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January 2011

The Gerber Generation Gives a Big Cheer for Its New Star!

The Gerber Generation Gives a Big Cheer for Its New Star!


Among More than 217,000 Entrants, Ohio Toddler to Become Gerber’s Newest Ad Star

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 31, 2011
/PRNewswire/ — Upon reviewing hundreds of thousands of the cutest
smiles, most adorable poses and irresistibly squeezable cheeks, Gerber
has announced the winner of its Gerber Generation Photo Search!
Two-year-old Mercy Townsend of Toledo, Ohio is the grand prize winner of a $25,000 scholarship and will star in a Gerber print advertisement beginning in May 2011.

“I didn’t believe it at first,” says Mercy’s mom, Tahisha Williams-Townsend,
when she was notified that her daughter had won. “Our family is
ecstatic to see Mercy in a magazine ad and then to receive such a
generous scholarship is really awesome.  Mercy doesn’t understand the
extent of what she’s just won, but she’s excited and goes around saying,
‘thank you, thank you.'” To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Tiffany Evans Shares Her Story in New Book “Who Will Save the Little Girl”

Singer/Songwriter Tiffany Evans Shares Her Personal Story in New Book ‘Who Will Save The Little Girl’



NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2011
/PRNewswire/ — Singer/Songwriter Tiffany Evans, 18, shares her
personal story in the new book, “Who Will Save The Little Girl.”  Volume
5 in the series, “Saving Our Daughters,” from author Curtis J. Benjamin, takes on the escalating issue of bullying within the teen girl population.

The Music World
Entertainment/Columbia Records recording artist contributes her own
story of abuse and bullying in Act V titled “My Diary.” The book
provides riveting confessions from bullies and those whom have greatly
suffered from it.  Intertwined are quotes and letters from influential
women and celebrities also sharing their story and lending some advice
for teen girls to relate to. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Newcomer Nubia Emmon Releases “Burn” | Available Now as a FREE DOWNLOAD!

Nubia Emmon Releases Single “Burn”

Nubia Emmon Williams, Texas’s newest and
brightest Pop/R&B star has released the single “BURN”—now available
for free downloading.

Austin tx
United States of America
( January 27, 2011 —

January 27, 2011 (AUSTIN, TX) — Nubia Emmon Williams, Texas’s newest
and brightest Pop/R&B star has released the single “BURN”—now
available for free downloading. With music that is youthful, upbeat, yet
melodic, and captures the fun spirit of hip-hop, Nubia is poised to
bring a fresh sound to the industry.

BURN was written by Nubia Emmon and platinum
producer Salih Williams of Carnival Beats who also produced the track.
Nubia stated that what inspired this track was “Michael Jackson (the
track’s beat), Slick Rick (the story-telling), Kurtis Blow (the bridge)
and just having fun because I had no intentions on creating a song like
this. It just happened on accident.”

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“NOW That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 37” and “NOW That’s What I Call The Modern Songbook” coming Feb. 8th, 2011

World’s Best-Selling Music Compilation
Series Announces February 8 Release Date for ‘NOW That’s What I Call
Music! Vol. 37’ and ‘NOW That’s What I Call The Modern Songbook’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The latest edition of the world’s best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 37, featuring seven #1 smash hits and other major chart standouts, will be released on February 8. NOW That’s What I Call The Modern Songbook, a new companion title presenting music’s new classics from today’s best artists, will be released on the same date. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Bruno Mars is Making History | Earns Nominations In Upcoming Awards

Bruno Mars Is on Top of the World; “Grenade” Goes to #1 in US,
Canada, and the UK; Mars Makes History as First Male Solo Artist in 13
Years to Hit #1 With First Two Singles; “DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS”
Scores RIAA Gold While Surging Back Into Top 3 of the Billboard 200; 7x
Grammy Award Nominee Earns Nods for Upcoming BRIT Awards and NAACP Image

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – January 18, 2011) – Elektra recording
artist Bruno Mars is currently sitting on top of the world with his
blockbuster new single, “Grenade.” The track — featured on Mars’
breakthrough debut album, “DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS” — has just
returned to #1 on Billboard‘s
“Hot 100” while simultaneously topping the singles charts in both
Canada and the United Kingdom. This marks the second Mars single to
accomplish the international feat, following the Grammy Award-nominated
“Just The Way You Are” which topped all three countries’ charts
concurrently back in October. As if all that weren’t enough, “Grenade”
is also currently iTunes’ #1 song in both Germany and Ireland.

