So far, Erica's solo career has promise. Her debut single, "A Little More Jesus," was nominated for best gospel song at this year's Grammy Awards. Erica's debut album, "Help," will be released March 25, and it will get some extra attention thanks to Mary Mary's hit WEtv reality series.
Rapper and entrepreneur Snoop Dogg was in the house for the premiere, and he joined director Shore onstage to say a few words following the screening. "I cried and I laughed when I watched this film," said Snoop. "The world needs to know all about this music -- and it's not just music, it's a lifestyle."
While Rick Ross enjoys another No. 1 album debut on this week's Billboard 200 chart with "Mastermind," his Maybach Music Group cohort, R&B singer-songwriter Omarion, is readying his first full-length statement under Ross' hip-hop umbrella.
After their well-received live performances at the Academy Awards, broadcast on ABC on March 2, Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and Idina Menzel's "Let It Go," the latter of which won best original song honors, both shine on the Billboard Hot 100. The former leads the list for a third week, while the latter blasts into the top 10, vaulting 17-9.