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Isley Brothers Bassist Dies

8th June 2010

Isley Brothers bassist Marvin Isley has died.The musician passed away on Sunday morning (06.06.10) at Chicago's Weiss Memorial Hospital aged 56. According to Marvin's cousin Chris Jasper - who played keyboards for the R&B group...

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Isley Brothers Star Marvin Dead At 56

8th June 2010

ISLEY BROTHERS star MARVIN ISLEY has died at the age of 56.The bassist passed away on Sunday night (06Jun10) in Chicago, Illinois. He became a member of the family soul supergroup in the 1970s alongside...

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Pamela Anderson's $500k Tax Bill

14th April 2010

Pamela Anderson allegedly owes almost $500,000 in back taxes.The former Playboy model and 'Baywatch' actress was sent a demand for $493,144, largely in Personal Income Tax in April last year and has been named by...

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Full Circle For Jennifer Hudson

11th March 2007

Former American Idol finalist Jennifer Hudson was delighted to be receiving an award on the same stage where she competed on the show that made her a star.Hudson, 25, broke through into the limelight for...

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Isley Sentenced To Three Years For Tax Evasion

2nd September 2006

Soul singer RONALD ISLEY was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday (01SEP06) for tax evasion. The ISLEY BROTHERS legend, who was also ordered to pay $3.1 million (GBP1.7 million) to the US Internal Revenue...

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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 great has recorded an album of her favourite contemporary covers for her 20th release, entitled...

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Etta James Honoured

3rd June 2006

Legendary musician ETTA JAMES will receive a Founders Award at Billboard's R+B/Hip-Hop Conference and Awards in September (06). The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the prize for her five decades as a recording artist. Previous...

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Isley Indicted For Tax Evasion

15th October 2004

Soul legend RONALD ISLEY was indicted in Los Angeles on Wednesday (13OCT04) for evading taxes over a five-year period. LA authorities have confirmed the SUMMER BREEZE crooner, 63, has been charged with five counts...

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De La Soul's New Album Influenced By Diddy

13th August 2004

DE LA SOUL's comeback album THE GRIND DATE was inspired by SEAN' P DIDDY' COMBS' reality show MAKING THE BAND. Bandmembers POS and MACEO say they came up with the name for the LP...

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Isley Brother Has Stroke

6th August 2004

ISLEY BROTHERS legend RONALD ISLEY has had a minor stroke after being taken ill in London. The HARVEST FOR THE WORLD star, 63, fell ill walking around the capital last Friday (30JUL04)...

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Man Arrested As Stones Show Gets Underway

31st July 2003

The ROLLING STONES' anticipated show in Toronto, Canada, saw an arrest and collapsing fans - just moments after the venue's gates opened yesterday (30JUL03). Police estimated some 60,000 fans of the half a million...

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Toronto Fans Line Up Early For Rolling Stones Show

29th July 2003

Fans have already started queuing outside the Toronto site of the ROLLING STONES' SARS benefit concert - more than 24 hours before the all-day music festival kicks off. About a dozen people were camped...

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