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Diva

There are, at least, fourteen artists using this name: 1. DiVA, a sub-group from Japanese idol group AKB48 formed in February 2011. Members consist of Akimoto Sayaka (秋元才加), Umeda Ayaka (梅田彩佳), Masuda Yuka (増田有華) and Miyazawa Sae (宮澤佐江). They are being promoted as a 'vocal and dance unit'. Their debut single Tsuki no uragawa (月の裏側; The Other Side of the Moon) was released May 18, 2011. 2. A Los Angeles based psychedelic pop artist (full name Diva Dompe) who released the album "The Glitter End" on Critical Heights in May 2011: www.criticalheights.com

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LoveShy

There are at least two bands with the name Loveshy 1) Canberra Hardcore. 2)LoveShy is a UK pop duo, made up of Aimee Kearsley and Emma Beard. In 2002, they competed as soloists in TV show Popstars - The Rivals, making the last ten female singers, but failing to make the top five, who became Girls Aloud. The other five, minus Javine, then formed girlgroup CLEA (an acronym of their initials). CLEA scored three UK top 40 hits between 2003 and 2005, later becoming a trio.

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Stonefoxx

Fresh from performing to 100,000 people across twelve nights on a national arena tour, featured by BBC News as one to watch, selected twice as Song of the Day by Popjustice, and raved about by Yahoo! music, Songpeople.com and pretty much every pop blog worth reading. Stonefoxx are the most hotly anticipated new pop group of 2009! Meet Stacy Burton, a massive Kylie (and Haribo!) fan, Gem Allen, school friend of Amy Winehouse, and Lizzy Williams, a club lover, who you may have heard as a vocalist on recent Artful Dodger tracks.

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Ruby Blue

There is more than one artist with this name.
#1 - British folk/pop band from the end of the 80s fronted by Rebecca Pidgeon. Further members: Roger Fife, Erika Spotswood (Erika Woods), Anthony Coote. #2 - A San Diego based jazz group. #3 - short-lived girl group consisting of Alexis Krauss, Jayme-lyn Amoscato, Candy Paulino & Alice Tai. Krauss later became part of duo Sleigh Bells. #4 - A reggae/dub/jazz group from Brisbane, Australia featuring Peter Hunt of Kooii.

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Truce

There is more than on act named Truce: 1) TRUCE has rocked the northwest music scene since 2003, gathering fans at an exponential rate with their overwhelming instrumentals and powerful lyrical expression. Whether they are questioning the world, examining the complexities of love or emoting personal struggle ? it?s always been about the music. This band exists with a powerful shared vision: to create a sound that reflects the honesty and experience of youth. Music that asks questions. music that embraces faith and pushes it away.

Read more about Truce on Last.fm.

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The Saturdays

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) The Saturdays are a five-piece girl group with members from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The band consists of 5 performers; Una Healy (born 10 October 1981), Mollie King (born 4 June 1987), Frankie Sandford (born 14 January 1989), Rochelle Wiseman (born 21 March 1989) and Vanessa White (born 30 October 1989). Frankie and Rochelle were previous members of the now parted group S Club Juniors / S Club 8 and Mollie auditioned on the hit UK TV programme The X Factor as part as the girl group Fallen Angelz.

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Precious

Disambiguition: there are actually at least five bands named Precious: 01. An 80's darkwave electronica project. 02. A girl group from the UK. Louise Rose, Anya Lahiri, Jenny Frost, Kalli Clark-Stemberg and Sophie McDonnell make up the girl group Precious. Precious represented the United Kingdom in the 1999 Eurovision Song with the song 'Say It Again' and came 12th. This song entered the UK top 40 at number 6.

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War of Words

There are two artists known as War of Words: 1) War of Words is a British girl group comprising of Abi Browning and Lucy Duffield. Their debut double A-side single 'Panic'/'Battlefield' is set to be released on December 4 through Popjustice Hi-Fi. Both songs were produced by Ben Langmaid, one half of the electropop duo La Roux. 2) Members of the War of Words collective have been a part of almost every Boston punk band you can think of, not to mention a few bands from outside of Boston .

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