Motown Gospel Celebrates Six Grammy Nominations: Tye Tribbett, The Baylor Project

Motown Gospel celebrates six GRAMMY® nominations across its diverse roster of artists, as announced yesterday by the Recording Academy. Multiple GRAMMY®-winner Tye Tribbett picked up two nominations—one for Best Gospel Performance/Song (“Get Up”) and the other for Best Gospel Album (All Things New). Acclaimed jazz duo The Baylor Project earned a nod for The Evening:


Newport Beach Jazz Festival 2023

What: Newport Beach Jazz Festival Where: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach When: June 2-4, 2023 Weekend Passes are now available for the  27th Annual Subaru Newport Beach Jazz Festival   June 2-4, 2023. Yet another weekend of world-class jazz, R&B, soul music, gourmet food and drink, sophisticated shopping, and dancing ’til sundown at the iconic Hyatt Regency Newport Beach!


B. Smyth Has Died

R&B singer B. Smyth has died at age 28. His older brother Denzil Smith confirmed the news in a video post that was shared on Smyth’s official Instagram page. “Today regretfully I have to announce that my brother has passed away this morning from respiratory failure after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis,” he wrote.


Giveon’s ‘Still Your Best’ Is Now Certified Platinum by RIAA

Givēon has earned yet another award from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His 2020 track “Still Your Best” has been certified platinum after selling one million equivalent units. It’s his sixth platinum-certified single to date. Givēon’s recent RIAA awards include “For Tonight” (platinum); “Heartbreak Anniversary” (4x multi-platinum); “Stuck On You” (platinum); “Like I