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Gest Calls On The Stars To Pay Tribute To Warwick

LIZA MINNELLI's estranged husband DAVID GEST is planning a major tribute to DIONNE WARWICK featuring some of the world's biggest soul and gospel names. The promoter has lined up SMOKEY ROBINSON, the O'JAYS, STEVIE...

Stars Pay Tribute To Warwick

MYA, JILL SCOTT and STEVIE WONDER are among the stars set to pay tribute to DIONNE WARWICK at her upcoming 45th anniversary show. The show, which will take place at Hollywood's Kodak Theater on...

Smokey Sells Up His Dream Home

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON is giving one rich fan the chance to live just like him - by selling off his Chatsworth, California, home complete with furnishings. The TEARS OF A CLOWN singer and...

Boone Adds Atkins' Last Waltz On New Album

Crooner PAT BOONE plans to release what he believes to be guitar great CHET ATKINS's last recorded performance on his upcoming 60th anniversary album. Boone co-wrote and recorded WALTZ FOR THE LONELY just before...

Stars' Sing-a-long For Elton

JOSS STONE and kd lang (corr) were among the stars honouring ELTON JOHN by performing his tunes as the British singer/songwriter was presented with an Ella Award on Monday night (10OCT05). The highlight of...

Fascinating Fact 147

SMOKEY ROBINSON and TONI BRAXTON have joined the all-star SAVING OURSELVES Hurricane Katrina telethon, which will air on US cable network BET tonight (09SEP05)....

Reeves To Honour Motown Legends

Motown legend MARTHA REEVES is determined to pepper downtown Detroit with statues of Motown greats if she attains a place on the Michigan city's council. The HEATWAVE songbird, 64, insists the figurines will boost...

Smokey Launches Soul Food Line

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON has teamed up with top soul food chef LEON ISAAC KENNEDY to create a new frozen food line. The duo are the men behind the new Robinson/Kennedy food line, which...

Robinson's Food Company Raises Money For Poor Kids

MOTOWN legend SMOKEY ROBINSON is urging inner-city youngsters to realise they don't have to be celebrities to be a success. The TEARS OF A CLOWN singer is raising cash through a food company he...

Robinson Fell In Love Over Shrimp

Soul singer SMOKEY ROBINSON's secret for a successful romance is a simple meal of coconut shrimp. The BEING WITH YOU star had been firm friends with his now wife FRANCES for over 20 years...

Smokey Robinson Renames Joss Stone

Soul veteran SMOKEY ROBINSON is so impressed with British singer JOSS STONE's talents, he now dubs her "ARETHA JOPLIN". Stone, 17, teamed up with Robinson to perform I SECOND THAT EMOTION at record label...

Joss Stone: I Almost Hid From Motown Greats

British soul sensation JOSS STONE was so nervous about performing alongside veterans GLADYS KNIGHT, LIONEL RICHIE and SMOKEY ROBINSON recently she nearly fled in fear. The FELL IN LOVE WITH A BOY singer, 17,...

Clapton Receives Rockwalk Honour

GRAMMY-winning musician ERIC CLAPTON has had his handprints and signature set in stone, after being inducted into Hollywood's Rockwalk yesterday (09AUG04). Clapton, 59, received a commemorative plaque and had imprints of his hands and...

Robinson In Fierce Slogan Dispute

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON is being sued by a chef for trademark infringement over a catchy slogan he says he has used for years to sell soup and other food. JOHNNY "JAMBALAYA" PERCLE...

Drugs Turned Smokey Into The Walking Dead

Soul great SMOKEY ROBINSON risked his career and his voice by going on a secret drug binge. The TRACKS OF MY TEARS hitmaker, who insists he has been clean since 1986, used to sprinkle...

Smokey Goes Gospel

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON has turned his attention to gospel music with his first inspirational album. The TEARS OF A CLOWN singer will release FOOD FOR THE SPIRIT NEXT SPRING (04). All nine...

Smokey's Great Escape

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON has narrowly avoided losing his home to the wildfires sweeping across California. Despite the MOTOWN star being accused of refusing to leave his property despite appeals from firefighters, Robinson insists...

Paltrow And Martin Duet

GWYNETH PALTROW has finally performed with her rocker boyfriend CHRIS MARTIN - when the pair sang a romantic duet at a pal's wedding recently. The experience was a particularly emotional one for Paltrow, as...

Idle Arrested For Hooker Fun In New Movie

ERIC IDLE pokes fun at celebrities who use prostitutes in a hilarious scene in new comedy HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE. The former MONTY PYTHON star has a small cameo in the new HARRISON FORD film -...

Cowell 'Insulted' By Presence Of Celebrity Judges

AMERICAN IDOL panelist SIMON COWELL wants an end to celebrity judges on his hit talent search show - because he finds their presence insulting. The show, judged by Cowell, PAULA ABDUL and RANDY JACKSON,...

Motown Choreographer Dies

The man behind MOTOWN's smoothest grooves has died in Las Vegas, Nevada. Choreographer CHOLLY ATKINS instructed Motown's biggest names, and created dance moves for SMOKEY ROBINSON and MARVIN GAYE among countless others. Atkins...

Smokey Judges Idols

SMOKEY ROBINSON followed in the footsteps of OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN and GLADYS KNIGHT last night (15APR03) when he joined the judges of AMERICAN IDOL. The soul legend offered advice and comments on the TV talent...

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Jamie Foxx Offers An Explanation For His Mayweather/Pacquiao National Anthem Performance

Jamie Foxx has tried to defend his rendition of the National Anthem before...

Miley Cyrus & Joan Jett - Different Video

Miley Cyrus teams up with rock legend Joan Jett for a performance of Jett's song 'Different'...

The Who Confirmed as Sunday Headliner at Glastonbury 2015

The Who has been confirmed as the Sunday night headliner for Glastonbury 2015 - the second...

Lucasfilm Confirms 'Indiana Jones 5', But What About Harrison Ford?

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that Indiana Jones...

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Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that...

Battery Charges Against Chris Brown In Las Vegas Case Dropped

Criminal charges against singer Chris Brown have been dropped, after...

Tim Burton Rushed to Hospital after Accident on Blackpool Film Set

Director Tim Burton has been rushed to A&E after an accident on the set...

Modestep - Machines Video

Modestep have released the official music video for their 23rd February 2015 single, 'Machines'. The song is set to serve as...

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