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Fka Twigs Added To Way Out West Line-up

FKA twigs has been added to the Way Out West festival line-up.The 27-year-old musician will perform at the annual music festival alongside Grammy Award winner Angelique Kidjo in the latest round of acts to be...

Singer Angelique Kidjo Staging Miriam Makeba Tribute

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...

D'angelo To Headline James Brown Tribute

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...

Kidjo And Lema Lead Blackwell Celebrations

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...

Keys Joins Bowie To End Rousing Benefit Show

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...

Douglas And Moby Launch Landmine Appeal

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...

Lauryn Hill To Perform At Stockholm Jazz Festival

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,...

Mtv Launch African Channel

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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