Songstress H.E.R. will star in the animated live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.

Legendary musical genius Stevie Wonder will receive an honorary degree from Wayne State University.

Chance the Rapper distributed 1,500 free meals in Chicago in celebration of his 29th birthday.

Legendary rapper Method Man has teamed up with Intercept Music to empower independent music artists to have ownership of their intellectual property.

The Library of Congress’ 2022 National Recording Registry inductees included albums created by Alicia Keys, A Tribe Called Quest and Wu-Tang Clan.

Georgia State University will award entertainment mogul Ludacris with an honorary degree.

Singer John Legend will receive The Recording Academy’s inaugural Global Impact Award for his artistry and activism.

Deborah Cox will become the first Black woman to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

Legendary funk musician George Clinton donated musical instruments to his former elementary school in Newark.

Songstress Ashanti has made history as the first Black woman music artist to be the co-founder of a Web3 platform.

An arts center honoring the legacy of late legendary singer Otis Redding is being created in Georgia.

Violinist Ezinma has launched a nonprofit to make music education accessible in underserved schools.