BLACK MUSIC HONORS

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The Legendary Jacksons To Receive The Lifetime Achievement Award And Perform At The ‘Black Music Honors’ Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley at Black Music Honors. The live television special taping will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN. The Jacksons are set to receive the Lifetime [...]

SNOOP DOGG AT BET EXPERIENCE

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The BET Experience At L.A. LIVE Presented By Coca-Cola® June 22-25, 2017 Today, BET NETWORKS and AEG announced the first wave of star-studded talent that will take the stage at the 5th annual BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola®. This year’s lineup of concerts at STAPLES Center will feature some of today’s hottest artists including Snoop Dogg ,Wiz Khalifa, Migos, A$AP [...]

SMIRNOFF EQUALIZES MUSIC

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SMIRNOFF™ LAUNCHES THE “EQUALIZING MUSIC” INITIATIVE IN AN EFFORT TO DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF WOMEN HEADLINERS BY 2020 SMIRNOFF Brings Music Fans and Industry Leaders Together to Increase Diversity within the Electronic Music Industry The most inclusive genre of music in the world has a severe gender diversity issue. According to a sample study conducted by THUMP, [...]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ANNALÉ

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ANNALÉ Finding a sultry Neo-Soul songstress who looks up to the likes of Erykah Badu and Lalah Hathaway is about as difficult as finding a palm tree in Los Angeles – they’re everywhere you look. But a Korean-American Neo-Soul songstress who’s classically trained and has already performed with R&B legends before her debut [...]

John Legend Album Release Party

Recording artist John Legend performs on the iHeart Radio stage (Photo by Katherine and Mariel Tyler)

  JOHN LEGEND PERFORMS SONGS FROM NEW ALBUM DARKNESS AND LIGHT, LIVE FOR THE “JOHN LEGEND ALBUM RELEASE PARTY LIVE ON THE HONDA STAGE AT THE IHEARTRADIO THEATER” IN LOS ANGELES  Last night, John Legend performed at the John Legend Album Release Party LIVE On The Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater. While he played fan favorites [...]

Hip Hop Hall of Fame

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Hip Hop Hall of Fame Adds Hotel, Retail, & Performance Venue to New Manhattan Hip Hop Museum Design Concept HHHOF Team Initiates Capital Campaign Planning Discussions for Support Programs by Artists, Individuals, Investment Funds, Foundations, and Corporate Partners on Hip Hop Museum Building & Hotel Partnership and Management After two decades of development, the Official [...]

IT GIRL: JANELLE MONAE

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IT GIRL: JANELLE MONAE By Camille Sarabia Through cover stories, spotlights and our signature It Girl column, Wiles Magazine shines a monthly spotlight on women who embody our core principles of poise, purpose and power. This month, we’re proud to pay tribute to the ultimate rising star: songstress, style maven and real-life Cinderella Janelle Monae. [...]

iHEART RADIO 2014

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iHEART RADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014 The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest at the MGM Grand Las Vegas wrapped up Saturday night after two days of incredible performances by today’s most popular musicians and a number of one-of-a-kind collaborations. The multi-genre lineup included nearly 40 headliners who entertained concertgoers both on the [...]

MASTER OF THE MIX: DJ B-HEN

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 Master of the Mix: DJ B-Hen By John Nathan Summer’s almost over. The world is going back to school and getting down to business, so it’s as good a time as any to get nostalgic about the best party you ever went to.  Was it a house party that rocked until the break-a-dawn? Or was [...]

JULY COVER: FAITH EVANS

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COVER STORY: FAITH EVANS By Teryl Warren As outspoken, legendary singer Patti LaBelle recently noted: “The word ‘diva’ is being thrown so loosely… that it isn’t cute anymore.” The dictionary defines the word “diva” as “a highly distinguished female singer or prima donna.”  Music lovers, television audiences and admirers of strong women everywhere define ‘diva” [...]