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Eurovision Song Contest Disqualifies Belarus Over Political Lyrics

Eurovision Song Contest Disqualifies Belarus Over Political Lyrics

Eurovision Song Contest Disqualifies Belarus Over Political Lyrics Eurovision Song Contest Disqualifies Belarus Over Political Lyrics The long-running unrest in Belarus has spilled over into this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, with organizers ejecting the country from the competition for songs found to have repeatedly violated rules barring political content. The country’s original song entry, “Ya Nauchu Tebya” (I’ll Teach You) …

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Belarus disqualified from Eurovision 2021 over ‘political’ song lyrics

Belarus disqualified from Eurovision 2021 over ‘political’ song lyrics

Belarus disqualified from Eurovision 2021 over ‘political’ song lyrics Belarus disqualified from Eurovision 2021 over ‘political’ song lyrics Belarus has been disqualified from the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 over controversial song lyrics. The country had been told to submit a new song two weeks ago, over concerns of political subtext in their first entry. However, the band Galasy ZMesta (translated …

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Inside Husavik’s Oscar Bid for a ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ Film Anthem

Inside Husavik's Oscar Bid for a 'Eurovision Song Contest' Film Anthem

Inside Husavik’s Oscar Bid for a ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ Film Anthem Inside Husavik’s Oscar Bid for a ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ Film Anthem HUSAVIK, Iceland — On a recent Monday, in the back room of an empty seaside hotel here, a group of locals gathered anxiously around a computer livestreaming the 93rd Academy Awards nominations, waiting to discover whether their campaigning …

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This Endangered Bird Lost Its Song in Australia

This Endangered Bird Lost Its Song in Australia

This Endangered Bird Lost Its Song in Australia This Endangered Bird Lost Its Song in Australia Everyone else seems to know the song, except you. Humans who sing karaoke know the feeling. So do birds, apparently, and it’s a big problem for one avian species in Australia. As the population of the critically endangered regent honeyeater plummeted over the years, …

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Angie Thomas’s ‘Concrete Rose’ Is a Love Song for Young Black Lives

Angie Thomas’s ‘Concrete Rose’ Is a Love Song for Young Black Lives

Angie Thomas’s ‘Concrete Rose’ Is a Love Song for Young Black Lives Angie Thomas’s ‘Concrete Rose’ Is a Love Song for Young Black Lives CONCRETE ROSEBy Angie Thomas The inheritance we carry from those who came before us is a knot of roots that can be complicated to unravel. It can take a lifetime of work to distinguish the threads …

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Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa’s ‘First Lady of Song,’ Dies at 63

Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa’s ‘First Lady of Song,’ Dies at 63

Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa’s ‘First Lady of Song,’ Dies at 63 Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa’s ‘First Lady of Song,’ Dies at 63 Sibongile Khumalo, a virtuoso vocalist whose ease of motion between opera, jazz and South African popular music made her a symbol of the country’s new social order after the end of apartheid, died on Thursday. She was 63. …

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He Can’t Carry a Tune, but Chang-rae Lee Has a Song to Sing

He Can’t Carry a Tune, but Chang-rae Lee Has a Song to Sing

He Can’t Carry a Tune, but Chang-rae Lee Has a Song to Sing He Can’t Carry a Tune, but Chang-rae Lee Has a Song to Sing Maybe it’s his suburban roots. When his family first came to New York, they lived on the Upper West Side, but soon moved to Westchester County, north of the city. He and his family …

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Song Yoo-jung, a South Korean Actress, Has Died at 26

Song Yoo-jung, a South Korean Actress, Has Died at 26

Song Yoo-jung, a South Korean Actress, Has Died at 26 Song Yoo-jung, a South Korean Actress, Has Died at 26 Song Yoo-jung in 2014. She appeared in several Korean television dramas and also acted in music videos.Credit…Dong-a Ilbo, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A 26-year-old actress was found dead on Saturday in Seoul, South Korea, the latest loss of a …

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He Called His Song ‘American Anthem.’ It Actually Became One.

He Called His Song ‘American Anthem.’ It Actually Became One.

He Called His Song ‘American Anthem.’ It Actually Became One. He Called His Song ‘American Anthem.’ It Actually Became One. “I was struck by the song’s message,” Ms. Jones said in a statement. “In a post-9/11 era, being ‘patriotic’ was polarizing. This song, however, transcended the mudslinging at the time. It carries such a beautiful sentiment, one that honors the …

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What’s It Like to Inspire a Song?

What's It Like to Inspire a Song?

What’s It Like to Inspire a Song? What’s It Like to Inspire a Song? There are some songs that have lyrics so saturating of our psyche that they seem almost innate; that have crowds raising their drinks and bellowing along to the chorus in a dive bar at 2 a.m. … well, maybe not that, at least not now. But …

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