musical-notes

The nominees for the 48th Annual NAACP Image awards have been announced. In the music categories, Beyonce leads with 7 nominations, including “Entertainer Of The Year”, followed by younger sister Solange Knowles with 5 nominations. In addition, Chance The Rapper and Kendrick Lamar each received 4 nominations. Winners will be announced during the live two hour event, which will be hosted by Anthony Anderson, and be broadcast live on TV One on  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 9 pm/8c as a two hour special. A  90 minute pre-show will air live from the red carpet at 7:30pm/6:3c. Following the release of her latest single “Back 2 Life”, Letoya Luckett teased fans with a 41 second look at the forthcoming music video. The clip shows the former Destiny’s Child member in a disastrous relationship with her leading man, played by former NFL star Thomas Jones. “Back 2 Life” was produced by Jo Blaq and YBZ, and follows last year’s “Don’t Make Me Wait”, featuring rapper T.I., and will appear on Luckett’s forthcoming project, “Until Then”, due in Spring 2017. Fans can catch the songstress in a recurring role on Fox TV’s “Rosewood” along with Morris Chestnut. She’s also set to star as Dionne Warwick in a biopic based on her autobiography “My Life, As I See It.” Legendary singer Lionel Richie and guest Mariah Carey announced that they will tour together for the first time on the “All The Hits Tour.” The 35 date tour will begin on Wednesday, March 15 in Baltimore, MD at Royal Farms Arena and visit major cities across North America including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver, Seattle, Oakland, New Orleans and others. Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 17 at http://www.livenation.com. AT&T priority resale ticket access begins today through AT&T THANKS program.