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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 life and career of veteran soul singer Etta James, who passed away several hours a…
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 confirmed by her friend and manager, Lupe De Leon, who revealed that James died in a…
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 taken to a care center near her home in Rive…
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 Last,' was diagnosed with leukemia earlier this year, and the illness was declared incu…
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. Th...
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...
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 singer fell ill after she checked into a one-month detox center to kick her addic…
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-year-old singer, who portrayed James in the Chess Records biopic 'Cadillac Records ,' performed…