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Here is a complete list of nominations announced today for the 64th Grammy Awards:
November 24, 2021
Record of the Year “I Still Have Faith in You,” ABBA “Freedom,” Jon Batiste “I Get a Kick Out of You,” Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga “Peaches,” ... read more »
Lois Andrews, a Mainstay of New Orleans Music Scene, Dies
November 22, 2021
 Lois Nelson Andrews, a New Orleans cultural icon who led countless processions as grand marshal of jazz funerals and second-line parades, has died. She was 69. ... read more »
Iconic Singer Jody Watley is Back
November 18, 2021
Watley dropped a surprise special collection of Alex Di Ciò Dance/Club remixes on October 22. Alex Di Ciò is a world-renowned producer and remixer.  Following up on recent critically acclaimed releases, The Healing, and the Top 5 UK Soul release, Winter Nights EP, Jody Watley brings on RenderingsEP – The Alex Di Ciò Remixes, a collection of uplifting songs penned by Watley and longtime collaborator Rodney Lee. ... read more »
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Tupac Shakur’s life, legacy to be subject of massive exhibit
November 4, 2021
Tupac Shakur’s handwritten lyrics from classic songs such as “California Love” and “Dear Mama” along with galleries that pay homage to his upbringing and late mother are among the features in a massive touring museum exhibit. ... read more »
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters Welcomed into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
November 1, 2021
 Jay-Z's added another title to a resume that includes rapper, songwriter, Grammy winner, billionaire business mogul, and global icon _ Hall of Famer. ... read more »
Temptations Legend Otis Williams Give Black Press Unprecedented Access During ‘Ain’t Too Proud’
October 28, 2021
The scintillating Broadway musical “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations” have plenty of highlights – perhaps too many to recount for a review or feature news article. ... read more »
Grammys CEO on a mission to regain music community’s trust
October 28, 2021
When Harvey Mason jr. took the helm at the Recording Academy, the Grammy-nominated producer knew there would be an uphill climb. He’s heard firsthand from some in the music community that the academy wasn’t a fit for them, ... read more »
R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial
September 27, 2021
R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. ... read more »
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Sarah Dash who sang on ‘Lady Marmalade’ with Labelle, dies
September 21, 2021
Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit “Lady Marmalade” — has died. She was 76. Patti Labelle and Nona Hendryx completed the trio. They announced Dash’s death Monday on social media. No cause of death was disclosed. ... read more »
Tiffany & Co. Introduces The “ABOUT LOVE” Campaign Starring Beyoncé And Jay-Z
August 23, 2021
Tiffany & Co. announced today that powerhouse couple Beyoncé and JAY-Z will star in its latest campaign celebrating modern love. S ... read more »
Hope and Healing Highlight Debut Album by Jason McGee and The Choir
August 18, 2021
The debut album by Jason McGee and The Choir features a variety of music styles, but the thread connecting them all is a message of hope, ... read more »
Biz Markie, known for classic rap song ‘Just a Friend,’ dies
July 16, 2021
Biz Markie, a hip-hop staple known for his beatboxing prowess, turntable mastery and the 1989 classic “Just a Friend,” has died. He was 57. ... read more »
Temptations Founder Otis Williams Reflects on the Group’s 60th Anniversary
June 3, 2021
To celebrate The Temptations’ 60th anniversary, Motown/UMe announced the kickoff of a yearlong tribute to one of the most revered and prolific musical institutions in history. ... read more »
Hip Hop Goes Home to the Bronx with Star-Studded Ceremony for New Museum
May 28, 2021
“Hip hop is one of those things that really gave my life meaning,” LL Cool J, perhaps the greatest of them all, stated during the ceremony that included Nas, Lil Kim, Fat Joe, Grandmaster Flash, Slick Rick, EMPD, Naughty By Nature, and other superstars and trailblazers. ... read more »
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