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The King of Rock is no match for the cast of Glee across the pond. The all-singing, all-dancing TV show, about an unlikely group of high school misfits who form a choir, has smashed Elvis Presley’s UK pop chart record after becoming the fastest act to notch 20 Top 40 hits. Glee’s Britney Spears Tribute [...] Continue reading “Glee” Shatters Elvis’ Record On UK Pop Chart

Britney Spears’ latest track, “Hold It Against Me,” has received the highest amount of radio play in Billboard’s 18-year history. On Monday, Brit’s dance-fused single stormed Billboard’s Pop Songs chart — which lists the most-played songs on 130 mainstream Top 40 radio stations across the US — at No. 16, earning 4,071 plays in its [...] Continue reading Britney Spears “Hold It Against Me” Shatters Billboard Spin Record

Country crooner Chely Wright made history last May when she came out as a lesbian during a revealing chat with PEOPLE Magazine. The revelation, which was plastered across the front cover of the celebrity weekly, made Chely the first openly gay woman in the world of guitars, pickup trucks, and the Grand Ole Opry. Oh [...] Continue reading Chely Wright: “Coming Out Tanked My Record Sales…”

Rihanna Ties Elvis For UK Chart Record

Rihanna is Queen of the Pop Charts across the pond — and rewriting the history books in the process. The diva’s fifth charttopping album, Loud, just helped Rihanna become the first female solo artist in UK chart history to achieve five No.1 singles in five consecutive years, according to the Official Charts Company. Britain’s current [...] Continue reading Rihanna Ties Elvis For UK Chart Record

Skoda Auto reports record sales in 2010

skoda auto 150x150 Skoda Auto reports record sales in 2010Skoda Auto, the Volkswagen-owned Czech carmaker, said Thursday that its sales rose 11.5 percent in 2010 year-on-year, in what amounted to the firm’s new record. The firm said in a statement that it sold 762,600 cars last year compared to 684,200 cars in 2009. “In almost all markets, we have had significant growth and increased [...] Continue reading Skoda Auto reports record sales in 2010