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Chaka Khan Celebrates Birthday Week with Live Video Chat, Documentary and More

March 17, 2014 Leave a comment

Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Chaka Khan

Joins Fans for a Pre-Birthday Live Video Chat on

Google+ Hangouts on Air

Wednesday, March 19, 9pm ET/8pm CT/6pm PT

 

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Chaka Celebrates Her Birthday Week with

Preview of New Tracks, Documentary Special Airing on

Centric TV Network and an Exclusive Performance on

Sirius XM Satellite Radio

 

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CENTRIC TO AIR BEING: BEING REVEREND AL SHARPTON FEBRUARY 22ND AT 9/8C

February 22, 2014 Leave a comment

CENTRIC TO AIR BEING: BEING REVEREND AL SHARPTON

FEBRUARY 22ND AT 9/8C

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Centric’s ‘BEING’: An original biography docu-series highlighting seminal actors, musicians, television icons and political change agents. The BEING: Reverend Al Sharpton episode will air February 22nd at 9/8C and chronicles his early life as the “boy preacher” to becoming one of our Nation’s leading civil rights leaders. Tune in for an intimate first-hand account of his journey while he discusses his success, struggles and triumphs. Rev. Sharpton’s BEING episode follows him as he visits his childhood home, shares memories of his mentor, James Brown, running for President, launching the National Action Network and much more. Read more…

BIG DADDY KANE is the New Voice of CENTRIC’s Docu-Series “BEING”

February 1, 2014 Leave a comment

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CENTRIC Announces Big Daddy Kane
as the Voice of Original Biography Docu-Series “BEING”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Kicking Off With Wendy Williams, This Season Will Also Feature Chaka Khan, Al Sharpton, Dionne Warwick, Donnie McClurkin, Ruben Studdard and More

New York, NY – January 30, 2013 – This February, CENTRIC kicks-off the Black History Month celebration with original weekly series, BEING. The 8 episode one-hour docu-series takes a riveting look at the journey many of our seminal African American celebrities have encountered. Often beating the odds and rising from tough environments, BEING chronicles the life and times of Wendy Williams, Chaka Khan, Al Sharpton, Dionne Warwick, Donnie McClurkin, Ruben Studdard and more. Viewers will follow the challenges, drama and politics that brought them to the top and reveal the compelling and unknown stories that are sure to inspire audiences everywhere. BEING premieres February 15, 2014 at 9PM ET.

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The Copeland Group Announces 2014 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

January 16, 2014 Leave a comment

The Copeland Group Forms Significant New Alliance

With The Jamaica Tourist Board

To Promote Travel to The 2014 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

(Atlanta, GA)………Atlanta-based marketing and promotions company The Copeland Group (TCG) is proud to announce their recent partnership with The Jamaica Tourist Board, with their first joint endeavor being the promotion of travel to the 2014 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, which will take place from January 30 through February 1, 2014 in Trewlany, Jamaica.

The 3-day Festival will feature an exciting array of performances from world-class artists, as follows: Read more…

The City of Chicago Honors CHAKA KHAN with Street Naming and Much More!

August 1, 2013 Leave a comment

The City of Chicago Honors Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Chaka Khan with Street Naming

 

July 28, 2013 Declared “Chaka Khan Day” in Her Hometown

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(Los Angeles, CA – July 29, 2013) – The City of Chicago honored ten-time GRAMMY® Award winner Chaka Khan with a Street Naming of “Chaka Khan Way” on Saturday, July 27, and declared Sunday, July 28, 2013, “Chaka Khan Day” in Chicago, her hometown. The weekend-long celebration also included a free outdoor concert in Millennium Park.

 

The music icon, who was honored for her stellar 40-year career in music and entertainment, participated in the ceremonial unveiling of Chaka Khan Way on S. Blackstone Avenue, between 50th and 51st Streets, with her family, including her mother Sandra Coleman, her sister, Tammy McCrary, and a host of other relatives in the Chicago area. Several city officials, business executives and community leaders were among the participants, including Fourth Ward Alderman William Burns, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Father Pfleger of St. Sabina Catholic School, State Senator Kwame Raoul,  State Representatives Christian Mitchell and Barbara Flynn Currie, and Carl McKenzie, a cultural event producer and the president of Artworks Chicago. McKenzie organized the weekend-long celebration, which was co-sponsored by MINI USA.  Chaka Khan Way is located on the west side of Kenwood Academy, where Chaka attended high school during its early days of operation. The students of Kenwood Academy also had the opportunity to participate in the event. Read more…

Chaka Khan Will Be Honored by Her Hometown with a Street Naming and More…Khan Resumes Concert Dates in U.S. and Abroad

June 21, 2013 Leave a comment

Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Chaka Khan Will Be Honored by Her Hometown with a Street Naming and

