The Recording Academy®‘s GRAMMY Recordings® and RCA Records have teamed to release the 2015 GRAMMY® Nominees album, which will be available Jan. 20, 2015, in stores and via digital retailers. The 21st installment of the best-selling series will feature an array of this year’s GRAMMY-nominated artists and hit songs across multiple genres. A portion of the proceeds from sales of the album will help support the year-round efforts of the GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares Foundation® — two charitable organizations of The Recording Academy. In conjunction with “A Very GRAMMY Christmas,” music fans can log on to GRAMMY.com, GRAMMY.com/2015GRAMMYAlbum or CBS.com to pre-order the album and enter for a chance to win a trip for two to the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.*
Exclusive: President Barack Obama Sits Down with BET Networks for an Interview at the White House to Discuss Recent Unrest in America
President Barack Obama’s Interview with BET Networks to Air on “106 & PARK”; Interview Covers Modern Civil Rights, Police Relations and Justice For All in America
BET News Special Interview To Air Immediately Following “106 & PARK”
In an exclusive interview with BET Networks, President Barack Obama addressed community concerns and calls for justice and equality after recent grand jury decisions. BET’s “106 & PARK” will air a portion of the interview on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5 p.m. ET/PT. The full in-depth interview will air immediately following at 6 p.m. ET/PT in “BET News Presents: A Conversation with President Barack Obama.”
Growing up in the “Killa Hill” section of Staten Island, NY, ignited the poetic drive in Washington DC native, SHA.
He looked up to rap gurus NAS, Jay-Z, Wu-Tang, Cam’Ron and Mase, among others.
SHA’s idea of success wasn’t fame. He was content with accomplishing his goals, and goals he had. Read more…
-The Creator of Hit Series “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” Joins Ranks of TV Legends–
(BLACK PR WIRE) –WASHINGTON— The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2015 NAB Show Television Luncheon on Monday, April 13 in Las Vegas.
The hit ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy” chronicles the personal and professional lives of surgical residents in Seattle. “Scandal” revolves around the life and work of a professional crisis manager and her complicated relationship with an embattled White House administration. Rhimes also created the “Grey’s Anatomy” spinoff series “Private Practice,” which ran on ABC for six seasons, and is the executive producer of the new ABC series “How to Get Away with Murder.” Read more…
OMARION SPINS HIS “SEX PLAYLIST” AT LAST;
LONG AWAITED MMG/ATLANTIC DEBUT ALBUM
HIGHLIGHTED BY ACCLAIMED NEW SINGLE,
“POST TO BE (FEAT. CHRIS BROWN & JHENE AIKO)”;
“SEX PLAYLIST” AVAILABLE NOW EXCLUSIVELY AT DSPs
Maybach Music Group/Atlantic recording artist Omarion has announced today’s exclusive digital release of his hugely anticipated new album. “SEX PLAYLIST” is available now at all DSPs http://smarturl.it/TheSPAlbum.
LOGIC BUILDS ON MOMENTUM OF UNDER PRESSURE’s TOP 5 SOUNDSCAN DEBUT WITH NEWS OF 47-CITY U.S./EUROPE TOUR !
TOUR OPENS JAN. 27th IN INDIANAPOLIS, INCLUDES PRESTIGE DATES AT WILTERN IN L.A., WEBSTER HALL IN NYC, REGENCY IN SF, AND MORE !
UNDER PRESSURE HAILED AS ONE OF 2014’s BEST RAP ALBUMS, NOMINATED BY MTV NEWS AS “RAP ALBUM OF THE YEAR CONTENDER”!
(Dec. 2, 2014 – New York, NY) Maryland-based rapper Logic keeps the momentum surging after the colossal Top 5 Soundscan debut of UNDER PRESSURE (released October 21st on Def Jam Recordings), hailed as one the best hip-hop debut albums of the year. Logic will kick off 2015 with a major 47-city tour of the U.S. and Europe, his fourth national headlining tour of the U.S. and his second run in Europe. The tour opens January 27th in Indianapolis, and will include such notable venues as the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, Webster Hall in New York City, the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland, the Riviera Theatre in Chicago, and the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. Read more…
RICH HOMIE QUAN GIVES OUT OVER 100 TURKEYS IN
FEED THE STREETS CAMPAIGN IN ATLANTA
The Think It’s A Game Records artist teamed up with his label for the 2nd Annual #FeedTheStreets Turkey Giveaway
VIDEO: Feed the Streets Thanksgiving 2014 with Rich Homie Quan Read more…
By XAVIER WORD
A couple of years ago my mother wanted to enrich my knowledge of Black culture. I learned about matters pertaining to many things, though one topic in particular arose continuously: It was the civil rights movement. I heard about the people being thrown in jail and hosed down. How they couldn’t even go to the same stores or drink out of the same water fountains as white people. Then I saw how people fought for freedom and took us out of those particular situations. So that segregation in the government was officially over. Read more…
FABOLOUS TO RELEASE DIGITAL-ONLY ALBUM, THE YOUNG OG PROJECT, CHRISTMAS DAY, ON DESERT STORM/DEF JAM RECORDINGS!
MULTI-PLATINUM ARTIST FABOLOUS TO RELEASE DIGITAL-ONLY ALBUM, THE YOUNG OG PROJECT, CHRISTMAS DAY, ON DESERT STORM/DEF JAM RECORDINGS !
PRE-ORDER LAUNCHES DECEMBER 15th
RUDOLPH IS SALUTED BY HIS FELLOW CBS STARS IN A NETWORK ON-AIR CAMPAIGN CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS AND THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLASSIC SPECIAL “RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER”
These Imaginative Spots, a First-Ever Mix of Live-Action and “Animagic” Animation in a Television Promotion, Feature Rudolph and Sam the Snowman
With Cast Members from “The Big Bang Theory,” “Blue Bloods,” “Criminal Minds,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “Madam Secretary,” “The McCarthys,” “Mike & Molly,” “Mom,” “NCIS,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “Scorpion,” “Stalker,” “Two and a Half Men” and “2 Broke Girls”
CARL WEBER PRESENTS:
a new novel from actor and singer
November 25, 2014, New York, NY –Hollywood leading man, Christian Keyes, has added author to his list of accomplishments with the release of his debut novel, LADIES NIGHT, presented by Carl Weber and Urban Renaissance/Kensington books. The novel is a thrilling, sexy, heartfelt and often funny story which follows Amp Anthony, a ruggedly handsome and resourceful young man seeking redemption from his past to redefine his future.
BET Networks’ Series Debut of “NELLYVILLE” Starring Hip-Hop Artist Nelly Delivers One Million Total Viewers for Its Series Premiere
“NELLYVILLE” is the #1 Non-Scripted Series Debut among Adults 18 – 49 for the Last 2 Years on the Network
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BET Networks’ new docu-series, “NELLYVILLE,” starring hip-hop artist Nelly delivered 1 million total viewers (P2+ impressions)* during its initial airing on Tuesday, November 25, 10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. EST. The hour-long docu-series following the life of the artist became the #1 non-scripted series debut among Adults 18 – 49 on the network in nearly 2 years.