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James Brown's Widow 'Locked Out'

The bereaved wife of soul singer James Brown has been locked out of her late husband's house by lawyers.Tommie Raye Hynie, 36, was prevented from entering her late husband's house because she was not legally...

By on 26 December 2006

James Brown Dies Aged 73

The Godfather of Soul, James Brown, has died in hospital in Atlanta. He was 73.The legendary RnB singer, variously known as the Godfather of Soul and Mr Dynamite among other monikers, died after a battle...

By on 25 December 2006

Usher To Play James Brown?

R+B star USHER is set to play the Godfather Of Soul JAMES BROWN on the big screen. The star, real name USHER RAYMOND, recently wowed audiences in the role of BILLY FLYNN in the Broadway...

Brown Sex Suit May Go To Supreme Court

A woman was claims soul singer JAMES BROWN raped her is asking the US Supreme Court to hear her sexual harassment lawsuit. A federal appeals court dismissed JACQUE HOLLANDER's lawsuit in August (06), claiming she...

Superstars Inducted Into UK Music Hall Of Fame

Music legends PRINCE, JAMES BROWN, LED ZEPPELIN, BRIAN WILSON, ROD STEWART, DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, BON JOVI and former BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame last night (14NOV06). At...

Fascinating Fact 2407

PRINCE has been named a late addition to the list of 2006 inductees for the UK Music Hall of Fame. The pop superstar will join BON JOVI, ROD STEWART, JAMES BROWN, BRIAN WILSON, LED ZEPPELIN...

Brown And Bon Jovi To Be Inducted Into UK Hall Of Fame

Soul legend JAMES BROWN and rockers BON JOVI will be inducted into and will perform at the UK Music Hall Of Fame next month (NOV06). SEX MACHINE singer Brown and Bon Jovi will join fellow...

Blues Brothers Church Destroyed In Blaze

The Illinois church made famous in the BLUES BROTHERS film has been destroyed in a fire. Firefighters were forced to smash down the Pilgrim Baptist Church of South Chicago's stained glass windows to tackle the...

Brown Names Stewart 'Best White Soul Singer'

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART is ecstatic after soul legend JAMES BROWN crowned him music's "best white soul singer". MAGGIE MAY star Stewart was bestowed with the honorary title after a recent backstage bonding session with...

James Brown Honoured With Concert Hall

Soul legend JAMES BROWN is to be honoured in his native Augusta, Georgia with a new concert hall. Officials at the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority have voted to rename the venue's 8,500-seat arena the James...

Brown Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Thrown Out Of Court

A sexual harassment lawsuit brought against JAMES BROWN by his former publicist was thrown out by the 7th US Circuit Court Of Appeals in Chicago, Illinois yesterday (11AUG06). The three judges upheld a previous ruling...

Brown Sues Over Collapsed Business Deal

Soul legend JAMES BROWN is suing businessman DAVID PULLMAN over a collapsed stock market deal. The PAPA'S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG hitmaker filed his lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court yesterday (24JUL06), alleging Pullman withdrew...

The Things They Say 2400

"The best way I can describe that song is, say, DAVID BOWIE and (former TALKING HEADS star) DAVID BYRNE decided to do a cover of JAMES BROWN's SEX MACHINE." JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has high expectation for...

Brown: 'No Regrets About Brothel Upbringing'

Soul star JAMES BROWN credits his childhood in a whore house with instilling common sense. The PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE singer grew up under the care of his aunt HONEY, who ran a brothel in Augusta,...

Brown: 'Women Should Know Their Place'

Soul star JAMES BROWN confesses he has treated women abominably, but he insists the ladies in his life needed to learn "their limitations". The IT'S A MAN'S MAN'S MAN'S WORLD singer has been slammed with...

Fascinating Fact 1711

Soul legend JAMES BROWN insists people entering his Georgia house must be wearing smart trousers, and anyone wearing jeans will not be admitted.

Willis' Not So Blunt Taste In Music

Actor BRUCE WILLIS is blunt about what type of music he enjoys - but it doesn't include songs by JAMES BLUNT. Though DIE HARD star Willis and the YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL singer have both dated stunning...

Healy's Burnt Toast Concert Trauma

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY nearly brought the world's biggest rock concert to an end after burning his toast backstage. The Scottish DRIFTWOOD singer fused the lights at last year's (JUL05) Live 8 gig in Edinburgh,...

