A Look at How Black Music Month Started

A Look at How Black Music Month Started

African Americans have weaved together musical tapestries from various genres as a contribution to America’s soundtrack. This month, the National Museum of African American Music joins the rest of the country in celebrating Black Music Month. Since the end of the 70s,...
The State of Black Music

The State of Black Music

As we celebrate Black Music Month, NMAAM is reflecting on the past year in music. The state of Black music remains robust and continues to grow stronger. Its reach is larger than ever, spanning platforms, countries and genres. After overtaking rock as the most-played...
BET’s “Sunday Best” Returns with New Judges

BET’s “Sunday Best” Returns with New Judges

Gospel music is part of the foundation of America’s soundtrack. After a four year hiatus, BET’s gospel competition “Sunday Best” is heading back to the airwaves this summer with two new judges. Award winning gospel vocalists Erica Campbell and Jonathan...
A Closer Look at the Billboard Charts

A Closer Look at the Billboard Charts

Billboard’s R&B and Hip-Hop charts can sometimes leave music lovers a bit confused at how consistent they are with defining what makes a certain type of music fit into a specific category. These days if you take a glance at the charts, the list may or may not...