Sofia Sanchez underwent open heart surgery three weeks ago after being diagnosed with cardiomyopathy.
Her 2014 cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” reached No. 47 on Billboard’s R&B chart, making it Franklin’s 100th charting single.
Singer John Legend called her “the greatest singer I have ever known.”
Aretha Franklin, who changed the face of rock, soul and R&B with classics like “Think” and “Respect,” has died of pancreatic cancer at 76.
Looking for fun things to do this weekend? Our suggestions for Aug 17-19: the Illinois State Fair, Whitney Cummings and Pilsen Fest.
It was incredibly fulfilling to see Billy Corgan back with the sorely-missed guitarist James Iha and mastercraft drummer Jimmy Chamberlin.
Ludacris, who spent part of his childhood near Chicago, was in town for a special concert-workout mashup last weekend in the West Loop.
Rihanna’s black-tie event will take place Sept. 13 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.
In 2017, Franklin announced she was retiring from full-on touring and public performances, preferring instead to do select dates.
“You want to arrest me? You want to arrest me, and I’m the grand marshal of the parade?,” Mensa told officers. “Go ahead, arrest me.”
Many music fans have spoken up about sexual harassment and groping at musical festivals recently as the #MeToo movement has emboldened more people.
When they weren’t collaborating on numbers, Beyonce and Jay-Z took turns delivering snapshots of their solo hits.
Beyonce is among at least eight black women featured in fall fashion magazines, a sign of progress in the industry, observers say.
Rockers reunite to celebrate 10th anniversary of “The ’59 Sound.”
A new Elvis Presley album features 14 performances of gospel songs, including a duet with Lisa Marie singing along with her father on the title track.