMMY® Legend Award recipient Aretha Franklin, four-time GRAMMY winner Yolanda Adams, four-time GRAMMY winner and Latin GRAMMY® winner Christina Aguilera, GRAMMY winner Jennifer Hudson, country superstar Martina McBride and current nominee Florence Welch will perform together on THE 53rd ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 (8:00-11:30 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.  The special segment will feature individual and collective performances of some of the Queen of Soul’s classic hits in celebration of the 18-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee’s ongoing music legacy.  Current nominee Esperanza Spalding also will perform in a special number with members of the GRAMMY Jazz Ensembles and GRAMMY Camp.

Two-time GRAMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Marc Anthony, GRAMMY and Academy Award® winner Jamie Foxx, seven-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee John Mayer, actor Pauley Perrette and actor/singer Donnie Wahlberg have been added as presenters to the music industry’s premier event.  They join a star-studded lineup that includes current three-time GRAMMY nominee Dierks Bentley, pop singer/actor Miley Cyrus, singer/actor Selena Gomez, two-time Emmy® winner Neil Patrick Harris, nine-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Norah Jones, three-time GRAMMY winner Kris Kristofferson (who will introduce Barbara Streisand’s performance), six-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee John Legend, two-time GRAMMY winner and actor LL COOL J, current nominee Nicki Minaj, nominee Paramore, actor Seth Rogen and current nominee Blake Shelton.

Adams, Aguilera, Hudson, McBride, Spalding and Welch join previously announced performers and nominees Arcade Fire, Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, Muse, Katy Perry and Barbra Streisand (who will appear in a rare performance); nominees Justin Bieber and Usher, with Jaden Smith; nominees B.o.B, Bruno Mars and Janelle Monáe; nominees Drake and Rihanna; nominee Cee Lo Green, with Gwyneth Paltrow and the Jim Henson Company Puppets; and Mick Jagger with Raphael Saadiq.

First-time nominees Spalding and Welch each have one nomination: both are up for Best New Artist.

Arcade Fire, Bieber, B.o.B, Jagger, Lambert, Mars, Monáe, Muse, Paltrow and Smith will be performing on the GRAMMY telecast for the first time, and all five Album of the Year nominees are set to perform on Music’s Biggest Night®: Arcade Fire, Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga and Perry.

Additionally, the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast Ceremony will take place from 1:00-4:00 PM, PT, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will be streamed live internationally on www.grammy.com/live and on www.youtube.com/thegrammys beginning at 1:00 PM, PT.  Current GRAMMY nominees Bobby McFerrin and Esperanza Spalding will co-host the star-studded ceremony, which will feature performances by current nominees including Afro-Colombian hip-hop trio and Latin GRAMMY winner ChocQuibTown; blues musician and five-time GRAMMY winner Buddy Guy; singer/songwriter and GRAMMY winner Cyndi Lauper; American roots musician Maria Muldaur; contemporary blues artist Kenny Wayne Shepherd; trombone and trumpet player Trombone Shorty; legendary gospel and soul singer Mavis Staples; jazz musician Kirk Whalum; and R&B singer/songwriter and GRAMMY winner Betty Wright.

Presenting the first GRAMMY Awards of the night in approximately 98 categories will be current nominees: performance artist Laurie Anderson, pop singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles, electronic/dance music artist and remixer BT, actor/comedian Kathy Griffin and Latin Jazz musician Wayne Wallace.  The live stream of the Pre-Telecast will remain on GRAMMY.com as video on demand for 30 days following the event.

THE 53rd ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS are produced by John Cossette Productions and AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy.  Ken Ehrlich and John Cossette are executive producers, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.

About The Recording Academy

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers.  Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards – the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music – The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs.  The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture.  For more information about The Academy, please visit http://www.grammy.com/.  For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization’s social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys, and a YouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.

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Christina Aguilera’s national anthem flub

February 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Christina Aguilera has been singing the national anthem since she was seven-years-old but unfortunately, at the Super Bowl, she must have spaced out…

Aguilera released the following statement after the performance:

I can only hope that everyone could feel my love for this country and that the true spirit of its anthem still came through.

Christina Aguilera attending the UK Premiere of “Burlesque” in London

December 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) Christina Aguilera attends the UK Premiere of Burlesque held at The Empire Leicester Square on December 13, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Christina Aguilera attends the UK Premiere of Burlesque held at The Empire Leicester Square on December 13, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images). Content © 2010 Getty Images All rights reserved.

THREE COUPLES REMAIN…BUT ONE STAR WILL OUTSHINE THE REST, ON THE FINAL TWO NIGHTS OF ABC’S “DANCING WITH THE STARS”

November 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Recording Superstar Christina Aguilera Will Perform

Eleven Couples from This Season Will Return to the Ballroom to Dance

“Episode 1110/1110A – After ten weeks of electrifying performances and shocking outcomes, Jennifer Grey & Derek Hough, Kyle Massey & Lacey Schwimmer and Bristol Palin & Mark Ballas have earned the right for a chance to be crowned champions of “Dancing with the Stars.” Eleven of this season’s couples will also return to the ballroom to dance one more time. The three finalists will have their last opportunity to impress the judges and viewers on two final nights of competition, MONDAY, NOV. 22 (8:00-9:11 p.m., ET), and concluding on the Season Finale, TUESDAY, NOV. 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

In the final performance show on MONDAY, NOV. 22 (8:00-9:11 p.m., ET), each of the couples will compete in two dances. In an effort to show their improvement over the course of the season, all three couples will dance for redemption by re-choreographing and doing a previously performed dance chosen by the judges with new music for a better score. Each couple will also perform the unpredictable and always entertaining no rules Freestyle dance.

