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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,...

Checker, Redding And Gordy Set For Top R+b Honours

CHUBBY CHECKER, the late OTIS REDDING and Motown Records founder BERRY GORDY will be among those honoured at the 14th annual R+B Foundation Pioneer Awards Ceremony in June (06). Soul group THE DELFONICS will also...

Campbell Pulls Out Of Cooking Show

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has been forced to pull out of pal SEAN COMB's reality TV cook-off, CELEBRITY COOKING SHOWDOWN, after being charged with beating her assistant. The British stunner told the rap mogul she'd be...

Labelle Silenced By 'Cold' Weather

LATEST: Soul star PATTI LABELLE has spoken out over her disastrous performance in Florida last week (25MAR06), insisting her difficulties were caused by the chilly weather conditions. LaBelle broke down in tears on stage, explaining...

Labelle Breaks Down During 'Worst Show Of Her Life'

Soul star PATTI LABELLE broke down on stage in Florida on Saturday (25MAR06) after her ill health became too much to cope with. The 61-year-old singer was performing as part of the Riviera Beach Jazz...

Labelle Reform

Soul supergroup LaBELLE has secretly reformed to record a new album. The LADY MARMALADE trio, NONA HENDRYX, PATTI LaBELLE and SARAH DASH are planning to release a new album next year (07). The...

Tupperware Treat For Patti

Soul queen PATTI LABELLE has earned herself a $3,000 (GBP1,670) Tupperware spending spree after spending 40 years complaining publicly about the fact ELTON JOHN stole her storage dishes. Elton used to be LaBelle's pianist...

Patti Labelle Reveals Cancer Scare

Soul veteran PATTI LaBELLE is celebrating after a biopsy revealed she isn't suffering from breast cancer. The 61-year-old singer was terrified she would be diagnosed with the disease, after a routine mammogram raised fears...

Labelle Reform For Patti Tribute

PATTI LaBELLE is to reform her LADY MARMALADE hitmaking group LaBELLE for a personal tribute show. MARIO, ASHANTI, GERALD LEVERT and OUTKAST's BIG BOI will also perform LaBelle's hits at the televised tribute, AN...

Labelle Set For Bahamas Honour

Soul veteran PATTI LaBELLE is set to be honoured with a televised all-star salute to celebrate her 45 years as a recording artist. The show, taped in the Bahamas, will be hosted by EVE...

Labelle Loses Dog War

Singer PATTI LaBELLE has been found guilty of keeping a dog kennel too close to the edge of her property, upsetting her neighbours in Pennsylvania. The LADY MARMALADE singer's barking dogs have disturbed her...

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