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Robinson's Joy At Uniting Races

MOTOWN legend SMOKEY ROBINSON is proud of his legacy - because his music helped crush racial tension in 1960s America.The Tears of a Clown singer was horrified at the segregation between white and black members...

Robbie Williams To Make Live Return

Robbie Williams will make his full UK live return next month.The 'Bodies' singer will perform his first British concert in three years at London's Roundhouse on October 20 as part of the BBC's Electric Proms...

Robinson Upset About Jackson Coverage

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON has taken aim at the media for the way TV and radio stations and publications covered the death of MICHAEL JACKSON.The Tears of A Clown singer, who opened the King of...

Absent Diana Ross Stuns Jackson Family

Michael Jackson's family were stunned that Diana Ross didn't attend his memorial service.The 'Baby Love' singer - who was appointed guardian of the late star's three children in the event of his mother Katherine's death...

Michael Jackson: The World Says Goodbye

Michael Jackson's daughter joined his loved ones in paying tribute to the late star as the world bid its final farewell to the 'King of Pop'.Paris, 11, was surrounded by the singer's siblings on stage...

Michael Jackson's Daughter Cries For Daddy

Michael Jackson's daughter broke down in tears as she spoke of her love for him at his memorial service.Paris - the late 'Thriller' star's second child - joined the late pop icon's siblings on stage...

Michael Jackson Memorial Silence

Bemused fans spent several minutes sitting in silence at Michael Jackson's memorial service.The tribute appeared to have begun - shortly after the scheduled 10am start time - when music legend Smokey Robinson appeared on stage...

Jackson Memorial Silence

Bemused fans spent several minutes sitting in silence at Michael Jackson's memorial service.The tribute appeared to have begun - shortly after the scheduled 10am start time - when music legend Smokey Robinson appeared on stage...

Robinson Reads Ross Letter To Start Jackson Memorial

SMOKEY ROBINSON began proceedings at the King of Pop's memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles by reading out a letter from DIANA ROSS.The soul man, dressed in a grey three-piece suit and...

Robinson Reads Ross Letter To Start Jackson Memorial

SMOKEY ROBINSON began proceedings at the King of Pop's memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles by reading out a letter from DIANA ROSS.The soul man, dressed in a grey three-piece suit and...

Stars Confirmed For Jackson Memorial

MARIAH CAREY, JENNIFER HUDSON, USHER, LIONEL RICHIE and SMOKEY ROBINSON have been confirmed as participants in Tuesday's (07Jul09) MICHAEL JACKSON memorial in Los Angeles.The Staples Center tribute will also feature performances and speeches from basketball...

Famous Friends And Contemporaries Say Goodbye To Jackson

Music legends TINA TURNER, NEIL DIAMOND and SMOKEY ROBINSON have reached out in tribute to late King of Pop MICHAEL JACKSON.Turner revealed she planned to visit Jackson during his London residency this summer (09). She...

Lasting Icon Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys will still be remembered in 50 years time.Singing legend Smokey Robinson insists there are many outstanding modern day artists whose music will last the test of time because they are...

Beverley Knight Fears For Jacko

Michael Jackson has turned into a "Frankenstein's monster" says Beverley Knight.The soul singer insists the 'Thriller' hitmaker's cosmetic surgery and his outrageous behaviour have left him struggling to cope with the expectations people have of...

Elbow Conquer Ivors

Elbow were the big winners at the Ivor Novello Awards in London today (21.05.09).The group - who won two BRIT Awards earlier this year and the Nationwide Mercury Prize in 2008 - scooped Best Contemporary...

Smokey Lands Ascap Honour

Soul man SMOKEY ROBINSON is to be honoured with the prestigious Rhythm & Soul Heritage Prize at the upcoming American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The Motown legend will be...

Robinson Phones Tv Show To Support Cole

NATALIE COLE received a shock call on U.S. TV on Tuesday (31Mar09) night, when legendary singer SMOKEY ROBINSON phoned the LARRY KING show to offer his support to the star. Cole was on the talk show...

Miracles Get Walk Of Fame Honour

SMOKEY ROBINSON's soul supergroup THE MIRACLES are to be honoured with the 2,381st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The founding members of the group, including Robinson and Pete Moore, will unveil the star on...

Smokey Urges Kanye To 'Chill Out'

Soul man SMOKEY ROBINSON has sent a stern message to KANYE WEST - "relax".The Motown great is disappointed West rages about missing out on Grammys and MTV music honours at big awards shows - because...

Robinson To Be Honoured At Aftra Awards

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON will receive a special honour at the upcoming American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) Awards in Los Angeles. The singer will be presented with the AMEE Award in Sound Recordings...

Aretha Eyes Howard For Smokey Role

ARETHA FRANKLIN is campaigning to land TERRENCE HOWARD the part of SMOKEY ROBINSON in an upcoming biopic about the Queen of Soul - and the Motown legend approves of her choice. Franklin is still not...

Robinson And Gordy Join Mourners At Stubbs Funeral

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON and Motown Records boss BERRY GORDY JR. were among the stars who turned out on Monday (27Oct08) to pay their last respects to late FOUR TOPS singer LEVI STUBBS. Stubbs, who...

Four Tops' Levi Stubbs Dies Aged 72

Levi Stubbs, the lead singer of the Motown group, the Four Tops, has died aged 72, it has been confirmed.An official from the Michigan coroner's office told the AFP news agency: "He died at his...

By on 18 October 2008

The Who To Receive Us Honour

THE WHO are to receive a top US cultural honour from The Kennedy Centre, it has been reported.Artists from all disciplines are recognised by The Kennedy Centre lifetime contribution awards, with previous winner including BOB...

By on 16 September 2008

Smokey Robinson: 'Golf Is Like Heroin'

Soul singer SMOKEY ROBINSON fears his addiction to golf is getting out of hand - he wakes before dawn to play. The Motown legend, 67, is so passionate about the sport he'd rather play a...

Wonder Honoured With First Troubadour Award

TONY BENNETT, WYCLEF JEAN and SMOKEY ROBINSON are among the stars who will salute STEVIE WONDER in song when the soul man is honoured with the inaugural American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)...

Motown Receives Apology From Dreamgirls Filmmakers

Legendary record label Motown has received a public apology from the makers of Academy Award nominated musical DREAMGIRLS, in two advertisements which stress the film is "fictional". Movie studio DreamWorks placed the full-page ads in...

Gnarls Barkley Plan For Take-off At The Grammys

GNARLS BARKLEY turned the Grammy Awards into an airport hangar for their CRAZY performance last night (11FEB07) - by taking to the stage dressed as pilots. The duo's backing band all donned stewards' attire, while...

Gnarls Barkley Plan For Take-off At The Grammys

GNARLS BARKLEY turned the Grammy Awards into an airport hangar for their CRAZY performance last night (11FEB07) - by taking to the stage dressed as pilots. The duo's backing band all donned stewards' attire, while...

Blige + Ludacris Join Earth, Wind + Fire For The Grammys

MARY J BLIGE and LUDACRIS will team up with funk legends EARTH WIND + FIRE to fill the final performance slot at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (11FEB07). The three acts will join forces to...

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