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Barry Manilow Comes Out At Age 73

People Magazine reports: For decades Barry Manilow gave the world timeless hits, while keeping his own world a total secret. Now at 73 years old, the music legend is opening up about his life, struggles and, for the first time, his sexuality. Fiercely private, the pop icon recently welcomed PEOPLE into his Palm Springs home for an exclusive interview and ...

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Scarlett Johannson Sings With Barry Manilow For (RED) Shopathon AIDS Fundraiser [VIDEO]

Jimmy Kimmel devoted last night’s show to World AIDS Day, where the delightful clip below made its debut. Ad Age is raving: There’s nothing remotely earnest about this goofy, charming video promoting (SHOPATHON) RED, a month-long fund-raising effort for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, which launches today (World AIDS Day). From the start, when we see Jimmy Kimmel dialing ...

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Barry Manilow Got Married

People Magazine reports: Looks like they made it. Barry Manilow and his longtime manager Garry Kief tied the knot last year in a private ceremony, multiple sources confirm to PEOPLE. “It was a surprise,” a friend of the couple says of the wedding, which was held at Manilow’s Palm Springs home and attended by “20 to 30 guests” who had ...

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David Byrne On Barry Manilow’s Latest

“Barry Manilow’s new album My Dream Duets is all duets with dead people. He sings with Marilyn Monroe, John Denver and Mama Cass, among others — a dream come true for him, as the album title makes clear. The listening experience is uncanny — the dead sound remarkably alive. This is not someone interjecting comments over a scratchy LP or ...

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BRITAIN: ABBA’s Agnetha Sings In Public For The First Time In 25 Years

Contact Music reports: ABBA star Agnetha Faltskog stunned fans by hitting the stage for a surprise performance at a London charity concert, marking her first high-profile gig in 25 years. The Swedish singer, who has reportedly not performed in front of an audience for more than two decades, was the surprise guest at Gary Barlow’s Children In Need Rocks concert, ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Fans “Riot” After Barry Manilow Cancels Broadway Performance

Gossip rags are claiming that “women of a certain age” threw a fit outside Broadway’s St. James Theater yesterday after Barry Manilow abruptly canceled a performance due to a onset of “brutal bronchitis.” The cancellation came shortly after an interview with “feared” New York Post theater critic Michael Riedel. Once onstage, Manilow’s voice suddenly gave out, and he was forced ...

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From His Own Unmoving Lips

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Barry Manilow Endorses Ron Paul

This has got to be one of the most unexpected endorsements of the season. Grammy award-winning musician Barry Manilow told The Daily Caller that he agrees with “just about everything” 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul says, calling him a “solid” contender for the highest office in the land. “I like him. I like what he says, I do. ...

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Barry Manilow On Liz Taylor’s’ AIDS Work

Barry Manilow has never come out (as far I can know), but in last night’s interview about Elizabeth Taylor he acknowledged that “I had lost half of my phone book” to AIDS. Manilow revealed that Taylor was so grateful that he agreed to perform at her first AIDS fundraiser that she sent him a pot of gardenias every year on ...

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Will They Call This “Barry-Rolling”?

“Rick-rolling” is much catchier.

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