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Johnny Hallyday Planning Duets Project In English

French rocker Johnny Hallyday is hoping to finally crack the U.S. and U.K. markets by releasing a duets album featuring the likes of Sir Paul Mccartney and Stevie Wonder.The singer is a music icon in...

Ted Nugent Attacks Stevie Wonder Over Florida Boycott Pledge

Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent has taken aim at Stevie Wonder over the soul legend's plans to boycott Florida until a controversial self-defence law is overturned, branding the blind musician "braindead".The Superstition hitmaker pledged to avoid...

Eddie Levert Joins Stevie Wonder In Florida Boycott

Soul veteran Eddie Levert is standing united with Stevie Wonder by vowing to boycott Florida until a controversial self-defence law is overturned following the controversial acquittal in the Trayvon Martin murder case.The Superstition icon declared...

Mary Mary Join Stevie Wonder's Boycott Of Florida

Gospel singers Mary Mary are following Stevie Wonder's lead and boycotting Florida until a controversial self-defence law is overturned following the murder of local teen Trayvon Martin.Neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was found not guilty...

Kings Of Leon's 'Supersoaker' Is First Single From 'Mechanical Bull' [Listen]

Kings of Leon have released 'Supersoaker,' the first single from their forthcoming album Mechanical Bull. The soulful effort features the band's signature anthemic guitar bursts and Caleb Followill's scowling vocals. All in all, it's pretty...

Bruce Springsteen Dedicates Song To Trayvon Martin During Irish Concert: The Stars Speak Out

Bruce Springsteen is not the first musician to voice their view on the recent controversial Trayvon Martin shooting case, whereby a teenager was shot by a man named George Zimmerman who has been acquitted by...

Stevie Wonder Takes A Stand Against Florida Law After Trayvon Case

Stevie Wonder, the Grammy-winning musician and singer, has spoken out as being strongly opposed to Florida's laws regarding self-defence, whereby people are allowed to use deadly force if they believe their life is in danger,...

Stevie Wonder To Boycott Florida Over 'Stand Your Ground' Legislation

Stevie Wonder will boycott the state of Florida due to its 'stand your ground' legislation. The singer was prompted to comment on the law following awareness of the legislation generated by the George Zimmerman trial,...

Stevie Wonder Lets His Voice Be Heard By Boycotting Florida And Other 'Stand Your Ground' State Shows

Stevie Wonder is, like many other Americans, extremely ticked off over the 'not guilty' decision given to George Zimmerman in the 2nd degree murder case against the unarmed, African American teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida...

Stevie Wonder To Boycott Florida After Trayvon Martin Verdict

Stevie Wonder has vowed never to perform in Florida again until a controversial self-defence law is abolished following the acquittal of the man who gunned down teenager Trayvon Martin.Neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was found...

Stevie Wonder And Alicia Keys Set For Global Poverty Project Benefit

Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Kings Of Leon are teaming up for a star-studded benefit concert in New York City to raise money for the Global Poverty Project.The artists will come together in...

Lauryn Hill Begins Three Month Stay In Prison For Tax Evasion

Lauryn Hill is officially a jail bird, as the rapper/singer has begun her three month stay behind bars for tax evasion charges. According to TMZ, Hill checked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury on...

Stevie Wonder To Perform For Diplomats In Morocco

Soul superstar Stevie Wonder is set to perform a special concert in Morocco to celebrate the work of international diplomats who achieved a major milestone for the visually impaired on Thursday (27Jun13).The Isn't She Lovely...

Stevie Wonder To Pay Gospel Tribute To His Mother

Stevie Wonder is making a gospel album in tribute to his mother.The 'Superstition' hitmaker will pay his respects to Lula Mae Hardaway - who died in 2006, aged 76 - on 'Gospel Inspired By Lula',...

Stevie Wonder Reworking Hits For New Orchestral Album

Soul star Stevie Wonder is revamping his classic tunes for a new orchestral album he is working on with songwriting pal David Foster.The singer is hoping to release When the World Began next year (14)...

A Week In Music - Daft Punk Get Lucky, Lana Del Rey Soundtracks Gatsby And Rod Stewart Shocks Us All

This Week In Albums... There was only album anyone was really talking about wasn't there? Daft Punk's much anticipated fourth LP Random Access Memories was streamed early after it leaked on the internet allowing the...

Stevie Wonder Closes Hangout Festival The Only Way He Knows How

Stevie Wonder headlined the final day of the three day Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend, closing the event with a marvellous display that included covers and renditions of classic tracks of his...

Daft Punk Think Auto-tune Ruins Music

Daft Punk think Auto-Tune is ruining pop music.Though the duo - Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter - like experimenting with the vocal-tweaking software in a ''fun'' way, they think it is over-relied on to...

Despite Stevie Wonder, Hip-hop Will Rule At Hangout Festival, Gulf Shores

The Hangout Musical Festival returns to Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend with a pretty varied line-up including Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon and Tom Petty as well as a number of notable hip-hop acts. Though...

Stevie Wonder And Alicia Keys Penned Court Letters Of Support For Lauryn Hill

Soul icon Stevie Wonder and R&B singer Alicia Keys sent letters of support for Lauryn Hill to the judge overseeing her tax evasion case in a desperate bid to keep her out of jail.The former...

Will.i.am: Daft Punk Sound Like Michael Jackson

will.i.am likes the new Daft Punk song because it reminds him of Michael Jackson. The 'This Is Love' hitmaker was one of the producers who worked with the late 'Bad' star shortly before his passing...

Blake Shelton Sticks Up For Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's good pal Blake Shelton has warned his Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards co-host not to insult her on stage tonight (07.04.13).'The Voice' USA judge thinks his fellow presenter Luke Bryan should avoid...

Elton John And Bernie Taupin Set For Songwriting Award

Elton John and Bernie Taupin are to receive the Songwriters Hall of Fame's highest award. The pianist and his long-time lyrical collaborator will be awarded the Johnny Mercer Award by the organisation in New York...

Taylor Swift To Duet With Mcgraw

Taylor Swift is teaming up with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards.The '22' singer - who is up for five awards - will duet with Tim on the...

Queen Voted Top Band To Spend 15 Minutes With

Queen have been voted the top band the UK would most want to spend 15 minutes with.The 'We Are The Champions' rockers topped a survey conducted by Virgin Media, who today (02.04.13) announced the launch...

Stars Pay Tribute To Music Mogul Phil Ramone

Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton John and Barbra Streisand are among the stars mourning the loss of top music producer Phil Ramone following his death on Saturday (30Mar13).Ramone, who won 14 Grammy Awards during...

Chris Brown Previews New Album

Chris Brown has previewed five tracks from his new album, 'X'.The 'Don't Wake Me Up' singer has completed his sixth album and claims it is his deepest to date. He told Rolling Stone magazine: ''This...

Berry Gordy Gets Pioneer Award From Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Berry Gordy is receiving a Pioneer Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The Motown founder - who is responsible for discovering icons acts such as Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and The Supremes and The Jackson...

Stevie Wonder Scolds Lil Wayne Over Emmett Till Lyric

Stevie Wonder has publicly chastised Lil Wayne for rapping about assassinated African-American teenager Emmett Till in a leaked song.The Lollipop star hit headlines this week (beg11Feb12) when an unauthorised remix of Karate Chop, his collaboration...

Stevie Wonder's Daughter Is Engaged

Stevie Wonder's daughter and backing singer Aisha Morris is engaged.The Superstition hitmaker was performing a pre-Super Bowl concert in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday night (02Feb13) when he suddenly stopped the show and announced the...

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