A new contest is inspiring young Memphians to write about what the Bluff City means to them, and, if selected, their works could be made into a short film.
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Swift wins top prize at AMAs, says she's re-recording music
Swift beat out Bieber, Post Malone and Roddy Ricch to win the top award. She also won favorite music video and favorite pop/rock female artist.
"Lonely Days Are Gone, I’m A-Goin’ Home..." Spotlight on The Box Tops’ Gary Talley
Gary Talley is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and founding member of The Box Tops, the blue-eyed soul group from Memphis which scored in the late 1960’s with hits like “Cry Like a Baby,” “Soul Deep, ...
Rest In Power: Notable Black Folks We Lost In 2020
Betty Wright, the award-winning R&B soul singer whose signature song went ... rewards its winner with tens of thousands of dollars in prize money. Herman Cain died July 30 at the age of 74 after ...
Global Citizen Announces Global Citizen Prize Awards Special to be Hosted by John Legend
International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced it will present the Global Citizen Prize award special. John Legend will again serve as the host of Global Citizen Prize ...
Another man charged in Sweetie Pie’s murder-for-hire case
Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced another indictment tied to the 2016 killing of a man whose grandmother’s St. Louis-area soul food restaurant ... Terica Ellis, of Memphis, Tennessee ...
Trebek brought consensus, class to a nation in need of both
He would win five Emmys and a prestigious Peabody Award, a prize usually reserved for serious ... stiff attempts at showing a bit of rhythm and soul when reading the rap lyrics that came in ...
Krueger: Denied leave, a snowdrift and delivery of a daughter
As Nov. 1 drew near, my thoughts went back decades to my very expecting wife, who was home with her folks in our town while I was heavily engaged in jet instrument training in Memphis, Tenn.
Ridder drives No. 7 Bearcats to 49-10 rout of Memphis
Playing in a Nippert Stadium nearly empty due to COVID-19 protocols, the Bearcats (5-0, 3-0 AAC) decisively snapped a five-game losing streak against Memphis (3-2, 2-2), including two losses by a ...
'Big Brother' Crowns New Champion in Dramatic Season 22 'All-Stars' Finale!
The true all-star of all-stars has emerged! After three months of competition, Big Brother All-Stars has crowned a new champion. Going into Wednesday's special two-hour competition, it was down to ...
Pepsi Stronger Together Builds All-Star Roster for Enriching Communities Across the South
The latest iteration of Pepsi Stronger Together is bringing tailored resources to Miami, Orlando, Memphis, and Washington, D.C. by working with those cities’ NBA teams and charitable ...
Today in Music History - Nov. 18
In 1926, 1950s pop singer Dorothy Collins, whose real name is Margaret Chandler, was born in Windsor, Ont. She got her start in Canadian radio, then performed with bandleader Raymond Scott in the U.S.