Black Music Honors pays tribute to the Queen of Soul

The 2018 Black Music Honors recognized the legacy of Aretha Franklin during the award show taping last week. Hosted by comedian Rickey Smiley and singer/actress LeToya Luckett, the annual two-hour television special honors artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music. This year’s honorees were …


Snoop Dogg to perform at the Gospel Music Awards

It’s the gospel industry’s biggest night and this annual salute to Gospel music is now in its 33rd year. First taped in Chicago at the Arie Crown Theater, the Stellar Awards is the first Gospel Music Awards show in the U.S., honoring Gospel Music Artists, writers and industry professionals for their …


BET’s Celebration of Gospel Lives up to its Legacy

With elaborate sets, moments of magic and stirring live performances, BET’s annual Celebration of Gospel, which took place on Saturday, lived up to the show’s 14-year legacy.  Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, gospel music’s biggest celebration featured several soul stirring gospel and R&B collaborations. From Charlie Wilson’s lively set which was arguably the night’s top …