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November 2012

Reggae Pop Star Wayne Wonder Returns With “My Way” | Coming Dec. 4th, 2012

WAYNE WONDER RETURNS WITH HIS FIRST ALBUM IN SIX YEARS
 


MY WAY OUT NEXT WEEK (DECEMBER 4) ON SINGSO MUSIC 

New Music Videos For “Caught Up” and “Drop It Down Low”
Performance on Nationally Syndicated TV Show The Daily Buzz This November

25 years deep, 12 albums strong, the GRAMMY-nominated reggae pop star will release his first album in six years, My Way, on December 4 off his own label Singso Music. Recorded in his primary residency of Florida as well his native country of Jamaica, Kingston meets Miami on this 14-track opus.

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BET And Centric Celebrate The Best In R&B with Simulcast of The Soul Train Awards

BET And Centric Celebrate The Best In R&B Music Entertainment During Sunday, November 25th Simulcast Of Soul Train Awards 2012

   
 
New Edition Receives The Soul Train Lifetime Achievement Award

Soul Train Creator and Music Pioneer Don Cornelius Honored Throughout Broadcast

Miguel, Tyrese, Elle Varner, 2 Chainz, & John Legend Among Soul Train Awards 2012 Winners

NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Soul Train Awards 2012, held at Planet Hollywood Live in Las Vegas, was simulcast on BET and Centric on November 25th at 8PM ET/PT.

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“MOTOWN: BIG HITS & MORE” Premieres on PBS Beginning Nov. 24th, 2012

MY MUSIC: MOTOWN BIG HITS & MORE

 
 
Begins Airing November 24 on PBS (check local listings)

– Classics from Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Supremes & Other Legends –


PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — My Music PBS series Producer TJ Lubinsky has spent the last year in the Motown vaults assembling this program of classics from 1959 to 1967, featuring The Supremes, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Four Tops, Martha & The Vandellas and other legends.

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Hall of Famer Walter Williams, Sr. of the O’Jays Releases Solo Project, “Get Your Feet Off My Cadillac”

Grammy Award Nominated and Rock and Roll
Hall of Famer Walter Williams, Sr. of the Legendary O’Jays Releases
“Get Your Feet Off My Cadillac”



CO-founder and Co-lead singer of The O’Jays, Walter Williams, Sr., releases solo CD project “Get Your Feet Off My Cadillac.”



Cleveland, OH, November 12, 2012 –(PR.com)–
Co-founder and Co-lead singer of The O’Jays, Walter Williams, Sr. has
completed his much anticipated solo project “Get Your Feet Off My
Cadillac.

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Eric Nolan Grant of the O’Jays Launches New Record Label

Eric Nolan Grant of the Legendary O’Jays Launches New Record Label Dedicated to Quality and Soulful R&B



Boy Wonder Records releases three new artists this year, Eric Nolan, “G” Men and Nehemie & Billy Rich.



Cleveland, OH, November 2012 –(PR.com)–
Eric Nolan Grant of the Legendary O’Jays, determined to advance the
quality of today’s R & B, has launched the record label “Boy Wonder
Records.”
“‘Boy Wonder Records’ has been created with the goal of
providing an opportunity to gifted artists who appreciate and are
committed to improving the quality of today’s R&B through their
music,” states Mr. Grant.

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New DVD Release: Savion Glover | “Fours” (Available Now)

Savion Glover’s DVD Fours with Tyner, Palmieri, Haynes, DeJohnette Out On Half Note


Jam # 1 McCoy Tyner
Jam # 2 Eddie Palmieri
Jam # 3 Roy Haynes
Jam # 4 Jack DeJohnette

FOURS ON HALF NOTE AVAILABLE IN STORES AND ONLINE NOW!


New
York – Universally regarded as the best tap dancer on Earth (though
only 40 years old, at this writing), Tony Award-winner SAVION GLOVER
showcases his musical side by jamming with jazz royalty.

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Spike Lee Directed Documentary/Michael Jackson “Bad 25” Airs Nov. 22nd, Thanksgiving Night on ABC


 
Watch never before seen footage and MJ interviews! The documentary by award-winning director Spike Lee celebrates the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s landmark “BAD” album and tour. “Michael Jackson: BAD25” airs Thanksgiving Day, THURSDAY NOV 22 9:30|8:30c on ABC!
 
BAD25 chronicles the making of Michael Jackson’s iconic, record-breaking Bad album and Michael’s first world tour as a solo artist.

Jazz Musician Danilo Pérez Named UNESCO Artist for Peace

 Danilo Perez Named UNESCO Artist for Peace


Ms.
Irina Bokova, Director General of the The United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated jazz
musician, Mr Danilo Pérez as a UNESCO Artist for Peace.
 
UNESCO
Artists for Peace are internationally-renowned personalities who use
their influence, charisma and prestige to help promote UNESCO’s message
and programmes. UNESCO works with these distinguished personalities in
order to heighten public awareness regarding key development issues and
to inform the public what our Organization’s action is in these fields.

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