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NEW YORK (AP) — The top 15 albums of the decade by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu: 1. Beyoncé, “Lemonade”: At the beginning of this decade, Beyoncé was already the greatest singer of her generation. She won a record six Grammys in a single night, had women AND MEN “oh-oh-oh’ing” to the fun sound […]


Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” album has inspired a week’s worth of study in black womanhood at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. English professor James Arnett has dubbed the week of April 3 “Lemonade Week” at the college. Today through Thursday, the university will host daily events to discuss the topics explored on the visual album, such […]

Beyonce’s little sis, Solange, herself a Grammy winner Sunday night for her song “Cranes In The Sky” from A Seat At the Table, has weighed in on her sister’s Grammy snub. She says that it’s not just about Beyoncè, but about the continuous oversight of Black Grammy artists in the four major categories, including Album […]

10. Celebrity breakups Nick Young and Iggy Azalea. T.I. and Tiny. Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs. Peter Thomas and Cynthia Bailey. Kenya Moore and Matt Jordan. Keshia Knight-Pulliam and Ed Hartwell. 2016 was a rough year for a lot of things and celebrity marriages were one of those things. All of the couples listed flamed […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncè earned a whopping nine Grammy nominations Tuesday, including best rock performance, but the singer’s twangy song “Daddy Lessons” was rejected by the Recording Academy’s country music committee. A person familiar with the Grammy nomination process told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Beyonce submitted “Daddy Lessons” — from her album […]


NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce‘s lemonade. The pop star is the leader of the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations, including bids for album of the year with “Lemonade,” and song and record of the year with “Formation.” The singer, who already has 20 Grammys, is also the first […]


Solange’s latest album “A Seat at the Table” has claimed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart, Billboard reports. The album sold 72,000 units with 46,000 of those in traditional album sales. The project is Solange’s first album to reach No. 1. Her highest charting album previously was 2008’s “Sol-Angel and the Hadley […]


Oh…the pain of being part of the BeyHive, yet not allowed to see your queen in person. Such is the predicament of Genesis, the adorable 6-year-old daughter of Emmy nominee Viola Davis. During the “How to Get Away With Murder” star’s appearance on today’s episode of “Ellen,” the actress spoke about this new source of […]

  The Beyhive was sickened over Queen B losing all four of her nominations for the visual album, “Lemonade.” The most pain seemed to come from her loss in the Outstanding Directing For a Variety Special, in which Bey and Kahlil Joseph were beaten by “Grease: Live” directors Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski. The Hive […]

  NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has tossed out a Kentucky man’s claims that the trailer accompanying Beyonce‘s visual album “Lemonade” used ideas from his short film. Federal Judge Jed Rakoff threw out Matthew Fulks’ copyright infringement lawsuit Wednesday. Rakoff said he would explain his reasoning later. In June, the Louisville filmmaker […]

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Rachel Roy has had a difficult time on social media following Beyonce‘s Lemonade album release—and things just took another turn for the designer. According to reports, Rachel Roy blames Bey-hivers for her email and phone being hacked and believes it was the speculation that she was “Becky with the good hair” that directly led to her […]