Bobby Womack, a prolific gospel-soul singer who also wrote songs recorded by the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, George Benson and others, died Friday. He was 70.
NEW YORK — Jay-Z — under increasing pressure to back out of a collaboration with the luxury store Barneys New York after it was accused of racially profiling two black customers — said Saturday he’s being unfairly “demonized” for just waiting to hear all of the facts.
TV figure David Frost dies at age 74 Sir David Frost, the veteran broadcaster who famously drew a grudging post-Watergate apology out of former President Richard Nixon, died Saturday aboard a cruise ship sailing from England to the Mediterranean. He was 74. His death, from an apparent heart attack, was confirmed in a statement his family released to the BBC. Known for his laid-back but probing style of interviewing, Mr. Frost gained access to an astonishing array of world figures during a five-decade career. His subjects included seven U.S. presidents and eight British prime ministers, and his A-list included Prince Charles, Nelson Mandela, Billy Graham, Muhammad Ali, Orson Welles, Truman Capote, the Beatles, Henry Kissinger and Vladimir Putin.
Kristen Stewart, Selena Gomez among Kids’ Choice Awards winners
N.Y. art museum accused of duping visitors on fees
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gillian Welch and her partner Dave Rawlings, The Civil Wars and Alabama Shakes took home trophies, but Music City was the big winner at Wednesday night’s Americana Honors & Awards.
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Swift, Chesney among top 2012 CMA Awards nominees
Lady Gaga’s meat dress to be shown in DC museum
Hanks, Timberlake among ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ stars