The following is a joint statement from Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice-Chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors and Chairman of the NAACP Image Awards Committee; Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, BET; Executive Producers Reggie Hudlin and Phil Gurin; Co-Executive Producer Byron Phillips; and Producer Robin Reinhardt. “After careful consideration and guidance from health experts and state and local government, […]

NEW YORK, NY – November 11, 2020 – Today BET announces the hosts and nominees for the “2020 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” across 12 different categories. The annual celebration recognizes the best in Soul, R&B and Hip Hop from both established industry legends and the next generation of promising artists. Taking place on Sunday, November 29th, […]

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – October 25, 2019 – The annual URBAN ONE HONORS Awards show is set for Thursday, December 5, 2019 at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Cathy Hughes, Urban One Founder and Chairwoman, along with Alfred Liggins, III,CEO, Urban One; Michelle Rice, General Manager, TV One; and Jeff Wilson, Senior Vice […]

(Black PR Wire)  – (Arkansas City, Ark.) The State of Arkansas is honoring one of its native sons, John H. Johnson, with an official holiday, Friday, November 1, 2019.  John H. Johnson Day was established April 16, 2019 during the 92nd General Assembly. Johnson published Ebony and Jet Magazines, and was the founder, publisher, chairman and […]

GRIFF‘s love and respect for his friend and co-host Erica Campbell‘s talents compels him to pray that they get recognized at the Billboard Music Awards show in Las Vegas. His love and confidence in her skills leads him to ask God for some pretty big things, including to “shine down the Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson anointing of receiving awards.” […]

Boomer, a Richmond favorite writer’s magazine has released the  December 2013-January 2014 edition for the holidays and new year. I am truly honored to grace…

RADIO ONE RICHMOND & PRAISE 104.7 FM SALUTE TO OUR “TEACHER OF THE WEEK” MS. HAMPTON J.L. FRANCIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Congratulations Ms. Hampton Stay connected and remember to nominate your favorite candidate for “Teacher of the Week” today by clicking on the registration ballot below or the images. We’re doing our best to celebrate those […]

The 16th Annual Gospel Choice Awards ceremony was held last week inside the Georgia World Congress Center an array of musical talent was on display as winners were announced in categories like Best Holy Hip-Hop, Best Praise and Worship and Gospel Song of the Year.Some of the nominees for Best Female Artist are Lisa Page […]

Via: // The greats of the gospel music world came out in full force for the 25th Annual Stellar Music Awards, which airs Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 8:00 PM (ET) on the Gospel Music Channel. Here at Elev8 we were privileged to get our hands on a few photos that give a sneak […]