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Aretha Franklin Tackling Diva Hits On New Covers Album

13th June 2014

Soul queen Aretha Franklin is tackling hits by Adele, Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer on a new album of diva covers.The Respect legend has teamed up with label boss Clive Davis for the as-yet-untitled project,...

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Giorgio Moroder To Duet With Miley Cyrus?

15th February 2014

Giorgio Moroder wants to collaborate with Miley Cyrus. The 'I Feel Love' hitmaker - who has worked with Donna Summer and Daft Punk in the past - is remaining tight-lipped on who he has lined...

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Giorgio Moroder Unearths Lost Donna Summer Recordings

24th September 2013

Veteran hitmaker Giorgio Moroder has unearthed a treasure trove of lost Donna Summer recordings.The producer and the late disco queen collaborated on a number of hits and he's fronting a new tribute album inspired by...

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Giorgio Moroder & Afrojack To Headline Donna Summer Tribute Album

9th September 2013

Late great disco queen Donna Summer is set for an album tribute from the likes of longtime collaborator Giorgio Moroder, Afrojack and Hot Chip.The beloved 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee will be...

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Stars Turn Out For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

19th April 2013

Rush, Heart, Donna Summer and Public Enemy were among the artists inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a glitzy ceremony in Los Angeles on Thursday night (18Apr13).Randy Newman, Lou Adler and...

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Daft Punk Get 'Human Touch' Back

4th April 2013

Daft Punk got their ''human touch'' back on 'Random Access Memories'. The dance duo are set to release their fourth album in May and collaborator Giorgio Moroder believes they have created an album which is...

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Jennifer Hudson And Christina Aguilera To Salute Donna Summer At Hall Of Fame Gala

23rd January 2013

Jennifer Hudson and Christina Aguilera will salute late music legend Donna Summer at the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction gala.The singers will take to the stage to perform some of the disco...

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Prince To Be Honoured At Billboard Music Awards

19th January 2013

Prince will be honoured with an Icon Award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.The ceremony is seen as one of the most prestigious in the world behind the Grammys, and it will honour the 'Purple...

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Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Reunite After 23 Years

22nd December 2012

Kylie Minogue has thanked fans after being reunited with Jason Donovan.The stars performed together for the first time in 23 years singing 'Especially For You' last night (21.12.12) and the 'Spinning Around' singer took to...

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Public Enemy Take Hall Of Fame Inclusion 'Very Seriously'

19th December 2012

Chuck D takes Public Enemy's inclusion in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame ''very seriously''.The veteran rapper is pleased his group will become the fourth hip-hop band to be included in the legendary institution...

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Kelly Clarkson's Engagement Ring Takes Center Stage At Vh1'S Divas Night (Video)

By Hayley Avron | 17th December 2012

Kelly Clarkson was the star of last night’s VH1 Divas show (Sunday December 16, 2012)… or rather her huge engagement ring was!Clarkson’s partner, Brandon Blackstock proposed last week and the American Idol was looking radiantly...

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Brandy And Jordin Sparks Lead Whitney Houston Tribute

17th December 2012

Brandy Norwood and Jordin Sparks led a tribute to Whitney Houston last night (16.12.12).The singers took the stage at the 'VH1 Divas' show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to pay homage to the...

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Stars Perform Tributes To Whitney Houston And Donna Summer At Vh1 Divas Concert

17th December 2012

Jordin Sparks, Kelly Rowland and Keri Hilson were among the young stars who paid tribute to legendary late entertainers Whitney Houston and Donna Summer at the Vh1 Divas concert on Sunday (16Dec12).Sparks, who co-starred alongside...

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Donna Summer Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

12th December 2012

Donna Summer is to be posthumously inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. The late disco diva will join Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman and Albert King in being placed in the...

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First Time Hall Of Fame Success For Canadian Rockers Rush

By Hayley Avron | 12th December 2012

It’s taken a while but at last, the work of those hard-lobbying Rush fans has paid off and the band have got into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the very first year...

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Rush, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Heart And Albert King Are All In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th December 2012

The latest Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees look, as ever, like a who's who of cultural icons. Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush make their long awaited entry, while Public Enemy - with their recent...

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Rush And Heart Join Donna Summer As Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

11th December 2012

Rockers Rush and Heart and rap group Public Enemy are to join disco diva Donna Summer as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2013.The Last Dance hitmaker's name was released...

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Rush And Heart Join Donna Summer As Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

11th December 2012

Rockers Rush and Heart and rap group Public Enemy are to join disco diva Donna Summer as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2013.The Last Dance hitmaker's name was released...

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Donna Summer Heading For The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

11th December 2012

Late disco diva Donna Summer has landed a place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.Due to an administrative error, the I Feel Love singer's induction notice has been released hours before Hall of...

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Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato And Ciara To Perform At Vh1 Divas Event

9th November 2012

Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Jordin Sparks and Ciara are set to perform tributes to music icons Whitney Houston and Donna Summer at the 2012 Vh1 Divas event.Former Destiny's Child star Kelly Rowland will also be...

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15 Nominees Up For The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: A Look At The Candidates

By Contributor | 4th October 2012

There have been no less than 15 nominees put up for a spot in the 2013 class of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, including some real heavyweights -as you'd expect - like Rush,...

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Public Enemy Head Eclectic List Of Nominees

By Hayley Avron | 4th October 2012

Public Enemy may not be the first band that you think of when you think of the phrase ‘rock n roll’ but the ground-breaking hip-hop group have been nominated as one of 2013’s potential inductees...

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: 2013 Nominations Are In!

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th October 2012

The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductee wannabes are in, and they include Public Enemy, Rush and Deep Purple, reports Rolling Stone. This year's other hopefuls are Albert King, Chic, Donna Summer, Heart,...

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Deep Purple, N.w.a And Procol Harum Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2013

4th October 2012

Deep Purple, N.W.A and Procol Harum are nominated for induction to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.The acts - along with 12 others - have been shortlisted for inclusion in the Hall of Fame,...

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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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Beyonce Knowles And Chris Brown Triumph At Bet Awards

2nd July 2012

Beyonce Knowles and Chris Brown won top honours at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards last night (01.07.12).'Love on Top' singer Beyonce was named Best Female R&B artist, while Chris took home the parallel award...

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Beyonce Pays Tribute To Donna Summer In Atlantic City

28th May 2012

Beyonce played for 5,500 fans - including the First Lady Michelle Obama - at one of four concerts in Atlantic City on Saturday night (May 26, 2012). Ms Obama and her daughter Sasha and Malia...

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David Guetta Dreamed Of Donna Summer Collaboration

28th May 2012

David Guetta was devastated to learn of Donna Summer's death - because he dreamed of working with the disco star.The singer passed away in Florida earlier this month (17May12) after losing a secret battle with...

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Fallen Beastie Boy Remembered By Adam Horowitz

24th May 2012

Surviving members of The Beastie Boys have been paying their respects to fallen compadre Adam Yauch a.k.a Mca in an interview with Rolling Stone. Yauch of course sadly passed away earlier this month from cancer,...

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Disco Legend Donna Summer's Funeral Held In Nashville

24th May 2012

A private funeral has taken place for the late disco legend Donna Summer. The service was attended by hundreds of the singer's family and friends, in Nashville, Tennessee, where she has lived since 1995. No...

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