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Gabrielle Hints At Masked Singer Harlequin Tribute On Her Tour

Gabrielle would love to wear a stage costume inspired by her 'Masked Singer' persona when she heads out on tour.The 51-year-old singer wowed millions with her performances as Harlequin on the latest series of the...

Kingsley Ben-adir: It Was An Honour Playing Malcolm X

Kingsley Ben-Adir found it an "honour" playing Malcolm X.The 34-year-old actor stars in 'One Night in Miami' as the American civil rights activist - who was assassinated in 1965 at the age of 39 -...

Regina King Couldn't Wait To Direct One Night In Miami

Regina King felt 'One Night in Miami' was the perfect opportunity.The 49-year-old star makes her feature-length directorial debut with the drama flick, which focuses on a fictional meeting between Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown...

Regina King Says One Night In Miami Could Have Big Impact On Black Female Directors

Regina King admits her directorial debut could either ''open doors or close doors for more Black female directors''.The 49-year-old star has opened up on how the response to her new project 'One Night in Miami'...

Mickey Rooney 'Had Affair With' Elizabeth Taylor

Mickey Rooney had an affair with Dame Elizabeth Taylor when she was just 14 years old, a new book has claimed.The late actor was reportedly caught in the throes of passion with his 'National Velvet'...

Sam Cooke Biopic In The Works

The You Send Me hitmaker was killed at the age of 33 during a hotel dispute in Los Angeles, with local police concluding he kidnapped a woman and then attacked the motel's manager,...

Van Morrison Slams Modern R&b Stars

The reclusive Northern Irish singer insists modern singers don't know what real R&B is. He tells the Sunday Mail newspaper, "I can't relate to it now, what they call R&B. It doesn't...

Beyonce Enlivens Ailing Detroit With Sam Cooke's 'Change Is Gonna Come'

Beyonce injected some much-needed optimism into the city of Detroit on Saturday night with a swashbuckling show at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Last week, Detroit became biggest ever city to file for bankruptucy, with...

Green Day's Amy Winehouse Tribute A Warning

Green Day's Amy Winehouse tribute is a reminder of ''the consequences of the party.''The second of the group's forthcoming three albums, '¡Dos!', ends with a song called 'Amy' - written for the late singer following...

Bobby Womack Cancer Free

Bobby Womack is cancer free. The soul music legend was thought to have developed colon cancer in March, but after having a tumour removed he has been given the all clear. A post on the...

Bobby Womack To Have Cancer Surgery Soon

Bobby Womack will undergo cancer surgery this week.The singer - who was recently hospitalised with pneumonia, but has now been released - has been diagnosed with colon cancer and will start his treatment within the...

Bobby Womack Battling Cancer

Bobby Womack is reportedly battling colon cancer. The singer was hospitalised at the weekend, suffering with pneumonia, and later diagnosed with the condition, according to his friend, funk bassist Bootsy Collins. Bootsy originally tweeted yesterday...

Aretha Franklin Out Of Hospital

Aretha Franklin is being cared for by a private nurse after being discharged from hospital.The legendary singer was allowed home earlier this week after undergoing "highly successful" surgery for pancreatic cancer and she has revealed...

Solomon Burke Dies

Soul singer Solomon Burke has passed away aged 70. The 'Everybody Needs Somebody To Love' singer died of natural causes yesterday (10.10.10) on a flight from Los Angeles to Holland, where he was due to...

Johnson Shows Off Singing Skills

Wrestler-turned-actor DWAYNE JOHNSON wowed U.S. TV audiences with his singing talents on Wednesday night (17Mar10), by staging a musical tribute to his idol, SAM COOKE.The Scorpion King star travels with an acoustic guitar which was...

Lou Rawls Dies

Grammy-winning singer LOU RAWLS has died following a battle with lung and brain cancer. He was 72. The YOU'LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LOVE LIKE MINE hitmaker died earlier today (06JAN06) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center...

Chuck D: 'I Was Targeted By Cia'

Hip-hop legend CHUCK D is convinced America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) tracked his movements at the height of his fame because of his politically charged raps. The PUBLIC ENEMY frontman - real name CARLTON...

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