Tag: Rhythm and blues

Gospel star Edwin Hawkins, known for ‘Oh Happy Day,’ dies

NEW YORK — Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit "Oh Happy Day" and as a major force for contemporary...
Winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES — Winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards, announced Monday night in Pasadena, California: ...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is being celebrated in New York's capital. ...
Fogerty irked ‘Proud Mary’ film borrows from his song’s name

NEW YORK — John Fogerty says he's annoyed that Taraji P. Henson's new film, "Proud Mary," borrows from his popular song's name without his...
Stevie Wonder wows crowd on ‘smart’ piano at tech show

LAS VEGAS — Trying to distinguish your product among the thousands at the CES gadget show is no easy feat, so it helps when...
Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee lead iHeartRadio noms with 7 each

NEW YORK — "Despacito" dominated 2017, but it's still bringing success to Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee: The artists are the leading nominees at...
R&B singer-songwriter Denise LaSalle dies in Tennessee

JACKSON, Tenn. — Singer and songwriter Denise LaSalle, whose hit "Trapped by a Thing Called Love" topped the R&B charts in 1971, has died....
Benj Pasek, Justin Paul continue winning streak at Globes

Songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are continuing their winning streak at the Golden Globes. ...
The Latest: New Globes winners get their trophies engraved

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills,...
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What do "Batman Forever," Cher's song "Believe" and the death of Mary Tyler Moore have in common? They all occurred in the same years...

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