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Stage and Screen Stars Unite to Salute Rita Cosby for Wounded Warriors

Jim Luce | Posted 11.24.2014 | New York
Jim Luce

This week over a thousand New Yorkers had the opportunity to "Celebrate America's Heroes" on the occasion of Emmy-winning TV and radio host Rita Cosby's 50th birthday to benefit the acclaimed organization, the Wounded Warrior Project.

Why Dionne Warwick 'Feels So Good' At Age 73

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 11.24.2014 | Fifty
Dustin Fitzharris

Dionne Warwick has been dazzling us as a musical ingenue for more than five decades. Next month she turns 74 and shows no signs of slowing down. She says the best part of getting older is waking up every morning, putting one food in front of the other and being able to say, 'I made another one.'

Why Barry Manilow Was Intimidated To Work With This Iconic Singer

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.29.2014 | Fifty

Barry Manilow has worked as a producer for a slew of A-list acts and is a music superstar in his own right, so it takes a lot to intimidate him -- but...

Dionne Warwick: 'No, There Aren't' Any Dionne Warwicks In Music Today

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.27.2014 | Black Voices

We're ten months into 2014 and the year has yet to generate so much as one platinum single, a development suggesting that the era of singers racking u...

Dionne Warwick: Don't Call Me A Diva

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Whatever you do, don't call Dionne Warwick a diva. The "Do You Know The Way To San Jose" songstress and 50-year music veteran told HuffPost Live wh...

Life Journeys: Conversations With Leon Russell, Judy Collins and John Gorka

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Hey Leon, Life Journey, your latest album, was recorded with Tommy LiPuma, Al Schmitt, Elton John...you have an awful lot of friends rooting for you. Do you feel the love?

First Nighter: Bacharach Revue Awkwardly Asks 'What's It All About?' -- Steve Tyrell Smoothly Answers

David Finkle | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Truth is, Tyrell's effortlessly infallible phrasing has the effect of making what he does appealingly conversational. The emotion he's experiencing is a component of his seemingly off-handed -- smile-smile-smile -- style. Let's just say he's singing for all generations.

These 8 Stars Divorced The Same Person Twice

Posted 08.21.2013 | Divorce

Sure, Hollywood is filled with on-again, off-again relationships, but some stars take that to a whole new level. The celebs in the slideshow have m...

Nilsson Still, Son! Chatting with Jimmy Webb on Harry Nilsson, Plus Catching Up with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think now is a great time to go back and take another look at Harry, in light of what we know about all the drug use and all the crazy stuff that we were all into and that he seemed to gravitate towards. He reveled in offending people, to be honest with you. It didn't bother him too much."

The Songs of Dory Previn To Be Celebrated at New York's Vineyard Theatre

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts
Holly Cara Price

Legendary American singer-songwriter, playwright and poet Dory Previn passed away last year at age 86. Born Dorothy Veronica Langan in 1925, her long ...

The Village Doctor: Doctor Sampson Davis

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 07.13.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

When you hear that the Dr. Davis is in the house, I guarantee you, it won't be a painful experience.

10 Celebrities Who Married The Same Person Twice

Pat Gallagher | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Our latest eye-popper celebrity-marriage-reveal showcases famous people who married the same person twice. That's right. Married, divorced, re-married... the same person -- two times.

BANKRUPT

Posted 07.22.2013 | Celebrity

Legendary singer Dionne Warwick has filed for bankruptcy after discovering she owes more than $10.2 million in taxes. Warwick's publicist announced...

Dog Ears Music: Born in December Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Paul Westerberg, Carl & Dennis Wilson, Eddie Vedder, Benny Spellman, Tom Waits and more.

Dionne Warwick: Living for Now

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 01.07.2013 | Black Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

As Dionne Warwick approaches 72, she is still filled with vitality and looks ahead to new challenges. She holds to the advice her grandfather gave her when she was 6 years old: "If you can think it, you can do it."

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #42, the Guy Can Sing

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

By now, President Obama's few bars of the Al Green classic "Let's Stay Together," which he sang at a January 2012 fundraiser at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, are the stuff of presidential legend.

Dionne Warwick Lands Herself On California's Unpaid Tax List

AP | Posted 10.18.2012 | Black Voices

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Two celebrities are on a notable list in California, but it's not exactly the A-list. The state's Franchise Tax Board says sing...

Alicia Keys, Dionne Warwick Among Honorees For BET Special

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Alicia Keys and Dionne Warwick are known for singing pop and R&B, but they'll be honored as black women who "rock" on BET. The "Black Gir...

50 Years of A&M Records: An Interview With Herb Alpert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you're prepared for what you'd like to do with the rest of your life and you're putting in the time and are passionate about what you're doing, you have to just stay with it. There's no magic formula for how to get through the maze."

WATCH: 9 Divas Who Sing Both Gospel And R&B

Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion

Some church folk claim that artists who started singing Gospel in the church and then crossed over to R&B and pop have abandoned the faith. But these...

The MLK Tribute That Never Was

Doug Bradley | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home
Doug Bradley

Dionne Warwick looked breathtakingly beautiful that night. Her voice was even more radiant and heavenly. And then our lives changed forever. "Martin Luther King's been assassinated."

Dionne Warwick Talks Whitney Houston On 'Good Morning America'

Posted 03.08.2012 | Celebrity

Dionne Warwick appeared on "Good Morning America" Thursday morning to talk about her late cousin, Whitney Houston, who died last month. "She basica...

A Superstar's Farewell: Whitney Houston's New Hope

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 04.18.2012 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

Whitney Houston's funeral will be the antithesis of Michael Jackson's theatrical farewell. That is only fitting.

Grammytech 2: A Conversation With Bob Clearmountain, Plus Chatting With Steve Tyrell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The thing with Bruce, and any artist like Bruce, is that the most important thing is the song, getting across the meaning and the character of the song. Bruce is almost like an actor in that he creates a character for each of his songs.

Remembering Whitney: Watch Her TV Debut

Posted 04.12.2012 | TV

As we look back on the life of the late Whitney Houston, who died at the age of 48 on Feb. 11, it's nearly impossible to choose her best performance. ...