Essence hosted its 6th Annual Black Women in Music event at the Avalon Hollywood. Singers from Ledisi, Ciara, the newly engaged Adrienne Bailon, Chaka Khan and Chrisette Michelle were in attendance. Jill Scott and Brandy brought down the house with their performances.
Chaka Khan, Brandy and Lianne La Havas have been added to the lineup for our annual ESSENCE Black Women in Music ceremony. The three performers join this year's honoree, Jill Scott, in celebrating the best and brightest moments in Black music over ESSENCE's 45-year history. The 6th annual event recognizes the achievements of the generations of Black women singers who have inspired and paved the way.
Breakthrough specialist Lisa Nichols hosted a Google+ Hangout today with ESSENCE’s very own personal finance and careers editor Tanisha A. Sykes. Together, they lead a discussion with panelists Niecy Nash, Brandy Norwood and Ledisi on how you can break free from your baggage to live in the light. All of these superwomen have overcome the :
Brandy was featured on the Saturday edition of the television morning show, “Good Morning America (GMA)” today. Brandy took a few minutes to talk about her first Essence Festival experience, her family, music and upcoming wedding ceremony. Brandy also revealed that there may be duet with her and R&B legend, Maxwell, in the near future. :