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JEEZY’S NEW ALBUM “SEEN IT ALL” UP FOR PRE-ORDER AT iTUNES, INSTANT GRAT TRACK “HOLY GHOST” EXPLODES ONLINE; “SEEN IT ALL” ARRIVING IN STORES ON SEPTEMBER 2nd ON DEF JAM RECORDINGS

August 24, 2014 Leave a comment

JEEZY’S NEW ALBUM SEEN IT ALL UP FOR PRE-ORDER AT iTUNES; INSTANT GRAT TRACK “HOLY GHOST” EXPLODES ONLINE, FOLLOWING ALL-STAR TRACK “BEAUTIFUL” FEATURING THE GAME AND RICK ROSS

 

SEEN IT ALL ARRIVING IN STORES ON SEPTEMBER 2nd ON DEF JAM RECORDINGS; iTUNES “FIRST PLAY” ALBUM STREAM LAUNCHES 8/26

 

JEEZY ANNOUNCES FREE NYC CONCERT WITH HOT 97; JEEZY & SPECIAL GUESTS TO ROCK TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON STAGE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING NFL SEASON KICKOFF ON NBC

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(Aug. 20, 2014 – New York, NY)  Into the final sold-out week of his all-star “Under the Influence of Music” North American tour, multi-platinum, Grammy®-nominated rap superstar and CTE/Def Jam Recordings artist Jeezy has released “Holy Ghost”, a classic ode to the streets in advance of his new album SEEN IT ALL, arriving in stores on September 2nd.  The track – produced by Don Cannon – is one of four instant grat tracks fans receive with the iTunes pre-order of SEEN IT ALL, available now. Other instant grats include the anthemic title track “Seen It All” featuring JAY Z, “Me OK,” and “Beautiful” featuring The Game and Rick Ross. Next Tuesday, iTunes First Play will begin streaming the album in its entirety.

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Grammy-winning Legend Dorinda Clark-Cole makes a splash with new single “You Are”!

July 31, 2014 Leave a comment

GRAMMY-WINNING GOSPEL LEGEND DORINDA CLARK-COLE MAKES A SPLASH ON THE RADIO WITH NEW SINGLE “YOU ARE”
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“You Are” Marks Lead Single From Highly-Anticipated Upcoming Album

 

 

 

Nashville, TN (July 30, 2014) Multiple Grammy® Award-winning gospel legend Dorinda Clark-Cole makes a splash with the release of her single “You Are,” the lead single from her highly-anticipated upcoming new album.  An up-tempo, inspiring new song from the revered pioneering artist known as “the Rose of Gospel,” Clark-Cole’s new single is quickly becoming another rising hit, with “You Are” being the #1 added song at Gospel Radio with a Top 25 debut on Billboard and Mediabase for Gospel Radio, and the song also being a Top 10 added song at UAC, trending upward at UAC Radio.

 

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Easy Mo Bee: “…And You Don’t Stop!”

June 26, 2014 Leave a comment

 

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Hip-Hop/R&B Producer Easy Mo Bee Celebrates 

25th Anniversary in Music

 

with Brand New CD, “…And You Don’t Stop!”

 

 

 

(New York, NY)………….Renowned hip-hop/r&b music producer Easy Mo Bee celebrates 25 illustrious, prolific years in the music business in this year.  One of the most influential producers of his time, he has transcended hip-hop, with his discography including producing a Grammy Award winning album for the late jazz great Miles Davis and doing Grammy Award winning work with superstar Alicia Keys.

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TANK IS BACK AND “STRONGER” THAN EVER;

June 19, 2014 Leave a comment

TANK IS BACK AND “STRONGER” THAN EVER;

GRAMMY®-NOMINATED R&B ICON RETURNS WITH NEW ALBUM;

PRE-ORDER LAUNCHES TODAY,

TITLE TRACK “STRONGER” AVAILABLE AT ALL STREAMING STORES;

LIVE APPEARANCES SLATED FOR BET EXPERIENCE FAN FEST

AND UPCOMING ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL;

“STRONGER” DROPS ON AUGUST 12TH

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Atlantic Records has announced the release of “STRONGER,” the long awaited new album from Tank.  “STRONGER” – the multiple GRAMMY® Award-nominated R&B superstar’s sixth solo album – arrives everywhere on August 12th.

