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  • John Legend and Common Set to Bring ‘Glory’ to the Oscars

    Jan 28, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *The Oscars will get a dose of hip-hop this year, courtesy of Common and John Legend. The duo will perform their Oscar-nominated song “Glory” at the 87th Academy Awards, Page Six reports. The tune, which is from the best picture-nominated historical civil rights drama “Selma,” is among the five nominees for best song. In addition […]

  • Is Denzel Washington Making Moves to Guest on ‘Empire?’

    Jan 26, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Lee Daniels is making some major moves, with all the high-level guest stars he’s lined up for his show “Empire.” And he may be on the verge of scoring his best get yet. Media sources report that Daniels had dinner with Denzel Washington last week during a night of partying with “Empire” stars Jussie Smollett […]

  • Hits Featuring Malik Yusef Nominated in Three Grammy Categories

    Jan 24, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Introducing  critically acclaimed spoken word artist, Malik Yusef, the wordsmyth from the infamous south-side of Chicago. Yusef is an artist signed to Kanye West’s record label G.O.O.D Music in which West recently green-lighted Yusef’s fourth album. Hit songs Yusef collaborates in are nominated for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in three categories with label mates Kanye […]

  • Grammys: Common, John Legend to Sing ‘Glory'; LL Returns as Host

    Jan 21, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Recording Academy announced today that LL Cool J will host the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, marking the “NCIS: LA” star’s fourth consecutive stint as host of the music awards show, including his memorable 2012 debut just hours after the tragic death of Whitney Houston. Also, Common and John Legend will perform their Golden Globe-winning, […]

  • Oprah, Other ‘Selma’ Cast Members to March in Selma on Sunday

    Jan 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Cast members and producers of the Academy Award-nominated film “Selma” will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by leading a commemorative march with Selma residents on Sunday in Selma, Ala. Director Ava DuVernay, stars David Oyelowo and Common as well as the film’s producers Oprah Winfrey, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner will participate in the […]

  • Sharpton Notes Parallel of Ferguson & Oscars ‘Appalling’ Lack of Diversity

    Jan 16, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *Thursday’s announcement of this year’s Oscar nominations hit a sour note for many people as social media exploded with reaction to the notable absence of people of color. Among those voicing their disappointment was the Rev. Al Sharpton, who issued his thoughts on the situation in a statement. “The lack of diversity in Thursday’s Oscar […]