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Music

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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His Harmony: Singer ABIAH Talks “American Idol,” Jussie Smollett, Mariah ...

One named-crooner ABIAH doesn’t just sing for his supper, he also teaches other vocalists how to master the craft of singing for there’s. The Rochester, New York-bred singer boats a five-and-a-half octave range, which gives his enchanting tenor tone the ...
Faith

MegaFest: Hollywood & Faith Converge At Bishop T.D. Jakes Conference

For the first time, AlwaysAList.com attended Bishop T.D. Jakes’ MegaFest conference, which was held in Dallas, Texas this year. Called a “celebration of relationships,” more than 50,000 people from over 40 countries were expected to attend; however estimates after the ...
LifestyleTV

McTelevision: McDonald’s 365Black Awards To Air On BET

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 2013 Essence Festival. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate the ...
News

Model Religion: Is Supermodel Jessica White a Scientologist?

Has supermodel Jessica White joined the controversial religion of Scientology? According to the New York Post she has. The Sports Illustrated model has called Scientology “enlightening” and was actually spotted entering the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre on East 82nd ...
LifestyleTV

Essence Festival: TV One Out, MSNBC In

Don’t look for the “TV One Night Only: Live From The Essence Festival” this year on TV One. The annual music and cultural festival usually packages some of its main stage performances from the Essence Festival with backstage interviews for ...
TV

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Actress Talks Playing Jennifer Hudson’s Mother On ...

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is currently guest starring on the second season of NBC’s Broadway drama, “Smash.” Ralph plays a character named Cynthia – mother of Jennifer Hudson’s character Veronica Moore – on the musical-based drama. “I am thrilled to be ...
Music

BET Launches Festival: Should Essence Be Worried?

Black Entertainment Television recently announced its inaugural BET Experience in Los Angeles—a three-day “music, entertainment and Black culture” festival nearly identical to the Essence Festival. The idea that BET would be expanding into the festival business doesn’t really raise eyebrows! ...