News: Singer News

Aretha Franklin rebuffed Dionne Warwick

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

“At this point, it isn’t about an apology, it’s about libel,” said Franklin, who had great success with some songs originally associated with Warwick, notably “I Say a Little Prayer.” “We’ve never been friends,” Franklin added, “and I don’t...

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Elton John Hospitalized for ‘Harmful Bacterial Infection

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Elton John is recovering at home after spending two nights in intensive care at a London hospital after contracting a “harmful and unusual bacterial infection” during a recent tour of South America. As reported by Uproxx, John’s team released an official statement explaining the situation....

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Ann Wilson believes only counseling can secure the future of Heart

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Ann Wilson believes that only counseling can secure the future of Heart after the singer and her guitarist sister Nancy fell out over a family assault drama. Ann’s husband, Dean Wetter, was arrested for physically attacking Nancy’s children while the siblings were performing a show together in...

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Steve Perry on Rock Hall induction, ’emotional’ new album

Monday, April 10th, 2017

He didn’t perform with them, but former Journey lead singer Steve Perry did join his ex-band mates Friday night in Brooklyn, New York as they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Speaking exclusively to ABC Radio Friday night after the event at the Barclay’s Center, Perry...

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Steve Perry Will Reportedly Attend Journey’s Rock Hall Induction

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Steve Perry has been typically tight-lipped about whether he’ll be there when Journey are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 7, but according to keyboardist Jonathan Cain, the band’s expecting to see its former singer there. Cain let the news slip during a recent interview...

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Lucy Spraggan Was attacked in the street after Brighton gig

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Former X Factor contestant Lucy Spraggan has been attacked and bitten after a gig in Brighton. She was with her wife and guitarist when she was attacked by two women on the street. The singer-songwriter from Sheffield, who appeared on the show in 2012, shared pictures of the aftermath of the attack...

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Ann Wilson is moving in a new direction

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer is best known for her work alongside guitar-playing sister Nancy in the classic rock outfit Heart. And Ann’s current tour, billed as Ann Wilson of Heart, makes no bones about that. But Wilson’s non-Heart endeavors — which have included two EPs and a live...

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Sister Sledge singer Joni dies at 60

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Sledge, who formed Sister Sledge with her three siblings in 1971, was found unresponsive by a friend at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, her publicist said. She had not been ill and the cause of death is unknown. Sledge, who is survived by her adult son, last performed with the band in October. Her...

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Jon Anderson to Perform with Yes at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Jon Anderson has confirmed an appearance on stage with his former Yes band mates during next month’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, along with a very special guest. He also tells Billboard that Rush‘s Geddy Lee will sub for late Yes co-founder Chris Squire for their performance...

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Ex-Creed singer opens up

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Turmoil, tragedy and redemption are not barren concepts for bands, yet rock supergroup Art Of Anarchy experienced all of them before even playing their first gig. Not long after their eponymous 2015 debut, singer Scott Weiland parted ways with the band – which also comprises former Guns N’...

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Chester Bennington’s Split With Stone Temple Pilots

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The Linkin Park singer joined STP in May 2013 after the famed alt-rock group fired Scott Weiland, who helped found the band in 1985. Bennington and STP released the five-song “High Rise” EP in October of that year. It included the singles “Out Of Time” and “Black Heart”.


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Arthur Brown Talks Jimi Hendrix

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Without Jimi Hendrix, pioneering shock rocker Arthur Brown may never have lived up to his reputation as the self-proclaimed “God of Hellfire.” In 1968, when the theatrical singer’s group, the Crazy World of Arthur Brown, put out the single “Fire” – an incendiary, psychedelic...

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Campaign launches to get Delays to No.1 on Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

The singer and guitarist has been diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer. The GoFundMe campaign has raised the initial £100,000 target in a month, but Gilbert and his family have since been told that they will need to raise more if he is to get the urgent treatment need, which is not currently available...

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Radio Station Bans Madonna After Speech at Women’s March

Friday, January 27th, 2017

HITS 105, a radio station in Texarkana, Texas, announced it will stop playing Madonna’s music. The station’s manager accused the singer of expressing “un-American sentiments.” Last Saturday, Madonna spoke out against...

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Lambada singer Loalwa Braz found dead in Brazil

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Loalwa Braz, the Brazilian singer best known for the 1980s hit Lambada, has been found dead in a burnt-out car in Brazil. Local police confirmed it was Braz, but the circumstances of her death are unknown. The singer, who was 63, was discovered close to her home in Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro state. International...

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