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Source: ABC / GettyDALLAS, Texas. — Charley Pride, whose rich baritone voice and impeccable song-sense altered American culture, died Saturday, December 12, 2020, in Dallas, Texas of complications from Covid-19 at age 86. Born a sharecropper’s son in Sledge, Mississippi, on March 18, 1934, Pride emerged from Southern cotton fields to become country music’s first […]

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that 15-time Grammy Award®-winning artist Alicia Keys will teach a class on songwriting and producing. For the first time ever, Keys will not only reveal her complete approach to songwriting but also share […]

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pandora announced today that Dolly Parton will bring some holiday cheer to the Pandora LIVE stage as she’s joined by Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Brett Eldredge and Carly Pearce for a special virtual celebration on December 4 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT. Pandora LIVE is the continuation of the popular live event turned virtual series that features top artists from all genres, including […]

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pepsi, the NFL and Roc Nation announced The Weeknd, one of today’s most compelling and significant artists of a generation, will perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show on CBS at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Fla. on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. In less than a decade, The Weeknd has amassed […]

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – October 13, 2020 – TV One’s edgy docu-series UNCENSORED, which explores the private lives of some of today’s most notable personalities, highlights actor Omari Hardwick on the season finale this Sunday, October 18 at 10 P.M. ET/9C followed by an encore presentation at 11 P.M. ET/10C. The episode will re-air on Wednesday, October 21 at 10 PM/9C. On this episode of UNCENSORED, Omari reflects on […]

(LOS ANGELES, CA) – October 12, 2020 – dick clark productions and NBC today announced that superstar Brandy has been added to the star-studded lineup of performers for the “2020 Billboard Music Awards,” and will perform from the Xfinity Stage. Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the “2020 Billboard Music Awards” (BBMAs) will broadcast live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday, […]

(Houston, Texas) The Gentleman of Gospel—Earnest Pugh is gearing up for a benefit concert for the Houston-based Non-Profit Organization Veterans Emergency Relief (VER). All proceeds from the concert will benefit the organization’s Annual Food Drive Initiative benefiting veterans and their family members. The virtual event will be hosted by FriendlySky.  Pugh released his highly anticipated […]

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – October 6, 2020 – TV One’s edgy docu-series UNCENSORED, which explores the private lives of some of today’s most notable personalities, highlights legendary actress and singer Jenifer Lewis this Sunday, October 11 at 10 P.M. ET/9C followed by an encore presentation at 11 P.M. ET/10C.  The episode will re-air on Wednesday, […]

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Global megastar and eight-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Usher will headline a Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, opening Friday, July 16, 2021. The multi-talented showman will give his fans an extraordinary immersive experience that only Usher can deliver. The exclusive, only-in-Vegas spectacular will be performed in The Colosseum, an intimate 4,300-seat world-class performance venue, allowing Usher’s fans a once-in-a-lifetime […]

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Roc Nation, a preeminent global entertainment company, and Long Island University, a nationally ranked university, have engaged in a historic collaboration to form the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment, enrolling students at LIU Brooklyn beginning fall 2021. The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment will prepare students […]

  Source: Leon Bennett / Getty(SILVER SPRING, MD) – June 4, 2020 – TV One follows the success of its popular film COINS FOR CHRISTMAS with the premiere of the sequel, COINS FOR LOVE. The film’s stars Essence Atkins (“Ambitions,” “Marlon”), Stephen Bishop (“Imposters,” “Being Mary Jane”), TC Carson (“Living Single”), Kendrick Cross (“Ambitions”) and Karon Joseph Riley (“35 and Ticking,” “A Christmas Blessing”) return to continue this blossoming love story. It […]

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Novant Health has announced its collaboration with beatboxing legend Doug E. Fresh and Grammy-award winning artist Anthony Hamilton to spread important messaging about how to stay safe and healthy during the coronavirus pandemic. The songs, which are accompanied by videos that have been posted on both artists’ social media platforms, cover the main themes […]