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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.

“Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort” Broadcast Special Airs April 22nd, 2020 on BET


 
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
 
#BETCOVIDRELIEF
 
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.

“The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” – Digital Album Available NOW | CD & 2LP Vinyl Coming Dec. 20th | HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres Nov. 6th, 2019


 
‘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.

National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick & Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20th, 2019


 
National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick and Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20
 
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The National Press Club Events Team will host a special dinner and screening of “What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David,” a PBS documentary tribute to the man who wrote many of the most enduring songs in American popular music, at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20.

‘Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy’ Featuring ‘Diana Ross Live in Central Park’ is Coming to Movie Theaters | Premiering March 26th, 2019 | WATCH TRAILER!


 
‘Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy’ Featuring ‘Diana Ross Live in Central Park’ is Coming to the Big Screen With a Special Two-Night Event in Cinemas Worldwide This March
 
DENVER, Feb. 4 , 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Diana Ross and Fathom Events will celebrate the star’s 75th Diamond Diana Birthday Celebration with a special gift to fans around the world. The special two-night screening of “Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy” featuring “Diana Ross Live in Central Park” comes to movie theaters worldwide, premiering on her birthday, March 26,

Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV


 
Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV
 
LOS ANGELES, July 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones, in collaboration with jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, has announced the formation of Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.

“Remembering Joe Sample” at the 25th Annual Berks Jazz Festival | April 18th, 2015

Joe Sample
 
“Remembering Joe Sample” at the Berks Jazz Festival
 
Reading, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 – One of the featured attractions at this year’s Berks Jazz Festival (its 25th anniversary show) will be a special performance on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Reading, PA called “Remembering Joe Sample.” This special tribute to the world renowned pianist and composer who passed away last September was organized by musical director Bobby Lyle and festival promoter John Ernesto; and will feature a stellar lineup of artists—many of whom performed and/or recorded with Sample.

Dionne Warwick to be Honored at the 24th Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! Oct 18th, 2014

Dionne Warwick
 
SHERYL LEE RALPH TO HONOR LEGANDARY SINGER/ACTIVIST DIONNE WARWICK AT
24TH ANNUAL DIVAS SIMPLY SINGING!
 
LOS ANGELES — One Diva! One Song! One Night to touch a million lives! Actress/Activist Sheryl Lee Ralph’s DIVA Foundation kicks off its 24th Annual HIV/AIDS benefit concert DIVAS Simply Singing with a special announcement: Sheryl Lee and friends will honor Dionne Warwick LIVE at the 24th Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! 7:30 pm, Saturday Oct 18th, 2014 at The Richardo Montalban Theatre.