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February 4, 2013

Legacy Recordings Honors Nina Simone as Artist of the Month for February 2013

LEGACY RECORDINGS HONORS
NINA SIMONE

AS ARTIST OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY 2013



Activist Singer’s 80th Birthday Celebrated During Black History Month

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“I think she was the greatest female artist of the 20th century” – Elton John

“I always loved the passion in her voice. She’s inspired me as a composer, a pianist, a singer and as a woman with a voice.” – Alicia Keys
 
” Nina Simone’s impact on both jazz and culture will remain monumental; there was simply no one like her..”  – Bonnie Raitt
 
“She was ahead of her time as a concert-level piano player who sang, wrote and spoke her mind…I aspire to be more like her.” – india.arie

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Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, commemorates the life and music of Nina Simone on the occasion of the singer’s 80th birthday and celebrates the iconic High Priestess of Soul as the label’s Artist of the Month for February 2013. 

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Vocalist Sheléa to Release New Single, “Love The Way You Love Me” on Feb. 5th, 2013

Sheléa’s New Ballad “Love The Way You Love Me”
Available on iTunes February 5



Hot On The Heels Of Sheléa’s Acclaimed Performance For The President and First Lady, A Stevie Wonder Collaboration
and A Stirring Whitney Houston Tribute, Songstress Sheléa Readies For Her 2013 Debut Album


LOS ANGELES, February 4, 2013 – Vocalist Sheléa (shuh-LAY-uh) prepares to release her new single “Love The Way You Love Me” on February 5th with Breath of Life Records via CEN/RED Distribution, a division of Sony Music.

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José James to Perform on NBC “Tonight Show With Jay Leno” on March 13th, 2013

JOSÉ JAMES TO PERFORM ON NBC “TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO”



JAMES ANNOUNCES NEW TOUR DATES INCLUDING EXTRA LA SHOW, BROOKLYN

HOMECOMING & EUROPEAN TOUR; APPLE SOHO IN-STORE APPEARANCE IN NYC TONIGHT


The buzz continues to build around genre-bending singer-songwriter José James‘ and his stunning Blue Note debut, No Beginning No End, which was released last month to wide critical acclaim.

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Tasha Cobbs Releases Debut CD, “Grace” on Feb. 5th, 2013

EMI Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Cobbs
Releases Debut Album Grace
In Stores February 5, 2013



New Single “Break Every Chain” Breaks Ground at Radio and Retail
Break Every Chain Promotional Tour Kicks Off in Atlanta


(Nashville, TN – February 4, 2013) – EMI Gospel recording artist Tasha Cobbs’ debut album, Grace, will be aggressively priced and available in stores and online Tuesday, February 5, 2013.

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Recording Artist Lexi Releases Single, “Abide” from Current CD ‘Phenomenal’

Malaco Inspirational Recording Artist Lexi Releases New Single, “Abide” for Her Current Album, Phenomenal



Talk Show Host Continues Promotional and Concert Dates


(Jackson, MS – February 4, 2013) – Malaco Inspirational recording artist Lexi releases new single, “Abide” from her current album, Phenomenal.  This week, “Abide” moves on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart to #20 and #18 on Mediabase National Gospel Songs chart.

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