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Gwen Stefani reveals new baby's gender

Gwen Stefani reveals new baby's gender

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Gwen Stefani is having a another boy.
Veronica Linares
Singer Gwen Stefani pregnant with her third son

Singer Gwen Stefani pregnant with her third son

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. rocker Gwen Stefani announced via Instagram Friday she is pregnant with her third son.
Eve gets engaged to Maximillion Cooper

Eve gets engaged to Maximillion Cooper

Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Singer actress Eve is engaged to British designer and Gumball 3000 founder, Maximillion Cooper.
Veronica Linares

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.
By United Press International
Gwen Stefani is pregnant again at 43

Gwen Stefani is pregnant again at 43

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. rocker Gwen Stefani is pregnant with her third child at the age of 43, UsMagazine.com reported Wednesday.

Michelle Obama says election about hope

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- President Obama isn't a "superhero" and needs the support of U.S. voters to return to office for a second term, first lady Michelle Obama said.

McCartney gets help from stars for video

HOLLYWOOD, April 14 (UPI) -- British music icon Paul McCartney has released three videos for his latest song "My Valentine," featuring actors Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman.
'House' star Laurie joins L'Oreal roster

'House' star Laurie joins L'Oreal roster

PARIS, July 9 (UPI) -- He not only plays a doctor on television's "House," but Hugh Laurie is also good-looking enough to be named the new face of L'Oreal, the cosmetics giant said.
Stefani donates $1M to Japanese quake fund

Stefani donates $1M to Japanese quake fund

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 23 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Gwen Stefani has donated $1 million to Save the Children's Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund, Interscope said Wednesday.
Stefani named new face of L'Oreal Paris

Stefani named new face of L'Oreal Paris

PARIS, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. rock star and fashion icon Gwen Stefani is the new face of L'Oreal Paris, the beauty company has announced.

Stefani designing uniforms for hotel chain

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Gwen Stefani says she has created "sexy" new uniforms for employees of W Hotels throughout the United States.
Madonna gala raises $5.1M for aid

Madonna gala raises $5.1M for aid

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The New York gala that Gucci and Madonna presided over Wednesday raised an estimated $5.1 million for Raising Malawi and UNICEF, Gucci said.

Stefani, Rossdale expecting baby No. 2

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Gwen Stefani is reportedly pregnant with her second child by her British rock-star hubby Gavin Rossdale.

Stefani, Timberlake win People's prizes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Gwen Stefani and Justin Timberlake were named favorite female and male singer on the People's Choice Awards special that aired on U.S. television Tuesday.

Stefani concert to benefit fire victims

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. singer/songwriter Gwen Stefani says the proceeds from her Tuesday concert in San Diego will go to benefit victims of the area's catastrophic fires.
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Actress/singer Gwen Stefani takes to the runway after presenting designer Gwen Stefani for L.A.M.B.2006 Spring wear collection on Sept. 16, 2005 at New York's Olympus Fashion Week. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Gwen Renée Stefani (pronounced /ˈɡwɛn stɛˈfɑːni/; born October 3, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter and fashion designer. Stefani is the lead vocalist for the rock band No Doubt. Stefani recorded her first solo album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. in 2004. The album was primarily inspired by music of the 1980s, and emerged a success with sales of seven million. The album's third single "Hollaback Girl" was the first U.S. digital download to sell one million copies. Stefani's second solo album, The Sweet Escape (2006), yielded "Wind It Up", "4 in the Morning" and the highest-selling single "The Sweet Escape". Including her work with No Doubt, Stefani has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. She won the World's Best-Selling New Female Artist at the World Music Awards 2005.

In 2003, she debuted her clothing line L.A.M.B. and expanded her collection with the 2005 Harajuku Lovers line, drawing inspiration from Japanese culture and fashion. Stefani performs and makes public appearances with four back-up dancers known as the Harajuku Girls dancers. She married British grunge musician Gavin Rossdale in 2002 and they have two sons: Kingston James McGregor Rossdale, who was born May 26, 2006, and Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale, who was born August 20, 2008. Billboard magazine named Stefani thirty-seventh Hot 100 artist of the decade. Stefani was ranked the 54th best artist of the 2000–10 decade by Billboard.

Stefani was born and raised in Anaheim, California, and grew up in a Roman Catholic household. Gwen attended Loara High School. Her mother named her after a stewardess in the 1968 novel Airport, and her middle name, Renée, comes from The Four Tops' 1968 cover of The Left Banke's 1966 hit song "Walk Away Renée". Her father, Dennis Stefani, is Italian-American and worked as a Yamaha marketing executive. He currently is Executive VP of The Added Value Company. Her mother, Patti (née Flynn), is of Irish and Scottish descent and worked as an accountant before becoming a homemaker. Gwen's parents were fans of folk music and exposed her to music by artists like Bob Dylan and Emmylou Harris. She is the second oldest of four children: she has a younger sister, Jill Stefani, a younger brother, Todd, and an older brother, Eric. Eric was the keyboardist for No Doubt but left the band to pursue a career in animation on The Simpsons on the FOX TV network.

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