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Anthony Hamilton to Perform Live on Aug. 28th, 2021 for the ‘His Love Is Amazing Movement’ Community Event


 
Grammy-Award Winning Artist Anthony Hamilton Will Perform Live on August 28 for the His Love Is Amazing Movement Community Appreciation Event
 
BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The HIS LOVE IS AMAZING (HLIA) Movement, an initiative started by Apostle Mardia M. Scott, lead Pastor of Law of Life Ministries International, will host a community appreciation event on Saturday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m., featuring a special performance by Grammy-Award-winning singer, Anthony Hamilton. This event will take place at the newly opened 70805 Conversion Center, located at 5339 Choctaw Drive.

Ray Charles Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame


 
Ray Charles Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame
 
August 16, 2021: The Country Music Hall of Fame has announced that Ray Charles has been inducted as an official member. Charles, who revolutionized the country genre and brought it to new audiences with albums like 1962’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category.

Merald ‘Bubba’ W. Knight Jr., Member of Gladys Knight & The Pips, Presents Soulful Anthem “Thank You For The Love” feat. Rachel Oliver-Cobbin | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Merald ‘Bubba’ W. Knight Jr., Member of Gladys Knight & The Pips, Presents a Beautiful Soulful Anthem for Frontline and Essential Workers
 
CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — After a year where emotions ran as high as fevers, the Pipco Music Family in collaboration with KES Music Network are presenting the “Thank You For The Love” global campaign featuring two legends of pop and soul music.

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis & More Announced as 2021 Honorees for GRAMMYs On The Hill® 20th Anniversary


 
JIMMY JAM AND TERRY LEWIS, REP. TED DEUTCH AND REP. MICHAEL MCCAUL ANNOUNCED AS 2021 HONOREES FOR GRAMMYS ON THE HILL® 20TH ANNIVERSARY
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AUGUST 11, 2021) — On Sept. 22, music will return to the nation’s capital as the Recording Academy® marks a successful year of virtual advocacy and celebrates the 20th anniversary of the GRAMMYs on the Hill® Awards in person.

The 8th Annual Sister Accord® Day | Aug. 31st, 2021 w/Johnny Gill, DJ Spinderella, Byron Cage & More


 
Eighth Annual Sister Accord® Day Will Be Held August 31st With Johnny Gill, DJ Spinderella and Byron Cage To Perform & Receive The Sister Accord® Leadership Award
 
Daymond John, Janet B. Reid, Ph.D., Janice Bryant Howroyd, and Jim Bechtold Will Also Be Honored with Leadership Awards
 
CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Sister Accord® Foundation, the movement that is changing the way girls and women treat, support, and interact with each other, announced today that the eighth annual Sister Accord Day will take place on August 31, 2021.

Vanessa Williams to Host The 41st Annual “A CAPITOL FOURTH” Celebration on PBS – July 4th, 2021 (8:00-9:30 p.m. ET)


 
Vanessa Williams to Host America’s Independence Day Celebration, A CAPITOL FOURTH, From Washington, D.C. On PBS
 
Featuring Jimmy Buffett, Cynthia Erivo, Gladys Knight, Jennifer Nettles, Alan Jackson, Pentatonix, Mickey Guyton, Ali Stroker, Jimmie Allen, Train, Laura Osnes, Auli’i Cravalho, Maestro Jack Everly conducting the National Symphony Orchestra, with LIVE Fireworks over our Nation’s Capital Skyline and a Special Performance of the National Anthem by Renée Fleming
 
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Capital Concerts announced today the 41st annual A CAPITOL FOURTH, America’s Independence Day celebration on PBS, will be hosted by multi-platinum recording artist and star of television, film and the Broadway stage Vanessa Williams.

Announcing “The PorterHouse with Gregory Porter” (New Cooking Series), Presented by Citi | Coming May 12th, 2021 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
ANNOUNCING
THE PORTERHOUSE WITH GREGORY PORTER, PRESENTED BY CITI
 
NEW COOKING SERIES LAUNCHES MAY 12 WITH THE INFATUATION & ZAGAT
HOSTED BY THE TWO-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SINGER
CELEBRATING FOOD, MUSIC, FAMILY & GIVING BACK
 
Two-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and Blue Note recording artist Gregory Porter began his career in New York as a chef before he got discovered as a musician. Porter puts as much soul into his cooking as he does his music—both rich with family traditions, imbued by real-life experience, and inspired by a global sense of community.

The 3rd Annual URBAN ONE HONORS – “Women Leading The Change” | Airing May 16th, 2021 at 9 p.m. ET/8C on TV One | WATCH VIDEO!


 
Urban One Honors Pays Tribute to Black Women Leading the Change with Performances by Jazmine Sullivan, Da Brat, Le’Andria Johnson, Avery Sunshine, Kim Burse and More
 
The Annual Event Will Air Sunday, May 16 at 9PM/8C and Pay Special Homage to the International Sweethearts of Rhtyhm, The First Racially Integrated All-Women’s Jazz Ban
 
SILVER SPRING, MD. (PRWEB) APRIL 06, 2021 – Urban One announced today its annual awards show, URBAN ONE HONORS, will pay special homage to the International Sweethearts of Rhythm. The critically acclaimed, all-female jazz band of the 1930s included Helen Jones Woods, a founding member and mother of Urban One Founder and Chairwoman, Cathy Hughes.

Spike Lee & Terence Blanchard to Headline New Social Justice Lecture Series | April 6th, 2021 (FREE)


 
Creating Social Change Through Film and Music: Do the Right Thing!
 
As part of the University of Michigan School of Social Work centennial celebration, Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard will headline the new Social Justice Changemaker Lecture Series. Stories have the power to stimulate conversation, change opinion and inspire people to action. Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard will share how to introduce new audiences to social justice through film, music and art.
 
ANN ARBOR, MICH. (PRWEB) MARCH 25, 2021 – For 100 years, the University of Michigan School of Social Work has made an impact educating the next generation of social work leaders, advancing social justice and creating progressive change.

Cuban Pianist Chucho Valdés Opens his Online Music Academy | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Cuban Pianist and Composer Chucho Valdés
Opens his Online Music Academy
 
Before devoting himself entirely to a career in music as a pianist and composer, Chucho Valdés studied to become a teacher. His admiration for his uncle Emilio’s vocation, who was an important educator in Cuba, led him to attend teacher training school with the goal of becoming an educator.