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Doors Album Photographer Brodsky Dead At 67

Iconic rock photographer JOEL BRODSKY has died at his home in Connecticut. The lensman, who famously captured the likes of ARETHA FRANKLIN, JIM MORRISON and ISAAC HAYES for classic album covers, suffered a heart attack...

Knowles Isn't The Only Music Star To Strike A Pose

BEYONCE KNOWLES might be the first non-model to grace the cover of the famous Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue - but she's joining a host of male music stars in the annual publication. ISAAC HAYES, Oscar winners...

Stax Returns With New Releases

Legendary soul label Stax is back with a vengeance 46 years after it launched the careers of CARLA THOMAS, BOOKER T + THE MGS, ISAAC HAYES and OTIS REDDING. Concord Music Group is re-activating the...

Hayes Slams South Park Scientology Dispute

Soul great ISAAC HAYES didn't leave hit TV series SOUTH PARK because they mocked his religion of Scientology - insisting it was simply because he wasn't enjoying the show anymore. The 63-year-old soul singer, who...

Hayes Returns To Performing After Stroke

Soul legend ISAAC HAYES returned to performing live on Friday (27OCT06) when he played his first concert since recovering from a stroke in January (06). The WALK ON BY singer played San Antonio, Texas' Sunset...

Controversial South Park Episode Rescheduled

LATEST: US network Comedy Central has scheduled a 19 July (06) air date for a controversial Emmy-nominated episode of SOUTH PARK that lampoons Scientology and TOM CRUISE. A repeat of the episode, titled TRAPPED IN...

Cruise Shocker Picked By Emmy Voters

The controversial TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET episode of SOUTH PARK, which poked fun at TOM CRUISE, is the cheeky instalment which earned creators TREY PARKER and MATT STONE an Emmy Awards nomination yesterday (06JUL06). The...

South Park Creators Collect Peabody Award

Controversial animated TV show SOUTH PARK was honoured with a prestigious Peabody Award yesterday (05JUN06) in recognition of its work promoting tolerance in the US. The Comedy Central programme, created by MATT STONE and TREY...

Etta James Honoured

Legendary musician ETTA JAMES will receive a Founders Award at Billboard's R+B/Hip-Hop Conference and Awards in September (06). The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the prize for her five decades as a recording artist. Previous...

Hayes Welcomes Fourth Child

Soul singer ISAAC HAYES is celebrating after his wife ADJOWA gave birth to their first child together. The THEME FROM SHAFT hitmaker's wife gave birth to an 8 pounds, 5 ounce (3.76 kilograms) son named...

South Park Wins Peabody Award

Controversial animated TV show SOUTH PARK will be honoured with a prestigious Peabody Award in June (06) in recognition of its work promoting tolerance in the US. The Comedy Central programme, created by MATT STONE...

Hayes Slams 'Stroke' Rumours

Soul great ISAAC HAYES has slammed reports a stroke was the real reason he quit SOUTH PARK. Last week (ends24MAR06), an internet report claimed Hayes, 63, had suffered a stroke in January (06) and a...

South Park Attacked By New Zealand Catholics

Shock cartoon series SOUTH PARK is at the centre of another controversy after Catholic leaders in New Zealand publicly berated TV chiefs there for airing an episode featuring a bleeding statue of the Virgin Mary....

South Park Episode Pokes Fun At Hayes

LATEST: Animated TV series SOUTH PARK has poked fun at departed star ISAAC HAYES and his Scientology beliefs by killing off his character CHEF in the opening episode of the next series. Hayes quit the...

Chef Returns For South Park Premiere

LATEST: TREY PARKER and MATT STONE have filmed a last-minute episode of SOUTH PARK in response to Scientologist ISAAC HAYES' request to be released from his contract because the show mocked his religion. The creators...

Hayes Quits South Park Citing 'Bigotry' And 'Intolerance'

Soul legend ISAAC HAYES has quit animated TV series SOUTH PARK after accusing the show of promoting intolerance and bigotry. Hayes, a Scientologist, has played CHEF on the hit cartoon series since 1997, but feels...

Hayes Kept South Park Creators Away From Scientology

SOUTH PARK creators TREY PARKER and MATT STONE avoided poking fun at Scientology for years because they didn't want to upset show regular ISAAC HAYES. The outrageous animators recently took a swing at the...

Hayes Hospitalised With Exhaustion

Soul legend ISAAC HAYES was admitted to hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, last night (17DEC05) suffering from exhaustion. The THEME FROM SHAFT icon, 63, became overworked after performing a gruelling series of concerts. His...

Stars Pay Tribute To Warwick

MYA, JILL SCOTT and STEVIE WONDER are among the stars set to pay tribute to DIONNE WARWICK at her upcoming 45th anniversary show. The show, which will take place at Hollywood's Kodak Theater on...

Travolta And Cruise Turn Out For Scientology Bash

JOHN TRAVOLTA and TOM CRUISE were guests of honour at the Church of Scientology's annual gala in England this weekend (30-31OCT05). The pair were joined by partners KELLY PRESTON, KATIE HOLMES and Scientologist singer...

Keys To Be Honoured Alongside Songwriting Greats

R+B beauty ALICIA KEYS will be honoured with the coveted Starlight Award at the 2005 SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME AWARDS, in recognition of her talents as a young songwriter. The FALLIN' star will receive...

Hayes To Make Sitcom Appearance

Soul legend ISAAC HAYES has signed up to make a guest appearance on BERNIE MAC's hit comedy series THE BERNIE MAC SHOW. The GRAMMY-winning star will offer some musical advice to one of the...

Isaac Promotes Better Health On His Website

Soul legend and celebrity chef ISAAC HAYES is helping his fans achieve better health by posting kidney-friendly recipes on his website, ISAACHAYES.COM. The WALK ON BY singer, who voices animated character CHEF...

Isaac Hayes Urges Kids To Ignore Rap

Soul legend ISAAC HAYES is urging young African-Americans to turn their backs on rap and concentrate on making music. The singer/songwriter admits he was a fan of hip-hop when the genre first started breaking...

Hayes To Be Honoured

Soul star ISAAC HAYES will be inducted into Hollywood's Rockwalk tomorrow (04NOV04). The singer's handprints and signature will be placed outside of the Guitar Center on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard. Other music stars to...

Loretta Lynn And Van Morrison To Be Honoured

LORETTA LYNN and VAN MORRISON have been chosen to receive Icon Honor awards at the upcoming BMI COUNTRY AWARDS in Nashville, Tennessee, in November (04). The performing rights organisation's honour is a tonic for...

Lou Rawls Picked For Another Honour

GRAMMY-winning R+B icon LOU RAWLS has been selected to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at California's upcoming TEMECULA VALLEY INTERNATIONAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL. Rawls is especially thrilled by the news, as it comes...

R Kelly Wins Big At Hip-hop Awards

R KELLY put his legal worries aside to dominate the BILLBOARD R+B/HIP-HOP AWARDS on Friday night (06AUG04). The R+B icon, who is currently facing charges of filming himself having sex with a minor, picked...

Isaac Set To Team With Ludacris In New Rap Film

Soul legend ISAAC HAYES is set for movie stardom in a new project by SHAFT remake director JOHN SINGLETON. Hayes, who won an OSCAR for his original Shaft theme song, will star in the...

Parton And Hayes Team Up For Tennessee Tourism Ads

DOLLY PARTON and ISAAC HAYES will appear in a new series of commercials to boost tourism in their native Tennessee. Parton, who built the DOLLYWOOD theme park near her mountain hometown of Sevierville, invites...

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