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COMMON SIGNS TO NO I.D.’S ARTIUM/DEF JAM RECORDINGS!

June 8, 2014 Leave a comment

COMMON SIGNS TO NO I.D.’S ARTIUM/DEF JAM RECORDINGS

 

“KINGDOM” FEATURING VINCE STAPLES, NEW DEF JAM SINGLE

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FROM UPCOMING 10th STUDIO ALBUM NOBODY’S SMILING, ARRIVING IN STORES JULY 22nd, EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY NO I.D.

 

NEW ALBUM TITLE ADDRESSES VIOLENCE IN HOMETOWN CHICAGO

 

(June 4, 2014 – New York, NY)  Two-time Grammy Award®-winning Chicago rapper, actor Common has fulfilled a life-long goal with the announcement of his signing to No ID’s Artium /Def Jam Recordings.  “Kingdom” featuring Vince Staples out now, Common’s lead track from his upcoming tenth studio album NOBODY’S SMILING, set for July 22nd release.

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GRAMMY®-NOMINATED ARTIST LUKE JAMES RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE, “OPTIONS” FEATURING RICK ROSS ON ISLAND RECORDS!

June 4, 2014 Leave a comment

GRAMMY®-NOMINATED ARTIST LUKE JAMES RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE, “OPTIONS” FEATURING RICK ROSS ON ISLAND RECORDS!

 

“OPTIONS” SINGLE AVAILABLE ON ITUNES!

 

SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM ARRIVING SEPTEMBER 23rd AND PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW ON OFFICIALLUKEJAMES.COM

 

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(June 3, 2014 – New York, NY)   Grammy®-nominated artist Luke James returns with a new single heating up Urban radio, “Options “featuring Rick Ross, released today on Island Records.  “Options” is the newest track from Luke’s long-awaited self-titled debut album, available on September 23rd.  “Options” is now available on iTunes HERE. Album preorder is also available now on OfficialLukeJames.com.

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TYE TRIBBETT NOMINATED FOR BET AWARD – BEST GOSPEL ARTIST

May 15, 2014 Leave a comment

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TYE TRIBBETT NOMINATED FOR BET AWARD IN BEST GOSPEL ARTIST CATEGORY

HIT ALBUM ‘GREATER THAN’ MAINTAINS TOP 10 POSITION ON BILLBOARD’S TOP GOSPEL ALBUMS CHART FOR 40 WEEKS

TRIBBETT HOSTS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM MAY 15 – 17 IN COLUMBIA, SC

For Immediate Release:

Wednesday May 14- Motown Gospel recording artist Tye Tribbett has been nominated for a BET Award for Best Gospel Artist, it was announced today via BET Networks. This is Tribbett’s first nomination and is being recognized for his hit album GREATER THAN.

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NEW ARTIST STEPHEN B. STEWARD RELEASES LIVE MUSIC VIDEO “PURIFY MY SOUL,” AHEAD OF HIS MAY 20th DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE, ENTER YOUR GATES

May 13, 2014 Leave a comment

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Live music video for “Purify My Soul” by Stephen B. Steward. Shot live in concert with Grammy-nominated music legend Jonathan Butler.

NEW ARTIST STEPHEN B. STEWARD RELEASES LIVE MUSIC VIDEO “PURIFY MY SOUL,” AHEAD OF HIS MAY 20th DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE, ENTER YOUR GATES

Steward to Host Album Release Party on May 20th Featuring Lowell Pye and Renee Spearman

DaGospelTruth.com to Host Exclusive Digital Album Listening Party on Monday, May 19th

Los Angeles, CA (Tuesday, May 13, 2014) — Emerging worship artist Stephen B. Steward releases a live music video for “Purify My Soul” to accompany his emotionally driven second single, “Purify My Soul,” ahead of his long-awaited debut album, ENTER YOUR GATES, in stores and online on Tuesday, May 20th.

