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Sapp Season: Gospel Great Lands No. 1 Single & Becomes Bishop

Posted  July 28, 2015  by  jmurray

Marvin Sapp has landed his fourth number one single with ‘Yes You Can,’ the first single from his eighth solo CD, “You Can Live.” “You Can Live,” released via RCA Records, made its debut at number one on the Billboard Gospel Charts after it was released on June 2. The chart-topping success follows the pastor […]

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Law & Order: Judge Glenda Hatchett Returning To TV

Posted  July 27, 2015  by  jmurray

Beloved legal eagle Judge Glenda Hatchett is returning to television in Fall 2016 with a new show called, “The Verdict with Judge Hatchett.” The court room series is Hatchett’s second on television, as she previously hosted the nationally syndicated “Judge Hatchett.” That show aired for eight seasons and was produced by Sony Television Studios. “The […]

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Tired: R&B Star Kelly Price Getting Divorced

Posted  July 23, 2015  by  jmurray

After 23 years of marriage, R&B singer Kelly Price and her husband Jeffrey Rolle, Sr. are getting a divorce. AlwaysAList.com has confirmed that the 42-year-old ‘Tired’ singer and her husband—who has also worked as her manager for the duration of her career—have decided to part ways. They’ve also ended their management relationship as well. The […]

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Baby On Board: Kandi Burruss Expecting Second Child

Posted  July 22, 2015  by  jmurray

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is pregnant with her second child, her first with husband Todd Tucker. The 39-year-old Grammy winner confirmed to E! News that she and her TV producer hubby are expecting, though they do not know the sex of the child yet. “We’re so thrilled to announce the news of […]

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End Of The Road: Anthony Hamilton & Wife Divorcing

Posted  July 21, 2015  by  jmurray

R&B crooner Anthony Hamilton and his wife of ten years, Tarshá Hamilton, have decided to end their marriage. The couple was married for a decade, having wed in 2005. The two originally met more than 12 years ago when Tarshá auditioned to sing background for Anthony. In a statement sent to AlwaysAList.com from their rep, […]

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Doctor Duty: “Grey’s Anatomy” Has New Full-Time Surgeon

Posted  July 20, 2015  by  jmurray

On the heals of the death of Dr. Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey), “Grey’s Anatomy” has a new full time surgeon. The long-running ABC drama has promoted actor Jason George who plays Ben Warren – the surgical resident and an attending anesthesiologist that happens to be married to Miranda Bailey – from recurring character to series […]

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Profiting Prophetesses: Does Lifetime’s New Show “Preach” Cross The Line?

Posted  May 6, 2015  by  jmurray

Social media is already abuzz with backlash over Lifetime’s upcoming reality series “Preach.” Premiering June 5, this show focuses on female ministers who identify as prophetesses. The Bible explains the work of the prophet in 1 Corinthians 14:3: “the one who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding and encouragement and consolation.” On “Preach,” four […]

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Back In Stride Again: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returning To Essence Festival

Posted  May 5, 2015  by  jmurray

After a five-year hiatus, the iconic Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly returns to the 2015 Essence Festival where they will headline the Friday, July 3 tribute to New Orleans. As a celebration of The Big Easy for the 10th anniversary since Hurricane Katrina, Essence’s July 3 concert will feature special moments of tribute to the city […]

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Jonathan Nelson: Gospel Star Challenging Everyone To Be “Fearless”

Posted  April 29, 2015  by  jmurray

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 Nelson’s first release on his new label home eOne Music. The singer/songwriter has dismantled his […]

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Open Road: “Motown The Musical” Makes Millions On Tour

Posted  April 29, 2015  by  jmurray

Missed “Motown The Musical” on Broadway? Well catch the show on the road. The hit theatrical production is currently playing Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its first national tour on May 8, 2015 after kicking off its tour run in Chicago in 2014. “Motown The Musical” has had a successful stint […]

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Digital Diva: Andrea Lewis Redefines “Black Actress”

Posted  April 28, 2015  by  jmurray

If you don’t like the options offered in your industry, well create a project that suits yourself! That’s what actress Andrea Lewis did. She made her debut as a young star in movies like “Down in the Delta” and “Livin’ for Love: The Natalie Cole Story,” before going on to star opposite Drake on the […]

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Viola Davis: Set To Play Harriet Tubman For HBO

Posted  April 28, 2015  by  jmurray

Two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis is set to play Harriet Tubman in a project being developed by HBO Films. The story of the activist who helped devise a system that allowed hundreds of slaves to escape to freedom via the Underground Railroad is being adapted from the book “Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: […]

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Radio Return: Lil’ Mo Hosts New Afternoon Show

Posted  April 27, 2015  by  jmurray

“R&B Divas LA” star Lil’ Mo is back on the radio! The pint-sized vocal powerhouse hosts a new afternoon drive show on Radio One’s 92Q in Baltimore. The new show, “The Fam,” will feature her and DJ QuickSilva. “The Fam” is a reunion for the two co-hosts, as “The Party Kingpin” QuickSilva used to tour […]

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Continuing The Legacy: Should BET Find A New Host For “Bobby Jones Gospel?”

Posted  April 27, 2015  by  jmurray

BET confirmed last week during their upfront presentation for advertisers and media guests the speculation that the 35th season of their long-running “Bobby Jones Gospel” will be its final season. The farewell season ends Dr. Bobby Jones’ reign as the longest-running original series on cable.  The 75-year-old Grammy winner will retire from hosting his BET […]

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End Of The Road: “Bobby Jones Gospel” Coming To An End

Posted  April 27, 2015  by  jmurray

After 35 seasons, BET has decided to end their long-running series “Bobby Jones Gospel.” “Bobby Jones Gospel” is hosted by Grammy-winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones, who launched the show in 1980 and used to produce the series himself before BET took over the production aspects of the series. The music performance show gave an […]

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Amber Riley: ‘Glee’ Star Talks Being Plus-Sized in Hollywood

Posted  April 23, 2015  by  AlwaysAList.com

“Glee” star Amber Riley has helped Hollywood look at shapely women differently! The full-figured actress/singer is considered one Tinsletown’s fashion girls, even being named Best Dressed at the 2011 SAG Awards by Joan Rivers on E!’s “Fashion Police.” In 2013, the 29-year-old talent went on to win ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” Now, Riley is […]

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