Ray Charles

Today, September 23, is the day of the incomparable Ray Charles' (pictured) birth 91 years ago.

On this day (September 23) in 1930, a music legend was born.

Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Black Music Month originated in 1979.  President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Black Music Month originated in 1979.  President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

A special concert tribute honoring Ray Charles’ legacy premieres Friday, Feb. 26 at 8pm CST on TV One and PBS. Concluding its celebration of Black History Month, TV One is partnering with PBS to simulcast the star-studded music special Ray Charles Tribute: In Performance at the White House this Friday, Feb. 26 at 9 p.m. ET. The 90-minute concert salutes the legacy […]

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The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is putting the superstar status of Michael Jackson and Ray Charles towards a great cause with the establishment of two new scholarship programs. In a recent press release the Michael Jackson scholarship will provide financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a UNCF college/university during the […]

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Regardless of all the stars shinning brightly, Beyonce, Pharrell and Lady Gaga at the post Grammy tribute to Stevie Wonder, the bright lights are turned off briefly my former boss and music legend’s request. At one part of the show during Stevie Wonder: ‘Songs In The Key Of Life,’ An All-Star Grammy Salute (CBS, 8p.m.) […]