Etta James Retires

“At Last,” six-time Grammy Award winner Etta James is hanging up her microphone. After a half century of recording, the R&B legend, 73, will formally retire from singing after the release of her final studio album next week, Universal Music Enterprises said Wednesday.

Etta James Hospitalized

Etta James Ill

Ailing singing star Etta James has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after falling ill with a potentially-fatal blood infection. She is being treated for sepsis, a form of blood poisoning caused by a urinary tract infection. She was hospitalized for the same condition last year and, according to her son Sepio, will remain in hospital…

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Etta James Dementia, Leukemia

Etta James Sick

Soul stirrer Etta James, now 72, is fighting for her life after being diagnosed with dementia and leukemia, but her health woes have been further complicated by a brewing family feud over her money.