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Blige Dominates Billboard Awards

R+B star MARY J BLIGE dominated the 2006 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas yesterday (04DEC06), scooping nine awards with her latest album THE BREAKTHROUGH. The singer, 36, picked up a host of trophies including...

Kimmel Thought Spears And Federline 'Wouldn't Mind' Skit

LATEST: American Music Awards host JIMMY KIMMEL has spoken out about Tuesday night's (21NOV06) controversial skit mocking BRITNEY SPEARS' estranged husband KEVIN FEDERLINE, insisting he thought the pair "wouldn't mind". Kimmel poked-fun at the would-be...

Jackson Disappoints At World Music Awards

MICHAEL JACKSON returned to the stage at a starstudded World Music Awards in London last night (15NOV06), but only managed to sing a few lines of his hit WE ARE THE WORLD. Jackson was at...

Franklin Sings Song To Support Kennedy

Queen of Soul ARETHA FRANKLIN jumped at the chance to sing a song for new movie BOBBY, because she was a huge fan of BOBBY KENNEDY. The film focuses on the day Kennedy was assassinated...

Blige + Franklin Duet For Bobby

Soul queens MARY J BLIGE and ARETHA FRANKLIN have teamed up for the soundtrack of EMILIO ESTEVEZ's much-anticipated new movie BOBBY. The singers have recorded BRYAN ADAMS tune NEVER GONNA BREAK MY FAITH. The soundtrack...

Producer Blasts Blige Divorce Rumours

MARY J BLIGE's producer pal BRYAN MICHAEL COX has defended the R+B star amid reports she is on the verge of splitting from her husband KENDU ISAACS. The FAMILY AFFAIR singer has publicly heaped praise...

Jackson Set For World Music Honour

Superstar MICHAEL JACKSON will be honoured at the World Music Awards next month (NOV06) for his contribution to music. The reclusive singer, 48, who has been living in Ireland in recent weeks, will accept the...

Diddy: 'I Didn't Write My Earlier Albums'

Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS is set to shock the music industry after admitting he didn't write most of his past albums. Despite having worked with hip-hop and R+B biggest stars as a producer, such as...

The Game's Starstudded Sophomore

Rapper THE GAME's second album boasts a superstar-studded line up of cameos, including guest spots from NAS, BUSTA RHYMES, KANYE WEST, MARY J BLIGE and SNOOP DOGG. The Game - real name JAYCEON TAYLOR -...

Diddy Plans Grand Tour

Rap mogul DIDDY is planning another marathon - as he crisscrosses America to promote his new album PRESS PLAY. The BAD BOY FOR LIFE hitmaker is planning a sleep-free promotional tour, during which he'll pick...

Man Pleads Guilty In Babyface Extortion Attempt

LATEST: A man claiming to be KENNETH 'BABYFACE' EDMONDS' illegitimate son will spend six months in a halfway house after pleading guilty to a misdemeanour intimidation charge. JOHN TRAVIS CLARK, who tried to extort $9...

Diddy Tips Scherzinger As The Next Madonna

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS has tipped THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS frontwoman NICOLE SCHERZINGER as the next MADONNA or BEYONCE KNOWLES. The hip-hop star, 36, duets with the Hawaiian beauty on COME TO ME, the first single...

Beyonce Leads Mobo Awards Nominations

R+B superstar BEYONCE KNOWLES leads the nominations for the UK's Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards with mentions in four categories. The former DESTINY'S CHILD beauty faces strong competition from MARY J BLIGE and NELLY...

Britney Planning Secret Home Video

BRITNEY SPEARS is calling on her sassy alter-ego to help her attack the media again. The pop superstar will conjure up her MONA LISA character for another video collaboration with BEAUTY SHOP director BILLE WOODRUFF...

Blige Calls In Woodruff For New Video

MARY J BLIGE has called on movie-maker BILLE WOODRUFF to direct her new video for TAKE ME AS I AM. In the promo, the FAMILY AFFAIR singer will show off her acting skills as a...

50 Cent Teams Up With Ll Cool J For New Album

50 CENT has found a new partner in LL COOL J after signing on to produce the rap veteran's new album. The IN DA CLUB hitmaker is slated to executive produce LL Cool J's final...

Luckett Considered Backing Career

Former DESTINY'S CHILD star LATOYA LUCKETT was so desperate for fame after leaving the girl group she considered becoming a backing singer. After quitting the R+B outfit five years ago Luckett has struggled to make...

Eminem Returns To Stage For Rhymes

Rapper EMINEM made a surprise appearance at the Black Entertainment (BET) Awards on Tuesday (27JUN06) to show his support for good friend BUSTA RHYMES. Eminem, real name MARSHALL MATHERS, has been battling personal issues, including...

Foxx, Kanye, Blige And Brown Lead Bet Winners

Rapper KANYE WEST and singers MARY J BLIGE, CHRIS BROWN and JAMIE FOXX were the bigger winners at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards on Tuesday night (27JUN06). West and his pal Foxx picked up...

Blige To Star In Soap Opera

MARY J BLIGE will star in US soap opera ONE LIFE TO LIVE next month (JUL06). The 35-year-old R+B star will perform two hits from her album THE BREAKTHROUGH at club Capricorn in the fictional...

Blige Dumps Her Street Speak

Soul queen MARY J BLIGE has ditched the tough New York lingo of her youth for a more refined way of speaking. The NO MORE DRAMA star admits she's embarrassed when she recalls her street...

Jay-z To Celebrate Reasonable Doubt Anniversary

Rapper SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER will play a special concert later this month (JUN06) to mark the 10th anniversary of the release of his breakthrough album REASONABLE DOUBT. The 99 PROBLEMS star, who is dating BEYONCE...

Shakira's Honest Hips Shake To Number One In The Us

A week after making US pop history by becoming the most played artist ever, SHAKIRA is celebrating again - she's jumped to number one. The Colombian pop sensation's new hit, HIPS DON'T LIE, entered the...

Hicks Crowned American Idol At Star-studded Finale

Alabama soul man TAYLOR HICKS was crowned the fifth AMERICAN IDOL in Hollywood last night (24MAY06) after a winning the majority of a staggering 63.4 million votes. The grey-haired singer beat California girl KATHERINE MCPHEE...

Diddy Settles Lawsuit With Limo Driver

SEAN COMBS has finally reached a settlement with a limousine driver, who claimed the rap mogul's bodyguards had attacked him following a MARY J BLIGE concert 11 years ago (95). North Carolina driver CEDRICK BOBBY...

Busta, Missy, Foxx And Blige Lead Bet Nominations

JAMIE FOXX, MISSY ELLIOTT, BUSTA RHYMES and MARY J BLIGE are leading the nominations at this year's (06) Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards. Singer/actor Foxx heads the field with five nods for Best Male R+B...

Blige Hails Brown

Superstar MARY J BLIGE has hailed teen singer CHRIS BROWN as the future of R+B. The 17-year-old singer ran leaped to international fame this year (06) with his debut single RUN IT, and according to...

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