Jennifer Holliday cancels Trump inauguration performance

Over the last few days, there has been a lot of back and forth about whether famous singer Jennifer Holliday would be performing at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. After finally confirming this weekend that she would be performing at the ceremony, Holliday announced yesterday that she’d had a change of heart and has now decided to cancel her performance […]

Jennifer Holliday defends Trump inauguration performance

Jennifer Holliday came under fire this week when President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration spokesman tweeted this week that the legendary singer would be performing at the upcoming ceremony. Not surprisingly, droves of angry fans blasted Holliday for agreeing to perform for the controversial political figure. Now, Holliday is firing back and explaining why she doesn’t see anything wrong with performing at the inauguration. […]

Jennifer Holliday blasted after Trump’s team claims her inauguration attendance

Jennifer Holliday stands as a living legend who has won Grammy and Tony Awards, and was the star of the Broadway hit, “Dream Girls.” However, some believe that Holliday’s legacy could be tarnished over her possible performance at Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration. According to a tweet by Trump’s inauguration spokesman, Boris Epshteyn, Holliday would perform […]

Jennifer Holliday joins the cast of this epic Broadway revival

Jennifer Holliday, 55, joins the cast of the award-winning revival of The Color Purple. Taking a page from Jennifer Hudson’s book, the Tony and Grammy winning actress and singer, best known for her role as the iconic creator of Effie White in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, has signed on to play Shug Avery. […]

Singer Cathy Rollins prepares for UK tour and invitation to ‘Sesame Street’

It has to be every performer’s delight to receive an invitation to guest star on the acclaimed television series “Sesame Street” and sing alongside the infamous characters and their adoring kid fans. For Atlanta-based singer Cathy Rollins, it’s actually on her bucket list. Having performed with the likes of Grammy Award-winning artists Michael Bublé and Jennifer Holliday, Rollins steps out […]

Celebrities salute Congressman John Lewis during a star-studded 75th birthday party

Dignitaries, politicians and celebrities saluted U.S. Congressman John Lewis at his star-studded 75th Birthday Celebration, themed: Celebrating 75 Years, Portraits of John Lewis: Keeper of Faith, Protestor for Justice, Defender of Freedom. “We are going to have a beautiful evening together, with great food, dancing and fun,” Congressman Lewis said in a press statement. “I […]

Jennifer Holliday shares her regrets and looks ahead

On the “A” w/Souleo… Looking back on her life, Jennifer Holliday knows that she has much to take pride in and celebrate. She originated the role of Effie White in the classic Broadway musical Dreamgirls. Ms. Holliday is a Tony and two-time Grammy Award winner; she has persevered though the challenges of depression and multiple sclerosis. […]

Ron Simmons’ Us Helping Us to celebrate 25th anniversary with Jennifer Holliday

Ron Simmons, Ph.D. is the president and CEO of Us Helping Us, People Into Living, Inc. (UHU), a nonprofit agency dedicated to reducing HIV infection in the African-American community. UHU began as a self-help group for HIV-infected black gay men who would meet in their living rooms. Under Dr. Simmons’ leadership, UHU has become one […]

Mary J. Blige and Deborah Cox, tribute to Chaka Khan

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo To pay tribute to Chaka Khan you don’t just call on any vocalist, you call on some of the best: Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Holliday, Mary J. Blige and Deborah Cox. These divas united on stage to honor Chaka Khan as part of the Apollo’s 8thAnnual Spring Gala Concert. […]