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Michael Jackson Xscape
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Posthumous Project: New Music From Michael Jackson

Posted March 31, 2014 by jmurray

Epic Records is gearing up to release new music from Michael Jackson. The division of Sony under the leadership of chairman L.A. Reid will drop a new CD by the late King of Pop called “Xscape.” The posthumous album boasts eight new tracks never released or heard before. There will also be a deluxe edition [...]

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Billy Porter
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Center Stage: Broadway Star Billy Porter Releasing New CD

Posted March 20, 2014 by jmurray

Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran Billy Porter is gearing up for the release of his new CD, “Billy’s Back on Broadway” (Concord Records). The album, Porter’s first solo offering since his 2005 independent release, “At the Corner of Broadway + Soul,” comes on the one year anniversary of his starring role in the critically acclaimed Cyndi Lauper/Harvey Fierstein-produced Broadway [...]

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Rumor Control: Kelly Rowland Not Dropped By Record Label

Posted March 19, 2014 by jmurray

Online reports surfaced earlier this week claiming Grammy winner Kelly Rowland had been dropped by record label, Universal Republic. The rumors began when blog sites noticed she was on longer featured on the label’s website. AlwaysAList.com has spoken to sources close to the situation who assured us exclusively, what’s being reported is far from the [...]

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Porsha Williams
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Reality Record: “Real Housewives” Star Porsha Williams Release First Single

Posted March 18, 2014 by jmurray

Back in January, AlwaysAList.com reported that “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member Porsha Williams was readying her first music EP. Now, the newly-divorced reality star has unveiled her first song, a single titled ‘Flatline.’ The 31-year-old socialite has apparently been working on ‘Flatline’ and the other material for her upcoming five-song EP the entire time [...]

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Mack Wilds
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Mack Wilds: Headed On Tour & Lands Sean John Endorsement

Posted March 18, 2014 by jmurray

Mack Wilds is maintaining the momentum of his 2014 Grammy nomination by announcing a spring tour that will kick off with a performance of his hit single, ‘Own It’ on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Wednesday. The R&B/Hip Hop star will embark on a nine-city tour to support his debut CD, ‘New York: A Love [...]

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Maxed Out: Former En Vogue Singer Going Solo

Posted March 17, 2014 by jmurray

Original En Vogue member Maxine Jones is going solo. The 52-year-old singer will release her debut single, ‘Didn’t I’ produced by NRG Soundz on May 15. This is Jones’ first offering following her 2012 exit from En Vogue. The tumultuous end to the original Funky Divas—the legal drama, online feud and rotating members—has been chronicled [...]

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Dwele
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Urban Inspiration: Dwele Crafting Community-Minded Music

Posted March 4, 2014 by jmurray

Detroit-bred soul star Dwele fell in love with music at an early age and now he’s ready to inspire other young people. The 36-year-old entertainer (real name: Andwele Gardner) is putting his talent to work for the next generation through a text-to-give initiative developed by the Making It Happen Foundation (MIHF) in support of the [...]

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Destiny's Child
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Ladies First: Billboard’s Top 10 Girl Groups of All Time

Posted February 19, 2014 by jmurray

Billboard magazine has released a list of the Top 10 girl groups of all time. Motown legends The Supremes reign supreme on at the top of the list. Best known for hits like ‘Baby Love,’ ‘Stop! In The Name Of Love,’ ‘Come See About Me,’ ‘You Keep Me Hangin’ On,’ and ‘Where Did Our Love [...]

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Toni Braxton & Babyface
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Babyface & Toni Braxton: Big Return & Broadway Bound

Posted February 13, 2014 by jmurray

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Toni Braxton’s duet offering, “Love, Marriage and Divorce” has made a huge impact its first week. The CD, the duo’s first full album together, sold more than 67,000 units in its first week, landing it the top spot on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. The release also debuted at number four on [...]

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India.Arie
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India.Arie: Says Grammys Snubbed Kendrick Lamar & Black Music Artists

Posted January 31, 2014 by jmurray

India.Arie knows a little something about being snubbed by the Grammy Awards. Back in 2002, the Atlanta-bred singer/songwriter/musician was nominated for seven Grammy Awards and walked away with none of them. She actually lost five of the seven awards to Alicia Keys. The ‘Video’ singer has since won four Grammy Awards and has a whopping [...]

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