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2021 Billboard Music Awards Finalists Revealed Photo 2021 Billboard Music Awards Finalists Revealed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021

dick clark productions and NBC today announced the finalists for the “2021 Billboard Music Awards”, which honor the year’s most successful artists in 51 categories across all genres of music. The BBMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC.

Who Won Awards at the GRAMMYS? See the Full List of Winners Here! Photo Who Won Awards at the GRAMMYS? See the Full List of Winners Here!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 14, 2021

The awards honored six musicals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End with nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album - 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie.'

Mali Music Releases Cover of TLC's 'Waterfalls' Photo Mali Music Releases Cover of TLC's 'Waterfalls'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 11, 2020

Today, three-time GRAMMY® nominated artist, composer, and producer Mali Music released an Amazon Original cover of TLC’s “Waterfalls,” available to stream and purchase only on Amazon Music.

Afel Bocoum Premieres New Track 'Dakamana' Photo Afel Bocoum Premieres New Track 'Dakamana'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 14, 2020

In celebration of Malian songwriter and guitarist Afel Bocoum's forthcoming studio album Lindé—due September 4 via World Circuit Records and executive produced by Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) and World Circuit's Nick Gold—Bocoum is premiering the album track “Dakamana.”

Afel Bocoum Announces New Album LINDE & Premieres Music Video for 'Avion' Photo Afel Bocoum Announces New Album LINDE & Premieres Music Video for 'Avion'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 10, 2020

Celebrated Malian songwriter and guitarist Afel Bocoum's new studio album Lindé is due September 4 via World Circuit Records.

Kierra Sheard, Mali Music Debut New Music in New York Photo Kierra Sheard, Mali Music Debut New Music in New York
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 11, 2020

RCA Inspiration debuted new music from GRAMMY® winning artist/songwriter Kierra Sheard and GRAMMY® nominated artist/songwriter Mali Music on March 10th in New York, partnering with Root Magazine and Amazon Music in an exclusive pop-up event.

Taali Shares 'Wayward Star' Single Photo Taali Shares 'Wayward Star' Single
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 7, 2019

Chamber-pop singer/songwriter Taali has released “Wayward Star”. The delicate Fender Rhodes-led tune is a placid refrain about what it's like to be truly yourself with someone, and let down your guard, “specifically, to be with someone who had been through as much as me was a new challenge, and also a new beauty,” Taali says behind the inspiration. Her Were Most Of Your Stars Out? EP is due out this Friday on Rainbow Blonde Records, a label and worldwide collective she runs with creative partner R&B/jazz vocalist José James and engineer/producer Brian Bender. 

125th Street Business Improvement District Announces 26th Annual Harlem Holiday Light Photo 125th Street Business Improvement District Announces 26th Annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event: HARLEM LIGHT IT UP 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2019

At a recent event, held at Settepani Restaurant on Malcolm X Blvd., the president and CEO of the 125th Street Business Improvement District, Barbara Askins, officially kicked-off the countdown to the 26th annual Harlem Holiday Lights 2019 celebration.

Taali Releases New Single 'Snowfall on Orchard,' Featuring José James Photo Taali Releases New Single 'Snowfall on Orchard,' Featuring José James
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 16, 2019

Debuted by KCRW today, Chamber-pop singer/songwriter Taali has unveiled an intimate duet “Snowfall on Orchard” featuring her creative partner R&B/jazz vocalist José James. The breathtaking song is the second single off her forthcoming Were Most Of Your Stars Out? EP due out November 8 via Rainbow Blonde Records, a label and worldwide collective she runs with José James, and engineer and producer Brian Bender. Taking after fearless piano-led lead single “Los Angeles”, the EP is an entirely acoustic collection filled with unparalleled honesty, expressive lyricism and vulnerable fragility. Taali will be performing live across the US with stops in New York City, Denver, and Los Angeles.

Harry Lennix to Release Gospel Musical REVIVAL! THE EXPERIENCE Photo Harry Lennix to Release Gospel Musical REVIVAL! THE EXPERIENCE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 4, 2018

Harry Lennix is releasing the gospel concert movie 'Revival! The Experience' in theaters this December, according to Variety.

