Tag: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Theater

Wildest Dreams: Tina Turner’s Life Story Becoming A Musical

Iconic rock and soul superstar Tina Turner has signed off on her life story being turned into a theatrical production. The 76-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has partnered with Dutch producer/businessman Joop van den Ende for “Tina: ...
Music

Airborne: Aretha Franklin To Tackle Fear Of Flying

The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin is preparing to fly again after not having flown in an airplane since 1983. The 73-year-old music legend is preparing to conquer her phobia of traveling by air, which began after a bad experience ...
Music

Full Coverage: Aretha Franklin Readying New Music

“The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin will start her 2014 in the studio recording a new CD of standards and her favorite songs. Helmed by music impresario Clive Davis and including production by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Don Was, Franklin ...
Movies

James Brown: “42” Star Chadwick Boseman Cast As Music Icon

Universal Pictures has found an actor to play James Brown in its upcoming biopic. The 31-year-old “42” star Chadwick Boseman, who played the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers second baseman Jackie Robinson in the recent blockbuster, has been cast as Brown. The ...
News

Dirty Danny: Darlene Love Says Glover Tried To Sleep With ...

“20 Feet From Stardom” star Darlene Love keeps it really real! At a luncheon this week in New York City for “20 Feet,” Showbiz 411 columnist Roger Friedman asked the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee if she ever ...
News

Maurice White: Earth Wind & Fire Member NOT Dead

Rumors surfaced online today that Earth Wind & Fire member Maurice White had died. Celebrities immediately began extending condolences despite no official confirmation that the 71-year-old Grammy winner had passed. Someone even updated his Wikipedia page to list a date ...
Music

Darlene Love: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Recovering From ...

Vocal powerhouse Darlene Love is recovering from a heart attack, her agent has Eric Stevens confirmed to The Associated Press. The 71-year-old singer, known as one of the best background singers of all time, experienced some discomfort prior to a ...