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Joshua Rogers: “Sunday Best” Winner Finally Free From Mathew Knowles

One of the last remaining Gospel artists signed to Beyoncé’s father, former music mogul Mathew Knowles is finally free from his contract with the floundering Music World record label. Joshua Rogers, season five winner of BET’s competition series “Sunday Best,” has been released from his contract with Knowles. AlwaysAList.com has previously reported on the challenges […]

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HOT SHOTS: KiKi Shepard, Naturi Naughton, Gayle King, Carolyn Malachi, MAJOR, Jennifer Holliday, Damien Wayans & more

Former “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” co-host KiKi Shepard attended this week’s live show of “Dancing with the Stars.” The Tyler, Texas-bred personality is a trained dancer and would actually be a great contestant on the ABC competition series. Shepard was invited to visit “Dancing with the Stars” by the show’s musical director Ray Chew […]

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Media Massacre: Juicy, XXL, SLAM, Rides & Other Magazines Ending

More than a dozen or so magazines just became casualties of the digital era, as Harris Publications abruptly announced it was closing last week. The latest digital disruption brings an end to urban print titles like Juicy, XXL, SLAM and Rides; as well as Celebrity Hairstyles, Guitar World, Revolver, Who’s Who in Baseball, and Guns […]

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Baby On Board: Kerry Washington Confirms She’s Pregnant

Kerry Washington has confirmed she is pregnant. The Emmy-nominated star of “Scandal” is expecting her second child with her husband, former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha. The 39-year-old actress acknowledged her pregnancy on the red carpet of the Met Gala in New York City on Monday evening. Speculation that Washington was pregnant began weeks ago after […]

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Pastors’ Panel: Four Preachers Land Summer Talk Show Run

Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr., Associate Pastor John Gray, Dr. Jamal Bryant and Pastor Orrick Quick will join forces for a new daytime talk show called “The Preachers.” Produced by Warner Bros. Television/Telepictures Productions and airing on Fox-owned television stations, “The Preachers” will get a three-week summer airing starting July 11. In an announcement by […]


 
 

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Joshua Rogers: “Sunday Best” Winner Finally Free From Mathew Knowles

Posted  May 4, 2016  by  jmurray

One of the last remaining Gospel artists signed to Beyoncé’s father, former music mogul Mathew Knowles is finally free from his contract with the floundering Music World record label. Joshua Rogers, season five winner of BET’s competition series “Sunday Best,” has been released from his contract with Knowles. AlwaysAList.com has previously reported on the challenges […]

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HOT SHOTS: KiKi Shepard, Naturi Naughton, Gayle King, Carolyn Malachi, MAJOR, Jennifer Holliday, Damien Wayans & more

Posted  May 3, 2016  by  jmurray

Former “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” co-host KiKi Shepard attended this week’s live show of “Dancing with the Stars.” The Tyler, Texas-bred personality is a trained dancer and would actually be a great contestant on the ABC competition series. Shepard was invited to visit “Dancing with the Stars” by the show’s musical director Ray Chew […]

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Media Massacre: Juicy, XXL, SLAM, Rides & Other Magazines Ending

Posted  May 3, 2016  by  jmurray

More than a dozen or so magazines just became casualties of the digital era, as Harris Publications abruptly announced it was closing last week. The latest digital disruption brings an end to urban print titles like Juicy, XXL, SLAM and Rides; as well as Celebrity Hairstyles, Guitar World, Revolver, Who’s Who in Baseball, and Guns […]

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Baby On Board: Kerry Washington Confirms She’s Pregnant

Posted  May 2, 2016  by  jmurray

Kerry Washington has confirmed she is pregnant. The Emmy-nominated star of “Scandal” is expecting her second child with her husband, former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha. The 39-year-old actress acknowledged her pregnancy on the red carpet of the Met Gala in New York City on Monday evening. Speculation that Washington was pregnant began weeks ago after […]

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Pastors’ Panel: Four Preachers Land Summer Talk Show Run

Posted  May 2, 2016  by  jmurray

Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr., Associate Pastor John Gray, Dr. Jamal Bryant and Pastor Orrick Quick will join forces for a new daytime talk show called “The Preachers.” Produced by Warner Bros. Television/Telepictures Productions and airing on Fox-owned television stations, “The Preachers” will get a three-week summer airing starting July 11. In an announcement by […]

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Her History: Tanya Hart First Woman & African-American To Head Prestigious Hollywood Caucus

Posted  April 29, 2016  by  jmurray

Emmy Award-winning producer and syndicated radio personality Tanya Hart has been elected as co-chair of The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors (www.Caucus.org), making her the first African-American and first woman to head up the 40-year-old entertainment industry trade organization. The TV host and pop culture expert will co-chair alongside veteran television producer Robert Papazian […]

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Run On: Will “Underground” Return On WGN For Season Two?

Posted  April 26, 2016  by  jmurray

WGN America has renewed its record-breaking series “Underground” for a second season. The critically-acclaimed drama that focuses on the Underground Railroad has been a hit with viewers, drawing three-million viewers on Wednesday nights. “Underground” has been the highest-rated scripted series premiere of any cable drama this season. “Underground” was also the number one original scripted […]

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Erica Campbell: Replacing Yolanda Adams With New Morning Radio Show

Posted  April 25, 2016  by  jmurray

On the heels of AlwaysAList.com breaking the news that “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show” had been canceled by Reach Media/Radio One, the company has formally announced the show that will replace the syndicated Gospel radio program. Starting on May 10, Reach Media/Radio One will premiere “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell,” a new daily radio […]

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Yolanda Adams: Morning Radio Show Comes To An End

Posted  April 22, 2016  by  jmurray

Reach Media, the syndication arm of Radio One, has decided to end “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show” after more than nine years. AlwaysAList.com learned on Thursday that Yolanda Adams and her co-hosts, comedian Marcus D. Wiley and minister Anthony “A.V.” Valary, were made aware that the very successful radio program was being canceled after their broadcast […]

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BeBe Winans: Celebrity Friends Come See Musical About His Life

Posted  April 20, 2016  by  jmurray

BeBe Winans has premiered his debut musical, “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story” at Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. The production, which BeBe is producing alongside “Motown The Musical” director Charles Randolph-Wright, is a “hilarious and heart-warming journey toward self-discovery.” The musical is a bio piece, showcasing the rise of siblings BeBe & CeCe Winans […]

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HOT SHOTS: Usher, Kandi Burruss, Godfrey, Bevy Smith, Flo Rida, Arthel Neville, Slick Rick & more

Posted  April 20, 2016  by  jmurray

R&B superstar Usher is among the U.S. delegation of cultural leaders and artists part of a four-day artistic exchange with Cuba. This week, the 37-year-old entertainer arrived in Havana, Cuba with a 33-person cultural delegation. The U.S. talent visited Cuba’s famous University of the Arts, where he and fellow musicians performed a concert with classical […]

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