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Robin Thicke arrested for alleged pot possession

Robin Thicke arrested for alleged pot possession

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Recording artist Robin Thicke has been arrested for alleged marijuana possession in New York, police said.

Vegas awash in celebs for New Year's Eve

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A roll call of celebrity sources indicates Las Vegas will be a hot spot for stars on New Year's Eve.
Gomez, Hudson to be presenters at the AMAs

Gomez, Hudson to be presenters at the AMAs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Selena Gomez, Alanis Morissette, Benjamin Bratt, Cheryl Hines and Jennifer Hudson are to be presenters at the American Music Awards, producers said Friday.
Paula Patton gives birth to a son

Paula Patton gives birth to a son

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Actress Paula Patton has given birth in Los Angeles to a son she named Julian Fuego.
Stars line up for Jones tribute album

Stars line up for Jones tribute album

LOS ANGELES, March 12 (UPI) -- Usher, Ludacris, Akon, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson and Mary J. Blige are among the artists contributing to an album honoring U.S. music producer Quincy Jones.
Stars line up for 'We Are the World' re-do

Stars line up for 'We Are the World' re-do

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson and Kanye West were among those who headed to a Hollywood studio Monday to help record a remake of "We Are the World."
'Dream' remains atop the U.S. album chart

'Dream' remains atop the U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart for a fourth consecutive week, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.
M.I.A., Smokey, Diamond join Grammys

M.I.A., Smokey, Diamond join Grammys

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- M.I.A., Neil Diamond and Smokey Robinson have agreed to perform at the upcoming 51st annual Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles.
T.I.'s 'Trail' No. 1 on U.S. album chart

T.I.'s 'Trail' No. 1 on U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- T.I.'s "Paper Trail" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart this week, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.
Blige, Thicke to start 'Love-Soul' tour

Blige, Thicke to start 'Love-Soul' tour

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Recording stars Mary J. Blige and Robin Thicke are to kick off their "Love-Soul Tour" later this month in Virginia Beach, Va., Interscope Records said.

Daughtry, Rascal Flatts win AMAs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Daughtry and Rascal Flatts won the first two prizes at the 2007 American Music Awards show in Los Angeles Sunday.

Stars line up for MLK Jr. 'Dream' concert

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Dozens of U.S. luminaries are planning to participate in an upcoming New York concert honoring the memory of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Timberlake named 'Male Artist of the Year'

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Justin Timberlake Sunday was named "Male Artist of the Year" at the MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas.

'Dream Concert' features all-star line-up

NEW YORK, June 22 (UPI) -- Music icons Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Carlos Santana will perform in a fundraising concert for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington.
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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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