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Jimmy Ruffin, Motown's Underrated Soul Singer, Dies
Jimmy Ruffin wanted to go it alone. The singer – who died Wednesday at the age of 78 – had the chance to join The Temptations, the Motown hit-making group. But instead, he said he allowed the opportunity to go to his younger brother David. “I was working and my brother wasn’t, so I suggested him
Andy Gibb: Remembering the Disco Sensation 25 Years Later
Twenty-five years ago today, disco sensation and teen idol Andy Gibb died of heart failure at the age of 30. While he was the youngest brother in the Gibb family, Andy was never an actual “Bee Gee.” He was best known for his No. 1...
Michael Jackson Death: Three Years Later
It's been three years since the world learned of Michael Jackson 's death. Photos: Remembering the King of Pop Three Years Later In the time since, fans have learned just how troubled the singer was; his doctor was convicted for his untimely passing from an overdose of the anesthetic Propofol; and
The Global Note: Inside Qubeir…War & Suicide…Obama's Iraq Envoy…Swallowing Sardines To Cure Asthma?
SYRIA: FROM UPRISING TO WAR -BIG PICTURE…It’s a sad and basic story today: U.N. monitors stuck in their tracks (though late word they may have reached the village); Syrian forces moving on other towns; Hillary Clinton and Kofi Annan leading the search for a reset...
Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol'
Phillip Phillips was crowned the season 11 "American Idol" champion on Wednesday night's results show. More than 132 million votes came in after Tuesday's performance show -- a new "Idol" record. Jessica Sanchez was this season's runner up. Phillips was overcome with emotion performing his winner's
Barry Gibb's Moving Tribute to Brother Robin Gibb
Barry Gibb, the sole remaining member of the Bee Gees, is paying tribute to his brother Robin Gibb with a moving video he posted on YouTube. Simply titled “Bodding,” which, according to the UK’s Daily Mirror, was Robin’s nickname, the video features home-movie footage of...
'American Idol' Finale to Include Rock, R&B and Country Legends
The big finale for “American Idol” Wednesday night will feature the usual mix of legendary artists and current pop stars, as well as several tributes to the big names in music we’ve lost recently. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the female finalists will pay tribute...
Robin Gibb's Death Latest Family Heartbreak
Robin Gibb was feeling better than he had in more than 10 years. One of the founding members of the "Bee Gees," along with his brothers Barry and Maurice, the 62-year-old had been working on his first classical concert, "The Titanic Requiem," with his son Robin-John to commemorate the 100th
2012 Billboard Music Awards: Adele, Coldplay, LMFAO Win Big, Katy Perry Given Spotlight Award
The red carpet at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, held Sunday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, was tinged with sadness — while it was in progress, word came that Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees had passed away. But most...
Robin Gibb's Coma Recovery Not So Unusual
Robin Gibb 's spectacular recovery from a coma has "confounded" even his doctors, his rep says, but doctors say while there is still much that is unknown about comas, advanced testing and new aggressive treatments mean many more patients stand a chance of waking up from them. "Waking up from a coma