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Elvis Presley – King of the U.S. Charts

Written by admin on July 13, 2013 – 9:34 am -

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley has again topped Joel Whitburn’s list of the Top 500 Artists of All Time. The list is included in the 14th edition of Whitburn’s “Top Pop Singles” book, which compiles Billboard chart stats in an easy-to-read format.

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Springsteen and Madonna up for Billboard Music Awards

Written by admin on April 24, 2013 – 6:14 pm -

Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Roger Waters and Lionel Richie are among the nominees for this year’s Billboard Music Awards. The Billboard Icon Award will go to Prince who is expected to perform at the ceremony.

Billboard Music Awards 2013

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Before they were famous – high school yearbook photos

Written by admin on March 11, 2011 – 9:40 am -

For many music stars, their image and persona is carefully crafted and an important factor in their success. Photographs of young, pre-fame stars can therefore be fun and revealing.

See if you can identify these stars before they were famous. Click on the images to enlarge and scroll down for the answers.

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U2 are top earning musicians

Written by admin on July 21, 2010 – 9:58 pm -

First place on this year’s list of Top Earning Musicians goes to U2 with earnings of $130 million. The list, published by Forbes, considers earnings from June 2009 to June 2010. U2 hit the top spot thanks mainly to their highly successful worldwide tour.

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