Week of December 16 - December 22, 2013

Kelly Rowland Confirms Engagement

This week on "The Queen Latifah Show," Kelly Rowland confirmed her engagement to Tim Witherspoon and dished on how he popped the question. Watch below.

Chrisette Michele & Leela James Added To Cast Of R&B Divas


Chrisette Michele and Leela James have just been added to the cast of TV One's "R&B Divas: LA". They will join returining cast members Chanté Moore, Lil’ Mo, Michel’le and Claudette Ortiz.

“The debut season of R&B Divas LA set the tone as a series all about glamour and high-stakes drama,” said D’Angela Proctor, SVP Programming and Production, TV One. “As we gear up to shoot season two, we anticipate that the addition of two lovely and respected solo artists, Chrisette and Leela, will build upon the impassioned, ever-evolving group dynamic that season one viewers embraced.”


The next season airs in the spring of 2014.

Erica Campbell's Dress Controversy


Erica Campbell of Mary Mary posted this picture to celebrate her Grammy nomination and received a lot of backlash from the Christain community suggesting that her dress was too tight and showed off her curves. When speaking to Essence.com, Erica stated: "I'm taking it in stride and I'm keeping it moving. When we took the picture I felt beautiful, I felt confident, I felt sexy and I felt strong. I thought I looked cute," she says jokingly, "but it obviously offended some people, which was never my intention."

SNL Mocks Fake Sign Language Interpreter

Saturday Night Live took the opportunity to poke fun at the fake sign language interpreter from the Nelson Mandela memorial service. Watch here:

Beyonce's Surprise Album Debuts At Number One

 

 

Beyonce Knowles shocked the world with the release of her surprise album, "Beyonce", which shot to number one after being released last Thursday. According to Essence.com, as Saturday, the album has sold 430,000 copies and currently holds both number one (the explicit version) and number two (clean version) spots.

"Think Fast" Debuts on WBLS.com

 

Check out WBLS' new feature, "Think Fast" with Beyonce's background vocalists, The Mamas!


 

First Lady Michelle Obama Reads The Night Before Christmas

 

First Lady Michelle Obama was in the holiday spirit when she read The Night Before Christmas to an audience of children and parents at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC.

 

Watch below:

Steve Harvey Interviews President Obama

Steve Harvey sits down with President Obama this week to talk abotu family, fatherhood and the holidays. Steve Harvey said in a statement, “Sitting down with the President is something I’ve always dreamt of doing, and I am honored to have the opportunity. I’m grateful to President Obama for welcoming me and I’m thrilled to share this experience with all my viewers.”

Watch the preview here: http://rollingout.com/videos/steve-harvey-interviews-president-obama-preview/

Danity Kane Debuts New Single


Danity Kane has reunited and debuted their new single, "All In A Days Work". Watch the performance below:

 

'Fruitvile Station's' Michael B Jordan Stars in New Film

 

Budding actor, Michael B Jordan, stars in a new film, "That Awkward Moment" along with Zac Efron. Watch the trailer below: