Patti LaBelle


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  • Birth Name: Patrica Louise Holte
  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/24/1944, Gemini
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; actor; TV host; author; philanthropist
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Patti LaBelle Joins American Horror Story: Freak Show

Ryan Murphy sure has a thing for singers.

The Glee and American Horror Story co-creator has tapped legendary more

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Aired: 12/21/2011

This week’s Quickfire will reach out to its fans via twitter. For the elimination, the chefs pay homage to the person who taught them how to cook. Guest judge: Patti Labelle. watch

The Voice Season 5 Winner: "This Was Like a Last Cry for Me"

Her blind audition on The Voice got all four judges to press their buttons. She had not one, but two performances from the show reach the No. 1 spot on the iTunes singles chart during the season. But Season 5 winner Tessanne Chin says she still didn't see her victory coming.

"At the end of it, I was just like, 'Let it be.' We've all done all that we can," Chin told after Tuesday's results show. "As you can tell, I was very, very shocked."

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The 28-year-old Jamaican native was named the victor of Season 5 thanks in small part to her emotional, and subsequently memorable, renditions of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "I Have Nothing." "She consistently brought it performance after performance and she emotionally connected with America," executive producer Mark Burnett said. "I think she's really connected her heart with the viewers. The Voice is a very uplifting show and I think she's a very uplifting person."

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2014 15th Annual Superbowl Gospel Celebration TV Show Series, Performer
2014 The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2014 TV Show Series, Performer
2013 Top R&B Divas of All Time TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 Soul Train TV Show Series, Host
2013 Black Girls Rock 2013 TV Show Series, Appearing

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Tom Hanks Reveals He Has Type 2 Diabetes

Tom Hanks has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, he revealed onMonday's Late Show.

According to the actor, 57, he had been dealing with high blood sugar numbers since he was 36, but recently his doctor told him, "You've graduated. You've got Type 2 diabetes, young man."

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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 competition already has one very qualified individual interested in the gig.

"The Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin told CNN in an e-mail Saturday that she is interested in joining Idol as a judge. The 18-time Grammy winner says she is a longtime fan of the show and would... read more

Chris Brown Tops BET Awards

Chris Brown topped the 11th annual BET Awards, taking home four trophies including Best Male R&B Artist.

"All my fans are everything to me ... I know it's been a long road. I just appreciate every blessing that's been put in front of me," he said during one of his acceptance speeches.

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Matt's TV Week in Review

While we try to process those terrible images from the Japan earthquake/tsunami, a few thoughts on some of the highs and lows of the week in TV. (And when we speak of highs and lows, of course the subject is Charlie Sheen.)

REMEMBERING CHARLIE HARPER: Malibu is mourning the loss of one of its more colorful residents: jingle writer/children's music composer-performer Charlie Harper (aka "Charlie Waffles"). His passing was confirmed this week in the wake of the career suicide of his notorious alter ego, a self-described Hollywood "warlock" whose overexposed online rants (following a spate of reckless TV and radio interviews) have quickly degraded from the category of morbidly fascinating train wreck to the realm of sick, sad, no-longer-funny joke. read more

BET Awards Marked by Performers on Comeback Trail

The BET awards marked the show's 10th anniversary with a performance-packed ceremony that spread around its prizes and featured artists coming back from legal setbacks — including Chris Brown, who became too emotional to continue singing "Man in the Mirror" during a Michael Jackson tribute.

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