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Smokey Robinson Record Inspires James Franco To Record Daddy Album

Oscar nominee James Franco has his sights set on the album charts after recording a music project with soul legend Smokey Robinson.The 127 Hours star formed Daddy with pal Tim O'Keefe, and recently won acclaim...

Andy Williams Songs Were Legendary, But His Television Career Deserves Respect

Andy Williams songs will be played on record players across the globe today, after the effortlessly smooth crooner – best known for his track ‘Moon River’ – died on Wednesday, aged 84. Williams soothing voice,...

James Franco Releases Debut Album

James Franco is hoping to carve out a new career as a rockstar.The actor - who received a lot of criticism after he presented the Oscars with Anne Hathaway last year - will release his...

Tributes To Hal David Led By Motown's Dionne Warwick

Hal David was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just last year, though his song-writing has permeated modern culture for decades. Best known for his work collaborating with Burt Bacharach and his...

Hal David Tributes Led By Motown Legend Dionne Warwick

After Hal David songs lit up soul star Dionne Warwick's glittering career, it was no surprise that the Motown veteran was leading the tributes to the recently deceased songwriter who, along with creative partner Burt...

Tom Meighan Wants Motown Album

Tom Meighan wants to release an album of Motown covers.The Kasabian singer is a huge fan of 60s soul music and despite his rock roots, would love to record versions of some tracks from the...

Gavin Degraw Leaves Dwts

Gavin DeGraw became the fourth contestant to leave the latest series of 'Dancing with the Stars' last night (17.04.12).The 'I Don't Want To Be' singer left the show after finding himself in the bottom two...

Lenny Kravitz Watched Motown Stars Play Cards

Lenny Kravitz used to watch Jermaine Jackson take on Diana Ross at poker when he was a boy. The 'Let Love Rule' singer went to school with the son of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy,...

Robinson Stands Up Singing Heidi Klum

Supermodel Heidi Klum was forced to hunt out a karaoke partner at a Unicef benefit on Thursday (15Mar12) after her planned duet with Smokey Robinson fell through.The stars were set to perform The Temptations' My...

Smokey Robinson Plans Spanish Album

Smokey Robinson is putting his recent Spanish lessons to good use on a new foreign-language album.The Tears of a Clown singer is planning to record his next album entirely in Spanish. He tells Billboard.com, "I've...

Cornelius Remembered By Stevie Wonder And Smokey Robinson At Memorial

Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson remembered tragic Soul Train creator Don Cornelius on Thursday (16Feb12) during a star-studded memorial service in Los Angeles.The iconic TV star died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the...

Belated Hall Of Fame Induction For Smokey Robinson's Miracles

This year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making amendments for past oversights, in which several backing bands of first generation rock and roll stars (such as Buddy Holly) were not inducted into...

Michael Jackson Immortalized In Hollywood Ceremony

Michael Jackson was immortalized in a fitting tribute outside Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday (26 January 2012). The late singer's children Prince, 14, Paris, 13 and Blanket, 9, imprinted their father's hand...

Michael Jackson Honored By Prince, Paris And Blanket

Michael Jackson's children Prince, 14, Paris, 13 and Blanket, 9, paid tribute to their father by imprinting his hand and footmarks outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday (26 January 2012). The trio...

Michael Jackson's Kids Pay Handprint Tribute To Dad

Michael Jackson's children took part in a hand and footprint ceremony to pay tribute to their late father in Los Angeles on Thursday (26.01.12).His three kids - Prince, 14, Paris, 13, and nine-year-old Prince Michael...

Michael Jackson's Children To Immortalize His Footprints

Michael Jackson is to have his foot print immortalised by his children in Los Angeles, with one of the late star's patented sequined gloves also being used to make an imprint of his hand.In what...

Bieber To Join Jacksons For King Of Pop Day In Hollywood

Justin Bieber and Smokey Robinson will join Michael Jackson's kids and the late King of Pop's brothers for a celebration of the pop superstar's life on Thursday (26Jan12).Paris, Prince and Blanket will use one of...

Smokey Robinson To Launch Clothing Line With Joe Frazier's Tailor

Soul legend Smokey Robinson has teamed up with late boxing icon Joe Frazier's tailor to launch a new clothing line in 2012.James Andrew, who has dressed the U.S. soul circuit's biggest stars for years, has...

Tito Jackson To Marry In 2012

Tito Jackson is getting married in what is set to be one of the most lavish wedding parties of 2012.The Jackson 5 star was so moved when he attended the London premiere of David Gest's...

David Gest's Michael Jackson Documentary Premieres

Michael Jackson is set to be immortalised again, following his death in 2009, in a documentary made by close friend David Gest, a film that - the 58 year-old says - is not an attempt...

Smokey Robinson Clears Up Dr. Murray Comments

Soul legend Smokey Robinson has cleared up comments he made about feeling sorry for Michael Jackson's physician DR. Conrad Murray, insisting he blames him completely for the star's death.Dr. Murray is currently on trial in...

Smokey Robinson: 'I Feel Sorry For Dr. Murray'

Soul icon Smokey Robinson feels sorry for Michael Jackson's embattled personal physician DR. Conrad Murray, insisting he believes the doctor merely wanted to be around the King of Pop.Robinson feels sure Dr. Murray was only...

Michael Jackson's Children Pay Tribute At Michael Forever

Michael Jackson's children paid tribute to their father at the Michael Forever concert in Wales on Saturday (08.10.11).Prince, 14, Paris, 13, and Blanket, nine, helped host and introduce members of the 'Beat It' singer's family...

Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Draws 50,000

50,0000 people were in attendance for the Michael Jackson tribute show taking place at Cardiff's Millennium stadium last night, including his three children Prince Michael, Michael Jr and Blanket. There had been controversy beforehand as...

Michael Jackson's Children To Attend Tribute Concert

The controversial Michael Jackson tribute concert goes ahead later today (October 8th) in the Welsh capital of Cardiff with the late King of Pop's children set to be in attendance at the Millennium Stadium. The...

Michael Jackson's Family Plan Annual Tribute Show

Michael Jackson's family want to hold an annual tribute concert to the late star. A tribute to the late 'Beat It' star, Michael Forever, will be held at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday (08.10.11)...

Jury Finalised For Michael Jackson Trial

The trial of Michael Jackson's former doctor DR CONRAD MURRAY will face a jury of 12 people, it has emerged. It will feature, among others, a male who briefly met the singer when working at...

Vesta Williams Found Dead With Pills In Hotel Room

Vesta Williams, the American R&B singer best known for her 1989 hit 'Congratulations', has been found dead in her El Segundo hotel room in California. According to Tmz.com, multiple bottles of prescription pills were found...

Vesta Williams 'Congratulations' Singer Found Dead

Vesta Williams, the American R&B singer best known for her 1989 hit 'Congratulations', has been found dead in her hotel room in California, according to Bet.com. It is not clear how long Williams had been...

Smokey Robinson Receives Ella Fitzgerald Award

Smokey Robinson was honoured for his contribution to music on Monday (19Sep11) with an award named after jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald.The Society of Singers (Sos) presented the King of Motown with the Ella Award at...

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