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The Irish Tenors is a musical group comprised of three tenors: Anthony Kearns, Finbar Wright, and Karl Scully. Karl Scully replaced Ronan Tynan to become the group's newest member. They have seven recordings, and have reached the tops of the Billboard world music charts.[1] The Irish Tenors are the leading Irish group touring success, second only to U2.[citation needed] Dr. Ronan Tynan, M.D. (born 1960) is a popular tenor, singing in the classical Irish style. ... On January 4, 1936, Billboard magazine published its first music hit parade and on July 20, 1940 the first Music Popularity Chart was calculated. ... World music is, most generally, all the music in the world. ...

The Irish Tenors are also known for their many PBS television specials. In 1999, The Irish Tenors performed, Live From Belfast at Waterfront Hall, which was recorded and broadcast on PBS in the United States.[2] John McDermott, one of the original Irish Tenors, made a guest appearance at this concert.[2] Another such special was The Irish Tenors Ellis Island, recorded for PBS[3] and named to Billboard's top 10 "Best of" for 2001.[citation needed] Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... The Waterfront Hall The Auditorium Waterfront Hall is concert hall and exhibition centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... John J. McDermott Jr. ...

In 2005, Kearns, Scully, and Wright filmed a ten-part series for Ireland's RTE Network[4] entitled The Irish Tenors & Friends. Friends performing on the television special with The Irish Tenors include Lord Andrew Lloyd Weber, Paul Carrick, Finbar Furey, Hayley Westenra, Shayne Ward, Sharon Shannon, Peter Grant, Rebecca Storm, Lucia Evans, and Paul Byrom. Radio Telefís Éireann[1] (RTÉ; IPA: ,  ) is the Public Service Broadcaster of the Republic of Ireland. ...


  1. ^ The Irish Tenors: Ellis Island. WLIW-TV.
  2. ^ a b The Irish Tenors: Live from Belfast. WLIW-TV.
  3. ^ MPT Airs Irish Heritage Special: The Irish Tenors Ellis Island. Maryland Public Television.
  4. ^ RTE Airs The Irish Tenors & Friends. Radio Telef√≠s √Čireann.

External links

  • The Irish Tenors Official Site

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