Here in the US, the #1 success of both “Grenade” and “Just
The Way You Are” establishes Mars as only the sixth-ever solo male
artist in history to reach the top of the charts with his first two
singles and the first to do so in 13 years. What’s more, “Grenade”
recently made history with the third biggest sales week of any US single
ever (with sales of more than 559,000), and has been certified 2x
platinum by the RIAA for total sales exceeding 2 million. To continue, Please click “MORE”!


“Mom On A Mission” Creates and Produces Hip, Original and Positive Music for Kids and Families Worldwide

Melody Makers, Inc. announces the
release of the new hit CD – NEW SCHOOL KIDS JAMZ – available now on
iTunes, Amazon,, and more!

Quote start“I
am a mother and I have worked with kids for more than 10 years. I have
run into parents who are concerned about the quality and content of the
music their children are listening to.”Quote end

Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2011

NEW SCHOOL KIDS JAMZ, a collection of 10 new original funky beats, cool
melodies and positive, wholesome lyrics are available now for purchase
on and download on iTunes.

Conceived by Melanie Andrews, a mother, multi-platinum
songwriter/producer, and owner of Melody Makers Newport Beach, a music
entertainment company that operates a child-centered singing, dancing,
and recording studio on the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, NEW
SCHOOL KIDS JAMZ offers parents and kids a fresh and exciting
alternative to mainstream artists whose music often is filled with
mature content many parents feel is not suitable for children. The New
School Kids Jamz songs are filled with FUN KID-FRIENDLY lyrics. For
example, there is a song named “THE SPOOKY JAM” written about
Trick-or-Treating that takes the scariness out of Halloween with a
fun/funky twist! “FUNKY PLAYGROUND” is a song about having a playdate at
the coolest playground ever! Another favorite is “IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY”
which has a very funky music track with crowd participation in the song.
The song entitled “FRIDAY” is about looking forward to the weekend!
“THE ALPHABET JAM” is a rap song using the alphabet. “CHRISTMAS AT THE
BEACH” has gotten great reviews! There are also 2 sweet ballads:

Andrews explains, “I am a mother and I have worked with kids for more
than 10 years and over and over again, I have run into parents who are
concerned about the quality and content of the music their children are
listening to. Of course kids’ love popular music with its hip beats, but
its mature themes and language are a source of consternation for
parents.” To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Jordin Sparks Visits Dallas to Meet Fan at Dots

Jordin Sparks Hits Dallas to Meet Inspirational Fan at Dots

American Idol Winner Takes “Because of You Interactive Contest” Winner on Shopping Spree

GLENWILLOW, Ohio, Jan 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Hot fast-fashion retailer Dots and Grammy®-nominated singer Jordin Sparks fulfilled a dream yesterday for Fabiola Apollon,
winner of Dots “Because Of You” Interactive Contest in partnership with
Sparks. In collaboration with, the contest encouraged
entrants to share a personal story about something they were inspired
to accomplish by someone in their life. In honor of her fan-dedicated
perfume launched exclusively at Dots this past fall, the “Because of
You” contest promised a $500 shopping spree with Sparks at a Dots flagship store. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Upcoming Entertainment Reporter – Six Year Old Harmony Bailey – Is On The Move!

One of Hollywood’s Youngest Entertainment Reporters

Six Year Old 

Harmony Bailey

Stands Out as a Seasoned Pro

Harmony has Interviewed Hollywood’s Brightest Stars,

including  Nick Cannon, Magic Johnson and Laila Ali,

and Serves as the Youngest Reporter Ever for and


CA – While most six year olds are busy watching their favorite
entertainers on television, there is a delightful little angel who is
having the time of her life actually interviewing them – in Hollywood,
on the red carpet no less!  Harmony Bailey, daughter of famed celebrity photographer Hiltron Bailey, is lighting up Hollywood with a star quality that is dazzling the stars themselves. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Keke Palmer Is Set to Release New Album & Appear in TV Series/Film Projects for 2011

Teen Star Keke Palmer to Shine in 2011 With New Interscope Album and Roles in an Upcoming TV Series and Three Films


SANTA MONICA, Calif.,– Interscope Recording artist and award-winning actress Keke Palmer
just may be the busiest 17-year-old girl in America in 2011.
 Establishing herself as one of the fastest rising stars of her
generation, Palmer will continue to star in the title role of the
Nickelodeon sitcom “True Jackson, VP” while simultaneously shooting a
movie musical, producing and starring in a second feature film, and
performing voiceover characters in both a major animated motion picture
and a new animated television series.  Additionally, in anticipation of
her sophomore album which Interscope will release later this year, Keke
has already produced a video for her song “The One You Call.” To continue, Please click “MORE”!