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Aretha Franklin Says Obama Knows ‘R-E-S-P-E-C-T’; President “Was Just a Little Tired”

Aretha Franklin has no hard feelings about President Obama accidentally leaving out the first "e" in the title of one of her most famous...

Gospel Singer, Donnie McClurkin, Releases “Duets” — his First Album in 5 Years

As any follower of modern gospel will tell you, Donnie McClurkin is one of the biggest selling artists in the history of the music, with two...

Cast of “Preachers Daughters” Say They Are Not Trying to Bring Shame on the...

"Preachers Daughters," is back for a second season on Lifetime with two new families and more drama that will surely shock many critics with...

“Noah” Movie Will Be Banned In Some Muslim Countries

Darren Aronofksy's Noah could be banned across large swaths of the Middle East and parts of north Africa for contravening Islamic rules on the...

LISTEN: Bono: ‘I Believe Jesus is the Son of God; If We Could Be...

He is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, and philanthropist. He is best known as the frontman for the rock band U2. He is responsible...

Another Rising Rapper Found Dead

Young rapper Speaker Knockerz was found dead Thursday at a South Carolina home, the Richland County Coroner's office has confirmed with Billboard. Born Derek McAllister,...

Sheila MacRae, Who Played Alice Kramden on ‘Honeymooners,’ Dies at 92

Sheila MacRae starred on the Broadway stage and in films, yet it was her small-screen role as the tolerant and brassy wife of a...

Octavia Spencer to Star in Fox’s ‘Red Band Society’

With the “Murder, She Wrote” reboot no longer happening, Octavia Spencer has found herself another primetime paycheck. The “Fruitvale Station” star will topline FOX’s “Red Band Society,”...

Mo’Nique says Her Husband and Kids Inspired her to Lose 82 Pounds

Mo’Nique’s 82-pound weight loss owes more to the Oscar winner’s husband and children rather than her own energy to hit the gym. The entertainer, who...

Idris Elba to Voice Tiger, Shere Khan, In Disney Remake of “The Jungle Book”

In the race to get The Jungle Book to the screen, Disney has taken the lead, with Idris Elba in final negotiations to voice...

Noah Director says ‘I’m More Interested in Getting Nonbelievers Into the Theater than Believers’

“There isn’t really a controversy,” “Noah” director Darren Aronofsky said just seven days after Paramount Pictures decided to add a disclaimer to moviegoers that the film...

WATCH: Women of Soul ‘In Performance’ at the White House

Some of music's most profound voices came together at the White House Thursday night, honoring legends such as Aretha Franklin and Patti LaBelle and...

Burnett and Downey Address Biblical Inaccuracies in ‘Son of God’ Movie

..... Both Downey and Burnett admitted that "Son of God" does not follow the biblical text word for word, as some critics allege. "We're not pastors...

James Fortune and FIYA’s New Album “Live Through It” Debuts as No. 1 on...

Award-winning Gospel star, songwriter, producer and nationally-syndicated radio host James Fortune has created another inspired album of fresh music and stirring ministry, as the latest release...

Tyler Perry Is Sued Again – This Time by a Georgia Woman Who Is...

A woman is suing Tyler Perry in Georgia claiming the filmmaker/playwright stole her idea for his theater production of Madea Gets A Job. According to RadarOnline.com, Lisa Daniels filed the civil...

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Pick May 24th for Their Wedding

Finally, the groomzilla ALLOWED for a date to be set for HIS wedding! Kanye West and Kim Kardashian‘s wedding has a set date now. This is a turn...

Candace Cameron Bure Joins Dancing With the Stars

It's the sequin-filled battle of the '90 sitcom stars! Early Tuesday morning, ABC revealed the newest cast members who have joined Dancing with the Stars...

In Attempt to Save his Reputation, Ludacris Wants Child Support Case Sealed

In the midst of an ugly custody battle, Ludacris has asked a judge to seal the entire case because he claims the drama is destroying his...

WATCH: Quvenzhané Wallis and Jamie Foxx in First Trailer for “Annie”

Bet your bottom dollar you can't resist Quvenzhané Wallis in this first trailer for Annie.  The 10-year-old actress, an Oscar nominee in 2012 for Beasts of the...

WATCH: Mary Mary on The Arsenio Hall Show

Tina Campbell Talks Infidelity, Family Pressure & Acting 'Un-Gospel' Tina Campbell has had a tough year. She tells Arsenio how she finds the strength to...