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Rockabilly Star Brooks Dies

DONNIE BROOKS, a singer with rockabilly roots who sang the hit song MISSION BELL in 1960, has died. He was 71. Brooks died on Friday (23FEB07) of congestive heart failure in Panorama City, California. In...

Dreamworks Apologises To Motown

Film studio DreamWorks has taken out a full page advertisement in the trade press to apologise for any hurt caused by the film Dreamgirls.The film, which has garnered Oscar nominations for actor Eddie Murphy and...

By on 22 February 2007

Wonder Fights Back Grammy Tears As He Remembers His Mother

STEVIE WONDER fought back tears as he accepted the Grammy Awards telecast's first award at the Staples Center in Los Angeles yesterday (11FEB07) - as he remembered his late mother. The soul superstar claimed the...

Wonder Fights Back Grammy Tears As He Remembers His Mother

STEVIE WONDER fought back tears as he accepted the Grammy Awards telecast's first award at the Staples Center in Los Angeles yesterday (11FEB07) - as he remembered his late mother. The soul superstar claimed the...

Police Reunite To Open Grammy Awards

The Police are to reform and play at next month's Grammy Awards, it has been confirmed.Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers will reunite for the 49th annual awards, the biggest in the US music calendar.Five-time...

By on 30 January 2007

Motown Photographer Shows Off Soul Greats For The First Time

Motown photographer JIM BRITT has unlocked his snapshot vault for the first time and will exhibit candid shots of SMOKEY ROBINSON, STEVIE WONDER and MARVIN GAYE for the first time next month (FEB07). Britt captured...

Clarkson To Receive Top New Orleans Honour

Two-time Emmy Award winner PATRICIA CLARKSON has been named the 2007 celebrity monarch for the Krewe Of Orpheus parade in New Orleans, Louisiana. A celebrity is chosen each year to lead the parade - founded...

Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

Blige Tops Billboard Awards

MARY J BLIGE was the undisputed queen at the Billboard Music Awards held in Las Vegas last night.The R&B legend bagged nine awards, including the coveted Hot 100 airplay song of the year and accolades...

By on 05 December 2006

Wonder Realises Dj-ing Dream

STEVIE WONDER has added radio presenter to his impressive resume after living out his childhood dreams on the Los Angeles station he bought. The soul legend hosts STEVIE'S THURSDAY MORNING THUNDER on KLJH 102.3 -...

Stars Mourn At Levert's Funeral

USHER and STEVIE WONDER led the tributes to late R+B star GERALD LEVERT at a memorial service on Friday (17NOV06) in Cleveland, Ohio. Thousands of fans attended the three hour remembrance service for the tragic...

Stars To Pay Tribute To Gerald Levert

STEVIE WONDER, ANGIE STONE and JOHNNY GILL are among the stars who will perform at tragic R+B star GERALD LEVERT's memorial service on Friday (17NOV06). The free CELEBRATION OF LIFE concert will be held at...

Blige + Franklin Duet For Bobby

Soul queens MARY J BLIGE and ARETHA FRANKLIN have teamed up for the soundtrack of EMILIO ESTEVEZ's much-anticipated new movie BOBBY. The singers have recorded BRYAN ADAMS tune NEVER GONNA BREAK MY FAITH. The soundtrack...

Streisand, Elton And Aguilera To Pay Tribute To Bennett

BARBRA STREISAND, SIR ELTON JOHN and CHRISTINA AGUILERA will help crooner TONY BENNETT extend his 80th birthday celebrations next month (NOV06) after signing up to appear in a TV special with him. The stars perform...

Wonder Honoured By Memphis Museum

Music legend STEVIE WONDER received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday night (17OCT06). During his acceptance speech, the 56-year-old serenaded the crowd with a medley of...

Knight Still Bitter About Stevie Wonder's Song

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is still bitter pal STEVIE WONDER didn't ask her to record UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (THAT'S WHAT I'M GONNA DO) after she spent hours perfecting the classic song with...

Knight Still Bitter About Stevie Wonder's Song

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is still bitter pal STEVIE WONDER didn't ask her to record UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (THAT'S WHAT I'M GONNA DO) after she spent hours perfecting the classic song with...

Richie's Do-gooder Days Over Due To We Are The World Backlash

LIONEL RICHIE has given up trying to save the world with his music because he was pummelled for his WE ARE THE WORLD efforts. The soul man wrote the charity hit and then recruited pals...

Wonder Marks Katrina Anniversary

STEVIE WONDER has lent his support to hurricane-stricken New Orleans, Louisiana, at a star-studded concert to mark the first anniversary of the disaster. The singer was joined by blues singer DR JOHN, Grammy award-winning gospel...

Hit Factory Re-opens As Swanky Apartment Block

The New York studio complex which hosted recording sessions for MADONNA, STEVIE WONDER, JOHN LENNON and U2 is to re-open as a six-storey condominium project. The Hit Factory building has been shuttered for a year...

Blair And Snoop Hang Out

British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has made an unlikely pal in rapper SNOOP DOGG - and the pair spent Monday night (31JUL06) chatting at glitzy Hollywood nightspot Skybar. Blair joined the DROP IT LIKE IT'S...

Franklin Honoured

ARETHA FRANKLIN will be the first female artist to be honoured with the Award of Excellence from the United Negro College Fund for her stirling philanthropic work. The RESPECT singer is set to receive the...

Wonder To Be Honoured At Freedom Awards

Veteran soul star STEVIE WONDER will be honoured at the National Civil Rights Museum's 2006 Freedom Awards in October (06). The SUPERSTITION singer will receive the museum's Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his "valiant"...

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Tv Bash

US network NBC will salute singing legend TONY BENNETT with an 80th birthday bash this autumn (06). TONY BENNETT: AN AMERICAN CLASSIC, will be produced and directed by CHICAGO's Academy Award-winning director ROB MARSHALL. The...

Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

Snoop Turns New Album Into A Movie

SNOOP DOGG is set to turn his next album into an animated affair - by turning it into a cartoon movie. The rapper will reteam with PHARRELL WILLIAMS and top names like STEVIE WONDER, BLACK...

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Duets Album

TONY BENNETT is to follow his mentor FRANK SINATRA's example and celebrate his 80th birthday with an album of duets. The legendary crooner will team up with the likes of STING, BONO, SIR ELTON JOHN,...

Wonder Signs On For Detroit Riots Anniversary Show

Soul great STEVIE WONDER will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Detroit, Michigan riots next year (07) when he performs at the city's Ford Field stadium. The concert will be one of the highlights of...

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