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Saturday
Mar262011

'Queen of Soul' Celebrates Birthday in Royal Fashion

Jeff Fusco/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin celebrated her birthday in royal fashion Friday night, in a star-studded birthday party in New York City.

Franklin celebrated her 69th birthday late into Friday night at a posh New York hotel, and was on both the giving and receiving ends of live performances at the bash.

Among some of the big names in attendance at the swanky gathering were, Clive Davis, Smokey Robinson and Tony Bennett, according to published reports.

Franklin appeared slimmed-down and upbeat, having survived a mystery ailment and surgery.

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Thursday
Feb172011

Several Artists, 'Glee' Stars to Perform at the White House Next Week

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sheryl Crow, Natasha Bedingfield, Jordin Sparks, Seal, Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers and Glee stars Mark Salling and Amber Riley are among the artists who are getting an invitation to the White House next week.

They'll all perform for President Obama and the first lady as part of a concert called The Motown Sound -- In Performance at the White House.

Taking place next Thursday, Feb. 24, the concert, held in celebration of Black History Month, will be held in the East Room and will air on PBS March 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Also on the bill are Motown legend Smokey Robinson, John Legend and Jamie Foxx.

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