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.
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 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.
GRAMMY-NOMINATED SONGWRITER ALVIN GARRETT TO PERFORM POWERFUL AND POIGNANT SONG “IT STARTS IN THE HEART” AS THE OPENING TO THE HISTORIC 56TH ANNUAL SELMA BRIDGE CROSSING (3/7)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2021) – Grammy-nominated Songwriter Alvin Garrett will perform his poignant and powerful, self-penned song “It Starts In The Heart,” as the opening to the 56th annual Selma Bridge Crossing, one of the largest annual Civil Rights Commemoration events in the world, happening on on Sunday, March 7th at 2 p.m. CST.
Culture Greetings Introduces New “Forever Valentine” Cards in Partnership with R&B Icon Charlie Wilson and P Music Group, Inc.
ATLANTA, Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Culture Greetings, a female and black-owned digital-to-print greeting card platform, announces a new partnership with R&B Icon and 13-time GRAMMY Award nominated singer-songwriter Charlie Wilson and his label P Music Group, Inc. to launch a new series of “Forever Valentine” greeting cards.
Legendary Music Label Philadelphia International Records Celebrates 50th Anniversary In 2021
Historic Music Label, Legacy Recordings & Warner Chappell Music Collaborating On Yearlong Campaign Paying Homage To Incredible Music Legacy
NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, are thrilled to announce today the launch of the yearlong campaign in 2021 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of music’s most historic record labels, Philadelphia International Records.
Emmy Award-Winning Producer P. Frank Williams Produces TV One Special Unsung Presents: Music & The Movement Airing Monday, January 18, 2021 At 8 p.m. ET/7C
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Connection To Stevie Wonder And Gil Scott-Heron Explained By Rev. Al Sharpton
Two-Part Documentary Celebrates Black Music And Social Justice
(Los Angeles, CA – January 14, 2021) — TV One shines a light on Stevie Wonder and Gil Scott-Heron’s work to rally support to establish a holiday for Martin Luther King, Jr. in the two-hour, two-part special Unsung Presents: Music & The Movement airing Monday, January 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET/7C.
Why You Should Listen To More Music To Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Music makes the world go round. It can elevate your moods, bring out opportunities for emotional expression, and even decrease stress and anxiety. Studies have shown that music can even benefit both physical and mental health positively.
Brian Owens and LIFE Creative Debut “A New Holiday” Christmas Musical
Filmed in St. Louis with an all-black cast, the production – starring Wynton Marsalis, Kennedy Holmes, Sophia Stephens, Anita Jackson and newcomer Riley Adams – is available for free on YouTube
December 22, 2020 – A New Holiday is a Christmas musical that follows a 10 year-old girl on her holiday journey of hope, joy and love as she copes with the loss of her beloved grandmother.
Carlos Santana Launches The Carlos Santana Coffee Company in Partnership with Icon Global Coffee Company
A portion of every purchase will be donated to The Milagro Foundation, helping children in need throughout the world
SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 17, 2020 – Carlos Santana, the ten-time GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist and philanthropist has launched The Carlos Santana Coffee Company with a joint mission: to serve fans and friends around the world the most divine and meaningful cup of coffee while helping children in need throughout the world through his The Milagro Foundation.