MTV LA AWARDS
Lavigne also won the hearts of the audience when she sang the first phrases of her hit "When You're Gone" in Spanish, and "Girlfriend," one of the fans' favorites.
But it was The Cure that brought the house down with "The End of the World" immediately after picking up the Influence Prize, which honors the group that has most influenced artistic creation over the past few years.
In all a total of 23 prizes were awarded, although some artists like the Mexican Paulina Rubio
and Spain's Alejandro Sanz, finalists in three categories, went home empty-handed. EFE
----Agenda Magazine Announces Ash Gupta as Guest Photographer
(PRWEB) October 20, 2007 -- Ash Gupta has shot the last two covers (Summer and Fall) for Agenda Magazine (www.agendamag.com), and has signed on as the guest photographer. Agenda Magazine's creative team chose Gupta for his unique, creative, and high fashion flair. For six months he will create bold covers and stellar high fashion editorial spreads. Look for upcoming editorials with Fashion Week's top designers; and featured this Fall 2007 is Gupta's fashion editorial with designer Charlotte Tarantola.
"I have always felt this quest and to shoot people through a medium where photography can be treated like a fine art."
Ash Gupta's editorials have appeared in several magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Italian Vanity Fair, Latin Style, Genlux, Stone, Ritmo Beat, Smart Photography, Fashion Unlimited, After Capture, NHA, and on the Internet at IndianLifeandStyle.com. Gupta has photographed celebrities, including Ben Affleck, Elizabeth Shue, Dominique Swain, Bai Ling, Steven Seagal, Matt Cedeno, and Inconvenient Truth's director Davis Guggenheim; famous musicians, including Chayanne (Sony Music) and Paulina Rubio (Capitol),
just to name a few. He also photographed and directed, along with producer Michael Hirshenson, the short film "Little White Lie"-a story told through the medium of still photographs shot in a special digital sequence-an experimental film about human compassion, starring Bollywood's Gulshan Grover.
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Other artists celebrating in the award fest included Julieta Venegas who nabbed "Best Pop Artist." Babasonicos won the "Tongue" for "Best Rock Artist" while "Best International Rock Artist" went to Evanescence. Winning the award for "Best Alternative Artist" was Panda. Fergie grabbed a "Tongue" for "Best New International Artist." La Mala hauled in "Promising Artist" and No Lo Soporto landed the award for "Best Independent Artist." In addition, this year's show rolled out three new categories: "Influencia Award," "Best Urban Artist Award," and the "Fashionista Award." With more than three decades making music, English alternative rock legends The Cure were presented with the inaugural "Influencia Award" for their influence and trajectory in the music industry. Daddy Yankee captured the "Best Urban Artist Award"; and viewers voted online for Pablo Concha from Kudai and Paulina Rubio for the best dressed male and female celebrity on the "Los Premios" red carpet.
PAULINA DENIES PREGNANCY RUMORS (UK)
Mexican singer PAULINA RUBIO has denied rumours she is pregnant, insisting she is too busy enjoying married life. The pop diva - who married Spanish businessman Nicolas Vallejo Nagera in January (07) - was rumoured to be expecting her first child. But Rubio, 36, says she wants to enjoy the first year of married life before considering starting a family. She tells Peopleenespanol.com, "Right now we have many professional plans, desire to travel and to be together"
CUBAN FILMAKER TALKS ABOUT PAULINA
It’s a much safer bet to produce an album of Puerto Rican reggaeton star Daddy Yankee or Mexican pop singer Paulina Rubio, because they sell, they don’t make any trouble, and if they do, substitutes are close at hand. Making commercial music is more about opportunism than mediocrity. Lots of good musicians or painters do what sells. http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=39688