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Songstress Selina Albright to Release New Single “Discovering” on July 3rd, 2020


 
Selina Albright returns to the studio by Discovering the astonishing moments behind childbirth
 
The world recently recognized that blessed event they call Mothers’ Day. As an expectant mother, Selina Albright took full advantage of the songwriting mighty pen’s in journalizing the wonders of preparing a new precious life into the world.

The Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2020 Awards Nominees


 
JAZZ JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION
ANNOUNCES 2020 AWARDS NOMINEES
 
NEW YORK CITY — Finalists for the 25th annual Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association have been announced at www.JJAJazzAwards.org, demonstrating both generational continuity and diversity of talent making music and creating media in coverage of it today. See https://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/2020.html.

“Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort” Broadcast Special Airs April 22nd, 2020 on BET


 
BET RALLIES TO SUPPORT COMMUNITIES OF COLOR MOST IMPACTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC WITH NEW TELEVISION SPECIAL, RELIEF FUND, DIGITAL NEWS PROGRAMS, AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
 
“SAVING OUR SELVES: A BET COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORT,” SPECIAL CO-HOSTED BY KELLY ROWLAND, TERRENCE J, AND REGINA HALL, SET TO AIR ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2020 AT 8 PM EST
 
SPECIAL GUESTS FOR THE SPECIAL INCLUDE DJ KHALED, CHARLIE WILSON, CHANCE THE RAPPER, KIRK FRANKLIN, FANTASIA, MELVIN CRISPELL III and MANY MORE
 
#BETCOVIDRELIEF
 
New York, NY (April 8, 2020) – Today, BET announces an array of high impact initiatives to support communities of color impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Re-Signs with Motown Gospel, Launches TeeLee Records Label | Anna Golden is 1st Artist Signed To New Label – Releases New Single “Peace” on April 10th, 2020


 
TASHA COBBS LEONARD RE-SIGNS WITH MOTOWN GOSPEL AND
LAUNCHES TEELEE RECORDS LABEL IMPRINT
 
Worship Artist Anna Golden Is First Artist Signed To TeeLee Records
 
NASHVILLE, TN (April 7, 2020)—Motown Gospel/Capitol CMG proudly announces the re-signing of GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard.

Qwest TV Offering 30-Day Free Trial to New Users Throughout Quarantine Period


 
Qwest TV by Quincy Jones –
platform dedicated to jazz
and its affiliated music –
Offering 30-Day Free Trial to New Users Throughout Quarantine Period
 
Redeem with Promo Code “30DAYSFREE-USD”
 
Upcoming Livestreams with Taylor McFerrin,
Brian Jackson, Sheléa & more
 
To enable and encourage jazz and related music discovery during this challenging time, Qwest TV by Quincy Jones, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand platform dedicated to Jazz and Beyond, is offering new users one-month of free access to its platform and entire content catalog, available until further notice.

“Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince” to Air on CBS – April 21st, 2020


 
“LET’S GO CRAZY: THE GRAMMY® SALUTE TO PRINCE” WILL AIR TUESDAY, APRIL 21, ON CBS
 
TRIBUTE CONCERT HOSTED BY MAYA RUDOLPH TO FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES OF PRINCE’S RENOWNED CATALOG BY MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (MARCH 25, 2020) — The Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate 38-time GRAMMY® nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince with a special broadcast of “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince” to be broadcast Tuesday, April 21 (9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming on CBS All Access.

Dee Dee Bridgewater Announced as Detroit Jazz Festival’s 2020 Artist-in-Residence


 
Legendary Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater
Announced as Detroit Jazz Festival’s
2020 Artist-in-Residence
 
The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation proudly presents the GRAMMY® and Tony Award-winning jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater as its Artist-in-Residence for the 2020 Detroit Jazz Festival.

Singer Gregory Porter Announces 2020 U.S. Headline Tour


 
GREGORY PORTER ANNOUNCES FALL 2020 U.S. HEADLINE TOUR
INCLUDING OCT. 3 CONCERT AT THE HISTORIC KINGS THEATRE IN BROOKLYN
 
NEW ALBUM ALL RISE OUT APRIL 17 ON BLUE NOTE
 
Two-time GRAMMY Award winning singer-songwriter Gregory Porter has announced a Fall 2020 U.S. headline tour including a concert at the historic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY on October 3 for which tickets will go on sale now.

Mascot Label Group Announces New Funk Label, “The Funk Garage” | Bootsy Collins In Special Role


 
MASCOT LABEL GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW FUNK LABEL WITH
BOOTSY COLLINS IN A SPECIAL ROLE
 
The legendary Maceo Parker is the funk label’s first signing
 
(New York, New York) – Mascot Label Group, the leading music company known for rock, blues and metal, is adding a funk label to its expanding umbrella.

National Museum of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date of Sept. 3rd, 2020


 
National Museum Of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date Of September 3, 2020 – Advance Tickets Now Available!
 
First multi-genre Black music museum scheduled to open early September in ‘Music City’
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — After more than 20 years in development, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is ready to open its doors to music lovers of all ages.