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  1. 'Motown: The Musical' actress-singer delights in her multiple legendary rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    ... Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. Grammy-nominated artist Ashley TA mar Davis plays several roles, including Gladys Knight and Motown founder Berry Gordy's sister Esther. She talked about her parts in a MSR phone interview. "The reason why I ...

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  2. Base Level: Good Girl's Music Is Inspired By The 90s & We're Sooo Here For ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... who were relatable and came with a hip hop edge. We are also inspired by Brandy, Aaliyah, Mariah Carey, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, and Anita Baker because they all laid the blueprint. They've all made history and so will we. ...

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  3. Soul comes to the Twin Cities with 'Motown: The Musical': Critically...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Insight News

    Soul comes to the Twin Cities with 'Motown: The Musical': Critically acclaimed show runs Dec. 16 - 28 at the Orpheum Put the backstory and the music together with a talented group of actors, singers and dancers and it all adds up to a stage show that has been blowing audiences away. "Motown: The Musical" is the story of the world's most famous record label that birthed the careers of Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, the Temptations, Gladys Knight and the Pips, the Four Tops and the most famous family in music, the Jacksons ... as in the Jackson 5 ... as in Michael Jackson.

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  4. Dancing Raisins and Ed SullivanRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Examiner.com

    ... and Barrett Strong in 1966, the single was first recorded by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles as well as Gladys Knight & the Pips. The song went on to become a number one hit on television as well. The California Raisins took over the television in ...

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  5. Beyonc Earns Eighth No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Billboard

    ... hybrid tally. Only Aretha Franklin (with 20 No. 1s), Janet Jackson (16), Mariah Carey (10) have more. ( Gladys Knight has also accumulated 10 No. 1s, but nine of those came as part of the group Gladys Knight & The Pips .) Beyonce also tallied four ...

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  6. Motown soul diva on south coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Daily Echo

    AN ICON of soul will be taking the clock back at a Bournemouth theatre next year when she appears as part of a seven-date UK tour. Gladys Knight, pictured, is performing all her classic hits when she heads to the Bournemouth International Centre on Saturday, July 4. The audience can expect to hear renditions of songs such as Midnight Train To Georgia, Help Me Make It Through The Night, James Bond tune Licence To Kill, and The Way We Were.

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  7. 8-Piece Horn Band Playing in Middletown This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Patch.com

    ... to the early 1960's appearing with artists such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lou Rawls, Pat Benatar, Martha Reeves, Gladys Knight, Roomful of Blues, the Drifters and Gene Pitney. The band has performed at Waterfire in Providence for the past 8 years. Have ...

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  8. NJPAC to Welcome Grammy Winner Gladys Knight & The Spinners in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    New Jersey Performing Arts Center presents two of the greats - seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight and the smooth, sophisticated Spinners - in a memorable evening of R&B hits Friday, January 23, 2015 8:00 PM in the Prudential Hall. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC .

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  9. Gladys Knight announces 2015 UK tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Music-News.com

    Empress of Soul and seven time Grammy winner, Gladys Knight announces a seven date UK tour in 2015, her first in six years, which takes in the Royal Albert Hall on July 1st. Gladys Knight will be performing all her classic hits ' 'Midnight Train To Georgia' ; 'Help Me Make It Through The Night'; 'Licence To Kill ; 'The Way We Were'; 'Baby Don't' Change Your Mind' and You're The Best Thing ' plus tracks from her latest album 'Where My Heart Belongs'.

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  10. Aretha Franklin Set to be Honored With Billboard's First-Ever Icon AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Black Enterprise

    ... Classics , was released on Sept. 20. On the CD, she inimitably interpreted diva classics by Dinah Washington, Gladys Knight, Gloria Gaynor, Barbra Streisand, Alicia Keys, and others. She earned her highest-charting album since 1985 with the arrival ...

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  11. Granddaughter of Legendary Dionne Warwick, Cheyenne Elliott to ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Weekend

    ... Palladium. Another performance honor included her Carnegie Hall debut at age 12, opening for legendary singer Gladys Knight. At 12 years old, Cheyenne also appeared on Dionne's My Friends & Me album. She lent her vocals to a duet entitled "Love Will ...

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  12. Big Music: William Hicks and his amazing American Four Tops Motown Show is coming to CardiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

    ... Girl, Let the Music Play the list of songs goes on and on. William's resume is extremely impressive supporting Gladys Knight and Jennifer Holliday at the Atlanta Stadium and the original Four Tops and Temptations at Chastain Park in Atlanta Georgia. ...

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  13. NC Jazz Recording Artist Yolanda Rabun Announces Launch of New Studio Album Kickstarter CampaignRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... gifted singer and songwriter, Yolanda's rich, robust, soulful voice draws repeated comparisons to Gladys Knight and Nancy Wilson, but Yolanda is creating a path of her own. She released, independently, her debut So Real "Enhanced CD" with a 7-week ...

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  14. VH1 to Encore Behind the Music: Aaliyah This SundayRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... archive video, film and home movie footage, concert clips and songs, plus new interviews with Gladys Knight , Nelson George, boyfriend/music mogul Damon Dash , Blackground Records CEO Barry Hankerson , video director Wayne Isham and BET producer ...

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  15. The gospel according to Mary J BligeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Financial Times

    There is a long tradition of American stars visiting Britain to record albums. Sometimes the reason is anglophilia, like Frank Sinatra who came over to make Sinatra Sings Great Songs from Great Britain .

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  16. Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder among draws for Vegas holiday weekendRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Gladys Knight by Anna Webber/Getty Images for Friends of Hudson River Park; Stevie Wonder by Owen Sweeney/Invision/Associated Press; Timberlake by Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/MCT Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and Justin Timberlake are among the stars who will perform during the Thanksgiving weekend in Las Vegas. Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and Justin Timberlake are among the stars who will perform during the Thanksgiving weekend in Las Vegas.

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  17. Soulful night will support a great causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

    ... Girl, Let the Music Play the list of songs goes on and on. William's resume is extremely impressive supporting Gladys Knight and Jennifer Holliday at the Atlanta Stadium and the original Four Tops and Temptations at Chastain Park in Atlanta Georgia. ...

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  18. Natalie Brown Releases "This Christmas" EP In Time For The HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Mi2n

    ... release. With musical influences ranging from Whitley Houston and Aretha Franklin, to Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight, Natalie Brown's music is described as uplifting and inspiring and fuses R&B/Pop with Adult Contemporary and a touch of 'soul'. ...

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  19. PHOTO: Aaliyah is seen in this undated file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | ABC News

    ... on "Star Search" and nearly making the cut for the TV series "Family Matters." She also performed with Gladys Knight during a five-night stretch in Las Vegas, and her music career took off soon after. Aaliyah found early success with her debut ...

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  20. 9 Things We Learned From 'Aaliyah: Princess of R&B'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Essence Magazine

    ... deny that there were some interesting tidbits we learned from the portrayal of Aaliyah's life on screen. 1. Gladys Knight gave Aaliyah some great advice As a preteen, Aaliyah was given the opportunity to perform with Gladys Knight (played by Elise ...

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