Producer brings stars out for Franklin

Producer brings stars out for Franklin

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Record producer Phil Ramone says this weekend's MusicCares tribute to Aretha Franklin in Los Angeles will give props to the Queen of Soul's celebrated career.

Aretha Franklin backs her new album

DETROIT, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Aretha Franklin claims that her album, "Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love," is "the real deal," and has a list of guest performers to back it up.

Jackson benefit single recorded in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles recording studio has been humming this week with work on Michael Jackson's benefit single for U.S. hurricane relief efforts.

Hip-hop, R&B dominate Grammy list

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Hip-hop and R&B dominated the top categories when the Recording Academy announced the nominees Tuesday for the 47th Grammy Awards -- with Kanye West, Ray Charle
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All-star lineup for 'Apollo at 70'

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- NBC said Monday actor Denzel Washington will join singers Willie Nelson and Natalie Cole onstage for next month's "Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem."

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Taj Mahal, who has been on every edition of the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise, is once again the star of this year's renewal of "the Dodge City of blues festivals."
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

This Sunday San Antonio's Gemini Ink will present a Reader's Theater piece, "Black and Blue," in honor of Black History Month.
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HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Labor Day is here and so is Jerry Lewis with his 37th annual Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, which has raised more money than any other telethon in his
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, in ceremonies to be tele

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Here is a complete list of nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which were announced in Beverly Hills Friday by the Recording Academy:
Shirley Caesar
WAP99070406 - 04 JULY 1999 - WASHINGTON, D.C., USA:African-American Gospel singer Shirley Caesar and the Caesar Singers perform at the Washington Monument, July 4, in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of thousands of spectators lined the Mall to watch fireworks and celebrate despite high humidity and temperatures. iw/Ian Wagreich UPI

Shirley Ann Caesar (born October 13, 1938, Durham, North Carolina) is an American Gospel music singer, songwriter and recording artist whose career has spanned six decades. A multi-award winning artist, with eleven Grammy Awards and seven Dove Awards to her credit, she is known as "First Lady of gospel".And she is well known for her gospel hit "your next in line for a miracle"

Beginning recording at the age of 13 in 1951, Shirley Caesar has released over forty albums, exploring her gift and spreading messages of faith. She has participated in over 16 compilations and three gospel musicals, Mama I Want to Sing, Sing: Mama 2 and Born to Sing: Mama 3.

Her credits also include a series of commercials for MCI Communications and several awards for her recordings. She has won or received 11 Grammy Awards, 13 Stellar Awards, 18 Doves, 1 RIAA gold certification, an Essence Award, McDonald's Golden Circle Lifetime Achievement Award, NAACP Achievement Award, SESAC Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. According to Soundscan, she has sold 2.2 million albums since 1991.Pastor Shirley has made several notable appearances including the televised Live from Disney World Night of Joy, the Gospel According to VH1, a White House performance for George Bush, and a speech on the Evolution of Gospel Music to the US Treasury Department

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