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Smokey Robinson Open To Justin Bieber Collaboration

The My Girl star reveals he has been working with mutual friend and producer Poo Bear, who is keen to introduce the odd couple, so the pair can come up with some new...

Reviews Round-up: Smokey Robinson's Collaboration Album 'Smokey & Friends'

Soul and R&B legend Smokey Robinson releases a new album this week entitled Smokey & Friends.It sees the iconic singer and songwriter revisit the tracks that made him so famous and reinterpret them with as...

Diana Ross To Perform At Son's Wedding

Diana Ross is set to perform at her son Evan Ross' wedding.The Motown legend will serenade guests as her 25-year-old son ties the knot with Ashlee Simpson on the evening of August 31 in a...

Smokey Robinson Saddened By 'Brother' Bobby Rogers' Death

Soul icon Smokey Robinson has paid a heartfelt tribute to his "brother" and late bandmate Bobby Rogers, following the singer's death on Sunday (03Mar13).The founder of Robinson's backing band The Miracles passed away at his...

Bobby Rogers Motown Loses Another Legend - Miracles Singer Bobby Rogers Dies, 73

It has been a sad few weeks for Motown Records, with the deaths of several of its former recording artists being announced in the news. Yesterday, Smokey Robinson announced that one of the original members...

Bobby Rogers Dies Aged 73: Tributes Flood In For 'Miracles' Man

Bobby Rogers, the soul singer and song writer who co-founded The Miracles and was a part of the first million-selling group Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, has passed away at the age of 73 after...

Smokey Robinson Fashion Line Launch Postponed

Smokey Robinson's Oscars-eve fashion show has been postponed over fears it would be overshadowed by the Academy Awards.The soul man, who celebrated his 73rd birthday on Tuesday (19Feb13), was hoping to launch the Smokey Robinson...

Smokey Robinson To Launch Clothing Line At Pre-oscars Fashion Show

Soul legend Smokey Robinson will launch his new clothing line with a fashion show on the eve of the Oscars.The dapper singer has teamed up with late boxer Joe Frazier's tailor, James Andrew, to create...

Andy Williams Songs Were Legendary, But His Television Career Deserves Respect

Andy Williams songs will be played on record players across the globe today, after the effortlessly smooth crooner – best known for his track ‘Moon River’ – died on Wednesday, aged 84. Williams soothing voice,...

Tributes To Hal David Led By Motown's Dionne Warwick

Hal David was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just last year, though his song-writing has permeated modern culture for decades. Best known for his work collaborating with Burt Bacharach and his...

Hal David Tributes Led By Motown Legend Dionne Warwick

After Hal David songs lit up soul star Dionne Warwick's glittering career, it was no surprise that the Motown veteran was leading the tributes to the recently deceased songwriter who, along with creative partner Burt...

Lenny Kravitz Watched Motown Stars Play Cards

Lenny Kravitz used to watch Jermaine Jackson take on Diana Ross at poker when he was a boy. The 'Let Love Rule' singer went to school with the son of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy,...

Robinson Stands Up Singing Heidi Klum

Supermodel Heidi Klum was forced to hunt out a karaoke partner at a Unicef benefit on Thursday (15Mar12) after her planned duet with Smokey Robinson fell through.The stars were set to perform The Temptations' My...

Smokey Robinson Plans Spanish Album

Smokey Robinson is putting his recent Spanish lessons to good use on a new foreign-language album.The Tears of a Clown singer is planning to record his next album entirely in Spanish. He tells Billboard.com, "I've...

Belated Hall Of Fame Induction For Smokey Robinson's Miracles

This year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making amendments for past oversights, in which several backing bands of first generation rock and roll stars (such as Buddy Holly) were not inducted into...

Michael Jackson Immortalized In Hollywood Ceremony

Michael Jackson was immortalized in a fitting tribute outside Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday (26 January 2012). The late singer's children Prince, 14, Paris, 13 and Blanket, 9, imprinted their father's hand...

Bieber To Join Jacksons For King Of Pop Day In Hollywood

Justin Bieber and Smokey Robinson will join Michael Jackson's kids and the late King of Pop's brothers for a celebration of the pop superstar's life on Thursday (26Jan12).Paris, Prince and Blanket will use one of...

Tito Jackson To Marry In 2012

Tito Jackson is getting married in what is set to be one of the most lavish wedding parties of 2012.The Jackson 5 star was so moved when he attended the London premiere of David Gest's...

Michael Jackson's Children To Attend Tribute Concert

The controversial Michael Jackson tribute concert goes ahead later today (October 8th) in the Welsh capital of Cardiff with the late King of Pop's children set to be in attendance at the Millennium Stadium. The...

Michael Jackson's Family Plan Annual Tribute Show

Michael Jackson's family want to hold an annual tribute concert to the late star. A tribute to the late 'Beat It' star, Michael Forever, will be held at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday (08.10.11)...

Jamie Foxx To Take Part In Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

Jamie Foxx is to take part in the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert according to TMZ.comThe 43-year-old actor and singer will appear live in Wales where the October show is due to take place. Foxx...

David Gest And Tito Plan Tour Tribute To Michael Jackson

David Gest, Tito Jackson, Rebbie Jackson are to pay tribute to Michael Jackson with a live tour honouring the pop icon's life.The TV star and producer will be joined by the late singer's two siblings...

Kiss Axed From Michael Jackson Concert

KISS have been pulled from playing at a Michael Jackson tribute concert. The 'Rock and Roll All Nite' band were axed from the lineup today (16.08.11) after fans of the late 'Thriller' hitmaker brought previous...

Rap Rebels Lmfao

LMFAO are the "rebels" of the Motown family. The group - made up of Redfoo and SkyBlu, son and grandson of legendary soul record label Motown founder Berry Gordy - say their rap roots set...

Stevie Wonder & Smokey Robinson Lead White House Motown Tribute

STEVIE WONDER and SMOKEY ROBINSON put on a Motown tribute at the White House for U.S. president BARACK OBAMA in celebration of America's Black History month.The soul legends led a superstar line-up including Sheryl Crow,...

Nick Jonas Denies Using Inappropriate Word On Stage

NICK JONAS played an impromptu concert in Virginia last night (23rd February 2011)NICK JONAS, the American musician and JONAS BROTHERS star, played an impromptu gig in Virginia yesterday, in preparation for his performance at the...

Smokey Robinson To Headline White House Concert Tonight

SMOKEY ROBINSON is set to headline a White House Motown tribute evening tonight (24th February 2011).SMOKEY ROBINSON, the legendary soul singer-songwriter, has been invited by President BARACK OBAMA to perform a Motown tribute at the...

Sick Robinson Cancels Chicago Celebration

SMOKEY ROBINSON has pulled out of an appearance at a tribute event and concert in Chicago, Illinois due to illness.The soul legend was due to be honoured by both the state of Illinois and the...

Robinson Breaks The Colour Barrier At Cracker Barrel

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON has made history by becoming the first African-American artist to put out an album through U.S. restaurant chain Cracker Barrel.The chain famously offers up exclusive country music releases to its customers...

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