Already winning over listeners for its relatable storyline, the song’s narrative tells of a man’s quest for purity to be closer to Christ. Layered with daring lyrics and his supple baritone, the tune’s music video equally showcases Stephen’s vulnerability and versatility by capturing an intimate praise session. Leaving behind the distraction of glitz, the showing sees Stephen surrounded by dancers adorned in white as he offers his praise-filled plea for purity.

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TV ONE LEXUS VERSES AND FLOW TAPING RECAP

May 13, 2014 Leave a comment

LEXUS VERSES AND FLOW TAPING RECAP ON TV ONE

The fourth season of Lexus Verses And Flow (TV ONE), hosted by Laz Alonso, started off with a bang on Tuesday, May 6th, at Siren’s Hollywood Studios.  The first night of phenomenal performances were done by sultry Grammy Award nominated artist Joe and top-selling recording artist and television star, K. Michelle. On Wednesday, May 7th, memorable moments included performances by R&B Diva, Leela James, Grammy Award Winning Anthony Hamilton, bright new stars Sebastian Mikael and Mali Music, and American Idol, Candice Glover.  In addition, each night included fiery spoken word offerings by a variety of poets.  Past performances on Verses And Flow have included music from Jill Scott, Chrisette Michelle, Elle Varner, Marsha Ambrosius, Estelle, Kem, and more.  SEASON 4 WILL BEGIN AIRING IN AUGUST ON TV ONE

 

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ATLANTIC RECORDS RELEASES ALL-STAR “NEIGHBORS” SOUNDTRACK

April 30, 2014 Leave a comment

ATLANTIC RECORDS RELEASES ALL-STAR “NEIGHBORS” SOUNDTRACK; MUSICAL COMPANION TO UPCOMING UNIVERSAL PICTURES COMEDY INCLUDES FLO RIDA’S NEW “FREAKING OUT (FEAT. STAYC REIGN), ”ALONGSIDE TRACKS FROM MISSY ELLIOTT/THE BLACK KEYS, ICONA POP, NAPPY ROOTS, FERGIE, FIDLAR, AND MORE; NEIGHBORS STARRING SETH ROGEN AND ZAC EFRON ARRIVES IN THEATRES NATIONWIDE ON MAY 9; “NEIGHBORS  (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)” OUT NOW

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Atlantic Records announced today’s release of “NEIGHBORS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK),” the musical companion to Universal Pictures’ upcoming comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.  Neighbors arrives in theatres nationwide on Friday, May 9.

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Chrisette Michele & Beautiful Textures Take Over World Natural Hair Show

April 28, 2014 1 comment

BEAUTIFUL TEXTURES TEAMS UP WITH CHRISETTE MICHELE AT WORLD NATURAL HAIR SHOW IN ATLANTA

Chrisette Michele teamed up with Beautiful Textures for the 2014 World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta.

(ATLANTA) – April 28, 2014: On Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, Beautiful Textures dominated the World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta. Held at the Georgia International Convention Center (2000 Convention Center Concourse), the two-day experience was a hit with attendees and featured Grammy-award winning artist, Chrisette Michele! Showcasing an amazing display of products, hair demonstrations and a ton of free giveaways, both days featured celebrity hair stylist, Felicia Leatherwood, and master hair stylist, Pam Hogan, who educated attendees on the new Texture Manageability System (TMS).

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GRAMMY Nominated Recording Artist, Raheem Devaughn, Launches The LoveLife Foundation

April 25, 2014 4 comments

GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATED ARTIST, RAHEEM DEVAUGHN, REACHES BACK AND PULLS FORWARD WITH THE LOVELIFE FOUNDATION

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(New York, NY—April 25, 2014)- 3 Time Grammy Award Nominated Singer/Songwriter, Raheem Devaughn, is proud to announce the launch of his non-profit organization, The LoveLife Foundation.

 

Throughout his career, Raheem has become known for his socially conscious lyrics and commitment to a number of causes such as: HIV/AIDS Awareness, Domestic Violence, Mental Illness, Autism, Cancer, Education, Youth Programming, and Music & The Arts. The LoveLife Foundationis now an opportunity for him to impact the lives of others on a personal level.

