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VIDEO: John Legend Sings 'All of Me' in Promotion of SPRING OF CULTURE Performance VIDEO: John Legend Sings 'All of Me' in Promotion of SPRING OF CULTURE Performance
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2015

Multiple Grammy Award Winning R&B and soul singer/songwriter John Legend sizzles Arad Fort at an open air concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of the SPRING OF CULTURE FESTIVAL, March 2, 2015. Legend is famed for his hit songs “All of Me” “Ordinary People” “Save Room” and “Everybody Knows”. Whil... (more...)
Wilberto Lucci Brings Music Industry 'Cred' to Fuse TV's BIG FREEDIA, QUEEN OF BOUNCE Wilberto Lucci Brings Music Industry 'Cred' to Fuse TV's BIG FREEDIA, QUEEN OF BOUNCE
by TV News Desk - February 27, 2015

Fuse TV's mega hit, Big Freedia, Queen of Bounce, comes back for it's third season premiering February 25th. This popular eclectic reality series reports an impressive 7 million viewers for season two and social media buzz indicates a highly anticipated return.... (more...)
VIDEO: Kanye West Debuts New Son 'All Day' at Brit Awards VIDEO: Kanye West Debuts New Son 'All Day' at Brit Awards
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

At yesterday's Brit Awards, rapper Kanye West debuted his new song 'All Day,' the fourth release off his new album.... (more...)
Earl Sweatshirt to Play the Best Buy Theater, 4/18; Tickets on Sale This Week Earl Sweatshirt to Play the Best Buy Theater, 4/18; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Rapper EARL SWEATSHIRT with Remy Banks and Vince Staples will appear at the Best Buy Theater on Saturday, April 18.... (more...)
VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - First Look at DEEDUB's New Music Video 'Pure Love' VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - First Look at DEEDUB's New Music Video 'Pure Love'
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

Today BroadwayWorld presents an exclusive first look at Deedub's new music video 'Pure Love'. Check it out below!... (more...)
Photo Flash: Academy Award Nominee Common Hosts Pre-OSCARS Party for SELMA Team Photo Flash: Academy Award Nominee Common Hosts Pre-OSCARS Party for SELMA Team
by Movies News Desk - February 22, 2015

Common and his friends such as Oprah, Kelly Rowland, director Ava DuVernay, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Shonda Rhimes, Carmen Ejogo and Andre Holland toasted with CÎROC to their Best Picture nomination for SELMA at Ysabel in West Hollywood on Friday, February 20th. Scroll down for photos!... (more...)
VIDEO: Kanye West Performs New Song 'Wolves' on SNL 40th Anniversary Special VIDEO: Kanye West Performs New Song 'Wolves' on SNL 40th Anniversary Special
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2015

According to Billboard.com, Kanye West performed three songs on Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special on Sunday.... (more...)
Coldplay's Chris Martin Announces Global Citizen 2015 Campaign Coldplay's Chris Martin Announces Global Citizen 2015 Campaign
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

In continuing the movement to end extreme poverty by 2030, Global Citizen and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, today announced Global Citizen 2015, a new 15-year campaign to ensure the upcoming United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are achieved.... (more...)
Warner/Chappell Writers Win Grammy Awards in Six 'Best Song' Categories Warner/Chappell Writers Win Grammy Awards in Six 'Best Song' Categories
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2015

WCM songwriter Beyoncé becomes second-most honored woman in Grammy history.... (more...)
Sam Smith, Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, and More Win Big at the 57th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS- All the Winners! Sam Smith, Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, and More Win Big at the 57th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS- All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2015

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards are being held today, 'GRAMMY Sunday,' at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles . The show is being broadcast live on CBS from 8 to 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Check out all the winners below!... (more...)
VIDEO: Will Smith & Jimmy Fallon Beatbox 'It Takes Two' on TONIGHT VIDEO: Will Smith & Jimmy Fallon Beatbox 'It Takes Two' on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy and guest Will Smith made a beatbox loop using an iPad app to sing 'It Takes Two' by Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock.... (more...)
Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith Among  iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS Nominees; Full List! Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith Among iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS Nominees; Full List!
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2015

iHeartMedia and NBC announced today the finalists for the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which returns to the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 29.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Legend Performs 'America, the Beautiful' at the Super Bowl XLIX VIDEO: John Legend Performs 'America, the Beautiful' at the Super Bowl XLIX
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2015

