Considered as a mentor and inspiration by Elton John. Russell was a musician and songwriter who was involved with a lot of best-selling pop albums and chart topping singles. â€œTight Ropeâ€ and â€œLady Blueâ€ were two songs that he both wrote and recorded, that topped the charts. He also produced and played in recording sessions, with The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Ike & Tina Turner and many other artists. Russell had a heart attack earlier in the year and was recovering from heart surgery. He died during his sleep at his home in Tennessee at the age of 74.
Lidia Mosqueda, a graduate from California State University Fullerton, has been a news correspondent for MUSETV since 2017. She has covered various newsworthy events such as; press junkets, film & tv screenings, premieres, concerts, red carpets and other public events. As a bilingual journalist she has written about various musicians and artists in Latin entertainment, helping to bring attention to many Latin American talent, here in the states. As a journalist in the entertainment field. Her goal is to break down the stereotypes and assumptions that surround entertainment journalism.