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GRAMMY-NOMINATED SONGSTRESS ANITA WILSON READIES HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED SOPHOMORE ALBUM VINTAGE WORSHIP

April 23, 2014 Leave a comment

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GRAMMY-NOMINATED SONGSTRESS ANITA WILSON READIES HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED SOPHOMORE ALBUM VINTAGE WORSHIP

 

Vintage WorshipFollows Singer’s Grammy, Stellar, and Dove-nominated Debut Album Worship Soul

Album Kicked Off By Energetic Lead Single “That’s What He’s Done For Me”

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Chicago, IL (March 4, 2014) – With her unrivaled brand of gospel/soul fusion, Grammy®-nominated songstress ANITA WILSON is back with her highly anticipated sophomore album VINTAGE WORSHIP.

Adorned with her smokey alto, soul-stirring messages, and ambrosial musical arrangements, Vintage moves in as the long-awaited follow-up to her Grammy, Stellar, and Dove-nominated debut album WORSHIP SOUL. Read more…

Entertainment One Music’s Erica Campbell, James Fortune, and More Continue to Heat Up Billboard and Gospel Radio Charts!

April 15, 2014 Leave a comment

ENTERTAINMENT ONE MUSIC CELEBRATES CHART-TOPPING HITS WITH “HELP,” “LIVE THROUGH IT,” “AMAZING,” & “WITHHOLDING NOTHING”  

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Hit Singles and New Albums Continue to Impact Album and Gospel Radio Charts

 

Entertainment One Music (eOne) continues to lead a chart-topping roster of diverse artists, encompassing a wide range of melodies that drive the sounds of Gospel today.  Garnering two Top 5 albums on the latest Billboard Gospel Albums chart, eOne also delivers the hits in Gospel Radio, with four singles in the Top 10 on the latest Gospel Radio chart by Erica Campbell, James Fortune & FIYA, Ricky Dillard & New G, and William McDowell.

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SEVEN-TIME GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEE – JOE: BMG ANNOUNCEMENT – EVERYTHING NEW

March 27, 2014 Leave a comment

JOE AND GERALD ISAAC SIGN ARTIST 
SERVICES DEAL WITH BMG CHRYSALIS US 
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New York, 25 March 2014 – Seven-time Grammy nominee and Platinum-awarded R&B singer-songwriter Joe, along with his new manager and business partner, music veteran Gerald “Plaid” Isaac, have signed with BMG Chrysalis North America. Their new label, Plaid Take-Over, will be releasing the artists’ upcoming US album Bridges through BMG Artist Services.

The first single ‘Love & Sex Part 2,’ features multi-Grammy winner Kelly Rowland. Bridges is set to be released this summer and follows last year’s DoubleBack: Evolution of R&B which debutedat Number One on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and charted Top 10 on the Billboard Top 200.

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NEW ARTIST STEPHEN B. STEWARD INKS DEAL WITH CENTRAL SOUTH DISTRIBUTION / DEBUT ALBUM ‘ENTER YOUR GATES IN STORES & ONLINE MAY 20th

March 27, 2014 Leave a comment

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NEW ARTIST STEPHEN B. STEWARD INKS DEAL WITH CENTRAL SOUTH DISTRIBUTION

DEBUT CD ‘ENTER YOUR GATES’ AVAILABLE IN STORES & ONLINE May 20th

NON-STOP SCHEDULE INCLUDES HIGH PROFILE TV APPEARANCES INCLUDING TBN ‘PRAISE THE LORD’ AND WIDE RANGE of NATIONAL CONCERT PERFORMANCES

News Precedes Steward’s Highly Anticipated “One Night Only” Concert With Grammy®-nominated Music Legend Jonathan Butler and Special Guest Andraé Crouch Live in Pasadena, CA on April 12th

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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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LATINA INTERNATIONAL JAZZ SENSATION “JIMENA BAUTISTA” ANNOUNCES HIP HOP WEEKLY APPEARANCE, CONCERT & SHORT FILM FEATURE.

March 13, 2014 Leave a comment

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ SENSATION “JIMENA BAUTISTA” ANNOUNCES HIP HOP WEEKLY APPEARANCE, CONCERT PERFORMANCE & SHORT FILM FEATURE.

