A number of R&B/soul singers including Luke James, Kelly Price, and Stacy Francis have joined Chaka Khan on a just released song and video dedicated to the life of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
While "Birthday Cake" continues to soar on the U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip Hop songs tally, Rihanna has a completely different hit growing in the UK.
The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, shared some good and bad news over the weekend. At a birthday celebration in New York Saturday, Franklin announced the good first -- a new album and record deal with Clive Davis!
The Revolution is ABC's new series devoted to helping guests and viewers transform "all areas of life including body, health, style, mind and the environment."
Veteran songwriter Carole King will be crowned BMI Icon during the 60th Annual Pop Music Awards, slated for Tuesday, May 15 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. King, a Brooklyn native, join an elite list of artists including Paul Simon, The Jacksons, The Bee Gees, James Brown amongst others.
Whitney Houston's impact as an actress is stamped with the return of the 20th anniversary of 'The Bodyguard.' In honor of the film and the "I Will Always Love You" singer, The Bodyguard will return to about 400 theaters across the country for a single showing on March 28th.
Hollywood has noticed the success appeal of films starring African American actresses, with movies like "The Help," so a plan to remake 1989's "Steel Magnolias' with a black cast is in the works.
Overall, the "Birthday Cake Remix" has been on the R&B/Hip Hop Songs tally for five weeks. The original song is featured on Rihanna's album "Talk That Talk."
In the next few months, you might see Usher "in corners boxing" as he prepares for a major role -- portraying Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard.
As voices grow louder in support of calls for an arrest and further investigation into the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, celebrities are also speaking out.