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Philly got Patti LaBelle's name wrong on honorary street

Jul. 5, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia honored singer Patti LaBelle with her very own street earlier this week. Unfortunately, the signs didn't get her name right. The city's Streets Department didn't capitalize the "b'' in the legendary soul singer's last name on the signs that were put up before Tuesday's...

British singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran

Jul. 4, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — British soul singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide concert tour, even though she didn't plan to perform there. Posting on Instagram, Stone appears in a video wearing a white headscarf saying: "Well, we got to...

Patti LaBelle gets her very own street in Philadelphia

Jul. 2, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Patti LaBelle now has her very own street in her hometown of Philadelphia, and the legendary soul singer christened it with a song. A stretch of Broad Street was renamed "Patti LaBelle Way" during a ceremony Tuesday. "The Godmother of Soul" thanked the throngs of fans who clogged the...