Silk Sonic (Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars) made their Billboard Music Awards debut. The super duo delivered a faithful rendition of “Love’s Train,” a remake of Con Funk Shun’s bedroom classic and their latest hit single on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart. Behind a shimmering backdrop, Silk Sonic, clad in their now trademark red suits,…
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards is already shaping up to be one for the books. Held Sunday night at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena, the event was hosted and executive produced by Sean “Diddy” Combs. Performers included Silk Sonic and Maxwell, who saluted Michael Jackson and his Thriller album for its 40th anniversary. The Icon…
Mary J. Blige is a beloved icon. Having had the credentials of a bonafide star since she made landfall on the musical map in the early ‘90s, the legendary singer can account for the most dependable discography in R&B. Among Blige’s major hits and other signature album cuts are legitimate remakes, all responsible for cementing…
By The Atlanta Voice Staff Report (NNPA Newswire) – In a predictable move, Maria Taylor was named the new host of “Football Night in America,” the most-watched studio show in sports, […] The post Maria Taylor named new host of NBC’s Football night in America appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer A total lunar eclipse will grace the night skies this weekend, providing longer than usual thrills for stargazers across North and South America. The […] The post Moon goes blood red this weekend: ‘Eclipse for the Americas’ appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., AP Entertainment Writer Olivia Rodrigo, Kanye West and Drake are already big winners before the Billboard Music Awards officially kicks off. Rodrigo and West, known as […] The post Rodrigo, Drake, Ye early winners at Billboard Music Awards appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By NNPA Newswire (NNPA Newswire) – It was during a health careers summer program at the University of Michigan that Alexa Irene Canady (b. 1950) decided to pursue medicine, a […] The post Alexa Irene Canady: First Black female neurosurgeon in U.S. appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The Associated Press Nevada’s new top federal prosecutor has been sworn in to his job in Las Vegas. U.S. Attorney Jason Frierson was administered his oath of office May […] The post Nevada swears in first Black US attorney appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO The Maryland Center for History and Culture will open its new exhibit, “Passion and Purpose: Voices of Maryland’s Civil Rights Activists,” on […] The post Civil rights exhibit on Maryland’s pivotal role to open this Spring appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The Associated Press Ncuti Gatwa will take the mantle from Jodie Whittaker on “Doctor Who,” the BBC announced May 8, ending speculation over the iconic Time Lord’s next regeneration. […] The post New ‘Doctor Who’ star is ‘Sex Education’ actor Ncuti Gatwa appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .