Join or Sign In
Sign in to customize your TV listings
Birth Name:Anna Mae Bullock
Birth Place:Nutbush, Tennessee, United States
Profession Singer, dancer, actor
Glee mastermind Ryan Murphy is planning a remake of The Who's 1969 rock opera Tommy in upcoming episode of the Fox show, according to The Chicago Tribune.
After a grueling, nausea-inducing Hollywood week and uneven semifinals, American Idol has chosen its Top 13, who begin the live final performances Wednesday (8/7c, Fox). TVGuide.com spent some time with the lucky 13, and learned more about the people behind those voices.
Beyoncé's father, Matthew Knowles — who is also her manager — is defending his daughter in the public spat between her and Aretha Franklin. "It's childish, it's unprofessional," he said Thursday, People reports. "And it's a sad day when egos get bruised because somebody used the word king, queen, prince or princess."Franklin had taken umbrage to Beyoncé's introduction of Tina Turner as the "queen" ahead of their duet at Sunday's Grammy Awards. Franklin is known as "the queen of soul" — not to mention the original expert on getting r-e-s-p-e-c-t. — Anna DimondRelated:• "Queen of Soul" Slams Beyoncé's "Cheap Shot"
To hear People tell it, Beyoncé Knowles will share the stage with rocker icon Tina Turner as part of a show-stopping duet at this year's Grammy Awards. As reported yesterday in TVGuide.com's Strike Watch blog, the WGA has announced that it will not picket the Feb. 10 awards show, thus improving the chances for maximum star wattage.Related:• Music to Grammys' Ears: WGA Won't Picket
From the Associated Press:"Ike Turner, whose role as one of rock's critical architects was overshadowed by his ogrelike image as the man who brutally abused former wife and icon Tina Turner, died Wednesday at his home in suburban San Diego. He was 76."'He did pass away this morning' at his home in San Marcos, in northern San Diego County, said Scott M. Hanover of Thrill Entertainment Group, which managed Turner's musical career.""There was no immediate word on the cause of death.""A spokesperson for Tina Turner, who endured a tumultuous and well-chronicled marriage to Ike, tells Access Hollywood, "Tina hasn’t had any contact with Ike in more than 30 years. No further comment will be made."