sharon jones

Video: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “Searching for a New Day”

A little over one year after the death of Sharon Jones, Daptones Records has released a video celebrating the singer's life and legacy. The clip for the…
Maggie Serota / January 9, 2018

Watch the Dap-Kings Perform a Medley Tribute to Sharon Jones on Fallon

Last night on Jimmy Fallon, the Roots were joined by the Dap-Kings (of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings fame) to perform a tribute to vocalist…
Rob Arcand / November 19, 2017

Stream Sharon Jones’ New Posthumous Album Soul of a Woman

One year after the death of soul icon Sharon Jones following her long fight with cancer, Daptones Records has shared an album's-worth of posthumous recordings…
Rob Arcand / November 17, 2017

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “Call on God”

Daptone Records' latest release is Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings' "Call on God." The song, which will appear on her forthcoming posthumous release Soul of  a…
Brian Josephs / November 1, 2017

Daptone Records Announces Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ Final Album Soul of a Woman, Release “Matter of Time”

Daptone Records announced that they'll release one final album from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. It's called Soul of a Woman and will drop November 17, almost…
Brian Josephs / October 10, 2017

Video: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “Please Come Home For Christmas”

This Christmas comes after a rough year that saw the passing of Sharon Jones, who succumbed to her lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer in November. Sharon…
Brian Josephs / December 20, 2016

Public Memorials for Sharon Jones Will Be Held Next Week

A pair of public memorials for the late, great soul singer Sharon Jones have been announced. The first will take place on December 14 at Brooklyn's…
Brian Josephs / December 7, 2016

Video: Remembering Sharon Jones’s Electric Live Performances

Last night, we were saddened to learn that funk and soul singer Sharon Jones had died at age 60 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Anna Gaca / November 19, 2016

Sharon Jones Has Died

Sharon Jones, the front-woman for her soul group Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, has died of complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 60.
Taylor Berman / November 18, 2016

White House’s South by South Lawn Festival Lineup: Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Jones

The Obamas went to SXSW this past March and they must've really liked it, because earlier this month the White House announced its own "South…
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

Documentary ‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ in Theaters This Summer; Hear New Song ‘I’m Still Here’

Miss Sharon Jones!, the 2015 film about the 60-year-old singer and leader of soul-funk revivalists the Dap-Kings, will screen in select U.S. theaters this summer. The film debuted at festivals last…
Anna Gaca / July 14, 2016

Sharon Jones Says Her Cancer Has Returned

A new documentary about Sharon Jones' battle with stage-one bile duct cancer just opened this past weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival, and though Miss Sharon…
James Grebey / September 14, 2015

Watch Sharon Jones, Santigold, and More Salute David Byrne at Tribute Concert

David Byrne had a star-studded charity tribute concert in his honor at New York's Carnegie Hall last night, where the following artists got up onstage…
Rachel Brodsky / March 24, 2015

Watch Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings Generously Lord Over ‘Kimmel’

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night to give the people what they want: a stunning, soulful performance on behalf…
Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2014

See Sharon Jones Triumph Over Cancer in ‘Stranger to My Happiness’ Video

Soul-funk boss Sharon Jones makes a triumphant return to the limelight in the video for "Stranger to My Happiness." The new song hails from her…
Chris Martins / January 6, 2014
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