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Building on her growing appeal with international audiences everywhere, accomplished R&B/Jazz vocalist and recording artist Jimena Bautista is keeping things moving with an Hip Hop Weekly appearance, upcoming concert, and a new short film feature.  At the end of March, Jimena returns to her native Mexico, where she will perform songs from her new hit album, My Swing Moods, in concert at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL) at the Theater Aula Magna, located in Nuevo Leon, Monterrey.   This performance, supported by Dr. Jesus Ancer Rodriguez, Rogelio Garza Rivera, and Rogelio Villareal Elizondo, features the musical direction of Edgardo Mendez Guzman and is brought to you by production manager Francis Peon Aleman of EMG Producciones.  Read more…

Braveheart Tops Billboard’s Indie Chart and Debuts #10 on the Top 200!

March 13, 2014 Leave a comment

GRAMMY WINNER ASHANTI’S BRAVEHEART TOPS BILLBOARD INDIE CHART AT #1 AND DEBUTS AT #10 ON THE BILLBOARD 200!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW SINGLE, “I GOT IT” FEAT. RICK ROSS OUT NOW

(New York, NY) – Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum, singer/songwriter, actor and author Ashanti has topped the Billboard Independent Chart at number one with her new album, Braveheart (Written Entertainment/Entertainment One), which was released last week. The album has also debuted top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, marking her fifth consecutive top 10 album.  

Ashanti’s latest single, “I Got It” featuring Rick Ross, is climbing the urban radio charts now, while her song “Early In the Morning (feat. French Montana)” is iTunes’ best selling R&B single (as of March 8th). She will perform her latest single on the Queen Latifah show April 9th and for Good Morning America on April 18th. Ashanti will also sing the National Anthem at the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title fight between fighter of the decade, Manny Pacquiao and undefeated two-division world champion, Timothy Bradley Jr., April 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read more…

TONI BRAXTON & BABYFACE TAKE #1 R&B SOUNDSCAN DEBUT !!!

February 13, 2014 Leave a comment

TONI BRAXTON & BABYFACE TAKE #1 R&B SOUNDSCAN DEBUT WITH LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE DUETS ALBUM ON MOTOWN RECORDS !!!

 

ALBUM CONTAINS #1 URBAN AC SMASH “HURT YOU” AND NEW SINGLE, “WHERE DID WE GO WRONG”

 

USA TODAY’s ALBUM OF THE WEEK: “JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINE’S DAY. WITH MORE ON THEIR MINDS THAN FLOWERS OR CHOCOLATES

(Feb. 12, 2014 – New York, NYLOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE on Motown Records (released February 4th), the first album of duets  by multi-platinum superstars Toni Braxton & Babyface, wins a #1 R&B and a #4 Soundscan Valentine’s Week chart debut on first week sales of 67,000 copies.  Described as a “quiet-storm oasis” in People magazine’s rave review, LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE is “the highest charting album since 2005 for Braxton, and the highest charting ever for Babyface,” as reported by Billboard.

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Grammy Award Winner Eric Bellinger Releases The Rebirth 2-Disc Album

February 10, 2014 Leave a comment

ERIC BELLINGER’S ALBUM THE REBIRTH

AVAILABLE TOMORROW, FEBRUARY 11th

ALBUM FEATURES KID INK, SAGE THE GEMINI,

PROBLEM, JON B, TOO SHORT AND MORE

February 10, 2014 – Grammy-winning songwriter Eric Bellinger releases his highly anticipated 2-disc set, The Rebirth, tomorrow. The album features fan favorite “I Don’t Want Her”, already a Top 10 hit on LA’s Power 106.

 

The Rebirth is Eric’s first official album following the groundbreaking Born II Sing series he released to fans for free last year. The most recent installment, Born II Sing Vol. 3, was met with an outpouring of critical acclaim and although initially available for free it thereafter climbed to #3 on iTunes album charts.

