If Eartha Kitt and Amy Winehouse had a baby, Andra Day would surely be her. NPR made a similar comparison last August, about two weeks before her debut album “Cheers to the Fall” dropped, when it said Day has Kitt’s “unflappable confidence” and Amy Winehouse’s “effortless grasp of classic jazz.” This may be true, but […]
In case you’ve been under a rock, the 45th NAACP Image Awards aired live Saturday on TV One. There was plenty of excitement that took place on the red carpet, during the show and at the after-party. And guess what? We were there!
Florida fans of Stevie Wonder who want to see the legend sing are going to have to go on a road trip for the near future.
By Carrie Healey, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Grammy Award winning singers Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder penned letters to a New Jersey judge on behalf of fellow Grammy winner Lauryn Hill, who plead guilty to tax evasion. Hill has taken to her Tumblr to personally thank all those who penned letters to the judge. While Keys and […]
As his third season on “Saturday Night Live” nears its end, Taran Killam has a lot of highlights to reflect on. For instance, there was the “Avengers” parody he co-wrote and appeared in with Jeremy Renner or the hypnotist sketch with Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
NEW ORLEANS — Stevie Wonder is the latest in a parade of entertainers that will perform in New Orleans Super Bowl weekend. The Rock `n’ Roll Hall of Fame singer is headlining an outdoor concert near the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel on Feb. 2, the evening before the big game. A spokeswoman for the event said Friday […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Hanks, Jay Leno, Holly Robinson Peete, Loretta Devine and Stevie Wonder were among those who helped celebrate the life of Michael Clarke Duncan during a nearly four-hour memorial service Monday marked by heartfelt speeches, rousing gospel performances and photos of the always-smiling star. Hanks and Leno shared stories about “The […]
A recent story in The Hollywood Reporter that singer Gavin DeGraw could become the latest celebrity attached to “Dancing with the Stars” officially adds yet another name to the bi-annual guessing game of who will take part in the newest season of the ABC dance competition. Now that we are two weeks away from the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — In an era when Beyonce and Jay-Z are music royalty, when Barack Obama is the nation’s chief executive, and when black stars in the cast of a TV show are commonplace, it may be hard to grasp the magnitude of what Don Cornelius created once he got his “Soul Train” rolling. […]
“‘The Voice’ has changed my name from the guy in Maroon 5 to Adam Levine, and I’m very happy to have a name..again.” So says Adam Levine, who coached the smooth-voiced Javier Colonto victory in the first season of “The Voice.” “He’s great, we have a lot of laughs together,” says Christina Aguilera. “But he […]