Billboard Ranks: Gladys Knight vs. Patti LaBelle in ‘Verzuz’ Battle of Soul Legends


By: Andrew Unterberger/Billboard Two of the true living legends of popular music squared off live from Philadelphia in the latest installment of Verzuz last night (Sept. 13), in a matchup about as highly anticipated as any NFL game on this season-opening Sunday. Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle, iconic soul voices, personalities and hitmakers whose careers stretch back to theContinue reading “Billboard Ranks: Gladys Knight vs. Patti LaBelle in ‘Verzuz’ Battle of Soul Legends”

Fantasia, A Diamond in a dollar store


Ten years ago, the world discovered Fantasia Monique Barrino on American Idol.  She was the contestant with the 100 watt smile. Her smile and personality is infectious she has the rare ability to make the audience feel is if they were in her home. Fantasia’s performance of Summertime was named amongst AOL’s 2004 list of greatest televisionContinue reading “Fantasia, A Diamond in a dollar store”

Donna Summer ” She is simply hot Stuff”


Sittin’ here eatin’ my heart out waitin- Waitin’ for some lover to call – Dialed about a thousand numbers lately- Almost rang the phone off the wall-  Lookin’ for some hot stuff baby this evenin’ I need some hot stuff baby tonight- I want some hot stuff baby this evenin -‘ Gotta have some hot stuff Gotta have some lovin’ tonight- IContinue reading “Donna Summer ” She is simply hot Stuff””