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NBC taps Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger as 'The Sing-Off' judge

NBC has announced Pussycat Dolls member Nicole Scherzinger will serve as the third judge for its four-night The Sing-Off reality singing competition, which will premiere Monday, December 14 at 8PM

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NBC's A Cappella Singing Competition "The Sing-Off" Announces Groups

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., November 23, 2009, Multi-platinum recording artist Nick Lachey is set to host NBC's upcoming a cappella singing competition series, "The Sing-Off," a four night holiday event premiering Monday, December 14 (8-10 p.m. ET). The one-of-a-kind battle of voices will continue on December 15 and 16, culminating in a live finale on December 21 (each night 8-10 p.m. ET).

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Ben Folds: Not Passing Muster?

Today's episode of Dave Brown and Christopher Diaz's slick new podcast, Mouth Off, reviews "Ben Folds Presents: University A Cappella", Ben Folds' new CD featuring several collegiate groups doing his tunes. The CD...well, it does not fare well in the consideration of Brown and Diaz. Forward to the 12:04 mark of the podcast to hear the review. This episode also features various a timely and delicious cappella news snippets, Diaz's new "voice boyfriend", and the Cool Chord of the Week. All wrapped in funny. Check it out!

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Fold Me some BEN!!!

 I don't know Ben Folds.  The guy won't even return my phone calls!  Hey!  I'm a stalker?

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Ben Folds goes back to school

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Ben Folds didn't realize how great his music was until he heard a bunch of college students singing it.Ben Folds was so impressed by a cappella groups' performances of his songs, he made a record with them.The singer-songwriter says he was beyond impressed when he stumbled across videos of university a cappella groups singing covers of his songs on YouTube."I was really moved," he says. "I thought it was better than what I had done when I first heard it. That's how it struck me because it was so fresh."