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Kane Brown to Be Honored with Breakthrough Artist Award at Music Biz 2019

Brown first topped the Billboard Top Country Albums chart with the release of his self-titled debut album (2016), and again with the release of “Kane Brown Deluxe Edition”(2017), which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums and in the Top 5 on the Billboard 200 Charts. With his debut album, a breakthrough No. 1 Top Country Album, Brown became the first-ever artist to top all five Billboard Country Charts. He debuted at No.1 on the Country Digital song chart with the Triple-Platinum song “Heaven” and debuted at No. 1 on the Country Airplay, Hot Country Song and Country Streaming Song charts with the Quadruple-Platinum song “What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina.

Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts 
Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 100th Birthday with the
 Grammy Award-winning Joyous South African Musical Ensemble

The Soweto Gospel Choir is a Grammy Award-winning group that has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music — including U2, John Legend, Peter Gabriel, and Diana Ross — and scored an Academy Award nomination for its work on the soundtrack to Pixar’s WALL-E. The 43-member choir, drawn from churches in and around Soweto, inspires audiences, sharing the joy of faith.

John Legend Wins Emmy Award and Spot in an Elite and Rare Class of Winners

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s live version of “Jesus Christ Superstar” won an Emmy Award on Sunday and that made three men extra happy — it meant star John Legend, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice joined the elite squad of EGOT winners. The musical’s win for best live variety special united Legend, Lloyd Webber and Rice with Emmys to go along with their Tonys, Grammys and Oscars — the four biggest prizes in show business. Lloyd Webber and Rice have already won Tonys (“Evita” and “Sunset Boulevard”), Grammys (“Cats,” ”Evita”) and an Oscar for “You Must Love

Music Composer Jongnic Bontemps Brings His Silicon Valley Tech Brilliance and Hip-Hop Rhythmic Elements to “United Skates”

Bontemps is a gifted music composer and the owner of Composer Tech, and it’s his musical composition in the new documentary “United Skates” (by directors Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown) that is causing the strong pre-festival buzz, and that’s always good news for new filmmakers and film festival honchos.

Kenny Lattimore Talks New Album, Love & Modern Vs. Traditional R&B

Singer Kenny Lattimore chats with the Sentinel about the inspiration for his new album “Vulnerable”, which he says stems from a place of transparency. , could hurt you. Lattimore also talks finding love, being a father, and the difference between traditional versus modern RnB.

Looking ahead with John Legend: Grammys, Gosling and a baby

In a Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, John Legend appears at a photo call for “Underground” during the WGN America 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Legend already owns nine Grammys, but he’s still grateful for the four nominations he received this year. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) John Legend is his own worst enemy at next month’s Grammy Awards. The singer is nominated twice for best rap/sung collaboration for his Oscar-winning hit “Glory” alongside Common and “One Man Can Change the World,” a collaboration with Kanye West and Big Sean. “It’s kind of hard … I don’t know

Miguel’s ‘Braveheart’ Reflects His Life

“Too proper for the black kids, too black for the Mexicans,” Miguel sings on the song, “what’s normal anyway.”
The R&B star, who is black and Mexican, explores his racial identity and more on the track, which he calls “the spine” of his new album, “Wildheart.”