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Elton John Was Last Minute Addition To Dionne Warwick Hit

Dionne Warwick asked Sir Elton John to feature on her 1985 charity single 'That's What Friends Are For' at the last minute. The 78-year-old R&B legend - who is Whitney Houston's cousin - opened up...

Gladys Knight's National Anthem Vow

Gladys Knight has vowed to give the US national anthem ''back its voice'' at the Super Bowl.The 74-year-old music legend will sing 'The Star- Spangled Banner' before the flagship NFL game kicks off at the...

Gladys Knight Confirms Super Bowl Gig

Gladys Knight has confirmed she is performing the US national anthem at the Super Bowl LII.The 'Midnight Train To Georgia' hitmaker says she is ''proud'' to have landed the gig to sing 'The Star- Spangled...

Taylor Swift Breaks Ama Record

Taylor Swift has broken the record for the most American Music Award wins by a female artist.The 'Look What You Made Me Do' hitmaker scooped Tour of the Year, Favorite Album - Pop/Rock, Favorite Female...

Aretha Franklin's Ama Tribute

Aretha Franklin was honoured with a star-studded gospel tribute at the American Music Awards.The Queen of Soul died of cancer aged 76 in August and a number of singers, including Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary,...

Gladys Knight To Honour Aretha Franklin At Amas

Gladys Knight will pay tribute to the late Aretha Franklin at the American Music Awards.The 74-year-old music icon will honour her friend - who passed away last month at the age of 76 after a...

Gladys Knight Opens Up On Aretha Franklin's Emotional Funeral

Gladys Knight didn't think she'd make it through her songs at Aretha Franklin's funeral.The 74-year-old singer performed both 'You'll Never Walk Alone' and 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' in honour of her late friend - who...

Gladys Knight Clarifies Pancreatic Cancer Confusion

Gladys Knight does not have pancreatic cancer.The 74-year-old singer caused confusion at Aretha Franklin's funeral on Friday (31.08.18) when she told reporters that she and Aretha - who died two weeks ago after a long...

Gladys Knight Has Pancreatic Cancer

Gladys Knight has pancreatic cancer.The 'Midnight Train To Georgia' singer revealed she is battling the disease as she attended the funeral of Aretha Franklin, who passed away from the same condition earlier this month.Speaking as...

Gladys Knight: Whitney Houston Was Corrupted By Satan

Gladys Knight has suggested Whitney Houston was being corrupted by Satan before her passing.The 'Midnight Train to Georgia' soul star has heaped praise on the iconic singer - who was tragically found dead in her...

Gladys Knight To Perform At Aretha Franklin Memorial Service

Gladys Knight is set to perform at Aretha Franklin's memorial next week.The late Queen of Soul tragically passed away last week at the age of 76 after having battled pancreatic cancer for several years, and...

Gladys Knight To Headline Bbc Proms In The Park

Gladys Knight will headline BBC Proms in the Park 2018.The 73-year-old music icon - who is nicknamed Empress of Soul - will lead the annual event at London's Hyde Park on September 8, with 80s...

Gladys Knight Launching Fundraiser For Community Centre

The Midnight Train to Georgia star's husband, William MCDowell, is from the area and they need $5 million (£4.1 million) to repair the facility at Reynolds High School, which at one time was...

Gladys Knight Severs Ties With Son's Chicken And Waffles Restaurant

The 72-year-old soul legend launched a civil lawsuit against Shanga Hankerson last summer (16) over the chain of family diners that bear her name, claiming the business had damaged her reputation thanks to failed health...

Gladys Knight To Guest Star On Lee Daniels' Series

The Midnight Train to Georgia hitmaker will play herself on the show, which follows the rise of a trio of aspiring singers, portrayed by newcomers Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O'Grady....

Gladys Knight Wants Restaurateur Son Held To Default Judgement

The Midnight Train to Georgia singer sued Shanga Hankerson over the summer (16) over the chicken and waffles chain that bears her name, claiming the business has caused damage to her reputation ever...

Gladys Knight: 'My Son Tried To Blackmail Me During Legal Spat'

The Midnight Train to Georgia singer claims relations between herself and Shanga Hankerson hit a low when he attempted to extort her if she didn't give him more time to respond to her...

Gladys Knight Sues Son

The Midnight Train to Georgia singer wants her son, Shanga Hankerson, to remove her face and name from signs and promotions for the chicken and waffle joints. In legal documents obtained by...

Gladys Knight's Son Released From Jail

Three of her Gladys Knight's Chicken and Waffle restaurants in Georgia were raided on Tuesday (21Jun16) and authorities confiscated computers, files, and the contents from safes. Her 39-year-old son Shanga Hankerson, who...

Gladys Knight's Restaurants Raided

Georgia Department of Revenue agents raided all three of Knight's chicken restaurants in the state on Tuesday (21Jun16) and confiscated computers, files, and the contents from safes. According to TMZ.com, Gladys' son...

Rihanna And Shonda Rhimes Honoured At Black Girls Rock!

The stars were among the honourees at the New Jersey event, which is held annually by Black Entertainment Television (BET) executives to promote positive images of black women. Grey's Anatomy and Scandal...

Drake Joins Rihanna Onstage For A Raunchy Dance

The on-off couple, who are rumoured to be an item again, recreated their 2016 BRIT Awards performance as they got up close and personal to the delight of the crowd at Miami's American Airlines Arena...

Gladys Knight Sings 'Happy Birthday' To Police Officer

Soul legend Gladys Knight has reportedly helped a driver get away with a warning from police after serenading the arresting officer with a song, when a car she was travelling in was pulled over for...

Gladys Knight Escapes Speeding Ticket With Song

The car the soul legend was travelling in was pulled over by Pleasant Grove Officer Paul Rogerson on Wednesday night (02Mar16), which also happened to be his birthday. After checking the female...

Gladys Knight's Restaurant Fails Health Inspection

The singer's son, Shanga, runs a chain of eateries, named Gladys Knight & Ron Winans' Chicken & Waffles, across the city, but their Peachtree Street venue has since hit headlines for all the...

Gladys Knight Pays Tribute To Late Cousin

The singer, who was an original member of Gladys Knight & The Pips, passed away in Detroit, Michigan aged 74 after suffering congestive heart failure. He grew up with Gladys and performed...

Janet Jackson Remembers Aaliyah

Janet Jackson paid tribute to Aaliyah on the 14th anniversary of her death on Tuesday (25.08.15).The 49-year-old singer declared her love for her late friend, who died in a plane crash in the Bahamas at...

Gladys Knight To Receive Raymond Weil International Award

Gladys Knight will receive the Raymond Weil International Award at the 2015 O2 Silver Clef Awards.The 71-year-old icon will be honoured with the prize at the 40th edition of the annual ceremony - which has...

Martina Mcbride, Gladys Knight And Estelle Join Forces On New Webcast

Country music icon Martina Mcbride, soul legend Gladys Knight, and R&B singer Estelle are among the stars tapped to perform on a new Nashville-based concert series called Skyville Live.The three female artists will be featured...

Gladys Knight Turned To Co-stars For Acting Help In Holiday Movie

Soul legend Gladys Knight has signed up to play a family matriarch in a new holiday movie about a woman who loses her husband on New Year's Eve (31Dec).The Rainy Night in Georgia singer will...

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