(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK– “New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell bravely recommended yesterday that no large events take place in New Orleans in 2020, and ESSENCE fully supports that decision. After continued monitoring of the evolving developments in the COVID-19 global pandemic and remaining in close contact and collaboration with our partners in the City […]

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MTV today announced global superstar Nicki Minaj will return to the “VMAs” in a special performance, presented by PEPSI®, from an iconic location in New York. This will mark Minaj’s debut performance after the release of her highly anticipated album, “Queen.”  It will also be the first time a […]

See Jermaine Dolly performing at Transformation Expo 2018.

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The R&B songstress took to Instagram to ask her fans to pray for her brother.

Jonathan McReynolds explains why he decided not to perform at the Inauguration.

Erica & Tina Campbell, who make up halves of our favorite gospel duo, Mary Mary, joined up with the rest of their sisters to sing a gorgeous, harmonious praise to Jesus. Onstage at the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion, the group of sisters sang a powerful rendition of “Nobody Like Jesus.” Check out the video […]

Brian Courtney Wilson is in studio hanging out with the morning show family! He talks about his 13 year old son, Joshua, and his incredible bravery…

This weekend’s star-studded affair in Los Angeles at the BET Celebration of Gospel brought celebs from all over to experience this year’s big event including a very pregnant birthday girl by the name of Tamar Braxton. After confirming her pregnancy just a few days ago, the R&B starlet who celebrated her 36th birthday on St. […]

Chaka Khan truly delivered this past weekend for a crowd of adoring fans in an unforgettable concert for the CIAA Weekend finale on Saturday night.…

Beyonce is gearing up for her big Super Bowl half-time performance in New Orleans and just came out singing the National Anthem live at the press conference to finally address the “lip-sync controversy” from the recent Presidential Inauguration. Listen or watch her set the record straight with an impromptu performance by clicking on the links […]

Setting the tone for pure worship at the 28th Annual Stellar Awards, both singer/songwriters Israel Houghton and Jason Nelson took the stage to perform two of the year’s most beloved gospel ballads “It’s Not Over” and “Forward.” If you missed it, check out the selection from their live set that literally had many of us […]

Just in case you missed one of the hottest stage performances from this past weekend’s 28th Annual Stellar Awards, here’s a look at the show’s co-hosts Erica & Tina Campbell (better known as Mary Mary) singing their 2012 hit “Go Get It.” Get into the funky bridge they’ve added to the set plus the original […]