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Leonardo DiCaprio Named U.N. Peace Messenger, Continues To Be Much More Than Just A Pretty Face

Associated Press | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Leonardo DiCaprio as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to help promote global act...

Barbra Streisand, Partners (Review)

Paul Katz | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

As someone who owns every Streisand album and has essentially studied her career since I could put a needle on a turntable, the song selection on Partners is vexing.

10 Things I Loved About 'Motown the Musical'

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.20.2014 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

On "press night," August 19, I saw Motown the Musical at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco. I like musicals so I was prepared to like it but not love it.

President Obama Honors Special Olympics Athletes For 'Overcoming Obstacles With Love And Kindness'

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 08.01.2014 | Impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singers Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their ...

New Cold War on the UN Stage and Closing Curtain on 'We the People'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.24.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The UN is as much stage as platform for diplomatic exchange, and the Kremlin is no longer so keen on keeping the curtain up.

Tired of Taylor Swift? Marie Miller Is Just What You Need

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

While Ms. Swift may be very talented, sometimes you just need something new. If you've spun your copy of Red an embarrassing number of times and if you're tired of dancing alone in your room to "You Belong With Me," don't fret.

The Secret Chaos Behind Lionel Richie And Michael Jackson's Iconic Song

OWN | Posted 06.20.2014 | OWN

In 1985, producer Quincy Jones gave Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson the assignment of a lifetime. To help fight famine in Africa, he wanted them to ...

LISTEN: 53 Songs Your Intern Should Know

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.24.2014 | Black Voices

Have you ever found yourself singing a classic, notable song around your friends or colleagues only to discover someone’s perplexed facial expressio...

Glad All Over: Conversations with Dave Clark, Jen Chapin and Augustana's Dan Layus

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

DC: "Well, we were the first group to tour America. The power of Sullivan... we did it two weeks running and then went back and did our first English tour. In fact, the Kinks were the opening act."

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from Peggy Lee, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Adele, and more.

Tobago, Jazz and John Legend

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

What a whirlwind! The Tobago Jazz Experience has celebrated "its biggest festival" to date, according to Tobago's Tourism Board's Events Coordinator John Arnold.

Record Biz Photo Ops, 1970s-Style

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

During the 1970s, when I toiled for the weekly music trade magazine Record World, there existed something called the "record industry." Scores of enti...

Why Drake's OVO Label Will be the Modern Day Motown

Dennis Williams II | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment
Dennis Williams II

Drake assumes the role of the present day Berry Gordy Jr., behind his label he has assimilated a team of heavy hitters that do it all in-house.

Good Music and Good Vibes: Andrew Barrack's "High Off Of Love"

Judah Joseph | Posted 05.25.2014 | College
Judah Joseph

There is something delightfully charming about a singer-songwriter's music when it teleports you to the beach without a care in the world. A calming paradise of sand, sun, palm trees, and good music.

WATCH: Daft Punk's Grammy Rehearsal

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

Daft Punk's Grammy collaboration with Pharrell, Stevie Wonder and Nile Rodgers was undoubtedly one of the best performances of the night, if not in al...

Spring Cleaning 2014: How To Recycle What's In Your Home

Varda Epstein | Posted 05.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Varda Epstein

With fewer things in your home, you have fewer surfaces to catch dust and more space to actually maneuver the vacuum cleaner. Of course, if you're a pack rat, this is no easy task for you.

Mandela Tribute Scheduled For Annual NAACP Image Awards

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 02.24.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "12 Years a Slave" swept the film categories at the NAACP Image Awards with four wins. The historical epic's prizes at Saturday'...

What France Does that the U.S. Doesn't: Tribute Albums

Judah Joseph | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

I think that in the United States, where so much great music is released every year, it's imperative that we not only share with our kids the music we loved when we were children, but we also find a way to make it relatable for them, too.

Daft Punk & Stevie Wonder Do It Right

Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment

The 56th annual Grammy Awards presented a pairing of epic proportions, as Daft Punk took the stage with none other than the great Stevie Wonder, perfo...

WHY Music: Songs in the Key of Life

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 03.22.2014 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

I remember, like it was yesterday, taking that road trip with my friends, Gerry & Marsha, to my hometown, Detroit, to hear Stevie Wonder perform at Cobo Hall.

Caroling with Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer and Judith Hill

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Christmas came early this year. First there was the gift of the documentary "20 Feet from Stardom," now shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar. Th...

Reissue Roundup 3: The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Who, Frank Sinatra, CCR and Humble Pie, Plus Keith Chagall's Kennedy Tribute

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Do The Beatles now collectively have more "previously unreleased" tracks than all of their official albums collectively?

Movie Review: Black Nativity

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'll admit that I was surprised when Jacob Latimore burst into song early into Kasi Lemmons' Black Nativity. I went into the screening having only the vaguest knowledge of the cast and the director, and no one had mentioned that it was a musical.

Defense Attorneys: This Scam Was So Embarrassing, Trial Must Happen 4,500 Miles Away

Posted 11.04.2013 | Crime

Think of the most embarrassing Craigslist scam you could possibly fall for and then multiply it by ten. That's the humiliation that the University of ...

Stevie Wonder Turns To Hip-Hop For New Albums

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder plans to release two albums next year, including some newly written songs, and he's working on a thi...