Patti Labelle snatched out souls last night (Dec. 18), as she ignited the stage at WBLS' Christmas in the City concert in Newark, N.J.

The two-hour season finale of Empire is airing on Wednesday, and we’re waiting to see how everything with the Lyons family pans out. Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyons, sat down with The Steve Harvey Morning Show and spilled some secrets from the show’s finale. Here’s what he shared. The first hour of the finale will be […]

  Did you hear the story about Patti LaBelle being arrested and charged with assault for trying to deck Aretha Franklin? On 11 April 2014, the News Nerd web…

Despite the fact viewership has consistently declined, “American Idol” is still giving young hopefuls their shot at singing stardom. One of this season’s frontrunners is a young teen named Malaya Watson and she performed the Aretha Franklin classic “Ain’t No Way.” The performance was so emotional, Jennifer Lopez was brought to tears. Watson even got […]

When it comes to legendary women of soul, the first two names that come to mind are Patti LaBelle and Aretha Franklin. The two ladies have both helped kick open the door for black artists to flourish. However, somewhere with both women striving for success, there was some type of bad blood. How do we […]

Learning your ABCs is one of the most important things you can learn in life. You’re always going to need to use letters for something–be it reading, writing or algebra. (Side note: whose bright idea was it to add letters in math?!) A rapper named Mac Lethal decided he was going to spice up his […]

For a music fan, The Grammys are one of the most important days of the year. Watching the Grammys never ensures too many surprises except for the performances. Remember when Pink did her whole performance while doing aerial acrobatics and everybody loved it except for the people who saw it on the MTV Awards? Remember […]

In our forth and final installment of Face-to-Face Patti LaBelle tells Ledisi she’s found her voice and that “Pieces of Me” is the type of album that will lay the foundation for lifetime achievement awards. Check It Out: Related: Alicia Keys Or Beyonce: Battle Of The Baby Bumps Babyface Or Ne-Yo: Who’s The Best Singer-Songwriter? […]

In part 2 of our “Face-To-Face” conversation between the incomparable Patti LaBelle and R&B star Ledisi, the two ladies discuss how they met and the continued influence of Gladys Knight and Anita Baker. RELATED POSTS: Patti LaBelle Names Ledisi As Her Successor Patti Labelle Warns Lloyd About “Hood Girls” on “Lay It Down” Remix [AUDIO] […]

Last month when BET paid tribute to Patti LaBelle it was apparent that the legendary diva is unparalleled. Despite Cee-Lo and Marsha Ambrosius best attempts many felt the tribute fell short of capturing the wonder that is Patti LaBelle. Few (if any) possess the vocal talent to rival Patti, who at 67 years old still […]