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Run On: Will “Underground” Return On WGN For Season Two?

WGN America has renewed its record-breaking series “Underground” for a second season. The critically-acclaimed drama that focuses on the Underground Railroad has been a hit with viewers, drawing three-million viewers on Wednesday nights. “Underground” has been the highest-rated scripted series premiere of any cable drama this season. “Underground” was also the number one original scripted […]

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Erica Campbell: Replacing Yolanda Adams With New Morning Radio Show

On the heels of AlwaysAList.com breaking the news that “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show” had been canceled by Reach Media/Radio One, the company has formally announced the show that will replace the syndicated Gospel radio program. Starting on May 10, Reach Media/Radio One will premiere “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell,” a new daily radio […]

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Yolanda Adams: Morning Radio Show Comes To An End

Reach Media, the syndication arm of Radio One, has decided to end “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show” after more than nine years. AlwaysAList.com learned on Thursday that Yolanda Adams and her co-hosts, comedian Marcus D. Wiley and minister Anthony “A.V.” Valary, were made aware that the very successful radio program was being canceled after their broadcast […]

BeBe Winans, Oprah Winfrey & Charles Randolph Wright Theater

BeBe Winans: Celebrity Friends Come See Musical About His Life

BeBe Winans has premiered his debut musical, “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story” at Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. The production, which BeBe is producing alongside “Motown The Musical” director Charles Randolph-Wright, is a “hilarious and heart-warming journey toward self-discovery.” The musical is a bio piece, showcasing the rise of siblings BeBe & CeCe Winans […]

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HOT SHOTS: Usher, Kandi Burruss, Godfrey, Bevy Smith, Flo Rida, Arthel Neville, Slick Rick & more

R&B superstar Usher is among the U.S. delegation of cultural leaders and artists part of a four-day artistic exchange with Cuba. This week, the 37-year-old entertainer arrived in Havana, Cuba with a 33-person cultural delegation. The U.S. talent visited Cuba’s famous University of the Arts, where he and fellow musicians performed a concert with classical […]


 
 

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In Recovery: “SWV Reunited” Star Cory Taylor Rehabbing After Stroke

Posted  April 7, 2016  by  jmurray

Entertainment executive Cory Taylor is recovering after having a stroke back in February. The 42-year-old talent manager, a featured personality on WE TV’s “SWV Reunited” during his time managing the R&B trio SWV, told AlwaysAList.com that the health crisis was the result of unnecessary stress. Taylor had been planning the kickoff of season seven of […]

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Black & Republican: 12 Celebrities That Are Down With The GOP

Posted  April 6, 2016  by  jmurray

When you think of African-Americans who are affiliated with the Grand Old Party (GOP), political figures like Condoleezza Rice (former United States Secretary of State), Colin Powell (former United States Secretary of State), Herman Cain (2012 U.S. Republican Party presidential candidate), Ben Carson (2016 U.S. Republican Party presidential candidate), and Clarence Thomas (Associate Justice of the […]

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Bride To Be: “Welcome To Sweetie Pies” Star Gets Engaged

Posted  April 5, 2016  by  jmurray

“Welcome To Sweetie Pies” star Jenae Wallick is engaged. The ex-fiancé of Tim Norman—son of Sweetie Pies proprietor Robbie Montgomery—said “yes” when her boyfriend Arthur Shivers popped the question. Arthur, a personal fitness trainer, proposed to Jenae during a live appearance on Fox Channel 2 in St. Louis. Back in February, the two were appearing in […]

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Brandy Norwood: Suing Record Label & Returning To “Chicago”

Posted  April 5, 2016  by  jmurray

R&B singer Brandy Norwood has filed suit against her record company and its president for blocking her from releasing new music and attempting to force her into signing a new contract. In legal documents filed last week in Los Angeles Superior Court and first reported by Entertainment Weekly, Brandy alleged that Chameleon Entertainment and company […]

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Wrestlemania 32: Shaquille O’Neal, Snoop Dogg, The Rock, Fifth Harmony & More Joined Wrestling’s Biggest Night

Posted  April 4, 2016  by  jmurray

It was the Super Bowl of professional wrestling as WWE took over AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for Wrestlemania 32 this past weekend. AlwaysAList.com traveled to Texas for Wrestlemania with Cricket Wireless, the affordable cell phone carrier owned by AT&T, who was a principle sponsor for the biggest night in sports entertainment. Commercials for Cricket Wireless […]

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Real Chemistry: Kenny Lattimore & Nadine Ellis Are A Match Made In Music

Posted  April 1, 2016  by  jmurray

R&B crooner Kenny Lattimore has just released a new music video for his latest single “You’re My Girl,” the third release from his “Anatomy of a Love Song” (eOne Music) album. The latest video features actress Nadine Ellis as Lattimore’s love interest. The former star of BET’s “Let’s Stay Together” was also the leading lady […]

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Dwyane Wade: Launches Wine Label & Partners With Wife Gabrielle Union For HGTV Series

Posted  March 31, 2016  by  jmurray

NBA superstar Dwayne Wade continues to expand his enterprise outside the NBA. The Miami Heats shooting guard already has a shoe line (Way of Wade Basketball Shoes by Li-Ning), has a brand of socks (Wade by Stance Socks), and he is Creative Director and spokesmodel for Naked Underwear. Now, the fashion-forward sports star is expanding […]

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His Harmony: Singer ABIAH Talks “American Idol,” Jussie Smollett, Mariah Carey & New CD “Bottles”

Posted  March 29, 2016  by  jmurray

One named-crooner ABIAH doesn’t just sing for his supper, he also teaches other vocalists how to master the craft of singing for there’s. The Rochester, New York-bred singer boats a five-and-a-half octave range, which gives his enchanting tenor tone the ability to hit notes that Mariah Carey could only dream about at this point in […]

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He’s Able: Kirk Franklin Captures “20 Years In One Night” (Extended Dates)

Posted  March 29, 2016  by  jmurray

Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin is selling out shows all over the country on his “20 Years in One Night” Tour. The concert celebrates Franklin’s illustrious two-decade career in the music business and showcases new music from his latest release, “Losing My Religion.” For nearly two hours and 30 minutes, the 10-time Grammy winner also revisits […]

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Landon Brown: Bobby Brown’s Son Landon Pens Song & Releases Video About Bobbi Kristina

Posted  March 29, 2016  by  jmurray

Landon Brown—son of R&B star Bobby Brown—has released a new song and music video dedicated to his late sister, Bobbi Kristina Brown. Landon just dropped a video for his emotional ballad, “Again,” which features images of him and his sibling. Bobbi Kristina died on July 26, 2015 at age 22 after spending seven months in a medically-induced […]

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Together Again: “A Different World” Cast Reuniting At A Black College

Posted  March 28, 2016  by  jmurray

Some principal cast members of “A Different World” will reunite at Norfolk State University in April to benefit the ACCESS College Foundation. The show’s stars Kadeem Hardison (Dwayne Cleophus Wayne), Jasmine Guy (Whitley Gilbert), Cree Summer (Winifred ‘Freddie’ Brooks), Charnele Brown (Kimberly Reese) and Darryl Bell (Ron Johnson) will come together to meet with college students, […]

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