DJ Jazzy Jeff Shortened His Stage Name to Save Money [Video]
DJ Jazzy Jeff says one of the reasons why he settled on his alias was he wanted to keep it short to save money.
‘Cheers’ Tops List of Best TV Shows of the ’80s
Rolling Stone recently polled its readers to come up with a rundown of the 10 best tv shows of the 1980s. "Cheers" came out on top, followed by "Miami Vice", and "Hill Street Blues."
Lee Daniels Hopes to Get Oprah Winfrey for Second Season of Fox’s ‘Empire’
Producer-director Lee Daniels says he's trying to get Oprah Winfrey to guest star on Fox's Empire.
Billboard Announces Top 40 Girl Group Songs of All Time [Video]
Billboard has released its list of top 40 girl group songs of all time. It isn't subjective. It's based on the songs' performances on the charts -- and is led by a disco hit from 38 years ago.
Bobbi Kristina Brown Turns 22 Years Old on Life Support; Bobby Brown’s Family Shooting Reality Show
Is Bobby Brown's family cashing in as his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, fights for her life on her 22nd birthday?
‘Preachers of Detroit’ Premieres on Oxygen [Video]
Oxygen Media is expanding the network’s popular "Preachers" franchise to Motown with the season premiere Friday night of “Preachers of Detroit." The series, based in Detroit, focuses on themes of faith, family, and friendship as seven men and women of the cloth share their lives, transformations and triumphs in and out of the pulpit. It airs at 8 p.m. EST Friday.
Entertainer-Comedian Kevin Hart Readies What Now? Tour
Entertainer, actor and comedian Kevin Hart is headed out on a North American arena tour hitting 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada. The What Now? Tour kicks off on April 9 in San Antonio at AT&T Center and includes dates at New York's Madison Square Garden and an NFL a stadium date in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field. He hits The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills on May 16 and Chica
The Band Perry, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, John Legend Added to Stevie Wonder Tribute
The Band Perry, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga and John Legend have been added to the list of performers for "Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute." The Stevie Wonder tribute concert, which is next week in Los Angeles, is honoring Wonder's career with a medley of some of his biggest songs. It airs as a prime-time CBS special Feb. 16.
South Africa’s Bala Brothers Releasing Self-Titled Album, Starring in PBS Special [Video]
The Bala Brothers -- Loyiso, Zwai and Phelo Bala -- are a household name in South Africa because of their fusion of operatically-trained voices, rich harmonies and traditional South African melodies and rhythms. The Bala Brothers are releasing a self-titled album March 3, with DVD and Blu-Ray releases March 24 for a taped concert program airing as a PBS-TV special starting Feb. 28.
Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Mosaic Goes Up for Auction in United Kingdom
British artist Mark Kennedy specializes in mosaics. With his father being "massive fan" of undefeated professional boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., he created a piece of the 37-year-old Grand Rapids native. The 5,000-tile, black-and-white mosaic is going up for auction next Saturday in Manchester, United Kingdom.
PBS Announces Black History Month Programming Specials
PBS' Black History Month programming includes special episodes of "Antiques Roadshow" and "Genealogy Roadshow," two new "Independent Lens" documentaries and an "American Masters" premiere, the network announced.
MTV Broadcasting in Black and White for First Time as Part of Anti-Bias Effort The Talk [Video]
MTV today is kicking off an expansion of its Look Different anti-bias campaign titled The Talk by broadcasting today in black and white. The 12-hour, multi-platform effort, being launched at 9 a.m. EST today, is to encourage its audience to have candid, confident and color brave conversations on race with family and friends, MTV announced.