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The September issue of Harper’s Bazaar is all about music and family, with celebs Kanye West, Lionel Richie and Christina Aguilera among those recruited for photo spreads that include their children. Ye posed with his son Saint and daughter North for the magazine’s fifth annual ICONS edition, titled BAZAAR ICONS 2018: The First Families of Music. This special September edition also has the […]

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera and Chaka Khan are among the featured performers who will pay tribute to Prince at a Minnesota concert Thursday night. Tori Kelly, Anita Baker and Doug E. Fresh also are included in the lineup at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Prince’s ex-wife, Mayte Garcia, has […]

The lineup also includes Chaka Khan, John Mayer, Tori Kelly, Anita Baker, Doug E. Fresh, Luke James, Bilal, and Mint Condition.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ariana Grande has filled in for a hologram version of Whitney Houston in a duet with Christina Aguilera on the season finale of NBC’s “The Voice.” Grande’s performance comes days after the planned hologram appearance of Houston was scrapped due to technical reasons. The late singer’s family said last week the […]

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The Whitney Houston estate has shut down plans for a hologram of the late singer to perform with Christina Aguilera on “The Voice” next week. The reason, according to estate executor Pat Houston, is that the technology being used is not up to par. “We are so appreciative of the opportunity for the Whitney Houston […]

Homage or exploitation? That’s the question fans may be asking now that a Whitney Houston hologram is scheduled to ‘duet’ with judge Christina Aguilera on The Voice.  As you may remember a Michael Jackson hologram ‘performed’ at the Billboard Music Awards in 2014. Fans were mixed on the Jackson hologram, with many saying it was […]

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Reports of a Whitney Houston hologram appearing on is “The Voice” began percolating late last week, after pics and videos of judge Christina Aguilera with a Whitney hologram surfaced on social media. Entertainment Tonight says it has confirmed that the hologram duet will indeed happening on an upcoming episode – possibly the May 24 season […]

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Patti LaBelle will lend her veteran expertise and pipes to NBC’s The Voice’s upcoming season. Access Hollywood is reporting that the legendary songstress will serve as an advisor to Christina Aguilera, who returns to the red swivel chair after a one year absence. Aguilera sang Patti’s 1974 hit song “Lady Marmalade” in 2001, and now join forces […]

This weekend, stars from every aspect of entertainment converged on New York City for one of the biggest All-Star weekends ever. Not only was All-Star, with zillions of parties and events surrounding the game, so was New York Fashion Week AND the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary show. Oh, and there was a Valentine’s Day […]