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Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for MC Mariah Carey is nearly synonymous with Christmas thanks to her music, television specials, recipes, merchandise and, of course, all those festive memes.  But, in a new interview, the singer opened up about why she continues to make the holidays such a big deal. She tells Entertainment Tonight that she was unable to enjoy the lavishness of Christmas when she was […]

Triller Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills faced off Thursday in the Verzuz “Night for the Queens” event, and for the two veteran R&B stars, it was an evening of mutual affection. “It’s not many sisters in this business that can get together without stupid-a** competition,” Chaka said to Stephanie, who added, “‘Cause this is not a competition, this is sisterly love right […]

Still of Gold tier crypto artwork created by Diana Sinclair from the Whitney Houston Collection Add the late Whitney Houston to the growing list of celebrities joining the growing world of NFTs.  A demo song recorded by a then-17-year-old Whitney is about to hit the auction block. OneOf, the NFT platform backed by Quincy Jones, announced that the […]

Will Smith and Janet Hubert from season 1 of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”; Chris Cuffaio/NBCU Photo Bank The emotional highlight of Will Smith‘s appearance Tuesday night in New York City to promote his self-titled memoir was the thunderous ovation received by one of the original stars of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Janet Hubert. The actress left the […]

Getty Images/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts Patti LaBelle, who has suffered from diabetes for over 25 years, is speaking to Congress on Thursday in conjunction with National Diabetes Awareness Month to advocate for better access to care for people with Type 2 diabetes. “Diabetes is often invisible to everyone except those living with it, so […]

Business Wire Stevie Wonder’s House Full of Toys benefit concert is back this year. The 23rd installment of the charity event will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday December 18. The last time Stevie hosted the concert was back in 2018. “In this, a most challenged time throughout the world, […]

(L-R) Robert Wilson, Charlie Wilson and Ronnie Wilson of the Gap Band Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images Ronnie Wilson, a founding member of legendary funk and soul group The Gap Band has died. He was 73. Ronnie’s wife, Linda Boulware-Wilson, confirmed his death on her Facebook page, saying in part, “Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, […]

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Dionne Warwick is the subject of a new documentary, Don’t Make Me Over, but she says she’s not interested in being part of the upcoming I Wanna Dance with Somebody biopic about her late cousin, Whitney Houston. The latter film is being produced by Clive Davis, who signed Warwick and Houston to Arista Records, but Dionne doesn’t want […]

Paras Griffin/Getty Images If you happen to be in Fox Creek neighborhood of Detroit, you can now mail a letter or package at a post office that’s named after the late Queen of Soul. On Monday, the Fox Creek Station post office, located at at 12711 E. Jefferson Ave., was officially renamed the Aretha Franklin […]

L-R: Sarah Dash, Patti LaBelle, Nona Hendryx; Sony Legacy Sarah Dash, who co-founded “Lady Marmalade” group Labelle, died on Monday, Billboard reports. She was 76. In a statement posted on Instagram, Labelle co-founder Patti LaBelle said that she and Dash were “just onstage together on Saturday,” adding, “It was such a powerful and special moment.” […]

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