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Natalie Cole: 1950 – 2015

The entertainment industry and music fans are remembering Natalie Cole. The multi-Grammy winner passed away New Year’s Eve at a Los Angeles hospital reportedly of congestive heart failure.  The daughter of legendary jazz entertainer, Nate King Cole, had an unforgettable voice of her own. Also, she inspired many with her grace and style even while dealing with personal struggles, including drug addiction, and family tragedies. Here’s more from USA Today.  

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Michael Jackson number one on list of top-earning dead celebrities

Once again, Michael Jackson is king of the top-earning dead celebrities. Over the last 12 months, Jackson’s estate has raked in $140 million, according to Forbes. Last year, Jackson topped the same list with $160 million. Not bad, for an entertainer who died from a drug overdose back on June 25, 2009. Some other celebrities who passed away long before Jackson are still earning big bucks as well. Taking second on the list with $55 million, Elvis who died in August of 1977. Presley... Read More →

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Jennifer Lopez has a new book deal for a memoir

Jennifer Lopez photo courtesy NUVOtv Entertainer Jennifer Lopez is on a roll. Last Sunday, J Lo picked up Billboard’s Icon Award. Now, comes the announcement that the singer has landed a deal for a new memoir, “True Love.” The Penguin imprint, Celebra, says the book will explore a  “… transformative two-year journey of how, as an artist and a mother, she confronted her greatest challenges, identified her biggest fears, and ultimately emerged a stronger person than she’s ever been.” The book will be released this October in... Read More →

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Queen Latifah added to Super Bowl festivities

Entertainer and New Jersey native, Queen Latifah, is going to sing “America The Beautiful” during the pregame festivities for Sunday’s Super Bowl. The NFL and Fox Network made the announcement in a news release yesterday. Latifah’s performance and that of opera star, Renee Fleming, singing the national anthem will be televised before the game kickoff. Bruno Mars, whose album “Unorthodox Jukebox” won Best Pop Vocal Album at last Sunday’s Grammys, will perform during halftime. Also at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards last Sunday Latifah, who officiated at the... Read More →

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Rogue is a new scent by Rihanna

Grammy-award winning singer/model/actress, “Rihanna” is always turning heads, pushing the envelope, and starting trends. Now the young entertainer has a new fragrance out called Rogue, according to a PRNewswire. In the release, Rihanna describes her new scent this way: “People are always changing and evolving, and with Rogue, my new fragrance, I wanted to switch it up to reflect who I am today. It’s a personal fragrance that’s more self-aware. It’s Rogue, it’s me,” says the songstress. “This scent embodies demure feminine qualities yet carries into an audacious new moment.... Read More →

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Singer Jennifer Hudson to perform publicly for first time since family tragedy

Academy Award winning actress/singer Jennifer Hudson will step back into the public eye in a big way tomorrow when she sings “The Star Spangled Banner” to kick off the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida. Hudson’s performance of the national anthem at Sunday’s match-up between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers will be her first since the murders of her mother, brother, and 7-year-old nephew last October.  Hudson’s ex-brother-in-law, William Balfour, entered not guilty pleas to first degree murder and home invasion charges earlier this week, in connection with the... Read More →

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