Gladys Knight

McDonald’s 365Black Awards to Broadcast on Black Entertainment Television August 25

By Savoy Staff     August 21st, 2013

GRAMMY award-winning recording artist — and McDonald’s 365Black Award Lifetime Achievement honoree – Gladys Knight owned the spotlight at the 10th annual ceremony. McDonald’s USA announced that it will televise its annual 365Black Awards ceremony for the first time on national cable television network Black Entertainment Television (BET). Hosted by award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, [...]

Jared Sullinger

NBA Star, Buckeye Standout Jared Sullinger Partners with Provost Academy to Promote Online Learning

By Todd Gross     August 21st, 2013

Provost Academy Ohio Hosts Family Festival Highlighting Online Learning, August 23rd NBA star and former Ohio State University basketball standout Jared Sullinger is partnering with Provost Academy Ohio to promote online learning during an inaugural family festival on August 23, at the Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA at 130 Woodland Ave in Columbus. The [...]

Toni and Babyface

Toni Braxton and Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds Duets Album, LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE Set For December 3rd Release On Motown Records!

By Savoy Staff     August 19th, 2013

“Hurt You,” Produced By Babyface And Co-written With Toni, Their First Duet Single, Hits Radio & iTunes! With an all-time total of 16 Grammy Awards between them, multi-platinum superstars Toni Braxton and Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds have finally teamed up for their first album of duets together, LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE, arriving in stores December 3rd [...]


Pepsi MAX Invites Consumers to Unlock a Legend with New Advertising Campaign

By Todd Gross     August 19th, 2013

Ad Features Barry Sanders, Legendary Pro Football Hall of Famer and Cover Athlete of EA SPORTS Madden NFL 25 Pepsi MAX will air the brand’s new TV commercial to support its latest, and biggest, gaming campaign.  Debuting just ahead of the official NFL season, the ad, titled “Disappearing Sanders”, is the television expression of the [...]

President Obama

President Obama Praises the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial During his Address at the 2013 Disabled American Veterans Convention

By LP Green, II     August 16th, 2013

President Barack Obama called The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, currently under construction in Washington D.C., the country’s recognition for disabled veterans’ “profound sacrifice” in defending the nation. His remarks were made before more than 4,000 attendees at the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) annual convention in Orlando. The Memorial is scheduled for dedication on [...]

Alliance for Board Diversity

Boardroom Diversity at a Standstill in Fortune 500 Companies

By Todd Gross     August 16th, 2013

The Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) reported that women and minorities have made no real gains in the boardrooms of corporate America. The ABD is a collaboration of four leadership organizations: Catalyst, The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), and Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP).  The Prout Group, [...]

Ready Pac Ready Snax

Ready Pac Helps Kids Impress and Stay Healthy this Back-to-School Season

By Savoy Staff     August 16th, 2013

Studies Show Flavor Mixology and Healthy Foods with Bold Taste are Imperative to Engaging Kids during School Mealtimes Just when we finally settle into our summer routines, it’s already time for parents and kids alike to begin charting out their ever-daunting back-to-school supply list. From writing utensils to notebook themes and lunch boxes, kids always [...]


Music Artist Nelly and Buzz Release ‘Ride Wit Me’ Remix, ‘Must be the Honey’

By Savoy Staff     August 15th, 2013

Honey Nut Cheerios character kicks-off campaign to ‘spread the honey’ with joyful, danceable track People are buzzing about the brand-new collaboration between music superstar Nelly and Buzz the Bee, the iconic Honey Nut Cheerios character. Honey-loving musician Nelly features Buzz in a fun, danceable remix of his hit song ‘Ride Wit Me,’ that has people saying [...]


Jesse Owens’ 1936 Olympic gold medal goes to auction

By D. Janell Perry     August 14th, 2013

For the right price, any lucky fan can now take home a prized piece of Jesse Owens’ historic triumph from the 1936 Olympics. In a November online auction, SCP Auctions will sell one of the gold medalists medals from the 1936 Olympics. The Olympian took home four medals that year. The SCP Auctions managing director Dan [...]


Fantasia is the new face of Urban Skin RX

By D. Janell Perry     August 14th, 2013

Fantasia is officially the new face of  Urban Skin RX, a line of skin care products. The singer will appear in the skin care company’s new promotional campaign for its line of cleansers, creams and moisturizers. Their products are designed to help improve common and visible skin disorders. Fantasia said the product line’s daily regimen [...]

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