Homegrown Grammy Nominee Leon Bridges Opens UpBridges is working on his sophomore record after selling nearly half-of-a-million copies of his debut album, "Coming Home."
The Foote Files: Billy Ward & His DominoesIn the early 1950’s, one of the first R&B groups emerged on the music scene. Formed by a guy named Billy Ward (born Robert L. Williams), his plan was to ride the wave on the emerging vocal trends of R&B music.
Sharon Jones, Soul Singer With Dap-Kings, Dead at 60Funk, soul and R&B singer Sharon Jones died on Friday of pancreatic cancer. She was 60.
Fort Worth Native Ruby Wilson, 'The Queen of Beale Street,' DiesRuby Wilson, the blues, soul and gospel singer known as "The Queen of Beale Street," died Friday, her manager said. She was 68.
Michelle Obama Wears Gown By Texan Designer, Gaga stylistMichelle Obama opted for a strapless, unadorned ivory gown by Texas-born designer Brandon Maxwell, for Tuesday's state dinner for the prime minister of Singapore.
Booker T. & The M.G.'sFormed in Memphis, the group was the house band for Stax Records. The group backed up some successful singers such as Wilson Pickett and Otis Redding.
Rap's Arrested Development Still Making Music On Their TermsThe hip-hop group Arrested Development is still making music on their own terms by releasing two new albums this year, one that is a free download and another one for sale.
Texas R&B Singer-Songwriter Leon Haywood Dies At 74Leon Haywood, the silky smooth R&B singer-songwriter and producer whose 1975 single "I Want'a Do Something Freaky to You" was famously sampled by Dr. Dre and others, has died.
Singer Andra Day Rises As Soul SongstressA phone call from Stevie Wonder changed Andra Day's life. He called Day and asked if he could work with her. He heard about the songstress from others who saw a video clip of Day singing in front of a strip mall.
Bobby Patterson May Be The Greatest Singer You've Never Heard OfHe is the hidden gem of Dallas who as 71-years-old, is still searching for that hit. Bobby Patterson just might be the greatest singer you have never heard of in your life.
Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dead At 70Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70. Womack was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease two years ago.
Getting To Know Frank Ocean, Fresh Off His Six GRAMMY NomsHis debut album, "Channel Orange," earned multiple nominations for the talented singer/songwriter.