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Wednesday
Jun222011

Beyonce Sings Queen, Prince & Kings of Leon in France

In this file photo, Beyonce performs at The 2011 Billboard Music Awards on May 22 in Las Vegas. Kevin Mazur/WireImage via ABC(NICE, France) -- As a warmup for her headlining spot this weekend at England's famous Glastonbury festival, Beyonce took the stage in Nice, France, Monday night for her first concert in well over a year.  In addition to her own hits, Beyonce performed quite a unique medley for fans at the concert.  She started with Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," moved onto Prince's "The Beautiful Ones" -- a track she performed during her 2009 tour -- and finished with, of all things, Kings Of Leon's "Sex on Fire."  The video of the medley was available online for a brief time, but was then pulled by Beyonce's people.

Beyonce and her all-female band will continue their brief tour of France Wednesday in the city of Lille and then Thursday in the city of Amneville.  Then it's on to Glastonbury, where B will share the stage on Sunday with the likes of rock legend Paul Simon.

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Friday
Jan212011

'Glee' Episode to Feature Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, Queen Songs  

Photo Courtesy - PRNewsFoto/ Columbia Records(NEW YORK) -- Glee will return for a new round of episodes starting Super Bowl Sunday, and then settle into its regular weekly schedule.  The song list for the show's February 8 episode, which has a Valentine's Day theme, has now been revealed by TV Guide.

Matt Morrison tells the magazine that in that episode, his character, Mr. Schuester, assigns the kids to perform love songs.  Here's a look at who's singing what, according to TV Guide:

-- Rachel sings Katy Perry's "Firework"
-- Puck sings Queen's "Fat Bottomed Girls"
-- Artie sings Michael Jackson's "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)"
-- Blaine and the Warblers sing Paul McCartney's "Silly Love Songs" and Robin Thicke's "When I Get You Alone"
-- Tina sings the standard "My Funny Valentine"

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Tuesday
Nov092010

All of Queen's Albums to Be Re-Mastered, Re-Released in 2011

Photo Courtesy - Hollywood Records(NEW YORK) -- In honor of Queen's upcoming 40th anniversary, the band, Universal Music Group and Island Records have reached an agreement to have all 15 of their studio albums re-released in 2011.

The first five albums -- 1973's Queen, 1974's Queen II and Sheer Heart Attack, 1975's A Night at the Opera and 1976's A Day at the Races -- will be made available in March.

Guitarist Brian May said, "We are very excited, after all this time, to be embarking on a new phase of our career, with a new record company, with new ideas, and new dreams."

Other celebrations of Queen's 40th anniversary will include a major exhibition in London called "Stormtroopers in Stilettos," named after the song from Sheer Heart Attack.  A BBC documentary will also be released, and production will begin on that new film about the life of frontman Freddie Mercury, starring actor Sacha Baron Cohen as Mercury.

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