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La’Porsha Power: “American Idol” Runner-Up Signed To Legendary Record Label

Many fans of “American Idol” were disappointed season 15 favorite La’Porsha Renae didn’t take home the top prize when the Fox competition aired its final episode on Thursday, April 7. Renae placed second to country singer Trent Harmon, who won ...
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His Harmony: Singer ABIAH Talks “American Idol,” Jussie Smollett, Mariah ...

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 ...
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He’s Able: Kirk Franklin Captures “20 Years In One Night” ...

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 ...
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Jump In Da Line: Junkanoo CD Showcases Masters Of Bahamian ...

Music is a focal point of the Junkanoo celebration in The Bahamas. In anticipation of the first ever Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival this Spring, The Bahamas kicked off a nationwide Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition. The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) ...
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El DeBarge: Staging Another Comeback?

Is El DeBarge signing a new record deal Epic Records? During a recent appearance on “The Talk” to celebrate Sheryl Underwood’s birthday, DeBarge said in the post performance interview that he “wasn’t at liberty to say which label I’m signing ...
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Indie All-Star: Eric Roberson Readies New CD “The Box”

Singer/songwriter Eric Roberson is readying her latest music release, “The Box.” A Grammy-nominated independent artist who has organically established a huge fan base, “The Box” is Roberson’s 10th release. Set to bow on Aug. 12, “The Box” pays homage to ...
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On Her Own: Trin-I-Tee 5:7’s Chanel Talks Tina Turner, PJ ...

She made her debut in 1997 as one-third of the top-selling gospel trio Trin-I-Tee 5:7. Now, Chanel Haynes-Schwartz is making her own mark with the debut of her solo CD, “Trin-i-tee 5:7: According to Chanel.” Despite having shared the spotlight ...
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Jennifer Holliday: Talks Health Challenges, Dream Duets & Broadway Revivals

She’s Broadway royalty and Jennifer Holliday approaches the entertainment business on her own terms – recording when she wants to, how she wants to and whatever she wants to. Now, after a 23-year hiatus, this Tony Award-winning original member of ...
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D’Angelo: Finally Readying Album After 14-Year Delay?

Is D’Angelo finally readying his new music? According to his manager Kevin Liles, the CD could finally hit stores this year. In an interview with Billboard, Liles claims that D’Angelo will drop his album “sooner than later.”  Though he couldn’t ...
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Rhythm & Broadcast: Angie Stone Hosts Weekend Radio Show

“R&B Divas” star Angie Stone has launched a new weekend radio show called “Stone Cold R&B.” The three-hour show airs on both Majic 107.5FM and 97.5FM in Atlanta. This is Stone’s first radio venture and the ‘More Than A Woman’ ...