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The biggest brand in Latin pop music over the last thirty years is Menudo

Menudo redux search launched in U.S. Oct 16, 2006

It's possible two dozen left during encore but it was not noticeable amongst the 11,976 who were applauding and enjoying the evening's music

Pearl Jam opens tour with Bush controversy Apr 04, 2003

I believe people are tired of bands all sounding the same and not taking chances to push the envelope and expand musical expression. I am very excited about the upcoming headlining tour. Our fans will finally see us play a longer set of our new material and experience our full live show. Our fans can expect a full projection movie playing behind us. This film will feature amputees, clowns, car crashes, cartoons, and other vomit-inducing imagery. I will be in my prettiest dress looking somewhat like Marilyn Monroe meets Gene Simmons

Rock News Two: The week in pop Mar 22, 2003

Whitesnake and Scorpions are bands that I really respect and love. I'm excited about this tour. It's going to be great and the fans will be thrilled with this triple bill. I've never played any concerts with Whitesnake before, but I love the band and I've known David Coverdale socially for years. Of course, the Scorpions have been close friends for a long time and they helped launch my career when I sang background vocals on their 'Blackout' album

Rock News Two: The week in pop Jan 18, 2003

We've been disappointed by the comments Naturi has made on radio and most recently on MTV's TRL

Rock News Two: The week in pop Aug 31, 2002

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Epic Records is an American record label, owned by Sony Music Entertainment, which currently operates under the umbrella of the Columbia/Epic Label Group. It is a premiere label for Sony Music. Though it was originally conceived as a jazz imprint, it has since expanded to represent various genres.

Epic Records was launched in 1953 by CBS for the purpose of marketing jazz and classical music that did not fit the theme of the more mainstream Columbia Records. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. This has included such notables as the Berlin Philharmonic, Charles Rosen, the Juilliard String Quartet, Antal DorĂ¡ti conducting the Hague Philharmonic and George Szell conducting the Cleveland Orchestra.

By 1960, the label's musical base had been expanded to include all genres. This was done in part to prevent the roster of Columbia Records (which, at the time, had a reputation for releasing material by more established acts) from being overstuffed with newer artists. Subsequently, Epic became better known for its signing of newer, fledgling acts. By the end of the 1960s, Epic earned its first gold records and had evolved into a formidable hit-making force in rock and roll, R&B and country music. Among its many acts, it included Roy Hamilton, Bobby Vinton, The Dave Clark Five, The Hollies, Tammy Wynette, Donovan, The Yardbirds, Lulu, July and Jeff Beck. Several of the British artists on the Epic roster during the 1960s were the result of CBS's Epic/Okeh units' international distribution deal with EMI; Epic recordings were issued by EMI on the Columbia label before the contract with EMI expired, at which point CBS Records began issuing Epic label material on the CBS label until Epic UK was established in 1971 as a CBS imprint.

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