To Luther Vandross, in a new music video, for the song "So Amazing", remade by Beyonce'. The song will be included on "So Amazing : The Luther Vandross Tribute" album. Other artist on the CD include Wyclef Jean, Usher, Ruben Studdard, Mary J. Blige & others. The video for "So Amazing" will be shot in Los Angeles on the 22nd and 23rd, with director Jake Nava. Artist set to be included in the musical star studded tribute video include, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Wyclef, Usher, Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Brandy, Ray J, Omarion, Marques Houston, P.Diddy, T.I., Ciara, Jay-Z, Queen Latifah, Ja Rule, Busta Rhymes, India.Arie, Jill Scott, Toni Braxton, Lil' Kim, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia, R.Kelly, Lil' Mo, Cash Money, Big Tigger, Gabrielle Union, Will & Jada Smith, T-Boz and Chilli, Paula Abdul and much more.
P. Diddy, Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z, Will Smith, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Russell Simmons, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and others are among the celebrities noted as "Most Influential" in Fortune magazine's Diversity 2005 list. The celebs are being recognized for their ability to flex their entrepreneurial muscles in corporate America. The list will appear in Fortune's Aug. 22 issue, which arrives on newsstands Monday.
Fortune: Diversity 2005: The Most Influential
Set in 2035, Will Smith's July sci-fi flick I, Robot has an appropriately futuristic marketing tool:Video T-shirts. Worn by "brand ambassadors," the high-tech duds feature an 11-inch monitor and speakers that bring the movie's trailer to malls, beaches, and other high-profile spots. The sandwich board has come a long way, baby. -Michelle Kung(E.W.)