"I am just hoping to inspire. Put out music centered around God and Love," said Stellar nominated Praise and Worship
leader Todd Dulaney about his sophomore album "A Worshipper's Heart" (EOne). "We want all the people around
the world to be in the presence of God." Dulaney's project debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Album's Chart.
The lead single, "The Anthem," hit #1 on Gospel Airplay Chart and also debuted #3 on Billboard's Top Christian &
Gospel Albums Charts. "The crazy thing is I didn't want to do this I wanted to be an athlete...I
went to the church of Smokey Norful. I started praising and I was thinking I found my purpose. It gave me an identity. I knew
I was called to lead and worship," he said when asked about his Gospel industry break-through story. "Athletics
is passionate...but people can have their hearts shifted (in Gospel)...and I didn't know you could be a recording artist and
make money!" "A Worshipper's Heart" was also #1 on the ...Read the full June 24, 2016 column...>
A Tribe Called Quest to be Honored at ASCAP Rhythm &
Soul Music Awards
(Los Angeles, CA) - The
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 29th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on
Thursday, June 23, 2016 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. A Tribe Called Quest, one of the most prolific Hip-Hop
bands in the world, will receive the ASCAP Golden Note Award. The tribute will include posthumous recognition for Malik "Phife
Dawg" Taylor, one of the founding members of Grammy-nominated alternative hip-hop group. The highly exclusive event will
also honor the songwriters and publishers of the most performed ASCAP songs on the 2015 R&B, Hip-Hop, Rap and Gospel charts.
TV One Hires Public
Relations Veteran Tosha Whitten-Griggs as New Senior V. P. of Public Relations
(Silverspring, Md) - TV One President Brad Siegel formally announced public relations
veteran Tosha Whitten-Griggs (The Front Page Firm) as the network's Senior Vice President of Public Relations. Whitten-Griggs
oversees the full scope of TV One's communications and public relations strategies, including corporate communications, media
relations, public affairs, and program publicity. Based in Los Angeles, she serves as TV One's primary spokesperson and chief
press contact, and reports directly to Siegel.
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Grammy Award winning Justin Timberlake known for such hits as "Cry Me a River," "Suit and Tie" and "Mirrors"
recently released a new single "Can't Stop the Feeling (Dance, Dance Dance)" from the soundtrack of the DreamWorks animation
Trolls . Watch his live performance of the single here!
(Los Angeles, CA) - Nine-time
Grammy and four-time Emmy Award winning musician and actor Justin Timberlake releases "Can't Stop the Feeling!"
today. "Can't Stop the Feeling!" was written and produced by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback specifically
for the DreamWork's Trolls and is the first time Timberlake has written and produced with the two Grammy Award winners. The
original track will be the first single from the soundtrack, due out September 23, 2016 on RCA Records, for the Animation.
Additionally, Timberlake will serve as executive music producer of the soundtrack. In
this role, Timberlake will oversee all creative direction for the film's music as well as perform multiple songs on the soundtrack.
The soundtrack will feature three additional original tracks written by Timberlake specifically for the film and performed
by himself and other top artists. Anna Kendrick, James Corden, Icona Pop, Zooey Deschanel and Christopher Mintz-Plasse will
perform covers of hit songs from the past few decades. Timberlake and Kendrick will also cover the 1986 hit "True Colors"
in a special performance that will also appear in the film.
as Branch, a hilariously hardcore survivalist who hides his surprising true colors, in DreamWorks Animation's upcoming comedy
Trolls. From the creators of "Shrek" comes the smart and irreverent
comedy Trolls, showcasing the colorful, wondrous world of the always-happy Trolls, and the comically pessimistic Bergens,
who are only happy when they have Trolls in their stomachs. Featuring original music from Justin Timberlake, the film
stars the voice talents of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Russell Brand, Jeffrey
Tambor, Christine Baranski, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Ron Funches, Icona Pop, Quvenzhané Wallis, with John Cleese
and Gwen Stefani.
The film will be distributed in the US on November
4, 2016, by 20th Century Fox.