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James Brown

A consummate showman whose private life was as explosive as his legendary performances, this iconic hit-maker forever changed the sound of music. Born into poverty in the '30s, as a youth Brown spent time in jail for stealing before finding his calling as… (more)

Birth Name: James Joseph Brown Jr.

Birth Place: Barnwell, SC

Birthday: May 3, 1933, Taurus

Died: December 25, 2006

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor

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Nick Lachey

The Winner Is Exclusive Sneak Peek: "Soul Man" Takes on "Girl On Fire"

It's a battle of soul this week on The Winner Is.In this exclusive sneak peek of Thursday's episode (9/8c, NBC), Jersey girl Alexa takes on James Brown-reincarnated James Chapelle. After the two acts finish their respective performances of Alicia Key… Read more

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Kurt Loder Likens Michael Jackson To James Brown
01:35 — Loder describes Jackson as "always on" and "business-savvy." (6.26.09)
NFL Today crew on Broncos Super Bowl 50 win
01:27 — James Brown, Tony Gonzalez, Bill Cowher, Bart Scott and Boomer Esiason break down the dominant defensive performance by the Denver Broncos on their wa (more…)
Cam Newton is trying to break the mold
02:53 — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton joins James Brown to talk about his past comments on race, and how he's different from any quarterback thats come befo (more…)

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Tue Feb 16 10:30pm
Rocky IV SUNDe

Sylvester Stallone packs another punch (and goes his third round as writer-director) in a bout against a Soviet named Drago (Dolph Lundgren). Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers. Ludmilla: Brigitte Nielsen. Duke: Tony Burton. Nicoli: Michael Pataki.

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Wed Feb 17 4:30pm
Rocky IV SUNDe

Sylvester Stallone packs another punch (and goes his third round as writer-director) in a bout against a Soviet named Drago (Dolph Lundgren). Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers. Ludmilla: Brigitte Nielsen. Duke: Tony Burton. Nicoli: Michael Pataki.

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Wed Feb 17 10:00pm
The Blues Brothers VH1

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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Mallory Hytes Hagan
Miss New York Crowned the New Miss America

Miss New York Mallory Hytes Hagan was named the new Miss America Saturday in Las Vegas. Miss South C…

Marva Whitney
Marva Whitney, James Brown Revue Singer, Dies

Marva Whitney, who sang in the James Brown Revue and was known as Brown's Soul Sister No. 1, has die…

Solomon Burke
Soul Singer Solomon Burke Dies at 70

Solomon Burke, a soul music pioneer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee whose songs blended soul…

Chris Colfer
Glee Surpasses the Beatles for Most Billboard Hot 100 Chart Entries

Twist and shout, Gleeks! Glee surpassed the Beatles in the Billboard record books Wednesday, breakin…

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  • Birth Name: James Joseph Brown Jr.
  • Birth Place: Barnwell, SC
  • Birthday: May 3, 1933, Taurus
  • Died: December 25, 2006
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor