3 and you are at home watching the Merv Griffin Show, watching what would become one of the biggest-selling artists and one of the greatest voices of all time singing “Home” from The Wiz. Griffin would go on to tell the audience “You won’t forget that name — Whitney Houston!” The post 1983: ‘A Star Is Born’ Whitney Houston Debuts On The Merv Griffin Show appeared first on Black America Web.
Marvin Gaye's album "Here My Dear" is a classic of black music and set a standard that stands to this day. The post 1978: Marvin Gaye Gets Vulnerable With “Hear My Dear” appeared first on Black America Web.
Fans got the surprise of a lifetime when Lauryn Hill and Fugees hit the Roots Picnic stage for a special reunion concert. See photos inside.
With performances by KRS-One, Mr. Cheeks, Petey Pablo, Intro and more, Durham's annual cultural arts festival was a huge success.
We continue our Black Music Month celebration, spotlighting the moments that made history. In the past 50 years, there may not have been a bigger moment than what happened on August 11th, 1973. On that day, a culture was born. READ MORE BLACK MUSIC MONTH STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: On August 11th, 1973 at […] The post 1973: The Birth of Hip-Hop | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.
Aretha Franklin's iconic 1972 live album 'Amazing Grace' captures her powerful vocal range and showcases her unique style of gospel music that has inspired generations. The post 1972: Aretha Franklin Makes History With ‘Amazing Grace’ | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.
Happy Black Music Month! LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. June is a time to honor and celebrate the immense contributions that black artists have made to the world of music. Originally created in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter, it is dedicated to recognizing the richness, diversity, […]
The Hollywood Walk Of Fame is definitely missing these Black music icons. The post 20 Black Musicians Who Deserve A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame appeared first on Black America Web.
Many listeners consider the ’70s to be the pinnacle of soul music’s genre. The 70’s decade was marked by political upheaval all over the globe, but also by a surge of innovative work as artists took charge of their own careers and found fresh ways to address social and romantic concerns. We must say, the […] The post Black Music Month:Best of 70’s Soul Music appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.
Every year, the month of June is designated as Black Music Month, a time to celebrate the profound impact of Black artists, musicians, and influences across various genres. While Black music has encompassed a wide range of styles, it is essential to recognize the significant contributions made within the realm of country music. In this […] The post Celebrating Black Music Month in Country Music appeared first on Country 97.1 HANK FM.
We kick off our celebration of Black Music Month with a spotlight on Bill Withers and his debut album “Just As I Am.”