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NASHVILLE, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Diamond Rio always has made recording a hit song look easy. The same appears to be true with their eighth album, "Completely," which hit the streets Aug. 20.
CRYSTAL CAVINESS, United Press International

74th Academy Award nominees

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 74th Academy Awards to be presented Sunday in Hollywood.

Does Oscar history favor 'Rings'?

LOS ANGELES, March 19 (UPI) -- History offers conflicting signals on prospects for a best picture Oscar for "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring."
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Thurs., Feb. 28) Jim Denny, music executive and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, was born in 1911. Audrey Williams was born in 1923.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

People

OSCAR SHOW SHAPING UP, HILL TAPPED
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

OSCAR BALLOTS IN THE MAIL Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officials made the short trip from their headquarters to the post office in Beverly Hills on Wednesday to make sure that final ballots for the 74th Academy Awards were safely in the mai
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, in ceremonies to be tele

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

SWEET?S MICK TUCKER DIES Mick Tucker, drummer for the Sweet, died Thursday following a long battle with leukemia. He was 54.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Wed., Feb.13) Tennessee Ernie Ford and Chickie Williams were both born in 1919. Songwriter Boudleaux Bryant was born in 1920.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

OSCAR NOMINATIONS "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" led the field with 13 nominations -- including one for best picture -- as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees Tuesday for the 74th Academy Awards.
By United Press International

74th Academy Award nominees

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 74th Academy Award, announced Tuesday:

Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

FORTUNATELY, REGIS STILL HAS HIS DAY JOB ?Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" used to be a big shot, but not anymore. ABC has pulled the big money show from its Monday primetime lineup and replaced it with a couple of half-hour comedies.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

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

Songwriters Hall of Fame's new class

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The National Academy of Popular Music announced Monday that Sting, Michael Jackson, Randy Newman, Barry Manilow and Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson will be

59th Annual Golden Globe Award nominees

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards:
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Diane Warren
Raven, left, a cast member in the family comedy motion picture "The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement," poses with songwriter Diane Warren as they arrive for the premiere of the film at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California August 7, 2004. "The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement" opens in the United States August 11. (UPI/Maria Gutierez)
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Diane Eve Warren (born September 7, 1956 in Van Nuys, California) is an American country and pop music singer-songwriter. As of 2006, her songs have received six Academy Award nominations, four Golden Globe nominations, and seven Grammy Award nominations. She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001. Her success in the US has been paralleled in the UK, where she has been rated the thirty-fifth most successful songwriter in singles chart history as well as the third most successful female.

She was the first songwriter in the history of Billboard to have seven hits, all by different artists, on the singles chart at the same time. Warren owns her own publishing company, Realsongs, which gives her control over her compositions. Meanwhile, her songs have been featured in more than 70 films or TV-shows listed on the Internet Movie Database.

Warren told NPR's Scott Simon that she got into trouble and ran away as a teen but returned because she missed her cat. "Music saved me," she said. Warren also has said that her own mother asked her to give up her dream of a songwriting career and take a secretarial job. However, her father continued to believe in her and encouraged her. She wrote the song "Because You Loved Me" as a tribute to her father for his encouragement.

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