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December 2013

Jennifer Holliday Returns with New Solo Album in 23 Years | “The Song Is You” (Coming Jan. 21st, 2014)

Jennifer Holliday - The Song Is You
 
THE ORIGINAL DREAMGIRL RETURNS WITH FIRST NEW SOLO ALBUM IN 23 YEARS; TONY AND GRAMMY AWARD WINNER JENNIFER HOLLIDAY TO RELEASE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SHANACHIE DEBUT, THE SONG IS YOU
 
Jennifer Holliday is undeniably one of R&B and Broadway’s greatest voices. Endowed with a commanding and irresistible voice, immeasurable range and artistry that few can rival, Holliday has long stood in a class by herself. The dynamic songstress’ now legendary show-stopping, heart-wrenching performance of the torch ballad “And I’m Telling You, I’m Not Going” in the smash hit Broadway musical, Dreamgirls, made her a household name and introduced her big soulful voice to the world.

Soul Vocalist Offiong Bassey to Release New Self-Titled Cd on Feb. 4th, 2014

Global Soul Vocalist Offiong Bassey’s 
Luminous Rise


 
The singer-songwriter-poet’s self-titled debut album to get a boost from an official release
 
Boston, Mass. (9 December 2013): On her own – without the muscle of a promotional or publicity campaign – Nigerian-American singer-songwriter-poet Offiong Bassey let her captivating self-titled debut album trickle out earlier this year. 




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New Jazz Release: Alfredo Rodríguez | “The Invasion Parade” (Coming March 4th, 2014)

Cuban Pianist ALFREDO RODRÍGUEZ Reflects on Memories
of Home with New Album, The Invasion Parade,
Available March 4 on Mack Avenue Records


 
Co-Produced by Mentor Quincy Jones and Featuring
Esperanza Spalding, Pedrito Martínez and Henry Cole
 
“I have been surrounded by the best musicians in the world my
entire life and he is one of the best.” – Quincy Jones


For those who know how to listen, time and distance offer a wealth of perspective.
 
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Chris Jasper and The Isley Brothers to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

CHRIS JASPER & THE ISLEY BROTHERS Receive Grammy’s Lifetime 
Achievement Award



Legendary songwriter, producer, keyboardist and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee CHRIS JASPER, an integral member of the legendary “3 + 3 era” ISLEY BROTHERS, will be awarded a GRAMMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD this January along with the rest of the Isley Brothers, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley (posthumously), O’Kelly Isley (posthumously), Ronald Isley, and his brother-in-law Rudolph Isley.

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Patti LaBelle to Headline the 15th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration

Legendary Entertainer Patti LaBelle Announced As Headliner Of The 15th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration



Line-Up Of Accomplished Performers Also Include Mary Mary, Natalie Grant And Tamela Mann

Mega-Event To Be Held At Theater At Madison Square Garden January 31, 2014

Tickets Currently Available on Ticketmaster.com, with Portion of Ticket Sales Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Bringing faith, football and gospel music together, the 15th Annual NFL Sanctioned Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will be in New York City, kicking-off Super Bowl XLVIII weekend on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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Our Conversation with The One and Only Bobby Womack | T.U.M.S. Exclusive

by Check out our Conversation with Music Legend Bobby Womack Exclusively on The “Interviews” Blog Whats Happening Readers! As the Christmas holiday approaches, T.U.M.S. wanted to share his special treat to you, all coming from one of the finest music legends in the industry. Our music editor A. Scott Galloway …

Noel Gourdin Releases Free Mixtape for Christmas | “One Gift” | FREE DOWNLOAD!

Noel Gourdin - One Gift
CHART-TOPPING R&B SENSATION, SINGER & SONGWRITER NOEL GOURDIN SPREADS HOLIDAY CHEER TO FANS WITH FREE NEW MIXTAPE

ONE GIFT  Will Soon Be Followed By Noel Gourdin’s Anticipated Shanachie Entertainment/Top Notch Entertainment Debut ‘City Heart, Southern Soul’ Due Out February 18, 2014


R&B Singer/songwriter Noel Gourdin is a fan of powerful music with potent messages. Influenced by iconic voices like Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding and Johnny Taylor, Gourdin has learned a thing or two about crafting songs that speak to the heart, mind and soul.

Leela James Releases New Video for, “Say That” feat Anthony Hamilton | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

R&B/Soul Singer-Songwriter LEELA JAMES Delivers Official Video For “SAY THAT” Featuring Anthony Hamilton


 
LEELA JAMES Joins TV One’s Hit Reality Series R&B Divas LA
 
New LEELA JAMES Album Available Early 2014
 
New York, NY (December 20, 2013) – R&B/Soul singer-songwriter Leela James premieres the official video for her new single “Say That” featuring Anthony Hamilton


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Look Out for New Release from Jazz/Soul Vocalist Rajdulari | “Journey of a Woman” (Coming Jan. 1st, 2014)

Jazz/Soul Vocalist 
Rajdulari 
“Journey of a Woman” 
Coming January 1st, 2014 WATCH NEW MUSIC VIDEO – “Natural”



New York based Jazz vocalist Rajdulari is the kind of artist to take your breath away. From her smooth, mesmerizing Jazz vocals to her stunning appearance, it’s hard not to be affected by her. Taking Ella Fitzgerald’s clear vocal tone, Jill Scott’s spunk and Chaka’s Funk, it is also Rajdulari’s deep thoughtful lyrics that set her apart from her contemporaries. 




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Anthony Hamilton Receives 2 Grammy® Award Nominations for Single, “Best of Me” | 2014

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SINGER/SONGWRITER
ANTHONY HAMILTON
RECEIVES TWO GRAMMY® AWARD NOMINATIONS
FOR BACK TO LOVE ALBUM TRACK 
“BEST OF ME”


 
Hamilton Nominated in the Categories of Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song
 
(New York, NY – December 16, 2013) – Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Anthony Hamilton celebrates two Grammy® Award nominations for his hit song “Best of Me,” for the upcoming 56th Annual Grammy Awards taking place on January 26, 2014.  




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