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Music Industry Mourns Icon Houston

Singers, critics, pros all call her one of greatest ever

(Newser) - Tributes are pouring in for the career of the late Whitney Houston, after her shocking death yesterday, focusing on her uniquely powerful voice and incredible catalogue of hits. A sampling:
  • "At her peak, Houston was the golden girl of the music industry," praised Billboard . "She wowed audiences
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Glee Squashes Elvis's Billboard Record

Their 113 entries on the Hot 100 beat his 108

(Newser) - Between 1958 and 2003, Elvis Presley saw 108 of his songs land on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. But he's officially been bested ... by Glee. With six songs debuting on the Hot 100 released today, the cast of the Fox TV series has now logged 113 entries on the chart—... More »

Editor & Publisher Will Shut Down

Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, go to private equity consortium

(Newser) - Editor & Publisher and Kirkus Reviews will shut down after the Nielsen Company today sold off most of its other magazine properties—including Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter—to a new media consortium. Nielsen spun the move as a chance “to strengthen investment in our core businesses,” reports... More »

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