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James Brown's Body Missing

James Brown's body is missing from its crypt, according to his daughter. The remains of the singer - who died on Christmas Day 2006 (25.12.06) of a suspected heart attack aged 73 - were being...

Brown's Lovechild Desperate To Find Godfather Of Soul's Missing Remains

The lovechild of JAMES BROWN is demanding answers about the whereabouts of the soul legend's remains, insisting he's being hidden to prevent a full autopsy.LeRhonda Pettit claims Brown's remains have been removed from what was...

The Doors, Beach Boys & Brown Lead Grammy Hall Of Fame

Songs by THE DOORS, the BEACH BOYS and JAMES BROWN are among 25 recordings which will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.The Doors' Riders On The Storm, California Girls by the Beach Boys...

Geri Halliwell's Hairdresser Surprise

Geri Halliwell greeted her hairdresser wearing just her underwear.The former Spice Girls star had hoped to bond with her stylist and reportedly answered the door to him wearing just her bra and pants because she...

Unseen Jackson Interview Aired On The Day After His Burial

An unseen MICHAEL JACKSON interview, in which the King of Pop talks about his love for JAMES BROWN and THE BEE GEES, has been aired in America.News show Access Hollywood showed the black and white...

Kate Moss Loses It With Strippers

Kate Moss ruined her best friend's hen party by fighting with strippers.The supermodel was livid when two hunks dressed as policemen joined the party she was throwing for former Storm model agency booker Jess Hallett...

Michael Jackson's Star-studded Memorial

Michael Jackson's memorial will be held at Los Angeles' Staples Center arena on Tuesday (07.07.09).Up to one million fans are expected to attend the star-studded service, with a further 750 million watching on TV.The singer's...

Jackson To Be Buried In James Brown Casket?

MICHAEL JACKSON will be laid to rest in the same make of solid bronze casket as JAMES BROWN.Batesville Casket Company bosses have received an order for a $25,000 (£16,600) custom casket, called The Promethean, for...

Murphy Wants Snipes For Brown Biopic

EDDIE MURPHY passed up JAMES BROWN's request to play the late legendary entertainer on the big screen - because he's convinced WESLEY SNIPES was made for the role.The 48-year-old comedian won Brown over with his...

Brown Estate Settled

A judge has gone against JAMES BROWN's last will and testament and ordered half of his estate to be given to charity. The star, who died age 73 on Christmas Day in 2006 (25Dec06), dictated in...

Brown's Estate Sued By Former Publicist

JAMES BROWN's former publicist is suing the late singer's estate, demanding control of a charitable trust. Jacque Hollander maintains she should be in charge of the trust because she helped establish it, according to a lawsuit...

Burke Eyeing Us Market

X-Factor winner ALEXANDRA BURKE has revealed she would like to crack the lucrative American market.LEONA LEWIS, who was a previous winner of the popular talent show, went on to score a US number one with...

By on 11 February 2009

James Brown Family Made To Wait For Will Decision

A South Carolina judge has delayed making a final decision in the settlement of late Godfather of Soul JAMES BROWN's estate - because of tax issues. Assets belonging to the legendary singer have been in limbo...

Lee Still Keen To Make James Brown Biopic With Snipes

SPIKE LEE insists his JAMES BROWN biopic will get made - even though his star, WESLEY SNIPES, is facing a three-year prison spell. Snipes, who was convicted of federal income tax evasion last year (08), is...

Brown Honoured With New York City Street Name

Soul legend JAMES BROWN will be honoured with his own New York City street behind the famed Apollo Theater. The block behind the theatre, which spurred his rise to fame, has been officially co-named James...

Lee Still Backing Snipes For James Brown Role

Fallen star WESLEY SNIPES has been offered a comeback role once his tax troubles have been resolved - director SPIKE LEE insists he's the only man he wants to play his JAMES BROWN. Many feared...

James Brown Memorabilia Sells For $800,000

Personal possessions belonging to the late soul singer James Brown have gone on auction in the US, raising $800,000 (400,000).Hundreds of items, including stage uniforms, instruments and awards, were put on auction in New York...

By on 18 July 2008

Brown Auction Raises $850,000

LATEST: An auction of soul legend JAMES BROWN's belongings has raised over $850,000 (GBP425,000) - which will pay off the late singer's outstanding tax bills. The Sex MAChine hitmaker's possessions were sold to fans and...

Michael Jackson's Billie Jean Voted Best Dance Record Ever

Billie Jean by Michael Jackson has been voted the best dance song of all time in a new poll.Radio 2 listeners named the 1983 chart-topper as their favourite ever dance record after an expert panel...

By on 16 July 2008

Brown Auction To Go Forward As Planned

LATEST: A U.S. judge has ruled an auction of soul legend JAMES BROWN's belongings will go ahead after it was put on hiatus in a row over the proceeds. The singer's former business managers, Buddy...

Row Over Brown Clothes Sale

An auction of soul legend JAMES BROWN's stage costumes has been put on hiatus in a row over the proceeds. The I Feel Good singer's clothes, capes, jewellery and other belongings were due to go...

Lee Complains About Lack Of Interest For James Brown Biopic

Director SPIKE LEE is struggling to win financial backing for a planned movie about late soul legend JAMES BROWN, insisting there's simply not enough interest in the star's life for the film. The outspoken filmmaker...

Judge Demands Dna Test For James Brown's 'Son'

A US judge has told a former partner of the late soul singer James Brown to have a DNA test carried out on the child she claims to be his son, the BBC has reported.The...

By on 28 April 2008

James Brown's 'Son' To Take Dna Test

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE has been ordered by a U.S. judge to submit her six-year-old son for DNA tests, to prove the late soul singer fathered the child. The Godfather of Soul died...

Was James Brown Poisoned?

Late soul legend JAMES BROWN was poisoned by thieves intent on digging up the fortune he'd buried on his South Carolina estate, according to a stunning new expose. Former business associates and backing singers insist...

James Brown Belongings To Be Auctioned Off

JAMES BROWN's furniture, instruments and accolades are to be sold at auction in New York this summer (08). The soul legend died on Christmas Day (25Dec) in 2006 and his family has been battling over...

Brown's Possessions To Be Auctioned

Personal possessions belonging to the late soul icon JAMES BROWN are to be auctioned off to pay taxes owed by his estate. Brown died in Atlanta, Georgia, in December 2006, throwing the future of his...

James Brown's Last Album Hidden Away

An album soul legend JAMES BROWN recorded the summer before he died has been withheld from release as a result of a prolonged legal battle. Brown finished the LP just months before he died aged...

Brown's Children Challenge Will

Five of JAMES BROWN's children are set to contest their late father's will. When the legendary singer died in 2006 he left most of his estate to trusts set up to educate his grandchildren and...

James Brown Fight Continues

Five of soul legend James Brown's children are challenging the will the singer made before he died.The latest twist in a painful saga of recrimination and accusation sees the five claim the Godfather of Soul...

By on 30 December 2007

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