By Kyle Harvey, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Since winning “American Idol” in 2004, Fantasia Barrino has been one of R&B’s strongest voices and among the most accomplished singers in the… More
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By Courtney Garcia, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Many words describe Angela Davis – radical, intellectual, Communist, feminist, rebel, scholar, revolutionary– but the story of her life can be… More
The youngest Jonas brother confirms he’s in the running to be an “American Idol” judge. Latest …
Two more names are being floated as potential judges on “American Idol.” And what about Randy Jackson? There’s news about him too. Details …
You don’t mess with Aretha Franklin. A day after “Today’s” Kathie Lee Gifford and and Hoda Hotb stated that Franklin, who is 70, was not a good pick to judge… More
A reporter asked Aretha Franklin if she’d like one of the “American Idol” judges’ jobs and the Queen of Soul said yes. Details …
Aretha Franklin says she believed Whitney Houston had overcome her demons and was primed for a comeback, which made learning of the troubled singer’s death all the more shocking.
Friends and family gathered Thursday for a private memorial service for “Soul Train” creator and host Don Cornelius in Los Angeles. The service was led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who arrived early and perused blowup photos of Cornelius that were positioned around the lobby of Liberty Hall at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills. Jackson also presided over a private cremation ceremony last week.
It was a happy day for Oprah Winfrey as Day Two of her marathon, arena-sized farewell ended Tuesday with singing star Usher leading a stage full of top celebrities in… More
Aretha Franklin is back. After undergoing major surgery last December, the Queen of Soul made two high profile TV appearances late this week that showed she’s not only slimmer, but… More