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Fergie Recalls 'Unattractive' On-stage Incident

14th November 2014

Fergie has admitted wetting herself on stage was the ''most unattractive moment'' of her life. The Black Eyed Peas singer was infamously caught short on stage in San Diego in 2005 because she didn't have...

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Aretha Franklin To Sue Over Book

12th November 2014

Aretha Franklin is planning to sue the writer of a new unauthorised biography.The 72-year-old singer is furious with David Ritz - who ghostwrote her 1999 autobiography 'From These Roots' - over his new tell-all tome...

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Muscle Shoals? You Know, Home Of The World's Greatest Songs [Trailer + Pictures]

By Michael West | 27th September 2013

Located along the Tennessee River is Muscle Shoals - a small town in Alabama and an unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and interesting music. Under the influence of "the singing river"...

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Beyonce Performing For Obama

9th January 2013

Beyonce Knowles is performing at US President Barack Obama's second inauguration.The 'Diva' singer - who performed at his first inauguration in 2009 and supported him throughout his campaign for a second term - is set...

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Alanis Morissette: "I'll Write Songs Until Im Dead"

29th August 2012

Alanis Morissette will continue to write songs until she lays on her deathbed, reports The List. The singer has also described her depression when not writing new material. "I'll be writing records until I'm dead,...

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Alanis Morissette: I'll Write Songs Until I'm Dead

29th August 2012

Alanis Morissette has vowed to write songs until she's ''dead''.The 38-year-old singer - who recently released her eighth studio album 'Havoc and Bright Lights' - admits she gets ''really depressed'' when she is not penning...

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American Idol's Phillip Phillips Takes The Upper Hand

18th May 2012

American Idol judges were on their feet for Joshua Ledet during Thursday's final elimination show, but the crooner didn't manage to win over fans and was sent packing. Despite a strong performance, Ledet eventually finished...

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American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez Lays Down The Gauntlet

10th May 2012

American Idol is now down to the final four contestants and with the field narrowing, speculation is beginning to mount as to who will be the last standing in the quest for this year's crown....

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Lionel Richie & Etta James To Be Inducted Into Apollo Hall Of Fame

8th March 2012

Lionel Richie and the late Etta James are to be inducted into New York's Apollo Theater's Hall of Fame.The two stars will be feted at a ceremony in Harlem on 4 June (12). Past Apollo...

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Etta James' Drug Warning For Chaka Khan

21st February 2012

Singer Chaka Khan vowed never to inject heroin after Etta James showed her the shocking track marks on her arms from years of shooting up.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker spent years battling her drug demons...

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The Things They Say 24371

16th February 2012

"Etta James was a great influence to both me and Miley. We used to jam to Etta quite frequently going back and forth to the (Hannah Montana) set. Then one day we called her, and...

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Whitney Houston Went Crazy In Club

15th February 2012

Whitney Houston reportedly "went crazy" and "lashed out" at a young singer days before she died. The 'I Will Always Love You' singer - who was found dead in the bathtub of her Beverly Hills...

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Jennifer Hudson Still Crying Over Whitney

14th February 2012

Jennifer Hudson hasn't "stopped crying" since Whitney Houston's death.The 30-year-old star was honoured to be picked to pay tribute to Whitney at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (12.02.12), and performed a version of 'I Will...

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Backstage At The Grammys 2012: Thoughts Turns To Whitney Houston

13th February 2012

Backstage at the Grammys last night (February 12, 2012), most people's thoughts were on the recent untimely death of former Grammy winner Whitney Houston, who had passed away the day before the ceremony, aged 48....

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Posthumous Award For Amy Winehouse At The 2012 Grammys

13th February 2012

Amy Winehouse's parents accepted her Grammy award at tonight's 54th annual ceremony (February 12, 2012) at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. The award was a joint one, given to Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse,...