The Things They Say 2313

"I'm the most sampled and stolen. What's mine is mine, and what's yours is mine too. I got a song about that... (but I) don't want a war with the rappers." Soul superstar JAMES BROWN...

The Things They Say 2169

"I'd rather smoke a joint than take a sedative. I'd rather come down than be knocked out." JAMES BROWN is determined to grow old gracefully.

Beckham Bash Bidder's 'Auction Farce'

The bidder who won tickets to DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM's glitzy World Cup party tonight (21MAY06) fears he will be barred from the bash because of "adverse publicity". DAVE WEST, who made his fortune from...

Bidder Bags Beckham Bash Tickets

DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM have raised $185,500 (GBP103,100) for UK charity the National Society For The Protection Of Cruelty To Children (NSPCC) by auctioning off two tickets to their glitzy World Cup party on eBay....

Black Eyed Peas Bring In Top Talent For Concert

LATEST: THE BLACK EYED PEAS are hoping to recruit NELSON MANDELA, OPRAH WINFREY and JAMES BROWN to join them at a benefit concert in South Africa. The hip-hopper have organised The Peapod Benefit Concert in...

Brown To 'Sing With Williams' At Beckham Bash

Soul legend JAMES BROWN is scheduled to duet with ROBBIE WILLIAMS at soccer star DAVID BECKHAM's lavish pre-World Cup party in May (06). The SEX MACHINE star plans to give Williams a run for his...

Fascinating Fact 1274

British pop act THE PET SHOP BOYS are headlining a summer festival at the Tower Of London. Other artists booked for the extravaganza, which kicks off in June (06), include JAMES BROWN, JAMIE CULLUM and...

James Brown Stars In Shanghai

Funk legend JAMES BROWN performed in mainland China for the first time yesterday night (22FEB06) when his Asian tour touched down in Shanghai. The (I FEEL LIKE BEING A) SEX MACHINE legend wowed the...

Boone Adds Atkins' Last Waltz On New Album

Crooner PAT BOONE plans to release what he believes to be guitar great CHET ATKINS's last recorded performance on his upcoming 60th anniversary album. Boone co-wrote and recorded WALTZ FOR THE LONELY just before...

Jackson's Charity Single Causes Confusion

The future of MICHAEL JACKSON's Hurricane Katrina charity single has been thrown into doubt, following claims many of the stars billed to appear on the track have no intention of contributing. MARIAH CAREY, JAY-Z,...

Faith's Early Christmas Gift

Rap queen FAITH EVANS is getting festive early - she has recorded a Christmas album. The widow of rap superstar NOTORIOUS BIG will release holiday album A FAITHFUL CHRISTMAS at the end of this...

Brown Reunites With Wife For Documentary

JAMES BROWN's wife TOMI RAE appears to have put the couple's marital woes behind her, after signing up to produce a documentary about the Godfather of Soul. The funk star and his spouse are...

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Valar Morghulis - But Who Do We Think Will Die In This Season Of 'Game Of Thrones'? [Speculative Spoilers]

'Game of Thrones' is infamous for killing off its characters, so without paying attention to the books (as the show seems to be doing) we looked at...

So What Does Stephen Hawking Think About Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction?

We all know Stephen Hawking is a genius who can give us answers on...

Jay-Z Takes To Twitter To Defend Tidal, "We Are Here For The Long Haul"

Infrequent tweeter Jay-Z took to Twitter on Sunday to drop a few #TidalFacts...

Amy Winehouse's Father Mitch Says Daughter "Would Be Furious" Over Upcoming Documentary

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has spoken out against the upcoming...

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Final Show Of Jack White's Acoustic Tour To Stream On Tidal

The final show of Jack White’s five date acoustic tour will be streamed on...

Judge Rules That Taking Your Child To A Pink Concert Cannot Be Considered Bad Parenting

This is probably the weird story of the day – that time a judge ruled that...

No Victims, No Suspect in the Atlanta Shooting, Which Allegedly Targeted Lil Wayne's Tour Bus

Lil Wayne’s tour bus was the target of a shooting early on Sunday morning...

Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Tops UK Chart For Second Week And Breaks Streaming Record

Wiz Khalifa is on top of the UK chart for a second week with his Paul...

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