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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...

Eric Clapton Reveals Details Of New Album Old Sock

Eric Clapton is releasing his 21st studio album on March 12.The musician has announced via his official website that the follow-up to 2010's 'Clapton' will be called 'Old Sock' and feature a collection of ten...

Elton John 'Devastated' As Bass Player, 56, Is Found Dead

Sir Elton John has been left "devastated and shocked" after his bass player Robert Wayne Birch was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound to the head. The case is being investigated as...

Aretha Franklin Lacks 'Respect' At Essence Festival 2012

Aretha Franklin performed the closing set at the 2012 Essence Festival. Her "typically unpredictable" set was one of ups and down, punctuated with the weird and the wonderful. She had previously performed at the festival...

Davy Jones Dead At 66: The Monkees Frontman Suffers Heart Attack

Davy Jones, singer with the 1960's pop-rock band The Monkees, has died aged 66. An official from the medical examiner's office for Martin County, Florida, confirmed the news to Tmz.com, saying they had received a...

Bill Maher's Obama Donation Amounts To $1 Million

The comedian Bill Maher has donated $1million to a pro- President Obama's Priorities USA Action campaign. He made the announcement at the end of his hour long special, CrazyStupidPolitics, which streamed live on Yahoo on...

Obama Singing 'Sweet Home Chicago' With Jagger And Bb King

President Barack Obama stunned the gathered crowds at a White House concert on Tuesday night (February 21, 2012) by joining in an all-star blues jam featuring Bb King and Mick Jagger. The performance, according to...

Barack Obama Singing With Mick Jagger Is Highlight Of Blues Concert

President Barack Obama was coerced into singing a couple of lines from Robert Johnson's 'Sweet Home Chicago' by Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger at a blues music event at the White House on Tuesday (February...

Barack Obama Duets With Bb King At Blues Concert

President Barack Obama treated his guests to a brief vocal performance for the second time in a month, as he duetted with legendary musician Bb King at the White House Blues festival on Tuesday (February...

Paul Mccartney's Son Records With The Cure

Paul McCartney's son has covered one of his father's tracks with The Cure.James McCartney plays on a new tribute album which sees artists including Billy Joel and BB King record songs from Paul's post-Beatles solo...

White House Christmas Tree Decorated By The Obamas

The White House Christmas Tree was delivered to the Obama family last week, and Michelle Obama, her daughters, and almost 100 volunteers have been busy decorating the 'Douglas Fir' ready for the festive season, reports...

Best Guitarist Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest electric guitarist of all time.The 'All Along The Watchtower' star topped a list compiled by Time magazine, beating renowned musicians including Slash, BB King, Keith Richards of the...

Lil Wayne Leads The Way With Eight Grammy Nominations

Lil Wayne and Coldplay are frontrunners for glory at the 2009 Grammys, with eight and seven nominations respectively.The diminutive rapper is named in eight categories including album of the year and best rap song while...

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