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Richmond, VA — In a city that has been known for its mixture of Traditional and Quartet sounds from Sunday morning church services to evening Gospel concerts, the stage is once again being set for a larger sound from a wider range of people for one of the largest Gospel gatherings in the city’s history.  […]

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 – […]

ROME, March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has partnered with its Goodwill Ambassador Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye to launch the XO Humanitarian Fund, Powered by World Food Programme. The new fund will support the organization’s response to an unprecedented hunger crisis in 2022 which threatens to unleash starvation, destabilization and mass migration around the world. […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK – ESSENCE Communications, Inc., the leading media, technology, and commerce company dedicated to serving Black women and their communities deeply, has announced the 100% physical return of the ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE™ to New Orleans with extended virtual experiences and a commitment to creating opportunities that will economically benefit, invest and contribute […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Two-time Academy Award winner and 2022 nominee Denzel Washington will be speaking at the 2022 International Leadership Summit, which is taking place March 31 through April 2 in Charlotte. The annual conference was founded by T.D. Jakes and brings together aspiring and tenured entrepreneurs, leaders and influential change agents to revolutionize the future […]

(Los Angeles, CA) Grammy Award winning R&B/Pop Singer, Songwriter Howard Hewett, returns to the international music scene with another smash hit song and video, “To Thee I Pray,” on LaKiva Music, Inc. The emotional lead single is a plea for God to comfort and guide us through these unprecedented times. Primed for crossover success, “To Thee I […]

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Global megastar and eight-time GRAMMY Award-winner Usher will headline a new Las Vegas residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM, beginning Friday, July 15, 2022.    Usher’s move to Dolby Live at Park MGM is the next generation follow-up to his extraordinarily successful 20-show Las Vegas residency in 2021, which sold-out every date, bringing in record grosses.   Presented in partnership […]

ATLANTA, Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Krystal, the original slider of the South, continues its franchise expansion and brand growth initiatives to now include a major force in music and culture, international superstar 2 Chainz. The brand has just inked a deal – the first of its kind in quick-serve restaurants – to name the cultural icon […]

LOS ANGELES ( January 22, 2022) – Today, the NAACP and BET announced that the “53rd NAACP Image Awards” will broadcast Saturday, February 26, 2022 (at 8:00 PM, live ET/5:00 PM, live PT) on BET. NAACP will also recognize winners in non-televised Image Awards categories February 21- February 23, which will stream on www.naacpimageawards.net and during the NAACP Image […]

(ATLANTA, GA) – January 21, 2021 – TRIBL celebrates its nominations categories for the 64th GRAMMY® Awards. TRIBL’s nominations mark the most for an inspirational independent label – this milestone gives TRIBL the title for the most nominations ever for a gospel artist (Maverick City Music) in one year. Tribl’s #1 best-selling record-breaking collective, Maverick City […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK–Veteran R&B group New Edition headlines an iconic lineup with the legendary Charlie Wilson, along with special guest, Jodeci, the bad boys of R&B. The Culture Tour kicks off a 30-city tour February 2022, in Columbus, Ga., with stops in Los Angeles, New York, and New Edition’s hometown of Boston. In 1983, New Edition […]

Washington, DC —   Patrick Lundy and the Ministers of Music (PL&MOM) are one of the most recognizable choirs in the Gospel and Christian music genre.  The Washington DC-based collective of singers and musicians have made prestigious and iconic appearances, including the annual “A Capitol Fourth” concert broadcast on PBS from the nation’s capital celebrating […]