Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

As R&B diva Keke Wyatt returns to reality TV with 'Keke Wyatt’s World,' we look back at singers that brought real soul to the small screen.

Soul music veteran Kem will soon "share his life" with a new baby boy that he's expecting with wife Erica Owens.


Legendary singer Peabo Bryson, 66, and his 36-year-old wife Tanya welcomed their first child together, a son, born on New Year’s Eve. In a series of Tweets, Bryson, who has one older daughter from a prior relationship, and his wife expressed their excitement for their new baby boy, who Peabo referred to as “Kit Bryson/RobertKittrick-Peabo Bryson.” On […]

Winfred “Blue” Lovett, founding member and bass singer extraordinaire of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans has died at the age of 74. reports: For a half century, Lovett’s songwriting and singing were integral parts of one of the most popular R&B groups in the world. His composition “Kiss and Say Goodbye,” introduced by his […]

  Music legend Rev. Al Green is a 2014 Kennedy Center Honor recipient.  He received the honor on Sunday, December 7th, but the gala will be broadcast on December 30th at 9 p.m. on CBS. Green was honored along with Tom Hanks, Sting, ballerina Patricia McBride, and comedian Lily Tomlin. President Obama, who once sang a little of […]

For iPhone:   For iPhone:    Watch Dave Hollister’s In-Studio Jam here.  Soul man Dave Hollister who once was the lead singer in the 90’s group BLACKstreet is back with another solo project. Though he dipped his toe in gospel music for awhile, Hollister is heading back to the solid R&B he’s known for . […]