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Jay Z earns nine Grammy nods, including rap album of the year

Jay Z earns nine Grammy nods, including rap album of the year

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. rapper Jay Z leads the field this year with nine Grammy nominations, including best rap performance and best rap album, the Recording Academy announced.
Katy Perry, Taylor Swift to appear on Grammy nominations special

Katy Perry, Taylor Swift to appear on Grammy nominations special

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. singer/songwriters Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are to appear on Friday's "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! -- Countdown to Music's Biggest Night."
DJ Earworm releases United State of Pop 2013

DJ Earworm releases United State of Pop 2013

Dec. 3 (UPI) -- One of the best annual year-end lists isn't a list at all: It's DJ Earworm's "United State of Pop," the mashup of the 25 biggest songs of each year.
Gabrielle Levy
Fall Out Boy booked to perform on New Year's Rockin' Eve

Fall Out Boy booked to perform on New Year's Rockin' Eve

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Fall Out Boy, Jennifer Hudson and Robin Thicke will be featured on the U.S. broadcast of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, producers said.
Francesca Eastwood wants her quickie marriage annulled

Francesca Eastwood wants her quickie marriage annulled

Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Clint Eastwood's daughter married Jonah Hill's brother in November 17.
Kate Stanton
Miley Cyrus performs 'Wrecking Ball' next to a giant lip-syncing cat [VIDEO]

Miley Cyrus performs 'Wrecking Ball' next to a giant lip-syncing cat [VIDEO]

Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Here's how Miley Cyrus closed the American Music Awards on Sunday night.
Kate Stanton
Lily Allen rejects 'Hard Out Here' racism claims

Lily Allen rejects 'Hard Out Here' racism claims

Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Lilly Allen made waves with her brand new video, the racy and intentionally shocking "Hard Out Here," returning fire against accusations of racism.
Gabrielle Levy
People's Choice Awards nominations announced

People's Choice Awards nominations announced

Nominations for the fan-voted People's Choice Awards in film, television and music categories were announced in Los Angeles Tuesday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Royals' tops U.S. record chart for a fourth week

'Royals' tops U.S. record chart for a fourth week

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Lorde's "Royals" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a fourth week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
'Royals' tops U.S. record chart for a third week

'Royals' tops U.S. record chart for a third week

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Lorde's "Royals" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a third week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis up for a leading six American Music Awards

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis up for a leading six American Music Awards

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis led the field with six nods when nominations for the 2013 American Music Awards were announced Thursday.
Lorde's 'Royals' tops U.S. record chart for a second week

Lorde's 'Royals' tops U.S. record chart for a second week

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Lorde's "Royals" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a second consecutive week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
LL Cool J to host Grammy Nominations Concert

LL Cool J to host Grammy Nominations Concert

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Drake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke, and Keith Urban have been booked to perform at the Grammy Nominations Concert in Los Angeles, organizers said.

Miley Cyrus plays Michele Bachman in SNL skit

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Pop star Miley Cyrus played U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., in a parody of her "We Won't Stop" music video on "Saturday Night Live."
'Royals' tops U.S. record chart

'Royals' tops U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Lorde's "Royals" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
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Actress Paula Patton, a cast member in the motion picture comedy "Swing Vote", attend the premiere of the film with her husband Robin Thicke at El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on July 24, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Robin Charles Thicke (English pronunciation: /θɪk/; born March 10, 1977) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and occasional actor. Thicke's albums are noted for their feature of a predominately R&B sound.

Robin was born March 10, 1977 to Canadian actor Alan Thicke and his first wife, Days of Our Lives actress and singer Gloria Loring. They divorced when he was seven. Throughout his childhood, he would be exposed to music by Bruce Springsteen courtesy of his father, as well as Luther Vandross and Whitney Houston courtesy of his mother.

Before his days as a singer-songwriter, Thicke had written songs for 3T's "Sexual Attention" (from 1995's Brotherhood, which Thicke shares co-writing credit with one half of The Underdogs, Damon Thomas), Color Me Badd's "Sexual Capacity" off the groups 1996 album, Now & Forever. Brownstone's "Around You" (from 1997's Still Climbing) and collaborated with Jordan Knight, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis on several songs in Knight's 1999 album Jordan Knight. As an artist, he recorded and performed solely under his surname, Thicke. He would continue to do so until 2005.

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