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A Shining Star in Stormy Weather: Farewell to Lena Horne

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

To me, Lena Horne was one of the world's all-time class acts, a freedom fighter, an original, a radiant beauty, an enduring icon, a brave civil rights advocate and a great lady of standards.

From Philly International to The Berklee College Of Music: A Conversation With Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This weekend, the legendary R&B songwriting team will receive honorary doctorates in recognition of the 3500 songs they've produced over their 35-year partnership. In this interview, they reflect on their extraordinary careers.

Lesley Gore at Joe's Pub

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Lesley Gore proved herself once again to be the little lady with the very big voice at Joe's Pub in Manhattan on April 22.

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

Quincy Jones and Lionel Ritchie Remake "We Are The World" for Haiti

Mira Veda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mira Veda

The song is its own public service announcement. It brings public awareness to a massive global problem through the use of the universal language of music.

'We Are The World' Haiti Edition: Quincy Jones To Remake Classic Song For Charity

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LOS ANGELES — Quincy Jones is re-recording the charity song "We Are the World" and sending the proceeds to Haiti. The 76-year-old music legend ...

Grammy Week: What You Don't Know About the Grammys

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Here are some things you may not know about the Grammys. Tell a friend. As the saying goes, we're all fans. I dig that. More fans. Less cynics.

HuffPost Reviews: Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Clipse, and Chris Brown, Plus an Interview With Papa Roach on World Hunger Year

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Welcome to Snoopworld, where Chevys still are bouncin', would-be gangstas still kind of prowl the streets (albeit it's a new generation), explicit-isms flow like 40 oz. beer, and tempos best not harsh anyone's mellow.

Leading With Love: Giving to Your People Gets Results

John Hope Bryant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Hope Bryant

Why not give? Easy. Fear, and fear is the ultimate prosperity killer -- you will never go wrong, doing right. And do right long enough and it will pay dividends that builds wealth, too.

"Too Darn Hot": My Playlist To Help Heat Things Up At The Copenhagen Climate Summit

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Wild

I really do believe in the threat of global warming, and in honor of the Copenhagen climate talks, here's my playlist to prove it.

Harlem Memorializes Michael Jackson at Apollo Theater

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Lauri Lyons

The Apollo Theater's memorial tribute to Michael Jackson might as well have been Mardi Gras in Harlem.

Remembering Michael Jackson -- The Man in Our Mirror

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Clarence B. Jones

Audiences are far too splintered to fall in line -- and in love -- en masse with a single recording artist today the way they could for Michael Jackson in the eighties and nineties.

Michael's Magic

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hermene Hartman

I came in contact with the Jackson 5 in 1971. Berry Gordy insisted that we take this new group -- these kids out of Gary. But Rev. Jackson didn't want these "kids" interfering with the main show.

Quincy Jones: Jackson 'Obviously Didn't Want To Be Black'

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Quincy Jones, the record producer who collaborated with Michael Jackson on Thriller, Bad and Off the Wall, has opened up to Details about his memories...

That Voice

Robert Davey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Davey

If Jackson was given drugs to stop his voice from dropping, then he was also the victim of a unique kind of child abuse.

Six Degrees of Michael Jackson

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

I pray that Jackson's music speaks louder than anything else. His music clearly was his life. And in the end, his music added to our lives more than any of the rest of the sideshow events.

Michael Jackson's Stratospheric Talent

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Taylor Marsh

Turn off the analysis. Skip the obituaries focusing on all that went wrong. Instead, just listen to the music. Better yet, watch him.

Michael Jackson's Death: Madonna, Quincy Jones React

people.com | Mike Fleeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The sudden death of Michael Jackson jolted his friends and family, a second blow to the entertainment world after it lost another icon, Farrah Fawcett...

Michael Jackson, Child of America, Gone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Beyond the reams of his documented eccentricities, Michael Jackson was a huge talent who'll be missed, and he was one of our better, kinder kids whose life and story spun out of control.

Buzz Aldrin's "Rocket Experience": Astronaut Records New Single With Help From Snoop Dogg And Talib Kweli (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin recently recorded a song, "Rocket Experience," to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his moon walk and to help benefit various ...

Obama and the Arts

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Campbell

Most industries are adapting and evolving during these uncertain times, but the arts have been in flux for years and years, long preceding Bush and Wall Street's dismantling.

Exclusive with Quincy Jones: "You've Been My Brother a Long Time. It's Not Like We Were Church People Together."

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Phil Bronstein

"We Are the World," Quincy said, was "a kamikaze mission." He's thinking about taking on another one: the Obama inaugural show.

CPS Makes Famous Alumni Mix On iTunes

Crain's Chicago Business | Shia Kapos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools has posted a mix of popular songs by its alumni musicians on iTunes. This isn't a money-making effort -- directly -- but a way...

Petra Nemcova Proves Now is the Time to Give More Than Ever

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

"It's hugely important that we don't fall into the trap of saying, 'Oh, it's going to be harder to raise money.'"

The EG: The Most Extraordinary Gathering In Los Angeles

Michael Hawley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Hawley

LA is without a doubt the most dynamic and surprising city in America, and EG is the conference to attend. Intimate, fun and interesting as hell.