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North Korea Posts Video Fantasy of US in Flames

Set to Michael Jackson's 'We Are the World'

(Newser) - If you think North Korea harbors a not-so-secret desire to obliterate the US—while backed by a Michael Jackson song—you'd be sort of correct. The country's official website uploaded a truly bizarre YouTube video on Saturday in which a slumbering man dreams of a rocket blasting a... More »

20 Ridiculously Bad Songs of 2010

Train snags top spot

(Newser) - Best of 2010 lists are fun, but Worst of 2010 lists are arguably even more fun. So without further ado, the Village Voice ’s least favorite songs of the year:
  1. Train, “Hey, Soul Sister”: Inexplicably, this was the only “rock” song to make it onto the Billboard
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Huey Lewis: 'I Am the World'

Left out of remake, singer tries to make a better day ... 'just me and me'

(Newser) - If you, like Jimmy Kimmel, were saddened by the dearth of original "We Are the World" participants who showed up for the remake, get excited: Huey Lewis did his own solo version on Kimmel’s show last night. “There comes a time when I heed a certain call,... More »

New 'We Are the World' Video Debuts

Recording will raise money for Haiti earthquake relief

(Newser) - The 25th anniversary remake of "We Are the World" made its debut during the Olympics opening ceremonies last night, and blogger Sgt. Tibs of Chicago Now thinks it generally hits the mark. "Singers that made me go 'Wow!': Celine Dion and Jennifer Hudson," he writes, and... More »

Stars Remake 'We Are the World'

(Newser) - One hundred stars of stage and screen converged on Henson Studios in Los Angeles yesterday to record a new version of iconic 1985 hit "We Are the World." The all-new recording is designed to raise money for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Once again produced by Quincy Jones, the song features... More »

'We Are the World' Sequel to Help Haiti

Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie plan 25th anniversary re-recording

(Newser) - It's "We Are the World" take 2, this time for Haiti. Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie are getting some of the music industry's top stars together for a 25th anniversary re-recording of the song, with proceeds going to earthquake victims. The gathering will probably take place in Los Angeles... More »

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