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The Blind Boys of Alabama Releases New Album “Almost Home” | Announces “The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans Tour” 2017


 
Blind Boys of Alabama On Tour Now
 
Joining Irma Thomas and
The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet as
“The Heart And Soul Queen Of New Orleans Tour”
 
Five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning group, The Blind Boys of Alabama, continue their fall US tour this week. The group will join Crescent City legends Irma Thomas and The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet on “The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans Tour” in support of their new Amazon Original album, Almost Home, available now on BBOA Records only through Amazon Music.

Legendary R&B Group Shalamar Releases New Single “The Real Thing” on Nov. 4th, 2017 | Announces New Tour!


 
Soul Legends, Shalamar Release “The Real Thing”, Their First New Single in 20 Years
Itunes pre-sales from October 22nd – Single and video released November 4th
 
As Shalamar, Howard Hewett and Jeffrey Daniel sold over 25 million records worldwide and collected no less than 100 gold, silver and platinum awards.

The Philadelphia Music Alliance Presents 2017 Walk of Fame Gala & Induction Ceremony | Oct. 4th, 2017


 
STARS COME OUT TO CELEBRATE PHILLY MUSIC HISTORY
AS PHILADELPHIA MUSIC ALLIANCE PRESENTS
2017 WALK OF FAME GALA & INDUCTION CEREMONY
 
Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, Labelle (Patti LaBelle, Sarah Dash,
Nona Hendryx), McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe,
The Soul Survivors, Chris Schwartz & Joe Nicolo (Ruffhouse Records),
and WOGL’s Bob Pantano to be Honored in Style at Grand Evening Gala
 
PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2017) – For the first time in two years, the Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) will be hosting a stellar evening gala to celebrate its newest group of inductees on the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame.

Gospel Singer Larnelle Harris Receives Orchestra Kentucky’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award


 
Hall of Fame vocalist named this year’s recipient of Orchestra Kentucky’s Lifetime Achievement Award
 
Bowling Green, KY −Hall of Fame vocalist Larnelle Harris was named Orchestra Kentucky’s 2017 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts and Humanities.

Harlem Week to Pay Tribute to Legendary Producer/Activist James Mtume on Aug. 23rd, 2017


 
Harlem Week to Pay Tribute to Master Composer & legendary Producer/Activist James Mtume on August 23, 2017 starting at 6:00 PM
 
Whether his contribution to music comes as composer, producer or performer; James Mtume has carved an indelible impression from all sides. Yet for all the decades he has been putting out innovative sounds, he has underscored it with his activism. A brilliant and informed orator, Mtume has spoken internationally.

R&B Singer Johnny Gill to Treat Fans to Live Stream Concert on Sept. 1st, 2017


 
Multi-Grammy Nominated R&B Superstar Johnny Gill Treats Fans to a Live Stream Concert
 
LOS ANGELES – Aug. 12, 2017 – PRLog — Fans are especially important to this Platinum selling R&B icon Johnny Gill. Gill has garnered high acclaim from “Game Changer“, his latest album. That’s why he is treating his loyal fans and music lovers to this special live stage performance on September 1, 2017.

Rest in Peace Benard Ighner, Composer of the Standard “Everything Must Change”


 
“Rain Comes From The Clouds” – Requiem For An Unsung Heavyweight of Singing and Song: Benard Ighner – January 18, 1945 –August 14, 2017
 
The world of music lost one of its international songwriting and production satellites this morning when Benard Ighner passed away at 72 years of age after battling lung cancer. A self-taught and inspirationally purposed songwriter, producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist (piano, guitar, bass, drums, Flugelhorn, alto and soprano saxophones, and flute), Ighner left indelible impressions on connoisseurs of fine, classic soul-felt jazz.

RCA Inspiration Receives 9 Nominations for the 2017 GMA Dove Awards


 
RCA INSPIRATION RECEIVES 9 NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017 GMA DOVE AWARDS
 
Nominations for Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, and William Murphy Span 6 Categories
 
Nashville, TN (August 9, 2017) – RCA Inspiration is elated to receive 9 nominations for the upcoming 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards, with hit releases from five artists being recognized in six categories among the nominations unveiled today.

Louisiana HWY 1 Renamed After Grammy Award Winner And R&B Legend, Joe Simon


 
Joe Simon Boulevard Highway 1 (LA 1)
 
Louisiana HWY 1 Renamed After Grammy Award Winner And R&B Legend, Joe Simon
 
NEW YORK – Aug. 8, 2017 – PRLog — The Joe Simon Boulevard Dedication will be held in Simmesport, Louisiana on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 12:00 pm. A portion of the land where Joe Simon picked cotton on in Simmesport, Louisiana became Louisiana Hwy 1.

Charlie Wilson Announces More Dates for “In It To Win It” Tour | Oct. 20-Oct. 29, 2017


 
CHARLIE WILSON’S IN IT TO WIN IT CONCERT
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS ANTHONY HAMILTON AND LA’PORSHA RENAE
ANNOUNCES MORE DATES
 
(August 7, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA) – Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, will bring his critically-acclaimed In It To Win It concert to six U.S. cities between October 20-October 29.