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NEW YORK | AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing again

NEW YORK — Once a week, Roberta Flack gives a musical performance for an exclusive group. The lucky audience consists of a musical director, who works with the legend to keep her instrument — her voice — in top form. It would be an important exercise for any singer, but even more critical given that … Continue reading NEW YORK | AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing again

NEW YORK | Cardi B escorted out of fashion party after lunging at Minaj

NEW YORK— Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party and left Cardi B with a mark on her head. A person who witnessed the incident who asked for anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly said Minaj was … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cardi B escorted out of fashion party after lunging at Minaj

NEW YORK | Ariana Grande will perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

NEW YORK — Ariana Grande will be among the performers who will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin at her funeral Friday. Grande will be among entertainers Steve Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Faith Hill, Shirley Caesar, Chaka Khan and more. Franklin’s rep, Gwendolyn Quinn, says Franklin met Grande when the two performed at the White House … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ariana Grande will perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

NEW YORK | Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill among all-star lineup for Franklin

NEW YORK— An all-star lineup that includes Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Shirley Caesar and many more will perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral next week. Franklin’s service will be held in Detroit on Aug. 31. Also slated to perform are Ron Isley, Chaka Khan, Yolanda Adams, Jennifer Holliday and Aretha Franklin’s son, Edward … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill among all-star lineup for Franklin