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.
Unprecedented, All-Star Women’s
“This Is Why I Vote” Campaign Encourages Voting Ahead of Pivotal 2020 Election
(Los Angeles, CA– October 6, 2020) Multiple award-winning recording artists Patti Austin, Chaka Khan, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Brenda Russell, Sheila E., Terri Lyne Carrington, India.Arie, Ledisi, Siedah Garrett, Lisa Fischer, and Lalah Hathaway have formed TWIST (Tuff Women In Strange Times), a dynamic coalition of superstar female talent to rally voters to the polls for Election Day 2020.
BET RALLIES TO SUPPORT COMMUNITIES OF COLOR MOST IMPACTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC WITH NEW TELEVISION SPECIAL, RELIEF FUND, DIGITAL NEWS PROGRAMS, AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
“SAVING OUR SELVES: A BET COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORT,” SPECIAL CO-HOSTED BY KELLY ROWLAND, TERRENCE J, AND REGINA HALL, SET TO AIR ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2020 AT 8 PM EST
SPECIAL GUESTS FOR THE SPECIAL INCLUDE DJ KHALED, CHARLIE WILSON, CHANCE THE RAPPER, KIRK FRANKLIN, FANTASIA, MELVIN CRISPELL III and MANY MORE
New York, NY (April 8, 2020) – Today, BET announces an array of high impact initiatives to support communities of color impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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 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).
From the creators of ‘Making Obama,’ WBEZ Chicago presents ‘Making Beyoncé’
New three-part bio-podcast series explores Beyoncé Knowles’ rise from local talent shows to global music icon, with interviews from father and former manager MATHEW KNOWLES plus ORIGINAL FAMILY ARCHIVES
CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Before there was a Beyhive, before she put a ring on it, before she was a wife and mother, and before she was Queen Bey, there was Beyoncé Knowles.
Debbie Allen and ABC ‘black-ish’ Star Anthony Anderson Join Special Guests at the Education Through Music-Los Angeles Gala
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Education Through Music-Los Angeles (www.etmla.org) hosted its 14th Annual Benefit Gala at the Beverly Wilshire to raise awareness for music in disadvantaged LA County schools.
Dave Sanborn, Legendary Saxophonist, Presents the First Season of His New Show “Sanborn Sessions”
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Dave Sanborn, veteran saxophonist and six time Grammy Award winner announced today that he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations.
‘The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ Digital Album Out Now; CD & 2LP Vinyl To Be Released December 20 HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres November 6
Debuts New Robert Glasper Song with Vocals by Ledisi, Plus Selections from Glasper’s Original Score and Spoken Excerpts from Angela Bassett, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pharrell Williams and Others
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the digital edition of THE APOLLO: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has been released by Universal Music Group/Blue Note Records/Polygram Entertainment/UMe, just ahead of the new HBO documentary’s November 6 broadcast premiere.