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  • Melanie Fiona Releases New Single ‘Bite the Bullet’

    May 13, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 1 Comment


    *Los Angeles, CA – Grammy Award winning singer / songwriter, Melanie Fiona prepares to release her third studio album, “Awake”on Title 9 Productions / Primary Wave BMG label services this Fall 2015. BMG to announce the new album and give fans a taste of what to expect, she is embarking on a five city promo tour sponsored by Verizon Wireless that kicked off in Los Angeles this […]

  • 2015 Essence Festival Unveils Night-by-Night Lineup

    Apr 18, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *(New York, NY) – The Essence Festival, now among the largest consumer live events in the nation hosting more than 550,000 annually, is thrilled to announce the all-star, night-by-night lineup of performers from July 2-5 in New Orleans, LA. In addition, stay tuned next week for a special announcement of a New Orleans fan favorite making a triumphant return to […]

  • Usher, Missy Elliott Join the Essence Festival Lineup

    Mar 5, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Usher and Missy Elliott were both added to the Essence Festival lineup. This comes after a first round of entertainers were chosen, according to the Singersroom. Elliott and Usher are joining R&B/soul artists Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Floetry, India.Arie, Elle Varner, Kelly Price Tweet, Tank, Raheem DeVaughn and many more who have been confirmed for the 21st annual celebration.

  • Essence Festival Renewed in New Orleans Through 2019

    Aug 25, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *New Orleans, LA – ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks announces an extended agreement with the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans to host the ESSENCE Festival ™ through 2019. “We are so pleased to extend our partnership with the State of Louisiana and City of New Orleans for another five years,” said […]

  • EUR on the Scene: The #McDonald’s 365Black Awards at the Essence Festival (Watch)

    Jul 21, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *In its eleventh year, the #McDonald’s 365Black Awards attracted a who’s who of celebrities, and other notables to New Orleans July 4th weekend as part of the 20th annual Essence Festival. This year’s awards show honored the achievements of civil rights activist, Reverend Al Sharpton, music executive and entrepreneur Kevin Liles, film producer, Will Packer, […]

  • Stephanie Mills Calls Out Essence Festival – Dr. Dre Puts Fake Beats Vendors on Notice

    Jul 11, 14 by Qwest7 21 Comments


    *Despite a successful 20th anniversary with record-breaking attendance, the Essence Festival will be without a major talent in the future as Stephanie Mills vowed to never perform at the annual event again. Mills was among a star-studded line-up of vocalists  and speakers who performed and appeared at this year’s event in New Orleans. Although she […]