Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Tops Year-End Billboard 200 Album Chart

reactid=”130″> Kendrick Lamar had the no. 1 album on the year end Top Billboard 200 Album Chart for 2017. The charts are ranked by album sales as well as audio on-demand streaming activity and digital sales tracks, according to Billboard. The year-end music recaps are based f statistical chart performance between the dates December 3rd, […]

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Watch Bruno Mars’ ‘24K Magic Live at the Apollo’ Special

Pop pop, it’s showtime! In the midst his “24K Magic World Tour,” Bruno Mars brought some “24K Magic” to living rooms across the nation as part his CBS primetime special, which aired from the Apollo Theater. The one-night only extravaganza opened up with a ride through Harlem. As if he needed to promote the event, […]

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No White Men Among Grammy Album of the Year Nominees

reactid=”109″> After years criticism for their lack diversity among its music categories, this year’s Grammy nominations impressively represents artists color. For the Album the Year category, the nominees are JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino and Bruno Mars. This marks the first time since 1999 that no white men have been nominated for the coveted Album […]

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Kendrick Lamar, JAY-Z, Bruno Mars Lead 2018 Grammy Nominations

reactid=”109″> The list for the 2018 Grammy nominations has arrived, and JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars understandably dominate the nominee list. JAY-Z's 4:44, Kendrick Lamar's critically-acclaimed album, DAMN., Childish Gambino's psychedelic funk album, Awake My Love! and Bruno Mars' nostalgically energetic 24K Magic are all deservedly up for Album the Year alongside Lorde's Melodrama.  Childish Gambino (Donald Glover), JAY-Z, Kendrick and Bruno also rightfully show up […]

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Watch Faith Evans, Fantasia, & Bilal’s ‘Soul Cypher’ at Soul Train Awards

Toni Braxton wasn’t the only star shining at the 2017 Soul Train Awards. While Braxton was honored with a tribute from Jessie J, Ro James, and Luke James, Erykah Badu hosted a “Soul Cypher” with some special guests her own. Faith Evans, Fantasia, Bilal, Mali Music, and Robert Glasper joined Badu for a special smoky […]

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The Grammys Snubbed A Tribe Called Quest's Album, and Q-Tip Is Pissed

The list nominees for the 60th Grammy Awards was revealed today (November 28), dominated by work from JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Bruno Mars and SZA. One particularly notable effort left f the list was A Tribe Called Quest’s We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service, and group leader Q-Tip has taken to […]

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JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar Lead 2018 Grammy Nominees

Hip-hop rules the Grammys. JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar lead the nominees for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The Roc Nation mogul earns the most with eight nominations including Record the Year (“The Story O.J.”), Song the Year (“4:44”) and Album the Year (4:44). As one the most decorated winners in Grammy history, JAY-Z now has […]

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Jessie J, Ro James, & Luke James Pay Tribute to Toni Braxton at Soul Train Awards

Toni Braxton reigned over the 2017 Soul Train Awards. Airing on Sunday (Nov. 26) from Las Vegas, the annual celebration honored the iconic songstress with the Don Cornelius Legend Award. Up first, Ro James, Jessie J, and Luke James performed a medley tribute to the Maryland native. Ro came out first with “Seven Whole Days,” […]

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2017 Soul Train Awards Winners

reactid=”109″> The 2017 Soul Train Awards is finally here! Erykah Badu is the host and she is ready to bring the peace, love and soul. At this year’s star-studded event, Solange is the artist to beat with her seven total nominations, including Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Song the Year for “Cranes In the Sky” and […]

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JAY-Z & Mary J. Blige Lead NAACP Image Awards Nominees

JAY-Z and Mary J. Blige could win big at the 49th Annual NAACP Awards. The music icons lead the 2018 nominees with five nods apiece. Elsewhere, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, SZA, and Issa Rae have four nominations, while Charlie Wilson, Idris Elba, and Ledisi received three each. Jigga is up against some serious talent for […]

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