Grammy Award-winning Singer Patti LaBelle Teams Up with American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE to Educate the Public about Lung Cancer
PR Newswire, CHICAGO (November 4, 2015) – To kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE initiative, nationally presented by CVS Health, today announced its partnership with Grammy Award-winning singer Patti LaBelle to further educate the public about lung cancer, the leading cancer killer of women in the United States.
Semifinalists Selected for 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition – Taking Place November 14-15 in Los Angeles
Weekend Includes All-Star Gala Concert Honoring Quincy Jones with Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Seth MacFarlane, Andy Garcia, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval, Patti Austin, Al Jarreau & More
Washington, D.C.—The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz is pleased to announce that 11 semifinalists have been selected to participate in the Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition, which will be held November 14-15 in Los Angeles.
Internationally Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter & Mastermind Of
Daughters of Soul
SANDRA ST. VICTOR
Launches PledgeMusic Campaign for
Six Daughters of Soul Legends Documentary, Soundtrack & Tour
Daughters of Nina Simone, Donny Hathaway, Chaka Khan, Bill Withers, Syl Johnson,
Sly Stone & Cynthia Robinson Show The Soul Is In their DNA with new Campaign
Daughters of Soul will be pre- selling their documentary, recording of the soundtrack and tour experiences through PledgeMusic, starting on October 8, 2015.
These women are daughters of soul legends, but all are amazing artists in their own right, each with an individual voice and performance. Their unforgettable parents include soul icons Nina Simone, Donny Hathaway, Chaka Khan, Bill Withers, Syl Johnson, Sly Stone and Cynthia Robinson of The Family Stone.
Honoring R & B Legends Full Force for over thirty years of contributions to urban and pop music culture and recognizing a courageous individual Paul Anthony who has dedicated his life towards educating, empowering and increasing not just the cancer survivor, but “The Cancer Champion”
(Los Angeles, CA- June 23, 2015) This event will pay tribute to the legendary group Full Force with a special screening of TV One’s first ever “Unsung Revisited” featuring Full Force. This annual event will be include a special awards presentation honoring original group member and Cancer Champion and survivor Paul Anthony along with live entertainment and a night filled with celebrity guests, many special surprises and nonstop excitement.
NAMM Foundation Grants $600,000 to Global Nonprofit Music Making and Music Education Programs
Foundation’s grants support efforts that further NAMM’s vision of a world in which the joy of making music is a precious element of daily living for everyone
CARLSBAD, Calif., June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In 2015, the NAMM Foundation will invest $600,000 in grant funding into 17 global music making programs. This year’s list of grant recipients includes community, national and industry-based organizations that provide access to quality music education and increase interest and participation in making music across the lifespan.
Chaka Khan with Kenny Lattimore and Anthony Hamilton
The Rhythm and Blues Foundation Spring Fundraising Mixer
On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 The Rhythm & Blues Foundation will be hosting its first Black Music Month after work fundraiser of the year, “Soul of the 90’s: An R&B Tribute”, at the luxurious Attic Rooftop Lounge in Times Square. Michael Bivins, of New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe fame, will be anchoring a stellar lineup of special guest hosts that includes 90’s super groups Allure (“Enjoy Yourself” “All Cried Out”) and Intro (“Love Thang”). An all 90’s soundtrack by celebrity DJ’s Jon Quick and DJ Commish will be provided.
Queen Latifah Donates Song to Fisher House Foundation
Award-Winning Actress’ Rendition of the Star Spangled Banner will Benefit Military Charity
Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 03, 2015 – In an effort to support America’s military, Veterans and their families, Queen Latifah has gifted her rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, sung during the 2015 NBA All Star game, to Fisher House Foundation.
ETANA & VP RECORDS JOIN THE FIGHT TO
“STOP EBOLA AND BUILD FOR THE FUTURE”
Jamaican Songstress Set To Perform at Private Concert Held at the
United Nations General Assembly Hall on Mon. March 2, 2015
Her Single “Better Tomorrow” Selected as Official Campaign Anthem
And Re-Released on March 3 With All Proceeds Going Towards Cause
Led by the United African Congress, Give Them a Hand Foundation and the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation – Etana and VP Records have joined the effort to fight Ebola and participate in the “Stop Ebola and Build For the Future” campaign and concert at the United Nations on Mon. March 2, 2015.
Can the Queen of Soul still make hit singles? You better believe she can.
Music legend Aretha Franklin has apparently done it again. Her new single “Rolling In The Deep,” a cover of U.K. singer Adele’s big hit has charted at #1 on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs Chart for the week ending Jan 3rd, 2015. It has slowly been taking its time to get to that position on the chart, but to see the Soul music legend sit atop on that status once again was refreshing.
SHERYL LEE RALPH TO HONOR LEGANDARY SINGER/ACTIVIST DIONNE WARWICK AT
24TH ANNUAL DIVAS SIMPLY SINGING!
LOS ANGELES — One Diva! One Song! One Night to touch a million lives! Actress/Activist Sheryl Lee Ralph’s DIVA Foundation kicks off its 24th Annual HIV/AIDS benefit concert DIVAS Simply Singing with a special announcement: Sheryl Lee and friends will honor Dionne Warwick LIVE at the 24th Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! 7:30 pm, Saturday Oct 18th, 2014 at The Richardo Montalban Theatre.