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La Toya Jackson's Fiance Asks Joe Jackson For His Blessing

OWN | Posted 06.06.2014 | OWN

It's official: La Toya Jackson and longtime business partner Jeffré Phillips are engaged, and it looks like her husband-to-be started things off on t...

On the Town: k.d. lang Debuts in After Midnight on Broadway

Suzy Evans | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

It was a suit and tie kind of night -- and not just for the soulful k.d. lang who made her Broadway debut as the new guest star in After Midnight. The evening was the type of party Carrie Bradshaw would attend -- if Carrie Bradshaw went to theater premieres.

The Return of a Rock 'n' Roll Diva: Ellen Foley

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

"Good evening ladies and gentlemen, my name is Ellen Foley...what's yours?" To music fans of a certain era, these are welcome words from the stage of the Cutting Room in New York City.

Conversations With William Shatner, Gary Burton, Dave Holland, Pink Martini and TuneCore, Plus Albert Hammond Jr. and Sandra Lilia Velasquez Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I managed to pull it off, but there are thousands of other people that haven't, and that's the tragedy. You try to follow a dream and it gradually pales and then you wake up and the rent is due and you don't have the funds to pay it."

Baseball, Steroids and Cowardice

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The PED issue, which has now dogged baseball for well over a decade, has been exacerbated by an appalling lack of courage on the part of nearly everybody involved. Cowardly denials, insincere apologies, failing to take responsibility and efforts to scapegoat individuals.

WATCH: Joe Jackson Opens Up About Son Michael: 'I Miss Him So Much'

OWN | Posted 06.25.2013 | OWN

When Michael Jackson tragically passed away on June 25, 2009, the world was stunned. As fans continue to pay tribute to the King of Pop four years lat...

WATCH: La Toya To Joe Jackson: Can I Call You 'Dad'?

OWN | Posted 06.11.2013 | OWN

La Toya Jackson's relationship with her father Joe has always been about business. The Jackson family patriarch has been very involved in the music ca...

Good Music Stands For Itself

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 06.02.2013 | Celebrity
Mark Yzaguirre

It is true that many people will go to see the Rolling Stones or buy their records as part of a nostalgia trip, perhaps for a time before they were even born, but a lot of people will listen to them and other older rock bands for a very simple reason -- they like the music.

WATCH: Joe Jackson Calls Today's Parents 'Soft'

Posted 02.04.2013 | Black Voices

Joe Jackson’s role in developing the Jackson’s musical legacy has always taken a back seat to his notorious reputation as a parent. The Jackson...

Michael Jackson's Father Suffers Stroke

AP | Posted 01.29.2013 | Celebrity

LAS VEGAS — A spokeswoman for Michael Jackson's father says the musical family's patriarch has suffered a mild stroke. Angel Howansky says Joe ...

Joe Jackson Carries A Gun, Not Afraid To Use It

www.tmz.com | Posted 12.18.2012 | Celebrity

Joe Jackson FLASHED A HANDGUN to a room full of people at a recent event in Vegas ... and told the crowd it's just like an American Express card ... h...

Why Is Joe Jackson Backing Off Dr. Conrad Murray?

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson's father has dropped a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the former doctor who was convicted of causing the singer's...

Dog Ears Music: Born in August Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Wilco, Whitney Houston, Sonny Sharrock, Count Basie, Gene Kelly, Joe Jackson and more.

Jackson Brothers To Tour Without Michael

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 08.20.2012 | Entertainment

BURBANK, Calif. -- Guided by a thumping bass line from their backing band, the Jackson brothers strut forward to a row of four microphones, thrusting ...

LISTEN: British Singer Joe Jackson Covers Legendary Duke Ellington

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

When Joe Jackson set out to pay tribute to legendary big band musician Duke Ellington with his latest album, The Duke, he knew that he didn't want it ...

Lee Hernandez

PHOTOS: 20 Best (And Worst!) Outfits At The Latin Billboard Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Hernandez | Posted 04.29.2012 | Latino Voices

When it comes to awards shows, some stars clean up nice, and others (well, they don't clean up at all). Such was the case at last night's Latin Billbo...

Look Out Now!: Conversations With the Gaddabouts' Edie Brickell & Steve Gadd, Plus Eric Hutchinson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

After 40 years, the Eagles are touring in countries in which they never previously performed. Last year was mainland China and this year, it's the Middle East and South Africa.

Judge Dismisses Concert Promoter In Joe Jackson Lawsuit

AP | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — A judge granted a motion Tuesday to dismiss concert promoter AEG Live from a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's fat...

10 Dumb Parents Of Celebrities

Dumb As A Blog | David Moye | Posted 10.08.2011 | Weird News

If you want to improve your station in life, it's smart to give birth to a celebrity. However, in some cases, having a celebrity child is the only ...

Chatting With Joe Jackson And Earl Klugh, Plus Mick Harvey's "The Ballad Of Jay Givens" Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Joe Jackson, performing is the best part of the "madness" that he's involved in. It's better than being in the studio or anything else.

Joe Jackson Invests In Vietnam 'Happyland' Park

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

HANOI, Vietnam — Joe Jackson, father of late king of pop Michael Jackson, was in Vietnam to attend Monday's groundbreaking ceremony for a five-s...

Music: Mavis Staples Shines, Fitz & Tantrums Party

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Two soul-inflected concerts this week to catch you up on. MAVIS STAPLES *** out of **** Bell House in Brooklyn Mavis Staples has been testifying to ...

PHOTOS: Johnny Depp Cleans Up Nice & More Unforgettable Globes Style

Gilt MANual | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Gilt MANual

In celebration of Hollywood's drunkest awards ceremony, we've picked seventeen (er, make that sixteen-and-a-half) of the Golden Globes' most clear-headedly sharp style moments.

Judge Declines To Hear Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Case

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's father will now be handled by a state court after a federal judge said Monday ...

Road Rocking and Reunions: Conversations With Slayer's Tom Araya and Kerry King, and Anthrax's Joey Belladonna

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Slayer's Tom Araya and Kerry King discuss their American Carnage Tour and how Guitar Hero 3 has earned them some fans.