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Grimes' 'Go' Video Was Inspired by Dante's Inferno and Korn

Grimes came out swinging in late June with "Go," her first major release since signing with Jay Z's Roc Nation, and a song originally intended for Rihanna .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Korn, Dance, Rihanna, Hip-Hop, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Usher Announces the 'UR Experience' Tour

R&B crooner Usher has had a successful year, decade, well actually a successful two decades.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Usher

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Bruno Mars & Beyonce In, Lady Gaga & U2 Out in Poll of America's Top-10 Favorite Musicians

When it comes to music, Americans apparently prefer an English accent. A new unscientific Harris poll reveals The Beatles are America's favorite musician or band.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Best of 2007, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Fab Four, George Strait, Country

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

BET boss apologizes for Blue Ivy joke

One of BET's top executives has reached out to apologize to Beyonce and Jay-Z after their young daughter became a butt of a terrible joke on Monday.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

The Baltimore Sun

Joe hopes to return R&B to its romantic 'essence'

With more than 20 years of experience, R&B singer Joe has had a front-row seat to watch the genre evolve.


Related Topix: Joe, R&B, Baltimore, MD, Music, Entertainment

The Las Vegas Sun

Charismatic John Legend fits The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan like a glove

Five months after an elegant, charismatic and flawless performance at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center, nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and musician John Legend delivered another master-class concert, this time Sunday night at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.


Related Topix: John Legend, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Las Vegas, NV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit News

Freda Payne returns to her roots on new album and at jazz fest

When it comes to jazz, Freda Payne isn't just another R&B singer looking for a more mature art form and a chance to wear classier gowns.


Related Topix: Freda Payne, Funk, R&B, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

Emmys party: Sofia Vergara dominates d-floor

RUMOURS have been swirling for weeks that Beyonce's marriage to Jay Z is in trouble.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Wedding, Footloose, Music!, Drama Movies


Vanessa Williams hit with hefty tax bill

Actress/singer Vanessa Williams is facing a hefty bill from U.S. authorities amid allegations she owes $370,000 in unpaid taxes.


Related Topix: Vanessa Williams, Tax, Chappaqua, NY, Entertainment


Benefit's Mascara Ad Winks at All Your Favorite '90s Nostalgia

Comedian Anjelah Johnson, also known as Bon Qui Qui from MADtv, stars in a remix of Montell Jordan's 1995 hit "This Is How We Do It" to promote a new line of makeup from Benefit Cosmetics.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Montell Jordan

Sentinel & Enterprise

Daily dish

Beyonce on stage hugs Jay Z and their daughter Blue Ivy as she accepts the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Purple Rain, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk

BBC News

Thomas bust in centenary auction

A bust of Dylan Thomas said to be the only one sculpted while he was alive is among highlights of a centenary auction of artworks related to the poet.


Related Topix: Dylan Thomas, Richard Burton

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Cary Fukunaga: Hottest Straight Guy at the Emmys

Cary Joji Fukunaga, a half-Swedish, half-Japanese demi-god sent by Zeus to Los Angeles to work on movies and TV shows, won an Emmy tonight for directing Nic Pizzolatto's shitty True Detective scripts into something watchable.


Related Topix: Jane Eyre, Drama Movies, Black Entertainment, Kelly Rowland, Hip-Hop


Beyonce Sneezes on MTV and MTV Gets Sicker

Beyonc did a lot more than steal the MTV Video Music Awards last night - that wasn't hard to do, on a night when she had basically no competition.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Maroon 5, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Music, Entertainment

The Daily Breeze

Charlie Wilson, Easton Corbin and others bring musical mix to Los Angeles County Fair

When: Zendaya with guest Trevor Jackson, Aug. 29; Charlie Wilson, Aug. 31; David Nail and Easton Corbin with guest Jamie Lynn Spears, Sept.


Related Topix: Easton Corbin, Country, Los Angeles County, CA, The Manhattans, Funk, Celebrities, LL Cool J, Rap, Black Entertainment

Monica Demands End To Gun Violence After Friend's Death

R&B star Monica has called for an end to "senseless acts of violence" after a close family friend was shot dead over the weekend .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Monica, R&B

WAKZ-FM Boardman

13 Reasons Aaliyah Is Still One In A Million

Today marks 13 years after R&B star Aaliyah tragically passed away in a plane crash.


Related Topix: Romeo Must Die, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Black Entertainment, Aaliyah

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

'Must-Watch' MTV Video Music Awards Air Sunday Night, 'Gargantuan' Beyonce Performance Promised

The watercooler moment to end all watercooler moments took place at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, when Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus and a giant foam finger twerked their way into TV history.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande

The Daily Caller

Beyonce's Performance Rocks The 2014 VMAs [VIDEO]

If there was any reason to doubt Beyonce's perfection, she laid it to rest Sunday night while wearing a bejeweled bodysuit at the 2014 MTV VMAs with her 17-minute, album-consuming, jaw dropping performance.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, US News, Conservative Political News

Queen Bey reigns supreme at MTV VMAs

Singer Beyonce, recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and Video Music Awards for Best Collaboration, Best Cinematography, and Best Video with a Social Message, poses in the press room during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards The XO singer was the recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and performed snippets of tracks ... (more)


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande