Uptown Magazine Announces Lineup For Lexus Uptown Honors Hollywood: Music Edition

UPTOWN Ventures Group, the parent company of UPTOWN Magazine, with title sponsor Lexus, today announced the honorees for the prestigious LEXUS UPTOWN HONORS HOLLYWOOD.  The awards show will be celebrating music trailblazers on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. For almost a decade, UPTOWN Honors Hollywood is made possible by the generous support of Lexus as the returning title sponsor. This year the highly…

The “2021 Billboard Music Awards” Set To Air Sunday, May 23

Dick clark productions and NBC announced today that the “2021 Billboard Music Awards” (BBMAs) will air live on Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC. Additional details regarding production of the show will be announced at a later date. For nearly 30 years, the BBMAs has celebrated music’s greatest…

BET Launches Nationwide Search for Hottest Unsigned Music Artists

Today, BET announced the launch of “BET AmpliFIND,” a digital contest aimed to shine a spotlight on the hottest, unsigned artists through the power of social media. The contest goes live today at 6 pm ET. Artists around the country can submit their original music and performances at BET.com/Amplifind for entry consideration from February 25…

Compassion Live Announces Bri Babineaux Virtual Album Release Concert

Compassion LIVE and Bri Babineaux are excited to announce the virtual album release concert for Babineaux’s soon to be released album The Encounter Continues on February 26th. The new album comes on the heels of The Encounter, a project that embodies worship experiences where believers intimately encounter God. The exclusive virtual album release concert encompasses…

Salt-n-Pepa Talks Reliving Those Difficult Times While Filming

Ooh baby,baby! The iconic duo Salt-n-Pepa biopic is on the way! As fans will have the opportunity to see the highs and lows of the rapper’s careers coming soon to Lifetime. Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton of the Grammy Award-winning group appeared via Zoom during Lifetime’s press day on Tuesday (Jan. 12). Alongside…

Unsung Presents: Music & The Movement Two-Part Documentary

TV One presents its two-part documentary special UNSUNG PRESENTS: MUSIC & THE MOVEMENT –remembering the artists and songs that have provided the soundtrack to the fight for justice and equality – airing part one on Monday, January 18, 2021, at 8 PM ET/7CT immediately followed by part two at 9 PM ET/8 CT. On hand…

JXN Indie Music Week 2020

Jackson Indie Music Week is a celebration of Central Mississippi’s independent music scene. It is a week-long series of concerts, showcases, panels, and parties, spotlighting creatives from ALL genres including Rock, Hip Hop, EDM, Blues, Singer-Songwriter, and Independent Film & Video. Jackson Indie Music Week aims to honor what has come to be known as…

40th Annual Mississippi Gospel Music Awards Recap

Driune Santana got exclusive access to the 40th Annual Mississippi Gospel Music Awards! Driune Santana spoke with Jesse Thompson, who is the Founder of the Jackson Music Awards, about The Soul Experience Weekend. For the past 44 years, Mr. Thompson has watched this event grow from marketing by word of mouth and radio announcements to…