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diva

a highly distinguished female singer; prima donna
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Meanwhile, newcomers Eva Marie and Jo-Jo Offerman will try to use "Total Divas" to launch their fledgling WWE careers.
"In reverence to the sentiments of the larger diaspora community to participate in Kumbh Mela and Republic Day celebrations, the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held from January 21 to 23, 2019 instead of January 9, which is observed as the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's return from South Africa on the same day in 1915," an official government statement read.
"There are some legendary divas in there and I'm particularly excited about the Britney Spears opening which has so many of her songs in.
"There will be lots of pop diva music, from Tina Turner to Britney Spears, at the show."
With the cancellation of "Daytime Divas" and "The Breaks" as well as "Hit the Floor's" move to BET, (http://deadline.com/2017/11/daytime-divas-canceled-vh1-after-one-season-vanessa-williams-1202199744/) Deadline pointed out that VH1 is becoming an unscripted-only network.
'You're the best damn diva I've ever seen,' she said.
The Great Divas of Gospel have been singing together for 23 years, and they are cast members of a long-running Off Broadway show by the same name, "The Great Divas of Gospel," which pays a powerful tribute to the female pioneers of Gospel music like: The Clara Ward Singers, The Famous Caravans, The Roberta Martin Singers, Marion Williams & The Stars of Faith, The Famous Davis Sisters, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and Gospel's Queen, Mahalia Jackson.
"It might even have been (VH1's) idea to call them 'Divas,' " Ehrlich recalls, "but I said, 'Let's do a show with these great women who had already started to dominate the business.' All these women made great records.
"Bursting with glamour, sparkle, and all the best-known Bollywood tracks, Divas of Bollywood promises to be a night to remember."
Speaking at the South African Ukuthemba children's charity fundraising evening at Shaka Zulu restaurant in North London, Graham explained why he loves divas and welcomes them on his show.
Wedding Paper Divas has revealed its exclusive wedding invitation collection for the 2013 spring and summer seasons.
The actor and stargazer from Maentwrog, Gwynedd, is auditioning for his new showbiz spectacular Strictly Divas with Coleg Harlech.