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The Height Of Humor: Dave Chappelle Receives The Mark Twain ...

It’s considered the highest honor bestowed upon a comedian and on Sunday, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was given to Dave Chappelle. It makes sense too. His career has been unconventional. He’s defied the odds. Chappelle bucked the ...
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Remembering Royalty: The Kennedy Center Celebrates “Nat King Cole at ...

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presented “Nat King Cole at 100,” a three-night musical commemoration of the trailblazing legend who would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year. The National Symphony Orchestra featured BeBe Winans, Eric ...
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Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she ...
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Cast Revealed: Tavis Smiley, Lolo Jones & Alfonso Ribeiro Among ...

On Thursday, ABC revealed the confirmed contestants for season 19 of “Dancing with the Stars” during a live presentation on “Good Morning America.” Premiering later this month, the show will include celebrities like “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” star Alfonso ...
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Aretha Franklin: Filing $10 Million Lawsuit Over Patti LaBelle Fight ...

Grammy winner Aretha Franklin is furious over the story that claimed that she and fellow R&B diva Patti LaBelle had gotten into a fight during an Atlanta concert that resulted in LaBelle being arrested. The story originated on TheNewsNerd.com, a ...