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Fantasia Barrino performs onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California

Fantasia & Mother Take it to Church with Mini Facebook Live Gospel Performance [WATCH]

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Fantasia Barrino and her mother Diane delved in to their gospel roots last night and gave an uplitifting, spiritual performance to their Facebook followers via Facebook Live.READ MORE

Beyonce and Solange perform onstage during day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

NAACP Image Award 2017 Nominations: Beyonce & Solange Face Off for Oustanding Female Artist

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The Knowles sisters, Beyonce and Solange, will soon face off for the title of Oustanding Female Artist and three other categories at the annual 48th NAACP Image Awards airing live in February.READ MORE

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Jay Z's Miniseries & Pharrell's Roxanne Shante Biopic to Premiere at 2017 Sundance Festival

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Some pretty astonishing feature films are set to premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Jay Z's six-part mini-series and the Roxanne Shante biopic produced by Pharrell are both set to be included.READ MORE

Solange Knowles speaks onstage at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on July 3, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Grammy R&B Nominees: BJ the Chicago Kid Leads, Solange's First Nod, Lalah Hathaway & Others

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The 2017 nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards have been announced and the R&B genre has a strong representation with the likes of BJ the Chicago Kid who leads with three nominations; Lalah Hathaway, nominated for two and Solange received her very first nomination for "Cranes In the Sky."READ MORE

Members of N.W.A. DJ Yella, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and MC Ren

'Straight Outta Compton' GRAMMY Nominated Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

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Straight Outta Compton continues to receive rave reviews and accolades for its phenomenal screenplay and actors. Now, it's being recognized by the recording academy for the film's music with a 2017 GRAMMY nomination in catergory for Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media category.READ MORE

R. Kelly performs during The Buffet Tour at Allstate Arena on May 7, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois

R. Kelly Readies '12 Nights of Christmas Tour,' Explains Why He Had To Do A Holiday Album

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It was only a few short months ago that R.Kelly announced his holiday album, 12 Nights of Christmas and now he's taking the show on the road with a thirteen city tour.READ MORE

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Get it Girl! Mo'nique Reveals her Tina Turner-Inspired "Proud Mary" Weight Loss Routine [WATCH]

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Mo'Nique is really showing off her weightloss and all of her black girl magic in her latest Tina Turner inspired cardio-dance workout routine to "Proud Mary."READ MORE

Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe and Ricky Bell of Bell Biv DeVoe and New Edition attend the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

BBD Shares Happy New Year Details: Album, Hollywood Star & BET Movie [INTERVIEW]

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This coming new year celebration will definitely be a happy one for the men of BBD and New Edition as they prepare the trifecta coming this January with their BET miniseries, a new album and their Hollywood Walk of Fame star.READ MORE

Jill Scott attends the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Jill Scott Tweets Response to her 2016 Soul Train Awards Wardrobe Haters, "I Do What I Do"

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The 2016 Soul Train Awards aired last night and the buzz surrounding all the winners, performances and fashion began to flood the social media newsfeeds. Jill Scott's fashion in particular became a much talked about and criticized topic. So much so, the soul diva herself took time out of her day to respond, "I do what I do."READ MORE

Tish Hyman takes the stage with The Roots at the Bud Light Factory during the Bud Light Music Showcase on March 19, 2016 in Austin, Texas

Tish Hyman Tells Story of Struggle in New Video "All That I Can Do" off 'Dedicated To' [WATCH]

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Tish Hyman's latest single "All That I Can Do" now has an official music video to provide a visual to her story of struggle and solace found in the song's verses.READ MORE

Mary J. Blige performs onstage at VH1's 'Dear Mama' Event on May 3, 2016 in New York City

Mary J Blige Reveals Her Marriage Breaking Point and Why She Filed for Divorce

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Mary J. Blige recently opened up on why she chose to file divorce papers after being married for 12 years to Martin "Kendu" Isaacs.READ MORE

Yuna attends the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Yuna Talks 'Crush' & Making Magic Happen with Usher [INTERVIEW]

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Yuna and Usher have an undeniable chemistry or "magic" that they are far from ashamed of sharing with the world. He took a moment to post about their "magic" on Twitter while his "Crush" partner revealed her feelings during the 2016 Soul Train Awards red carpet interview with Music Times, Wanda Coppage.READ MORE

Ro James attends the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Ro James Interview: Talks Future Anderson Paak Collaboration, "Permission" Success

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Music Times writer, Wanda Coppage caught up with the new soul sensation, Ro James at the 2016 Centric Presents Soul Train Awards red carpet event to find out all there is to know about "Permission," future collaborations and his music inspiration.READ MORE

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Joe #MyNameIsJoeThomas' New Album Available Just in Time for the Weekend

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The weekend just got that much better with Joe's new album, #MyNameIsJoeThomas out and available now.READ MORE

Nicci Gilbert attends the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Nicci Gilbert Talks Tory Lanez "Say It," 'From the Bottom Up' & Developing Keke's Reality Show

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During a brief red carpet interview with Music Times Writer, Wanda Coppage at the 2016 Centric Presents Soul Train Awards, Nicci Gilbert revealed some new and exciting things happening in her life right now that include Tory Lanez; Keke Wyatt and Centric TV's reality series From the Bottom Up.READ MORE

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