The new craze in Japan, if you haven’t heard, is a virtual pop star named Hatsune Miku. It is pretty nuts how a 3D-projection had a hugely successful concert tour and also topped the japanese music charts.
We now have our very first robot pop star. HRP-4C also known as divabot is the World’s first Robot Pop star. She is capable of sing and dancing at the same time. She can even make sure she is in sync with her background dancers. Aside for its huge hands and silver prosthetic legs, divabot’s moves are pretty good.
Developed by Japan’s institute of Advance Industrial Science and Technology, divabot uses a special software to interpret a singer performer movements along with Yamaha’s Vocaloid software for the voice...
By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press Writer – Tue Sep 14, 1:13 pm ET
LONDON – George Michael was sentenced to eight weeks in jail and lost his license for five years Tuesday for driving under the influence of drugs when he crashed his car into a London photo shop.
A British judge told the wayward star his addiction to marijuana put him and the public at risk.
The former Wham! singer pleaded guilty last month to driving under the influence and possession of cannabis following a July 4 collision between his Range Rover and a Snappy Snaps store in north London.
Offering conclusive proof that Marshall still matters, Eminem’s aptly named Recovery will score the year’s highest sales debut. Look for a total of between 590-615k for the Shady/Aftermath/Interscope album, easily beating Sade‘s 503k back in February. It could also beat his last album, Relapse, which sold 608k in its first week in May ’09. (Hits Daily Double)