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Beyonce Enlivens Ailing Detroit With Sam Cooke's 'Change Is Gonna Come'

22nd July 2013

Beyonce injected some much-needed optimism into the city of Detroit on Saturday night with a swashbuckling show at The Palace...

Kodaline Wish They Had Written Hey Jude

20th July 2013

Kodaline wish they had written The Beatles hit 'Hey Jude'.The Irish band are ''massive fans'' of the classic pop group...

Chris Brown Previews New Album

27th March 2013

Chris Brown has previewed five tracks from his new album, 'X'.The 'Don't Wake Me Up' singer has completed his sixth...

Green Day's Amy Winehouse Tribute A Warning

25th July 2012

Green Day's Amy Winehouse tribute is a reminder of ''the consequences of the party.''The second of the group's forthcoming three...

Paul Mccartney Planning New Album

25th July 2012

Sir Paul McCartney is recording a new album before the end of the year.The 'Yesterday' hitmaker has a number of...

Bobby Womack Cancer Free

25th May 2012

Bobby Womack is cancer free. The soul music legend was thought to have developed colon cancer in March, but after...

Bobby Womack To Have Cancer Surgery Soon

28th March 2012

Bobby Womack will undergo cancer surgery this week.The singer - who was recently hospitalised with pneumonia, but has now been...

Bobby Womack Battling Cancer

26th March 2012

Bobby Womack is reportedly battling colon cancer. The singer was hospitalised at the weekend, suffering with pneumonia, and later diagnosed...

Rebecca Ferguson On Zayn Malik: 'That Was So Last Year.'

15th March 2012

Rebecca Ferguson told her London audience that her relationship with Zayn Malik of One Direction is "so last year." Their...

Ronnie Wood's Romance Records

2nd February 2012

Ronnie Wood used to play Marvin Gaye records to be "romantic" with his girlfriends.The 64-year-old rocker and his former Faces...

Producers Move Forward With Sam Cooke Biopic

15th March 2011

Producers behind a biopic of soul legend Sam Cooke are on the hunt for a director after completing a script...

James Blake Not Worried About Pressure

10th February 2011

James Blake isn't feeling any pressure after releasing his debut album. The 21-year-old British dubstep-minimalist artist - who released his...

R. Kelly Inspired By Going 'Back In Time'

1st February 2011

R. Kelly's believes he went "back in time" for the inspiration behind his 'Love Letter' album.The R 'n' B star...

Fascinating Fact 10710

21st January 2011

Soul legend SAM COOKE would have turned 80 on Saturday (22Jan11). The singer was shot dead in a hotel dispute...

Aretha Franklin Out Of Hospital

16th December 2010

Aretha Franklin is being cared for by a private nurse after being discharged from hospital.The legendary singer was allowed home...

Solomon Burke Dies

11th October 2010

Soul singer Solomon Burke has passed away aged 70. The 'Everybody Needs Somebody To Love' singer died of natural causes...

Johnson Shows Off Singing Skills

18th March 2010

Wrestler-turned-actor DWAYNE JOHNSON wowed U.S. TV audiences with his singing talents on Wednesday night (17Mar10), by staging a musical tribute...

Womack Thrilled With Hall Of Fame Honour But Misses Cooke

15th January 2009

BOBBY WOMACK's Rock + Roll Hall of Fame induction news is bittersweet for the soul legend - because he can't...

King Gets Star On Walk Of Fame

7th April 2006

Legendary record producer LOU ADLER has been recognised for his contribution to the music industry with a star on Hollywood's...

Freeman To Produce Music Dvds

16th January 2006

MORGAN FREEMAN has decided to branch out into music DVD production with his Mississippi music club partners BILL LUCKETT and...

Lou Rawls Dies

6th January 2006

Grammy-winning singer LOU RAWLS has died following a battle with lung and brain cancer. He was 72. The YOU'LL...

Chuck D: 'I Was Targeted By Cia'

9th December 2005

Hip-hop legend CHUCK D is convinced America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) tracked his movements at the height of his fame...

Green Thanks God For Life

17th May 2005

Soul legend AL GREEN credits God with saving him from certain death. The reformed wildman admits his hectic social...

The Rock Proves His Doughnut Devotion

7th April 2004

Wrestler-turned-actor THE ROCK's passion for doughnuts was put to the test yesterday morning (06APR04), when comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES made him...

Beatles Top New Immortals Poll

25th March 2004

Legendary stars THE BEATLES and BOB DYLAN have unsurprisingly topped a new ROLLING STONE poll of immortal music artists....

Justin Timberlake Makes Love Tape For Cameron

2nd September 2003

Pop romeo JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is so smitten with gorgeous actress girlfriend CAMERON DIAZ he has made her a cassette of...