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  Janet Jackson will receive this year’s Global Icon Award at MTV’s European Music Awards. The 52-year-old singer — who also received the Icon Award at this year’s Billboard Music Awards — will be honored at the star-studded ceremony on Nov. 4, 2018, in Bilbao, Spain, where she will also perform a medley of her greatest songs,…

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Chris Stokes started 2018 heading in the right direction pertaining to film and television. After ending 2017 with his hit movie Til Death Do Us Part starring Stephon Bishop and Taye Diggs, and a Top 10 Weekend Opening at that, Stokes is back directing We Belong Together, which will be the first of a three-picture…

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BET’s parent company Viacom has named Scott M. Mills as the new president of the Viacom-owned network, replacing current president, Debra L. Lee, who will serve as chairman and CEO, according to reports. Mills will take over the day-to-day responsibilities at BET, with Lee focusing on relationships with external stakeholders and communities. Michael Armstrong will continue in his position as general…

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New York rapper Safaree Samuels released his new single featuring Sean Kingston titled “Paradise.” At over 500K views, his new single is already turning heads. The lead single is the rapper’s primary release off his upcoming project, Shoulda Been Did It. According to Samuels, his project is estimated to debut towards the end of October or…

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Katy Perry has been announced as the host of the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). The “Swish Swish” singer, who is nominated for five of the iconic Moonman statuettes at the upcoming ceremony, will front the annual extravaganza and also take to the stage at the Forum in California to perform on August 27.…

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Fans of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne“ will soon be able to catch the series on a regular basis again, thanks to BET. The Viacom-owned network recently announced that it has bought all 254 episodes of the long-running series with intentions to immediately begin syndicating the show. “I think it’s fantastic that BET will soon…

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Fulton County Judge Robert McBurney ruled in favor of defendants Viacom, and K. Michelle (who wasn’t initially part of the lawsuit but added later) in the defamation case of former Jive Records executive Mickey “MeMpHiTz” Wright Jr. MeMpHiTz filed this lawsuit after he caught wind that the “How Many Times” singer was using allegations of physical abuse…

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  Perhaps another instance of “when keeping it real goes wrong,” media powerhouse Viacom is being sued by a Georgia family for showing the dead body of their loved one during an episode of T.I.’s MTV show “Road To Redemption.” In 2009, MTV aired an episode in which T.I. accompanied a young man to the Haugabrooks Funeral…

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  The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light,  in partnership with Bloomberg LP, recently announced the results of The Civic 50, the first comprehensive scorecard of S&P 500 companies that best use their time, talent and resources to positively impact the quality of life in the communities they serve. “NCoC is proud to be part…

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