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Katy plans girl power anthem with Rihanna


March 21st, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) Singers Katy Perry and Rihanna are planning to record a girl power duet.The pop stars are working on an "iconic" collaboration, but are not ... Read more...

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Singer Aretha Franklin clears the air about her comments on Cissy Houston


February 24th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Aretha Franklin claims that the media misrepresented recent comments that she made about Whitney Houston’s upbringing. During a recent appearance on “The Today Show,” Franklin ... Read more...

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Stay away from Houston’s funeral, police tell fans


February 18th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 18 (IANS) Whitney Houston fans are being asked by a New Jersey police chief to maintain distance from the star's funeral Saturday. They have been advised to ... Read more...

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‘Soul Train’ host Don Cornelius found dead in his house


February 1st, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Soul Train’ host and producer Don Cornelius has been found dead in his Californian house. According to TMZ, sources said that in all probability it’s a suicide ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin calls off marriage


January 24th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Singer Aretha Franklin has called off her marriage to William 'Willie' Wilkerson.The "Respect" singer was due to exchange wedding vows with Wilkerson this summer but ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin engaged


January 4th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Singer Aretha Franklin is engaged to her long-time boyfriend William 'Willie' Wilkerson."We're looking at June or July for our date, and no, I'm not pregnant, LOL! ... Read more...

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X Factor Season Premiere: Stacy Francis


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was the Season Premiere of 'X Factor' by Simon Cowell. The judges of the show which will be giving out a record breaking 5 million dollar ... Read more...

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Alejandro Sanz to sing with Tony Bennett


September 14th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) Alejandro Sanz will accompany Tony Bennett onstage at the concert the legendary singer will offer next weekend at New York's Metropolitan Opera House to promote ... Read more...

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Police on the look out for intruder who entered Halle Berry’s house


July 11th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Hollywood are looking for an intruder who entered the compound of actress Halle Berry. The intruder was spotted scaling a wall into the compound ... Read more...

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Carole King to write her memoir ‘Natural Woman’


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Carole King is all set to regale her fans with the story of her life in the form of her memoir, which is going to ... Read more...

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Jackson voted greatest singer of all time


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson has been voted the greatest singer of all time in a new poll.Fans have honoured him by making him top the ... Read more...

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Musician Clarence Clemons dies


June 19th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Renowned musician Clarence Clemons, a regular in Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band, died after suffering a major stroke. He was 69.Clemons, a saxophonist known as The Big ... Read more...

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson death hoax


May 5th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “The Rock” has come out to deny rumors that he is dead. The professional wrestler and actor who was born Dwayne Johnson is particularly angry at ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin weight loss sparked by embarrassing incident


April 30th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Aretha Franklin has revealed why she decided to lose weight. She explained that when her weight caused her Power Rider to break, she decided to ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin shows off 85-pound weight loss post surgery


April 29th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has showed off her dramatic weight loss in her first national TV performance post surgery.The legendary singer, who appeared on The View on ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin laughs off surgery rumours


March 14th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 14 (IANS) Singing legend Aretha Franklin has denied rumours that she underwent gastric bypass surgery in December last year, calling it crazy.The "Queen of Soul" had a ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin laughs off gastric bypass rumours


March 13th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): Legendary singer Aretha Franklin has dismissed reports that she underwent gastric bypass surgery in December (10) to reduce her weight.She insisted that the rumours about her mystery operation ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin reveals she has lost 85 pounds


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Legendary singer Aretha Franklin has revealed that she has lost 85 pounds as part of an ongoing effort to shed weight.The "Queen of Soul" said in a taped ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin all set to return to stage


February 17th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aretha Franklin has revealed that she believes she is “150 percent” back to her life following her surgery.During an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin ‘150 percent’ ready for first post-surgery concert


February 17th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Fans can expect to see more of Aretha Franklin in the coming months.The 'Queen of Soul' has revealed that she is '150 percent' ready to return to the ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera Blunders Again, Falls At Grammy Awards


February 14th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a Grammy Awards Show like none other, with Lady Gaga arriving in an egg, and awesome performances from such artists as Eminem, Lady Antebellum, and Barbara ... Read more...

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When Christina Aguilera almost tumbled onstage at the Grammys


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14 (ANI): Pop star Christina Aguilera apparently slipped onstage during her tribute to Aretha Franklin at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards.But the singer, who was joined onstage by ... Read more...

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Franklin to return to stage in May


February 11th, 2011 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) Legendary singer Aretha Franklin will be returning to stage in May for a tribute show. Franklin sparked health fears after she scrapped a series of end-of-year shows ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera to open Grammy Awards?


February 8th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wayne's World has reported that Christina Aguilera will be taking the stage again during the opening of the Grammy Awards.The singer had a very embarrassing night ... Read more...

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Rock ‘N Roll Hall Of Fame To Inaugurate An Exhibition That Pays Respect To The Female Artists


February 4th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 4, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, titled ‘Rock ‘n Roll’, has remarked that it would launch the globe’s primary exhibition dedicated to ‘rock's’ ... Read more...

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Christian Slater’s death reports are a hoax


February 1st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daily Mail has reported that contrary to Internet rumors, Christian Slater is not dead.The actor was the subject of a snowboarding accident rumor that hit ... Read more...

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Berry doubts her movie role


January 19th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actress Halle Berry doubts she is the best to play Aretha Franklin in an upcoming biopic, despite being personally chosen by the legendary singer.Berry, 44, insists ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin’s biopic moving forward without Halle Berry


January 18th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Aretha Franklin has confirmed that plans to bring her life story to the big screen in a new biopic is no longer just a dream and will be ... Read more...

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Halle Berry Refuses To Be Aretha Franklin In The Biopic


January 18th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aretha Franklin wants the Oscar winner Halle Berry to portray her in the biopic that is planned to be adapted from the autobiography 'Aretha:From These Roots'. The plan was on for ... Read more...

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Halle Berry to play Aretha Franklin


January 14th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Halle Berry is set to play veteran singer Aretha Franklin in a biopic.Berry has been confirmed by the "Respect" hitmaker to play the star in ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin says her health problem has been resolved


January 7th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Aretha Franklin says her health problem has been resolvedWashington, Jan 7 (ANI): Grammy Award-winning singer Aretha Franklin has revealed that the undisclosed ailment that forced her to have surgery in Detroit has ... Read more...

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Adam Sandler Is Still Alive!


December 29th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Big Daddy star Adam Sandler is the latest target of a fake death haux! A report was doing the rounds that the actor has passed away following an accident during ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin - latest victim of Internet death hoax


December 29th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Legendary singer Aretha Franklin has become the latest victim of an Internet death hoax.However, a rep for the star has confirmed that she is alive and well.The Queen ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin ‘feeling great’ post-surgery


December 17th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Aretha Franklin, who is recovering from her recent surgery, says she's up and about - and feeling better, too."I feel great," People Magazine quoted her as ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin Doing Well, Likely To Be Released From Hospital


December 12th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary singer Aretha Franklin who of late has been suffering from pancreatic cancer is reportedly doing well. This is the latest statement that her doctors have ... Read more...

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