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Lashawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter, dead at 41

Lashawn Daniels, who helped write countless hits for artists like Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez and Michael Jackson, died Tuesday, according to his publicist JoJo Pada......»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzSep 4th, 2019

Director Lee Daniels Sued -- Damon Dash Claims ... He Screwed Me Out of "Butler" Money

Director Lee Daniels convinced Rock-A-Fella mogul Damon Dash to pump cash into his movies, including "The Butler" ... then stiffed him Dash is suing Daniels for reneging on a deal for Dash to invest in Daniels' projects -- including "The….....»»

Category: topSource: tmzAug 14th, 2014

Sean Penn Settles Defamation Suit Against Lee Daniels

"Empire" co-creator Lee Daniels apologized to Sean Penn in a statement made public Wednesday as part of a confidential settlement in a defamation lawsuit over comments Daniels made comparing the ac........»»

Category: topSource: accesshollywoodJan 15th, 2017

Sean Penn -- Gets Apology from Lee Daniels ... Defamation Lawsuit Settled

Sean Penn just scored a victory over Lee Daniels in his defamation lawsuit ... which they settled, but what's extraordinary is the apology letter Daniels had to write. The "Empire" co-creator wrote, "I am so sorry that I have hurt you Sean, and I… .....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzMay 5th, 2016

TV magician Paul Daniels dies of a brain tumor. He was 77.

LONDON (AP) — Paul Daniels, best known for The Paul Daniels Magic Show that regularly attracted 15 million TV viewers in Britain and was sold to 43 countries, has died after suffering from an inoperable brain tumor. He was 77......»»

Category: topSource: yahooApr 30th, 2016

Nicholas Gonzalez Joins Lee Daniels’ Fox Music Pilot

Nicholas Gonzalez has been cast opposite Queen Latifah and Benjamin Bratt in Fox’s untitled pilot from Empire co-creator Lee Daniels (aka Star). Co-written by Daniels and Tom Donaghy and directed by Daniels, the pilot follows three young women (Jude.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineDec 15th, 2015

Sean Penn Sues Lee Daniels -- I DON"T Hit Women

Sean Penn has sued Lee Daniels for $10 million, claiming the "Empire" creator dragged him through the mud and accused him of hitting women, just to make Terrence Howard look better.   Daniels did an interview in which he said, "[Terrence] ain't done&.....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzSep 27th, 2015

Lee Daniels has an honest response for the Emmy voters!

A video posted by Lee Daniels (@theoriginalbigdaddy) on Jul 16, 2015 at 12:00pm PDT The Emmy nominations were announced today and missing from the Best Drama category is Empire. Well, the show’s creator, Lee Daniels, took to Instagram with a message.....»»

Category: topSource: seriouslyomgJul 17th, 2015

Damon Dash sues Lee Daniels for $25m

Hip-hip mogul Damon Dash is suing film director Lee Daniels for $25m, saying he is owed the money after investing in projects by Daniels......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukMar 31st, 2019

Explosive Test Makes Mike Epps Fave To Play Richard Pryor In Lee Daniels Pic

EXCLUSIVE: After blowing away everybody with his audition, actor/comic Mike Epps has emerged as the frontrunner to star as Richard Pryor in the biopic that Lee Daniels will direct at The Weinstein Company. Daniels has been in TWC headquarters working with.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 8th, 2019

Lee Daniels Directing Biopic About Falsely Accused Footballer Brian Banks

Lee Daniels has signed on to develop “The Brian Banks Story” about the football player who was falsely accused of rape. The project will be produced by Amy Baer through her Gidden Media banner and directed by Daniels. Justin Brooks and Neil St.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 14th, 2019

Lee Daniels To Helm ‘The Brian Banks Story’ For Amy Baer’s Giddon Media

Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels has signed on to The Brian Banks Story for Amy Baer‘s Gidden Media. The project, which is out to writers, will be produced by Baer and directed by Daniels. Justin Brooks and Neil Strum are executive producing. Pr.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 6th, 2014

Turner Sports Ups Lenny Daniels to President

Continuing on with its recent staffing evolution, Time Warner’s Turner announced today that it has named Lenny Daniels as president of Turner Sports. Daniels, who had been executive vice president and chief operating officer for Turner Sports since.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 2nd, 2019

Grammy-winning singer Chaka Khan enters rehab for drug abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Chaka Khan has postponed all performances for this month after checking herself into a drug addiction rehabilitation program, her representatives said in a message posted on her website......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 13th, 2016

Ellie Goulding, Carrie Underwood To Duet With Best New Artist GRAMMY Nominees

This article, Ellie Goulding, Carrie Underwood To Duet With Best New Artist GRAMMY Nominees, originally appeared on CBS.com.This just in! Some of the hottest 2016 GRAMMY nominees will join together to perform duets in exclusive GRAMMY Moments during the 5.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 29th, 2016

Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge marries

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and gay rights activist Melissa Etheridge has gotten married......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 1st, 2014

Mentor Williams, "Drift Away" songwriter, dead at 70

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mentor Williams, the award-winning songwriter behind the 1970s hit "Drift Away," which became a soulful rock n' roll anthem aired on radio stations for generations, has died in Taos, New Mexico, at age 70, his brother said Frida.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 19th, 2016

Happy 26th birthday, Ariana Grande: The pop star's life in pictures

Grammy-winning artist Ariana Grande turns 26 on June 26.        Grammy-winning artist Ariana Grande turns 26 on June 26.       .....»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzJun 26th, 2019

Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira dies in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — Grammy-winning musician Emilio Navaira, famous for his mix of traditional Mexican music and accordion-based polka known as Tejano, has died at his home in Texas. He was 53......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 18th, 2016

Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira, 53, dies in Texas

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — The Grammy-winning Tejano musician known to his fans simply as Emilio has died. He was 53......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 19th, 2016

Grammy Awards 2016: Winning Best New Artist Category Can Be a Career ‘Kiss of Death’

Is winning the best new artist Grammy award a career kiss of death?.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooFeb 15th, 2016