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Nickolas Ashford Dies

'Ain't No Mountain High Enough' songwriter and performer Nickolas Ashford has died. The songwriter - half of Motown duo Ashford and Simpson- passed away from throat cancer at a New York City hospital yesterday (22.08.11)...

Justin Bieber Reacts To Macys 'Attack'

Justin Bieber, the 17-year-old Canadian pop sensation, has taken to his Twitter page to describe yesterday's events in New York as "wild". Justin Bieber was tackled to the ground by an undercover police officer while...

Oprah Winfrey Honoured At Daytime Emmy Awards

Gladys Knight, Celine Dion and Ellen DeGeneres were among the stars who paid tribute to Oprah Winfey at the Daytime Emmy Awards yesterday (19.06.11).The TV talk show host - who recently ended her programme after...

Shania Twain Returning To Cmt Awards After 7 Years

Shania Twain, the multi-million selling Canadian singer, is returning to the Country Music Television Awards seven years after her last appearance. Shania Twain, whose last album 'Up!' was released in 2002, will present an award...

Aretha Franklin Getting Ready For Birthday Bash

Aretha Franklin is planning a huge star-studded bash to celebrate her 69th birthday tomorrow (25.03.11). The soul singer - who underwent surgery in December for an undisclosed complaint, rumoured to be pancreatic cancer - will...

Shania Twain Attempts To Reclaim Her Voice

Shania Twain will attempt to "reclaim her voice" on her new show 'Why Not? With Shania Twain'.Shania Twain, the Canadian country musician, will premiere her new show on Oprah Winfrey's network on 8th May 2011,...

Shania Twain To Document Marriage Breakdown

Shania Twain's forthcoming television show will premiere on 8th May 2011.Shania Twain's new show 'Why Not? With Shania Twain', will premiere on Oprah Winfrey's 'Own' network on 8th May 2011, according to the Hollywood Reporter.The...

Chelsea Clinton And Husband Hit The Red Carpet

CHELSEA CLINTON and her husband MARC MEZVINSKY hit the red carpet together at a New York charity gala last week, dispelling rumours that they are to separate.CHELSEA CLINTON, the daughter of former US President BILL...

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010 Set To Feature Kanye West

The annual MACY'S Thanksgiving Day Parade' got underway in New York City today (25th November 2010), drawing tens of thousands of spectators to witness musical performances from the likes of KANYE WEST and GLADYS KNIGHT....

Knight Launches Recycled Jewellery Line

Soul icon GLADYS KNIGHT has launched an environmentally-friendly jewellery line.The singer has teamed up with the elders of an African tribe who craft trash into rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. She says, "I wanted to...

Knight To Perform On Apollo Theatre's First Macy's Float

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT has been chosen to perform on the fabled Apollo Theatre's first float at the MACy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.The Midnight Train to Georgia singer, 75, who was inducted into the Apollo's Hall...

Nicole Richie's 'Flirty' Daughter

Harlow Madden "flirted" with singers gathered to perform 'We Are the World: 25 for Haiti'.The two-year-old daughter of Nicole Richie and singer Joel Madden was with the host of stars re-recording an updated version of...

Jackson's Expensive Funeral

Michael Jackson's funeral cost a staggering $1million.The private ceremony for the late 'Thriller' star - who died of acute Propofol intoxication aged 50 in June - was paid with cash released by his estate's administrators...

Knight To Retire, Says Jackson

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is set to retire from music after her current U.K. tour, according to her close pal TITO JACKSON.The Midnight Train to Georgia singer is playing a series of high-profile shows in...

Michael Jackson Laid To Rest

Michael Jackson has been buried.The late 'King of Pop' was laid to rest at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park last night (03.09.09), in a ceremony attended by his family and a host of celebrity friends.Among...

Knight To Sing At Jackson's Burial

GLADYS KNIGHT will sing at MICHAEL JACKSON's burial on Thursday night (03Sep09) when family and close friends will say a final farewell to the King of Pop.Aretha Franklin was believed to be the special guest...

Tito Jackson Will Pay Tribute To Michael On Knight Tour

TITO JACKSON will pay tribute to his tragic brother MICHAEL JACKSON during a British tour with GLADYS KNIGHT later this year (10).The late King of Pop's elder sibling is set to kick off the Midnight...

Soul Divas Knight + Labelle Hate Make-up

GLADYS KNIGHT and PATTI LABELLE have shattered their diva reputations by revealing they hate wearing make-up - and would prefer to hit the stage in jeans and T-shirts. The soul queens sat down with Chaka...

Knight Styled By Mum

Soul star GLADYS KNIGHT insists she was the original BEYONCE - because her mother used to design her stage outfits. The former Destiny's Child star has always been styled by her mum Tina, and now...

Foxx Refuses To Swear In Knight's Presence

Oscar-winning actor JAMIE FOXX refused to let GLADYS KNIGHT watch his stand-up show - because he didn't want the legendary singer to be shocked by his rude behaviour. Knight played the Ray star's mother in...

Knight To Receive Ella Award

Soul singer GLADYS KNIGHT will receive the 16th annual Ella Award from America's Society of Singers in September (07). The Midnight Train To Georgia star, 62, will accept the honour, named after jazz legend Ella...

Stars Record Birthday Tribute For Fitzgerald

LINDA RONSTADT, GLADYS KNIGHT, CHAKA KHAN and NATALIE COLE are among the stars contributing songs to an album celebrating what would have been music legend ELLA FITZGERALD'S 90th birthday. Fitzgerald, also known as the First...

Hudson And Whitaker Triumph At Image Awards

FOREST WHITAKER and JENNIFER HUDSON picked up acting prizes at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday (02MAR07), just six days after their Oscar wins. Whitaker was named Best Actor for his performance as Ugandan dictator...

Knight Stunned Friends With Mormonism

R+B queen GLADYS KNIGHT stunned family, fans and friends when she announced she was converting to Mormonism a decade ago (97). The MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA singer, who has rarely spoken about her religious beliefs,...

Knight Still Bitter About Stevie Wonder's Song

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is still bitter pal STEVIE WONDER didn't ask her to record UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (THAT'S WHAT I'M GONNA DO) after she spent hours perfecting the classic song with...

Gladys Knight Befriended Tupac Before His Death

Slain rap star TUPAC SHAKUR found an unlikely soulmate in soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT in the months before his death after taking his mother and record boss SUGE KNIGHT backstage at one of her shows....

Knight Still Bitter About Stevie Wonder's Song

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is still bitter pal STEVIE WONDER didn't ask her to record UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (THAT'S WHAT I'M GONNA DO) after she spent hours perfecting the classic song with...

Gladys Knight Befriended Tupac Before His Death

Slain rap star TUPAC SHAKUR found an unlikely soulmate in soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT in the months before his death after taking his mother and record boss SUGE KNIGHT backstage at one of her shows....

Bb King Salutes Montreux For The Last Time

Legendary blues man BB KING shed tears when was joined onstage by a galaxy of stars last night (03JUL06), as he bid farewell to Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival. The 80-year-old singer/guitarist was accompanied by GLADYS...

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