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National Endowment for the Arts Names Terri Lyne Carrington Among 2021 NEA Jazz Masters


 
National Endowment for the Arts Names Terri Lyne Carrington Among 2021 NEA Jazz Masters
 
Multiple Grammy Award Winner Joins Albert “Tootie” Heath, Henry Threadgill, and Phil Schaap Among NEA Honorees
 
(New York, NY – October 21, 2020) – Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer Terri Lyne Carrington has been named a 2021 NEA Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C. The National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellowship is the nation’s highest honor in jazz.

Singer Antoine Dunn wins Artist Of The Year, Scores 6 Nominations at 2020 Josie Music Awards | LISTEN to New Single “October 7th”!


 
Antoine Dunn wins Artist Of The Year, scores 6 nominations at 2020 Josie Music Awards
 
Tennessee’s Josie Music Awards sings high praise to Antoine Dunn in its 2020 class.
 
NEW YORK – Oct. 13, 2020 – PRLog — 2020 has been a year filled with challenges and uncertainty for most of us worldwide. From Covid-19 to civil unrest, massive cancellations of events and rising political tensions, this is definitely a year which will go down in the history books forever.

Hezekiah Walker’s Hit Single “Every Praise” Certified Platinum by RIAA


 
GRAMMY-AWARD WINNER HEZEKIAH WALKER’S HIT SINGLE “EVERY PRAISE” CERTIFIED PLATINUM BY RIAA
 
Walker Announces Vincent Bohanon & SOV and Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling
As First Artists Signed to HEZHOUSE Entertainment
 
Brooklyn, NY – August 20, 2020 – The luminous hit song “Every Praise”, which was certified Gold in December of 2019, is now certified platinum by the RIAA.

The Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2020 Awards Nominees


 
JAZZ JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION
ANNOUNCES 2020 AWARDS NOMINEES
 
NEW YORK CITY — Finalists for the 25th annual Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association have been announced at www.JJAJazzAwards.org, demonstrating both generational continuity and diversity of talent making music and creating media in coverage of it today. See https://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/2020.html.

Pastor Mike, Jr. Reaches #1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart with Single “Big” | LISTEN!


 
BlackSmoke Music Worldwide Artist Pastor Mike, Jr. Hits #1 on
Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart
 
Breakout Star Among Top Nominees for 35th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards
 
Birmingham, AL (February 18, 2020) – Pastor Mike, Jr. is a jewel in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, but now he is shining around the country as his rousing single “Big” hits #1 at Gospel radio this week.

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
 
UPDATE MARCH 13TH, 2020: The Event Has Now Been Postponed. A New Date Will Be Announced Soon.
 
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.