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The Fourth Annual “My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon” to Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter | June 1st 2017


 
National Museum of African American Music to Host
2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon
 
Annual Celebration will Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter
 
Nashville, TN (April 20, 2017) – The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) will kick off Black Music Month in June with its fourth annual My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at City Winery in Nashville, TN.

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Top Honors with 10 Wins at 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Awards


 
RCA INSPIRATION TOPS HONORS WITH 10 WINS AT THE 2017 STELLAR AWARDS
 
Nashville, TN (March 27, 2017) – RCA Inspiration celebrated top honors this year on what’s hailed as one of the biggest nights celebrating Gospel music, with 10 wins on the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards.

The Fifth Annual Give the Band a Hand Gala Honors Jazz Icons Gerald Wilson & Kenny Burrell | April 8th, 2017


 
California Jazz Foundation Honors Educators And Jazz Icons Kenny Burrell And Gerald Wilson At Annual Give The Band A Hand Gala On April 8, 2017
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — California Jazz Foundation (CJF) will host its fifth annual Give the Band a Hand benefit dinner, concert and honors presentation on April 8, 2017. CJF founder and President, Edythe Bronston, had previously announced that guitarist Kenny Burrell is the recipient of the 2017 Nica Lifetime Achievement Award and the late Gerald Wilson, trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, is the recipient of the CJF Heritage Award.

Music Legend Darlene Love to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala


 
Rock and Roll Diva
DARLENE LOVE
to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala
 
(New York City, January 26, 2017) —Pop icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love will be honored at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13, where she will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Awards’ highest honor, for her five decades of musical accomplishments.

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.

Acclaimed Bassist Christian McBride Named Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award

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Jazz Connect Conference Names Christian McBride
Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award,
Named in Honor of Esteemed Record Label Executive
 
On January 5, 2017, the Jazz Connect Conference will present bassist, bandleader, educator, and advocate Christian McBride with the Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award.

RCA Inspiration Leads The Gospel Category For The 2016 Soul Train Awards Nominations

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RCA INSPIRATION LEADS THE GOSPEL CATEGORY FOR
THE 2016 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS NOMINATIONS
 
Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, and Donnie McClurkin Nominated
for Best Gospel / Inspirational Song
 
Nashville, TN (October 13, 2016) –The BET/Centric Voting Academy announced the 2016 Soul Train Awards nominees yesterday and RCA Inspiration came out on top.

Award Winning Producer Teddy Riley to Receive the 2016 Soul Train Legend Award

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Multi-Platinum and Three-Time Grammy Award-Winning Producer, Singer, Songwriter Teddy Riley to Receive the 2016 Soul Train Legend Award
 
Multi-platinum and three-time Grammy Award-winning producer, singer-songwriter, artist, musician and technology expert Teddy Riley, also known as the creator and king of New Jack Swing, is set to receive the coveted Legend Award.