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Susan Boyle Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Susan Boyle, the woman who shocked judges back in 2009 on Britain’s Got Talent with her powerful vocals, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland earlier in June. She was given the honor for ‘distinction in the field of music’ during a graduation ceremony. The honor from the academy, which also teaches dance and drama, is …

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Annie Lennox Hurt By “Strange Fruit” Criticism

Annie Lennox came under fire last fall after appearing on Tavis Smiley. The thing she was slammed for was not something she said, but something she didn’t say. Annie Lennox was harrassed on many a blog and tweet for “whitewashing” and simplifying the meaning of her cover song, “Strange Fruit”. The song was originally sung by Billie Holiday in the …

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Eurythmics To Perform At Beatles Tribute Jan. 27

On Monday it was announced that Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of Eurythmics will be reunited on Jan. 27 when they perform as a duo for “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles”. The event, which will be taped at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will come a day after the Grammy Awards. “When it came …

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Annie Lennox Marries On The River Thames

Annie Lennox has never been one to do things the traditional way, so when she decided to marry the third time around, she didn’t do it in a church…or even on land. Lennox tied the knot with Dr. Mitch Besser on a boat while traveling down the River Thames last weekend, with about 150 people in attendance. Lennox met Besser …

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