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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...

Smokey Robinson And Michael Buble Headline Las Vegas Benefit

Singers Smokey Robinson and Michael Buble are to headline a benefit concert in Las Vegas next month (Oct11) to raise money for children's education programmes.The legendary singer/songwriter and Canadian crooner Buble will be joined by...

Jamie Foxx To Host Michael Jackson Concert

Jamie Foxx will present the Michael Jackson Tribute Concert. The 43-year-old actor - who previously presented an homage to the late 'Thriller' singer at the BET Awards in 2009 - will host the show at...

Jamie Foxx To Take Part In Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

Jamie Foxx is to take part in the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert according to TMZ.comThe 43-year-old actor and singer will appear live in Wales where the October show is due to take place. Foxx...

David Gest And Tito Plan Tour Tribute To Michael Jackson

David Gest, Tito Jackson, Rebbie Jackson are to pay tribute to Michael Jackson with a live tour honouring the pop icon's life.The TV star and producer will be joined by the late singer's two siblings...

Wonder And Robinson Pay Tribute To Gordy Edwards At Funeral

Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson paid moving tributes to music mogul Berry Gordy's sister Esther Gordy Edwards at her funeral on Wednesday (31Aug11).Gordy Edwards, who founded the Motown Museum to preserve the legacy of the...

Nickolas Ashford Dies

'Ain't No Mountain High Enough' songwriter and performer Nickolas Ashford has died. The songwriter - half of Motown duo Ashford and Simpson- passed away from throat cancer at a New York City hospital yesterday (22.08.11)...

Kiss Axed From Michael Jackson Concert

KISS have been pulled from playing at a Michael Jackson tribute concert. The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' band were axed from the lineup today (16.08.11) after fans of the late 'Thriller' hitmaker brought previous...

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