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Singer Angelique Kidjo Staging Miriam Makeba Tribute

25th October 2014

Celebrated singer/songwriter Angelique Kidjo will honour the memory of late South African music icon Miriam Makeba with a special tribute show in New York next month (Nov14).The Pata Pata legend, nicknamed Mama Africa, died in...

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D'angelo To Headline James Brown Tribute

20th March 2014

Reclusive soul man D'angelo will join Aloe Blacc and Angelique Kidjo, among others, for an upcoming all-star tribute to James Brown at the Hollywood Bowl.The Brown Sugar singer has been added to the Get On...

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Kidjo And Lema Lead Blackwell Celebrations

13th July 2009

Island Records founder CHRIS BLACKWELL was celebrated at Switzerland's annual Montreux Jazz Festival at the weekend (10-12Jul09) as artists including ANGELIQUE KIDJO and RAY LEMA paid tribute to the music mogul.Blackwell set up his label...

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Keys Joins Bowie To End Rousing Benefit Show

13th November 2006

ALICIA KEYS joined DAVID BOWIE for a showstopping jam session to close the Keep a Child Alive organisation benefit concert in New York on Thursday night (09NOV06). Keys, the charity's ambassador, acted as musical director...

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Douglas And Moby Launch Landmine Appeal

5th April 2006

Oscar-winning actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS joined dance star MOBY to launch a new landmine campaign at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Tuesday (04APR06). The WALL STREET star, Moby, Nobel laureate ELIE WIESEL and...

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Lauryn Hill To Perform At Stockholm Jazz Festival

26th April 2005

Former FUGEES star LAURYN HILL is set to make a rare appearance in Europe, after signing up to perform at Sweden's upcoming STOCKHOLM JAZZ FESTIVAL. Around 25,000 people are expected to attend the concerts,...

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Mtv Launch African Channel

3rd February 2005

MTV is launching it's 100th worldwide channel in Africa on 22 February (05) - with a view to championing local talent. The new network - called MTV BASE - will target 1.3 million...

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