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(Black PR Wire) Los Angeles – Recently, the NAACP announced 3 new submission categories for the 54th NAACP Image Awards. Recognized as the nation’s preeminent multicultural awards show from an African-American perspective, the 54th NAACP Image Awards will continue a tradition of excellence, uplifting values that inspire equality, justice, and progressive change, and highlighting artists […]

New York, NY – August 26, 2022 – BET+, the leading streaming service for Black audiences, and Tyler Perry Studios announced today the second wave of talent joining the production of the new BET+ original drama “Tyler Perry’s Zatima.” Executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry, the 10 episodes original series “Zatima” will premiere Thursday, September 29 exclusively on BET+.  Series regulars Cameron Fuller, […]

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PRWEB)  —Leading independent automated digital music distributor TuneCore, a division of global digital music company Paris-based Believe, has reached the record-breaking milestone of $2.5 Billion paid to artists (since the company’s inception in 2006). The announcement was made today by Andreea Gleeson, Chief Executive Officer, TuneCore. The massive number comes by way of […]

New York, NY August 8, 2022—Today, BET announced a daring new dating series with EMMY® Award-winning production company Bunim/Murray Productions, titled “After Happily Ever After.” Hosted by Mr. 106 & Park himself, Bow Wow, this one-of-a-kind relationship experience marks a return to his BET home after an eight-year hiatus. In “After Happily Ever After,” people in long-term relationships that ended in […]

NEW YORK, June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — One of Time magazine’s icons listed in “The 100 Most Influential People of 2022” and the recipient of the 2022 “Billboard ICON Award,” the undisputed Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige, announces her Good Morning Gorgeous tour presented by Hologic in partnership with The Black Promoters Collective. GRAMMY Award-winning and Oscar-nominated Blige will perform in […]

Multi-hyphenate star Issa Rae will serve as the festival ambassador for the 2022 American Black Film Festival.

1K Phew as released "The Offering," the first single and video from his forthcoming solo album, Just As I Am, the nominations for the 37th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards were announced.

NEW YORK, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BLACK ENTERPRISE, the nation’s No. 1 Black digital media brand, will bring back its national Entrepreneurs Summit as an in-person event in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, May 18–20. The Entrepreneurs Summit is well established as the premier annual event dedicated to the success of Black entrepreneurs and the growth, profitability, and wealth-creation potential of Black-owned businesses. In partnership […]

CHICAGO, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 7th Annual Black Music Honors announces its incredible roster of performers for a star-studded celebration of influential music legends with a live studio audience taping at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday, May 19 (tickets available at BlackMusicHonors.com and Ticketmaster.com). There will be a special Juneteenth highlight recognizing the national federal holiday. […]

The 30th Anniversary Bounce Trumpet Awards will feature a tribute to The Warriors of Justice honoring those institutions and their leaders who have been on the front lines fighting for social, political, legal, educational, and economic equality for people of color. The group includes: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Founder/President – Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Derrick Johnson, President/CEO – […]

New York, NY – March 15, 2022 – BET goes back to school to revive the nostalgic reality series “COLLEGE HILL: CELEBRITY EDITION.” In the reimagined new season, celebrities will live together and join the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Texas Southern University as students. Nene Leakes, Ray J, Lamar Odom, Big Freedia, Stacey Dash, DreamDoll, India Love, and Slim Thug will head back to class […]

Special Guests Jonathan McReynolds and Housefires  Tickets On Sale Starting, Friday, March 18th at 10am Today, GRAMMY-nominated, Billboard Music Award-winning, platinum-selling, multi-racial, multi-cultural, and genre-bending collective Maverick City Music and 16-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist, songwriter, producer, and cultural icon Kirk Franklin have announced the Kingdom Tour featuring special guests Jonathan McReynolds and Housefires. Produced by Live Nation […]