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PHOTOS- Kendrick Lamar, Tamar Braxton, Robin Thicke Win Soul Train Awards

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The Soul Train Awards 2013 were held on Friday, Nov 8 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Some of this year’s winners include Kendrick Lamar, who took home the award for ‘Album of the Year’ for Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City; Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell Williams & T.I. earned the award ‘Song of the Year for “Blurred Lines” and Miguel and Tamar Braxton took home Best R&B/Soul Male and Female Artist, respectively.

Dionne Warwick received the Legend Award. To honor the singer, Gladys Knight, Ronald Isley, Eddie Levert, David Foster, Eric Benet, Ruben Studdard, Kenny Lattimore, Bobby V, Chrisette Michele, Eddie Levert, David Foster, and Candice Glover sang a medley of songs.

·Singer Keith Sweat received the Lifetime Achievement Award and performed a medley of his hits, which including a guest appearance by Faith Evans

Tune into the 2013 Soul Train Awards airs on Centric and BET on Dec. 1, 2013 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.  In the meantime, check out some photos of from the show.

Info via Chad Davis of Sunshine Sachs.

 

Aretha Franklin Finally Speaks

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Aretha Franklin sat  for the firs time since  her health to speak with Jet magazine.  Although she’s taking it easy, the legendary singer seems to be in  good spirits. Franklin declined to state whether or not reports of her having pancreatic cancer were true.

Here’s some snippets from the interview-


How is Aretha feeling these days:

“I feel great. The doctors say I can do whatever I feel like I am up to do. Of course, that doesn’t mean any concerts or anything like that. But I can do things around the house, and today I am just piddling around the house.”
Aretha on what she’s been doing lately:
“I am putting Aretha together first,” she tells Jet. “This is Aretha time to do whatever it is that I need to do. But I will talk more later.” “It is good to sit up, too,” Franklin added. “I also might make one or two business calls. Not too much, just a teeny bit.”

Franklin told Vibe that even though she has a private nurse, her family and friends are taking goof care of her.
Franklin on Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey, Patti LaBelle and Dionne Warwick sending her well-wishes:

“They know that I am a lot more than the girl in the Pink Cadillac on the Freeway of Love who also sings about Respect,” she said of her pals. “They pray without ceasing for me.” “God has given me the greatest gift already for the holidays,” Franklin gushed of her improved health. “I am so grateful.”

New Celebrity Apprentice cast hit the streets of New York for a task

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The men and women of the new cast of Celebrity Apprentice were busy with a new task on October 25, 2010.  Star Jones, Latoya Jackson, Mark McGrath, Jose Conseco, Marlee Matlin, Gary Busey, Lil’ Jon and Dionne Warwick were seen setting up a campsite somewhere in New York City.

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Latoya Jackson, Lil Jon, Dionne Warwick & other members of ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ spotted making pizza

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Even though the regular season of  The Apprentice is already on the airwaves, filming for the upcoming season of The Celebrity Apprentice has already began.  Latoya Jackson, Mark McGrath, Lil Jon, Dionne Warwick, Gary Busey and other members of the cast were seen in full uniform making and selling pizza in front of Famiglia pizzeria on October 19, in New York.  As a whole, it looks like the cast is having fun.
The Celebrity Apprentice premieres in March  and the finale will air some time in May.

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The new cast of ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ has finally been revealed

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The new upcoming cast of The Celebrity Apprentice has finally been revealed.  Over the past week, various names from the new cast were leaked on the internet, and now we have the entire list.  Judging by the names on this list, this season just might have the most drama and the biggest audience. Talk about clash of the titans.

Gary Busey
Jose Canseco
David Cassidy
Hope Dworaczyk:
Richard Hatch
LaToya Jackson
Star Jones
NeNe Leakes
Lil Jon
Marlee Matlin
Mark McGrath
Meat Loaf
Lisa Rinna
Niki Taylor
Dionne Warwick

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