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Mathew Knowles’ Music World: A Record Label In Crisis

It’s not a good time for Mathew Knowles’ Music World record label. In December 2011, EURweb.com broke news that Cathy Hughes’ radio juggernaut, Radio One had banned all Music World artists and songs from appearing on their cluster of stations ...
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Soul Saving: Cast of “The Soul Man” Rebuilding Audience After ...

“The Soul Man” starring Cedric The Entertainer & Niecy Nash premiered on June 20, 2012 and the show scored a network milestone for TV Land, becoming the second highest rated series premiere among its target audience next to only to ...
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Record Numbers: TV One’s “R&B Divas” Is A Ratings Hit

TV One announced today that its new reality series “R&B Divas” has delivered record-breaking numbers for the network. Monday night’s premiere episode of the show—chronicling the lives of R&B vocalists Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert of Brownstone, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson ...
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Vanessa Bell Calloway: Cable Has “Opened Doors” For Actors

Veteran actress Vanessa Bell Calloway believes cable has become the platform that has helped actors survive! Calloway, who has appeared on cable series like “Dexter,” “HawthoRNe and “Let’s Stay Together” in recent years, is returning for a third season on ...
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Lauryn Hill Tells Oprah Winfrey: No Thanks

This year alone she’s interviewed Rihanna, The Kardashians, Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, 50 Cent, Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson and an all-star group of Olympic gold medalists, but the one person not interested in sitting down for an episode ...
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Wayne Brady: Apologizes For Joke About Sarah Palin’s Son

Comedian Wayne Brady has apologized for making a joke about Sarah Palin’s son, Trig during a televised roast of comedienne Roseanne Barr on Comedy Central. The Emmy Award-winning host made reference to Trig, who suffers from Down syndrome, during a joke about fellow ...
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Just Married: Actress Tichina Arnold Ties The Knot

Actress Tichina Arnold got married on Saturday to her fiancé, basketball coach Rico Hines in Hawaii. The couple wed in an intimate ceremony held at the Oasis Oceanfront Estate in Honolulu. Arnold and Hines announced their engagement in March and she ...
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Sheryl Underwood: “The Talk” Co-Host Mom Dies

“The Talk” co-host Sheryl Underwood’s mother, Joyce Underwood has died.  Ms. Joyce passed on Aug. 12 and she was 79-years-old. The talk show host confirmed her mom’s death in a statement sent to AlwaysAList.com. “I was blessed to have the greatest mother ...
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Nina Simone Film: Zoe Saldana In, Mary J. Blige Out

Actress Zoe Saldana has signed on to play the late Nina Simone in a bio-film, “Nina.” The long discussed film about the iconic singer’s life seems to be finally moving forward, as R&B star Mary J. Blige was previously attached ...
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Dominique Dawes: Doesn’t Like Gabby Douglas’ Nickname “Flying Squirrel”

Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes is not a fan of calling Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas by her nickname, “Flying Squirrel.” Douglas was nicknamed the “Flying Squirrel” by Martha Karolyi, National Team Coordinator for USA Gymnastics, for her aerial performance on the uneven bars. ...