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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...

Randy Jacksons Wife Reportedly Files For Divorce After 18 Years Of Marriage

Randy Jackson's wife has reportedly filed for divorce. Erika Jackson has filed the paperwork to end their 18 year relationship citing irreconcilable differences. Randy Jackson and his wife Erika are reportedly divorcing.Read More: On...

Kc & The Sunshine Band Book Concert Cruise

Disco stars Kc & The Sunshine Band are due to set sail with soul legend Gladys Knight as part of a big Caribbean concert cruise next year (15).The artists will be joined by the likes...

After Midnight To Close Early Before Gladys Knight's Broadway Run

Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole will miss their Broadway turns in Tony-nominated musical After Midnight following producers' decision to close the show early.The production will end after Patti LaBelle's run as special guest star, which...

Harlem's Apollo Theater Marks 80th Birthday With Celebrity-filled Gala

Soul legend Gladys Knight and British singer Joss Stone were among the celebrities marking the 80th anniversary of Harlem's historic Apollo Theater on Tuesday night (10Jun14).The fundraising gala, hosted by comedian Wayne Brady for the...

Sting & Patti Labelle Front All-star Line-up For The Tony Awards

Sting, Patti Labelle and Gladys Knight have been confirmed among the performers at the Tony Awards next month (Jun14).Alan Cumming, Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris and Sutton Foster and the casts of Aladdin and Les...

Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight And Natalie Cole Line Up For After Midnight

Soul stars Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole are all set to grace the Broadway stage as guest performers this summer (14) in Tony Award-nominated show After Midnight.The musical, which celebrates jazz icon Duke...

Gladys Knight Funding Renovation Of Abandoned School

Soul songstress Gladys Knight is contributing thousands of dollars of her own money towards a project to save an abandoned North Carolina school where her mother once worked.The Midnight Train To Georgia hitmaker and her...

Sir Paul Mccartney Parties With Wife

Sir Paul McCartney only had eyes for his wife Nancy Shevell at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party.The couple, who tied the knot in 2011, were among the 500 guests at the US first lady's star-studded...

Beyoncé Sings At Michelle Obama's Birthday

Beyoncé was among the performers at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday bash.The 'XO' hitmaker, who is a good friend of the US first lady and performed at two presidential events in the past, jetted to Washington...

Tina Turner Became First Make-up Artist For Gladys Knight

Soul singer Gladys Knight has revealed Tina Turner was her teenage make-up guru.The Midnight Train to Georgia hitmaker found fame at a young age, touring with the greats, including Ike and Tina Turner when she...

Iconic Jazz Keyboardist, George Duke, Died In L.a. Hospital On Monday

George Duke, the American jazz musician, died in L.A. on Monday (August 5th). His cause of death has been confirmed by his family, as reported by the Washington Post, as chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. He was...

Gladys Knight Feted At 365 Black Awards

Soul star Gladys Knight was the toast of the 365 Black Awards in Louisiana on Saturday (06Jul13) as she was honoured for her long-running career and charitable efforts.The singer was feted alongside supermodel Beverly Johnson...

Aretha Franklin Wants To Judge American Idol

Aretha Franklin wants to be a judge on 'American Idol'.The 70-year-old singing legend is ''interested'' in one of the vacant seats on the panel after Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler confirmed they would not be...

Gladys Knight Judging New Singing Talent Series

Veteran singer Gladys Knight is returning to U.S. TV as a lead judge on upcoming talent show Apollo Live.The icon, who earlier this year (12) competed on popular series Dancing With the Stars, will head...

Stars Turn Out For Indy 500 As Ashley Judd's Husband Takes Home Trophy

Actress Olivia Newton-john and singers Martina Mcbride and Gladys Knight cheered on Ashley Judd's driver husband Dario Franchitti as he won the Indianapolis 500 for the third time on Sunday (27May12).The Scottish racer, who married...

Dancing With The Stars Results: Jaleel White Runs Out Of Luck

It was the end of the road for Jaleel White as Dancing With The Stars continued its relentless whittling down process. With the exit of Gavin Degraw a couple of weeks ago, it really meant...

Can Anyone Beat Katherine Jenkins On Dancing With The Stars?

Katherine Jenkins is now the clear favorite to win this year's Dancing With The Stars as the competition reaches crunch time. Ironically, it was soul legend Gladys Knight who was eliminated during Motown week, despite...

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