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SRI Records Acquires Rights to Recordings of Jackie Wilson, Early Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley and Early Ike & Tina Turner

Jackie Wilson, Ike & Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye and Bob Marley Songs Go to SRI Records

SRI Records has acquired the exclusive rights to the recordings of Jackie Wilson, early Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley and the early recordings by Ike & Tina Turner.

Los Angeles, CA, April 2014 –(– SRI Records is pleased to announce that the label has acquired the exclusive rights, through a representative of Jackie Wilson’s estate, to release all of Wilson’s original recordings on SRI Records. In addition the label has also been granted the rights to all of the early Ike & Tina Turner recordings, a wonderful lost Marvin Gaye album and the Bob Marley catalog.

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Maxi Priest Returns with New Album “Easy To Love” on June 10th, 2014


With over 15 million albums sold worldwide, a No. 1 U.S. Billboard hit and a Grammy nomination, the most successful solo act in British reggae history Maxi Priest returns with his brand new studio album Easy To Love on VP Records available June 10th, 2014.

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The 8th Annual McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour | Kicks off May 22nd, 2014

McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Is Back with Erica Campbell, Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, Kurt Carr and More

Eighth annual concert series bigger than ever with gospel stars taking stage in twelve cities

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — McDonald’s USA today announced its Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour is back and better than ever with some of gospel music’s biggest acts. Hosting the tour this year is one-half of sister duo Mary Mary and now solo artist Erica Campbell and comedian Jonathan Slocumb. Joining them will be three-time 2014 Stellar Award-winners Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, the renowned Mississippi Mass Choir, gospel’s latest hip-hop sensation Uncle Reece, organist Moses Tyson, Jr. and the incomparable Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers.

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The Top #100 R&B Slow Jams #8 | Deborah Cox with R.L. – “We Can’t Be Friends”

Deborah Cox - One Wish
Good Evening Music Lovers and welcome back to T.U.M.S….
The next entry into our list of great ballads tonight brings back memories of two great vocalists of the 90’s, who made major impact separately through their own careers and had decidedly came together to leave R&B love song fanatics a classic track to remember always.

R&B Singer Geoff McBride Releases New Album, “Journey To The Soul” | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!

R&B Singer Geoff McBride Releases New Album, “Journey To The Soul”

You’ve heard him on “The Voice.” Now get ready to hear the true voice of Geoff McBride as he takes a deeper, more expansive Journey To The Soul on his new independent full length recording.

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Demetrius Woods to Release New Single “If I Ain’t Got You” on April 29th | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!

Demetrius Woods Known To Many As Holy Boy Comes With A Remake of Alicia Keys
“If I Ain’t Got You”

Available Online April 29, 2014!

New Single titled “Nothing Without You” is elating, soul searching and brilliant. Already a ground breaking record, its been said as the new ‘innovative tune that no one is doing right now’. Very uplifting yet soothing to the spirit.

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Mathew Knowles to Deliver Keynote Address at the Sync Summit in Paris

Mathew Knowles
Delivers Keynote Address at the

Sync Summit in Paris

(Houston, TX – April 14, 2014) – President and CEO of Music World Entertainment, Mathew Knowles, is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Sync Summit at the PCF Auditorium in Paris today, Monday, April 14, 2014.  In June 2013, Knowles’ delivered his first keynote address with the Sync Summit in Los Angeles.
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Savoy Jazz to Release 3 New Midline “Jazz For” Compilations April 15th, 2014

Savoy Jazz To Release Three Midline “Jazz For” Compilations April 15th

New Editions to Best Selling Jazz Midline Series of All Time Are:

“Jazz for Spring”
“Jazz at the Movies”
“Jazz in the Afternoon with Cole–Celebrating the Songs of Cole Porter”

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Savoy Jazz is set to release three new editions in its successful Jazz For midline series of compilations:  Jazz for Spring, Jazz at the Movies and Jazz in the Afternoon with Cole—Celebrating the Songs of Cole Porter (celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his death in 2014).

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Karen Clark Sheard Hosts Int’l Summit for Women | Sept. 10th-13th, 2014

Gospel Music Legend and First Lady Karen Clark Sheard Hosts International Summit for Women in Church Leadership

Ladies 1st “A Celebration of Women” Inaugural International Summit Will Be Held September 10-13 in Virginia Beach, VA
Confirmed Presenters Include Faith Evans, Erica Campbell,
Dorinda Clark Cole, Vickie Winans,
Jacky Clark Chisholm, and Kierra Sheard
More to be Confirmed in the Coming Weeks

(Detroit, MI – April 14, 2014) – Gospel Music Legend Karen Clark Sheard, the first lady of Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God and Christ in Detroit, MI, which is pastored by her husband, Bishop J. Drew Sheard, will host an international summit for women who serve in various leadership roles in the church.
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South African Singer Lira to Release New Album, “Rise Again” on April 29th | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


Set For Debut American Release RISE AGAIN on Shanachie Entertainment April 29th

“Her soul soars high into the hearts of all who cherish the priceless joy, solace and comfort that she lavishes on her fans!” – HUGH MASEKELA

Platinum-selling South African singer/model/actress Lira has already conquered South Africa and much of Europe with her irresistible blend of R & B, Jazz and African styles. Like Sade before her, she is now set to conquer America with the release of her debut U.S. single “Feel Good” and her debut U.S. album release Rise Again, due out in April 29, 2014 on Shanachie Entertainment.
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