Susan Lucci Charity Auction: Lunch and AMC Set Visit

Susan Lucci Photo: ABC
Includes: a day on the set of All My Children in NYC and lunch with Susan Lucci. Valid for 2 people, for one year, based on availability.

Susan Lucci is certainly worthy of her well-known title as “Queen of Soap Operas”. She has been nominated for countless Emmy Awards and is the recipient of an Emmy as well for her performance of Erica Kane on All My Children. Now, this famed actress is offering a once in a life time opportunity for the Rosie For All Kids Foundation Auction. Enjoy a day on the set of All My Children with this daytime Television Queen, Susan Lucci. In addition to a set visit, you will get the opportunity to have lunch with Susan Lucci as well! This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity and any Soap Opera fan would kill for this experience.

Donated by: Susan Lucci

Terms: Includes: a day on the set of All My Children in NYC and lunch with Susan Lucci. Valid for 2 people, for one year, based on availability

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Chris Brown Wins Big At American Music Awards

Justin Timberlake presents Merit Award To Annie Lennox

Alvin and The Chipmunks WINNER – Favorite Album, Soundtrack

Chris Brown WINNER – Artist of the Year
WINNER – Favorite Male Artist, Pop or Rock Music
WINNER – Favorite Male Artist, Soul / Rhythm & Blues Music

Mariah Carey WINNER – Honorary Award

Daughtry WINNER – Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Pop or Rock Music

Enrique Iglesias WINNER – Favorite Artist, Latin Music

Jonas Brothers WINNER – T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award

Alicia Keys – “As I Am” WINNER – Favorite Album, Pop or Rock Music
WINNER – Favorite Album, Soul / Rhythm & Blues Music

Annie Lennox WINNER – Award of Merit

Linkin Park WINNER – Favorite Artist, Alternative Rock Music

Brad Paisley WINNER – Favorite Male Artist, Country Music

Rascal Flatts WINNER – Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Country Music

Rihanna WINNER – Favorite Female Artist, Pop or Rock Music
WINNER – Favorite Female Artist, Soul / Rhythm & Blues Music

Jordin Sparks WINNER – Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary Music

Taylor Swift WINNER – Favorite Female Artist, Country Music

Third Day WINNER – Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational

Three 6 Mafia WINNER – Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Rap / Hip-Hop Music

Carrie Underwood WINNER – Favorite Album, Country Music

Kanye West WINNER – Favorite Male Artist, Rap / Hip-Hop Music
WINNER – Favorite Album, Rap / Hip-Hop Music

Chinese Democracy Is Finally Done, Really It Is

Guns N’ Rose’s ‘Chinese Democracy’: The saga of the long-delayed album

When the last new Guns N’ Roses album came out, there were no iPods or digital downloads. There was no “American Idol.” No music blogs. No MySpace.

“Use Your Illusion” volumes 1 and 2 instantly topped the charts as simultaneous releases in 1991. Guns N’ Roses was one of the hottest bands in rock ‘n’ roll — a sure hitmaker and stadium filler. Fans couldn’t wait for the new material. Now, 17 years later, that new material arrives.

With an entirely new lineup — save for founding frontman Axl Rose — and after myriad stumbles and delays, Guns N’ Roses’ “Chinese Democracy” was released Sunday (and can be heard free at

“Is this going to be ‘Snakes on a Plane,’ where the buildup is more exciting than the thing itself?” wondered Rob Brunner, senior editor for music at Entertainment Weekly.

Here’s a look at the long evolution of the album that time almost forgot:

1994: Rose begins work on “Chinese Democracy.”

1996: Guitarist Slash quits the band. Drummer Matt Sorum and bassist Duff McKagan follow. “That sort of seemed like the beginning of this album,” Brunner said.

1998: Rose assembles a new band. They begin making music at Rumbo Recorders, where GNR’s original lineup recorded parts of its multi-platinum 1987 debut, “Appetite for Destruction.”

“That’s when people started to think, ‘What’s he doing?’ It seemed pretty bizarre to people who were fans of ‘Paradise City,’ ” Brunner said.

1999: Rose invites Rolling Stone to preview tracks from “Chinese Democracy.” The magazine anticipated the album could be released the next year.

2000: Rose hires two new musicians, including guitarist Buckethead. The singer appears onstage for the first time in years during a surprise performance at a small Sunset Strip nightclub.

2001: Rose and the new GNR band perform new material at the House of Blues in Las Vegas.

2002: A cornrowed Rose and his band unveil a new track during a three-song medley at the MTV Video Music Awards. “What was striking about this is how little anyone was talking about the music,” Brunner said. “It was all about his appearance and the fact that he showed up. It had nothing to do with the song itself. … That’s when it started seeming like things were not going in the right direction.”

2004: Geffen declares that it has spent enough money on “Chinese Democracy” and that it’s Rose’s “obligation to fund and complete the album.” The label releases a Guns N’ Roses greatest-hits record.

2006: Rose announces that “Chinese Democracy” won’t be released in 2006 as planned and sets March 6, 2007, as the new release date. Four tracks from the album leak online.

2007: “Chinese Democracy” does not materialize. More tracks leak online.

2008: In March, Dr Pepper announces it will give a free soda to everyone in America if “Chinese Democracy” is released before the end of the year. (The company says it is making good on its promise.) Two tracks are officially released in the fall: one in the “Rock Band 2” video game and another in the film “Body of Lies.” In October, Geffen announces that “Chinese Democracy” will hit stores on Nov. 23. On Nov. 20, the album’s 14 tracks stream on

“This is his shot,” Brunner said. “If this doesn’t connect now, I don’t think anyone, another 15 years from now, will be panting over the long-awaited follow-up to ‘Chinese Democracy.’ “

American Music Awards Fashions

Rihanna and Pink
Jonas Brothers
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Pussycat Dolls