Republic/UMe James Brown passed away in 2006, but fans are now getting to hear a never-before-heard recording from the Godfather of Soul.  The previously unreleased tune, “We Got to Change,” features Brown’s band the J.B.’s, with William “Bootsy” Collins on bass, Phelps “Catfish” Collins on guitar and “Funky Drummer” Clyde Stubblefield. “James Brown always leaned into theRead More →

Credit: Fool in Love Festival/Live Nation/Redrock Entertainment Lionel Richie and Diana Ross, who had a #1 hit together with 1981’s “Endless Love,” are set to team up again for a brand new love-themed festival coming to the Los Angeles area.  The two superstars are set to headline the inaugural Fool in Love festival,Read More →

Mike Coppola/WireImage Henry Lee Fambrough, the last surviving founding member of R&B group The Spinners, passed away Wednesday, the band’s rep Tanisha Lynn Jackson confirms to ABC Audio. Fambrough died at his home in Virginia at the age of 85. Fambrough formed The Spinners in 1954 with Pervis Jackson, Billy Henderson, Bobby Smith and C.P. Spencer. Known for his baritoneRead More →

NPG Records/Warner Records A stage adaptation of Prince’s Purple Rain is expected to wind up on Broadway, but before it hits the Great White Way, it will make its debut in Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The musical’s pre-Broadway premiere is expected to take place in the spring of 2025, at Minneapolis’ historicRead More →

Courtesy CBS/The Recording Academy The 66th annual Grammy Awards, hosted by Trevor Noah, aired live from the Arena in Los Angeles on CBS Sunday, February 4. Here’s the complete list of winners: Record of the Year “Flowers,” Miley Cyrus Album of the YearMidnights, Taylor Swift Song of the YearRead More →

Disney/Randy Holmes Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet have been divorced since 1993, but he says he will always have love for his ex-wife, who’s the mother of his daughter, actress Zoë Kravitz. “She is part of my life that will never leave my heart and my soul and my spirt,” he tells People. “I amRead More →

ABC/Gavin Bond Lionel Richie’s daughter Sofia Richie Grainge and her husband, Elliot Grainge, recently announced they were expecting their first child, and Lionel is excited to be a grandfather again.  People talked to Lionel at the premiere of the Netflix “We Are The World” documentary, The Greatest Night in Pop, and he said he was “pumped up” aboutRead More →

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Oscar nominee Colman Domingo has some very interesting projects coming up.  Variety reports Colman will star in and direct an upcoming biopic about legendary singer Nat King Cole. The actor revealed his involvement in the project during an appearance on Variety’s Awards Circuit podcast, sharing, “I’ve been working on it quietly for a few years. It’sRead More →

Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 The Greatest Night In Pop, a new documentary about the making of the star-studded 1985 charity single “We Are the World,” will hit Netflix on January 29. And Lionel Richie, who co-wrote the song with Michael Jackson, says witnessing the film being put together has made him cry. “It justRead More →

Courtesy Live Nation In 2023, Janet Jackson hit the road for her sold-out Together Again Tour.  In 2024, she’s bringing it back, “together” with another artist. “Hey u guys! By popular demand, we’re bringing the Together Again Tour back to North America this summer with special guest Nelly!” Janet writesRead More →