January 24, 2010

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Hope for Haiti raises $57 million –
Organisers of last nights “Hope for Haiti Now” telethon say it has raised more than $57m (£35m) for the victims of the Haiti earthquake.
The event set a new record for disaster relief telethons, according to Lisa Paulsen, head of the Entertainment Industry Foundation. Many stars donated including Madonna who gave $250,000 (£155,000), Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie gave $1m (£620,000) and supermodel Giselle Bundchen gave $1.5m (£0.93m). George Clooney who organised the event donated $1m during the telethon.
Gisele_BundchenGiselle Bundchen

Itchy and scratchy –
Research carried out by the University of Worcester has discovered that Britons are likely to be sleeping under duvets which are full dust mites and dead skin. Tests carried out on 10 duvets at the University of Worcester found they held up to 20,000 live house dust mites.
House_Dust_MiteHouse dust mite – dermatophagoides pteronyssinus

One in the eye –
The Black Eyed Peas were the victims of an error when they were mistakenly named best international group at France’s top music awards, the NRJ Awards in Cannes. The stars were originally declared winners but it was later revealed that an error had been made and German band Tokio Hotel were announced as the real victors.
Black_Eyed_PeasThe Black Eyed Peas
Tokio_HotelTokio Hotel

Top Video –
Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling

Top List –

Winners List of 2010 NRJ Music Awards:

  • Francophone Revelation of the Year: Florent Mothe
  • International Revelation of the Year: Lady GaGa
  • Francophone Female Artist of the Year: Sofia Essaidi
  • International Female Artist of the Year: Rihanna
  • Francophone Male Artist of the Year: Christophe Willem
  • International Male Artist of the Year: Robbie Williams
  • Francophone Group/Duo of the Year: Mozart l’Opera Rock
  • International Group/Duo of the Year: Tokio Hotel
  • Francophone Song of the Year: “L’Assasymphonie” – Florent Mothe (Mozart l’Opera Rock)
  • International Song of the Year: “I Gotta Feeling” – Black Eyed Peas
  • Francophone Album of the Year: “Cafeine” – Christophe Willem
  • International Album of the Year: “One Love” – David Guetta
  • Song Most Downloaded of the Year in France: “Ca m’enerve” – Helmut Fritz
  • NRJ Award of Honor: Robbie Williams and Beyonce Knowles

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