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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson

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Famous as :

R&B/soul singer, songwriter

Birth Name :

William Robinson Jr.

Birth Date :

February 19, 1940

Birth Place :

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Spouse :

Claudette Robinson (singer, 7-Nov-59 - 86), Frances Glandney (since May-02)

Claim to fame :

Single "Sweet Harmony" (1973)

Latest News


Video: Smokey Robinson Opens 'Dancing with the Stars' Motown Night

April 24, 2012 08:28:23 GMT

It's a Motown night on "" Tuesday night, April 10. kicked it off with "Tracks of My Tears" before Martha Reeves took over the stage with "Dancing in the Street". The Motown marathon continued with a performance by who played "Get Ready".
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Smokey Robinson Cancels Chicago Celebration Due to Illness

November 20, 2010 04:13:31 GMT

has pulled out of an appearance at a tribute event and concert in Chicago, Illinois due to illness. The soul legend was due to be honored by both the state of Illinois and the city of Chicago, as well as a local breast cancer charity, at the Smokey Robinson Day celebrations this week.
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Ozzy Osbourne Debuts 'Let Me Hear You Scream' Music Video

June 23, 2010 04:28:19 GMT

screams out loud in a newly-premiered music video for his new single "Let Me Hear You Scream". The video is directed by Jonas Akerlund, the same man who works on 's "Telephone" mini movie.
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Megan Fox Wants to Be Apache Lesbian Superhero

June 23, 2010 04:26:01 GMT

After portraying a prostitute in "", is tempted to take a more controversial role. Met at the premiere of her latest movie, the 24-year-old actress revealed that she would love to play Sarah Rainmaker who is described as a lesbian in the comic series.
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Rep Confirms Jennifer Garner 'Absolutely NOT Pregnant'

June 23, 2010 04:17:14 GMT

and her husband are currently not expecting their third child. A rep for the 38-year-old beauty has cleared out the swirling pregnancy rumors, telling People "Jennifer is absolutely not pregnant."
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Christina Aguilera, Smokey Robinson and More Booked for Michael Jackson Tribute

June 23, 2010 04:04:18 GMT

In order to mark the one-year anniversary of 's death, and are going to perform in honor of the late King of Pop. They are set to take the stage on CBS for a special program dubbed "The King of Pop: One Year Later".
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Niece Blasts Smokey Robinson for Not Helping Her Financially

June 10, 2010 06:02:12 GMT

Soul singer is embroiled in a bitter family feud with his niece in the wake of his sister's death, amid accusations he abandoned the women financially as she battled cancer. Robinson's sister Rose Ella Jones lost her battle against stomach cancer on April 26. The former nurse played a big part in Robinson's early career, helping him write hits including "Quiet Storm" and "Virgin Man".
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Whitney Houston and Smokey Robinson Tapped for Michael Jackson Popumentary

May 19, 2010 03:36:22 GMT

and have opened up about a year after his death - for a new TV tribute created by the King of Pop's best pal, David Gest. Gest has grilled members of the Jackson family as well as the "Thriller" legend's pals Robinson, Houston, and Petula Clark for his four-hour 'popumentary', "The Real Michael Jackson".
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Smokey Robinson Makes Jackson Five's Classic as Hidden Track in New Album

February 15, 2010 06:02:24 GMT

decided to keep his version of Jackson Five's classic "I Want You Back" as a secret track on his new album because he didn't want to be accused of exploiting the death of . The soul legend re-recorded the 1969 song for "Time Flies When You're Having Fun" before Jackson died in June 2009, and Robinson wanted to keep it on the disc in honor of his late pal.
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Usher's 'Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)' Music Video Emerges in Full

January 28, 2010 06:41:15 GMT

A music video shot to promote 's new single "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)" has made its way out in full. Debuted via MTV, it shows him rehearsing some moves with the ladies. Playing as his love interest is model Noemie Lenoir and serving behind the lens is Chris Robinson.
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Sneak Peek to 'Nurse Jackie' Season 2

January 28, 2010 06:03:47 GMT

"", pill-popping nurse who juggles double persona in the hospital and back at home, will be back for a second season on March 22 on Showtime. A brief look at how she would continue hiding her secret from the rest of her co-workers after Eddie found out about her being married, is given in a new trailer.
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Mary J. Blige and Andrea Bocelli to Hook Up at Grammys for Haiti

January 28, 2010 06:01:49 GMT

Another fund-raising event to support the victims of Haitian earthquake has been staged. This time, organizers for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards have booked to make a duet performance with and sing "Bridge Over Troubled Water" for the cause.
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Carrie Underwood, Usher to Remember Michael Jackson at 2010 Grammys

January 21, 2010 02:43:58 GMT

The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 31 will have remembered through an all-star performance. Grammy-winning artists , , , and will team up together for the tribute show.
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