Music

2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

HOLLYWOOD—The contenders for the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards were announced on May 3 and leading all contenders was the blockbuster hit “Black Panther” with seven nominations including Best Movie. Followed close behind was the Netflix series “Stranger Things” which picked up six nominations including Best Show. For the second consecutive year, the ceremony has ensured to have gender...

Janet Jackson Headlines Outside Lands Festival

SAN FRANCISCO—Singer Janet Jackson along with Florence and the Machine will headline the 2018 Outside Lands Festival this summer. It is the first time that two female artists will headline the three-day festival. The 2018 Outside Lands festival will take place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park from August 10 thru August 12. The promoters of the event have been...

Trey Songz Arrested For Assaulting Woman

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Singer Trey Songz, whose real name is Tremaine Neverson was arrested on Monday, March 19 for his alleged role in an assault against a woman at a party during NBA All-Star weekend on the morning of February 17. Neverson, 33, turned himself into officials at the Los Angeles Police Department Hollywood police station. The singer is being accused of...

Making It In The Recording Industry!

HOLLYWOOD—If you want to make it in the music industry, you need to know a few things in order to be successful. Think of a record company as a bank that lends money to people or small businesses. They make most of their decisions about whom they will work with and what the terms will be in much the...

“The Shape Of Water” Big Winner At 2018 Oscars

HOLLYWOOD—We have been patiently waiting for weeks to find out how awards season would end. Well, the wait is finally over. The 90th (yes, it’s been 90 years America), Academy Awards better known as the Oscars were handed out on Sunday, March 4 from the famed Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Would “The Shape of Water” hold its momentum as...

The Grammy Awards A “Wow” In NY

HELLO AMERICA!—Usually, I have had a lukewarm reaction to the Grammy Awards show each year, but this time in 2018, I’m so happy to acknowledge that the music show was brilliantly produced and created. The host of the show James Corden was perfect for this type of TV fare, as he is on his own weekly talk show. However,...

Bruno Mars Big Grammy Awards Winner

NEW YORK CITY—Well for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Grammy Awards returned to its original staple ground at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, January 28 to celebrate not only its 60th anniversary, but the best in music. Leading all contenders was rapper Jay-Z with a total of 8 nominations, followed close behind was rapper Kendrick Lamar...

“The Shape Of Water” Leads 2018 Oscar Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS—At long last, the biggest accolade in the entertainment industry is up for grabs: the Academy Award or as many of us call it Oscar. The contenders for the 2018 Academy Awards were announced bright and early on Tuesday, January 23. The nominees were revealed by “Girls Trip” star Tiffany Haddish and “War for the Planet of the...

“Black-ish” Big 2018 NAACP Award Winner

HOLLYWOOD—Honoring the brightest and best in cinema, television, music and literature, the 49th Annual NAACP Awards were handed out on Monday, January 15 and “Black-ish” star Anthony Anderson took on hosting duties again. Anderson had no trouble going for the jugular. I mean talk kicked off with rather Oprah Winfrey would run for presidency, Donald Trump, talk of protests,...

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Big Golden Globe Winner

BEVERLY HILLS—Well, let the battle for supremacy begin! Awards season is upon us! The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards were handed out on Sunday, January 7 from the famed Beverly Hilton Hotel. It was unlike any red carpet in history that I can recall because all of the women and men donned black to show solidarity to fight for...