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Jackson’s family plans annual tribute


October 8th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Michael Jackson's family wants to organise annual tribute concerts for the late pop legend.A tribute to the late "Beat It" star, Michael Forever, will be ... Read more...

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Beyonce to perform via satellite at MJ tribute


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles will perform via satellite at late pop legend Michael Jackson's tribute concert in October.Jackson's mother Katherine has organised the concert titled "Michael ... 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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Music stars team up for MJ TV tribute


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A host of music stars have teamed up for a TV tribute to honour the late Michael Jackson on the first anniversary of his death.Christina Aguilera, Marc ... Read more...

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Aguilera to perform on MJ’s death anniversary


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Singers Christina Aguilera and Smokey Robinson will perform at a special show Friday to mark the first death anniversary of pop legend Michael Jackson. The two are ... Read more...

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MJ, Aretha Franklin to be inducted into hall of fame


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin are going to be a part of the hall of fame at New York's Apollo Theatre.Queen of Soul Franklin, 68, is expected ... Read more...

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Obama organises civil rights music night at White House


February 11th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): President Barack Obama transformed the White House ballroom into a concert hall as the venue played host to a civil rights music night.Speaking on the occasion Obama, ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan’s song turned into children’s book


February 5th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Veteran singer Bob Dylan's famous track 'Man Gave Names To All The Animals' has been converted into a children's book.The 68-year-old star approved the song title for use ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s kids accept Grammy award on his behalf


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Grammy awards were held, at the Los Angeles Staples Centre yesterday. The awards featured spectacular performances by many of the leading names in the ... Read more...

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MJ’s kids vow to spread message of love at Grammy’s


February 1st, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Michael Jackson's kids delivered a simple yet heart-warming message while accepting their late father's Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Grammy's."Through all his songs, [our father's] message ... Read more...

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Paris & Prince Jackson accept the tribute to Michael Jackson at the Grammy Awards 2010


February 1st, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a rousing 3D tribute to the Late King of Pop – Michael Jackson at the 2010 Grammy Awards. The music fraternity remembered him ... Read more...

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Watch the live Grammy awards 2010


February 1st, 2010 - 8:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Grammy awards are going to be held, at the Los Angeles Staples Centre. The expectations from the show are sky high, as there ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan to perform at White House


January 29th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): Bob Dylan is set to perform at the White House next month as part of a civil rights celebration.The 'Hurricane' hitmaker will join John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan to perform at the White House


January 29th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Singing legend Bob Dylan is set to perform at the White House for the first time as part of a civil rights celebration. The folk-rock icon will join ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s children to perform at Grammys?


January 27th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's children may perform at the Grammy Awards Sunday. Jacko, who won 13 Grammys, will get a posthumous lifetime achievement award at the ... Read more...

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Grammy’s to feature MJ 3D film


January 21st, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): This year's Grammy Awards will feature a 3D film earlier supposed to be part of Michael Jackson's comeback O2 gigs.More specifically, it would have been used for ... Read more...

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Grammy Awards to feature 3-D Jackson film


January 21st, 2010 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (DPA) The 3-D mania fuelled by the success of Avatar is coming to the Grammy awards at the end of the month. Organisers announced Wednesday that the January ... Read more...

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Bobby McFerrin judged the finale of ‘Sing-Off’


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Sing-off finale was judged by Shawn Stockman, Bobby McFerrin, Natasha Bedingfield, and Ben Folds. And before the winning group was named, Natasha Bedingfield, Bobby ... Read more...

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Sing Off Finale: Nota Appears As The Winner


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'The Sing Off' finale has been held and the voted champions are the San Juan based band- Nota. The three groups left for the finals were Beelzebubs, ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder ‘to perform at Motown Record’s 50th anniversary’


November 8th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 08 (ANI): Singing legends Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder may perform at the 50th anniversary celebrations of record label Motown.Late in 1960, Franklin was offered a contract with Motown ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart Plans On Creating Soul Touching Magic With His Album “SOULBOOK”


October 20th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Stewart, the singer who revisited the cult song "Have I Told You Lately" hopes to create his soul touching magic once again with his new ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse, Lindsay Lohan pose for hearing campaign


July 27th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Amy Winehouse and Lindsay Lohan have posed for photographer Bryan Adams to raise awareness about the significance of hearing.The photo-shoot was part of the campaign 'Hear the ... Read more...

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Shaheen Jafargholi Enthralls Audience At Michael Jackson Memorial


July 8th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
AT the Staples Center, Los Angeles various celebrities had gathered to pay their respect to the late King of Pop Michael Jackson but one little 12 year old garnered quite a significant ... Read more...

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King of Pop Michael Jackson gets royal send off


July 8th, 2009 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, July 8 (DPA) From the fleet of Bentley limousines that transported his family, to the endlessly fawning comments of television anchors throughout the blanket coverage, Michael Jackson, ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson lauded in spectacular memorial


July 8th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 7 (DPA) In one of the biggest celebrity send-offs in history, Michael Jackson's family, friends and fans held a memorial service for the late King of Pop Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Britain’s Got Talent schoolboy Jafargholi to sing at Jackson’s memorial


July 7th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent finalist Shaheen Jafargholi, a 12-year-old from Swansea, will perform today at Michael Jackson's memorial.Shaheen shot to fame after performing the Jackson 5 hit Who's ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie to perform at Michael Jackson’s memorial


July 7th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, and Lionel Richie are among the stars who are set to perform at Michael Jackson's memorial service.The Jackson family had announced ... Read more...

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Jackson family announces memorial service participants


July 7th, 2009 - 3:31 am ICT by admin
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Michael Jackson's family on Monday announced the participants for the public memorial service on Tuesday. The following list, which is preliminary and still subject to change, ... Read more...

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Smokey Robinson praises Timberlake, Carey, Keys’ outstanding talents


May 25th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Veteran singer Smokey Robinson has praised modern day performers like Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys for their outstanding musical talents.The R&B and soul legend believes ... Read more...

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American Idols; the heartbreak


March 28th, 2009 - 2:08 am ICT by David M N James
Even the coaching of Smokey Robinson could not suffice to proffer the magic of remaining an idol. This is what really counted and its what mattered. As was hyped before the idols ... Read more...

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American Idols Motown Tweak


March 26th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by David M N James
With fans saying aloud that the remaining idols should sing better songs, an American idol is actually at its prime. One thing is obvious, the songs these folks are singing need to ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin want to give Smokey role to Terrence Howard


November 27th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Aretha Franklin is thinking of giving Terrence Howard the role of Smokey Robinson in an upcoming biopic about the Queen of Soul.And from what the reports suggest, ... Read more...

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Franklin wants Howard in biopic


November 27th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Soul legend Aretha Franklin wants actor Terrence Howard to play Smokey Robinson in an upcoming biopic on her.Contactmusic.com reports that Franklin is not sure who will play her ... Read more...

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