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Daughter of India’s Richest Man Gets Married With Private Beyoncé Concert

A lavish wedding between a couple from two of India’s richest families features a three-day pre-wedding party, the attendance of several Bollywood stars, and a private concert by one of the biggest singers in the world.

Isha Ambani, the 27-year-old daughter of India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, is set to marry 33-year-old Anand Piramal in Mumbai on Tuesday, CNN reports.

This Woman Became the ‘Beyoncé of Japan’ Just for Lip Syncing

Comedian Naomi Watanabe immediately captured the hearts of the Japanese audience when she first hit the public stage in 2008. Her charming and hilarious imitation of Beyoncé Knowles has earned her thousands of fans and the title of “Japanese Beyoncé.“

Lip-syncing popular hits such as “Crazy in Love” and “Dreamgirls,” Watanabe goes full-Beyonce mode as she mimicked the American superstar’s signature gyrating moves and facial expressions.

Jay Z Launches New ‘Spotify-Killing’ Startup With Small Celebrity Army

Tidal, Jay Z’s music subscription brainchild, launched earlier today with 16 musical heavyweights under its belt.

So far, the list of artists who’ve joined in includes Beyonce, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Rihanna, Drake, Coldplay, Calvin Harris, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Jack White, Alicia Keys, J. Cole, Jason Aldean, Daft Punk, Deadmau5 and Madonna — all household names, all claiming that the current industry climate devalues their music. Specifically, they charge that sites like Spotify and Pandora prevent artists from ever seeing the full fruits of their generated revenue via those sites.

A Study Reveals That Only Dumb People Listen to Beyoncé

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Have you ever wondered what the kind of music you listen to says about your intelligence? One man has found out what kind of music intelligent people listen to as well as what the not-so-smart people like.

Software developer Virgil Griffith conducted a study in 2009 at various universities, matching SAT scores to the musical artists students liked on Facebook. Students at the California Institute of Technology, now the seventh ranked university in the world, had an average SAT score 1520. By matching their scores to music they thumbs-upped on Facebook, Griffith concluded that smart people like Beethoven, Sufjan Stevens and Radiohead. On the other end of the spectrum, dumb people listened to Lil Wayne, Beyoncé and T.I.