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B.b. King's Daughter Planning To Turn Memorial Into A Music Festival

Shirley King, who performs as the Daughter of the Blues, has announced she'll be hosting a free musical tribute event at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, where fans and musicians can celebrate her...

B.b. King's Body To Be Buried At Namesake Museum

The guitar great passed away at his Las Vegas home last week (14May15) and fans have been invited to bid a final farewell to the music icon at a series of public viewings...

B.b. King Memorial Set For Las Vegas On Saturday

Claudette King took to social media to thank fans for their outpouring of support following her dad's death last week (ends15May15). She wrote, "HELLO ALL. Thank you everyone for your well wishes....

U2 And Jay Z Honour B.b. King At Concerts

The veteran star passed away in his sleep at his Las Vegas home, aged 89, after battling a diabetes-related illness, and members of the music community wrote tributes to the musician on social...

Famous Fans And Friends Pay Tribute To Blues Legend Bb King

Tributes from the wold of music and beyond have poured in for blues legend B.B. King who died on Thursday in Las Vegas aged 89. King will be remembered as one of the pioneers of...

B.b. King Died After Suffering A Series Of Small Strokes

The 89-year-old guitar great passed away in Sin City on Thursday night (14May15), just two weeks after he was hospitalised following a small stroke. King's physician, Dr. Darin Brimhall, has confirmed his...

B.b. King's Daughters Urge Manager To Let Them Help With Memorial Plans

Patty King filed a police report against Laverne Toney over her father's care after she failed to convince the guardian to seek medical help when the blues man fell ill last month (Apr15)....

Eric Clapton & Billy Gibbons Add Tributes To B.b. King

The blues icon passed away in Las Vegas, aged 89, and his famous friends and fans have taken to social media to say goodbye. Clapton, who collaborated with King on the 2000...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Bb King

Eric Clapton has led tributes to legendary musician BB King.The 70-year-old singer posted a touching video message on his Facebook page thanking the late guitarist and singer, who passed away in his sleep on Thursday...

Bb King's Legacy Lives On After Blues Legend's Death

Blues legend B.B. King has died at age 89. The guitarist behind classics like Lucille, Let the Good Times Roll, 3 O’Clock Blues and countless others, left behind a legacy, unmatched by any other musician....

Music World Mourns B.b. King

The iconic performer passed away at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 89, and the tragedy has sent the music industry into mourning. Beatles legend Starr was among the...

Blues Legend Bb King Dies In Las Vegas Aged 89

The Blues legend BB King has died in Las Vegas aged 89, his lawyer has confirmed. Brent Bryson told the Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at his home on Thursday (May...

Bb King Dies Aged 89

BB King has died aged 89.The guitarist and singer, who was known as 'The King of the Blues' by his fans, passed away in his sleep in Las Vegas on Thursday (14.05.15), his lawyer has...

Bb King Dies Aged 89

BB King has died aged 89.The guitarist and singer, who was known as 'The King of the Blues' by his fans, passed away in his sleep in Las Vegas on Thursday (14.05.15), his lawyer has...

Blues Legend B.b. King Dies At 89

The veteran star was hospitalised with a diabetes-related illness last month (Apr15) and his lawyer, Brent Bryson confirmed that he passed away in his sleep at his Las Vegas home on Thursday (14May15)....

Judge Finds No Evidence To Suggest B.b. King Is Victim Of Abuse

The veteran musician, who struggles with diabetes, was hospitalised in Sin City last week (30Apr15) after King's daughter, Patty, reportedly filed a police complaint accusing his manager Laverne Toney of refusing to seek...

B.b. King's Doctor Dismisses Allegations Of Mistreatment

The veteran musician, who struggles with diabetes, was hospitalised in Las Vegas last week (30Apr15) after King's daughter, Patty, reportedly filed a police complaint accusing his manager Laverne Toney of refusing to seek...

B.b. King's Daughter Fighting For Guardianship

The veteran musician was hospitalised in late April (15) after King's daughter Patty reportedly filed a police report alleging his manager Laverne Toney refused to get the star medical help. King was...

Bb King's Manager Reassures Fans After Guitarist's Hospital Leave

Jazz master BB King remains in hospice care for the third day this Sunday. On Saturday, his longtime business manager, Laverne Toney released a statement, saying the iconic musician had a good night and she...

Blues Legend B.b. King In Hospice Care At Las Vegas Home

Legendary blues guitarist BB King is in home hospice care at his Las Vegas residency, according to a message on his official website. King returned home Friday after a brief hospitalisation on Thursday, his second...

B.b. King Assures Fans He's Fine After Health Scare

King was treated by doctors after his daughter Patty filed a police report when her father's longtime manager, Laverne Toney, allegedly refused to take him to get help when the 89 year old's...

B.b. King Health Scare As Daughter And Manager Go To War

Paramedics called to the guitarist's home in Las Vegas ran tests on him and determined he may have suffered a minor heart attack. The 89 year old was taken to a nearby...

B.b. King Leaves Hospital

B.B. King has left hospital.The blues legend has thanked his fans for their concern and insisted he is well again after he was admitted to a medical facility over the weekend, suffering with dehydration linked...

B.b. King Recovering From Diabetes Scare

The 89-year-old musician was taken to a hospital in Las Vegas suffering from dehydration caused by his Type II diabetes, which he was diagnosed with more than 20 years ago. His...

B.b. King In Hospital

The blues legend, 89, was taken to a Las Vegas hospital this past weekend (04-05Apr15) after suffering a scare related to his diabetes battle. One source tells TMZ.com King's health emergency was...

Bb King, 89, Cancels Tour After Dehydration And Exhaustion

The blues guitarist BB King has cancelled the remaining eight performances of his current U.S tour – including one date at his own club in New York – owing to dehydration and exhaustion. The revered...

Este Haim Nearly Died At Glastonbury

Este Haim ''nearly died'' at Glastonbury last year.The Haim bassist suffers from type one diabetes - a condition where the body cannot control blood sugar levels because of problems with the hormone insulin - and...

Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival To Delight Fans In Cinemas [Trailer & Pictures]

For those of you who didn’t manage to get to Crossroads – Eric Clapton’s guitar-fest – you needn’t fear, as the legend himself will be taking footage from the festival and making it available to...

R.i.p Bobby Bland: "The Lion Of The Blues" Singer Dies Aged 83

The 'Turn On Your Love Light' star, also known as Bobby "Blues" Bland and "The Lion of the Blues", was extremely influential in the blues genre, establishing a unique sound that incorporating gospel-influenced singing into...

Eric Clapton Introduces Star Line-up To His Fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival (Photos)

BB King and Eric Clapton jam at Crossroads Guitar FestivalEric Clapton, BB King and John Mayer were among some of genius performers at Clapton's fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival last weekend.It was a blues infused weekend...

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