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Fantasia (music artist)

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  • 'Idol' winner Candice Glover talks about her new album, 'Music Speaks'

    'Idol' winner Candice Glover talks about her new album, 'Music Speaks'
    A year ago, Candice Glover would have dreaded having to perform during “American Idol’s” results show,  a night where dreams of victory are shattered for the contestant with the fewest votes. But the days of singing for anyone's vote...
  • Grammy nominee Gregory Porter blurs jazz lines with 'Liquid Spirit'

    Grammy nominee Gregory Porter blurs jazz lines with 'Liquid Spirit'
    Gregory Porter opens his album "Liquid Spirit" with what sounds like an ode to a romantic relationship enduring hard times. "The bones of love are everywhere," sings the stout, Brooklyn-based jazz vocalist over a cascading piano-bass-drums groove,...
  • Grammy prediction: Who will win and who got shafted

    Grammy prediction: Who will win and who got shafted
    At the 56th annual Grammy Awards Jan. 26(7 p.m. on CBS) the Recording Academy again aims to reward "artistic excellence" in 82 categories. Below are foolhardy predictions on how the thousands of academy members will vote for some of the key awards, and...
  • Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Rock Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Bash

    The Clive Davis-hosted pre-Grammy gala, which took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Saturday night, often felt more like an unusually starry high school reunion than an industry mixer. With only a single award to get through and coming after a week'...
  • Oprah Winfrey Eyes Broadway, Where She's Already a Proven Box Office Draw

    Oprah Winfrey may have found her Broadway project at last, as word has gotten out that she's considering a revival of Marsha Norman's " 'Night, Mother" in which she'd make her Main Stem debut. Her acting debut, that is. Winfrey's first foray in the...
  • Big stars to play Jazz in the Gardens

    Big stars to play Jazz in the Gardens
    Hip-hop and R&B fans won't want to miss this weekend's Jazz in the Gardens, where Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J and Kelly Rowland will headline a bill filled with younger artists and local bands. Saturday's lineup includes performances by the Uniir Band, Jay...
  • Grammy nominations 2014: The complete list

    Grammy nominations 2014: The complete list
    Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category.  Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
  • Grammys: Alternative R&B largely overlooked in nominations

    Of all the narratives that can be spun out of the list of Grammy nominations, announced late Friday, came one head-scratching truth: The Recording Academy still doesn't quite know what to do with alternative R&B. When the academy announced it had...
  • Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations

    Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations
    The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...
  • Fantasia Performs at the Bushnell in Hartford on Friday Night

    Fantasia Performs at the Bushnell in Hartford on Friday Night
    For one night only – that night being July 19th, to be exact – Fantasia, of American Idol Fame, will bring down the house at the Bushnell.  Fans of the Grammy winning R & B songbird will no doubt line up for the rare opportunity to witness her...
  • TV Acad Dances With Reality, Welcomes Newbies for Emmy Noms

    This morning's Emmy nominations saw Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" and ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" cha-cha back under the kudos disco ball, as both competition skeins picked up seven and nine noms respectively, more than their haul last year....
  • Of Broadway's 'American Idol' Grads, Fantasia Is Most Likely to Succeed

    With Fantasia Barrino's toplining stint in upcoming stage musical "After Midnight" now confirmed, producers have locked in the Broadway return of the only "American Idol" alum to drive box office to the heights that matched producers' hopes for the former...