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Aretha Franklin's secret life: From her 'orgy-loving father' to 'alcoholism, addiction and abuse'

She's the the Queen of Soul, known around the world for her powerful voice and iconic hits.<p>Currently said to be "gravely ill" in a Detroit hospital, …

Celebrity (UK)

Post Malone Just Broke One of Michael Jackson's Records

‘Stoney’ continues to see success.<p>Post Malone has another major accolade to add to his growing resume of accomplishments.<p>As <i>Billboard</i> reports, Post …

Music

20 Famous Celebrities That Have A Leo Zodiac Sign

Leos are royalty when it comes to the zodiac symbols of astrology, and August means that we are in full swing of Leo season. If you are new to …

Zodiac

Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson

NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Wonder visited an ailing Aretha Franklin at her home in Detroit on Tuesday.<p>Franklin's publicist Gwendolyn Quinn told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Franklin's ex-husband, actor Glynn Turman, also visited the Queen of Soul, who is seriously ill.<p>…

Entertainment

Our top 10 favorite Aretha Franklin songs

<i>By Molife Kumona</i><p>To say Aretha Franklin-inspired a generation is an understatement. She inspired generations and culture for decades. Her music has …

Aretha Franklin

Beyoncé Dedicates Detroit On the Run II Concert to Aretha Franklin

Fans around the world expressed concern as news broke on Monday that legendary singer and trailblazer Aretha Franklin is seriously ill as she battles …

Music

More synthetic bamboo! The greatest preset sounds in pop music

Christine and the Queens has become embroiled in an extraordinary controversy in her native France. In June, two listeners published separate videos to YouTube identifying the generic music samples – from recording and music creation software Logic Pro – that appear in her recent single, …

Music (UK)

Former Oilers enforcer Georges Laraque sashays away with drag contest win

"It’s with pleasure that I join this cause," Laraque said after winning the Montréal Pride celebrity drag competition.<p>He may not be on the level of …

Ice Hockey

Queen Naija is a master of the break-up anthem

The “Medicine” and “Karma” singer explains how she turned real life drama into hit songs.<p>There’s nothing like a good scorched-earth breakup song, and …

Music

Perfect Havoc Disco vs Night Beast Records

Line-up /<p>Blonde (UK) <br>Endor <br>Oliver Nelson <br>Tobtok<br>Eat More Cake<br>Linier<br>Adam Griffin<p>Perfect Havoc Disco team up with Night Beast Records on Friday 24th …

England

Universal Music Publishing Group's Jody Gerson on Songwriter Streaming Royalties: 'The Fees Are Not Where We Want Them To Be'

Universal Music Publishing Group chairman/CEO Jody Gerson has spoken out about the difficulties facing songwriters in the digital age, and how tech …

Music

Sam Smith says he 'doesn't like' Michael Jackson and the internet responds

Michael Jackson may have millions of fans around the world, but it turns out fellow singer Sam Smith is not one of them.<p>Singer and <i>American Idol</i> alum …

Michael Jackson

Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul,' gravely ill: report

The multiple Grammy award-winner is gravely ill and surrounded by relatives, a reporter and family friend has said. Franklin's last performance was …

Aretha Franklin

Post Malone dethrones Michael Jackson's Thriller on US chart - Music News - triple j

First it was The Fab Four, now it's the King of Pop.<p>Earlier this year, Post Malone surpassed The Beatles' record for having the most records in the …

Music

Aretha Franklin Reportedly Gravely Ill

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin is reportedly gravely ill and is surrounded by family and loved ones in her hometown of Detroit. News of …

Aretha Franklin

By keeping hat on, Cowboys' Jerry Jones reveals big flaw in NFL attempt at anthem policy

Let me see if I have this right: Wearing a hat during the national anthem, as Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did last month, is fine. Same for Jones’ team and most others keeping the beer lines flowing while <i>The Star Spangled Banner</i> plays. But quietly demonstrating to protest racism and social …

Jerry Jones

Omarosa Has A Wardrobe Change For Her Morning TV Blitz

1:32 PM 08/13/2018<p>Why does <b>Omarosa</b> need a fucking wardrobe change for her morning media appearances?<p>She was on TV to talk about her new book, .<p>Dress …

Omarosa Manigault

Saudis must be held accountable

Demands for international humanitarian aid must be kept up on behalf of the ordinary Yemenies imperilled by the conflict<p>about 3 hours ago<p>The latest …

Middle East

The 10 best new TV dramas coming this autumn

Wanderlust<p>Buzz is growing for this boldly unconventional family drama, the first arrival from the BBC’s impressive autumn slate. The terrific Toni Collette – star of the film <i>Muriel’s Wedding</i> and now a potential Oscar dark horse for her performance in <i>Hereditary</i> – and Steven Mackintosh star as a …

TV

Can You Get 7/10 On This Pop Culture Of The Week Quiz?

Another week, another quiz.

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Minister of music: Kirk Whalum walloped the crowd with his jazzy, saxy style during A Work of Art

Anyone who didn't know, or forgot, that Kirk Whalum is an ordained minister as well as a Grammy-winning jazz saxophonist and recording artist was …

City Halls

Jobriath: We Need a Movie About the Openly Gay '70s Rocker Who Inspired Morrissey and Def Leppard (Podcast)

With a rich record deal and David Geffen behind him, how did “America’s David Bowie” disappear?<p>Jobriath should have been one of the biggest starts of …

David Bowie

Beyoncé’s advice on how to manage your career

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is one of the biggest celebrities in the world and one of the tightest-lipped about it. The singer and businesswoman has …

Self-improvement

Dru Hill to Perform at AFRAM

<i>By AFRO Staff</i><p>Fans over the world have sung along to the lyrics of their hit songs such as “Tell Me,” “Sleeping in My Bed,” “Never Make a Promise” and …

Music

Courtney Act looking forward to being sent to Coventry after hearing phrase on CBB

A world-famous drag queen and Celebrity Big Brother winner is being ‘sent to Coventry’ and cannot wait to meet more of her UK fans.<p>Ru Paul’s Drag …

Celebrity Big Brother

Celine Dion rocks Auckland audiences for the first time in 22 years

Celine Dion on stage during her first performance in New Zealand in 22 years.<p><b>REVIEW:</b> She arrived on stage in a sparkly golden suit amid audience …

Celine Dion

13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Drake, Kenny Chesney & DJ Khaled Reign

It's business as usual for Drake, as he commands three of <i>Billboard</i>'s signature charts -- the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and Billboard Artist …

Music

Billboard’s top female artists of all time: Who beat Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift and Whitney Houston for the top spot?

Billboard continues to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its Hot 100 singles chart, this time by ranking the top 10 female artists of all time based …

Music

SH: Remembering Robin: ‘You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it’

REMEMBERING ROBIN WILLIAMS<p>I’VE seen a lot of big name celebrities pass in my years as a journalist — Whitney Houston, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, …

Robin Williams

Claiborne Ave. mass shooting victim, Kurshaw Jackson, is laid to rest | NOLA.com

Kurshaw Jackson, 38, was senselessly gunned down in his prime. Over 100 people -- friends, family, coworkers -- gathered at Charbonnet-Lapat-Glapion …

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