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Kevin Sharp, country musician, dies at 43

Kevin Sharp, country musician, dies at 43

NASHVILLE, April 21 (UPI) -- Country musician Kevin Sharp died from complications from previous stomach surgeries.
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Here's a first look at Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace

Here's a first look at Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace

March 19 (UPI) -- Jason Segel will play the late writer in the upcoming film, "The End of the Tour."
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'Strictly Ballroom' to feature music by composers Warren and Foster

'Strictly Ballroom' to feature music by composers Warren and Foster

SYDNEY, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Australian film and theater director Baz Luhrmann says he worked with composers David Foster and Diane Warren on the music for "Strictly Ballroom the Musical."

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Smokey Robinson signs with Verve

Smokey Robinson signs with Verve

HOLLYWOOD, March 30 (UPI) -- Motown singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson has signed with Verve Music Group to release his 29th album, a collection of duets, the label announced.

Tax credit extension a reprieve for wind

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- As part of the fiscal cliff package, Congress extended by one year the wind energy tax credit, seen as a lifeline for the wind power sector.
Study: Windblown forests best left alone

Study: Windblown forests best left alone

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Leaving fallen trees alone may be the best management practice for preserving forests damaged by intense windstorms, U.S. researchers say.
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Rod Stewart recording Christmas CD

Rod Stewart recording Christmas CD

LOS ANGELES, June 27 (UPI) -- British recording artist Rod Stewart is working on his first Christmas album as part of a new deal with Universal Music Group, the record label said.
George Clooney to be honored at Carousel of Hope gala

George Clooney to be honored at Carousel of Hope gala

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 4 (UPI) -- Actor and philanthropist George Clooney is to be honored at The Carousel of Hope gala in Beverly Hills, Calif., for his humanitarian work, organizers said.
Funeral held in Nashville for Donna Summer

Funeral held in Nashville for Donna Summer

NASHVILLE, May 23 (UPI) -- Donna Summer's friends and family gathered at a Nashville church Wednesday for the music icon's private funeral.
Arrest made in stabbing of Charice's dad

Arrest made in stabbing of Charice's dad

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A suspect in the stabbing death of the estranged father of "Glee" actress and singer Charice has surrendered to police in the Philippines, officials said.
Teen pop star Charice's dad stabbed to death

Teen pop star Charice's dad stabbed to death

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The estranged father of Filipino pop star Charice has been stabbed to death in San Pedro Laguna, authorities said.
Cohen set for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Cohen set for Songwriters Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Leonard Cohen, Jackie DeShannon and David Foster are among those to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year, it was announced in New York.
Singer Clay Aiken to be a father

Singer Clay Aiken to be a father

LOS ANGELES, May 30 (UPI) -- U.S. music producer Jaymes Foster has conceived a child with singer Clay Aiken via artificial insemination, a representative for Foster's brother confirmed.
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Music producer David Foster arrives for his "David Foster And Friends Charity Gala 2005" at River Rock Casino near Vancouver in Richmond British Columbia, September 10, 2005. (UPI Photo / Heinz Ruckemnann)
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David Walter Foster, OC, OBC (born November 1, 1949), is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, singer, songwriter and arranger, noted for discovering singers Celine Dion, Josh Groban, and Michael Bublé and for producing some of the most successful artists in the world.

Foster was a keyboardist for the pop group Skylark discovered by Eirik Wangberg , David's song “Wildflower” was a top ten hit in 1972. He has worked as a producer with a wide range of musical stars, including Mariah Carey, Neil Diamond, Whitney Houston, Céline Dion, Cher, Andrea Bocelli, Chicago, Earth Wind and Fire, Chaka Khan, Barbra Streisand, Kenny Rogers, Charice, Boz Scaggs, Olivia Newton-John, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Bryan Adams, and Christina Aguilera (see "Artists produced," below).

He has produced debut albums for The Corrs, Michael Bublé, Renee Olstead, and Josh Groban, which were released under his own record label, 143 Records, and distributed through Warner Music. Foster helped launch Kevin Sharp's career after the two met through the Make-A-Wish Foundation and David Hayes singing a song by Laramy Smith "Freind".

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