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Whitney Houston And Diana Ross Songwriter Dies

Ross paid tribute to the songwriter, composer and producer, who wrote her hits The Last Time I Saw Him, Touch Me In The Morning, and Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're...

Cyndi Lauper Staging Star-studded Charity Show

Cyndi Lauper has rounded up celebrity friends including Adam Lambert, Roberta Flack and Whoopi Goldberg for a charity concert to raise awareness of homelessness in the gay community.The Time After Time hitmaker co-founded the True...

Stevie Wonder Sings At Whitney Houston's Funeral

Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys and R. Kelly all performed musical tributes at Whitney Houston's funeral on Saturday (18.02.12).The Motown legend sat at the piano and sang 'Ribbon in the Sky', one of her favourite songs,...

Roberta Flack Shows Support For Slain New York Teen

Singer Roberta Flack has reached out to the relatives of a slain New York City teen and offered to offset the costs of the boy's funeral services following his sudden death last week (ends05Feb12).Unarmed 18-year-old...

Roberta Flack Pays Tribute To Ralph Macdonald At Funeral

Soul singer Roberta Flack bid a fond farewell to late songwriter Ralph Macdonald on Thursday (22Dec11) as she performed at his funeral service in New York.The Grammy-nominated Just the Two of Us hitmaker passed away...

Kim Kardashian Celebates Birthday By Landing Movie Role

Kim Kardashian saw in her 31st birthday in fine style on Friday (October 21st,) the reality star was serenaded by Pink at an intimate dinner in New York restaurant The Derby. Pink, who turned 31...

Cliff Richard Turns 71, Insists He Will 'Never Retire'

Sir Cliff Richard, who turns 71-years-old today (14th October 2011), has insisted he will "never retire", but admits trying to "slow down" in recent years. The singer begins his 'Soulicious' UK tour in Nottingham this...

Paltrow Sings Fugees Hit At Karaoke Party

GWYNETH PALTROW has been showing off her singing skills again, performing a karaoke version of the FUGEES' cover of ROBERTA FLACK's KILLING ME SOFTLY for the cast and crew of her new movie LOVE DON'T...

Flack Tackles The Fab Four On New Covers Album

Singer ROBERTA FLACK will pay tribute to her one-time neighbour when she releases her new BEATLES album in April (10).The Killing Me Softly singer, who once lived above John Lennon and Yoko Ono in New...

Almond Plans A Comeback With Sanctuary

Former SOFT CELL star MARC ALMOND is staging a comeback following a 2004 motorcycle accident that almost killed him, by signing to a new record label. The TAINTED LOVE singer has signed a major new...

Washington Urges Wife To Start Singing Again

DENZEL WASHINGTON is urging his wife of 23 years to come out of retirement and resume her singing career. Singer PAULETTA PEARSON gave up her career as a Broadway actress and singer to marry Washington...

Maccoll Monitored By Mi5

Legendary British folk singer EWAN MACCOLL was tracked by security service MI5 for more than 20 years because the government considered him a dangerous radical with communist beliefs. According to secret files released by the...

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...

Flack's Tender Questioned

ROBERTA FLACK was left speechless when a shop assistant questioned the validity of her money. The KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG star had just returned to Los Angeles from Aspen, Colorado, after performing...

Flack To Start Up New York Music School

GRAMMY-winning soul veteran ROBERTA FLACK is transforming two abandoned buildings in Harlem, New York, into a music school. The facility will offer free liberal arts classes for talented students when it opens next autumn...

Wyclef Postpones Haiti Live Aid Concert

LATEST: WYCLEF JEAN has scrapped plans to stage a pre-Christmas concert in his native Haiti because he wants to create more awareness about the troubles there first. Wyclef originally planned to stage an all-star...

John Travolta Eyes Buckingham Palace

Hollywood actor JOHN TRAVOLTA is considering hiring London's BUCKINGHAM PALACE for his wife KELLY PRESTON's birthday - because he doesn't know how else to top the party she threw for him. Hundreds of the...

Mardin Delighted With Latifah Project

Legendary music producer ARIF MARDIN happily took control of QUEEN LATIFAH's new standards album after watching her perform SARAH VAUGHAN classic LUSH LIFE in a little known 1998 movie. Mardin, 71, who has worked...

Roberta Flack Sued Over "Dangerous" Building

Soul great ROBERTA FLACK is being sued by tenants who live in her Harlem, New York, apartment block, after a young boy slipped and fell on the stairway. The parents of young DYSON WILLIAMS...

Flack Sheds The Flab Thanks To French Miracle Formula

Soul legend ROBERTA FLACK has shed 16 kilograms (35 pounds) thanks to a 50-year-old French weightloss programme. The KILLING ME SOFTLY singer was sick of being a size 18, and spent upwards of $5,000...

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