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Reel Focus: Nissan Partners With African American Film Critics For ...

Nissan was the official automobile sponsor of the 8th Annual AAFCA Awards, a celebration held by the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood, CA. This year’s AAFCA Awards was hosted by “Entertainment Tonight’s” Nischelle Turner ...
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Sonically Superior: Maestro Damien Sneed Marvels In Marrying Music Genres

He’s church-reared and classically-trained; young maestro Damien Sneed gets to marry the best of both worlds on “The Abyssinian Mass,” a musical opus recorded with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that features Sneed alongside his mentor Wynton Marsalis and ...
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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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Jonathan Nelson: Gospel Star Challenging Everyone To Be “Fearless”

Four-time Stellar Award winner Jonathan Nelson has great anticipation for his fifth album, “Fearless.” Captured live during a live CD/DVD recording called “Fearless Experience” at this home church The Faith Center in Sunrise, Florida earlier this year, the disc marks ...
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Harry Connick Jr: Talks “Dolphin Tale 2,” “American Idol” & ...

New Orleans-bred jazz crooner Harry Connick Jr. is a man of many talents – singer, musician, actor and reality TV judge to name a few. The 46-year-old talent finds himself back at the box office this Friday (Sept. 12) in ...
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Tech Talk: Lance Gross & Regina Hall Host Verizon Dinner

Verizon Wireless returned as a sponsor for the 2014 Essence Festival. To culminate the 20th year of the festival in New Orleans, Verizon Wireless had an interactive booth activation at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center where festival attendees could ...
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McHonorees: Rev. Al Sharpton, Iyanla Vanzant & Will Packer Among ...

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 20th Anniversary of the Essence Festival in New Orleans. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s ...
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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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Kierra Sheard: New Judge On BET’s “Sunday Best”

When BET’s “Sunday Best” returns for season seven there will be a new face at the judges’ table. Gospel music darling Kierra Sheard has joined the competition series as the third judge, replacing CeCe Winans who vacates the show after ...