John Legend’s eighth studio album, LEGEND, scores a top 10 debut on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart. Legend’s double album opens at No. 10 during the week of Sept. 24, 2022. It marks Legend’s fifth consecutive top 10 debut on the R&B Albums chart since it launched in 2012. Legend’s previous peak positions include 2020’s Bigger
Matthew West celebrated a milestone couple of days with back-to-back honors from NSAI and ASCAP. West was honored with the coveted Songwriter-Artist of the Year Award, following previous winners including Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, and Taylor Swift. The post Matthew West Honored By NSAI, Receives Multiple ASCAP Awards appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.
Steven Curtis Chapman participated in the Memphis Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony, receiving the honor to introduce Ronnie Milsap. The post Steven Curtis Chapman Performs with Ronnie Milsap appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.
By any account 2020 was a bad year but for guitarist Richard Smith it was worse than for most. He was fighting a battle against stage three cancer of the throat that included radiation, chemotherapy and taking part in a clinical trial of a drug that involved four hours a day of intravenous infusion. To
Back in 2020 Smooth Jazz Therapy commented on how almost impossible it seemed that keyboard player Chris ‘Big Dog’ Davis had yet to release his debut album. Indeed, this Grammy nominated writer and producer has been the driving force behind a plethora of Billboard topping smooth jazz records and in so doing has worked with
David Malpass touched off a furor, including calls for his removal, when he refused to acknowledge that fossil fuels are warming the planet.
Antigovernment demonstrations in Iran are spreading after Mahsa Amini died in the custody of the morality police, who detained her over the hijab rule. Videos shared on social media show Iranians boldly protesting in the face of crackdowns by authorities.
Video verified by The New York Times appears to show new conscripts saying goodbye to loved ones before being loaded into buses.
Plus Japan props up the yen and Cambodia concludes its Khmer Rouge trials.
In remarks to the United Nations Security Council, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken denounced President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia’s escalation of the war in Ukraine.