PATTI LaBELLE, CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, RICKEY SMILEY, MICHAEL VICK, ANTHONY HAMILTON, DAVID AND TAMELA MANN, AND MORE CELEBRATE 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF HIT SHOW “MONEY MAKING CONVERSATIONS” HOSTED BY MULTIPLE EMMY® WINNER RUSHION McDONALD
ATLANTA, GA (May 3, 2018)— Multiple EMMY® winning producer, social media influencer and entrepreneur Rushion McDonald, celebrates the 1-year anniversary this May of his hit radio talk show “Money Making Conversations” – joined by an all-star lineup of guests that continue to make an impact in the worlds of entertainment, business, digital sectors, sports, finance, and more.
IMG Artists Signs Multi-Genre Recording Artist Damien Sneed and Confirms North America Tour
NEW YORK, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — IMG Artists, today’s leading global performing arts management agency, has signed multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed to its international roster and confirms that Sneed will embark on a 36-city North American concert tour in 2019.
Todd Marcus — Baltimore, MD-Based Bass Clarinetist & Community Organizer — Releases
On These Streets: A Baltimore Story, Available April 27th
Baltimore-based Todd Marcus is one of the most renowned bass clarinetists in the world. As one of only a few jazz players who focuses solely on that instrument, he has carved out a unique sound world in modern jazz, with great virtuosic flair.
Sony Corporation and Blue Note Media Group
Announce Landmark Sponsorship
New Multi-Genre Music Venue
“Sony Hall” to Open in New York City Spring 2018
and Sponsorship of Annual Blue Note Jazz Festival in New York City
NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 — Sony Corporation (“Sony”) and Blue Note Media Group (“Blue Note” / “BNMG”) – the sponsorship affiliate of Blue Note Entertainment Group, the organization that owns, operates, licenses, and/or programs 10 music venues worldwide including the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club – today announced a landmark strategic sponsorship agreement.
Jermaine Dupri, Cameo, Richelieu Dennis, Tamika Mallory, Marley Dias, Dr. Lonnie Johnson, Rhyon Brown Announced as Recipients of 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards
Performers to Include Doug E. Fresh, Keke Wyatt, Anthony Hamilton, Bow Wow, Sir the Baptist, Arrested Development, Estelle
ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, will air exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, February 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Leslie Odom, Jr. To Sing “America The Beautiful” At Super Bowl LII On NBC
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer LESLIE ODOM, JR. will sing “America The Beautiful” as part of Super Bowl LII pregame festivities at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, February 4, the NFL and NBC announced today. The performance will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff.
RECORDINGS BY DAVID BOWIE, JOHNNY CASH, JIMI HENDRIX, BILLIE HOLIDAY, WHITNEY HOUSTON, PUBLIC ENEMY, AND THE ROLLING STONES AMONG 2018 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® INDUCTIONS
25 RECORDINGS ADDED TO THE GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® RESIDING AT GRAMMY M– USEUM® L.A. LIVE
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 16, 2018) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy™ has announced the newest inductions to its distinctive GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®.
Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine and Legendary Soul Man™ – Sam Moore Join Code of Support Foundation Advisory Board
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Code of Support Foundation (COSF) is honored to announce that Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine and Legendary Soul Man™ – Sam Moore have joined COSF’s Advisory Board.
TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
AT FIRST ANNUAL JAZZ CONGRESS
Thursday, January 11, 2018
12:15 pm in The Appel Room
Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, announced NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the keynote speaker for its first annual Jazz Congress on Thursday, January 11 at 12:15pm in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room.