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2014 GRAMMY® NOMINEES ALBUM DEBUTS AT No. 2

February 1, 2014 Leave a comment

2014 GRAMMY® NOMINEES ALBUM DEBUTS AT No. 2,

HIGHEST-EVER CHART ENTRY IN COLLECTION’S TWO-DECADE HISTORY

 

JOINT ATLANTIC & RECORDING ACADEMY RELEASE

HITS No. 1 AT iTUNES AND AMAZON

  

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2014) — The 2014 GRAMMY® Nominees album – jointly released by Atlantic Records and The Recording Academy®‘s GRAMMY Recordings® – has debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200/SoundScan album chart. This marks the highest-ever debut in the 20-year history of the annual GRAMMY collection.  In addition, the album has hit No. 1 at iTunes and Amazon.  On the international front, the album debuted today at No. 1 in Canada, while topping the iTunes charts in numerous countries around the world.

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BET NETWORK’S MUSIC MATTERS’ SHOWCASE: GRAMMY EDITION 2014

January 31, 2014 Leave a comment

BET NETWORK’S MUSIC MATTERS’ SHOWCASE: 

THE GRAMMY®EDITION 2014

FEATURING PJ MORTON, MACK WILDS, MALI MUSIC, ADRIAN MARCEL

BET Music Matters Celebrating True Talent 

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On Friday, January 24, 2014 BET’s Music Matters was in Los Angeles for the “BET Music Matters Showcase: The GRAMMY Edition 2014.” Hosted at the stunning headquarters of Creative Arts Agency, a packed audience of real music lovers witnessed four amazing musicians on the cusp of stardom.  With the beautiful LA skyline as a backdrop, BET Music Matters artistes Adrian Marcel, Mali Music, Mack Wilds and PJ Morton all took to the stage and gave patrons a night of unforgettable performances.

NEW WORSHIP ARTIST STEPHEN B. STEWARD TO RELEASE SOUL STIRRING NEW SINGLE ‘PURIFY MY SOUL’

January 29, 2014 Leave a comment

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NEW WORSHIP ARTIST STEPHEN B. STEWARD SHINES WITH STIRRING NEW SINGLE ‘PURIFY MY SOUL’

Purify My Soul’ Positioned As Official Sophomore Release From Steward’s Highly Anticipated Debut Album ‘Enter Your Gates’

New Single Lifted As Long-awaited Follow-up To ‘With My Whole Heart’ – Steward’s Award-winning Collaboration With GRAMMY® Winning Gospel Legend Andraé Crouch

For Immediate Release:

Los Angeles, CA (Wednesday, January 29, 2014) — Award-winning worship artist Stephen B. Steward set to release his official second single “Purify My Soul” from his long-awaited debut album ‘ENTER YOUR GATES’.

Shining as yet another illustration of Steward’s masterful weaving of a telling narrative decorated with stirring vocal demonstrations, “Purify My Soul” sonically recounts a long to reconnect with Christ. A relatable storyline for any believer, listeners have already begun gravitating to the number as it rises at radio.

‘Purify’s placement as the album’s second single comes after the stellar reception of ‘With My Whole Heart’ – Steward’s soul stirring collaboration with the legendary, GRAMMY®-winning Andraé Crouch. Upon its launch, the tune’s impressive debut on Billboard’s Top Gospel Songs Chart was accompanied by critical acclaim and, subsequently, three 2013 Prayze Factor People’s Choice Award wins. Read more…

Grammy Winning Pianist Robert Glasper to perform at Smile Design Gallery Black Tie Gala, Honoring The Reverend Jesse Jackson

January 28, 2014 Leave a comment

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SMILE DESIGN GALLERY TO HOST BLACK TIE GALA, SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY GRAMMY WINNING PIANIST ROBERT GLASPER, HONOREE REVEREND JESSE JACKSON

ALL ART PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE BOWERY MISSION THROUGH FREE DENTISTRY

On Wednesday, January 29th at Harlem’s Riverside Church, Smile Design Gallery joins forces with The Harlem Fine Arts Show for the “Harlem In Black And White” Black Tie Gala, featuring culturally significant works by Jonathan Mannion, honoring the Reverend Jesse Jackson

Performing at the Harlem Fine Art Show’s premiere event is Grammy Winning Pianist Robert Glasper.

