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YouTube fame yields record deal for R&B rookie

LOS ANGELES (Billboard) – Singer/songwriter Dondria thought someone was pulling a fast one when she began receiving e-mail messages on her YouTube and MySpace sites from someone calling himself Jermaine Dupri. So she ignored them. But the sender persisted until Dondria decided to take a chance and call. The record label executive flew Dondria and her manager-mother, Cynthia McCarty, to … Continue reading YouTube fame yields record deal for R&B rookie

Delhi Metro sets new record with 1.1 million passengers

The Delhi Metro carried a record 10,92,780 passengers Wednesday, it was announced Thursday.
“Delhi Metro has achieved another milestone, recording its highest ever ridership figure in a day with nearly 11 lakh (1.1 million) people travelling on the system Wednesday,” Delhi Metro spokesman Anuj Dayal said.
The figure surpassed the earlier record set on April 19 when [...] Continue reading Delhi Metro sets new record with 1.1 million passengers

Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle’s latest album is set to beat her own record of pre-orders.
The 49-year-old from Blackburn, West Lothian, has yet to set foot in the recording studio to start work on the follow-up to her debut album for Simon Cowell’’s label.
However, Susan’’s new album is already available for pre-order through online retailers, [...] Continue reading Susan Boyle’s latest album set to smash sales record

Hyundai sells record 31,501 units in March

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), India’s second largest car manufacturer, sold 31,501 units in the domestic market, the highest sales figure since the company started operations in 1998.
The sales in March were 27.3 percent more than the sales registered in the corresponding month last year.
Hyundai, also the largest passenger car exporter, exported 23,534 units in [...] Continue reading Hyundai sells record 31,501 units in March

”Poker Face” singer Lady Gaga is in talks with Hollywood biggies in a bid to record the next James Bond theme song, it has emerged.
Rumour has it, the singer is the first choice for the lead track of the upcoming Bond movie which will be directed by Sam Mendes, reports The Sun.
The Daily Star quoted [...] Continue reading Lady Gaga to record new 007 theme tune?