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Sharon Jones Returns After Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.10.2013 | Entertainment

After a harrowing cancer scare, Sharon Jones is back in the game. She and the Dap-Kings announced they will release their postponed album, "Give the P...

Sharon Jones Reveals Devastating News

Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity

Sharon Jones has been diagnosed with cancer. The 57-year-old soul singer, who performs with the funk group the Dap-Kings, announced the news on the gr...

Singer Cancels Tour After Cancer Diagnosis

AP | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Soul singer Sharon Jones has cancer and has canceled plans for an album and tour in 2013. A Monday news release says Jones has stage...

Feud Over Lottery Ticket Found In Trash Escalates

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 07.24.2012 | Money

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge on Thursday ordered a new trial to decide who can claim a $1 million scratch-off lottery ticket prize, a l...

Lottery Winner Who Threw Away Ticket: 'It's My Money. I Deserve The Money'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.14.2012 | Money

An Arkansas woman who threw away a $1 million winning lottery ticket told the "Today" show Friday that she does not feel bad for Sharon Jones, the wom...

Woman Who Found Winning Lottery Ticket In Trash May Have To Give Up Winnings

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 07.02.2012 | Money

SEARCY, Ark. — An Arkansas woman who cashed a $1 million lottery ticket may have to give up the winnings to a woman who threw away the ticket af...

A-Sides With Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: Some Funk and Soul Food for Your Ears

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.06.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I caught up with Jones backstage before her sold-out show last month at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Westchester, and spoke to her about her evolution and her anticipation of joining other "divas" on stage for a VH1 special.

'VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul': Amy Winehouse Tribute

Posted 02.18.2012 | TV

"VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" (Mon., 9PM ET on VH1) honored the greats, as well as those inspired by them. But in a rare twist, it was some of the great...

From Woody Guthrie to Little Nut Tree: Chatting With Rob Wasserman and Dan Zanes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On Woody Guthrie: "in a short life he saw so much, but he was really present and there with people. I think he's just really vital, not just in his vision, but as a spokesman for America."

Grammy Preview: The Best CDs of 2010

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In anticipation of the Grammys on Sunday night, here are my favorite albums of 2010, followed by my favorite singles and some early favorites for 2011.

Peter Wolf Tearing It Up on Tour (and on TV)

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You could say that Huffington Post has been solidly behind Peter Wolf's latest solo album Midnight Souvenirs. And why not? It's easily one of the most entertaining, wildly raucous and just plain exciting albums of 2010.

Sharon Jones Made It The Hard Way

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Soul singer extraordinaire Sharon Jones is on top of the world. A recent duet on Saturday Night Live with Michael Buble was so anticipated that her Da...

Rolling Stone is Gathering Moss, Big Time

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

We're living in the most exciting moment in the history of music -- a time when listeners have unlimited access to music, but Rolling Stone commits the cardinal sin of making it seem boring.