Miranda Sings has been telling Haters to back off since she first uploaded a hilariously bad cover of Aretha Franklin’s "Respect" in late 2007. Since then, she has accumulated more than 7 million YouTube subscribers and one billion views of her videos – more than 5.1 million Instagram followers, 3.67 million Twitter followers and 2 […]
Bob Dylan recorded his first LP for Columbia Records 55 years ago next month. John Hammond, the legendary Columbia producer responsible for discovering Bruce Springsteen, Billie Holliday and Aretha Franklin among others, signed the adenoidal wunderkind. Just a few weeks earlier, New York Times...
Carole Bayer Sager was one of the most prolific songwriters of the 1970s, working with artists like Neil Simon, Carole King, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, and today's winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Bob Dylan. The following is an excerpt from Bayer Sager's new memoir They’re Playing Our Song in which ... More »
What would it be like if Aretha Franklin had won the first American Idol? Thanks to Postmodern Jukebox we finally have our answer! The YouTube channel has tapped Mykal Kilgore to put some soul into an Aretha-inspired cover of Kelly Clarkson's breakout hit Since U Been Gone! Related: Kelly Is Actually Releasing Her Own SOUL Album! Deets Here! You [...]
According to New York City police, Denzel Washington has finally accepted a plea deal for strangling his mother, Aretha Franklin. Are you as confused as we were? That’s because we aren’t talking about the Hollywood icons, but normal people with serious problems. The official criminal complaint explains that the altercation took place in Franklin’s apartment […]
What a coincidence ? but not a happy one for two entertainment icons. A man called Denzel Washington (not the Denzel Washington) accepted a plea deal Wednesday after allegedly choking his mother, Aretha Franklin (not the Aretha Franklin),...Show More Summary
Denzel Washington Charged With Choking Aretha Franklin Before you lose your mind, relax, take a deep breath, and peep game. A report in the NYPost states that Denzel Washington has accepted a plea deal for strangling Aretha Franklin. Thing
Wait... what?! Denzel Washington, but not that Denzel Washington, allegedly strangled his mother, Aretha Franklin, but not that Aretha Franklin, in a dispute over money??!! Law enforcement sources confirm... 20-year-old Denzel is accused of…
Don't worry, Perezcious readers. We aren't talking about that Denzel Washington and Aretha Franklin. Back in January, a man (coincidentally) named Denzel Washington was arrested for allegedly strangling his mother, whose name is (also...Show More Summary
Yesterday, I was deep into Aretha Franklin's albums, especially after news that she had to cancel so many concerts in recent weeks due to health concerns. Here are three videos that remind us why she has always been the Queen... Related Stories Aretha in Amsterdam: 1968 Aretha Franklin: Amsterdam 1968
The aria from Turandot seems somewhat appropriate for an overnight open thread. Here’s two versions – the second is Aretha Franklin getting her opera on!
"Regretfully, due to doctors’ orders I will have to cancel a few concerts for the next month or so. I’m especially disappointed because two of them are among my favorite cities, Washington D.C. and New York." Continue reading…
Demi Lovato takes the stage and belts out Aretha Franklin‘s “Natural Woman” on Wednesday (August 24) in Vancouver, Canada. The 24-year-old singer, who just celebrated her birthday over the weekend, is currently on her Future Now tour with pal Nick Jonas. Before wowing the audience with her cover of “Natural Woman,” Demi told the crowd, [...]
Aretha Franklin was forced to cancel her next concerts for health reasons. The doctors advised the 74-year old singer to take a break and relax. The corresponding statement was made by Aretha on August 22, 2016. “Regretfully, due to doctors’ orders I will have to cancel a few concerts for the next month or so. Show More Summary
Aretha Franklin is 74 years old, but she keeps touring, bless her. Last year Franklin had to cancel a show in Las Vegas due to exhaustion. This year she’s canceling three shows, because her doctor says she needs to lay down. Read more...
Should we be concerned?? On Monday, Aretha Franklin revealed she has had to cancel some of her upcoming concerts due to unspecified health problems. Oh no! Related: Aretha Thought Prince Died From The Zika Virus In a statement to the Associated Press, the I Say A Little Prayer singer explained: "Due to doctors' orders I will have to [...]
Aretha Franklin has cancelled several of her upcoming performances at a doctor’s request. The 74-year-old Grammy-winning entertainer will be taking some time off to get some needed rest due to an undisclosed health issue. “Due to doctors’ orders I will have to cancel a few concerts for the next month or so,” Aretha said in [...]
Aretha Franklin has fallen ill once again.
Aretha Franklin: "Sparkle"