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Aretha Franklin's Second To Last Album Announced

Aretha Franklin is releasing a new album which features The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on classic tracks such as 'Respect', 'Think' and 'Don't Play That Song (You Lied)'.The LP is titled 'A Brand New Me: Aretha...

Lionel Richie Ranks Hit Hello As His Best Pick-up Song

Lionel Richie says 'Hello' is his best ''pick-up'' song.The 68-year-old music legend admits his bevy of hits have become the soundtrack to many people's love lives but thinks his 1983 track - which features the...

Nikki Sixx Wanted For American Idol

Nikki Sixx is being eyed for a judging role on 'American Idol'.The former Motley Crue star is tipped to take a seat on the panel of the revamped show, alongside confirmed judge Katy Perry -...

Shirley Bassey To Receive Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award

Dame Shirley Bassey is the recipient of this year's Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award.The 80-year-old music legend is thrilled to have been chosen to receive the prestigious accolade, which recognises her for her long...

Lionel Richie 'Eyed For American Idol Role'

Lionel Richie is reportedly being eyed to join the judging panel of 'American Idol'.The 67-year-old star is apparently seen as the ideal candidate to join the rebooted show's panel of judges, with his credibility and...

Sofia Richie's Quiet Love Life

Sofia Richie ''tries to be quiet'' about her dating life.The 18-year-old model - who famously dated Justin Bieber last year - tries to keep her romances as ''private as possible''.She said: ''When it comes to...

Lionel Richie Doesn't Track His Kids

Lionel Richie insists he doesn't track his children.The 67-year-old singer's daughter Sofia recently claimed her famous father checks up on her whereabouts every day via her phone, but he is adamant that's not the case,...

Lionel Richie Feared His Career Was Over After Knee Injury

Lionel Richie feared a knee injury was going to end his career.The 67-year-old star suffered a torn meniscus and was forced to undergo surgery on the injury in February, which prompted Lionel to worry that...

Aretha Franklin Reveals Details Of Her New Album

Aretha Franklin hopes to release her new album in January.The 75-year-old icon is currently working on a new record, and despite her advancing years, Aretha's zest for making songs remains as strong as ever.She shared:...

Lionel Richie Tracks His Daughter Sofia 'Once A Day'

Lionel Richie tracks his daughter Sofia ''once a day''. The 18-year-old model has revealed her 67-year-old father is over-protective of her and will regularly check in on her and her whereabouts every day. The blonde-haired...

Sofia Richie Just Friends With Scott Disick

Sofia Richie has insisted she and Scott Disick are just friends.The 18-year-old daughter of music legend Lionel Richie was spotted costing up to the television personality on a yacht in France over the weekend, but...

Lionel Richie Receives Honourary Degree

Lionel Richie has received an honourary doctor of music degree from Berklee College of Music.The 67-year-old icon already has a string of accolades to his name, including five Grammys, an Oscar and a Golden Globe...

Sofia Richie Is The Face Of Adidas Originals Iniki Trainer

Sofia Richie is the face of Adidas Originals new footwear design.The 18-year-old model has joined forces with the sportswear giant and Foot Locker to launch their latest Iniki design, which is available to buy in...

Lionel Richie To Receive Honorary Degree

The Dancing on the Ceiling singer is set to receive a doctorate in music by officials from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts during a commencement ceremony on 13 May (17)....

Lionel Richie And Mariah Carey Cancel Select Dates On Rescheduled Tour

Soul legend Lionel's All the Hits Tour, which features Mariah as a special guest, was scheduled to hit the road in Baltimore, Maryland on 15 March (17), but the 35-date trek had to...

Lionel Richie And Mariah Carey's Tour Officially Postponed

The soul veteran underwent knee surgery last month (Jan17) and had hoped to be back on his feet in time for the start of his All the Hits Tour with special guest Mariah...

Lionel Richie Postpones Mariah Carey Tour

Lionel Richie has postponed his tour with Mariah Carey due to knee surgery. The 67-year-old singer was due to team up with the 'We Belong Together' hitmaker for the 'All The Hits' tour next month,...

Lionel Richie's Knee Surgery Forcing Tour Delay - Report

The All Night Long hitmaker is due to kick off a 35-date trek with Mariah in Baltimore, Maryland on 15 March (17), but sources tell TMZ.com the 67-year-old underwent an operation on an...

Sofia Richie's Style Is 'Punky Yet Put Together'

Sofia Richie has described her style as ''punky'' but ''put together''. The 18-year-old model - who is the daughter of 'Hello' hitmaker Lionel Richie and his ex-wife Diana - has admitted her fashion sense is...

Lionel Richie To Produce Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic

Lionel Richie is to produce a Sammy Davis Jr. biopic.The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' hitmaker is going to bring Sammy's life story to the big screen and it will be based on the 1965 memoir...

Lionel Richie Producing Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic

The film will be based on memoir Yes I Can: The Story Of Sammy Davis, Jr., which was written by Davis, his wife Jane, and Burt Boyar in 1965, according to Deadline....

Nicole Richie 'Live And Breathes' Designing

Nicole Richie ''live and breathes'' designing. The 35-year-old fashion designer - who debuted her jewellery line House of Harlow 1960 in 2008 and has since expanded the brand to include a clothing range - has...

Nicole Richie Love For Fashion Started At Four Years Old

Nicole Richie has loved fashion since she was four years old. The 35-year-old fashion designer - who debuted her jewellery line House of Harlow 1960 in 2008 and has since expanded the brand to include...

Nicole Richie: The Simple Life Couldn't Be Made Now

Nicole Richie had the ''best time ever'' on 'The Simple Life' - but she doesn't think the show could be made now.The fashion designer starred in the reality show with her then-best friend Paris Hilton...

Sofia Richie Had Musical Ambitions

Sofia Richie used to dream of being a singer.The 18-year-old model would turn to her father, 'All Night Long' hitmaker Lionel Richie, for advice and support on her career plans, and she learned a lot...

Beyonce Greets Mariah Carey Backstage At New York Show

Mariah Carey got a surprise when she performed her latest show at New York City’s Beacon Theater this weekend, with none other than Beyonce going backstage to meet her – where the pair took a...

Mariah Carey And Lionel Richie Joining Forces For New Tour

The pair will be hitting the road together for the All The Hits Tour, headlined by Lionel with Mariah as a special guest. The 35-date tour kicks off in Baltimore on 15 March (17) and...

Nicole Richie's Favourite Trend Is The 'Turtleneck Style'

Nicole Richie's favourite trend is the ''turtleneck style''. The 35-year-old American fashion designer - who launched House of Harlow 1960 in 2009 - has admitted she is a big fan of the basic staple and...

Sofia Richie: Twitter Is 'Crazy'

Sofia Richie thinks social media is ''crazy''.The 18-year-old model recently signed up to Twitter and has already received nasty comments from other users.She told the new issue of Complex magazine: ''This s**t is crazy! I...

Whoopi Goldberg Honoured With Elizabeth Taylor Legacy Award

The Ghost star was surprised with a celebrity-filled video tribute during an episode of her U.S. talk show The View on World AIDS Day, and she was moved to tears as her famous...

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