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The Living Legends Foundation Announces its 2019 Honorees and Annual Awards Gala

*The Living Legends Foundation, Inc. (LLF) today announces its 2019 Annual Awards Dinner and Gala. This year’s event will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at Taglyan Cultural Complex, 1201 N. Vine Street, Hollywood, CA. The distinguished honorees include Dyana Williams, CEO of Influence Entertainment, who will be presented with the […]

Comcast Xfinity Celebrates Black Music Month w/ Tank, Jacob Latimore & Bre-Z (Watch)

*Before June comes to a close, check out Comcast Xfinity’s custom playlist, available all year, and video interviews with artists Jacob Latimore, Bre-Z and Tank! This month on Xfinity X1, Xfinity Black Film & TV celebrates Black Music Month with an extensive look inside “A New Era of Sound,” a series of tailored music collections […]

Jazzy Rita’s Black Music Month Salute

*This week our musical spotlight shines on Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, who was also known as the African Mahler. Samuel was born in 1875 to an English mother and his father was a Creole physician from Sierra Leone. Samuel’s claim to fame was the composition of Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast; three cantatas based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem […]

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, Le’Andria, Koryn, and More!

*Nashville, TN  – RCA Inspiration (RCAI) has launched a month-long celebration with their campaign for Black Music Month, with the month of June commemorating the 40th anniversary of Black Music Month this year. During this month, RCA Inspiration’s Black Music Month campaign highlights the legacy of Gospel from RCAI and Verity Records’ current artists and […]

Siedah Garrett & Valerie Ervin Among Honorees at Black Business Association’s ‘Salute to Black Music’

Los Angeles, CA — The Black Business Association (BBA), the oldest ethnic business organization in the State of California, will host its Annual “Salute to Black Music Awards Dinner” on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the California African American Museum, 600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037. Held in recognition of African American Music Appreciation Month, this years’ theme is “The Business Behind […]

Black Music Month Recognized by LA Black Business Association

*The Black Business Association (BBA) recently hosted their Salute To Black Music Awards dinner in recognition of African-American/Black Music Month. The star filled night was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles where industry pioneers Clarence Avant and Lee Bailey were honored. The grand ballroom was filled with celebrity guests Congresswoman Diane […]

Black Business Assoc. Honors Clarence Avant & Lee Bailey During Black Music Month Celebration

*(LOS ANGELES, CA) – The Black Business Association (BBA) will celebrate Black Music Month by honoring two nationally renowned African American entertainment icons, music executive and film producer Clarence Avant and radio pioneer Lee Bailey. The BBA’s 2017 Salute to Black Music Awards Dinner in recognition of Black Music Month in Recognition of Black Music […]

Music Exec Salutes Billy Paul & Luther Vandross

*I would best describe Billy Paul as the Socially Aware Balladeer.    When you hear the name, you immediately think of Me and Mrs. Jones (his sultry Grammy Award-winning song) but he was also a man fully aware of the power music could play in raising social consciousness. Billy had a diverse vocal style ranging […]

Music Exec Salutes Maurice White & EWF

*I was honored to work directly with (Maurice White and EWF) when they signed with CBS Records in the 70s. They relentlessly worked both the East and West Coasts to establish themselves as the greatest band alive. When you had tickets to an EWF concert, you began mentally preparing yourself early in the day. You […]

Black Music Month: Record Exec Shares Memories of MJ

*In the early 70’s I had the privilege of taking the Jackson Five to Africa, where we spent a week in Senegal. Michael Jackson was 12 or 13. I paid a lot of attention to him and what I saw was not just a prodigy but a one of a kind human being.   I […]

EURweb’s Black Music Month (June) ‘New Media Spotlight’ Celebration Has Begun

*In commemoration of Black Music Month (June), EURweb is spotlighting four very gifted artists and showcasing their talents during the month of June. Selecting artists in different genres of black music, style and technique, who are very passionate about their craft. One such artist extraordinaire is four time Grammy Award winner, innovative, composer, bassist, vocalist, […]

TV One’s ‘Unsung’-Based Miki Howard Biopic Lands June Premiere (Trailer)

*Hey Miki Howard fans, we’ve got good news for you. TV One has reserved 7 p.m. Sunday, June 12 for the premiere of “Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story,” the network’s first scripted film based on an episode of “Unsung.” The film follows the complicated history of Howard’s romantic relationship with R&B singer […]

EUR on the Scene: Celebrating Black Music Month at CAAM 2015

* Los Angeles-The month of June is a festive time of year on several levels. The obvious ones are the many graduations taking place. Father’s Day will be upon us in a couple of days and other special occasions. The month of June is designated as Black Music Month or African-American Music Appreciation Month. The […]