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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Jon Stewart is hosting the MusiCares salute to Bruce Springsteen. The Recording Academy also announced Wednesday that Elton John, Neil Young, Mumford & Sons, Sting, Mavis Staples and Kenny Chesney will be among more than a dozen performers who will help pay tribute to Springsteen during the Feb. 8 benefit concert, held in Los Angeles two days before the Grammy Awards.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — In an era when Beyonce and Jay-Z are music royalty, when Barack Obama is the nation’s chief executive, and when black stars in the cast of… More
For two people who are music legends, it seems like Madonna and Elton John can’t help but snipe at each other, even though they seem to respect each other and their various successes. Maybe they just like playing a fun game of cat-and-mouse.
The idea of Elton John playing one of Rachel Berry’s dads was one that had us intrigued and maybe got us a little excited. Unfortunately, according to Ryan Murphy, the rock legend doesn’t have time to do the gig.
By Steve Pond at TheWrap The competition in the Oscars’ Best Original Song category could come down to Elton John vs. Mary J. Blige, or Jonsi vs. Chris Cornell, or… More
Fairytales are, occasionally, real. Even the hardest hearts melted as Prince William and Kate Middleton wed. Despite the crowds and the television cameras, the future king of England and the… More
By RAPHAEL G. SATTER LONDON — It’s a Who’s Who of royalty, power and fame: David and Victoria Beckham, Elton John, Prime Minister David Cameron, the king of Norway and… More
Elton John pulled double duty as SNL’s host and musical guest this weekend, but the Rocket Man had some help from the episode’s surprising parade of guest stars. Tom Hanks… More