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Heavy Atmosphere At The Grammys In The Wake Of Whitney Houston Death

13th February 2012

There is a heavy atmosphere at tonight's Grammy Awards in the wake of the news that Whitney Houston has died, aged 48. The event schedule has been altered, with Jennifer Hudson expected to pay tribute...

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Tributes Pour In For Etta James At Memorial Service

30th January 2012

Etta James was decorated with plaudits during an emotional memorial service in front of friends, family and distinguished guests, with REVEREND AL SHAPTON carrying off his role wonderfully well, giving a testimony that did perfect...

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Christina Aguilera Among The Performers At Etta James Memorial Service

30th January 2012

Christina Aguilera was among those who bade a tearful farewell to the legendary singer Etta James at a quickly organised memorial service following the star's death aged 73 last week. Others who appeared or had...

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Ian Abercrombie Passes Away Aged 77

30th January 2012

Ian Abercrombie, the veteran British actor who for a period was among the cast of much-loved American comedy 'Seinfeld,' has sadly died aged 77 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Times...

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Christina Aguilera Performs At Etta James' Funeral

30th January 2012

Christina Aguilera and Stevie Wonder were among the stars who paid their respects at Etta James' funeral on Saturday (28.01.12).Christina performed the legendary jazz singer's trademark song 'At Last' at the service, which was held...

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Etta James Remembered By Christina Aguilera And Barack Obama

29th January 2012

Etta James, the legendary singer who died this month, was remembered yesterday at a funeral attended by hundreds of family and friends. Performances from Christina Aguilera and Stevie Wonder were part of the service at...

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Stevie Wonder And Christina Aguilera Perform At James' Funeral

29th January 2012

Stevie Wonder and Christina Aguilera paid their respects to Etta James at the blues legend's funeral in Los Angeles on Saturday (28Jan12).Wonder performed three songs, including Shelter in the Rain, for the hundreds of mourners...

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Lana Del Rey's 'Born To Die' Frustrates Critics

27th January 2012

Since the release of 'Video Games' last year, Lana Del Rey has not so much split opinion as wrenched it apart. Many of listeners who were wowed by her laconic timbre on her debut single...

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Fascinating Fact 12732

26th January 2012

Late blues legend Etta James' back catalogue has received a boost since she died last Friday (20Jan12). Billboard.com reports overall sales of her albums topped 30,000 copies by Sunday (22Jan12), compared to just over 6,000...

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Al Sharpton To Preside Over Etta James Funeral

26th January 2012

Civil rights leader-turned-Tv political pundit Al Sharpton will preside over Etta James' funeral on Saturday (28Jan12).Fans will get the chance to pay their respects to the late R&B icon at a public viewing for the...

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James' Sons And Widower No Longer Feuding

26th January 2012

Etta James' sons and husband settled their differences on the eve of the blues legend's death.The music icon died at the age of 73 last week (20Jan12) after suffering complications from leukaemia. James' family had...

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Roseanne Barr Accuses Beyonce Of 'Disgusting Arrogance'

25th January 2012

Roseanne Barr has found herself in hot water with Beyonce's legion of followers in recent days. The feud began when Barr suggested that Barack Obama was wrong to ask Beyonce to sing an Etta James...

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Etta James' Funeral Set For Saturday

25th January 2012

Blues legend Etta James will be laid to rest in a private service in Los Angeles on Saturday (29Jan12).The At Last hitmaker died last week (20Jan12), aged 73, after suffering complications from leukaemia. A public...

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Adele Remembers 'Ultimate Original' James

24th January 2012

Adele has become the latest star to pay tribute to soul legend Etta James, who passed away on Friday (20Jan12).The At Last singer died just five days before her 74th birthday, after suffering complications from...

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Etta James 'One Of The Greatest', Says Beyonce

23rd January 2012

Tributes to the late Etta James have been pouring in since her sad passing last week, aged 73. Beyonce portrayed the 'At Last' singer in the 2008 film Cadillac Records and the pair appeared on...

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