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Kelly Price: A Letter To Her Friend Whitney Houston

R&B star Kelly Price was the last person to perform with Whitney Houston before she died in 2012.  Houston attended Price’s “For The Love Of R&B” pre-Grammy party at Tru Hollywood nightclub in Los Angeles just 48 hours before she ...
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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 ...
Gospel

“Sunday Best” Is Back: Season Six Audition Info

BET’s top-rated music competition series “Sunday Best” is returning for a sixth season this summer. The show will begin the audition process for the new season later this month. “Sunday Best” will audition contestants seeking to become gospel music stars ...
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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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Dontavies Boatwright: “Sunday Best” Finalist Dead

The gospel community is saddened by the death of “Sunday Best” season two finalist Dontavies Boatwright. The 34-year-old baritone died in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida. The official cause of death has not yet been released, but it is believed ...
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It’s A Boy: “Sunday Best” Crowns First Male Winner

Joshua Rogers was crowned the first male winner of season five of BET’s “Sunday Best” this past weekend. “I’m just so happy,” Rogers told AlwaysAList.com, when he phoned from the finale party on Sunday. “I’m so thankful! I don’t even ...
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Soul Survivor: Angie Stone Gets Her Groove Back

Angie Stone is the woman who led the neo-soul movement, with her natural afro, funky grooves and sultry voice. Her hits like “No More Rain (In This Cloud),” “Wish I Didn’t Miss You,” “”Baby” featuring Betty Wright, “More Than a ...
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“Sunday Best:” BET Competition Show Renewed For Another Season

Season five of Black Entertainment Television’s hit faith-based competition series “Sunday Best” doesn’t premiere until July, but fans of the show were excited to learn that BET has already renewed the show through season six. During the network’s upfront presentation ...