Freddie Jackson Receives the
2019 Black Music Honors Legend Award
The incomparable, Freddie Jackson, is one of the most iconic R&B male vocalists of all time. His timeless classics like “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)” (1985), “Have You Ever Loved Somebody” (1986), “Jam Tonight” (1986), “Tasty Love” (1986), “You Are My Lady” (1985), and “Nice & Slow”(1988) have elevated the chart-topping crooner to legendary status.
JACKY CLARK-CHISHOLM OF 3X GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING THE CLARK SISTERS INKS DEAL WITH NASHVILLE-BASED RECORD LABEL UNITED ALLIANCE MUSIC GROUP (UAMG) / SONY MUSIC / THE ORCHARD
NASHVILLE, TENN (October 10, 2019) – – Two-Time GRAMMY® Award, NAACP Image Award, Stellar and Dove Award-winning recording artist Jacky Clark-Chisholm, known as a member and eldest sister of three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning legendary group, The Clark Sisters has inked a distribution deal with Nashville-based record label United Alliance Music Group (UAMG) announced today.
POWERHOUSE SINGER EVVIE MCKINNEY SIGNS WITH
MOTOWN GOSPEL & CAPITOL CMG
NASHVILLE, TN (September 30, 2019)— Motown Gospel and Capitol CMG have announced the signing of powerhouse vocalist Evvie McKinney to an exclusive recording agreement. The emerging performer and songwriter has also entered into an exclusive publishing agreement with Capitol CMG Publishing.
Tony! Toni! Tone!’s Raphael Saadiq, D’Wayne Wiggins and Timothy Riley Reunite After 15 Years For “Bay Area Reunion” Concert
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 – Raphael Saadiq recently announced that he will reunite for the first time in over 15 years with original founding members D’Wayne Wiggins and Timothy Riley of the groundbreaking 90’s R&B band Tony! Toni! Tone! for the ‘Bay Area Reunion’ concert on October 12 at Oakland Arena (7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA.)
March 20, 1936 – September 17, 2019
Influential Jazz Pianist and Educator Passes Away at Age 83
Legendary jazz pianist Harold Mabern died suddenly on Tuesday, September 17, as a result of a heart attack. He was 83. His death was announced on Thursday by his record label, Smoke Sessions Records.
Band Incognito to Release Highly Anticipated New Album “Tomorrow’s New Dream” on Nov. 8th, 2019, in celebration to their 40-year career
British acid jazz band Incognito release their new album ‘Tomorrow’s New Dream’ on November 8th 2019, and have announced a huge homecoming London show at Indigo at The O2 on December 4th 2019, marking an incredible 40 years since their formation.
2019 Black Music Honors Paid Tribute To Music Icons Xscape, Freddie Jackson, Yolanda Adams, Tamia, & Arrested Development
CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The highly anticipated 4th Annual 2019 Black Music Honors hosted by television and radio personality Rickey Smiley and Grammy® Award-winner and actress LeToya Luckett-Walker is currently airing in national broadcast syndication. The star-studded show was taped live at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA.
JAMES BROWN’S COMPLETE 1969 HOMECOMING CONCERT NEWLY MIXED FOR ITS RELEASE DEBUT VIA REPUBLIC/UMe
JAMES BROWN: ‘LIVE AT HOME WITH HIS BAD SELF’
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The 50th anniversary of James Brown‘s October 1, 1969 homecoming concert in Augusta, Georgia, will be celebrated with the first-ever release of the complete show, newly mixed and including seven never-before-issued performances.
Hometown Favorite, Jonathan Traylor, Inks Deal With Motown Gospel
DALLAS – Sept. 3, 2019 – PRLog — Standing before a sold out, hometown crowd, Contemporary Gospel’s newest son, Jonathan Traylor, gave an electrifying performance and, as promised, a show stopping announcement at the kickoff of his Stones X Giants tour, on Friday, August 30th at The Granada Theater.
“GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS®” TO AIR OCT. 18 ON PBS AS PART OF “GREAT PERFORMANCES” SERIES
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (AUG. 27, 2019) — In collaboration with PBS’ “Great Performances” series, the Recording Academy™ presents “GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,” the fourth annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy’s 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients.