Posts tagged "Chaka Khan"

Jessie Ware Covers Labrinth’s “Jealous” & Chaka Khan’s “Through The Fire” For BBC Radio 1: Watch

Jessie Ware's romantic vocals can be paired with a bevy of soulful tunes, which is exactly what happened when she stopped by UK's BBC Radio 1 to perform Labrinth's 2014 single — "Jealous." The singer added her own twist to it by interjecting it with Chaka Khan's 1984 classic tune, "Through The Fire." If this performance didn't…

By: Bianca Gracie / January 15, 2015

Sam Smith Calls Out “Awful” Pop Stars, Bonds With Chaka Khan In ‘V’ Interview: See A New Photo From His Cover Shoot

Sam Smith isn't just baring his chest for the new issue of V; he's also letting his true feelings be known about some of his contemporaries. And proving that the Grammy nominee has become quite the soul diva magnet after working with Mary J. Blige for her recent album The London Sessions, Sam sat dow…

By: Robbie Daw / January 6, 2015

Watch Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, T.I. & (Yup) Vanilla Ice Perform At 2013 Soul Train Awards

The 2013 Soul Train Music Awards took place Sunday (December 1), and the ceremony was heavy on nostalgia — Keith Sweat and Dionne Warwick both received honors for their iconic careers, Warren G performed his classic "Regulate," Vanilla Ice got stage time for some reason — but the new school had plenty of time in the spotlight. Kendrick Lamar took home…

By: Carl Williott / December 2, 2013

‘VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul': Watch Kelly Clarkson & All The Performances

VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul aired last night, and each of the soulful ladies who took part brought their best game. "Today is probably one of the best days of my life," Jessie J said during the telecast. "I feel like crying. I'm probably going to cry when it's over, happy tears." Jennifer Hudson, Mary J.

By: Robbie Daw / December 20, 2011

Watch “VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul Red Carpet” Streaming Live

You want divas? VH1's got 'em — tonight, streaming live. We know that many of our favorite artists — from Kelly Clarkson to Florence + The Machine to Jennifer Hudson — positively burst with soulfulness. And tonight, they're looking to show it off. We are streaming the VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul red carpet live starting…

By: Idolator Staff / December 18, 2011

Whitney Houston And Chaka Khan Sing Us Something Good At Prince’s Concert

Who does Prince have to bring to the stage to make sure fans leave his concerts happy? Absolutely no one, besides himself of course. But that didn't stop the regal singer from plucking two more heavy-hitters from his (no doubt) diva-filled Rolodex at Thursday night's Forum show — one-upping last week's Gwen Stefani appearance with…

By: Idolator Staff / May 7, 2011

Amber Riley Is Every Woman In Her Chaka Khan-Inspired ‘Essence’ Shoot

Glee's Amber Riley, who plays the big-voiced, fabulous Mercedes, may often be overshadowed by her castmates on both the show and in racy magazine spreads, but she's got the attention of Essence in their latest issue. The mag dolled Riley up like the Queen of Funk in order to kick off their Facebook campaign to…

By: Becky Bain / February 3, 2011