1. Essence Festival 2013: Brandy, Maxwell Heading to New Orleans

    January 08, 2013 9:45 AM EST Brandy , Jill Scott , Keyshia Cole and Maxwell are among the entertainers set to perform at the 2013 Essence Festival , which returns to New Orleans for four days in July. The 19th annual celebration of black music and culture will be held July 4-7 at the Superdome and the nearby convention…

  2. Chris Brown Leads Soul Train Awards Nominations

    October 21, 2011 1:50 PM EDT Days after winning the most awards at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, Chris Brown leads the nominations for the 2011 Soul Train Awards. Brown is nominated for five nods across 11 categories, one being Best Dance Performance in which he's up against ex-beau Rihanna . Breezy is nominated for …

  3. India.Arie Readies Next 'Testimony'

    December 29, 2008 1:44 PM EST India.Arie's second volume in her series of "Testimony" albums, "Love & Politics," will arrive Feb. 10 from Universal Republic. The lead single, "Chocolate High," features Musiq Soulchild, while second single "Therapy" features Jamaican roots…

  4. Anthony David

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It takes faith, doubt and effort to bring anything meaningful to fruition, according to Anthony David. Now, the singer has released his debut album, "Acey Duecy," and his single, "Words," is climbing It takes faith, doubt and effort to bring anything meaningful to fruition…

  5. Anthony David

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Faith, doubt and effort: It takes all three to bring anything meaningful to fruition, according to Anthony David. Faith, doubt and effort: It takes all three to bring anything meaningful to fruition, according to Anthony David. "I always liked music as a kid, but I'm from Savannah …

  6. India.Arie Launches SoulBird Label

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In partnership with Universal Republic Records, India.Arie is launching a new label, SoulBird Music. In partnership with Universal Republic Records, India.Arie is launching a new label, SoulBird Music. Georgia native Anthony David, a longtime musical colleague of the Grammy-winning singer…