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Bette Midler Announces New Studio Album

24th September 2014

Bette Midler has announced the release of her first new studio album in eight years.The multiple-Grammy Award winning artist will bring out 'It's The Girls!' this November and the LP's tracklisting is made up of...

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Motown Stars Perform For David Gest

27th September 2012

David Gest is bringing together a galaxy of Motown stars for a live concert spectacular.The promoter has organised several of the biggest names in soul, including Percy Sledge, Martha Reeves and Candi Staton, for a...

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Martha Reeves Eyes Motown Movie

11th September 2012

Motown legend Martha Reeves is planning to make a movie charting her career from humble secretary to international superstar.The soul singer arrived unannounced at the music label's headquarters in Detroit, Michigan in the early 1960s...

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David Gest And Patsy Palmer To Have Magic Birthday Party

9th May 2012

David Gest and Patsy Palmer are celebrating their birthdays together with a magic-themed party on Friday night (11.05.12).The producer and the 'EastEnders' actress - who are close friends - will celebrate turning 59 and 40...

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Gavin Degraw Leaves Dwts

18th April 2012

Gavin DeGraw became the fourth contestant to leave the latest series of 'Dancing with the Stars' last night (17.04.12).The 'I Don't Want To Be' singer left the show after finding himself in the bottom two...

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Tito Jackson Says Film Shows Michael's Loving Nature

3rd November 2011

Tito Jackson says people will learn that Michael Jackson was a loving man who wanted to "to change the world" when they watch new documentary 'Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon'.The singer appears in...

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Reeves Wants Motown Duet With Adele

24th July 2011

Soul legend Martha Reeves is desperate to collaborate with Adele, insisting the British sensation would be a perfect match for her Motown sound.The former lead singer of Martha and the Vandellas has been busy recording...

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Reeves Rants About Modern Music

26th November 2010

Motown legend MARTHA REEVES refuses to listen to any modern music because of offensive lyrics, which she blames for promoting "lawlessness" among young people.The Dancing In The Street hitmaker, who enjoyed a string of hits...

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Reeves: 'Obama Is Legacy Of Motown'

12th January 2009

Legendary singer MARTHA REEVES was delighted to see BARACK OBAMA elected as the next U.S. President - because he has the chance to finish what Motown Records started 50 years ago today (12Jan09). The singer...

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Reeves Campaigns For Motown Statues

12th January 2009

MARTHA REEVES is campaigning for Detroit to erect statues of her fellow Motown legends - after she was inspired during a trip to the birthplace of THE BEATLES in Britain. The Nowhere to Hide singer,...

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Martha Reeves Robbed

6th May 2008

Motown legend MARTHA REEVES has been robbed of $1 million (GBP500,000)-worth of uninsured recording equipment, following a raid on her childhood home in Detroit, Michigan. The former star of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas was...

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Reeves: 'Motown Classic Was Inspired By Anger'

29th January 2007

Motown legend MARTHA REEVES has revealed the secret behind her fired up vocals for classic song DANCING IN THE STREETS - the soundman forgot to turn the tape on when she first recorded it. The...

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Gest Plans London Move

29th November 2006

DAVID GEST is planning to move to London when he finishes his stint on British reality show I'M A CELEBRITY... GET ME OUT OF HERE. The music mogul and estranged husband of LIZA MINNELLI is...

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Martha Reeves Defends Property Violations

6th June 2006

Former Motown star MARTHA REEVES has defended herself against housing code violations after 10 of her properties were found in a state of disrepair. Reeves, a Detroit, Michigan councilwoman, has a notoriously strict housing policy...

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Gest To Reveal Jackson Secrets

13th May 2006

LIZA MINNELLI's estranged husband DAVID GEST is planning to expose some "bombshell revelations" about MICHAEL JACKSON in his forthcoming autobiography. The concert producer, 53, has teamed up with writer MARK BEGO to collaborate on the...

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Beyonce Researches Motown Idols

3rd March 2006

BEYONCE KNOWLES studied her Motown idols intensely before taking on her role in the film version of Broadway musical DREAMGIRLS. The CRAZY IN LOVE star was so excited to get her part, she spent months...

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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 erect statues of Motown's biggest stars - including herself. The 64-year-old, who still performs...

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Motown Legend Has New Gig As City Council Member

25th January 2006

Motown legend MARTHA REEVES is dancing to a brand new beat as a newly-elected member of the Detroit, Michigan, City Council. The DANCING IN THE STREETS singer was elected to her new position in...

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Gest's Motown Poster Is Highlight Of Record-breaking Auction

20th December 2005

A collectable poster once owned by music mogul DAVID GEST fetched over $52,000 (GBP28,900) at the weekend (16DEC05) as part of one of the largest rock and pop memorabilia auctions of its kind ever....

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Reeves To Honour Motown Legends

11th August 2005

Motown legend MARTHA REEVES is determined to pepper downtown Detroit with statues of Motown greats if she attains a place on the Michigan city's council. The HEATWAVE songbird, 64, insists the figurines will boost...

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Reeves Council Race Triumph

10th August 2005

Motown veteran MARTHA REEVES is thrilled to be competing in November's Detroit City Council election with just 17 other possible contenders, after fighting off competition from 120 other candidates. The 64-year-old MARTHA AND THE...

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Martha Reeves Running For Detroit Council

12th April 2005

Veteran MOTOWN singer MARTHA REEVES is planning on entering the world of politics by running for a place on Michigan's Detroit City Council. The DANCING IN THE STREET singer is currently circulating petitions to...

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Reeves Files Complaint Against Ebay

19th October 2004

Motown singer MARTHA REEVES has filed a complaint against internet auction site eBAY.COM after they published her social security number and signature. The JIMMY MACK star, 63, says the website is irresponsible for posting...

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Destiny's Kelly Fools Nasty Simon

14th May 2003

DESTINY'S CHILD star KELLY ROWLAND has proved AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL isn't always right when it comes to talent - he failed to spot her skills in a spoof of AMERICAN IDOL. The...

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Kelly Rowland Gets Her American Dream

11th May 2003

Singer KELLY ROWLAND will join the likes of THIRD EYE BLIND, VANESSA CARLTON, LEANN RIMES, USHER, B2K and ASHANTI by appearing as her singing hero on an American TV show. The DESTINY'S CHILD beauty...

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