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  • Patti Labelle Reveals Why Luther Vandross Stayed in the Closet!

    *Patti LaBelle was a guest on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” Tuesday, and spoke warmly about her late friend Luther Vandross during the aftershow, including the reasons why he never commented publicly on his sexual orientation. “We talked about it,” Labelle said. “Basically, he did not want his mother to be… although...
  • Patti LaBelle talks about why Luther Vandross never came out the closet

    Though Luther Vandross never publicly addressed his sexuality, Patti LaBelle says the late singer chose not to come out as gay because he feared he’d upset his mother and fans. “He did not want his mother to be –although she might have known–he wasn’t going to come out and say this to the...
  • Brandy Norwood, Patti LaBelle to Appear on Fox’s ‘Star’

      Brandy Norwood, Patti LaBelle to Appear on Fox’s ‘Star’ – Variety Grammy Award-winning artists Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood will guest star on the Fox music drama “Star,” the network announced Thursday. Both will appear in multi-episode arcs this spring. LaBelle will play Carlotta Brown’s (Queen Latifah) tough...
  • 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Honored Patti LaBelle as BMI Icon

    BMI is pleased to announce that Patti LaBelle will be named the BMI Icon at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. LaBelle will receive this honor in recognition of her extraordinary career achievements and countless contributions to the musical landscape over the past five decades.  The event will be held...
  • @MsPattiPatti will be named the BMI Icon for 2017

    Patti LaBelle will be named the BMI Icon at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, recognizing her “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” The event, scheduled for Aug. 31 at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall in Atlanta, honors BMI songwriters, producers, publishers, and administrators of the past year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs. BMI’s R&B/hip-hop...
  • WATCH: Happy Birthday Patti Labelle!

    Let’s celebrate the music icon and her amazing sweet potato pies! Source: Essence Image: Yahoo Singapore...