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Oprah Winfrey speaks during the Celebration of the Life of Toni Morrison, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Oprah Winfrey, Ta-Nehisi Coates Among Speakers at Tribute To Toni Morrison

In offering tribute to Toni Morrison, speakers from Oprah Winfrey to Fran Lebowitz on Thursday each shared a very different, but equally special portrait of the late Nobel laureate, who died in August at 88.
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In this May 15, 2011 file photo, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison smiles after delivering a speech during the Rutgers University commencement ceremony, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Oprah Winfrey, Ta-Nehisi Coates To Speak at Upcoming Tribute To Toni Morrison

Winfrey, Coates and Jesmyn Ward will be among the speakers at a tribute to the late Morrison.
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: (Editors Note: Image has been processed using digital filters) Dr. Dre attends the premiere of "Straight Outta Compton" at Microsoft Theater on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Grammys To Honor Dr. Dre For Trailblazing Production Work

Dre, who has produced hits for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg and more, will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work.
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In this April 28, 2011 file photo, Jose Jose performs during the Latin Billboard Awards, in Coral Gables, Fla. Local media outlets report that the Mexican crooner died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 from pancreatic cancer. He was 71. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, Fi

Thousands Mourn Mexican Singer José José at Homage

José José died Sept. 28 in South Florida. His body was cremated in Miami and it was agreed after a dispute among relatives that half the ashes would remain there and the other half would be brought to Mexico.
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Singer Jennifer Hudson sings "Amazing Grace" in tribute to Aretha Franklin, who received a special music citation during the 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners awards luncheon at Columbia University, Tuesday May 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Feeling Aretha's Spirit, Jennifer Hudson Honors Icon at Pulitzer Prize Awards

Hudson said she felt the spirit of the Queen of Soul — who refused to fly but traveled by tour bus to concerts and events — and drove nearly 13 hours to New York to make the luncheon.
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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - MAY 09: Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood, Jordan Knight and Donnie Wahlberg of the musical group New Kids On The Block perform at Bridgestone Arena on May 09, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Imag

New Kids on the Block Honor Selena at Corpus Christi Show

While on their 'Mixtape Tour' in Corpus Christi, Texas, the boy band honored legendary Queen of Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla.
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In this Oct. 5, 1978 file photo, actors featured in the "Star Wars" movie, from left, Harrison Ford who played Han Solo, Anthony Daniels who played the robot C3P0, Carrie Fisher who played the princess, and Peter Mayhew who played the Wookie, Chewbacca, a

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and George Lucas Mourn 'Chewbacca' Actor Peter Mayhew

Mayhew, who played the rugged, beloved and furry Wookiee Chewbacca in the “Star Wars” films, has died. Mayhew died at his home in north Texas on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 according to a family statement. He was 74. No cause was given.
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Nipsey Hussle and Diddy (Photo credit: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images/Fox/PictureGroup/Sipa USA)

Diddy Honors Late Nipsey Hussle On Social Media

Many have taken to social media to honor their friend, including former collaborator, Diddy...
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Jennifer Lopez performs a medley during a tribute to Motown's 60th anniversary at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Jennifer Lopez Turns Motown Tribute Into Own Zesty Show

The Latin singer-actress hit the Grammys stage on Sunday inserting her energetic dance-pop flavor into memorable Motown melodies such as "Dancing Machine" and "Dancing in the Street."
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In this June 20, 2008, file photo Kristoff St. John accepts the award for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for his work on "The Young and the Restless" at the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The "Young and the Restless" is re

'Young and the Restless' To Air Tribute To Kristoff St. John

The "Young and the Restless" is remembering Kristoff St. John with a series of special episodes.
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