Category Archives: Music

14Sep/20

BMI Celebrates The 20th Anniversary Of Its R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Honoring The Genre’s Best Songwriters, Producers And Music Publishers

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, recognizing the genre’s top songwriters, producers and publishers of the previous year. BMI’s Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Producer of the Year, Publisher of the Year and 2020’s Social Star were announced across BMI’s digital and social channels to commemorate the remarkable achievements of these music creators. For the complete list of winners and to view exclusive content, including video messages, performances, and a look back on the last 20 years of the award show, go to bmi.com/randbhiphop2020. Read more

06Sep/20

‘TRUE TO THE GAME 2’ Soundtrack Lead Single ‘Crazy Kind of Love’ by Tamar Braxton Charts #2 on Billboard and Media Base – Available on all Digital Platforms

Multi-talented artist Tamar Braxton is celebrating the success of “Crazy Kind of Love”, the first soundtrack to the upcoming theatrical release TRUE TO THE GAME 2, scheduled to be in theatres nationwide late November 2020. Released earlier this year by Manny Halley Production, Imani Entertainment and Boss of Bosses, “Crazy Kind of Love” recently charted #2 on Media Base and Billboard, increasing by +140 and +96 points consecutively. Read more

18May/20

ABC’S American Idol Winner Just Sam Signs Exclusive Record Deal With Hollywood Records/Industrial Media’s 19 Recordings

Reigning “American Idol” winner Just Sam, who was crowned America’s newest “Idol” during the epic grand finale event culminating the all-new innovative and critically celebrated season on ABC, signed an exclusive record deal with Hollywood Records/Industrial Media’s 19 Recordings.. Read more

13May/20

Empire State Building and Billy Joel in Partnership With Robin Hood and iHeartMedia Turn the Bright Lights on Broadway With a New Light Show Set to Miami 2017

On Monday, May 11, at 8:00 pm ET, the Empire State Building (ESB) illuminated the New York City skyline with a light show synced to New York legend Billy Joel’s brand new recording of Miami 2017. Read more

18Nov/19

Enterprise Rent-A-Car and GRAMMY-Nominated OneRepublic Perform an Epic One-Night-Only Show for “Share the Code. Hit the Road”

Friday night, Enterprise hosted its second annual music and adventure-driven campaign “Share the Code. Hit the Road” with OneRepublic and special guest Jamie N Commons to celebrate people who serve others through acts of kindness big and small. Read More

04Feb/18

Dennis Edwards, a former lead singer of The Temptations, dies at 74

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 10, 2013) (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – Grammy-winner Dennis Edwards, who performed lead vocals for some of the chart-topping Motown singles recorded by The Temptations in the 1960s and 1970s, has died at age 74, his manager said on Friday (February 2). Continue reading

29Jan/18

On Grammys red carpet, white roses are the motif, women’s equality the message

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 28, 2018) (REUTERS) – Even the most outrageous outfits of feathers, sequins or lace included a simple white rose at the Grammy Awards show’s red carpet on Sunday (January 28) as the glitterati of the music world showed support for women’s equality and freedom from sexual harassment. The roses – worn or held by both sexes on the red carpet outside New York’s Madison Square Garden – were a sign of solidarity with the Time’s Up movement, spreading from Hollywood to the music industry. Continue reading

29Jan/18

S. Africa’s Sowetans pay tribute to jazz legend Hugh Masekela

SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA (JANUARY 28, 2018) (REUTERS) – Hundreds of South Africans from Soweto gathered on Sunday (January 28) for a memorial event paying tribute to the “father of South African jazz”, Hugh Masekela who died from prostate cancer last week at the age of 78. Continue reading

28Jan/18

2018 Grammys: Will hip-hop finally even the score?

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 25, 2018) (REUTERS) – After several near misses and heaps of outrage, this could finally be hip-hop and R&B’s year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 28) where rappers Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dominate nominations for the top prizes on the biggest night in music. Continue reading