John Legend opened the Super Bowl XLIX by singing the patriotic tune, 'America the Beautiful.' Below, watch as the singer croons from a piano in the middle of the field!... (more...)
ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to Debut Musical 'Mash Up Mondays', Beg. 2/2 ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to Debut Musical 'Mash Up Mondays', Beg. 2/2
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2015

Beginning February 2, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" will debut its new take on the show's musical performances with "Mash Up Mondays." Every Monday in February, once-in-a-lifetime musical performances will be created showcasing two artists paired up to form one unlikely supergroup.... (more...)
NE-YO's NON-FICTION, First Studio Album in Two Years, Out Today NE-YO's NON-FICTION, First Studio Album in Two Years, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

Non-Fiction (Motown Records/Compound Entertainment), NE-YO's first studio album in two years, is available now at all U.S. music retailers and the superstar hitmaker is celebrating with a bi-coastal flurry of release-week activity.... (more...)
Henry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music Group Henry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music Group
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

The estate of Henry Mancini has chosen leading independent music publisher Spirit Music Group to administer the prestigious music publishing catalog of Henry Mancini for North America as announced today by David Renzer, Chairman, Spirit Music Group. The catalog was previously administered by Univers... (more...)
Rihanna Releases New Single Featuring Paul McCartney and Kanye West Rihanna Releases New Single Featuring Paul McCartney and Kanye West
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2015

Rihanna has yet again joined forces with some all-star collaborators to bring fans her latest track.... (more...)
VH1 to Livestream ED SHEERAN STORYTELLERS LIVE Worldwide, 1/24 VH1 to Livestream ED SHEERAN STORYTELLERS LIVE Worldwide, 1/24
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2015

?Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran will kick off an all-new season of "VH1 Storytellers" LIVE from Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, January 24 at 7PM ET/PT.... (more...)
Blues at the Crossroads 3 Set for Segerstrom Center, 2/7 Blues at the Crossroads 3 Set for Segerstrom Center, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the third in a popular series of Blues at the Crossroads concerts on February 7, 2015 with The Soul of the Blues, a musical celebration of songs by Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Etta James, Sam & Dave, Bobby Womack, James Brown and oth... (more...)
Beyonce Teases News of Baby #2 on Instagram? Beyonce Teases News of Baby #2 on Instagram?
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

Due to the fact that the singer's 'sand belly' appears to be bigger than usual, many are now speculating that she and hubby Jay Z are announcing the news that baby #2 is on the way.... (more...)
Michael Bolton Returning to Van Wezel, 1/21 Michael Bolton Returning to Van Wezel, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

Michael Bolton is a multiple Grammy Award-winning Singer/Songwriter who has sold more than 53 million records around the world, where he continues to tour every year. He holds a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is known as “People Magazine's Sexiest Man” as well as the sensational “Captain Ja... (more...)
The Recording Academy to Release Grammy Nominees Album The Recording Academy to Release Grammy Nominees Album
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2015

RCA Records and The Recording Academy's GRAMMY Recordings will release the 2015 GRAMMY Nominees album on Jan. 20, in stores and via digital retailers.... (more...)
Ed Sheeran Among Artists Featured on 2015 GRAMMY Nominees Album, Out 1/20 Ed Sheeran Among Artists Featured on 2015 GRAMMY Nominees Album, Out 1/20
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2015

RCA Records and The Recording Academy's GRAMMY Recordings will release the 2015 GRAMMY Nominees album on Jan. 20, in stores and via digital retailers.... (more...)
MALEFICENT, BIG BANG THEORY, Taylor Swift and More Top 2015 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS - All the Winners! MALEFICENT, BIG BANG THEORY, Taylor Swift and More Top 2015 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS - All the Winners!
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2015

Anna Faris and Emmy Award winner Allison Janney, stars of CBS's critically acclaimed comedy MOM, are hosting the 2015 PEOPLE'S CHOICE live awards show from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live tonight, Jan. 7, 2015 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Scroll down for the full li... (more...)
U.S. Troops Treated with USO Screenings of Jay Z and BEYONCE's HBO Special ON THE RUN U.S. Troops Treated with USO Screenings of Jay Z and BEYONCE's HBO Special ON THE RUN
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2015

It was a New Year's Eve to remember for approximately 2,000 troops stationed in Kuwait and Afghanistan as they were treated to USO screenings of HBO's "ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCE AND JAY Z," courtesy of the couple themselves.... (more...)






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