EMI gospel recording artist, VaShawn Mitchell is a two-time Grammy nominated, six-time Stellar award winner, composer, philanthropist, motivational speaker and founder of The Norman Youth Arts Foundation.
With the release of his latest CD "Created 4 This," Mitchell will partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Brothers in Action to nationally recruit more African American men to become mentors and strengthen their communities. Mentoring Brothers in Action is a movement formed in collaboration with the nation's three largest African American fraternities, Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, to engage more Black men to get involved in one-to-one mentoring to change the odds for African American boys.
Singer/Songwriter Tiffany Monique released her new video, "Anytime," the second single from her debut EP, Nemesis, yesterday on YouTube. The video was produced by Kevin Ryan, directed by "The Last American B-Boy" of Monstar Films and filmed in the singer's hometown of Newark, New Jersey. Tiffany is most popularly known as one of "The Mamas" -- background vocalists for pop superstar, Beyonce. In "Anytime," the singer showcases her metamorphosis as a woman and singer.
"VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" Pays Tribute to the Great Cities of Soul Music Including Chicago, Detroit, London, Memphis and Philadelphia
Special will air Monday, December 19 at 9 PM/8c on VH1
VH1's beloved, popular franchise, "VH1 Divas," announced today additional performers to join this year's tribute to soul music. Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Boyz II Men, Estelle, Marsha Ambrosius and Travie McCoy will join VH1's "divas" in paying homage to these cities and soul music's timeless classics at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. "VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" premieres Monday, December 19 at 9 PM/8c on VH1.
New Single Disc Collection Reveals A-List Favorites, Premieres "Guiding Light," The New EWF Track
Legacy Recordings proudly announces the release of Now, Then & Forever, the ultimate single-disc celebration of Earth, Wind & Fire, the iconic American soul-funk-fusion powerhouse which Rolling Stone said "changed the sound of black pop." EWF has been getting parties started across the planet since the group's Chicago inception in 1969 and 2012 promises to be another banner year for the band, beginning with the release of Now, Then & Forever on Tuesday, January 31.
Vashawn Mitchell Leads with 10 Nominations, Followed by Mary Mary, Kirk Franklin and Deitrick Haddon
Special Honorees John P. Kee, Vy Higginsen and Dorothy Norwood Also Announced
Nominees for the 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, gospel music's biggest night of the year, were revealed in last Saturday's special one-hour live telecast from Nashville's NorthStar Studios, "The Stellar Awards Nomination Concert and Announcements" on Atlanta-based GMC Network. The Stellar Gospel Music Awards is the first and only annual nationally-televised awards show honoring African American gospel music artists.