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This week's airing of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors showed President Obama in a whole new light after a show-stopping performance from the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

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Ben E. King, best known for the sweet soulful anthem to fidelity, “Stand By Me,” died on Thursday at age 76, his publicist confirmed to the BBC. He is reported to have died of natural causes. Born Benjamin Earl Nelson, King began his career with soul doo-wop group The Drifters in the 1950s, where he […]

Woman of the Year, Taylor Swift, is having the best birthday ever. On the eve of her big day, Tay sat among this year’s 2014 Billboard Women in Music honorees Ariana Grande, Jessie J, and Icon of The Year recipient Aretha Franklin, who sung her a lovely surprise rendition of “Happy Birthday.” From the looks of it, Aretha made Taylor’s night! […]

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, recently got into a situation with a Johnny Rockets employee. After a performance, the singer walked into the famous restaurant and ordered a hamburger and attempted to eat it indoors. Franklin states that the employee proceeded to scream at her and said she had to take the food outside […]

After blowing minds with the “On The Run” Tour kick-off concert in Miami alongside Jay Z, Beyonce paid tribute to Michael Jackson on her website. In her brief dedication to MJ, she cites him as a major inspiration to her music and particularly to her performance style. She writes: “Michael taught me that sometimes you […]

Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin is working on a brand new album, and although it was confirmed that she’s teaming with mega producer Babyface, the 71-year-old singer revealed Andre 3000 is also working on the record. During her impending 72nd birthday party (which is tomorrow), Aretha spoke about her new album: “I’m just waiting for him […]

Whether it’s taking shots at other artists or himself, Deadmau5 is one to never bite his tongue. During a interview with Jian Ghomeshi on CBC’s Q, the DJ admits that he “sold out” when he did a dubstep song, saying: “OK, well I’m sure I can engineer something that’s palatable or on par with the whole Skrillex thing that everyone is […]

March Madness includes paying homage to women around the world too! In light of Women’s History Month, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best female anthem songs. Some make us laugh or pump a fist in the air, while others make us cry. But all are notable ballads that are great for rocking […]

Aretha Franklin is denying all of the ridiculous rumors that she and Cissy Houston are feuding! STORY: Aretha Franklin Ends Engagement With To Willie W.  The Queen of Soul was unable to attend Saturday’s funeral because of leg spasms, but the media has taken it upon themselves to speculate other reasons. According to reports, Houston’s […]

On New Year’s Day Aretha Franklin announced that she was getting married, 23 days later she’s calling it all off.  DETAILS: Aretha Had An Affair With A Late Night Talk Show Host The AP reports: In a statement released Monday, her representative said Franklin’s wedding to Willie Wilkerson wasn’t going to happen. Franklin said things […]