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Yesterday | Burton Mail

Feel good all set to wow the crowd

SOUL lovers look set to be up on their feet as a 'the feel good show of the year' heads into Staffordshire.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Wilson Pickett, Tina Turner, Pop/Rock, Sam & Dave

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Perez Hilton

Aretha Franklin Doesn't Take Too Kindly To These Satirical...

A few weeks ago, a satirical site called The News Nerds published an outrageous article about Patti Labelle and Aretha Franklin getting into a little tiff.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

The Washington Post

What was fake on the Internet this week: diva brawls, bedbug highs and bomb threats

Aretha Franklin, who did NOT brawl with Patti Labelle, arrives at an event in New York in 2011.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Reuters, Pop/Rock, Fake?, Public Relations, Business News


10 Explosive Live Versions That Trump Their Originals

One of the highlights of Coachella last weekend was Arcade Fire inviting Debbie Harry up on stage for a special rendition of 'Heart of Glass' at Coachella .


Related Topix: 9, Black Entertainment, Soul, Jazz, Folk, Joni Mitchell

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

'Everlasting': McBride revels in comfort food in new album

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)


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

The Post-Standard

Aretha Franklin suing website; 'Orange is the New Black' trailer; 'Glee' feud: PM Buzz

Aretha Franklin sings on the main stage at the M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest on the OCC campus in 2007.


Related Topix: Glee, Entertainment, Television, Black Entertainment, Soul, Syracuse, NY, Startups, Netflix


Aretha Franklin Denies Brawl With Patti LaBelle And Is Suing The Satirical Blog That Reported It

Soul legend Aretha Franklin has got herself into a bit of an embarrassing mess. Franklin is suing satirical news site the News Nerd for $10 million because of a story they ran about a fictional brawl between Franklin and fellow soul songstress Patti LaBelle.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Wed Apr 16, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Tue Apr 15, 2014


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 ."


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul


Iconic Jazz Photograpers

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


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.


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."


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 .


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.


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

Sat Apr 12, 2014


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

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.


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Punk, Black Entertainment, Soul, Indiana