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...take the youngsters in your life to this holiday season. GRADE: A- - Sarah Smith 'AWAKE' JOSH GROBAN RELEASED: Nov. 7 MY THOUGHTS: Josh Groban's alluringly strong voice is a refreshing break from our everyday, bass-pumped-up-so-the-car's...

Kidman, Oprah get People's Choice bids

LOS ANGELES - Rapper Eminem and baritone Josh Groban now have something in common: They are among the nominees...Doubt, OutKast, U2. Favorite male singer: Eminem, Josh Groban, John Mayer, Prince, Usher. Favorite female singer...

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Singer finds own voice through role in Celtic Woman

...Irish songs, a little light classical, pop standards (the repertoire has included Bobby Darin's By The Sea, the Josh Groban hit You Raise Me Up and Enya's Orinoco Flow) and even tunes from musicals and movies (such as Somewhere Over The...

Hot ticket

JOSH GROBAN WHEN: 8 p.m. Tuesday WHERE: Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta COST: $32-$67 BEST KNOWN FOR: Bridging the gap...

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Xtreme calendar

...in Goldmember is out on video. New CDs include Charmbracelet from Mariah Carey; a live album from classical prodigy Josh Groban; More Music from 8 Mile, which is, well, more music from the Eminem blockbuster 8 Mile; and Maximum, the latest...

Super Bowl notebook

...disintegrated over Texas. The on-field homage before the Super Bowl, punctuated by the rock band Aerosmith and crooner Josh Groban, included the seven members of the next planned mission. Some relatives of the Columbia crew attended the game, but...

The top five list

...Jamz," Twista (feat. Kanye West and Jamie Foxx). Atlantic (From Billboard magazine) ALBUMS 1. "Closer," Josh Groban. 143. (Platinum - certified sales of 1 million units) 2. "The Diary of Alicia Keys," Alicia Keys. J. (Platinum...

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Concert calendar

...Friday, Menage, Charlotte, N.C. ZAKK WYLDE'S BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: Wednesday, The Masquerade, Atlanta COMING UP JOSH GROBAN: Saturday, March 17, Philips Arena, Atlanta ZAKK WYLDE'S BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: Saturday, March 17, Amos' Southend...

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Top 20 Concert Tours

...92.12. 2. (2) George Strait; $794,431; $56.83. 3. (3) Cher; $590,922; $66.43. 4. (4) Josh Groban; $550,073; $56.81. 5. (6) Motley Crue; $482,702; $47.48. 6. (5) Hilary Duff; $462,520...

Concert calendar

...Glory, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Yellowcard. DMX: Wednesday, July 18, Amos' Southend, Charlotte, N.C. JOSH GROBAN: Wednesday, July 18, Charlotte Bobcats Arena, Charlotte, N. C. CHRIS BOTTI, DIANA KRALL: Wednesday, July 18...