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Eric Whitacre’s score nominated for MIA Music Award

Eric Whitacre’s score nominated for MIA Music Award

Musicroom October 13, 2011 0

US composer Eric Whitacre’s vocal score Light and Gold has received a nomination at the Music Industries Association (MIA) Awards. The book, which compiles a new collection of works by the composer for mixed

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Chicago gets a not-so ugly Roxie with America Ferrera

Chicago gets a not-so ugly Roxie with America Ferrera

Musicroom October 12, 2011 0

America Ferrera, who charmed the world with her bad fashion sense as Betty Suarez in Ugly Betty, is to make her West End debut in the musical Chicago. Swapping braces, thick glasses and the

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Community choir sings at Royal Opera House

Community choir sings at Royal Opera House

Musicroom October 12, 2011 0

A community choir has performed Verdi’s Anvil Chorus at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden to show people unfamiliar with opera what it is all about. Thurrock Community Chorus sang the piece from

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Adele scoops MOBO while Jessie J reigns

Adele scoops MOBO while Jessie J reigns

Musicroom October 6, 2011 0

The girls ruled at the MOBO Awards last night (October 5th), as Adele and Jessie J were both recognised for their efforts in the music world over the past year. Adele, who is resting

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Could Adele write the next Bond theme song?

Could Adele write the next Bond theme song?

Musicroom October 5, 2011 0

Adele could become the latest artist to record the James Bond theme song. She is reportedly writing a submission for the theme, which will take the title of the as-yet-unnamed Bond 23 film. According

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No more Electricity for Billy Elliot as lights turn off on Broadway

No more Electricity for Billy Elliot as lights turn off on Broadway

Musicroom October 5, 2011 0

One of the biggest musical success stories of the past decade, Billy Elliot, is to close on Broadway after three years. The last show, the 1,304th performance, will be on January 8th 2012, its

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X Factor final 16 revealed

X Factor final 16 revealed

Musicroom October 3, 2011 0

The final 16 X Factor contestants, who will go to the live shows this weekend (October 8th), have been chosen. After spending a gruelling time at the judges’ houses, four contestants from each category

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X Factor contestants whittled down to final 32

X Factor contestants whittled down to final 32

Musicroom September 26, 2011 0

Next stop: judges’ houses. Last weekend’s X Factor saw the stressful bootcamp stages take place, which whittled the contestants down to just 32 hopefuls. Saturday (September 24th) got off to a shocking start as

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X-Factor: The good, the bad and the tearful

X-Factor: The good, the bad and the tearful

Musicroom September 19, 2011 0

X-Factor fans were treated to a mixed bag of auditions this week, with hopefuls showing the good and bad that the talent show has to offer. One of the highlights of this weekend’s double

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Adele nominated for Three Q Awards

Adele nominated for Three Q Awards

Musicroom September 15, 2011 0

British singing superstar Adele has hit the headlines yet again after being nominated for several awards at a forthcoming industry event. The Hometown Glory Singer is up for gongs in the Best Female and

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