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Birth Name: Aretha Louise Franklin

Birth Place: Memphis, TN

Profession: Singer, Songwriter

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Candice Glover and Ryan Seacrest

Why American Idol Champ Never Quit: I Couldn't Stay Away

Third time's the charm for American Idol's Season 12 champ.Candice Glover's victory on the reality singing competition show Thursday night comes after two major setbacks. She had previously auditioned in Season 9 and 11 and even made it to the Hollyw… Read more

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Gospel Musician Kirk Franklin Sings Praises For Chance The Rapper
01:48 — The famed choir director explains what attracted him to the music of Chance The Rapper, and how important it is for artists to control their own narra (more…)
Aretha Franklin Announces Retirement at 74
01:14 — The Queen of Soul says she'll release one more album.
Star Spangled Banner
15:01 — On September 11, 1814, the British Fleet arrived at the mouth of the Patapsco River. Thus began the Battle of Baltimore, which inspired Francis Scott (more…)
Hillary Scott Explains Where It All Began
01:09 — Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott reminisces about her musical upbringing in Nashville and how that helped kickstart her singing career at the tend (more…)

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Thu Feb 23 9:00pm
The Blues Brothers HBOSGe

Two soul-singing brothers are sent on a "mission from God" to raise $5000 to save a Chicago orphanage. On their fund-raising tour de force, they encounter a multitude of mishaps and mayhem.

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Thu Feb 23 11:15pm
Blues Brothers 2000 HBOSGe

This sequel to the 1980 comedy "The Blues Brothers" finds brother Elwood released from jail and looking to re-form the band with a burly bartender after the death of brother Jake.

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Nicki Minaj Video Deemed Too Risqu&eacute to Premiere on American Idol

All the American Idol judges performed on Thursday night's finaleā€¦ except for Nicki Minaj. On a nig…

Candice Glover, Kree Harrison
Who Won American Idol?

It took a mere 127 minutes Thursday night for Fox to crown the winner of the 12th season of American…

Phil Ramone
Music Producer Phil Ramone Dies at 72

Music producer Phil Ramone passed away Saturday morning in New York, his family confirmed to CNN. He…

Mariah Carey
Is Mariah Carey Joining Fox's American Idol as a Judge?

Mariah Carey may be sitting at the American Idol judges table next season. The Grammy-winning artist…

Aretha Franklin
Report: Aretha Franklin Wants to Judge American Idol

It's no secret that American Idol is looking for a few new judges and it seems the singing competiti…

The Thick of It
Weekend TV Roundup: A Thick Satire, Good Wife Finale, a Marvel-ous EPIX Weekend, More

Timing is everything. Which may help explain why, after a nearly three-year delay, BBC America is fi…

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  • Birth Name: Aretha Louise Franklin
  • Birth Place: Memphis, TN
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter

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