Sunday’s 15th annual BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles celebrated Black stars from music, television, radio, film and sports.
Tyler Perry, a longtime supporter, threw a fundraiser for President Barack Obama at his home in Los Angeles June 18.
Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, the world’s most gorgeous and nicest couple, were spotted making their way through LAX last week.
Two months after “Empire” wrapped its rookie season, writers of the Fox drama on May 29 announced via Twitter the show’s return date of Sept. 23.
Two of B.B. King’s daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, are alleging that two of the late musician’s closest aides sped up his death by poisoning him, according to a report from the Associated Press May 25.
Mariah Carey blamed bronchitis for forcing her to cancel her May 13 show in Las Vegas, but the trouble goes beyond her lungs, according to sources. The 46-year-old diva allegedly hadn’t adequately prepared before opening her two-month Caesars Palace gig, called “Mariah#To Infinity,” May 6.
erizon recently hosted an event in New York City with NFL player William Gay and “Orange Is the New Black” star Uzo Aduba to support their HopeLine from Verizon and announce the goal of 1 million phone donations by the end of 2015 to support victims of domestic violence
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Johnny Kemp, beloved singer of the 1988 hit “Just Got Paid,” died April 16 in Jamaica while in the country to join the Tom Joyner cruise. The married father of two was 55.
According to reports, rapper and reality star Nelly is facing felony drug charges after being arrested in Tennessee April 11.
The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical “Chicago” will welcome Brandy Norwood, who makes her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart Tuesday, April 28.
According to reports, Bobbi Kristina Brown was moved to a rehab facility over the weekend. Sources close to the family told Entertainment Tonight that she was moved from Emory University Hospital to an undisclosed rehabilitation facility in Atlanta.
Hot new couple alert! Common and Lupita Nyong'o were photographed together at both this year’s Golden Globes and Academy Awards ceremonies.
The NBA and Hollywood came together Feb. 26 at the London West Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles to celebrate the premiere of “Kobe Bryant’s Muse,” the Showtime documentary that tells the story of the basketball icon’s career up until now.
Renowned philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and yours truly attended “The Making of a Costume” Monday night, Feb. 9 at New York City Center.
Jonelle Procope, president and CEO of the Apollo Theater, hosted the now annual Valentine’s Day “Dining With the Divas,” a luncheon celebrating extraordinary women, Thursday, Feb. 12 on the stage and entire main floor of the legendary Harlem landmark
As usual, traveling to the NAACP Image Awards with Chevrolet proved to be a fabulous, fruitful weekend.
For the first time in more than 30 years, Eddie Murphy is making his return to “Saturday Night Live.” In an interview with NewsOneNow, the comedian said he will appear on SNL’s 40th anniversary special, airing Feb. 15.
LL Cool J will host the 57th annual Grammy Awards for the fourth consecutive year.
The film “Selma,” will become the latest in a line of Oscar contenders, such as last year’s ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and 2012’s “Lincoln” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” to be shown in the White House.
According to reports, the flashback scene in the Jan. 7 debut of “Empire” on Fox, in which Lucious Lyon, played by Terrence Howard, beats his 6-year-old son Jamal and dumps him in a trash can for wearing his mother’s heels was based on the show director Lee Daniels’ rough relationship with his own father.
According to reports, Tyrese was truly “Fast and Furious” recently.
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The term “ladies night” has been redefined, thanks to a new group of high-powered female influencers who gathered Oct. 22 for an exclusive evening of conversation, ideation and fun.
Oct. 9, the New York Women’s Foundation held their annual fall gala “A Night at the Plaza” in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
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Tongues are wagging that the Jay Z and Beyonce breakup rumors that we have been hearing all summer are true.
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According to reports, while participating in a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” chat to promote his latest movie, “The Equalizer,” Denzel Washington revealed his desire to be the next James Bond.
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union's wedding in Miami, Oprah back in theaters and Kevin Hart kicks off his latest tour. Check out the details.
Nick Cannon confirmed that his six-year marriage to Mariah Carey is on the rocks.
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Comedian Robin Williams died Aug. 11. San Rafael, Calif., Sheriff’s Lieutenant Keith Boyd said that Williams was found suspended with a belt around his neck. He was clothed and rigor mortis had set in. Police said the actor was found by his assistant in a seated position.
Despite all the rumors surrounding their marriage, Beyonce and Jay Z are still the most powerful couple in the entertainment industry, with their collaborative “On the Run” tour. Sales have been out of this world during their 19-show concert series, grossing more than $100 million in ticket sales.
It looks like all that begging Robin Thicke has been doing to get Paula Patton back hasn’t done the crooner a bit of good. The estranged couple have put their home above Hollywood’s Sunset Strip up for sale with an asking price of $2.98 million. The former teenage sweethearts have officially split up after 20 years of coupledom and nearly a decade after marriage.
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Apollo Nida, the husband of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Phaedra Parks, on Tuesday received an eight-year sentence from a federal court judge for his four-year scheme that involved bank, mail and ID theft
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Word is Tracy Morgan is reportedly showing signs of improvement, so much so that doctors upgraded his condition to fair. He remains hospitalized while recovering from several broken bones, the worst of which is a fractured femur.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Floyd Mayweather could be back in legal trouble after a beef with rapper T.I. turned into a brawl at a Fatburger on the Las Vegas strip about 2 a.m. on May 25.
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My colleagues over at the “Confidential” column at the New York Daily News are reporting that Solange Knowles’ elevator attack on brother-in-law Jay Z, which occurred on May 5 at a Met gala after-party in the Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel, was ignited because the rap mogul had plans to head to Rihanna’s after-party without Beyonce.
Kerry Washington is the proud mother of a new baby girl.
Chris Brown’s on-again-off-again girlfriend Karrueche Tran was among the chicsters who attended ELR project, a one-of-a-kind pop-up photography gallery showcasing the 2014 Cadillac ELR extended range luxury coupe on West 34th Street in the Big Apple on April 16.
Some of New York’s fashion elite gathered to celebrate OWN’s new reality series “Love in the City”
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker tied the knot in a “Coming to America”-themed ceremony on April 4 at Le Fais Do-Do in Atlanta.
Chris Brown will spend another month in jail after a judge said on March 17 that he was told the crooner made disturbing remarks in rehab about being good at using guns and knives.
General Motors took time out to educate select members of urban media about Crystal Windham, the first African-American woman to be named director of design for Chevrolet passenger cars and small crossover interiors
Jay Z and Beyoncé headed to an exotic, warm locale for Valentine’s Day. However, according to reports, Jay Z took the time to buy Bey’s Valentine’s Day gift before they jetted off to paradise.
“Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada, who is now an MLB baby mama to be, celebrated the upcoming birth of her son by Carl Crawford, who has a $142 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, with a “Diamonds and Diapers”-themed baby shower last Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles.
Nick Cannon, creator has announced the release of “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ’N Out Compilation, Vol. 1,
New couple alert! It looks like “12 Years a Slave” darling Lupita Nyong’o may be dating hot hunk Jared Leto.