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Sapp Season: Gospel Great Lands No. 1 Single & Becomes Bishop

Posted  July 28, 2015  by  jmurray

Marvin Sapp has landed his fourth number one single with ‘Yes You Can,’ the first single from his eighth solo CD, “You Can Live.” “You Can Live,” released via RCA Records, made its debut at number one on the Billboard Gospel Charts after it was released on June 2. The chart-topping success follows the pastor […]

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Law & Order: Judge Glenda Hatchett Returning To TV

Posted  July 27, 2015  by  jmurray

Beloved legal eagle Judge Glenda Hatchett is returning to television in Fall 2016 with a new show called, “The Verdict with Judge Hatchett.” The court room series is Hatchett’s second on television, as she previously hosted the nationally syndicated “Judge Hatchett.” That show aired for eight seasons and was produced by Sony Television Studios. “The […]

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Tired: R&B Star Kelly Price Getting Divorced

Posted  July 23, 2015  by  jmurray

After 23 years of marriage, R&B singer Kelly Price and her husband Jeffrey Rolle, Sr. are getting a divorce. AlwaysAList.com has confirmed that the 42-year-old ‘Tired’ singer and her husband—who has also worked as her manager for the duration of her career—have decided to part ways. They’ve also ended their management relationship as well. The […]

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Baby On Board: Kandi Burruss Expecting Second Child

Posted  July 22, 2015  by  jmurray

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is pregnant with her second child, her first with husband Todd Tucker. The 39-year-old Grammy winner confirmed to E! News that she and her TV producer hubby are expecting, though they do not know the sex of the child yet. “We’re so thrilled to announce the news of […]

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End Of The Road: Anthony Hamilton & Wife Divorcing

Posted  July 21, 2015  by  jmurray

R&B crooner Anthony Hamilton and his wife of ten years, Tarshá Hamilton, have decided to end their marriage. The couple was married for a decade, having wed in 2005. The two originally met more than 12 years ago when Tarshá auditioned to sing background for Anthony. In a statement sent to AlwaysAList.com from their rep, […]

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Doctor Duty: “Grey’s Anatomy” Has New Full-Time Surgeon

Posted  July 20, 2015  by  jmurray

On the heals of the death of Dr. Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey), “Grey’s Anatomy” has a new full time surgeon. The long-running ABC drama has promoted actor Jason George who plays Ben Warren – the surgical resident and an attending anesthesiologist that happens to be married to Miranda Bailey – from recurring character to series […]

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Isaac Carree: Singer Addresses The Deitrick Haddon Accusations

Posted  January 22, 2013  by  jmurray

FULL DISCLOSURE: I know all of the parties involved in this story personally. I’ve even spent intimate time with Deitrick Haddon and his ex-wife Damita. Typically I would have refrained from reporting on a story where all three of the subjects happen to be friends of mine, however, over the weekend I was contacted by […]

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Not So Funny: Christian Group Wants Cedric The Entertainer’s “The Soul Man” Canceled

Posted  August 2, 2012  by  jmurray

Is TV Land’s “The Soul Man” blasphemeth? A Christian conservative watchdog group called One Million Moms sure thinks the Cedric The Entertainer and Niecy Nash fronted sitcom is! The 30 minute comedy, which became TV Land’s second-highest rated series premiere behind only the series launch of “Hot In Cleveland” with its June 20th premiere, “blasphemes […]

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Black & Republican: 9 Celebrities Down With The GOP

Posted  August 28, 2012  by  jmurray

After being postponed a day due to Tropical Storm Isaac, the Republican National Convention is officially in full swing in Tampa, Florida. A who’s who roster of Republican leaders and politicians will be giving speeches at the convention this week. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, House Speaker John Boehner, New Hampshire […]

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Mary Mary: Reality Show Promo Clips Spark Controversy

Posted  August 29, 2012  by  jmurray

The second season of gospel duo Mary Mary’s self-titled WE TV reality series doesn’t premiere until Dec. 13, however two promotional clips for the forthcoming season have already been released. Looks as though things will be a little racier on the sophomore season of “Mary Mary,” as the first clip features Erica and Tina Campbell’s […]

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Throwback Thursday: Interview With R&B Star Tevin Campbell

Posted  August 9, 2012  by  jmurray

R&B singer Tevin Campbell was a bonafide child star with numerous hits under his belt in the early 1990’s. A protégé of the great Quincy Jones, Campbell was signed to Warner Bros. Records at 13-years-old and quickly became a star after Jones released his single “Tomorrow (A Better You Better Me),” which reached number one on […]

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George Willborn: Former Michael Baisden Co-Host Back On Radio

Posted  April 24, 2013  by  jmurray

Comedian George Willborn is coming back to radio. The Chicago-based funnyman is returning to afternoons as the new co-host of “The Doug Banks Radio Show” starting on Thursday, April 25. On “The Doug Banks Radio Show,” Willborn replaces comedian Rudy Rush.  The former “Showtime at the Apollo” host, who co-hosted with Doug Banks and sidekick […]

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“Sunday Best:” BET Competition Show Renewed For Another Season

Posted  June 24, 2012  by  AlwaysAList.com

Season five of Black Entertainment Television’s hit faith-based competition series “Sunday Best” doesn’t premiere until July, but fans of the show were excited to learn that BET has already renewed the show through season six. During the network’s upfront presentation to advertisers inLos Angelesin April, BET revealed that “Sunday Best” would be returning in 2013 […]

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Evelyn Lozada: Working With Iyanla Vanzant To Change Her Life

Posted  July 17, 2012  by  jmurray

Evelyn Lozada Johnson has faced tremendous backlash in recent months over some of her actions on the hit VH1 reality series “Basketball Wives.” Acknowledging the wrong of her ways and meeting with “Basketball Wives” detractor, TV host Star Jones to address the matter, Johnson is now working with author and motivational speaker Iyanla Vanzant on […]

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The Benediction: BET Cancels “Celebration Of Gospel”

Posted  May 1, 2014  by  jmurray

More than 2.6 million total viewers tuned in to BET’s annual special “Celebration of Gospel” when it premiered on April 6, making it the number one gospel/religious telecast on TV for 14 consecutive years. A celebration of faith through music, this year’s special featured an all-star roster of performances including Tamela Mann, Kem, Yolanda Adams, […]

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T.J. Holmes: Popular Anchor Joins ABC News

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  jmurray

TV journalist T.J. Holmes has joined the team at ABC News. The former CNN anchor and BET host made his official debut with ABC on “Good Morning America” on Friday, Sept. 26 doing a voiceover news package about an actress hiding on her roof from a stalker. “GMA” anchor Robin Roberts introduced him as “ABC’s […]

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