Snoop Dogg to Perform From BIBLE OF LOVE on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Tonight, April 9 Photo Snoop Dogg to Perform From BIBLE OF LOVE on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Tonight, April 9
by Macon Prickett - Apr 9, 2018

Iconic artist Snoop Dogg hits television in a blitz of appearances for his record-breaking #1 gospel album Bible of Love (All The Time Entertainment / RCA Inspiration) – kicking off the week with performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live airing tonight, Monday April 9th on ABC at 11:35 pm/10:35c. Snoop welcomes a range of special guests with him on Jimmy Kimmel Live, featuring appearances by Charlie Wilson, Jazze Pha, Isaac Carree, Mali Music, Sly, and Uncle Chucc.

Snopp Dogg Earns First #1 Spot On Billboard Gospel Chart With Latest Release BIBLE OF Photo Snopp Dogg Earns First #1 Spot On Billboard Gospel Chart With Latest Release BIBLE OF LOVE
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 28, 2018

Snopp Dogg Earns First #1 Spot On Billboard Gospel Chart

Snoop Dogg Presents BIBLE OF LOVE Debuts At #1 Photo Snoop Dogg Presents BIBLE OF LOVE Debuts At #1
by Macon Prickett - Mar 27, 2018

Legendary artist Snoop Dogg is continuing to break down barriers and set records with his latest music project and first gospel album, Bible of Love (All The Time Entertainment / RCA Inspiration). Released on March 16th, the 32-track album debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart and #1 on Nielsen SoundScan's Gospel Total Consumption chart. Additionally, Bible of Love is #2 on Billboard's Top 200 Christian & Gospel chart, #2 on Nielsen SoundScan's Christian / Gospel Digital Album chart, #3 on Billboard's Top Christian & Gospel Album's chart and has been streamed over three million times in its first week, which broke the previous record for a gospel album.

Snoop Dogg's BIBLE OF LOVE Available Everywhere Photo Snoop Dogg's BIBLE OF LOVE Available Everywhere
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 16, 2018

Today, iconic artist and entertainer, Snoop Dogg, released his first gospel album, the much anticipated, Bible of Love (All The Time Entertainment / RCA Inspiration). The project, which was a labor of love for Snoop, is his 16th album and marks the first release from his new imprint, All The Time Entertainment.

2018 ESSENCE Festival Initial Line-Up Announced! Photo 2018 ESSENCE Festival Initial Line-Up Announced!
by Macon Prickett - Jan 26, 2018

ESSENCE wants you to grab your squad and plan your trip as it announces its exhilarating initial talent line-up for the 2018 ESSENCE Festival, taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans. The nightly concert series keeps the spotlight on women, featuring electrifying headline performances from Janet Jackson; Mary J. Blige; a headline set featuring Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, with special guests Snoop Dogg and many others in a special curation by The Roots; Xscape; Fantasia and Miguel. *Additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

Singer/Songwriter Chris Wills to Release EP in August Photo Singer/Songwriter Chris Wills to Release EP in August
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 10, 2017

New York City-based 22-year-old singer-songwriter Chris Wills is set to release he debut EP, This Place Ain't For Me, on August 11, 2017.

Pastor Toure Roberts & Sarah Jakes Team with BET for Celebration of Gospel Live at BETX
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 22, 2017

On Sunday June 25, 2017 during BET Awards Weekend, One Church LA and BET join forces to launch Celebration of Gospel Live on the main stage of BETX in and near the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Singer/Songwriter Chris Wills to Release New EP This August
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 12, 2017

New York City-based 22-year-old singer-songwriter Chris Wills is set to release he debut EP, This Place Ain't For Me, on August 11, 2017.

Singer-Songwriter-Guitarist C West Debuts 'Breaks Your Heart' On Streaming Sites
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 17, 2017

C West is a millennial on the move. The 19-year old singer, songwriter and guitarist debuted his spiritual love song, “Breaks Your Heart,” (Marquis Boone/ Tyscot) on streaming sites

José James Releases New Single CLOSER
by Julie Musbach - Jan 27, 2017

James Makes His Screen Debut with Appearance in Fifty Shades Darker; Featured on the Film's Soundtrack Album “James has showed himself to be a genre chameleon whose musical sensibilities are aligned to hip-hop and neo-soul as much as jazz… the singer has now embraced a contemporary R&B mode to convey a storytelling song cycle ruminating on the vicissitudes of love and life… Mainstream success beckons.” — MOJO

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