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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...

Richie To Headline Barbados Festival

Soul veteran LIONEL RICHIE has signed up to headline next year's (06) Barbados Jazz Festival. The 56-year-old HELLO hitmaker will be joined by singer JILL SCOTT and saxophonist BONY JAMES at the 13th annual...

Usher Pays Tribute To Soul Hero Vandross

R+B hunk USHER paid a special tribute to his hero LUTHER VANDROSS on yesterday's (20SEP05) OPRAH show in America by performing soul classic SUPERSTAR. The YEAH! hitmaker joined PATTI LaBELLE in honouring the smooth...

R Kelly Sobs As He Performs For Hurricane Victims

R+B star R KELLY put his legal troubles behind him on Friday night (09SEP05) to deliver a tearful message to BET telethon viewers about the hurricane devastation in south east America and dedicate his uplifting...

Destiny's Child To Perform For Hurricane Victims

Sexy trio DESTINY'S CHILD are planning to put on another show before they disband, in aid of Hurricane Katrina's victims. BEYONCE KNOWLES, KELLY ROWLAND and MICHELLE WILLIAMS were originally scheduled to perform their last...

Labelle Opens Up Her Home To Hurricane Victim

Soul great PATTI LaBELLE has opened up her mansion to one of her former backing singers after hearing she had been left homeless by Hurricane Katrina. The singer spent days trying to get in...

Newton-john Records Angelou Poem For Breast Cancer

Breast cancer survivor OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has recorded a musical interpretation of MAYA ANGELOU's poem PHENOMENAL WOMAN to raise awareness about the deadly disease. The song is the lead single from Newton-John's upcoming collection STRONGER...

Labelle Defends Throaty Stone

Soul legend PATTI LaBELLE has hit out at critics of British singing sensation JOSS STONE, insisting it's not her fault she sounds like a "big black woman". The 18-year-old blonde's throaty voice has taken...

Labelle Battle Voice Problems On New Album

Soul legend PATTI LaBELLE is convinced God is behind her new duets album CLASSIC MOMENTS because she didn't have a voice during the project. The singer was told to postpone recording sessions until her...

Rain Doesn't Dampen Luther's Big Tribute

LATEST: STEVIE WONDER, ARETHA FRANKLIN and CISSY HOUSTON hit the high notes yesterday (08JUL05) as friends and fans of LUTHER VANDROSS braved the rain in New York to say farewell to the soul great....

Labelle, Flack And Pendergrass Pay Respects To Vandross

Music stars PATTI LaBELLE, ROBERTA FLACK and TEDDY PENDERGRASS have paid their respects to late soul singer LUTHER VANDROSS in a New York City funeral home. Grammy-winning singer Vandross died on Friday (01JUL05) after...

Stars Plan A Big Turn-out For Luther's Send-off

DIONNE WARWICK, ALICIA KEYS, BETTE MIDLER and DIANA ROSS will be among the stars saying a fond farewell to soul legend LUTHER VANDROSS today (08JUL05) as the singer is remembered at a memorial service in...

Oprah Pays Tribute To Her Heroines At Swanky Weekend Bash

Media queen OPRAH WINFREY paid a special tribute to the African-American women who have helped to shape her career from afar over the weekend (13-15MAY05), with a little help from her famous friends. The...

Winfrey To Honour African-american Women

OPRAH WINFREY is planning to spend the weekend celebrating legendary African-American women who made their names in the arts, entertainment and civil rights. The billionaire talk show host will host a women-only luncheon, a...

Adams And Labelle Join John Charity Concert

BRYAN ADAMS and PATTI LaBELLE have been invited to join SIR ELTON JOHN at the British rocker's 4 July (05) Independence Day celebrations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kind-hearted John has agreed to stage the PHILADELPHIA...

Bullock's Premiere A Real Drag

The premiere of SANDRA BULLOCK's MISS CONGENIALITY sequel proved to be entertaining before the movie even began last week (ends25MAR05) - when drag queens took over the red carpet. As the movie's stars -...

Labelle: 'Please Cover Me'

Soul legend PATTI LABELLE loves having her songs covered by younger stars - because it keeps the memory of her music alive. Rapper NELLY and DESTINY'S CHILD star MICHELLE WILLIAMS have drawn on LaBelle's...

Barber's 'Serious' Outkast Movie

OUTKAST movie-maker BRYAN BARBER cast experienced actors in the hip-hop outfit's upcoming film, because he wants it to be taken seriously. ANDRE 3000 and BIG BOI make their big screen debuts in the picture...

Jill Scott Postpones Benefit

LATEST: Soul star JILL SCOTT has been forced to cancel her planned fundraiser, due to bad weather. Scott's BLUES BABE FOUNDATION was set to hold the event yesterday (23JAN05) at Philadelphia's Saks Fifth...

Labelle To Play Mama Morton

Soul great PATTI LABELLE is the latest star to play MAMA MORTON on stage after joining the Los Angeles cast of CHICAGO. The LADY MARMALADE singer will take on the busty prison matron, played...

Destiny's Child Donates To Jill Scott's Charity

DESTINY'S CHILD, PATTI LaBELLE and TEDDY PENDERGRASS are among a host of stars who have donated various possessions for auction to soul star JILL SCOTT's charity. Scott's BLUES BABE FOUNDATION will hold a fundraiser...

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