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Aretha Franklin sues website for $10M over 'fake' story

The Queen of Soul is suing a website for $10 million over what she is calling a fake story about her.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Billboard

Aretha Franklin Denies Fight With Patti LaBelle That...

On April 11, the Onion-ish "news site" The News Nerd published a fictional story titled " Patti Labelle Arrested After Fist Fight with Aretha Franklin ."

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

CTNow.com

Iconic Jazz Photograpers

We are one lucky nation to have a homegrown musical form, and cultural force, like jazz.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Yale University, Duke Ellington, Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Detroit News

PBS spotlights hit power of famed Muscle Shoals studios

Rick Hall, owner/producer of the Fame Studio in Muscle Shoals, Ala., with blind blues and soul singer and songwriter Clarence Carter.

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Related Topix: Muscle Shoals, AL, Clarence Carter, Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, Percy Sledge, Wilson Pickett, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

New Urban Legends

Ringing Labelle

Origins: In Performance at the White House is a television program produced since 1978 to "showcase the rich fabric of American culture in the setting of the nation's most famous home."

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Related Topix: Patti LaBelle, R-N-B, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Soul

The Daily Breeze

Martina McBride tackles pop, soul touchstones on a Everlastinga

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

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Was, Black Entertainment, Soul

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

BROWN: Military, allies lose respect for Obama

A global survey of 68 countries at the end of 2013 conducted by Gallup and the Worldwide Independent Network now rates America as the biggest threat to world peace on the planet.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Watersblogged

Glee: The Music, Bash - EP - Glee Cast

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Glee: The Music, Bash - EP by Glee Cast, download iTunes now.

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Related Topix: Glee Cast, Glee, Entertainment, Television, Black Entertainment, Soul, Amber Riley

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Review: McBride offers her take on soul classics

Martina McBride, "Everlasting" Of all contemporary country singers, Martina McBride seems the most well-suited to interpret classic soul tunes.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Sam Cooke, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Grammy winner, Disney star included in State Fair lineup

The "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin will take the stage August 5. The 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist was named the No.

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Northwich Guardian

You don't have to go far for great live music

CLASSIC hits from Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye to Amy Winehouse and Beyonce are guaranteed to produce a great night out at Witton Albion FC on Friday.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Marvin Gaye, Soul, Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

OnMilwaukee

2014 State Fair adds Aretha Franklin, Zendaya and more to Main Stage

Early this morning, the Wisconsin State Fair announced several new additions to their headliner lineup for the 2014 festival, including Zendaya, the Happy Together tour and one of the most iconic and influential voices in American music history, Aretha Franklin.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Milwaukee, WI, Music, Entertainment

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Colorado Springs Independent

White like me: A history of St. Paul's predecessors

St. Paul & The Broken Bones aren't the first artists to be saddled with the "blue-eyed soul" label.

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Related Topix: Punk, Black Entertainment, Soul, Indiana

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Examiner.com

10 days of great music with Diana Aretha Gladys and the Temptations

Aretha is making 2014 count with concerts and appearing as a coach for Pharrell Williams on Season 7 of the hit TV show the Voice.

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Related Topix: Soul, The Temptations, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Diana Ross

The Miami Herald

Martina McBride gets an electric charge from R&B / rock

What's Martina McBride, one of the most decorated country singers of the last 20 years, doing devoting an entire album to vintage R&B, soul and rock songs? That seems to be the main motivation behind "Everlasting," her just-released studio album, which was produced by Don Was and includes covers of Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds," Otis Redding's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Was, Elvis Presley, Otis Redding, Soul, Black Entertainment, Jimmy Ruffin

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Review: McBride offers her take on soul classics

Of all contemporary country singers, Martina McBride seems the most well-suited to interpret classic soul tunes.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Sam Cooke, Pop/Rock, Was, Elvis Presley

Sun Apr 06, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

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From the East Room of the White House, the President and First Lady welcome Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monae, Jill Scott and others to perform songs made famous by generations of remarkable women of soul who overcame adversity through the power and passion of their music - from Etta James to Diana Ross to Aretha herself.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Top Picks: PBS's look at family band Hypnotic Brass Ensemble,...

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted an all-female lineup of some of the first ladies of music.

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Philly.com

Earlier this week, LaBelle firmly dismissed any notion that the Queen of Soul was throwing shade.

THERE WAS a touch of controversy surrounding last month's "Women of Soul" events at the White House.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Daily Mail

'Blossoming into a star!' American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez tells...

Cop who shot dead university student while she and twin were being held hostage by burglar at campus home is cleared of wrongdoing 'Blossoming into a star!' American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez tells hopeful Malaya Watson that she can 'run away' with title American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez made a bold prediction on Wednesday night that hopeful ... (more)

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