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  Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry will be featured on BET’s upcoming special, Q85: A Musical Special for Quincy Jones.  Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, John Legend, Dave Chapelle, Stevie Wonder, and Jennifer Hudson are just a few of the famous faces we will see on the two-hour special produced by Ken […]

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  John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are ready to show the world how they do the holidays. The couple’s NBC special, A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy airs tonight on NBC and they shared some sneak peeks at what (and who) fans can expect to see. The talented duo who are parents to two […]

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  Just when we thought every form of music competition series had been done to death, Netflix has announced plans to launch its first one next year and the streaming service has enlisted some heavy-hitters to find new talent. Chance the Rapper, T.I., and Cardi B have signed on to be the main judges for […]

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“Nothing moves without us.” It was the tagline for this year’s 2018 CultureCon in New York City and it couldn’t be more accurate.  When it comes to bringing together rising stars in the creative industry, CultureCon has it in lock. The conference was dreamed up by The Creative Collective, which was founded by Imani Ellis […]

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John Legend is not here for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.


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The biggest night in the television industry is finally here and expectations for a hilarious — and winning — night are high. Saturday Night Live funnymen Michael Che and Colin Jost are hosting the 70th annual event, which is set to broadcast Monday night on NBC from the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. The […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fresh off an Emmy Award win, John Legend is sticking with […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s live version of “Jesus Christ Superstar” won an Emmy Award […]

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"Jesus Christ Superstar" won an Emmy Award on Sunday, meaning star John Legend joined the elite squad of EGOT winners.

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After accepting an Emmy Sunday night for his role as a producer on the live musical Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, which won the Outstanding Variety Special (Live) award, John Legend became the first black man to collect an EGOT.


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John Legend is using his platform to affect social change and his latest mission is to remove “white supremacy” from Louisiana’s constitution. In an opinion piece published by the Washington Post Tuesday titled “It’s time for Louisiana to strip white supremacy from its constitution,” the Grammy winner blasts the state’s non-unanimous jury decisions as “a […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — John Legend, Janet Jackson, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are among […]

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Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real time during a powerful and […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly sings about his troubles and battles in a new […]

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NEW YORK (AP) —John Legend is one step closer to becoming an EGOT. Music stars like […]

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  The nominees for the 2018 Emmys have been announced and it looks like it has been a big year for Black folks on television. There’s a lot more melanin than usual in the long list of actors and personalities in the running for a trophy and we couldn’t be happier about it. Colin Jost […]

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Chrissy Teigan shared a super cute photo of herself, 2-year-old daughter Luna and 6-week-old son Miles on Instagram meant to once again blow the lid off the perception of perfect motherhood that often gets portrayed on social media.

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  The 2018 BET Awards went down Sunday night in Los Angeles and featured tons of high-energy performances, touching moments, and a few unexpected surprises. Here’s our list of the top 6 moments of the night: Jamie Foxx Goes Off-Script Jamie Foxx wasn’t the most impressive host of the star-studded show that aired live from the […]

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Singer John Legend is a new dad and while his daughter Luna’s infectious smile is what we’d like to think has inspired him to write a new song.

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  John Legend and Chrissy Teigen welcomed their second child last week, and now we all get to see their adorable bundle of joy. Teigen shared a sweet photo of her newborn on social media on Saturday evening and revealed his name is Miles Theodore Stephens. “Hello, world! This is Miles Theodore Stephens – We […]

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The stars were out in full effect for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday and we’ve got a rundown of a few of our favorite looks from celebrities like NE-YO, DJ Khaled, Tyra Banks, En Vogue and more. It seems there were quite a few trends heating up the carpet with […]

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Kanye West needs a major wake up call and one beautiful Black woman just handed it to him…on wax. An indie rapper named Chika, (@oranicuhh) is dropping major knowledge on Yeezy’s confused behind in a language he may understand…bars. Her insane flow hits all the right notes when it comes to explaining just how troubling […]

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Chrissy Teigen is so over Snapchat and she’s letting the world know why. The expectant mother who constantly shares updates on he adorable daughter, her pregnancy, her hubby, John Legend, and her love of food on social media recently revealed that she’s quitting Snapchat for more reasons than one. “I Stopped using snap. The update, […]

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The first promo video for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! is here (via EW) and it stars recording artist John Legend as Jesus, Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, and Alice Cooper as King Herod.

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Chrissy Teigen dropped by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” only to bomb the “You Don’t Know […]

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The annual Sundance Film Festival went down this week in Park City, Utah and black filmmakers and celebs turned out to debut their projects in record numbers. Stars like Idris Elba, Common, Omari Hardwick, Forest Whitaker, Spike Lee, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Datari Turner, Jay Ellis, and Jaden Smith worked on the projects in […]

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When Brickson Diamond attended Sundance for the first time in 2005, he was surprised at the lack of color at the annual film festival in Park City, Utah. A Problem “I was the only black person in the house where we stayed. The reality was it was just a very snowy landscape, metaphorically and physically. […]

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PARK CITY, UTAH — At a Saturday afternoon panel discussion, Blackhouse Foundation leader Brickson Diamond touted the record 39 black projects being featured at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Behind him, John Legend, Tonya Lewis Lee and moderator Jason George (Grey’s Anatomy; chair of SAG-AFTRA’s Diversity Advisory Committee) applauded along with the standing-room-only crowd — […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Movie director Ava DuVernay and the creators behind Sesame Street’s first Muppet […]

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His cherie amour! Stevie Wonder tied the knot with his fiancée Tomeeka Robyn Brac, over […]

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