Legendary Grammy™ Winning Songwriter Diane Warren Presents Due Voci: The Music of Diane Warren During a LIVE Performance on HSN Thursday, June 2, 2011
Featuring the magnificent voices of Kelly Levesque and Tyler Hamilton singing classic reinterpretations of Warren's legendary hits
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 16, 2011 -- Diane Warren, considered the most prolific and successful songwriter of our time, will present Due Voci: The Music of Diane Warren on interactive, multichannel retailer HSN during a LIVE one-hour primetime special of her greatest hits on HSN on Thursday, June 2 at 11p.m. (EDT).
Throughout the evening, Warren, a songwriting machine who has written some of the most recognizable lyrics over the past 25 years, will share with viewers the inspiration behind her iconic songs. Due Voci, the duo she developed with Grammy®-winning producer Humberto Gatica will bring her powerful melodies to life through the unparalleled vocals of Kelly Levesque and Tyler Hamilton.
Ms. Warren has composed nearly 100 top ten hits, resulting in nominations for 9 Grammy Awards, 6 Academy Awards, and 4 Golden Globe Awards. In addition to her recent 2011 Golden Globe winning song, "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me," her remarkable career includes numerous hits, such as "Unbreak My Heart," "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing," "Because You Loved Me," "If I Could Turn Back Time," and "How Do I Live."
"I have found the perfect voices in the pairing of Kelly and Tyler after searching for two years and I am delighted to share with HSN viewers the inspiration behind these deeply emotional songs," commented Warren.
Beginning May 20, fans will have the opportunity to pre-order a special CD with three exclusive tracks available for HSN customers only at hsn.com and via HSN mobile for $11.95. They can go to www.hsn.com, keyword: Diane Warren, to purchase the album before her HSN special on June 2.
Notes to Editors
Headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, HSN is a leading interactive multichannel retailer, offering a curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. HSN incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and industry experts to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. At HSN, customers find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty (e.g. M. Asam, Carol's Daughter, Coty, Elizabeth Arden, Signature Club A, Andrew Lessman, Lancome, My Life byMary J. Blige, Perlier, Serious Skin Care, Wei East, ybf Beauty); Jewelry (e.g. Heidi Daus, R.J. Graziano, Rarities: Fine Jewelry by Carol Brodie Amedeo Scognamiglio, Tori Spelling); Home/Lifestyle (e.g. Jeffrey Banks, Nate Berkus, Bissell, Colin Cowie, Dyson, Easy Exotic by Padma Lakshmi, Todd English, Emeril Lagasse, Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler, Joy Mangano, MoMA Design Store, Wolfgang Puck); Fashion/Accessories (e.g. American Glamour Badgley Mischka, Curations with Stefani Greenfield, Libby Edelman, Sam Edelman, Chi by Carlos Falchi, Diane Gilman, "Timeless" by Naeem Khan, Twiggy LONDON Sharif, Serena Williams Signature Statement); and Electronics (e.g. Sony, Kodak, Acer, Olympus, GE, Panasonic).
A leader in transactional innovation, HSN is the only retailer offering live streaming video in HD on three screens: TV, online and mobile. HSN broadcasts live to 96 million households in the US in HD 24/7 and its website – hsn.com – is a top 10 most trafficked e-commerce site, featuring more than 16,000 product videos. Mobile applications include HSN apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. HSN, founded 34 years ago as the first shopping network, is an operating segment of HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSNI).
About Diane Warren:
Diane Warren is one of the most prolific songwriters of all time. Her songs have been featured in more than 100 motion pictures resulting in 6 Academy Award nominations. Additionally, she has been nominated for 9 Grammys, 4 Golden Globes and has been named ASCAP's Songwriter of the Year 6 times. Some of her big movie hits include "How Do I Live" performed by Trisha Yearwood for Con Air and also a chart-topper sung by LeAnn Rimes as well, "Because You Loved Me" sung by Celine Dion for the film Up Close and Personal, "Music Of My Heart," sung by 'NSYNC and Gloria Estefan for the film Music Of The Heart, and "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" performed by Aerosmith for Armageddon. Recently, Diane won a Golden Globe for the powerful ballad "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me," which is performed by Cher in the film Burlesque. Throughout her career, Warren has written for iconic artists such as: Aerosmith, Elton John, Tina Turner, Faith Hill, Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Eric Clapton,Celine Dion, LeAnn Rimes, Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart, and Barbra Streisand. Diane continues to work with popular acts of today, including: Whitney Houston, Cher, Britney Spears, The Pussycat Dolls, Carrie Underwood, Joss Stone, Natasha Bedingfield, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, Justin Bieber and Jennifer Hudson among many others.
Warren owns her publishing company, Realsongs; the most successful female-owned and operated business in the music industry.
About Due Voci:
Due Voci's Kelly Levesque has performed with Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban and was a member of the Three Graces Trio. She has worked with producer/songwriters David Foster, Desmond Child, The Matrix, Trevor Horn and The Neptunes. Tyler Hamilton was a top 10 finalist on "Canadian Idol" and has performed with Katharine McPhee and David Foster.