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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 […]

Miami, FL- September 8, 2022)  BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) paid tribute to the best in R&B and Hip-Hop last night at its 2022 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at LIV Nightclub Miami Beach. Busta Rhymes was honored as the BMI Icon for the indelible and unique influence that he has had on the music industry and on generations of music creators. In addition, BMI’s R&B/Hip-Hop Producer […]

Chart-topping R&B sax player Boney James released his new single “Coastin’” featuring vocals from 5-time Grammy winner Lalah Hathway, The track is available today via all streaming services and available on James’ forthcoming 18th studio album, Detour, out September 23rd via Concord Records.  The new 10-song collection is a subtle stylistic turn that builds on the commercial success of 2020’s Solid, James’ highest […]

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 […]

Nashville, TN (August 16, 2022) – The new album Worship & Justice, from acclaimed hitmaker William Murphy, is available now. The three-time GRAMMY® nominated artist, songwriter and pastor has delivered a robust worship experience on the twenty-track album, which was primarily captured from his live album recording at his church, The dReam Center Church of […]

LA Chargers Star JOE BARKSDALE Joins the Players Choir for ‘America’s Got Talent’ Live Shows!

VH1 -Global superstar Nicki Minaj will receive MTV’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and perform for the first time since 2018 at the 2022 “VMAs,” airing LIVE from Prudential Center on Sunday, August 28 at 8PM ET/PT. The 17x nominated and 5x “VMAs” winner, who took home her first Moon Person for Best Hip Hop Video in 2011, is nominated this year […]

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) will honor the multiple award-winning songwriter/rapper/producer and actor Busta Rhymes with the BMI Icon Award at its 2022 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on September 7. The private event, held at the LIV Nightclub Miami Beach, will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President, Creative (Atlanta) Catherine Brewton. “As one of the pioneers of hip-hop, we are excited to […]

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, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records — The seventh studio album from Beyoncé is now available, on all major streaming platforms. From her own label Parkwood Entertainment and Columbia Records, RENAISSANCE arrives six years after the globally lauded LEMONADE was released in 2016 as a complete surprise.  The originator of the visual album format, and the […]

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 […]

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — An exceptional array of artists will deliver electrifying performances at the 11th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, led by Patti LaBelle, Christian McBride with Inside Straight, Chris Botti, and Kirk Whalum with Keiko Matsui. The annual event will be held over Labor Day weekend at Oak Hollow Park, Sept. 3-4, 2022. Having been on the music […]