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The Biggest Night In Gospel Music, 37th Annual Stellar Awards

This year’s 2022 Stellar Awards made its return back to Atlanta with what may just be the most star-studded ceremony to date. From the red carpet, the nominees to the live performances, the night was set up to be unforgettable. Several artists graced the carpet and I had a chance to speak with a few. The show took place live from the Cobb Energy Performing … Continue reading The Biggest Night In Gospel Music, 37th Annual Stellar Awards

Issa Rae Returns to HBO Max with New Comedy, ‘Rap Sh!t’

Since the finale of Insecure, we’ve been impatiently awaiting another television takeover for the culture, and the wait is finally over! Issa Rae takes us from the beautiful palm trees of L.A. to the hot streets of Miami in a new HBO MAX comedy, RapSh!T. Showrun by Insecure writer Syreeta Singleton, this series follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna (Aida Osman) and Mia (KaMillion) as … Continue reading Issa Rae Returns to HBO Max with New Comedy, ‘Rap Sh!t’

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37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations Announced  

Central City Productions has announced the nominees for the 37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the annual celebration honoring excellence in Gospel music. The Stellar Awards will return to Atlanta for the live-taped ceremony on Saturday, July 16, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, as part of an illustrious weekend of events that will include a special announcement about the upcoming launch of the Stellar TV Network. Stellar Award-winning artists Jekalyn … Continue reading 37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations Announced  

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Urban One, Chevrolet, and Dentsu Highlight the First Anniversary of Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday with a New Campaign, “Real Talk Drives Real Change”

Celebrations of Black freedom have been held all over the Country for over 150 years to commemorate Juneteenth – the day enslaved Black Americans in Texas were told they were free on June 19, 1865. Now the country’s newest federal holiday, traditions of homegrown community celebrations continue in addition to offices and schools closing in recognition of it. To take it a step further, Vice … Continue reading Urban One, Chevrolet, and Dentsu Highlight the First Anniversary of Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday with a New Campaign, “Real Talk Drives Real Change”

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Urban One, Inc. Founder Cathy Hughes Inducted Into The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

On Saturday, June 18, 2022, Urban One founder, Cathy Hughes, was inducted into The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) during its Juneteenth celebration in Atlanta. Hughes is now an official member of the Crown Jewel of Excellence Black Music Month Class of 2022. The Walk of Fame is a joint initiative by the Black American Music Association (BAMAssoc) and Georgia Entertainment Caucus … Continue reading Urban One, Inc. Founder Cathy Hughes Inducted Into The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

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“BET Awards” 2022 Official Nominations – Doja Cat Leads with 6 Nominations

BET announces the “BET Awards” 2022 nominees with Doja Cat leading the pack with six nominations. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports. Hosted by Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson, “BET Awards” 2022 will air LIVE, Sunday, June 26, 2022, on BET at 8 pm ET/ PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Doja … Continue reading “BET Awards” 2022 Official Nominations – Doja Cat Leads with 6 Nominations

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7th Annual Black Music Honors to air on Bounce TV

The 2022 Black Music Honors was everything we needed and more! Celebrating legendary artists and institutions making a significant impact in African American music, Black Music Honors returned to Atlanta with Co-Hosts two time Grammy winner LeToya Luckett and Comedian DeRay Davis. Recognizing some of of the best to do it in Black music, this years honorees included Dru Hill, Karyn White, The Whispers, Mary … Continue reading 7th Annual Black Music Honors to air on Bounce TV

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BET Awards: Taraji P. Henson Returns To Host Culture’s Biggest Night on June 26

BET announces Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will return to host the “BET AWARDS” LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The “BET AWARDS” was the #1 cable award show among all adults 18-49 in 2021. “BET AWARDS” 2022 airs LIVE on BET on Sunday, June 26 at 8 PM ET/PT. “I am honored to return as the host of the BET Awards … Continue reading BET Awards: Taraji P. Henson Returns To Host Culture’s Biggest Night on June 26

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Tony Awards to Broadcast on Sunday, June 12th from Radio City Music Hall

 2022 TONY AWARD® NOMINATIONS  New York, NY (May 9, 2022) – Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s 75th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® were announced today by Tony Award-winner Adrienne Warren and three-time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry. The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 29 theatre professionals appointed by the Tony Awards Administration Committee. The 2022 Tony Awards are … Continue reading Tony Awards to Broadcast on Sunday, June 12th from Radio City Music Hall

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NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Jessica Betts Releases The Music Video For “We Drip” Featuring Her Wife, Niecy Nash – Available Now!

Rock & Soul artist Jessica Betts released a new music video for her single “We Drip” today. Her wife, actress Niecy Nash, got a chance to say “I Do” again! This time, it was to be the co-director and leading lady in Jessica’s music video. The actress says she is wearing her multiple hats with pride. “When it comes to JB’s music, I was a fan long before I was … Continue reading NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Jessica Betts Releases The Music Video For “We Drip” Featuring Her Wife, Niecy Nash – Available Now!