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Aretha Franklin And Patti Labelle To Headline White House Concert

Singing legends Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle are among the headliners for the upcoming Women of Soul concert hosted by America's First Lady Michelle Obama.Some of music's biggest names are heading to the White House...

Patti Labelle To Embark On Lady Marmalade Anniversary Tour

R&B icon Patti Labelle is preparing to head out on a new reunion tour with her Labelle bandmates to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their hit song Lady Marmalade.The legendary singer last teamed up with...

Elton John Gave Patti Labelle Diamond Ring After Rising To Fame

Sir Elton John once presented R&B icon Patti Labelle with a diamond ring as a thank you for feeding him when he was a struggling musician.The Lady Marmalade hitmaker befriended Elton in the mid-1960s when...

Patti Labelle's Bouncer Acquitted Of Assault

R&B legend Patti Labelle's minder has been acquitted of misdemeanour assault following a fight with a United States Military Academy cadet in Texas in 2011.Bodyguard Efrem Holmes was accused of punching Richard King at a...

Patti Labelle Overhauled Diet Over Early Death Fears

Veteran singer Patti Labelle has overhauled her diet in a bid to prolong her life after spending years fearing she would succumb to cancer, just like her three sisters.The R&B icon admits losing her siblings...

Patti Labelle Performed On Broadway With Missing Tooth

Veteran R&B star Patti Labelle was forced to hit the Broadway stage with a missing tooth during her stint in hit musical Fela! after suffering the dental nightmare shortly before showtime.The singer returned to the...

Patti Labelle Takes Blame For Broken Marriage

Music icon Patti Labelle takes full blame for the breakdown of her 27-year marriage to her former manager Armstead Edwards, insisting she was a "witch" who was "not easy to get a long with".The When...

Patti Labelle: 'Oprah Winfrey Helped To End Diana Ross Rift'

Patti Labelle has credited Tv mogul Oprah Winfrey with helping her to heal a long running rift with Diana Ross by bringing the two icons together at a special luncheon in 2005.The Lady Marmalade hitmaker...

Mariah Carey Honours Patti Labelle As Living Legend

Pop superstar Mariah Carey helped to honour her godmother Patti Labelle as a Living Legend on Saturday (26Oct13) at the Black Girls Rock! gala in New Jersey.The Hero hitmaker was on hand at the New...

Tom Hanks Has Type 2 Diabetes

Tom Hanks has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.The 57-year-old actor has been battling with symptoms of the life-long condition - which occurs when the body doesn't produce enough insulin to function properly - since...

Chaka Khan To Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater's Hall Of Fame

Singers Patti Labelle and Mary J. Blige will be among the divas honouring Chaka Khan when the singer is inducted into New York's Apollo Theater Hall of Fame.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker will be feted...

Paul Anka Celebrating Lengthy Career With All-star Duets Album

Veteran entertainer Paul Anka is celebrating his sixth decade in the music industry with a new all-star duets album, featuring collaborations with Dolly Parton, Celine Dion, Willie Nelson and Patti Labelle.The legendary singer/songwriter has also...

Patti Labelle Lawsuit: $100,000 To Scream At A Kid?

The infamous Patti Labelle lawsuit that began when the singer was accused of verbally assaulting a mother and her 18-month-old daughter in Manhattan two years ago, has finally come to an end. On Wednesday (September...

Patti Labelle's Foul Mouthed Tirade Costs Her $100,000

Patti Labelle has discovered the true cost of losing your temper. And in this particular instance, it has cost the disco diva $100,000. When LaBelle let rip at Roseanna Monk and her young daughter, in...

Patti Labelle Settles New York Bust-up Lawsuit

Soul star Patti Labelle has reportedly agreed to pay $100,000 (£62,500) to settle a lawsuit over claims she hurled verbal abuse at a woman in front of her young child.The Lady Marmalade singer was accused...

Aretha Says She Wants To Judge American Idol

Aretha Franklin has tossed her name into the ring as a candidate to replace the departing Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez on American Idol . The legendary singer -- she was the first woman to...

Could Aretha Franklin Be The Next American Idol Judge?

Could Aretha Franklin really be the next American Idol judge? According to Cnn the Queen of Soul sent them an email that suggested she'd be keen on filling the seat vacated by Jennifer Lopez. Both...

Aretha Franklin Wants To Judge American Idol

Aretha Franklin wants to be a judge on 'American Idol'.The 70-year-old singing legend is ''interested'' in one of the vacant seats on the panel after Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler confirmed they would not be...

Nick Cannon Pays Tribute To 'Hero' Mariah Carey

Nick Cannon paid tribute to his "hero" Mariah Carey at the BET Honors Awards on Saturday (14.01.12).The couple made their first public appearance since the presenter's recent hospitalisation and the 'America's Got Talent' host thanked...

Patti Labelle Hit With Lawsuit

Soul star Patti Labelle has been accused of hurling verbal abuse at a woman and her young child in a new lawsuit.Roseanna Monk claims the singer took issue with her for letting her toddler daughter...

Naomi Campbell Is Focus Of New Documentary

Naomi Campbell thinks it is important to "remember her roots".The British supermodel is the focus of her new documentary about her life as part of the 'CNBC Meets' series and in the show she explains...

Naomi Campbell's Charity Honour

Naomi Campbell is set to be honoured for her charity work.The supermodel - who has raised more than $7 million for charitable causes - and her boyfriend, Russian businessman Vladislav Doronin, will be awarded at...

Patti Labelle's Employees Charged Over Alleged Attack

Soul star Patti Labelle's bodyguard and hairdresser have been charged with assault stemming from an alleged altercation in March (11).Efrem Holmes, 43, and Norma Harris, 63, are facing legal action from Richard King, who claims...

Patti Labelle Countersues Over Alleged Bodyguard Attack

Soul singer Patti Labelle has filed a countersuit against a man who alleges the star's bodyguards attacked him at an airport earlier this year (11).The Lady Marmalade hitmaker is accused of ordering her security staff...

Cee Lo Pays Tribute To Labelle At Bet Awards By Dressing Up As Her

Cee Lo Green had a special tribute planned for Bet Awards' top honouree Patti Labelle at the prizegiving on Sunday (26Jun11) - he performed as her.The colourful Forget You singer dressed up as LaBelle, complete...

Labelle Set For Bet Awards Honour

Veteran singer Patti Labelle is to be honoured for her stellar music career at the upcoming Bet Awards.The 67-year-old star will receive the show's Lifetime Achievement Award to mark her five decades in the music...

Patti Labelle Facing Legal Action From Man A Bodyguard Attacked

Soul singer Patti Labelle is facing legal action for allegedly ordering a bodyguard to attack a man who got too close to her at an airport in Texas earlier this year (11).Richard King, 23, claims...

Oprah Winfrey Gets Tributes From Madonna And Tom Cruise

Madonna, Tom Cruise and Arnold Schwarzenegger's estranged wife Maria Shriver were among the stars at the taping of Oprah Winfrey's final chat show episodes. Around 13,000 people attended the recording at the United Centre in...

Aretha Franklin Getting Ready For Birthday Bash

Aretha Franklin is planning a huge star-studded bash to celebrate her 69th birthday tomorrow (25.03.11). The soul singer - who underwent surgery in December for an undisclosed complaint, rumoured to be pancreatic cancer - will...

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