Official voting began Wednesday for the E! People’s Choice Awards, which honor fan favorites in movies, TV, music, and pop culture.

Following worldwide acclaim, 11 Tony Awards, and the fact that scoring tickets for the Broadway production a nearly impossible feat, “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s rhythmic hip-hop history lesson has finally come to Philadelphia, playing at the Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St., through Nov. 17.

“Jimmy Lee” is a stirring album combining Raphael Saadiq’s trademark vintage soul sounds with moving gospel, disquieting soundscapes and closing triad of tunes that pulls no punches in addressing social ills and personal doubts.

Focused on informing, supporting and empowering women, the new OWN series “Black Women OWN the conversation, continues on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 10 p.m. with an emotionally-charged episode on motherhood.

The Made in America music festival takes place this weekend and the city of Philadelphia has issued a number of road closures and parking restrictions. Whether you are heading to the festival or just trying to get around Philadelphia this holiday weekend, here’s what you need to know.

Dancing With The Stars announces their new contestants. Some will shock you and others will please you. Motown Legend & former Supreme Mary Wilson, former NFL Super Bowl Champ Ray Lewis, Actor/Comedian Kel Mitchell (Keenan & Kel), Supermodel Christie Brinkley; former White House Spok…

Did Jay-Z go from Team Kaepernick to Team NFL? The billionaire rapper/record exec/entrepreneur just made a deal with the NFL, and it’s structured as a music and social justice campaign. Mr. Carter will serve as the NFL’s live music entertainment strategist. Now, social media is lighting Jay …

American Idol is coming back to ABC. Returning to the judges’ table are Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and, our favorite, Lionel Richie. At press time, ABC/Disney is hammering out a deal for Ryan Seacrest to return as host. My question is when we are going to see some stars? Remember, despite this b…

The wildly popular Michael B. Jordan, star of “Fruitvale Station,” “Creed” “Black Panther” and “Creed 2,” now tests the waters as an executive producer with “David Makes Man,” premiering at 10 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14 on OWN.

With the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo just under a year away, and immigration a hot topic in the headlines, “Sprinter,” executive produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, will be a particularly timely feature at the upcoming Blackstar Film Festival.

“When They See Us,” Ava DuVernay’s Netflix miniseries about the 1989 Central Park jogger case, is officially a strong Emmy contender after collecting 16 nominations Tuesday. Among those accolades is a nod for outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie for Jharrel Jerome, who plays K…

It’s a mad, mad, mad world once beloved King Lear begins to succumb to insanity, dividing his kingdom between his daughters and setting off a series of tragic events. In King Lear’s world it is not only the king who suffers, but also his entire kingdom.

Now, I’m not one for I told you so’s, except when it comes to Stevie Wonder. The 69–year-old Motown legend took to the concert stage and confirmed that his doctors have located a matching kidney for transplant surgery later this summer. Wonder is on dialysis because he hadn’t been taking car…

Could Chris Brown’s music be a problem for Black women? Brown has a lyric in Need A Stack, one his songs, that says “I only fwith Black with good hair.” Is this for attention? Does he mean it? Chris, ain’t your mom Black? It’s also time to think about things like what constitutes good hair? …

Last June, the home of legendary singer Nina Simone was designated as a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, reports Billboard. Now that same organization is launching a campaign via crowdfunding to assist in restoring and preserving the later civil rights activ…

From the time he was a kid, Jahzeer Terrell always had an interest in the sciences and the performing arts. When the Philadelphia native wasn’t taking classes at the Freedom Theatre, he was taking various science courses in the classroom.

Cops say a man tried to steal Halle Berry’s house. Authorities have charged Ronald Eugene Griffin after he allegedly came to the actress’ L.A. home twice. First, Griffin reportedly shows up in January trying to work on the locks, but the house staff chases him away. Then a month later, autho…