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Kid Rock Honours Ertegun At Funeral

18th December 2006

KID ROCK was among the mourners who joined music industry heads and Turkish dignitaries at the funeral of Atlantic Records...

Atlantic Records Co-founder Dies

15th December 2006

Ahmet Ertegun, the co-founder of Atlantic Records, has died at the age of 83.Thanks to his vision, music legends including...

Music Mogul Ertegun Dead At 83

15th December 2006

Music mogul AHMET ERTEGUN died in a New York hospital yesterday (14DEC06). He was 83. The founding chairman of Atlantic...

Aretha To Supervise Auditions To Find A New Franklin

13th December 2006

ARETHA FRANKLIN will supervise auditions for budding singers hoping to portray the Queen of Soul in a new musical based...

Ertegun In Deep Coma

12th December 2006

LATEST: Atlantic Records co-founder AHMET ERTEGUN is critically ill in a coma, following his fall at a ROLLING STONES concert...

Stone Breaks Down In Tears On Stage

18th November 2006

British soul star JOSS STONE found herself in a flood of tears during a recent performance when a song brought...

Franklin Sings Song To Support Kennedy

15th November 2006

Queen of Soul ARETHA FRANKLIN jumped at the chance to sing a song for new movie BOBBY, because she was...

Beatles Score Five Places On Top 100 Albums List

14th November 2006

THE BEATLES landed five albums on Time magazine's All-Time 100 album list. The Fab Four's ABBEY ROAD, WHITE ALBUM, SGT...

Blige + Franklin Duet For Bobby

7th November 2006

Soul queens MARY J BLIGE and ARETHA FRANKLIN have teamed up for the soundtrack of EMILIO ESTEVEZ's much-anticipated new movie...

Ertegun In Coma After Fall

5th November 2006

Atlantic Records founder AHMET ERTEGUN is fighting for his life in a coma after falling over at a ROLLING STONES...

Knight Still Bitter About Stevie Wonder's Song

4th October 2006

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is still bitter pal STEVIE WONDER didn't ask her to record UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO...

Knight Still Bitter About Stevie Wonder's Song

2nd October 2006

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is still bitter pal STEVIE WONDER didn't ask her to record UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO...

Guitarist Bennie Smith Dies

13th September 2006

Blues legend BENNIE SMITH died on Sunday (10SEP06) after suffering a heart attack. He was 72. Smith was due to...

Mardin's Son Completes Dad's Final Tribute

12th August 2006

The tribute album music mogul ARIF MARDIN was recording when he died in June (06) will be completed by his...

Franklin Honoured

1st August 2006

ARETHA FRANKLIN will be the first female artist to be honoured with the Award of Excellence from the United Negro...

Cole Returns With Covers Album

27th July 2006

Singer NATALIE COLE is planning a chart comeback with the songs of STING, NEIL YOUNG and KATE BUSH. The soul...

Mardin Remembered At Istanbul Funeral

6th July 2006

LATEST: Celebrities and politicians paid tribute to legendary producer ARIF MARDIN when he was laid to rest in Istanbul, Turkey,...

Willie Denson Dies

4th July 2006

Singer/songwriter WILLIE DENSON has died from lung cancer at his Columbus, Ohio, home at the age of 69. Denson, most...

Music Producer Mardin Dies

27th June 2006

Legendary producer ARIF MARDIN, who worked with such artists as ARETHA FRANKLIN, DAVID BOWIE and DIANA ROSS, has died at...

O2 Catch Keisha's Rising Star

22nd June 2006

As if to confirm her status as a soulful rising UK star, KEISHA WHITE has been confirmed to play at...

Eminem Urged To Claim His Money

18th April 2006

Hip-hop star EMINEM is being urged by Michigan's Treasury Department to claim his forgotten property. The US state has published...

Muscle Shoals Gets The Film Treatment

8th April 2006

Legendary recording studio Muscle Shoals is set to become the focus of a new documentary from the director of critically-acclaimed...

Franklin Defends 'Fine' Howard Comments

16th March 2006

LATEST: Soul queen ARETHA FRANKLIN has laughed off reports she embarrassed TERRENCE HOWARD when she publicly announced her crush on...

Franklin Has The Hots For Howard

14th March 2006

Soul queen ARETHA FRANKLIN altered the seating chart at a showbiz event on Saturday (11MAR06), so she could sit next...

Aretha: 'I'm Proud To Be Big'

13th March 2006

Soul icon ARETHA FRANKLIN has spoken out in defence of her recent weight gain, saying she is proud to be...

KeishaS A List Influences

3rd March 2006

Budding UK soul singer and songrwiting talent KEISHA WHITE has revealed the biggest influences on her fast rising music career,...

Reeves Wants Statues For Motown Legends

9th February 2006

Soul singer MARTHA REEVES has kicked off her term as a city councilor in Detroit, Michigan, with a campaign to...

U2'S 'Big, Big Night' At The Grammys

9th February 2006

Irish rockers U2 stunned the music world last night (08FEB06) when they picked up five Grammy Awards in Los Angeles...

U2'S `Big, Big Night' At The Grammys

9th February 2006

Irish rockers U2 stunned the music world last night (08JAN08) when they picked up five Grammy Awards in Los Angeles...

The Rolling Stones Censored At Super Bowl

6th February 2006

THE ROLLING STONES were subjected to a five-second tape delay in their Super Bowl half-time show last night (05FEB06), over...

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