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It's That Time Of Year Again! New Orleans Jazz Festival Returns With Another Two Weekends Of Music Mythology

By Holly Williams | 24th April 2014

It's that time of year again where New Orleans go all out to prove they are one of the most culturally rich cities in North America with their annual two-weekend event, the New Orleans Jazz...

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Rita Ora Inspired By Prince

23rd October 2013

Rita Ora's new album is inspired by Prince.The 'Radioactive' singer says she has ''gone back to basics'' while working on her second album and counts the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker and singer Chaka Khan as her...

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Jessie J Won't Strip For Thicke

28th August 2013

Jessie J won't strip off in her new video with Robin Thicke. The singers have teamed up for a new track,'Calling All Hearts', but Jessie has ruled out any naked antics like those in Robin's...

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Lindsay Lohan Receives Support From Celebrity Friends: Ben Affleck, Oprah Winfrey And Chaka Khan

By Elinor Cosgrave | 14th August 2013

Ben Affleck paid Lindsay Lohan a visit whilst she was in rehab. He advised her on how to remain sober after she leaves the facility. Affleck, who has also been in alcohol rehab, advised the...

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Lindsay Lohan's Secret Rehab Romance

8th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan allegedly had a lover in rehab.'The Canyons' actress recently completed a 90-day court-ordered stint in rehab at Cliffside Malibu treatment centre in California where she is said to have hooked up with a...

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Chaka Khan Commends Lindsay Lohan On Rehab Stint

8th August 2013

Soul icon Chaka Khan has reached out to troubled actress Lindsay Lohan to commend the young star on her recent rehab stint.The Mean Girls star left the Cliffside Malibu Rehab Center in California last week...

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Oprah Winfrey Mentoring Lindsay Lohan, Who Is "Doing Everything Oprah Tells Her"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th August 2013

Oprah Winfrey has decided to mentor Lindsay Lohan through her transitional post-rehab period. The talk show host has already convinced the 27-year-old actress to cancel her trip to Europe. On Tuesday's (6 August) Good Morning...

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Chaka Khan's Supportive Statement Gratefully Received, On Twitter, By Post-rehab Lindsay Lohan

By Elinor Cosgrave | 7th August 2013

Chaka Khan has made a public statement in support of Lindsay Lohan following her release from rehab. The statement, released today (Wednesday 7th August), discusses the dangers of legal prescription medication.Lindsay Lohan at the L.A....

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Lindsay Lohan Annoyed Chaka Khan In Rehab

7th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan allegedly annoyed Chaka Khan with her ''diva behaviour'' in rehab.The 60-year-old singer sought treatment at the Cliffside medical centre in Malibu, California, at the same time as the 'Mean Girls' actress - who...

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Chaka Khan To Be Honoured With Own Day In Hometown

20th June 2013

Soul icon Chaka Khan is set to be honoured with her own day in her native Chicago, Illinois.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker will be celebrated by members of the community on 28 July (13), which...

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Chaka Khan Cancels Concerts Over Voice Troubles

6th June 2013

R&B singer Chaka Khan has been forced to axe a series of concert dates after her doctor ordered extensive vocal rest.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker has pulled out of four performances this month (Jun13), including...

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Chaka Khan To Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater's Hall Of Fame

12th April 2013

Singers Patti Labelle and Mary J. Blige will be among the divas honouring Chaka Khan when the singer is inducted into New York's Apollo Theater Hall of Fame.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker will be feted...

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Chaka Khan Turns 60 With Showbiz Pals

25th March 2013

R&B singer Chaka Khan turned 60 in style last week (ends24Mar13) with a star-studded birthday bash in Hollywood.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker, who reached the milestone on Saturday (23Mar13), gathered friends and family together at...

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Eric Clapton Reveals Details Of New Album Old Sock

30th January 2013

Eric Clapton is releasing his 21st studio album on March 12.The musician has announced via his official website that the follow-up to 2010's 'Clapton' will be called 'Old Sock' and feature a collection of ten...

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Chaka Khan And Halle Berry Feted At Bet Honors

15th January 2013

Chaka Khan and Halle Berry were the toast of the 2013 BET Honors on Saturday (12Jan13) as they were feted with top awards.The Oscar winner was praised for her charity work with domesic violence victims...

