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January 2018

The 26th Annual 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards will Air Exclusively on Bounce on February 11th, 2018


 
Jermaine Dupri, Cameo, Richelieu Dennis, Tamika Mallory, Marley Dias, Dr. Lonnie Johnson, Rhyon Brown Announced as Recipients of 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards
 
Performers to Include Doug E. Fresh, Keke Wyatt, Anthony Hamilton, Bow Wow, Sir the Baptist, Arrested Development, Estelle
 
ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, will air exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, February 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Soul Prince Calvin Richardson Releases Lyric Video for New Single “Can’t Let Go” – WATCH!


 
R&B/Soul Crooner Calvin Richardson Drops New Lyric Video
For Single “Can’t Let Go” From Latest Album “All Or Nothing”
 
Multi-Grammy Award nominated singer Calvin Richardson is back on The Urban Music Scene with a follow-up lyric video to his new single “Can’t Let Go” from 7th project “All Or Nothing“, courtesy of Shanchie Entertainment.

Songstress Jamecia Bennett Releases New Single “Man 4 Me” – LISTEN!


 
Sounds of Blackness veteran Jamecia Bennett commands the spotlight with the electrifying “Man 4 Me”
 
The Grammy-winning gospel/R&B/jazz ensemble Sounds of Blackness is full of gifted several lead voices, including Ann Nesby and Nesby’s daughter, Jamecia Bennett, that have propelled the Sounds through their stellar career.

Singer Leslie Odom, Jr. to Sing “America The Beautiful” at Super Bowl LII


 
Leslie Odom, Jr. To Sing “America The Beautiful” At Super Bowl LII On NBC
 
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer LESLIE ODOM, JR. will sing “America The Beautiful” as part of Super Bowl LII pregame festivities at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, February 4, the NFL and NBC announced today. The performance will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff.

The Recording Academy™ Announces New Inductions to GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®


 
RECORDINGS BY DAVID BOWIE, JOHNNY CASH, JIMI HENDRIX, BILLIE HOLIDAY, WHITNEY HOUSTON, PUBLIC ENEMY, AND THE ROLLING STONES AMONG 2018 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® INDUCTIONS
 
25 RECORDINGS ADDED TO THE GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® RESIDING AT GRAMMY MUSEUM® L.A. LIVE
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 16, 2018) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy™ has announced the newest inductions to its distinctive GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®.

Trumpeter Lin Rountree to Release New Album “Stronger Still” on Feb. 9th, 2018 | LISTEN to New Single “Pass The Groove”


 
Contemporary Jazz Trumpeter Lin Rountree is Set to Release His New Album “Stronger Still” on Feb. 9th, 2018 – LISTEN to New Single “Pass The Groove”
 
Trumpeter Lin Rountree continues to make impact in the contemporary jazz spectrum with the release of his new album “Stronger Still,” arriving in stores Feb. 9th, 2018 via Trippin N’ Rhythm Records.

Damian Marley to Release New Album Vinyl LP of “Stony Hill” on Jan. 19th, 2018


 
VP RECORDS & GHETTO YOUTHS INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCE UPCOMING RELEASE OF NEW DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY STONY HILL VINYL LP SET
 
New York, NY- VP Records and Ghetto Youths International are proud to announce the upcoming release of the Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley vinyl LP of Stony Hill available January 19, 2018 at www.vpreggae.com.

Singer Jason Nelson Releases New Single “Forever” – LISTEN! New Album “The Answer” Coming Soon…


 
CHART-TOPPER JASON NELSON LAUNCHES
NEW SINGLE “FOREVER”
 
Available now, “Forever” marks first single from upcoming fifth solo album
 
Nashville, TN (January 12, 2018) – Award-winning recording artist Jason Nelson launches a potent reminder of God’s love in this new year with his brand-new single “Forever,” as the chart-topping hitmaker releases the song out to digital music providers and Gospel radio.

Reggae Singer Ikaya Releases New Video for “Leave You Alone” feat Jesse Royal


 
IKAYA RELEASES VIDEO FOR
‘LEAVE YOU ALONE’ FEATURING JESSE ROYAL
 
New York, NY- Two days before her scheduled performance at Jamaica’s annual Rebel Salute concert, soulful reggae singer Ikaya is back with a video release for her single “Leave You Alone” featuring Jesse Royal.

Jazz Bassist Darryl Williams Releases New Single “Do You Remember” feat Michael Lington – LISTEN!


 
Urban-jazz bassist Darryl Williams shows he’s got staying power on new single
 
“Do You Remember,” featuring saxophonist Michael Lington, follows the Billboard top 10 “Here to Stay.”
 
TEMECULA (11 January 2018): It took ten years for urban-jazz bass player Darryl Williams to write, record and release “Here to Stay,” his Billboard top 10 single and the title track to his second album.