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Music Greats Line Up For Late Charles

Music legends STEVIE WONDER, WILLIE NELSON and BB KING will perform a musical tribute to late music legend RAY CHARLES at his funeral on Friday (18JUN04) Soul pioneer Charles lost his battle...

A Tribute To Ray Charles

by Contactmusic.com Editor KEV LEWIN Just days after the death of former President RONALD REAGAN, another great American has passed on - RAY CHARLES' tough life is over. Credited as the pioneer of soul music...

Jay-z And Rick James To Be Honoured By Ascap

JAY-Z and RICK JAMES are set to receive honours from the AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS (ASCAP) in a ceremony next month (JUN04). The pair will be presented with their awards at...

Quincy Jones Details We Are The Future Charity Gig Plans

Record supremo QUINCY JONES has enlisted the talents of ALICIA KEYS, LL COOL J and ANDREA BOCELLI to help him raise awareness for the world's poverty-stricken children at a massive benefit gig next month (MAY04)....

Jackson's Toilet Demands

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON asked record bosses to escort him to the toilet at awards ceremonies - according to music executive WALTER YETNIKOFF. Yetnikoff, boss of CBS RECORDS in the 1980s, claims the singer...

Timberlake Pens Aids Charity Song With Missy Elliott

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and hip-hop pal MISSY ELLIOTT are recording an updated version of classic charity track WE ARE THE WORLD to raise funds for AIDS charities. The pair will join producer TIMBALAND...

Quincy Says Happy New Year

Music mogul QUINCY JONES is teaming up with Los Angeles city authorities to kick start 2004 with a bang. The legendary producer has agreed to help organise a LEGENDS OF LOS ANGELES pop concert...

Christian Dior Sales To Benefit Aaliyah Memorial Fund

Late singer AALIYAH is being remembered by the CHRISTIAN DIOR COUTURE fashion line. In honour of the R+B beauty, the prestigious company is donating profits from the sales of the new DIOR SPORT SHOE...

Jazz Star Carter Dies

Veteran jazz star BENNY CARTER has died at the age of 95 - after a life spent helping break down the restrictions imposed on black performers. The big band leader - who played with...

Labelle: I Don't Deserve Songwriting Gong

R'n'B diva PATTI LABELLE was delighted to win a Lifetime Achievement Award from THE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME - because she's never even penned a tune. The LADY MARMALADE chanteuse was presented with the...

Elvis Costello Set For Ascap Honour

Musician ELVIS COSTELLO has more good news since announcing his engagement to jazz star DIANA KRALL - he's now set to receive the Founder's Award from performance rights organisation ASCAP. The honour, which he'll...

Maguire Goes Ring Shopping

SPIDER-MAN hunk TOBEY MAGUIRE has sparked increased speculation he's to marry his girlfriend JENNIFER MEYER - after they were spotted browsing for wedding bands. Reports had emerged in March (03) that the pair had...

Vin Diesel.s New Tropical Model

XXX hunk VIN DIESEL is enjoying a hot new romance with a tropical beauty from Panama. The muscle-clad heart-throb, 35, has been spotted out on dates with 23-year-old LISA HERNANDEZ, who was the first...

Ja Rule Ditches Retirement Plans

Rapper JA RULE has decided to ditch his plans to quit the rap game. The star had been set to focus on making films but a message from legendary producer QUINCY JONES changed...

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