Mavis Staples

Arcade Fire – “I Give You Power (Broken Speaker Mix)” (Feat. Mavis Staples)

Last week, Arcade Fire released a new song called "I Give You Power" featuring the legendary Mavis Staples, with proceeds going towards the American Civil
James Rettig | January 27, 2017 - 10:01 am

Arcade Fire – “I Give You Power” (Feat. Mavis Staples)

Arcade Fire just released a surprise new song called "I Give You Power," which features the legendary singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples. This…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 19, 2017 - 3:34 pm

Watch All-Star Tributes To The Eagles, Mavis Staples, & James Taylor At The Kennedy Center Honors

The 39th annual Kennedy Center Honors took place earlier this month in Washington, DC and aired last night on CBS, hosted by Stephen Colbert. Among…
Chris DeVille | December 28, 2016 - 10:48 am

9 Memorable Moments From Eaux Claires 2016

Eaux Claires is a festival designed around discovery and new experiences. The event -- which was held this past weekend for a second time in…
James Rettig | August 14, 2016 - 7:01 pm

Watch LCD Soundsystem Cover Prince’s “Controversy” At Coachella

Last weekend, reunited Coachella headliners LCD Soundsystem paid tribute to David Bowie. Last night, sadly, they were forced to mourn another fallen musical legend. Near…
Peter Helman | April 23, 2016 - 11:17 am

Watch Mavis Staples Sing “Take Us Back,” Talk Opening For MLK On Colbert

Stephen Colbert has publicly admired Mavis Staples, the soul and gospel great, for years. He first welcomed her to his Colbert Report back in 2010,…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2016 - 9:23 am

Mavis Staples – “Action” + “Jesus Lay Down Beside Me”

Mavis Staples' new album, Livin' On A High Note, comes out at the end of the week, and it looks like they're going into promotional…
James Rettig | February 16, 2016 - 1:10 pm

Grammys 2016: Winners List

The 2016 Grammys are officially underway. We'll be updating this post with the winners as they're announced throughout the night. Winners will appear in bold.
Collin Robinson | February 15, 2016 - 3:29 pm

Mavis Staples – “Dedicated”

Mavis Staples' latest album, Livin' On A High Note, sees a bunch of songwriters penning tunes for the legendary singer, including Nick Cave, tUne-yArDs' Merrill…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 11:22 am

Nick Cave, Justin Vernon, tUnE-yArDs, Neko Case Contribute Songs To New Mavis Staples LP

All-time-great singer Mavis Staples is releasing a new album next month, Livin' On A High Note, a follow-up to last year's Your Good Fortune EP.
James Rettig | January 7, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Watch The Surprise All-Star Musical Finale Of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Premiere

As you could probably tell from the deafening thunder of hype, Stephen Colbert took over for David Letterman as the host of the Late Show
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 9:06 am

Mavis Staples – “Your Good Fortune”

Today the 75-year-old singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples announced that she will release a new EP at the end of April. Future-soul artist…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 25, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Watch Jeff Tweedy & Mavis Staples Cover John Fogerty’s “Wrote A Song For Everyone”

Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples have developed a fruitful creative partnership in recent years, with Tweedy producing a couple Staples albums and helping her finish…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2015 - 10:27 am

Hear “Real Real Gone” From Van Morrison’s New Duets Album

RCA Records will release a new Van Morrison album entitled Duets, which features re-worked Morrison songs recorded with some of his peers. Featured singers include…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 17, 2015 - 1:13 pm

Pops Staples – “Somebody Was Watching” (Prod. Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy)

Before his death in 2000, Roebuck "Pops" Staples gave the world nearly five decades' worth of gospel and soul, both on his own and as…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2015 - 11:43 am
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