“Chaka Khan Day” Celebration in Chicago

 

Khan Resumes Concert Dates in U.S. and Abroad in July

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Chaka Khan Cancels Four Concert Dates..Khan Scheduled to Attend Apollo Spring Gala in Her Honor

June 6, 2013 2 comments

Chaka Khan Cancels Four Concerts Dates in June

Khan Scheduled to Attend The Apollo Spring Gala in Her Honor on June 10 in New York City

The iKhan Project: Alive

Now Scheduled for Release This Fall

(Los Angeles, CA – June 6, 2013) – Chaka Khan Enterprises announced today that Khan has had to cancel four concert dates in June due to extended vocal rest ordered by her doctor. The concert dates include, The Capital Jazz Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD (Saturday, June 8); the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival, held outdoors in the downtown Cultural District in Pittsburg, PA (June 9); an appearance with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra at Columbus Commons in Columbus, OH (June 14) and Joni: A Portrait in Song at Massey Hall in Toronto, Canada (June 18 and 19).

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Apollo Theater To Induct Chaka Khan Into Apollo Legends Hall of Fame at Annual Spring Gala Concert…June 10, 2013

April 12, 2013 1 comment

APOLLO THEATER TO INDUCT CHAKA KHAN INTO APOLLO LEGENDS HALL OF FAME AT ANNUAL SPRING GALA CONCERT MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES BY PATTI LABELLE and MARY J. BLIGE

TIME WARNER INC. TO RECEIVE CORPORATE AWARDFOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP ACCEPTED BY CHAIRMAN & CEO JEFF BEWKES PRESENTED BY SARAH JESSICA PARKER

PERCY E. SUTTON CIVIC LEADERSHIP AWARD PRESENTED TO CAROL’S DAUGHTER FOUNDER & PRESIDENT LISA PRICE
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HARLEM, NY – April 11, 2013 – The Apollo Theater, a leading not-for-profit performing arts institution and one of the nation’s greatest cultural treasures, announced that its 8th Annual Spring Gala Concert will induct Chaka Khan into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame on Monday, June 10, 2013 in celebration of Ms. Khan’s 40th anniversary in the music business. This year’s program will include special tribute performances to the legendary singer by Apollo Legend Patti LaBelle and the incomparable Mary J. Blige.

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Chaka Khan Featured on Billboard Magazine’s First-Ever Augmented Reality Cover

March 14, 2013 1 comment

Chaka Khan Featured on Billboard Magazine’s First-Ever Augmented Reality Cover on Newsstands March 16
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Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Celebrates 60th Birthday with Exclusive Events to be Held in New York, Los Angeles and Miami

The Highly-Anticipated CD The iKhan Project: Alive! The Commemorative Edition Hits Stores July 2 Read more…

Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner CHAKA KHAN Introduces Her Line of Chocolates and Candles at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Gift Lounge During GRAMMY Week …Chaka’s Chakalates and Khana Sutra Candles Are Available Online Now

February 8, 2013 2 comments

Bishop T.D. Jakes Named McDonald’s 365Black Award Honoree

July 2, 2012 Leave a comment

 

BISHOP T.D. JAKES, CHAKA KHAN,  TAMIA AND GRANT HILL AMONG 2012 MCDONALD’S 365BLACK AWARDS HONOREE

Roland Martin to cover star-studded red carpet; July 6 ceremony in New Orleans to also include performances by Multi-GRAMMY Award-Winners Fred Hammond and Mary Mary

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Bishop T.D. Jakes will be honoroed with the McDonald’s 365Black Award.

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Roland Martin will host the star-studded red carpet.

ESSENCE and Music Icon CHAKA KHAN Join Together for a Special Graduation Ceremony at 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival

June 20, 2012 Leave a comment

ESSENCE and Music Icon Chaka Khan Join Together for a

Special Graduation Ceremony at 2012 Essence Music Festival

ESSENCE, The Chaka Khan Foundation and the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies Partners with Verizon to Salute the Triumphs of Post-Katrina Women of New Orleans

33 Remarkable Women to Graduate from the SuperLife Transformation Program Read more…

Chaka Khan in Concert…Kennedy Center…United Nations…Howard Theatre…Music Icons Sheds 60 Pounds…Discuss Health and More

May 10, 2012 1 comment

Image Hosted by ImageShack.usTen-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Chaka Khan joined David Foster and Friends at the Kennedy Center Spring Gala in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, May 6, to raise money for arts education. Foster’s other “friends” included singers Jewel and Peter Cincotti, along with trumpeter Chris Botti, violinist Caroline Campbell, soprano Angel Blue and a multicultural group of new and developing artists. Chaka performed “Through the Fire,” “I’m Every Woman,” and the newly penned “The Promise That We Make,” which she performed for the finale with all performers and 40 wives of military servicemen. Read more…

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