Smile Design Gallery is a social enterprise that provides free dental care to people in need by employing the sales of art to provide free dentistry for children and communities in need. With a wealth of celebrity support from the likes of Swizz Beatz, Rick Ross, Kris Humphries, Angela Simmons and more, Smile Design Gallery has grown exponentially over the last year. The hope is to turn the $300K of charitable dentistry done to date into millions to benefit uninsured families through Smile Design Gallery.

I am a believer that social enterprise will move the great masses of humanity forward. Children did not ask to be born in the poorest city in the country. These kids want laughter, compassion, and love. If we really want a world that works for everyone, with nothing, and no one left out, then charitable giving has to be a serious part of our conversation.” – Dr. Lee Gause, Founder, Smile Design Gallery Read more…

Bryan-Michael Cox Pre-Grammy Brunch with Vivica A. Fox, Tatyana Ali, and More; SESAC Grammy Winners

January 27, 2014 Leave a comment

SESAC Grammy Round Up: Bryan-Michael Cox Pre-Grammy Brunch with Vivica A. Fox, Tatyana Ali, and More; SESAC Grammy Winners

SESAC’s 2014 GRAMMY Wrap-Up

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Gary Clark Jr. Wins Grammy Award for “Best Traditional R&B Performance”

January 27, 2014 Leave a comment

GARY CLARK JR. WINS 2014 GRAMMY AWARD FOR “BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE”

 

LETTERMAN APPEARANCE CONFIRMED FOR FEBRUARY 17TH

TOUR WITH KINGS OF LEON TO BEGIN NEXT MONTH
January 27th, 2014 – Singer, songwriter, and guitarist extraordinaire Gary Clark Jr. won a 2014 Grammy Award last night for “Best Traditional R&B Performance” for “Please Come Home.” The song appears on Clark’s debut album for Warner Bros. Records, Blak And Blu. This is the Austin native’s first Grammy Award. Originally nominated in two categories: “Best Rock Song” for “Ain’t Messin ‘Round,”  as well as “Best Traditional R&B Performance” – “Please Come Home,” this marks the first time in Grammy history that a single artist has been nominated in two different genre categories simultaneously from one album in the same year.  Read more…

56th Grammy Nominees Sizzla and Beres Hammond Countdown To Award Ceremony on Jan 26

January 12, 2014 4 comments

56th GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEES BERES HAMMOND AND SIZZLA 

IN THE RUNNING FOR BEST REGGAE ALBUM 

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on January 26, 2014.  Two titles released on VP Records, Beres Hammond’s One Love, One Life and Sizzla’s The Messiah, are in the running for the Best Reggae Album category.
“We are very proud of Sizzla and Beres for this outstanding achievement. Each artist, who are both legends in their own right, created inspiring and groundbreaking material on their latest collections. They not only released some of their best work to date, but raised the bar for the genre,”  VP Records CEO Christopher Chin states.

Big Daddy Kane Records Epic LIVE CD

January 12, 2014 2 comments

Big Daddy Kane Records Epic LIVE CD 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

New York, NY January 9, 2014– Grammy Award winning Big Daddy Kane (BDK) announced that on Friday, January 17, 2014 he will take center stage with his seven piece band for a LIVE Recording of his greatest hits.  SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio will broadcast the live one hour epic event, with airdates to be announced.  The CD of the live recording is set for a spring 2014 release.

 

This highly anticipated LIVE recording of his top charting discography will unfold at the Howard Theater in Washington DC.  BDK promises to “Warm It Up” and get the job done for fans of his groundbreaking soulful text that helped usher in the hip-hop era.

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Tasha Cobbs Lands at #1 on Billboard…Trumpet, Stellars, GRAMMY Awards and More

January 12, 2014 Leave a comment

Motown Gospel’s Tasha Cobbs Lands at #1

on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Chart

Nearly 50 Weeks After The Release of ‘Grace’

 

Cobbs Receives Seven Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations and

Two GRAMMY® Award nominations alongside upcoming

Performances on the Trumpet Awards and the Stellar Awards

 

(Nashville, TN – January 9, 2014) – Motown Gospel’s Tasha Cobbs rings in the New Year with a #1 album on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart, seven Stellar Gospel Music Awards nominations, two GRAMMY® Award nominations and performances on the Trumpet Awards and the Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Released February 5, 2013, ‘Grace’ has remained in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. Read more…

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