Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Michael Jackson’s mum welcomes to tribute concert plans

London , (ANI): Michael Jackson’s mother Katherine has welcome the plans for an upcoming tribute concert for the King of Pop in Vienna, calling the show 'a wonderful idea'.

The September 26 show is being arranged by MJ’s elder brother Jermaine Jackson and it is accepted he has been trying to rope in many stars including Whitney Houston, John Mayer and Lionel Richie for the show. Over a million MJ fans have already requested for tickets online.World Awards Media, which is jointly arranging the concert with Jermaine, has released a hand-signed letter from Katherine Jackson, reports the Daily Star.Katherine writes: "An event of this attribute not only keeps Michael's spirit alive, more than that: It gives millions of fans the chance to experience his music and celebrate the life of my son. I am sure Michael would love it. I fully support Jermaine's attempt to spread Michael's important message of making a better world for us all... (I am) overwhelmed by the worldwide love and support that my beloved son Michael has received over the past month."The performers for the concert are anticipated to be named by the end of this month. Jackson, 50, had died on June 25 after bearing a cardiac arrest.

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

Christmas Wedding to Nicole Richie & Joel Madden

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden are set for a Christmas wedding they’ve made plans to bond the knot on December 24, according to reports.
The couple who are expecting their second child together will blatantly hold their low key bridal at the Bel-Air mansion of Nicole’s dad Lionel Richie.
“Joel and Nicole need to make Christmas their special family holiday,” a reference told American tabloid the National Enquirer.
“Nicole and Joel are established to keep things absolutely and low-key.
“And Nicole’s taken the bridal planning everything, right down to helping design her bridal gown.
“She is also thrilled about the date they chose, because she’ll have time to drop

the baby weight.”
Nicole, 27, is due to give birth later this summer.
“For Joel, Christmas has always been about family and faith,” the source added. “Marrying Nicole at that time of year makes the event so much more blessing and special to him.”
Paris and Nicky Hilton, Rashida Jones and Masha Gordon will reportedly be Richie’s bridesmaids.
Joel has asked his twin brother Benji to be best man. The couple’s daughter, 19-month-old Harlow, will serve as flower girl, along with Nicole’s half sister Sofie.
“Nicole has been dreaming of this day for years, and she’s taking care of every little detail,” added the insider.

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Friday, 14 August 2009

LIONEL RICHIE TO RECEIVE UNCF AWARD: Singer to be awarded during 31st Evening of Stars on Sept. 12

Lionel Richie, Five-time Grammy award winner, he will be accoladed by UNCF–the United Negro College Fund at its 31st annual An Evening of Stars (AEOS) event on Sept. 12 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
The two-hour musical homage, to be air nation wide in January 2010, will feature an apparel of artists performing the songs Richie has made famous.
A graduate of Tuskegee University, a UNCF member university, Richie will acquire UNCF’s Award of Excellence for his long and distinguished course as a singer-songwriter, record producer and for his history of support for minority education. He joins antecedent AEOS honorees Lou Rawls, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson and Patti LaBelle.
AEOS performers and participants will be announced in the coming weeks and tickets are currently on sale at
“Lionel Richie’s music makes up the sound track of our lives,” said Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D., president and CEO of UNCF. “He is a national treasure, and we’re proud to claim him, not only as a graduate of our storied member school, Tuskegee University, but as an artist of international renown and a longtime supporter of UNCF and the work we do to make accurate that every child in America gets an education that starts in pre school and doesn’t end until college graduation.”

Friday, 7 August 2009


Lionel Richie arrives at the "Nicole" Launch Party at A Pea In The Pod on August 6, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.Entrepreneur Nicole Richie, the daughter of singer Lionel Richie, has teamed up with maternity store A Pea in the Pod to release a new maternity collection.The new collection, which draws from Nicole’s bohemian look, includes peasant tops, caftans, cascade cardigans, patio dresses and maxi skirts.
“I’m excited to join A Pea in the Pod in creating my capsule collection,”said Nicole Richie recently. “I hope that this is the best design which has i creat and very comfortable to wear from their pregnancy. My designs will help expectant moms to look and feel amazing throughout their pregnancy"