Jekalyn Carr‘s singing easily gives off chills. This one right here though? Wow! Watch her tribute to Shirley Caesar (“I Remember Mama”) during the 2016 Black Music Honors hosted by the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville last month. source:

Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour recently stopped in Detroit, Michigan where she paid tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting that took the lives of 49 and injured several more earlier this week. Before Beyoncé belted out one of her biggest hits, “Halo,” she explained that the song is about love.  She said, “I would like to dedicate […]

Kierra Sheard is honoring her mother and aunts by leading an Essence All-Star tribute to the famed gospel music pioneers The Clark Sisters. The tribute will take place at the 2016 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana, this summer. “I’m soooooooo excited to be honoring my mommy and aunties, #TheClarkSisters, at the Essence Festival! #essenceFest […]

In honor of International Jazz Day that is celebrated on April 30th, the White House hosted the 2016 All-Star Global Concert filled with many talented artists.  Aretha Franklin, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Al Jarreau, Sting, and many more joined together to celebrate jazz music. Towards the end of the evening, a tribute was paid to Prince, […]

Earlier this week, D’Angelo paid tribute to Prince by singing “Sometimes It Snows In April” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.  D’Angelo was joined on stage by the cover band Princess, which is made up of actress Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum, who sang background vocals. The song performed is from Prince’s 1986 album Parade.  The performance […]

Spike Lee threw an impromptu street party to pay tribute to the life of Prince.  An estimated 1,000 fans showed up to dance, sing, and pay their respects to the purple one.  Fans were told to show up wearing purple clothing to “dance, sing, and shout to his music.” Prince passed away Thursday, and the cause of […]

Natalie Cole’s family was not happy about the “forgettable” homage paid to the late singer. “Words cannot express the outrage and utter disappointment at the disrespectful tribute, or lack thereof, to a legendary artist such as our sister,” Cole’s sisters Timolin and Casey told Entertainment Tonight after the show. Cole’s image was included in an […]

Family and friends of Natalie Cole were extremely disappointed over the lack of tribute to the late singer during last night’s GRAMMY Awards.  Cole’s sisters, Timolin and Casey, told Entertainment Tonight the in memoriam segment was “Sadly a FORGETTABLE tribute to Natalie Cole.” Cole’s sisters went on to state, “Words cannot express the outrage and utter disappointment […]

AM1310 The Light will celebrate the life of our beloved Amos Brown Monday, November 9, 2015 from 1pm – 6pm to allow listeners to express their condolences. Listeners can call into the station at 317-236-7359. We will pre-empt the Willie Moore Jr. Show from 3pm – 6pm to give all of those who loved and […]

Missy Elliot wasn’t the only one to grace the 2015 Essence Music Fest this year. Yes, in what certifies the event as one of the hottest of the year, today saw the incomparable…

Renaming the Charleston library she served for 30 years is a fitting tribute to Cynthia Hurd, one of the nine churchgoers killed during the AME Shooting last…