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Rock News Two: The week in pop

, July 20 (UPI) -- Rapper Nelly's red-hot summer jam, "Nellyville," staved off the challenge of several newcomers to hold its place atop the Billboard 200. "Nellyville" (Fo' Reel/Universal) remained at No. 1 for a third-straight week after selling 340,000 units.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

List of nominees for 54th Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- The following is a list of nominees for the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced in Los Angeles Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Bruce Springsteen fans got another glimpse at the forthcoming "The Rising" album when AOL Music debuted the track "Into the Fire."
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

A fan who told Bruce Springsteen "We need you!" a few days after Sept. 11 inspired him to write the songs on his new record, "The Rising," reports The New York Times.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's highs and lows

BJORK INVITES FANS TO CHOOSE 'HITS' PACKAGE
By United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY
By United Press International

Country Music News

News from the world of country music for May 14
By United Press International

Rock News: Music's highs and lows

LAWSUIT FILED IN DEATH OF AALIYAH
By United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, April 18, the 108th day of 2002 with 257 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter. There are no morning stars.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2002 with 262 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
By United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 13) Today's birthdays include Chambers Brothers percussionist Lester Chambers, who was born in 1940 (age 62); bassist Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane and also Hot Tuna, and Brian Pendleton, guitarist with The Pretty Things, both in 1944 (age 58);
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 13) Today's birthdays include Chambers Brothers percussionist Lester Chambers, who was born in 1940 (age 62); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

PGA AWARDS The Producers Guild of America has presented its top film award to "Moulin Rouge," giving director Baz Luhrmann's fanciful tale of a Paris dancehall at the dawn of the 20th century a leg up in the race for Oscar gold.
By United Press International

54th Annual WGA Award winners

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 4 (UPI) -- Here is a list of winners at the 54th Annual Writers Guild Awards, presented Saturday in dual ceremonies in Beverly Hills, Calif. and New York.
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Conan O'Brien
In this photo provided by NBC, Conan O'Brien (L) is interviewed by Jay Leno during Leno's final taping as host of "The Tonight Show" in Burbank, California on May 29, 2009. (UPI Photo/Paul Drinkwater)
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Conan Christopher O'Brien (born April 18, 1963) is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer and performer. He is currently the host of Conan, a late-night talk show that airs on the American cable television station TBS.

O'Brien was born in Brookline, Massachusetts and raised in an Irish Catholic family. He landed his first comedy job as a writer for the sketch comedy series Not Necessarily the News, after first serving as president of the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles, where he wrote for several comedy shows, and later moved to New York City to work on the writing staff of Saturday Night Live, and later for The Simpsons. O'Brien went on to serve as host of Late Night with Conan O'Brien from 1993 to 2009, before going on to host the short-lived The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien for seven months. He is the only personality to ever serve as host for both the NBC Late Night and Tonight Show franchises.

On April 12, 2010, it was announced that O'Brien would begin hosting a new late-night talk show on cable TV network TBS. Conan premiered on November 8, 2010.

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