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35th Annual Stellar Gospel Awards Nominations Announced | March 27th, 2020 in Las Vegas


 
35th Anniversary Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations Announced: Donald Lawrence Presents The Tri-City Singers Tops The List With Nine, Followed By Kirk Franklin, Tasha Cobbs Leonard And JJ Hairston With Multiple Nominations
 
CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Central City Productions today announced the Stellar Award nominees in 28 categories for the milestone 35th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards taping on Friday, March 27 at the Las Vegas Orleans Arena.

Sekou Andrews Becomes 1st Poet Nominated for “Best Spoken Word Album” Grammy® in 12 Years | WATCH NEW VIDEO for Single “The Music Movement”!


 
New Visual For 2nd Single “The Music Movement” Out Now
 
RENOWNED POET SEKOU ANDREWS BECOMES THE FIRST POET NOMINATED FOR “BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM” GRAMMY® IN OVER A DECADE
 
(LOS ANGELES) – For the first time in twelve (12) years a contemporary spoken word poet has received a GRAMMY® nomination in the “Best Spoken Word Album” category.

Prince to be Celebrated by All-Star Lineup With “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” on Jan. 28th, 2020


 
PRINCE’S PROLIFIC CAREER CELEBRATED WITH “LET’S GO CRAZY: THE GRAMMY® SALUTE TO PRINCE”
 
ALL-STAR LINEUP SET TO PERFORM SONGS FROM PRINCE’S REMARKABLE CATALOG DURING LIVE CONCERT TAPING ON JAN. 28
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 9, 2020) — Just two days after the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards®, the Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate the unparalleled career of 38-time GRAMMY® nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince by presenting “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY® Salute to Prince.” The live concert taping will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. PT at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Jan. 12th at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce


 
Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce
 
Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant Honored
 
Prestigious Event Features Performances and Appearances by Will Smith, Niecy Nash, Steve Harvey, Anthony Anderson, Faith Evans, Sheila E., Rapsody, Nas, Lamman Rucker, Mike Epps, Sylvia Rhone and More
 
ATLANTA, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting and inspirational night recognizing African-American achievements and contributions, world premieres Sunday, January 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce.

Kool & the Gang Receives 2019 Marian Anderson Award at the Kimmel Center


 
CONGRATULATIONS TO
KOOL & THE GANG FOR RECEIVING THE MARION ANDERSON AWARD
 
PHILADELPHIA – Nov. 14, 2019 – Tuesday, November 12th 2019, was indeed a night for a “celebration” as the legendary Kool & the Gang received the 2019 Marian Anderson Award at the Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts in Philadelphia, emceed by talk show host Tamron Hall.

Debbie Allen & Anthony Anderson Join Special Guests at the Education Through Music-Los Angeles Gala


 
Debbie Allen and ABC ‘black-ish’ Star Anthony Anderson Join Special Guests at the Education Through Music-Los Angeles Gala
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Education Through Music-Los Angeles (www.etmla.org) hosted its 14th Annual Benefit Gala at the Beverly Wilshire to raise awareness for music in disadvantaged LA County schools.

R&B Crooner Freddie Jackson Receives 2019 Black Music Honors Legend Award


 
Freddie Jackson Receives the
2019 Black Music Honors Legend Award
 
The incomparable, Freddie Jackson, is one of the most iconic R&B male vocalists of all time. His timeless classics like “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)” (1985), “Have You Ever Loved Somebody” (1986), “Jam Tonight” (1986), “Tasty Love” (1986), “You Are My Lady” (1985), and “Nice & Slow”(1988) have elevated the chart-topping crooner to legendary status.

The 4th Annual 2019 Black Music Honors Paid Tribute To Music Icons | To Air on Bounce TV Oct. 20th, 2019


 
2019 Black Music Honors Paid Tribute To Music Icons Xscape, Freddie Jackson, Yolanda Adams, Tamia, & Arrested Development
 
CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The highly anticipated 4th Annual 2019 Black Music Honors hosted by television and radio personality Rickey Smiley and Grammy® Award-winner and actress LeToya Luckett-Walker is currently airing in national broadcast syndication. The star-studded show was taped live at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA.

“GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®” to Air on PBS | Oct. 18th, 2019


 
“GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS®” TO AIR OCT. 18 ON PBS AS PART OF “GREAT PERFORMANCES” SERIES
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (AUG. 27, 2019) — In collaboration with PBS’ “Great Performances” series, the Recording Academy™ presents “GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,” the fourth annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy’s 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients.

Gospel Singer Kirk Franklin Receives Billionaire Honor from Pandora


 
KIRK FRANKLIN
RECEIVES BILLIONAIRE HONOR
FROM PANDORA
 
Becomes First Gospel Artist to Receive Honor
 
Nashville, TN (August 21, 2019) – On Thursday, August 15th fourteen-time GRAMMY®-winning artist/songwriter/producer, Kirk Franklin, was honored with a Billionaire plaque from Pandora. The music streaming company surprised Franklin…