Should Professional Singers Be Allowed on Talent Shows?
Jermaine Paul, a backup singer for R&B diva Alicia Keys and Mary J. Blige, was crowned the winner of NBC’s talent competition “The Voice,” giving Team Blake bragging rights in the season-long competition.
Black-Oriented Women's Web Site Criticizes Singer for Ad
Singer Mary J. Blige is caught in a whopper of a controversy. An African-American Web site is criticizing her ad for Burger King, claiming it is beneath the “Queen of Hip Hop Soul.” The chain has pulled the ad, but not for the obvious reason.
Jennifer Hudson, Katy Perry, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Florence + the Machine and Jill Scott headlined an all-star list of performers at the “VH-1 Divas Celebrates Soul” concert, which paid homage to cities that helped create the soul sound.
R&B star Alicia Keys was there one moment and gone the next after the pregnant singer tripped and fell on her behind during a performance at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Saturday (July 3).