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Listen Up!: Gene Simmons: behind the makeup

Thursday, November 15, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - Just when we thought KISS took off their makeup and said goodbye to their fans on their farewell tour, KISS and Make-Up, the autobiography of KISS bassist Gene Simmons, will hit stores on Dec. 11. "It's the weirdest thing in the world," Simmons told Rolling Stone of the anthology process. "Because when you're moving ahead in life and you take snapshots of where you've been and then someone turns around and says, 'Take the last thirty years and pick six hours of highlights,' the hardest thing is how to figure out what to put in and not what to leave out."

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Singin’ the Body Electric

Sunday, August 12, 2001

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If looking at Ricky Martin shaking his "bon bon" or seeing Britney Spears dancing seductively with her navel exposed makes you hot, it's because these artists have learned that mixing sex with music makes for a powerful tonic. As proven in VH1's new series From the Waist Down: Men, Women & Music (airing Monday-Friday, August 6-10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT), music and sexual attitudes have long been intertwined, from the rock 'n' roll early '50s through the hip-hop culture of today.

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Sounds Off: Concert Ticket Prices

Sunday, July 22, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - Six thousand dollars for a Madonna ticket? Yeah, you heard it right. The cost of seeing your favorite performer is getting steeper, and the number of fans who are able to afford going to concerts decrease day after day.

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Celebrities auction their goods

Thursday, June 14, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD - How would you like Elvis Presley's 1976 blue Cadillac El Dorado Biarritz parked inside your garage? Lovely thought isn't it? Dream no further--the car can be yours if you bid on eBay, and you have enough money in the bank. The online auction house eBay Motors is offering a stable of celebrity-touched cars to the highest bidder in the "Cars of the Stars" auction, which closes on Thursday.

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Veteran Rockers Dominate Grammys

Friday, February 23, 2001

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HOLLYWOOD, CA -- Veteran rockers U2, Steely Dan and country singer Faith Hill were among the many winners at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards, stealing the spotlight from Eminem, whose angry lyrics entangled the ceremonies in controversy.

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