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In online baby shower, Shakira seeks mosquito nets, vaccines for the poor

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Singer Shakira and Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué are asking fans to donate gifts like mosquito nets and vaccines for the world’s poorest children in an online baby shower to mark the couple’s first child. The 35-year-old Colombian pop star, who is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and the FC Barcelona center back said on Wednesday they had ...

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“Gangnam Style” takes top song prize at “K-pop Grammys”

(Reuters) – South Korean rapper Psy’s quirky viral hit “Gangnam Style” took the prize for top song on Wednesday at the 27th annual Golden Disk Awards, a Korean pop event dubbed the “Korean Grammys.” The two-day celebration of all things K-pop, including performances by superstars such as the boy band Super Junior, was held in the Malaysian capital of Kuala ...

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Xoom & Golden Krust Announce A Special Offer For Remitters To Jamaica

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 16, 2013: Xoom Corporation, a pioneer and leader in online consumer-to-consumer money transfer services to Jamaica, is giving back to its many customers in the Diaspora and their families and friends in Jamaica. The company recently announced a blockbuster partnership with Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, the largest Caribbean-cuisine chain in the ...

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Exclusive Shows from Yahoo and Sony – Zacks.com

Exclusive Shows from Yahoo and SonyZacks.comThe stalwarts will jointly produce videos and digital music programs exclusively for the U.S. Hispanic audience. Yahoo! en Español and Sony Music Latin will develop programs related to beauty, cooking, lifestyle, dance and music. These shows will be … and more »

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Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper with Woodville Peckers cricketers … – NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper with Woodville Peckers cricketers …NEWS.com.auFORMER West Indies skipper Carl Hooper isn’t pursuing the vacant Bangladesh coaching job and is frustrated by “far-fetched” reports linking him as the replacement for Richard Pybus. Australian pace great Craig McDermott and 41-Test New Zealand opener … and more »

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“American Idol” returns with feuds, fame, fortune

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “American Idol” returns on Wednesday with the tantalizing promise of fame, fortune and feuds – and that’s just among the celebrity panel hired to find the next pop music sensation. Singer Mariah Carey, rapper Nicki Minaj and country artist Keith Urban make their debut as judges when the TV talent contest begins its 12th season on ...

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Viacom International, DirecTV to bring Comedy Central to Latin America – South Florida Business Journal (blog)

Viacom International, DirecTV to bring Comedy Central to Latin AmericaSouth Florida Business Journal (blog)Viacom International Media Networks – The Americas is headquartered in Miami Beach and the business operations of Comedy Central Latin America are also run out of that office, according to a company spokeswoman. “DIRECTV has played an integral … and more »

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Singer Elton John a father for second time

LONDON (Reuters) – British pop star Elton John announced on Wednesday he had become a father for the second time after the birth via a surrogate mother of Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John. The “Rocket Man” and “Candle in the Wind” singer and his partner David Furnish confirmed the news in a short statement on John’s official website, which also provided ...

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Ezentis shifts focus to Latin America, helped by $64M Telefónica Peru contract – RCR Wireless News

Ezentis shifts focus to Latin America, helped by $64M Telefónica Peru contractRCR Wireless NewsEventis turned its focus toward gaining ground in the Latin American region after refinancing debt last year to help turn its business around. The company posted a loss of approximately U.S.$1.5 million (€1.1 million) in the first nine months of 2012 …

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Singer Jessica Simpson to star in TV comedy

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pop singer Jessica Simpson is set to star in a television pilot in development for NBC that is loosely based on her life, executive producer Ben Silverman said on Tuesday. The comedy could be Simpson’s first step back into a major acting role in more than five years. The former teen pop star is best known ...

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