GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LIL’ KIM RELEASES NEW SINGLE “GO AWFF”

New York, NY-February 15, 2019) Grammy award winner and music icon Lil’ Kim closes out New York Fashion Week with the release of her new single “Go Awff.” Originally previewed in September at the VFiles Fashion Show while strutting down the catwalk, Kim is excited to finally give her fans what they’ve been waiting for…

Kelly Rowland Set to Host 2019 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards

February 05, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Singer / actress, Kelly Rowland, has been confirmed to host the 12th annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, CA. ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, will celebrate the artistry and activism of actress Amandla Stenberg (“The Hate U Give”), actress/singer and author Jenifer Lewis (“Black-ish”),…

ENTERTAINMENT ONE CELEBRATES RAPPER BLUEFACE IN NEW YORK

(New York, NY- January 31, 2019). Entertainment One (eOne), the label famous for artists like The Game, Royce 5’9”, Ray J, Lil Kim and more, is excited about the success of its newest hitmaker Blueface and his single “Thotiana,” which has climbed the charts in a matter of weeks. Last night, eOne hosted a private cocktail dinner at the famed Philippe…

20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration to Air on BET Networks on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00PM ET/PT

January 23, 2019 11:34 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Returning to BET Networks for the sixth consecutive year on February 2, 2019, The 20thAnnual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will be hosted by National radio and TV personality Rickey Smiley. The annual NFL-Sanctioned event will take place during Super Bowl LIII week, filming in front of a live audience on Thursday,…

GRAMMY AWARD WINNER ELLE VARNER RELEASES NEW SINGLE “POUR ME” FT. WALE

(New York, NY-January 18, 2019) Grammy-award winner Elle Varner kicks off 2019 with a brand, new single, “Pour Me” featuring Wale, and U.S. dates across the country. “Pour Me” was produced by Nascent and Jimmy Varner and features a laid back, R&B groove that has Elle reminiscing about a lost love. “The track is the…

ESSENCE Spotlights Art + Activism at Oscar-Week Celebration: 2019 Black Women in Hollywood Awards Honoring Amandla Stenberg, Kiki Layne, Jenifer Lewis and Regina Hall

January 14, 2019 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, today revealed the four extraordinary honorees for its annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards, celebrating the global influence of Hollywood’s leading female artist-activists—both in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes. The highly-anticipated Oscar-week luncheon will be…

PLATINUM SELLING R&B SUPERSTAR TANK GETS “DIRTY” IN VISUAL FOR NEW SINGLE NEW ALBUM COMING SPRING 2019

(New York, NY – January 11, 2019) Grammy-nominated R&B superstar Tank is back to kick off 2019 with his new single “Dirty,” via R&B Money/Atlantic Records. Co-written with longtime collaborator J. Valentine and produced by Cardiak (“When We”), “Dirty” is a follow up to his platinum-selling hit “When We.” The sultry single continues with Tank’s unforgettable lovemaking lyrics that come to life in…

Elle Varner joins Marsha Ambrosius on her Nyla tour in select cities

Marsha Ambrosius is taking NYLA on the road once again on her own U.S. tour. The songstress just hopped off of Maxwell’s 50 Intimate Nights Tour and now she’s taking her latest album to more fans on her upcoming 29-city tour. She’ll be joined by labelmate and singer/songwriter Elle Varner who just released some new…

All-Star Lineup Pays Tribute at “Aretha! A GRAMMY® Celebration For The Queen Of Soul” on Jan. 13, 2019

December 27, 2018 09:30 AM Eastern Standard Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Recording Academy™, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, Clive Davis, and CBS will pay tribute to the legendary career of 18-time GRAMMY®winner and 2008 MusiCares® Person of the Year honoree Aretha Franklin by presenting “Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul.” Performing songs from her…

IT’S HOLIDAY SEASON!! GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING MUSIC ICON DIONNE WARWICK CELEBRATES A VERY HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS WITH THE RELEASE OF “MELE KALIKIMAKA” FEATURING FIJI & NOMAD

(New York, NY-November 2, 2019)  Grammy Award-winning music icon Dionne Warwick is celebrating the holidays with the release of the Hawaiian-themed holiday song “Mele Kalikimaka” (Merry Christmas) featuring Fiji and NomaD. Written in 1949 by Robert Alex Anderson, the song has been covered by artists including Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, Jimmy Buffett, Don…

GRAMMY AWARD WINNING RAPPER LIL’ KIM RELEASES OFFICIAL “NASTY ONE-REMIX” FEATURING STEFFLON DON, KRANIUM & HOODCELEBRITYY TODAY!!

(New York, NY-October 26)  Grammy–award winner Lil’ Kim always has something hot to give the fans. Joined with an army of some of the hottest names in both hip-hop and reggae, The Queen Bee releases the long-awaited “Nasty One-Remix” featuring Stefflon Don, Kranium, and HoodCelebrityy.  Produced by iLLWayno, the song takes it to the dancehalls…

The 2018 BET Hip Hop Turned up the Heat with Incredible Performances from Tip “T.I.” Harris, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, Lil Pump, Cardi B, YG, A$AP Rocky, Lil Duval, Lil Baby, Flipp Dinero, Yella Beezy, Gunna and Pardison Fontaine

October 17, 2018 11:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2018 brought the heat to Miami, Florida on Saturday, October 6, 2018 for the annual taping of the most prominent hip hop showcase on television. Comedian and Actor Deray Davis hosted hip-hop’s biggest night of the year at The Fillmore…

Black Nativity is Back in a NEW LOCATION and is BIGGER and BETTER Than Ever!

(Atlanta, GA) October 17, 2018 – Dominion Entertainment Group is excited to announce the return of its hit holiday musical, Black Nativity: A Gospel Christmas Musical Experience featuring all-star castmates Q Parker (Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum recording group, 112), Latrice Pace (Stellar- and Grammy-nominated gospel group, The Anointed Pace Sisters), Zebulon Ellis (runner-up, Sunday Best All-Stars), Terry Burrell (original cast member from Dreamgirls), and gospel singer, Lawrence Flowers (hit song “More”). Due…

GRAMMY NOMINATED R&B SINGER TAMIA RELEASES NEW SINGLE “IT’S YOURS” OFF #1 ALBUM “PASSION LIKE FIRE”

Fresh off the heels of success with her successful #1 single “Leave It Smokin’,” Grammy-nominated R&B singer Tamia has released her new single “It’s Yours,” a mid-tempo groove produced by Lil Ronnie.  The single is featured on Tamia’s new album Passion Like Fire that is currently in stores.  If you haven’t already seen Tamia on the “Passion Like Fire…

Lil Wayne, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, Cardi B., YG, and A$AP Rocky Set to Perform at the BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2018

October 02, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2018, the biggest night for hip-hop on television, is only getting bigger and better with Lil Wayne performing fresh off the heels of the release of his highly anticipated album Tha Carter V. Other confirmed performers include hip-hop mogul and BET’s The…

MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD WINNER INDIA.ARIE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “THAT MAGIC”

(New York, NY- September 14, 2018) Multi-Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter India.Arie is back with a bit of musical enchantment with the official release of her new single “That Magic” featured on her forthcoming album WORTHY in February via Songbird/BMG. Co-produced by Aaron W. Lindsey and Branden Burch, India with her trademark warmth, care, and precision lovingly…