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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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Trinity Dawson: Finds Purpose In Music After Injury Intercepted His ...

Trinity Dawson was an NFL hopeful whose career in sports took a turn for the worst after an injury sidelined him. While playing football for the Division 1 school University of Toledo, Dawson’s on-field athleticism landed him third in the ...
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Back In Stride Again: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returning To ...

After a five-year hiatus, the iconic Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly returns to the 2015 Essence Festival where they will headline the Friday, July 3 tribute to New Orleans. As a celebration of The Big Easy for the 10th anniversary since ...
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Indie All-Star: Eric Roberson Readies New CD “The Box”

Singer/songwriter Eric Roberson is readying her latest music release, “The Box.” A Grammy-nominated independent artist who has organically established a huge fan base, “The Box” is Roberson’s 10th release. Set to bow on Aug. 12, “The Box” pays homage to ...
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Born Again: BET Bringing Back “Celebration Of Gospel”

The people have spoken and their voices were apparently heard! AlwaysAList.com is happy to report that BET has had a change of heart as it pertains to their annual special “Celebration of Gospel.” After being bombarded with calls to its ...
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The Benediction: BET Cancels “Celebration Of Gospel”

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, ...
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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! ...
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Hot Shots: Anthony Anderson, Aaron Neville, Tika Sumpter, Tyler Perry, ...

Actor Anthony Anderson has been on the media rounds promoting his hosting stint on the United Negro College Fund’s “Evening of Stars” fundraiser that will premiere nationally on January 26 and air on BET on January 27. The UNCF telecast, ...
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Soul Train Awards: Paying Tribute To Iconic Soul Train Dancers

Nothing says “Soul Train” like the iconic Soul Train Dancers. Actress Rosie Perez, former Shalamar singers Jody Watley and Jeffrey Daniel, and the late actor, Fred Berry Jr. are all stars who got their start as a Soul Train Dancer. ...
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Throwback Thursday: R. Kelly Talks Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson & ...

Grammy Award winning R&B star R. Kelly has more number hits in his catalog than tabloid sensation “Octomom” Nadya Suleman has children! The former member of the R&B group Public Announcement had breakout success with his 1993 solo debut, “12 ...