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45 min ago | WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Brandy Norwood and Ryan Press End Engagement

Brandy Norwood is back on the market. The singer and her music exec fianc, Ryan Press, split before the singer's 35th birthday in February, her rep confirmed to ABC News.


Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B

3 hrs ago | JAM! Showbiz

B.B. King was off meds for subpar concert

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King has revealed he was off his diabetes medication earlier this month when he delivered a subpar concert performance in Missouri.


Related Topix: Blues, B.B. King

7 hrs ago | KKMG-FM Colorado Springs

Earth, Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey Discusses His Life as a "Shining Star" in New Memoir

A new memoir by Philip Bailey , the longtime lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire , is being published today.


Related Topix: Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Philip Bailey, Soul

12 hrs ago | Detroit News

Fake new story on Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle goes viral

Yes, but the story, by 'Kato Leonard,' was from The News Nerd, a website that most people wouldn't mistake for the New York Times - or the Onion, for that matter.


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Soul

16 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Kelela: An R&B star-to-be rises in L.A.

Her futuristic love songs feel like high-def screen grabs of latent passion, micro-tonal desire and other in-the-middle emotions that the English language can't quite articulate.


Related Topix: Texas, Celebrities, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Africa, World News, Ethiopia

17 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Corden: Streep raps like 50 Cent

The three-time Oscar-winning actress has been learning to rap for a song in their new film, Into The Woods, and James - who previously collaborated with rapper Dizzee Rascal on World Cup song Shout - has been impressed with her lyrical dexterity.


Related Topix: The Iron Lady, 50 Cent, Rap

21 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Ice Cube Blasts MTV For Paul Walker Win

LOS ANGELES, April 15 -- Ice Cube has blasted the MTV Movie Awards for giving the Best Onscreen Duo trophy to Paul Walker posthumously on Sunday night and insists he and his 'Ride Along' co-star Kevin Hart were "robbed."


Related Topix: Fast & Furious 6, Ice Cube, Rap, Paul Walker, MTV Movie Awards, Kevin Hart, Celebrities, Vin Diesel

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Jennifer Lopez Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Jennifer Lopez had a good night Saturday night in Beverly Hills at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which recognize outstanding images of the LGBT community in the media.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Drama, J Lo, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Reunited And It Feels A Little Awkward: OutKast At Coachella

On Friday, after a 10-year absence from the stage, OutKast performed at Coachella.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Outkast

Pasadena Star-News

Martina McBride tackles pop, soul touchstones on a Everlastinga

Link: “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” lyrics video from “Everlasting” can be seen at .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Was, Aretha Franklin, Soul

National Public Radio

Flavor Flav Taking Plea Deal In Vegas Battery Case

Entertainer Flavor Flav is poised to take a plea deal that would avoid trial in a Las Vegas domestic violence case.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rap, Public Enemy

Majic 95.9 WYNT-FM

Outkast performs hits during Coachella set

Outkast's 20th anniversary reunion tour is officially underway. The hip-hop duo took the stage together on Friday at Indio, California's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.


Related Topix: Outkast, Hip-Hop, Indio, CA

KUQL-FM Mitchell


It's considered the first rock and roll song to top the charts. 1997: The Fugees played the first of two homecoming concerts in Haiti to raise money for Haitian refugees.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Rock-N-Roll, The Fugees, Wyclef Jean, Pras, Hip-Hop, Drama


13 Photos of the Crazy Coachella Experience Your Friends Are Bragging About

Each year, thousands of people flock to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. for a two-weekend, three-day music and arts festival.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Dance, Ellie Goulding, Pop/Rock, Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Review: Audra McDonald divinely channels Lady Day

Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in her new show has somehow summoned the feisty, proud and unbowed spirit of Billie Holiday, who died of cirrhosis of the liver in 1959.


Related Topix: Billie Holiday, Jazz, Theater, Arts

LA Daily News

Coachella 2014: Jay Z and Puff Daddy join Nas as rapper celebrates a Illmatica

NAS performs with special guest Jay-Z at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, Saturday, April 12, 2014.


Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Coachella, CA, Indio, CA


Muse, Pharrell headline Coachella amid dust storm

British rockers Muse and R&B singer Pharrell served up musical highlights at the Coachela Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday amid windy weather and cooler temperatures.


Related Topix: Muse, Pop/Rock, R&B, R-N-B, Weather, Nirvana, Grunge, Indio, CA, N.E.R.D., Hip-Hop


J-Lo, Laverne Cox Win GLAAD Media Awards

Jennifer Lopez arrives at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, April 12, 2014 Jennifer Lopez has added a couple of more trophies to her block.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, J Lo, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Drama

Redlands Daily Facts

Coachella 2014: Pharrell Williamsa use of guests, set list steals the show at Outdoor Theatre

R&B and sometime hip-hop artist Pharrell Williams stole the show at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on Saturday night with guests as diverse as Gwen Stefani and Snoop Dogg.


Related Topix: Gwen Stefani, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, N.E.R.D., Hip-Hop, Nelly, Rap, Busta Rhymes


Ed Sheeran's Pre-'SNL' Day in New York:...

As we tagged along with Sheeran before 'SNL,' he also ran into Siva from The Wanted, dropped one-liners and practiced American accents.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B