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Stevie Wonder , Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim are to receive ASCAP Centennial Awards to celebrate the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' 100th anniversary.
Smokey Robinson 's new album Smokey & Friends is an R&B/soul masterpiece that features new duet versions of some of the singer/songwriter's most memorable songs, including remakes of tracks written by Robinson for himself and his group the Miracles , as well as other acts like the Temptations and Marvin Gaye .
Taylor Swift's 19th hit Shake It Off is the highest new entrant in the NZ Top 40 singles chart.
After trending on Twitter for the better part of Thursday afternoon, Julius Malema and the EFF's "we want da money" jibe in parliament made it to the 5FM Morning Drive show on Friday morning.
Katy Perry with Kacey Musgraves Target Center Katy Perry rose to top of the pops status on the strength of a few standbys--spectacle, hooks, sexual innuendo--plus an eccentric, party girl public persona that can shine as bright as her piercing blue eyes.
Jamaica's most prolific crooner Beres Hammond is currently embarking on his 2014 North American tour throughout August.
We're talking about history. What I that means is as clear as it comes when we look at the legacy of Motown founder Berry Gordy.
This June 29, 2014 file photo shows singer Stevie Wonder performing at the Calling festival, in London.
Hackbridge songwriter Tony Power set to release Best of Powerworld Music- featuring his heroes The Three Degrees, Sonia, and Irish Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh A songwriter and music producer has realised his dream of producing an album sung by his musical idols from the past five decades.
S.A. Martinez doesn't have time to rest. After completing another annual three-month summer stint with 311, , Martinez hopes to finish three albums of his own before 311 sets sail on their fan cruise to Jamaica.
Meet Rhenda Fearrington: Rhenda Fearrington is considered New York Soul in the Heart of Philly Jazz, which produces a warm and soulful presentation when singing from the Great American Songbook.
Verdine White, left, performs with Philip Bailey and Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind and Fire: "I don't think anybody has gone through different genres as successfully as we have," White says.
Even at age 74, the Motown icon with the legendary falsetto sounds exactly as he did a half-century ago.
It's been a long time since most older adults experienced their first romantic kisses.
If your knowledge of soul, funk, and especially Motown music is limited to the Urban Outfitters' vinyl selection or the Get On Up soundtrack, you're in need of enlightenment.
The Supremes' "Where Did Our Love Go" single cover with Florence Ballard, Diana Ross and Mary Wilson released in 1964.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 01:35 am
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