Black Music Month

Could you imagine Janet having a hit with "How Will I Know" instead of Whitney? Almost happened, along with a few others! The post Soft Pass? 10 Hit Songs By Black Musicians That Almost Belonged To Another Artist appeared first on Black America Web.

The singer/rapper cements her place in Hip-Hop as her lone solo album makes history at the 1999 Grammy Awards. The post 1999: Lauryn Hill’s “Miseducation” Wins Big | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

The event consisted of two concerts held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London, England, and John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over 72,000 people attended the event in London while an estimated 100,000 people attended in Philadelphia. The post 1985: Live Aid Brings Attention To Africa appeared first on Black America Web.

We continue Black Music Month with the Black artists who have produced some of your favorite films and tv series’ soundtracks. See inside.

As we Celebrate Black Music Month, NPR has put together a string of artist to perform at The Tiny Desk that represent the culture of Black music.

On the would-be 64th birthday of Prince, we remember all that made The Purple One a global Black music icon both in life & in memoriam.  The post 10 Epic Moments In Music When Prince Ruled The World appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

    We continue our Black Music Month celebration, spotlighting the moments that made history. In the past 50 years, there may not have been a bigger moment than what happened on August 11th, 1973. On that day, a culture was born. READ MORE BLACK MUSIC MONTH STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: On August 11th, 1973 at […] The post 1973: The Birth of Hip-Hop | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.

These Black musicians-turned-actors lit up the small screen in their respective TV guest cameos. The post 15 Standout TV Show Cameos By Black Musicians appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

Aretha Franklin's iconic 1972 live album 'Amazing Grace' captures her powerful vocal range and showcases her unique style of gospel music that has inspired generations. The post 1972: Aretha Franklin Makes History With ‘Amazing Grace’ | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.

Happy Black Music Month! LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE.  June is a time to honor and celebrate the immense contributions that black artists have made to the world of music. Originally created in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter, it is dedicated to recognizing the richness, diversity, […]

The Hollywood Walk Of Fame is definitely missing these Black music icons. The post 20 Black Musicians Who Deserve A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame appeared first on Black America Web.

Many listeners consider the ’70s to be the pinnacle of soul music’s genre. The 70’s decade was marked by political upheaval all over the globe, but also by a surge of innovative work as artists took charge of their own careers and found fresh ways to address social and romantic concerns. We must say, the […] The post Black Music Month:Best of 70’s Soul Music appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.