May 26, 2017

Tag Archives: Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, Celebrates Her Birthday

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The Queen of Soul, Miss Aretha Franklin, turns 70 years young tomorrow, Sunday, March 25th. Yesterday she celebrated with an all star party in New York, followed by taking a few friends to a Broadway musical. I’ll tell you all about after the festivities are over. But[...]

Oh, Madonna. She’s quite the lyricist – “I F—ed Up.”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Oh, Madonna. She’s quite the lyricist. Her new song is called “I F—ed Up.” You can listen to it and most of her new album, called “MDNA” on her You Tube channel and on Facebook. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkgEJPSWRZY&feature=player_embedded#!. The album comes out a week from Tuesday, and it’s the[...]

Kelly Ripa to host the “10th Annual TV Land Awards”

The “TV Land Awards 2012,” honoring classic television, film and music icons, will return to New York City and be hosted by Kelly Ripa (nationally syndicated talk show “LIVE! With Kelly”), it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. Ripa previously hosted the show in 2007. [...]

Aretha Franklin not performing at Whitney Houston’s funeral due to illness

HollywoodNews.com: Aretha Franklin was all set to perform “The Greatest Love of All” at Whitney Houston’s funeral today, but it seems she has had to cancel due to illness. Her rep has confirmed that the singer will not be able to perform at the funeral in New Jersey because she is[...]

Whitney Houston’s Mother Cissy Houston – Who is she?

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Last night on either “ET” or its miserable sidekick “The Insider,” Cissy Houston–Whitney’s mother–was identified as a former Elvis Presley backup singer. Just so you know as you watch the funeral tomorrow, Cissy Houston is one of those great unheralded R&B stories. She had a group called[...]

Oprah allegedly invited to Whitney Houston’s funeral

HollywoodNews.com: Oprah may be making a trip to New Jersey this weekend as she was reportedly one of the people who has been invited to Whitney Houston’s funeral on Saturday. It is unknown if Oprah will be attending the funeral where Clive Davis, Aretha Franklin and other celebrities are expected, states[...]

Stars headed to Whitney Houston’s funeral this Saturday

HollywoodNews.com: Whitney Houston’s passing has affected many people, and it seems some stars are headed to her funeral on Saturday in order to honor the late singer who tragically passed away this weekend. Houston’s rep has confirmed that Clive Davis will be speaking at the funeral in New Jersey while Aretha[...]

Debbie Harry and Blondie have a new album

HollywoodNews.com: Debbie Harry and Blondie are trying something new. They’re releasing an album on September 13th without a record label. “Panic of Girls” is coming out on amazon. Amazon isn’t a record label, it’s a retailer. But unlike Wal Mart, Target or Best Buy, it’s only online. There are no[...]

Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Queen lead list of planned music biopics

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Coming soon to a theater near you: Music biopics, and lots of them. Films about such legendary musicians as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley and the rock group Queen are in different stages of development, according to Billboard, though some could be as far off[...]

Oprah Winfrey is the “Hollywood T.V. Star of the Week”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: And just like that, after 25 years of being in our lives, Oprah Winfrey was gone. Not without fanfare, mind you. When Winfrey decided to end her long-running, immensely popular daytime talk show program, nearly every major star in Hollywood and beyond flew to Chicago for a blow[...]
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