British Singer Joe Cocker Dies of Lung Cancer

Posted by Associated Press on December 22, 2014

NEW YORK — Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of “With a Little Help From My Friends,” the teary ballad “You Are So Beautiful” and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on “Saturday Night Live,” has died. He was 70.

His London-based agent, Barrie Marshall, said Cocker died Monday of lung cancer in Colorado, …

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North Korea Hack On Sony May Be Costliest Ever

Posted by Associated Press on December 17, 2014

NEW YORK — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyber attack ever inflicted on an American business.

The fallout from the hack that exposed a trove of sensitive documents, and this week escalated to threats of terrorism, forced Sony to cancel release of the North Korean …

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Taylor John Williams Exits The Voice

Posted by Pat Boyle on December 10, 2014
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Portland, Oregon –  Portland singer Taylor John Williams’ run on The Voice is over. He did not get enough fan votes to make it to next week’s live finale. Fans had a chance to save a singer who would go on to the final four. But fans chose Damien, not Williams. The “saved” winner was announced on the Today Show …

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Portland Singer Makes It To Final Five On “The Voice”

Posted by Pat Boyle on December 3, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland’s own Taylor John Williams has made it to the final five on The Voice.  Fans voted which singers to save.  He received the third most votes and moves on to the next round of the singing competition on NBC.

On Monday night’s show, he did a slowed down version of Lorde’s song, “Royals” and all four judges …

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Portland Singer Wows The Judges On The Voice

Posted by Pat Boyle on September 23, 2014
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Portland, Oregon – 23 year old Taylor John Williams made a big splash on Monday night’s season premiere of the hit TV show, The Voice. Judges Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani both wanted to mentor him. Williams chose Stefani, who said she inspired him.

Williams told the judges “I’ve been singing my whole life; really started writing a …

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