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Theater

Big Return: Heather Headley Replacing Jennifer Hudson In “The Color ...

Tony Award winner Heather Headley will take over the role of Shug Avery in the Broadway revival of “The Color Purple” when Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson departs the musical on May 8. In her big return to the Great White ...
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Andraé Crouch: Music Legend Dead At Age 72

Gospel music legend Andraé Crouch has died at age 72. The Grammy-winning artist was an accomplished singer, songwriter and arranger passed after being hospitalized at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge, Calif. on Thursday evening. He had been hospitalized since ...
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Lil John Roberts: Remembering George Duke, Co-Parenting With Jill Scott ...

He’s one of the industry’s most sought-after drummers, having worked with the likes of Janet Jackson, Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg to name a few.  Now, after 20-years of supporting the who’s who of music’s finest, Lil ...
Gospel

Andraé Crouch: Gospel Great Facing Serious Health Challenges

Grammy-winning gospel legend Andraé Crouch is facing some “serious health challenges.” The 71-year-old’s twin sister Sandra Crouch has reached out to family, friends and fans of the iconic singer/songwriter soliciting prayers for her brother. Andraé, who is the Senior Pastor ...
Theater

“Jekyll & Hyde:” Deborah Cox’s Broadway Musical Ending

After being snubbed by the Tony Awards this year for its return to Broadway, “Jekyll & Hyde” is closing early. The show was slated to perform 16 weeks in a limited engagement on the Great White Way. The musical starring ...
Music

Dionne Warwick: Claims She Makes $10 A Month

Dionne Warwick is in financial turmoil. The ‘Don’t Make Me Over’ singer owes more than $10 million in unpaid taxes. The 72-year-old singer has filed for bankruptcy in New Jersey, because of her whopping $10.2 million tax debt and fees ...
Theater

“Jekyll & Hyde:” Deborah Cox & Constantine Maroulis Marvel In ...

It is the classic tale of good and evil, but the touring musical “Jekyll & Hyde” is more progressive then its predecessors! The show, which recently played six shows at the acclaimed Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, DC, offers ...
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Dionne Warwick: Multimillion Dollar Tax Debt

Music legend Dionne Warwick is among the list of honorees at this weekend’s taping of BET’s “Black Girls Rock!” special in New York City, but she’s also made another list in California. The Sunshine State has named the five-time Grammy ...
Music

Melanie Amaro: “X Factor” Winner Premieres First Single

It’s been almost eight months since Melanie Amaro was named winner of the first season of Simon Cowell’s Fox competition series, “The X-Factor.” Now the 20-year-old singer has released her first single, “Don’t Fail Me Now,” which was produced by ...