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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - Mavis Staples
Stars including Gregg Allman, Mavis Staples and Allen Toussaint have signed on to a special tribute concert to musician Dr. John.
The Newport Folk Festival says gospel singer Mavis Staples will perform in this year's line-up.
As part of their "In Performance at the White House" series, the Obamas have invited Justin Timberlake, Al Green, Queen Latifah and many others to perform at the White House next week in a "Memphis Soul" concert, the White House announced today.
In a story Feb. 22 about the death of singer Cleotha Staples, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Pervis Staples was a sister. He was a brother and performed with The Staple Singers until 1968.
In a family of vocalists, it was Cleotha Staples' smooth and velvety voice that helped set apart the sound of the influential and best-selling gospel group The Staple Singers.
Be it concert or charity auction, Bruce Springsteen can bring any event to a crescendo.
Elton John still fills stadiums worldwide on his own, but he'll share the spotlight with a dozen other musicians at Sunday's Grammy Awards.
Elton John and Mumford & Sons will hit the Grammys stage to pay tribute to Levon Helm.
Jon Stewart will host the MusiCares salute to Bruce Springsteen next month.
Jon Stewart is hosting the MusiCares salute to Bruce Springsteen.
Michael Jackson is bathed in light, his arms outstretched and head back, as if crucified, at the end of Spike Lee's documentary "Bad 25" _ a fitting image for the late pop legend who to some extent basked in fame, but was also clearly tormented by it.
John Mayer, Gregg Allman, Dierks Bentley and several other musicians are getting together to pay tribute to the late Levon Helm.
The American premiere of the Philip Glass opera "Kepler," a concert by vocalist k.d. lang, and the return of Dublin's Gate Theatre highlight the 36th season of the Spoleto Festival USA this spring.
VH1 may have honored singing divas at its annual VH1 Divas special, but the night was all about collaboration.
Phoebe Snow, a bluesy singer, guitarist and songwriter who had a defining hit of the 1970s with "Poetry Man" but then largely dropped out of the spotlight to care for her disabled daughter, has died.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The Newport Folk Festival says gospel singer Mavis Staples will perform in this year's line-up.
Mavis Staples said she plans to dedicate her second record with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy to Cleotha's memory.