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.
RISSI PALMER TO PERFORM AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY
ON MARCH 19, 2021
Performance marks first appearance in 13 years
NASHVILLE, TN (March 11, 2021) — Soulful country singer-songwriter and Color Me Country radio host, Rissi Palmer, will return to the Grand Ole Opry for a special performance on Friday, March 19, 2021, marking the first time she has stepped onto the hallowed stage in 13 years.
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.
Bounce Trumpet Awards To Honor Naomi Campbell, Yara Shahidi, Stacey Abrams, & Tommie Smith As 2020 Recipients In Special Year Paying Tribute To Those Fighting For Social Justice
Mariah Carey, Lee Daniels and Jesse Williams Among Presenters, Musical Performances by Busta Rhymes, Anthony Hamilton, Terrace Martin and Bell Biv Devoe
Ceremony Set To Air Sunday, December 13th at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) Ahead of World Broadcast Premiere Of With Drawn Arms
ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bounce, the first and only broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, has announced the full roster of honorees for the 2020 Bounce Trumpet Awards which annually recognize the outstanding accomplishments of African Americans who have succeeded against great odds and inspired success in others.
Makes Surprise TV Appearance on
DJ Cassidy’s “Pass The Mic: BET Soul Train Edition.”
(Hollywood, CA – November 30, 2020) – Jody Watley is always full of surprises.
The Grammy-winning, trendsetting pioneer in music, video, fashion and style recently joined other R&B legends of the 80s on DJ Cassidy’s “Pass the Mic: BET Soul Train Edition,” which also featured Sheila E, Chaka Khan, El DeBarge, Deniece Williams, Morris Day, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Lisa Lisa, George Clinton, and many more.
Black American Music Association (BAM) And Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) Announce the Formation of The Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Black American Music Association (BAM) and the Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) announced the formation of the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame (WOF).
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.
Smoke Jazz Club Launches New Streaming Service, Smoke Screens, Delivering its Intimate Stage to Audiences Around the World with Unparalleled Audio and Video Quality
New York City’s vital live jazz scene fell silent when the coronavirus pandemic forced clubs to close and people to self-isolate. While it still may not be safe for crowds to congregate in clubs yet, audiences are experiencing live music again and musicians and venues are finding ways to connect again within the confines of the new reality.
MILES DAVIS ESTATE & JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA PRESENT “A MILES DAVIS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION” ON SIRIUSXM’S ‘REAL JAZZ’ THIS FRIDAY, MAY 22 AT 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
Three-Hour Music Special To Benefit And Raise Awareness Of The Covid-19 Musician’s Emergency Fund From Jazz Foundation Of America
Music Of Miles Highlighted With Curation By SiriusXM’s Mark Ruffin And Guest DJ’s Erin Davis, Vince Wilburn, Jr. and Steve Jordan
New York, NY (May 21, 2020)–Miles Davis Estate and the Jazz Foundation Of America present “A Miles Davis Birthday Celebration,” on SiriusXM’s ‘Real Jazz’ (67) this Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.