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Ant & Dec

Anthony McPartlin (born 18 November 1975) and Declan Donnelly (born 25 September 1975), from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, are popular presenters of light entertainment television programmes in the United Kingdom, working together as the duo Ant and Dec. They first met on the set of the UK TV series Byker Grove, in which their characters formed a dance/rap group in around 1993. The duo soon scored a recording contract and left acting to perform under their character names as PJ & Duncan. The first song they performed on the show was included on the debut album Psyche!, and was called Tonight I'm Free.

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Gusto

1. Gusto's real name is Edward Greene. Also goes by Ed "Gusto" Greene.
One hit wonder in 1995 with Disco's Revenge released on Bumble Beats Records.
Disco's Revenge is based on a sample from Harvey Mason song Groovin' You. 2. Gusto is also a ska/reaggeband from Sweden. 3. Gusto is a indie rock band formed in Sacramento, California in the early 2000's. 4. Gusto a.k.a Gust Vandenberghe is a belgian producer and filmmaker. He is a member of La Mescla a long with Islasoul, Tagarel and Tape Wreck. www.myspace.com/thefonkyfactory

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Neve

In 1997, four individuals - John Stephens (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Michael Raphael (guitar), Tommy Grubber (bass) and Brian Burwell (drums) - under the advisement of their management teams, came together and formed the group known as Neve (rhymes with Sleve). Signed to Columbia Records, their one and only single released prior to breaking up (It's Over Now) was featured on two cd's - the soundtrack for The Faculty and their self-titled cd, Neve. It's Over Now, produced by Matt Sereltic (known for his work with Angie Aparo, Rob Thomas, and Evan and Jaron) reached #25 on Billboard Charts.

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Garcia

There is more than one artist with this name:
1. A German Euro-Reggae Band.
2. A Dutch rock band from Utrecht.
3. An American hiphop artist from Miami.
4. Czech band performing world music (Irish, Spanish,...) 1- Garcia is an Euro-Reggae project that was created by Alex Christensen in 1996.
The first single "Vamonos" featured the voice of Daisy Dee. The tune was composed by Carlos Canzini, Pedro Carrera, Francesco Martinez and Angelo Valdez.
The follow up singles, "Bamboleo", "La Vida Bonita" and "Kalimba De Luna" featured Ron D and Raquel Gomez.

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Prestige

There are at least four artists going by the name "Prestige". 1)Barbershop quartet hailing from Toledo, OH. These guys sure have SPUNK. 2)Formed in 1987, PRESTIGE was one of the leading Speed / Thrash metal bands in Finland and one of the first to get signed by a major label. They released three full lenghts: "Attack Against Gnomes" in 1989, "Selling The Salvation" in 1990 and "Parasites In Paradise" 1992.

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Lombard

Lombard is a Polish rock band popular during 1980s and the beginning of 1990s. Lombard was formed in 1981. In 1982 one of the vocalists, Wanda Kwietniewska left the band to form her own band called Banda i Wanda. In 1983 the band took part in National Festival of Polish Song in Opole and won the Audience Price and 2nd Jury Price for the song "Szklana Pogoda". In 1985, Lombard decided not to participate in the Soviet Song Festival which caused their absence in Opole that year. In 1999 Małgorzata Ostrowska left the band to start her solo career and Marta Cugier took her place.

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Artifacts

There are two artists known as Artifacts:
1. The Artifacts, a hip hop duo
2. Artifacts, a hardcore punk band 1.) The Artifacts were a throwback hip-hop duo from Newark, NJ. Their music reflected and emphasized three of the four elements of true hip-hop culture: MCing, DJing, and their specialty, graffiti writing or “bombing”; both Tame One and El Da Sensei are proficient at all three. With unique styles that play off each other well, Tame and El’s graff-rap was well received by underground audiences and continued in the Jersey rap tradition of Redman and Lords of the Underground.

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