getTV Airs Legendary Music Special “Sisters In The Name of Love” And Motowns’ 60th Anniversary

This coming week’s Sony Pictures Television’s getTV will air music variety specials featuring legendary African-American entertainers including Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson and more.
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George Michael And Other Stars Sing “I Wanna Know What Love Is”, Harlem, NY 1985 (Video)

On May 5th, 1985 the Apollo’s renovation is celebrated with a 50th Anniversary grand reopening and television special, “Motown Salutes the Apollo,” with special guests (2:30George Michael, and Diana Ross.

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George Michael, Ft. Smokey Robinson, “Careless Whispers,” In Harlem, 1985 (Video)

On May 5th, 1985 the Apollo Theatre‘s renovation is celebrated with a 50th Anniversary grand reopening and television special, “Motown Salutes the Apollo,” with George Michael featuring Smokey Robinson singing “Careless Whispers,” in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

VIP’s Attend Johnny Gill’s 50th Birthday Bash (Photos)

gil1Over the weekend, the stars aligned to celebrate the 50th birthday of legendary singer Johnny Gill. The “50 Shades of Johnny” themed birthday celebration was held at a private Bel-Air mansion. Continue Reading →

Prince To Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater Walk Of Fame

princePhilippe Dauman, executive chairman, president and CEO of Viacom said, “It is a great honor to accept the corporate award for community leadership from an institution as legendary as the Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →

Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

charlie parker miles davisIn anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Apollo has announced today that it will offer related cultural events for the public at the legendary Theater as well as other community institutions. Continue Reading →

OWN Presents “Legends: OWN At The Apollo In Harlem

L-R: Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick perform during the OWN At The Apollo Concert Series, held at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, Tuesday, August 18, 2015. Photo by Jennifer Graylock-Oprah Winfrey Network

L-R: Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick perform during the OWN At The Apollo Concert Series, held at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, Tuesday, August 18, 2015. Photo by Jennifer Graylock-Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it will air the star-studded primetime television event”Legends: OWN at the Apollo” beginning Saturday, October 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: Leon Bridges R&B For A New Generation (video)

leon-bridges-smooth-sailin-videoLeon Bridges is a singer out of time. It’s amazing how this 25-year-old successfully channels the Golden Age of soul and R&B in a “Ed Sullivan Show” flavor, but with an expansive online music education and an influential mother from the era, it’s hard not to be. Continue Reading →