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Lionel Richie named global ambassador of The Prince’s Trust

ABC/Craig Sjodin Lionel Richie, say “Hello” to Prince Charles. The Prince of Wales announced Wednesday that Lionel has been named the first global ambassador of his charity, The Prince’s Trust. The two men met up in Barbados, as part of Charles’ tour of the Caribbean, to celebrate the partnership. U.K.’s The Mirror reports that when Charles thanked Lionel for taking …

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Freeway of Soul: Plan to rename section of Detroit highway after Aretha Franklin now one step closer to reality

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesA proposed plan to rename a section of highway in Detroit after Aretha Franklin was passed Tuesday by the Michigan House of Representatives, moving it a step closer to approval, The Detroit News reports. According to the paper, the Michigan House voted 101-6 to rename a stretch of the M-10 highway between Livernois Avenue and Interstate 94 the …

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What Is Gluteal Amnesia?

That refers to the numbness many of us feel after sitting all day… say, because we’re at work, or we just streamed a full season of “Modern Family.” That can lead to what some people describe as “dead butt syndrome”… and health experts say it’s NOT a joke! Because when you sit for a long period of time, your knees …

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Screenings of star-studded Rolling Stones 1968 TV special “Rock and Roll Circus” scheduled for April

ABKCO Films/Screenvision MediaA restored version of the star-studded 1968 Rolling Stones concert special Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus will be screened in select theaters across the U.S. on April 1, 2, 3 and 4. The program will be shown via Dolby Vision laser projection system and features Dolby Atmos surround-sound audio. Rock and Roll Circus originally was intended to …

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Four ways to spring clean your plate this season

wmaster890/iStock(NEW YORK) — You want to eat healthier, but the question you may be struggling with is, “How?” If cooking isn’t your thing or time is hard to come by, Dawn Jackson Blatner — a registered dietitian nutritionist — is here to share tips on how to spring clean your plate and instantly make healthier choices in your diet. To …

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Girl gives bald American Girl dolls to young cancer patients

Valerie Fricker/Peace Love Bracelets Foundation(ALPHARETTA, Ga.) — An 11-year-old is spreading smiles by delivering bald American Girl dolls to kids fighting cancer. With help from her mom, Bella Fricker, 11, of Alpharetta, Georgia, raises money to buy the dolls and delivers them to hospitalized patients. “I’m very proud of her,” mom Valerie Fricker told ABC News’ Good Morning America. “She …

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“Sweet Caroline,” Cyndi Lauper’s ‘She’s So Unusual’ among National Recording Registry additions

Paul Natkin/Getty ImagesClassic recordings by Cyndi Lauper, Neil Diamond, Jay-Z, Earth, Wind & Fire, rock pioneer Richie Valens and country music legend Lefty Frizzell are among this year’s 25 additions to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, the collection of recorded works noted for their historical, cultural or aesthetic significance. Lauper’s 1983 debut solo album She’s So Unusual made …

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New medication could help moms with postpartum depression

Highwaystarz-Photography/iStockBY: DR. LINDA DROZDOWICZ (NEW YORK) — For most mothers a new baby is the most wonderful thing in the world. But for one in nine new mothers, that joy can be rapidly diminished by the crippling menace of postpartum depression (PPD). Zulresso (brexanolone), a new medication from Sage Therapeutics, may help. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved …

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Robert Plant, Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Greta Van Fleet & more playing Woodstock 50 festival

Robert Plant; David Wolff-Patrick/Getty ImagesThe Killers, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters, and Greta Van Fleet are among the acts playing the Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair in August. Also appearing will be original Woodstock ’69 performers Santana and the Grateful Dead spinoff group Dead & Company, as well as David Crosby and Friends, John Fogerty, Canned Heat, …

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The Zombies release vinyl box set of 1960s recording; bassist Chris White putting out solo compilation

Varèse SarabandeThe Zombies, who will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame later this month, recently released a five-LP vinyl box set titled The Complete Studio Recordings that features 62 tracks from the band’s 1960s heyday. The remastered collection includes the only two U.S. studio albums released by the British Invasion band’s original lineup, 1965’s She’s Not …

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