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The Things They Say 14992

14th January 2010

"At the Grammy nominations show, I was walking offstage and there SMOKEY ROBINSON was. He made comments about (BLACKsummers'night) and I couldn't believe that someone with this incredible legacy was aware of what I did....

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Smokey Fans Fuming Over Chaotic Gig

14th December 2009

Thousands of SMOKEY ROBINSON fans were fuming on Saturday night (12Dec09) after a ticket mix-up reportedly left them stranded outside a concert.The soul star headlined a gig in Australia's Hunter Valley in New South Wales...

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The Things They Say 14504

3rd December 2009

"Don't worry Taylor, Kanye West is not here." Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON pokes fun at the rapper's stage protest at the MTV Video Music Awards during Taylor Swift's acceptance speech when naming the country star...

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Robinson's Joy At Uniting Races

23rd October 2009

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...

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Fascinating Fact 8141

13th October 2009

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE kicked off a charity golf tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday (11Oct09) to raise money for charity. KENNY G, SMOKEY ROBINSON, and ALICE COOPER will also compete in the Justin...

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Robbie Williams To Make Live Return

22nd September 2009

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...

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Robinson Upset About Jackson Coverage

1st August 2009

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...

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Absent Diana Ross Stuns Jackson Family

8th July 2009

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...

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Michael Jackson: The World Says Goodbye

8th July 2009

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...

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Michael Jackson's Daughter Cries For Daddy

8th July 2009

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...

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The Things They Say 12821

7th July 2009

"I am glad that I live in this era with the greatest entertainer of all times... The world will never ever forget Michael Jackson. I love you my brother." SMOKEY ROBINSON pays tribute to MICHAEL...

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The Things They Say 12820

7th July 2009

"I am glad that I live in this era with the greatest entertainer of all times... The world will never ever forget Michael Jackson. I love you my brother." SMOKEY ROBINSON pays tribute to MICHAEL...

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Michael Jackson Memorial Silence

7th July 2009

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...

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Jackson Memorial Silence

7th July 2009

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...

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Robinson Reads Ross Letter To Start Jackson Memorial

7th July 2009

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...

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Robinson Reads Ross Letter To Start Jackson Memorial

7th July 2009

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...

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Stars Confirmed For Jackson Memorial

6th July 2009

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...

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Famous Friends And Contemporaries Say Goodbye To Jackson

26th June 2009

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...

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Lasting Icon Justin Timberlake

25th May 2009

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...

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Beverley Knight Fears For Jacko

23rd May 2009

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...

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Elbow Conquer Ivors

21st May 2009

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...

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Smokey Lands Ascap Honour

19th May 2009

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...

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Fascinating Fact 7166

14th April 2009

Singer LINDA RONSTADT and R&B legend SMOKEY ROBINSON will be awarded honorary degrees from the Berklee College of Music at a commencement ceremony in Boston, Massachusetts on 09 May (09)....

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Robinson Phones Tv Show To Support Cole

1st April 2009

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...

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Miracles Get Walk Of Fame Honour

14th March 2009

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...

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Smokey Urges Kanye To 'Chill Out'

8th February 2009

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...

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Robinson To Be Honoured At Aftra Awards

29th January 2009

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...

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Aretha Eyes Howard For Smokey Role

27th November 2008

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...

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Robinson And Gordy Join Mourners At Stubbs Funeral

28th October 2008

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...

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Four Tops' Levi Stubbs Dies Aged 72

18th October 2008

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...

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