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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 25, 2011.
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Skater Kerrigan to star in holiday special

Skater Kerrigan to star in holiday special

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Olympic champion figure skater Nancy Kerrigan has signed on to star in the TV special "Holiday Celebration on Ice," NBC said Tuesday.
Presley, McBride 'team up' for 'Christmas'

Presley, McBride 'team up' for 'Christmas'

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Country music star Martina McBride will soon be seen with late U.S. rock 'n' roll icon Elvis Presley in a new music video for "Blue Christmas," a producer said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006.
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Vince Gill gets 'creative' on new box set

NASHVILLE, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A creative surge left Nashville stalwart Vince Gill with enough new songs to fill four CDs.

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Today is Friday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2005 with 36 to follow.
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ASCAP to honor Kenny Chesney

NASHVILLE, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Thursday named Kenny Chesney as the recipient of its highest country music award.

Musicians record tribute to Mr. Rogers

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Musicians from a variety of genres will interpret songs written by beloved PBS personality Fred "Mr." Rogers for a charity album.

Amy Grant to star in TV series

CORONA, Calif., July 9 (UPI) -- Multiple Grammy-winning U.S. recording artist Amy Grant has announced she will star in a new television series on NBC entitled "Three Wishes."
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

NBC puts six new series into fall schedule

NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) -- NBC Monday announced two unscripted series, three new drama series, and a comedy as part of its fall programming schedule.

The Gap easily Tops Billboard chart

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Rapper The Game's "The Documentary" soared to No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart Wednesday, selling more copies than the remaining Top 10 combined.

VH1 Classic offers acoustic holiday songs

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. cable's VH1 Classic has invited Amy Grant, Richard Marx, Brian Setzer, The Smithereens, George Thorogood and John Waite to perform holiday songs.
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Amy Grant
Amy Grant performs in the Simply Christmas concert, at the Office Depot Center, in Sunrise, Florida, on December 19, 2004. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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Amy Lee Grant (born November 25, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and occasional actress, best known for her Christian music. She has been referred to as "The Queen of Christian Pop". As of 2009, Grant remains the best-selling contemporary Christian music singer ever, having sold over 30 million units worldwide.

Grant made her debut as a teenager, and gained fame in Christian music during the 1980s with such hits as "Father's Eyes," "El Shaddai", and "Angels". During the 1980s and 1990s, she became one of the first gospel artists to cross over into mainstream pop on the heels of her successful albums Unguarded and Heart in Motion, the latter of which included the number-one singles "Baby Baby" and "Every Heartbeat".

Grant has won six Grammy Awards, 25 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, and had the first Christian album ever to go Platinum. Heart in Motion is her highest selling album, with over five million copies sold in the United States alone. She was honored with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005 for her contributions to the entertainment industry.

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