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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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Beyonce Drops New Single “Break My Soul” And It’s The Summer Hit We Needed

The Queen is back!!! And she is ready for us to hit the dance floor with her new single, ‘Break My Soul‘. The world waited with great anticipation when Beyonce announced she was releasing new music from her forthcoming album Renaissance. Giving us the House Music vibes we didn’t know we needed, ‘Break My Soul‘ already hit number one on US iTunes, becoming the music … Continue reading Beyonce Drops New Single “Break My Soul” And It’s The Summer Hit We Needed

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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!

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Keri Hilson, Mary Mary, Tevin Campbell & More Honored at Black Music Honors 2022

Central City Productions announces the7th Annual Black Music Honors live tapping at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday, May 19. The star-studded two-hour event will honor artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music. This year’s remarkable group of honorees include Multi-Platinum, Award-Winning Supergroup Dru Hill who will receive the Urban Music Icon Award; Five-Time GRAMMY Nominee Tevin Campbell who will be honored with the R&B … Continue reading Keri Hilson, Mary Mary, Tevin Campbell & More Honored at Black Music Honors 2022

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‘Black Future Makers’ Returns to TV One with Hosts Lori Harvey and Terrell Grice

Earlier this year AT&T* Dream in Black announced the return of Black Future Makers, a future-forward celebration of inspirational people in the culture. This is just one of many ways AT&T is celebrating and uplifting the Black community while also framing what the campaign is really about – how all members of the community, even people who are not public figures – have it within them to … Continue reading ‘Black Future Makers’ Returns to TV One with Hosts Lori Harvey and Terrell Grice