Posts Tagged ‘media’

VIDEO: Alicia Keys, Brandy, Erykah Badu & More Perform at BET Honors

BET Honors celebrated icons in the fields of music, literature, entertainment, media, and education. The 6th annual event honored Oscar winner Halle Berry, the legendary Chaka Khan, spiritual educator T.D. Jakes, and Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie.

BET Honors and also gave the viewers musical tributes from Brandy, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, and more. Watch

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BET Founder Robert Johnson Set To Purchase Media & Entertainment Companies

BET founder and former top man Robert L. Johnson hasn’t been entirely idle since selling the cable station to Viacom in 2003 for $3 billion dollars. Johnson has made a bold new move back into the world of media after agreeing to purchase the properties of Image Entertainment and Acorn Media Group, seeking to combine

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Beyonce & Jay-Z Name Oprah Godmother Of Blue Ivy

For Blue Ivy Carter, probably one of the most powerful infants in the world, its only fitting to have powerful godparents. Oprah, who has become a close friend of the couple, was recently asked by Beyonce & Jay-Z to be their child’s godmother.

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Justin Timberlake Takes Ownership Stake In MySpace

After playing Napster founder in ‘The Social Network,’ JT takes on social media role in real life. MySpace, which was sold to California-based Specific Media this week for $35 million in cash and equity, according to the Los Angeles Times. The amount of Timberlake’s investment was not disclosed.

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Virtual 2pac Wins Prestigious Cannes Lions Titanium Award

The 2Pac hologram drew a media frenzy upon its debut at the Coachella music festival, but now it’s winning awards too.…

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Former Yahoo & Fox Interactive Media Executive to Head Billboard’s Parent Company

Billboard’s parent company, Guggenheim Digital Media, has a new CEO: Former Yahoo and Fox Interactive Media executive Ross Levinsohn.

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