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Music News: Shaheen Jafargholi Signed By Brad Pitt’s Agent

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Twelve-year-old Shaheen Jafargholi has been signed up by Brad Pitt‘s talent agency after he appeared at Michael Jackson‘s memorial service. The youngster, who amazed audiences with his incredible voice on Britain’s Got Talent, impressed Jacko before he died and was set to perform at the London shows of the singer’s This Is It tour.

It is claimed his career in the US will now take off after his tribute to Jackson at the Staples Center and LA-based agency, CAA, are reported to be looking after the lad. The agency were behind footballer David Beckham‘s move to LA and Pitt, George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith are among the celebrities on their books. A source said: “Shaheen has had requests to appear on all the big TV shows. He has meetings lined up with Nickelodeon TV and Disney. “Disney are looking at finding a role for him in their High School Musical and Hannah Montana-style shows. Producer-director Kenny Ortega is involved in both and was the man behind the Jackson memorial. He loves Shaheen.” CAA also represent Britain’s Got Talent star Simon Cowell, 49, who is rumored to be planning a record deal for Shaheen.

Source: Splash News

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Wire Talk: Beyonce Performing At The Oscar’s?

E! Online is reporting that Beyonce’ is among the music talent scheduled to perform for Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony.

Also rumored to sing are “High School Musical” stars and real-life couple Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, and “Mamma Mia!’s” Amanda Seyfried.

E! cites sources who claim Beyonce’ and Oscars host Hugh Jackman had been practicing at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City before the entire lineup of performers began rehearsals last night in Hollywood.

“No word yet on what they’ll be singing and dancing to,” wrote E!’s Marc Malkin. “First-time show producers Laurence Mark and Bill Condon have kept a tight lid on their plans, but have continually stressed that they intend to shake things up on the movie industry’s biggest night of the year.”

The 81st annual Academy Awards will telecast live Sunday on ABC from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre at 8:00pm EST .