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George Benson And Clive Davis Pay Tribute To Late Songwriter Michael Masser

The Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and Oscar nominee passed away at his home in Rancho Mirage, California after a long illness. His hits included Diana Ross' Touch Me In The Morning...

Whitney Houston And Diana Ross Songwriter Dies

Ross paid tribute to the songwriter, composer and producer, who wrote her hits The Last Time I Saw Him, Touch Me In The Morning, and Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're...

Van Morrison Enlists Michael Buble For New Lp

Van Morrison will collaborate with Michael Buble and Joss Stone on his new album.The 69-year-old singer will release 'Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue' in the UK on March 16, which will feature 16 tracks with high...

Dave Brubeck Dead Aged 91; Jazz World Mourns True Pioneer

Dave Brubeck, the jazz musician heralded for defying convention and experimenting with complex rhythms, has died in Norwalk, Connecticut - he was 91. Brubeck, who would have turned 92 on Thursday (December 6, 2012), gained...

Benson Eyes Release For Royal Songs

GEORGE BENSON is hoping his musical tribute to the late DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES will be released - despite an ongoing 13-year battle with his record company.The British royal and her boyfriend Dodi Fayed died...

Jarreau + Benson Team Up On New Album

Jazz greats AL JARREAU and GEORGE BENSON are teaming up to produce an album of smooth covers. The pair has recorded hits by HALL + OATES and SEALS + CROFT, among others for new release...

Armatrading Defies Star Orders

Songwriting pioneer JOAN ARMATRADING was shocked when she saw stars including WHITNEY HOUSTON and GEORGE BENSON perform in the US, because the audience was banned from looking at them. The lesbian singer thought the...

Williams' Revisits The 1970s On Romantic New Album

Singer VANESSA WILLIAMS is revisiting the 1970s for Valentine's Day (14FEB05) after recording an album of the decade's best love ballads. The pretty star has recorded covers of STEVIE WONDER's SEND ONE YOUR LOVE...

Prince's Paisley Park Studios Reopens

PRINCE's legendary PAISLEY PARK STUDIOS in Minnesota has reopened for business. Paisley Park has largely been closed since 1996, though PURPLE RAIN rocker Prince continued to record and perform there. A...

Vandross' Friends Pay Tribute On New Album

LUTHER VANDROSS is helping to raise funds for the AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION (ADA) from his hospital bed - by inviting friends to record covers of his hits. GEORGE BENSON, LALAH (corr) HATHAWAY and BONEY...

Busta Out Of Mobos

Britain's MOBO AWARDS have been thrown into chaos after BUSTA RHYMES pulled out of the ceremony. Busta had been slated to receive the MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN awards' Lifetime Achievement gong at Thursday's (25SEP03)...

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Soul Singer Charles Bradley Dies Aged 68

Soul Singer Charles Bradley Dies Aged 68

The acclaimed performer had just cancelled touring due to a battle with cancer.

Foo Fighters Issue Statement After Ticketing Chaos For London Gig

Foo Fighters Issue Statement After Ticketing Chaos For London Gig

Many ticket-holders couldn't get into the O2 Arena show on Tuesday night (September 19th) because they didn't bring photo ID to match their booking.

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