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Sony Music & The Estate of Michael Jackson Announce Start of Thriller 40 Global Campaign


 
SONY MUSIC & THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL JACKSON ANNOUNCE THE START OF THE THRILLER 40 GLOBAL CAMPAIGN
 
THRILLER 40 TO BE RELEASED ON NOVEMBER 18
 
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Forty years after the release of Thriller, the album that catapulted Michael Jackson into the superstardom stratosphere, Sony Music and The Estate of Michael Jackson announce the start of the global campaign to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the King of Pop’s landmark album.

Otis Redding Foundation to Host Weekend of Events Celebrating 81 Years of Otis Redding on Sept. 9th-10th, 2022


 
Otis Redding Foundation to Host Weekend of Events Celebrating 81 Years of Otis Redding
 
Concerts will feature GRAMMY Award winner Robert Glasper, GRAMMY Award nominee Mickey Guyton, The War and Treaty, Monophonics, and more
 
MACON, Ga., Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Otis Redding Foundation will celebrate Otis Redding’s legacy on what would have been the Soul singer’s 81st birthday.

The Legendary Temptations Announce Lineup Ahead Of Their Summer & Fall Concert Tours


 
THE LEGENDARY TEMPTATIONS ANNOUNCE LINEUP AHEAD OF THEIR SUMMER AND FALL CONCERT TOURS—(DR. OTIS WILLIAMS, RON TYSON, TERRY WEEKS, ANTHONY GRANT, AND JAWAN M. JACKSON)
 
June 6, 2022 (LOS ANGELES, CA) — The Temptations, the legendary, Grammy Award ® -winning group, led by founding member, Otis Williams are kicking off their summer and fall concert seasons this month with fan favorites such as, “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me),” “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” and more.

“Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story” Will Open The 2022 Pan African Film & Arts Festival on April 19th, 2022


 
“REMEMBER ME: THE MAHALIA JACKSON STORY”, STARRING LEDISI AS THE “QUEEN OF GOSPEL” ALONG WITH AN ALL-STAR CAST, WILL OPEN THE 2022 PAN AFRICAN FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL IN LOS ANGELES, CA
 
Los Angeles, CA – “Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story” starring Grammy winner Ledisi, and an all-star cast including Columbus Short, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Janet Hubert, Vanessa A. Williams, Corbin Bleu and Keith David, has been chosen as the opening night film for the 2022 Pan African Film & Arts Festival.

Otis Redding Foundation Announces New Center for the Arts & Amphitheater


 
Otis Redding Foundation Announces New Center for the Arts & Amphitheater
 
MACON, Ga., March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Otis Redding Foundation is excited to announce the planned 9,000 square foot Otis Redding Center for the Arts and Amphitheater located in a place that is famous for its musical talent and heritage. It is envisioned as a central destination for youth educational programs in music and the arts.

Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman-Lee Launches 4-Part Virtual Concert Series “The Measha Series” | Kicks Off Jan. 20th, 2022


 
Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman-Lee launches The Measha Series: A 4-part Exploration of Jazz, Classical Song, Gospel and Dance virtually showcasing a Roster of Nova Scotia’s Hidden Musical Talents… and Margaret Atwood
 
HALIFAX, NS, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman-Lee will unveil the first chapter of her four-part virtual concert series (The Measha Series) on January 20th with a performance of her latest works from her album, Measha Jazz.

Singer Ne-Yo Set To Host 2022 Urban One Honors on MLK Day – January 17th, 2022


 
Ne-Yo Set To Host 2022 Urban One Honors on MLK Day – January 17th, 2022
 
Urban One Honors Presented By T-Mobile Announces Icon Recipients Of This Year’s Showcase Including Jennifer Hudson, Timbaland, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis, Gamble And Huff & Tasha Cobbs Leonard
 
SILVER SPRING, MD. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 09, 2021 – Today, Urban One announced the superstar group of honorees for the upcoming URBAN ONE HONORS including Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Lifetime Achievement; Timbaland, Music Innovation; Gamble and Huff, Living Legends; Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Inspirational Impact; and Oscar, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning Jennifer Hudson, Entertainment Icon.

Independent Artists: Your Song Could Win $15K & a Spot in ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Promo Campaign!


 
WILL YOU ENTER ‘THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS?’ SUBMIT YOUR SONG FOR A CHANCE AT $15,000 AND A SPOT IN THE PROMO CAMPAIGN FOR THE FILM
 
From visionary filmmaker Lana Wachowski comes “The Matrix Resurrections,” the long-awaited fourth film in the groundbreaking franchise that redefined a genre. The new film reunites original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the iconic roles they made famous, Neo and Trinity.

Terence Blanchard’s ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’ to be Presented Live in Cinemas on Oct. 23rd, 2021


 
Five-time Grammy Award-winner Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones to be presented live in cinemas on October 23
 
Landmark production marks the first opera by a Black composer to be performed at the Met
 
DENVER, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Oscar-nominated and five-time Grammy-winning composer and jazz musician Terence Blanchard recently made history when his Fire Shut Up in My Bones became the first opera by a Black composer to be performed by the Metropolitan Opera.

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.