James Brown

4 Results / Page 1 of 1

Background

News

6/19/20-James Brown estate

Source: music-news.com Judges at South Carolina's Supreme Court have ruled James Brown's final partner is not entitled to a share of his fortune because their marriage was not legally binding. Tomi Rae Hynie has been fighting for a cut of the Godfather of Soul's estate ever since his death on Christmas Day in 2006, even though it was his dying wish to leave nearly all of his assets to a […]

todayJune 19, 2020 2

News

2/25/14-More music stamps on the way!

The Elvis Presley postage stamp is to be reissued along with James Brown, Jim Morrison, Sam Cooke & many more. The Washington Post linked to a document that they received that includes the current plans from the "Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee." On that list are numerous upcoming commemorative stamps saluting music icons from pop, rock, R&B and country. There is a bit of confusion over the status of an upcoming […]

todayFebruary 25, 2014 4

News

1/18/13-Eddie Murphy as James Brown?

The biopic of singer James Brown is moving forward with producers starting the casting process. Producer Brian Grazer told Rolling Stone that Eddie Murphy and Wesley Snipes were still being considered for the part of Brown, but it is still early in the casting process. 'We're going to start casting and we're going to have to test lots of actors and be determined to pick the right one. No movie […]

todayJanuary 18, 2013 15

News

11/04/11 – James Brown's manager convicted

James Brown's former manager has been sentenced to three years of home confinement on charges he took more money than he was allowed under contract from the late soul singer in his final years. 72-year-old David Cannon of Barnwell entered an Alford plea to two counts of breach of trust. The plea does not admit guilt, but acknowledges there is enough evidence for a conviction. Prosecutors said Cannon was supposed […]

todayNovember 4, 2011 2

0%