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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

Sharon Jones Diagnosed With Stage-One Bile Duct Cancer

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings still plan to Give the People What They Want, but first the soul-funk flame-keepers have to take care of their own…
Marc Hogan / June 3, 2013

Hear Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ Fierce ‘Retreat!’

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings spent two years touring after 2010's I Learned the Hard Way, but the first track from the soul-funk torch-bearers' upcoming fifth…
Marc Hogan / May 8, 2013

Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones Cover Marvin Gaye

Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, Janelle Monáe, Grace Potter, Stevie Wonder, and Jay Leno bandleader Ricky Minor will come together this weekend in Los Angeles to…
Kevin O'Donnell / July 22, 2011