He was trained as, believe it or not, an aeronautical engineer, and he wrote books on aviation and space exploration as well as biographies of musicians. But he's remembered for his encyclopedias on rock/pop/soul, musical theater and the "American songbook," country-and-western, and (with his son) folk and blues - the first comprehensive scholarly reference books […]
Remember Robin Leach's Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous it was one of those timeless programs like Deney Terrio's Dance Fever or Soul Train that could some day be the destination for a voyager traveling to alternate universes. The language...Show More Summary
There’s an old saying about blues musicians who had no formal training and yet could unload a gut-wrenching, soulful composition about life or love or maybe just an old dirt road: “it in him, and it got to get out.” There’s a country outlaw version of that in the first full-length album from California native […]
In 1970, Don Cornelius created the first musical television show catered to black audiences with the cultural phenomenon of “Soul Train.” Launched as a local television program in Chicago in 1970, the music variety show ? hosted by Cornelius ? was syndicated in other national markets a year later and it ran until 2006. Show More Summary
Monica Speaks On History-Making Friendship With Brandy We previously reported on Brandy and Monica’s bird-beefing diva drama. Brandy refused to let go of the age-old feud and even sent some shade towards Monica during the Soul Train Awards recently:
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Since he released his first album and founded Reach Records in 2004, Lecrae’s life looks like this: seven albums, three mixtapes, seven Dove Awards, two Soul Train Awards, two Grammy Awards,...
SUNDAY It’s orcas versus dolphins — advantage, orcas — in the new nature special “Killer Whales: The Mega Hunt.” 7 p.m. Animal Planet “A Very Soul Train Christmas” features vintage performance footage of such R&B favorites as Luther Vandross, Chaka Khan and Smokey Robinson. 7 p.m. BET Looks like...
Monica harbors no ill-will towards Brandy. Continue reading…
Here we go again… Brandy Shades Monica At The Soul Train Awards, Monica Responds During Sunday’s Soul Train Awards several people noticed that while Brandy was giving a stellar performance, she changed the words to her track “Talk About Our
Brandy couldn’t help but take what could have been an amazing, iconic moment and make it a little messy. Petty Brandy Throws Shade at Monica During Soul Train Awards Performance & on Instagram, Tamar Braxton Joins In is a post from: Gossip On This - Pop Culture, News, Videos & Humor
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The 2016 Soul Train Awards on BET topped the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for TV series and specials for the week of Nov. 14.
From Erykah Badu to Teddy Riley, there were many memorable moments at this year's 2016 Soul Train Music awards. Continue reading…
An intimate collaboration in support of D.R.A.M.'s debut album.
Brandy began her Soul Train Awards performance atop a ladder, backlit and angelic, with a slow, mournful a cappella bit from “Almost Doesn’t Count.” Honored as a Lady of Soul and afforded a (frustratingly rare) stage to perform a medley of her most beloved songs, she refreshed our memories as to why she’s our lifelong… Read more...
Erykah Badu hosted the BET special, which aired on Sunday night.
The "Lady of Soul" still has it
The 2016 Soul Train Awards aired on BET and Centric last night. The award show featured performances from Anderson.Paak, BJ the Chicago Kid, Brandy, Ma$e, D.R.A.M., and more. Below, watch Brandy’s performance from the evening, as well as a cypher with host Erykah Badu, Gladys Knight, Ne-Yo, and others. Show More Summary
The Soul Train Awards has served up a night of nostalgia with performances by Brandy and Dru Hill, two artists who dominated the R&B scene in the 1990s.
Last night, for the second year running, Erykah Badu hosted BET’s R&B-centric Soul Train Awards, and she didn’t shy away from performing herself. Badu is reportedly working on a full EP of collaborations with the Virginia howler D.R.A.M., and the two of them sang together onstage for the first time last night, doing the miasmic […]