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Oscar-winning ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer/actress Irene Cara dead at 63

Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images Singer and actress Irene Cara, best known for starring in and singing the title song of the movie Fame, and topping the charts with “Flashdance…What a Feeling,” from the movie Flashdance, has died,…

New animated video for Michael Jackson’s ‘Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin” dropping Monday

Sony Music Entertainment Sony is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s iconic Thriller album, and in honor of the occasion they are dropping a new animated lyric video for the hit track “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” on Monday. The Thriller 40th anniversary celebration includes the just-released Thriller 40 double CD…

Marvin Gaye: Greatest Hits Live being released on CD and vinyl for the first time

Rob Verhorst/Redferns A Marvin Gaye live performance is getting an audio release for the very first time. The 2007 DVD, Marvin Gaye: Greatest Hits Live, is set to drop as a standalone audio recording on January 27. This will mark the first time these…

Isaac Hayes’ estate threatens legal action over Trump’s use of song at campaign launch

Jim Dyson/Getty Images The estate of the late Isaac Hayes is not at all happy that Donald Trump used one of his songs at the event announcing his 2024 bid to become president again. The soul legend’s estate was particularly upset that during this…

Roberta Flack diagnosed with ALS, says it’s “made it impossible to sing”

Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images Singer Roberta Flack is no longer able to sing following a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, otherwise known as ALS. Her management team announced Monday the singer’s ALS symptoms have “made it impossible to sing and not easy to speak.” The…

New Mariah Carey holiday special ‘Merry Christmas to All!’ airing on CBS and Paramount+

CBS/Paramount+ If it’s the holiday season, there must be a new Mariah Carey holiday special. This year, Mariah is taking her talents to CBS and Paramount+ for Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to All!, airing December 20.  The two-hour special will…

Clive Davis shares thoughts on upcoming Whitney Houston biopic

James Devaney/WireImage Some have tried their hand at a Whitney Houston biopic, but an authorized story of the singer’s life will soon make its debut. I Wanna Dance with Somebody, named after her 1987 hit, is due out December 17 — amid the…