Classic Hits & Oldies

Columbia Records Mariah Carey has another major milestone to celebrate: her fifth studio album, Daydream, turned 27 on Monday. The singer celebrated the sweet anniversary on Twitter, writing, “Happy anniversary Daydream. My most bittersweet album.” Mariah encouraged fans to read her 2020 memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, to learn why she believes that.  The Grammy winner further noted, “Oh and […]

Virgin Records America New music from the legendary Janet Jackson is on the way.  In honor of the 25th anniversary of Jackson’s sixth studio album, The Velvet Rope, the five-time Grammy winner will release a deluxe version on October 7, the same day it was released in 1997. The two-part deluxe version will be comprised of an A side — […]

Courtesy Sony Pictures The first trailer for the long-awaited Whitney Houston biopic, I Wanna Dance with Somebody, is finally here. The teaser arrived Thursday and shows how British actress Naomi Ackie channels the late powerhouse singer.  The trailer begins with how Whitney got her start, when Arista Records’ Clive Davis discovered her singing at a nightclub at the tender age of 19. […]

Ross Marino/Getty Images Newly unsealed documents reveal that the FBI tracked Aretha Franklin because she was involved in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. A 270-page document shows the FBI paid special attention to the Queen of Soul’s many performances for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference civil rights organization. The shows for the SCLC took […]

Courtesy Spotify Mariah Carey is the guest on the latest episode of Meghan Markle‘s podcast Archetypes, and a good part of their conversation has to do with the word “diva.” Mariah says being called a “diva” is a compliment and a criticism, noting that for her, it’s both. Now, she wants to clarify that when […]

Bruce Glikas/WireImage On Monday, Michael Joseph “Prince” Jackson Jr. and Paris Jackson remembered their late father, Michael Jackson, on what would’ve been the King of Pop’s 64th birthday. Prince, 25, posted a series of Instagram photos with his father and siblings — Paris and Prince Michael “Bigi” Jackson II. “Happy birthday to the greatest! Miss you more and more but I love you more and […]

Sony Music Entertainment November 30 marks the 40th anniversary of the best-selling album of all time — Michael Jackson‘s Thriller. An expanded version of the Grammy-winning album arrives November 18, and fans can begin pre-ordering it now. Back in May, Sony Music first announced Michael Jackson Thriller 40 — a double CD set with a bonus record filled with […]

Michael Stewart/WireImage Lamont Dozier, one-third of the legendary Motown songwriting team of Holland-Dozier-Holland, has died, his son announced on Instagram Tuesday. He was 81. Lamont Dozier Jr. posted a photo of himself with his famous father and wrote, “Rest in Heavenly Peace, Dad!” Details of his death are not known at this time. Dozier and […]

Courtesy of Songwriters Hall of Fame Mariah Carey decided to reference the controversial “All I Want for Christmas Is You” copyright lawsuit when she was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday.   Mariah has been sued by songwriter Andy Stone — who is better known by his stage name Vince Vance — for $20 million in damages. Vance wrote a song […]

Courtesy of Songwriters Hall of Fame Mariah Carey will soon have her name added to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Ahead of the ceremony, the hitmaker sweetly thanked fans for the honor. Taking to her Instagram story, Mariah wrote, “I’ve always considered myself a songwriter first. It’s my favorite part of creating music, and what I feel […]

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