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Alicia Keys, Grammys 2012: Singer Pairs With Bonnie Raitt, Honors Etta James

As Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt pointed out during tonight's Grammy Awards, Whitney Houston isn't the only R&B giant we've lost this year. Back in January, the world said goodbye to the legendary Etta James, and early in tonight's ceremony, Keys and Rai

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Beyonce: Etta James ‘Had Guts,’ Inspired Her Career

Since the birth of her daughter Blue Ivy on Jan. 7, Beyonce hasn't made a public experience nor gave an interview to press. Yet the Houston native breaks her silence today (Jan. 20) to share her sentiments on the lif

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Etta James Dead at 73: Singer Dies After Leukemia Battle

Etta James, the powerhouse singer who combined blues, gospel and R&B and emerged as a major star in the '50s and '60s, has died after a long battle with leukemia. According to CNN, the sad news was c

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Etta James Using Breathing Machine in California Hospital

Legendary singer Etta James currently sits in a Los Angeles hospital, using a breathing machine to keep her conscious.

The 73-year-old 'At Last' songstress, who made headlines Dec. 16 when news broke that her leukemia diagnosis was incurable, was t

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Etta James Leukemia Diagnosis Is Incurable

Soul, gospel and blues legend Etta James has been pronounced terminally ill by her live-in doctor, our colleagues at The Huffington Post report. James, who is best known for her classic rendition of 'At L

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Etta James Hospitalized for Lethal Blood Infection

Etta James is back in the hospital fighting a potentially lethal infection.

The legendary soul singer has been plagued with health problems in recent years, with her ailments ranging from Alzheimer's disease and kidney failure to leukemia. Earlier this week, the 73-year-old was admitted into an undiscl

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Etta James Must Have Independent Medical Exam

In a move that seems mindful of the current accusations against Dr. Conrad Murray -- Michael Jackson's home doctor at the time of his death -- a judge in California ordered an independent medical evaluation of R&B icon Etta James this week. The action was prompted when James' son's attorney raised

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Etta James Diagnosed With Dementia and Leukemia

Etta James is ailing and the situation appears to be getting worse.

According to the court papers filed by her husband of 41 years, James is suffering from dementia and undergoing treatment for leukemia. Artis Mills filed documents in Riverside County, Calif. this week that reveal the 'At Last' singer is incapable of taking care of herself. She requires assistance with general hygiene, and when e

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Etta James Recovering From Blood Infection

Legendary blues singer Etta James has been hospitalized in Southern California where she is being treated for several ailments, including the blood infection sepsis. According to James' son, Donto, the 72-year-old sin

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Etta James Slams Beyonce, Obama at Seattle Concert

There's never a dull moment in the world of divas. According to media reports, Etta James was less than pleased with Beyonce performing her hit 'At Last' at President Barack Obama's inaugural ball.

The 27-

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