Breaking through a long-standing color barrier, “Precious” director Lee Daniels is the first African-American to be nominated for the Directors Guild of America’s best director award.
Alicia Keys put on a star studded show last night at New York City's legendary Apollo Theater. The show, billed as "Alicia Keys & Friends" was broadcast live on Billboard.com. Check out the video, featuring guests Raheem Devaughn, Marsha Ambrosius, Melanie Fiona, and Kenny Muhammad.
Speaking to US Weekly, Keyshia Cole’s publicist confirmed the “rumors” of her pregnancy and engagement to Cleveland Cavaliers player Daniel “Boobie” Gibson.
After accepting an award at last night’s People’s Choice awards, Mariah Carey took time to explain her drunken speech the night before at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Watch her explanation here.
Police in Charlotte have announced they won’t press charges against Chris Henry’s fiancee after the receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals came out of the back of a truck she was driving and died following a domestic dispute.
Queen Latifah hosted The People’s Choice Awards for the fourth year in a row last night. In addition to handing out awards,the night featured a stunning performance by R&B/soul icon Mary J. Blige, who sang "I Am" from her new album, "Stronger With Each Tear." Watch the performance here.
In response to the NBA's decision to suspend him indefinitely, without pay, Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas has released a statement through his attorney. "I feel very badly that my actions have caused the NBA to suspend me, but I understand why the league took this action," said Arenas.
Former professional basketball star Jayson Williams is facing a charge of driving while intoxicated in connection with an early morning one-vehicle crash in New York City.
Apparently Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Issacs have made up since she allegedly slapped him in the face. Take a look at the couple at a L.A. Lakers game. Also seated next to Mary is Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine.
Kasim Reed took office Monday as Atlanta's 59th mayor, vowing to help small business owners and young people and provide better customer service for citizens. "We cannot face our future if we are facing off with each other," Reed said.