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Rising Stars: Abbie Greaves

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Published March 17, 2020


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Boyzlife appoint Carver PR

Pop supergroup Boyzlife have signed to Carver PR, where Harry Wilton looks after all press enquiries. The duo, comprising of Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden, who were previously members of boybands Boyzone and Westlife respectively, release the first single from their debut album, You Needed Me, on April 3, with all profits from the track being donated to charity Age UK.

01 Apr 2020
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Johnny Vegas supports Steve Prescott Foundation

Steve Prescott Foundation ambassador Johnny Vegas is supporting the charity's #StHelensTogether campaign, delivering food parcels to people who're self-isolating in St Helens. The new delivery service has been set up in partnership with the Blackbrook rugby league team, and Vegas's good friend, Russell Crowe, promoted the service on social media, asking for people to get in touch with the foundation if they needed help, posting 'One of the delivery workers is going be Johnny Vegas though, so expect to lose every second or third biscuit'.

01 Apr 2020
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Dolly Parton launches Goodnight With Dolly

Dolly Parton is launching a weekly bedtime reading channel, Goodnight With Dolly, with Imagination Library, helping comfort children during the coronavirus pandemic. The 9 To 5 hitmaker commented 'This is something I have been wanting to do for quite a while, but the timing never felt quite right. I think it is pretty clear that now is the time to share a story and to share some love'.

01 Apr 2020
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Rising Stars: Anthony Robb

Anthony Robb, known as Antz, is the social media influencer behind viral Instagram page and new music platform, IMJUSTBAIT. Creating the account on his friend’s phone in 2014, Robb was aiming to be the first of his classmates to reach 10,000 followers, but has since gained more than four million. The 22 year old collaborated with Abdi TV to launch the record label WEAREBLK., in a joint venture with Sony Music, and was featured in the 2020 London Power 100 list, being tipped as one of the most influential people in London. Talking to Complex UK about his record label, Robb revealed he wants ‘every artist on our label to reach the goals we have for them, and that’s for them to be successful and have their own platforms’.

01 Apr 2020
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Sir Mark Rylance leads Equity's Benevolent Fund appeal

Sir Mark Rylance has lead contributions to UK entertainment union Equity's Benevolent Fund, helping its members who're out of work as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and might not have savings to fall back on. The Dunkirk star said 'There is no net to catch our freelance members, none, other than a very slow and complicated social system. This is a time for us to stand together as a Union. This is what the Union is for... Those that can help, let us contribute as much as we can to the Union'.

31 Mar 2020
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Jodie Comer named Noble Panacea ambassador

Jodie Comer has been announced as the first global ambassador for Noble Panacea, supporting the luxury skincare brand's commitment to sustainability and women's empowerment. The Killing Eve star fronts her debut campaign for the brand, shot by Alexi Lubomirski, and said 'I'm so excited about this collaboration with Noble Panacea and this is the very start of the journey. The brand is so forward thinking and it's amazing to think where they could lead. Beauty is more than aesthetics. There is so much science and research that has gone into the making of Noble Panacea products'.

31 Mar 2020
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Help I Sexted My Boss podcast signs to Carver PR

Carver PR have announced the signing of the Help I Sexted My Boss podcast, where Jacob Beecham handles all enquiries. With sell-out live tours, over 1.5 million listeners and four series under their belt, best friends BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North and etiquette expert William Hanson are back with the fifth season of the popular podcast, 'giving all the solutions to those tricky every day problems that we just don’t know how to handle'. Listen to the latest episode here: http://ow.ly/VdcU30qu7bO.

31 Mar 2020
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Ricky Martin joins forces with Project HOPE

Ricky Martin has teamed up with Project HOPE and CharityStars for its #HelpfromHome campaign, supporting healthcare workers on the front line of the coronavirus outbreak in the US and other at-risk countries. The Livin' La Vida Loca hitmaker said 'I knew in my heart I had to find a way to help them, and teaming up with Project HOPE and CharityStars will allow me, along with everyone else, to contribute and help these medical workers worldwide. All of our lives may depend on them, and their lives may depend on us'.

31 Mar 2020