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2013-03-17 23:01:33

Dionne Warwick, Damon Elliott, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, LeAnn Rimes, Gladys Knight and other mega celebrities join Bright Future International on a musical campaign to help children around the world. Beverly Hills, Ca (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 Dionne Warwick, Elton John and Stevie Wonder will be joining Forest Whitaker, Gloria Estefan, Cyndi Lauper, Mya and other celebrity guests as they embark on a journey to help children in need around the world. Bright Future International (BFI),...

2012-08-13 10:23:58

STEVIE NICKS, GLADYS KNIGHT, MELISSA ETHERIDGE, HODA KOTB, EMERIL LAGASSE, MARY MATALIN, JAMES CARVILLE, DAN MARINO AND MARTINA NAVRATILOVA AMONG THOSE PARTICIPATING IN AARP'S LIFE@50+ NATIONAL EVENT & EXPO **Day of Service Volunteer Activities to Leave Lasting Legacy** More Than 20,000 Attendees from Across the Country will Meet for Three Days of Fun, Volunteering, Entertainment and Information, Catering to the Wants and Needs of the 50+ Audience WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2012...

2012-08-07 06:25:32

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the return of an R&B superstar to the newest player in the late night landscape, BET is bringing the heat even when the weather begins to cool. Starting this fall multi-platinum selling diva Keyshia Cole is joined by her NBA star husband, Daniel Gibson in KEYSHIA & DANIEL: FAMILY FIRST, which chronicles the new couple as they adjust to married life, raising their adorable son and joining two seemingly different families while juggling their...

2012-06-28 06:25:44

NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year over 400,000 people from around the world descend upon New Orleans for the only music festival that offers not only scorching music performances and a party filled atmosphere, but also a full Empowerment Experience and four days of family friendly fun: the ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL. This year, in its 18(th) year of existence and bigger, better and with a more complete programming line up than ever, the 2012 ESSENCE Musical Festival...

2012-05-17 06:23:42

NEW YORK, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Centric commemorates June's Black Music Month by honoring the legendary history of African-American music with a series of specials and documentaries including an original documentary celebrating the life and legacy of Soul Train creator Don Cornelius, an in-depth look into the coming of age story of Hip Hop in HIP HOP CULTURAL ODYSSEY: KNOW YOUR HISTORY, new episodes of BEING featuring Earth, Wind & Fire, Gladys Knight, Teena Marie, R.Kelly and Mary...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 ESSENCE Musical Festival celebrates "The Power of Our Voice" during its 18th anniversary held in New Orleans July 6, 7 and 8. This year's theme reflects the audiences' turn to powerful voices--whether through song, the political arena or community organizing--for strength and inspiration during challenging times. The annual Festival promises to deliver a stellar line-up of musical artists as well as leading thinkers, authors, innovators and...

2011-04-25 11:49:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the cornerstone of this year's National Train Day celebration, Amtrak is thanking the communities it serves by partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and creating a variety of opportunities to help enrich the lives of its Club members. Boys & Girls Club members will showcase their vocal talents in a special benefit concert in New York with Gladys Knight; participate in National Train Day signature events in Washington,...

2011-04-20 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtrak presents the National Train Day 2011 Rock'n the Rail Way Concert to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). The concert also serves as the kick-off to the fourth annual WHAT: National Train Day festivities. WHO: Gladys Knight Special performances by Boys & Girls Clubs choirs from Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City...

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2009-09-02 21:22:37

Gladys Knight's publicist has confirmed the recording artist is to sing at Michael Jackson's burial in Glendale, Calif. Jackson died June 25 at age 50. His death was declared a homicide after lethal levels of propofol were found in his system and his personal physician is under investigation for his treatment of Jackson leading up to the singer's death. Knight's representative told TMZ she will perform at Thursday evening's private service for Jackson at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park....

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2009-09-01 13:31:39

U.S. actor, writer and director Tyler Perry is set to star in The Tyler Perry Show, a one-hour special about his film, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, TBS said. Cast members Taraji P. Henson, Adam Rodriguez, Gladys Knight and Pastor Marvin Winans are expected to discuss the movie on the Sept. 9 special, during which Knight and Winans are also to perform songs from the film, which is due out Sept. 11, TBS said. The special will follow two new episodes of the comedy series Tyler Perry's Meet the...