In the two-hour Season Finale on TUESDAY, NOV. 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), the thrill of the competition will continue as the three finalists perform their personal favorite ballroom dance of the season and will be ranked by the judges. In the final element of the competition on Tuesday, each of the couples will do an “Instant Dance” — in which they will have to master the Cha Cha Cha to music they’ve been given for the first time after the show’s broadcast has begun.

Also on Tuesday’s spectacular Season Finale, multi-platinum, award-winning recording star Christina Aguilera will perform two songs. Aguilera’s performance will feature a number from her show-stopping new film, “Burlesque,” which will be released by Screen Gems, a division of Sony Pictures, on November 24. The soundtrack to “Burlesque” will be released on November 22nd on RCA Records and features numerous original songs co-written and performed by Aguilera, as well as production by Tricky Stewart and Linda Perry and songwriting by Claude Kelly, Tricky Stewart and Sia. “Burlesque” also includes remakes/covers of classic songs such as Etta James’ “Something’s Got a Hold on Me” and “Tough Lover” and Mae West’s “A Guy What Takes His Time.” Aguilera will also perform her breathtaking Grammy Award-winning single, “Beautiful.”

Aguilera has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, achieved four #1 singles on the Billboard hot 100 chart and has won five Grammy Awards, as well as three top five albums in the United States. She has collaborated with other legendary artists including Herbie Hancock, Andrea Bocelli, Tony Bennett, Elton John and The Rolling Stones. This month she will appear in her first feature film, “Burlesque,” opposite Cher and Stanley Tucci. Earlier this year, she launched her new album, “Bionic,” which featured collaborations from artists such as Sia, Le Tigre and Ladytron, as well as producers Tricky Stewart and Hill/Switch.

All of the frenzy and anticipation will lead up to the moment we’ve all been waiting for when the couples’ scores from the judges will be combined with the audience votes to determine who among the three finalists will win reign as champion of “Dancing with the Stars” and take home the coveted mirror ball trophy.

Hosted by Tom Bergeron (“America’s Funniest Home Videos”) and Brooke Burke (“Dancing with the Stars” Season 7 champion), the celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which will be judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday night during and up to 30 minutes after the “Dancing with the Stars” performance shows. Wireless customers with AT&T may also text message their votes by texting the word “VOTE” to the number that corresponds to the team they want to support (message and data rates may apply). Viewers may also vote online at www.abc.com starting from the opening of each episode on the East Coast. Fans may cast the maximum limit of votes for each voting method.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the U.S. version of the international smash hit series, “Strictly Come Dancing.” This version is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Conrad Green serves as executive producer and Rob Wade is co-executive producer. Alex Rudzinski directs. “Dancing with the Stars” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.

About BBC Worldwide Productions:
BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). In the U.S., BBC Worldwide Productions, one of BBC Worldwide’s seven core businesses, is based in Los Angeles and New York. It is responsible for the smash hit “Dancing with the Stars” and develops scripted and non-scripted projects for U.S. cable and broadcast networks.

MEAN GIRLS TURN TO MURDER, ON “20/20,” FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 ON ABC

November 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

And: Cynthia McFadden Interviews Cher About Her New Film, “Burlesque,” Her Dating Life, Career and Motherhood

What started as a classic teenage rivalry – two girls locked in a tug of war over the same boy -quickly escalated into internet insults, and finally a deadly street side showdown. Growing up in the same Florida suburb, teenagers Sarah Ludeman and Rachel Wade had many things in common, including the same boyfriend, Joshua Camacho. The girls learned of each other through Myspace and then used the web as a place to taunt and bait each other with words and photos. As Joshua continued to date both of them, the animosity between Sarah and Rachel increased, creating a volatile mix of teenage passion and angst. It would all come to a head on a fateful night in April 2009, when words would turn into blows and lives would be forever changed. Ashleigh Banfield reports on “20/20,” FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

And: Cynthia McFadden sits down with megastar Cher for a rare, in-depth interview. The star discusses her new movie, “Burlesque,” her co-star, Christina Aguilera, dating, whether there’s a man in her life, and whether reports that she’s worth more than $600 million dollars are true. She also gives her first extended interview about her son, Chaz. Formerly Chastity, Chaz underwent gender reassignment surgery.

“20/20″ is anchored by Elizabeth Vargas and Chris Cuomo. David Sloan is executive producer.

Cher and Christina Aguilera at the Los Angeles premiere of “Burlesque”

November 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CHER, CHRISTINA AGUILERA ACTORS AND SINGERS BURLESQUE, LOS ANGELES PREMIERE HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA 15 November 2010 LBL47417 Photo via Newscom

CHER, CHRISTINA AGUILERA ACTORS AND SINGERS BURLESQUE, LOS ANGELES PREMIERE HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA 15 November 2010 LBL47417 Photo via Newscom. Content © 2010 Newscom All rights reserved.

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