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Billy Ray Cyrus releases 'Achy Breaky Heart' sequel

Billy Ray Cyrus releases 'Achy Breaky Heart' sequel

NASHVILLE, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Billy Ray Cyrus released a rap video for "Achy Breaky 2."
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
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Whitney Houston's 50th birthday marked by Sirius XM Radio tribute

Whitney Houston's 50th birthday marked by Sirius XM Radio tribute

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Sirius XM Radio has kicked off its "Celebration of a Lifetime" tribute marking what would have been U.S. pop star Whitney Houston's 50th birthday Friday.

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Singer Dionne Warwick declares bankruptcy

Singer Dionne Warwick declares bankruptcy

LOS ANGELES, March 26 (UPI) -- Dionne Warwick's publicist says the singer owes more than $10 million in unpaid taxes and has filed for bankruptcy in New Jersey.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.
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Songwriter Hal David dead at 91

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Lyricist Hal David, who won an Oscar for "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," died of a stroke Saturday in Los Angeles, his wife said. He was 91.
Bobbi Kristina Brown's problems 'out of control'

Bobbi Kristina Brown's problems 'out of control'

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Bobbi Kristina Brown's substance-abuse problems are "out of control," a source close to the teenage daughter of the late Whitney Houston told UsMagazine.com.
Winans says he'll miss 'crazy Whitney'

Winans says he'll miss 'crazy Whitney'

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Gospel singer BeBe Winans laughed through tears, and told the crowd at Whitney Houston's New Jersey funeral he will miss "crazy Whitney."
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.
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Warwick fired from 'Celebrity Apprentice'

Warwick fired from 'Celebrity Apprentice'

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- Recording star Dionne Warwick has become the latest contestant eliminated from "The Celebrity Apprentice" reality competition show in New York.
'Apprentice' taps Meat Loaf, La Toya

'Apprentice' taps Meat Loaf, La Toya

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- La Toya Jackson, Star Jones, Lisa Rinna, Gary Busey, David Cassidy and Meat Loaf are to compete on "Celebrity Apprentice" in New York, NBC said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 12, 2008.
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Fame, fortune and back taxes sometimes mix

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- Fame and fortune in the United States offer no immunity to tax problems, various court documents show.
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Singer Dione Warwick speaks during the NAACP's centennial convention held on July 15, 2009 in New York City. The NAACP has been holding a week-long gathering which features numerous speakers and workshops. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Marie Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is an American singer and actress who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.

Best known for her partnership with Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Warwick ranks among the 40 biggest hit makers of the entire rock era (1955–1999), based on the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles Charts. According to Billboard Magazine, Warwick ranks second only to Aretha Franklin as the most charted female vocalist with 56 singles making the Billboard Hot 100 between 1962 and 1998.

Warwick was born Marie Dionne Warrick to parents Johnathan and Lilly (1921–1987), who began his career as a Pullman porter and subsequently became a chef, a gospel record promoter for Chess Records and later a Certified Public Accountant; and Lee Drinkard Warrick (1921–2005), manager of The Drinkard Singers, the renowned family gospel group and RCA recording artists, in East Orange, New Jersey. Warwick had a sister Delia "Dee Dee" and a brother, Mancel Jr., who was killed in an accident in 1968 at the age of 21. She has African American, Native American and Dutch ancestry.

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