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Miss Independent: Kierra Sheard Readying Solo Tour, Girl Band & ...

Grammy-nominated music artist Kierra Sheard is preparing hit the road this summer with her first solo tour and a new all-girl band. Kierra is currently scouting female band members for her “Kierra” tour through online auditions; in addition to finding ...
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New Edition: Back On Top With Hit Single & Summer ...

After more than 30 years in the business, veteran R&B group New Edition is back on the top of the charts courtesy of group member Johnny Gill. The iconic boy band—made up of Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ralph ...
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Silent Treatment: Radio One Bans All K.Michelle Music

R&B singer K.Michelle released her third album, “More Issues Than Vogue” (Atlantic Records) on Feb. 19 and the CD’s title may have been a foretelling of what was to come. The Memphis-bred artist—whose birth name is Kimberly Michelle Pate—has a ...
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La’Porsha Power: “American Idol” Runner-Up Signed To Legendary Record Label

Many fans of “American Idol” were disappointed season 15 favorite La’Porsha Renae didn’t take home the top prize when the Fox competition aired its final episode on Thursday, April 7. Renae placed second to country singer Trent Harmon, who won ...
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Brandy Norwood: Suing Record Label & Returning To “Chicago”

R&B singer Brandy Norwood has filed suit against her record company and its president for blocking her from releasing new music and attempting to force her into signing a new contract. In legal documents filed last week in Los Angeles ...
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Real Chemistry: Kenny Lattimore & Nadine Ellis Are A Match ...

R&B crooner Kenny Lattimore has just released a new music video for his latest single “You’re My Girl,” the third release from his “Anatomy of a Love Song” (eOne Music) album. The latest video features actress Nadine Ellis as Lattimore’s ...
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Landon Brown: Bobby Brown’s Son Landon Pens Song & Releases ...

Landon Brown—son of R&B star Bobby Brown—has released a new song and music video dedicated to his late sister, Bobbi Kristina Brown. Landon just dropped a video for his emotional ballad, “Again,” which features images of him and his sibling. Bobbi ...
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Blessed & Highly Favored: The Clark Sisters To Be Honored ...

The Clark Sisters will be saluted during the 22nd annual Essence Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 3. Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Jackie Clark Chisholm will be honored during Essence’s All-Star Gospel Tribute on the Empowerment ...
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Tweet: “Oops, Oh My” Comeback Album “Charlene” Is A Hit

R&B chanteuse Tweet has returned to the music scene after more than 11 years with a new album, “Charlene” (eOne Entertainment). A collection of R&B gems and sultry love songs, Tweet’s third studio release debuted on no. 1 on both ...
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Beyoncé: Tour Announcement, Management Shakeup & Flint Water Crisis Aide

Immediately after performing alongside Coldplay and Bruno Mars at Super Bowl 50, Beyoncé announced she’s going on a world tour in a surprise ad immediately following halftime. The Formation World Tour is named after a brand new single “Formation” and ...