Music is in the air this weekend as Mary J. Blige and R. Kelly continue their tours, the 40th annual American Music Awards are happening and the Grammys pay tribute to Whitney on a special show Friday night. It’s like that may mean some family planning for who holds the remote, though, as the Steelers face the Ravens on Sunday Night football right during the awards broadcast. In theaters, “Lincoln” faces off against the conclusion of the “Twilight” saga. Here’s what’s happening around your way this weekend.
All Times Eastern
Friday, November 17
“We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston” at 10 p.m. on CBS
Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams, Usher and Celine Dion pay tribute to the late singer.
Saturday, November 18
“Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins” at 8:30 p.m. on BET
Martin Lawrence, Joy Bryant and and Cedric The Entertainer star in this funny family flick.
Sunday, November 19
The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards on ABC at 8 p.m.
Stevie Wonder, Chris Brown, Christina Aguilera and more are scheduled to perform on the 40th American Music Awards live from L.A.
“Sunday Night Football: Steelers vs. Ravens” on NBC at 8:20 p.m.
The AFC North matchup favors the Ravens who’ve won the last two meetings between them.
The story of the President who preserved the Union during a devastating Civil War is reimagined by Steven Spielberg with Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis as Lincoln
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn”
The last of the Twilight films hits theaters this weekend
Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart
“Close Quarters” by Shamara Ray
Roommates Malik and Melina are both involved in their careers and other people – but are they really just oblivious to their own chemistry?
Friday, November 17
Funnyman Michael Colyar heads into the Arlington Improv this weekend for several shows in the Dallas area. The veteran comic got his start at Venice Beach after leaving his Chicago hometown to pursue his fortune. It took some time – almost a decade – and some struggle but ultimately his efforts paid off and he’s been a staple on stage and screen ever since. If you can’t see him in person, you can always check out his new documentary, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House: I Knocked on the Door and a Brother Answered.”
NEW ORLEANS, LA
The O’Jays with Stephanie Mills
New Orleans Convention Center
Saturday, November 18
DAR Constitution Hall
Brandy and Friends
Sunday, November 19
R. Kelly (with Tamia)
Mary J. Blige
American Airlines Arena
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (11/26-12/2)
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1. Little Legend and Puddy 😍😍😍😍
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2. "You on point Phife?" "all the time,Tip". 💥 #bannedfromnormal
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3. Vegan! The Impossible burger at Crossroads
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4. Lawrence #BeforeandAfterEpisodes 1-4: 184lbs 13% body fatEpisode 8: 196lbs 8% body fat S/O @coachdaveboxing with the works outs and @kildareriordan with the nutrition
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5. Jus haaaanngin out
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6. Meanwhile back at home in Atlanta GA someone mad they not on the 🛳. 😳
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7. No limits... Photo cred: Chris Bridges @ludacris
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8. new new
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9. Apparently my 260lbs is too much for the actual vines in the Hawaiian jungles to hold me without breaking and me falling hundreds of feet. So for safety purposes, I'm forced to swing thru #Jumanjj on wires strong enough to hold 12 adult buffaloes and 1 adult Rock. #OnSet #Jumanji #IronicallyIEatBuffaloDailyForLunch #MoreManThanNatureKnowsWhatToDoWith
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10. hey ma! 🎎#wcw 💙
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11. Surprise visit to our factories!!! #GoodAmerican #USA
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13. Peachy Keen 🔥✨⚡️
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14. If this don't look thankful I don't know what does. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. #UltraBlessed #24kMagic #SweetPotatoFly
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15. Late nights @nbcmarlon with the writers... we in here!!!
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16. There goes my baaaaaaaaabbbbyyyyy #QueenKingMagic!!! We're up to something! Ira BIG!!! Stay out our buisness -
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17. You want to win every game you play but when you come home to these faces... who cares. #ILoveYouGirls best part of my day, everyday!
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18. Steady,steady..... full size jenga.. "I got this one "???? Or do I ?
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19. Cornrows kind of day 😉@dontaysavoy2 you convinced me and I love. ❤️️
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20. #BrotherlyLove #tbt
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22. #basel #TeamLOVE @kingcombs
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23. Just introduced a special screening of @directher 's groundbreaking (must see) documentary @13thfilm with my brother @themichaelealy | @unitedblackout #blackoutblackfriday
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24. Me & Vanessa Williams giving #DuckLips #Pose on the set of #DaytimeDivas @vh1 - Coming Soon to a tv near you. Lol. - My make up done by @makeupsurgeon
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25. This picture just makes me wanna praise the Lord, you hear me!!!!!! Yes Lord brotha #TEDDYCAMPBELL What a #man !!! You are everything right on this picture husband ......... #gorgeous #stylish #classy #strong #masculine #king #sexy #debonair #gentlemenstyle And that #bible in your hand just seals the deal for me (probably cause i know that, that is what helped you become just as amazing as you look😘). While my heart and mind experiences the goodness of God at #church on Sundays, my eyes experiences the goodness of Teddy😍. Amen somebody🙌🏽. "Bless the Lord oh my soul and all that is within me bless his holy name" #myman #myhusband #goodman #blackman #dapperman #godlyman #goodfather #mybestfriend
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26. Yesterday was my mama's 53rd birthday!!!!! Got to celebrate with her all day. If this is what I have to look forward to I can't wait. Looking like a soft bucket a cocoa butter. Yaaaaaaaaaas! 😍😍😍 love you mommy!
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27. "Shout out to @PureAtlanta for getting the family right"....I'm loving this jogger. 😍😍
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28. This pic warms my heart ❤️ #myLogiebeans and aunt aunt umba @itowandabraxton 😘
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29. You will always be my baby😜. #HappyBirthdayReginae #mybaby18
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30. GC "Gods Child" Red on Red SweatSuit available now at www.MonicaApparel.com ... Take Your Crown wherever you go!! I'm pictured in a Medium... Go to the site now for other options ... cc: @trukernell
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