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Reggae Foundation Roots Singer Ronnie Davis Passes Away…


 
Ronnie Davis Has Gone Home
 
SKINNY BWOY, JANUARY 26, 2017: It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we must inform you all of the passing of a great man – Reggae foundation roots singer Jerome Ballin pka Ronnie Davis (formerly of Itals and The Tennors). After suffering a major stroke on Monday January 23rd, 2017, Ronnie closed his eyes and slept peacefully with his family at his bedside on Wednesday, January 25th 2017.

Latice Crawford Receives 1st Stellar Gospel Music Award Nomination for Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year


 
Gospel Recording Artist Latice Crawford
Receives Her First Stellar Gospel Music Award Nomination for Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year
 
(New York, NY – January 17, 2016) — Gospel recording artist Latice Crawford receives her first Stellar Gospel Music Awards nomination for Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year. “I am humbled and honored to receive this nomination,” says Crawford.

Avery*Sunshine Honored with “Women of Impact” Award | Announces 22-City “NuSoul Revival” Tour for Spring 2017


 
Multi-Award Winning Songbird, Avery*Sunshine Receives “Women of Impact” Award and Gears Up For 22-City NuSoul Revival Tour With Headliner Eleven-time Grammy Nominated and 2x Platinum Selling Artist, Musiq Soulchild
 
Kicks Off Feb. 3rd 2017 In Raleigh, NC With Other Shows in Chicago, Philadelphia, NYC, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, and more.
 
Atlanta, GA (January 17, 2017) Avery*Sunshine was honored with a “Women of Impact” award a few weeks before she goes on tour with Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, and Kindred the Family Soul.
 

Entertainment One (eOne) Celebrates 9 Nominations for the 2017 GRAMMY Awards®

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ENTERTAINMENT ONE CELEBRATES 9 NOMINATIONS
FOR THE 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS®
 
New York, NY (December 7, 2016) – Entertainment One (eOne) celebrates 9 nominations for the 2017 GRAMMY Awards® announced yesterday. eOne Music artists received 8 nods across 5 categories in Gospel and R&B, dominating the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song with 3 nods. Additionally, the label received a nomination for Best Dance Recording.

Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of Johnny Mathis with Releases Planned for 2017 | Announces New Tour

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Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of the Magic of Johnny Mathis with Essential Releases Planned for 2017
 
Johnny Mathis 60th and 61st Anniversary Tour Dates 2016-2017 Announced
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announce an ongoing 60th Anniversary celebration of the enduring musical achievements of Johnny Mathis (who first signed with Columbia in 1955) with definitive catalog and archival releases set for 2017 and beyond.

Charlie Wilson to Release New Album “In It To Win It” on Feb. 17th, 2017 | Announces New U.S. Tour

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R&B ICON CHARLIE WILSON
ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF HIS NEW ALBUM
IN IT TO WIN IT
AND WILL KICK OFF HIS
IN IT TO WIN IT TOUR
IN NORFOLK, VA ON FEBRUARY 8, 2017
 
SPECIAL GUESTS ON THE TOUR ARE FANTASIA,
JOHNNY GILL AND SOLERO
 
Los Angeles, CA (December 5, 2016) – Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, announced today that his upcoming national arena tour will kick off on February 8, 2017 in Norfolk, VA. The tour, In It To Win It, is also the title of Wilson’s new album which is slated for release on February 17, 2017 and features musical guests Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa, and TI. The first single, “Chills,” is coming soon.

“Landmarks Live in Concert” Kicks Off with Alicia Keys, Beginning Friday, January 20th on PBS

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New Arts Strand Landmarks Live In Concert Debuts on Great Performances with Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS Hosted By Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Alicia KeysLandmarks Live in Concert kicks off a new arts strand within the Great Performances series, beginning Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. This will be followed the next week by Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert on Friday, January 27 at the same time.

The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher

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The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher For Prince’s Iconic Catalog Of Songs
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a global leader in music publishing, today announced an agreement with the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson to become, effective immediately, the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for Prince’s entire song catalog.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Real Music Announces Signing of Multi-Talented Musician/Composer Carl Borden | New Album “Echoes of Bliss” Coming Nov. 11th, 2016

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CARL BORDEN SIGNS WITH REAL MUSIC
 
Real Music is thrilled to announce the signing of multi-talented musician and composer Carl Borden to our label.
 
Already garnishing accolades, Carl’s Echoes of Bliss, (releasing November 11th), has been honored by the Global Music Awards with silver medals for both Best New Age Album and Album Production.
 

Patti Austin to Close Out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with Special Serenade

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Those who currently care for a family member with an illness or disability as well as those who previously cared for a family member will convene on December 2 and 3 in Chicago to receive information, inspirations and support.
 
CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy-award winner Patti Austin will close out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with a very special serenade of “Lean on Me” and an important message of support and hope to anyone who cares for a family member.