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- Posted on Jan 29th 2008 9:00AM by Jessica Robertson
- Beyonce will play legendary jazz singer Etta James in the film 'Cadillac Records,' which chronicles the life of Leonard Chess, the legendary founder of the South Side Chicago blues label Chess Records.
- R.E.M. have announced the dates for their forthcoming North American tour in support of their new album, titled 'Accelerate,' due April 1. The jaunt kicks off on May 23 in Vancouver and wraps in Atlanta on June 21.
- Mary J. Blige recently taped two performances for the daytime soap opera 'One Life to Live.' The show will feature Blige singing two tracks off her latest album, 'Growing Pains,' during a surprise birthday party for Starr Manning.
- The Arctic Monkeys earned seven NME Award nominations, including Best Band and Best Album for their latest, 'Favourite Worst Nightmare.' Other nominees include Amy Winehouse (Villain of the Year, Best Solo Artist) and Radiohead (Best Album). Winners are decided by NME readers and will be announced February 28 in London.