Kobe Bryant, fiery NBA superstar and future Hall of Famer, is dead at 41

It's hard to believe NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, whose prodigious talent and fiery, win-at-all-costs spirit made him one of the most famous and decorated athletes in history, is gone.

Inspiring Millions Giving Voice to the Diversity of Opera

A party is always better when surrounded by friends. American born tenor Lawrence Brownlee returned to Houston to share his talent along with a few of his friends. International stars J’Nai Bridges, Nicole Heaston, Reginald Smith Jr., Russell Thomas, Nicholas ...

The Stars At Night Are Big And Bright

On a cold and breezy night, some of Houston’s elite came out to heat up the red carpet as the third annual Houston Sports Awards were held in downtown Houston. Many great athletes such as Oilers legend Warren Moon, Olympic ...

T-Boz On TLC's Legacy, Touring with Chilli and Beating the Odds

TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins' life is one filled with overcoming insurmountable odds and finding blessings in unexpected places. Watkins was diagnosed with sickle cell disease at the age of seven and spend much of her childhood in and out of ...

Bounce to Present World Television Premiere of New Original Movie The Nomads On MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 20 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Bounce will present the world television premiere of The Nomads -- based-on-a-true story about a female African-American teacher who joins forces with a male Caucasian colleague to develop a men's rugby team in an inner-city school in North Philadelphia -- ...

Yvonne Orji: Laughter Leads the Way

Known for her role as Molly on HBO's Insecure, Yvonne Orji continues to display her versatility with her upcoming comedy tour Lagos to Laurel.

Prince to Receive All-Star Grammy Tribute Starring Alicia Keys, Beck, Foo Fighters, Sheila E.

Prince will receive an all-star Grammy tribute featuring Alicia Keys, Beck and H.E.R. along with Sheila E., The Time and The Revolution.

Wall Street Journal The Émigré Who Knew Everyone

Salka Viertel, the screenwriter and stage actor who came to Los Angeles in 1928, surrounded herself with European exiles ranging from Bertolt Brecht to Albert Einstein; now her compelling autobiography is being reissued.

Tim McGraw Announces Headline 2020 Here On Earth Tour

Tim McGraw started the year off right with a headline show at the College Football Playoff Game, performing his new song “Way Down” from a forthcoming album later this year & his Nielsen BDS certified ‘Most Played Radio Song of ...

One-on-One With Queen of the South Star Hemky Madera

Without a doubt, Hemky Madera is a rising star. Every role he has been casted for, his stand out performances measure up to and often supersede the leading actor/actress. From theatre to television, Madera is unstoppable.

Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce

The 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting and inspirational night recognizing African-American achievements and contributions, world premieres Sunday, January 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce.

Rod Stewart Announces North American Summer 2020 Tour With Special Guest Cheap Trick

Rod Stewart, the legendary two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted singer/songwriter today announced details for his highly anticipated 2020 summer tour with special guests Cheap Trick. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city summer tour promises an unprecedented night ...

Nick Cannon Presents MTV Wild 'N Out Live to Make Highly Anticipated Return to the Road in 2020

Multi-hyphenate entertainer Nick Cannon announced his wildly popular MTV Wild ‘N Out Live tour will return with dates all over the U.S. kicking off this March. Fans can expect stand up routines by their favorite Wild ‘N Out cast members ...

Surviving R. Kelly Part II Leads to 40% Increase In Calls To National Sexual Assault Hotline

RAINN released the following statement today after the airing of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning, which featured RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline Number (800.656.4673) as well as RAINN’s Wait PSA:

Houston Dash acquire DF Katie Naughton and 2020 NWSL Draft pick from Chicago Red Stars in trade

The Houston Dash acquired defender Katie Naughton and the 18th overall selection in the 2020 NWSL College Draft through a trade with Chicago Red Stars, the club announced today. The Dash traded forward Kealia Ohai to Chicago in return.