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QWEST TV Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date


 
QWEST TV
Founded by Music Legend Quincy Jones
Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date
 
New York, NY – December 7, 2017 – Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms founded by music legend Quincy Jones in collaboration with French jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, announced today its official global launch date set for December 15, 2017. The announcement comes just two months following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in Fall 2017 that raised nearly $170,000 USD, nearly double the platform’s target goal.

Restine Jackson Signs with Dream Records | Set to Release New EP “No Fear” on Feb. 2nd, 2018


 
GOSPEL ARTIST RESTINE JACKSON SIGNS WITH
DREAM GOSPEL/THE PLATFORM AGENCY/CAPITOL CHRISTIAN
 
LOS ANGELES, CA (Friday, December 1, 2017) – – Gospel Singer, songwriter, producer and composer Restine Jackson has signed to Dream Gospel/The Platform Agency/Capitol Christian, announced today. Jackson is set to release his debut EP No Fear on Friday, February 2, 2018.

Spectra Music Group Introduces Leon & The Peoples “Beautiful” Giveaway


 
Spectra Music Group Introduces Leon & The Peoples “Beautiful” Giveaway
 
Tell us about someone “Beautiful” in your life and Enter the Leon & The Peoples “Beautiful” Giveaway! LISTEN to new single by clicking HERE!

 
NEW YORK – Nov. 16, 2017 – PRLog — Tell us about someone “Beautiful” in your life and Enter the Leon & The Peoples “Beautiful” Giveaway!

Gregory Porter to Make Carnegie Hall Concert Debut on Valentine’s Day – Feb. 14th, 2018 | Announces Tour Dates 2017-2018


 
GREGORY PORTER WILL MAKE HIS CARNEGIE HALL DEBUT
WITH VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2018
 
2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter has released his stunning third Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt dedication to his idol, the legendary singer and pianist Nat King Cole that finds Porter revisiting some of Cole’s most cherished classics such as “Smile,” “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “Nature Boy,” and “The Christmas Song.”

Eight HBCU Bands “March On” to the 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase on Jan. 27th, 2018


 
Eight HBCU Bands “March On” to the 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase
 
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A record number of votes helped select a dynamic lineup of marching bands from our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to perform at the 16th Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase on January 27, 2018.

Hollywood To Honor Selena Quintanilla With Walk Of Fame Star on Nov. 3rd, 2017


 
Hollywood To Honor Selena Quintanilla With Walk Of Fame Star
 
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Meruelo Media, Power 106, 93.5 KDAY and Universal Music Latin Entertainment, proudly join the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to posthumously honor music icon, Selena Quintanilla, “The Queen of Tejano Music,” with the dedication of the 2,622nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

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.