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A Call for Peace

Akon | Posted 06.01.2014 | Impact
Akon

The continued conflict has forced millions of people from their homes with more than half of them being children. This disruption has adversely affected their daily lives, limiting access to food, water, health care and education.

The Top 10 Workout Songs Of 2013

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

The end of the year is a great time to survey workout music for two reasons. First, it provides a chance to look back at the year that's winding down and reminisce. Second, the new year is when folks make resolutions -- often to get into better shape -- and the recap includes a few songs that might help with that.

Just Ivy Is Ready to Take You to "Paradise"

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

Her name is Ivy, Just Ivy. The European-born artist is ready to take the music world by storm with her debut single "Paradise."

Attacked Onstage: Gropings, Bird Droppings And Worse

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment

Live shows are the prime opportunity for fans to get some facetime with their favorite musicians -- but some inevitably get a little too close. The ph...

PHOTOS: Celebrities With Unpaid Bills

Posted 09.01.2012 | Celebrity

A letter addressed to Lindsay Lohan from the Chateau Marmont recently leaked online and everyone learned that the hotel has banned the actress until s...

See Who Threw Down At The Latin Billboards Afterparty

Posted 04.28.2012 | Miami

Juanes, Don Omar, Chino from Chino Y Nacho, Mun2 host Jenni Rivera, Akon, and many more partied the night away at Hennessy V.S and Universal Music's "...

Lee Hernandez

PHOTOS: 20 Best (And Worst!) Outfits At The Latin Billboard Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Hernandez | Posted 04.29.2012 | Latino Voices

When it comes to awards shows, some stars clean up nice, and others (well, they don't clean up at all). Such was the case at last night's Latin Billbo...

Is a Local Language Essential to Preserve Cultural Identity on the Social Web?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 04.08.2012 | Media
Sreedhar Pillai

In the age of globalization and social Web, English seems to have acquired the status of a global currency, in which you can trade your emotions without losing your identity.

Interview With David Guetta: Where Pop Music Meets Dance Music

Taryn Haight | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home
Taryn Haight

It may be a bold statement, but I doubt there has ever been a producer to cross over from the electronic realm to the world of pop as smoothly and as successfully as David Guetta.

Rock City: A Creative Movement and a Clarion Sound

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

It is no secret the Rock City is proud of where they are from; you feel the passion when you talk to them, and you hear it in their music.

WATCH: The Lonely Island's Funniest Videos

Posted 07.10.2011 | Comedy

The Lonely Island, the comedy trio made up of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, today released "Turtleneck and Chain," the much-anticipa...

Peter Buffett: Emotional And Musical Philanthropy

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Srinivasan Pillay

Peter Buffett has arrived, and you want to meet him as much as he wants to meet you.

Is No Labels Something New?

Meghan Keneally | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Meghan Keneally

In the undeniably partisan climate of today's American political scene, the idea of Democrats and Republicans coming together definitely seems novel and different. But was it really?

Top 21 Albums & Tracks of 2010 -- What Are Yours?

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

2010-12-21-blackkeys.jpgHere are my top 21 fave raves of 2010. In no particular order.

WATCH: The Lonely Island Does It Again With 'I Just Had Sex'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Since the final "Saturday Night Live" of the year featured Eminem and Lil' Wayne as the musical guests, we had a feeling this week's digital short wou...

Countering the Labels Movement with No Labels

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

The idea of No Labels is to appeal to those who believe that rarely does anyone have a corner on the truth, that the strongest result is usually obtained by taking the best from all the arguments.

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love": A Playlist for Bristol and Levi

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is my loving playlist for two kids who remind us all about a sometimes flickering yet ultimately difficult to extinguish force in our world -- a crazy little thing called love.

Peter Buffett Integrates Action Network Into DoSomething.org

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Peter Buffett's social action collaboration with Akon, IsThereSomethingICanDo.org, is set to be incorporated into youth action site DoSomething.org, a...

Sri Lankan Author Sarah Malini Perera Arrested For 'Offending Buddhists'

Times UK | Jeremy Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

An expatriate Sri Lankan woman who wrote two books about her conversion from Buddhism to Islam has been arrested while on holiday in Sri Lanka, appare...

Akon: Lady Gaga Made Me Rich

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Sure, Akon has a new album coming out this year. But thanks to Lady Gaga, he doesn't really need it – financially at least. "She'...

So. Sudan makes some progress amid possibility of war

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Akon, Sudan, Home News

Women of Ariang village on top of bricks villagers made for their school. Photo: Gabriel Bol Deng Jen Marlowe is an independent journalist wi...

S. Sudan makes some progress amid possibility of war

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Akon, Sudan, Home News

Women of Ariang village on top of bricks villagers made for their school. Photo: Gabriel Bol Deng Jen Marlowe is an independent journalist wi...

Claude Kelly: A Beast With the Pen

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

Claude Kelly's writing talents have attracted the likes of Akon, Leona Lewis, Chrisette Michelle and two of music's biggest stars--Whitney Houston and the late Michael Jackson.

South Sudan: Progress and Pessimism

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Akon, Sudan, Home News

By Jen Marlowe, for the Pulitzer CenterAs our white Toyota land cruiser drove on the freshly laid road from the market town of Akon towards Ariang vi...

Blame It on Dick Cheney, Blame It on Obama: Pop Music Gets Political

David Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Parker

  • "My Life Would Suck Without You," Kelly Clarkson. Centrists love this song because Harry Reid used it to convince Arlen Specter to become a Democrat.