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Cedric The Entertainer Steals The Show On Bet Red Carpet (Video)

By Michael West | 15th January 2013

You can always rely on Cedric The Entertainer to get the red-carpet rocking ahead of an industry bash. Real name Cedric Antonio Kyles, the American actor and comedian showed up at the 2013 BET Honors...

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Halle Berry Honoured

12th January 2013

Halle Berry is being honoured at the BET HONOURS 2013 tonight (12.01.13).The 'Cloud Atlas' star is just one of high profile stars that will be celebrated at the prestigious event in Washington, DC, where Alicia...

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Chaka Khan Bans Booze On Tour

9th January 2013

Teetotal Chaka Khan avoids temptation on tour by banning booze backstage and ordering her assistants to remove all the alcohol from her hotel room mini-bar.The veteran singer spent years battling drug addiction and a drink...

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Halle Berry And Chaka Khan To Be Made Bet Honorees

By Joe Wilde | 21st December 2012

Halle Berry and Chaka Khan will be amongst the honourees being recognised by BET for their contribution to the advancement of the African American population during next years awards presentation.The network announced the news today...

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Chaka Khan And Halle Berry To Be Celebrated At 2013 Bet Honors

20th December 2012

Soul singer Chaka Khan and actress Halle Berry are to be recognised at the 2013 BET Honors for their outstanding contributions to African-American culture.America's BET Networks bosses annually hand out trophies to a handful of...

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Chaka Khan: 'Second Husband Beat Me'

15th August 2012

Soul superstar Chaka Khan has revealed she once shot her second husband Richard Holland after he allegedly punched her in the face.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker wed Holland in 1976, but their union was shortlived,...

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Chaka Khan In High Demand After Weight Loss

27th July 2012

Soul superstar Chaka Khan has been inundated with booking requests ever since showing off her slimmed-down new look during a performance on the finale of U.S. talent show American Idol in May (12).The singer, 59,...

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The Things They Say 25801

26th July 2012

"I'm not even looking for nobody (sic). Here's the thing: you know what? I like my bed. I like my television programmes. For me, my bed is my man, the television, my boyfriend. I'm happy."...

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Chaka Khan's Son Sober After Drug Troubles

26th July 2012

Soul superstar Chaka Khan is proud of her son for overcoming his drug troubles, insisting he is now happy and healthy.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker was granted permanent custody of her granddaughter Daija in December...

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No 'Respect' For Aretha Franklin At 'Essence Music Festival'

9th July 2012

The Essence Music Festival 2012 made a soulful finale in New Orleans on Sunday (July 8th 2012) during the three day event. Preceding music royalty the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Queen of Funk...

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Whitney Houston's Mother Upset By 'Death Hotel' Booking

3rd July 2012

When Cissy Houston was booked into the Beverly Hills Hilton last weekend (July 1, 2012), she was understandably upset. Cissy was planning to attend the Bet awards in Los Angeles but was not expecting to...

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Whitney Houston's Mother Sings Tribute At Bet Awards

2nd July 2012

Memories of the late Whitney Houston took centre stage at the annual Bet Awards in Los Angeles last night, as a sizeable chunk of the awards evening was dedicated to the singer who was found...

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Mariah Carey Pays Heartfelt Tribute To Late Pal Whitney At Bet Awards

2nd July 2012

Mariah Carey stunned music fans at the Bet Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (01Jul12) when she stepped up to lead a tribute to Whitney Houston, which featured performances by the late star's grieving...

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Chaka Khan Battling Diabetes

25th June 2012

Soul legend Chaka Khan has been diagnosed with diabetes.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker, 59, learned she had the blood sugar condition last year (11) and the health revelation was the kickstart she needed to inspire...

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Chaka Khan Fasted For Four Months To Kick Start Drastic Weightloss

25th May 2012

Soul star Chaka Khan dropped 60 pounds (27.2 kilograms) in a year thanks to extreme dieting and fasting.The I'm Every Woman singer showed off her slimmed-down new look during a performance on the American Idol...

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