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Labelle Honoured By New York's Apollo

Soul legend PATTI LABELLE was honoured by bosses at New York's Harlem Apollo Theatre on Monday night (8Jun09) as part of a star-studded anniversary ceremony.Prince, Mariah Carey, Quincy Jones and Smokey Robinson turned out to...

Labelle: 'Reunion Is A Blessing'

Veteran singer PATTI LABELLE has been eager for another reunion with her female rock group LABELLE - insisting it's a "blessing" for the female trio to perform in their 60s. The singer, 64, rose to fame...

Labelle Attacks U.s. Venue

Veteran singer PATTI LABELLE stunned fans at a recent concert when she interrupted her set to launch a vicious attack on the venue where she was performing. The Lady Marmalade hitmaker was in the middle of...

Labelle Was Robbed Of Diamond Earrings

Singing legend PATTI LABELLE was robbed of a pair of diamond earrings OPRAH WINFREY gave her as a gift. LaBelle was a guest of honour at Winfrey's 2006 Legend's Ball, a three-day celebration recognising great...

Kravitz Joins Labelle Reunion

LENNY KRAVITZ has been added to the production team which will oversee new recordings by PATTI LABELLE's reunited self-titled girl group. Kravitz has joined legendary producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff in the studio as...

Soul Divas Knight + Labelle Hate Make-up

GLADYS KNIGHT and PATTI LABELLE have shattered their diva reputations by revealing they hate wearing make-up - and would prefer to hit the stage in jeans and T-shirts. The soul queens sat down with Chaka...

Labelle Reunite

Soul veteran PATTI LABELLE is reuniting R+B trio LABELLE, after 33 years. LaBelle and former groupmates Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash have returned to the studio to work on a new album. And they have...

Labelle's Meditation Plans

Soul star PATTI LABELLE is taking up meditation, so she can "find her inner self". As she approaches 64, the diva is trying to calm down and learn to relax. Speaking to reporters at the...

Labelle Insisted Usher's Bride Wear Antique Jewellery

Soul star PATTI LABELLE felt so terrible when a family tragedy kept her from attending stylist and pal TAMEKA FOSTER's September (07) wedding to USHER she insisted the bride wear a special something from her....

Labelle Slams Modern Pop Stars

Legendary singer PATTI LABELLE has blasted female pop stars such as BRITNEY SPEARS and JESSICA SIMPSON, insisting they don't have the talent to achieve lasting careers in the music industry. The 63-year-old found fame with...

Bolton + Labelle Among The Stars For Choir Show

MICHAEL BOLTON, PATTI LABELLE and former DESTINY'S CHILD star KELLY ROWLAND have been named among the choirmasters of a new U.S. reality TV choral challenge. In the Christmas-flavoured show, Clash Of The Choirs, the trio,...

Labelle Turned Down Color Purple Over Same-sex Kiss

Soul legend PATTI LABELLE turned down the chance to star in STEVEN SPIELBERG's THE COLOR PURPLE - because she thought the film would be too racy. The Lady Marmalade singer was approached to play blues...

Labelle Stunned By Pryor's Generosity

PATTI LABELLE had to call her husband from the road when touring partner RICHARD PRYOR bought her a car and a home sauna as gift package - because she didn't want her man to think...

Labelle Is R+b Agony Aunt

PATTI LABELLE has become the unofficial agony aunt to the girls of R+B after offering advice to stars like BEYONCE KNOWLES, LIL' KIM and TONI BRAXTON. The Lady Marmalade singer started offering help and aid...

Ciara To Star In Troy Biopic

R+B sensation CIARA will make her film debut opposite PATTI LABELLE and LYNN WHITFIELD in the upcoming movie adaptation of gospel musical MAMA, I WANT TO SING! Based loosely on the life of DORIS TROY,...

Project Runway And Quinceanera Win Glaad Awards

Independent movie QUINCEANERA and reality TV show PROJECT RUNWAY were among the winners at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's (GLAAD) 18th Annual Media Awards in New York City last night (26MAR07). Soul legend...

Labelle Calls In Dog Expert To Help Her Tame Wild Pet

R+B superstar PATTI LABELLE has called in Hollywood's leading dog behaviour expert to help her tame her wild pet NASIR. The LADY MARMALADE singer rescued the mutt four years ago (03) when he was a...

Sunshine, Brothers + Sisters Score Gay Media Nominations

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, QUINCEANERA and TV shows BROTHERS + SISTERS and UGLY BETTY are among the nominees for the 18th annual Gay + Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards. The organisation honours individuals and...

Labelle Cancels Gospel Tour

Soul singer PATTI LABELLE cancelled the remaining dates on her gospel tour of the US yesterday (18DEC06), citing differences with her promoter. The 62-year-old has postponed dates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Cleveland, Ohio; and St Louis,...

Superstars Inducted Into UK Music Hall Of Fame

Music legends PRINCE, JAMES BROWN, LED ZEPPELIN, BRIAN WILSON, ROD STEWART, DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, BON JOVI and former BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame last night (14NOV06). At...

Labelle Praises 'Honest' West

Soul legend PATTI LABELLE has hailed KANYE WEST for his insistence on telling the truth. The GOLD DIGGER hitmaker caused controversy last year (05) when he declared US President GEORGE W BUSH "doesn't care about...

Labelle And Ciara Join Sister Sledge For Katrina Single

PATTI LABELLE, CIARA, BRIAN MCKNIGHT, CHRIS BROWN and BRANFORD MARSALIS have all signed up to record a single with SISTER SLEDGE for the Hurricane Katrina disaster relief. Grammy Award-winning producer RODNEY JERKINS gathered the stars...

Labelle Loses Dinner To Security Measures

Singer PATTI LABELLE was left hungry and furious after air stewards ruined her dinner because of heightened security measures. The soul legend was flying on 10 August (06) - the day of the foiled terrorist...

Little Richard To Judge Duets

Fifties legend LITTLE RICHARD has signed up to be a judge on new US talent show CELEBRITY DUETS. British music mogul SIMON COWELL is producing the new programme for American network Fox, which, similar to...

Stars Sign Up For Cowell's Celebrity Duets

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has recruited CHEECH MARIN, LUCY LAWLESS and LEA THOMPSON for his new reality talent competition CELEBRITY DUETS. Also signing up for the competition are professional wrestler CHRIS JERICHO, Olympic gold...

Khan, Black And Bolton To Sing Celebrity Duets

MICHAEL BOLTON, CLINT BLACK and CHAKA KHAN are set to sing a duet with an unknown artist as part of a new reality show on US TV network Fox. CELEBRITY DUETS will debut with a...

Diddy's Cooking Show Collapses

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS' celebrity cooking show has been axed by TV bosses at NBC in America after just four shows. Despite intense publicity and four prime-time slots, the reality show, CELEBRITY COOKING SHOWDOWN, failed...

Jerkins Plans Musical Katrina Relief

Top producer RODNEY JERKINS will showcase the talent on his upcoming Hurricane Katrina benefit album by releasing an all-star version of SISTER SLEDGE hit WE ARE FAMILY in June (06). The Grammy-winning music mogul gathered...

Labelle To Guest Judge On Nashville Star

Soul star PATTI LABELLE will switch genres when she appears as a guest judge on US TV show NASHVILLE STAR next week (25APR06). The 61-year-old will give contestants hoping to find fame as a country...

Labelle Intimidated By Cooking Show

Singer PATTI LABELLE is terrified about cooking in front of an audience for the new reality TV series CELEBRITY COOKING SHOWDOWN. The singer will compete with other celebrities on the show, created by SEAN COMBS,...

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