COVER STORY: VIVIAN GREEN

Recording artist Vivian Green

COVER STORY: VIVIAN GREEN By Teryl Warren It’s been more than a decade since Philadelphia native Vivian Green hit the music scene and took us for a ride on her “Emotional Rollercoaster.” It would be an understatement to say that a lot has happened since then.   Virtuosa. In the years since her debut album [...]

2016 iHeart Radio Noms Announced

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  IHEARTMEDIA AND TURNER ANNOUNCE NOMINEES FOR THE 2016 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS  Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Adele, Walk The Moon and Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Nominated for “Song of the Year” at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awardson Sunday, April 3, Live on TBS, TNT, and truTV. First Announced Performances at the Fan-Fueled Third iHeartRadio Music Awards Include [...]

Barbie’s New Body Types

Mattel Barbie Body Types

Barbie® Expands Doll Line Adding Three New Body Types On January 28, Barbie announced the expansion of its Fashionistas®line with the addition of three new body types – tall, curvy and petite – and a variety of skin tones, hair styles and outfits. With these additions, girls everywhere will have infinitely more ways to play [...]

LET FREEDOM RING

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Founded in 1776, a Historic Black Church Challenges the Nation to Ring a Long-Stilled Bell Against a contemporary backdrop of racial tension, Colonial Williamsburg to restore a church bell silent since segregation and let it ring for freedom for all of Black History Month In 1776, the year of America’s independence, a group of enslaved men [...]

DATA PRIVACY

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National Cyber Security Alliance Encourages Digital Citizens to Better Understand How to Manage Their Privacy As our digital lives become ever-more connected, many are left wondering what happens to the vast amounts of personal data floating around in cyberspace. Increasingly, consumers must protect their personal information and learn to better manage their privacy. Similarly, to [...]

Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas

Gloria Estefan

McDonald’s New York Metro celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month & Gloria Estefan with “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas”   Beginning September 15, New York tri-state McDonald’s independent owners will pay tribute to Gloria Estefan, the most successful Latin crossover artist of all time, as part of McDonald’s “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas” (Celebrating Our Legends) in honor of Hispanic Heritage [...]

MISS AMERICA 2016

Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell crowned by Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images for dcp)

MISS AMERICA 2016 CROWNED Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell, was crowned Miss America 2016 the night of September 13 at the birthplace of the legendary competition in Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall for its 95th Anniversary broadcast on the ABC Television Network. Vanessa Williams returned to the Miss America stage after 32 years since her crowning as [...]

AUGUST COVER STORY: KENNY LATTIMORE

R & B singer Kenny Lattimore

COVER STORY:  KENNY LATTIMORE By Teryl Warren  True story: Earlier this year, I was having a really bad day. I turned on the radio in my car as I headed to the office and Kenny Lattimore’s new single “Love Me Back” began to play. Instantly, I became fully immersed in the song and it magically [...]

SUMMER JAMS

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WILES SUMMER JAMS Whether you’re off to the beach or you’re planning a backyard BBQ, you need the right songs to set the tone. Our Summer Jams playlist is perfect for turning the dog days of summer into a non-stop dance party. Listen and let live! Happy Summer!   July Cookout from Wiles Magazine on [...]

Miss USA 2015

Miss USA 2015

Miss Oklahoma USA, Olivia Jordan Wins The Miss USA 2015 Title On July 13, a panel of former Miss Universe Organization titleholders chose Miss Oklahoma USA, Olivia Jordan, as Miss USA 2015. Emmy Award-winning game show host Todd Newton and former Miss Wisconsin USA 2009 Alex Wehrley hosted the competition. OK! TV’s Julie Alexandria provided backstage behind-the-scenes commentary from [...]