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Barbra Streisand and More Pay Tribute To Marvin Hamlisch

In honor of Marvin Hamlisch, who passed away on August 6, Barbra Streisand and a host of music’s legends came out to sing some of the composer’s biggest songs.

09/19/2012

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‘American Idol’ Round-Up: Who Else Could Possibly Be a Judge With Mariah?

To help clear up any confusion, we’ve made a list of the latest names who have been added to the short list of possibilities. And of course, why we think they might fit in perfectly with Mariah.

08/24/2012

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Aretha Franklin Calls Out Kathie Lee For ‘Idol’ Criticism, Host Apologizes

Aretha Franklin is demanding some R-E-S-P-E-C-T. The Queen of Soul is firing back at Kathie Lee Gifford, who questions whether the legend is too old for ‘American Idol.’

07/18/2012

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‘Idol’ Shake Up: Who Will Take Over For J.Lo and Steven Tyler?

With both Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler saying goodbye to American Idol last week, we round up the rumored candidates who are competing to fill their shoes.

07/16/2012

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Aretha Franklin To Be Inducted Into Gospel Hall Of Fame

Her music is known for its deep Gospel roots and religious tones, and now the Queen of Soul will be formally recognized by the Gospel Music Association for the genre of music in which she […]

05/09/2012

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Aretha Franklin Gets Engaged

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Aretha Franklin[/lastfm], at the age of 69, has announced her engagement to William “Willie” Wilkerson. He has been by her side for years now. He’s a former Detroit firefighter and well known businessmen. In […]

01/04/2012

Jennifer Hudson To Stream Live On Letterman Concert June 13th!

Sultry soul vocalist, ex-American Idol competitor, and Academy Award winning Actress[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Jennifer Hudson[/lastfm]will be performing a free streaming Live on Letterman concert from the Ed Sullivan Theater on June 13th at 9 PM ET. […]

06/02/2011

Adele Sings ‘Natural Woman’ Stripped Down

[lastfm]Adele[/lastfm] doesn’t need much help stopping a show with her brilliant vocal performance. The other night she stunned a crowd with just her pipes and some light backing guitar as she knocked out an amazing […]

02/17/2011

Aretha Franklin Tribute At The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards Receives Standing Ovation

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards opened with a tribute to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Aretha Franklin[/lastfm]. The medley of songs were intended as a “Valentine” to the Queen of Soul. The last few months have been trying for […]

02/13/2011

Backstage At The GRAMMY Awards

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. It’s the biggest show on television, with 200 or 300 performers, 23 great performances, and a run time of over 3 ½ hours. Walk into a dressing room backstage at […]

02/09/2011

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