Beyonce to get own TV channel
Singer Beyonce Knowles is expanding her empire, which includes fashion and film work on top of her music, by reportedly setting up a TV network. According to ‘The Sun’ newspaper, Beyonce is said to be expanding her management company Parkwood and will launch the network within the next ten years, reports dailystar.co.uk.
The network will feature more serious programming, such as documentaries about African and American history. “She intends to create her own TV network just like Oprah,” a source said. “Her entertainment company Parkwood is doing very well and her desire is to create a network so she can have the freedom to bring the ideas of her closest creative friends to life. The plan is to develop it within the next decade,” the source added.
She will also reportedly perform at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).
Recently, American record producer and songwriter Mike Will Made It praised Beyonce for “empowering her people” through her music.The producer worked on ‘Formation’ with Knowles and he is impressed that she uses both the lyrics and video for the song to protest against racial discrimination, reports billboard.com.