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Video: The Power of One ~ Donna Summer ( Pokémon the Movie 2000 Soundtrack )

Acoustic Guitar – Dean Parks
Arranged By – David Foster, Nathan DiGesare
Co-producer – Bruce Sudano, Nathan DiGesare
Engineer – Felipe Elgueta, Stuart Brawley
Guitar – Steve Lukather
Mixed By – Mick Guzauski
Producer – David Foster
Programmed By [Additional Synthesizer] – Felipe Elgueta
Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Nathan DiGesare
Written By – Mark Chait, Mervyn Warren

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Video – David Foster Friends Donna Summer Last Dance – YouTube

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Recap of David Foster weekend – reporter notes

 

 

As if being a multiplatinum singer and songwriter weren’t enough, Josh Groban also has an amazing memory.

The Grammy Award-winning pop opera superstar demonstrated that during his Miracle Weekend visit.

“You were one of my first interviews! I remember that very well,” said Groban, smiling warmly as he recalled coming here 12 years ago as a rising star to perform The Prayer at the Victoria Conference Centre for a David Foster Foundation fundraiser.

Foster’s then-scrawny and unassuming 19-year-old musical protégé had taken time out of a rehearsal to chat.

“You can only hope,” Groban said Saturday, recalling how he never assumed he’d also become an actor whose sense of humour and charisma has enchanted CNN’s Piers Morgan and Kelly Ripa on Live! with Kelly, and enhanced Jack Black’s...

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Foster gives props to ‘Queen of Disco’

 

 

Disco legend Donna Summer “changed the face of pop culture forever” with a sound that brought a sexy new vibe to nightclubs, music giant David Foster said.

“There is no doubt that music would sound different today if she had never graced us with her talent,” said Foster, a 16-time Grammy-winning producer and songwriter .

“The Queen of Disco” died Thursday after a battle with cancer . She was 63.

She performed in Las Vegas in the star-studded “David Foster & Friends” concert in October.

Foster, in a statement Friday, said Summer was “a super-diva and true superstar who never compromised when it came to her career or her family. She always did it with class, dignity, grace and zero attitude.”

Foster has served for years as music director of the Andre Agassi Grand Slam for Children.

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Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, dies at 63

 

 

Donna Summer died Thursday morning after a battle with lung cancer.

Lovingly named the “Queen of Disco,” the 63-year-old was in Florida at the time of her death, according to TMZ. Born LaDonna Adrian Gaines, the 5-time Grammy award winner rose to fame in the ’70s with hits like “Hot Stuff,” “Bad Girls” and “Love to Love You Baby.”

Following the news of Summer’s passing, the singer’s family released a statement saying that they “are at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continued legacy.”

TMZ also reports that Summer was working on a forthcoming album at the time of her death.

“RIP #DonnaSummer – dined with her a few months ago, and she sang Amazing Grace to guests with stunning power. Great lady, wonderful talent,” Piers Morgan tweeted about the late singer.

Summer i...

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Meet New Beverly Hills Housewife Yolanda Hadid!

 

 

From RealityTea.com

Rumors have been circulating for weeks that Yolanda Hadid, ex-wife of Lisa Vanderpump‘s good friend Mohamed Hadid, is the newest co-tart on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Further cementing that Yolanda has joined the cast is the report that she was spotted filming with the ladies at Lisa’s Villa Blanca restaurant on Wednesday night.

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However sources tell E! News that Bravo has yet to confirm Yolanda’s involvement and they aren’t sure if she’ll be signing on as an official housewife or be relegated to the “Friends Of The Housewives” role...

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The ‘Hitman’ concert will be held in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas on October 15, 2010

 

David and Charice

 

The ‘Hitman Return’ concert will be held in Mandalay Bay on October 15, 2010. It promises to be a memorable night filled with unforgettable musical numbers and entertainment that will make your Vegas trip even more meaningful. Aside from Charice and Ne-Yo, other David Foster friends who will grace the show include Seal, Martina McBride, Donna Summer, Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Kenny Loggins, Michael Bolton, Ruben Studdard, Earth, Wind & Fire plus some surprise guests.
According to David Foster, he will cheat a little with the Las Vegas show as he used up a lot of his catalogue for the first edition.

“For instance, this show will feature Dreamweaver, a song composed by Gary Wright, which is not in my catalogue,” said Foster. “I will definitely go deeper in earlier catalogues.”

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The One and Only Hit-Man David Foster and Friends Returns to Mandalay Bay Events Center October 15

 

David Foster

 

From PR-USA.net:

GRAMMY® Award-winning showman David Foster, whose recent 10-city Foster & Friends Tour was an extraordinary success nationwide, will return to the Mandalay Bay Events Center Friday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. for an extraordinary evening of music. Foster, who gives new meaning to the Beatles tune “I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends,” will host a who’s who of incredible voices including Seal, Martina McBride, Donna Summer, Charice and many more who will perform songs either written, produced or connected to the 15-time GRAMMY winner. The concert will be recorded by THIRTEEN for WNET.ORG for PBS broadcast on GREAT PERFORMANCES, and also will be released as a concert CD/DVD on 143/Reprise Records.

Tickets priced at $125, $75 and $55, not including applicable se...

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Natalie Cole, Donna Summer and comedian Sinbad to perform at the David Foster Foundation’s fundraiser

Crescendo

Singers Natalie Cole, Donna Summer and comedian Sinbad have been confirmed to perform at the David Foster Foundation’s fundraiser, Crescendo, at the Halifax Metro Centre on March 29.

Cole and Summer will be backed by Symphony Nova Scotia.

Foster made the announcement on CTV’s Live at 5 on Tuesday in a video feed from Vancouver where he was promoting the 2010 Winter Olympics.

The event will help raise funds for Canadian families with children facing organ transplants.

All corporate tables for the David Foster & Friends gala concert are sold out. There are weekend passes left.

The weekend will also include the finals of the talent search called Ovation, which will see the winner perform at Cresendo, as well.

Eleven singers competed at Glace Bay’s Savoy Theatre on Monday with judges ...

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