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Bret Michaels: Miley 'Nailed' Cover of 'Every Rose'

Pop star records 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn'

(Newser) - Poison frontman Bret Michaels had nothing but kind words for Miley Cyrus after working with her on a cover of his band's ballad, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." Michaels said the teen pop star "nailed" the song. "She's one of the few musicians—and I want... More »

Boyle's I Dreamed Great for Fans, But...

Her voice is serviceable, some gripe, but why are we listening?

(Newser) - Critics agree that for what it is, Susan Boyle's I Dreamed a Dream ain't half bad. Fans will love it, and the rest of the world may respond with the same odd mixture of feelings that accompanied her television debut. Some takes:
  • "Boyle's record is no joke," Linnie
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Producer: Jacko Dazzles on Unreleased Ballad

(Newser) - We haven't heard the last of Michael Jackson's music. An unreleased ballad called "Don't Be Messing Around" ranks up there with his best stuff, says longtime Jackson producer Bruce Swedien. "Michael plays piano on it, and it's just beautiful," he says. "Oh my God, there's nothing... More »

Gorbachev Ballads Album Fetches $160K at Auction

(Newser) - A CD of Mikhail Gorbachev singing traditional Russian ballads has sold for $164,940 at a charity auction in London, the Guardian reports. The sole copy is now in the hands of an “anonymous British philanthropist.” The benefit was held to raise money for a foundation, named after... More »

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