Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin are two of the greatest singers of all time and they shared an extraordinary friendship full of love and support.
‘Respect’ by Aretha Franklin is an iconic song that quickly became a powerful anthem for an important moment in history.
Aretha’s version of the Otis Redding track was released in 1967. It became the soundtrack to both civil rights and feminist movements at the time of its release. Do you know the story behind ‘Respect’?
Aretha Franklin and Reverend Martin Luther King Jr worked together and paved the way for many as they became a huge part of the US civil rights movement.
Greg Wise and Emma Thompson are one of Britain’s most beloved celebrity couples.
Strictly Come Dancing’s Greg Wise and Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson have been together for over two decades. The couple remain extremely supportive of one another’s careers and have raised a loving family.
Whitney Houston is one of the greatest musicians of all time but before her rise to fame, she sang the backing track on a television commercial for an American chain restaurant.
You’ve Got Mail was one of the smash-hit romantic comedies of the late 90s with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan leading in the iconic movie.
Michael Jackson’s hit song ‘Thriller’ was released in 1983, it was hugely successful and is still influencing the music world nearly 40 years later.
‘Thriller’ was the seventh and last single that Michael Jackson released from his Thriller album. The song had huge success and that was heavily influenced by the vision Michael had for the ‘Thriller’ music video.
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! is returning to TV later this month and is set to be “more gruelling than ever”.
10 powerful songs about Black History: From Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and more
Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson are among some of the artists who explored Black history in their music.
Many iconic singers that we are familiar with have written and/or performed songs relating to the historical experiences that Black people have gone through as well as their own personal journey with their heritage and identity.
Gospel music is a well-loved genre that has influenced the sound of many mainstream artists. There are many UK gospel singers and musicians who have established strong connections to chart-topping musicians.
Rapper and singer Angie Rose is signed to Capitol CMG but away from music she has been sharing the Gospel with her generation in a new way.
Angie recently scored a collaboration with Wande and Limoblaze for her track Unstoppable (Do It Again) - Global Remix. She also featured on Danny Gokey’s new single Do For Love and jumped on a verse for Evvie McKinney’s E6 - Fleaux Remix.
Destiny Marko emerged in the Latin gospel scene in May 2020 with her debut single Amor, Amor, Amor and she’s made a lasting impression.
Career highlights for Destiny include collaborating with Ingrid Rosario and singing on Tasha Cobb-Leonard’s recent album Royalty: Live at the Ryman.
Mixed-ish is the second spin-off to come from the Black-ish franchise and it looks at the upbringing of the young Rainbow Johnson in the 1980s.
While a lot of progress has been made since then, the way that society perceives mixed-race people still needs to be explored. Mixed-ish goes back to basics and uses comedy as a tool to discuss it.
Disney star Olivia Rodrigo has made history on the Official UK Music Charts.
Olivia is best known for her current role as Nini in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and also starred as Paige Olvera in Bizaardvark from 2016 to 2019.