Etta James

Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Rickey Smiley & Da Brat do a synchronized dance to “At Last” at karaoke! Check out the exclusive video above to see their smooth moves! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Get the latest from Gary’s Tea here and listen LIVE at 7:30 am & 8:30 am EST on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” RELATED: Da Brat Gets The Whole Crowd “Funkdafied!” [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] RELATED: Da […]

Alicia Keys in collaboration with blues icon Bonnie Raitt, has been tapped to perform an Etta James tribute at the 2012 Grammy Awards. James,73, passed away last month after a long battle with cancer. The Grammy Awards take place on February 12! Etta James Dead At 73 Alicia Keys Relaxes In Paradise!

Today friends and family said their final good-byes to R&B legend Etta James. The iconic soul singer was laid to rest in Los Angeles after losing a battle with leukemia on January 20th. She was sent off in grand style with performances from artists like Christina Aguilera. Watch Christina Ag sing James’s classic, “At Last” […]

Beyonce wrote an emotional letter to her fans talking about superstar singer Etta James’ death. James died Friday morning due to complications stemming from leukemia. Beyonce wrote on her site: “This is a huge loss. Etta James was one of the greatest vocalists of our time. I am so fortunate to have met such a […]

Etta James died on Friday, but her voice will be with us forever. Here are five things you probably didn’t know about James. SEE ALSO: Brad, Angelina Expecting? Tea Party Leaders To Endorse Newt Gingrich 1) “Etta James” Isn’t Her Real Name Nope. It is Jamesetta Hawkins. According to reporting by The Washington Post, legendary […]

Having stayed in hiding since the birth of her baby daughter Blue, Beyonce took to her website to give a statement on the passing of Etta James, the legendary singer she played in the film “Cadillac Records.” She wrote: “This is a huge loss. Etta James was one of the greatest vocalists of our time. […]

CNN reports that legendary singer Etta James has died. She was 73. SEE ALSO: Take The Roots Presidential Poll 17 Stars Who Shouldn’t Quit Their Day Jobs Details on her death and life are below, as reported by CNN: She died from complications from leukemia with her husband, Artis Mills, and her sons by her […]

Legendary singer, Etta James died this morning. James, who was battling leukemia for some time, succumbed to the disease after a long struggle. She is most known for her ballad “At Last.” “This is a tremendous loss for the family, her friends and fans around the world,” De Leon said. “She was a true original […]

Etta James has died, according to her longtime friend and manager, Lupe De Leon. She was 73 and had been diagnosed with leukemia in 2010.…