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Bette Midler Says Percy Sledge Will 'Live Forever' Through His Music

Bette Midler has paid tribute to the late Percy Sledge insisting the singer will ''live forever'' through his music.The 69-year-old singer-and-actress is among a host of stars to publicly pay their respects to the soul...

Candi Staton Excited About Mobos Rap

Candi Staton is very excited to be performing with rapper Little Simz at the MOBO Awards tonight (22.10.14).The legendary singer will be taking to the stage at the ceremony at the SSE Wembley Arena for...

Kym Marsh To Record Song With Candi Staton

Kym Marsh is to record a song with Candi Staton.The 'Coronation Street' actress is going into the studio with the 'You Got The Love' singer to collaborate on a track written by a ''top American...

David Gest Searching For Candi Staton Collaborator

David Gest and Candi Staton are to use an upcoming tour to search for her new singing partner. The producer and the 'Young Hearts Run Free' hitmaker will scour Britain for a suitable collaborator for...

Candi Staton Wants Fan For New Duet

Soul star Candi Staton will give one fan a chance to duet with her on her new single when she tours the U.K. next year (14).The You Got The Love hitmaker is playing a series...

David Gest To Address Oxford Union

David Gest is to address the Oxford Union with the help of a host of Motown artists.The 59-year-old concert promoter is set to follow in the footsteps of his close friend Michael Jackson by giving...

Motown Stars Perform For David Gest

David Gest is bringing together a galaxy of Motown stars for a live concert spectacular.The promoter has organised several of the biggest names in soul, including Percy Sledge, Martha Reeves and Candi Staton, for a...

David Gest And Patsy Palmer To Have Magic Birthday Party

David Gest and Patsy Palmer are celebrating their birthdays together with a magic-themed party on Friday night (11.05.12).The producer and the 'EastEnders' actress - who are close friends - will celebrate turning 59 and 40...

Candi Staton's Marriage Pain Inspired Disco Hit

Disco diva Candi Staton's dance anthem Young Hearts Run Free was inspired by the agony she endured during a messy divorce.The soul singer is best known for the 1976 hit but reveals the upbeat track...

Cliff Richard Turns 71, Insists He Will 'Never Retire'

Sir Cliff Richard, who turns 71-years-old today (14th October 2011), has insisted he will "never retire", but admits trying to "slow down" in recent years. The singer begins his 'Soulicious' UK tour in Nottingham this...

Cliff Richard Offered Chef's Job

Sir Cliff Richard has been offered a job as a chef.The Congratulations' hitmaker agreed to step into the kitchen at Gus's Fried Chicken in Memphis, Tennessee during a visit with friends and collaborators David Gest,...

Gest To Star In New Musical Play

Reality TV star DAVID GEST will take to the stage in a new musical about his life - alongside GLORIA GAYNOR, PEABO BRYSON, CANDI STATON and DENIECE WILLIAMS. Music producer Gest, who found fame in...

Gest Plans London Move

DAVID GEST is planning to move to London when he finishes his stint on British reality show I'M A CELEBRITY... GET ME OUT OF HERE. The music mogul and estranged husband of LIZA MINNELLI is...

Staton 'Gest Made Minnelli More Attractive'

Soul singer CANDI STATON has credited flamboyant music producer DAVID GEST for transforming his estranged wife LIZA MINNELLI into an attractive woman. Staton, best known for her 1976 hit song YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE, claims...

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