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Hayes To Be Honoured

3rd November 2004

Soul star ISAAC HAYES will be inducted into Hollywood's Rockwalk tomorrow (04NOV04). The singer's handprints and signature will be placed outside of the Guitar Center on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard. Other music stars to...

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Loretta Lynn And Van Morrison To Be Honoured

1st October 2004

LORETTA LYNN and VAN MORRISON have been chosen to receive Icon Honor awards at the upcoming BMI COUNTRY AWARDS in Nashville, Tennessee, in November (04). The performing rights organisation's honour is a tonic for...

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Lou Rawls Picked For Another Honour

31st August 2004

GRAMMY-winning R+B icon LOU RAWLS has been selected to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at California's upcoming TEMECULA VALLEY INTERNATIONAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL. Rawls is especially thrilled by the news, as it comes...

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R Kelly Wins Big At Hip-hop Awards

9th August 2004

R KELLY put his legal worries aside to dominate the BILLBOARD R+B/HIP-HOP AWARDS on Friday night (06AUG04). The R+B icon, who is currently facing charges of filming himself having sex with a minor, picked...

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Isaac Set To Team With Ludacris In New Rap Film

29th June 2004

Soul legend ISAAC HAYES is set for movie stardom in a new project by SHAFT remake director JOHN SINGLETON. Hayes, who won an OSCAR for his original Shaft theme song, will star in the...

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Parton And Hayes Team Up For Tennessee Tourism Ads

8th April 2004

DOLLY PARTON and ISAAC HAYES will appear in a new series of commercials to boost tourism in their native Tennessee. Parton, who built the DOLLYWOOD theme park near her mountain hometown of Sevierville, invites...

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Stax Records Co-founder Dies

1st March 2004

ESTELLE AXTON, co-founder of the legendary STAX RECORDS CO has died - She was 85. Axton died of natural causes on Tuesday (24FEB04) at Saint Francis Hospital's hospice in Memphis, Tennessee. The musicians...

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Isaac Walks Out On The Funk Brothers

30th January 2004

Soul superstar ISAAC HAYES has pulled out of the FUNK BROTHERS' European tour, citing "scheduling difficulties". The WALK ON BY singer was named as one of two featured singers on the tour, which kicked...

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Gotti Nabs Songwriting Honour

6th August 2003

MURDER INC boss IRV GOTTI won his second Songwriter of the Year award at the 2003 URBAN AWARDS last night (05AUG03). Performing rights organisation BMI announced the recipients of the awards, which reflect the...

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Stars Come Out For Barry White Honour

4th August 2003

JERMAINE JACKSON, TYRESE and ISAAC HAYES were among the stars paying tribute to late soul legend BARRY WHITE in Los Angeles on Saturday (02AUG03), where a park was named in his honour. Thousands of...

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Isaac Hayes Is A Survivor

11th July 2003

Legendary soul singer ISAAC HAYES is still fuming about being ripped off by his record label STAX - but he's proved he has staying power. The SHAFT singer wrote many smash hits for other...

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Soul Classic Was Inspired By Toilet Dash

1st May 2003

Soul classic HOLD ON, I'M COMING was the result of a late-night toilet rush in STAX RECORDS' STUDIO A. Songwriting greats ISAAC HAYES and DAVID PORTER, dubbed the 'LENNON + McCARTNEY of soul', were...

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Stax Museum Opens Its Doors

30th April 2003

Soul greats ISAAC HAYES, BOOKER T AND THE MGS, WILSON PICKETT, SOLOMON BURKE and AL GREEN will join rapper CHUCK D to mark the opening of the STAX MUSEUM OF AMERICAN SOUL tonight (30APR03)....

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