Barbra Streisand

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7/29/21-Barbra’s insecurity

  Source: music-news.com Barbra Streisand always "doubts" people will turn up to her shows. The 79-year-old icon has been performing to packed out crowds for almost six decades, but every time she books a concert, the 'Woman in Love' hitmaker worries tickets won't sell. The 'Funny Girl' star recalled being overwhelmed when she played to 70,000 fans at London's Hyde Park in 2019, which she hailed as a "treasured moment". […]

todayJuly 29, 2021

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7/6/21-Richard Marx thanks Babs

Source: music-news.com Barbra Streisand turned down the chance to record Richard Marx #1 hit "Right Here Waiting." Marx was an aspiring singer/songwriter when Streisand reached out and asked him to write her a hit. He sent her Right Here Waiting, a song he was set to enjoy huge success with. "I had just recently written Right Here Waiting and it was such a personal song to me at the time […]

todayJuly 7, 2021

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7/2/18-Barbra's 20 year marriage

Barbra Streisand took to social media on Sunday to celebrate her 20th wedding anniversary with James Brolin. The 76-year-old songstress married her actor beau two decades ago, and used social media platforms Twitter and Instagram to remind the "Amityville Horror" star not only of their wedding anniversary but of their very first date. "Has it really been 22 years since our blind date?" Barbra penned alongside a sweet image of […]

todayJuly 2, 2018

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8/22/16-Barbra vs. Siri!

Barbra Streisand is not a fan of the iPhone mispronouncing her name. So she decided to call Apple's CEO. The star recently told NPR's Scott Simon that Siri has been saying "Streizand," instead of "Streisand." "She pronounces my name wrong," Streisand said."Streisand with a soft S, like sand on the beach. I've been saying this for my whole career."So what's a diva to do? Naturally she should reach out to […]

todayAugust 22, 2016

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7/21/16-Streisand bigger in Europe

Music icon Barbra Streisand insists the audiences in Europe will always be way more impressed with her skills than her hometown in New York. The legend is gearing up for a tour in support of her upcoming album "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway," and after performing on stages all over the world, Barbra revealed that the crowd in her native Brooklyn will always look at her as a neighborhood girl, […]

todayJuly 21, 2016

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3/29/16-Streisand speaks out!

Barbra Streisand has lashed out at America's media for the way reporters are covering Hillary Clinton's presidential run. The longtime gender rights activist and Clinton supporter has accused many U.S. news outlets of "outright sexism" for the way journalists are following the presidential campaign. In an essay for The Huffington Post, Barbra writes: "It's been 24 years since I said in a speech for Women in Film, 'Men and women […]

todayMarch 29, 2016

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9/19/15-Barbra to direct hubby

Barbra Streisand has agreed to direct an episode of her husband, James Brolin's, new CBS series "Life in Pieces." The only stipulation is that CBS pickup the show for the 'back nine', industry lingo for ordering the last nine episodes of a season of a show. Many programs, especially in their first year, are picked up on a limited basis with their ratings success determining if they will be back […]

todaySeptember 19, 2015

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9/25/14-Barbra Streisand sets record!

Barbra Streisand will be at the top of the US chart this week with her tenth number 1 album, "Partners." Not only does that give her more number 1's than any other female vocalist, but it also will make her the first artist to have number 1 albums in six different decades and the artist with the longest span of number 1 albums from 1964's "People" to the new set. […]

todaySeptember 25, 2014

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8/12/14-Barbra Streisand's latest duets CD

Barbra Streisand will go down the duets road again on September 16 with the release of "Partners." For the new album, Barbra has recorded with an all-male entourage that includes singers from the worlds of classical (Andrea Bocelli), pop (Michael Buble, Josh Groban), rock (John Mayer, Billy Joel), R&B (Babyface, John Legend, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie), country (Blake Shelton), the dead (Elvis Presley) and her own family (Jason Gould). Streisand […]

todayAugust 12, 2014

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