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  • ESSENCE Festival Attracted Over 540,000; Largest Numbers in the Event’s History

    Jul 10, 13 by PJ 2 Comments


    *The ESSENCE Festival was held in New Orleans over the Fourth of July weekend and brought out over 540,000 people from around the world. This marked the largest turnout in the event’s 19-year history. The 2013 ESSENCE festival gave attendees a celebration that featured both entertainment and empowerment events with more than 50 world renowned […]

  • R&B Group SWV Lands Reality Series on WE tv

    Jul 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *WE tv has greenlit a new reality series starring the R&B girl group SWV (Sisters With Voices) as they attempt to reclaim the fame of their ’90s heyday. The cable channel ordered six, one-hour episodes of the series, called “SWV — Sisters With Voices,” which will air in early 2014, according to The Hollywood Reporter. […]

  • Beyonce Joins Essence Music Festival Lineup

    Feb 12, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *You can add the Essence Music Festival to Beyonce’s packed schedule this year. On the heels of her Super Bowl halftime show at the Superdome in New Orleans, she’ll return to the same venue to headline one of three night concerts during the annual event, which is set for the Fourth of July weekend. Beyonce […]

  • VaShawn Mitchell Releases a New Album

    Jul 20, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Gospel award winning recording artist, VaShawn Mitchell will release his new project, “Created 4 This,” Aug. 28, 2012. The album will also be released as a Deluxe Edition CD and DVD, which features 13 songs, three live performance videos, and exclusive behind-the-scene footage. Additionally, fans can pre-order the new album at iTunes beginning August 7th. […]

  • Mucho, Mucho Essence Music Festival Photos!

    Jul 19, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    Just in case you missed the 2012 Essence Music Festival, check out the photos. Enjoy!

  • Essence Music Festival Attendance Announced: 413,000

    Jul 12, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *The numbers are in for the 2012 Essence Music Festival. 413,000 is the number festival officials came up with as the total attendance number for the nighttime concerts and free daytime seminars. And that’s where the numbers become interesting. According to the AP, it doesn’t mean 413,000 different people showed up at both the convention […]