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Dee Dee Bridgewater Announced as Detroit Jazz Festival’s 2020 Artist-in-Residence


 
Legendary Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater
Announced as Detroit Jazz Festival’s
2020 Artist-in-Residence
 
The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation proudly presents the GRAMMY® and Tony Award-winning jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater as its Artist-in-Residence for the 2020 Detroit Jazz Festival.

National Museum of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date of Sept. 3rd, 2020


 
National Museum Of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date Of September 3, 2020 – Advance Tickets Now Available!
 
First multi-genre Black music museum scheduled to open early September in ‘Music City’
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — After more than 20 years in development, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is ready to open its doors to music lovers of all ages.

The Marley Family, UMe & Island Records Announce Yearlong 75th Birthday Commemorative Plans For Bob Marley | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
The Marley Family, UMe And Island Records Announce Yearlong 75th Birthday Commemorative Plans For Legendary Icon Bob Marley
 
MARLEY75 To Feature Special Releases, Live Performances, Plus Rare And Unreleased Material from the Marley Family Vaults and Private Collection
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Marley family, UMe and Island Records have begun to roll out their yearlong MARLEY75 commemorative plans in celebration of the legendary cultural icon Bob Marley’s 75th birthday and 40th anniversary of the timeless classic “Redemption Song.”

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.

Marvin Sapp to Record New Album “The Chosen Vessel” LIVE on Feb. 21st in Fort Worth, TX


 
Marvin Sapp Set to Record 12th Album LIVE February 21st in Fort Worth, Texas;
 
Recording Will Take Place at His New Church, The Chosen Vessel Cathedral
 
Fort Worth, Texas – January 9, 2020 – Internationally celebrated, multiple award-winning Gospel recording artist Marvin Sapp has a new music project slated for later this year that he will record live at his new church, The Chosen Vessel Cathedral in Fort Worth, Texas.

Willie J ft. Various Artists Release New Single “We Love You Puerto Rico” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
WILLIE J ft. Various Artists
“We Love You Puerto Rico”
 
Nearly two years after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and other surrounding islands, the news crews have long moved on but the humanitarian crises endure. The reality is sobering, with more officially reported deaths than 9/11, a tripling of attempted suicides and the closing of 283 schools just the start of the ongoing toll.

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.

Atlanta Hawks Tap Grammy® Award-Winning Artist Lecrae For Team’s Annual MLK Day Game Performance Jan. 20th Vs. Toronto


 
ATLANTA HAWKS TAP GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING INSPIRATIONAL HIP-HOP ARTIST LECRAE FOR THE TEAM’S ANNUAL MLK DAY GAME PERFORMANCE MONDAY, JAN. 20 VS. TORONTO
 
Reach Records Co-Founder Takes Over Center Court for Halftime and Post Game Shows as Team Honors Atlanta-born Civil Rights Icon, Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
Award-winning inspirational hip-hop artist Lecrae, visited Entercom’s V103-FM “Big Tigger” show where he announced his upcoming appearance at The Atlanta Hawks annual MLK Day Game. “I’m excited to take the court with Atlanta’s finest.

Jazz Legend Charlie Parker Honored With Global Bird 100 Centennial Celebration


 
INFLUENTIAL, CENTRAL ARCHITECT OF BEBOP HONORED WITH NEW MUSIC RELEASES, FESTIVALS, TRIBUTE TOUR, EXCLUSIVE ART, GRAPHIC NOVEL AND SPECIAL EVENTS EXPLORING HIS EXTRAORDINARY LEGACY AND TRAILBLAZING CAREER
 
CELEBRATION KICKS OFF THIS MONTH WITH LIMITED EDITION VINYL REISSUE OF RARE RECORDING, THE MAGNIFICENT CHARLIE PARKER, FOR RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The incomparable life and extraordinary, trailblazing career of jazz titan and influential composer Charlie Parker will be honored throughout 2020 with a worldwide celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth (August 29, 1920).

Sheila E. Busks On The Streets Of Pittsburgh to Raise Funds for Women’s Health Research


 
Sheila E. Busks On The Streets Of Pittsburgh to Raise Funds for Women’s Health Research at Magee-Womens Research Institute while Headlining the Women who Rock Benefit Rock Concert
 
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The legendary “Queen of Percussion” Sheila E. will be featured in the upcoming Spare Change video series. In May, Sheila took to the streets of Pittsburgh while headlining the Women who Rock Benefit Concert, to raise awareness for women’s rights and raise funds for women’s health research benefiting Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI).