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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

POLLS, WE GOT POLLS America's pop music critics are seriously at odds with the Recording Academy on the question of the best album of 2001, judging by the Village Voice critics poll that landed Bob Dylan's "Love and Theft" on the top of the heap.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

MORE OSCARS ODDS AND ENDS
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME Sting, Michael Jackson, Randy Newman, Barry Manilow and Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

BRIT AWARDS Gorillaz are up for six awards in next month?s Brit Awards ceremony.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

EMINEM Four members of the film crew shooting Eminem?s upcoming movie, ?8 Mile,? suffered minor burns in Detroit Sunday.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Of Human Interest: News-lite

MEOW!!!!
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

News from the entertainment capital

, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- IT'S IN THE MAIL
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Here is a complete list of nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which were announced in Beverly Hills Friday by the Recording Academy:

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

EMINEM
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

SPIN'S 'YEAR IN MUSIC'
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

"Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast."
VERNON SCOTT, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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Iceland's Bjork poses for the media during Live 8 Japan, held at Makuhari Messe in Makuhari, Chiba on July 2, 2005. (UPI Photo/Keizo Mori)
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Björk Guðmundsdóttir (help·info) (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic avant-garde singer-songwriter, composer, actress and music producer, whose work includes seven solo albums and two film soundtracks.

She is best known for her expressive vocals, broad soprano vocal range, and a diverse and eclectic musical style, which incorporates influences from many different genres, including pop, alternative rock, jazz, ambient, electronic, classical, folk and trip hop, as well as her eccentric costumes and music videos. Her singles "It's Oh So Quiet", "Army of Me" and "Hyperballad" all charted in the UK Top 10.

Her record label, One Little Indian, reported in 2003 that she had sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. She has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards (including one for acting). For her performance in Dancer in the Dark, Björk won the Best Actress Award at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival. She was ranked #36 on VH1's "The 100 Greatest Women in Rock and Roll" and #8 on MTV's "22 Greatest Voices in Music". Her most recent album, Volta, was released worldwide on 8 May 2007.

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