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  • India.Arie Tried to Say Hello to Lady Gaga, but Got Shut Down (Watch)

    Feb 11, 15 by Qwest7 10 Comments

    *Apparently Lady Gaga’s one-man security team didn’t get the memo about India.Arie, who called out the security guard for preventing her from saying hello to the “Cheek to Cheek” singer. Arie tapped Gaga on the arm as she walked the red carpet Sunday for the Grammy Awards with Tony Bennett.  It was then that the […]

  • Aretha Franklin Parties in NYC for 71st Birthday

    Mar 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Aretha Franklin turned 71 on Monday, March 25th, and celebrated the occasion by working her way through New York City. She began Monday afternoon by hosting a dinner at Le Bernardin restaurant in Manhattan for friends, including fellow birthday girl Chaka Khan, who turned 60 on Saturday, March 23. The Queen of Soul went on […]

  • Nas to Perform at Amy Winehouse Memorial Concert

    Dec 11, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

      *Nas will take the stage at a special concert commemorating the 30th birthday of the late Amy Winehouse, her father Mitch Winehouse has revealed. The rapper – who teamed with the late singer on his track “Cherry Wine,” will perform at the event to be held next September at The Roundhouse in Camden, north […]

  • Tony Bennett Talks Race, Obama ahead of PBS’ Duets II

    Jan 26, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *In Harry Belafonte’s recent HBO documentary “Sing Your Song,” the singer/activist spoke about recruiting his famous friends, including singer Tony Bennett, to join him in Alabama to support Dr. Martin Luther King’s historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery. Earlier this month, during a Television Critics Association panel for his PBS special “Tony Bennett: Duets […]

  • Aretha: Accepts ‘Monk’ Award; Talks Obama, Still Wants Halle

    Sep 14, 11 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *Aretha Franklin came to Washington D.C. Tuesday night to receive the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz Founder’s Award. Herbie Hancock, Jennifer Hudson, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright were among the mix of D.C. and Hollywood A-listers on hand to pay homage to Franklin and to the Institute, now in its 25th year, according to The […]

  • Stevie Wonder Inducted into Apollo Legends Hall of Fame

    Jun 14, 11 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Stevie Wonder took his place in Apollo history Monday night as he was honored during the famed theater’s spring gala with induction into the Legends Hall of Fame, which includes Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald and James Brown. Though Wonder was the main attraction, the audience was also wowed as he collaborated with a […]