When it comes to local pageants Miss Guyana Universe has always been the most anticipated; there must be a great deal of pressure on the wearer of this crown and to a lesser extent, the Miss Guyana World title holder as well .
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(Billboard) - John Legend’s “All of Me” rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week with “All of Me,” while Michael Jackson rewrites a pair of vaunted Hot 100 records, as “Love Never Felt So Good,” with Justin Timberlake, blasts 22-9 .
(Billboard) - The Lifetime TV channel says it will air a movie about Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s relationship, with actress Angela Bassett set to direct .
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson, donning a bathing suit on the French Riviera alongside Pierce Brosnan in the British romantic comedy The Love Punch was too good to pass up .
(Billbaord) Future will be doing plenty of rapping during his 45-date tour promoting his sophomore album, ‘Honest’ .
(Billboard) - Less than a year after scoring his first No 1 album ever with ‘Blurred Lines’, Robin Thicke will release a new album on July 1 through Star Trak/Interscope Records .
Ashma John is a Guyanese fashion blogger with a colourful style to expressing what’s on her mind .
It’s that time of the year again when the air grows thick with competition and rivalry as a magnitude of pageants unroll .
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Since releasing his debut solo album ‘Heart to Heart’ in 2012, nothing but success has followed Guyanese gospel artiste Samuel Medas .
Local Soca star Jumo Primo yesterday released his brand new single, “No More Love” .
John Legend’s “All of Me” leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week, while Paramore, which has been charting on the Hot 100 for seven years, notches its first top 10 at last, as “Ain’t It Fun” ascends 13-10 .
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The ‘Frozen’ Disney princesses were toppled from the top spot on the weekly Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday by the latest installment of the ‘Now That’s What I Call Music!’ compilation franchise .
(Billboard) Go ahead and call Seth MacFarlane a renaissance man because no one fits the description better than he does .
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music’s power couple Jay Z and Beyonce, and rapper Drake led the BET Awards nominations announced on Wednesday with five nods each, followed by R&B singer Pharrell Williams and hip-hop singer August Alsina with four .
LONDON (Reuters) - Bob Dylan has released a version of “Full Moon and Empty Arms”, a hit for Frank Sinatra in 1945, and will follow it with a new album later this year .
The annual Mother and Daughter pageant has become quite traditional in the Guyanese celebration of a day to honour mothers .
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Nicholas Young’s Rainforest Pottery and Richard Winter’s Arawak Leather will join 11 other particpants from 9 countries around the Caribbean in Jamaica on the Design Caribbean Stand at the Calabash Literary Festival .
The annual ‘Style Mission’ fashion show is slated to be held on June 21 at the Guyana Pegasus with the awareness of sickle cell disease being the focus of this year’s mission .
Shakespeare, Walcott and poetry are set to be played on a single stage in a one-night performance called ‘Expressions’ at the Theatre Guild, next Friday, May 16 .
(Billboard) - John Legend takes over the Billboard Hot 100 at last, as his piano ballad “All of Me” unseats Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” which reigned for 10 weeks .
“I believe pageantry is a celebration of beauty, beauty with a purpose .
It should be the dream of every Guyanese to visit the Kaieteur Falls .
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By Mario JosephGazing across vast paddy fields and sitting atop tall coconut tress overlooking the savannahs gave Limlair farmer William Matheson the impetus to write poems .
Rebecca’s Story is a 12-minute film which sprouted from the Witness Project’s Film Workshop .
(Billboard) The first annual iHeartRadio Music Awards hit Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on Thursday, celebrating the year’s biggest pop stars and paying tribute to the musical culture of the City of Angels .
(Billboard) - Controversy translates to chart action for Avril Lavigne, whose “Hello Kitty” debuts on the Billboard Hot 100 at No 75 following the track’s Vevo video debut on April 23 .
(Billboard) - “I probably discovered it after some stupid boy broke my heart,” Priyanka Chopra says about her new single .
(Billboard) Billboard went behind the scenes with the super-producers who sifted through nearly two decades of Michael Jackson’s studio outtakes in an attempt to produce what they hope will be a posthumous hit record .
Shamain Patrice Greaves, stage name ShaMain, grew up surrounded by music .