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'Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim' to Be Released in Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition 'Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim' to Be Released in Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017

Frank Sinatra's acclaimed 1967 album with Brazilian music legend Antonio Carlos Jobim, Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim, is expanded for its 50 th Anniversary Edition, to be released April 7 on CD and digitally.... (more...)
NAACP Awards Announces Full List of Winners Following Live Broadcast NAACP Awards Announces Full List of Winners Following Live Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2017

The winners of the "48th NAACP Image Awards" were announced tonight during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One. The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson. There was a live pre-show from the red carpet hosted by Nischelle Turner and Terrence Jenkins ... (more...)
Beyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image Awards Beyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2017

The winners of the "48th NAACP Image Awards" in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took place Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Pasadena Conference Center - the event was hosted by Erica Ash and Deon Cole.... (more...)
Charley Pride, Nina Simone & More to Be Honored with The Recording Academy's 2017 Special Merit Award Charley Pride, Nina Simone & More to Be Honored with The Recording Academy's 2017 Special Merit Award
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2016

The Recording Academy announced its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients today. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Thom Bell, Mo Ostin and Ralph Peer are Trustees Award honorees; ... (more...)
Erykah Badu's Debut LP 'Baduizm' & New Album 'Mama's Gun' Released Today Erykah Badu's Debut LP 'Baduizm' & New Album 'Mama's Gun' Released Today
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2016

Erykah Badu's game-changing debut, Baduizm, and her smash sophomore album, Mama's Gun, are now available back on vinyl as part of Motown/UMe's Respect The Classics initiative.... (more...)
Grammy Award Nominated Artist Tamela Mann Drops New Album 'One Way' Grammy Award Nominated Artist Tamela Mann Drops New Album 'One Way'
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2016

Grammy Award Nominated, NAACP Image Award Winning Artist and Billboard Chart-Topping Singer TAMELA MANN releases her highly-anticipated new album ONE WAY Friday, September 9 on her Tillymann Music label... (more...)
bergenPAC Presents The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 This Fall bergenPAC Presents The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 This Fall
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 -Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 8PM.... (more...)
Frank Sinatra's 'World On A String' 4CD/DVD Box Set to Be Released 10/21 Frank Sinatra's 'World On A String' 4CD/DVD Box Set to Be Released 10/21
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2016

Frank Sinatra never had a problem with language barriers, he spoke to the heart. His songs served as the soundtrack to people's lives around the world.... (more...)
Ava DuVernay &  David Oyelowo Named 20th Anniversary Festival Ambassadors Ava DuVernay & David Oyelowo Named 20th Anniversary Festival Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2016

Urbanworld Film Festival announced today that critically-acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay and one of Hollywood's most sought after actors, David Oyelowo, will serve as the ambassadors for Urbanworld Film Festival's 20 th anniversary.... (more...)
New Edition and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds Set for Barclays Center Tonight New Edition and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds Set for Barclays Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2016

Barclays Center presents an evening with R&B super group, New Edition and multi-platinum hit-maker Babyface.... (more...)
New Watsky Album 'x Infinity' Gets August 2016 Release New Watsky Album 'x Infinity' Gets August 2016 Release
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2016

Watsky is excited to announce the August 19th release of his fourth full-length studio album x Infinity. ... (more...)
New Edition and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds Set for Barclays Center New Edition and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds Set for Barclays Center
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

Barclays Center presents an evening with R&B super group, New Edition and multi-platinum hit-maker Babyface.... (more...)
Take 6 Takes Six Billboard Chart Spots with New Album BELIEVE Take 6 Takes Six Billboard Chart Spots with New Album BELIEVE
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The most awarded acappella group in history, Take 6, have achieved another career milestone with the release of their new album Believe, which simultaneously landed across six Billboard charts in its opening week.... (more...)
Rihanna to Receive Rock Star Award at the 2016 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards on BET Rihanna to Receive Rock Star Award at the 2016 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards on BET
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2016

BET Networks and Beverly Bond, Founder, CEO and Creator of BLACK GIRLS ROCK! are delighted to announce eight-time Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist, Rihanna, to receive the Rock Star Award at this year's BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards on BET. The chart topping singer, executive produce... (more...)
Six Frank Sinatra Classics Presented on 180-Gram Vinyl LPs Six Frank Sinatra Classics Presented on 180-Gram Vinyl LPs
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2016

The worldwide centennial celebration for entertainment legend Frank Sinatra continues with FSE/UMe's release of six more classic Sinatra albums on audiophile-quality 180-gram vinyl LPs with faithfully replicated album art.... (more...)
Janet Jackson to Bring New Tour to Giant Center in 2016 Janet Jackson to Bring New Tour to Giant Center in 2016
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2015

Demand for Janet Jackson's UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR continues at an unprecedented pace. The recent BET Awards' Ultimate Icon honoree, multiple GRAMMY Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, announced a third North American leg to her UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR adding 22 new dates across both the U... (more...)
Janet Jackson Announces 3rd North American Leg to UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR Janet Jackson Announces 3rd North American Leg to UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2015

The recent BET Awards' Ultimate Icon honoree, multiple GRAMMY Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist announced a 3rd North American leg to her UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR adding 22 new dates across both the U.S. and Canada starting in Summer 2016... (more...)